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FBI: West Texas Mass Shooter ‘Was On A Long Spiral Of Going Down’

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The gunman in a West Texas rampage "was on a long spiral of going down" and had been fired from his oil services job the morning he killed seven people, calling 911 both before and...

NJ Parade Canceled After ‘Destructive Devices’ Found Near Route

Authorities canceled a New Jersey Labor Day parade that the governor was supposed to attend Monday because "destructive devices" were found near the parade route. Thomas Kaiser,...

Hurricane Dorian Makes Its Way To Florida Coast As Jewish Agencies Prepare To Help Community

Palm Beach, FL - Hurricane Dorian, which remained stalled over the Bahamas from Sunday and over most of Monday, was making its way toward the Florida coast, although slowly at 1 mp...

US And Poland Sign Agreement To Cooperate On 5G Technology

Warsaw - The U.S. and Poland signed an agreement Monday to cooperate on new 5G technology as concerns grow about Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei. Vice President Mike Pen...

Taliban Attack Kabul As US Envoy Says Deal Almost Final

Kabul - The Taliban claimed responsibility for a large explosion in the Afghan capital Monday night, just hours after a U.S. envoy briefed the Afghan government on an agreement "in...

Biden, Buttigieg Say No Compromises On Overhauling Gun Laws

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Cedar Rapids, IA - Democratic presidential candidates Joe Biden and Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) are taking a no-compromise approach on overhauling the nation's gun laws after th...

Dorian Triggers Massive Flooding In Bahamas; At Least 5 Dead

Nassau, Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to find ...

4 Die, 29 Missing In California Dive Boat Fire; Crew Jumped

Oxnard, CA - An unexplained inferno raged through a dive boat anchored near an island off the Southern California coast early Monday, leaving at least four people dead and more tha...

Man Arrested After Attempted Kidnapping Near Manhattan Deli

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Manhattan - A 46-year-old man was arrested Saturday night after he allegedly attempted to kidnap a 5-year-old boy outside Katz's Delicatessen, a popular Manhattan establishment. Th...

Texas Gunman Was Fired From Job, Called FBI Before Shooting

Odeassa, TX - The gunman in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in West Texas had just been fired from his job and called both police and the FBI before the shooting b...

High-Capacity Magazines Get New Scrutiny As Congress Returns

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Seattle - Lawmakers around the country are making a renewed push to ban high-capacity magazines that gunmen have used in many recent massacres, allowing them to inflict mass casual...

Envoy Says US-Taliban Deal Would See 5,000 Troops Leave 1st

Kabul - A U.S. envoy said Monday the first 5,000 U.S. troops would leave Afghanistan within five months' time under a deal with the Taliban that has been reached "in principle" but...

Bernie Sanders Calls For Americans To Stand Together In Appearance At Largest Muslim Convention [VIDEO]

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Sen. Bernie Sanders got a standing ovation at the Islamic Society of North America annual convention in Houston. Sanders spoke on Saturday to the conventions some 6,000 attendee...

Officials: Dozens Feared Dead In California Dive-Boat Fire

Santa Cruz, CA - As many as 34 people are feared dead, according to the Coast Guard, after a dive boat caught fire before dawn Monday off the Southern California coast. Five cre...

Official: US Envoy Meets Afghan Leader Over US-Taliban Talks

Kabul - An Afghan official says U.S. envoy Zalmay Khalilzad has met with President Ashraf Ghani in the capital, Kabul, to brief him on the latest round of talks with the Taliban on...

Asian Stocks Mixed After US, Chinese Tariff Hikes

Beijing - Asian stocks were mixed Monday after Washington and Beijing escalated their trade war with new tariff hikes. Shanghai advanced while Tokyo and Hong Kong declined. Sout...

Man Killed In Shootout With New York City Police

Brooklyn, NY - New York City police say a man was killed in a shootout with officers in Brooklyn. NYPD Chief of Department Terence Monahan said at a news conference that three o...

Police Unsure Why Man Went On Shooting Binge In West Texas

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Odessa, TX -Police say they are not sure why a man with a misdemeanor on his record and no warrant for his arrest erupted in a spate of violence after a routine traffic stop in Wes...

Hurricane Dorian Triggers Massive Flooding Across Bahamas

McLean's Town Cay, Bahamas - In a slow, relentless advance, a catastrophic Hurricane Dorian kept pounding at the northern Bahamas early Monday, as one of the strongest Atlantic sto...

Hurricane Dorian Triggers Massive Flooding Across Bahamas

Freeport, Bahamas - Hurricane Dorian unleashed massive flooding across the Bahamas on Monday, pummeling the islands with so much wind and water that authorities urged people to fin...