Kentucky county yields on gay marriage licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. - The Kentucky clerk's office that had refused to issue marriage licenses to gay couples in defiance of orders by a federal judge ended its resistance.

Wall St. lower as mixed jobs report adds to uncertainty 11:34am EDT

- U.S. stocks fell in late morning trading on Friday as a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor anxiety over the timing an interest rate increase.

The long march to Austria

Migrants march along the highway for the border with Austria, out of Budapest, Hungary, September 4, 2015. REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh

Hundreds of migrants broke out of a Hungarian camp and others set off on foot from Budapest, hoping to find sanctuary in northern Europe.  Slideshow | Full Article 

An investor looks at an electronic board showing stock information of Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index at a brokerage house in Beijing, August 26, 2015. REUTERS/Jason Lee

Foreign investors seek new strategies in China

BOSTON - Foreign investment funds are moving at breakneck speed to retool their strategies in an attempt to profit from Chinese stock markets whipsawed by panic, paranoia and unprecedented government intervention.  Full Article 

A police vehicle set on fire by CETEG (State Coordinator of Teachers of Guerrero) members is seen burning during a protest demanding the government find missing students of the Ayotzinapa Teacher Training College Raul Isidro Burgos, outside the General Attorney building in Chilpancingo, in the southern Mexican state of Guerrero December 1, 2014. REUTERS/Jorge Dan Lopez

Probe into missing students deeply flawed

AYOTZINAPA, Mexico - Mexico's investigation into the abduction and apparent massacre of 43 students last year is plagued with errors and omissions and key parts may need to be redone.  Full Article 

President Barack Obama (L) shakes hands with Saudi Arabia's King Salman at the start of a bilateral meeting at Erga Palace in Riyadh January 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Bourg

The King And O

WASHINGTON - Saudi King Salman will meet with President Barack Obama in Washington to seek more support in countering Iran, as the White House tries to shore up relations after a period of tensions.  Full Article 

In this file photo, Thai soldiers guard the Army Club in Bangkok on May 22, 2014 during a meeting of rival political factions chaired by army chief General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who later that day announced he was seizing power. REUTERS/Athit Perawongmetha/Files

Thai junta cracks down on dissenters

BANGKOK - Since the military took over the Thai government in May 2014, dissenters have been handed as much as 60-year sentences for insulting the monarchy.  Full Article 

Star Wars fans feel merchandise force

Star Wars fans feel the force of Disney merchandising as a new generation of intergalactic toys to mark the latest movie goes on sale around this planet. Grace Pascoe reports.

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