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U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Texas John Bash said they would seek the death penalty in the mass shooting at Walmart in El Paso, Texas during a press conference Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 at the Office of Emergency Management. Patrick Crusius was booked on charges of capital murder. El Paso Mayor Dee Margo is at left. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
August 04, 2019 - 3:33 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities investigating the El Paso shooting call it an act of domestic terrorism, but they cannot apply the same terrorism law that prosecutors have used for years against supporters of the Islamic State and al-Qaida. The federal government defines domestic terrorism...
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President Donald Trump boards Air Force One, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md., en route to New Jersey. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
August 04, 2019 - 9:31 am
BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — As the nation reeled from two mass shootings in less than a day, President Donald Trump spent the first hours after the tragedies out of sight at his New Jersey golf course, sending out tweets of support awkwardly mixed in with those promoting a celebrity fight and...
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Walmart employees comfort one another after an active shooter opened fire at the store in El Paso, Texas, Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019. (Mark Lambie/The El Paso Times via AP)
August 04, 2019 - 8:16 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — The Latest on a mass shooting at an El Paso shopping complex (all times local): 10 a. m. A hospital official in El Paso says at least three victims of a mass shooting at a shopping area that left 20 people dead remain in critical condition. Dr. Stephen Flaherty said Sunday...
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Authorities walk among evidence markers at the scene of a mass shooting, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. Severral people in Ohio have been killed in the second mass shooting in the U.S. in less than 24 hours, and the suspected shooter is also deceased, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 04, 2019 - 6:24 am
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The Latest on a deadly mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio (all times local): 9:20 a.m. Democratic U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown of Ohio says "thoughts and prayers are not enough" after a shooter killed nine people and wounded dozens more before he was killed by police in Dayton. In a...
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From left, Melody Stout, Hannah Payan, Aaliyah Alba, Sherie Gramlich and Laura Barrios comfort each other during a vigil for victims of the shooting Saturday, Aug. 3, 2019, in El Paso, Texas. A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area during the busy back-to-school season, leaving multiple people dead and more than two dozen injured. (AP Photo/John Locher)
August 04, 2019 - 1:37 am
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A gunman armed with a rifle opened fire in an El Paso shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season, leaving 20 dead and more than two dozen injured, police said. Authorities are investigating the possibility the Saturday shooting was...
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In this Wednesday, July 31, 2019, photo a building that used to house office and storage space for a pawn shop alleged to have been a front for a theft ring stands empty in Kent, Wash. The FBI says the ring sold millions of dollars' worth of stolen goods on Amazon.com in the past six years, and that a pair of Amazon delivery drivers was involved. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
August 02, 2019 - 4:02 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The two contract delivery drivers working for Amazon had a clear-cut assignment: They were supposed to bring packages from a warehouse south of Seattle to a post office for shipping, or sometimes drive to Seattle-Tacoma International Airport to pick up items that were being returned...
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FILE - In this March 16, 2006 file photo Duane "Dog" Chapman listens during a panel discussion on Waikiki Beach, in Honolulu. Police in Colorado are investigating a reported burglary of a business owned by "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Chapman. Police in Edgewater, a suburb of Denver, say a passer-by discovered early Tuesday, July 30, 2019, a broken glass door of a business that stocks merchandise that's sold online. (AP Photo/Lucy Pemoni, File)
August 02, 2019 - 10:42 am
EDGEWATER, Colo. (AP) — Police in Colorado said Friday they are investigating a reported burglary of a business owned by "Dog the Bounty Hunter" reality TV star Duane "Dog" Chapman. A passerby in the Denver suburb of Edgewater discovered a broken glass door Tuesday at a business that stocks...
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Ethan Elder, father of Finnegan Lee Elder, in custody for the slaying of Carabinieri officer Mario Cerciello Rega, leaves Regina Celi prison in Rome after seeing his son, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Two American teenagers were jailed in Rome on Saturday as authorities investigate their alleged roles in the fatal stabbing of the Italian police officer on a street near their hotel. (AP Photo/Andrew Medichini)
August 02, 2019 - 9:57 am
ROME (AP) — A lawyer for one of two American teens jailed in the investigation of an Italian police officer's slaying has petitioned for his client's release. Francesco Petrelli said Friday he didn't know when a tribunal would hear the appeal, filed a day earlier, on behalf of Gabriel Christian...
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August 01, 2019 - 9:35 pm
BANGKOK (AP) — Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-o-cha on Friday ordered an investigation into several small bombings in Bangkok that took place as Thailand was hosting a high-level meeting attended by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and his counterparts from China and several Asia-Pacific...
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Robbie Ramirez, 10, holds onto his father, Robert Ramirez, during a vigil for victims of a Sunday evening shooting that left three people dead at the Gilroy Garlic Festival, Monday, July 29, 2019, in Gilroy, Calif. (AP Photo/Noah Berger)
July 29, 2019 - 10:30 pm
GILROY, Calif. (AP) — Only a few days ago, Gilroy was known for one thing: garlic. The rural community near San Francisco lived and breathed the prized, pungent crop. Now it's the site of the latest American mass shooting. On Sunday evening, a 19-year-old gunman with apparent white supremacist...
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