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East Timor, Australia open talks on maritime border dispute

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:40am

East Timor and Australia have begun conciliation talks in their bitter legal battle to set a permanent maritime boundary that will carve up billions of dollars in oil and gas reserves underneath the seabed.

Austria flights resume in Vienna after day of disruption

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:40am

Airline officials say technical problems that left hundreds of passengers stranded at Vienna's airport over the weekend have been resolved and flights are operating normally.

EU trade negotiator plays down reports of EU-US pact failure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:10am

The European Union's lead negotiator in trade talks with the United States is downplaying an assertion from the German economy minister that negotiations on the proposed pact have failed.

Global stocks lower, except for Tokyo, on Yellen speech

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:00am

Most global stocks slipped Monday on remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve late last week that the case has strengthened for raising interest rates, but the Tokyo market was an exception and gained on prospects for a strong dollar.

Drones meet drought in skies of storied California farmland

Scott Smith, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 2:00am

A drone whirred to life in a cloud of dust, then shot hundreds of feet skyward for a bird's-eye view of a vast tomato field in California's Central Valley, the nation's most productive farming region.

A $400 million cash payment to Iran has little precedent

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:50am

A $400 million cash delivery to Iran to repay a decades-old arbitration claim may be unprecedented in recent U.S. history, according to legal experts and diplomatic historians, raising further questions about a payment timed to help free four American prisoners in Iran.

Kim Dotcom wants to livestream legal fight against the US

Nick Perry, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:30am

Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom wants to livestream his legal battle against the United States on YouTube.

Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:20am

With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment.

Clinton hits Trump by recalling her father's business

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:10am

Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad.

Boston duck boat fails to clear overpass, damages roof

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 12:00am

Part of the roof of a Boston duck boat was torn off after a driver failed to clear a bridge while out on a tour in the city.

Beyonce proves she's in a lane of her own at MTV VMAs

Mesfin Fekadu, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 11:40pm

Beyonce proved once again she is the contemporary rock star, and she used the MTV Video Music Awards stage to showcase her skills and outshine her peers, from Rihanna to Britney Spears.

AP Explains: Brazil's president under impeachment trial

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:41pm

The impeachment fight in Brazil over whether to permanently remove President Dilma Rousseff from office is about more than the charges that she mismanaged the federal budget. The Associated Press explains how it got to this point and how the trial is playing out:

GOP presidential nominee Trump plans major ad buy Monday

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:40pm

Donald Trump's campaign is planning its biggest ad buy to date — upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so.

Brazil's Rousseff to address Senate in trial over her future

Mauricio Savarese, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:12pm

Fighting to save her job, suspended President Dilma Rousseff addresses the Senate on Monday in a showdown pitting accusations that the she hurt Brazil's economy with budget manipulations against her argument that she did nothing wrong and is being targeted by corrupt lawmakers.

Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 9:50pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally.

Asian stocks lower, except for Tokyo, on Yellen speech

Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 8:20pm

Most Asian stocks slipped Monday on remarks from the U.S. Federal Reserve late last week that the case has strengthened for raising interest rates, but the Tokyo market was an exception and gained on prospects for a strong dollar.

'Don't Breathe' scores, ousts 'Suicide Squad' at box office

Lindsey Bahr, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 4:04pm

The horror movie "Don't Breathe" has reason to let out a big sigh of relief. Audiences turned out in droves for the late summer thriller, which brought in $26.1 million, according to studio estimates released Sunday.

2 United pilots suspected of being drunk arrested in Glasgow

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 2:30pm

Two United Airlines pilots who have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States will appear in a Scottish court Monday, police said.

A guide to Florida's primary election

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 1:10pm

Florida voters will go to the polls Tuesday and select the nominees for U.S. Senate, decide whether to amend the state constitution to give a property tax break to promote solar energy and have a say in who should represent them in the U.S. House. Here's a look at the races and issues facing Florida on Election Day.

AP Explains: Brazil's president under impeachment trial

Adriana Gomez Licon, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 12:51pm

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff will have her first chance to defend herself in Congress on Monday as an impeachment process enters its final stages. Rousseff's speech and cross-examination in the Senate is expected to be the highlight of a trial that could permanently oust her on charges she mismanaged the federal budget. The fight for Brazil's leadership is about more than fiscal laws. The Associated Press explains how it got to this point and how the trial is playing out: