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File photo of an Airbus investigator walking near part of the tail of the AirAsia QZ8501 passenger plane in Kumai Port, near Pangkalan BunIndonesia's National Transportation Safety Committee said a major factor was a fault with a system that helps control the rudder's movement.

2015-12-01 02:23:29 -0700

U of Chicago threat came amid tension over police shootingFederal authorities said an online threat that led the University of Chicago to cancel classes Monday targeted whites and was motivated by the police shooting of a black teenager, video of which was released ...

2015-11-30 19:31:39 -0700

Robert L. Dear is seen in an undated picture released by the Colorado Springs Police DepartmentThe man accused of killing three people and wounding nine in a shooting rampage at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs was told he faces first-degree murder charges during his first court appearance on Monday. Robert Lewis Dear, 57, appearing by video link from jail, spoke only to tell a judge he understood and had no questions. Police records from North Charleston, South Carolina, showed that Dear was charged with rape there in 1992, although Reuters could not determine in court records how the case was resolved.

2015-11-30 18:34:11 -0700