BC-AP Americas Digest
BC-AP Americas Digest
Sep. 07, 2014
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could have shielded millions of people from deportation. By Jim Kihnhenn.
OMAHA, Nebraska — A doctor who became infected with Ebola while working in Liberia visits with two of his family members at the Nebraska hospital where he's receiving treatment, a spokesman says.
SEOUL, South Korea — Detained American Matthew Miller will be tried next Sunday, North Korean state media said, less than a week after the detainee made a rare foreign media appearance to plead for help.
SEPT 11 MUSEUM-NEW EXHIBIT
NEW YORK — The shirt a Navy SEAL wore in the raid that killed Osama bin Laden and a special coin given to a CIA officer who played a key role in finding him are being displayed at the Sept. 11 museum, adding potent symbols of the terrorist attacks' aftermath days before their anniversary. By Jennifer Peltz.
KINGSTON, Jamaica — Rescue crews searching off Jamaica's coast say they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding a small plane carrying a prominent upstate New York couple that went on a ghostly 1,700-mile journey after the pilot was apparently incapacitated. By David McFadden and Joan Lowy.
LOS CABOS, Mexico — Rains and high surf brought by Hurricane Norbert damage more than 1,000 homes and force thousands of people to seek higher ground as the storm roared northward off the coast of Mexico's Baja California peninsula.
GAY MARRIAGE-MORMON CHURCH
SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church and four religious organizations are asking the U.S. Supreme Court to intervene and settle once and for all the question of whether states can outlaw gay marriage. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in a statement, said it joined a friend-of-the-court brief asking the high court to hear Utah's marriage case.
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PEOPLE-ROGER WATERS BIRTHDAY
TORONTO — Roger Waters celebrated his 71st birthday in style with a world premiere of his new documentary at the Toronto International Film Festival. By John Carucci.