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Words of thanks for clerk... Migrants still arriving in Germany... 6 killed in race rally

By The Associated Press | Posted - Sep. 6, 2015 at 4:40 a.m.



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GRAYSON, Ky. (AP) — Outside a Kentucky jail house, about 300 people stood Saturday and chanted, "Thank you, Kim; thank you, Kim," and prayed that the defiant county clerk locked inside could hear them. Rowan (ROW'-uhn) County Clerk Kim Davis has been behind bars since Thursday over her refusal to heed a judge's order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.

BERLIN (AP) — German Chancellor Angela Merkel plans to discuss Europe's migrant crisis with her coalition partners today as Syrians, Iraqis and others fleeing war and persecution streamed into Germany for the second straight day. Thousands arrived in Germany by way of Austria by train, bus and car on Saturday. Most went to Munich, the Bavarian capital.

MADRID (AP) — In northwest Spain, police say six people were killed after a race car lost control during a rally and crashed into onlookers. A police spokeswoman says four of the dead were female, including a pregnant woman and a 13-year-old. Two people are in serious condition in the hospital and 11 others are receiving treatment following Saturday's accident.

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A search for survivors continues off the southern coast of South Korea after a fishing boat capsized, killing 10 people. More than 40 coast guard, navy and civilian ships are on the lookout for survivors. The boat had left Chuja Island on Saturday evening to return to a southwestern town on the mainland, before losing communication.

SEATTLE (AP) — The man convicted of being the Green River serial killer of 49 people was transferred to a Colorado prison last May so he could be brought out of isolation, according to newly released documents. Gary Ridgway had lived in virtual isolation at the Washington State Penitentiary in Walla Walla, where he was serving a life sentence without parole. Prison documents obtained by The Seattle Times show Ridgway was easily recognizable and a target of other inmates.

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