• Tokyo 2020 Olympics CEO Toshiro Muto, center, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Tokyo Olympic organizers are expected to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games on Tuesday following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials in presentations of the design.(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Japan could scrap Olympic logo over plagiarism allegation

    TOKYO (AP) — Tokyo Olympic organizers on Tuesday decided to scrap the logo for the 2020 Games following another allegation its Japanese designer might have used copied materials.

  • In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, a man walks past a bank's electronic board showing the share index around the world at Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Investors have yanked $40 billion from emerging-market stocks this year, a record pace of withdrawals, as a slowdown in China has hammered companies that supply raw materials. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu, File)

    Investors are fleeing once-popular emerging markets

    NEW YORK (AP) — In a story Aug. 31 about investors selling emerging-market investments, The Associated Press erroneously shortened the name of a fund that tracks commodity producers. The correct full name is the FlexShares Morningstar Global Upstream Natural Resources Index Fund.

  • USA moves top at women’s World Cup after Russia loses

    OKAYAMA, Japan (AP) — USA capitalized on a rare Russia defeat to move to the top of the rankings at the women’s volleyball World Cup Monday, beating Argentina 25-16, 25-19, 25-14 in Okayama.

  • In this photo taken on Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015, a father carries his son on his shoulders during a rally in front of the parliament building in Tokyo.  Mothers holding their children's hands stood in the sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans to the beat of a drum against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies. (AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

    Mothers, students join Japan’s protests over security bills

    TOKYO (AP) — Mothers holding their children’s hands stood in the sprinkling rain, some carrying anti-war placards, while students chanted slogans to the beat of a drum against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his defense policies.

  • Monday, August 31, 2015

    Thai prime minister says main suspect in deadly Bangkok bombing has been arrested near border

  • In this Aug. 27, 2015 file photo, Naga sadhu, or naked Hindu holy man, pauses inside a tent during Kumbh Mela, or Pitcher festival, at Trimbakeshwar, India. Hindus believe taking a dip in the waters of a holy river during the festival will cleanse them of their sins. The festival is held four times every 12 years. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, File)

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    It was a week of market turmoil, athletic championships and an important Hindu festival.

  • In this photo taken July 20, 2015, Chinese veteran Sun Yibai, 97, pausea during an interview at this home in Beijing. Veterans such as Sun have long found themselves on the wrong side of the Communist historical narrative. Their service with the Nationalists led to imprisonment, persecution and often death in the years after the 1949 communist revolution. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    China gives little credit, or help, to Nationalist WWII vets

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese veteran Sun Yibai doesn’t have much time for the Communist Party’s claim to have led China to victory against Japan in World War II.

  • In this Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, photo, pedestrians walk past the New York Stock Exchange. Global stocks mostly fell on Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, after a U.S. Federal Reserve official suggested a September interest rate hike still was possible and weak Japanese factory activity provided more evidence of a sluggish global economy. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Asian stocks fall after Fed suggests Sept rate hike possible

    NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks moved lower in early trading Monday, as oil prices fell and investors reacted to signs that the Federal Reserve was still on pace to raise rates this month. It sets up another volatile week on Wall Street, which has been battered this month.

  • Japan's Shingo Tomita (10) leaps on home plate and celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run off Lewisberry, Pa.'s Jaden Henline in the third inning of the Little League World Series Championship baseball game in South Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

    Tokyo wins Little League title, beating Lewisberry 18-11

    SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Tokyo won the Little League World Series on Sunday, pounding out 22 hits and overcoming an eight-run first-inning deficit to beat Lewisberry, Pennsylvania, 18-11.

  • Jamaica's Usain Bolt holds his gold medal to teammates Nickel Ashmeade, Asafa Powell and Nesta Carter on the podium during the ceremony for the men's 4x100m relay final at the World Athletics Championships at the Bird's Nest stadium in Beijing, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan)

    Usain Bolt points to Rio with more gold in his hands

    BEIJING (AP) — Hard as this is to believe, there were questions about Usain Bolt when the world championships first started.