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Russia's Putin commemorates victory over Japan in WWII


Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin has joined Russian veterans for an unusual ceremony commemorating the 1945 victory over Japan to end World War II. The...full story
updated 2015-09-02 07:22 PM
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Russia's Putin commemorates victory over Japan in WWII

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- President Vladimir Putin has joined Russian veterans for an unusual ceremony commemorating the 1945 victory over Japan to end World War II. The....Fullstory

2015-09-02 07:22 PM

Novartis, Amgen partner on Alzheimer's, migraine treatment

Associated Press

GENEVA (AP) -- Swiss drug maker Novartis says it will cooperate with California-based biotech giant Amgen to develop and sell neuroscience treatments for illnesses and....Fullstory

2015-09-02 05:01 PM

Thai police: Suspect's prints match those on bomb material
By NATTASUDA ANUSONADISAI and JOCELYN GECKER
Associated Press

BANGKOK (AP) -- Thai police said Wednesday that the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at Thailand's border with Cambodia match those found on a....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 PM

Business Highlights
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

___ US stocks plunge after bleak Chinese manufacturing report NEW YORK (AP) -- Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic....Fullstory

2015-09-02 09:22 AM

How the Dow Jones industrial average fared on Tuesday
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Stocks plunged again Tuesday, continuing a rocky ride for Wall Street, after an economic report out of China rekindled fears that the world's second-largest economy....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Arkansas governor asked to set execution dates for 8 inmates

Associated Press

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) -- Arkansas' attorney general has asked Gov. Asa Hutchinson to set execution dates for eight death row inmates in what would....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Key Democrat: US Senate will uphold Obama on Iran nuke deal
By ERICA WERNER
Associated Press

BALTIMORE (AP) -- A key Democrat predicted Tuesday that there will be enough votes in theU.S. Senate by week's end to uphold an expected veto....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Peak cinema: 'Everest' kicks off Venice Film Festival

Associated Press

VENICE, Italy (AP) -- The Venice Film Festival is opening under a hazy Italian sun -- with a chilling thriller about endurance and extremes on....Fullstory

2015-09-02 07:42 PM

'Concussion' director says no compromises were made for NFL
By JAKE COYLE
Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A day after its trailer debuted online, the Will Smith football head-trauma film "Concussion" is already sparking controversy. Citing studio emails leaked....Fullstory

2015-09-02 12:42 PM

In climate bid, Obama stares down melting Alaska glacier
By JOSH LEDERMAN
Associated Press

SEWARD, Alaska (AP) — President Barack Obama stared down a melting glacier in Alaska on Tuesday in a dramatic use of his presidential pulpit to....Fullstory

2015-09-02 12:12 PM

Anti-graft group: Malaysian PM must explain $700M in account

Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Transparency International says Malaysia's fight against corruption can't be credible unless the truth is revealed about the $700 million found....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:22 PM

Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICC

Associated Press

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) -- A Congo militia leader known as The Terminator has pleaded innocent to 18 charges, including murder, rape and sexual slavery,....Fullstory

2015-09-02 05:01 PM

Shell president optimistic about Arctic offshore drilling
By DAN JOLING
Associated Press

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) -- The president of Shell Oil Co. says exploratory drilling off Alaska's northwest coast is going well despite stormy weather last week....Fullstory

2015-09-02 12:42 PM

Top selling vehicles in the US in August
By The Associated Press
Associated Press

Automakers reported U.S. sales for August on Tuesday. Here are top selling cars and trucks, the number sold and the percentage change from last August. ....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Protests block Guatemala Congress as impeachment considered

Associated Press

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) -- Protesters backing Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina are blocking access to Congress where lawmakers are scheduled to consider a move to....Fullstory

2015-09-02 06:01 AM

Russia's flagship airline to take over domestic rival

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia's second-largest passenger airline, Transaero, says it will be taken over by the country's top carrier, Aeroflot. Transaero says in a statement that....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Sweden optimistic over questioning Assange in London

Associated Press

HELSINKI (AP) -- Swedish officials say they are optimistic about reaching agreement with Ecuador on legal assistance which could pave the way to questioning WikiLeaks....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

American recalls French train attack on Jimmy Fallon show

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- A California man who was one of three Americans who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train traveling to Paris....Fullstory

2015-09-02 04:01 PM

Heroine tells captivating tale in 'Gates of Evangeline'
By JEFF AYERS
Associated Press

"The Gates of Evangeline" (Putnam), by Hester Young Charlotte "Charlie" Cates has had a rough time. Her husband ran off with another woman and then her....Fullstory

2015-09-02 03:01 AM

Asian News Digest, AS

Associated Press

ASIA: THAILAND-EXPLOSION BANGKOK -- Police investigating last month's Bangkok bombing say the fingerprints of a foreign man arrested at the Thai-Cambodia border match those found on a....Fullstory

2015-09-02 08:22 PM

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