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.



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.


  • Written by By COLLEEN LONG , Associated Press