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at 00:01 on September 01, 2015, EDT.

Forest Whitaker urges lawmakers to speak out to help child soldiers, gang members and orphans

Oscar-winning actor and U.N. goodwill ambassador Forest Whitaker urged world lawmakers on Monday to speak out to help former child soldiers in Uganda, South Sudan and Myanmar, gang members in Mexico and the United States, and orphans in Syria and other countries.

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at 23:43 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

3,000 Philly Naked Bike Ride participants cruise through couple's wedding day photo shoot

PHILADELPHIA - Here comes the bride all dressed in white. And, don't look now, but here come thousands of bicyclists not dressed in anything.

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at 23:42 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Fred was easternmost hurricane to form in tropics of Atlantic, weakens to a tropical storm

MIAMI - Weather forecasters say Fred was the easternmost hurricane known to have formed in the Atlantic tropics, and the first to actually pass over the Cape Verde Islands as a hurricane.

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at 23:32 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without action on climate change by US, other countries

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Submerged countries, abandoned cities and floods of refugees await the world barring urgent action on climate change, President Barack Obama warned Monday, painting a doomsday scenario as he opened a visit to Alaska.

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at 22:56 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

UN: Satellite image shows main building, columns of Palmyra's Temple of Bel "destroyed"

DAMASCUS, Syria - 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.

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at 22:51 on August 31, 2015, EDT.

Self-help guru Wayne W. Dyer dead at 75; wrote 'Your Erroneous Zones,' other bestsellers

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - Wayne W. Dyer, who became the pied piper of the self-help movement with the 1976 publication of his runaway bestseller, "Your Erroneous Zones: Step-By-Step Advice for Escaping the Trap of Negative Thinking and Taking Control of Your Life," has died at age 75.

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01.09.2015

Forest Whitaker urges lawmakers to speak out to help child soldiers, gang members and orphans

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31.08.2015

3,000 Philly Naked Bike Ride participants cruise through couple's wedding day photo shoot

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31.08.2015

Fred was easternmost hurricane to form in tropics of Atlantic, weakens to a tropical storm

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31.08.2015

In Alaska, Obama depicts stark future without action on climate change by US, other countries

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