Syrian rebels to leave key town in eastern Ghouta enclave
BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian rebels and their families boarded government buses before departing a besieged town in the eastern Ghouta suburbs of Damascus on Thursday, in a deal that could see the bombed-out town handed over to the government following years of siege.
Police: Austin bomber's motive still unknown, despite video
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) â A 25-minute cellphone video left behind by the bomber whose deadly explosives terrorized Austin for weeks details the differences among the weapons he built and amounts to a confession, police said. But his motive remains a mystery.
AP Exclusive: Toy co. CEO leads effort to salvage Toys R Us
NEW YORK (AP) — Toy company executive Isaac Larian and other investors have pledged a total of $200 million and hope to raise four times that amount in crowdfunding in a bid to save potentially more than half of the 735 Toys R Us stores that will go dark in bankruptcy proceedings.
Troopers to patrol at Florida school where massacre happened
PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Already heightened security was being bolstered Thursday at the Florida high school that became the scene of a massacre last month, with Gov. Rick Scott ordering eight highway patrol troopers to help secure the grounds. The move came after the shooting suspect's brother was arrested on campus, two students were caught carrying knives and another made online threats.