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N. Korea Launches Missile That Lands Near Japan

It traveled 45 minutes and 620 miles

(Newser) - North Korea continues to defy warnings to quit messing with missile tests, this time with an apparent launch into the sea near Japan, the AP and Reuters report. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the missile, which was launched Friday night, looks to have landed in the country's exclusive... More »

Pentagon, Marine Museum Shootings Linked

Same gun was used in both cases, ballistics reveals

(Newser) - Ballistic tests have conclusively shown that the same weapon fired on both the Pentagon and National Museum of the Marine Corps, the FBI announced yesterday. Officials suspect a third shooting at a Marine Corps recruiting office this week may be related as well. “I don't think at this point... More »

Ballistics Match Confirms Death of Serial Killer

NC cops shot suspect after 5 slayings in SC county in 6 days

(Newser) - The man shot to death by North Carolina police early today was the serial killer who had terrorized a rural South Carolina county, police say. Tests on his gun confirmed that it was the firearm used in the crime spree, which saw five people shot dead in less than a... More »

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