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In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, local residents stand near the building where they live after a shelling in Donetsk, eastern Ukraine. Two columns of Russian tanks and military vehicles fired Grad missiles at a border post in southeastern Ukraine, then rolled into the country Thursday as Ukraine's overmatched border guards fled, a top Ukrainian official said. (AP Photo/Antoine E.R. Delaunay)It's time to call Russia-Ukraine conflict a "war," Moscow actions an "invasion," Dem says.


2014-08-28 13:51:51 -0600

Forensic team members work near the place where a body was found next to Ein KaremIsraeli police said on Thursday they had found the body of a 23-year-old American student who went missing last week near a forest in Jerusalem and that they did not suspect a criminal motive. Aaron Sofer, a Jewish seminary student from New Jersey, vanished last Friday while walking in woods not far from the Yad Vashem Holocaust museum in Jerusalem. His body was found earlier on Thursday. "Following a forensic examination, the body ... was identified as that of missing person Aaron Sofer.


2014-08-28 16:02:18 -0600

Tony Stewart is expected to return to Sprint Cup competition Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, ending a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race.


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