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New Orleans Marks 10th Anniversary Of Hurricane Katrina
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Survivors Remember Katrina

With prayer and the somber ringing of church bells, residents in Mississippi and Louisiana gathered Saturday to mark the 10th anniversary of the day that Hurricane Katrina slammed into their states — causing deadly and costly havoc

APTOPIX France Train Attack

Europe Will Increase Security Checks on Trains

France's interior minister says European countries will increase ID checks and baggage checks on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a train from Amsterdam to Paris. The minister said checks would be carried out "everywhere it is necessary"

Deputy Shot Houston

Houston Deputy Killed in Gas Station Ambush

A sheriff's deputy in uniform was fatally shot multiple times from behind while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station and a manhunt for the suspect continued, according to authorities. Authorities are questioning a person of interest

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'Django Unchained' Actress Sentenced to Community Service

Django Unchained actress Daniele Watts and her boyfriend have been ordered to perform community service after a judge refused to buy her apologies to L.A. police she'd accused of racial profiling. The couple had pleaded no contest to disturbing the peace

Dominica goverment orders suspencion of activities due to tropical Storm Erika

Tropical Storm Erika Weakens

Tropical Storm Erika dissipated, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastation in its path, killing at least 20 people and leaving nearly 50 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, authorities said

Thailand Explosion

Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Shrine Bombing

Thai police say a foreign suspect has been arrested in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing in Bangkok. The man was arrested Saturday in Nong Jok on the outskirts of the capital. The police found bomb materials in his apartment

Mideast Lebanon

Thousands in Lebanon Protest Against Government

Thousands of people began gathering amid tight security in downtown Beirut, ahead of a major rally to protest government corruption and the country's dysfunctional political system. Demonstrations began last week over garbage piling up in the streets of Beirut

Condor Airlines Receives New Airbus A321

Flight Escorted by Fighter Jets After Disturbance

An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets after a disturbance onboard. The pilot diverted the plane to Denver after declaring an emergency on a flight

Donald Trump, president and chief executive of Trump Organization Inc. and 2016 Republican presidential candidate, speaks during a news conference ahead of a rally at Grand River Center in Dubuque, Iowa, U.S., on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015. President Barack Obama's top business ambassador dismissed Trump's call for a wall along the Mexico border, saying the U.S. is focused instead on expanding business with one of its biggest trade partners. Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images

Trump Suggests Top Clinton Adviser Shared Secrets

Donald Trump is adding a new figure to the list of people he considers a loser: longtime Hillary Clinton adviser Huma Abedin. Trump accused her of sharing classified information with her husband, disgraced ex-Rep. Anthony Weiner

Democratic Presidential Candidates Speak At DNC Summer Meeting In Minneapolis

Democratic Contenders Make Their Case to Party Leaders

Hillary Clinton joined three of her rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination at what began as an orderly quorum to rally the party but soon spiraled into a chaotic pageant of candidates lambasting Donald Trump and demanding political revolution

Here’s Your Guide to the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards

The 2015 Video Music Awards will air on MTV this Sunday evening. Here's a rundown of what you need to know, from slated performers and key categories to nomination controversies and the most important moments to watch out for