• An Indian couple repair their home at the cyclone affected Haripur village in Ganjam district, Orissa state, India, Monday, Oct. 14, 2013. A mass government evacuation of nearly 1 million people spared India the widespread deaths many had feared from the powerful weekend cyclone Phailin, which destroyed hundreds of millions of dollars' worth of crops and tens of thousands of homes. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)

    Indians say cyclone evacuation kept them alive

    AP, Other News, World

      Kay Johnson – PODAMPETTA, India — Agya Amma’s house in this seaside village was flattened by the cyclone that roared in from the Bay of Bengal with torrential rains and winds topping 200 kilometers (131 miles) per hour. But the fact that she was still here on Monday, surveying the pile of twisted wood […]

  • After stopping on S.E. Martin Luther King Jr. Street, a motorist took this photograph, through the windshield, of Tuesday evening’s high-speed chase. The pursuit ended shortly afterwards, when police arrested the driver, Justin P. Simmons, 24. This photographer said the driver took this turn so fast his truck was riding on “two wheels” as it passed by.
(Photo courtesy of Mineral Wells Index)

    Regional News Roundup: Oct. 10, 2013

    Campus & Local, Other News, State

    High-speed chase turns S.E. Mineral Wells into racetrack Clint Foster, Mineral Wells Index: Mineral Wells police were involved in a high-speed chase Tuesday afternoon that looped through more than 22 blocks of residential areas in the southeast side of town, before eventually ending in an arrest. Mineral Wells Police Department reported an officer, parked next […]

  • In this Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 file photo released by the Egyptian Presidency, then Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi, center, speaks with Minister of Defense, Lt. Gen. Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, left, at a military base in Ismailia, Egypt. An Egyptian court has set Nov. 4, 2013, as the start date for the trial of ousted President Mohammed Morsi on charges of incitement to murder for the killings of opponents who were rallying outside his palace while he was in office. Morsi, ousted in a popularly-backed military coup in July, has been held incommunicado since.  (Photo Courtesy of the Associated Press and Egyptian Presidency)

    Trial date for Morsi stokes Egypt political drama

    AP, World

      Sarah El Deeb – CAIRO — The trial of Egypt’s ousted President Mohammed Morsi will begin on Nov. 4, authorities announced Wednesday, launching a politically charged prosecution of the country’s first democratically elected leader on charges he incited the killing of opponents while in office — and taking the crackdown against the Islamist leader and his […]

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