Deputy fatally shot from behind at Houston gas station

AP Photo HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff’s deputy in uniform was fatally shot multiple times from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station and a manhunt for the suspect continued Saturday morning, according to authorities. Deputy Darren...

UK prosecutors mull charges for News Corp. over hacking

AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis LONDON (AP) — British prosecutors say they are considering corporate charges against Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp. over phone hacking at the now-defunct News of the World tabloid. The news comes amid reports that former editor and Murdoch...

Norwegian TV to air fictional series about Russian invasion

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In a move that has annoyed Russia, a Norwegian television channel says it will air a fictional TV drama depicting a Russian invasion of Norway after radical environmentalists seize power and freeze the Scandinavian nation’s oil and gas...

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

AP Photo/Olga Syrova BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to...

As asylum-seekers flood in, Germany struggles to house them

AP Photo/Olga Syrova BERLIN (AP) — Twenty-three-year-old Leila, her husband and two small children spent their first week in Germany in a temporary shelter, an austere but desperately needed haven after a traumatic flight from Syria that began when her husband was told to...

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Swaziland rights group says 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival. The Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Saturday that about 20 others were injured when the truck they were...

38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A Swaziland rights group says 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to a famous traditional festival. The Swaziland Solidarity Network said in a statement on Saturday that about 20 others were injured when the truck they were...

Where to house Europe’s migrants? Schools, barracks, parks

AP Photo/Olga Syrova PARIS (AP) — With more and more refugees appearing in Europe daily this summer, cities and towns are grappling with a basic but crucial problem: Where can they all sleep? Tent camps are the most widespread solution for migrants in limbo and refugees...

Officials urge residents to stay prepared tropical storm

AP Photo ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tropical Storm Erika may be getting weaker, but Florida officials still want residents to be prepared. Despite greater uncertainty in the storm’s path and intensity, Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Friday...

Europe rethinks train security after Americans thwart attack

AP Photo/Binta PARIS (AP) — European security and transport chiefs are urgently reconsidering train security after American passengers thwarted an Islamic extremist attack on a high-speed trip from Amsterdam to Paris. Baggage scans, identity checks and more armed guards are...