England: Global trip
PORTSMOUTH — The world's youngest round-the-world sailor has returned to Britain after charting some 28,000 miles.
Thousands cheered as 17-year-old Mike Perham arrived Saturday in Portsmouth.
A Guinness World Records representative has certified Perham is now the youngest person to sail around the world with some assistance. He was 16 when he set off in Novemeber and turned 17 in March.
Perham tried to complete the challenge nonstop in his 50-foot racing yacht called Totallymoney.com but technical problems forced him to be assisted.
Meanwhile, a Dutch court has ordered a 13-year-old girl who plans the same trip be given a psychological assessment to determine her ability to deal with two years of isolation.
Peru: Victims buried
PUTIS — Victims of the worst military massacre during Peru's war with Maoist rebels were laid to rest Saturday, a quarter century after the slaughter in this remote Andean village.
The burials culminated a two-day funeral procession through the southeastern state of Ayacucho, the epicenter of Peru's bloody fight with Shining Path guerrillas from 1980 to 2000.
Puerto Rico: Bail
SAN JUAN — A judge has set bail at $2.6 million for a Puerto Rican man accused of fatally shooting a police officer and wounding a second before stealing their squad car earlier this month.
Judge Milagros Muniz set the bond amount at a Saturday hearing at which suspect Ricardo Lebron Berrios was not required to enter a plea. Lebron is due in court Sept. 14 to face charges of first-degree murder, attempted murder and carjacking.
VANCOUVER, British Columbia — Canadian police were searching a northern British Columbia property for the remains of one of 18 women who have vanished over decades along what has become known as the "Highway of Tears."
Nicole Hoar, 25, disappeared along Highway 16 near the city of Prince George, 320 miles northeast of Vancouver, while hitchhiking in June 2002.
Police have linked Hoar's case to a string of killings and disappearances of women — most of them Native Canadian — hitchhiking along Highway 16.
The disappearances date back to 1969. Police have said they don't know if one person or more were responsible for the deaths.
India: Satellite glitch
NEW DELHI — India's national space agency said communications with the country's only satellite orbiting the moon snapped Saturday and that its scientists were no longer controlling the spacecraft.
Radio contacts with Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft were abruptly lost, the Indian Space Research Organization said.
The agency's monitoring unit near the southern city of Bangalore is no longer receiving data from the spacecraft, spokesman S. Satish told The Associated Press.
The spacecraft had completed 312 days in orbit and orbited the moon more than 3,400 times.
"We are studying the telemetry data and trying to figure out what is the problem," Satish said. The space agency had received a large volume of data from the spacecraft — which is slotted in an automatic orbit of the moon — and most of the scientific objectives of the mission had been met, he said.
Comoros: Black boxes
MORONI — Authorities on Saturday recovered the second of two black boxes from a Yemenia Airways flight that crashed into the Indian Ocean last June with 153 people aboard, an official said.
Col. Ismael Daho, who heads the crisis unit set up to deal with the crash, said the plane's voice recorder had been handed to a team investigating the crash.