Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note
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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.
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.
Despite volatility, on-air rampage difficult to predict
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Living alone in a world of perceived slights, Vester Lee Flanagan II never quite crossed the line from being just another angry guy to doing something that would have prevented him from buying the gun he used to kill two former co-workers on live TV in Virginia.
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.
The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths
GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.
The Latest: Defense says ex-senior's boasts were 'damning'
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The latest on the trial of a former student at an elite prep school accused of raping a freshman as part of a tradition called Senior Salute (all times local):
Gunman in TV killings remembered as 'professional victim'
ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — Vester Flanagan constantly saw himself as the target in his conflicts with WDBJ-TV colleagues, leading his former boss to describe him as a "professional victim."
Clerk asks US Supreme Court to intervene in marriage case
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Two months after it legalized gay marriage nationwide, the U.S. Supreme Court is being asked by a Kentucky county clerk for permission to deny marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
Before nation's top Democrats, Clinton sends Biden a message
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In ways both subtle and blunt, Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign is sending a message to Vice President Joe Biden about his potential presidential campaign: This won't be easy.
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