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  • Kyrgyz police officers look at the Chinese Embassy in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded embassy employees. (AP Photo/ Vladimir Voronin)

    BISHKEK, Kyrgyzstan (AP) — A suspected suicide bomber on Tuesday crashed a car through the entrance of the Chinese Embassy in the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, detonating a bomb that killed the attacker and wounded three embassy employees.

  • BERLIN (AP) — Scientists have found that dogs use the same brain areas as humans to process language.

  • Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton Associated Press - 1 hour 8 minutes ago
    In this photo taken Jan. 5, 2011, then-New York Rep. Anthony Weiner and his wife, Huma Abedin, an aide to then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, are pictured after a ceremonial swearing in of the 112th Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute — as a wronged political wife.

  • Seattle weighs new rules for businesses with hourly workers Associated Press - 1 hour 10 minutes ago
    Starbucks barista Oliver Savage poses for a photo in front of a Starbucks store near where he works Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Seattle. Savage is joining other workers and city leaders in pushing for new "secure scheduling" rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance, and offer hours to existing employees before hiring new staff. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle leaders have proposed new rules for retail and food-service businesses with hourly employees, including requiring them to schedule shifts two weeks in advance and compensate workers for some last-minute changes — the latest push by a city that has led the nation in mandating worker benefits.

  • AP Top Extended Financial Headlines at 4:00 a.m. EDT Associated Press - 1 hour 15 minutes ago

    Seattle leaders have proposed new scheduling rules for hourly retail and food-service employees _ the latest push by a city has led the nation on mandating worker benefits

  • Vegas, Asian investors betting on Sin City's Chinese tourism Associated Press - 1 hour 22 minutes ago
    In this Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, photo, a wall with symbols of China partially blocks the view of the Resorts World property in Las Vegas. The Asian-themed casino property is projected to open in 2019. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sin City and Asian investors are going all in on Chinese tourism, as some of Las Vegas' latest developments on and off the Strip target Chinese nationals and Chinese-Americans.

  • State funeral set for Amatrice after quake survivors rebel Associated Press - 1 hour 23 minutes ago
    A firefighter cuddles his dog as rescuers continue searching through the rubble in Amatrice, central Italy, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 after last Wednesday's earthquake. (Massimo Percossi/ANSA via AP)

    AMATRICE, Italy (AP) — Construction crews have worked through the night to build a tent complex to host an Italian state funeral in quake-devastated Amatrice after residents denounced the government's original plan to hold the service in a distant airport hangar.

  • India's angry Dalits rise against age-old caste prejudices Associated Press - 1 hour 31 minutes ago
    FILE- In this Aug. 15, 2016 file photo, hundreds of members of India's low-caste Dalit community gather for a rally in Una, Gujarat state, India as they protest after four men belonging to the Dalit community were beaten while trying to skin a dead cow in western India. The brutal beating of four men from the lowest rung of India's caste hierarchy, attacked for skinning a dead cow, has highlighted the persisting power of caste, 65 years after caste prejudice was banned in India. Dalits _ as "untouchables" are now called _ are increasingly signaling that they will no longer tolerate such bigotry, with an emerging class of educated and empowered young Dalits refusing to be cowed by the centuries-old discrimination, triggering deadly violence. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The video footage posted on social media by India's self-proclaimed cow saviors was brutal. It showed four bare-chested men tied with ropes to a car, flinching as an angry group of men took turns beating them with wooden sticks, belts and iron rods. Their crime: skinning a dead cow.

  • Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera Associated Press - 1 hour 33 minutes ago
    Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

    Revered as a comedic and storytelling genius by Hollywood's top entertainers, Gene Wilder was a humble man who downplayed his comic gifts, was a serious director and remained deferential to his longtime ...

  • Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying Associated Press - 1 hour 36 minutes ago
    Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying

    A Mississippi prosecutor said she hasn't decided whether to seek the death penalty for a man charged with killing two nuns who dedicated their lives to helping people in one of the poorest counties in ...

  • Global stocks mostly rise on hopes for higher US rates Associated Press - 1 hour 42 minutes ago
    A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut later this year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year.

  • French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US Associated Press - 1 hour 44 minutes ago
    French government wants EU to stop trade talks with US

    France's trade chief says he wants to ask the European Union to end talks with the U.S. on forging a sweeping trade deal that his socialist government sees as too friendly to U.S. business. Matthias Fekl, ...

  • Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses Associated Press - 1 hour 58 minutes ago
    FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump promises on Twitter that he'll make a major speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, carrying his self-declared "immigration week" into a second. Trump appears unable to make a decision on what his policy on his signature issue ought to be, an odd place for a candidate 10 weeks before Election Day and a dark harbinger of indecision for a potential president. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

    SEATTLE (AP) — Donald Trump and his aides used to say that voters didn't care about the nitty-gritty of policy details. But now those details are tripping up his campaign.

  • Kasich back in New Hampshire with nostalgia, eye on future Associated Press - 2 hours 4 minutes ago
    Former Republican presidential candidate Ohio Gov. John Kasich, left, endorses Chris Sununu, right, for New Hampshire's governor during a news conference Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Concord, N.H. (AP Photo/Jim Cole)

    CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Ohio Gov. John Kasich is campaigning again in New Hampshire.

  • North Carolina warily watching 2 tropical weather systems Associated Press - 2 hours 11 minutes ago
    This NOAA satellite image taken Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, at 12:45 a.m. EDT shows two tropical depressions that have formed. Tropical Depression Nine is just south of Florida. The storm should move into the Gulf and could strengthen into a name storm. This is creating showers and thunderstorms throughout the Western Caribbean area. Two the North just east of the Carolina\'s is Tropical Depression Eight. The storm is moving slowly westward and could effect the east coast with downpours and gusty winds. Over the open waters of the Central Atlantic is Hurricane Gaston. He became the first major hurricane of the season with winds as high as 120 MPH. The storm should stay over the sea. (NOAA/Weather Underground via AP)

    BUXTON, N.C. (AP) — A tropical weather system off the coast of North Carolina's Outer Banks is expected to strengthen in the next day, bringing winds up to 45 mph and heavy rains that could flood low-lying areas, officials said.

  • German EU commissioner 'wouldn't bet big money on Brexit' Associated Press - 2 hours 29 minutes ago
    FILE- In this Wednesday, July 20, 2016 Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May leaves 10 Downing street for Prime Ministers Questions at the House of Parliament in London. Officials at May's Downing Street office say May is bringing her Cabinet together at her rural retreat, next Wednesday Aug. 31, 2016, to plot Britain's first steps on leaving the European Union. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

    BERLIN (AP) — Germany's European Union commissioner says public opinion in Britain could shift against leaving the bloc if the economy worsens as a result of the country's decision to exit.

  • Penn State tries to move forward without abandoning Paterno Associated Press - 2 hours 52 minutes ago
    Penn State tries to move forward without abandoning Paterno

    Legends tend to linger in college football even after they are gone. At Penn State, getting out from under Joe Paterno's shadow is more complicated than the typical transition from a coaching giant. After ...

  • IS buried thousands in 72 mass graves, AP finds Associated Press - 2 hours 54 minutes ago
    This image released by the the Mass Graves Directorate of the Kurdish Regional Government shows a human skull in a mass grave containing Yazidis killed by Islamic State militants in the Sinjar region of northern Iraq in May, 2015. An analysis by The Associated Press has found 72 mass graves left behind by Islamic State extremists in Iraq and Syria, and many more are expected to be discovered as the group loses territory. (Kurdish Mass Graves Directorate via AP)

    HARDAN, Iraq (AP) — Surrounded by smoke and flames, the sound of gunshots echoing around him, the young man crouched in the creek for hours, listening to the men in his family die.

  • This undated photo provided by Jeffrey Belth shows Joseph M. Belth, a professor emeritus of insurance at Indiana University. Belth has been an outspoken critic of the practice of "shadow insurance," in which life insurers create subsidiaries to take on some of their liabilities. He calls the practice "a shell game" that puts policyholders and taxpayers at greater risk. (Jeffrey Belth via AP)

    IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — For cash-strapped life insurance companies, the deal sounds almost too good to be true: A state law allows them to create complex financial instruments to transfer liabilities to new subsidiaries, instantly wiping huge debts off their balance sheets.

  • Offshore wind sails forward, but a different story on land

    Even as Rhode Island makes history as the first U.S. state with an offshore wind farm, its people are not so fond of wind turbines sprouting up on land near where they live. Dreams of a wind-powered nation ...

  • Brazil's Rousseff defends self ahead of Senate's ouster vote

    On what could prove to be her last day as Brazil's president, Dilma Rousseff mounted a forceful defense of her time leading Latin America's most populous nation, warning senators that ousting her would ...

  • Brazil's president proclaims innocence at impeachment trial

    In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling ...

  • Foot Locker is set to open Tuesday its newly redesigned store in Manhattan, its hometown as it looks to create a better shopping experience

  • A man walks past an electronic stock board showing Japan's Nikkei 225 index at a securities firm in Tokyo, Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016. Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate cut later this year. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

    TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares were mostly higher Tuesday as hopes continued for a U.S. Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this year.

  • JERUSALEM (AP) — Palestinian authorities are silencing dissent by cracking down on free speech and abusing local journalists and activists critical of their policies, a leading international human rights group said Tuesday.

  • Slain New Mexico girl's relatives mystified over mom's role

    Michelle Martens kept her new relationship with a man convicted of child endangerment a secret from friends and family for weeks — as she helped plan her daughter's 10th birthday party, sent the girl off ...

  • 2 slain nuns remembered for helping the needy Associated Press - 6 hours ago
    Prosecutor to mull death penalty opposition in nuns' slaying

    Hundreds of people filled a cathedral in Mississippi's capital city on Monday to remember two nuns who spent decades helping the needy and were found stabbed to death last week in their home in one of ...

  • FILE - In this Wednesday, July 3, 2013 file photo, Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom speaks during the Intelligence and Security select committee hearing at Parliament in Wellington, New Zealand.  Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to livestream his legal battle against the United States on YouTube.  Dotcom's lawyers have asked if they can film his extradition appeal, which began Monday, Aug. 29, 2016,  at New Zealand's High Court in Auckland. The U.S. opposes the plan.  (Mark Mitchell/New Zealand Herald via AP, File)

    WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom will be allowed to livestream his legal bid to halt his extradition to the United States, a New Zealand judge ruled Tuesday.

  • Republican vice presidential candidate and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, left, and his wife Karen make a campaign stop Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Marietta, Ga. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

  • San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)

    From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down during the national anthem reached far beyond football. And many aren't ...

  • Markets-At-A-Glance Associated Press - 7 hours ago

    A snapshot of major stock and commodities market indicators Monday: 2,162 advances, 822 declines Most Active: Bank of America 15.84 +0.05 Comp Sales: 2,590,333,786 Arca Comp Sales: 819,580,249 1,757 advances, ...

  • Comic performer Gene Wilder kept his serious side off camera

    Gene Wilder, the frizzy-haired actor who brought his deft comedic touch to such unforgettable roles as the neurotic accountant in "The Producers" and the mad scientist of "Young Frankenstein," ...

  • FILE - This Feb. 3, 2012, file photo shows FBI headquarters in Washington. The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers breached the election systems of a pair of states. The Aug. 18, 2016, warning came just days after Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hosted a call with secretaries of state and other state elections officials to talk about cybersecurity and the election infrastructure. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states.

  • Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, receives congratulations from Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles after the Assembly approved her bill requiring farmworkers to receive overtime pay after working eight hours, at the Capitol, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. The measure, AB1066, now goes to the governor. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Four decades after he signed the nation's first law giving farmworkers collective bargaining rights, California Gov. Jerry Brown will again consider a historic proposal calling for farmworkers to receive the same overtime pay as other hourly workers, after the Assembly approved legislation …

  • American's No. 2 executive departs for United Airlines

    The president and No. 2 executive at American Airlines has left the company and taken the same job with rival United Airlines. United Continental Holdings Inc. said Monday that Scott Kirby has been named ...

  • Students walk from Willard Straight Hall on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, N.Y., Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Ithaca College student Anthony Nazaire, of Brooklyn in New York City, was stabbed to death Sunday outside the hall following a student-organized gathering. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — An Ithaca College student fatally stabbed at Cornell University was attacked while trying to help a fellow student amid a series of fights after a weekend party, his sister said Monday.

  • Giant stainless steel letters forming LAX are shown at the entrance way to Los Angeles International

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In the moments before reports of gunshots spread panic at Los Angeles International Airport, police with weapons drawn had confronted a masked man outside a terminal who was carrying a plastic sword and dressed like Zorro.

  • A federal appeals court has dismissed a lawsuit by federal officials that claimed AT&T misled millions of smartphone customers with unlimited data plans who had their Internet speeds cut. The 9th U.S. ...

  • FILE - In this July 23, 2013 file photo, Huma Abedin, alongside her husband, then-New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, speaks during a news conference in New York. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is separating from husband Anthony Weiner after another sexting revelation involving the former congressman from New York.  (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.

  • FILE - In this Aug. 27, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Des Moines, Iowa. Trump promises on Twitter that he'll make a major speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016, carrying his self-declared "immigration week" into a second. Trump appears unable to make a decision on what his policy on his signature issue ought to be, an odd place for a candidate 10 weeks before Election Day and a dark harbinger of indecision for a potential president. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — It's been the driving issue of Donald Trump's campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a "deportation force."

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center left, leaves the home of Marcia Riklis, center right, following a private fundraiser in Southampton, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care system.

  • Prospect Capital beats Street 4Q forecasts Associated Press - 10 hours ago

    The New York-based company said it had net income of 27 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for investment gains, were 26 cents per share. The results exceeded Wall Street expectations. The average estimate ...

  • Billionaire investor Carl Icahn rejected an offer Monday by Atlantic City's main casino workers' union that it says would have saved the struggling Trump Taj Mahal casino. Through a local official of the ...

  • Mondelez says it ended talks to buy Hershey Associated Press - 10 hours ago
    Mondelez says it ended talks to buy Hershey

    Oreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks. Hershey ...

  • Business Highlights Associated Press - 11 hours ago

    ___ Mylan launching cheaper, generic version of EpiPen The maker of EpiPens will start selling a cheaper, generic version of the emergency allergy shots as the furor over repeated U.S. price hikes continues ...

  • In one of its last chances to tinker with the president's signature health care law, the Obama administration Monday proposed a series of fixes and adjustments for 2018, when the White House will have ...

  • A Wal-Mart spokeswoman says a can of pepper spray is the suspected culprit for the evacuation of an Alabama store. The store was evacuated Sunday in Millbrook, 10 miles north of Montgomery, after customers ...

  • NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Yale University graduate students on Monday petitioned the National Labor Relations Board for union recognition, saying they have organized to address concerns surrounding pay and benefits and give themselves a stronger voice in university affairs.

  • A Friday, Aug. 5, 2016 photo shows land in West Jordan, Utah, that may be purchased by FaceBook for a data center. The race between the small town of Los Lunas in New Mexico and the Salt Lake City suburb of West Jordan to entice a new Facebook data center with millions in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local jobs. (Scott G Winterton/Deseret News via AP)

    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The race between a small town on the Rio Grande in New Mexico and a Salt Lake City suburb to entice a new Facebook data center with millions of dollars in tax breaks and subsidies is raising questions about public investments in a booming cloud-computing economy that typically brings few local job …

  • Fox News calls Tantaros an 'opportunist' in lawsuit response

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel says Andrea Tantaros is not a "victim" but "an opportunist" in its response to the sexual-harassment lawsuit filed last week by the former Fox News host.

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