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Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: September 1, 2015

Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot to Lesia Tsurenko, of Ukraine, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Lucie Safarova, of the Czech Republic, returns a shot to Lesia Tsurenko, of Ukraine, during the first round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

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  • A masked kurdish militant holds a molotov cocktails in front of a barricade during clashes with Turkish police on Aug. 27,2015, in the Gazi district of Istanbul. Five people, including two children and a soldier, were killed in clashes between Kurdish militants and security forces in Turkey's restive Kurdish-majority southeast on Aug. 27, 2015, local officials and the army said. (OZAN KOSE/AFP/Getty Images)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 27, 2015

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  • Syrian migrants arrive on a ferry carrying about 2,500 migrants from the Greek islands to the main port of Piraeus on Aug. 26, 2015 in Athens, Greece. Greece has been overwhelmed this year by record numbers of migrants arriving on its eastern Aegean islands, with more than 160,000 arriving since January. (Milos Bicanski/Getty Images)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 26, 2015

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  • In this Friday, Dec. 13, 2013, file photo, the Western Wall and the Dome of the Rock, some of the holiest sites for for Jews and Muslims, are covered in snow in Jerusalem. Throughout the centuries, invaders, religious fanatics and colonizers have intentionally targeted works of art, houses of worship and other pieces of heritage. (AP Photo/Dusan Vranic, File)

    In Islamic State War, Like Others, Heritage Always a Target

    CAIRO—A nearly 2,000-year-old temple in the Syrian city of Palmyra this week was the latest victim in the Islamic State group’s campaign of destruction of... Read more

  • Colombians deported from Venezuela return for their belongings and carry them across the Tachira River, border between the two countries, to Cucuta, in the Colombian North of Santander Department, on Aug. 25, 2015. Over a thousand Colombians "who did not have any type of identification" had been deported since Friday, according to the governor of the Venezuelan state of Tachira, Jose Gregorio Vielma. On Aug. 21 Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro indefinitely closed his country's border with Colombia and declared a state of emergency in part of the frontier region following an attack on Wednesday that wounded four people. (LUIS ACOSTA/AFP/Getty Images)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 25, 2015

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  • Two F-16 Fighting Falcons from the 31st Fighter Wing, Aviano Air Base, Italy, fly over Europe on March 20, 2015.  (U.S. Air Force photo/Senior Airman Christine Griffiths)

    Turkey, US Conclude Talks on Anti-ISIS Operation Plan

    ANKARA, Turkey—Turkish and U.S. officials have concluded “technical talks” over their cooperation on operations against the ISIS group, Turkey’s foreign minister said Tuesday. Minister Mevlut... Read more

  • Ukrainian servicemen take part in a military parade in Kiev on August 24, 2015 to celebrate Independence Day, 24 years since Ukraine gained independence from the Soviet Union. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia of this week sending three military convoys over the border into the separatist-controlled east with a total of up to 500 tanks, 400 artillery systems and up to 950 military armoured vehicles to pro-Russian rebels, although he did not specify the time period for these deliveries. AFP PHOTO/ SERGEI SUPINSKY (Photo credit should read SERGEI SUPINSKY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 24, 2015

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  • From left : French President, Francois Hollande, U.S. National Guardsman from Roseburg, Oregon, Alek Skarlatos, U.S. Ambassador to France Jane D. Hartley, U.S. Airman Spencer Stone and Anthony Sadler, a senior at Sacramento University in California, pose for photographers as they leave the Elysee Palace in Paris, France, after being awarded with the French Legion of Honor by French President, Francois Hollande, Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Kamil Zihnioglu)

    Americans, Briton Who Thwarted Attack Get France’s Top Honor

    PARIS—The president of France pinned his country’s highest award, the Legion d’Honneur, on three Americans and a Briton on Monday, saying they “gave a lesson... Read more

  • Lebanese protesters clash with riot police following a demonstration, organized by "You Stink" campaign, to protest against the ongoing country's trash crisis on Aug. 23, 2015 in the capital Beirut. At least 20 people were injured Sunday in Beirut during a second day of clashes between police and protesters angry about the Lebanese government's failure to remove rubbish from streets, medics said. (AFP/Getty Images)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 23, 2015

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  • A migrant man holding a boy react as they are stuck between Macedonian riot police officers and migrants during a clash near the border train station of Idomeni, northern Greece, as they wait to be allowed by the Macedonian police to cross the border from Greece to Macedonia, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015. Macedonian special police forces have fired stun grenades to disperse thousands of migrants stuck on a no-man's land with Greece, a day after Macedonia declared a state of emergency on its borders to deal with a massive influx of migrants heading north to Europe. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

    Your Evening News Brief in Pictures: August 21, 2015

    Best news photos of the day from around the world. Learn what’s going on in the fastest, most straightforward way through the lens of news... Read more

  • Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif attends a meeting with his Russian counterpart in Moscow on Aug. 17, 2015. (Kirill Kudryavtsev/AFP/Getty Images)

    Iranian, Russian Ministers Present United Front on Syria

    MOSCOW—The foreign ministers of Russia and Iran said after talks in Moscow that their two countries have a united position on Syria, with both diplomats... Read more

  • The aftermath of the atom bomb in Hiroshima, 1945. (Public domain)

    Past and Present Dangers of Atomic Weapons

    The basic murder victim of war is the truth. Thereafter, the morticians of public policy proceed to embalm human reasoning. It is a militant aggression... Read more

  • The smoking remains of the explosion in China's Tianjin municipality Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015.  (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    More Questions Raised as China Blast Zone Blocked Over Contamination Fear

    TIANJIN, China—Authorities pulled more bodies from a massive blast site in the Chinese port of Tianjin, pushing the death toll to 112 on Sunday as... Read more

  • In this photo provided by the U.S. Navy, a girl presents a white chrysanthemum flower during a ceremony marking the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II, Aug. 14, 2015, in Pearl Harbor, Hawaii. (Johans Chavarro/Navy via AP)

    US, Japanese Cities Mark WWII End at Pearl Harbor Ceremony

    PEARL HARBOR, Hawaii— Japanese and U.S. cities, together with the U.S. Navy, on Friday marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II... Read more

  • In this combination of Aug. 12, 2015, images taken from video provided by Dan Van Duren a warehouse explodes in Tianjin, China, as filmed from a nearby residential building. Tianjin is the world's 10th largest port.  (Dan Van Duren via AP)

    China Blast Zone Evacuated Over Contamination Fear; 104 Dead

    TIANJIN, China— New small explosions rocked a disaster zone in the Chinese port of Tianjin on Saturday as teams scrambled to clear dangerous chemical contamination... Read more

  • A man walks along the ledge of a building after hanging two giant Cuban flags, next to the US embassy, in Havana, Cuba, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)

    Cuba Dissidents Won’t Attend US Embassy Event

    WASHINGTON—The Obama administration doesn’t plan to invite Cuban dissidents to Secretary of State John Kerry’s historic flag-raising at the U.S. Embassy in Havana on Friday,... Read more

  • Greek Finance Minister Euclid Tsakalotos arrives for a meeting with senior negotiators at a hotel in Athens on July 31, 2015. Greece has essentially concluded its bailout talks with its creditors, with just a few details remaining for the deal to be formally clinched, Greek officials said Tuesday, Aug. 11. (Giannis Kotsiaris/InTime News via AP)

    Greece Agrees on Broad Terms of New Bailout Package

    ATHENS, Greece— Greece has agreed on the broad terms of a new three-year bailout package with international creditors, with only a few details left to... Read more


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