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Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Democratic National Committee summer meeting on August 28, 2015 in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Clinton Email Release Contains 150 Now Deemed Classified

The State Department released 7,000 emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server, including 150 containing information now deemed to be classified. The email dump was the largest release of emails from Clinton's private server so far

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Somali Militants Overrun Base for African Union Forces

Islamic extremists overran an African Union base in southern Somalia after a firefight with troops early on Tuesday, a Somali military official said. The attack in the small farming town of Janale started with a suicide car bombing at the base's gate, followed by a firefight

Miley Cyrus at the 2015 MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, Aug. 30, 2015.

Miley Cyrus' Antics Can't Save VMAs' Ratings

The pop singer got MTV some headlines as the 2015 VMAs host, but Sunday night’s telecast of the Video Music Awards delivered 9.8 million viewers across 10 Viacom-owned networks — a 5% drop from last year's figures, which had already dropped from the year prior

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Prime Bangkok Bombing Suspect Arrested

The main suspect in last month's bombing of Bangkok's Erawan shrine has been arrested at the Thai-Cambodian border, Thai junta chief Prayut Chan-o-cha said. Twenty people were killed and more than 120 injured when the blast ripped through the area on Aug. 17

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Supreme Court Rules Against Clerk in Gay-Marriage Case

The Supreme Court ruled against Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis, who has refused to issue marriage licenses for gay couples. She will now have to issue the licenses or face fines and even jail time. Davis stopped issuing marriage licenses in the days after the decision

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Hungary's Border Fence Isn't Stopping Syrian Migrants

Hungary wants to impose prison terms against refugees who sneak across the border on their way to the E.U. Despite the measures, desperate migrants are making the dangerous trip to Europe, hoping to find a better life in the country

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Supremacist Convicted of Killing 3 at Kansas City Jewish Sites

The man who admitted killing three people at two suburban Kansas City Jewish sites was convicted of murder and other charges, shortly after he told jurors he hoped to "die a martyr" for the shootings. Frazier Glenn Miller could face the death penalty

Protesters hold placards at the 'Stand up for Refugees' rally held in central Sydney

Abuse Allegations at Australia’s Detention Center in Nauru

An Australian senate committee report recommends the relocation of children and families from the Pacific island, citing allegations of sexual assault, rape and child abuse. "The government should develop a plan for the removal of children," it said

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VICE Journalists Charged With Aiding 'Terrorists' in Turkey

Turkish authorities on Monday charged three Western news reporters in southeastern Turkey with working for a "terrorist organization," said their employer VICE News on Monday, days after the journalists' detention caused an outcry among human-rights groups stock health sleep alarm clock

Lack of Sleep Makes a Cold More Likely

According to the results of a new study, people who slept six hours a night or less were four times as likely to get sick after being exposed to the cold virus compared with those who got more sleep. Those who got less than five hours of sleep a night were at 4.5 times that risk

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Ambushed Houston Sheriff's Deputy Was Shot 15 Times

A man charged with killing a Houston sheriff's deputy first shot the 10-year veteran in the back of the head and fired a total of 15 times, authorities said. Shannon J. Miles is charged with capital murder and appeared briefly in court