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July 18, 1987 | Associated Press
A man firing a shotgun damaged a popular Leonardo da Vinci drawing in the National Gallery on Friday night, police said. The man was immediately arrested. The drawing, which police said was worth as much as $8 million, is called "The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist." It was protected by reinforced glass, and the damage was confined to an area of the virgin's clothing, the gallery said.
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May 26, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Police arrested a man suspected of killing Jill Dando, a popular British television personality who was fatally shot on her doorstep last year. The suspect, who was not identified, was detained at daybreak in a raid on a London house, police said. Dando, 37, appeared on news and current affairs programs for the British Broadcasting Corp. She was shot in the head at close range in April 1999 outside her west London home.
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July 24, 1987
A Palestinian political cartoonist was shot and critically wounded outside a Kuwaiti newspaper office in London, and police said that they are investigating a possible foreign political motive. Ali Naji Adhami, well known in the Arab world for his satirical work in Middle Eastern newspapers, was shot in the head by a lone assailant in the Chelsea district of London. No group claimed responsibility, and the Iranian Embassy in London denied any involvement. The British Broadcasting Corp.
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May 26, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Police arrested a man suspected of killing Jill Dando, a popular British television personality who was fatally shot on her doorstep last year. The suspect, who was not identified, was detained at daybreak in a raid on a London house, police said. Dando, 37, appeared on news and current affairs programs for the British Broadcasting Corp. She was shot in the head at close range in April 1999 outside her west London home.
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April 16, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
The two suspects in Tulsa's deadly Good Friday shootings entered not-guilty pleas on Monday to murder and other charges associated with the shootings. Susan Witt, a spokeswoman for the Tulsa district attorney's office, told The Times that Jacob "Jake" England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 33, appeared in Tulsa County District Court via closed-circuit television from Tulsa Jail, where they have been held since their arrest on Easter Sunday. Police have said the pair, who were roommates, confessed to the shootings shortly after their arrest.
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April 8, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske
Investigators were probing the backgrounds and Facebook pages of two white men arrested early Sunday in connection with a series of fatal shootings in Tulsa that may have targeted blacks. Police responding to an anonymous tip arrested Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, both of Tulsa, about 2 a.m. outside a home north of the city, near where the shootings had occurred, Tulsa Police spokesman Jason Willingham told The Times. The pair were unarmed and cooperated with arresting officers, Willingham said.
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April 8, 2012 | By Molly Hennessy-Fiske, Los Angeles Times
Two men were arrested Sunday in connection with the shootings of five black people in Tulsa, Okla., and authorities were investigating their backgrounds and Facebook pages to try to determine whether the attacks were racially motivated. Three of the shooting victims died. Police described the suspects as white, but a family friend said one was Cherokee. Jake England, 19, and Alvin Watts, 32, both of Tulsa, were arrested after an anonymous tip about 2 a.m. north of the city, near where the shootings occurred, Tulsa Police Department spokesman Jason Willingham said.
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September 14, 1988
Cuba blamed British and U.S. intelligence services for a shooting incident that prompted Britain to expel the Cuban ambassador and an attache. Ambassador Oscar Fernandez-Mell and his commercial attache, Carlos Manuel Medina Perez, left the country after Medina Perez was accused of firing shots at a group of people outside his London home. But the Cuban Embassy claimed that the attache had actually opened fire on a CIA operative who tried to get him to defect.
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July 18, 1987 | Associated Press
A man firing a shotgun damaged a popular Leonardo da Vinci drawing in the National Gallery on Friday night, police said. The man was immediately arrested. The drawing, which police said was worth as much as $8 million, is called "The Virgin and Child with St. Anne and St. John the Baptist." It was protected by reinforced glass, and the damage was confined to an area of the virgin's clothing, the gallery said.
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