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Calm on Wall Street: A turbulent week ends on a placid note

August 28, 2015

Well, that was exciting.

Days after China threw the biggest scare into Wall Street in years, U.S. more »»

Extremists kill 28 in villages in northeastern Nigeria

August 28, 2015

BAUCHI, Nigeria (AP) — Boko Haram extremists killed 28 people during attacks on remote villages in northeast Nigeria, members of a civilian defense group said on Frida. more »»

Lebanon: Shiny on the outside, rotting from the inside

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — To the casual visitor, Lebanon may seem like a tiny slice of Mediterranean modernity and coexistence in a turbulent region plagued by violence and extremism. more »»

Mexico adoption-for-cash scheme took babies from mothers

August 28, 2015

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A child welfare official in northern Mexico took at least nine babies from poor or drug-addicted mothers and offered them to adoptive parents in exchange for payments ranging... more »»

US stocks close flat Friday after a volatile week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks ended the day little changed Friday, letting investors breathe a little easier after a week where both the highs and lows were extreme. more »»

Europe's migrant crisis brings new death by land and sea

August 28, 2015

VIENNA (AP) — Death and desperation mounted in Europe's migrant crisis Friday as Austrian police said 71 people appeared to have suffocated in the back of an abandoned truck, while an estimated... more »»

US stocks close nearly flat after a wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks are ending the day little changed at the end of a volatile week.

Stocks fell heavily in the first two days of trading this week on concerns about the health of China's economy. more »»

The Latest: UN chief 'horrified' by latest refugee deaths

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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US stocks edge lower in afternoon trading after wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks edged lower in afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the marke. more »»

Radar detects object believed to be missing Nazi gold train

August 28, 2015

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Polan... more »»

Bodies of 71 migrants who died in truck taken to morgue

August 28, 2015

NICKELSDORF, Austria (AP) — An overpowering stench of death came from the truck on Austria's border with Hungary as workers unloaded the bodies of some of the 71 migrants who perished trapped... more »»

Attack draws new scrutiny to railways linking open Europe

August 28, 2015

PARIS (AP) — Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports... more »»

Mali militia refuses to leave town after peace deal broken

August 28, 2015

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A government-allied militia in Mali said Friday it won't follow demands by an international peace monitoring group to leave a northern town that it took from separatists last... more »»

Lebanon interior minister worried about protest

August 28, 2015

BEIRUT (AP) — Lebanon's interior minister said Friday he is "worried" about a mass protest against Lebanon's government planned for this weekend but said he will strive to guarantee the safety of... more »»

US stocks drop in early afternoon trading after wild week

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks fell in early afternoon trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week for the market. more »»

Al-Jazeera English defendants await verdict in Egypt trial

August 28, 2015

CAIRO (AP) — Three journalists on trial in an Egyptian court on terrorism-related charges were awaiting its verdict on Friday, hopeful that they will be acquitted after lengthy proceedings... more »»

Iraq's top cleric says government must genuinely seek change

August 28, 2015

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq's top Shiite cleric said on Friday the government must show it was seeking genuine change to combat corruption and improve services and not just introduce temporary measures t... more »»

The Latest: Over 332,000 migrants reach Europe this year

August 28, 2015

GENEVA (AP) — Here are the latest developments Friday regarding the tens of thousands of migrants trying to reach Europe.

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6:50 p.m. more »»

US stocks edge lower in midday trading after two-day surge

August 28, 2015

U.S. stocks drifted between small gains and losses in midday trading Friday, at the end of a volatile week. more »»

Senegal activist: Release 7 men convicted of gay acts

August 28, 2015

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Senegalese activist and a rights group on Friday called for the release of seven men arrested in July and sentenced to six months in prison for homosexual acts. more »»

 
 
 

 

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