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Trainloads Of Migrants Begin Arriving In Germany

Sunday, September 06, 2015

Updated at 4 p.m. ET

Thousands of refugees fleeing conflict and economic privation in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia are making their way through Austria to Germany, where they hope to apply for asylum after European nations decided, reluctantly, to open their doors.

As the BBC ...

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Thai Police Still Looking For Man Accused In Shrine Blast

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Authorities in Thailand now say that neither of the two people in custody in connection with last month's deadly bombing of a religious shrine in the capital is the main suspect in the attack.

Police spokesman Prawut Thavornsiri said that neither of the suspects — identified as Adem Karadag ...

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Fire At Washington State Planned Parenthood Clinic Deemed Arson

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Investigators in Pullman, Washington, have determined that a fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in the city was intentionally set.

The three-year-old clinic, the scene of a major anti-abortion demonstration last month, is considered structurally unsafe following the blaze that occurred around 3:30 a.m. Friday.

No one was hurt.

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Coast Guard Reopens Section Of Mississippi After Collision, Spill

Saturday, September 05, 2015

The U.S. Coast Guard is continuing efforts to clean up an oil spill along a stretch of the Mississippi River near Columbus, Ky. after two tow boats — one carrying about 1 million gallons of a potentially toxic petroleum product — collided earlier this week.

As we reported on ...

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Supporters Of Jailed Kentucky Clerk To Hold Prayer Rally

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Supporters of Kim Davis, the county clerk in Kentucky who was jailed after refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples, are planning a demonstration to voice their opposition to her incarceration.

"The Kim Davis Jailhouse Prayer Rally" is set to begin at 11 a.m. today at the Carter County ...

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Japan Reopens Town Shuttered By Fukushima Nuclear Disaster

Saturday, September 05, 2015

More than four years after the 7,400 residents of the Japanese town of Naraha were evacuated after the Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant melted down in the wake of a devastating tsunami, the government is allowing people to return.

Following several years of decontamination, Naraha is the first town in the ...

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Migrants Arrive In Austria, Germany After Being Bused To Border

Saturday, September 05, 2015

Updated at 2:35 p.m. ET

German police say that about 450 migrants from Hungary have arrived at a train station in Munich after German Chancellor Angela Merkel said her country would not limit the number of asylum seekers allowed in.

Thousands more arrived in Austria, many en route to Germany, ...

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Take The Long Way Home: Spacefarers' Journey Prolonged By Space Junk

Friday, September 04, 2015

Three spacefarers heading to the International Space Station this week had to take a detour in order to avoid space debris. Researchers have yet to solve the problem of orbiting junk.

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Father Of Drowned Syrian 3-Year-Old: 'We Are Human Beings, Just Like Westerners'

Friday, September 04, 2015

The image of the lifeless body of a boy on a Turkish beach has stunned the world and focused attention on the growing migrant crisis that has seen tens of thousands of refugees flee fighting in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia hoping for a better life in Europe.

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Unemployment Rate Dips To 5.1 Percent Amid 173,000 New Jobs In August

Friday, September 04, 2015

Updated at 9:50 a.m. ET

The Labor Department says the U.S. economy added 173,000 jobs in August, a figure that fell short of expectations but nonetheless appeared to shrug off turmoil in overseas markets, particularly China.

In a separate survey, the department's Bureau of Labor Statistics said the unemployment ...

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Austria, Germany Agree To Take Migrants Stopped In Hungary

Friday, September 04, 2015

Updated at 7:41 p.m. ET

The refugees, some of whom had walked for hours in the direction of Austria after leaving a Budapest rail station, were provided buses by the government of Hungary late Friday after authorities in Austria and Germany agreed to accept them, the Associated Press ...

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Alleged 'Flash Crash' Trader Formally Indicted In U.S.

Thursday, September 03, 2015

U.S. federal prosecutors are seeking the extradition of London-based day trader Navinder Singh Sarao on charges of market manipulation that they say triggered the May 6, 2010, "flash crash" in which the Dow lost 10 percent of its value in a matter of minutes.

It was made public Thursday ...

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Coast Guard: Tow Boat Collision On Mississippi Causes Oil Spill

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Updated at 3:45 p.m. ET

The U.S. Coast Guard has shut down a section of the Mississippi River south of Paducah, Ky., after two tow boats collided, causing an oil spill of unknown size.

In a statement, the Coast Guard said that the collision occurred Wednesday at 8:22 p.m. at ...

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Migrants Refuse To Leave Train At Refugee Camp In Hungary

Thursday, September 03, 2015

Updated at 3:35 p.m. ET

Thousands of migrants flooded into a train station in the Hungarian capital Thursday after police lifted a two-day blockade, but some who boarded a train they thought was going to Germany ended up instead at a refugee camp just miles from Budapest.

The Associated Press ...

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China Flexes Muscles With Parade, But Announces Troop Cut

Thursday, September 03, 2015

China today sent mixed signals about its military and strategic aims — at once parading tanks, missiles and precision-drilled soldiers through the streets of Beijing even as President Xi Jinping announced there would be 300,000 fewer troops by 2018.

The parade — meant to mark 70 years since Japan's defeat ...

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China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Chinese authorities have arrested 197 people who are accused of spreading rumors on social media about the recent stock market crash and the deadly explosion at Tianjin earlier this month.

China's state-run Xinhua news agency quoted a Ministry of Public Security statement saying the rumors "caused panic, ...

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Jefferson Davis Statue Comes Down At University of Texas

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A larger-than-life bronze statue of Jefferson Davis was taken down at the University of Texas today after standing on the South Mall of the campus since 1933, following a legal appeal to keep the controversial memorial in place was rejected.

In addition to the statue of the president of the ...

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Refugee Children Rescued In Austria Reportedly Disappear From Hospital

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Updated at 12:10 p.m. ET

Three refugee children who were rescued from a minivan as they were being smuggled into Europe have reportedly disappeared from a hospital where they were being treated for dehydration.

Meanwhile, there were more arrests in a similar case in Austria last week in which 71 ...

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Motive Still Sought In Fatal Shooting Of Texas Sheriff's Deputy

Sunday, August 30, 2015

A motive remains elusive as investigators in Texas try to determine why a 30-year-old suspect in custody would have gunned down a sheriff's deputy while he was fueling his patrol car at a gas station near Houston.

Shannon J. Miles, 30, was charged Saturday in what authorities have described ...

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Oliver Sacks, Renowned Neurologist And Author, Dies At 82

Sunday, August 30, 2015

Oliver Sacks, the famed neurologist and best-selling author of books such as The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, died of cancer today in New York City at the age of 82, a longtime friend and colleague has confirmed.

The London-born academic's 1973 memoir Awakenings, about his efforts ...

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