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PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) — North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and — watched by officials as they spoke — called for Washington to send a high-ranking rep ...more

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police have detained a man after a brief standoff near Interstate 84 in northeast Portland, Oregon.Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau said Monday afternoon the scene is now "safe." Authorities had earlier close ...more

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SEATTLE (AP) — The sister of an American missionary held nearly two years in North Korea says she is worried about Kenneth Bae's health and wellbeing.In a statement released Monday after Bae gave a brief news conference in North Korea with other ...more

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Police say at least 40 rounds were fired during a gun battle outside a Birmingham, Alabama, motorcycle club that killed two people and wounded two others.Birmingham police say the shooting happened shortly after 10 p.m. S ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Southern Africa's regional body said Monday it will send an envoy and an observer team to Lesotho to help restore stability and security in the mountainous kingdom where military actions over the weekend caused the prime minister to ...more

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MILWAUKEE (AP) — President Barack Obama says he'll press Congress to raise the minimum wage in the same way he courted his wife — never taking no for an answer.Obama brought a buoyant Labor Day message to Wisconsin, telling union members on Mond ...more

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NEW YORK (AP) — An intruder stabbed a couple who unwittingly interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife, police said Monday.The couple was returning to their Staten Island home at around 10 p.m. Sunday when they ...more

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BOSTON (AP) — Boston College doesn't have one player who can replace Heisman Trophy finalist Andre Williams, so the Eagles are trying to do the job with three or four.BC coach Steve Addazio is platooning three running backs in 2014, one year aft ...more

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HAVANA (AP) — Lugging duffel bags crammed with soap, socks, toys and other hard-to-obtain consumer goods, travelers arriving in Cuba on Monday complained that new government restrictions on their imports would leave their families wanting.Passen ...more

Reuters News - 1 hour ago

By Isabel Coles AMERLI Iraq (Reuters) - Kurdish peshmerga fighters and Shi'ite militiamen paraded through Amerli on Monday, a day after breaking the two-month siege of the northern town by Sunni Islamist militants. The scenes in Am ...more