Dalai Lama resting after Mayo visit

The Dalai Lama canceled his U.S. appearances for the month of October after doctors at the Mayo Clinic advised him to rest. The 80-year-old Tibetan Buddhist leader was at the Rochester clinic this week for what was described as a routine checkup. “The doctors have advised His Holiness to rest for the next several weeks,” his office said in a statement on its website.


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Work-related Clinton e-mails surface

The Obama administration has discovered a chain of e-mails that Hillary Rodham Clinton failed to turn over when she provided what she said was the full record of work-related correspondence as secretary of state, officials said. The messages were exchanged with Gen. David Petraeus when he headed the U.S. Central Command.



Clerk switches to Republican Party

Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk whose stand against same-sex marriage made her a popular figure among many religious conservatives, said that she would join the Republican Party. Davis, who was jailed for five nights after defying a federal judge’s order that she issue marriage licenses to any couple, was elected as a Democrat.



Airports closed to Russian airlines

The Ukrainian government closed its airports to all Russian airlines, including the regional leader Aeroflot. The closure could create considerable headaches for travelers and add new fuel to a military and political conflict between Moscow and Kiev.



Three detained in terrorism inquiry

Police detained three men for questioning over their possible involvement in terrorism after the U.S. and Australian embassies warned of a potential attack in Kuala Lumpur. A Malaysian, an Indonesian and a Syrian were picked up as part of an ongoing counterterrorism operation.

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