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Day: May 27, 2016

Islamic State has Euro 2016 in its sights, German spy chief says

slamic State militants have the Euro 2016 soccer tournament in their sights though there is no concrete evidence at the moment of an attack being planned, the head of Germany’s domestic intelligence agency has said. The comments from Hans-Georg Maassen, head of Germany’s Federal Office for the Protection of the Constitution, come after France’s spy […]

Porcupine sculpture stolen from Maine airport is replaced

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A prickly steel-and-nails sculpture of a mama porcupine and its baby has replaced a statue that was stolen from an airport in Maine. And thieves, beware: As a security measure, the new porcupines at the Portland International Jetport are firmly affixed to a large granite slab. A woman from nearby Pownal […]

Boy, 8, Brings Loaded Pistol to Brooklyn Public School

An 8-year-old boy brought a loaded semiautomatic pistol to an elementary school in Brooklyn on Friday, the police said. The episode occurred at Public School 91 on Albany Avenue. A teacher there discovered the gun, which was loaded with four rounds, around 11:30 a.m. when the boy refused to put down his pack, the police […]

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