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January 11, 2019 3:56 PM The Latest: California officer shot was rising star

Officials say a 22-year-old police officer who was killed in Northern California while investigating a three-car crash was the daughter of a retired sheriff’s deputy and a rising star at the David Police Department. Davis Police Officer Natalie Corona was shot after responding alone to a traffic accident shortly before 7 p.m. Thursday in the city west of Sacramento 10

January 7, 2019 12:18 AM Ukrainian Orthodox Christians formally break from Russia

He had signed the Tomos in a civil ceremony with Poroshenko on Saturday, and sanctified it in a mass on Sunday. The ceremony began before dawn, with priests chanting hymns under a single chandelier in St. George’s Cathedral. The cathedral was flooded with light as the patriarch blessed the new metropolitan, dressed in blue, white and gold vestments and a glittering 7

January 4, 2019 3:23 AM Nanaimo RCMP charge 20-year-old man for stealing presents, stockings on Christmas morning

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police have a man in custody and a charge has been laid after wrapped gifts were taken from under a tree on Christmas morning at a home in Nanaimo, B.C. The RCMP say a father, his wife and their two boys, aged 10 and 14, were sleeping when the man heard a noise downstairs, then found the refrigerator door open, cupboards ransacked and gifts 13

December 29, 2018 2:28 PM 2 drones found near Gatwick Airport not involved, UK police say

LONDON—British police said Saturday that two drones found near London’s Gatwick Airport were not involved in the disruption that shut down the busy airport just days before Christmas. Sussex Police Chief Giles York told BBC radio that police have searched 26 potential launch sites near the airport but do not believe they have found the drone that was seen near the runway 11

December 28, 2018 3:54 PM Prosecco’s bubble shows no sign of bursting

ASOLO, ITALY—Prosecco, the fruity sparkling wine made in the northeastern hills of Italy is gaining in global popularity — and producers of Champagne, for so long the dominant bubbly wine, are taking note. Prosecco has become the bestselling sparkling wine in the world by volume, and experts say it is eroding the market share of Champagne, the French 12

December 27, 2018 12:28 AM Hundreds show up at Winnipeg dog shelter to keep canines company on Christmas

Gordon says some of the visitors said they plan to return to adopt a dog when the facility opens for regular hours on Thursday. “When we created the Facebook event we thought ... ‘Who’s going to want to come in on a holiday to play with our dogs?’ So we were blown away,” Gordon said. Many visitors brought donations for the animals based on a wish list, while 16

December 26, 2018 11:33 PM California authorities launch manhunt after killing of police officer

In the photos, the heavy-set suspect with short dark hair is wearing a thick chain necklace, jeans, a dark hoodie and dark-coloured T-shirt. Surveillance footage also captured the suspect’s vehicle, a grey Dodge Ram pickup with paper dealership plates, matching the description that Singh had called in. “We have sent out information to law enforcement 13

December 26, 2018 10:52 PM House in Nanaimo, B.C., broken into and gifts stolen on Christmas Day

NANAIMO, B.C.—Police say grinches broke into a home in Nanaimo, B.C., on Christmas morning and stole “gifts and memories.” RCMP say the thieves entered the house on Stonewater Drive around 3 a.m. and took several “nicely wrapped gifts,” as well as stockings hanging in the living room. They say the suspects entered the house through an unlocked kitchen 13

December 26, 2018 8:32 PM Trump visits U.S. troops in Iraq for first trip to a conflict zone

Trump’s unannounced visit on the day after Christmas continues a holiday tradition followed by previous presidents. Vice President Pence visited Afghanistan on Dec. 22, 2017, to address troops and meet with commanders at Bagram Airfield near Kabul. Although Trump has previously addressed U.S. troops stationed overseas, including in Italy, Japan and South 13

December 26, 2018 7:09 PM Mariah Carey’s Christmas classic All I Want for Christmas Is You sets new record

Spotify wouldn’t comment on the news when reached by The Associated Press. Carey called the new feat “such an amazing Christmas gift” in an Instagram post on Tuesday. Every holiday season “All I Want for Christmas Is You” begins to climb the Billboard charts as its popularity resurfaces. This year the song reached its highest peak — No. 6 — on the Billboard 15