Clinton friend advised on politics, foreign policy

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK - An old friend of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton played an outsized role in advising her on politics and even her dealings with the White House despite holding no formal government position.

An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper Pempel

Cyber attacks: sanctions likely on Russia, China

WASHINGTON - U.S. is considering sanctions against both Russian and Chinese individuals and companies for cyber attacks against commercial targets.   Full Article 

Migrants jostle for positions to board a train as ticket control rules now mandate each passenger to have allocated seats on trains bound for the West from Budapest, Hungary, on August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo

Migrant trains reach Germany

VIENNA/MUNICH - Trainloads of migrants arrived in Austria and Germany from Hungary as European Union asylum rules collapsed under the strain of a wave of migration unprecedented in the EU.  Full Article 

Marijuana plants for sale are displayed at the medical marijuana farmers market at the California Heritage Market in Los Angeles, California July 11, 2014.  REUTERS/David McNew

Pot smoking on U.S. campuses at 35-year high

The number of U.S. college students smoking marijuana every day or nearly every day is greater than it has been in 35 years, according to a study.  Full Article 

Ashin Tilawkar Biwonsa (C), 77, Ma Ba Tha's founder and chairman, talks during a meeting at Ma Ba Tha's head office in Yangon August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Soe Zeya Tun

Myanmar's popular anti-Muslim Buddhist group

YANGON - Ma Ba Tha, the radical Buddhist group that emerged from the "969" movement, also linked to a wave of violence against the country's Muslim minority, is ratcheting up its public image ahead of elections in November.  Full Article 

German scientists' high hopes for 'budget' moon rover

German scientists hope to see their home-made, low-cost, robot examining the moon in the near future while they work on ways to lower risks of malfunctioning. Edward Baran reports.

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