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New York assemblyman Dov Hikind addresses a gathering as he stands near a photograph of Aaron Sofer, 23, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in Lakewood, N.J. Israeli police said Tuesday they are searching for the young New Jersey religious student who went missing in Israel during a hike in a forest outside Jerusalem last week. Sofer of Lakewood, New Jersey, has been missing since Friday when he went on a hike with a friend in the Jerusalem Forest, said police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Israel identifies body as missing American studentIsraeli police identify recently discovered body as missing American seminary student
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FILE - The New York Stock Exchange is shown, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2011 file photo taken in New York. Global stock markets were muted Thursday Aug. 28, 2014 ahead of U.S. economic data and possible policy announcements from Japan.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
Asia stocks drift, Tokyo steadies after weak dataAsian stocks drift, Nikkei stabilizes after weak economic data
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FILE- In this Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, the Tribute in Light rises into the night sky during a test in New York. The National September 11 Memorial and Museum will be closed to the public during the September 11 commemoration ceremony and much of the rest of the day, but it will be open from 6 p.m. to midnight for anyone who wants a close up view of the Tribute in Light. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
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FILE - In this June 6, 2014 file picture persons walk with shopping bags in Hamburg, Germany.  A closely-watched survey shows economic expectations among German consumers have "completely collapsed" over concerns about the conflicts in Iraq, Israel and Ukraine. The GfK institute said Wednesday Aug. 27, 2014  its latest index of economic expectations slid 35.5 points in August to 10.4 — the largest one-month decline since the survey began in 1980. Its headline forward-looking consumer climate indicator also fell to 8.6 for September from 8.9 in August. (AP Photo/dpa, Bodo Marks,file)
Worrying eurozone inflation sags again to 0.3 pctInflation falls to 0.3 percent in countries that use euro; pressure is on central bank to act
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Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, speaks during an interview with The Associated Press, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles. Shelly Sterling negotiated a landmark deal for $2 billion to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
Shelly Sterling talks about husband, Clippers saleAP Exclusive: Shelly Sterling talks about husband, sale of the Clippers to Steve Ballmer
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Actor arrested with Jackie Chan's son releasedTaiwan actor Kai Ko, arrested with Jackie Chan's son on drug charges, released from detention
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In this Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 photo, men play paintball in Kabul, Afghanistan. Paintball involves participants geared up in helmets, goggles and protective clothing firing at each other using gas-powered guns that shoot paint pellets. The games can be complicated affairs that last for hours, or as simple as a capture-the-flag contest that lasts only a few minutes. It is one of a small number of leisure activities that have sprung up in Kabul since the fall of the Taliban. (AP Photo/Rahmat Gul)
With a splat, paintball fires into AfghanistanIn country long awash with weapons of war, paintball takes a hold in Afghanistan with a splat
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FILE - In this Jan. 11, 2013 file photo, then-Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, fourth from right, Japanese Ambassador to India Takeshi Yagi, fourth from left, and other participants raise their hands as they pose for photos during the inauguration of the 6th Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit (VGGS) in Gandhinagar, India. Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is a biennial gathering for discussion and action on emerging business opportunities in Gujarat and beyond. Modi, who is now India's prime minister, will arrive in Japan Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014 for his five-day visit. So far, Japan’s investments have been concentrated mainly in India’s thriving pharmaceuticals sector and auto industry - Maruti-Suzuki, a subsidiary of Japan’s Suzuki Motor Corp., is India’s biggest carmaker. Others are: from left, Vice-Governor and Chairman of the Regional Government of Astrakhan of Russian Federation Konstantin Markelov, Reliance Industries Limited Chairman Mukesh Ambani, former Gujarat Finance Minister Vajubhai Vala, Yagi, Modi, Canadian High Commissioner to India Stewart Beck, retired Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata and British High Commissioner to India James Bevan. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki, File)
India, Japan each seek deals during Modi's visitIn Modi's visit, India and Japan seek to capitalize on economic opportunities for both sides
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People observe damage done to a house after shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Ukraine's president Petro Poroshenko called an emergency meeting of the nation's security council and canceled a foreign trip Thursday, declaring that "Russian forces have entered Ukraine," as concerns grew about the opening of a new front in the conflict. (AP Photo/Mstislav Chernov)
Russia's Putin urges release of Ukrainian soldiersRussia's president Putin calls on separatists to release Ukrainian soldiers
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