Roof's fate soon will rest in hands of 12 federal jurors

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The assault on Emanuel AME Church left a total of 12 victims: Nine who were killed that June night and three who survived the hail of bullets in the basement of the beautiful, historic structure in downtown Charleston.

  • Written by MEG KINNARD , Associated Press

Valeant sells $2B in assets to begin paying down debt

NEW YORK (AP) — Valeant will sell just over $2 billion in assets as it pays down debts after a year and a half of bruising backlash against some of its drug prices and government probes into the way it does business.


Comcast threatens to sue Philly over salary history ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cable TV giant Comcast is threatening a costly legal battle if Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney doesn't veto a bill that would ban employers from asking job applicants for their salary history.


Norwegian mass murderer Breivik makes Nazi salute at court

SKIEN, Norway (AP) — Norwegian mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik made a neo-Nazi salute as he walked into a courtroom at a high-security prison where judges on Tuesday began reviewing a ruling that his solitary confinement is inhumane.

  • Written by MATTI HUUHTANEN , Associated Press

Iranians mourn as former leader Rafsanjani interred

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Hundreds of thousands mourned the late Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday, wailing in grief as his body was interred at a Tehran shrine alongside the leader of the country's 1979 Islamic Revolution.

  • Written by NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL, Associated Press