Police: Austin bomber's motive still unknown, despite video

PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (AP) — 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.

  • Written by By JIM VERTUNO and WILL WEISSERT , Associated Press

Police: Maryland school shooter apparently was lovesick teen

 

GREAT MILLS, Md. (AP) — Tuesday's school shooting in southern Maryland that left the shooter dead and two students wounded increasingly appears to be the action of a lovesick teenager.

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  • Written by By MATTHEW BARAKAT and BRIAN WITTE , Associated Press

UK's May seeks united EU against Russia over spy poisoning

BRUSSELS (AP) — British Prime Minister Theresa May tried to rally European Union leaders into a unified stance Thursday against Russia, saying the poisoning of a former spy on English soil shows that Moscow poses a long-term threat to the West.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS and DANICA KIRKA , Associated Press

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.

  • Written by By TERRY SPENCER and CURT ANDERSON , Associated Press