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  • China marks Japan WWII defeat, shows rising power in parade
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 7:21 pm
    China has launched a major military parade through Beijing to commemorate Japan's World War II defeat while underlining President Xi Jinping's determination to make his country Asia's pre-eminent power.
  • Lost Australian sheep yields 42 kilos (93 pounds) of fleece
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 6:32 pm
    An overgrown sheep found lost in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 42 kilograms (93 pounds) of wool, the shearer said.
  • Mexico Senate ratifies academic as next ambassador to US
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 6:24 pm
    Mexican lawmakers have confirmed a U.S.-based Mexican academic as the country's next ambassador to the United States.
  • UNICEF: 40 percent school dropouts in Mideast conflict areas
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 5:12 pm
    Forty percent of children from five conflict-scarred Middle Eastern countries are not attending school, the United Nations agency for children said Thursday, warning that losing this generation will lead to more militancy, migration and a dim future for the region.
  • Indonesia extradites ex-police officer sought in US murder
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 5:08 pm
    A former Austin, Texas, police officer has been charged with capital murder in the death of his pregnant girlfriend, according to a federal affidavit unsealed Wednesday.
  • Colombia to give citizenship to Venezuelans hurt by crisis
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 4:37 pm
    Colombia is giving citizenship to dozens of Venezuelans separated from family members as part of President Nicolas Maduro's crackdown on illegal immigration along the border.
  • Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fear
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 3:44 pm
    Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto acknowledged Wednesday that the country's crime, corruption and economic troubles have caused distrust and anger among Mexicans.
  • Russia delays new body to assign blame for Syrian attacks
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 3:36 pm
    Russia is holding up Security Council approval of a proposed new international body to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria's deadly conflict for the first time.
  • Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 2:49 pm
    Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from traveling deeper into Europe.
  • SodaStream chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitism
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 2:36 pm
    The chief executive of SodaStream, the beverage maker that is shuttering its West Bank factory in the face of international boycott calls, accused his company's critics Wednesday of anti-Semitism and hurting the interests of the Palestinian workers they claim to protect.
  • El Salvador sets new murder milestone with deadly August
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 2:17 pm
    El Salvador has hit yet another grisly milestone: A record murder rate in August.
  • Russia: Security Council addressing Europe's migrant crisis
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 2:01 pm
    Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's migrant crisis, likely by authorizing the inspection of suspected migrant ships.
  • Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 2:00 pm
    Olympic organizers have agreed to test for viruses in Rio's sewage-filled waters.
  • Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 1:08 pm
    Jake Gyllenhaal and Jason Clarke lead the cast but the mountain is the star of "Everest," a high-altitude thriller that opened the Venice Film Festival on Wednesday.
  • Masked men kidnap 18 Turkish workers in Iraqi capital
    Associated Press | September 02, 2015 12:49 pm
    Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away in a brazen operation that laid bare serious security gaps in the heavily defended city.
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