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Oakland college shooting: Gunman’s target ‘terrified,’ police say

By Matt Stevens, Maria L. La Ganga and Victoria Kim, Los Angeles Times – OAKLAND, Calif. — Oakland police are now saying that the intended target of the alleged college gunman…

Charles Manson says he won’t attend his parole hearing

By Andrew Blankstein and Shelby Grad, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Charles Manson is not expected to attend his parole hearing next week, officials said. A parole board will…

Major chain stores post a healthy sales gain in March

By Shan Li, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — Shoppers hit the malls in March and provided a boost for the nation’s retailers, a sign of a recovering consumer economy…

Iran nuclear talks imperiled by dispute with Turkey

By Paul Richter, Tribune Washington Bureau – WASHINGTON—A war of words between Turkish and Iranian leaders intensified Thursday, threatening to delay or even scuttle a new round of talks between Iran…

Weinstein Co. reaches agreement with MPAA to re-cut ‘Bully’ for PG-13 rating

By Steven Zeitchik, Los Angeles Times – LOS ANGELES — In a move that allows both sides to claim victory, the Weinstein Co. announced Thursday it had reached an agreement with…

Priest’s lawyer suggests jealousy as motive for abuse accusations

By John P. Martin, The Philadelphia Inquirer – PHILADELPHIA — For a second day, the lawyer for an Archdiocese of Philadelphia priest battled Thursday with a man who claimed the priest…

Minn. waitress gets to keep $12,000 tip

By Larry Oakes, Star Tribune (Minneapolis) – MINNEAPOLIS — A Moorhead, Minn., waitress has won her battle to keep $12,000 a customer gave her but police confiscated as suspected drug money,…

Marine lawyers urge that sergeant be booted over Obama comments

By Tony Perry, Los Angeles Times – CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. — Marine lawyers Thursday urged that a sergeant be booted out of the Marine Corps for having made “contemptuous” comments about…

Sandusky’s motion to dismiss charges denied

By Peter Hall, The Morning Call (Allentown, Pa.) – ALLENTOWN, Pa. — The judge in Jerry Sandusky’s child sexual abuse case said it is too soon to decide what allegations can…

Federal judge rules in favor of Quran-burning pastor

By Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press – DETROIT — A federal judge ruled Thursday in favor of Quran-burning pastor Terry Jones, saying he can protest this Saturday outside a Dearborn, Mich.,…

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