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NEW ORLEANS (AP) " A man accused of shooting a state trooper with a sawed-off shotgun told him afterward, "You're lucky " you're going to die soon," according to the head of Louisiana State Police.

Updated at 9:37 AM

LONDON (AP) " Britain's foreign minister says Iran is a major regional player that can be an ally in fighting terrorism " but the U.K. must "tread carefully" in its relationship with Tehran.

Updated at 9:34 AM

MIRATOVAC, Serbia (AP) " In a new human wave surging through the Balkans, thousands of exhausted migrants from the Middle East, Asia and Africa crossed on foot Monday from Macedonia into Serbia on their way to the European Union.

Updated at 9:03 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Vice President Joe Biden has chosen a top film industry official and former spokeswoman for John Edwards' 2008 presidential campaign to be his new communications director, the White House said Monday.

Updated at 8:51 AM

TOKYO (AP) " World stock markets plunged on Monday after China's main index sank 8.5 percent " its biggest drop since the early days of the global financial crisis " amid deepening fears over the health of the world's second-largest economy.

Updated at 8:49 AM

BAGHDAD (AP) " Police and military officials say a series of suicide car bombings by the Islamic State group targeting a military outpost in Anbar province have killed eight soldiers and injured six.

Updated at 8:49 AM

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Updated at 7:56 AM

Questions about the racial identity of a well-known activist in the "Black Lives Matter" movement have stirred controversy and drawn a blistering response. But the central question remains: Does his race matter?

Updated at 7:54 AM

BANGKOK (AP) " The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):

Updated at 7:49 AM

BANGKOK (AP) " Thailand's police chief said Monday the investigation into last week's bomb blast has been hampered by broken security cameras in central Bangkok along the main suspect's getaway route.

Updated Aug 24, 2015 at 7:31 AM

PLAINS, Ga. (AP) " Plains, Georgia, plans on giving back to their resident globe-trotting former president by keeping him upbeat and entertained.

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