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  • Memphis police officer fatally shot during traffic stop

    This undated photo released by the Memphis Police Department shows officer Sean Bolton, 33, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop Saturday night, Aug. 1, 2015, in Memphis, Tenn. A manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said. (Memphis Police Department via AP)MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A police officer was fatally shot Saturday night during a traffic stop in Memphis and a manhunt is underway for the suspect, Tennessee police officials said.


  • Bobby Brown's sister vows family feud is just beginning

    R&B singer Bobby Brown hugs an unidentified woman after a funeral service for his daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015, in Alpharetta, Ga. Bobbi Kristina, the only child of Whitney Houston and Bobby Brown, died in hospice care July 26, about six months after she was found face-down and unresponsive in a bathtub in her suburban Atlanta townhome. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Brown's sister vowed the family feud was "far from over" between their family and the late Whitney Houston's kin during the memorial service for her niece, Bobbi Kristina Brown.


  • Egypt court postpones Al-Jazeera English verdict to Aug. 29
    CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court on Sunday again postponed announcing a verdict in the retrial of three Al-Jazeera English journalists, extending the long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocates and human rights activists.
  • Five killed in clashes near oil port in eastern Libya -medics
    By Ayman al-Warfalli BENGHAZI, Libya (Reuters) - Five people were killed and 12 wounded during clashes in eastern Libya between forces loyal to its internationally recognised government and Islamist groups, medics said on Sunday. Fighting broke out on Saturday in the town of Ajdabiya, near the oil port of Brega, and a war plane attacked suspected Islamist positions to the south of the town, residents said. It was unclear whether the Islamist fighters were affiliated to Islamic State militants, who on Friday attacked a checkpoint manned by troops loyal to the official government outside Ajdabiya, killing five soldiers.
  • Egypt postpones verdict in retrial of Al Jazeera journalists to Aug. 29

    Al Jazeera television journalists Mohamed Fahmy and Baher Mohamed talk to the media outside Tora prison in CairoCAIRO (Reuters) - An Egyptian court on Sunday postponed for the second time the verdict in the retrial of Al Jazeera television journalists who have been charged with aiding a terrorist organisation, a reference to the banned Muslim Brotherhood, to Aug. 29. Mohamed Fahmy, a naturalised Canadian who has given up his Egyptian citizenship, and Egyptian Baher Mohamed were released on bail in February after spending more than a year in custody. A third Al Jazeera journalist, Australian Peter Greste, was deported in February.