20 Mar 2018

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Several people shot at Maryland high school: media report

Several people shot at Maryland high school: media report(Reuters) - Several people were shot at a Maryland high school on Tuesday, local news media reported, after school officials confirmed the campus was on lockdown and the incident had been "contained." Multiple people were shot and their condition was not yet clear, ABC News reported, citing the St. Mary's County sheriff. The shooting took place at Great Mills High School in St. Mary's County, about 70 miles south of Washington. Federal investigators from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were heading to the school, the agency said.

20 Mar 2018 1:32pm GMT

United Airlines pauses cargo-hold pet transport after missteps

United Airlines pauses cargo-hold pet transport after misstepsUnited Airlines is halting the shipment of pets in airplane cargo holds while it studies improvements, the carrier said on Tuesday, after the death of a puppy and mistakes in handling other dogs last week sparked negative publicity. "We are conducting a thorough and systematic review of our program for pets that travel in the cargo compartment to make improvements that will ensure the best possible experience for our customers and their pets," United said in a statement.

20 Mar 2018 1:11pm GMT

Fifth package bomb goes off in Texas, injures one at FedEx site

Fifth package bomb goes off in Texas, injures one at FedEx siteAUSTIN/SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - A homemade bomb blew up at a FedEx Corp distribution center early on Tuesday injuring one person, officials said, the fifth explosion in the state this month. Officials did not say if they believed the device, which exploded at the FedEx facility near San Antonio, was the work of a "serial bomber" who police feared may be responsible for the four earlier devices, which killed two people and injured six others. The first three were parcel bombs left on residential doorsteps, while the fourth on Sunday was apparently set off by a trip wire.

20 Mar 2018 12:26pm GMT

09 Nov 2011

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AWOL soldier faces new charges in alleged plot to kill soldiers

An AWOL soldier who allegedly wanted to attack other soldiers with a bomb and then shoot survivors now faces new federal charges that carry a maximum of life in prison.

09 Nov 2011 5:17pm GMT

World War II vet still swinging

It has been more than 65 years, but for 93-year-old Anthony Snetro, the image of a Japanese torpedo bomber closing in on him will never go away.

09 Nov 2011 5:17pm GMT

Worker: I was fired from supermarket chain because I'm Muslim

A former Whole Foods Market employee says he was fired because he is Muslim.

09 Nov 2011 5:13pm GMT