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'Panama Papers' leak showed vulnerability of system: President Juan Carlos Varela

‘Panama Papers’ leak showed vulnerability of system: President Juan Carlos Varela

The scandal triggered by the Panama Papers leak of information on how and where the world’s wealthy stash funds to avoid detection or taxes underscored many countries’ vulnerabilities, President… 215 more words

Second dangerous Washington state mental hospital escapee caught

SPOKANE, WA – “The last time he was out,” a Washington state sheriff said of Anthony Garver, “he killed a young lady. That has weighed heavily on my mind.” 844 more words


1 man caught, 1 still on the run after psychiatric hospital escape

LAKEWOOD, Wash. –  One dangerous man who escaped from a psychiatric hospital in Washington is now back in custody. But the man he fled with — who’d been committed after being charged with murder — remains on the loose, and a real threat to anyone in his path. 353 more words


Man refuses to come down from 80-foot Seattle tree, hurls apple at paramedic

SEATTLE — Several blocks in Seattle were closed after 11 a.m. Tuesday while officers negotiated with a man who refused to come down from the top of an 80-foot sequoia. 292 more words


Hatchet-wielding man shot by customer at Washington 7-Eleven

WHITE CENTER, Wash.– A man carrying a hatchet was shot and killed inside a Seattle-area convenience store.

A masked man started swinging a hatchet inside a 7-Eleven in White Center, Washington Sunday morning, … 143 more words


Man dies after shooting himself in face while taking selfie with gun

CONCRETE, Wash. — A Washington man died on Sunday after he accidentally shot himself in the face while taking a selfie, according to police.

The 43-year-old man and his girlfriend were taking photos of themselves with the gun “several times” during the day on Sunday, Skagit County Sheriff’s Office Chief of Patrol Chad Clark… 46 more words


110-year-old woman does live TV interview -- but all she wants is a nap

CHENEY, Wash. — Flossie Dickey “celebrated” her 110th birthday on Thursday — but she didn’t seem too impressed.

The Washington woman was born on Feb. 18, 1906. 121 more words