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2 arrested in shootout that wounded 2 NYPD officers

Two suspects in an armed holdup followed by a wild shootout that left a pair of plainclothes police officers wounded were arrested Tuesday after an intense manhunt.<p>Security video showed one of the men, Jason Polanco, blasting away at the officers with a powerful .44 Magnum pistol as they pursued …

Cartels and Vigilantes Clash in Mexico: Photographs by Jerome Sessini

Jan. 11, 2014. A gunman working for the Knights Templar cartel shot dead by vigilantes in the town of Ant�nez, Michoac�n<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jerome …

Thai protesters blockade roads in Bangkok for 'shutdown'

Protesters led by former deputy premier Suthep Thaugsuban set up blockades and encampments at major road junctions<p>• If you are taking part in the protests, share your images and stories – but remember your safety is most important<p>Tens of thousands of anti-government protesters are occupying parts …

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Injured kangaroo hops into Australian airport

SYDNEY (AP) — An injured kangaroo hopped into an airport in Australia's second-largest city on Wednesday, perplexing passengers as it made its way into a terminal shop.<p>Airport officials aren't entirely sure how the kangaroo got into the Qantas Airways domestic terminal, Melbourne Airport …

The Dalai Lama Supports Medical Marijuana Use

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The Dalai Lama isn't that keen on recreational marijuana use, but the spiritual leader told …

Dozens killed in Laos plane crash

A Lao Airlines plane carrying 44 people from the capital Vientiane to the southern town of Pakse crashed on Wednesday, killing all on board, among them nationals of 10 countries, a Thai foreign ministry spokesman said.<p>Laos officials informed Thailand that the plane carrying 39 passengers and five …

Trouble brewing in Guatemala's coffee and cardamom fields

If you turn off the main road from the city of Cobán and drive down a dirt road, you will come across a magical green kingdom. Tall bushes of coffee and cardamom grow on the pine-topped hills that recede into the distance.<p>But it is a cursed kingdom. The coffee and cardamom bushes in this village in …

TSA screenings at Phoenix airport draw fire from disabled travelers

Dozens of disabled travelers have filed complaints with Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport, accusing Transportation Security Administration security agents of conducting inappropriate and humiliating screenings.<p>The Arizona Republic reports that 26 complaints were filed on behalf of people …

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Rangoon hotel bombed amid wave of blasts in Burma

A homemade timebomb went off in a prestigious Rangoon hotel on Monday, ripping apart a room and injuring an American guest, Burmese authorities have said. It was part of a wave of unexplained blasts in recent days.<p>The police officer Myint Htwe said three suspects had been detained in relation to …

Four Dry Ice Bombs Were Found at LAX

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Police at Los Angeles International Airport are currently investigating how four dry ice bombs ended …