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Police in Arizona kick in door to bring sick boy to hospital

Health
Officers wielding pistols and ballistic shields kicked in the door of a suburban Phoenix home in the middle of the night to bring a sick 2-year-old boy to a hospital after his mother refused a doctor's advice to get him to an emergency room for what was thought to be a potentially life-threatening illness. The doctor called child-welfare authorities on Feb. 25 after the mother didn't show up at the agreed-upon emergency room, leading police in Chandler to knock on their family's door to check on the condition of the boy, who earlier in the day had a fever of 105 degrees (41 Celsius) and was suspected to have meningitis. The parents, who said the boy was improving after his fever broke, refused repeated requests by officers to open the door, so authorities got a court order allowing them t...
China clones 'the Sherlock Holmes' of police dogs

China clones 'the Sherlock Holmes' of police dogs

Technology
By Lucia Binding, news reporter Scientists in China have cloned what they call the "Sherlock Holmes of police dogs" in a bid to cut training times and costs.Scientists took DNA from a seven-year-old female named Huahuangma - who has won a series of awards for helping to crack multiple cases - and created a puppy named Kunxun. The Kunming wolfdog is China's first ever police dog clone and has adjusted well to her new environment, according to project analyst Wan Jiusheng."She is friendly to humans, sociable and alert," he told Science and Technology Daily.He said the three-month-old puppy is not scared of the dark or unfamiliar places, and has already developed a strong sense of smell and can quickly find hidden food. Kunxun is said to have be...
New Zealand Police: 'There was only one attacker'

New Zealand Police: 'There was only one attacker'

World
March 18 (UPI) -- New Zealand Police Commissioner Mike Bush said there was only one attacker responsible for last week's horrific shooting in Christchurch that left 50 people dead and dozens injured. "I want to definitely state that we believe there was only one attacker responsible for this horrendous event," Bush said in a press conference Monday. "There were two scenes, as you know, and, again, I would like to state that we believe absolutely there was one attacker responsible for this." On Friday, police arrested four people in connection to the shootings at two mosques in the New Zealand city that Prime Minister Jacinda Arden described as a "terrorist attack." Police have charged Australia's Brenton Tarrant, 28, with one count of murder, but additional charges will follow. Bush, wh...
Bolton Wanderers fans clash with police during Wigan Athletic defeat as coins and bottles are thrown

Bolton Wanderers fans clash with police during Wigan Athletic defeat as coins and bottles are thrown

Sports
'AN ONSLAUGHT' An eyewitness reported young children and families were in the middle of the melee at the DW Stadium Bolton Wanderers supporters clashed with police during Saturday’s clash with Wigan Athletic at the DW Stadium as violent scenes marred the fixture. During the Latics’ 5-2 win over their Championship relegation rivals, young children and families were reportedly right in the middle of the melee. There ugly scenes in the Championship game between Bolton Wanderers and Wigan Athletic In a short clip which was posted to Twitter, a fan can be seen being lead from by the arm by police officers. As the individual grabs onto a railing in an attempt to stay, the officers strike him repeatedly. In doing ...