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Europe
6:37 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Oslo Police Arrest Intoxicated Segway Driver

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 12:07 pm

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4:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

'Awesome Mix' Is No. 1 On Billboard 200 Album Chart

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 12:07 pm

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And our last word in Business is - awesome. The "Awesome Mix Volume 1" is, for the second week in a row, number one on the Billboard 200 album chart.

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4:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

China Investigates Lexus For Anti-Monopoly Violations

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 12:07 pm

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Europe
4:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

As Ukraine Presses Military Offensive, The Facts Are Fuzzy

Ukrainian soldiers muster at a point close to Luhansk in eastern Ukraine on Wednesday, as Ukrainian troops make a push into rebel-held territory.
Petro Zadorozhnyy AP

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 2:17 pm

The Ukrainian government claims its armed forces have recaptured a large part of the eastern city of Luhansk following fierce battles Wednesday with pro-Russian separatist fighters.

This is part of a broader campaign by the Ukrainians that has been marked by a number of successes recently. But as is often the case here, it's impossible to independently verify what either side says. Both the military and the rebels prevent reporters from getting near embattled areas, and in many places like Luhansk, phones and Internet are not working.

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4:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Other Hostages Are In Danger, White House Official Says

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 10:28 pm

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Sports
4:07 am
Thu August 21, 2014

Female Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis Is A Hit At Little League World Series

Originally published on Thu August 21, 2014 12:07 pm

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Africa
10:52 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Liberia Blocks Off Neighborhood In Ebola Quarantine, Sparking Riot

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Around the Nation
6:04 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Missing: Bag Of Money Left On Roof Of Armored Car

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 10:52 am

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Good morning. I'm David Green. Gamblers are usually thrilled when a casino loses money. Then again, the Revel in Atlantic City is so cash-strapped, it's closing its doors after filing for bankruptcy twice.

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Asia
4:24 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Hello Kitty Joins The Space Race

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 10:52 am

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4:07 am
Wed August 20, 2014

Chicago's All-Black Little League Team Enhances City's Image

Originally published on Wed August 20, 2014 10:52 am

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OK, the most important thing in the world is happening right now, that is if you're a Little League baseball player.

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