US family grieving over new beheading video

WASHINGTON (AP) — A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants.
Putin's '2 weeks to Kiev' out of context: aide

Russian President Vladimir PutinMOSCOW (AP) — A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished.



Serena has medical timeout in US Open doubles loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams took a medical timeout because of a problem with her right foot, and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at the U.S. Open.
32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Thirty-two teens "overwhelmed" their minders and escaped from a juvenile detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence, a state government spokesman said. Hours later Tuesday, eight were still on the run.
Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests

Supporters of Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri camp inside the vicinity of the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014. Pakistan's lawmakers held an emergency session Tuesday over the political crisis roiling the country as thousands of anti-government protesters remained camped out in front of the parliament building, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif resign. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)ISLAMABAD (AP) — Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament demanding his ouster.





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