Death toll 209 as survivor found in capsized Tanzania ferry

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The death toll soared past 200 while a survivor was found inside a capsized Tanzania ferry two days after the Lake Victoria disaster, officials said Saturday, while search efforts were ending to focus on identifying bodies.

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  • Written by By TOM ODULA , Associated Press

Gunmen attack Iran military parade, killing at least 25

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Gunmen disguised as soldiers attacked an annual Iranian military parade Saturday in the country's oil-rich southwest, killing at least 25 people and wounding 60 in the bloodiest assault to strike the country in recent years.

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  • Written by By NASSER KARIMI and JON GAMBRELL , Associated Press

Sheriff: Motive unclear for Maryland shooter who killed 3

ABERDEEN, Md. (AP) — Law enforcement officials said Friday they might never know the motive for a female shooter's violent rampage that killed three people and wounded three at a sprawling Maryland warehouse before she turned the gun on herself. It's little consolation for grieving relatives and others trying to find answers.

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  • Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

Small North Carolina town latest to feel Florence's fury

BLADENBORO, N.C. (AP) — Benetta White and David Lloyd slogged through waist-deep water filling their yard to escape Hurricane Florence's latest life-threatening punch to a town in the Carolinas.

  • Written by By GARY D. ROBERTSON, MARTHA WAGGONER and ALAN SUDERMAN , Associated Press

DHS secretary: FEMA chief misused cars, but won't lose job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The head of the federal disaster response agency used government vehicles without proper authorization, but will not lose his job over it, Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said Friday.

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  • Written by By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press