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Virginia television journalists shot in heads, bodies: medical examiner

Friday, 28 August 2015 10:24 Written by
Both Virginia television journalists killed on-air this week by a former coworker were shot in their heads and bodies, medical officials said on Friday. Reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, of Roanoke CBS-affiliate WDBJ7 were slain during a live broadcast on Wednesday by disgruntled former employee Vester Flanagan. Flanagan later shot himself and died of his wounds. The deaths of Parker and Ward have been ruled homicides, a spokeswoman with the Virginia…
Georgia university investigating fraternity's alleged racist taunts
Friday, 28 August 2015 10:11 Written by
ATLANTA The Georgia Institute of Technology is investigating allegations that white members of a campus fraternity shouted racial slurs at a black female student earlier this month. The Atlanta university "does not condone discriminatory language or behavior and is taking this matter very seriously," Dean of Students John Stein said about the allegations against members of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity. While the university investigates the allegations, Georgia Tech's president and senior leadership met with…
U.S. court rules for government over NSA metadata collection program
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:57 Written by
WASHINGTON A U.S. appeals court on Friday threw out a judge's ruling that would have blocked the National Security Agency from collecting phone metadata under a controversial program that has since been amended by Congress. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit said there were not sufficient grounds for the preliminary injunction imposed by the lower court. The law in question expired in June and has since been amended by Congress.…
Virginia teen gets 11 years for supporting Islamic State
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:57 Written by
WASHINGTON A Virginia teenager who had pleaded guilty to online support of the militant group Islamic State was sentenced to just over 11 years in federal prison on Friday, the U.S. Justice Department said. Ali Amin, 17, of Manassas, was the first minor prosecuted by the United States in such a case. U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton handed down a 136-month sentence in a hearing in Alexandria, Virginia, the department said in a statement. Amin…
Shooting death of student at Georgia university investigated
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:57 Written by
ATLANTA The fatal shooting of a student on the campus of Georgia's Savannah State University was under investigation on Friday, with no arrests immediately reported a day after the confrontation that resulted in the man's death. Christopher Starks, a junior from the Atlanta area, was shot during an "altercation" late on Thursday at the university's student union, the school said in a statement. He was transported to a hospital where he died of his injuries.…
Ashley Madison CEO Steps Down in Wake of Hacking
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:54 Written by
The CEO of adultery website Ashley Madison is stepping down in the wake of the massive breach of the company's computer systems and outing of millions of its members. Avid Life Media Inc., Ashley Madison's parent company, says Noel Biderman's departure was a mutual decision and in the best interest of the company. Hackers originally breached Avid Life's systems in July and then posted the information online a month later after the company didn't comply…
It's a boy! Washington zoo gives details on new panda cub
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:23 Written by
WASHINGTON The U.S. National Zoo's surviving giant panda cub is a boy and was fathered by the zoo's male panda, the zoo said on Friday. The cub was born on Saturday to Mei Xiang, who is a top tourist draw in the U.S. capital. A fraternal twin died on Wednesday of pneumonia likely caused by inhaling food, the zoo said. The cubs were sired by Tian Tian, the zoo's male giant panda, the zoo said…
US Stocks Edge Lower Early After Sharp Two-Day Surge
Friday, 28 August 2015 09:16 Written by
World stock markets were uneven on Friday as a global rally driven by upbeat U.S. economic data faded. European stocks fell in early trading, with France's CAC 40 down 0.5 percent at 4,636.26 and Germany's DAX 0.9 percent lower at 10,219.43. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.1 percent to 6,1845.64. U.S. stocks were poised to open lower, with Dow futures down 1 percent to 16,493.00 while S&P 500 futures retreated 0.9 percent to 1,970.60. The declines…
US Stocks Open Slightly Lower After Sharp Two-Day Surge
Friday, 28 August 2015 08:50 Written by
World stock markets were uneven on Friday as a global rally driven by upbeat U.S. economic data faded. European stocks fell in early trading, with France's CAC 40 down 0.5 percent at 4,636.26 and Germany's DAX 0.9 percent lower at 10,219.43. Britain's FTSE 100 slipped 0.1 percent to 6,1845.64. U.S. stocks were poised to open lower, with Dow futures down 1 percent to 16,493.00 while S&P 500 futures retreated 0.9 percent to 1,970.60. The declines…
Florida Governor declares state of emergency ahead of storm Erika
Friday, 28 August 2015 08:26 Written by
MIAMI Florida Governor Rick Scott declared a state of emergency on Friday in preparation for the arrival of Tropical Storm Erika as it made a soggy path through the Caribbean toward the southeastern United States. Scott, in announcing his decision, cited a five-day forecast by the U.S. National Hurricane Center that predicted the storm will travel "up the spine of Florida" from Sunday into next week. (Reporting by David Adams; Editing by Susan Heavey)

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