Missouri woman accuses fellow Legislature candidate of rapeST. LOUIS (AP) ? A Ferguson lawyer who is running for a seat in the Missouri House has accused another Democratic candidate of raping her during an August meeting to discuss how they could work together in the upcoming legislative session.
NTSB probe of deadly crash focuses on engineer, black box
Boy, 6, dies days after South Carolina school shootingCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) ? A 6-year-old boy who was critically wounded in a school shooting died Saturday, days after a 14-year-old boy opened fire on a school playground, authorities said.
Pakistanis turn flag ceremony near Indian border into rally
WAGHA, Pakistan (AP) ? A routine daily flag-lowering ceremony at an Indian-Pakistani border crossing became a show of strength and patriotism Saturday on the Pakistani side thanks to simmering tensions between the two nuclear-armed neighbors.
Powerful Hurricane Matthew churns towards Jamaica, Haiti
Hurricane Matthew, the most powerful Caribbean storm in a decade, churned towards Jamaica and Haiti Saturday on a path that forecasters said could eventually take it to the eastern United States. Briefly a top threat overnight as a furious Category 5 storm on the 1-5 Saffir-Simpson scale, Matthew has now weakened into a still dangerous Category 4 hurricane, the Miami-based National Hurricane Center said. "On the forecast track, the center of Matthew will move across the central Caribbean Sea today and Sunday, and approach Jamaica and southwestern Haiti Sunday night and Monday," the NHC said in its 1800 GMT advisory.
Republic of Congo police say 14 killed in train attackBRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) ? Republic of Congo police say 14 people have been killed in an attack on a train in the country's southeast.
Kizer covers for shaky D as Notre Dame beats Syracuse 50-33
Spain's Socialists oust party leader in bid to end deadlock
MADRID (AP) ? Spain's Socialists have voted against party leader Pedro Sanchez in a move that seeks to end the party's internal divisions and possibly resolve the country's nine months of political deadlock.
El Cajon, California, sees fifth day of protests over police shooting
The latest march in the San Diego suburb came one day after police released two videos of the shooting death on Tuesday of Ugandan-born Alfred Olango, 38, at a strip mall. The shooting follows a number of killings of black men and women in encounters with police that have sparked protests across the United States and calls for greater accountability of law enforcement in the use of deadly force. Two El Cajon police officers encountered Olango after receiving calls about a "mentally unstable" man walking in traffic.
Coroner says 6-year-old boy who was shot at South Carolina elementary school has diedGREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) ? Coroner says 6-year-old boy who was shot at South Carolina elementary school has died .