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Walker says wall on Canadian border worth reviewing

By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says that building a wall along the country's northern border with Canada is a legitimate issue that...full story
updated 2015-08-30 11:22 PM
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Walker says wall on Canadian border worth reviewing
By KEVIN FREKING
Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker says that building a wall along the country's northern border with Canada is a legitimate issue that....Fullstory

2015-08-30 11:22 PM

Israel has failed to reform Jewish radicals, critics charge
By DANIEL ESTRIN
Associated Press

SHIR HADASH OUTPOST, West Bank (AP) -- The Israeli government initiative has a soothing biblical name, the Hebrew Shepherd, and a serious aim: to keep....Fullstory

2015-08-30 09:01 PM

Lien will stress principles of reciprocity and dignity: aide

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 30 (CNA) Former vice president Lien Chan (??) will stress the principles of reciprocity and dignity during his....Fullstory

2015-08-30 05:49 PM

Sugar Shane Mosley stops Mayorga in 6th round of rematch

Associated Press

INGLEWOOD, California (AP) -- Sugar Shane Mosley stopped Ricardo Mayorga late in the sixth round Saturday night, winning a rematch between the veteran fighters. The 43-year-old....Fullstory

2015-08-30 03:01 PM

Lien to leave for Beijing despite Ma's disapproval Lien to leave for Beijing despite Ma's disapproval
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Former Kuomintang vice secretary-general Chang Jung-kung overturned the speculation of a hidden agenda, stressing that former vice president Lien Chan’s trip to Beijing is primarily....Fullstory

2015-08-30 11:43 AM

Russia denounces Latvian ban on news agency

Associated Press

MOSCOW (AP) -- Russia says Latvia has refused permission to a Russian state news agency to open a bureau in the country -- a case....Fullstory

2015-08-30 03:01 AM

Vote tally for Iran nuclear deal rises to 31 in Senate

Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Oregon's Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday became the 31st senator to announce support for the Iran nuclear deal, as momentum builds....Fullstory

2015-08-30 11:22 PM

DPP's Tsai vows to push affordable housing if elected

Central News Agency

Taipei, Aug. 30 (CNA) Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (???)....Fullstory

2015-08-30 07:53 PM

Huge Malaysia rally for Najib's resignation enters 2nd day
By EILEEN NG
Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) -- Big crowds of protesters returned to the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Sunday to demand the resignation of Malaysian Prime....Fullstory

2015-08-30 03:01 PM

Tsai says it’s not the right time for a public debate Tsai says it’s not the right time for a public debate
By Ko Lin
Taiwan News, Staff Writer

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen insisted that it would be best to stage a televised 2016 presidential debate after the candidacy process is....Fullstory

2015-08-30 02:56 PM

Ridin' with Biden? Clinton challenge a rough road for the VP
By LISA LERER and JULIE BYKOWICZ
Associated Press

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The only trace of the vice president came on a candy wrapper. Joe Biden may be considering whether to enter the presidential race,....Fullstory

2015-08-30 06:01 AM

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