Man arrested for defacing Trump's Walk of Fame star in Los Angeles
By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A man was arrested on Thursday for defacing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's star a day earlier on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles with a sledgehammer and a pickax, police said. A man who identified himself to local media as James Lambert Otis was captured on video in a hard hat and reflective vest as he hacked at the star before dawn on Wednesday on a bustling sidewalk in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Hollywood. Trump, the former host of NBC's reality TV show "The Apprentice," received his Walk of Fame star in 2007.
Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump's Hollywood star
LOS ANGELES (AP) ? Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.
Humanity killing off Earth's wildlife: study
On current trends, that plunge in stocks of global wildlife could extend to two-thirds by 2020, an annual decline of two percent, conservation group WWF and the Zoological Society of London warned in their joint biennial Living Planet report. "This should be a wake-up call to marshal efforts to promote the recovery of these populations," said Ken Norris, director of science at the Zoological Society of London.
Broadband privacy rules approved despite industry pushbackNEW YORK (AP) ? Federal regulators have approved new broadband privacy rules that make internet service providers like Comcast and Verizon ask customers' permission before using or sharing much of their data, potentially making it more difficult for them to grow advertising businesses.
Training for a title: Cubs fans take Amtrak through night
ABOARD THE LAKE SHORE LIMITED (AP) ? As the Amtrak train slowly chugged through the Ohio night, past factories along the Lake Erie shore illuminated by pinkish lights, Marvin Thomas stretched across a pair of seats, proudly wrapped in a blue satin Cubs jacket.
Armed with faith: Gibson film shows WWII feats of medic
NEW ORLEANS (AP) ? When Desmond Doss climbed up Hacksaw Ridge ? a 400-foot high escarpment on the island of Okinawa with a wall of dug-in Japanese soldiers at the top ? he carried his Bible, his combat medic supplies and the weight of his moral convictions, but no weapon.
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Man shot dead after stabbing guard at US Embassy in Kenya
Putin rejects claims of Russian interference in US election
MOSCOW (AP) ? President Vladimir Putin on Thursday dismissed claims that Russia is interfering in the U.S. presidential election, saying the allegations are designed to distract the public from real issues.
India expels Pakistani Embassy staffer over espionage charge
ISLAMABAD (AP) ? Pakistan's Foreign Ministry on Thursday said India was expelling a Pakistani diplomat in New Delhi after briefly detaining him on what it called "false and unsubstantiated charges" ? a sign of increasing tension between the two South Asian nuclear-armed archrivals.