• Starr urges independent probe of Ukwuachu sex assault case

    WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University President Ken Starr is proposing an independent investigation of the athletic department’s handling of the sexual assault complaint against defensive end Sam Ukwuachu.

  • US blocks Nicaragua bid to extradite FIFA case suspect

    BERN, Switzerland (AP) — The United States has blocked Nicaragua’s attempt to extradite FIFA bribery case suspect Julio Rocha to his home country.

  • A man holds a child near the logo for Citic Securities in Beijing on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Employees of state-owned Citic Securities Ltd, one of China's biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.(AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China probing brokers, regulators for possible stock crimes

    BEIJING (AP) — Employees of one of China’s biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.

  • Albuquerque police investigate body in Rio Grande

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Albuquerque police are investigating how a man’s body ended up in the Rio Grande but are awaiting autopsy results to determine if foul play was involved.

  • In this Aug. 24, 2015 picture, provided by U.S, Airforce Ramstein ,  Air Force Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone , right, meets Chief Master Sgt. Phillip Easton, 86th Airlift Wing command chief, upon his arrival to Ramstein Air Base, Germany. Stone, along with childhood friends Aleksander Skarlatos and Anthony Sadler, was recently honored by French President François Hollande with the French Legion of Honour for subduing an armed gunman when he entered their train carrying an assault rifle, a handgun and a box cutter. Stone is an ambulance service technician with the 65th Medical Operations Squadron stationed at Lajes Field, Azores. (Staff Sgt. Sara Keller/U.S. Air Force via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Belgian investigators in searches for train suspect clues

    PARIS (AP) — Minutes before he slung an assault rifle across his chest and walked through a high-speed train, the Moroccan suspect in the foiled attack watched a jihadi video on his cellphone, the French prosecutor said in formally opening a terrorism investigation Tuesday.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, file photo, Police spokesman Lt. Gen. Prawut Thawornsiri speaks during an interview in his office in Bangkok, Thailand. One week after last Monday's bombing at the capital's revered Erawan Shrine, which left 20 people dead and more than 120 injured, police appeared no closer to tracking down suspects or determining a motive for the attack. Police have faced criticism for sending mixed messages and stating theories as if they were fact, only to later retract them.  (AP Photo/Penny Yi Wang)

    Probe of Bangkok bombing recalls bad reputation of police

    BANGKOK (AP) — Investigating a crime with little forensic evidence, no clear motive and no claim of responsibility — like the Bangkok bombing that killed 20 people — would challenge anyone. Yet the Royal Thai Police department is handicapped even in the best of circumstances by a legacy of corruption, brutality and political influence.

  • A man prays at the Erawan Shrine at Rajprasong intersection, the scene of last week's bombing, in Bangkok, Thailand, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. One week after last Monday's bombing at the capital's revered Erawan Shrine, which left 20 people dead and scores injured, police appeared no closer to tracking down suspects or determining a motive for the attack. (AP Photo/Sakchai Lalit)

    Bangkok blast probe hindered by broken security cameras

    BANGKOK (AP) — Up to 75 percent of the security cameras were broken along the getaway path taken by the main suspect in last week’s deadly Bangkok bombing, Thailand’s police chief said Monday, revealing a major obstacle to an investigation that has only fuzzy images of the still-unidentified man.

  • In his image provided by Initium Media Technology, Hong Kong journalist Hok Chun Anthony Kwan sits in a cell Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, after he was detained Sunday at Suvarnabhumi Airport in Bangkok, Thailand, for carrying body armor and a helmet onto a flight bound for Hong Kong. Kwan, who was in Bangkok covering the aftermath of last week's bombing, is being charged with possessing an illegal weapon, which carries a prison sentence of up to five years. (Initium Media Technology via AP)

    The Latest on Bangkok: Broken security cameras hinder probe

    BANGKOK (AP) — The latest on the bombings in the Thai capital (all times local):