WASHINGTON - U.S. job growth slowed in August, but the unemployment rate dropped to a near 7-1/2-year low and wages accelerated, keeping alive prospects of a Federal Reserve interest rate hike later this month. | Video
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GUATEMALA CITY - In a series of meetings that began early this year, the U.S. government pressured Guatemala's then-President Otto Perez to rid his administration of corrupt officials and to renew the mandate of a U.N. Commission charged with investigating corruption in Guatemala, according to officials with direct knowledge of the talks.
MOSCOW - Eight policemen were killed in Tajikistan on Friday in attacks the authorities in the Central Asian nation blamed on gunmen loyal to the country's own deputy defense minister.
MOREHEAD, Ky. - A county clerk's office in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to two gay couples on Friday morning after defying a U.S. district judge's orders for months. | Video
BEIJING - China's military reforms will be difficult and risky as they require a fundamental change in thinking and could affect special interest groups, the armed forces official paper said on Friday following the announcement of a 300,000 troop cut.
BEIJING - Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday lauded the contribution of the Czech people during World War Two in a meeting with the country's head of state, the only Western leader to attend a massive military parade in Beijing this week.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. - One student was killed and two others injured after a fistfight at a Sacramento community college escalated into a shooting, a school official and police said, but classes were to be held as normal on Friday. | Video
BANGKOK - Forensic tests on two suspects have failed to find a link to the site of Thailand's deadliest bomb attack, police said on Friday, dealing a blow to the investigation. | Video