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  • 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...

  • Agency seeks comment on Arizona Memorial tickets

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — The National Park Service is accepting feedback on its new offering of "next day" tickets for the USS Arizona Memorial at Pearl Harbor. The park service said Thursday it's making 300 tickets available to people who make reservations one day in advance using the...

  • Man gets life in prison in death at Tyler park

    TYLER, Texas (AP) — A man convicted in the death of a woman caught in gang crossfire while at an East Texas park with her 3-year-old son has been sentenced to life in prison. Twenty-year-old Dennis Bendy was sentenced Thursday. He was found guilty of murder Aug. 12 for his role in the death of...

  • Car slams into Tampa day care, 2 women hurt

    TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say two women were seriously injured after their car crashed into a Tampa day care center. The crash happened early Friday morning, well before any students or workers arrived at the Achievement Center for Early Learning. Police say the driver of the car...

  • Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — Senegal has recorded its first case of Ebola in an outbreak that is ravaging its West African neighbors, the Ministry of Health said Friday. The infected person is a young man from Guinea, Health Minister Awa Marie Coll Seck told reporters. The outbreak that has killed...

  • 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 drastic steps to save a stalling recovery. The figure was down from 0.4 percent in July,...

  • 3 cited in Omaha area on ridesharing allegation

    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — State regulators have cited three people in suburban Omaha in connection with ridesharing, a smartphone-based service that's not allowed in Nebraska. Public Service Commission director Mark Breiner told the Lincoln Journal Star (http://bit.ly/1zQzrMF ) that commission...

  • Money manager gets 15 years in Ohio fraud case

    CINCINNATI (AP) — A southwest Ohio money manager accused of bilking 141 investors in a Ponzi scheme fraud has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and ordered to pay $34.5 million in restitution. U.S. District Judge Herman Weber said he wanted to send a "loud, emphatic message" to fraudsters...

  • Yonkers man arrested in assault on woman, 3 kids

    NEW YORK (AP) — A Yonkers man has been arrested in an assault on a woman with three children who asked for a cab ride to Queens. The 26-year-old woman said she got into the man's car in upper Manhattan Sunday after he said he was a cab driver. Police say the man drove the woman and her...

  • Man fatally shot by Shasta County deputies

    REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Officials say two Shasta County sheriff's deputies shot a man to death after responding to reports a suicidal person was inside a residence in Redding. Redding police Lt. Jeff Wallace told the Redding Record Searchlight (http://bit.ly/1C9sZEB ) that the call came in after...

  • 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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