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A Malaysia Airlines plane approaches to land at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of an overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters. (AP Photo/Lai Seng Sin)
Malaysia Airlines to cut 6,000 staff in overhaulMalaysia Airlines to shed 6,000 staff as part of overhaul plan after disasters
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Passenger queue at a desk of German carrier Germanwings at the airport in Hamburg, northern Germany, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014. Thousands of passengers are feeling the impact of a pilots strike in Germany after negotiations between the country's biggest airline Lufthansa and the union representing pilots collapsed over a long-running dispute regarding wages and early retirement benefits. Germanwings, a subsidiary of Germany's biggest airline Lufthansa, said up to 15,000 passengers were affected by Friday's strike which started at 6 a.m. and was to last until noon local time (0400-1000 GMT). (AP Photo/dpa,  Bodo Marks)
Dozens of planes grounded in German pilot strikeThousands of passengers affected by pilots' strike in Germany
The Associated Press17 minutes ago
Bahrainis, some of them waving flags, chant anti-government slogans and hold up signs urging freedom for jailed doctors, political leaders and others during a march in Jidhafs, Bahrain, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. The sign at back second right reads, "free blind prisoner Jaffar Matooq for treatment." A small group of youths began blocking streets to challenge riot police after the march by opposition groups accusing the government of naturalizing tens of thousands of people, largely to work in the police and military, in an effort to change the tiny Gulf island monarchy's demographics. (AP Photo/Hasan Jamali)
Bahrain: No invitation to expelled US diplomatBahrain denies extending invitation to previously expelled US diplomat
The Associated Press21 minutes ago
This undated photo combo taken from a video by the Islamic State group, a Syrian opposition group, which has been verified and is consistent with other AP reporting, shows still images of government soldiers captured near Tabqa, Syria according to a statement posted online and circulated on Twitter by supporters of Islamic State group.  The photo to the left shows what the extremist group said were the soldiers stripped down to their underwear marching in the desert. The photo to the right shows more than 150 men apparently killed.   (AP Photo/ The Islamic State group)
UN says Syria refugees top 3 million markUN: The number of refugees from Syria tops 3 million, up by 1 million from a year ago
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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
The Associated Press23 minutes ago
President Barack Obama speaks about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Obama cautions against using force to solve crisesObama puts brakes on notion that US military force can solve Ukraine, Mideast crises
The Associated Press26 minutes ago
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about the economy, Iraq, and Ukraine, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in the James Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in Washington, before convening a meeting with his national security team on the militant threat in Syria and Iraq. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
Russian fund with US advisers eludes sanctions$10 billion Russian fund with US advisers, partners complicates West's sanctions over Ukraine
The Associated Press35 minutes ago
FILE - In this March 25, 2014, file photo, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell answers questions during a news conference at the NFL football annual meeting in Orlando, Fla. Players will be subject to a six-week suspension for a first domestic violence offense and banishment from the league for a second under a new policy outlined by Commissioner Roger Goodell in a letter and memo sent to all 32 teams owners Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, and obtained by The Associated Press. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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The Associated Press59 minutes ago
Weber State quarterback Billy Green is sacked by Arizona State linebacker Salamo Fiso during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York)
No. 19 Sun Devils beat Weber State 45-14Foster runs for 147 yards and 3 TDs, No. 19 Arizona State routs Weber State 45-14 in opener
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