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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George Zimmerman Launches Website And Seeks Support, Lawyer Says

Apr 10, 2012

A new website — TheRealGeorgeZimmerman.com — was indeed launched over the weekend by the Florida man who shot and killed a black teenager in an incident that has ignited a national discussion about race relations and racial profiling, one of his attorneys tells local news outlets in Orlando, Fla.

My Fox Orlando reports that the lawyer, Hal Uhrig, confirmed that the website "was in fact produced by the real George Zimmerman, who otherwise has gone into hiding as a special prosecutor determines whether he should face charges in the death of Trayvon Martin."

On the site, a statement said to be from Zimmerman says in part that:

"On Sunday February 26th, I was involved in a life altering event which led me to become the subject of intense media coverage. As a result of the incident and subsequent media coverage, I have been forced to leave my home, my school, my employer, my family and ultimately, my entire life."

It goes on to ask for money to pay "living expenses and legal defense." As for the killing of Martin, which Zimmerman has told police was done in self defense, the website says "I cannot discuss the details of the event on February 26th, and [am] allowing law enforcement to proceed with their investigation unhindered."

Martin was killed on Feb. 26 in Sanford, Fla. Zimmerman, a neighborhood watch volunteer, had called police to report a "suspicious" youth. Martin's family and supporters say the 28-year-old Zimmerman racially profiled the 17-year-old. They also say he was following the boy. Zimmerman asserted his right under Florida's "stand your ground" law to defend himself.

As we've previously reported, the Web played a key role in raising awareness about Martin's death. An online petition at Change.org that his family endorsed — calling for Zimmerman's prosecution — now has more than 2.2 million signatures.

Meanwhile, Orlando's WFTV-TV reports it has been told by "sources" that "Zimmerman could be arrested or turn himself in to police sometime this week." And it writes that early this morning someone fired shots at an empty Sanford Police Department cruiser that was parked in the neighborhood where Martin was killed.

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