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Conn. officer recovering after stabbing; suspect charged with attempted murder

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HARTFORD, Conn. - A veteran Hartford police officer was severely wounded Thursday when authorities said she was stabbed in the neck during a struggle with a woman involved in a dispute with her landlord in a downtown apartment building. Maintenance workers jumped in to the bloody fight and helped disarm the woman as police whisked the officer to the hospital through city streets within minutes of the incident.
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France's interior minister says authorities thwart possible attack using ricin gas or explosives, arrest 2 brothers

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Sydney man sentenced to 17 years over IS-inspired shooting

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SYDNEY, Australia - A man who provided a revolver used to kill a state police employee in an Islamic State group-inspired attack in Sydney in 2015 was sentenced on Friday to 17 years in prison.
Farhad Jabar, 15, was shot dead by police moments after he killed Curtis Cheng with a 0.38 Smith & Wesson as the accountant walked from the New South Wales state police headquarters in central Sydney after work.
Talal Alameddine, 25, refused to stand for Justice Peter Johnson who sentenced him in the New South Wales Supreme Court to serve a minimum 13 1/2 years behind bars.
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Police say rifle used in Illinois school shooting thwarted by school resource officer was bought in 2012 by suspect's mom

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A rifle that authorities allege was used by a 19-year-old in a shooting Wednesday at Dixon High School was purchased by the youth's mother, authorities said Thursday afternoon.
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