Anti-Shariah rallies this weekend worry Muslim leaders

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the midday prayers. Over their melodic recitation came a tapping sound as a locksmith installed higher-grade locks on the front door.

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  • Written by ANDREW SELSKY , Associated Press

India's rising temperatures are already deadly, study shows


NEW DELHI (AP) — India is now two and a half times more likely to experience a deadly heat wave than a half century ago, and all it took was an increase in the average temperature of just 0.5 degrees Celsius (less than 1 degree Fahrenheit), a new study shows.


  • Written by KATY DAIGLE , Associated Press

Supermarket employee kills 3 co-workers, self in store spree

TUNKHANNOCK, Pa. (AP) — A supermarket employee brought two guns to work overnight Thursday, blocked the store's entrances and exits so no one could flee and fatally shot three fellow employees before turning the weapon on himself, Pennsylvania state police said.



House GOP on track to undoing post-2008 financial rules


WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans headed toward a vote Thursday on dismantling sweeping financial rules established under President Barack Obama that were designed to head off economic meltdowns like the one that caused millions of Americans to lose their jobs and homes during the Great Recession.


  • Written by KEVIN FREKING , Associated Press

Myanmar navy ship, fishermen find bodies in search for plane


SAN HLAN, Myanmar (AP) — Fishermen joined navy and air force personnel Thursday in recovering bodies and aircraft parts from the sea off Myanmar, where a military plane carrying 122 people including 15 children crashed a day earlier, officials said.


  • Written by ESTHER HTUSAN , Associated Press