Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program
Hur pulls away for LPGA Tour win in Alabama
Stanton leads Cardinals past San Francisco 23-14
Fashion-fearless Klum takes on Milan
Tanaka triumphs in return to Yankee mound
Obama readies climate change push at UN summit
Washington (AFP) - President Barack Obama will seek to galvanize international support in the fight
Kerry, Iran counterpart discuss nuclear talks, Islamic State
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Pellegrini criticises Chelsea style
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini compares Chelseas defensive style during Sundays 1-1 draw to that of Stoke City.
Hamilton 'not thinking about title'
Lewis Hamilton insists the World Championship was not on his mind, despite taking the lead for the first time in four months.
Tomb mystery captivates Greece
Secrets of ancient burial site keep Greeks guessing
World Leaders flock to UN General Assembly
World leaders head for annual whirlwind get-together at UN
The 'mobile gatekeepers' of India's railways
The men who run with the trains in India
Ants v humans
Do all the worlds ants really weigh as much as all the humans?
Delhi marriage detective in high demand
Is your sweetheart playing away? Call Delhis wedding detective
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Asian Games opening ceremony
Asian Games opening ceremony
Lawsuit: Student 'bait' was raped
Its an unimaginable horror. A 14-year-old girl with special needs allegedly was raped at school after a teachers aide persuaded her to act as bait to catch an accused sexual predator, a fellow student.
Emmy-winning actress dies
Emmy-winning actress Polly Bergen, whose TV and movie career spanned more than six decades, has died, her publicist said.
WH security incident
In the second security incident at the White House in as many days, an individual failed to stop at the entrance to the White House complex while driving his vehicle, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary said.
Trooper killed
Hundreds of law enforcement officers searched Saturday for the suspect in the slaying of a Pennsylvania state trooper -- hours after authorities appeared to be closing in on the self-taught survivalist and bursts of gunfire were heard near the mans
Jameis Winston
Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will miss all of Saturday nights marquee game against Clemson --- not just one half as previously announced -- because of a vulgar comment witnesses said he made on campus this week, the school said.
N.Korea: U.S. man wanted prison
An American sentenced in North Korea ripped up his visa so he could go to prison and expose human rights violations there, state media said Saturday.
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1 dead, several injured after bus overturns in Del.
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The future of dining out?
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GETTING ASYLUM? Turkey may welcome Muslim Brotherhood brass
Academic who lost teaching gig over anti-Semitic tweets not sorryPalestinian negotiator: Egypt to host talks on Gazas futureAlleged Gaza spys widow speaks on Israel, Hamas espionage war
Arab nations need to help in fight against ISIS in Iraq, Dempsey says
TOP AMERICAN MILITARY OFFICER Gen. Martin Dempsey says the success of the U.S.-led campaign against ISIS in Iraq hinges on getting help from Arab nations, saying the militant group needs to be squeezed from multiple directions. Help on way? Power
The cars of Tom Cruise
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Knox like you've never seen
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Russian peace march draws tens of thousands in support of Ukraine
MOSCOW — A march for peace in Ukraine drew tens of thousands to downtown Moscow Sunday in a show of protest against Russia’s involvement in the conflict. The demonstration drew a mixed crowd of old and young, families and organized
Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers missing or stranded after attack on army camp
BAGHDAD — Hundreds of Iraqi soldiers were trapped or missing Sunday after a chaotic retreat from an army base in western Iraq, military officials said, underscoring the ability of Islamic State insurgents to remain on the offensive despite expanded airstrikes
Israel worries as al-Qaeda affiliates gain control of Syrian side of Golan frontier
NAFAH JUNCTION, Golan Heights — Israel has some new neighbors. Al-Qaeda-linked rebels have, for the first time, established a permanent presence on the Syrian frontier. For 40 years, Israel and Syria have kept the peace along the 1974 armistice line
Ghani named winner of Afghan election, will share power with rival in new government
KABUL — Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was declared the winner of Afghanistan’s contested presidential election Sunday, setting the stage for President Hamid Karzai’s departure from office and a security agreement allowing American troops to remain in the country after
Pakistan is eyeing sea-based and short-range nuclear weapons, analysts say
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — In one of the world’s most volatile regions, Pakistan is advancing toward a sea-based missile capability and expanding its interest in tactical nuclear warheads, according to Pakistani and Western analysts. Read full article >>
With Ebola crippling the health system, Liberians die of routine medical problems
MONROVIA, Liberia — While the terrifying spread of Ebola has captured the world’s attention, it also has produced a lesser-known crisis: the near-collapse of the already fragile health-care system here, a development that may be as dangerous — for now
Islamic State frees 49 Turkish hostages captured in Iraq
ANKARA, Turkey — Dozens of Turkish diplomatic workers held hostage by the Islamic State in Iraq were freed Saturday, resolving a serious crisis that Turkish officials had long cited as a reason to avoid moving aggressively against the violent militant
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Exclusive: Iran seeks give and take on Islamic State militants, nuclear program
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Iran is ready to work with the United States and its allies to stop Islamic State militants, but would like more flexibility on Irans uranium enrichment program in exchange, senior Iranian officials told Reuters.
Kerry, Iran counterpart discuss nuclear talks, Islamic State
NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met his Iranian counterpart for more than an hour on Sunday and stressed the need to make progress in nuclear negotiations this week on the sidelines of U.N. meetings.
World leaders to gather at U.N. in shadow of Islamic State, Ebola crises
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - World leaders gather in New York this week to tackle a host of crises: the violence Islamic State militants are wreaking in Iraq and Syria, the exponential spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Africa and
U.S. military struggles to preserve options in Islamic State fight
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As America re-engages with Iraq and deepens its involvement in the region’s web of sectarian conflicts, the Pentagon has made a practical assessment of the brutal job of stabilizing Baghdad: in the future, U.S. forces may be
Exclusive: Siemens near deal to buy Dresser-Rand - sources
NEW YORK/LONDON (Reuters) - The German industrial conglomerate Siemens AG is near an agreement to acquire U.S. oilfield equipment maker Dresser-Rand Group Inc for all cash, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.
Ghani named Afghan president-elect after deal to end election dispute
KABUL (Reuters) - Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistans president-elect on Sunday after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilized the nation as most foreign
Ukraine says ceasefire violations hold up creation of buffer zone
KIEV (Reuters) - The Ukrainian military accused separatists and Russian troops on Sunday of continuing to shoot at government forces despite a Sept. 5 ceasefire and said Kiev would not go ahead with setting up a proposed buffer zone until
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Biggest news you missed this weekend
Out of the loop this weekend? Weve got what you missed.       
Police find weapon belonging to cop killing suspect
Suspect in deadly ambush has been on the run for nine days.       
Northern California wildfire still growing
Fire, 60 miles east of Sacramento, grew to more than 128 square miles.       
Man seen with U.Va. student wanted on driving charge
Person of interest went to police station, asked for name of a lawyer and sped away.       
Delaware bus crash kills 1, injures many
Bus traveling south on highway overturns with 50 people on board.       
Yemen PM resigns, state media report
Presidents office denies report; news comes amid days of attacks by Shia rebels.       
Without Bachmann, Minn. district race is off radar
Race for Minnesotas 6th District becomes sleepy race with Michele Bachmann out of the race.       
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'Who Saw Hannah?': Missing Student's Parents Speak Out
University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, went missing in the early morning hours of Sept. 13 after leaving an off-campus party.
Caught: California Deputies Nab Fifth Jail Escapee
Authorities in Central California have captured a fifth man who escaped a correctional facility.
Fire to Flooding: Can California's Economy Survive Nature's Fury?
A diverse, $2 trillion economy is helping cushion the blow from fires, floods and quakes.
Yemen Signs Peace Deal as Prime Minister Resigns
Yemens Shiite Muslim rebels on Sunday signed an agreement with other political parties to form a more inclusive government.
One Killed, Several Hurt After Tour Bus Overturns
The bus was traveling on Route 1 at Route 13 around 4:30 p.m. Sunday when the vehicle somehow overturned.
Two Dead, 29 Injured in Chicago Weekend Shootings
Two people have been killed and at least 29 others were injured in Chicagos weekend shootings.
We Didn't Pay ISIS Ransom for Hostages: Turkey's President
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday that no ransom had been paid for the release of Turkish hostages held by ISIS militants.
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Paying Till It Hurts: After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know
In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.
Deal on Power-Sharing Government Is Signed in Afghanistan
The American-brokered agreement would make Ashraf Ghani president, and the runner-up, Abdullah Abdullah, effectively a prime minister.
New York City Prepares to Host Climate Change March
The demonstration is scheduled to begin at 11:30 a.m., attracting much of the city’s political establishment, along with scientists, actors and thousands from across the country.
Paris Falls Out of Love With the Padlocks on Its Bridges
Thick glass, with nothing to hitch a lock to, has begun replacing the panels where thousands have symbolized everlasting devotion by fastening hardware.
Titans of Artisanal Food Expand in Crowded New York City Arena
UrbanSpace, which has the location, and Smorgasburg, which has the cachet, have become competitors in the sacred food space where artisanal meets fast casual.
Fair Game: Slamming a Door on Hedge Funds
Critics of public pensions’ investments in hedge funds received a big boost when Calpers said it would divest its $4 billion portfolio of such funds over the next year.
Sunday Routine: Jack Devine: The Spymaster Who Goes to Mass
After a long career in the C.I.A., Mr. Devine can spend Sundays reading the newspaper and museum-hopping.
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400,000 Converge on Manhattan to Demand Climate Change Action
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki Moon, NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio, former Vice President Al Gore, and movie stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Edward Norton all attended
The Mystery of the Solar System’s Weirdest Moon, Explained
We already knew Miranda, one of Uranuss five major moons, has one of the strangest and most varied landscapes among extraterrestrial bodies. Now, we (probably) know why
Day 2: Smoked Republican Brisket
Greensboro, North Carolina   Candace DeSantes has just retired as a reinsurance broker in Connecticut. She and her husband have moved to North Carolina. She’s a Republican and she’s noticed something, “Up in Connecticut, we didn’t dwell that much on
Joan Rivers Promotes iPhone 6 on Facebook from Beyond the Grave
The posthumous post was quickly deleted
Manhunt for Suspect in Pa. State Trooper Killing Enters Day 9
Eric Frein, 31, is accused of shooting dead Cpl. Bryon Dickson with a high-powered rifle
10 Ways to Improve Your Relationship Instantly
With everything going on in the lives of the average couple, it’s easy to forget the small gestures that keep a relationship ticking. What most couples don’t realize, though, is that it doesn’t take much to help your partner feel
World’s Most Australian Man Fights Off Crocodile, Drinks Beer as Anaesthetic
He numbed the pain with beer before later driving himself to the hospital
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Alessandro Florenzi, Roma midfielder, gets yellow card after hugging grandma
Alessandro Florenzi takes risks both on the field and off.
Ex-Riverhead Charter School trustee files $15M defamation suit alleging improper removal
A former Riverhead Charter School trustee has filed a $15 million lawsuit in federal court against the schools current trustees and administrators, alleging she was improperly removed from her post and had faced harassment, defamation and violation of her constitutional
Alessandro Florenzi, Roma midfielder, gets yellow card after hugging grandma
Alessandro Florenzi takes risks both on the field and off.
North Hempstead councilwoman proposes ride-sharing app for Port Washington
North Hempstead Councilwoman Dina De Giorgio has proposed a mobile ride-sharing app to solve Port Washingtons growing commuter parking woes.
Nassau police seek Williston Park bank robber
Nassau police are looking for a man who displayed a gun while robbing a bank in Williston Park on Sunday afternoon.
Relatives: Vet arrested at White House needs help
An Iraq war veteran accused of scaling a fence and making it into the White House before the Secret Service stopped him owns several guns that he could have brought with him if he had meant to harm anyone, his
Reward offered for person who drowned dog with cinder block in canal
The deceased dog found chained to a cement block in a West Islip canal apparently died by drowning, officials said Sunday.
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