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Published: Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:18:10 GMT2016-09-29T03:18:10Z

 



Authorities: School shooter killed father before rampage

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:18:10 GMT2016-09-29T03:18:10Z

TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A teenager who killed his father at their home Wednesday was stopped by a volunteer firefighter as he opened fire outside a South Carolina elementary school, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said.



Tropical Storm Matthew lashes islands of eastern Caribbean

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:18:08 GMT2016-09-29T03:18:08Z

BRIDGETOWN, Barbados (AP) - Tropical Storm Matthew lashed islands in the eastern Caribbean with heavy wind and rain Wednesday night as it gained strength and headed west into open waters.



California officer guns down refugee in 'shooting stance'

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 03:00:05 GMT2016-09-29T03:00:05Z

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - The fatal police shooting of a Ugandan refugee who drew something from his pocket and extended his hands in a "shooting stance" happened about a minute after officers in a San Diego suburb arrived where a distraught man was reportedly walking in traffic, a police spokesman said Wednesday.



32 people missing in China landslides following typhoon

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:45:05 GMT2016-09-29T02:45:05Z

BEIJING (AP) - At least 32 people were reported missing Thursday after rain-saturated hillsides collapsed onto villages in southeastern China following a typhoon.



Court that ousted top Alabama justice again weighs his fate

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:18:04 GMT2016-09-29T02:18:04Z

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore on Wednesday insisted to members of a judiciary commission that he never urged probate judges to defy a U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage, defending himself from charges brought by a state ethics panel.



Obama hopeful national anthem protests spark a conversation

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 02:09:06 GMT2016-09-29T02:09:06Z

FORT LEE, Va. (AP) - Asked by a service member to weigh in on some NFL players kneeling during the national anthem, President Barack Obama said Wednesday he hoped the controversy would spark Americans to listen to others' concerns and not just go into separate corners.



U.S. to send more troops to Iraq ahead of Mosul battle

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:51:13 GMT2016-09-29T01:51:13Z




Officer involved in deadly confrontation was sex-suit target

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:40:29 GMT2016-09-29T01:40:29Z

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) - One of the officers involved in a deadly confrontation with an unarmed black man in a San Diego suburb was demoted last year amid allegations that he sexually harassed a lesbian colleague.



Ex-Fox anchor's doctor backs sexual harassment claims against Ailes

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:18:36 GMT2016-09-29T01:18:36Z




Israel mourns as preparations begin for Peres' funeral

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 01:03:49 GMT2016-09-29T01:03:49Z

JERUSALEM (AP) - Israel on Wednesday mourned the death of Shimon Peres, a former president and prime minister whose life story mirrored that of the Jewish state, as the government began preparations for a funeral that is expected to bring together world leaders and dignitaries.



Officials: Suspect in Texas slayings was in US illegally

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:36:07 GMT2016-09-29T00:36:07Z

DALLAS (AP) - A man suspected in a pair of Dallas-area killings was in the country illegally and had been deported three times to Mexico, U.S. immigration officials said Wednesday.



Minnesota police shooting probe goes to prosecutors

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:18:05 GMT2016-09-29T00:18:05Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - Minnesota investigators looking into the July shooting of a black man by a suburban St. Paul police officer announced Wednesday that they've turned their findings over to a county prosecutor who will review the case for possible charges.



Police arrest man after explosion that killed fire chief

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:10:16 GMT2016-09-29T00:10:16Z

NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Police Department says it has arrested a man in connection with a house explosion that killed a fire battalion chief.



UN criticized for failure to stop hospital attacks

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:09:07 GMT2016-09-29T00:09:07Z

UNITED NATIONS (AP) - The U.N. Security Council came under sharp criticism Wednesday for its failure to implement a resolution aimed at protecting medical facilities and staff in conflict zones from Syria to Yemen and Afghanistan.



21 oil pipeline protesters arrested at construction sites

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:09:05 GMT2016-09-29T00:09:05Z

MANDAN, N.D. (AP) - Law enforcement authorities in North Dakota say 21 people protesting at two construction sites of the Dakota Access pipeline have been arrested.



California, eyeing Cosby, ends statute of limitations for rape

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:51:06 GMT2016-09-28T23:51:06Z




Friend: Starbucks shooting victim became US citizen in 2004

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 23:49:38 GMT2016-09-28T23:49:38Z

LAS VEGAS (AP) - The man killed in a weekend shooting at a Starbucks coffee shop in Las Vegas was a naturalized U.S. citizen from the country of Georgia, where he served in the military and learned not to back away from conflict, a lifelong friend said Wednesday.



Police: Man fatally shot ex-girlfriend at birthday party

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:57:24 GMT2016-09-28T22:57:24Z

CHILDERSBURG, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a central Alabama man has been charged with murder in the fatal shooting of his ex-girlfriend in front of several children, including their own child, at a birthday party.



NC jury backs fired trooper who reported suspect beaten

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:56:40 GMT2016-09-28T22:56:40Z

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A North Carolina jury says a State Highway Patrol trooper fired after reporting a fellow officer wrongly hit an unarmed suspect should get $1.1 million in damages.



Graphic video released of La. boy's shooting by police

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:36:09 GMT2016-09-28T22:36:09Z

MARKSVILLE, La. (AP) - After a police body camera captured two deputy city marshals firing on a car and killing a 6-year-old boy, the head of the Louisiana State Police said the video was the most disturbing thing he's seen.