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Amnesty: Mali holding children detainees as adultsAmnesty says Mali is holding children accused of belonging to armed groups in jail with adults
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - This July 12, 1951 file photo shows Illinois National Guardsmen with an angry crowd gathered near apartment in Cicero, Ill. where a black family had rented an apartment. Earlier vandals stripped the apartment and burned the furniture.  The St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, was roiled by racial unrest after 18-year-old Michael Brown, who was black, was shot and killed by Darren Wilson, a white police officer, on Aug. 9. The street clashes there mirrored past, larger-scale riots in multiple US cities, most of them triggered by perceived racial injustice, or an incident involving police, in already tense communities. (AP Photo, File)
Facts about US racial unrestFacts about racial unrest in the United States
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
FILE - In this May 25, 2006, file photo, Sen. Jim Jeffords, I-Vt., attends a hearing at the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on Capitol Hill in Washington. Jeffords, who in 2001 tipped control of the Senate when he quit the Republican Party to become an independent, died Monday, Aug. 18, 2014, in Washington. He was 80. His funeral is scheduled for Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 at the Grace Congregational United Church of Christ in downtown Rutland, Vt. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Friends: Jeffords took Vermont roots to WashingtonJeffords remembered by family and friends for taking Vermont roots to Washington
The Associated Press18 minutes ago
Peter Mooslechner, executive director and member of the Governing Board of the Central Bank of Austria, watches the rain outside during the Jackson Hole Economic Policy Symposium at the Jackson Lake Lodge in Grand Teton National Park near Jackson, Wyo. Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/John Locher)
Yellen: Job market makes Fed hesitant on rate hikeYellen says shifts in job market since Great Recession make Fed rate decisions more difficult
The Associated Press7 minutes ago
Trucks move towards a border control point with Ukraine in the Russian town of Donetsk, Rostov-on-Don region, Russia, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. The first trucks of the Russian aid convoy crossed the Ukrainian inspection zone Friday morning. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin)
Pentagon condemns Russian movements into UkrainePentagon condemns movement of Russian convoy into Ukraine; calls on Moscow to remove it
The Associated Press20 minutes ago

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Artist Christo says river project at a standstillArtist Christo says Colorado river project in a 'stand-still situation' amid legal challenges
The Associated Press5 minutes ago
This Aug. 20, 2014 photo released by NBC shows host Jimmy Fallon, left, dumping a bucket of ice water over the head of actress Lindsay Lohan as she participates in the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," in New York. The phenomenal success of the fundraising craze is making charitable organizations rethink how they connect with a younger generation of potential donors, specifically through social media. (AP Photo/NBC, Douglas Gorenstein)
Ice bucket challenge may change nonprofit worldIce bucket challenge may be a game changer for nonprofit world
The Associated Press1 hour ago
This photo made available by E! Television shows Elizabeth Hurley as Queen Helena and Vincent Regan as King Simon while filming new television series "The Royals," at Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, in Oxfordshire, central England. (AP Photo/E! Television, James Dimmock)
Elizabeth Hurley takes the reigns in 'The Royals'Elizabeth Hurley is crowned Queen of England in lavish new E! drama series
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - This June 22, 2014 file photo shows host Kathy Griffin on stage at the 41st annual Daytime Emmy Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. The 53-year-old comedian said after watching the eye-popping, rump-shaking music video for Nicki Minaj’s new hit single, “Anaconda,” she wants to go toe-to-toe with the rap diva. “Of course, everyone’s talking about that ‘Anaconda’ video and it’s fantastic. It’s a lot of boo-tay and I would like to challenge Nicki to a boo-tay-off,” Griffin said in an interview this week. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP, File)
Kathy Griffin to Minaj: I want a booty challengeKathy Griffin says she wants booty challenge with Nicki Minaj and Grammy win for new comedy CD
The Associated Press2 hours ago
FILE - In this Nov. 8, 1984 file photo, Kadam Singh, a New Delhi Sikh, has a bandage across his head for an injury after he was beaten by Hindu mobs in a clash. India has blocked the release of a film on the assassination of former Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, saying it glorifies her killers and could trigger violent protests, officials said Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. India's film certification board said the film glorified the two Sikh bodyguards who killed Gandhi to avenge her suppression of an insurgency that culminated in an army assault on the Golden Temple, Sikhism's holiest shrine. (AP Photo/Jim Bourdier, FIle)
India blocks film on Indira Gandhi assassinationIndia blocks release of film on Indira Gandhi's killing, says it glorifies her assassins
The Associated Press4 hours ago

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