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Germany to raise police presence after racist shooting

BERLIN (AP) — Germany’s top security official said Friday that authorities will step up the police presence throughout the country and keep a closer watch on mosques and other sites after the racially motivated shootings that killed nine people. A 43-year-old German man fatally shot the victims of immigrant backgrounds in the Frankfurt suburb of…

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Police report several people shot to death in German city

BERLIN (AP) — Police say eight people have been killed in shootings in the German city of Hanau on Wednesday evening. A short police statement gave no information on the victims. It said that authorities are searching for the perpetrators, and it is not immediately clear what the reason for the shootings may have been.Hanau…

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Police: Girl, 6, was killed by neighbor who then killed self

Police: Girl, 6, was killed by neighbor who then killed self

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A 6-year-old girl who disappeared from her front yard after school was killed by a neighbor who then killed himself, authorities said Tuesday.Faye Marie Swetlik died of asphyxiation just hours after she was abducted, Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher told reporters Tuesday, refusing to say if she was strangled or suffocated.Faye’s…

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Police still searching for missing South Carolina girl, 6

Police still searching for missing South Carolina girl, 6

This undated photo provided by the Cayce Department of Public Safety shows Faye Marie Swetlik, who has been missing since shortly after getting off her school bus near her South Carolina home Monday, Feb. 10, 2020. Investigators say they have no evidence that the girl was kidnapped from her neighborhood in the state's central city…

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California police: 1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting on bus

LEBEC, Calif. (AP) — A gunman killed one passenger and wounded five others on a Greyhound bus traveling from Los Angeles to the San Francisco Bay Area early Monday morning, the California Highway Patrol said.The shooting happened at about 1:20 a.m. as the bus was on the Grapevine section of Interstate 5 high in the…

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London police shoot man over ‘terrorism-related’ stabbings

London police shoot man over ‘terrorism-related’ stabbings

LONDON (AP) — London police officers shot and killed a suspect after at least two people were stabbed Sunday in what authorities are investigating as a terror attack.The attack in the Streatham neighborhood of south London, a bustling residential area that doesn’t boast any major British landmarks like areas hit by earlier attacks. “The circumstances…

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Police: 2 dead, 2 wounded in shooting after Florida funeral

Police: 2 dead, 2 wounded in shooting after Florida funeral

RIVIERA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Gunfire erupted after a funeral Saturday in Florida, killing a teenager and a man and leaving two other people wounded, police said. Riviera Beach police said in a statement that the shooting happened near the Victory City Church shortly after 2:30 p.m. They said a 15-year-old boy and the man…

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Police open fire at ‘impaired’ driver in Mar-a-Lago breach

Police open fire at ‘impaired’ driver in Mar-a-Lago breach

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Law enforcement agents opened fire on an SUV driver who smashed through two security checkpoints at Mar-a-Lago on Friday in what authorities described as the actions of “an obviously impaired” driver but not an intentional attack on President Donald Trump’s resort. The driver, Hannah Roemhild, 30, of Connecticut, who identifies…

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