Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea
VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated 200 people were feared drowned off Libya when two overloaded boats capsized.
Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside
BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism.
Donald Trump speaks at $100-per-person event near Boston
NORWOOD, Mass. (AP) — Donald Trump held a $100-per-person campaign event — which he repeatedly insisted wasn't a fundraiser — outside of Boston on Friday evening as he backpedaled on his previous pledge not to accept contributions for his campaign.
Sheriff's deputy fatally shot in Houston while pumping gas
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II festered and fumed. His hair-trigger temper directed at a random collection of people he encountered never seemed to stray into the type of violent behavior that would have put him on the radar of police or menal health professionals.
Former student at elite prep school convicted of sex charges
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A graduate of an exclusive New England prep school was cleared of rape but convicted Friday of lesser sex offenses against a 15-year-old freshman girl in a case that exposed a tradition in which seniors competed to see how many younger students they could have sex with.
Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
Well, that was exciting.
White supremacist takes stand in Jewish site shootings
OLATHE, Kan. (AP) — A white supremacist charged with killing three people at Jewish sites in suburban Kansas City spent more than two hours Friday telling jurors how he planned the attacks and is sorry he didn't kill more people.
Cecil and Caitlyn heat up the Halloween costume wars early
NEW YORK (AP) — Who gets to decide what grown people wear for Halloween?
Vin Scully to return for record 67th year with Dodgers
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The voice of summer in Los Angeles plans to return next year.
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