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  • Storms dump heavy rain across northern Caribbean

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands braced for heavy rains and strong winds Friday as a cluster of storms swirled across the northern Caribbean. The National Weather Service in San Juan said the region could be hit with up to 6 inches (15 centimeters)...

  • UN Security Council condemns James Foley's killing

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. Security Council condemned the "heinous and cowardly" killing of American journalist James Foley and said the Islamic State militant group "must be defeated." In a statement, the council called the killing "a tragic reminder of the increasing dangers...

  • Argentina Grandmothers ID 115th 'dirty war' child

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's leading human rights group says tests have identified the granddaughter of one of the group's late founders, whose daughter gave birth while a prisoner of the 1976-83 military dictatorship and hasn't been seen since. Friday's announcement...

  • Hamas kills 18 suspected informers to deter leaks

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Gaza militants Friday gunned down 18 alleged spies for Israel in an apparent attempt to plug security breaches and deter others, a day after Israel killed three top Hamas military commanders in an airstrike likely guided by collaborators. In one incident,...

  • Fort Hood officer to face trial by court martial

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    FORT HOOD, Texas (AP) — A noncommissioned sexual abuse prevention officer accused of operating a prostitution ring at a central Texas army base will face a military court martial. Fort Hood said Friday that Sgt. 1st Class Gregory McQueen's case will go to trial. His attorneys could...

  • Canadian PM bans Chinese media from Arctic trip

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    TORONTO (AP) — Canada has banned journalists with China's official news agency and the Communist Party newspaper from joining Prime Minister Stephen Harper on an Arctic trip, prompting complaints by Chinese reporters who say they're being discriminated against. The ban comes at a time...

  • New fear: What happens in Ferguson if no charges?

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Conditions calmed this week in Ferguson after nights of sometimes violent unrest stemming from the fatal shooting of a black 18-year-old by a white police officer. But a delicate and crucial question lingers: What happens if the grand jury now considering the case...

  • Correction: Baby Sitter Killed story

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    OGDEN, Utah (AP) — In a story Aug. 21 about an Ogden woman sentenced to prison for her role in the death of her baby sitter, The Associated Press reported erroneously who, according to her attorney, abused the woman in the past. The attorney said she was abused by a previous boyfriend,...

  • 3 Japanese students killed in California car crash

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    SAN MARCOS, Calif. (AP) — Three Japanese college students were killed and five others were injured when the car they were in veered off a California freeway and struck a power pole, officials said Friday. The eight students were trapped in the 2000 Honda Prelude after the crash late...

  • Marathon bombing suspect's lawyers seek dismissal

    Updated: Fri, Aug 22, 2014

    BOSTON (AP) — Lawyers for Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (joh-HAHR' tsahr-NEYE'-ehv) are asking a judge to dismiss indictments and put proceedings in the case on hold over concerns about the jury selection process in federal court. In a 15-page motion filed late...

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