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Sheriff: Man fatally shoots defendant waiting at courthouse

CANTON, Miss. (AP) — A man fatally shot a defendant waiting outside a county courthouse in a historic Mississippi town Monday morning, and a suspect is in custody, according to law enforcement officials.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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Texas' attorney general charged with securities fraud

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton turned himself in Monday to face charges that he misled investors and didn't disclose money he made for referring financial clients as part of his private business before becoming the state's top lawyer in January.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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Cooler weather helps crews battling California wildfire

LOWER LAKE, Calif. (AP) — Cooler weather helped crews gain ground Monday against a huge Northern California wildfire that tore through two dozen homes, threatened thousands more and triggered warnings to 12,000 people to flee.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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AT&T, as new owner of DirecTV, offers TV-wireless discount

NEW YORK (AP) — AT&T customers will save $10 a month and get a single bill for their TV and wireless services under a new package the company is offering after its $48.5 billion purchase of satellite TV company DirecTV 10 days ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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Former trader given 14 years prison for market manipulation

LONDON (AP) — A British judge sentenced a former Citibank and UBS trader to 14 years in prison Monday after a jury found him guilty of masterminding the manipulation of a key interest rate, the London Interbank Lending Rate, or Libor.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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US begins armed drone flights from Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Pentagon says the military for the first time conducted armed drone missions out of Turkey last weekend, and is planning to conduct manned aircraft flights from Incirlik Air Base.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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Challenger, Columbia wreckage on public display for 1st time

 

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is offering up wreckage from the Challenger and Columbia for public view after hiding it from the world for decades.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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Nearly 60 donors give one-third of all 2016 campaign cash

WASHINGTON (AP) — It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

One check, from one donor, topped those results.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 August 2015

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