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 2014-09-01 11:09   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AP) -- China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different.......



 2014-09-01 11:08   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Philippines foils car-bomb plot at airport, shopping mall...

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines on Monday foiled a bid to plant car-bombs at its main airport and a nearby shopping mall, authorities said.The motive for the bomb plot was not immediately clear but...



 2014-09-01 11:07   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Moscow: Ukraine talks must back cease-fire now...

MOSCOW AP -- Diplomats at a new round of talks on easing the crisis in Ukraine must push for an immediate, unconditional cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists, Russia's foreign minister said Monday.....



 2014-09-01 11:06   

ABC News (US)

[ International ]

  China Anti-Dissent Playbook May Fail in Hong Kong...

China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different. Beijing is blaming ...



 2014-09-01 11:04   

Foxnews

[ World ]

  Pakistan protesters storm state TV station, push toward prime minister's house...

Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the p...



 2014-09-01 11:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG (AP) China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different.Beij...



 2014-09-01 11:02   

AP

[ Top International ]

  China anti-dissent playbook may fail in Hong Kong...

HONG KONG AP -- China's Communist leaders have pulled out their usual playbook to suppress resistance to their plans to tightly limit the first direct election of Hong Kong's leader, but are likely to find that the results are quite different.....



 2014-09-01 11:00   

WNCT

[ Greenville, NC ]

  New approach to unemployment is helping NC get back to work...

As many people celebrate the Labor Day holiday, some people are still looking to get back to work. According to the North Carolina Department of Commerce, unemployment numbers have improved from this time last year from 8.1% to 6.5%....



 2014-09-01 10:56   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Bosnia police detain 13 Serb ex-soldiers, police suspected of war crimes...

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnian police on Monday detained 13 former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen suspected of taking part in the murder and persecution of hundreds of Bosnian Croats and Muslim Bosniaks...



 2014-09-01 10:55   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018...

HELSINKI (AP) Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 nine years later than initially forecast.French-German engineering conglomerate Ar...



 2014-09-01 10:55   

Foxnews

[ World ]

  American tourists detained in North Korea expect trial soon; Bae says health deteriorating...

North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and watched by officials as they spoke called for Washington to send a representative to negotiate for their freedom....



 2014-09-01 10:55   

AP

[ Business ]

  Finnish nuclear plant further delayed until 2018...

HELSINKI AP -- Finnish utility TVO says construction of the country's fifth nuclear reactor has been delayed again, with the plant not expected to go online until 2018 - nine years later than initially forecast.....



 2014-09-01 10:52   

Bloomberg

[ Industries ]

  Yves Carcelle, Who Built Luxury Brand Louis Vuitton, Dies at 66...

Yves Carcelle, the former chief executive officer who turned Louis Vuitton into the world's largest and most valuable luxury brand, has died. He was 66....



 2014-09-01 10:52   

Bloomberg

[ Industries ]

  Woodford Sells HSBC Shares Amid Risk of Benchmark Fines...

Neil Woodford sold his shares in HSBC Holdings Plc, saying the "unquantifiable risk" of regulatory fines hurts the bank's ability to raise its dividend....



 2014-09-01 10:52   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  19 new dengue cases in Japan, linked to Tokyo park...

TOKYO (AP) Japan is urging local authorities to be on the lookout for further outbreaks of dengue fever, after confirming another 19 cases that were contracted at a popular local park in downtown Tokyo.The cases announced Monday raise to 22 the number of...



 2014-09-01 10:52   

Phys.org

  Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest...

Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February....



 2014-09-01 10:52   

ABC News (US)

[ Lead ]

  Labor Day Weekend Ending With More Rain and Wind...

More severe weather is expected across parts of the country this Labor Day, with the Midwest under threat of 60 mph winds, golf ball-sized hail and possible tornadoes....



 2014-09-01 10:51   

Phys.org

  Sony founder nephew starts as head of PlayStation unit...

The nephew of a Sony founder on Monday started as head of a regional gaming unit, after the Japanese electronics giant sailed past the 10 million mark in sales of its PlayStation 4....



 2014-09-01 10:49   

Phys.org

  Japan firm showcases 'touchable' 3D technology...

Technology that generates touchable 3D imagery was unveiled in Japan Monday, with its developers saying users could pull and push objects that are not really there....



 2014-09-01 10:48   

Foxnews

[ World ]

  Lesotho's king to appoint minister to lead country with PM, deputy away in South Africa...

The king of Lesotho must fill a power vacuum after the military's actions over the weekend caused the prime minister of the mountainous African country to flee....



 2014-09-01 10:46   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Japan and India agree to boost strategic ties at summit...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and India agreed on Monday to strengthen strategic ties as Asia's second and third biggest economies keep a wary eye on a rising China, and agreed to accelerate talks on the possible...



 2014-09-01 10:46   

Bloomberg

[ Markets ]

  Europe Set for Warm September After Coolest August Since '06...

Temperatures in Europe are forecast to be warmer than average this month after the coolest August in eight years, when Hurricane Bertha brought cold air....



 2014-09-01 10:46   

NY Times

[ World News ]

  As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs...

Mediators resumed talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused Kiev of seeking to avoid autonomy for southeastern Ukraine....



 2014-09-01 10:46   

NY Times

[ World News ]

  Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over State TV Station...

After ransacking the Pakistan Television building and cutting transmission cables in the newsrooms, antigovernment demonstrators yielded to the military....



 2014-09-01 10:45   

CNN

[ Lead Headline ]

  What North Korea wants you to see...

Pro-wrestling, country clubs and theme parks: What North Korea wants the world to see...



 2014-09-01 10:44   

NY Post

  Mark your calendars — here’s your perfect September guide...

Sept. 1 Immerse yourself in Caribbean culture and join more than 2 million people in Crown Heights for Brooklyn’s annual West Indian American Day Carnival. Food vendors will serve jerk......



 2014-09-01 10:44   

Business Insider

  Japan And India Agree To Boost Strategic Ties At Summit...

By Kiyoshi TakenakaTOKYO (Reuters) - Japan and......



 2014-09-01 10:44   

Al Jazeera America

  Freeriding on the labor movement...

We all benefit from what organized labor has accomplished...



 2014-09-01 10:43   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Parents of UK boy with tumor face Spanish hearing...

MADRID AP -- The parents of a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor they took abroad against doctors' advice were at a Madrid courthouse awaiting the start of proceedings Monday on whether to extradite them to the U.K.....



 2014-09-01 10:40   

NBC News

  Labor Days: Where Did the 40-Hour Workweek Come From?...

The realization of the 40-hour workweek that has become standard across many American industries was hard fought. It took deadly accidents, employees banding......



 2014-09-01 10:37   

AP

[ Business ]

  Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest...

TOKYO AP -- Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.....



 2014-09-01 10:36   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Fresh clashes in Islamabad as pressure mounts on PM to resign...

Protesters renew attempts storm the Pakistan prime minister's residence; police respond by firing tear gas. Katie Sargent reports...



 2014-09-01 10:35   

AP

[ Top International ]

  UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes...

GENEVA AP -- Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq.....



 2014-09-01 10:34   

AP

[ Business ]

  Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan...

TOKYO AP -- Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi courted Japan's government and business leaders Monday, winning pledges of help for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.....



 2014-09-01 10:33   

Herald Tribune

[ Sarasota, FL ]

  Plane crash in Colorado kills 5...

All five people aboard a small plane that crashed near an airport north of Denver have died, a spokesman for the National Transportation Board said....



 2014-09-01 10:32   

CNN

[ World Lead ]

  Cockroaches treat ailments in China...

A Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. Bugs are sold to pharmaceutical companies for serious cash. ...



 2014-09-01 10:32   

Foxnews

[ Lead ]

  Revel becomes latest Atlantic City casino, hotel to go bust...

The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel....



 2014-09-01 10:31   

Business Insider

  A High School Baseball Game In Japan Lasted 50 Innings Over 4 Days...

For two solid days, batters repeatedly stepped up to the plate only to be dismissed without a single run being scored....



 2014-09-01 10:30   

CBS 8

[ San Diego ]

  UN says Iraq deaths drop to 1,420 in August...

The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed....



 2014-09-01 10:27   

Bradenton Herald

  UN says Iraq deaths drop to 1,420 in August...
 2014-09-01 10:25   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  UN says Iraq deaths drop to 1,420 in August...

BAGHDAD (AP) The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed.The U.N. mission to Iraq said in a statement released Monday that the death toll inc...



 2014-09-01 10:25   

Variety

  Soccer Kicks Hong Kong Box Office Into Summer Slump...

Theatrical box in Hong Kong took a summer snooze....



 2014-09-01 10:24   

Newsweek.com

  Soldiers Retake Pakistani State TV as Protesters Clash With Police...
 2014-09-01 10:24   

Hollywood Reporter

  Stars Respond to Leaked Photo Hacking Scandal...

In response to what has been described as the biggest hacking scandal in history, Hollywood stars who have seen private photos of themselves leaked online ......



 2014-09-01 10:23   

Business Insider

  Google's Self-Driving Cars Won't Work In Heavy Rain Or On Most Roads...

Google's driverless cars may be facing more problems than we intially expected....



 2014-09-01 10:23   

Foxnews

[ World ]

  UN rights council asked to set up investigation into Islamic State group's alleged crimes...

The U.N.'s top human rights body is being asked to investigate the alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq....



 2014-09-01 10:23   

Marketwatch.com

  Russia will protect its economy against new sanctions: Lavrov...
 2014-09-01 10:23   

Marketwatch.com

  European stocks slip as Ukraine-Russia tensions heat up...

European stocks were slightly lower, with the conflict between Ukraine and Russia in focus ahead of talks, but as fighting between separatists and government forces continues....



 2014-09-01 10:23   

AP

[ Business ]

  Sony wooing Japanese to PS4 with Dragon Quest...

TOKYO AP -- Sony is trying to woo Japanese game fans to the PlayStation 4 home console that went on sale in November in the U.S. and Europe, but didn't arrive at stores here until February.....



 2014-09-01 10:22   

Marketwatch.com

  Hong Kong stocks flat after weak China data...

Hong Kong stocks swing between gains and losses before closing flat, after two separate monthly gauges of Chinas manufacturing activity both show slight slowing....



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