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NEW YORK (AP) — A sketch of the suspect in the shooting death of an imam and his friend in Queens shows a dark-haired, bearded man wearing glasses. Police say the victims were walking after Saturday prayers at a mosque when the suspect shot them in the head from behind. The shooting has raised hate crime fears among the Bangladeshi Muslim community. Police haven't released a motive.

EASTMAN, Ga. (AP) — Authorities in Georgia have opened a manhunt for a suspect who shot and killed an officer in Eastman, southeast of Macon. The dead officer is identified as Eastman Patrol Officer Tim Smith. Officials say he was responding to a suspicious person call.

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — It's 2,000 rescues and counting for emergency crews in Louisiana who plucked motorists from cars stranded by high water or people from inundated houses. The dangerous work is expected to continue day, as will rains that started Thursday. A state of emergency remains in parts of Louisiana and Mississippi. Three people have died and one is missing.

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — An Afghan official says three police checkpoints have been hit by Taliban attacks that killed at least nine officers. in the country's north. Gen. Noor Habib Gulbahari says the attacks happened last night. He says five insurgents were killed and three wounded. Taliban fighters frequently attack police check points.

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — It's another busy day in Rio with gold medals on the line in track and field, individual gymnastics golf and tennis, among others. The U.S. men's and women's basketball teams are in action. A track feature is the men's 100-meter dash with Usain Bolt as the favorite.

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