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Transit zone for migrants at Budapest Keleti railway station
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E.U. to Meet on Refugee Crisis

The E.U. is calling emergency talks to discuss ways of coping with its rapidly escalating refugee and migrant crisis, which it says has attained "unprecedented proportions." The talks will be held on Sept. 14 and be attended by Interior Ministers

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Bangkok Bombers Planned More Attacks, Says Police

The recent bombing of Bangkok’s Erawan Shrine was likely intended to be the first of a spate of similar terrorist attacks, say police, who are now seeking a Thai woman thought to be connected to a foreign suspect arrested over the weekend

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See All the Winners at the 2015 VMAs

MTV's 2015 Video Music Awards aired on Aug. 30, and while the ceremony was overshadowed by a purported "feud" between Taylor Swift and Nicki Minaj over the top nominations, it was host Miley Cyrus who found a way to overshadow everyone

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Boko Haram Kills 56 Villagers in Nigeria

Islamic extremist group Boko Haram killed 56 villagers in a remote area, the governor of Borno State said ob Sunday. The government warned that the extremists are trying to extend their violent campaign that has left an estimated 20,000 people dead

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Renowned Horror Director Wes Craven Dies

Acclaimed Hollywood horror maestro Wes Craven, director of classics like the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream movie series, died on Sunday in his Los Angeles home. The 76-year-old director passed away after a lengthy battle with brain cancer

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Tokyo Wins Little League Title in a Comeback Victory

Tokyo players found themselves down eight runs in the first inning of the Little League championship game against Lewisberry, Pa. They responded with seven runs in the second inning, four in the third and five in the sixth

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Self-Help Guru Wayne Dyer Dies at 75

Wayne Dyer, the renowned self-help guru whose best-selling 1976 book Your Erroneous Zones offered millions a framework to potentially improve their lives, has died at age 75. He was diagnosed with chronic lymphocytic leukemia in 2009

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Jake Arrieta Pitches No-Hitter Against Dodgers

Jake Arrieta pitched the sixth no-hitter in the majors this season and second against the Los Angeles Dodgers in 10 days, leading the Chicago Cubs to a 2-0 victory on Sunday night. "I think it will be more special the longer it sets in," he said

UNITED STATES - FEBRUARY 27: Mount McKinley (6194 meters), Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska, United States of America. (Photo by DeAgostini/Getty Images)

President Obama Renames Mount McKinley 'Denali'

President Barack Obama says he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. He's giving the mountain its traditional Alaska Native name on the eve of a historic presidential visit

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Scott Walker: U.S.-Canada Border Wall Is 'Legitimate'

Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said on Sunday that building a wall on the U.S.-Canada border is "a legitimate issue for us to look at." "Until we secure the border and enforce the laws, we shouldn’t be talking about any other issue," he said

ADVANCE FOR WEEKEND EDITIONS, AUG. 29-30 - FILE - In this July 3, 2015, file photo, Maria Sharapova returns a ball to Irina-Camelia Begu during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London. Sharapova is seeded third for the U.S. Open tennis tournament. (AP Photo/Pavel Golovkin, File)

Maria Sharapova Pulls Out of U.S. Open

Maria Sharapova pulled out of the U.S. Open for the second time in three years, withdrawing on the eve of the tournament because of a lingering right leg injury. She is a five-time major champion who was going to be seeded No. 3

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Deadly Attack on Texas Cop 'Clearly Unprovoked'

The fatal shooting of a sheriff's deputy at a Texas gas station was "clearly unprovoked," officials said, and there was no evidence the shooter knew his victim. Investigators had no information about a motive for the attack