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Japan warns about Europe terror; tourists are calm

PARIS (AP) -- Japan and Sweden joined the U.S. and Britain on Monday in warning citizens about traveling in Europe because of concerns about a terror attack.

New drilling rules require oil rigs to practice for spills

WASHINGTON — The Interior Department on Thursday issued two new rules to improve safety on offshore oil and gas rigs, bringing the Obama administration a step closer to lifting its ban on drilling in deep waters in the Gulf of Mexico.

Car bombs kill 8, mar Nigeria 50th ceremony

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Two car bombs exploded Friday as Nigeria celebrated its 50th independence anniversary, killing at least eight people in an unprecedented attack on the nation's capital by militants from the oil-rich southern delta reg

Family sues over Pa. man's unheeded 911 calls

PITTSBURGH (AP) -- The children of a man who died after waiting 30 hours for help despite 10 calls to 911 during a record-setting February snowstorm are suing, saying his death happened because of a total breakdown of the emergency medical syst

Private moment made public leads to a fatal jump

It started with a Twitter message Sept. 19: “Roommate asked for the room till midnight. I went into molly’s room and turned on my webcam. I saw him making out with a dude. Yay.”

Gregg County man sentenced for money laundering

TYLER, Texas – A 28-year-old Longview, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for money laundering violations in the Eastern District of Texas announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

'Nicole' sparks deadly floods, slides in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) -- Tropical Storm Nicole caused extensive flooding and mudslides Wednesday in Jamaica, killing at least two people, even as the drenching system moved north and dissipated over the Florida straits.

Season three of "Lie to Me" to premiere Monday

LIE TO ME, the No. 1 broadcast drama of the summer, will now have its third season premiere Monday, Oct. 4 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX.