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5 key facts about shootings near campus

A shooter went on a rampage Friday night near the University of California, Santa Barbara that left seven people dead, including the attacker, and seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday. Here are five things to know about the attack:


Pope lands in Bethlehem, nod to Palestinian state

BETHLEHEM, West Bank (AP) — Pope Francis landed Sunday in the West Bank town of Bethlehem in a symbolic nod to Palestinian aspirations for their own state as he began a busy second day of his Mideast pilgrimage.


Ukraine presidential vote hopes to restore order

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainians are casting ballots Sunday in a presidential election seen as essential for stabilizing the country rocked by a deadly uprising in the east, where pro-Russia rebels have vowed to block the ballot.


Tearful plea from victim's dad in deadly rampage

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — A man whose son was among the victims killed in a shooting rampage near a California university quaked with grief and rage Saturday as he described his "lost and broken" family and the proliferation of guns he believes led to his son's death.


Thai coup leader warns against protests

BANGKOK (AP) — The top general in Thailand's ruling junta warned people Sunday not to join anti-coup street protests, saying normal democratic principles cannot be applied at the time, as troops fanned out in central Bangkok to prevent rallies.


Pope to meet clergy at site of historic rivalry

JERUSALEM (AP) — Pope Francis and the spiritual leader of the world's Orthodox Christians could not have chosen a more fitting meeting place to promote Christian unity on Sunday than the Jerusalem holy site where their churches' centuries-old rivalries and machinations play out every day.


Heat rally late, beat Pacers 99-87 in Game 3

MIAMI (AP) — LeBron James scored 26 points and Dwyane Wade added 23 as the Miami Heat shook off a horrid start to beat the Indiana Pacers 99-87 on Saturday in Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals.


Rampage mirrors threats made on YouTube video

GOLETA, Calif. (AP) — The gunman fired for 10 minutes in streets where university students were walking, biking and skateboarding in the beach community near Santa Barbara, picking off people one by one in a deadly rampage that chillingly mirrored threats made on a YouTube video posted that same night. Seven people were killed in all, including the shooter.


Officials: Bungled explosion kills 3 in Nigeria

JOS, Nigeria (AP) — A bungled bomb killed three people, including a suicide bomber, in Nigeria's Jos city Saturday night, a police official said, four days after twin car bombs blamed on Islamic extremists killed at least 130 people in the central city.

Real Madrid wins Champions League

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — Real Madrid's record 10th European title will be written down as a 4-1 victory over Atletico Madrid. In reality, "La Decima" was a lot harder to come by.


A look at deadliest college-related US shootings

A gunman went on a nighttime rampage near the University of California, Santa Barbara, that killed six people and left seven others wounded, authorities said Saturday. Deputies found the gunman dead with a gunshot wound to the head.


Pope blasts arms dealers at start of Mideast trip

AMMAN, Jordan (AP) — Pope Francis denounced arms dealers and appealed Saturday for an urgent end to the Syrian civil war as he began his three-day trip to the Middle East with an emotional meeting with refugees from Syria and Iraq who have fled to Jordan.


3 people killed in shooting at Brussels Jewish Museum

By Justyna Pawlak and Robert-Jan Bartunek BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Two women and a man were killed and one person seriously injured during a shooting at the Jewish Museum in central Brussels on Saturday, with Belgian officials saying anti-Semitic motives could not be ruled out. A spokeswoman for Brussels prosecutors office said there was no clear information about the perpetrator, although a fire brigade official said earlier that the shooter had driven up to the museum, gone inside and fired shots. Everything is possible," Ine Van Wymersch told a news conference. "We know that the location, the Jewish Museum in Brussels, makes one think of it being an anti-Semitic attack, but we do not have enough to confirm this is the case." Belgium's interior minister, Joëlle Milquet, was quoted by the RTBF Belgian television station, saying: "It's a shooting ... at the Jewish Museum ... All of this can lead to suspicions of an act of anti-Semitism." Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, in a statement from his office, strongly condemned the killings.


Obama to discuss foreign policy crisis in West Point address

President Obama will use his commencement speech at West Point this week to defend his handling of an ever-widening array of foreign policy crises and outline top national security goals for his fast-shrinking time in office, officials say.


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