- Hungary announces migrant crackdown on the Serbia border
BRUSSELS (AP) — Hungary plans to deploy the military at its southern border with Serbia as part of a crackdown on migrants and human traffickers and blames Germany for the massive influx through its territory.
- Aunt had tried to sponsor family who drowned off Turkey
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Canada rejected a request to take in the Syrian family whose mother and two young sons drowned this week trying to get to Europe, a Canadian lawmaker said — a request that involved the 3-year-old boy who washed up on a beach in Turkey, galvanizing a worldwide debate about migration.
- 10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
- Guatemala president resigns amid corruption probe
GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina has resigned in the face of a corruption scandal that has brought his government to the brink, a spokesman said early Thursday.
- China shows off rising power in marking WWII defeat of Japan
BEIJING (AP) — With fighter jets roaring overhead, China's leader presided Thursday over a massive parade of tanks, missiles and troops that displayed growing military might, but also pledged to reduce the army by 300,000 troops in a bid to show that his country poses no expansionist threat.
- Iran deal will survive in Congress despite GOP opposition
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Iran nuclear deal strongly backed by President Barack Obama and just as ardently opposed by the GOP is now on track to get through Congress.
- Big cities scramble to be prepared for an oil train disaster
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They rumble past schools, homes and businesses in dozens of cities around the country — 100-car trains loaded with crude oil from the Upper Midwest.
- Judge, clerk in marriage case dealt with nepotism charges
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis and the judge that will decide her fate have at least one thing in common: They both had to deal with questions of nepotism when they got their jobs.
- Police: Hunt won't stop for suspects in officer's death
FOX LAKE, Ill. (AP) — Authorities have broadened the hunt for three suspects wanted in the fatal shooting of a popular northern Illinois police officer, even as they acknowledge there's little information to go on.
- Labor Day flying: behind the scenes at a very busy airport
DALLAS (AP) — More than 14.2 million people are expected to fly over the seven days surrounding the Labor Day holiday, a 3 percent increase from last year, according to Airlines for America, the industry's trade and lobbying group.
- Feeling 'tight,' Serena Williams moves forward in Slam bid
NEW YORK (AP) — The enormity of what is at stake for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open — the first true Grand Slam in tennis in more than a quarter of a century — hit her Wednesday.
- Hewitt, in final US Open, not relishing match vs countryman
NEW YORK (AP) — Lleyton Hewitt cheered from the stands Tuesday night as one young Australian took the court in the U.S. Open.
- Los Angeles mayor pitches 2024 Olympic bid to IOC president
LONDON (AP) — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and U.S. Olympic officials have wasted no time in taking their bid for the 2024 Games to IOC headquarters.
- Zayat: American Pharoah's future to be announced soon
NEW YORK (AP) — Decision day may be at hand for Triple Crown winner American Pharoah.
- Report: Ohio State QB Jones taken to hospital for headache
Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones was taken to the hospital because of a headache, his mother told The Toledo Blade.