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  • Thai prime minister says bombing suspect arrested at border

    Updated: 36 min ago

    BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities arrested a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago, the prime minister announced Tuesday. He said the suspect resembles a yellow-shirted man in a surveillance video who police say planted...

  • Rioters rampage against residence law in northeast India

    Updated: 39 min ago

    GAUHATI, India (AP) — Rioters set fire to the homes of seven lawmakers during a rampage to protest new legislation defining who can claim to be from the northeastern Indian state of Manipur, police said Tuesday. One person died while trapped in a burning house on Monday night, and two died when...

  • Sale of buried Atari cartridges nets over $107,000

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    The never-ending saga of the Atari 2600 E.T. cartridges that were famously buried (and later unearthed) in Alamogordo, New Mexico continues to benefit the small town. Last November, a selection of games (including E.T., Asteroids and Missile Command) that were recovered in the excavation were...

  • Bartender finds $20 bill, wins $1 million California lottery with it

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    A Bay Area man who found a $20 bill on a street outside San Francisco International Airport used it to play the California lottery and won $1 million, a lottery spokesman said on Monday. Hubert Tang used the lucky bill to buy two scratcher tickets at a store near the airport on Wednesday and...

  • Kenya celebrates athletes but more doping probes underway

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Some of Kenya's newly crowned track and field world champions returned home on Tuesday and were ferried to a celebratory breakfast in a convoy of limousines bearing the logo "Hotbed of Champions." Javelin gold medalist Julius Yego, 400-meter hurdles champion Nicholas Bett...

  • Is the world's oldest Quran older than Muhammad?

    Herb Scribner, Deseret News | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Fragments of the oldest version of the Quran were found in Birmingham, England, last month inside another Quran from the late seventh century, BBC reported. But it may be older than we think.

  • Why Pope Francis' U.S. visit might be the first of its kind

    Payton Davis, Deseret News | Updated: 15 hr ago

    Religion experts and Catholic archbishops weigh in on what people can expect from the pope's first U.S. visit.

  • World markets drop after bleak Chinese industry report

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    TOKYO (AP) — Global stock markets fell sharply Tuesday and Wall Street was set to open lower as gloomy economic data from China and Japan augured further uncertainty for investors after a brutal August. KEEPING SCORE: Britain's FTSE 100 dropped 2.2 percent to 6,110.61 and Germany's DAX sagged...

  • 2 Maryland law enforcement dogs die of heat exhaustion inside car

    Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Two Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services K-9 dogs died from heat exhaustion last week when a vehicle's air conditioner failed at the Baltimore City Detention Center. A bloodhound, Kojack, and Dingo, a Dutch Shepherd, were taking part in operations Tuesday to transfer...

  • Yahoo chief Mayer says she's pregnant with twins

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she's pregnant with identical twins. Mayer says on a posting on her blog that she and her husband are expecting the twin girls in December. "I have some exciting news to share - I'm pregnant!" she says on her Tumblr posting Monday night. She...

  • Somali militants overrun base for African Union forces

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — Al-Shabab' overran an African Union base in southern Somalia early Tuesday, a Somali military official said, in the latest display of the Islamic extremists' capacity to hit back amid a prolonged offensive against them. The attack in the small farming town of Janale...

  • Two separate shootings reported in northwest Oklahoma City

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    Police are investigating two shootings in northwest Oklahoma City Tuesday. One man was shot near NW 50 and May Avenue.

  • Appeals court sends oil lease dispute back to Montana judge

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A federal appeals court has revived a bid by environmentalists to block drilling on some public lands in Montana until the government looks more closely at climate change impacts. The case had been dismissed two years ago by a judge who said the environmentalists could...

  • Man says he shot and killed burglar in southwest Oklahoma City Tuesday

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Sep 1, 2015

    A man in southwest Oklahoma City has told police he shot and killed a burglar Tuesday. The shooting was reported in the 2800 block of SW 59.

  • Funeral set for slain TV cameraman in Virginia hometown

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — A funeral is set for a 27-year-old television cameraman who was fatally shot along with a station reporter. Adam Ward's funeral will be held Tuesday at First Baptist Church in Roanoke, Virginia, a few miles from where he worked. Ward and WDBJ morning reporter Alison Parker...



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