Mondelez says it ended talks to buy Hershey

Mondelez says it ended talks to buy HersheyOreo cookie maker Mondelez says it has ended discussions to buy The Hershey Co, a combination that would have created a global powerhouse selling some of the world's best known chocolates and snacks. Hershey ...



US urges halt to Turkish, Kurdish clashes in northern Syria

A Turkish tank stationed near the Syrian border, in Karkamis, Turkey, Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Turkey's state-run news agency says three rockets fired from Syria have hit Turkish border town of Kilis, injuring five children, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Turkey will press ahead with its military operations in Syria until the Islamic State group and Kurdish militants no longer pose a security threat. Erdogan said Turkey was determined to take all steps necessary both inside Turkey and abroad to protect Turkish citizens.(Ismail Coskun/IHA via AP)ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — The U.S. on Monday urged Turkish troops and Kurdish forces in northern Syria to halt their fighting, saying it hinders efforts to defeat the Islamic State group. But Turkey's president vowed to press ahead with the military operation until the IS and Kurdish Syrian fighters no longer pose a security threat to Ankara.



Kaepernick's decision to sit through anthem scrutinized

San Francisco 49ers quarterbacks Colin Kaepernick, left, and Blaine Gabbert stand on the sideline during the second half of an NFL preseason football game against the Green Bay Packers on Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Santa Clara, Calif. Green Bay won 21-10. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — From the White House to San Francisco police union headquarters and the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Colin Kaepernick's name came up Monday as his decision to sit down for the national anthem reached far beyond football.



Huskers' Armstrong says captain's title not needed to lead

Nebraska NCAA college football quarterback Tommy Armstrong Jr. speaks in Lincoln, Neb., Monday, Aug. 29, 2016. Armstrong isn't pouting over not being voted a team captain, even though he's going into his fourth year as Nebraska's starting quarterback and was a captain in 2015. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Tommy Armstrong Jr. isn't pouting over not being voted a team captain, even though he is going into his fourth year as Nebraska's starting quarterback and was a captain in 2015.



Justice Dept. focuses on police treatment of mentally ill

FILE - In this May 26, 2015 file photo, Vanita Gupta, the head of Justice Department's Civil Rights Division, speaks in Cleveland. Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly finding a different problem: officers’ interactions with the mentally ill. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Department lawyers investigating police agencies for claims of racial discrimination and excessive force are increasingly turning up a different problem: officers' interactions with the mentally ill.





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