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AP Top Stories 29 P

Here are the top stories for Monday, August 29th: Philadelphia church in flames; Masked man detained at LAX amid shooting scare; Huma Abedin announces separated from husband; Pope meets Facebook founder.

      
 

 

Man handed 13-year sentence leaps to his death

Sudden death apparently sounded better to Jason Binkiewicz than 13 years in prison.

      
 

 

Bus driver in Louisiana crash that killed 2 had no license

Two people are dead and dozens more were injured in a crash on I-10 that involved a charter bus full of volunteers on their way to help with flood relief.

      
 

 

What is Burning Man? Whatever you want it to be

Asking people to describe Burning Man nets as many answers as there are stars in the sky.

      
 

 

Tropical depression forms near Carolinas; other system threatens Gulf Coast

The threat of tropical storms, hurricanes is highest in late August and early September.

      
 

 

Raw: Aleppo Bombings Continue, Civilians Killed

Civilian residents in Aleppo tried to shelter from an air raid when the planes reportedly returned to bomb the area a second time. (Aug. 28)

      
 

 

Mourners remember 49 who died in 2006 Comair crash

Comair Flight 5191 crashed during takeoff at Lexington’s Blue Grass Airport in the early-morning hours of Aug. 27, 2006.

      
 

 

Southwest flight diverted after engine damaged

The plane carrying 99 passengers and five crew members landed safely in Pensacola,\. according to a Southwest Airlines representative.

      
 

 

Man charged with capital murder in Miss. nun slayings

Rodney Earl Sanders is charged in the deaths of Sister Paula Merrill and Sister Margaret Held.

      
 

 

Man charged in deaths of two Mississippi nuns

The nuns were the victims of what authorities have described as a brutal and personal crime.

      
 

 

Judge declines to halt California's End of Life law

A judge refused Friday to temporarily hold up a new California law that allows doctors to prescribe a fatal dosage of drugs to terminally ill people in pain who wish to end their lives.

      
 

 

Del. lawmakers to scrutinize zip line rules after fatal fall

After a Delaware woman fell to her death from a zip line course at a state park this week, legislators say they’re pressing for details on what happened and will work with state regulators to see if new rules are necessary.

      
 

 

Maine chemistry students have a tricked-out craft beer laboratory

The craft beer lab works with 10 breweries and two hop yards.

      
 

 

Binghamton U to offer '#StopWhitePeople2K16' course

Look past the title.

      
 

 

Firefighter: Teton Fire May Burn Into September

The wildfire inside Grand Teton National Park forced officials to close a road leading north to Yellowstone National Park. A fire incident commander says he expects the Grand Teton blaze to burn well into September. (Aug. 26)

      
 

 

Tennessee police officer killed in shooting

A Tennessee police officer has died after answering a domestic violence call. Police say a suspect is in custody.

      
 

 

8 tornadoes carved through Indiana, thousands without power

Kokomo weathered the worst of the storm damage with more than 17,000 still without power.

      
 

 

Deadly attack on American University of Afghanistan

A suicide bombing and shootout claimed several lives and wounded dozens of others at the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul. No group has claimed responsibility yet.

      
 

 

Starbucks leveled as tornadoes reported in Indiana

Tornado warnings and watches are in effect across central Indiana, according to the National Weather Service.

      
 

 

Feds: 11th Somali man in Minn. charged with ISIL support

Suspect allegedly used proceeds from 2007 bridge collapse to finance Syria travel.