As territory shrinks, IS group looks for new money sources

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Islamic State group sees its territory shrink to half its original size and its dreams of a caliphate evaporate, the extremist fighters are losing access to the sources of revenue that once gave them their power, prompting them to turn to extortion, kidnapping or foreign donations like their predecessors, the militant group al-Qaida.

  • Written by VIVIAN SALAMA, Associated Press

Jailed 96 days on bogus charge: It is no one's fault?

ACKERMAN, Miss. (AP) — Pulled over for traffic violations, Jessica Jauch was held for 96 days in a Mississippi jail without seeing a judge, getting a lawyer or having a chance to make bail. She was charged with a felony based on a secretly recorded video that prosecutors finally acknowledged showed her committing no crime.

  • Written by JEFF AMY, Associated Press

Campus sex assaults stir debate on when to alert students

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — When a student athlete at San Jose State University in California was accused of sexually assaulting two women at an off-campus party over Labor Day weekend, school officials acted decisively.

  • Written by JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press

Philippine police van rams protesters in front of US Embassy

MANILA, Philippines (AP) —€” A Philippine police van rammed into protesters, leaving several bloodied, as an anti-U.S. rally turned violent Wednesday at the American Embassy in Manila.

  • Written by BULLIT MARQUEZ, Associated Press BOGIE CALUPITAN, Associated Press

Ecuador: We have 'temporarily restricted' Assange's internet

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuador's government acknowledged on Tuesday that it cut off WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's internet access at its embassy in London after the whistleblowing site published a trove of damaging emails from Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign.

  • Written by GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press RAPHAEL SATTER, Associated Press