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4 men shot dead in San Francisco

Gunfire erupted at about 10 p.m. local time in the Hayes Valley neighborhood, said the San Francisco Chronicle newspaper, citing police.

AirAsia tail section being raised from sea

Onlookers clapped as an underwater balloon started heaving a submerged tail section of AirAsia Flight QZ8501, which went missing over the Java Sea.

Deadly siege ends, search for suspect continues in France

France grappled with more heartbreak as another day of blood and horror ended with more deaths on Friday. The search continued for the only remaining suspect in the recent attacks.

US prosecutors reportedly recommending criminal charges against Petraeus

The FBI and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing criminal charges against former CIA chief David Petraeus for improperly providing classified information to a female Army Reserve officer with whom he was having an affair, the New York Times reported on Friday.

Evacuation order near scene of fatal 50-70 car pileup in Mich. lifted

At least one person was killed and six cars and semi-trailers set afire in a pileup of 50 to 70 vehicles on Friday in Michigan. Hazardous materials officials ordered the evacuation of everyone living within 3 miles of the crash.

Police searching woods of France for Paris terror suspects

An intense manhunt for two brothers wanted in the Charlie Hebdo magazine massacre focused Thursday on northern France’s Picardy region, where sources close to the investigation said a police helicopter might have spotted the suspects.

Deputies put on leave after Georgia student dies in jail

Two sheriff’s deputies in Georgia have been placed on leave with pay for “inappropriate actions” in the case of a college student who died in the county jail, a Chatham County Sheriff’s Office spokeswoman said.

Man fatally shot by police at Ohio airport had criminal past

The man shot and killed by police at a Columbus, Ohio, airport on Wednesday had a long criminal history and was once committed to a mental hospital for attempted murder, according to court records.