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2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store

2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store

2 tried to use fake credit cards at Lynbrook store, cops say They tried to make a purchase using fraudulent credit cards at a pet supply store in Lynbrook on Wednesday, police said. The transaction was declined. But, Nassau County police said, that didn’t deter Mamadou Ndiaye, 21, and Ajani …

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U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting

U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting

U.S. police forces rethinking tactics after Dallas shooting Police departments across the United States are searching for new tactics for a more difficult era of racial tension, increasingly lethal mass shootings and global terrorism. After last week’s killing of five officers in Dallas, the deadliest assault on U.S. law enforcement …

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Wolf dens the norm in U.S. Islamic State plots

Wolf dens the norm in U.S. Islamic State plots

Wolf dens, not lone wolves, the norm in U.S. Islamic State plots If Omar Mateen acted alone in plotting the massacre of 49 people at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub, he would be the exception rather than the rule in U.S. cases involving suspected Islamic State supporters. Sunday’s worst mass shooting …

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Abortion providers, opponents brace for U.S. high court decision

Abortion providers, opponents brace for U.S. high court decision

Abortion providers, opponents brace for U.S. high court decision As she waits for the U.S. Supreme Court to rule on a challenge to a restrictive Texas abortion law, Amy Hagstrom-Miller said she hopes she will not have to close up to three of the clinics she operates in the state, …

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Charleston church shooter seeks trial by court instead of jury

Charleston church shooter seeks trial by court instead of jury

Charleston church shooter seeks trial by court instead of jury The white man accused of killing nine black parishioners in a racially motivated attack at a church in South Carolina a year ago said on Thursday he would like to waive his right to a jury trial, opting instead to …

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Two jets from elite U.S. military squadrons crash, one pilot dead

Two jets from elite U.S. military squadrons crash, one pilot dead

Two jets from elite U.S. military squadrons crash, one pilot dead Two fighter jets from elite U.S. military demonstration squadrons crashed in separate incidents on Thursday, including one that had just done a flyover of the Air Force Academy graduation in Colorado where President Barack Obama had spoken. In Tennessee, …

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States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.

States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S.

States ratchet up transgender battle with lawsuit against U.S. Officials from 11 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday to overturn a directive telling schools to let transgender students use bathrooms matching their gender identity, decrying the policy as “a massive social experiment.” Ramping up the simmering battles over …

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Taliban Leader Killed

Taliban Leader Killed

Taliban Leader Killed U.S. President Barack Obama confirmed on Monday that the leader of the Afghan Taliban had been killed in an American air strike, an attack likely to trigger another leadership tussle in a militant movement already riven by internal divisions. Obama, on a three-day visit to Vietnam, reiterated …

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North Carolina transgender battle could expand civil rights law

North Carolina transgender battle could expand civil rights law The legal battle over transgender rights between the state of North Carolina and the U.S. government has moved the country closer to settling one of the last frontiers in civil rights law. At issue is whether transgender people deserve the same …

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