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Hawaii largely dodges one-two storm punch

Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in Honolulu on Friday, Aug. 8, 2014. Tropical Storm Iselle is causing higher-than-normal waves in parts of the island of Oahu. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia) Surfers and body boarders wait for waves at Sandy Beach Park in...
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Police-mayor tensions mount over chokehold death

FILE- In this July 31, 2014 file photo provided by the New York City Mayoral Photography Office, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, center, is seated between New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton, left, and the Rev. Al Sharpton, during a round table discussion convened to...

Ebola starting to take an economic toll in region

WASHINGTON (AP) — Caterpillar has evacuated a handful of employees from Liberia. Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. has suspended a drilling project. British Airways has canceled flights to the region. ExxonMobil and Chevron are waiting to see whether health officials can...

Volkswagen recalls some Tiguans

NEW YORK (AP) — Volkswagen of America is recalling 151,389 Tiguan SUVs due to the possibility of stalling. No accidents or injuries have been reported. The problem is with fuel pumps on some models from 2009 to 2014. Gas bubbles may form in the fuel system when winterized...
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US aids displaced Iraqis as airstrikes help Kurds

This image provided by the U.S. Defense Department shows pallets of bottled water are loaded aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 Globemaster III aircraft in preparation for a humanitarian airdrop over Iraq Aug. 8, 2014. Airmen with the 816th Expeditionary Airlift Squadron airdropped 40...
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Venus Williams tops Serena, reaches Montreal final

Venus Williams of the United States hugs her sister Serena after beating her 6-7, 6-2, 6-3 during semifinal play at the Rogers Cup tennis tournament Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014, in Montreal. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Paul Chiasson) Venus Williams of the United States hugs her...
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Gaza talks on hold, Israeli delegation stays home

Smoke rises in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) Smoke rises in Gaza City after an Israeli airstrike Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic) A rocket is fired from Gaza City towards Israel, Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. Israeli...
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Reimold’s double lifts Blue Jays over Tigers 3-2

Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer works against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Saturday, Aug. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Darren Calabrese) Detroit Tigers starting pitcher Max Scherzer works against the Toronto...
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