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!":

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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.

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Marlins Manager Ozzie Guillen Suspended Following 'I Love Fidel' Comment

Apr 10, 2012

Miami Marlins manager Ozzie Guillen has been suspended without pay for five games, effective immediately, as the firestorm continues over his comment to Time magazine last week that "I love Fidel Castro."

According to the Miami Herald, the team said "the pain and suffering caused by Fidel Castro cannot be minimized, especially in a community filled with victims of the dictatorship."

At a news conference this morning, Guillen apologized for the uproar, said he's sorry so many people were hurt by his words, said he is embarrassed by what happened — and said that he does not love Castro and misspoke. He was trying to say, Guillen told reporters, that he's amazed Castro has been able to stay alive and in power for so long.

"I'm very sad," Guillen also said.

An outspoken Venezuelan who has gotten in trouble before for things he's said about homosexuals and others, Guillen spent almost an hour with the news media in Miami. We updated this post as he spoke.

On Morning Edition, NPR's Tom Goldman reported on the latest trouble Guillen has gotten himself into. Guillen told Time that he loves and respects Castro because the Cuban leader has managed to stay alive for decades even though many would like to see him dead.

As the Herald reports:

"Spanish-language radio stations popular with older Cuban Americans — a coveted local voting bloc — were inundated with calls from listeners offended by Guillen's reported remarks. ... He has since apologized for those comments, but that hasn't stopped mushrooming outcry from some South Florida Cuban Americans, a group his ballclub hopes will fill the team's new Little Havana stadium in coming years."

Update at 11:30 a.m. ET. More On Guillen's Explanation:

According to the Herald, "Guillen said he was trying to say that he couldn't believe that someone who has hurt so many 'is still in power' and added he did not share Castro's ideology."

His news conference just ended.

Update at 11:25 a.m. ET. "I Was Thinking In Spanish And Said The Wrong Thing In English."

According to ESPN's translation of what Guillen has said in Spanish this morning:

"Guillen said repeatedly that he does not admire Castro. He said when the comments were made, he was talking about how he was surprised Castro was able to remain in power so long, given the number of people he had hurt.

" 'The interpretation didn't come out as I wanted,' Guillen said in Spanish, according to ESPN's translation. 'I was thinking in Spanish and I said the wrong thing in English.' "

Update at 11:15 a.m. ET. Misinterpreted, "Very Stupid" Or Both?

While he has said he's sorry, did "the wrong thing" and is embarrassed, Guillen has also told reporters this morning that "his comments were misinterpreted by the reporter, and he doesn't love or admire Castro," The Associated Press writes. But he also just said was "very stupid" to make the comments he did.

Update at 11:05 a.m. ET. "I Hurt A Lot Of People":

"I hurt a lot of people — a lot of people's feelings," Guillen just said. And he needed to apologize again because, "I [did] the wrong thing."

Update at 11:00 a.m. ET. Asks For Forgiveness:

Guillen has been speaking in both Spanish and English. Earlier, according to a translation from the Herald, he said "he had betrayed the Latin American community and repeatedly asked for forgiveness 'with my heart in my hand.' "

Update at 10:55 a.m. ET. He Is "Very Embarrassed," Guillen Says:

Asked how he feels, Guillen just told reporters he is "very embarrassed ... very sad."

"I'm very, very, very sorry," he also said.

And he said he cannot complain about the suspension.

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