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  • California gunman was 'out of control' in high school, coach says

    November 12, 2018 12:58 PM 11

    Long rejoined the team after apologizing in front of several coaches and administrators. Cluke said she, Colell, and her father, also a track coach at the school at the time, repeatedly reported Long’s behavioural problems, to no avail. “You need to do something about this kid. He needs some help.” Cluke said she told administrators. “And they’re like, ‘Well

  • Study: Carnivores’ return helps Yellowstone park streams

    November 11, 2018 11:21 PM 11

    The idea that bringing back wolves and cougars would have cascading effects across Yellowstone’s ecosystem has long been of interest to researchers. Prior studies concentrated on the impacts to other animals and plants. Ripple and Beschta took that a step further to see what happens to the landscape itself. “This is the first time that we studied how the reintroduction

  • California gunman who killed 12 died from self-inflicted gunshot

    November 11, 2018 2:24 PM 11

    Based on time stamps, investigators say, Long posted to Instagram during the attack. The post involved his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane. His social media accounts have been taken down but a law enforcement official said Long posted about his mental state and whether people would believe he was sane. The official, who was briefed

  • Kemp pushes Abrams to concede in Georgia gubernatorial race

    November 11, 2018 12:25 AM 12

    ATLANTA — Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight. Kemp’s campaign issued a statement that said it was mathematically impossible for Abrams to even force a runoff, much less win outright

  • Trump and Macron meet in Paris before World War I commemoration ceremonies

    November 10, 2018 4:25 PM 11

    “I think he has shed any illusion about Trump that flattering him will be a way of getting concessions,” said Thomas Wright, a Europe expert at the Brookings Institution. “But he is hesitant to push back hard because he’s not sure what that will get him. It’s cautious realism.” Trump arrived in Paris late Friday to attend a ceremony Sunday, organized

  • Trump says ‘I don’t know Matt Whitaker,’ the acting attorney general he chose

    November 9, 2018 6:15 PM 27

    WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump said Friday that he has not yet spoken to the new acting attorney general, Matthew Whitaker, about the special counsel investigation, and he distanced himself from Whitaker by suggesting that he did not know him. Whitaker, who now oversees the investigation, has visited the Oval Office several times and is said to have an easy chemistry

  • Satanic Temple in Salem, Mass., sues ‘Sabrina’ series over goat-headed statue

    November 9, 2018 3:13 PM 13

    In the lawsuit, filed in US District Court in Manhattan, the plaintiffs ask for at least $50 million for each alleged infraction: copyright infringement, trademark violation and injury to the business’ reputation. They also request an injunction barring the companies from redistributing the series with the image of the statue. The temple argues that the television

  • Dutch to prosecute doctor who euthanized woman with dementia

    November 9, 2018 2:03 PM 17

    THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS—Dutch officials say they will prosecute a nursing home doctor for euthanizing an elderly woman with dementia, the first time a doctor has been charged since the Netherlands legalized euthanasia in 2002. In a statement on Friday, Dutch prosecutors said the doctor “had not acted carefully” and “overstepped a line” when she performed

  • Norwegian frigate could sink after being rammed in harbour

    November 8, 2018 9:40 PM 13

    COPENHAGEN—A Norwegian Navy frigate carrying a crew of 137 was rammed by a tanker while in a harbour on the country’s west coast Thursday, tearing a large hole in its side, the military said. Eight people on the KNM Helge Instad were slightly injured — two of whom were taken to a nearby hospital — in the 4 a.m. accident in Sture, north of Bergen, said Rear Adm. Nils Andreas

  • Tens of thousands flee fast-moving Northern California fire

    November 8, 2018 8:41 PM 16

    A hospital and several schools were evacuated as thick grey smoke and ash filled the sky above Paradise and could be seen from miles away. The Adventist Health Feather River Hospital in Paradise evacuated all its patients and staff, given its close proximity to the fire, and transported them safely to hospitals in neighbouring towns, said Jill Kinney