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usa 'Assassinated': Two NYPD Officers Murdered in Ambush

The two officers were in their patrol car when a gunman opened fire, killing both, in an unprovoked act of violence, officials said.

39 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Xiaomi Valued at More Than $45 Billion

Xiaomi is raising more than $1 billion in its latest round of funding, valuing the fast-growing Chinese smartphone maker at more than $45 billion, a person familiar with the matter said

42 minutes ago // CBS

usa Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

A spokesman for the 72-year-old former heavyweight boxing champion calls his prognosis "good"

53 minutes ago // CBS

usa NY Mayor: "Our city is in mourning" after NYPD officers killed

At a news conference Saturday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said the "execution-style" killings of two NYPD officers was an attack on the entire city of New York.

55 minutes ago // CBS

usa New York Police commissioner says 2 officers were "assassinated"

NYPD Police commissioner Bill Bratton said two officers were "ambushed and murdered" while on duty in Brooklyn Saturday. After killing the officers, the suspect turned the gun on himself.

1 hour ago // BBC

usa Gunman kills two New York policemen

A gunman with an apparent grudge against the US police shoots dead two officers in a patrol car in New York before killing himself.

1 hour ago // CBS

usa NY police officers killed

Armed man shoots and kills 2 NYPD officers in Brooklyn before turning the gun on himself in attack mayor calls "an assassination"

1 hour ago // ABC

usa 2 Cops Ambushed, Fatally Shot in Car; Gunman Kills Himself

2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa Cuban exiles protest Obama's move to normalize relations

Cuban opposition leaders from the island joined Cuban American politicians and activists on Saturday, pledging to oppose President Barack Obama's plan to normalize relations with the communist nation and disputing the notion that their community is split by a generational divide.

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa Authorities say cop killer wanted retaliation for Michael Brown, Eric Garner deaths

The gunman who ambushed and murdered two NYPD officers as they sat in their squad car Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn vowed to kill police in a number of social media posts that vowed retaliation for the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, authorities said. 

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa 'Blood on Many Hands': Police union president slams De Blasio after cops' killing

The president of the NYPD union slammed Mayor Bill de Blasio in reaction to the deaths of two officers who were ambushed and gunned down in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday in Brooklyn. 

1 hour ago // USA Today

usa Christmas traditions explained: Caroling

The tradition of singing songs for neighbors goes as far back as the 8th or 9th century.

1 hour ago // Fox News

usa German teen honors Holocaust victims by living in American shelter

An 18-year old German is learning what its like to be a homeless senior in New York. Visiting America for the first time, Linus Jansen is living in a shelter with 14 men and women, aged 60 and older.

2 hours ago // CBS

usa Rally against police violence forces partial Mall of America shutdown

Chanting "No justice, no shopping," thousands of protesters force management to close parts of mall during last-minute holiday shopping

2 hours ago // Fox News

usa 2 NYPD officers fatally shot by gunman who vowed to kill cops; shooter takes his own life

New York City's police commissioner says the gunman who ambushed and killed two officers had made online posts that were "very anti-police." Commissioner Bill Bratton choked up at a news conference Saturday as he talked about the fatal shootings of Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in Brooklyn.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Iconic Hess Toy Truck for young, young at heart

Michael Roberto, a 42-year-old man, decorates his room like an 8-year-old boy. Ever since the age of 5, Michaels life has revolved around a certain toy truck. Jim Axelrod reports.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Long-held Afghans released from Guantanamo prison

Four Afghans who had been held for more than a decade at the Guantanamo Bay detention center in Cuba were sent home. President Obama has been clear in his desire to shut down the prison. Margaret Brennan reports.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Would lifting Cuba embargo be game-changer for MLB?

The United States and Cuba made history this week when they announced they would re-establish diplomatic relations. Among those watching most eagerly were the people who run Major League Baseball teams. Jim Axelrod reports.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Prosecutor in Michael Brown case opens up

Speaking for the first time since he announced the grand jury would not indict Ferguson, MIssouri, officer Darren Wilson, St. Louis County Prosecutor Bob McCulloch told KTRS-AM he stands by the way his office handled the case. Julianna Goldman reports.

3 hours ago // Fox News

usa Roundup of reaction to murders of NYPD officers

Reaction to the fatal shooting of two New York City police officers on Saturday by a gunman who, according to authorities, announced online that he was planning to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Huge storm system on the move amid heavy holiday travel

Millions of Americans will be on the move the next few days as they head off to their holiday destinations. A huge storm system is also on the move, which could eventually create challenging travel conditions in two-thirds of the country. Lauren Casey of CBS Minneapolis station WCCO-TV reports.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Dish Drops Two Fox Channels

Dish Network Corp. is no longer carrying Fox News Channel or Fox Business Network after the parties couldnt agree on terms of a new distribution pact.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa Urgent rescue mission underway for endangered turtles

Volunteers walk the beaches of Cape Cod Bay in Massachusetts looking for turtles. An influx of lost sea turtles have washed up on the frigid shores and are in dire need of help. Jericka Duncan reports.

3 hours ago // CBS

usa North Korea responds to Sony hacking accusation

After the FBI tracked the Sony hacking attack to North Korea, the country has offered to help the U.S. in a joint investigation. But the North Koreans' proposal comes with a threat. Danielle Nottingham reports.

3 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa NYPD Shooting Suspect Referenced Garner, Brown Cases

Two New York City police officers were shot and killed in their patrol car outside a Brooklyn housing project on Saturday. Police are investigating social-media posts in which the suspected gunman foreshadowed the killings.

3 hours ago // Fox News

usa Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son mugged outside family home

The teenage son of Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel was attacked and robbed outside his family's home on the city's North Side late Friday, according to police. 

4 hours ago // ABC

usa Son Mourns NYPD Cop Shot Dead With Partner

The son of a policeman shot dead today in New York mourned for his dad, calling him the "best father I could ask for."

4 hours ago // CBS

usa NYPD officers killed in patrol car shooting

In a developing story, two New York City police officers were shot and killed in their patrol car in Brooklyn. The suspect fled into a nearby subway station, where he killed himself. Mark Albert reports.

4 hours ago // MSNBC

usa Rahm Emanuel's Son Assaulted, Robbed Near Family Home

Police are investigating the robbery of Mayor Rahm Emanuel's son, which occurred near the family's home in Ravenswood, Chicago, Friday night.

4 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Parties unite for congressional lawmakers' farewell speeches

Along with acrimonious backroom deals, late-night hours and stale take-out dinners is another tradition of the final days of Congress: the goodbyes.

4 hours ago // Wall Street Journal

usa Two NYPD Officers Killed in Ambush

Two New York City police officers were shot and killed in their patrol car outside a Brooklyn housing project on Saturday. Police are investigating social-media posts in which the suspected gunman foreshadowed the killings.

4 hours ago // Boston Herald

usa Obama: No justification for murder of NYC police

HONOLULU President Barack Obama says he unconditionally condemns the murder of two police officers shot in broad daylight on Saturday in New York.Obama says there's no justification for the slayings. He says police offers risk their own safety to serve and protect their communities and that they deserve the public's respect and gratitude.Authorities say that before shooting the officers, the gunman announced online he planned to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police

4 hours ago // BBC

usa Muhammad Ali down with pneumonia

Former three-time heavyweight champion boxer Muhammad Ali has been taken to hospital with a mild case of pneumonia, his spokesman says.

4 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

usa Two police officers 'simply assassinated' in Brooklyn

A man who posted anti-police rants online shot dead two New York City policemen as they sat in their patrol car Saturday, an attack that further shook a city where community-police relations have been tense following the deaths of unarmed black men at the hands of cops.

4 hours ago // USA Today

usa Arrests as hundreds protest at Mall of America

The group Black Lives Matter Minneapolis organized the gathering in the mall's rotunda.

4 hours ago // USA Today

usa Police officers dead in Brooklyn ambush

Two NYPD officers were shot and killed on Saturday afternoon, in what NYC Police Commissioner William Bratton called "execution-style." The suspect, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, was later found shot to death in a nearby subway station.