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  • Uganda holds 6 terror suspects, seizes explosives

    KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — A Uganda military spokesman says six terror suspects were arrested over the weekend in a raid on an al-Shabab cell that was apparently plotting an attack in this East African country. Lt. Col. Paddy Ankunda said Monday that explosives were seized from the suspects, all of...

  • UN nuke agency indicates slow going on Iran probe

    VIENNA (AP) — The head of the U.N. nuclear agency is indicating that his attempted probe of allegations that Iran worked on nuclear arms is going slowly. Yukiya Amano of the International Atomic Energy Agency says that Tehran has not met his request to propose two new areas of investigation by...

  • Raw: Scots Hold Highland Games Ahead of Vote

    Scottish athletes are showcasing their unique sporting culture at the Highland Games. The competition comes just ahead of Thursday's vote on Scottish independence from the United Kingdom. (Sept. 15) SHOTLIST: AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Dunoon, United Kingdom - 29 August, 2014 1. Various...

  • Detroit bankruptcy trial set to resume after break

    DETROIT (AP) — A judge is set to resume Detroit's bankruptcy trial after a three-day break tied to a settlement with a major creditor. Judge Steven Rhodes is hearing evidence to help him decide whether Detroit's plan is fair to creditors and feasible for the city in the years ahead. He...

  • 2 costumed characters, 3rd man arrested in NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — Two costumed characters in Times Square and another man have been arrested after police say they got into a fist fight. Police say they were all charged with misdemeanor assault. It happened around 9 p.m. Saturday. The dispute started after the man allegedly began heckling the...

  • Drunk driver hits South Florida Road Ranger

    MIAMI (AP) — The Florida Highway Patrol says a Road Ranger is recovering after he was hit by a drunk driver on Interstate 95. The crash happened Sunday in the northbound lanes of I-95 in Miami. Spokesman Joe Sanchez told The Miami Herald (http://hrld.us/1uzwVev ) troopers were in the area...

  • Man accused of IS membership on trial in Germany

    BERLIN (AP) — A 20-year-old German man went on trial in Frankfurt on Monday on charges he was a member of the extremist Islamic State group, the first such case to come to court in Germany. Prosecutors allege that Kreshnik Berisha, who once played for a Jewish football club, traveled last year...

  • Locals, tourists ride out Hurricane Odile in Baja

    CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) — Residents and tourists hunkered down in shelters and hotel conference rooms overnight as a powerful and sprawling Hurricane Odile made landfall on the southern Baja California peninsula. The area is home to gleaming megaresorts, tiny fishing communities and...

  • Egypt says boosting security at tourist locations

    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's tourism minister on Thursday said the country is boosting security procedures at tourist destinations in an attempt to buoy the flagging tourism sector following three years of political turmoil. Hisham Zaazoua outlined the new measures in an interview with the Associated...

  • Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

    NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island's historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today. What parkgoers may not know is that William Mangles designed and built it. Mangels was a mechanical and creative genius who enthralled the...

  • Your stories from the Washington Examiner

    Scroll down for the latest from the Washington Examiner: » The time may be right to salvage states rights With Washington immobilized by partisan gridlock, states find themselves in the best position in decades to redress the balance of power and remind the feds that there is a 10th...

  • Global stocks down after weak China data

    BEIJING (AP) — World stock markets sank Monday on weak Chinese economic data as investors looked ahead to a U.S. Federal Reserve meeting and Scotland's independence referendum. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX was little changed at 9,650.62 and France's CAC-40 declined 0.3 percent to 4,428.59....

  • US works to step up Ebola aid, but is it enough?

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The American strategy on Ebola is two-pronged: Step up desperately needed aid to West Africa and, in an unusual step, train U.S. doctors and nurses for volunteer duty in the outbreak zone. At home, the goal is to speed up medical research and put hospitals on alert should an...

  • Civil War officer's heroism earns Medal of Honor

    WASHINGTON (AP) — After an act of Congress and years of lobbying by descendants and admirers, a Union Army officer who made the ultimate sacrifice more than 150 years ago will be recognized for his heroism when President Barack Obama grants him the nation's highest commendation for battlefield...

  • Greek island missing out on tourism boom

    IOANNINA, Greece (AP) — What's not to like about this island, with its cobbled streets, traditional stone-built houses, affordable fresh fish, and a quiet 15-minute boat ride from the mainland? But Pamvotis Island is missing out on Greece's tourism boom, hurt by its geography and the country's...



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  • Where Does Rand Stand?

    Manchester, N.H. Rand Paul's views on war against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria continue to evolve. Speaking to reporters on the campaign trail Friday afternoon, the Kentucky senator...

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  • ‘American Leadership at Its Best’

    In his September 10 speech to the nation, President Obama said, “This is American leadership at its best: We stand with people who fight for their own freedom; and we rally other nations on behalf...

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