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Migrants stream into Austria, swept west by overwhelmed Hungary

HEGYESHALOM, Hungary/VIENNA - Thousands of exhausted migrants streamed into Austria on Saturday, bussed to the border by a Hungarian government that gave up trying to stop them as Europe’s asylum system buckled under pressure from the sheer numbers reaching its frontiers.

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Saudi Arabia satisfied with Obama's assurances on Iran deal

WASHINGTON - Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement will contribute to security and stability in the Middle East, a senior Saudi official said on Friday.

Politics, World, Saudi Arabia 04 Sep 2015

Kentucky clerk's office ends ban on same-sex marriage licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Friday after she defied a federal judge's orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions. | Video

04 Sep 2015

Clinton says 'sorry' for email confusion, says she wasn't thinking

WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Friday she was sorry that her use of a personal email account while secretary of state had caused confusion, and blamed herself for "not thinking a lot" about the matter when she took the job.

Trump, after Republican pledge, breaks from pack on Iran, gay marriage

WASHINGTON - Leading Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump showed again on Friday he will not easily be bound to party orthodoxy, breaking from many of his rival's policy stances on issues from the Iran nuclear deal to the gay marriage fight in Kentucky.

Key lawmaker opposes Iran nuclear deal in blow to Obama

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Ben Cardin said on Friday he would vote against the nuclear agreement with Iran, lessening the chances that President Barack Obama can win enough votes to avoid having to use his veto power to protect the international agreement.

04 Sep 2015