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Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

By NATTASUDA ANUSONDISAI and JOCELYN GECKER
The Associated Press

BANGKOK - Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of … Full story    

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Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

BANGKOK - Thai authorities arrested a foreign man Saturday they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of … Full story    
Updated 11 hours ago

Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody

HOUSTON - Authorities are still pursuing a suspect in the death of a uniformed sheriff's deputy who was shot several times while filling up his … Full story    
Updated 12 hours ago

NSA ruling reversed by appeals court

WASHINGTON - A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Shell pauses Arctic offshore drilling

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Strong winds and high waves that pounded the northern coast of Alaska have led Royal Dutch Shell PLC to temporarily stop exploratory … Full story    
Updated yesterday

‘LOL’ generation most irked by bad grammar, spelling

NEW YORK - It's the LOL generation that appears most annoyed by bad grammar and spelling slips, according to a survey by Dictionary.com. The site … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Tropical storm leaves 20 dead in Dominican

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic - Tropical Storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it caused a trail of … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Teacher blames breakfast for 111 tardies

TRENTON, N.J. - An elementary school teacher who was allowed to keep his job despite being late for work 111 times in two years said … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Housing plan not set for Olympic bid

The centerpiece of the proposed 2024 Olympic Games in Los Angeles would be a $1 billion residential village, where thousands of athletes would eat, sleep … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Thousands bathe at riverside festival in India

NASIK, India (AP) - Thousands of devout Hindus began splashing into a west Indian river for the first official day Wednesday of bathing at one … Full story    
Updated yesterday

Planned Parenthood writes letter

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Planned Parenthood Federation of America defended its practices Thursday in a lengthy letter to Congress and included a report by experts … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Wildfires a ‘slow-motion disaster’

SPOKANE, Wash. - The massive fires burning in Washington state are a "slow-motion disaster," Gov. Jay Inslee said Thursday as he praised crews battling the … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Buzz Aldrin joins university, forming ‘plan’ for Mars

MELBOURNE, Fla. -Buzz Aldrin is teaming up with Florida Institute of Technology to develop "a master plan" for colonizing Mars within 25 years. The second … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

HI Supreme Court hears telescope case

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaii's Supreme Court is hearing oral arguments in a case involving building one of the world's largest telescopes on Mauna Kea. Opponents … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Court hears dispute over ‘0INK’ plate

INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana's highest court heard arguments Thursday on whether a police officer was wrongly denied a vanity license plate saying '0INK,' which state officials … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Obama talks to people of New Orleans Orleans 

NEW ORLEANS - Visiting residents on tidy porch stoops and sampling the fried chicken at a corner restaurant, President Barack Obama held out the people … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Teacher describes  teen hostage taker

CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Thirty-year veteran teacher Twila Smith had scarcely started a new school year when a 14-year-old freshman entered her world studies class and … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Va. shootings make for tough media decisions

NEW YORK - In an era when anyone can go online and find video of terrorist beheadings, police shootings and other carnage, major news organizations … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Dead migrants found in abandoned truck near Austrian capital

VIENNA - As regional leaders met Thursday to tackle Europe's refugee crisis, a gruesome discovery unfolded a short drive from the Austrian capital: An abandoned … Full story    
Updated 2 days ago

Bombing suspect arrested

WASHINGTON (AP) - A man suspected in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military base in Saudi Arabia has been … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

College exam scores stagnant

WASHINGTON - U.S. high schools haven't shown much improvement in the past four years when it comes to preparing college-ready graduates, according to the Iowa-based … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Mont. faces abuse program funding cutoff

The federal government says it will strip Montana of a child abuse prevention grant if the state does not start providing the public with mandatory … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015

Holmes to serve life plus 3,318 years in prison

CENTENNIAL, Colo. - The man who unleashed a murderous attack on a packed Colorado movie theater was ordered Wednesday to serve life in prison without … Full story    
Published:  August 27, 2015