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Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network

By RYAN NAKASHIMA
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits...full story
updated 2015-08-27 10:22 PM
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Sharks, skateboards, survival debut on Discovery VR network
By RYAN NAKASHIMA
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Discovery is unleashing the first videos for its virtual reality network, Discovery VR, a fledgling service that is testing the limits....Fullstory

2015-08-27 10:22 PM

Report links hacking scheme to Iran
By BREE FOWLER
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Researchers have linked a sophisticated hacking scheme targeting Iranian dissidents back to Iran. A report released Thursday by the Citizen Lab at....Fullstory

2015-08-27 06:22 PM

Ukraine reaches debt relief deal with creditors

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Ukraine has reached a crucial deal with its international bondholders that will help prop up its government finances and keep the struggling....Fullstory

2015-08-27 06:22 PM

2 Iraqi army generals killed in IS suicide bombing
By QASSIM ABDUL-ZAHRA
Associated Press

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraqi military officials say an Islamic State suicide bomber has killed two army generals as they led forces against IS positions in....Fullstory

2015-08-27 04:22 PM

Review: New phones, tablets keep Samsung at Android helm
By ANICK JESDANUN
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Samsung's new smartphones and tablets might not offer enough to entice current iPhone and iPad users to switch, but they keep....Fullstory

2015-08-27 04:22 PM

Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

Thursday, September 3
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Today is Thursday, September 3, the 246th day of 2015. There are 119 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1189 - England's....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

2024 Olympic plan gets mixed greeting from LA Council
By MICHAEL R. BLOOD
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Facing an early test of support at home, Los Angeles' 2024 Olympics plan stalled Wednesday amid questions about potential runaway costs....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ August 23 The Wall Street Journal on Donald Trump's presidential candidacy Donald Trump continues to lead....Fullstory

2015-08-27 06:42 AM

Top Argentine presidential candidates talk about economy

Associated Press

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) -- Argentina's top presidential candidates are giving different visions of how to improve the South American nation's economy at a time....Fullstory

2015-08-27 03:01 AM

Indian army kills 4 rebels, arrests 1 in Kashmir

Associated Press

SRINAGAR, India (AP) -- The Indian army killed four insurgents and captured another during a 12-hour clash near the disputed border with Pakistan in the....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 PM

A look at the latest developments in Europe's migrant crisis
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Record numbers of migrants fleeing violence and poverty in countries such as Syria, Afghanistan and Eritrea are trying to reach Europe this year, despite the....Fullstory

2015-08-27 06:22 PM

Greece a step closer to formal announcement of election date

Associated Press

ATHENS, Greece (AP) -- Greece comes one step closer to early elections as the head of a new breakaway left-wing party returns his mandate to....Fullstory

2015-08-27 04:42 PM

US economy likely grew more in spring than first estimated
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The U.S. economy likely gained more momentum in the spring than the government previously estimated. The question now is whether shrunken global....Fullstory

2015-08-27 04:22 PM

Migration, anti-extremism focus of Western Balkans summit

Associated Press

VIENNA (AP) -- German Chancellor Angela Merkel is joining Western Balkan leaders for a summit focused on migration, anti-extremism and regional cooperation. The meeting on Thursday....Fullstory

2015-08-27 02:22 PM

Gulf Greyhound Park, last Texas dog track, to close

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The last greyhound racing track in Texas is closing. Gulf Greyhound Park in La Marque, near Galveston, announced plans Wednesday to cease....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

Ecuador's president says country now producing oil at a loss
By MARIA JOSE SANCHEZ
Associated Press

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) -- Ecuadoreans are already contending with a rumbling, ash-spewing volcano and rising living costs because they use the appreciating U.S. dollar as....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

Bimbo Bakeries recalls bread sold in 11 states

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- The maker of Sara Lee, Nature's Harvest and other brands is recalling bread sold in 11 states because it may contain....Fullstory

2015-08-27 09:01 AM

State Department officials routinely sent secrets over email
By KEN DILANIAN
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The transmission of now-classified information across Hillary Rodham Clinton's private email is consistent with U.S. State Department practices in which diplomats routinely....Fullstory

2015-08-27 03:22 AM

US civil rights activist Amelia Boynton Robinson dies at 104

Associated Press

MONTGOMERY, Alabama (AP) -- Amelia Boynton Robinson, a U.S. civil rights activist who nearly died while helping lead the Selma, Alabama civil rights march in....Fullstory

2015-08-27 03:01 AM

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