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  • Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Syrian rebels attack peacekeepers in Golan Heights

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:22 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:22:59 GMT
    Australia's foreign minister has criticized the detention of 44 Fijian peacekeepers by Syrian rebels and is calling for their unconditional release.
    Clashes erupted between al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels and U.N. peacekeepers in the Golan Heights on Saturday after the militants surrounded their encampment, activists and officials said, as the international organization...
  • Iran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion'

    Iran president condemns US sanctions 'invasion'

    Saturday, August 30 2014 8:00 AM EDT2014-08-30 12:00:00 GMT
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has called Western sanctions an "invasion" after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.
    Iran's President Hassan Rouhani called Western sanctions an "invasion" on Saturday after Washington imposed penalties on 25 businesses, banks and individuals.
  • EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    EU to slap new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

    Saturday, August 30 2014 7:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 11:30:46 GMT
    Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.
    A top European Union official said Saturday that the 28-nation bloc is set to decide new sanctions against Russia as Ukraine's president warned the conflict with Moscow threatens peace and stability for Europe as a whole.
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  • USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

    USDA seizes more than 1,200 illegal giant snails

    Saturday, August 30 2014 5:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 09:01:03 GMT
    The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.
    The giant African snail damages buildings, destroys crops and can cause meningitis in humans. But some people still want to collect, and even eat, the slimy invaders.
  • California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    California appeals teacher tenure ruling

    Saturday, August 30 2014 2:30 AM EDT2014-08-30 06:30:45 GMT
    California Gov. Jerry Brown has filed an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for the state's teachers.
    Gov. Jerry Brown appealed a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for California's teachers, setting himself apart from leaders in some other states who have fought to end such protections or...
  • Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Judge finds Texas abortion rules unconstitutional

    Saturday, August 30 2014 1:12 AM EDT2014-08-30 05:12:50 GMT
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than...
    Tough new Texas abortion restrictions are on hold after a federal judge found Republican-led efforts to hold abortion clinics to hospital-level operating standards unconstitutional in a ruling that spares more than a dozen...