The White House is considering a "wide array" of options for
closing the US military prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,
spokesman Josh Earnest said on Monday, declining to rule out
executive action as an option.
A Ukrainian national guardsman was killed and nearly 90
others wounded by grenades hurled from a crowd of nationalist
protesters as they were guarding parliament where lawmakers
backed giving more autonomy to rebel-held areas.
Hurricane Fred strengthened early Monday in the eastern
Atlantic as it approached the Cape Verde Islands, while the
remnants of Tropical Storm Erika brought flooding to parts of
South Carolina, according to US forecasters.
A 66-year-old Spaniard died after being gored in the chest by
a bull in a village festival in the Spanish province of
Segovia, bringing the number of deaths by gorings in summer
street festivities this year to around a dozen.
Egypt will hold a long-awaited parliamentary election,
starting on October 18-19, the election commission said, the
final step in a process to bring back democracy that critics
say has been tainted by widespread repression.