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at 00:58 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

American airman who helped 2 friends subdue train gunman in Europe returns to US

TRAVIS AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. - The U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two childhood friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train returned to his native California Thursday night.


at 23:28 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Thailand unveils restored statue at blast site, amid growing questions about Turkish link

BANGKOK - Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing that left 20 dead.


at 22:45 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Guatemala swears in new president after Perez Molina, beset by corruption scandal, resigns

GUATEMALA CITY - Guatemala's newly sworn-in president demanded that all top government officials submit their resignations and promised an honest and inclusive administration following the surprise resignation earlier Thursday of President Otto Perez Molina amid a widening fraud investigation.


at 20:15 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Police: 3 shot, 1 killed near baseball field on Sacramento college campus; gunman being sought

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Police say three people have been shot and one of them has died near a baseball field on the campus of Sacramento City College.


at 19:40 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Photo of dead child on beach evokes past tragedies, haunts and frustrates world

The photo of the dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach is haunting.


at 19:21 on September 03, 2015, EDT.

Father of Syrian boys who drowned off Turkey: 'All I want is to be with my children'

ANKARA, Turkey - He is one among many, far too many. But the plight of one boy, washed up like a piece of debris on a Turkish beach, has focused the world's attention on a wave of war-and-deprivation-fueled migration unmatched since World War II.


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