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Ohio Cop Refuses to Resort to Deadly Force: 'I Wanted to Be Absolutely Sure'

A rookie Ohio cop is being praised for "great restraint and maturity" after he held off using deadly force against a double murder suspect who charged at him, his police chief said.<p>In a confrontation Thursday with a man accused of killing his fiancee and his best friend, New Richmond Police Officer …

US considers banning type of popular rifle ammunition

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is considering banning a type of ammunition used in one of the most popular types of rifles because it …

Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

ARTEMIVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Russian-backed separatists mounted a vicious assault Friday in eastern Ukraine ahead of a weekend cease-fire deadline, …

Mosque attack kills 19; Pakistan Taliban claim responsibility

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Pakistan Taliban claimed responsibility for a Friday attack on a Shiite Muslim mosque in Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan -- a suicide bombing and gunfire assault that a hospital representative said killed 19 people.<p>The Islamist militant group said the attack was orchestrated by a …

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US government is using planes to spy on cell phones, suck up data

It’s the sort of thing that makes you want to hide in a cave with a tin foil hat: a new report reveals that the Justice Department is using airplanes …

Isis to introduce its own currency, the Islamic dinar

Islamic State says its leader has ordered that the organisation start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency, the Islamic dinar.<p>A website affiliated with the militant group said late on Thursday that its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had instructed his followers to start minting …

'Call Of Duty: Advanced Warfare' Experiencing Crippling Lag Problems

Pre-load problems aren’t the only technical woes affecting the latest iteration of gaming’s biggest shooter. “Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,” with it sc-fi-styled exosuits and amped up player mobility, is clearly a multiplayer-focused title, but many players are reporting that the lag has gotten …

'Dying Light' Developer Cancels PS3, Xbox 360 Versions

Developer Techland is cancelling the last-gen version of its upcoming open-world zombie game, <i>Dying Light</i>, the company announced today.<p>While the game has been in development for both last-gen and new-gen systems, Techland decided that the graphical demands were simply too high for PS3 and Xbox …

2 Dead, 3 Critically Injured After Shooting At Washington High School

The shooter was a student and is reportedly dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.<p>Family members have confirmed to news outlets and on social media that the shooter was freshman Jaylen Fryberg.<p>Police responded to calls of shots fired at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington …

Iraqis say ISIL used chlorine gas in attacks

Iraqi government officials have said ISIL used chlorine gas during fighting with Iraqi soldiers and Shia militia north of Baghdad.<p>A senior security official, a local official from the town of Duluiya and an official from the town of Balad said the group used bombs with chlorine-filled cylinders …