Kashmir teenager's death sparks fresh anti-India protests

SRINAGAR, India (AP) — At least 30 people were injured in Indian-controlled Kashmir on Saturday after government forces fired shotgun pellets and tear gas as a funeral procession for a teenager turned into a protest against Indian rule.

  • Written by AIJAZ HUSSAIN, Associated Press

Philippine police say drug-linked mayor shot dead in jail

BAYBAY, Philippines (AP) — Philippine police killed a town mayor in his jail cell in a purported gunbattle on Saturday, the second killing in a week of a politician linked to illegal drugs under President Rodrigo Duterte's brutal crackdown.


Supreme Court stays execution of Alabama inmate

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A condemned Alabama inmate has survived the seventh attempt to execute him by lethal injection thanks to a last-minute stay from the U.S. Supreme Court.

  • Written by KIM CHANDLER, Associated Press

Post-Katrina police shooting; now lawsuits can resume

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former police sergeant admitted on Friday that he helped cover up the fatal police shootings of two people in the chaotic days following Hurricane Katrina, ending a criminal case that roiled the New Orleans Police Department after the 2005 storm.

  • Written by JANET McCONNAUGHEY, Associated Press