• Suspect in Memphis officer's death says he's no coward

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The man accused of killing a Memphis police officer had a few words for the department's director when he turned himself in, ending a manhunt that dragged on for two days.

    Associated Press
  • Darren Wilson opens up a year after Michael Brown’s death

    A year after fatally shooting Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager, in Ferguson, Mo., the former police officer reflects on a year spent in relative seclusion.

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  • Grandma Feels Disrespected When Her Advice Is Ignored

    DEAR ABBY: Whatever happened to respecting one's elders and recognizing grandparents as head of the family? I recently returned from visiting my son, his wife and my new grandchild. My son's wife and I had many disagreements on how to care for my grandchild. Instead of respecting my years of…

    Dear Abby
  • Japan suspends work on U.S. base on Okinawa as Abe battles low ratings

    By Elaine Lies TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Tuesday it was suspending construction of a contentious U.S. air base on the island of Okinawa for a month to give time for talks between the central government and island authorities opposed to the facility. Residents of Okinawa, the site of bloody…

    Reuters
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    Photos of the day - August 2, 2015 (21 photos)

    Molten lava erupts from the Piton de la Fournaise, one of the world's most active volcanoes on the French Indian Ocean Reunion Island, a pilot stands near a burning Mi-28N from the Berkuty helicopter display team after a hard touchdown at the Dubrovichi range near Ryazan, Russia and U.S. Secretary…

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  • APNewsBreak: Officials puzzled over Yosemite jumpers' deaths

    FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — World-famous wingsuit flier Dean Potter had strapped his iPhone to the back of his head and hit record before jumping from a cliff in Yosemite National Park in what was to be an exhilarating flight through a V-shaped rocky formation — a route that left little margin for error.

    Associated Press
  • This May Be the Coolest Camping Invention Yet

    Not only does this tent keep you cool, but it also makes other campers less annoying.

    Ozy
  • South China Sea tensions flare at Asia security talks

    Southeast Asian diplomats called on China Tuesday to address concerns over its controversial island-building drive during regional security talks in Kuala Lumpur, after Beijing said the flashpoint issue was not up for discussion. The US and some Southeast Asian states have watched with growing…

    AFP
  • Man pleads guilty to killing 10-year-old son found in river

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Minnesota man admitted Monday that he killed his 10-year-old son, saying he beat the boy in a fit of rage, then wrapped the child with duct tape and threw him in a river because he feared he'd get in trouble.

    Associated Press
  • 5 Things You Should Never Do While Waiting to Hear Back About a Job

    Your job interview went great, and the employer said you'd hear something soon. But it's been a week, your phone hasn't rung, and you're getting antsy to hear from them. When you're waiting to hear back about a job, time often seems like it's passing incredibly slowly, and each day of silence can…

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  • French tourist assaulted after waving Israel flag at Al-Aqsa

    A French Christian tourist was assaulted by four Palestinians on Tuesday after waving an Israeli flag at the Al-Aqsa mosque compound in Jerusalem, one of Islam's holiest sites, police said. The man, in his mid-thirties, was lightly wounded to the head and taken for medical care, a police…

    AFP
  • Pro-Hadi fighters recapture Yemen's largest base from Houthis

    (This version of the August 3rd story corrects headline to show base retaken from Houthis by pro-Hadi fighters ) By Mohammed Mukhashaf ADEN (Reuters) - Fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi, bolstered by Gulf Arab support, seized the country's largest military base from…

    Reuters
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    Endangered species projected on Empire State Building (23 photos)

    A giant photo of the beloved Zimbabwean lion killed by an American trophy hunter was among images projected Saturday onto the Empire State Building in New York in a dazzling display. The "Projecting Change on the Empire State Building" initiative was designed to raise awareness about the plight of…

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  • Chevrolet releases 2016 Volt EPA label, now with 53-mile EV range

    Chevrolet's second-generation Volt RE-EV improves both its stated electric and gasoline-powered efficiency.

    CNET
  • Moroccan suffocates trying to enter Spain in suitcase

    A 27-year-old Moroccan man suffocated to death while trying to illegally enter Spain hidden inside a suitcase in the trunk of a car, police said Monday. The man's older brother appears to have tried to smuggle him into Spain by ferry. The older man, aged 34, legally boarded the ferry linking…

    AFP
  • Sheriff: Woman charged with killing her father and daughter

    LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — A 25-year-old central Florida woman told detectives that she acted in self-defense when her father and 6-year-old daughter were fatally stabbed, according to an arrest affidavit released Monday, but detectives aren't buying her story and she's facing two counts of first-degree…

    Associated Press
  • New skyscraper on track to become Vietnam's tallest

    A new skyscraper in Ho Chi Minh City aims to be the country's tallest when it is completed in 2017. Vincom Landmark 81, designed by UK architecture firm Atkins, is expected to reach a height of 460 meters and will add to the ever-growing skyline of Ho Chi Minh City, which has seen a boom in the…

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