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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Man Has Heart Attack While Eating At The Heart Attack Grill

Feb 16, 2012

Slogans for a Las Vegas restaurant called the Heart Attack Grill include "Taste worth dying for," and "Over 350 lbs? Eat for free!" But the burger joint's shtick of calling waitresses "nurses" — complete with skimpy uniforms — and serving "quadruple bypass" burgers collided with reality Saturday, when a patron suffered a heart attack while eating at the restaurant.

Many in the restaurant — including its owner, "Doctor" Jon Basso, thought the incident might have been a joke.

"One of the nurses came back to me and said, 'Dr. Jon, we've got a patient who's in trouble,'" Basso told KVVU Fox5.

The ensuing scene was captured on a cellphone video, below. Paramedics were called to the restaurant, and the man was wheeled out of the restaurant on a stretcher.

Interest in the story has been huge: the restaurant's website was only sporadically available Thursday morning, and media in Belgium, Spain and Sweden have covered the story, according to notes posted on the restaurant's Facebook page.

The customer's name has not been released, but he is reportedly in his 40s. He had been eating a Triple Bypass Burger — or, a sandwich stacked with three patties of beef. He is said to be recovering in a Las Vegas hospital.

It's not the first time the Heart Attack Grill has had a brush with death. Last March, a spokesman for the restaurant's original incarnation, in Chandler, Ariz., died at the age of 29. The family of Blair River, who weighed some 575 pounds at the time of his death, said he did not survive a case of pneumonia. That location has since closed, according to Yelp.

It's uncertain how the Las Vegas restaurant will deal with this most recent event. Shortly after River's death in 2011, owner Jon Basso was asked by an ABC reporter if he was using the death of his star promoter to garner even more business.

"I absolutely agree," he said. "And in a very sick way, his death has gotten the message out further."

At the time, ABC reported that Basso had previously "owned a chain of Jenny Craig weight-loss centers, and several personal training studios."

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