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AMARILLO, Texas — Officials are investigating how 1,121 cattle went missing from a dairy facility in the northeast Texas Panhandle.

The Amarillo Globe-News reports the steer calves were discovered missing during an annual inventory by Braum’s Dairy.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities say seven people were shot to death and one was wounded in attacks in a small southeastern Missouri town, and the suspected gunman was found dead from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Jeff Kinder said Friday morning he could not release any information on the motive or whether the 36-year-old gunman and the victims were connected. Kinder said authorities found the body of an older woman who died of natural causes, but said “we’re not calling her a victim at this time.”

Texas Public Radio

LONDON — A British-accented militant who has appeared in beheading videos released by the Islamic State group in Syria bears “striking similarities” to a man who grew up in London, a Muslim lobbying group said Thursday.

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NEW YORK — Two men arrested on charges of plotting to help the Islamic State group were vocal both online and in personal conversations about their commitment and desire to join the extremists, with one of them speaking of shooting President Barack Obama to “strike fear in the hearts of infidels,” federal authorities said. The men were among three charged Wednesday with attempt and conspiracy to provide material support to a terrorist organization.

SAN ANTONIO — At least one person was killed in the crash of a World War II-style aircraft that crashed near San Antonio in a large wooded area owned by the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department.

San Antonio fire spokeswoman Deborah Foster says emergency crews reported no survivors at the site of the downed aircraft in Government Canyon State Natural Area, about 30 miles northwest of San Antonio. She said crew members were not certain about the number of people killed as the aircraft was a two-seater.

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