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  • Hello, Dolly: Tropical storm forms over Bay of Campeche

    Hello, Dolly: Tropical storm forms over Bay of Campeche

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 5:23 AM EDT2014-09-02 09:23:13 GMT

    Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.

    Dolly, the fourth named storm of the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season, is expected to make landfall in Mexico.

  • Putin's aide confirms '2 weeks to Kiev' remark

    Putin's aide confirms '2 weeks to Kiev' remark

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 4:21 AM EDT2014-09-02 08:21:58 GMT
    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.
    A Russian official is complaining that EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso breached confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks if it wished.
  • US military targets extremists in Somalia

    US military targets extremists in Somalia

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:54 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:54:47 GMT
    The Pentagon says U.S. military forces have targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabaab network in an operation in Somalia.
    U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday in Somalia, the Pentagon said.
  • Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Detroit's historic bankruptcy trial to begin

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 2:11 AM EDT2014-09-02 06:11:03 GMT
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a judge with the start of the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
    Lawyers for Detroit will attempt to convince a federal judge at the city's bankruptcy trial that its plans to wipe out billions of dollars in debt should be approved.
  • Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

    Tuesday, September 2 2014 12:29 AM EDT2014-09-02 04:29:46 GMT
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize...
    McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants are expected to be targeted with acts of civil disobedience that could lead to arrests Thursday as labor organizers escalate their campaign to unionize the...
  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks

    Monday, September 1 2014 11:01 PM EDT2014-09-02 03:01:11 GMT
    With a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine about to start, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has called on the participants to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and...
    Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy - a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new...
  • US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    US helicopter crashes in Gulf of Aden; all rescued

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 20:51:07 GMT
    The Navy says a Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard has crashed in the Gulf of Aden, but all aboard have been rescued.
    A Marine Corps helicopter with 25 aboard crashed Monday in the Gulf of Aden, and all aboard were rescued, the Navy said.
  • Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Israeli children return to school after Gaza war

    Monday, September 1 2014 9:19 AM EDT2014-09-01 13:19:31 GMT
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas...
    Thousands of Israeli children in areas near the Gaza Strip went back to school Monday after spending the summer in bomb shelters as rockets and mortars rained on their communities during the 50-day Israel-Hamas war, while...
  • Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:40 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:40:43 GMT
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
    Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.
  • Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US

    Monday, September 1 2014 4:33 AM EDT2014-09-01 08:33:11 GMT
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
    Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say.
  • Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Bad weather shuts down concerts, delays flights

    Monday, September 1 2014 2:00 AM EDT2014-09-01 06:00:48 GMT
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast have slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events and sent people scurrying from a beach in New York after three men there were...
    Severe thunderstorms across the Northeast on Sunday slowed operations at airports, wreaked havoc at outdoor sporting and musical events in New York and Philadelphia and sent people scurrying from a beach after three men...
  • US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law

    Monday, September 1 2014 12:21 AM EDT2014-09-01 04:21:26 GMT
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.
    A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion...
  • 49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:50 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:50:49 GMT
    Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49ers Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
    San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.
  • Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

    Sunday, August 31 2014 9:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 01:00:40 GMT
    An Islamist-allied militia group says it has "secured" a U.S. Embassy compound in Libya's capital, more than a month after American personnel evacuated from the country over ongoing fighting.
    An Islamist-allied militia group in control of Libya's capital now guards the U.S. Embassy and its residential compound, a commander said Sunday, as onlookers toured the abandoned homes of diplomats who fled the...
  • Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Cuba cracks down on goods in flyers' luggage

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:51 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:51:03 GMT
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
    A carload of burly nephews and grandsons greeted Martha and Alfredo Gonzalez when they stepped out of Havana's international airport into the blazing heat of an August afternoon.
  • Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Philippine troops pull 'greatest escape' in Golan

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:20 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:20:48 GMT
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers made a daring escape after being surrounded and under fire for seven hours by Syrian rebels in the Golan Heights, Philippine officials said Sunday, leaving 44...
    Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, Philippine officials said Sunday. Al-Qaida-linked insurgents still hold...
  • Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Aftershocks follow 5.1 Alaska earthquake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:10 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:10:14 GMT
    The Alaska Earthquake Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.
    Aftershocks continue to rattle interior Alaska after a 5.1-magnitude earthquake Saturday night.
  • Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Official: 5 killed in plane crash north of Denver

    Sunday, August 31 2014 8:00 PM EDT2014-09-01 00:00:35 GMT
    A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.
    A spokesman for the National Transportation Board says all five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died.
  • Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

    Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

    Sunday, August 31 2014 7:11 PM EDT2014-08-31 23:11:20 GMT
    Russian President Vladimir Putin is calling on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine, including discussing statehood.
    Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
  • Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

    Sam clears waivers, meets with Fisher

    Sunday, August 31 2014 5:14 PM EDT2014-08-31 21:14:49 GMT
    Michael Sam showed up for his face-to-face exit meeting with St. Louis Rams coach Jeff Fisher, a few hours after clearing waivers.
    Michael Sam was probably never an ideal fit with the St. Louis Rams and it had absolutely nothing to do with his sexual orientation.
  • Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Joan Rivers' daughter: I'm keeping fingers crossed

    Sunday, August 31 2014 4:35 PM EDT2014-08-31 20:35:49 GMT
    Joan Rivers remains hospitalized three days after going into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office in New York City.
    Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
  • Ferguson's flashpoint sparks national outrage

    Ferguson's flashpoint sparks national outrage

    Sunday, August 31 2014 10:36 AM EDT2014-08-31 14:36:10 GMT
    They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been...
    They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a chokehold. All died at the hands of police and all have been united...
  • Small earthquake hits CA, near site of earlier 6.0 quake

    Small earthquake hits CA, near site of earlier 6.0 quake

    Sunday, August 31 2014 6:12 AM EDT2014-08-31 10:12:18 GMT

    The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.

    The earthquake was located near the site of last week's earthquake.

  • Afghanistan crash kills 23

    Afghanistan crash kills 23

    Sunday, August 31 2014 2:52 AM EDT2014-08-31 06:52:12 GMT
    An Afghan spokesman says 23 people were killed when a passenger van and a fuel tanker collided in western Afghanistan.
    A van slammed into a fuel tanker in western Afghanistan on Sunday, killing 23 people in the latest horrific accident in a country with poorly maintained roads and often reckless driving.
  • Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

    Airstrikes and aid provide relief for Iraqi town

    Saturday, August 30 2014 11:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 03:23:23 GMT
    An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months.
    Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said...
  • Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

    Feds: Plane with unconscious pilot goes into ocean

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:34 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:34:11 GMT
    The Coast Guard says the pilot of a small airplane lost consciousness while flying and the plane crashed into the Atlantic Ocean off the Virginia coast.
    A pilot lost consciousness and the plane drifted into restricted airspace over the nation's capital, scrambling fighter jets that stayed with the small aircraft until it ran out of fuel and crashed Saturday.
  • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Saturday, August 30 2014 9:23 PM EDT2014-08-31 01:23:21 GMT
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...
  • EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

    EU threatens Russia with more sanctions

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:30 PM EDT2014-08-31 00:30:49 GMT
    Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
    Despite tough rhetoric decrying Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine, European Union leaders on Sunday stopped short of imposing new sanctions against Moscow right away.
  • Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    Pro-Russia rebels confident after making gains

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:23 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:23:44 GMT
    As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.
    As the survivor of a tank attack on a Ukrainian army truck was being carried into an ambulance, he was showered with verbal abuse by a rebel fighter.
  • Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

    Saudi king warns of terrorist threat to Europe, US

    Saturday, August 30 2014 3:21 PM EDT2014-08-30 19:21:19 GMT
    Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.
    The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.
  • Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Rebuilding Gaza will take 20 years, group says

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:01 PM EDT2014-08-30 18:01:24 GMT
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.
    An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock...
  • Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

    Taliban attack intel office in eastern Afghanistan

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:50 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:50:33 GMT
    An official says a suicide bomber targeting an intelligence office in eastern Afghanistan killed at least two people.
    A suicide bomber in a truck blew himself up at an intelligence headquarters in eastern Afghanistan on Saturday, killing at least two people and setting off an intense firefight with security forces, officials said.
  • Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    Tony Stewart back at the track, looking to heal

    Saturday, August 30 2014 12:22 AM EDT2014-08-30 04:22:48 GMT
    Tony Stewart should be back in his comfort zone at a NASCAR track, ready for racing.
    Tony Stewart took his seat on the podium - unshaven, his eyes glassy - and unfolded a sheet of paper. His voice quivered as he read, pausing to maintain his composure as he described the death of a driver he hit as "one of...
  • 'Coolest Cooler' holds Kickstarter record as crowdsourcing ends

    'Coolest Cooler' holds Kickstarter record as crowdsourcing ends

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:44 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:44:00 GMT
    The Coolest Cooler is set to break the Kickstarter crowd-sourcing record in its final hours of fundraising. 
    The Coolest Cooler is set to break the Kickstarter crowd-sourcing record in its final hours of fundraising. 
  • Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

    Rescuers race to reach trapped miners in Nicaragua

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:19 PM EDT2014-08-30 02:19:58 GMT
    Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped underground by a landslide in northern Nicaragua, but were not immediately able to bring them to safety.
    Rescuers in Nicaragua raced Friday to reach at least 24 freelance gold miners trapped by a landslide, including 20 who have been located and have managed to communicate with emergency crews.
  • Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

    Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash

    Friday, August 29 2014 7:39 PM EDT2014-08-29 23:39:47 GMT
    An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.
    An attorney for Tracy Morgan says the former "Saturday Night Live" actor is having a tough time recovering from a June accident on the New Jersey Turnpike that left a fellow comedian dead.
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