Migrant crisis forces EU to seek answers

BRUSSELS - European Union ministers were summoned to meet in two weeks' time to seek urgent solutions to a migration crisis unprecedented in the bloc's history, as the mounting death toll on land and sea forced governments to respond.

Asian stocks set for worst monthly drop in three years on global rout 30 Aug 2015

HONG KONG - Asian shares fell on Monday and looked set for their worst monthly performance in three years after top Federal Reserve officials kept the door open for an interest rate hike in September and Chinese stock markets took a fresh tumble.

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People gather at the site of a Saudi-led air strike in Yemen's capital Sanaa August 30, 2015.  REUTERS/Khaled Abdullah

36 Yemeni civilians dead in Saudi-led air strike

SANAA - An air strike by warplanes from a Saudi-led coalition, which said it targeted a bomb-making factory, killed 36 civilians working at a bottling plant in the northern Yemeni province of Hajjah, residents said.  Full Article 

Defense Secretary Ash Carter listens to questions during a news conference at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia in this August 20, 2015 file photo. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Pentagon working to develop wearable tech

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. - The Pentagon is teaming up with Apple, Boeing, Harvard and others to develop high-tech sensory gear flexible enough to be worn by people or molded onto the outside of a jet.  Full Article 

A specialist trader is reflected in a screen at his post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, August 21, 2015. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid

Millennials hit hard by market drop

CHICAGO- As the stock market has whipsawed over the past two weeks, young workers who have all their retirement funds tied up in long-range target-date funds may have been the hardest hit.  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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