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  • NEW YORK— Charles Osgood, who has said "good morning" to his audience every Sunday for 22 years, will say "goodbye" as host of " CBS News Sunday Morning." Osgood was already a CBS veteran. Since joining in 1971, he has been an anchor and reporter for many CBS News broadcasts on both TV and radio.

  • NEW YORK— What will be the spectacle at the MTV Video Music Awards this year? A long rant from Kanye West? He'll have another chance to own the night since his controversial "Famous" music video— featuring what appears to be naked images of West, Swift, Kim Kardashian and Donald Trump— is nominated for best male video and video of the year.

  • NASA is currently entering the second phase of a four-step plan to draw up rules of the skies for drones that weigh 55 pounds or less and fly no higher than 500 feet. The agency is hoping to present its research to the Federal Aviation Administration before 2020, John Cavolowsky, director of NASA's Airspace Operations and Safety Program, told attendees at a drone...

  • DALLAS— A planned power outage at Dallas Love Field led to an unexpected loss of electricity for about two hours and some flight delays until the system was restored. An official with Dallas- based Southwest Airlines says about two dozen flights were affected at the carrier's main hub. Chris Mainz says flights were operating on time after power issues were...

  • BERLIN, Aug 28- Germany's Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Sunday that talks on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, a free trade deal being negotiated by the United States and the European Union, had essentially failed. "The negotiations with the USA have de facto failed because we Europeans did not want to subject ourselves to American...

  • If Democrat Hillary Clinton wins the White House, expect her to mount a rescue effort. But how much Clinton could do depends on finding willing partners in Congress and among Republican governors, a real political challenge. "There are turbulent waters," said Kathleen Sebelius, Obama's first secretary of Health and Human Services.

  • LONDON— British Prime Minister Theresa May is bringing her Cabinet together at her rural retreat to plot Britain's first steps on leaving the European Union. Officials at May's Downing Street office say May will oversee a daylong brainstorming session with Cabinet colleagues Wednesday at Chequers, the prime minister's 16th- century mansion 40 miles...

  • GERMANY'S ECONOMY MINISTER GABRIEL TELLS BROADCASTER ZDF: TTIP TRADE TALKS BETWEEN U.S.

  • BEIJING, Aug 28- China Petroleum and Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec Corp, said on Sunday its net profit fell 21.6 percent in the first half of 2016, hurt by a steep decline in international oil prices. The state-controlled energy firm, Asia's largest refiner, said in a separate statement that Dai Houliang had replaced Li Chunguang as company president and...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts officials are joining with electric utilities to evaluate more than 50 solicitations from companies to build plants that would generate clean energy for all three states. "It's the first time the New England states have joined together in a coordinated procurement for clean resources," said Katie...

  • BERLIN— Free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed, Germany's economy minister said Sunday, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations. Both Washington and Brussels have pushed for a deal by the end of the year, despite strong misgivings among some EU member states over the...

  • BERLIN— Germany's economy minister says free trade talks between the European Union and the United States have failed.

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— Ride-hailing service Uber and competitor Careem have unexpectedly suspended services in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi. In a statement to The Associated Press, Careem said the suspension came after some of its cars were stopped by authorities. "Until we have further clarification on the situation, Careem has decided...

  • LONDON— Police and airline officials say two United Airlines pilots have been arrested for suspected intoxication before they were to fly 141 passengers from Scotland to the United States. United Airlines officials have confirmed Saturday's arrest of the pilots, aged 45 and 35, at Glasgow Airport. The Police Service of Scotland says both men are expected to...

  • JERUSALEM, Aug 28- Israeli technology company Shellanoo is planning to raise at least 100 million shekels in an initial public offering on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange in late September or October, it said on Sunday. Shellanoo, founded in 2014 and whose backers include Russian billionaire Roman Abramovich and popstars will.i.am and Nicki Minaj, focuses on...

  • AMATRICE, Italy— The Latest on Italy's devastating Aug 24 earthquake:. Firefighters are entering earthquake-damaged homes in Italy to retrieve a few items cherished by their owners, hoping it will give comfort to those who have lost homes and loved ones. Catholic clerics have celebrated a Mass for survivors of an earthquake in Italy that killed 290 people.

  • AMATRICE, Italy— Bulldozers with huge claws and other heavy equipment rolled through Italy's quake-devastated town of Amatrice on Sunday, pulling down dangerously overhanging ledges and clearing rubble as investigators tried to figure out if negligence in enforcing building codes added to the quake's high death toll. That bell tower also had been...

  • ISTANBUL— One Turkish soldier was killed and eight others wounded in two separate blasts Sunday in the country's Kurdish-dominated southeast, and Kurdish militants launched a rocket-propelled grenade at a civilian airport, officials and the state-run news agency said. The Anadolu Agency said one soldier was killed and three were wounded after a roadside...

  • *Rules out helicopter money in Switzerland. ZURICH, Aug 28- The Swiss National Bank remains committed to negative interest rates and currently sees no opportunity to lift the policy, governing board member Andrea Maechler told Swiss newspaper Sonntagsblick. "The financial markets expect a further easing of monetary policy in Britain and in the euro zone, and...

  • SNB'S MAECHLER SAYS SWISS FRANC WOULD HAVE BEEN STRONGER WITHOUT NEGATIVE RATES- SONNTAGSBLICK.