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Security guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery of San Francisco news crew

Security guard dies after being shot in attempted robbery of San Francisco news crew

A security guard on assignment for a San Francisco Bay area news crew died Saturday after being shot in an attempted robbery three days earlier, police said. Kevin Nishita was working security on Wednesday afternoon for a news crew covering a story in downtown Oakland when someone attempted to rob the crew and Nishita was…MORE

A stowaway was found in the landing gear of a plane at the Miami airport, authorities say

A stowaway was found in the landing gear of a plane at the Miami airport, authorities say

Authorities discovered an apparent stowaway Saturday in the landing gear of a flight from Guatemala at the Miami International Airport, local and federal officials said. US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officers at the airport apprehended a 26-year-old man who “attempted to evade detection in the landing gear compartment of an aircraft,” a CBP statement…MORE

Wisconsin senators warn in rare joint statement outsiders may try to exploit Waukesha tragedy for ‘political purposes’

Wisconsin senators warn in rare joint statement outsiders may try to exploit Waukesha tragedy for ‘political purposes’

In a rare joint statement, Wisconsin Sens. Tammy Baldwin, a Democrat, and Ron Johnson, a Republican, warned Saturday outsiders may be looking to exploit the tragedy that unfolded last weekend in Waukesha. “It has come to our attention that outside individuals or groups may attempt to exploit the tragedy that occurred last Sunday in Waukesha…MORE

A Los Angeles woman invited an Afghan refugee family over for Thanksgiving. Here’s what happened at their first Thanksgiving meal
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A Los Angeles woman invited an Afghan refugee family over for Thanksgiving. Here’s what happened at their first Thanksgiving meal

For his family’s first experience with a traditional Thanksgiving meal, Wahidullah Asghary had to explain to his children what turkey is: “I said, ‘turkey is like a big chicken.’” Asghary, a former translator and interpreter for the U.S. Military in Afghanistan, came to the United States on a special immigrant visa in September 2020. He…MORE

US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport
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US Customs officials seize nearly 4,000 bongs at DC airport

US Customs and Border Protection officials seized a shipment of almost 4,000 bongs at Washington Dulles International Airport, the agency said. The $56,000 shipment arrived from China on October 2 manifested as “gravity pipes,” the CBP said in a release Wednesday. CBP import specialists “confirmed that the glass bongs violated U.S. laws on the importation…MORE

At least 30 people burglarize a Best Buy in Minnesota on Black Friday
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At least 30 people burglarize a Best Buy in Minnesota on Black Friday

At least 30 people entered a Best Buy store in Burnsville, Minnesota, on Black Friday and stole electronics, according to a Burnsville Police statement obtained by CNN affiliate WCCO. No one was injured and no weapons were drawn during the incident that occurred shortly after 8 p.m. in the city, approximately 15 miles south of…MORE

Thieves target Home Depot in California, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools

Thieves target Home Depot in California, making off with hammers, crowbars and other tools

Up to 10 people entered a Home Depot store in California on Friday night and left with a range of stolen tools, according to police officials. The incident took place at approximately 8 p.m. local time in Lakewood, Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department Deputy Miguel Meza told CNN. Lakewood is a city in Los Angeles County.…MORE

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