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Kuwait mosque hit by IS suicide bomb reopens as fears remain

Kuwait mosque hit by IS suicide bomb reopens as fears remain

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KUWAIT CITY (AP) — The wood paneling bearing Quranic verses gleams inside the Imam Sadiq Mosque and the carpeting is soft underfoot for worshippers who come to pray in what is one of Kuwait's oldest Shiite mosques — and the site of the country's worst militant attack in modern history.

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Texas reactions to Supreme Court immigration ruling mixed

Texas reactions to Supreme Court immigration ruling mixed

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The reactions across Texas varied from applause to frustration and disappointment following a deadlocked 4-4 Supreme Court decision Thursday a…

LULAC council sponsors blood drive at Seton Medical Center

LULAC council sponsors blood drive at Seton Medical Center

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League of United Latin American Citizens Herencia Council No. 4297 sponsored a blood drive Wednesday at Seton Medical Center Harker Heights to…

Tons of Shingles: Killeen landowner claims roofers dumped trash illegally

Tons of Shingles: Killeen landowner claims roofers dumped trash illegally

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It was a supposed to be a moment Pat Adamson’s 14-year-old daughter would remember fondly: learning how to drive on her father’s 200-acre plot…

Visitors brave the heat for food trucks battle in Killeen

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As delicious aromas wafted through the air, crowds poured in to attend Saturday’s Battle of the Food Trucks Festival.

Cove Run to Fun draws more than 250

Cove Run to Fun draws more than 250

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COPPERAS COVE — Pam Fox likes the atmosphere that comes with running.

Cove golf tourney benefits law enforcement Explorer program

Cove golf tourney benefits law enforcement Explorer program

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COPPERAS COVE — Thomas Dossett wants to work in law enforcement one day. His ultimate goal: the U.S. Secret Service.

Cause of early morning Killeen apartment fire under investigation

Cause of early morning Killeen apartment fire under investigation

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The cause of an early morning apartment complex fire in Killeen is under investigation.

Harker Heights blood drive boosts local supplies

Harker Heights blood drive boosts local supplies

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HARKER HEIGHTS — Scott & White phlebotomists collected enough blood to save 40 lives at a blood drive hosted by Texas Partners Federal Cre…

Entities start ‘chlorine burns’

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The Central Texas Water Supply Corporation, Kempner Water Supply Corporation and the city of Lampasas have officially begun their “free chlori…

Toxic chlorine leak contained in Florence

Toxic chlorine leak contained in Florence

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FLORENCE — The city of Florence was ordered to shelter in place Wednesday following a toxic chlorine leak.

Crime

Cove police investigating store robbery

Cove police investigating store robbery

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COPPERAS COVE — Police are investigating the Wednesday night robbery of a convenience store on West Avenue E, said Sgt. Martin Ruiz of the Cop…

Copperas Cove Police make arrests in Tuesday shooting

Copperas Cove Police make arrests in Tuesday shooting

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COPPERAS COVE — Four Copperas Cove men were arrested Wednesday in connection with a shooting and home invasion Tuesday that left one man hospi…

Killeen police and FBI charge man who fled with federal gun charge

Killeen police and FBI charge man who fled with federal gun charge

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A man who fled from Killeen police has been charged with a felon in possession of a firearm, according to a Killeen Police Department news release.

KPD: 11th shooting confirmed

KPD: 11th shooting confirmed

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The shooting incidents increased to 11 on Friday, when the Killeen Police Department confirmed shots were fired in the neighborhood surroundin…

6-24-2016 Police blotter

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Area police reports indicated:

KPD confirms another shooting

KPD confirms another shooting

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The Killeen Police Department confirmed another shooting Thursday evening in the neighborhood surrounding Iduma Elementary School.

Former KPD officer hires attorney to fight false report charge

Former KPD officer hires attorney to fight false report charge

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A former Killeen Police Department officer charged with filing a false report in the sexual assault and official oppression investigation of a…

Late-night chase in Killeen, Heights ends with arrest

Late-night chase in Killeen, Heights ends with arrest

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An attempted traffic stop that started in Killeen led to an arrest in Harker Heights late Wednesday night.

Soldier accused of intoxication assault indicted

Soldier accused of intoxication assault indicted

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BELTON — A Fort Hood soldier was indicted Wednesday after police say he was driving while intoxicated and seriously injured a woman earlier this year.

Police: Ex-KPD officer facing charge

Police: Ex-KPD officer facing charge

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Another former Killeen police officer is facing a criminal charge after the arrest of Christopher R. Morris, a former Killeen police officer c…

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Nation

At gay pride parades, a year to weave sorrow and celebration

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NEW YORK (AP) — Last year, New York City's storied gay pride parade celebrated a high point with the legalization of same-sex marriage nationw…

Blood stains, broken glass at dance studio after shooting

Blood stains, broken glass at dance studio after shooting

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FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Blood stained the outside of Studio 74 hip hop dance studio and broken glass from a trophy case covered the floor on …

24 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

24 dead in West Virginia floods; search and rescue continues

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CLENDENIN, W.Va. (AP) — Surrounded by muddy devastation, Cathy Light and her husband Chris thought it was "heaven sent" they had free burgers …

Major battle over oil terminal unfolds in Pacific Northwest

Major battle over oil terminal unfolds in Pacific Northwest

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SEATTLE (AP) — Two companies proposing to build what would be the nation's largest oil-by-rail marine terminal along the Columbia River in Was…

Texas mother fatally shoots 2 daughters; police kill her

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FULSHEAR, Texas (AP) — Police say a Houston-area woman fatally shot her two daughters before officers shot and killed her.

World

Britain's EU workers gripped by fear, confusion, heartache

Britain's EU workers gripped by fear, confusion, heartache

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LONDON (AP) — A tsunami of uncertainty has engulfed Anna Woydyla, a Polish restaurant worker in London, since Britain voted to leave the Europ…

British bracing for world economy to punish UK for 'Brexit'

British bracing for world economy to punish UK for 'Brexit'

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LONDON (AP) — The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they'll find out wh…

AP EXPLAINS: Why Spain is voting again after just 6 months

AP EXPLAINS: Why Spain is voting again after just 6 months

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MADRID (AP) — Spaniards are voting in a general election Sunday, just six months after a last unsuccessful attempt to pick a new government. T…

British bracing for world economy to punish UK for 'Brexit'

British bracing for world economy to punish UK for 'Brexit'

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LONDON (AP) — The British were warned for weeks that a vote to leave the European Union would result in economic pain. Now they'll find out wh…

AP EXPLAINS: Why Spain is voting again after just 6 months

AP EXPLAINS: Why Spain is voting again after just 6 months

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MADRID (AP) — Spaniards are voting in a general election Sunday, just six months after a last unsuccessful attempt to pick a new government.

Odd News

Blind dog with oozing sore wins World's Ugliest Dog contest

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PETALUMA, Calif. (AP) — A 17-year-old Chinese Crested Chihuahua with legs bowed out like a frog and an oozing sore is the winner of this year'…

Teen pierced in eye by javelin flown to hospital

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say a teen was taken to a hospital in a helicopter after he tripped and was stabbed in the eye by a javelin at…

Texas city council votes to oust library cat

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WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (AP) — A North Texas city council has started a cat fight by voting to oust the furry mascot of the city's public libr…

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

Court bites back, exonerates Michigan TV vet who saved dog

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DETROIT (AP) — A Boston terrier named Mr. Pigglesworth is as frisky as ever — and the Michigan veterinarian who saved the dog's life on a real…

Wife of nation's lowest-paid governor takes waitressing job

Wife of nation's lowest-paid governor takes waitressing job

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BOOTHBAY HARBOR, Maine (AP) — The waitress bounded with a cup of chowder and a plate of fish and broccoli.

Traffic

Trump rules out Rick Perry as running mate

Trump rules out Rick Perry as running mate

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Donald Trump on Wednesday ruled out picking former rival Rick Perry as his running mate but said there could still be a role for the former Te…

Killeen’s Bacon Ranch Road to close on Friday

Killeen’s Bacon Ranch Road to close on Friday

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Bacon Ranch Road will be closed at Trimmier Road Friday from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m., according to a Killeen press release.

Local gas prices essentially flat from last week

Local gas prices essentially flat from last week

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Gas prices reached a welcome decade low this week, according to a news release from AAA Texas Weekend Gas Watch.

Killeen teen killed in Sunday night fatal wreck

Killeen teen killed in Sunday night fatal wreck

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Killeen police on Monday released the name of a local teenager who died in a fatal wreck on Stan Schlueter Loop on Sunday night.

School bus-SUV crash in Killeen injures student, aide

School bus-SUV crash in Killeen injures student, aide

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UPDATE: 12:07 p.m.

Texas

UNESCO leader condemns journalist’s killing

UNESCO leader condemns journalist’s killing

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DALLAS — The head of a United Nations agency on Wednesday condemned the death of a freelance journalist in Texas whose body was found with a g…

Texas women and doctors nervously await arrival of Zika virus

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Mimi Garcia recalls reading a string of news stories about the Zika virus, the mosquito-borne illness linked to birth defects spreading in Lat…

Dallas police shoot man amid domestic disturbance at Love Field airport

Dallas police shoot man amid domestic disturbance at Love Field airport

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DALLAS — A police officer shot and wounded a man Friday outside a Dallas airport after the man attacked a woman believed to be the mother of h…

Teen indicted on murder charge in UT killing

Teen indicted on murder charge in UT killing

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AUSTIN — A 17-year-old runaway from Texas’ foster care system has been indicted on a capital murder charge in the death of a University of Tex…

Uncertainty leaves Baylor in danger of slipping back

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Enveloped by uncertainty, Baylor football is facing the possibility of a lost season, NCAA sanctions and the program slipping back toward the …

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Cove parade

Cove parade

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Members of the Star Group-Veterans Helping Veterans prepare a Purple Heart Memorial display Friday in preparation for today’s eighth annual SG-VHV Independence Day Celebration at the Copperas Cove Civic Center.

9th Air Support Operations Squadron Change of Command

9th Air Support Operations Squadron Change of Command

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Col. Rodney Singleton, 3rd Air Support Operations Group commander, speaks during a 9th Air Support Operations Squadron change-of-command ceremony Friday at Fort Hood.

III Corps Best Warrior-01

III Corps Best Warrior-01

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Spc. Matthew Brand becomes a human bridge at one of the water obstacles during III Corps’ “Best Warriors” competition on Thursday at Fort Hood.

III Corps Best Warrior-02

III Corps Best Warrior-02

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III Corps’ NCO of the Year Staff Sgt. Dominique Cooper, with the 89th Military Police Brigade, Fort Carson, Colo., center, and III Corps’ Soldier of the Year Spc. Christopher Kenney, with the 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion, Fort Bragg, N.C., foreground right, take part in an awards ceremony Thursday at III Corps Headquarters.

III Corps Best Warrior-03

III Corps Best Warrior-03

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Spc. Jose Howard crawls along a board during the last day of III Corps’ “Best Warriors” competition Thursday at Fort Hood.

III Corps Best Warrior-04

III Corps Best Warrior-04

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Soldiers compete in navigating water obstacles in the III Corps Best Warrior Competition on Fort Hood, Thursday, June 23, 2016.

III Corps Best Warrior-05

III Corps Best Warrior-05

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Spc. Christopher Kenney, 83rd Civil Affairs Battalion, right, is seen here during the last day of III Corps' Best Warrior Competition on Fort Hood, and was awarded Soldier of the Year Thursday, June 23, 2016.

9th Air Support Operations Squadron Change of Command

9th Air Support Operations Squadron Change of Command

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From left, Col. Rodney Singleton, 3rd Air Support Operations Group commander, Lt. Col. Langdon Root, outgoing 9th Air Support Operations Squadron commander, and Lt. Col. Anson Stephens, incoming squadron commander, salute during the playing of the national anthem at Friday’s ceremony.