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 2014-09-01 07:14   

AP

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  Beijing faces defiance in Hong Kong on vote reform...

HONG KONG AP -- Hong Kong pro-democracy lawmakers disrupted a Beijing official's speech Monday as he sought to explain a decision announced over the weekend to tightly limit voting reforms for the southern Chinese financial hub.....



 2014-09-01 07:05   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Stewart back on the track, but big issues remain...

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) His racing suit unzipped down to his waist, Tony Stewart walked glumly out of Atlanta Motor Speedway with two issues still hanging over him.He doesn't know if he'll face criminal charges for his car striking and killing another ...



 2014-09-01 07:05   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  USF freshman Mack leading rusher in opening week...

Let's get the first edition of Stat Watch off to a running start. Six Football Bowl Subdivision players rushed for more than 200 yards in the opening week of the season.South Florida freshman Marlon Mack led the pack with 275 yards and four touchdowns...



 2014-09-01 07:05   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Kahne holds off Kenseth to win Atlanta shootout...

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) There is pressure that comes with being part of the powerful Hendrick Motorsports team with NASCAR superstars Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr.For Kasey Kahne, the pressure grew as he feared he would be the only driver ...



 2014-09-01 07:02   

AP

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  Your Top Plays for Today...

Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide___--CAROLINE WOZNIACKI WEARS DOWN MARIA SHARAPOVA TO REACH US OPEN QUARTERFINALSCaroline Wozniacki wore down Maria Sharapova to win in three sets at the U.S. Open and return to a Grand Slam quarterfinal for ...



 2014-09-01 07:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Expanded rosters give managers more flexibility...

The Cleveland Indians have played their way back into the thick of the playoff race, but the grind is only beginning.Manager Terry Francona's team does not have another off day on the schedule until Sept. 25. That's a full month after Cleveland...



 2014-09-01 06:54   

AP

[ Business ]

  Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan...

TOKYO AP -- Japanese government and business leaders pledged support Monday for visiting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's effort to modernize his country's economy.....



 2014-09-01 06:47   

AP

[ Technology ]

  Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure...

BEIJING AP -- Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.....



 2014-09-01 06:46   

AP

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  AP PHOTOS: Editor selections from Asia...

In an oddball attempt at sports diplomacy with North Korea, a group of about 20 mixed martial artists from around the world, including former NFL player Bob ...



 2014-09-01 06:40   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital...

ISLAMABAD (AP) Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's official residence.P...



 2014-09-01 06:40   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Pakistani police, protesters clash anew in capital...

ISLAMABAD AP -- Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's official residence.....



 2014-09-01 06:39   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success...

BERLIN AP -- A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.....



 2014-09-01 06:38   

AP

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  Merkel aide downplays anti-euro party's success...

BERLIN (AP) A top aide to German Chancellor Angela Merkel is downplaying a new anti-euro party's strong showing in a state election, arguing that it's too early to say its long-term success is assured.Alternative for Germany won 9.7 percent suppo...



 2014-09-01 06:37   

ITAR TASS

  Australia’s Tony Abbott announces additional sanctions against Russia...

The measures will correspond to the sanctions regime of the EU imposed on Russia...



 2014-09-01 06:31   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel...

A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:September 2007: Revel Entertainment and partner Morgan Stanley file plans for a new casino and 3,800 hotel rooms. It would be the first new casino in Atlantic City since the Bo...



 2014-09-01 06:31   

AP

[ Business ]

  A timeline of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel...

A look at key moments in the history of Atlantic City's Revel Casino Hotel:....



 2014-09-01 06:29   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Alibaba IPO comes with unusual structure...

BEIJING (AP) Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba Group shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's U.S. public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.Alibaba's online and mobile commerce businesses will be controlled...



 2014-09-01 06:28   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire...

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.......



 2014-09-01 06:28   

AP

[ Top Headlines ]

  Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) -- 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 06:28   

AP

[ Business ]

  Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. AP -- 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 06:24   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) 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.Its casino will close early Tuesday.Revel is s...



 2014-09-01 06:24   

AP

[ Business ]

  Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. AP -- 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 06:19   

ITAR TASS

  Lavrov: Demand to militia to lay down arms unrealistic...

According to Russia’s foreign minister, Washington and Brussels should demand that Kiev quit using arms against civilians...



 2014-09-01 06:19   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Dozens of Turkish police detained over 'anti-government plot': media...

ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved...



 2014-09-01 06:16   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire...

BAGHDAD (AP) The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.The ...



 2014-09-01 06:16   

AP

[ Top International ]

  Islamic State group becomes target of Arab satire...

BAGHDAD AP -- The bumbling young militant first drops the rocket launcher on the toes of his boss before taking aim and firing toward a military checkpoint outside of an Iraqi town - not realizing he's fired it backward at his leader.....



 2014-09-01 06:05   

ITAR TASS

  ITAR-TASS: 110 years of agency history in pictures...

The history of Russia's central state information agency ITAR-TASS in pictures...



 2014-09-01 06:00   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Man in China kills 2 in knife attack at school...

BEIJING (AP) Officials say a 40-year-old man stabbed students and teachers with a knife at a school in central China, killing two people and injuring four before jumping to his death.Chengguan township official Deng Yunshan says the attack took place Mon...



 2014-09-01 06:00   

Reuters

  RPT-Cavernous Swiss power plant undermined by renewable energy...

(Repeats story published on Sunday, with no changes)* Utilities Axpo, Alpiq build huge pumped storage plants* Flood of midday solar power undermines business model* New projects in Switzerland, Austria,...



 2014-09-01 05:54   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  NYC's huge West Indian Day Parade set to step off...

NEW YORK (AP) Caribbean culture is set to get its annual spotlight in New York City, where the West Indian Day Parade is one of the year's biggest outdoor events and political see-and-be-seen spots.The annual parade is set for Monday in Brooklyn. It...



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