Trump plans detailed immigration talk as questions remain WASHINGTON (AP) - Donald Trump says he'll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration - but it's anyone's guess what he will say. The announcement came late Sunday in a tweet by the Republican presidential nominee after days of wavering - and at least one canceled speech - on a question central to his campaign: Whether he would, as he said in November, use a "deportation force" to eject the estimated 11 million people in the U.S. illegally. Trailing Democrat Hillary Clinton in many key states 10 weeks before the election, Trump is trying to win over moderate Republicans, some of whom have been turned off by his rhetoric on immigration and other issues.
Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide MACON, Ga. (AP) - There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon - one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown. "We're literally around the corner from each other," said the Rev. Scott Dickison, pastor of the white church. About 170 years ago, they were one congregation, albeit a church of masters and slaves. Then the fight over abolition and slavery started tearing badly at religious groups and moving the country toward Civil War. The Macon church, like many others at the time, decided it was time to separate by race.
10 Things to Know for Monday Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday: 1. PANIC AT LA AIRPORT Roads and terminals were reopening after but travel delays ensued, after reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused the panicked evacuation of hundreds of people. 2. WHO TURNED HEADS AT MTV'S VMA AWARDS Beyonce proves once again she is the star who shines brightest, and uses the MTV Video Music Awards to showcase her skills and upstage her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears. 3. WHAT TRUMP COULD SAY ABOUT IMMIGRATION It's anyone's guess what the Republican nominee might mention in a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after days of wavering on he would use a "deportation force" to eject all 11 million or so people in the U.S.
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False report of gunman at Los Angeles airport causes panic LOS ANGELES (AP) - Reports of a gunman opening fire that turned out to be false caused panicked evacuations at Los Angeles International Airport on Sunday night, while flights to and from the airport saw major delays. A search through terminals brought no evidence of a gunman or shots fired, Los Angeles police spokesman Andy Neiman said. The reports were spurred by loud noises only, and police were still investigating to find the source of them, Neiman said. Airport officials said that a person wearing a Zorro costume was detained during the incident, but it wasn't yet clear whether the person had any connection to the evacuation.
Released tape rekindles memory of 1988 Iran mass execution DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) - The scratchy, echo-filled tape recording carries the voice of a man who once was in line to become Iran's supreme leader, talking about one of the darkest moments of the country's post-revolution history still not recognized by its government. The recording has Grand Ayatollah Hossein Ali Montazeri condemning Iran's execution of thousands of prisoners at the end of the country's bloody war with Iraq in 1988. He warns those gathered they've committed "the biggest crime in the history of the Islamic Republic," while criticizing them for misleading the country's then-ailing supreme leader, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini.
Brazil's Rousseff to address Senate in trial over her future BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) - Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate on Monday in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers. Rousseff's scheduled appearance during her impeachment trial is the culmination of a fight going back to late last year, when opponents in Congress presented a measure to remove her from office. It comes a day, perhaps two, before the Senate votes on whether to oust her from the presidency. Several hundred supporters demonstrated outside Congress, and cheered when she arrived.
Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs NEW YORK (AP) - Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears. Beyonce won eight awards, including video of the year, and performed five songs from her visual album "Lemonade" in an epic 16-minute concert Sunday that had the audience at Madison Square Garden in awe. She sang live, danced heavily and worked the crowd as she ran through "Pray You Catch Me," ''Hold Up," ''Sorry," ''Don't Hurt Yourself" and "Formation," which won the top prize over Adele, Drake, Justin Bieber and Kanye West.
Memorial Mass for 2 nuns killed in their Mississippi home DURANT, Miss. (AP) - A memorial Mass will be held Monday for two 68-year-old nuns who were killed in their Mississippi home, even as authorities continue to investigate the stabbing. A man from about 15 miles away has confessed without giving a reason, according to the sheriff. The Mass will be at the Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle in Jackson, about an hour's drive from Durant, the town of 2,500 where Sisters Margaret Held and Paula Merrill lived until last week. They both worked at a health clinic for the poor in nearby Lexington, where they also led Bible study at a church.
Probe opens into French restaurateur's anti-Muslim tirade PARIS (AP) - A French prosecutor has opened an investigation into suspected racial discrimination after two Muslim women said they were ordered out of a restaurant amid tension over France's burkinis controversy. The prosecutor in the Paris suburb of Bobigny says Monday that his case concerns a smartphone video produced by one of the women in Le Cenacle, a restaurant in nearby Tremblay-en-France. French media have widely broadcast the video. In Saturday's recording, the owner can be heard blaming all Muslims for recent attacks and saying: "I don't want people like you in my place. ... Get out." France's minister for women's affairs, Laurence Rossignol, denounced the restaurant owner's behavior and called for him to face criminal sanctions.
Pope Francis chats in person with Facebook CEO Zuckerberg VATICAN CITY (AP) - Pope Francis has met with Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg and Zuckerberg's wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican. Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says one topic of discussion at Monday's meeting was "how to use communication technologies to alleviate poverty, encourage a culture of encounter, and make a message of hope arrive, especially to those most in need." The atmosphere appeared informal, with the chat taking place in the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where the pope lives. Zuckerberg wore a dark suit and tie for the occasion while Chan wore a black, knee-length dress.