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February 6, 2016

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Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that ...
7:27 a.m.
Suicide bomber targeting security forces kills 8 in Pakistan
A suicide bomber riding on a bicycle targeted a vehicle carrying security forces in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday, killing at least eight people, mostly civilians, and wounding more than ...
7:24 a.m.
Q&A on state laws meant to keep guns from domestic abusers
During the last two years, 13 states have passed laws meant to help keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers. Federal law strips gun rights from ...
7:19 a.m.
States taking action to keep guns out of abusers’ hands
More than a dozen states have strengthened laws over the past two years to keep firearms out of the hands of domestic abusers, a rare area of consensus in the nation's highly polarized debate over ...
7:17 a.m.
Top U.N. human rights official begins talks in Sri Lanka
The top U.N. human rights official began discussions with the Sri Lankan government Saturday on the measures taken by the island nation to investigate alleged atrocities committed during its long civil war, as hundreds of ...
7:13 a.m.
Cause of deadly NYC crane collapse under investigation
Officials are working to determine why a huge construction crane that was being lowered during strong winds came crashing down onto a street, killing a pedestrian and crushing a row of parked cars. Three other ...
7:11 a.m.
Afghanistan meeting ends with call for talks with Taliban
Four-nation talks aimed at ending Afghanistan's 15-year war concluded with a call for direct talks between the government and the Taliban by the end of February. A statement released at ...
7:09 a.m.
Seoul: N. Korea moves up rocket launch window to Feb. 7-14
North Korea has moved up the window of its planned long-range rocket launch to Feb. 7-14, South Korea's Defense Ministry said Saturday. The launch, which the North says is an effort to send a satellite ...
7:07 a.m.
After Iowa, Trump showing off effort to win in New Hampshire
Photo: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump spe With wet snow already ankle deep and falling fast, Dave Chiokadze and James Radcliffe trekked down one long driveway after another in search of potential votes for Donald Trump. "It's like the Revolutionary War," joked ...
7:02 a.m.
Over 100 missing, 14 dead as strong quake rattles Taiwan
Photo: Rescue workers search a collapsed building from an Rescuers were searching late Saturday for more than 100 people still missing after a powerful, shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan before dawn, causing a high-rise residential building to collapse and killing at least ...
6:57 a.m.
Dear GOP: ‘Not PC’ is just today’s polite way of saying ‘rude’
“Political correctness” might be the most intriguing issue to emerge in the current presidential election cycle, especially for Republicans. Yet it also might be the most under-discussed, perhaps out of fear that it would not ...
2:00 a.m.
Bully Trump’s skin is both orange and thin
The White House has a strange, mind-warping effect on its occupants.
2:00 a.m.
Super Bowl by the odds: Vegas pick and perspective on Panthers vs. Broncos
Photo: Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton listens t Nothing is more devastating than a Super Bowl loss, and that truism extends beyond the players and coaches involved in the game. Sports bettors feel the same. ...
2:00 a.m.
Las Vegas product Brandon Marshall back in Super Bowl, eyes leading Broncos to title
Photo: Denver Broncos linebacker Brandon Marshall jokes w As the Denver Broncos' team bus pulled up to MetLife Stadium in the New York area, Brandon Marshall started to realize this was no ordinary game. The Cimarron-Memorial High graduate was about to play in ...
2:00 a.m.
Take 5: UNLV hopes to get back on track against Fresno State
Take 5: UNLV hopes to get back on track against Fresno State UNLV returns to the road this weekend for a matinee show at Fresno State. The Rebels tip off at 4 p.m. and the game will air on ...
2:00 a.m.
Inglewood’s stadium rising soon, hoping to host Super Bowls
Photo: This Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2016, photo shows heavy ma The 50-yard line is still dirt and weeds around a protruding yellow pipe used for water table measurement. There isn't much more than vacant space and idle construction equipment within ...
1:20 a.m.
Woman killed by Phoenix-area police had popular Asperger’s video
Police in a Phoenix suburb shot and killed a knife-wielding woman whose struggles with Asperger's syndrome went viral last year when she posted an online video showing ...
1:04 a.m.
New England digs out from first big snowfall of season
Photo: A woman walks down the sidewalk on Harborview Ave. New England is digging out from its first big snowfall of the season that dumped more than a foot in some places and left tens of thousands of homes and businesses without ...
1:04 a.m.
3 people believed aboard 2 planes that collided off L.A.
Photo: U.S. Coast Guard crew members and Los Angeles fire One small plane with two men aboard and another plane with one woman aboard have collided over the ocean near the Port of Los Angeles, setting off ...
1:03 a.m.
Thomas’ mom to watch from stands, not cell, this time
Photo: Denver Broncos wide receiver Demaryius Thomas catc Demaryius Thomas' mother will watch the Super Bowl from the stands at Levi's Stadium, decked out in an officially licensed orange No. 88 jersey ...
1:02 a.m.
Former LB Bill Romanowski: Most NFL players likely have CTE
Photo: Denver Broncos linebacker Bill Romanowski greets f Bill Romanowski sustained 20 documented concussions, and certainly more he doesn't know about, during his 16-year NFL career as a linebacker. He was hardly surprised to learn ...
1:02 a.m.
Citigroup blocks fantasy sports transactions in New York
Photo: An electronic advertisement for DraftKings hangs o Already under a growing legal and legislative assault, the daily fantasy sports industry was dealt a new blow Friday when Citigroup said it would begin blocking New Yorkers’ debit and credit card payments at ...
1:01 a.m.
Manziel’s troubles mount, police open criminal investigation
Photo: In this April 14, 2005 file photo, Johnny Manziel A scrambling quarterback who can usually wriggle his way out of a predicament, Manziel is under pressure unlike any he's felt before ...
1:00 a.m.
Police believe 6 found dead in Chicago home were targeted
Photo: Crime scene tape surrounds a home Friday, Feb. 5, Chicago police said they believe six family members found dead in their southwest side home were killed in a "targeted incident," though they're still trying to
12:31 a.m.

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