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Package bomb explodes in Texas, this time at shipping center
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A package bomb believed to be linked to the recent bombings in Austin exploded early Tuesday inside a FedEx distribution center near San Antonio, leaving one worker with minor injuries, and a second unexploded bomb was found at the same facility, authorities said.
100s honor lives of women killed at California vet center
YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (AP) — Former soldiers, health care workers and family and friends have celebrated the lives of three women killed this month by a combat veteran who barged into a farewell party for an employee at a veterans' care facility.
Appeals court hears police racial discrimination case
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The Maryland attorney general's office has asked a federal appeals court to dismiss claims made against the state in a racial discrimination case brought by the former police chief and two other black officers from a small city on Maryland's eastern shore.
Texas bomber's change in tactics could hint at future plans
NEW YORK (AP) — The bombs were left on porches, then by the side of the road, then at a FedEx facility. The victims were black, then Hispanic, then white. The blasts happened in different parts of Austin, Texas, and then near San Antonio.
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US pastor faces 35 years in jail in Turkey for terror links
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — An American pastor has been charged in Turkey with engaging in espionage and having links to terror groups, crimes that carry a potential sentence of up to 35 years in prison, Turkey's state-run news agency reported Tuesday.
Bar owner says US student not drunk before disappearance
HAMILTON, Bermuda (AP) — A Bermuda bar owner says a Pennsylvania student did not appear to be drunk before he disappeared. Mark Dombroski, 19, was found dead Monday at the base of a colonial-era fort in a park on the island territory.
US, South Korea, Japan discuss denuclearization, summits
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Top U.S., South Korean and Japanese officials discussed how to achieve the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula during weekend talks ahead of upcoming inter-Korean and U.S.-North Korean summits, Seoul said Monday.
Maduro's cryptocurrency 'genius' once pushed US sanctions
CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — A chief strategist of Venezuela's government-backed cryptocurrency is a former U.S. congressional intern, and he once organized protests against the same socialist administration he's now helping to circumvent U.S. financial sanctions.
Survivors of school shooting take gun control message abroad
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Student survivors of the worst high school shooting in U.S. history took their message abroad for the first time on Saturday, calling for greater gun safety measures and sharing with educational professionals from around the world their frightening experience.
My Lai ceremony highlights peace, but dark memories recalled
MY LAI, Vietnam (AP) — Talk of peace dominated the 50th anniversary commemoration of the My Lai massacre in Vietnam, but among the hundreds in the audience were survivors and a former U.S. Army photographer whose gruesome images galvanized anti-war opinion.
Mexico advances on extraditing former governor to US
CIUDAD VICTORIA, Mexico (AP) — Mexican authorities have informed the former governor of a state bordering Texas that they have accepted a U.S. request to extradite him to the United States to face money laundering charges.