1 student killed, 2 injured at Sacramento college

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Police hunted for a gunman Thursday night who opened fire at a Sacramento college parking lot, killing one student and wounding two others, officials said.
Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran deal

U.S. President Obama shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the start of a bilateral meeting at Erga Palacein RiyadhBy Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period of tensions. The visit is the king's first to the United States since ascending to the throne in January, and comes after the United States agreed to a nuclear deal with Iran in July, raising Gulf Arab fears that the lifting of sanctions on Iran would enable it to pursue destabilizing policies in the Middle East.



Philly businesses wary, excited by prospect of papal crowds

Customers walk through the door of a convenience store, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015, in Philadelphia. Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit _ if they can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures. To encourage shops to navigate the hurdles and stay open for the momentous occasion, the city this week launched the hashtag #OpenInPHL. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Business owners in Philadelphia could enjoy a financial windfall from the crowds expected for the papal visit — if their employees can get to work through the security perimeters and road closures.



Thais unveil restored statue at bomb site to boost morale

Visitors pray at Phra Phrom, the Thai interpretation of the Hindu god Brahma, at the Erawan Shrine in Bangkok, Thailand, Friday, Sept. 4, 2015. Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)BANGKOK (AP) — Thai authorities unveiled the restored centerpiece Friday of the Erawan Shrine, in the latest bid to restore confidence among Bangkok's tourism and business communities almost three weeks after a deadly bombing that left 20 dead.



Federer cruises, Murray struggles, Hewitt says farewell

Roger Federer during his US Open match against Steve Darcis at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2015 in New YorkFive-time champion Roger Federer strolled into the US Open third round as fellow old-timer Lleyton Hewitt bid farewell in trademark fighting style. On a dramatic day which saw a record created for the longest women's match, and a new Grand Slam high for retirements from the men's tournament, Andy Murray escaped his earliest exit in 10 years when he came back from two sets down to make the last 32. There was also a late security scare when a drone crashed into the corner of Louis Armstrong Stadium.





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