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.

Donald Trump is firing back at Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg after she made disparaging comments about him in several media interviews. He tweeted late Tuesday that she "has embarrassed all" with her "very dumb" comments about the candidate. Trump ended his tweet with "Her mind is shot - resign!":

Donald Trump wrapped up his public tryout of potential vice presidential candidates in Indiana Tuesday night with Gov. Mike Pence giving the final audition.

The Indiana governor's stock as Trump's possible running mate is believed to be on the rise, with New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich also atop the list. Sources tell NPR the presumptive GOP presidential nominee is close to making a decision, which he's widely expected to announce by Friday.

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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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Donald Trump picked a military town — Virginia Beach, Va. — to give a speech Monday on how he would go about overhauling the Department of Veterans Affairs if elected.

He blamed the Obama administration for a string of scandals at the VA during the past two years, and claimed that his rival, Hillary Clinton, has downplayed the problems and won't fix them.

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Carnage In Oakland: 'People Started Running, And He Started Shooting'

Apr 3, 2012

Survivors are telling harrowing tales about what happened Monday morning at Oikos University in Oakland when a man who police say once attended the small Christian school allegedly ordered the dozen or so people in a classroom to line up against a wall, drew a handgun and started firing.

"The people started running, and he started shooting," Gurpreet Sahota tells the Oakland Tribune about what his sister-in-law, 19-year-old nursing student Dawinder Kaur, said afterward. She was wounded in the arm.

At least seven people are dead. At least three others were wounded. Around 35 people were at the school at the time.

As KQED reports, "at a press conference, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan confirmed Oakland resident, 43-year-old One Goh as the shooting suspect."

The Tribune calls it "the Bay Area's worst mass killing in almost 20 years." It adds that:

"Police said the victims are six women and one man ranging in age from their 20s to 40s. The man was identified as Tshering Rinzing Bhutia, 38, of San Francisco, killed when the gunman stole his car outside the school Monday morning. Two of the women killed were 21-year-old student Lydia Sim and 24-year-old Kathleen Ping, authorities confirmed."

Goh was arrested at a supermarket in Alameda. The San Francisco Chronicle says that "about an hour after the 10:30 a.m. attack, the suspect calmly walked into a grocery store 5 miles away in Alameda, went to the customer service counter and told employees, 'I just shot some people.' "

According to the Tribune, authorities say that after he opened fire in one classroom, the gunman "fired through another classroom's locked door, but didn't hit anyone there. Student Dechen Yangzom later was credited with having locked that other classroom's door and turned off the lights as soon as she heard the first shots echoing from down the hall, very likely saving her own life and those of seven others inside."

The Chronicle, which refers to her as Dechen Yangdon, reports she said "I heard our receptionist screaming, 'Jesus Christ, Jesus Christ, he's got a gun!' ... After that, she just kept calling for, 'Help, help, help!' ... But we were locked inside. We couldn't help her."

Oikos University, the Chronicle adds, primarily serve[s] Korean students from the East Bay. Its website boasts the 'highest standard education with Christian values and inspiration.' "

Goh, according to the newspaper, is a "former nursing student who ... left behind a string of debts and minor traffic citations in his former home state of Virginia, where he was evicted from one apartment complex."

Update at 1:50 p.m. ET. Goh Felt "Disrespected."

KQED reports that:

"Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan held an early-morning press conference during which he said that One Goh, the suspect in Monday's Oikos University massacre, was seeking revenge against students and administrators. Jordan said Goh 'felt he had been mistreated and disrespected' because of his limited English skills."

Update at 8:15 a.m. ET. Suspect May Have Been Upset About Being Expelled.

Earlier, we noted that police hadn't speculated yet about a motive. Now, according to CBS News, Oakland Police Chief Howard Jordan says:

"Goh has told investigators he was expelled from the small, private Oikos University only a couple months ago, and his anger over that expulsion led him to return to the school on Monday with a loaded gun.

"According to Jordan, Goh says he came back to the Oikos campus with the intention of shooting the school administrator, but when he couldn't find that individual, he opened fire essentially at anyone else he could find."

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