15 dead as tropical storm, hurricane batter Mexico

ACAPULCO, Mexico (AP) — Tropical Storm Manuel is edging onto Mexico’s Pacific coast while Hurricane Ingrid swirls offshore on the other side of the country. Heavy rains and landslides have led to at least 15 deaths and forced…

Flooding brings tales of rescues, improvisation

ESTES PARK, Colo. (AP) — As people came down from the flooded foothills of the Colorado Rockies, they brought tales of dramatic rescues, heartbreaking loss and neighbors coming together to protect their families and homes. Here are a…

6 die in stampede from Bogota bar raided by police

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombian authorities say six people died from suffocation or being crushed during a stampede from a crowded bar that police raided. Federal prosecutors are investigating whether police used excessive force. Witnesses have told local…

Westwood, Temperley headline London catwalk shows

LONDON (AP) — London Fashion Week saw its busiest day so far Sunday, with editors and buyers rushing across the city for back-to-back spring womenswear preview shows. With so much to see, what was memorable? Volume was one…

4 Boko Haram members die after arrests in Nigeria

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) — Vigilantes helped arrest at least 11 members of the Islamic sect in Nigeria’s northeast and four of the suspects died in custody, a military official said Sunday. The Boko Haram members were arrested Saturday…

Fla. station explains why it’s airing dismal Jags

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — An Orlando television station has issued an on-air explanation for why it’s airing the struggling Jacksonville Jaguars while many NFL fans probably would have preferred seeing the Denver Broncos-New York Giants game, a possible…

Music producer killed by gun shots in Jamaica

KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) — A Jamaican music producer who worked with top dancehall reggae acts has been found shot to death in his car in Jamaica’s capital. Police say the body of Patrick “Roach” Samuels was discovered inside…

Report: Radiation in bunker 7 times above normal

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A military report says a contaminated bunker discovered at a West Texas military post had nearly seven times more than the level of accepted radiation. The El Paso Times obtained a July 3…

Police: Kidnapped Nigerian archbishop is released

LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A Nigerian police spokeswoman says the No. 2 cleric in the country’s Anglican church has been released more than a week after being kidnapped in the Niger Delta. Angela Agabe said Sunday that Archbishop…