Realistic 'Purge' campaigns spark fear of criminal copycats

Citizens are concerned a fan of the $70-million grossing film may act out violently.


Tuesday's forecast: More storms in the South

The national weather forecast for Tuesday, August 19 calls for more showers and storms in the South, while the Plains continue to stay dry.


Florida woman accidentally shoots twin grandson

Seven-year-old boy is expected to survive gunshot wound after being shot by grandmother.


Leak at Duke Energy plant spills oil into Ohio River

A spokeswoman said officials have not confirmed how much fuel spilled.


Police, protesters clash in Ferguson

Once again tear gas was fired on protesters in Ferguson, Mo.


Boy accidentally shot by grandmother

Linda Maddox was sleeping with her twin grandsons when she heard a noise and fired a gun toward the door, hitting 7-year-old Tyler Maddox.


Police, protesters clash in Ferguson

An evening of peaceful demonstrations in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday against the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown descended into another night of chaos with police coming "under heavy gunfire" and leading to the arrest of more than two dozen people.


Dozens arrested in latest Feguson, Missiouri protests

Police come under fire in latest unrest, urge demonstrators to protests during the day (Rough cut. No reporter narration)


Tenn. couple crushes world record for 'I do's'

Lauren and David Blair have renewed their vows 109 times during their 30-year marriage.


Woman being tested for Ebola in Berlin

Update: A 30-year-old West African has been taken to Berlin's Virchow hospital after she showed symptoms of Ebola.

Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of highway in Haryana

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday laid the foundation stone of 166 km Kaithal-Rajasthan border section of the National Highway-152/65 here.

Children's path to U.S. could end in deportation

A Cleveland judge could decide to send the youngsters back to Guatemala in 30 days.


1,011.5 lb. alligator captured in Alabama


10 things you shouldn't be doing at work

Your workplace is a formal setup where a certain standard of decorum is to be maintained.

Raw: Japanese Military Live Fire Exercise

The Japanese Self Defense Forces held a military drill at the foot of Mount Fuji on Tuesday, showcasing the ability of their armed forces to defend remote islands. (Aug. 19)


Woman reported dead in flood reunites with rescuer

Jena David survived massive flooding in Detroit thanks to a good Samaritan.


Two sisters, who could be first women in India to be executed for murdering 5 kids, seek reprieve

Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit were convicted in 2001 of kidnapping 13 children, forcing them to join a gang of thieves and murdering at least five of them.

Two sisters who could be first women in India to be executed for murdering 5 kids, seek last-ditch reprieve

Renuka Shinde and Seema Gavit were convicted in 2001 of kidnapping 13 children, forcing them to join a gang of thieves and murdering at least five of them.

AP Top Stories August 19 a

Here's the latest news for Tuesday, August 19th: 2 shot during Ferguson protests; Peace talks resume in Cairo; Blast in China coal mine traps 29 miners; Don Pardo, iconic TV announcer, dies at 96.


Police, Protesters Clash in Ferguson

After nightfall, police and protesters were again in a tense standoff Monday as crowds filled the streets. Officers used noisemakers, bullhorns and armored vehicles to push demonstrators back. (Aug. 19)


Teachers train to pack guns with lesson plans

Teachers participate in firearms training.


New laws: Teachers do not have to disclose guns

In 28 states, adults who legally own guns will be allowed to carry them in public schools.


Abolishing Planning Commission will cost the nation: Prithviraj Chavan

Opposing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's decision to do away with the Planning Commission and have a new institution in its place will "cost the nation", Maharashtra chief minister Prithviraj Chavan said on Tuesday.

German journalists arrested in Ferguson

"To be arrested and yelled at and be rudely treated by police I had to travel to Ferguson and St. Louis in the United States of America," writes veteran reporter of his ordeal.

Manipur court orders release of activist Irom Sharmila

Sharmila has been on a fast since November 4, 2000 demanding repeal of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act 1958.

Protests outside Pak high commission as separatist leader Geelani meets Pak envoy

Protests have intensified outside the Pak high commission as separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani met Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi today.

216 Indians return from Libya

The ministry of external affairs said that 216 Indian nationals in Libya returned to the country on Tuesday.

Army chief denies Chinese incursion into India

Army chief General Dalbir Singh Suhag on Tuesday denied any incursion by China into Indian territory

Raw: Police, protesters clash in Ferguson

On Monday night, police in Ferguson, Missouri used bullhorns, noisemakers and armored vehicles to push back the crowd. In one confrontation, officers fired tear gas and flash grenades. (Aug. 19)


Wild Wilma's gusts claims two lives

Two people died in Mecklenburg-Vorpommern on Monday in a traffic accident caused by Wilma's winds.

Force-feeding: Police to file action taken report on plea against Shiv Sena MP

A court on Tuesday directed the Delhi Police to file an action taken report (ATR) on a complaint seeking lodging of FIR against Shiv Sena MP Rajan Vichare for allegedly force-feeding an IRCTC employee who was on fast during Ramzan at Maharashtra Sadan.

National Guard Troops Fail to Quell Unrest in Ferguson

Violence erupted in Ferguson once more Monday night, even as National Guard troops arrived, the latest in a series of attempts to quell the chaos after a police officer fatally shot an unarmed man.

Sushma Swaraj: Making a quiet statement, but no interviews please!

Unlike her predecessor Salman Khurshid, who would give the media loads of sound bytes, as and when he met them, Sushma Swaraj prefers to let the ministry spokesperson handle questions.

Police blame Ferguson violence on 'criminals'

Authorities in Ferguson are blaming the violence on "criminals" who are in crowds of peaceful protesters, and they're asking people to protest during the day. (Aug. 19)


Hooking up to getting hitched: Yes, it can happen

32% of those in a new study say their marriages started as casual encounters.


Jaswant Singh continues to be in coma

Former Union minister and ex-BJP leader Jaswant Singh is in coma for the 12th day on Tuesday, doctors said.

Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani meets Pak envoy

Separatist leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani on Tuesday met Pakistan high commissioner Abdul Basit in Delhi on Tuesday.

Kashmir is an international issue, not an internal one: Syed Ali Shah Geelani

"When they say Kashmir is an internal issue, it is against the reality. The issue of Jammu & Kashmir is an international issue and it should be solved," Geelani said.

Party leader demands Lenin's head

Gregor Gysi, the leader of the federal socialist Left party, has demanded that the 3.5-tonne head of Lenin be dug out of its wooded resting place for an exhibition on Berlin's memorial landmarks.

Massive household survey under way in Telangana

An intensive household survey is under way across Telangana state today to know social and economic status of nearly four crore people in a single day.

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