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 2014-09-01 02:17   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Judge temporarily blocks law that could close all Louisiana abortion clinics...

(Reuters) - A federal judge on Sunday temporarily blocked a Louisiana law that advocates say would likely have closed of all five abortion clinics in the state.The measure, signed into law by Louisiana...



 2014-09-01 02:17   

Reuters

[ US ]

  Aftershock hits California's Napa Valley...

(Reuters) - California's Napa Valley, the site of a strong and damaging earthquake a week ago, was shaken by a small aftershock early on Sunday.The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, measuring magnitude...



 2014-09-01 02:17   

Reuters

[ Lead Headline ]

  Putin calls for talks on east Ukraine 'statehood'; rebels fire on ship...

MOSCOW/MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) - Russian President Vladimir Putin called on Sunday for immediate talks on the statehood of southern and eastern Ukraine, although his spokesman said this did not mean...



 2014-09-01 02:17   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Pakistan PM still surrounded by protesters after deadly clashes...

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's powerful army said on Sunday any further use of force to resolve an escalating political crisis would only worsen the situation, after weeks of protests demanding Prime...



 2014-09-01 02:15   

Reuters

  Australia shares up as data points to no interest rate rise...

* Banks, miners pull up ASX* Inflation cools in August* Low rates mean dividends pay more than cash (Adds analysis, quotes, stocks on the move)By Byron Kaye and Gyles BeckfordSYDNEY/WELLINGTON, Sept...



 2014-09-01 02:12   

Reuters

  Nikkei's gains limited by worries over Japan's recovery...

* Nikkei up slightly, led by gains in constructors * Fears of bigger-than-expected sales tax hike impact capgains * Nisshin Steel sinks on share offering By Hideyuki Sano TOKYO, Sept...



 2014-09-01 02:12   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Golf Capsules...

NORTON, Mass. (AP) Russell Henley made five birdies in a seven-hole stretch Sunday on his way to a 6-under 65, giving him a one-shot lead in the Deutsche Bank Championship going into a Labor Day finish loaded with possibilities.And that includes Rory McI...



 2014-09-01 02:11   

Reuters

  U.S. lawmakers call for arming Ukraine government ...

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic and Republican lawmakers on Sunday urged Washington to arm the Ukrainian government, saying it needed help to repel what they called Russia's invasion of the country.Senator...



 2014-09-01 02:06   

Reuters

[ Business ]

  Asian shares wobble in early trade, euro sinks...

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares balked at the starting gate on Monday, skittish in the face of a deepening Ukraine crisis, while the euro touched a fresh one-year low ahead of this week's European Central...



 2014-09-01 02:05   

AP

[ US News ]

  US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law...

BATON ROUGE, La. AP -- A federal judge has temporarily blocked enforcement of Louisiana's restrictive new abortion law.....



 2014-09-01 02:04   

AP

[ Business ]

  Showboat closes after 27 years in Atlantic City...

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. AP -- The show is over for the Showboat Casino Hotel.....



 2014-09-01 02:03   

Reuters

  New Apple iPhone to have "mobile wallet" function -Bloomberg...

Aug 31 (Reuters) - Apple Inc plans to enable itsnext iPhone to become a mobile wallet by allowing owners tosecurely make mobile payments in a store with the touch of afinger, Bloomberg said on Sunday,...



 2014-09-01 02:03   

Reuters

  Fitch Teleconf: Bangladesh Assigned Inaugural International Rating by Fitch...

(The following statement was released by the rating agency)HONG KONG/SINGAPORE, August 31 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has for thefirst time assigned international ratings to the Bangladesh sovereign andinvites...



 2014-09-01 02:02   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Galaxy dominates Chivas USA 3-0...

CARSON, Calif. (AP) Gyasi Zardes scored twice to lead the L.A. Galaxy over Chivas USA 3-0 on Sunday.In the 41st minute, Landon Donovan made a run through midfield and found Zardes on the left wing, who fired a one-timer from the top corner of the box pas...



 2014-09-01 01:59   

Reuters

  NY storms end Electric Zoo music festival, halt U.S. Open, delay flights...

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Severe thunderstorms on Sunday forced an early end to New York's Electric Zoo music festival, delayed flights at area airports and injured two people after a lightning strike near...



 2014-09-01 01:59   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Sore Baylor QB Petty out for 2nd half...

WACO, Texas (AP) Quarterback Bryce Petty has been pulled from No. 10 Baylor's season opener after taking a shot to the back.Petty was clearly in discomfort several times in the first half against SMU on Sunday night.Seth Russell took over at quarterb...



 2014-09-01 01:56   

Reuters

  Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered...

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out naughty child insurance. Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being...



 2014-09-01 01:56   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Donnie Wahlberg and Jenny McCarthy tie the knot...

NEW YORK (AP) Donnie Wahlberg's ...



 2014-09-01 01:55   

Reuters

[ World ]

  Explosions rock Damascus suburb...

Syrian government soldiers advance on the Jobar neighborhood of Damascus, where they killed several rebels engaged in heavy fighting, according to the Syrian army. Gavino Garay reports....



 2014-09-01 01:54   

Reuters

  PRESS DIGEST-Hong Kong - Sept 1...

HONG KONG, Sept 1 (Reuters) - These are some of the leadingstories in Hong Kong newspapers on Monday. Reuters has notverified these stories and does not vouch for their accuracy.SOUTH CHINA MORNING...



 2014-09-01 01:53   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Ryan Nelsen fired by Toronto FC...

TORONTO (AP) Toronto FC fired manager Ryan Nelsen on Sunday.Greg Vanney, head of TFC Academy, was selected as Nelsen's replacement. Jason Bent has been offered a position to remain with club, while five other assistants were let go.Nelsen and general...



 2014-09-01 01:52   

Reuters

  China's official PMI slips to 51.1 in August...

BEIJING (Reuters) - An index of growth in China's vast manufacturing sector fell from a 27-month high to 51.1 in August, a government study showed on Monday, slightly less than forecast and adding to signs...



 2014-09-01 01:52   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Baseball Capsules...

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Mike Trout hit his career-high 31st homer and drove in three runs, rookie Matt Shoemaker pitched seven shutout innings of five-hit ball, and the Los Angeles Angels finished off a four-game sweep, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-1 Sun...



 2014-09-01 01:52   

Reuters

  China's final HSBC PMI hits three-month low in August ...

BEIJING (Reuters) - Growth in China's large factory sector slipped to a three-month low in August as foreign and domestic demand cooled, a private survey showed on Monday, raising concerns that the economy...



 2014-09-01 01:51   

Reuters

  REFILE-Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered...

(Removes extraneous words below lead paragraph)By Clare Baldwin and Diana ChanHONG KONG, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Your child throws a tantrumand smashes something? Take out naughty child insurance.Similarly,...



 2014-09-01 01:49   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  What to watch at US Open: Serena seeking quarters...

NEW YORK (AP) With Maria Sharapova's loss at the U.S. Open, four different women will win Grand Slam titles this year.Serena Williams takes the next step toward trying to fill out that list when she plays her fourth-round match Monday. First things f...



 2014-09-01 01:46   

Reuters

  China's final HSBC PMI hits 3-month low in August...

BEIJING, Sept 1 (Reuters) - China's vast factory sector grewat its slackest pace in three months in August as growth inoutput and new orders cooled, a private survey showed, adding toworries that the...



 2014-09-01 01:45   

AP

[ Big Story ]

  Stewart's return to track marred by collision...

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Tony Stewart's return to the track has been marred by a collision with Kyle Busch that sent the No. 14 car into the wall at Atlanta Motor Speedway.Stewart skipped three NASCAR Sprint Cup races after his car struck and killed a fello...



 2014-09-01 01:43   

AP

[ US News ]

  49er Ray McDonald accused of domestic violence...

SAN JOSE, Calif. AP -- San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald was arrested early Sunday on felony domestic violence charges after officers responded to a home in an upscale neighborhood, San Jose police said.....



 2014-09-01 01:43   

Reuters

[ Business ]

  Flying kangaroo Qantas looks to loyalty program for cash...

Aug. 31 - Qantas is having trouble keeping customers, but is making a mint helping other firms keep theirs. The airline is now making more money through loyalty than from passengers. Jane Wardell explains....



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