Thursday, September 3, 2015

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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Police searched for a gunman Thursday night who killed one person and wounded two others in a parking lot on a Sacramento college campus, authorities said.
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) - The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) - The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilograms (89 pounds) of wool - the equivalent of 30 sweaters - and shedding almost half his body weight.
WASHINGTON, Sept 3 (Reuters) - White House spokesman Josh Earnest on Thursday said it was "appropriate" for a federal judge to resolve the matter of...
ROME (AP) - Pope Francis slipped out of the Vatican Thursday for a personal - and very normal - errand: New glasses.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.
The beat goes on. For the third time in four months, the watchdog for spending on the war in Afghanistan has released a report that shows the U.S. military...
Lyle Denniston, the National Constitution Center’s constitutional literacy adviser, looks at the Kim Davis case, and how reconciling the principles...
SYDNEY (AP) - Police do not intend to charge Mel Gibson over an allegation that the Oscar-winning director shoved and abused a newspaper photographer who snapped pictures of him and his new girlfriend in Sydney last month, officials said Thursday.
PHOENIX (AP) - A suburban Phoenix police officer is being investigated after a video posted online purportedly shows him whipping and kicking a police dog.
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets next week.
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) - The wealth declaration of Nigeria's new president shows he has been living "an austere and Spartan lifestyle," with $150,000 in his personal account, contrary to what many might expect of one who has held a number of top government positions, an official said Thursday.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Guatemala judge orders former President Otto Perez Molina detained for hearing.
SAO PAULO (AP) - A federal judge Thursday accepted the charges filed by prosecutors against the former head of Eletronuclear, the state-owned company that operates Brazil's two nuclear power plants, for his suspected role in a bribery scandal.
ROSEAU, Dominica (AP) - A preliminary assessment of the effects of Tropical Storm Erika on the island of Dominica has found damage to basic infrastructure alone that amounts to nearly half of the small country's GDP, the prime minister said Thursday.
ROME (AP) - Venice's gondoliers, famed for their striped, boat-neck shirts and rowing prowess, are getting an updated look.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - New Guatemala President Alejandro Maldonado sworn in amid fraud scandal, political crisis.
JERUSALEM (AP) - In her feature film directorial debut, Academy Award winning actress Natalie Portman brings to life the autobiographical novel of celebrated Israeli writer Amos Oz about his youth during the Jewish state's founding years.
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - Turkey's parliament has voted to renew by another year a mandate allowing the military to conduct operations in Syria and Iraq.
KIEV, Ukraine (AP) - Ukraine's parliament has passed a measure banning Russians from establishing or being involved in the business of television and radio stations in the country.
JERUSALEM (AP) - The Israeli parliament has passed a law banning journalists working for the country's public broadcast authority from expressing their opinions on air.
TORONTO (AP) - Canada denies it received refugee application for Syrian family that drowned off Turkey.
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) - Guatemala congress accepts resignation of President Otto Perez Molina amid fraud scandal.
JERUSALEM (AP) - Israeli authorities say five American students escaped serious harm after their car was firebombed in the volatile West Bank city of Hebron.