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Hungary to build stronger anti-migrant fence, Orban says


Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's prime minister says the country will build a new, "massive" fence on its southern borders to defend against a possible...full story
updated 2016-08-26 04:01 PM
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Hungary to build stronger anti-migrant fence, Orban says

Associated Press

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Hungary's prime minister says the country will build a new, "massive" fence on its southern borders to defend against a possible....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Rebels, civilians to evacuate long-besieged Damascus suburb

Associated Press

DARAYA, Syria (AP) -- Buses, ambulances and trucks have lined up at the entrance of a blockaded Damascus suburb to evacuate rebels and civilians under....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and BILL BARROW
Associated Press

AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Kuwaiti government employee arrested over IS online postings

Associated Press

KUWAIT CITY (AP) -- Kuwait's Interior Ministry says a government employee has been arrested for spreading Islamic State ideology and hacking social media pages of....Fullstory

2016-08-26 03:01 PM

Activist discovers iPhone spyware, sparking security update
By RAPHAEL SATTER, JON GAMBRELL and DANIELLA CHESLOW
Associated Press

AJMAN, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The suspicious text message that appeared on Ahmed Mansoor's iPhone promised to reveal details about torture in the United....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:22 PM

Lotte Group vice chairman found dead before corruption probe

Associated Press

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- Lotte Group says its vice chairman has been found dead as authorities widen a probe into corruption at South Korea's....Fullstory

2016-08-26 11:22 AM

Controversial Texas county chairman out, state GOP says

Associated Press

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- The Texas Republican Party says a GOP chairman for the county that includes the state capital is out of a job....Fullstory

2016-08-26 09:01 AM

Trump, Clinton representatives attend briefing on transition

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Representatives of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have participated in their first meeting with members of the Obama administration assigned to help....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:42 AM

When touring disasters, politicians weigh image, distraction
By BRIAN SLODYSKO and TAMMY WEBBER
Associated Press

KOKOMO, Ind. (AP) -- In a dramatic, made-for-camera arrival, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence stepped off a Blackhawk helicopter to tour tornado-damaged neighborhoods Thursday, giving out....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:01 AM

Car bomb explodes near Turkish embassy in Somalia's capital

Associated Press

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- A Somali police officer says a car bomber has prematurely detonated an explosives-laden vehicle near the new Turkish embassy compound in....Fullstory

2016-08-26 03:22 AM

Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid
By GARY D. ROBERTSON
Associated Press

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr's formula for getting re-elected in November includes touring factories and visiting nonprofits, not large-scale campaign events.....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton warns of radicalism
By JONATHAN LEMIRE and LISA LERER
Associated Press

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump has unleashed the "radical fringe" within the Republican Party, including anti-Semites and white supremacists, dubbing the....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Asian stock markets mixed as investors wait for Fed cue
By TERESA CEROJANO
Associated Press

MANILA, Philippines (AP) -- Asian stock markets were mixed Friday, with investors preferring to sit on the sidelines ahead of U.S. Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet....Fullstory

2016-08-26 04:01 PM

Takeda Announces Bold, New Access to Medicines Strategy

Associated Press

OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 26, 2016--Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502) today announced the launch of a bold, new Access to Medicines (AtM) strategy, aimed at increasing....Fullstory

2016-08-26 02:22 PM

Investors to seek any hint of Yellen timetable on rate hikes
By MARTIN CRUTSINGER
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Janet Yellen steps to the microphone Friday morning at an annual central bank forum in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, investors will be....Fullstory

2016-08-26 01:22 PM

Protecting Marine Wildlife in an Ecuadorian Sanctuary Protecting Marine Wildlife in an Ecuadorian Sanctuary
By WildAid
Taiwan News

WildAid is visiting Ecuador’s coastal marine protected areas (MPAs) this week, where we’ve been working for the past year and a half with Conservation International.....Fullstory

2016-08-26 11:21 AM

Couple wanted in woman's killing, kids' kidnapping arrested
By AMANDA LEE MYERS
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A California couple wanted in connection with a woman's killing and the kidnapping of her three children in the Los Angeles....Fullstory

2016-08-26 09:01 AM

Mayors seek hearing on Waukesha water withdrawal decision

Associated Press

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) -- An organization representing mayors of more than 120 cities in the Great Lakes region is challenging a decision to let....Fullstory

2016-08-26 06:01 AM

Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide
By RACHEL ZOLL
Associated Press

MACON,Ga. (AP) -- There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon -- one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small....Fullstory

2016-08-26 03:22 AM

The Latest: Complaint details slaying of New Mexico girl

Associated Press

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) -- The Latest on the slaying of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl (all times local): 10:10 a.m. Details of what New Mexico's governor and....Fullstory

2016-08-26 03:22 AM

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