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UN: Satellite images show Temple of Bel in Syria "destroyed"

DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — A satellite image on Monday shows that the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Syrian city of Palmyra has been destroyed, a United Nations agency said. The image was taken a day after a massive explosion was set off near the 2,000-year-old temple in the city occupied by Islamic State militants.

Aug. 31, 2015 10:55 PM EDT

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without climate action

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a historic visit to Alaska.

Aug. 31, 2015 10:33 PM EDT


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Aug. 31, 2015 11:42 PM EDT

Fred was easternmost hurricane to form in Atlantic tropics

MIAMI (AP) — Weather forecasters say Fred was the easternmost hurricane known to have formed in the Atlantic tropics, and the first to actually pass over the Cape Verde Islands as a hurricane.

Aug. 31, 2015 11:41 PM EDT

Fred weakens to a tropical storm as it passes over Cape Verde Islands

MIAMI (AP) — Fred weakens to a tropical storm as it passes over Cape Verde Islands.

Aug. 31, 2015 11:40 PM EDT

Column: Scott Dixon a fitting champ as IndyCar grieves
Aug. 31, 2015 11:30 PM EDT

Asian shares fall on bleak China manufacturing data
Aug. 31, 2015 11:29 PM EDT

Baseball Capsules

BOSTON (AP) — David Ortiz hit his 495th home run and Jackie Bradley Jr. had three hits and threw out a runner at the plate to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 4-3 victory over the New York Yankees on Monday night.

Aug. 31, 2015 11:23 PM EDT

Pope Francis asks bullied Chicago girl to sing for him

NEW YORK (AP) — Pope Francis, speaking Monday from Rome via satellite to people in three American cities, asked a teenage girl to sing for him as he sought prayers for his upcoming trip to the United States.

Aug. 31, 2015 11:12 PM EDT

AP Source: Coastal Carolina to join Sun Belt, move up to FBS

Coastal Carolina will become the 12th member of the Sun Belt conference next year and transition to the top tier of college football, a person directly involved in the decision told The Associated Press on Monday night.

Aug. 31, 2015 11:12 PM EDT

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