• In this Sept. 1, 2015 (17:41gmt) photo a group of refugees walk on the railway tracks after crossing from Serbia, in Roszke, Hungary. Migrants fearful of death at sea in overcrowded and flimsy boats have increasingly turned to using a land route to Europe through the Western Balkans. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

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  • UND Student Senate wants ‘North Dakota’ a nickname option

    GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The University of North Dakota Student Senate believes “North Dakota” should be an option when people affiliated with the university vote on a new nickname for the school.

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  • In this Aug. 22, 2015 file photo, Chinese female troops practice marching near a billboard showing Chinese President Xi Jinping and the slogan "Strive to build a People's Liberation Army that obeys the Party, Wins the war and has outstanding work style“ at a camp on the outskirts of Beijing. China is leaning on the animal kingdom - including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys - to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly. To minimize the chances of birds striking engines during the many airplane flyovers connected to the Beijing parade, state media reports say, the military has used falcons to chase away birds and a team of trained macaques to flush nests out of trees around the pilots’ training grounds. (AP Photo/Ng Han Guan, File)

    China enlists monkeys to keep birds from spoiling big parade

    BEIJING (AP) — China is leaning on the animal kingdom — including a squad of nest-wrecking monkeys — to ensure its military parade commemorating the end of World War II goes smoothly.

    Updated: 9:50 am

  • From father to son: Tortugas appoints new cacique

    LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Patrick Narvaez became the cacique (spiritual leader) of La Corporacion de los Indigenes de Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe in a special blessing ceremony held in August on Tortugas Mountain attended by members of Tortugas Pueblo.

  • In this photo taken Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, a Ugandan gold miner scoops powdered ore to be washed to separate the dirt from the gold, in the Mubende district west of the capital Kampala, in Uganda. The gold rush is on in a big way in the Ugandan district of Mubende, with tens of thousands of people making their livelihood from it. (AP Photo/Stephen Wandera)

    Africa’s Deadwood: The gold rush is on in Uganda

    MUBENDE, Uganda (AP) —     The hunt for gold takes the men 100 meters (yards) underground, past contraptions of wood and rope rigged to function like pulleys, past hard rock that they attack day and night with demolition hammers. When they emerge at the end of a shift, the miners carry stone samples that will be examined for the dark veins that suggest presence of gold. 

  • This photo taken Nov. 29, 2014, shows the facade of the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles. The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time host of the global sports competition. (AP Photo/John Antzczak)

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  • In this photo taken Tuesday Aug. 18, 2015, American hunters Steve Schultz, left, from Park Falls, Wisconsin, and Jerry Emhoff from Watervliet, Michigan, right, leave their camp at Melorani Safaris at Olifantsvallei, South Africa to spend the day bow and arrow hunting on the reserve. They will wait in concealed positions near watering holes or mineral licks for hours and, in adrenaline-fueled instances, may kill wildlife with compound bows. By night they will dine on the meat of elands, impalas, warthogs  and other animals in an African safari experience (AP Photo/Denis Farrell)

    South Africa hunting reserve caters to bow and arrow hunters

    OLIFANTSVALLEI, South Africa (AP) — One American bow and arrow hunter who traveled with his wife to a South African wildlife reserve worked as a state trooper for decades. Another hunter went alone after his closest friend, who was going to join him, died shortly before their date of departure from the United States.

    Updated: 3:20 am

  • Parents of man who died at party in Grants sue city police

    GRANTS, N.M. (AP) — The parents of a man who was fatally beaten at a 2012 house party in Grants have filed a lawsuit against the city’s police department.

    Updated: 7:09 am

  • Correction: Australia-Obit-Great Escape story

    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — In a story Aug. 28 about a World War II Australian pilot who took part in a mass escape from a German prison camp, The Associated Press reported erroneously that one of the three prisoners who successfully made it home was Danish. He was, in fact, Dutch.

  • Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis listens to a customer following her office's refusal to issue marriage licenses at the Rowan County Courthouse in Morehead, Ky., Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015. Although her appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court was denied, Davis still refuses to issue marriage licenses. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

    Clerk in gay marriage fight once unlikely to wage moral war

    MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) — Kim Davis sat in a church pew on a Sunday morning about four years ago, listening as the man in the pulpit preached of forgiveness and God’s grace.

    Updated: 7:02 am