Sinai peacekeeping official says force attacked in white car
EL-ARISH, Egypt (AP) — An official from the Multinational Force and Observers peacekeeping mission in Egypts northern Sinai Peninsula says their vehicles that were hit with explosive devices are similar to ones used by the Egyptian army, but were painted
Zambia Vedanta unit sends 133 workers on forced paid leave
Zambia's Konkola Copper Mines (KCM) owned by London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc has asked 133 employees to stay away from work on full pay
The Latest: Jailed clerk's husband says she won't resign
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — The latest on the county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue marriage licenses since the Supreme Court legalized gay marriage (all times local):
UK's Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees
By Axel Bugge LISBON (Reuters) - Prime Minister David Cameron agreed on Friday that Britain would take in thousands more Syrian refugees, after an outpouring of emotion over the image of a Syrian toddler lying dead on a Turkish beach
More than 2,000 migrants threaten to break out of Hungarian camp
Around 2,300 migrants left in a Hungarian reception camp near the Serbian border are threatening to break out on Friday if their demands are not met within two hours, police said. Around 300 migrants have already broke out of the
Trump says he would improve Iran deal, not repudiate it
United Arab Emirates says 22 of its troops killed in Yemen as part of Saudi-led coalition
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — United Arab Emirates says 22 of its troops killed in Yemen as part of Saudi-led coalition.
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Murray 'proud' of US Open fightback
Andy Murray is happy with his comeback against Adrian Mannarino - but concedes he could pay the price later at the US Open.
Four admit role in Hatton Garden raid
Four men plead guilty to conspiracy to burgle in connection with the Hatton Garden safety deposit box raid at Easter.
UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast'
Twenty-two soldiers from the United Arab Emirates have been killed in Yemen while fighting Houthi rebels as part of a Saudi-led coalition, state media say.
US mobile phone tracking curtailed
US law enforcement agencies must now apply for a warrant to use fake mobile phone towers to track criminals.
Sotheby's to sell late owner's $500m art
Works by Modigliani, Picasso and Gainsborough, owned by the former owner of Sothebys, are to be sold by the auction house later this year.
Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola
A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead womans body tested positive for Ebola.
VIDEO: Ceremony as bombed Thai shrine reopens
A golden statue damaged in last months bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok, is unveiled to the public in a special ceremony.
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'Significant' video in cop's death?
Police may soon have significant evidence to announce in this weeks killing of an Illinois police officer, including footage from a home security video system in the area of the shooting.
Restoring Native American names
Theres power in naming.
City map from cat's purr-spective
It almost feels like a Haruki Murakami novel: A new tool lets you experience a Japanese town from a cats eye-view, and even hang out with the neighborhood cats.
Doc ditches white coat for walking shoes
Cardiologist Dr. David Sabgir thought he was doing everything he could to help his patients. 
World's biggest twin-engine jet has foldable wings
Boeing finalized designs for the 777X, which has folding wings and is expected to be the worlds largest twin-engine jet when it begins service in 2020.
Rare pygmy killer whales stranded in Mississippi
Two pygmy killer whales are now in expert care after they were discovered trapped in a shallow marsh. CNN affiliate WLOX has more.
Model rescues man at sea for 13 hours
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Hungary halts rail traffic in bid to stop migrants
BRUSSELS — Overwhelmed by thousands of asylum-seekers, Hungarian authorities Tuesday briefly halted rail traffic from their nation’s main train station, the latest blow to borderless movement in Europe.Read full article >>
At China’s big parade, North Korea’s stay-at-home leader will be a no-show
YANJI, CHINA — When China celebrates its World War II “victory day” in a spectacular parade of military might Thursday, President Xi Jinping’s “true friends” will be there.That includes Xi’s closest Korean friend. Not Kim Jong Un, the leader of
On the frontlines in Ukraine, a technological gap
In June, Ukrainian army Lt. Sasha Bak finally got his hands on a drone.He had been fighting in eastern Ukraine since March, and it was the first time he was able to get real-time imagery of the Russian-backed separatists and
Iran’s post-sanctions windfall may not benefit Hamas
GAZA CITY — In the congressional battle being waged over the Iran nuclear deal, critics point to a likely windfall of cash and weapons that could flow from Tehran to terror groups, including the Islamist militant movement Hamas, which has
How farmers from rural China bet on the stock market and lost
NANLIU, China — Nobody has seen the village chief.Just months ago, his courtyard home at the edge of the orchard was a makeshift trading floor where local farmers gathered to share tips and track the Shanghai Composite. Now, the gates
Smugglers who drove migrants to their deaths were part of a vast web
KECSKEMET, Hungary — The smugglers responsible for driving 71 migrants to their deaths in the back of a cramped, unventilated truck in Austria were part of a vast international syndicate that has been a subject of multiple criminal investigations, a
As tragedies shock Europe, a bigger refugee crisis looms in the Middle East
AL-MINYA, Lebanon — While the world’s attention is fixed on the tens of thousands of Syrian refugees swarming into Europe, a potentially far more profound crisis is unfolding in the countries of the Middle East that have borne the brunt
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Thai probe hits hurdle; no bomb match to suspects' DNA
BANGKOK (Reuters) - Forensic tests on two suspects have failed to find a link to the site of Thailands deadliest bomb attack, police said on Friday, dealing a blow to the investigation.
China's Xi lauds Czechs, only Western leader at war parade
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday lauded the contribution of the Czech people during World War Two in a meeting with the countrys head of state, the only Western leader to attend a massive military parade in
Saudi king to meet with Obama amid Gulf concerns over Iran deal
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Saudi King Salman will meet with U.S. President Barack Obama in Washington on Friday to seek more support in countering Iran, as the Obama administration aims to use the visit to shore up relations after a period
After troop cuts, China military warns reforms will be hard
BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinas military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement of a 300,000 troop
Trump accuses talk-show radio host of 'gotcha' question
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump did not take kindly in a radio interview on Thursday to being asked to identify the affiliations of various militant leaders in the Middle East, saying the host was asking a gotcha
U.S. clerk jailed for gay marriage defiance; dispute goes on
ASHLAND, Ky. (Reuters) - A Kentucky county clerk was jailed on Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, and a full day of court hearings failed to put an end to her two-month-old legal fight over a
Sinai blasts injure six peacekeepers, including four Americans: Pentagon
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Six soldiers including four Americans were injured on Thursday in two blasts in northeast Sinai caused by improvised explosive devices, the Pentagon said.
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Student uses Barbie Jeep to get around after DWI
Of all the weird ways a college student can get around campus, Tara Monroe has found one of the strangest.     
Ahead of Labor Day, consider this about ground beef
An expert in microbiology shares safe consumption tips for contaminated ground beef.       
Biden says he'll run if he has the 'emotional energy'
Vice President Joe Biden said Thursday that the biggest factor in his decision on whether to run for president is whether he and his family ...   
High-speed police chases have killed thousands
Innocent victims include small children, teenage drivers and the elderly       
Obama's day: The king of Saudi Arabia
Iran is a major topic of the presidents meeting with King Salman of Saudi Arabia.       
'Truly epic': Nation of Islam's Farrakhan dines with 'my brother' Eminem
Louis Farrakhans dinner with Eminem was 10 years in the making. They had a beautiful discussion, he said.     
Bodies of drowned Syrian boys returned home for burial
The Syrian man who survived a capsizing during a desperate voyage from Turkey to Greece has taken the bodies of his wife and two sons back t...   
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Friday's Top 7 News Stories
From the funeral of a drowned Syrian toddler to a Kentucky clerk jailed for denying gay marriage licenses, here are the stories were following.
'No Camp!': Hundreds Spend Grim Night on Refugee Train
A tense standoff between migrants and police on a train in Hungary entered its second day, as Europes leaders attempted to react to the crisis.
Bolt Falls at Colts Game: Three Fans Hurt in Roof Scare
Three fans were injured — two of them hospitalized — when a bolt fell from the stadium roof at the Colts-Bengals game in Indianapolis late Thursday.
Prison Deputies Arrested After 'Brutal' Inmate Death
Three sheriffs correctional deputies have been arrested on suspicion of murder, conspiracy and assault following the death of an inmate last week.
Final Journey: Drowned Toddler Buried in Home City
The grieving father of the Syrian boy whose drowning death shocked the world returned home to bury his family on Friday.
Labor Day Gas Price Bonus: $1.4 Billion
Labor Day is historically one of Americas busiest driving holidays, but this year its likely to be remembered for being one of the cheapest.
The Force Awakens Early As 'Star Wars' Fans Unbox Toys
The release of the new Star Wars movie may still be months off, but Disney is unleashing its full marketing Force behind the launch of hundreds of toys and other items related to the film.
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Kim Davis Ordered Jailed in Kentucky Gay Marriage Dispute
A federal judge found the county clerk in contempt for refusing to obey court orders that she issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.
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Czech Republic Criticized After Officers Mark Migrants With Numbers
Czech officers have used felt-tip pens to identify more than 200 migrants, angering human rights activists who see parallels to World War II.
Father Recounts How He Tried to Save Drowned Boys and Wife
Abdullah Kurdi, the father of two young refugee boys from Syria who drowned off Turkey, told of how the family sought to survive in the water for three hours.
Tom Brady’s Four-Game N.F.L. Suspension Erased by Judge
The decision on Thursday was a blow to Commissioner Roger Goodell, who was told by a federal judge that he overstepped his authority in suspending Brady.
President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala Resigns Amid Scandal
Mr. Pérez Molina said he would face charges in a customs fraud scheme that has generated protests by citizens enraged over government corruption.
Cheryl Mills, Hillary Clinton Aide, Appears Before House Panel
Lawmakers planned to place Ms. Mills under oath and ask her about Mrs. Clinton’s private email account and about the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya.
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Morning Must Reads: September 4
Republican front-runner Donald Trump signed a GOP loyalty oath Thursday, but exposed a new line of attack against his campaign, as he struggled to answer questions about foreign policy. In an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt, who will
Celebrate Redhead Day With These Vintage Photos of Red-Haired Celebrities
From Maureen OHara to Sophia Loren
Man Charged With Burglary After ‘Butt Dialing’ Police
The police overheard him discussing his plans
Drowned Boy and Family Buried in Syrian Home Town
Aylan Kurdi, his brother and mother were laid to rest in Kobane
Anne Hathaway Says She’s Already Losing Roles to Younger Actresses
She also admitted to benefitting from Hollywood’s ageism in her 20s
Airman Injured in French Train Attack Returns to U.S.
Airman 1st Class Spencer Stone stepped off the plane to cheers from about 200 people
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Gerald Surya, doctor from LI with office at JFK Airport, sold oxycodone prescriptions to patien(...)
A doctor who has an office at New Yorks Kennedy Airport is accused of selling oxycodone prescriptions to his patients, prosecutors said Thursday in announcing his arrest.
Star Wars fans turn out at midnight for 'Force Friday' sale
Though the seventh movie in the Star Wars saga doesnt open until Dec. 18, the Walt Disney Co. dubbed Sept. 4 Force Friday nationwide to create buzz around movie-related action figures, creatures, spaceships and more. Several Toys R Us and
Teacher Daniel Verley arrested after drone crashes into empty seats at U.S. Open, police say
A New York City teacher was arrested Thursday night after police said he crashed a drone into an empty section of stadium seats during a match at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in Flushing Meadow.
Star Wars fans turn out at midnight for 'Force Friday' sale
Though the seventh movie in the Star Wars saga doesnt open until Dec. 18, the Walt Disney Co. dubbed Sept. 4 Force Friday nationwide to create buzz around movie-related action figures, creatures, spaceships and more. Several Toys R Us and
East Hampton home of Jonas Ridderstrale lists for $3.4 million
This East Hampton residence, on the market for $3.4 million, was the American summer residence of Swedish management expert and best-selling author Jonas Ridderstrale, who penned 2000s bestseller Funky Business: Talent Makes Capital Dance.
Star Wars fans turn out at midnight for 'Force Friday' sale
Though the seventh movie in the Star Wars saga doesnt open until Dec. 18, the Walt Disney Co. dubbed Sept. 4 Force Friday nationwide to create buzz around movie-related action figures, creatures, spaceships and more. Several Toys R Us and
Teacher Daniel Verley arrested after drone crashes into empty seats at U.S. Open, police say
A New York City teacher has been arrested after allegedly crashing a drone into an empty section of seats at the U.S Open.
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