Chaos at Budapest station

BUDAPEST - Hungarian police allowed hundreds of migrants to pour into Budapest’s main railway station but authorities canceled all trains to western Europe, triggering chaos and confusion.

Global stocks enjoy relief rally ahead of ECB, but investors wary 6:03am EDT

LONDON - World stocks rose on Thursday, lifted by the strong rally on Wall Street the previous day, but investors were cautious ahead of a potentially critical 24 hours that will include a European Central Bank policy meeting and the latest U.S. jobs data.

Chinese troops march during the military parade marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War Two, in Beijing, China, September 3, 2015. REUTERS/Rolex Dela Pena/Pool

China announces troop cuts

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping announced he would cut troop levels by 300,000 as China held its biggest display of military might in a parade to commemorate victory over Japan in World War Two, an event shunned by most Western leaders.  Full Article 

Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis gestures as she refuses to issue marriage licenses to a same-sex couple in Morehead, Kentucky September 1, 2015, in a still image from video provided by WLEX. REUTERS/WLEX/LEX18.com

Kentucky clerk unlikely star in gay union fight

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Fans of Kim Davis have rallied around the Kentucky clerk while foes have lined up in protest since she touted her religious beliefs in defiance of a court order to issue same-sex marriage licenses.  Full Article 

Former Florida Governor and Republican candidate for president Jeb Bush speaks during a town hall with high school students at La Progresiva Presbyterian School in Miami, Florida, September 1, 2015. REUTERS/Joe Skipper

Jeb Bush's new stance on Trump: Bring it on

MANCHESTER, N.H. - Jeb Bush’s new campaign ad ridiculing Donald Trump as a “germophobe” and Democrat-in-disguise is just the start of what will be a bigger onslaught, signaling a more aggressive stance by the candidate.   Full Article 

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Selfie madness: dying to get the picture

SYDNEY - The rise of selfie photography in some of the world's most beautiful, and dangerous, places is sparking a range of interventions aimed at combating risk-taking that has resulted in a string of gruesome deaths worldwide.  Full Article 


Images of August

Images taken by Reuters photographers from around the world for the month of August 2015, including the global migrant crisis, the explosion in Tianjin, the anniversary of the Michael Brown shooting in Ferguson, the U.S. presidential race, as well as other moments of everyday life. Produced by Canice Leung.

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