An Indian state-owned bank official takes the thumb impression of a woman before opening her account as part of a massive countrywide campaign to open millions of accounts for the poor in New Delhi, India, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.The measure is aimed at some 150 million Indians who are off the financial grid and vulnerable to black market money lenders. As an incentive the federal government is providing 100,000 rupees ($1,650) in life insurance to every account holder. (AP Photo /Manish Swarup)
India urges millions of poor to open bank accountsIndia launches initiative to open millions of zero-balance bank accounts for the poor
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France's new Economy Minister Emmanuel Macron, right, and French finance minister Michel Sapin leave after the weekly cabinet meeting in Paris, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. France's prime minister reshuffled his Cabinet on Tuesday to silence ministers who had openly criticized Socialist President Francois Hollande's economic policies as he tries to pull the nation out of stagnation and steer it toward growth. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
French leader banks on free market to save economyFrom anti-finance crusader to pro-business: France's Hollande shifts stance as economy lags
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Armed Liberian soldiers patrol the seaside of West Point, an area that has been hit hard by the Ebola virus, with local residents not allowed to leave the West Point area,  as government forces clamp down on movement to prevent the spread of Ebola, in  Monrovia, Liberia, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Health officials in Liberia said the other two recipients of ZMapp in Liberia, a Congolese doctor and a Liberian physician's assistant, have recovered. Both are expected to be discharged from an Ebola treatment center on Friday, said Dr. Moses Massaquoi, a Liberian doctor with the treatment team. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)
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Egypt raises new charge against ex-president MorsiEgypt charges former Islamist President Morsi of leaking secret documents to Qatar
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Palestinians attend a victory rally organized by masked militant of Izzedine al-Qassam Brigades, military wing of Hamas, at the debris of destroyed houses in Shijaiyah, neighborhood of Gaza City, in the northern Gaza Strip, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. An open-ended cease-fire between Israel and Palestinian militants in the Gaza Strip was holding Wednesday. (AP Photo/Adel Hana)
Israelis skeptical of PM's Gaza victory claimMany Israelis skeptical of PM Netanyahu's claim of clear-cut victory in Gaza war, poll shows
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Local residents look at a burned car, hit by shelling in the town of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. The Obama administration accused Russia on Wednesday of orchestrating a new military campaign in Ukraine, helping rebel forces expand their fight in the country's east and sending tanks, rocket launchers and armored vehicles toward communities elsewhere. (AP Photo/Mstislav Chernov)
Strategic Ukraine town under rebel controlStrategic Ukraine town under rebel control; Poroshenko summons his security council
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A man closes off an entrance to the Last Stop outdoor shooting range Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014, in White Hills, Ariz. Gun range instructor Charles Vacca was accidentally killed Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 at the range by a 9-year-old with an Uzi submachine gun. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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Supporters of Pakistani Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri flash victory signs during a sit-in protest near the parliament building in Islamabad, Pakistan, Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014. Thousands of Pakistani former cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's and Qadri's supporters are besieging parliament in the capital to pressure Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to resign over alleged election fraud. (AP Photo/B.K. Bangash)
Pakistani cleric says talks with government failedPakistani cleric leading opposition rally in Islamabad says talks with government have failed
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  • Boxer Taylor jailed in shooting of cousin

    A Pulaski County sheriff's deputy examines the clothing left in a parking lot at Dollar General store on Arkansas 365 in Marche by a victim after a shooting was reported at former professional boxing champion Jermain Taylor's house nearby. NWAonline, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 04:09 AM
  • The Weekend Ten

    Labor Day Weekend gets some serious horsepower at the annual National Championship Chuckwagon Races, Friday-Sunday. NWAonline, Thu, Aug 28 2014 @ 03:26 AM
  • Pulaski County Jail Funding Moves Forward in Three of Five Cities

    Maumelle, North Little Rock and Sherwood have all agreed to a new funding contract for the Pulaski County jail. FOX16, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 07:39 PM
  • Christie dismisses questions on N.J. politics while on the RGA campaign trail

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Gov. Chris Christie is New Jersey's governor, but he says he doesn't talk Garden State politics while touring the country as chairman of the Republican Governors Association. NJ.com, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 07:17 PM
  • You dona t say

    Fortunately for her, and readers, her Have You Heard? blog is about business scoops and contains lots of news but almost no math. The Wichita Eagle, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 05:48 PM
  • Intermodal fights to bring port to Russellville

    The River Valley Regional Intermodal Facilities Authority discussed a lawsuit against it during its regular meeting Tuesday. The Courier, Wed, Aug 27 2014 @ 10:53 AM
  • State Police Investigating Double Homicide in Alexander

    Arkansas State Police report a Little Rock man and Alexander have died after two people entered an Alexander residence and began shooting. FOX16, Sat, Aug 23 2014 @ 12:26 PM
  • Little Rock hero featured at reunion

    Melba Pattillo Beals, one of the "Little Rock Nine" - teenagers who were the first black students to integrate schools in Little Rock, Ark. Davis Enterprise, Tue, Aug 26 2014 @ 06:36 PM
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