Cafeteria worker tried to stop school shooter

Student Jaylen Fryberg is seen during a homecoming celebration at Marysville-Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash., on Friday, Oct. 17, 2014, in this still frame made from video. Fryberg has been identified as the gunman who walked into his Seattle-area high school cafeteria on Friday and opened fire without shouting or arguing, killing one person and shooting several others in the head before turning the gun on himself, officials and witnesses said. (AP Photo/Jim McGauhey)MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — Authorities investigating a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school say a cafeteria worker attempted to stop the gunman.



Extremists shell northern Syrian town

Smoke rises during fighting in Kobani, seen from a hilltop on the outskirts of Suruc, near the Turkey-Syria border, Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. Kobani, also known as Ayn Arab, and its surrounding areas, has been under assault by extremists of the Islamic State group since mid-September and is being defended by Kurdish fighters. (AP Photo/Vadim Ghirda)BEIRUT (AP) — Activists and a Kurdish official say fighters from the Islamic State group are shelling the northern Syrian town of Kobani, where they continue to fight Kurdish troops.



Roberts scarcely mentions long ag record in Kansas

Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., speaks to supporters during a campaign stop in Dodge City, Kan., Friday, Oct. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)LIBERAL, Kan. (AP) — One would hardly know from Republican Sen. Pat Roberts' campaign speech that he is revered as a champion of Kansas' all-important farm economy.



Number of Rohingya fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

In this June 26, 2014 photo, Rohingya children travel in a rickshaw in north of Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar. A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to an expert. (AP Photo/Gemunu Amarasinghe)YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number who have fled by boat since communal violence broke out two years ago now topping 100,000, a leading expert said Saturday.



Williams puts friendship to side against Wozniacki

Serena Williams of the U.S. is congratulated by Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark during their WTA Finals singles semi-final tennis match at the Singapore Indoor StadiumBy Julian Linden SINGAPORE (Reuters) - There were no wild celebrations or fist pumps from Serena Williams after she beat Caroline Wozniacki at the WTA Finals on Saturday. Instead, the world number one was overcome with remorse after beating her good friend in an epic match that could have gone either way. Williams, perhaps the most ferocious competitor women's tennis has ever seen, won 2-6 6-3 7-6(6) but her relief at winning was tempered by her feelings for her Danish opponent. ...





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