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AP Top Headlines At 9:54 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 9:54 a.m. EDT

1 - Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics
2 - 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike
3 - Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq
4 - Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops
5 - Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests
6 - Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities
7 - 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center
8 - School starts in Chicago with more safety guards
9 - Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies
10 - Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square
1 - Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security. But his objectives will be clouded by the West's inability to halt the Russian aggression in Ukraine that has stoked fears in other former Soviet republics....

9/2/2014 4:05:24 AM

2 - 6 militants killed in US Somalia strike

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said Tuesday....

9/2/2014 9:28:57 AM

3 - Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) -- An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes....

9/2/2014 4:59:35 AM

4 - Syrian rebels issue demands for captive UN troops

BEIRUT (AP) -- Al-Qaida-linked Syrian rebels holding 45 Fijian peacekeepers hostage have issued a set of demands for their release, including the extremist group's removal from a U.N. terrorist list and compensation for the killing of three of its fighters in a shootout with international troops, an official said Tuesday....

9/2/2014 8:14:38 AM

5 - Pakistan lawmakers back premier amid mass protests

ISLAMABAD (AP) -- Pakistan's lawmakers rallied behind the country's embattled prime minister Tuesday in an emergency session, even as thousands of protesters remained camped outside of parliament demanding his ouster....

9/2/2014 8:11:58 AM

6 - Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

KIEV, Ukraine (AP) -- Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists....

9/2/2014 9:15:02 AM

7 - 32 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and 10 of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said....

9/2/2014 9:54:34 AM

8 - School starts in Chicago with more safety guards

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chicago children returned to school Tuesday walking past even more guards than last year, when concerns about safety prompted the city to line the streets with 1,200 adults every day....

9/2/2014 9:22:36 AM

9 - Surrogate offers clues into man with 16 babies

BANGKOK (AP) -- When the young Thai woman saw an online ad seeking surrogate mothers, it seemed like a life-altering deal: $10,000 to help a foreign couple that wanted a child but couldn't conceive....

9/2/2014 5:54:05 AM

10 - Blackwater legacy: a faint memory of Nisoor Square

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The summer-long trial of four Blackwater security guards in the shootings of more than 30 Iraqis has been a grim retelling of lives snuffed out and the daily life-and-death decisions amid the chaos of war....

9/2/2014 7:21:35 AM


 

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