Louisiana police shooting caught on video strains community

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The mood was emotional, and at times angry, as evening unfolded in the working class, predominantly black Louisiana neighborhood where the police killing of a black man was caught on videotape.

  • Written by MIKE KUNZELMAN, MELINDA DESLATTE and CAIN BURDEAU, Associated Press

US moves to leave 8,400 troops in Afghanistan aids allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama's decision to slow the withdrawal of American troops from Afghanistan will be welcomed at the NATO summit this weekend, providing aid for allied forces in the country and bolstering U.S. efforts to get more pledges of support for the war from U.S. allies.

  • Written by LOLITA C. BALDOR and JOSH LEDERMAN, Associated Press

Germany lawmakers approve 'no means no' rape law

BERLIN (AP) — German lawmakers passed a bill Thursday that will make it easier for victims of sex crimes to file criminal complaints if they rejected their attacker's advances with a clear "no."

  • Written by FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press

UK Conservatives choose final 2 leadership contenders

LONDON (AP) — Conservative lawmakers in Britain are voting Thursday to decide which two candidates should face a runoff to be the country's next prime minister.

  • Written by JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press

Mom recognizes son as drug store robber; he turns himself in

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old man turned himself in to Fort Lauderdale police after his mother recognized him in surveillance video circulated by detectives who were looking for a suspect in a string of drug store robberies.

  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS