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Pakistani protests turn deadly

Sunday, 31 August 2014 17:35
STORY HIGHLIGHTSNEW: Three people have died in the violent unrest since SaturdayNEW: News crews from several lslamabad stations have been attacked by police About 450 people were injured in clashes, health officials sayProtesters have taken to the streets in Islamabad for two weeks Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Pakistani protesters flooded onto Constitution Avenue in Islamabad for another day of demonstrations Sunday, demanding a solution to the growing political crisis wracking the country.
Small Plane Crash Near Denver Kills 3, Injures 2
Sunday, 31 August 2014 17:34
Authorities say three people were killed and two others were injured when their small plane crashed near an airport north of Denver. National Transportation Safety Board spokesman Peter Knudson says the Piper PA-46 airplane crashed near the Erie Municipal Airport at about 11:50 a.m. Sunday. He did not know how badly the survivors were injured. According to Mountain View Fire Rescue Assistant Chief Roger Rademacher, one injured passenger was transported to a hospital in Denver…
Federal Agent Arrested in Alleged Drunken Gun Incident
Sunday, 31 August 2014 17:34
The victim told police that they were ordered by a “very” intoxicated man armed with a gun to follow him.
Widow: Defibrillator Not Used on 'Too Hairy' Husband
Sunday, 31 August 2014 17:34
A New Mexico woman whose husband suffered a heart attack on a Southwest flight and later died told NBC News that he wasn't immediately hooked up to a defibrillator by flight attendants because his chest was "too hairy." The woman contacted local media Thursday to draw attention to the April tragedy because she discovered she likely can't file a lawsuit but wants Southwest to take a second look at their "training policies." Caroline Jordan, 52,…
Tantrums, concubines, hotpot burns and smog: China insurers have it covered
Sunday, 31 August 2014 16:36
By Clare Baldwin and Diana Chan HONG KONG (Reuters) - Your child throws a tantrum and smashes something? Take out "naughty child insurance". Similarly, buy cover against your bride becoming pregnant before the honeymoon, your team being knocked out of the soccer World Cup, burning your tongue eating hotpot or if smog ruins your holiday. Quirky, maybe, but China's insurers are turning to ever more creative ways to drum up business in a market where…
Weak data to test BOJ's rosy economic view, policy on hold
Sunday, 31 August 2014 16:35
By Leika Kihara TOKYO (Reuters) - The Bank of Japan will maintain its existing stimulus policy and optimistic economic view on when it meets on Thursday, sources say, preferring to take more time to gauge whether a run of weak data is sufficient to threaten a fragile recovery. But signs of prolonged disruption from a sales tax hike in April are beginning to sap the conviction of many central bankers that the economy will rebound…
Marquez wins British GP
Sunday, 31 August 2014 16:34
Marc Marquez has won eleven of this season's twelve GPs STORY HIGHLIGHTSMarc Marquez wins the British MotoGPIt was the Spaniards eleventh victory in 12 racesEnjoyed a tough battle with LorenzoHas a commanding lead in the world championship (CNN) -- Marc Marquez clinched his eleventh victory of the season Sunday after winning the the British MotoGP at Silverstone. The Spanish Honda rider, who is just 21 years old and already a world champions, has had a…
Ukraine Says Rebels Fired on Border Guard Vessel
Sunday, 31 August 2014 16:34
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Hours later, Ukraine said a border guard vessel operating in the Azov Sea was attacked by land-based forces.
So Long, Summer: Wicked Weather Batters Country
Sunday, 31 August 2014 16:34
The Labor Day weekend, the unofficial end of summer, has been wet, windy and distinctly unsummery in many parts of the U.S., with strong thunderstorms expected through the middle of the country and into the Northeast. Flash flood and severe thunderstorm warnings were in effect for the New York City area, where all departures and arrivals were stopped at La Guardia Airport until 5:30 p.m.
Siege of Iraqi town by ISIS broken
Sunday, 31 August 2014 15:32
STORY HIGHLIGHTSNEW: U.S. lawmakers call on President Barack Obama for ISIS strategyIraqi forces break terrorist seige of the town of AmerliThe U.S. dropped aid for the Iraqi town, which was surrounded by ISISAustralia, France and the UK also participated in the aid drop (CNN) -- Iraqi security and volunteer forces have broken the siege of Amerli and have entered the town, retired Gen. Khaled al-Amerli, an Amerli resident and member of its self-defense force, told…

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