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Donald Trump Holds Rally At Grand River Center
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Summer Surge for Trump, Sanders

Businessman Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders—the two biggest anti-establishment candidates in the Republican and Democratic presidential fields—have seen their support surge, according to a new Iowa poll

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Europe to Meet for Emergency Talks 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

FILE - This Aug. 19, 2011 file photo shows Mount McKinley in Denali National Park, Alaska. President Barack Obama on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015 said he's changing the name of the tallest mountain in North America from Mount McKinley to Denali. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer, File)

Obama Faces Backlash on Mt. Mckinley Renaming

President Obama's decision to rename Alaska's Mount McKinley sparked a backlash from Ohio politicians protective a native son from the state, former President William McKinley, just as Obama was set to leave for a historic trip to Alaska

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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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What to Know Before the U.S. Open

Serena Williams will be chasing down two milestones in tennis history at the 2015 U.S. Open, which starts Monday in New York. But Serena's not the only player shining. Here's a closer look at the this year's tournament

Thai Royal Police officials remove evidence from the site where a suspect of the recent Bangkok blast was arrested, in Bangkok

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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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

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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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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 on Sunday. The government warned that the extremists are trying to extend their violent campaign that has left an estimated 20,000 people dead

Jake Arrieta

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

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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