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  • Manhunt could bring subdued holiday in recreation area

    3 Sep 2015 at 11:31pm
    Aquatic foliage graces the shore of Nippersink Lake Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 in Fox Lake, Ill. The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewicz threatens to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playground known as the Chain O' Lakes. The scenery normally draws tens of thousands of visitors for end-of-summer fun, but concerns mounted Thursday that the heavy police presence and fear of the fugitives could led would-be visitors to go elsewhere. (AP Photo/Carrie Antlfinger)FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) ? The manhunt for three suspects wanted in the killing of an Illinois police officer threatened Thursday to dampen the Labor Day weekend across one of the state's most popular recreational areas, a boating and fishing playgroun...
     
  • Thais unveil restored statue at bomb site to boost morale

    3 Sep 2015 at 11:27pm
    This undated image provided by the Royal Thai Police shows a man they believe is part of a group responsible for a deadly bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok on Aug. 17, 2015. Authorities on Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, identified the suspect but issued two different spellings of his name, Mieraili Yusufu and Yusufu Meerailee, and said he faces charges of possessing unauthorized explosives. The words in Thai read "Min Buri court approved an arrest warrant for Mr. Mieraili Yusufu on the charge of conspiracy to posses unauthorized explosives." (AP Photo/Royal Thai Police)BANGKOK (AP) ? Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing that left 20 dead.
     
  • Asian stock markets ebb ahead of US jobs report

    3 Sep 2015 at 11:23pm
    FILE - This Oct. 8, 2014, file photo, shows a Wall Street address carved in the side of a building, in New York. World stocks rose Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, as a holiday in China gave investors a break from its torrid markets and the European Central Bank was expected to confirm its willingness to provide more stimulus to the eurozone, if needed. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)SEOUL, South Korea (AP) ? Asian stock markets were mostly lower Friday as caution prevailed before the release of the monthly U.S. jobs report and the resumption of trading on Chinese stock markets next week.
     
  • Biden says cannot say yet whether he will mount White House run

    3 Sep 2015 at 11:15pm
    Joe Biden speaks at meeting with Jewish community leaders at David Posnack Jewish Community Center in DavieBy John Whitesides ATLANTA (Reuters) - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said on Thursday he is still trying to determine whether he has the emotional energy to mount a White House bid in 2016 but cannot say yet whether he will. In his first extensive...
     
  • The Latest: Funeral arrangements announced for slain officer

    3 Sep 2015 at 11:08pm
    This undated photo provided by the Lake County Sheriff?s Office shows Kristin B. Kiefer. Kiefer has been charged with disorderly conduct and falsifying a police report that sent dozens of officers scrambling through a cornfield Wednesday night in hopes of finding the suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of Fox Lake Police Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewitz. Kiefer's bail was set at $100,000 Thursday, Sept 3, 2015. (Lake County Sheriff?s Office photo via AP)FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) ? The latest on the fatal shooting of a police officer in northern Illinois (all times local):
     
  • German police say five people hurt in fire at refugee shelter

    3 Sep 2015 at 10:53pm
    German police said on Friday five people were injured when a fire broke out at a refugee shelter in the town of Heppenheim in the West German state of Hesse. Germany, which expects the influx of refugees and migrants to quadruple to about 800,000 ...
     
  • Asian shares mixed as U.S. jobs report looms, ECB soothes

    3 Sep 2015 at 10:41pm
    A pedestrian looks at an electronic board showing the stock market indices of various countries outside a brokerage in TokyoBy Nichola Saminather and Hideyuki Sano SINGAPORE/TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were mixed on Friday as caution about a U.S. jobs report jostled with signals from the European Central Bank that it is willing to take further steps to shore up the ...
     
  • Police: Gunman kills 1, wounds 2 at Sacramento college

    3 Sep 2015 at 10:41pm
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) ? Police searched for a gunman Thursday night who killed one person and wounded two others in a parking lot on a Sacramento college campus, authorities said.
     
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