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Drink Some Watermelon or Kombucha Beer This WeekendBEER WIRE—Armadillo Ale Works has a new summer beer: The 5.2% ABV WunderMelon Watermelon Kölsch is brewed with fresh watermelon juice and can be found now served at places like the Meddlesome Moth or stores such as Central Market, Spec's...

CascadiaWire: Portland's Anticipated Fall Openings; 48 Hours in VictoriaWelcome back to CascadiaWire, covering the latest restaurant news from up-and-down the Pacific Northwest corridor. Chambar. VANCOUVER— Sushi is a delight, but Japanese cuisine encompasses so much more. Eleven of the best places in the city to try something a...

Jesus Santrich, member of the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC), second from right, makes a joke before the start of a news conference, accompanied by fellow rebels Ivan Marquez, second from left, Yuri Camargo, far left, and Fidel Rondon, right, at the close of a round of peace talks with Colombia's government in Havana, Cuba, Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Talks are expected to resume in September. (AP Photo/Ramon Espinosa)HAVANA (AP) — Members of Colombia's military met face-to-face Friday with Marxist rebel leaders for the first time as talks aimed at ending a half-century war enter a decisive phase.

А pro-Russian gunman holds a piece of shrapnel from a rocket after shelling in downtown Donetsk on August 22, 2014Ukrainian forces may be pummelling them daily and key leaders might have just quit but defiant pro-Russian rebels say any talk of them being on the back foot is just crude propaganda from Kiev. Manning a barricade on the eastern edges of the besieged rebel bastion Donetsk insurgent fighter Grozny is categorical that the separatist forces will ultimately prevail. Despite ferocious mortar fire raining down on the area around him for days, Grozny -- who says he was born in east Ukraine but grew up in Russia's Chechnya -- claims it's the Ukrainian army that is on the run. Fierce fighting still rages daily around Donetsk, casting doubt over government assertions that they have completely encircled insurgents in the city.

FILE - This Aug. 18, 2014, file photo shows President Barack Obama as he speaks in the James Brady Press Briefing Room in the White House in Washington. Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking to quell a politically charged controversy, the Obama administration announced new measures Friday to allow religious nonprofits and some companies to opt out of paying for birth control for female employees while still ensuring those employees have access to contraception.

Rendering Reveal: 15-Story Condos Could Give First-Time Buyers a Chance in DTLADowntown developer Barry Shy is multi-tasking across the neighborhood, with a 38-story tower on the way in the Historic Core and a 32-story building headed to a lot behind the Ace Hotel in South Park, and now there's also...

FILE - In this file photo provided by the Tulsa County Sherrif's Office, Shannon Kepler is pictured in a booking photo. Kepler, a Tulsa police officer, has pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder in the off-duty shooting death of Jeremey Lake, his daughter's boyfriend. (AP Photo/Tulsa County Sheriff's Office, File)TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Bond for a veteran Tulsa police officer charged in the off-duty fatal shooting of his daughter's boyfriend has been set at $825,000.

Lukas Rosol, of Czech Republic, reacts after defeating Yen-Hsun Lu, of Taiwan, in their semi-final match at the Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament in Winston-Salem, N.C., Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. Rosol defeated Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic advanced to the finals of the Winston-Salem Open on Friday after beating Taiwan's Yen-Hsun Lu 7-5, 4-6, 6-4 in the final tuneup for next week's U.S. Open.

FIREFIGHTERS INJURED IN ALS ICE BUCKET CHALLENGETwo central Kentucky firefighters are still hospitalized a day after they were shocked by a power line while helping out with an "ice bucket challenge."

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