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April 9, 2016 10:04 AM David Cameron: I could have handled tax row better

Prime Minister David Cameron has said he could have handled the row over his financial affairs "better", admitting it had "not been a great week". Addressing the Tories' spring forum, Mr Cameron said he was to blame for how revelations about his father's offshore investment fund had been dealt with. Mr Cameron also told activists he would publish "information 12

April 9, 2016 7:31 AM North Korea says leader Kim supervises test of new engine for missile

SEOUL North Korean leader Kim Jong Un supervised a successful test of a new engine for an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), state media said on Saturday, in their latest report of advances in an arms program that has attracted U.N. sanctions. South Korea and the United States have shown scepticism over the North's statements about rapid progress 13

April 9, 2016 3:31 AM Weapon authorization unclear in Texas military base shooting

DALLAS — Military officials investigating an apparent murder-suicide that happened Friday on a U.S. air base in Texas are trying to determine whether the gunman was authorized to have a weapon on the base, where the possession of firearms is heavily restricted. The gunman was an airman who targeted his commander at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, according 4

April 8, 2016 12:12 PM Austin police seek suspect with bicycle in student's death

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Austin police are hunting for a suspect spotted on University of Texas surveillance video around the time that a first-year dance student was killed on campus. The body of 18-year-old Haruka Weiser was found in a creek Tuesday. Police say Weiser was last seen Sunday night leaving UT's drama building. Authorities haven't revealed 8

April 6, 2016 4:17 PM Florida man with Florida tattoo charged with burglary

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man with a tattoo of Florida on his face is facing burglary charges. The Palm Beach Post ( reported Wednesday that 25-year-old Johnathan Hewett is jailed without bond. He has a map of Florida tattooed on his left forehead and temple. The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said Hewett is seen on surveillance 12

April 5, 2016 7:07 PM U.S. official: No Iran access to our financial system

"The rumors and news that has appeared in the press that the U.S. (is) preparing to ... allow Iran access to the U.S. financial system are not true," Shannon told the committee. The Associated Press reported last week that the Treasury Department has prepared a general license that would permit offshore financial institutions to conduct foreign currency 15

April 2, 2016 11:20 AM Northumbria Police shooting: Man shot by officers in South Shields dies

James Wilson was shot in the chest by officers who were called to Frenchman's Way at about 01:00 BST on 29 March, to reports of a man in the street with a handgun. The 24-year-old was taken to Newcastle's Royal Victoria Infirmary, but died late on Friday. An Independent Police Complaints Commission investigation into the incident is ongoing. IPCC Commissioner 8

April 2, 2016 10:41 AM Man Shot By Armed Police Dies Of Injuries

James Wilson is believed to have been shot once in the chest after apparently being told by officers to put down a gun. A 24-year-old man who was shot by a police firearms officer on Tuesday has died in hospital. The victim, named by the police watchdog as James Wilson from South Shields, succumbed to his wounds on Friday. Armed officers were called 11

April 2, 2016 9:57 AM North Korea fires missile as 'countermeasure' to U.S.-South Korea military exercises

Leader Kim Jong Un watches test of what Pyongyang says is new type of anti-air guided weapon system North Korea fired a short-range missile into the sea and tried to jam GPS navigation signals in South Korea, Seoul officials said, hours after U.S., South Korean and Japanese leaders pledged to work closer together to prevent North Korea from advancing 17

April 2, 2016 7:49 AM Obama, world leaders urge action on nuclear security, terror

Josh Lederman and Darlene Superville, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — World leaders declared progress in safeguarding nuclear materials sought by terrorists and wayward nations, even as President Barack Obama acknowledged the task was far from finished. Closing out a nuclear security summit on Friday, Obama warned of a persistent and harrowing threat 14