Egypt sentences three Al Jazeera journalists to prison

CAIRO - An Egyptian court sentenced three Al Jazeera TV journalists to three years in prison for operating without a press license and broadcasting material harmful to Egypt.

Erika dissipates as tropical storm: National Hurricane Center 9:37am EDT

MIAMI - Erika, a tropical storm that was losing strength as it hit Haiti with heavy rains and strong winds, has dissipated, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said on Saturday.

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An arrested suspect of the recent Bangkok blast is shown in this Thai Royal Police handout released August 29, 2015. REUTERS/Thai Police/Handout via Reuters

Thai arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing

BANGKOK - Police hunting the perpetrators of Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a foreigner they said matched the description of a man who left a bag at the crowded site of a blast in Bangkok nearly two weeks ago.  Full Article 

Donald Trump arrives for jury duty at Manhattan Supreme Court in New York, August 17, 2015. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Can you smell what the Trump is cooking?

Presidential candidate Donald Trump understands the crowd’s appetite for trash talk. But clownish behavior can have serious consequences.  Commentary 

A pure gold statue of Buddha is displayed at the Ginza Tanaka store in Tokyo November 26, 2009. REUTERS/Yuriko Nakao

What Buddhism says about money

NEW YORK - Buddhism, which holds that wealth is temporary and no path to happiness, might not sound like the best source for money wisdom. But one prominent teacher in the field disagrees.  Full Article 

Swedish ship delivers migrants, 52 bodies to Palermo

Hundreds of migrants disembark a Swedish coastguard vessel and 52 bodies are brought to shore in the Sicilian port of Palermo. Natasha Howitt reports.

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