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Police investigate motive in ambush of Houston area deputy

HOUSTON (AP) — Investigators were trying to determine Sunday what may have motivated a 30-year-old man accused of ambushing a uniformed suburban Houston sheriff's deputy filling his patrol car with gas in what authorities believe was a targeted killing.

Aug. 30, 2015 2:36 AM EDT

New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Gulf Coast and New Orleans observed the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, one of the deadliest storms in American history, in ways both devout and festive. Church bells rang and brass bands played as people across the storm-ravaged coast remembered the past and looked to the future.

Aug. 30, 2015 5:34 AM EDT


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Driver arrested, charged with negligence in Swaziland crash

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A newspaper in Swaziland is reporting that one of the drivers involved in the crash that killed a reported 38 young women and girls has been arrested.

Aug. 30, 2015 5:36 AM EDT

New Orleans, Gulf coast mark Katrina milestone
Aug. 30, 2015 5:34 AM EDT

Nepal's sexual minorities parade to demand rights

KATHMANDU, Nepal (AP) — Hundreds of lesbians, gays, bisexuals and transvestites paraded through Nepal's capital to demand that rights for sexual minorities be included in the country's new constitution that is being finalized.

Aug. 30, 2015 5:31 AM EDT

Schools to open on time in Chinese city shaken by blasts

BEIJING (AP) — The more than 300 grade schools in the Chinese neighborhood shaken by this month's deadly blasts will start the fall semester on time.

Aug. 30, 2015 5:24 AM EDT

US businessman arrested in Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' case

ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (AP) — A legal aid organization says Spanish authorities have arrested a businessman with dual American-Belgian citizenship who is accused of enslavement and pillaging "blood diamonds" during Sierra Leone's civil war.

Aug. 30, 2015 5:12 AM EDT

Germany, France, Britain press for EU action on migrants
Aug. 30, 2015 5:00 AM EDT

Tens of thousands protest defense bills outside Japan's Diet
Aug. 30, 2015 4:58 AM EDT

Fire at Saudi oil company residential complex kills 2
Aug. 30, 2015 3:57 AM EDT

Gunmen attack southwest Pakistan airport, kill 1, abduct 1

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Authorities say gunmen have attacked a small airport in restive southwestern Pakistan, killing one official there and kidnapping another.

Aug. 30, 2015 3:29 AM EDT

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