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By Jon Herskovitz PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (Reuters) - The serial bomber whose deadly attacks terrorized Austin, Texas, for weeks left a 25-minute video "confession" on a cell phone found after he blew himself up on Wednesday as officers closed in to make an arrest, police said. Mark Conditt, 23, an unemployed man from the suburb of Pflugerville, detailed how he made all seven bombs that have been accounted for - five that exploded, one that was recovered before it went off and a seventh that he detonated as officers rushed his vehicle early on Wednesday. "He does not at all mention anything about terrorism, nor does he mention anything about hate, but instead it is the outcry of a very...
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) - Video of a deadly self-driving vehicle crash in suburban Phoenix shows a pedestrian walking from a darkened area onto a street just moments before an Uber SUV strikes her.
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The Defense Department is looking at ways to prevent an enemy from being able to launch a weapon in the first place. With Russia and China developing advanced cruise missiles and weapons such as hypersonic boost-glide vehicles, the United States is looking at ways to defeat threats other than incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.
The Republican candidate in a close U.S. House of Representatives special election on March 13 in Pennsylvania conceded to his Democratic opponent on Wednesday, cementing a Democratic upset in a long-time Republican area that President Donald Trump handily won in 2016. In an ominous sign for Trump's Republicans eight months before national midterm elections, moderate Democrat Conor Lamb led conservative Rick Saccone by a fraction of a percentage point in the race for the southwestern Pennsylvania seat.
Congressional leaders finalized a sweeping $1.3 trillion budget bill Wednesday that substantially boosts military and domestic spending but leaves behind young immigrant "Dreamers," deprives ...
VATICAN CITY (AP) - The head of the Vatican's communications department resigned Wednesday after he mischaracterized a private letter from retired Pope Benedict XVI, then had a photo of it digitally manipulated and sent out to the media.
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There were no test tubes or Bunsen burners, but a courtroom turned into a science classroom Wednesday for a U.S. judge considering lawsuits that accuse big oil companies of lying about the role of fossil fuels in the Earth's warming environment. What he got at the end of the nearly five-hour hearing was a primer on the history of climate change research, carbon dioxide's role as a greenhouse gas, melting ice caps, rising sea levels and extreme weather. An attorney for Chevron, Theodore Boutrous, also presented, saying the oil giant does not dispute the findings of an international panel of scientists that it is extremely likely people are the dominant cause of global warming since the...
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MIAMI (AP) - Hundreds of Florida International University students held a vigil Wednesday to remember the six victims who died in a pedestrian bridge collapse near campus.
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Family members of the man police suspect in a string of Texas bombings
The family of the man accused of terrorising Austin with a deadly month-long bombing spree has spoken of their devastation at his actions, as police tried to understand how and why he went on his rampage. Mark Conditt, 23, died in the early hours of Wednesday, killing himself in his car as a SWAT team closed in on him in the town of Round Rock, 20 miles from Austin. Police said that they had learnt of his identity in the previous 24 hours, when he had dropped off a package at a FedEx in Austin and was caught on CCTV. They then obtained his Google search records, and found suspicious activity. Conditt is suspected of carrying out at least five bomb attacks in the Austin area, killing two...
Thai Airways International announced a 56-inch waistline limit for passengers sitting in business class on its Boeing 787-9 aircraft, according to the Bangkok Post. The airline said it introduced the limit due to seatbelt airbags it installed that prevent the seat belts from extending. The seatbelt
Relatives have identified the man as Stephan Alonzo Clark, 22, who preferred to go by Stephon, according to The Sacramento Bee.
Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Wednesday that the social media company made mistakes that allowed data about users to end up with the analytics firm Cambridge Analytica and said the company would make changes.
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The effects of the Federal Reserve interest rate hike announced on Wednesday will extend beyond corporate America to household budgets. Most people will see at least a minor impact on their credit card statements in the next few billing cycles, while those with adjustable-rate mortgages, home equity
The quiet, home-schooled son of a local couple that sold Amway products is suspected of staging a three-week deadly bombing campaign that gripped the Texas capital of Austin. Local media, citing unnamed law enforcement officials, identified the maker of the homemade bombs as Mark Anthony Conditt, 23, who in 2017 moved out of the home owned by his parents, Danene and William Conditt, in the Austin suburb of Pflugerville, Texas, according to public records. Attempts to contact members of the Conditt family by telephone and at their homes in Pflugerville were unsuccessful.
U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, building on earlier gains after the U.S. Federal Reserve raised interest rates as expected and a recovery on Facebook shares. The Federal Reserve raised interest rates and forecast at least two more hikes for 2018, signaling growing confidence that U.S. tax cuts and government
SAN FRANCISCO/BOSTON (Reuters) - Tesla Inc shareholders approved a compensation package potentially worth $2.6 billion for Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday in a test of their confidence in the leader of the electric car company. A Tesla spokesperson confirmed that shareholders had approved the
A McDonald's worker was allegedly attacked by a woman for giving her the wrong order.
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Police fatally shot an unarmed black man in Sacramento, California, Sunday
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The fourth nor'easter in three weeks pushed its way up the East Coast on Wednesday, the first full day of spring, with high winds and the potential for a foot or more of snow from West Virginia to New ...
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions instructed federal prosecutors on Wednesday to seek the death penalty in drug-related cases whenever it is legally permissible, saying the Justice Department must ramp up its efforts in the wake of the opioid epidemic. Sessions' controversial mandate to prosecutors comes on the heels of a plan announced by President Donald Trump earlier this week, which called for executing opioid dealers and traffickers. "In the face of all of this death, we cannot continue with business as usual," Sessions said in a statement. (Reporting by Sarah N. ...
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President Donald Trump returned to Twitter with yet another typo-laden post
An academic who developed the app used by Cambridge Analytica to harvest data from millions of Facebook users said Wednesday that he had no idea his work would be used in Donald Trump's 2016 presidential ...
An unemployed 23-year-old man suspected of a three-week bombing campaign in Texas that killed two people and injured five others before blowing himself up on the side of a highway was identified by local media on Wednesday. The suspect was identified as Mark Anthony Conditt, of Pflugerville, Texas, according to the local CBS television affiliate and Austin American-Statesman newspaper, citing unnamed law enforcement sources. Reuters could not immediately confirm the suspect's identity.
Chrissy Metz arrives at the 8th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards at the Theatre at Ace Hotel on Feb. 8, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. "I'm a tough cookie," Metz tells PEOPLE exclusively in this week's cover story. When Metz was 8 years old, her father, a former Navy officer, left her mother Denise to raise Chrissy and her two siblings Monica, then 15 and Philip, then 13, on her own.
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and COO Sheryl Sandberg have not commented on the Cambridge Analytica scandal, but Zuckerberg appears set to break his silence in the next 24 hours. The data leakage has cost Facebook tens of billions of dollars in market value since news of it broke over the weekend. Zuckerberg
WASHINGTON (AP) - Senators are expected to press Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen on the department's efforts to secure state election systems as the Senate Intelligence Committee launches an effort to safeguard against foreign meddling in this year's elections.
The suspect in the deadly string of bombings that terrorized Austin blew himself up early Wednesday as authorities closed in on him, bringing a grisly end to the three-week manhunt. But police warned that ...
Mark Anthony Conditt was a 24 year old white male
Boko Haram extremists returned almost all of the 110 girls abducted from their Nigeria boarding school a month ago with an ominous warning, witnesses said Wednesday. The fighters rolled into Dapchi around ...
The actor Jim Carrey tweeted on February 6 that he was dumping his Facebook shares because the company profited from Russian interference in US elections. Facebook shares have fallen more than 9% over the past two sessions after news surfaced that Cambridge Analytica accessed data of more than 50 million
The 24-year-old man blew himself up as police closed in.
AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The person suspected of delivering six homemade bombs to locations around Austin, Texas, this month, killing two people, has died after blowing himself up, local media reported, citing unnamed law enforcement sources.
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