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at 06:08 on September 05, 2015, EDT.

4,000 migrants reach Austria and Germany after Hungary mobilizes bus fleet in emergency move

BUDAPEST, Hungary - Thousands of exhausted, elated migrants reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday, completing epic journeys by boat, bus, train and foot to escape war and poverty.

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at 03:39 on September 05, 2015, EDT.

Blue whale tangled in line off Southern California coast; rescuers keeping watch

RANCHO PALOS VERDES, Calif. - Rescuers say they'll hold off until Saturday on efforts to free a blue whale tangled in a fishing line off the Southern California coast.

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at 01:10 on September 05, 2015, EDT.

Bus fleet in Hungary carries defiant migrants to Austria; exhaustion, jubilation at border

BUDAPEST, Hungary - After misery, delivery.

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at 06:23 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Police seek gunman in shooting at Sacramento college that killed 1, wounded 2

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Law officers searched for a gunman after one man was shot to death and two others wounded in a parking lot at the edge of a Sacramento community college campus, officials said.

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at 19:09 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Aretha Franklin wins court order to block screening of documentary at Colorado film festival

DENVER - A federal judge is preventing The Telluride Film Festival from screening a documentary about a 1972 Aretha Franklin concert without the singer's consent.

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at 19:20 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Volcano experts travel to Kodiak to measure ash blowing over from 1912 Katmai eruption

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - The largest volcanic eruption of the 20th Century created a 40-square mile desert known as the Valley of 10,000 Smokes on the Alaska Peninsula. More than a century later, ash from the event is still creating a hazard.

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at 18:17 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Judge who freed Brady to play skips judgment of his actions in 'Deflategate,' focuses on NFL

NEW YORK, N.Y. - A judge's ruling freeing New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady to play football erased his four-game suspension but failed to address the root question of the "Deflategate" scandal: What did Brady know about a plot to deflate balls before January's AFC championship game?

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at 16:59 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Attorney for jailed clerk: Marriage licenses given to gay couples void, will appeal contempt

MOREHEAD, Ky. - A jailed Kentucky clerk asserted that marriage licenses issued without her authority Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void and "not worth the paper they are written on" because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said.

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at 14:31 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Workers charged with instigating kids' scuffles in day care 'Fight Club' plead not guilty

ELIZABETH, N.J. - Two day care workers accused of instigating scuffles among young children as part of what one compared to the movie "Fight Club" pleaded not guilty Friday to child abuse charges.

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at 16:06 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

45 United Arab Emirates troops killed in Yemen in deadliest day for the nation's military

SANAA, Yemen - Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.

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at 15:52 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Charities, humanitarian groups, large and small, provide migrants with food, aid, advice

Charities and humanitarian organizations provide critical aid to waves of migrants arriving in Europe, hungry and exhausted, or sometimes ill, after long, treacherous journeys and still hoping to reach their chosen destination in the West. From food to clothes and medical help, these groups have reached out with a human touch to weary, mostly unwelcome, travellers.

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at 15:14 on September 04, 2015, EDT.

Clinton says in interview she wasn't thinking about her email system when she joined State

WASHINGTON - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Friday her use of a private email system at the State Department wasn't the "best choice" and acknowledged she didn't "stop and think" about her email set-up when she became President Barack Obama's secretary of state in 2009.

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