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3 dead, 307 injured by earthquake in western Japan

TOKYO (AP) — A strong earthquake knocked over walls and set off scattered fires around metropolitan Osaka in western Japan on Monday morning, killing at least three people and injuring hundreds. The Osaka prefectural government’s disaster management department said two people were found dead, while the Ibaraki city official confirmed a third victim. The Fire and Disaster Management Agency said…

5 dead as SUV chased by Border Patrol crashes in South Texas

BIG WELLS, Texas (AP) — At least five people were killed and several others hurt Sunday as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people during a suspected “smuggling event” crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas, authorities said. The SUV carrying 14 people went out of control at more than 100 mph and overturned on Texas…

Jay-Z, Beyonce release surprise album ‘Everything Is Love’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jay-Z and Beyonce are keeping up a family tradition, dropping a surprise album before anyone knew it was coming. The couple released a joint album that touches on the rapper’s disgust at this year’s Grammy Awards and features a shout out from their daughter Blue Ivy to her siblings. The nine-track album “Everything Is Love” dropped…

Police investigating possible homicide of 21-year-old woman in Fairmont Village

FAIRMONT VILLAGE (KUSI) — Police are investigating possible homicide in Fairmont Village after a body was found in a home Saturday evening. The body of a 21-year-old woman was just after 5:00 p.m. in the 3600 block of 45th Street in City Heights, San Diego Police said. The female had suffered apparent traumatic injuries. The initial investigation has revealed the victim returned…

Chris Hardwick cancelled for Comic-Con, KAABOO amid abuse allegations

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Podcaster and television host Chris Hardwick has been pulled from his appearances at San Diego Comic-Con and KAABOO Del Mar after abuse allegations from his former girlfriend. Hardwick’s former girlfriend, Chloe Dykstra detailed accusations of emotional abuse and sexual assault against an unidentified former boyfriend in an online post Thursday. The details in the post led…

Motorcyclist killed in Barrio Logan crash on Interstate 5

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — A motorist was killed Friday morning in a crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 5 in Barrio Logan, authorities said. It happened about 9:25 a.m. on the southbound side of the freeway near the exit to Cesar E. Chavez Parkway and the transition ramp to the Coronado Bridge, according to the California Highway Patrol. The deadly…

Superior court rejects improper use lawsuit against SDSU West proposal

SAN DIEGO (KUSI) — SDSU West proponents Friday praised the Superior Court of California’s recent decision to reject a lawsuit alleging improper use of the San Diego State University name. The lawsuit was filed in April by FS Investors-associated backers of the SoccerCity initiative, which proposes a 23,500-seat soccer stadium and mixed-use spaces for the Mission Valley stadium site. Friends…

Trump says FBI ‘plotting against my election’

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump disputed findings by the Justice Department on Friday that former FBI Director James Comey’s handling of the Hillary Clinton email probe was not politically motivated, declaring that the FBI was biased “at the top level” and “plotting against my election.” The department’s inspector general report, while critical of the FBI and Comey personally, did…

Judge jails ex-Trump campaign chair Manafort ahead of trial

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was jailed Friday after a federal judge revoked his house arrest over allegations of witness tampering in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. The order by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson adds to the already intense pressure on President Donald Trump’s former top campaign aide in the special counsel’s probe of…