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German cops lay Sikh temple blast to two Islamic extremist teens

Apr 22, 2016

German cops lay Sikh temple blast to two Islamic extremist teens

Two teenage Islamic extremists were allegedly behind an explosion in a Sikh temple in the German city of Essen that wounded three people, the city’s police president said Thursday, calling the blast an “act of terror.” Essen police President Frank Richter told reporters the ...

City, state officials charged with hiding Flint drinking water dangers

Apr 21, 2016

City, state officials charged with hiding Flint drinking water dangers

The Flint water crisis became a criminal case Wednesday when two state regulators and a city employee were charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that has alarmed the nation and brought cries of racism. For nearly 18 months, ...

Apr 20, 2016

Dutch cops crack encrypted criminal communications network

Dutch police and prosecutors say they have taken down an encrypted communications network believed to have been used by criminals in the Netherlands and possibly overseas. Prosecutors say in a statement that they arrested a 36-year-old man Tuesday in the eastern city of Nijmegen ...

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

Apr 19, 2016

Obama camp hopeful Roberts will tilt tie by justices over immigration plan

The Supreme Court appeared divided between its liberal and conservative justices Monday over President Barack Obama’s immigration programs that could affect millions of people who are in the country illegally. The administration’s best hope for a favorable ruling after 90 minutes of arguments at ...