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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Police say there are indications a man who beheaded a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant where he worked had converted to Islam and was trying to convert others. But authorities also say there's no connection to terrorism and no indication of a threat to anyone else. The incident happened after the man was fired from his job. He was shot and wounded by a company official as he was stabbing another woman.

UNDATED (AP) — Police say the hard drive of a computer used by the suspect in the deadly ambush of Pennsylvania state troopers shows Eric Frein (freen) did Internet research on how to avoid police manhunts, law enforcement technology and survival skills. Authorities say the evidence suggests the ambush which killed one trooper was years in the making. Frein is still eluding capture but is believed to be in a 5-square-mile perimeter around his parents' home.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Most Americans in an Associated Press-GfK poll say the issues facing the country are getting harder to fathom and the confusion is not just among people who have tuned out politics. People who vote regularly, follow news about November's midterm election, or simply feel a civic duty to stay informed are also likely to say that issues have become "much more complicated" over the last decade.

DAVIS, Okla. (AP) — A semi-truck and a bus carrying a college women's softball team collided on an interstate, killing three people and injuring at least 15 others. Oklahoma Highway Patrol officials say the bus from North Central Texas College was returning to campus after a scrimmage with another team.

HONG KONG (AP) — Riot police in Hong Kong have clashed with scores of young pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong, including some who forced their way into government headquarters and were pushed back with pepper spray. The protests are over Beijing's refusal to allow genuine democratic reforms in the semiautonomous region. There's a plan next week to blockade the financial district.

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