Russian police detain several gay activists
No plane link to new debris in island hunt for MH370 clues
A fevered hunt for more wreckage from missing flight MH370 on La Reunion island turned up no new clues Sunday as authorities said metallic debris found by locals did not come from an airplane. Locals on La Reunion island have been combing the shores since the wing part was found last Wednesday, handing over bits of what they believe to be wreckage to police. Malaysian Director General of Civil Aviation Azharuddin Abdul Rahman who is in France for the analysis of the wing part, told AFP one item "was actually from a domestic ladder.
Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time
Nigeria: Review of soldiers condemned in Boko Haram warLAGOS, Nigeria (AP) ? Nigeria's army is ordering a review of the cases of more than 600 soldiers and officers, including dozens condemned to death for allegedly deserting the battle against Islamic extremists.
Fatal police shooting in Wal-Mart under review 1 year laterCOLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) ? A year after a 22-year-old black man was killed by a white police officer while carrying an air rifle in an Ohio Wal-Mart, federal officials' review of the case remains unfinished as his relatives plan an anniversary vigil ? and the region grapples with the aftermath of a different deadly police shooting.
Astronaut mementoes: Cowboy boots, prayer beads, lunch box
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) ? The 14 display cases at Kennedy Space Center contain intensely personal mementoes and other items representing the astronauts who perished in the Challenger and Columbia accidents.
Manhunt in Memphis continues after officer, 33, fatally shot
Teen stabbed at Gay Pride march dies as pressure mounts on Israel
A teenager stabbed at a Gay Pride march died of her injuries Sunday as the attack and a firebombing that killed a Palestinian child put pressure on Israel to crack down on Jewish extremists. Shira Banki, 16, was among six people stabbed at the Jerusalem march on Thursday by a suspect identified as an ultra-Orthodox Jew released from prison only weeks earlier for a similar attack. On Friday morning, hours after the march, assailants suspected of being Jewish settlers firebombed a Palestinian family's home in the West Bank, killing an 18-month-old toddler.
'Mission: Impossible' climbs to No. 1, 'Vacation' is a bust
Zimbabwe alleges 2nd American illegally killed lionHARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) ? Another American illegally killed a lion with a bow and arrow in Zimbabwe several months ago, authorities said Sunday amid an international outcry over the U.S. hunter accused of illegally killing a well-known lion named Cecil in early July.