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at 17:30 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Dean Jones, boyish star of 'Love Bug' and other Disney films, dies at age 84
LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Dean Jones, whose boyish good looks and all-American manner made him Disney's favourite young actor for such lighthearted films as "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug," died of Parkinson's disease in Los Angeles on Sept. 1. He was 84.
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at 19:54 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
The Latest: Protesters gather to demand justice for Gray, others they say victimized by police
BALTIMORE - The latest on the first court hearing for six Baltimore police officers who are charged in the death of Freddie Gray, a black man who died a week after suffering a spinal cord injury in custody (all times local):
at 17:45 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Tensions build at Budapest's urban refugee camp as migrants face hostility, plot their escape
BUDAPEST, Hungary - Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutching migrants from travelling deeper into Europe.
at 16:24 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Kentucky clerk's defiance on same-sex marriage is a test for Republican rivals, who are split
ATLANTA - The Kentucky clerk who is defying a federal court order to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is putting Republican presidential contenders on the spot as they try to mollify social conservatives without alienating the majority of Americans who support gay marriage.
at 15:47 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Masked men in uniforms kidnap 18 Turkish construction workers in Iraqi capital, Baghdad
BAGHDAD - Masked men in military uniforms kidnapped 18 Turkish citizens in Baghdad early Wednesday, bundling them into several SUVs and speeding away in a brazen operation that laid bare serious security gaps in the heavily defended city.
at 05:33 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
American tells Jimmy Fallon he and friends on French train charged gunman and 'beat him down'
NEW YORK, N.Y. - A California man who was one of three Americans who helped subdue a gunman on a high-speed train travelling to Paris says he couldn't have picked better people to be with that day.
at 05:30 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Eurostar train turned back amid disruptions around France's Calais, reported migrant action
PARIS - Hundreds of Eurostar train passengers trying to travel under the English Channel were stranded in France after migrants climbed on tracks overnight in the port city of Calais, officials said.
at 10:14 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
China showing off huge trove of new military gear at parade; missiles to be closely watched
BEIJING, China - When China rolls out its latest armaments Thursday for a lavish parade commemorating the defeat of Japan in World War II, defence experts and foreign armies will be watching closely for any revelations about new military capabilities.
at 09:36 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Thai police say suspect acknowledges being in area of Bangkok bombing, but denies involvement
BANGKOK - Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues pointed increasingly to a link with the trafficking of a minority ethnic group from China via Thailand.
at 07:41 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Blaze in Paris apartment building leaves 8 dead, including 2 children
PARIS - Eight people died in an apartment fire early Wednesday at the foot of Paris' famed Montmartre hill, and police detained a man amid suspicions that it was started intentionally, officials said. Some died leaping out of windows to flee what appeared to be the deadliest blaze in the French capital in a decade.
at 01:34 on September 02, 2015, EDT.
Soyuz craft carrying Russian, Dane and Kazakh blasts off for International Space Station
BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan - A Soyuz spacecraft carrying a Russian, a Dane and a Kazakh blasted off on Wednesday for a two-day trip to the International Space Station.
at 12:57 on September 01, 2015, EDT.
Donald Trump among next week's scheduled guests on 'The Tonight Show'
NEW YORK, N.Y. - Donald Trump is returning to NBC.
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