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  • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A man infected with Ebola traveled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,5000 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday. The infected person is a university student...

  • At least 25 trapped in mine landslide in Nicaragua

    MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Rescuers are working to reach at least 25 miners trapped in a gold mine landslide in northern Nicaragua. Marta Lagos is an official of the ruling Sandinista Party and she says rescuers hear voices and presume that all those trapped are alive. Lagos told Channel 4 TV...

  • Britain raises terror threat level

    LONDON (AP) — Britain's Home Secretary Theresa May says the country has raised the terror threat level from substantial to severe, but says there is no specific threat. The threat level means that a terrorist attack is considered "highly likely," but May insisted Friday there is no information...

  • Pro-Russia separatists in control of coastal town

    NOVOAZOVSK, Ukraine (AP) — Pro-Russia separatists, relaxed and well-equipped, held firm control on Friday of the strategic coastal town of Novoazovsk, a day after Ukraine claimed tanks and armored vehicles had invaded from Russia. Associated Press reporters saw at least a half-dozen tanks in...

  • NYC developer makes changes in 'poor door' design

    NEW YORK (AP) — A developer and city officials say some changes have been negotiated in a plan for a so-called "poor door" for less-affluent residents of a Manhattan skyscraper. People who live in the pricey condos will still enter through the front lobby. But The Wall Street Journal...

  • Nintendo launching 'amiibo' with 12 characters

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pikachu and Link will be among the first characters coming to "amiibo." Nintendo announced Friday that 12 characters will initially be part of its upcoming toy-game franchise set for release later this year. In addition to the "Pokemon" and "Legend of Zelda" leading men, the...

  • Shark Girl statue debuts in Buffalo

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Shark Girl is on display in Buffalo and at least one official from the statue's old home of Cincinnati feels a slight bite of sorrow. The life-size stature of a girl in a Victorian dress and a shark head was installed at Buffalo's Canalside this week after a yearlong stint...

  • Superintendent Dance named to commission

    TOWSON, Md. (AP) — President Barack Obama has announced his intention to appoint Baltimore County Schools Superintendent S. Dallas Dance to the president's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. The White House made the announcement on Thursday. Dance has been...

  • High number expected to travel over weekend

    OXNARD, Calif. (AP) — The highest number of Californians since the recession is expected to travel over the Labor Day holiday weekend. The Ventura County Star reported Friday (http://bit.ly/1zQNphE ) that The Automobile Club of Southern California estimates that nearly 4 million travelers are...

  • Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

    In this photo by Koji Sasahara, people walk across the scramble crossing outside Shibuya Station in Tokyo on Friday afternoon. The Shibuya district is popular with young people and is known for entertainment and nightlife as well as high-tech ventures.

  • 2 Rwandan army officers charged over incitement

    KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) — Two Rwandan army officers have been charged with inciting the public against the government of President Paul Kagame. Brig. Gen. Frank Rusagara and Col. Tom Byabagamba were also charged in a military court Friday with illegal possession of firearms and spreading falsehoods...

  • Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son released

    BEIJING (AP) — A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities. Kai Ko emerged from a Beijing detention...

  • Raw: US Delivers Weapons to Lebanon

    The United States delivered weapons and equipment to Lebanon's army on Friday to help bolster the military as it faces a growing threat from Islamic militants. (Aug. 29) SHOTLIST AP TELEVISION - AP CLIENTS ONLY Beirut - 29 Aug 2014 1. Wide of U.S. military plane 2. Close of American flag...

  • US consumer spending dips 0.1 percent

    WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer spending fell in July, with a drop in auto purchases accounting for most of the weakness. Income growth also slowed. Consumer spending edged down 0.1 percent last month after a 0.4 percent increase in June, the Commerce Department reported Friday. It was the...

  • Back to fundraising for Obama

    Planning strategy to deal with the terrorist rebels in Syria will take a back seat to fundraising Friday, as President Obama takes a two-state trip to raise cash for a couple of Democratic groups.



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