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Defiant clerk receives support... Group wedding... Searching for boat survivors

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 6, 2015 at 1:40 a.m.



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GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — As a Kentucky county clerk continues to sit in jail for refusing to sanction same-sex marriages, about 300 of her supporters showed up Saturday to rally on her behalf. The husband of Rowan (ROW'-uhn) County Clerk Kim Davis told the gathering that his wife "won't bow" and sends her love to each and every one of them. A judge sent Davis to jail until she agrees to follow the court's order. She has pledged she never will.

RAPID CITY, S.D. (AP) — Gay and straight couples are converging on Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota to hold a large group wedding Sunday in celebration of this summer's U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage. The event was organized by women who had challenged South Dakota's ban on same-sex marriages, and is being held in the amphitheater of the memorial.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — More than 40 ships are searching the waters off South Korea's southern coast, looking for survivors from a capsized fishing boat. Ten people died and an undetermined number of others are missing. Three people were rescued and flown to a hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The 9.8-ton boat lost communication with another boat on Saturday evening and was found Sunday morning north of the resort island of Jeju.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — A 24-year-old Las Vegas man has been arrested on DUI charges following a crash at an intersection Saturday morning that left two people dead and four others injured after fire tore through a minibus. Police say a BMW driven by Jonathan Donner sped through a red light at the intersection and hit the minibus, causing it to overturn. The minibus and the BMW caught fire.

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — An apparent case of "suicide by cop." The police chief of Durham, North Carolina, says his officers fatally shot a man who pointed a gun at them after threatening to kill himself. Chief Jose Lopez said at a news conference that officers had negotiated with the 21-year-old man for at least 30 minutes Saturday morning before he began walking toward them, pointing his gun.

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