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Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

Suspect who died in Seattle officer shooting named

Police say a total of three officers were wounded in an exchange of gunfire with a robbery suspect in downtown Seattle . Officers returned fire and wounded Butts, who fled to a nearby building where his body was later found. Video from Chopper 7 showed numerous officers, some with guns drawn. When a clerk followed them outside and grabbed the girl, Butts lifted his shirt, displayed a handgun stuffed in his waistband and told the clerk to let the girl go, police wrote.



North Korea reacts to Trump threats

US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan said during a visit to London that the military option had to be part of the pressure brought to bear. James Winnefeld, a retired U.S. Yesterday, the United Nations security Council voted to condemn the North's latest test, part of an illegal effort to develop longer range missiles capable of carrying nuclear warheads.


Niger forces kill 57 members of Boko Haram -defence ministry

Niger forces kill 57 members of Boko Haram -defence ministry

Nigerian security officials say they have thwarted a plan by terror group Boko Haram to attack the British and USA embassies in the capital. The Boko Haram insurgency has claimed more than 20,000 lives since 2009 and displaced at least 2.3 million people, half of them children.


Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.

Steve Stephens found dead inside vehicle in Erie, Pa.

Police expanded their search beyond state lines with belief that Stephens may have left Ohio. He was found dead in his vehicle on Tuesday and is believed to have shot himself after a short police chase. On Sunday afternoon, 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr. was shot and killed in Cleveland while walking home from Easter dinner with his family. The manager said employees tried to stall Stephens by telling him the fries weren't ready, but he took the chicken and drove away.



'The sword stands ready': Mike Pence warns North Korea

The Ronald Reagan, whose home port is Yokosuka, Japan, is part of the Seventh Fleet and is regularly deployed around the western Pacific. It comes as Trump warned North Korea that it needs to keep its nuclear ambitions in check, telling dictator Kim Jong-un he has "got to behave".



Where is pot legal? A look at shifting US marijuana policy

A majority of voters in CT supported legalizing small amounts of marijuana for personal use the last time Quinnipiac asked the question in the state, but legalization bills have consistently stalled in the legislature and Gov. Many marijuana users hide their stash in their closets. Currently, marijuana is legal in eight states and the District of Columbia. The position is a reversal from the Obama administration's stance, which laid out in an official memo that the federal government ...