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Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

Aurora shooting victims ranged from intern to plant manager

CHICAGO — The victims of a disgruntled employee who opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial warehouse were co-workers ranging from an intern to the plant manager.
Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

Chicago police: Jussie Smollett assault case has 'shifted'

Chicago police said Saturday the investigation into the assault reported by Jussie Smollett has "shifted" due to information received from two brothers questioned in the case, and attorneys for the "Empire" actor blasted reports alleging he played a
Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

Merkel defends Iran deal, multilateralism but Pence resists

MUNICH — German Chancellor Angela Merkel drew lengthy applause Saturday for her spirited defence of a multilateral approach to global affairs and support for Europe's decision to stand by a nuclear deal with Iran. U.S.
Emotional funeral for Sala held in his Argentine hometown

Emotional funeral for Sala held in his Argentine hometown

PROGRESSO, Argentina — Family, friends, supporters and former teammates paid tribute to striker Emiliano Sala in his small Argentine hometown on Saturday, almost four weeks after he died when the plane he was in crashed into the English Channel.
Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

Police: Aurora attacker used gun he shouldn't have owned

AURORA, Ill. — The man who opened fire and killed five co-workers at a suburban Chicago manufacturing plant took a gun he wasn't allowed to have to a job he must have known he was about to lose.
Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

Vatican defrocks former US cardinal McCarrick for sex abuse

VATICAN CITY — Former Cardinal Theodore McCarrick has been found guilty by the Vatican of sex abuse and defrocked, as calls rose Saturday for Pope Francis to reveal what he knew about the once-powerful American prelate's apparently decades-long preda
Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest

Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins top prize at Berlin Film Fest

BERLIN — Israeli director Nadav Lapid's "Synonyms," a movie about a young Israeli man who uproots himself to France and is determined to put his homeland behind him, won the Berlin International Film Festival's top Golden Bear award on Saturday.
US-backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is near

US-backed Syria force says IS territorial defeat is near

BAGHOUZ, Syria — The sound of mortar shelling and fighter jets whizzing by filled the air. At the base in this small village, fighters from the U.S.- backed Syrian Democratic Forces co-ordinate with their comrades about two kilometres (1.
8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; dozens more feared dead

8 miners rescued in Zimbabwe; dozens more feared dead

KADOMA, Zimbabwe — Eight subsistence miners who were trapped underground for several days after heavy flooding in Zimbabwe have been rescued, though dozens of their co-workers are still missing and feared dead.
Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg

Floors collapse at Russian university in St. Petersburg

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — Part of the roof and several floors of university building in Russia's second-largest city collapsed Saturday, but officials say there were no casualties.