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Black Lives Matter protesters agitate at the front gate of the Minnesota State Fair during a protest Saturday. Some fear the protest movement may be promoting violence against police that contributed to a Houston deputy's slaying by a black man Friday. (Star Tribune via Associated Press)

Police want Obama to cool rhetoric blamed for violence

- The Washington Times

Law enforcement officials are frustrated by the Obama administration’s failure to address the “anti-cop” rhetoric coming from the Black Lives Matter movement, and some fear it’s promoting a climate of violence against police officers that may have contributed to Friday’s fatal ambush of a Houston sheriff’s deputy.

This Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, satellite image provided by UNITAR-UNOSAT shows damage to the main building of the ancient Temple of Bel in the Palmyra, Syria. The main building 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. (UrtheCast, UNITAR-UNOSAT via AP)

Temple of Bel in Syria ‘destroyed,’ satellite images show

- Associated Press

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.

In this photo taken Aug. 27, 2015, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Cleveland. The State Department is expected to release roughly 7,000 pages of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails later Monday, including about 150 that have been censored because they contain information that has now been deemed classified.  (AP Photo/David Richard)

Classified data grows in Clinton emails

- The Washington Times

The Obama administration is increasingly finding classified information in former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton emails, declaring secret material in nearly 3 percent of the new batch of emails released late Monday night.

Thai prime minister says main suspect in bombing arrested

- Associated Press

Thailand’s prime minister said Tuesday that authorities have arrested a man they believe is the main suspect in a bombing at a shrine in central Bangkok two weeks ago that killed 20 people.

Police officers give medical aid to a colleague after a grenade blast during a clash between protesters and police after vote to give greater powers to the east, outside the Parliament, Kiev, Ukraine, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Vladimir Donsov)

Grenade in Ukraine explodes, killing one officer; 100 injured in clashes

- Associated Press

A grenade exploded outside Ukraine’s parliament during a nationalist protest against a vote to give greater powers to separatist regions in the east, killing one police officer, the interior ministry said. About 100 other officers were injured in the clashes, 10 of them seriously.

This image released Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, by the National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) shows a sketch of an unidentified man who police say was living in the second apartment which was raided by authorities in Min Buri, in Bangkok's outskirts, and where police found fertilizer, gun powder, digital clocks and remote-controlled cars whose parts can be used for detonation. (National Council for Peace and Order via AP)

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

- Associated Press

Thai police issued two new arrest warrants and released images Monday of more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality, in the widening investigation into Bangkok’s deadly bombing two weeks ago.

Syrian President Bashar Assad continues to be a thorn in U.S.-Russia talks for peace in the Middle East as the U.S. backs Mr. Assad while Russia supports nearby Iran against him. (Associated Press)

Syrian peace may hinge on Moscow’s game plan

- The Washington Times

Moscow is increasingly emerging as a center of diplomacy on Syria’s four-year-old civil war, with the Obama administration sending a key emissary to the Russian capital to discuss the conflict on Friday, following recent visits by high-level Saudi, Jordanian and Iranian officials — as well as key members of the Syrian political opposition.

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China parade draws Putin, but few other major world leaders

- Associated Press

Russian leader Vladimir Putin, South Korean President Park Geun-hye and U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon shine at the top of China's guest list at this week's grand commemorations of the 70th anniversary of Japan's defeat in World War II. After them, the wattage gets pretty low.

A boy flashes a victory sign as he arrives with other refugees in a train from Budapest at the main train station in the Austrian capital Vienna Monday, Aug. 31, 2015. (AP Photo/Christian Bruna)

EU struggles for answers as migrant influx raises tensions

- Associated Press

French and German leaders reminded other European countries Monday of their shared responsibility toward refugees, as one official blamed harsh government policy for the deaths of dozens of migrants crammed into a truck.

Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro dances with first lady Cilia Flores during a rally to support the closing of the Colombian border, in Caracas, Venezuela, Friday, Aug. 28, 2015. President Maduro announced that he would extend the week-old partial closure of the border with Colombia to more cities and send additional troops to the area, doubling down on a policy has drawn rebuke by Colombian leaders. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)

Venezuelan leader says Colombia plotting his assassination

- Associated Press

Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Monday accused Colombia's government of giving its consent to a plan to assassinate him as both countries try to rally regional support in a border dispute exacerbating tensions between the two neighbors.

FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2012, file photo, airplanes perform a loop at sunset to kick off the Great State of Maine Air Show at the former Brunswick Naval Air Station in Brunswick, Maine. The show is returning for the first time since getting grounded by federal budget cuts, and advance ticket sales indicate it's going to be a big draw from across the region. (AP Photo/David Sharp, File)

Great State of Maine Air Show returns after 3-year hiatus

- Associated Press

The Great State of Maine Air Show is returning for the first time since getting grounded by federal budget cuts, and advance ticket sales indicate it's going to be a big draw from across the region.

Large call center for veterans to open in Jefferson

Associated Press

State officials say an Arizona-based health-care company has picked Jefferson Parish as the location for a multi-regional call center for its work contacting veterans in need of care.

Legal experts see no criminal trouble for Clinton thus far

- Associated Press

Experts in government secrecy law see almost no possibility of criminal action against Hillary Clinton or her top aides in connection with now-classified information sent over unsecure email while she was secretary of state, based on the public evidence thus far.

NM auditor questions spending under former border sheriff

- Associated Press

A lack of internal controls and oversight in the Dona Ana County Sheriff's Office allowed several officers to alter their hours and claim more than $130,000 in overtime pay from federal funds that were intended for fighting crime along the U.S.-Mexico border, according to a state audit.

Report: Colombia collecting bulk data without warrants

- Associated Press

Intelligence agencies in Colombia have been building robust tools to automatically collect vast amounts of data without judicial warrants and in defiance of a pledge to better protect privacy following a series of domestic spying scandals, according to a new report by Privacy International.

Energy chief: US has ability to monitor Iran nuclear program

- Associated Press

The U.S. Energy Department has extensive technical expertise that will help verify whether Iran is complying with its commitment to limit its nuclear program under an international agreement, the U.S. energy secretary said Monday in Colorado.