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BERLIN (AP) — A party that wants Germany to ditch the euro currency is tipped to win its first seat in a state assembly Sunday.A recent poll conducted for public broadcaster ZDF predicts that the party Alternative for Germany will receive 7 perc ...more

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By Farah Master HONG KONG (Reuters) - Macau, the world's largest gambling hub, re-elected its leader and sole candidate Fernando Chui on Sunday, a widely expected result after the pro-China government stifled an unofficial referendum on democ ...more

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By Steve Keating New YORK (Reuters) - World number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams advanced safely to the next round of the U.S. Open on Saturday but the women's draw saw yet another big upset as Wimbledon winner Petra Kvitova was sen ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A group of sexy dancers backed Iggy Azalea as Rita Ora joined her on stage. Kendrick Lamar shared the spotlight with label-mate Schoolboy Q during his set. Afrojack got the crowd jumping, and Imagine Dragons closed out the evening.</ ...more

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Today is Sunday, August 31, the 243rd day of 2014. There are 122 days left in the year.Today's Highlight in History:On August 31, 1954, Hurricane Carol hit the northeastern Atlantic states; Connecticut, Rhode Island and part of Mas ...more

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FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) — The Alaska Earthquake Information Center says a magnitude 5.1 earthquake hit 43 miles northwest of Fairbanks on Saturday night.The center says no reports of damage have been received about the earthquake. It adds that th ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Aircraft from the United States, Australia, France and Britain dropped food and water to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under siege by Islamic State militants for nearly two months, the Pentagon said Saturday nig ...more

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SALISBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police say a vintage racing enthusiast is dead after a crash during a race in Connecticut.Authorities say 73-year-old Lee Duran, of Lyme, lost control of his car and crashed Saturday afternoon at Lime Rock Park. No other ...more

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(Reuters) - Another top 10 seed in the U.S. Open women's draw is set to fall on Sunday when Maria Sharapova (fifth) faces Caroline Wozniacki (10th) on center court in the fourth round. Roger Federer then faces unseeded Spaniard Marcel Granoll ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States is welcoming a decision by European Union leaders to prepare tougher economic sanctions against Russia over its apparent invasion of Ukraine.National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden says the U.S. i ...more