墨西哥人在亡灵节上进行传统的纪念仪式

作者:未知 来源:未知 2013-11-08

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    A gunman armed with a semi-automatic rifle opened fire at the Los Angeles International Airport Friday, killing a TSA employee and wounding two others in an attack that frightened passengers and disrupted flights nationwide. Police say the unidentified suspect is in custody.

    Game wardens from the Texas Department of Parks and Wildlife helped rescue a young mother and her eight-month-old son from rapidly rising floodwaters near Austin. Officials say there were dozens of emergency rescues due to the flooding.

    Mexicans are observing the Day of the Dead with rituals that include visiting the cemetery to clean the bones of their deceased loved ones and bringing live music, meals, candles and flowers to their tombs. Mexicans honor their dead on November 1st and 2nd.

    Officials are preparing for the New York City marathon Sunday, which comes after a difficult year for the Northeast, including Superstorm Sandy, the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, and the Boston marathon bombings.

    Jill Craig, the Associated Press with AP News Minute.

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