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World Feb 6, 2019

Iran arrests five after gunmen kill policeman, wound officer

Gunmen killed an Iranian policeman and wounded a police officer in a shootout Wednesday during which a stray bullet hit a fuel tanker, causing it to explode, Iran's state TV reported. Authorities later said five suspects were arrested. State TV quoted Gen. Mohammad Mahdia, police ...

World / Politics Feb 6, 2019

Trump immigrant crime hot-line struggles to achieve mission

President Donald Trump picked the grandest stage to unveil one of his first immigration initiatives: Appearing before a joint session of Congress a month after taking office, Trump announced the creation of a hot-line to help victims of crimes committed by immigrants. Almost immediately, the ...

Swede stands trial in royal jewels heist

World Jan 30, 2019

Swede stands trial in royal jewels heist

A man accused of stealing 65 million kronor ($7.2 million) worth of royal treasure, including a jeweled crown, from a cathedral where they were on display, went on trial Wednesday in Sweden. Prosecutor Reena Devgun said the 22-year-old Swedish national committed a "serious offense" because ...

Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

World / Crime & Legal Jan 28, 2019

Russian police detain suspect after bold gallery heist

Russian police said they have detained a suspect after a painting was stolen from a Moscow gallery Sunday, when the thief strolled unchallenged past visitors who mistook him for an employee. Red-faced officials said security would be stepped up at the State Tretyakov Gallery following ...