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  • WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — The World Health Organization says the past week has seen the highest increase of Ebola cases since the outbreak began, more evidence that the crisis is worsening. In an update Friday, the U.N. health agency said more than 500 cases were recorded over the past week, by far...

  • Asia stocks drift, Tokyo steadies after weak data

    HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets drifted Friday following Japanese data showing that the region's second biggest economy is struggling to recover from a sales tax hike. European shares were marginally higher even as a report said eurozone inflation slipped. KEEPING SCORE: Germany's DAX...

  • Israel identifies body as missing American student

    JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli forensic investigators on Friday identified a recently found body as that of a U.S. religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week, Israeli police said. Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the body was confirmed early on Friday morning to be that...

  • Key events in the history of Malaysia Airlines

    KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Key dates in the history of Malaysia Airlines from its start as a one route airline until its almost unfathomable double passenger jet disasters in 2014. 1937 — Malayan Airways Ltd., the forerunner of Malaysia Airlines, is formed to provide flights between Penang...

  • Eying China, Japan seeks record defense budget

    TOKYO (AP) — Japan's Defense Ministry is requesting its biggest ever budget to bolster its military ability to defend remote southern islands amid China's growing activity in the area. The ministry on Friday requested a 5 trillion yen ($48 billion) budget for the year beginning April 2015, a...

  • Chinese e-commerce rivals challenge Alibaba

    BEIJING (AP) — China's biggest property developer, Wanda Group, and Internet giants Baidu and Tencent unveiled a new e-commerce venture Friday in a challenge to industry leader Alibaba Group ahead of its U.S. stock offering. The three companies said they will integrate online and offline...

  • Va. AG commits to hiring, protecting veterans

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring is taking steps to hire more veterans in his office and protect them from fraud. Herring announced Thursday that he'll sign "The Patriot Pledge" and begin the process of making his office a certified "Virginia Values Veterans"...

  • 5 Things to Know in Florida for Aug. 29

    Your daily look at news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today. SENTENCING DAY FOR CHIEF OF $800M INSURANCE FRAUD The mastermind of an $800 million insurance scam that stands as one of the largest fraud schemes in Florida history is being sentenced by a federal judge....

  • LA area fire kills 2 people, injures 6

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say two people are dead from an Encino apartment fire that also left a firefighter and five other people hospitalized. The Los Angeles Fire Department says more than 100 firefighters fought the blaze that was reported about 9 p.m. Thursday. When crews responded,...

  • 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...

  • UN: Pro-Russian rebels, Ukraine target civilians

    GENEVA (AP) — Around three dozen people a day are being killed in eastern Ukraine where both sides target civilians in violation of international law and the death toll has risen to at least 2,220, the U.N. human rights office said Friday. The latest findings from the Geneva office, based on...

  • Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pct

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Inflation in the 18 countries that use the euro sank to 0.3 percent in August, a worrying sign of economic weakness that is putting pressure on the European Central Bank to take more drastic steps to keep a weak recovery from stalling completely. Eurostat, the EU...

  • UVa. architect to step down after 11-year tenure

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — The architect that oversaw planning for the $50 million restoration of the University of Virginia's iconic Rotunda is stepping down. The Charlottesville school said Friday that David Neuman plans to resign from his post in October after an 11-year tenure. During his...

  • Mother gets probation for leaving young son in car

    ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — A mother who left her 4-year-old son in a car while she worked at a Rochester-area restaurant has been sentenced to one year of probation. Thelma Louise Edwards had previously pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a child in exchange for the...

  • Prince George's charter school to end recess

    UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A Prince George's County charter school will end recess in an effort to short its academic day. The Washington Post (http://wapo.st/YZKJmL ) reports the county's Board of Education approved the change Thursday for College Park Academy on a 12-0 vote. Frank Brewer,...



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