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Updated at 7:28 AM

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) " With 29 terrified students looking on, a West Virginia high school teacher managed to calm a 14-year-old student who pointed a gun at her in her classroom, giving a police chief time to arrive and convince the boy to free his peers and surrender, authorities said.

Updated at 7:26 AM

ROSZKE, Hungary (AP) " The fence being built by Hungary on the border with Serbia meant to stem the rising flow of migrants trying to reach the European Union is being proved futile, as record numbers of migrants keep entering.

Updated at 7:16 AM

PARIS (AP) " Mark Moogalian and his wife were seated facing each other on the high-speed train when he suddenly told her, "Get out, this is serious." Then, Isabelle Risacher Moogalian said, she ducked behind some seats as he lunged to grab the...

Updated at 7:07 AM

TOKYO (AP) " Asian stocks were mixed Wednesday and Shanghai's index fell despite Beijing's decision to cut a key interest rate to help stabilize gyrating financial markets and counter short liquidity.

Updated at 6:55 AM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) " An American college student who along with two friends helped stop a terror attack on a high-speed train traveling from Amsterdam to Paris returned home to California.

Updated at 6:35 AM

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) " One August day, Airida Pettersen received the news many immigrant mothers have come to dread: School representatives told the Lithuanian that child welfare officials removed her two children from the classroom and placed...

Updated at 6:31 AM

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) " Two men wearing Afghan security force uniforms opened fire Wednesday inside a military base in southern Afghanistan, killing two NATO service members before being shot dead themselves, the international force said.

Updated at 6:19 AM

DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) " Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has opened up a new media feud, taking on another popular TV news personality even as his appearances continue to draw big ratings.

Updated at 5:18 AM

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) " Massive wildfires in the West have led to poor air quality across the region, causing respiratory problems for people far from the fire lines as well as grounding firefighting aircraft.

Updated at 5:00 AM

JERUSALEM (AP) " Crowds of angry ultra-Orthodox Jewish men, wearing long beards, black and white garb and large black hats, protested in the streets of Jerusalem earlier this month against a new cinema opening its doors on the Sabbath.

Updated at 4:49 AM

UNITED NATIONS (AP) " In a move likely to upset Israel's government, the Palestinians and the Vatican are seeking to raise their flags at U.N. headquarters " just in time for Pope Francis' visit next month.

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