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Call for death penalty in shooting, but state lacks the drug

AP Photo/Grace Beahm COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Two days after the shooting deaths of nine people during a Bible study at a Charleston church, Republican Gov. Nikki Haley made a bold public statement: The gunman “absolutely” should be put to death. But her state,...

4 militants killed in attack on Somalia gov’t training site

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) — A Somali police officer says four militants have been killed while trying to stage an attack on a training compound used for intelligence officials in Mogadishu. Capt. Mohammed Hussein said Sunday the attack started with a suicide car bombing...

Albania holds local polls, key to launch EU membership talks

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — Albanians have started voting in local municipal elections, a key step in their efforts to launch membership negotiations with the European Union. About 3.4 million eligible voters cast their ballots in the country’s seventh local elections...

Kanye West, Future perform at Birthday Bash 20 in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Kanye West pranced across the stage and knelt on his knees during a performance that left many repeating the words of his songs at one of Atlanta’s most popular hip-hop concerts. West capped a show filled with other hip-hop stars from Drake, Nicki Minaj...
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Andre Ward beats Paul Smith in long-awaited return to ring

AP Photo/Jeff Chiu OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Andre Ward made a triumphant return to the ring after a lengthy absence, delighting his home crowd by stopping England’s Paul Smith in the ninth round Saturday night in a nontitle fight. Ward (28-0) was fighting for the first...

1 dead, 9 others shot at Detroit block party

DETROIT (AP) — One person was killed and nine others wounded Saturday night when someone opened fire at a neighborhood block party on a basketball court in Detroit, police said. Asst. Police Chief Steve Dolunt said a 20-year-old man was killed. He was not being identified...
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Virginia beats Florida 5-4, faces Vandy in CWS finals again

AP Photo/Ted Kirk OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Kenny Towns drove in three runs, including the winner in the seventh, and Josh Sborz pitched four innings of shutout relief as Virginia defeated Florida 5-4 on Saturday night to set up a College World Series finals rematch against...
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Millions across India take part in Yoga Day celebrations

AP Photo/Rajesh Kumar Singh NEW DELHI (AP) — Millions of yoga enthusiasts bent and twisted their bodies in complex postures across India on Sunday as they took part in a mass yoga program to mark the first International Yoga Day. In New Delhi, tens of thousands of...
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Italian prosecutors seek to indict Bank of China, 297 people

AP Photo/Antonio Calanni ROME (AP) — Italian prosecutors are seeking to indict 297 people and the Bank of China in connection with a massive money-laundering investigation reported by The Associated Press earlier this month. The suspects, mostly Chinese migrants living in...
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Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig in deadly dull ‘Deadly Adoption’

AP Photo NEW YORK (AP) — The Lifetime movie that Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig denied would ever happen aired Saturday night – and their denial is now easy to understand. It was lousy. Or, if nothing else, it aired on the wrong network. It belonged on Comedy Central....