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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

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ISLAMABAD (AP) — Hundreds of people were injured as Pakistani police battled throngs of protesters demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif with tear gas, batons and rubber bullets outside the prime minister's official residence and the ...more

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WASHINGTON (AP) — US military launches airstrikes, drops humanitarian aid to help beleaguered city in Iraq. ...more

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Thousands flocked to downtown Los Angeles' inaugural outdoor music festival Saturday despite concerns from residents about possible security and traffic issues.The Budweiser Made in America concert, which featured three large ...more

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EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — The owner of bikini coffee stands in Washington state banked more than $2 million in just three years because her baristas were also selling sex acts, according to local prosecutors.Snohomish County prosecutors charged Carm ...more