This is AP News Minute.
US army soldiers from 82nd airborne division out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina have began to deploying to Middle East. This follows the attack on the US embassy in Iraq by iranian-supported militiamen.
Australia's prime minister confirms 17 people missing amid wildfire evacuations in Victoria State. The massive fires in that region have destroyed hundreds of homes.
Central Florida authorities say 10 cars shot while driving along two interstates, nobody was hurt. News outlets quote Volusia County Sheriff's Office as saying, a BB or pellet gun apparently caused the damage.