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  • Austria death truck suspects tell court they are innocent

    One of four suspects (R) is led by a Hungarian police official into the Kecskemet courtroom on August 29, 2015Kecskemét (Hungary) (AFP) - Four suspected human traffickers said they were innocent as they appeared in a Hungarian court over the decomposing bodies of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria, marking a sickening new low in Europe's migrant crisis. Europe is struggling to find a coherent approach as its governments face a record influx of hundreds of thousands of refugees fleeing conflict in the Middle East and Africa. Police said the victims, believed to be mainly refugees fleeing the war in Syria, may have been dead for up to two days.


  • Fan dies after fall from upper deck at Atlanta Braves game

    Rescue workers carry an injured fan from the stands at Turner Field during a baseball game between Atlanta Braves and New York Yankees, Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, in Atlanta. The fan fell from the upper deck into the lower-level stands and was given emergency medical treatment before being taken to a hospital. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta police say a fan has died after falling from the upper deck at Turner Field during a game between the Braves and New York Yankees.


  • Falcons announce 5-year contract extension for Julio Jones

    FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones (11) watches from the sidelines during the second half of an NFL football preseason game against the Tennessee Titans in Atlanta. As his agent negotiates a new contract with the Falcons, two-time Pro Bowl receiver Julio Jones goes about his business as if nothing has changed. (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Falcons agreed to a $71.25 million, five-year contract extension with Julio Jones on Saturday that compares favorably with recent deals paid to other top wide receivers.


  • Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice

    Keen Ice (7), with Javier Castellano, moves past Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with Victor Espinoza, to win the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The day after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, trainer Bob Baffert already was leery of Saratoga in the summer.


  • Tropical storm Erika drenches parched Cuba

    Haitians walk in the mud on Route Nationale 1 while a machine cleans the road after a mudslide caused by the rains from Tropical Storm Erika in Montrouis, Haiti, on August 29, 2015Tropical storm Erika broke up as it raked across Cuba, drenching the drought-parched island in heavy rain after killing at least 20 people on the Caribbean island of Dominica. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center later called off all coastal watches and warnings and said the storm had "dissipated" -- a relief for a dozen Caribbean island nations stalked in recent days by Erika. The storm dumped heavy rains on the Dominican Republic and Haiti in recent days, but its deadliest impact was on the tiny island nation of Dominica, which is still recovering from the assault and where the death toll could yet climb.