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    Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

    Austria, Germany Pave Way For Refugees and Migrants

    Migrants and refugees stranded in Hungary will be allowed into Austria and Germany, Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann said in a Facebook post early Saturday. "Because of today's emergency situation on the...

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  • Hillary Clinton

    2 hours ago

    Hillary Clinton: 'Sorry' for Email Confusion

    Hillary Clinton told NBC's Andrea Mitchell she was "sorry" there had been so much confusion over her private email server. But Clinton declined to apologize for having used it. "At the end of the day, I am sorry...

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  • Sep 4, 2015

    Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

    Protecting a Pope Who Takes Selfies With the Crowds

    Protecting Pope Francis when he travels to the United States later this month will be a particularly arduous task for the Secret Service and other security officers given this pontiff’s spontaneity and...

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  • Sep 4, 2015

    Jobless Rate Hits 7-Year Low

    Jobless Rate Hits 7-Year Low

    The U.S. unemployment rate fell to 5.1 percent in August for a seven-year low, though hiring was the lowest it's been in five months with 173,000 jobs created for the month, The Associated Press reported. Still,...

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  • migrant crisis

    Sep 4, 2015

    Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

    Drowned Aylan, 3, Laid to Rest in Home City

    The 3-year-old Syrian boy Aylan Kurdi, whose drowning has shined a spotlight on the plight of thousands of migrants and refugees from war-torn countries trying to get to Europe, was buried Friday alongside...

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  • Sep 4, 2015

    1st Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License at Ky. County

    1st Same-Sex Couple Gets Marriage License at Ky. County

    James Yates and William Smith Jr. were the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license from a Kentucky county clerk’s office Friday, a day after the clerk who runs the office was jailed, NBC News...

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  • Sep 3, 2015

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    Labor Day Travel Is on the Rise

    More Americans will take to the streets and skies this Labor Day weekend than last year, in a continuation of recent travel trends. According to the AAA Labor Day Holiday Travel Forecast, 35.5 million Americans...

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  • Chipotle

    43 minutes ago

    SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

    SoCal Chipotle Linked to Norovirus Outbreak

    Health officials believe a food-borne illness that sickened dozens of customers at a Southern California Chipotle is Norovirus. About 80 restaurant customers and 18 restaurant employees reported symptoms of...

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  • long island

    3 hours ago

    11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten in New York School

    11 Sets of Twins Start Kindergarten in New York School

    Kindergarten teachers in one Long Island, New York, school district will have their work cut out for them this year trying to keep straight the names of the 11 sets of twins who are about to start school. One...

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