House mix-up by police leaves man, officer wounded, dog dead
ATLANTA (AP) ? Tama Colson was finishing an evening walk when she saw the police cars speed into her neighborhood. As she approached her home she heard a loud "pop-pop-pop" and saw her neighbors fleeing into their yard two houses down.
Cameroon awards Kribi deepwater port contract to Necotrans consortiumCameroon has awarded a contract for its Kribi port to a consortium led by French logistics group Necotrans, the two parties said. The deepwater port will allow for the import and export of raw materials such as timber and cotton as well as vehicles and service equipment for Cameroon's oil and gas sector. "As the only deepwater port in Central Africa, Kribi will be the economic lifeblood for Cameroon and the region, notably Chad and the Central African Republic," Necotrans President Gregory Querel said in a statement.
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US productivity up 3.3 percent in spring, labor costs fallWASHINGTON (AP) ? U.S. productivity in the spring rose at the fastest pace since late 2013, while labor costs declined.
US productivity advances at 3.3 percent rate in spring, best showing since late 2013WASHINGTON (AP) ? US productivity advances at 3.3 percent rate in spring, best showing since late 2013.
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Twelve Syrians drown heading from Turkey to Greek islandAt least 12 people believed to be Syrian refugees drowned as two boats sank after leaving southwest Turkey for the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday, a senior Turkish naval official said. The two boats, carrying a total of 23 people, had set off separately from the Akyarlar area of the Bodrum peninsula. Television images showed the lifeless body of a small boy dressed in a red t-shirt and blue shorts lying face-down on the sand in Bodrum, one of Turkey's most popular beach resorts.
Nations' pledges to cut emissions called insufficientBONN, Germany (AP) ? Analysts tracking efforts to control greenhouse gas emissions say the reductions pledged by major economies ahead of an envisioned climate pact this year won't be enough to avoid warming the Earth by 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) or more.
Hundreds of migrants on tracks at Calais block trains to UK
By John Pullman and Pierre Savary CALAIS, France (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, a police source said on Wednesday, stranding thousands of passengers aboard Eurostar trains for hours. The migrants took to the tracks around Calais-Frethun station, the latest target for those trying to reach Britain, forcing French rail operator SNCF to halt services near the entrance to the Channel Tunnel.