Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody

Officials investigate the scene at a gas station where a sheriff's deputy in uniform was fatally shot Friday, Aug. 28, 2015, in Houston. Harris County Sheriff's Office spokesman Ryan Sullivan said the deputy was pumping gas into his vehicle on Friday night when a man approached him from behind and fired multiple shots. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP) MANDATORY CREDITHOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.



Latest on Houston deputy: Abbott speaks out against shooting

HOUSTON (AP) — Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):
Hungary detains three Bulgarians, one Afghan in migrant truck deaths

Police escort suspects in the deaths of 71 refugees found in a truck on an Austrian motorway, in Kecskemet, HungaryBy Marton Dunai KECSKEMET, Hungary (Reuters) - Three Bulgarians and an Afghan arrested in Hungary in connection with the deaths of 71 refugees found in a truck in Austria made their first appearance in court on Saturday, where they were given one month's detention to allow for an investigation. The handcuffed suspects were escorted by special police to the court house in the central Hungarian town of Kecskemet and given one month's detention by the court. A prosecution spokesman told journalists the truck had left Kecskemet and picked up the migrants near the southern border with Serbia, before taking them through Hungary to Austria.



Libya arrests three suspected smugglers over migrant boat disaster

A view of the bodies of dead migrants that were recovered by the Libyan coastguard after a boat sank off the coastal town of ZuwaraBy Ahmed Elumami TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libyan authorities have arrested three people on suspicion of involvement in launching a boat packed with migrants that sank off the country's Mediterranean coast, killing up to 200 people, a security official said on Saturday. Libya has turned into a main transit route for migrants fleeing conflict and poverty to make it to Europe. Three Libyan smugglers involved in launching the ill-fated boat and other vessels to take migrants to Italy have been arrested, said a security official, asking not to be named.



Katrina's wrath and rebuilding marked on 10th anniversary

Michaela Harrison sings a gospel hymn at a wreath laying ceremony at the Hurricane Katrina Memorial, on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency of a region still recovering from a disaster that killed more than 1,800 people and caused $151 billion in damage.





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