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  • North Korea struts in style on world sports stage

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    INCHEON, South Korea (AP) — North Korea is making a statement on the international sports stage — a fashion statement. Standing tall in the land of K-pop and Gangnam style, the North's top athletes have been looking decidedly sharper than usual at the Asian Games, an Olympic-style...

  • ACC showdown and All-America matchup in SEC

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    An ACC showdown has an unlikely star, an SEC showdown has an enticing one-on-one matchup and East Carolina goes for two straight upsets. Here are some things to know about the fourth weekend of the college football season: WINSTON'S STAND-IN: Introducing Sean Maguire, starting...

  • AP Photos: Scenes from Iraq's Mosul then and now

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    CAIRO (AP) — Iraq's second largest city, Mosul, is locked under the rule of extremists from the Islamic State group trying to purge it of everything they see as contradicting their stark vision of Islam. A trove of photographs now housed at the Library of Congress offers a glimpse of...

  • Philippine peacekeepers pull out early from Golan

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The bulk of Filipino peacekeepers of more than 240 soldiers have pulled out two weeks early from the U.N. mission in the Golan Heights due to escalating fighting in the border region, the Philippine military said Friday. The 244 Filipino troops will arrive...

  • Airlines halt flights to Yemen amid fighting

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    SANAA, Yemen (AP) — Yemen's civil aviation authority says foreign airlines have halted flights into the main international airport in the capital because of heavy fighting in Sanaa between Shiite rebels and Sunni militias. In a statement on SABA news agency early Friday, the civil...

  • Scots reject independence in historic vote

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    EDINBURGH, Scotland (AP) — Scottish voters have resoundingly rejected independence, deciding to remain part of the United Kingdom after a historic referendum that shook the country to its core. The decision prevented a rupture of a 307-year union with England, bringing a huge sigh of...

  • Businesses, markets relieved at Scottish vote

    Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    LONDON (AP) — Businesses and investors have reacted with relief to Scotland's decision to reject independence from the United Kingdom. With all but one of the 32 Scottish councils having declared, the No campaign won 55.4 percent of the votes cast in Thursday's referendum. The...

  • Former Griffiss AFB partners with Michigan center

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    ROME, N.Y. (AP) — Griffiss International Airport has a new partner in drone research. The former Air Force Base in central New York will team with the Northern Michigan Unmanned Aerial Systems Consortium (NMUASC) to develop standards for integrating unmanned systems into national...

  • Community celebrating historic property's purchase

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    FORT EDWARD, N.Y. (AP) — An upstate New York community is celebrating the long-awaited public purchase of historic property. State and local officials will be joined by French and Indian War re-enactors late Friday afternoon to mark this week's acquisition of 34 acres on Rogers...

  • World War II veteran gets Dearborn diploma

    Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Dearborn High School has awarded a diploma to an 88-year-old man who left to serve in the U.S. Marine Corps during World War II before completing his senior year. The Dearborn Public Schools Superintendent Brian Whiston presented Manley Cox with his high school...

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