Georgia

Two arrested in cold-case murder

Atlanta police arrested two suspects in the fatal street shooting of an 11-year-old boy almost 25 years ago. Jeremiah Anderson was shot once in the back on Nov. 9, 1991, and died at the scene. Police said Raymond McDaniel, 46, and Roderick Clark, 42, were charged with murder.

Indiana

NRA is training National Guard

The National Rifle Association is instructing Indiana's National Guard members on how to use concealed weapons after Republican Gov. Mike Pence directed the state's military bases and training centers to beef up security in response to recent attacks in Tennessee. Indiana is the only state to enlist the NRA's help.

Illinois

Boy with gun shot by police

A Chicago police officer shot and wounded a 14-year-old boy after authorities say the boy ignored officers' commands to drop a gun and turned toward the officers with the weapon. The 14-year-old, identified by family members as Deguan Curry, was shot three times.

New York

Gunman wounds security guard

A security guard was critically wounded after a man walked into a federal building in Manhattan and opened fire before turning the gun on himself, police said. The New York Police Department said it happened at a building that houses an immigration court, passport processing center and office for the Labor Department.

North Carolina

Mistrial ends shooting case

A judge declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked in the case of a white police officer charged with voluntary manslaughter in the death of an unarmed black man. Judge Robert Ervin declared a mistrial in the case of Charlotte-Mecklenburg officer Randall Kerrick after four days of deliberations. The family of Jonathan Ferrell, the victim, called for a new trial and asked the community to react peacefully.

Delaware

Biden weighs presidential run

Tucked away at his family home in Wilmington, Vice President Joe Biden is huddling with longtime aides and family members, evaluating what it would take to launch a viable Democratic presidential campaign. Advisers said Biden and his associates are gaming out mechanics like fundraising, ballot deadlines and an early primary state strategy.

China

Dead fish found near site of blasts

Soon after it was announced that cyanide levels had exceeded national standards at the site of the deadly explosions in Tianjin, thousands of dead fish washed ashore at the nearby Haihe River prompting even more concern over the environmental consequences of the blast. The Tianjin municipal government said the fish had been examined and no cyanide was detected.

India

Talks with Pakistan hit snag

Talks between the top security advisers of neighbors and archrivals India and Pakistan hit roadblocks over the contentious Kashmir region before they even started. Pakistan's Sartaz Aziz and his Indian counterpart, Ajit Doval, are set to meet Sunday. India said that it would not be appropriate for Aziz to meet with Indian Kashmir's separatist leaders. Pakistan had invited those leaders for a meeting with Aziz.

Russia

Putin associate loses his job

Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev accepted the resignation of the head of the state rail company, formalizing the first significant shake-up in the country's inner circle of power since a recession began last winter. Vladimir Yakunin, is a longtime personal associate of President Vladimir Putin and was seen as wielding vast power through the rail monopoly.

Kenya

Ivory trafficking suspect released

A court released the suspected leader of an ivory trafficking ring on bail, causing an uproar among conservationists who fear he may flee or tamper with witnesses. Magistrate Davis Karani released Feisal Mohamed Ali on a $100,000 bond after eight months in custody.

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