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Ohio massacre: 1 family, 8 dead, hundreds of tips, 0 answers

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:07pm

Leonard Manley, left, father and grandfather of several murder victims, drives up Union Hill Road away from a roadblock at the outer perimeter of a crime scene, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, near Piketon, Ohio. Several people were found dead Friday at multiple properties near Piketon. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)PIKETON, Ohio (AP) — From her house on Union Hill Road, Brittany Barker heard the first sirens first thing in the morning. She looked out and saw four police vehicles rush past. That was only the beginning.

Three linked to San Bernardino shooter charged with marriage fraud

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:02pm

A memorial still remains outside as workers return to work for the first time at the Inland Regional Center (IRC) in San BernardinoBy Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - FBI agents arrested the brother of a man who carried out the December mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, as well as two women on Thursday on charges of federal conspiracy, marriage fraud and making false statements, U.S. prosecutors said. Officials said the charges against Syed Raheel Farook, whose brother Syed Rizwan Farook and sister-in-law, Pakistan-born Tashfeen Malik, killed 14 people at a Dec. 2 holiday party, follow an immigration-related investigation that began with the probe into the massacre. Authorities have said that Syed Rizwan Farook and Malik were inspired by Islamic extremism, calling it the deadliest such attack on U.S. soil since Sept. 11, 2001.

Man indicted in fatal shooting of ex-Saints player

Thursday, April 28, 2016 12:00pm

FILE - In this Dec. 9, 2012, file photo, New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith appears before an NFL football game against the New York Giants in East Rutherford, N.J. Prosecutors will have to present witnesses against the man accused of killing retired New Orleans Saints player Will Smith at a hearing Thursday, April 28, 2016 unless a grand jury indicts him first. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A business owner and semiprofessional football player was indicted Thursday on a second-degree murder charge in the shooting death of retired New Orleans Saints' defensive end Will Smith.

Carl Icahn says sold entire Apple stake on China worries: CNBC

Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:59am

Billionaire activist-investor Carl Icahn gives an interview on FOX Business Network's Neil Cavuto show in New YorkBillionaire activist investor Carl Icahn said Thursday he had sold his entire stake in Apple Inc, citing the risk of China's influence on the stock. Icahn, in an interview with cable television network CNBC, also said he was "still very cautious" on the U.S. stock market and that there would be a "day of reckoning" unless there was some sort of fiscal stimulus. Icahn has been a huge fan of Apple, repeatedly calling the investment a "no brainer." But Icahn, who owned 45.8 million Apple shares at the end of last year, said China's slowdown influenced his decision to exit his position entirely.

U.N. chief urges Russia, U.S. to help stop Syria fighting

Thursday, April 28, 2016 11:56am

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday urged Russia and the United States to exert pressure on Syria's warring parties to stop fighting and ensure a credible investigation of air strikes that destroyed an Aleppo hospital. "Instead of bombing civilian areas, all Syrian parties must renew their focus on a political process," Ban's spokesman Stephane Dujarric said in a statement. (Reporting by Michelle Nichols, editing by G Crosse)