Iowa scam: Cash sought for slain cousins

EVANSDALE, Iowa (AP) — Scammers have been going from door to door in some parts of Black Hawk County, seeking cash they say is for two slain…

Charlatans drummer Jon Brookes dies at 44

LONDON (AP) — Jon Brookes, drummer with British indie rock band The Charlatans, has died. He was 44 and had been treated for brain cancer. T…

Car bombings in Iraq kill 7 people

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say two car bombs, one of which exploded near a Shiite mosque south of Baghdad, have killed 7 people. Police …