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World stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

BEIJING (AP) — Markets slumped Monday after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015

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Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, as part of a widening investigation that yielded its first arrest over the weekend in connection with a deadly bombing in Bangkok two weeks ago.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015

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Doubts about China's economic leadership sap confidence

WASHINGTON (AP) — The fear that gripped financial markets this month is a stark one: That China's economy might be slipping into a decline that could persist for years.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015

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Migrants bike into Norway at remote Arctic border crossing

HELSINKI (AP) — As Europe grapples with record-breaking numbers of migrants, a trickle of asylum seekers from Syria and the Mediterranean region have found an unlikely route: Through Russia to a remote Arctic border post in Norway, partly on bicycles.

Last Updated on Monday, 31 August 2015

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Residents across Gulf remember Katrina's might, recovery

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells and the uplifting sounds of brass bands and music, residents across Mississippi and Louisiana Saturday will pay homage to those who died in Hurricane Katrina, thank those who came to rebuild and celebrate how far the region has come from that devastating day when the hurricane struck.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 August 2015

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Survivor's husband recounts story before gunfire erupted

ROANOKE, Va. (AP) — The chamber of commerce official who was answering questions about her community on live TV when gunfire erupted said she never saw the gunman walk up to the group.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 August 2015

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Tens of thousands rally in Malaysia, demand Najib resign

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Tens of thousands of Malaysians wearing yellow T-shirts and blowing horns defiantly held a major rally in the capital Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 August 2015

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As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed to seeing.

Last Updated on Saturday, 29 August 2015

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