• Sand collapse kills girl, 9, at Oregon beach

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    A 9-year-old died at an Oregon beach when a hole she was digging in the sand caved in and buried her, authorities said.

    Isabel Grace Franks was visiting the beach in Lincoln City on Friday evening with her parents and friends.

    "Her and her siblings we...

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  • London, Parliament, Westminster

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    London busy after UK raises threat level

    The United Kingdom may have raised its terror threat level, but the streets of London don't appear to be fazed.

    Londoners and tourists did not let the announcement Friday affect their weekend plans. Public transportation hubs were bustling, tourists a...

  • KKK, Ku Klux Klan member

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    KKK uses candies, fliers in national recruitment drive

    Carlos Enrique Londoño laughs at the Ku Klux Klan recruitment flier recently left on the driveway of his suburban New York home. It's unlikely the group would accept him.

    "I'm Colombian and dark-skinned," said Londoño, a painter and construction work...

  • Golan Heights


    U.N. peacekeepers under fire on Golan Heights

    United Nations peacekeepers were attacked on the Golan Heights on Saturday, even as U.N. officials said they were working to gain the release of dozens of others detained by Islamist fighters.

    The United Nations did not identify who carried out the a...

  • Obama statement on ISIS and Ukraine

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    U.S. begins airdrops to town ringed by ISIS

    The United States says it has carried out airstrikes and dropped humanitarian aid in the Iraqi town of Amerli to protect an ethnic minority that one official says faces the threat of an "imminent massacre."

    The town of Amerli, which has been besieged...

  • Michael Sam, NFL preseason debut

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    Rams waive openly gay player Michael Sam

    The St. Louis Rams announced Saturday that Michael Sam, who made history as the first openly gay player to be drafted into the NFL, has been waived and did not make the team's final 53-man roster.

    Sam, an All-American defensive end who played for the ...

  • Ukraine army serviceman

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    EU leader: New sanctions to be proposed

    A top European Union official said Saturday that new sanctions will be proposed within a week against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, but Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko sounded like he can't wait that long.

    "I think we are very close to the ...

  • Lesotho, Swaziland, South Africa, Namibia, Botswana

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    Lesotho Prime Minister alleges coup attempt

    An attempted military coup took place in the remote and mountainous nation of Lesotho on Saturday, Prime Minister Thomas Thabane said in an interview aired by South African broadcaster eNCA.

    "In my political life, it was not the first time that I saw...

  • Police patrol car


    Police: Missing UK boy found in Spain

    A 5-year-old boy with a brain tumor who was removed from a British hospital, starting an intense international search, has been found in Spain with his parents, the Hampshire Constabulary posted on its Facebook page late Saturday.

    The search for Ashya...

  • Nawaz Sharif


    Pakistan PM won't resign amid protests

    Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is vowing to stay put despite protests against his government that have enveloped the nation's capital.

    On Saturday, police fired tear gas on protesters after thousands of them threatened to march on the Prime Min...

  • Sinkhole, National Corvette Museum

    National Corvette Museum

    Corvette museum won't keep sinkhole after all

    The virtual cathedral for one of America's most revered cars will reluctantly fill a monster sinkhole that brought it both pain and gain.

  • Ebola, West Africa blurb

    REUTERS/Tommy Trenchard

    Two medical workers recover from Ebola

    Two more medical workers have survived Ebola.

  • Hassan Rouhani


    Rouhani calls sanctions against Iran illegal

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called new U.S. penalties against firms violating sanctions against Iran illegal and a crime against humanity, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported.

  • Ed O'Bannon, New Jersey Nets

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    College-athlete pay case nearly didn't happen

    College football is changing. About half of the players who put on pads and helmets this weekend will have the opportunity to make money from their sport before they graduate.

  • Nicaragua miners saved

    REUTERS/Oswaldo Rivas

    Nicaragua: 20 trapped miners freed

    Rescuers freed 20 workers from a mine in Nicaragua late Friday, dozens of hours after it collapsed and buried them underground, authorities said.

    Five to eight miners remain trapped in the mine near Bonanza in the northern mountains, first lady Rosari...

  • fire


    6 dead in N.C. mobile home fire

    Firefighters in Clinton, North Carolina, discovered six bodies inside what remained of a mobile home that burned early Saturday morning.

    There was no immediate sign of foul play, the Sampson County Sheriff's Office said, but investigators are process...

  • Police badge


    Death of man restrained by NYPD: Homicide

    The death last month of a man who struggled with police while being taken into custody in Manhattan has been ruled a homicide, the medical examiner's officer said.

  • Paul McCartney

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    McCartney appeals to Scotland to stay in UK

    Beatles star Paul McCartney became the latest high-profile figure to sign a letter calling on Scottish voters to choose to remain part of the United Kingdom in a vote on independence next month.

    Other famous signatories to the so-called "Letter to Sco...

  • Wall Street sign

    4 reasons why you shouldn't fear September

    September has historically been the worst month for the market.

  • Ferguson protests Fri night

    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    More fallout from Missouri police actions

    One St. Louis-area police officer resigned and another retired in the continued fallout from questionable police actions in the days after the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri.

    The moves bring to three the number of po...

  • peanut butter swirled in jar

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    Execs on trial for tainted peanut butter

    It was in a bland, windowless third-floor courtroom here that Jeff Almer first locked eyes with the man he holds responsible for his mother's death.

  • Algeria


    Report: 7 killed in Algeria cargo plane crash

    A Ukrainian cargo plane crashed shortly after takeoff in mountainous southeastern Algeria on Saturday morning, killing seven people who were aboard, Algerian state-run news agency Algerie Presse Service reported.

    The Ukraine Air Alliance plane crashed...

  • Bob McDonnell

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    Arguments wrap trial of former Gov. McDonnell

    Closing arguments concluded Friday in the trial of former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. The two are accused of conspiring to commit corruption after accepting money loans from a person hoping to gain the governor's influential sup...

  • Protesters in Ferguson raise hands

    REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

    How Ferguson could become a movement

    Nan Grogan Orrock defied her family's wishes by sneaking away to join the 1963 March on Washington. But don't ask her about Martin Luther King's "I Have a Dream" speech. She doesn't remember it.

  • Joan Rivers

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    Daughter: Joan Rivers' condition 'serious'

    Comedian Joan Rivers is "resting comfortably" in a New York hospital after apparently suffering cardiac and respiratory arrest during a procedure at a medical clinic Thursday.

    Her daughter, Melissa Rivers, issued a statement on Friday.

    "My mother would...


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