December 13, 2011 RSS feed / World

Four more in custody after officer’s death

NEW YORK ( AP) — Four more suspects have been taken into custody following the deadly shooting of a New York City police officer who was responding to a break-in in Brooklyn, authorities said today. More...

BRIEFS

Agencies face budget curbs in $1 trillion bill WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing a weekend deadline to avoid a government shutdown, a combative Congress appears on track to advance a massive $ 1 trillion- plus yearend spending package that curbs agency More...

U.S. asks Iran to give back drone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration has delivered a formal request to Iran for the return of a U.S. surveillance drone captured by Iranian armed forces, but said it is not hopeful that Iran will comply. More...

Ex-Penn State coach Sandusky waives hearing

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Army helicopters crash on Washington base, 4 dead

RAINIER, Wash. ( AP) — Two Army helicopters crashed Monday night at Joint Base Lewis-McChord in an accident that killed four soldiers, a military spokesman said late Monday. The two- seat reconnaissance choppers crashed after 8 p.m. More...