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Koreas to hold Oct. 20-26 reunions of war-divided families

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North and South Korea agreed Tuesday to hold reunions next month of families separated by the Korean War in the early 1950s, a small but important bit of progress for rivals that just last month were threatening each other with war.

Last Updated on Tuesday, 08 September 2015

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A photo, a turning point? All depends on Europe's leaders

PARIS (AP) — The 3-year-old boy could have been dressed for preschool. Instead he was lying face down in the surf.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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Vast, stubborn California fire to rage through long weekend

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A vast and stubborn wildfire that has proven California's biggest this year was expect to spew smoke through the long Labor Day weekend, leaving some campgrounds empty and prompting health warnings.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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Hungary bus fleet delivers 4,000 migrants to Austria welcome

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — Thousands of exhausted, elated migrants reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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US jobless rate falls to 7-year low; Fed move still unclear

 

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment fell to a seven-year low of 5.1 percent last month, but hiring slowed — a mixed bag of news that offers few clues to whether the Federal Reserve will raise rock-bottom interest rates later this month.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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Gay rights advocates: Jailed Kentucky clerk is no martyr

MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — As a defiant Kentucky clerk sat in jail Friday, choosing indefinite imprisonment over licensing gay marriages, her lawyers approached the microphones outside and compared her to Dr. Martin Luther King.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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Japan lifts evacuation order for town near doomed nuke plant

NARAHA, Japan (AP) — Japan's government on Saturday lifted a 4 1/2-year-old evacuation order for the northeastern town of Naraha that had sent all of the town's 7,400 residents away following the disaster at the nearby Fukushima nuclear plant.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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1 jailed, gunman still sought in Sacramento college shooting

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — One of the victims in the shooting of three students on a Sacramento college campus has been arrested, while authorities were still seeking the gunman who killed one and injured two.

Last Updated on Saturday, 05 September 2015

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