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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 4:17 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not causing any injuries, authorities said. Minneapolis police said a preliminary investigation...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 3:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area Saturday after eight days as fugitives sought in the death of a young hairdresser in Chicago stabbed repeatedly until the...
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August 05, 2017 - 3:07 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Former Texas Gov. Mark White, a Democrat who championed public education reforms, including the landmark "no-pass, no-play" policy for high school athletes, has died. He was 77. His wife, Linda, says White died Saturday. She wasn't certain of the cause of death. White served as...
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August 05, 2017 - 2:36 pm
FEDERAL WAY, Wash. (AP) — Washington State Highway Patrol says a large pig headed to auction jumped from a trailer on Interstate 5 near Federal Way on Saturday morning. Trooper Rick Johnson says the pig made the leap at about 10 a.m. and passers-by stopped and herded the pig through an opening in...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 2:33 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not injuring anyone, an official said. The local police department tweeted that a preliminary...
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August 05, 2017 - 2:12 pm
ALBUQUERUQE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico law enforcement officer admits he looked at pictures of naked women on the internet while on duty, but says he was doing so as part of his job. The Albuquerque Journal reports ( http://bit.ly/2vCCqS5 ) that former Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Mark...
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FILE - This undated file photo released by the Chicago Police Department shows Wyndham Lathem, an associate professor of microbiology and immunology at Northwestern University. Lathem and Andrew Warren, an employee of the University of Oxford in Britain, both wanted in the fatal stabbing of a Chicago man have been taken into custody in Oakland, California, a Chicago police spokesman said Friday, Aug. 4, 2017 (Chicago Police Department via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 2:07 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford staffer accused of stabbing a man to death in Chicago surrendered peacefully to authorities in California, eight days after the brutal attack. Wyndham Lathem, 42, surrendered Friday night at the Oakland federal building...
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Law enforcement officials investigate an explosion at the Dar Al-Farooq Islamic Center in Bloomington, Minn., on Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Bloomington police Chief Jeff Potts said Saturday that investigators are trying to determine the cause of the blast. Authorities say the explosion damaged one room but it didn't hurt anyone. (David Joles/Star Tribune via AP)
August 05, 2017 - 1:29 pm
BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Someone apparently threw a bomb through the window of a suburban Minneapolis mosque on Saturday as people were preparing for morning prayers, damaging the imam's office but not injuring anyone, an official said. The blast happened at around 5 a.m. at the Dar Al-Farooq...
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FILE - This Sunday, July 6, 2014 file photo, Dave Chappelle performs at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he’s grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. The 43-year-old kicked off a residency this week, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
August 05, 2017 - 1:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he's grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. "In all honesty, I mostly feel grateful that I survived it, and that I'm able to still do it, and that I have the respect of my peers," the 43-year-old...
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FILE - This Sunday, July 6, 2014 file photo, Dave Chappelle performs at the Essence Festival in New Orleans. As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he’s grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. The 43-year-old kicked off a residency this week, Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017, at Radio City Music Hall in New York. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
August 05, 2017 - 1:26 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — As Dave Chappelle reflects on spending 30 years in comedy, he says he's grateful and humble to still be living his dreams onstage. "In all honesty, I mostly feel grateful that I survived it, and that I'm able to still do it, and that I have the respect of my peers," the 43-year-old...
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