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Officials: Firefighter halts teen who killed father, shot 3

A Townville Elementary student looks out of the window of a school bus as she and her classmates are transported to Oakdale Baptist Church, following a shooting at Townville Elementary in Townville Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. A teenager killed his father at his home Wednesday before going to the nearby elementary school and opening fire with a handgun, wounding two students and a teacher, authorities said. (Katie McLean/The Independent-Mail via AP)TOWNVILLE, S.C. (AP) A volunteer firefighter stopped a teenager who shot two students and a teacher outside a South Carolina elementary school after killing his father at their home, authorities said.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:42:09 -0400
The Latest: Clinton visits Iowa as early voting begins

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign stop at the University Of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (All times EDTl):

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:40:18 -0400
Berlusconi at 80: 'regrets I have a few'

Silvio Berlusconi turns 80 on September 29, 2016Silvio Berlusconi celebrated his 80th birthday on Thursday, away from the limelight he enjoyed for decades as a flamboyant Italian prime minister, media tycoon and owner of AC Milan. "I think Berlusconi will be remembered 300 years from now for the things he did in football, publishing and television," said Prime Minister Matteo Renzi. Twice-divorced Berlusconi was thought to be spending the day with his 31-year-old girlfriend Francesca Pascale and an extended family that he admits to having neglected during the course of his business and political careers.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:38:22 -0400
In escalation, India says launches strikes on militants in Pakistan

An Indian army soldier patrols along a highway on the outskirts of SrinagarBy Sanjeev Miglani and Asad Hashim NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - India said on Thursday it had conducted "surgical strikes" on suspected militants preparing to infiltrate from Pakistan-ruled Kashmir, making its first direct military response to an attack on an army base it blames on Pakistan. Pakistan said two of its soldiers had been killed in exchanges of fire and in repulsing an Indian "raid", but denied that India had made any targeted strikes across the de facto frontier that runs through the disputed Himalayan territory of Kashmir. The cross-border action inflicted significant casualties, the Indian army's head of operations told reporters in New Delhi, while a senior government official said Indian soldiers had crossed the border to target militant camps.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:37:00 -0400
75,000 could starve to death in Nigeria after Boko Haram: UN

FILE- In this Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 file photo, a doctor feeds a malnourished child at a feeding centre run by Doctors Without Borders in Maiduguri, Nigeria. As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors dont respond quickly, the U.N. Childrens Fund is warning. (AP Photo/Sunday Alamba, File)LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) As many as 75,000 children will die over the next year in famine-like conditions created by Boko Haram if donors don't respond quickly, the U.N. Children's Fund is warning. That's far more than the 20,000 people killed in the seven-year Islamic uprising.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:36:23 -0400
NYC children's museum features election-themed documents

NEW YORK (AP) The Children's Museum of Manhattan is teaching kids with hands-on political history.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:35:39 -0400
AP Explains: What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?

AP Explains: What does OPEC's tentative deal mean for oil?OPEC nations have agreed in theory that they need to reduce their production to help boost global oil prices during a meeting in Algeria, but a major disagreement between regional rivals Saudi Arabia and ...

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:34:58 -0400
Printing plant where Charlie Hebdo killers died reopens

French President Francois Hollande walks past photographs of the devastated printing plant after the attack, as the plant reopens Thursday Sept. 29, 2016 in Dammartin-en-Goele, north of Paris. The plant is reopening for the first time since it was damaged during a deadly standoff between police and two brothers who gunned down cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo newspaper in Jan. 2015. (Philippe Wojazer, Pool photo via AP)DAMMARTIN-EN-GOELE, France (AP) A printing plant north of Paris reopened Thursday for the first time since it was badly damaged during a deadly standoff between police and two brothers who gunned down cartoonists at Charlie Hebdo newspaper.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:34:21 -0400
Stocks rise on OPEC production agreement; oil rally fades

Stocks rise on OPEC production agreement; oil rally fadesEnergy stocks led most markets higher on Thursday after OPEC nations reached a preliminary deal to cut oil production for the first time in eight years. The price of crude, which shot up about 5 percent ...

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:34:16 -0400
PepsiCo 3Q results beat Street; raises full-year guidance

FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016, file photo, a Pepsi truck delivers products to vendors at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield, Ill. PepsiCo reports financial results Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)PURCHASE, N.Y. (AP) PepsiCo, free of last year's entanglements in beleaguered Venezuela, reported soaring third-quarter profits that breezed past almost all expectations.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:32:38 -0400
UK lenders approve fewest mortgages in nearly two years - BoE

A couple view properties for sale in an estate agents window in LondonBy David Milliken and Peter Hobson LONDON (Reuters) - British lenders approved the fewest mortgages in nearly two years last month as the housing market continued to slow after June's vote to leave the European Union, raising the chance of an outright fall in prices next year. Housing market slowdowns have typically heralded future weakness in broader British economic growth. The number of mortgage approvals last month dropped to its lowest since November 2014 at 60,058 -- roughly in line with the decline forecast in a Reuters poll, monthly BoE data showed.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:30:42 -0400
Police called as larger-than-life Hitler appears in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) A huge moving image of a laughing Adolf Hitler has prompted a shocked Berlin driver to call police.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:26:31 -0400
Spain's Socialists on brink of 'civil war'

Spanish Socialist Party (PSOE) leader Pedro Sanchez gives a press conference at the party headquarters in Madrid on September 26, 2016 a day after regional elections in the Basque Country and GaliciaSpain's Socialist Party was on the verge of "civil war" Thursday after half its leadership staged a coup, in what could turn out to be good news for those desperate to end the country's political deadlock. "A sad spectacle", "War" -- read headlines in Spanish newspapers awash with news that 17 members of the party's executive resigned Wednesday evening in a bid to oust leader Pedro Sanchez, unhappy about the way he was navigating the Socialist ship through this year's choppy politics. "The Socialists had already gone through other stormy periods in the past decades but never had we seen something like this: a coup... to depose a secretary general elected democratically by grassroots members," wrote the right-wing El Mundo daily.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:25:58 -0400
'All My Children' creator Agnes Nixon dies at 93

FILE - In this June 27, 2010 file photo, Agnes Nixon arrives at the 37th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in Las Vegas. Nixon, the creative force behind the popular soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," died Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016, in Haverford, Pa. She was 93. (AP Photo/Chris Pizzello, File)LOS ANGELES (AP) Agnes Nixon, the creative force behind the edgy and enduring TV soap operas "One Life to Live" and "All My Children," has died. She was 93.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:22:51 -0400
Philippines boxing icon Pacquiao used drugs as a teen but backs Duterte

Philippine Senator and boxing champion Manny Pacquiao listens as fellow Senator Leila De Lima (not pictured) delivers a privilege speech at the Senate in Pasay city, Metro ManilaBy Karen Lema and Clare Baldwin MANILA (Reuters) - Philippines boxing icon Emmanuel "Manny" Pacquiao says he took all kinds of drugs as a teenager but fully supports President Rodrigo Duterte, whose vicious anti-drugs campaign has led to the killing of more than 3,000 people, mostly users and pushers, in three months. Pacquiao, now a senator and a close ally of the president, also said Duterte was anointed by God to discipline the Filipino people and his authority must be respected. "The president, he doesn't know my experience with drugs," said Pacquiao, 37, adding he was confident it wouldn't damage their close relationship.

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 07:19:36 -0400
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