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  • Mourners: Young man shot by police was kind, shy

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, Utah (AP) — A young man fatally shot by Utah police was a shy, gentle man who loved art and music and was trying to navigate a difficult transition into adulthood, family and friends said Thursday at his funeral. Nearly 200 people gathered Thursday inside a Mormon...

  • Murder suspect wears 'Crime Pays' T-shirt to court

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia judge wants to know why a murder suspect appeared in court in a T-shirt that read, "Crime Pays." Jeremiah Jakson is charged with strangling an art school graduate staying in the same boarding house. Prosecutors believe Jakson killed 23-year-old...

  • Brother of man charged in Bobo case arrested

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    DECATURVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The brother of a man accused of kidnapping and killing a 20-year-old nursing student has been charged with tampering with evidence in the case. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said in a news release Thursday that on April 13, 2011, the day Holly Bobo...

  • Hurricane Edouard right environment for drone test

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — U.S. government scientists say Hurricane Edouard was the right storm to test new data-seeking drones. Four drones were launched into the hurricane this week, even as Edouard had 115 mph winds far out in the Atlantic. The drones collected data from a part of the storm the...

  • NY man denies plotting to aid Islamic State group

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A man accused of plotting to kill members of the U.S. military and others pleaded not guilty Thursday to new federal charges that he tried to aid the Islamic State group in Syria and Iraq. Mufid Elfgeeh, 30, entered the plea in Rochester to three counts of...

  • Suspects who used survivalist skills, hid in woods

    Published: Thu, Sep 18, 2014

    Investigators searching for the man suspected of killing a Pennsylvania trooper in an ambush outside a barracks in the Pocono Mountains nearly a week ago describe the suspect as a self-taught survivalist who hates police. Eric Frein, 31, is believed to be hiding in dense forest...

  • France to carry out airstrikes in Iraq

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — France has agreed to carry out airstrikes requested by Iraq to bolster its fight against the Islamic State group's fighters who've captured swathes of the country, President Francois Hollande said Thursday. Hollande stressed that France wouldn't go beyond airstrikes in...

  • New center-left Slovenian govt voted into office

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenia's parliament has voted into office a new center-left government in the small eurozone nation that narrowly avoided bailout last year. Prime Minister Miro Cerar's government was approved Thursday in a 54-25 vote in the 90-member assembly. Cerar's...

  • French president quizzed over domestic failures

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    PARIS (AP) — French President Francois Hollande sought Thursday to stake out a forceful position on international affairs, even as his failures on the domestic stage continue to mount. Hollande, the most unpopular president in French history according to polls, began his twice-yearly...

  • Series of attacks kills at least 36 in Iraq

    Updated: 4 hr ago

    BAGHDAD (AP) — A series of bomb and mortar shell attacks in and around Baghdad killed at least 36 people, Iraqi officials said Thursday, in an assault that underscored the threat posed to the Iraqi capital by marauding Islamic militants that have seized large parts of country. At...

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