<![CDATA[Nation & World News | KansasCity.com &]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/ en-us Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST http://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rss McClatchy Interactive's Escenic Tue, 22 Dec 2015 18:44:35 CST Nation & World 60 interactive-ops@herald-leader.com Authorities: Munich shooter planned attack for a year http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article91561997.html#storylink=rss The teenager behind the deadly shooting rampage at a Munich mall had planned his attack for a year and chose his victims at random, investigators said Sunday.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:06:01 CDT By GEORGE JAHN and DAVID RISING ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article91561997.html
California fires threaten thousands of homes; 1 body found http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91563397.html#storylink=rss Thousands of homes remained evacuated Sunday as two massive wildfires raged in tinder-dry California hills and canyons, and authorities said a burned body was found in one neighborhood swept by the flames.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 07:06:01 CDT By JOHN ANTCZAK ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91563397.html
Former Sedgwick County Zoo tiger kills mate at Colorado zoo http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91480247.html#storylink=rss Ivan fathered two cubs at Wichita’s zoo in 2013

Female Amur tiger became aggressive with Ivan

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News anchor slips from waterfall, dies day before 25th birthday http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91534517.html#storylink=rss Taylor Terrell, 24, died after falling from the peak of a waterfall

Terrell, a local TV news anchor, would have turned 25 Friday

She “was wading in the river near the top of the falls (when) she lost her footing”

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David Horowitz, who helped make Bill Clinton a media darling, dies at 86 http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91550522.html#storylink=rss Hollywood publicist in just one week helped reverse Clinton’s image as a bloviating convention speaker

He brokered Clinton’s appearance on ‘The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson’

Once there the president-to-be became a groovy, self-deprecating saxophonist

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 22:08:22 CDT

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Trump says he prevented Cruz from being ‘ripped’ off convention stage http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91530442.html#storylink=rss ‘You know what, he’s lucky I did it,’ the GOP nominee said in an interview to air Sunday on Showtime

He considered not letting Cruz speak at the convention after reviewing his speech, but decided against it

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 19:39:02 CDT

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Kaine joins Clinton on stage for first time as VP pick http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91472817.html#storylink=rss Hillary Clinton introduced Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her running mate

He’s considered a safe choice whose bilingual skills might appeal to Hispanics

Campaign’s first team appearance held in the nation’s largest swing state

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 12:27:03 CDT

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IS attacks protest in Afghan capital, kills 80 people http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article91457977.html#storylink=rss The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 18:36:02 CDT By LYNNE O'DONNELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article91457977.html
Police: Munich suspect was obsessed with mass shootings http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91460102.html#storylink=rss The gunman whose rampage at a Munich mall left nine people dead was a depression-plagued teenager who avidly read books and articles about mass killings and apparently tried to lure young victims to their deaths through a faked Facebook posting, authorities said Saturday.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 16:51:00 CDT By GEORGE JAHN and PAUL WHEATLEY ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91460102.html
Tiger mauls woman to death in Chinese wildlife park http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/world/article91555562.html#storylink=rss Siberian tigers at a wildlife park in Beijing mauled a woman to death and wounded another when they stepped out of their car in an enclosure, a Chinese state-run newspaper said.

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Convention goal: Make people like Clinton, like it or not http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91477442.html#storylink=rss Making her likeable the convention’s chief aim

Clinton has to overcome the email furor

Daughter, husband, friends will speak

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 13:19:46 CDT

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WNBA withdraws fines for teams that wore black warmup shirts http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article91510457.html#storylink=rss The WNBA is withdrawing its fines for teams and players that showed support of citizens and police involved in recent shootings by wearing black warmup shirts before and during games.

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 20:41:02 CDT By DOUG FEINBERG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/sports/nba/article91510457.html
Compromise reached on future of superdelegates http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91468052.html#storylink=rss Sanders, Clinton forces agree on commission to study future nominating process

Clinton far ahead in superdelegates

Commission will be named by Sanders, Clinton, DNC

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 10:47:40 CDT

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Pulled muscle cost him $6,000. What would it cost you? http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91465132.html#storylink=rss Richard Sankovich paid more than a year’s worth of monthly premiums for two hours of care

“Low-cost” health insurance plans can end up costing consumers more in the long run

“Consumers need to be educated that for each procedure offered in a hospital, it’s time to ask, ‘Why do I need that?’ and ‘How much is this going to cost?’ ”

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105-year-old lobster saved from dinner table and heads back to Maine http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91360072.html#storylink=rss Instead of being a meal for many, the lobster goes home to Maine

The lobster’s benefactors pulled the rescue together in 24 hours

Restaurant owner Joe Melluso was touched to tears by the effort to preserve 15-pound lobster

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 16:36:08 CDT

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Mom of autistic man in Charles Kinsey shooting: My son is traumatized http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91484757.html#storylink=rss Arnoldo Eliud Rios Soto had wandered away from his North Miami group home Monday

Rios has been in the psychiatric wing of Aventura Hospital since then

“It’s too emotional to see your baby caught up in something like this.”

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His family thought he was in Texas. He died fighting ISIS in Syria. http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/national/article91273097.html#storylink=rss Bad eyesight kept Levi Shirley out of the US Marines

Shirley, who grew up in Colorado, died in Syria fighting with Kurds

What motivated him remains a mystery

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Mother of missing toddler stuns court: ‘She is dead’ http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91463742.html#storylink=rss Marjorie Dufrene told a judge her 2-year-old, missing eight months, had died

Sources say she admitted the baby fell, died and she discarded the body in a dumpster

Detectives are still searching, holding out hope toddler is alive

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 08:42:50 CDT

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Football player stops sexual assault, police say http://www.kansascity.com/latest-news/article91465287.html#storylink=rss University of Florida linebacker Cristian Garcia helped stop a sexual assault in Gainesville,Fla., police say

The suspect, Christopher Lee Shaw, is in the Alachua County Jail on a $500,000 bond

Garcia: ‘I hold strong moral values and I don’t think anyone should be taken advantage of in that kind of way’

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Leaked emails confirm DNC derided Sanders campaign http://www.kansascity.com/news/politics-government/article91454287.html#storylink=rss Several embarrassing messages suggest chairwoman and other officials favored Hillary Clinton

The Vermont senator repeatedly made tht claim during the primary

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Fri, 22 Jul 2016 23:50:19 CDT

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Kisses, propositions and fears of reprisal for women at Fox News http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91544267.html#storylink=rss Current and former employees described instances of harassment and intimidation

These went beyond Roger Ailes, who resigned as Fox News chairman

All the women spoke on condition of anonymity, citing embarrassment and fear of retribution

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One shift in the lives of police officers patrolling an anxious America http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91548182.html#storylink=rss On the streets of every town and city, each shift is a search for safety

Here’s a look at one such shift, compiled through ride-alongs last week

The officers serve in departments across the US and face the same pressures

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Sat, 23 Jul 2016 21:41:19 CDT

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N.C. businesses reel from NBA’s decision to pull 2017 All-Star Game http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91538207.html#storylink=rss NBA pulled the 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte

Other sports events, shows could be in doubt

Hotels, other local businesses are looking at losses

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Afghanistan marks day of national mourning after huge attack http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91560427.html#storylink=rss Afghanistan marked a national day of mourning on Sunday, a day after a suicide bomber killed at least 80 people who were taking part in a peaceful demonstration in Kabul. The attack was claimed by the Islamic State group.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:07:03 CDT By LYNNE O'DONNELL ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91560427.html
Spanish minister: No EU budget fines for Spain, Portugal http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91572372.html#storylink=rss Spain's acting economy minister says he doesn't expect the European Union to fine Spain or Portugal for not reducing their budget deficits below prescribed levels.

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Nepal's prime minister resigns after losing majority support http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91569822.html#storylink=rss Nepal's prime minister resigned on Sunday shortly before he was to face a confidence vote in parliament that he expected to lose, further aggravating political instability in the Himalayan country.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:41:02 CDT By POST BAHADUR BASNET ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91569822.html
The Latest: IOC decides against full ban on Russian athletes http://www.kansascity.com/entertainment/article91562832.html#storylink=rss The Latest from the IOC meeting on Russia's participation at the Rio Games (all times local):

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Thousands attend funeral for slain critic of Cambodia leader http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91559697.html#storylink=rss Tens of thousands of Cambodians marched Sunday in the funeral procession for a leading government critic who was fatally shot in an attack that raised suspicion of a political conspiracy.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 09:11:02 CDT By SOPHENG CHEANG ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91559697.html
Cops, protesters gear up for hot day of marches ahead of DNC http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91570182.html#storylink=rss Police officers are posted at street corners in downtown Philadelphia as protesters prepare for a sweltering day of marches and rallies ahead of the Democratic National Convention.

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Prosecutor: Venezuela first lady's nephews confess drug deal http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91559827.html#storylink=rss Two nephews of Venezuela's powerful first lady confessed to trying to smuggle 800 kilograms (1,763 pounds) of cocaine into the U.S., according to prosecutors in the politically-charged case.

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Sun, 24 Jul 2016 08:56:01 CDT By JOSHUA GOODMAN ]]> http://www.kansascity.com/news/nation-world/article91559827.html