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More than 500 injured as fire hits Taiwan water park party

A fire on a music stage spread into a crowd of spectators at a party Saturday night at a Taiwan water park, injuring more than 200 people, authorities said.

French terror suspect took selfie with beheaded victim

A detained truck driver with a history of radical Islamic ties is refusing to speak to police investigators over his implication in an explosion and beheading in southeastern France, a French official said Saturday, adding that one of the other suspects initially arrested has been released without charge.

Parliament approves referendum; Greece's future in balance

Greece's place in the euro currency bloc looked increasingly shaky on Saturday after eurozone nations rejected a monthlong extension to its bailout program and the prime minister called for a risky popular vote on the country's financial future.

Tunisia to boost security, arm tourist police after attack

Tunisia said Sunday it would arm tourism police and deploy hundreds of reinforcements as authorities moved to boost security after a jihadist gunned down 38 people at a seaside resort. Police on horseback and quad bikes patrolled the beach at Port El Kantaoui north of Sousse where the worst jihadist attack in Tunisia's history took place on Friday. Show More Summary

Police: Surviving escapee could face a harder time alone

The shooting death of one escaped killer brought new energy to the three-week hunt for a second escaped murderer as helicopters, search dogs and hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on a wooded area 30 miles from the priso...

Tourists describe scenes of panic in Tunisia attack

British holidaymakers told how they fled in panic from Friday's gun massacre on a Tunisian beach resort, screaming and running for cover when they realised they were under attack. Frightened tourists hid in their hotel rooms and barricaded themselves in, while a pregnant woman went into labour in the confusion. Show More Summary

Escaped NY state inmate Sweat shot and in custody: reports

(Reuters) - Escaped New York state prison inmate David Sweat is in custody after being shot by police near the Canadian border, according to media reports on Sunday.

Manhunt for remaining New York prison escapee intensifies

By Pete DeMola MALONE, N.Y. (Reuters) - A manhunt for a convicted murderer who escaped from a New York state maximum security prison focused on a rural area near the Canadian border on Saturday, a day after his fellow escapee was killed. Show More Summary

Fire injures scores attending party at Taiwan water park

A fire on a music stage spread into a crowd of spectators at a party Saturday night at a Taiwan water park, injuring more than 200 people, authorities said.

Surviving inmate still on the loose after 1 escapee killed

The shooting death of one escaped killer brought new energy to the three-week hunt for a second escaped murderer as helicopters, search dogs and hundreds of law enforcement officers converged on a wooded area 30 miles from the priso...

Big business on winning side in U.S. top court's major rulings

By Lawrence Hurley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Big business was on the winning side in the U.S. Supreme Court's two major cases of the year, with hundreds of employers pushing hard in favor of gay marriage and the healthcare industry backing the insurance subsidies available under Obamacare. Show More Summary

Bill Cosby's lawyer says revealing court documents would cause 'embarrassment'

(Reuters) - A lawyer for Bill Cosby argued that unsealing court documents from a 2005 Pennsylvania sexual assault case filed against the comedian would cause severe "embarrassment," court records show. Attorney George Gowen asked inShow More Summary

Bitter dissents in gay marriage case reveals deep divide in high court

Justice Anthony Kennedy almost always votes alongside his four conservative colleagues on the Supreme Court. But when he doesn’t, it’s often in big, transformative cases, like Friday’s gay marriage decision. His defection clearly has made his conservative peers hopping mad.

Escaped N.Y. inmate Richard Matt killed by police, partner on run

Escaped convicted murderer Richard Matt was shot and killed by authorities in upstate New York today, according to officials, 20 days after he made an elaborate escape from prison.

Two escaped New York prisoners headed to Canada: police

Two escapees from an upstate New York prison were believed to be headed for Canada after searchers in the third week of the manhunt found items the convicted killers dropped, police said on Friday. "They dropped some items and left others...Show More Summary

'Terror' attack in France followed by gunfire at Tunisia tourist spot

At least 27 are confirmed dead at a Tunisian beach after a man was decapitated at a French factory.

Same-sex marriage among last 5 Supreme Court cases

The right of same-sex couples to marry is the biggest of five cases still to be decided.

2015 NBA draft winners and losers

One former NBA player believes New York Knicks fans will regret booing his ex-teammate, Kristaps Porzingis.

Timberwolves select Karl-Anthony Towns with No. 1 pick in NBA draft

There might not have been a promise in place, but there's no longer any question that Flip Saunders sees immense, franchise-changing promise in the 6-foot-11-inch, 250-pound frame of Karl-Anthony Towns.

15 emails missing from Clinton cache

The State Dept. cannot find part or all of 15 emails from her time as secretary of state.

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