Violence erupts in Kiev

KIEV - A national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others protecting Ukraine's parliament were wounded by grenades hurled by protesters, the Interior Ministry said, as deputies backed reforms to give more autonomy to rebel-held areas.

Wall Street falls as investors fret about rate-hike timing 2:59pm EDT

- Wall Street was lower on Monday afternoon as investors worried that the Federal Reserve may start raising interest rates in September, although a rally in oil boosted energy stocks.

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Insider deals, bad intel - and a market in turmoil

BEIJING/LONDON - The head of hedge fund manager Man Group's China business has been taken into custody, Bloomberg reported, while separately a local reporter confessed on national TV to having spread false information that caused "panic and disorder."  Full Article 

A son of a traveler believed to be a migrant looks back leaving a train coming from Austria at the railway station in Munich, Germany, August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Michael Dalder

Migrant trains reach Vienna, straining EU rules

VIENNA/BUDAPEST - Trains carrying hundreds of migrants started arriving in Vienna after Austrian authorities appeared to give up trying to apply European Union rules by filtering out refugees who had already claimed asylum in Hungary.  Full Article | Video 

Children leave messages at the scene of a police officer's shooting at a gas station in Houston, Texas August 30, 2015. REUTERS/Harris County Sheriff's Office/Handout via Reuters

Houston shooting suspect appears in court

A 30-year-old Houston man facing a charge of capital murder in the killing of a deputy was arraigned in a case the county sheriff tied to the "Black Lives Matter" campaign against police violence.  Full Article 

An employee walks through racks of wedding dresses at Filene’s Basement before a “Running of the Brides” bridal dress sale in New York, February 5, 2010. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Actually, you can buy me love

Can love become an addiction? Researchers find that intense preoccupation with a love object lights up the brain with chemicals in ways that can be as compelling as shooting up.  Commentary 

Islamic State destroys part of ancient Syrian temple

Militants target the Temple of Bel, a Roman-era structure in the ancient city of Palmyra, according to observer group. Sean Carberry reports.

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