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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JetBlue Freak Out: Passenger Had To Put Panicked Pilot 'In A Choke Hold'

Mar 28, 2012
Originally published on March 28, 2012 4:38 pm

"I grabbed his arm and put him in a choke hold. ... I'm just happy I was able to get him down to the floor."

That's how David Gonzalez, a former corrections officer, described some of the harrowing scene aboard JetBlue Flight 191 from New York to Las Vegas on Tuesday. The bizarrely behaving person he helped subdue was the aircraft's pilot, Clayton Osbon, who as we reported yesterday apparently suffered some sort of medical emergency that at one point, passengers say, had him running through the plane, shouting about a bomb being onboard and banging on the cockpit door.

The co-pilot, who had observed some sort of bizarre behavior earlier in the flight, apparently tricked Osbon into leaving the cockpit. Then, from inside, the co-pilot changed the access code so that Osbon couldn't get back in.

On ABC News' Good Morning America today, Gonzalez said that he got involved when it looked like Osbon might try to open one of the jet's emergency doors. When he approached Osbon, Gonzalez said, "he kept pointing at me and saying 'you need to pray' " and mentioning al-Qaida. So, Gonzalez said he grabbed Osbon. "I got him to the point where I was able to cut his windpipe and his knees buckled." With help from the flight attendants and other passengers, Osbon was kept down until the plane made an emergency landing in Amarillo, Texas.

After the landing, CBS News, adds, "Osbon was taken to a hospital, restrained and still talking gibberish, say passengers, while both the flight crew and passengers nursed wounds that could have been much worse."

Special note for those who appreciate tabloid headlines: The New York Post's front page this morning blares "This Is Your Captain Freaking: JFK JetBlue Pilot Goes Nuts In Midair."

Update at 4:36 p.m. ET. Jet Blue Captain Charged:

The AP reports that JetBlue captain Clayton Osbon has been charged with "interfering with crew."

Update at 1:22 p.m. ET. Captain Suspended:

The AP just moved this alert:

"JetBlue suspends captain whose erratic behavior caused Vegas-bound flight to be diverted."

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