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2 hrs ago | Monterey County Herald

Chris Brown due back in DC court for plea hearing

Singer Chris Brown is scheduled to appear in a District of Columbia court for what would be a third attempt at a plea deal to resolve an assault case that dates to October 2013.

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6 hrs ago | 4029TV.com

Airline seat reclining sparks another fight

In the second serious airline legroom argument reported this week, a reportedly irate passenger caused a flight from Miami to Paris to divert to Boston on Wednesday.

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6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Icelandic officials say eruption near Bardarbunga

Icelandic authorities briefly raised the aviation warning code to red Friday after a small fissure eruption near Bardarbunga volcano, but no volcanic ash has been detected by the radar system.

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6 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Image of Asia: The blur of the crowd in Tokyo

People walk a street at Shibuya shopping district in Tokyo, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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14 hrs ago | Ynetnews

Obama says does not yet have military strategy for Islamic State

US President Barack Obama said on Thursday the United States has not yet developed a strategy for confronting Islamic State in Syria, an acknowledgement that a decision had not been made on whether to launch air strikes against the militant group.

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18 hrs ago | This is Local London

These aerial pictures show the changing shape of the railway in the heart of London.

They show from the air the A 6.5 billion Thameslink rail project, which connects Brighton and Gatwick Airport with central London and stations north of the Thames, including Luton Airport and Bedford.

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18 hrs ago | Leigh Journal

A view of Brighton Station in East Sussex which will form part of the Thameslink rail project

They show from the air the A 6.5 billion Thameslink rail project, which connects Brighton and Gatwick Airport with central London and stations north of the Thames, including Luton Airport and Bedford.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Patch.com

BBB Tips for Safe Driving Over The Labor Day Weekend

Labor Day Weekend should be a time of fun so be prepared, especially if you'd had too much to drink! Safety is always what's most important! With the upcoming Labor Day weekend upon us, and millions of drivers taking to the road, BBB provides the following tips to make it as safe for you as possible: - Make sure you're well rested before traveling.

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SFGate

Obama taps veteran diplomat to be Afghan envoy

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Uzbekistan Travel, Afghanistan Travel, Asia Travel, Afghanistan, Uzbekistan Travel

The Tribune

5 free things to do in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town is a place of wry contrasts, a place where you might encounter an international fashion model, a hippie or a "bergie" .

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WLFI-TV West Lafayette

Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.

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KCRA-TV Sacramento

Australia: MH370 may have turned south sooner

A failed satellite phone call suggests the missing passenger jet may have turned south slightly earlier than previously thought during its enigmatic journey, Australian authorities said Thursday.

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The New Zealand Herald

US fund in deal to build Myanmar solar plants

A U.S investment group has signed a $480 million deal to build two solar energy plants in central Myanmar, one of the largest investments by an American firm since the easing of U.S. sanctions.

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The China Post

Battle for Ukraine's southeast coast heats up

Pushing west in a new offensive along Ukraine's strategic coastline, heavily armed Russian-backed separatist forces captured new territory Wednesday far from their previous battles with government troops.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

WKYC-TV Cleveland

Earthquakes rock Iceland volcanoEarthquakes rock Iceland...

Met office staff confer as computer screens show seismic activity from the Bardarbunga volcanic eruption at the Icelandic met office in Reykjavik on August 23, 2014.

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KOAT-TV

Gored expert to run with bulls again

Just weeks after a Chicago writer known as a veteran, expert bull runner was badly gored in Pamplona, he's back at other smaller bull runnings in Spain, but walking with a cane.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Cardinal George cancels plans to travel to Rome

The Archdiocese of Chicago says Cardinal Francis George will not travel to Rome in October to meet with Pope Francis.

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NorthJersey.com

US considering new relief mission in Iraq

The Obama administration is considering launching a humanitarian relief operation for Shiite Turkmen in northern Iraq who have been under siege for weeks by Islamic State militants, U.S. defense officials said Wednesday.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

Image of Asia: Starting the hajj in Kashmir

In this photo by Dar Yasin, a Muslim in Indian-ruled Kashmir is hugged by her relative before leaving on the hajj to Mecca.

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Cybercast News Service

Ryanair launches flexible business-class tickets

The Dublin-based airline says more than a quarter of its passengers already are business travelers, and hopes the new product will allow it to capture three-fourths of all business travel between Britain and Ireland, its two biggest markets.

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