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Texas rabbi: Captor grew "belligerent" late in standoff

COLLEYVILLE, Texas (AP) — A rabbi who was among four people held hostage at a Texas synagogue said Sunday that their armed captor grew “increasingly belligerent and threatening” toward the end of the ...

Japanese students injured in stabbing during entrance exams

TOKYO, (Reuters) — Several high school students sitting their university entrance exam in Tokyo were wounded on Saturday in an apparent knife attack, Japanese media said on Saturday (Jan. 15). ...

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Today in History Today is Thursday, Jan. 6, the sixth day of 2022. There are 359 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 6...

What will Silicon Valley learn from Holmes' conviction?

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The fraud conviction of former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes could offer Silicon Valley's culture of hubris and hype some valuable lessons. Will anyone in the...

Turkey: 1 hurt in knife attack on pro-Kurdish party office

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Police on Tuesday detained a man who wounded one person during a knife attack on a branch of a pro-Kurdish party in Istanbul, Turkish media reports said. The as...

Israeli says Palestinian man killed in shootout with troops

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — Israeli troops shot and killed a Palestinian man who opened fire at them from a passing vehicle in the occupied West Bank late Wednesday, Israeli officials said. ...

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Today in History Today is Sunday, Dec. 19, the 353rd day of 2021. There are 12 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Dec. 19,...

Chris Noth accused of sexual assaults; actor denies claims

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Chris Noth has been accused of sexually assaulting two women in separate encounters that took place in 2004 and 2015, according to a report Thursday. The wom...

Israel closes probe of police who shot Palestinian attacker

TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Israel’s Justice Ministry said Thursday it was closing an investigation into two police officers who shot dead a Palestinian assailant as he lay on the ground, accepting the of...

Gunman opens fire in Moscow services center, kills 2 people

MOSCOW (AP) — A gunman opened fire in a Moscow government services center and killed two people Tuesday, reportedly after being told to put on a face mask, authorities and Russia media said. Four othe...

Police kill Palestinian attacker after Jerusalem stabbing

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli police shot dead a Palestinian after he stabbed and wounded an ultra-Orthodox Jew on Saturday near Damascus Gate just outside Jerusalem's Old City, a tense and crowded area th...

Gunman fires on bus in Kosovo, teenagers killed

A bus driver and two teenage students were killed in Kosovo on Friday when an unknown assailant opened fire on a bus. Police said the attack took place in Gllogjan near the towns of Decani and Peja, 9...

Pakistan woman journalist targeted in eastern city of Lahore

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — An assailant targeted a female Pakistani journalist in the eastern city of Lahore while she was driving with her daughter and sister late at night, the police said Thursday. ...

Drunk man belly bumps Taipei 7-11 clerk over real-name registration

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Yet another unruly customer on Tuesday (Nov. 23) assaulted a convenience store employee over epidemic prevention regulations. At 1:20 a.m. on Tuesday morning, a 69-year...

Gunman flees to China after New Taipei City murder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A man who allegedly murdered a man in New Taipei’s Xindian District on Monday (Nov. 22) dodged the police and escaped to China mere hours after the crime. Xindian...