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Egypt: Parliamentary elections set for fall

August 30, 2015, 8:34 PM

CAIRO -- Egypt on Sunday announced that long-awaited parliamentary elections will take place in October and November, a hoped-for step toward democracy amid a harsh crackdown on dissent.

Activists: Temple in Syria damaged

August 30, 2015, 8:30 PM

BEIRUT -- Islamic State militants in Syria severely damaged the Bel Temple, considered one of the greatest sites of the ancient world, in a massive explosion Sunday, activists said.

Germany urges EU action on migrants

August 30, 2015, 8:29 PM

BERLIN -- Germany, France and Britain pressed Sunday for better processing of migrants arriving in southern Europe and for a European Union-wide list of countries considered safe, and a special meeting of EU interior and justice ministers was called for Sept. 14.

Video: Israeli soldier fought with boy, women

August 30, 2015, 8:13 PM

JERUSALEM -- A video showing an Israeli soldier scuffling with Palestinian youths and women at a West Bank protest has been viewed more than 2 million times on Facebook, shining a light on Israeli military policies in the territory.

Dominica declares disaster status after Tropical Storm Erika

August 30, 2015, 8:11 PM

ROSEAU, Dominica -- Rescue teams worked Sunday to reopen roads to remote communities in Dominica after Tropical Storm Erika caused flooding and mudslides that killed at least 20 people and left more than 50 missing on the Caribbean island.

Horror master Wes Craven dies at 76

August 30, 2015, 8:09 PM

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Teen awakes to burglar in her room

August 30, 2015, 7:45 PM

Thousands gather to honor fallen heroes

August 30, 2015, 7:07 PM

WENATCHEE -- Several thousand people gathered Sunday to honor three U.S. Forest Service firefighters killed battling wildfires in Washington state.

Truck maker plans upgrade at central Ore. test facility

August 30, 2015, 6:46 PM

MADRAS, Ore.

Children watch as shooter kills three in east Tennessee

August 30, 2015, 6:43 PM

A gunman killed three relatives in a surprise attack witnessed by several children in a home in eastern Tennessee, authorities said.

Tech Test: High-end keyboard built to justify expense

August 30, 2015, 5:00 PM

Most people don't give a whole lot of thought to their computer's keyboard.

Fire at Saudi oil company residence kills 11

August 30, 2015, 2:49 PM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- A large fire broke out Sunday in the basement of a sprawling residential complex in Saudi Arabia's oil-rich east, killing at least 11 people and injuring more than 200, officials in the kingdom said.