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Marijuana charges against Steelers Bell, Blount

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Police have filed marijuana possession charges against Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell and LeGarrette Blount following a traffic stop.

Serbia says it won't impose sanctions on Russia

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Despite pressure from the European Union, Serbia will not impose sanctions against Russia or curb its food exports to that country, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday.

Bond hearing set for accused Tulsa officer

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend earlier this month is set to ask a judge that he be released on bond.

Police: Couple wanted 2 Amish girls for slaves

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A northern New York couple kidnapped two Amish sisters from their family farm stand and planned to turn them into slaves, but released them after becoming frightened by news reports, an investigator said.

SpaceX gets 10-year tax exemption for Texas site

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Cameron County commissioners have agreed to waive 10 years of county taxes as part of an agreement bringing the world's first commercial site for orbital rocket launches to the southernmost tip of Texas.

Russian ban on Polish apples sparks cider debate

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Poland's Economy Ministry wants the nation of beer and vodka lovers to drink more cider.

Pakistan cricket hero's party quits parliament

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

The party of Pakistan's famed cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan, who has led a week of anti-government protests in the capital, resigned from parliament on Friday in its latest bid to drive Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif from power over alleged election fraud.

Dempsey hits Islamic militant 'end-of-days' vision

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

America's top-ranked military officer says the surging Islamic State group has an "apocalyptic, end-of-days strategic vision" in the Middle East and cannot be defeated unless the United States and a coalition of partners confront it head-on in Syria.

Kenya: Man says he is wanted Somali terror suspect

| |Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

A Somali man in Kenyan police custody has admitted that he is Hassan Hanafi, who is wanted in Somalia for the killing of journalists, a senior Kenya police official said Friday.

Germany backpedals on claim Qatar funds extremists

|Friday, Aug. 22, 2014

Germany is seeking to calm a diplomatic spat with Qatar after the Gulf nation took umbrage at a German official's claim that it is funding the extremist Islamic State group.