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California officer shoots suspect outside 7-Eleven, caught on camera

Officials said there was an altercation between an officer and the man before the man was shot. (Source: KCAL/KCBS/@cali_funk1/Twitter/CNN) HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA (KABC/CNN) - Police said a man is dead after an officer-involved shooting in Huntington Beach, CA. The incident happened outside a 7-Eleven

KTRE - 2017-09-23 08:53:22

The Latest: Oklahoma-born Catholic priest beatified

(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). Guatemalan Bishop Julio Edgar Cabrera, right, looks over a Rother Family photo book with Juan Pablo Ixbalan, left, at the Rother Family home in Okarche, Okla, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Stanley Rother, an American priest killed d... (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki). A statue in tribute

KTRE - 2017-09-23 15:26:41

The world did not end, but faces 'tribulation'

(RNN) - The world did not end Saturday. It was supposed to, according to a doomsday conspiracy. But it didn't happen. However, the man behind the theory says his prophecy was misinterpreted. The world was never going to end Saturday. It was only the day a sign would appear in the sky. The world is s

KTRE - 2017-09-24 12:33:02

Trump travel ban expires Sunday; new restrictions expected

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is expected to announce new restrictions on travel to the United States as his ban on visitors from six Muslim-majority countries expires Sunday, 90 days after it went into effect. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president sign off on

KTRE - 2017-09-24 07:16:46

Classified US spy satellite launched from California

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - A spy satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office has been launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. A United Launch Alliance Atlas 5 rocket carrying the classified NROL-42 satellite lifted off at 10:49 p.m. PDT Saturday. All systems we

KTRE - 2017-09-24 06:06:46

Graveyard plaque of Wild West figure was buried, not stolen

PRESCOTT, Ariz. (AP) - It turns out the graveyard plaque of the common-law wife of legendary gunfighter John Henry "Doc" Holiday was just six inches under, not stolen from a cemetery. The plaque at the Arizona Pioneers' Home Cemetery in Prescott had been reported stolen recently. But the Prescott Da

KTRE - 2017-09-23 23:28:52

Federal, Texas officials testing boats displaced by Harvey

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Federal and state officials have teamed up to recover and test around 300 boats that were displaced, overturned or sunk when Harvey passed through Southeast Texas, causing record floods in its wake. In a statement Saturday, the Texas General Land Office said it is working with t

KTRE - 2017-09-23 21:11:18

Congressman to flood victims: 'God is telling you to move'

DALLAS (AP) - The chairman of the House Financial Services Committee says victims of repeat flooding should consider Harvey's devastation a sign from on high. U.S. Rep. Jep Hensarling, a Republican from Dallas, said on CNBC during a segment on flood insurance Thursday that U.S. taxpayers should not

KTRE - 2017-09-23 20:59:30

Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley after a student group that planned a week of events with him pulled out, leading the school to announce the event was cancelled. The announcement on

KTRE - 2017-09-23 20:56:48

The Latest: Protesters arrested at St. Louis shopping mall

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on protests in St. Louis over acquittal of officer in black man's shooting death (all times local): 3:10 p.m. Police have arrested several people at an upscale St. Louis shopping mall who were protesting the recent acquittal of a white former police officer in the shootin

KTRE - 2017-09-23 20:16:32

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Environmental Protection Agency says it's recovered more than 500 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from Texas toxic waste sites flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey. The agency has not provided details about which Superfund sites the material c

KTRE - 2017-09-23 19:07:19

Mayor Pope to read proclamation for LCU's 60th birthday

To help in celebrating Lubbock Christian University's 60th birthday, Mayor Dan Pope will read a special proclamation in the Moody Auditorium at 10 a.m. on Monday. Afterward the university will host its daily chapel session and then have a small gathering with faculty, staff and students and eat cupc

KTRE - 2017-09-23 19:04:08

US flies mission north of DMZ, sends message to North Korea

WASHINGTON (AP) - In a show of American military might to North Korea, U.S. bombers and flight escorts flew on Saturday to the farther point north of the border between North and South Korea by any such American aircraft this century. The Pentagon said the mission in international airspace showed ho

KTRE - 2017-09-23 18:46:38

On the hunt: Lithuanians race to pick wild mushrooms

VARENA, Lithuania (AP) - Hundreds of Lithuanians ran around with baskets and buckets Saturday in a southeastern pine forest. Why you ask? It's the national championship of wild mushroom picking - a competition always held on the last Saturday in September. That's when conditions are "not too dry, no

KTRE - 2017-09-23 18:16:46

Some forcibly arrested in St. Louis weren't protesting

ST. LOUIS (AP) - An undercover police officer and an Air Force lieutenant were among the 120 people who were forcibly arrested last weekend when police began clearing downtown St. Louis streets during protests over the acquittal of a white former officer in the killing of a black suspect. The arrest

KTRE - 2017-09-23 18:06:48

The Latest: Carolinas, Mid-Atlantic should watch Maria

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) - The Latest on Maria (all times local): 4:55 p.m. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says people along the Carolinas and the Mid-Atlantic coasts should watch the progress of Maria. The storm is about 285 miles (460 kilometers) east of Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas. Th

KTRE - 2017-09-23 16:38:26

Man gets life in prison plus 50 years in student's slaying

SAVANNAH, Tenn. (AP) - A Tennessee man avoided a possible death penalty by agreeing Saturday to a sentence of life in prison plus 50 years for the kidnapping, rape and killing of nursing student Holly Bobo. Judge C. Creed McGinley told a jury that Zachary Adams made a deal with prosecutors just minu

KTRE - 2017-09-23 16:36:23

FCC head: Storms teach lessons on emergency communications

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - The head of the Federal Communications Commission has been to Texas and Florida in recent weeks to learn what lessons hurricanes Harvey and Irma have to offer about how to improve the nation's emergency communication systems during natural disasters. Ajit Pai says his agency - w

KTRE - 2017-09-23 15:50:41

Note to Texas, Florida: Insurance fights over Sandy rage on

NEW YORK (AP) - More than 1,000 families whose homes were swamped by Superstorm Sandy are still fighting with the U.S. government over their flood insurance payouts, nearly five years after the storm struck the East Coast. The FEMA-run National Flood Insurance Program paid out billions of dollars to

KTRE - 2017-09-23 12:10:23

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's weather agency said a magnitude 3.0 earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it assessed the quake as natural. The quake was detected in an area around Kilju, in northeastern North Korea

KTRE - 2017-09-23 09:56:13