Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself?
JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Missouri's auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the state's most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Republicans, when he launched an anti-corruption campaign for governor last month.
Unmasking of 'Jihadi John' as a London lad shocks Britain
LONDON (AP) — The unmasking of Islamic State militant "Jihadi John" as a London lad who had repeatedly been questioned by security services sent shock waves through Britain Friday, with Prime Minister David Cameron stepping in to defend British spy craft.
Ukraine government forces, rebels withdraw heavy weapons
NOVOAMVROSIIVSKE, Ukraine (AP) — The piecemeal pullback of heavy weapons Friday from the line separating government and rebel forces in Ukraine has boosted the prospects for peace, although both sides are warning of their readiness to resume fighting if necessary.