Migrants 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.

Clinton friend advised on U.S. politics, foreign policy 1:49am EDT

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

Demonstrators, who are against a constitutional amendment on decentralization, clash with police outside the parliament building in Kiev, Ukraine, August 31, 2015. REUTERS/Valentyn Ogirenko

Violence rocks Ukraine

KIEV - A national guardsman was killed and nearly 90 others protecting Ukraine's parliament were wounded by grenades hurled by protesters, the Interior Ministry said, as deputies backed reforms to give more autonomy to rebel-held areas.  Full Article | Video 

NEXTEV TCR driver Nelson Piquet of Brazil competes in the Formula E Championship race in central Moscow, Russia, June 6, 2015. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

Web entrepreneurs bet on Chinese Tesla rival

FRANKFURT/DETROIT - A group of deep-pocketed China-based internet entrepreneurs and financial investors, including Tencent and Hillhouse Capital, is backing an effort to create NextEV, a new rival to U.S. electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc.  Full Article 

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Islamic State now has its own currency

A propaganda video from Islamic State purports to show a newly minted form of coin currency for use within territory claimed by the militants.   Video 

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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