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Fraternity suspended at University of Missouri

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

A fraternity at the University of Missouri has been suspended while officials investigate reports of racial and sexist slurs.

Prosecutor: Boy, 2, was groomed to handle guns, shot himself

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

The father of a 2-year-old suburban Philadelphia boy who accidentally shot himself to death has been accused of leaving a loaded handgun out and charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Video shows deer trying to jump inside SUV that hit it

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

A deer that was hit by an SUV in New Jersey wasn't going down without a fight.

The Latest: Black man shot dead by police ID'd as Ugandan

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

The Latest on the fatal shooting of a black man by police in a San Diego suburb (all times local):

US urging Myanmar to end any vestige of NKorea military ties

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:21pm

Pockets within the Myanmar military may still be cooperating with North Korea although the new civilian government and the military leadership oppose such ties, a senior U.S. official said Wednesday.

Pro-Assad Syrian pleads guilty in US to role in hacking

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:13pm

A Syrian national pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges for his role in a scheme that hacked computers and targeted perceived enemies of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.

Baltimore mayor fires back at prosecutor over profile

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:13pm

Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is firing back at the city's top prosecutor for critical comments she made in a magazine profile.

The Latest: Man saved at sea tells AP he didn't kill grandpa

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11pm

The Latest on the mystery surrounding a man who was rescued at sea after floating for a week on a life raft (all times local):

The Latest: Alabama chief justice 'learned nothing'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11pm

The Latest on the disciplinary hearing for Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore (all times local):

Man rescued at sea tells AP: 'I had absolutely nothing to do' with wealthy grandfather's 2013 unsolved slaying

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11pm

Man rescued at sea tells AP: 'I had absolutely nothing to do' with wealthy grandfather's 2013 unsolved slaying.

FBI director again defends integrity of Clinton email probe

Matthew Daly and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11pm

Republican lawmakers may question the decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton for using a private email server as secretary of state, but they should not question the investigation's thoroughness, FBI Director James Comey said Wednesday as he again defended the agency's actions.

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Official: 2 students, 1 teacher wounded in school shooting

Johnny Clark, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:11pm

A teenager opened fire at a South Carolina elementary school Wednesday, wounding two students and a teacher before the suspect was taken into custody, authorities said.

World leaders mourn Peres, praise him as a man of peace

Danica Kirka, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:01pm

Current and former world leaders mourned the passing of Israeli statesman Shimon Peres on Wednesday, praising him as a visionary who committed his life to the elusive goal of lasting peace in the Middle East.

Man rescued at sea was suspected in grandfather's slaying

Denise Lavoie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 2:01pm

A 22-year-old man rescued from a life raft after a fishing trip that left his mother missing and presumed dead had been a suspect in the 2013 slaying of his rich grandfather, according to court documents that add to the multitude of questions swirling around him and what happened at sea.

Democrat Jon Harper still officially in the race for Utah AG

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:51pm

Democrat Jon Harper is still officially in Utah's attorney general race and will remain on the ballot despite announcing last week that he was dropping out for medical reasons.

Woman sues North Idaho College over response to rape report

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:51pm

North Idaho College is being sued by a woman who says she was gang-raped as a freshman and the college failed to do anything when she reported it.

Prosecutors: Suspect in kidnapping case to change plea

Sudhin Thanawala, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:44pm

A disbarred Harvard University-trained attorney was set to plead guilty in a kidnapping case in California that police initially dismissed as a hoax, the U.S. Attorney's office said Wednesday.

5 South Beach sites with Zika-infected mosquitoes identified

Jennifer Kay, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:43pm

The first Zika-infected mosquitoes to be trapped on the U.S. mainland were caught in residential South Beach neighborhoods, Miami-Dade County officials announced Wednesday.

Court: Judge can't impose insanity defense against will

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 28th - 1:43pm

New Jersey's highest court has ruled that people found mentally competent to stand trial can't be forced to plead insanity against their will.