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Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

Rio head vows to introduce viral testing in Olympic waters

| September 1, 2015

Olympic organizers have promised to introduce viral testing in the polluted waters in Rio de Janeiro

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Key Democrat: Senate will uphold Obama on Iran nuke deal

Key Democrat: Senate will uphold Obama on Iran nuke deal

| September 1, 2015

A key Democrat is predicting there will be enough votes in the Senate by week’s end to uphold President Barack Obama’s veto of a resolution disapproving the Iran nuclear deal.

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Hungary could send thousands of troops to the border

Hungary could send thousands of troops to the border

| September 1, 2015

Hungary’s defense minister says up to 3,500 soldiers could be sent to the southern border

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NY court refuses to hear appeals in chimp ‘personhood’ case

NY court refuses to hear appeals in chimp ‘personhood’ case

| September 1, 2015

An animal rights group seeking “legal personhood” for chimpanzees won’t get a hearing in New York’s highest court.

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Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood in lawsuit

Justice Department sides with Planned Parenthood in lawsuit

| September 1, 2015

The U.S. Justice Department is telling a federal judge that Gov. Bobby Jindal’s decision to oust Planned Parenthood from Louisiana’s Medicaid program appears to violate federal law.

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Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

Former Jared Foundation chief to plead guilty

| September 1, 2015

An attorney says the former director of a foundation created by ex-Subway spokesman Jared Fogle will plead guilty to child pornography charges.

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Manhunt under way after officer shot

Manhunt under way after officer shot

| September 1, 2015

Police in northern Illinois say a manhunt is under way after an officer was shot.

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UNESCO chief: IS destruction of Syrian temple ‘intolerable’

UNESCO chief: IS destruction of Syrian temple ‘intolerable’

| September 1, 2015

The head of the U.N. cultural agency says Islamic State militants in Syria committed an “intolerable crime against civilization” by destroying the Temple of Bel.

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UPDATE: Clerk called to hearing over marriage licenses

UPDATE: Clerk called to hearing over marriage licenses

| September 1, 2015

THE LATEST: An attorney says the Kentucky clerk who won’t issue marriage licenses and all her deputy clerks have been called for a federal court hearing Thursday morning.

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