Grandson of Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty found dead in Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The grandson of Getty oil founder J. Paul Getty, Andrew Getty, was found dead on Tuesday at his Los Angeles area home, the Los Angeles Times reported. The cause of death for Andrew Getty, 48, was not immediately clear, the Times reported, citing a Los Angeles Police Department spokesman. (Reporting by Dan Whitcomb; Editing by Sandra Maler)
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Report of armed intruder in New Jersey school a hoax: investigators

A report of an armed intruder that forced the evacuation of a New Jersey elementary school on Tuesday is being treated as a hoax, law enforcement officials said. A call came in to Village Elementary School in Holmdel Township, about 40 miles south of New York City, at about 11 a.m. reporting that a gunman had entered the grounds. Police and SWAT teams rushed to the school and searched for a gunman but did not find one, said Charles Webster, a spokesman with the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office.
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Boston bombing defense rests after detailing brother’s research

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is pictured in this handout photo presented as evidence by the U.S. Attorney's Office in BostonBy Scott Malone and Elizabeth Barber BOSTON (Reuters) - Lawyers for accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev wrapped up their case on Tuesday after calling only four witnesses over two days. By comparison, the prosecution presented 92 witnesses in the trial of Tsarnaev, 21, who is accused in the April 15, 2013, attack that killed three people and injured 264 people near the finish line of the famed race. In all, testimony in the guilt phase of Dzhokhar's trial took 16 days, less time than it took to pick the 12 jurors and six alternates. Digital forensics expert Mark Spencer testified about data found on three computers owned by the Tsarnaev brothers.


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Obama vetoes Republican bid to block union election rules

Obama delivers remarks before signing a disapproval of S. J. Resolution 8, a joint congressional resolution that would block a National Labor Relations Board rule allowing faster union elections, in the Oval Office at the White House in WashingtonU.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a measure by Republicans in Congress that would have blocked a government labor agency's rules designed to speed up the time it takes to unionize workers. The rules would shorten the period between a union filing a petition to represent workers and an election, from the current median of 38 days to as little as 14 days. Employers would be required to share workers' names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses with unions. The National Labor Relations Board adopted the rules last year and they are set to take effect April 14.


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Armed man caught after taking hostages at Pennsylvania firehouse

(Reuters) - An armed suspect believed to be a former firefighter was apprehended on Tuesday after taking four firefighters hostage inside a suburban Philadelphia firehouse, officials said. Reports of an armed suspect at the LaMott Fire Company in Cheltenham Township, about 13 miles north of Philadelphia, came in to authorities at about 10:40 a.m., said John Corcoran, spokesman for the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety. About an hour later, a suspect was taken into custody, officials said. No one was injured in the incident. ...
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