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Italy Quake
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Hopes Dim for Survivors

Fears began to grow that firefighters would find no more survivors from Italy's earthquake Friday, as strong aftershocks rattled residents and rescue crews alike. The first funerals were scheduled to be celebrated for some of the 267 dead

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters at a rally at John Marshall High School on August 17, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio.

Clinton: Trump 'Taking Hate Groups Mainstream'

Hillary Clinton did not mince words at a rally in Nevada, where she argued that Donald Trump is "taking hate groups mainstream and helping a radical fringe take over" the Republican Party

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EpiPen Maker to Offer Discounts to Some Customers

Mylan pharmaceuticals will offer a discount of up to $300 on EpiPens for patients whose health plans require "higher out-of-pocket costs." This could cut the costs of the medication in half for some patients

SYRIA-CONFLICT-AID

Boost for Assad as Syria Regime Clears Town of Daraya

Syrian government forces and rebel troops arrived at an agreement this week for the latter to evacuate the besieged city of Daraya, along with thousands of trapped civilians. The deal will allow 700 fighters to relocate to rebel-held Idlib

Santa Clara County Superior Court Judge Aaron Persky, June 27, 2011.

Judge in Stanford Sexual Assault Case Steps Aside

Judge Aaron Persky, who was harshly criticized in March after sentencing Stanford student Brock Turner to just six months in jail for his conviction on three felony accounts of sexual assault, has removed himself from criminal cases

Brazil Faces New Health Epidemic As Mosquito-Borne Zika Virus Spreads Rapidly

Hong Kong Reports Its First Case of the Zika Virus

A woman in Hong Kong has been diagnosed with the Zika virus this week, the global financial hub's first case of the mosquito-borne disease that has spread rapidly across the Americas and parts of Africa over the past year

Former National Guard soldier Darryl Lee Wright leaves a courtroom at the U.S. District Court in Tacoma, Wash., where he faced two fraud charges, Aug. 25, 2016.

Iraq War Vet Accused of Bilking Govt. of $750,000

Federal prosecutors say Idaho National Guardsman Darryl Wright lied his way to a Purple Heart by faking injuries from the Iraq War and cheated Washington state and the federal government out of more than $750,000

Quarterback Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys leaves the field after being injured during a preseason game against the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, Washington, on Aug. 25, 2016.

Cowboys' Tony Romo Leaves Preseason With Back Injury

Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo left Thursday’s preseason game against the Seahawks with an apparent back injury after being sacked. He walked off under his own power and was examined at length by training staff

NKOREA-POLITICS-KIM

North Korea Could Deploy Submarine Missiles 'Within Weeks'

Recent and apparently successful test launches of ballistic missiles from North Korean submarines has Seoul fearing the weapons may be deployed within months or even weeks. The weapons could allow Pyongyang to strike U.S. bases in Japan