6 counts of murder for Quebec mosque attack suspect

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — A French Canadian known for far-right, nationalist views was charged Monday with six counts of first-degree murder and five counts of attempted murder over the shooting rampage at a Quebec City mosque that Canada's prime minister called an act of terrorism against Muslims.


  • Written by TRACEY LINDEMAN and ROB GILLIES , Associated Press

Breitbart editor's Berkeley talk nixed amid violent protest

BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A crowd protesting a far-right commentator's appearance at the University of California at Berkeley hurled smoke bombs, broke windows and sparked a massive bonfire, prompting officials to call off the event.

  • Written by JOCELYN GECKER , Associated Press

US unemployment claims slide by 14,000 to 246,000

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fewer Americans applied for unemployment benefits last week, another sign that U.S. workers are enjoying job security.


  • Written by PAUL WISEMAN , AP Economics Writer

More than 120 injured in fire at Philippines factory complex

GENERAL TRIAS, Philippines (AP) — More than 120 workers, including two Japanese, were injured and at least one was missing in a fire at a huge factory south of the Philippine capital that sent thousands of employees running to safety, an official said Thursday.