Seine River peaks in Paris, museums to be shut for days

PARIS (AP) — The Seine River peaked early Saturday around Paris, hitting its highest level in nearly 35 years — almost 4.5 meters (15 feet) above average — and authorities warned it could take up to ten days for the river to return to normal.

  • Written by SYLVIE CORBET, Associated Press

Hong Kong students split from Tiananmen anniversary vigil

HONG KONG (AP) — While Hong Kongers crammed into a park Saturday to remember the victims of China's bloody crackdown on protesters in Beijing's Tiananmen Square 27 years ago, many student groups held rival events in a sign of the widening rift in the city's pro-democracy movement.

  • Written by KELVIN CHAN, Associated Press

Ex-Marine charged in stabbing death of Houston boy, 11

HOUSTON (AP) — A 27-year-old ex-Marine from Houston has been charged with murder in the stabbing death of an 11-year-old who was walking home from school last month, police said Saturday.


UCLA shooter's 'kill list' had dead Minnesota woman, 2 profs

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A former UCLA graduate student killed a woman in Minnesota before carrying two semi-automatic pistols and a grudge back to Los Angeles, where he fatally shot a young professor he once called a mentor and then killed himself, police said Thursday.

  • Written by AMANDA LEE MYERS, Associated Press CHRISTINE ARMARIO, Associated Press