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Police in Baton Rouge say they have arrested three people who stole guns with the goal of killing police officers. They are still looking for a fourth suspect in the alleged plot, NPR's Greg Allen reports.

"Police say the thefts were at a Baton Rouge pawn shop early Saturday morning," Greg says. "One person was arrested at the scene. Since then, two others have been arrested and six of the eight stolen handguns have been recovered. Police are still looking for one other man."

A 13-year-old boy is among those arrested, Greg says.

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After an international tribunal invalidated Beijing's claims to the South China Sea, Chinese authorities have declared in no uncertain terms that they will be ignoring the ruling.

The Philippines brought the case to the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague, objecting to China's claims to maritime rights in the disputed waters. The tribunal agreed that China had no legal authority to claim the waters and was infringing on the sovereign rights of the Philippines.

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The unassuming hero of Jonas Karlsson's clever, Kafkaesque parable is the opposite of a malcontent. Despite scant education, a limited social life, and no prospects for success as it is usually defined, he's that rarity, a most happy fella with an amazing ability to content himself with very little. But one day, returning to his barebones flat from his dead-end, part-time job at a video store, he finds an astronomical bill from an entity called W.R.D. He assumes it's a scam. Actually, it is more sinister-- and it forces him to take a good hard look at his life and values.

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Auction Of Reagan's Blood Draws Condemnation

May 22, 2012
Originally published on May 23, 2012 2:06 pm

An online auction of a vial said to contain blood drawn from President Reagan on the day he was shot in 1981 is "a craven act and we will use every legal means to stop its sale or purchase," says a spokesman for the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation.

Reagan was shot on March 30, 1981, outside the Washington Hilton Hotel. According to documents posted by the British auction house, PFC Auctions, the blood was drawn that day at George Washington University Hospital and then sent to Bio Science Laboratories in Columbia, Md.

The unidentified man who enlisted PFC to auction the vial says his mother, now deceased, worked at the lab. At the end of that week in 1981, "she asked the director of her laboratory if she could keep the paper work and the test tube" that still contained some of the president's blood, according to a "letter of provenance" he submitted with the vial. "The director of the lab told her no problem."

As of noon ET, the top bid for the blood on PFC's website was nearly $12,000. The auction is scheduled to end on Thursday.

John Heubusch, executive director of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation, is outraged, The Associated Press reports. Not only does the foundation plan to challenge the sale, but "we've [also] spoken to GW [George Washington] Hospital and are assured an investigation as to how something like this could possibly happen is underway," he told the wire service. "Any individual, including a president of the United States, should feel confident that once they enter into the care of a medical system their privacy and rights are held inviolable."

Update at 2:05 p.m. ET, May 23. Price Keeps Rising:

It's All Politics says the bidding is up above $14,400.

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