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Crossbow suspect alleged to have killed mother, brothers

Rob Gillies, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 11:00am

Police say a man who used a crossbow in a triple homicide in Toronto last week killed his mother and two brothers.

The Latest: Bishop: Quake rebuilding must not 'loot' Italy

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:50am

The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug. 24 earthquake (all times local):

Israeli ex-spy chief says Palestinian state crucial to peace

Josef Federman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:31am

The former head of Israel's Mossad spy agency on Tuesday said the establishment of an independent Palestinian state is crucial to region-wide peace in the Middle East, joining the ranks of retired security men to urge the government to seek a two-state solution.

As refugee children die, Nigeria probes theft of food aid

Michelle Faul, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:31am

Children who escaped Boko Haram's Islamic insurgency now are dying of starvation in refugee camps in northeastern Nigeria's largest city as the government investigates the theft of food aid by officials.

Ex-Istanbul police chief, others detained in anti-coup probe

Cinar Kiper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:21am

Turkey detained a former police chief, several governors and nine journalists Tuesday as part of the probe into the movement allegedly behind last month's abortive coup, according to state media.

Estonia's parliament fails to elect new president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 10:20am

Estonia's parliament has failed to elect a new president in three rounds of voting and has passed on the task of picking a head of state to an electoral college.