Archive for September 8th, 2015

Longtime AP executive James W. Mangan dies at age 87

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

DALLAS (AP) — James W. Mangan, whose 36-year career with The Associated Press included covering President John F. Kennedy's assassination and getting an exclusive interview with a former Texas election judge who said he certified enough fictitious ballots to steal a 1948 primary runoff election for the U.S. Senate for Lyndon B. Johnson, has died. [...]

Jailed Kentucky clerk released

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

A Kentucky official who refused to issue marriage licences to gay couples because of her faith is released from jail. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

The Latest: Austrian leader say accept migrants or pay

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

BERLIN (AP) — The latest news as countries across Europe cope with the arrival of thousands of migrants and refugees. All times local (CET): Read more Yahoo News – Top Stories

NY governor’s aide shot in the head

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Violence preceding the West Indian Day Parade in New York leaves one man dead and a top aide to the state governor fighting for his life. Read more BBC News – US & Canada

North, South Korea agree to hold family reunions next month: South

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

SEOUL (Reuters) – North and South Korea agreed on Tuesday to hold a further round of reunions of family members separated during the 1950-53 Korean-War next month, the South said. The dates were set for Oct. 20-26. The rival Koreas last month ended a confrontation that involved an exchange of artillery fire on one of [...]

‘Glaring errors’ in Kercher probe

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

An Italian court issues harsh criticisms of “glaring errors” in the investigation into the 2007 murder of British student Meredith Kercher. Read more BBC News – US & Canada