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Kentucky clerks to license marriages as their boss is jailed
ASHLAND, Ky. (AP) -- A defiant county clerk went to jail Thursday for refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples, but five of her deputies...

Google has launched a music streaming service in Japan, becoming the latest tech giant to push into the world's number two music marketGoogle has launched a music streaming service in Japan, becoming the latest tech giant to push into the world's number two music market, despite mixed results among earlier arrivals. The launch, announced Thursday, came after similar services debuted in Japan this year by Apple, popular messaging app Line, and a joint venture by IT firm CyberAgent and Japanese music giant Avex Group. Japan is the world's second largest music market, estimated to be worth $2.6 billion in 2014, after the $4.8 billion US market, according to the Recording Industry Association of Japan.

Google launches music streaming service in Japan
Yahoo News
Google has launched a music streaming service in Japan, becoming the latest tech giant to push into the world's number two music market, despite ...
The Latest: Canada: Syria family didn't file refugee request
The latest Thursday on the European migrant crisis (all times GMT):...

Serena Williams during her US Open match against Kiki Bertens at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on September 2, 2015History-chasing Serena Williams tries to recover from a poor serving performance and reach the US Open fourth round Friday while Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal also seek last-16 berths. Three-time defending champion Williams has won her past 30 Grand Slam matches, completing a "Serena Slam" by taking four major titles in a row, and could add to her legend even more in the Flushing Meadows fortnight. The 33-year-old American, who faces compatriot Bethanie Mattek-Sands in a third-round night match at Arthur Ashe Stadium, could complete the first calendar Grand Slam since Steffi Graf in 1988.

Serena, Djokovic, Nadal seek US Open last 16 spots
Yahoo News
History-chasing Serena Williams tries to recover from a poor serving performance and reach the US Open fourth round Friday while Novak Djokovic and Ra...
AP PHOTOS: Searing images of past crises
The photo of a dead 3-year-old Syrian boy on a Turkish beach captures everything we don't want to see when we tap our phones or open our newspapers: a...
Leading Islamist party faces test in local Moroccan elections
Yahoo News
By Aziz El Yaakoubi IMIDER, Morocco (Reuters) - Campaigning for Friday's local elections, Moroccan lawmaker Ahmed Sakdi made sure to hammer home ...
Prosecutor: Church shooting suspect to face death penalty
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) -- The white man accused of killing nine black churchgoers in what authorities said was a racially motivated crime during Bi...
Village of 1,000 sealed off over Ebola
A Sierra Leone village of nearly 1,000 people is put under quarantine after a dead woman's body tested positive for Ebola.
Trump vows no third-party bid, will back GOP primary winner
NEW YORK (AP) -- Caving to intense Republican lobbying, presidential candidate Donald Trump ruled out the prospect of a third-party White House bi...
VIDEO: Walking through Budapest station camp
The BBC's Matthew Price in Budapest says several thousand migrants are still waiting at Budapest's international railway station in the hope of gettin...
Iran's top leader: No nuclear deal unless sanctions lifted
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- Iran's supreme leader said Thursday "there will be no deal" if world powers insist on suspending rather than lifting sanction...
VIDEO: Aunt's heartbreak over boys' death
Tima Kurdi, the aunt of a three-year-old Syrian boy, Alan Kurdi, found drowned on a beach in Turkey has told the BBC how she found out about the death...
First Draft: Donald Trump Signs Loyalty Pledge to Republican Party
New York Times
Donald J. Trump signed the Republican Party pledge demanding that it’s presidential candidates promise to forgo a third-party run if they don’t be...
VIDEO: Ceremony as bombed Thai shrine reopens
A golden statue damaged in last month's bomb attack in the Thai capital, Bangkok, is unveiled to the public in a special ceremony.
Clerk Rejects Proposal to Let Deputies Issue Marriage Licenses
New York Times
Had the clerk, Kim Davis, consented, the federal judge who ordered her jailed would have considered releasing her from custody.
Hamilton dominates with new engine
Mercedes drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg are in a league of their own in first practice at the Italian Grand Prix.
Some Nail Salon Owners in New York Push Back Against Increased Regulation
New York Times
They have begun to organize, airing their displeasure about changes to the industry and contending they are being unfairly demonized.
Drowned migrant boy buried in Syria
The bodies of drowned Syrian boy Alan Kurdi and his family are buried in the Syrian town of Kobane after being taken across the Turkish border. ...
President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala Resigns, Then Appears in Court
New York Times
After months of street protests, Mr. Pérez Molina ended up in a courtroom to hear prosecutors’ accusations that he ran a vast customs fraud scheme....
Witnessing Japan's surrender in China
My great-uncle's part in Japan's surrender to war-ravaged China

Soccer: United's 'lack of experience' wrecked De Gea deal: Perez
South Africa's Tutu discharged from hospital after treatment
U.N. demands Europe mobilize on migrants, Hungary warns of 'mass inflow'
'Snail's pace' UN climate talks enter final day
Migrants scuffle with police on Greek island of Lesbos
Britain offering 4,000 spaces for Syrian refugees: UNHCR
Germany's BASF, Russia's Gazprom revive gas asset swap
Police: Burglary suspect reveals plans with 911 'butt dial'
Ahead of Greek election, Syriza's 'lost generation' deserts Tsipras
Clean up crews to go into Mississippi River after oil spill
Soyuz with Russian, Dane, Kazakh docks at space station
Nigeria's President Buhari and Vice-President Osinbajo declare assets
Iraq's top cleric demands real steps in fighting corruption
Swedish prosecutor charges man with genocide in Rwanda
Johnny Depp wows Venice in gritty gangster tale 'Black Mass'
Up to 50 migrants feared missing at sea off Libya: IOM
Shares slide before U.S. jobs data
Lewis Hamilton on top in Italy Grand Prix practice
Global stock markets sink ahead of crucial US jobs data
EU executive confirms plan for bigger migrant relocation quotas
More than 2,000 migrants threaten to break out of Hungarian camp
UK's Cameron bows to pressure to take more Syrian refugees
Sinai peacekeeping official says force attacked in white car
United Arab Emirates says 22 of its troops killed in Yemen as part of Saudi-led coalition
Trump says he would improve Iran deal, not repudiate it
The Latest: Ireland to triple refugee intake
22 Emirati troops in Saudi-led coalition killed in Yemen
The Latest: Kentucky couple arrives to get marriage license
Eyes on office of Kentucky county clerk jailed in gay marriage dispute
Migrants break out of Hungarian camp, police give chase
Zambia's Vedanta unit sends 133 workers on forced paid leave
Deadly infections from medical scopes go unreported, raising health risks
Obama's day: The king of Saudi Arabia
Ahead of Labor Day, consider this about ground beef
Student uses Barbie Jeep to get around after DWI
Germany and Sweden Are Said to Help Make Afghan ‘Kill Decisions’
First Draft: Today in Politics: Marco Rubio and Hillary Clinton Have an Island All to Themselves
Frustration grows among refugees at Hungarian train stations
Murray 'proud' of US Open fightback
Sotheby's to sell late owner's $500m art
US mobile phone tracking curtailed
Russia sets up 'wedding police'
Four admit role in Hatton Garden raid
UAE soldiers killed by Yemen 'blast'
EU 'must accept 200,000 refugees'
Indonesia dumps plans for high-speed rail line: ambassador
South Africa's Nobel laureate Desmond Tutu leaves hospital
Father of three-year old Aylan returns to Kobane to bury family
Lawyer: Vice News journalists face deportation from Turkey
Shooting at Sacramento college kills 1, wounds 2; man sought


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