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The activists plan to stay out of university classrooms this week to protest Beijing’s plan to screen candidates for the territory’s next chief executive.
The orbital probe will study how the solar wind interacts with the red planet’s thin atmosphere.
Peshmerga forces say they are still engaged in fierce battles with Islamic State militants. The fighting has triggered a mass exodus of Kurdish refugees into Turkey.
While a U.N. agency reported about 70,000 refugees this weekend, a Turkish official says 100,000 Syrians have entered Turkey in the past week. Fighters from ISIS are closing in on the border.
Forty-three veterans of Unit 8200, Israel’s secretive surveillance organization, say they were directed to spy indiscriminately on Palestinians. Were they using intelligence gathered by the NSA?
Omar J. Gonzales, the 42-year-old man who the Secret Service says ran onto the White House grounds and entered a door Friday night, is an Army veteran who served in Iraq.
Munich kicked off this year’s Oktoberfest Saturday, beginning festivities in which the city expects to host 6 million visitors. For the first time, beer prices are above 10 euros per liter.
The people behind a vicious attack were identified as Islamist militants from Somalia, but few other details about the incident have been made public.
The People’s Climate March was timed to draw the notice of world leaders gathering for this week’s U.N. Climate Summit in New York.
It reportedly took more than an hour to get through the line around the Baltimore stadium. ESPN is reporting on what it calls “a pattern of misinformation and misdirection” by the team and the NFL.