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Putin: Don't mess with a nuclear-armed Russia

Don't mess with Russia. That was President Vladimir Putin's message on Friday, the same day a British government source claimed that Russian troops had…

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UK raises terror threat level

The UK government raised its terror threat level Friday from "substantial" to "severe," the fourth highest of five levels, in response to events in Iraq and…

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U.N.: Number of Syria refugees hits 3M

The number of people who have fled Syria and registered as refugees amid the country's civil war was to surpass 3 million Friday, and a further 6.5 million…

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Rick Perry, Rand Paul tweak Obama over 'strategy' comments

Two potential Republican presidential candidates didn't hold back Friday when railing against President Barack Obama for saying he and his advisers "don't…

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Judge strikes down part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to force abortion clinics to become surgical centers in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key…

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20 miners trapped in Nicaragua

Twenty workers were trapped and three missing Friday in Nicaragua after a collapse in a gold and silver mine, according to state media.

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Convicted Cold War spy John Walker dies

John Walker Jr., a former U.S. Navy officer convicted of spying decades ago for the Soviet Union, has died in federal prison, according to the U.S.…

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99 cans of beer in a pack

Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.

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Officer fired after comments on Ferguson

A St. Louis-area police officer has been fired after making what his chief called "very concerning and inappropriate" Facebook comments on the protests in…

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Judge dismisses Chris McDaniel challenge

A Mississippi judge has tossed out state Sen. Chris McDaniel's challenge to that state's June 24 GOP primary runoff results.

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White House fashion faux pas

The snark sparked by President Barack Obama's tan suit has exploded across social media. But it's far from the first White House fashion statement to raise eyebrows.

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8 great Labor Day weekend getaways

Looking for a last-minute trip this Labor Day weekend? Check out these eight great (and budget-friendly) getaways.

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Peek inside the weird world of Hello Kitty

Japanese comic company Sanrio, the creator of Hello Kitty and Friends, recently dropped a bombshell on Hello Kitty's fans by revealing that she is not, in fact, a kitty, but rather a perpetual third-grade girl named Kitty White, the daughter of George and Mary White, who lives just outside of London, England. Take a look inside the weird world of the international phenomenon.

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