US journalists were ‘shot in head’

August 29th, 2015

The two journalists shot dead in Virginia while broadcasting on breakfast television were shot in the head, medical officials say.

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Ex-Subway ad exec says he didn’t know of Fogle’s sex crimes

August 29th, 2015

NEW YORK (AP) — A former executive who was in charge of Subway’s advertising says he wasn’t aware of pitchman Jared Fogle’s criminal sexual conduct with minors.

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Two Virginia journalists ‘shot in head’

August 29th, 2015

The two journalists shot dead in Virginia while broadcasting on breakfast television were shot in the head, medical officials say.

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Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black man

August 28th, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — State prosecutors announced Friday that they won’t retry a white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man, saying the jurors’ comments after the mistrial helped convince them they cannot get a conviction.

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Bush marks Katrina in New Orleans

August 28th, 2015

Former US President George Bush returns to New Orleans 10 years on since Hurricane Katrina, a crisis his administration was criticised for over its slow response.

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Spieth tries to make the cut and stay No. 1

August 28th, 2015

Luke Donald, of England, tees off on the fifth hole during the first round of play at The Barclays golf tournament Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015, in Edison, N.J. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)EDISON, N.J. (AP) — In his first tournament at No. 1 in the world, Jordan Spieth posted his worst score in three months with a 74.


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Victim’s father urges US gun reform

August 28th, 2015

The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, appeals to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws.

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AP EXCLUSIVE: Chairman promises review of unspent charity

August 27th, 2015

In this Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 photo Erin Stennis poses for a photo in Los Angeles. Stennis helped a lawmaker pass legislation allowing California taxpayers to donate to colon cancer prevention after her husband died of the disease in 2003. Stennis says it's a missed opportunity that the state hasn't spent any of the donations on cancer awareness a decade after the legislation passed. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The chairman of California's Senate Governance and Finance committee says he's asking committee staff to review all state accounts with charitable tax contributions in response to a report by The Associated Press.


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US TV station mourns journalists

August 27th, 2015

Staff at a US TV station in Virginia hold a minute’s silence in memory of the two journalists who were shot dead by an ex-colleague live on air.

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The Latest: Station live for morning broadcast after deaths

August 27th, 2015

Flowers, balloons and cards are left for the staff of WDBJ7 as well as cards for Alison Parker and Adam Ward in front of WDBJ's location in Roanoke, Va., Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Vester Lee Flanagan opened fire during a live on-air interview for WDBJ7, killing the two journalists Wednesday. (Don Petersen/The Roanoke Times via AP) LOCAL STATIONS OUT; LOCAL INTERNET OUT; LOCAL PRINT OUT (SALEM TIMES REGISTER; FINCASTLE HERALD; CHRISTIANSBURG NEWS MESSENGER; RADFORD NEWS JOURNAL; ROANOKE STAR SENTINEL; MANDATORY CREDIT MAGS OUT; NO SALESROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The latest on the on-air killing of two TV station employees in Virginia (all times local):


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