Post Tagged with: "Arizona"

Raging fire forces evacuation of hundreds of people in parts of Arizona

June 28, 2017 2:39 pm
Raging fire forces evacuation of hundreds of people in parts of Arizona

Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes in some parts of the US state of Arizona due to the rapidly spreading Goodwin Fire. The almost 1,400 residents of Mayer in Yavapai County were forced to leave their community on Tuesday evening when the fire was 1 mile west of […]

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Oxygen deprivation problems grounds US F-35s in Arizona

June 10, 2017 10:30 pm
Oxygen deprivation problems grounds US F-35s in Arizona

An F-35 fighter jet taxies out for a training mission at Hill Air Force Base on March 15, 2017 in Ogden, Utah. (Photo by AFP) Oxygen deprivation problems for at least five American pilots have led to suspension of flights by an F-35 fighter wing in the US state of […]

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Border Patrol agents in Arizona discover giant drug catapult on Mexico border

February 17, 2017 10:30 pm
Border Patrol agents in Arizona discover giant drug catapult on Mexico border

Mexican authorities seized an enormous device attached to the fence. Photo / AP Border Patrol agents in Arizona have dismantled an enormous drug catapult that was being used to launch illegal drugs into the United States from Mexico. Mexican authorities in the border town of Agua Prieta seized the enormous […]

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‘You can’t hit a girl like that!’ US police officer in Arizona caught on camera punching woman in the face

November 18, 2016 1:41 pm
‘You can’t hit a girl like that!’ US police officer in Arizona caught on camera punching woman in the face

A police officer in Arizona was placed on administrative leave this week after a video that shows him punching a woman in the face was posted online. The Flagstaff Police Department learned of the footage Wednesday evening and launched an internal investigation into the incident, which occurred earlier in the […]

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Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio officially charged in racial profiling case

October 26, 2016 4:50 pm
Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio officially charged in racial profiling case

Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio (file photo) A controversial US sheriff has been criminally charged for ignoring a judge’s order in a racial profiling case. Joe Arpaio, the longtime sheriff of metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, was formally charged Tuesday when US District Judge Susan Bolton signed a misdemeanor count against him. Two […]

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Senators Marco Rubio and John McCain win their Republican primaries

August 31, 2016 10:30 am
Senators Marco Rubio and John McCain win their Republican primaries

Florida Senator Marco Rubio (Left) and Senator John McCain of Arizona (file photo) US Republican Senators Marco Rubio and John McCain have won primaries for the Senate in their respective states of Florida and Arizona. On Tuesday, Rubio defeated business executive Carlos Beruff, securing around 72 percent of the vote and […]

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Ted Cruz wins majority of delegates in Virginia, Arizona

May 1, 2016 6:28 am
Ted Cruz wins majority of delegates in Virginia, Arizona

US Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz addresses the California Republican Party 2016 Convention in Burlingame, California on Saturday, April 30, 2016. (AFP) US Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz has pulled out strategic victories in Arizona and Virginia, nailing down a large majority of delegates in both states. Cruz won most […]

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Donald Trump sweeps to victory in Arizona

March 24, 2016 10:20 am
Donald Trump sweeps to victory in Arizona

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up as he arrives to speak at the 2016 American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) Policy Conference at the Verizon Center. Photo / AP Donald Trump swept to victory in Arizona in yesterday’s United States primaries but rival Ted Cruz showed some […]

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Family of ISIS hostage Kayla Jean Mueller hopeful she is still alive

February 7, 2015 3:56 am
Family of ISIS hostage Kayla Jean Mueller hopeful she is still alive

The parents of an American humanitarian worker held hostage by the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group since August 2013 said on Friday they are still hopeful she is alive, after the group said she was killed in a bombing by Jordanian fighter jets. In a statement released […]

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