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In this photo taken on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, people wait to buy the new Apple iPhone 6 and 6 Plus devices outside an Apple store in Hong Kong. The Apple's new devices were released on Friday in Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and Japan. (AP Photo/Vincent Yu)By Soham Chatterjee (Reuters) - Apple Inc said it sold more than 10 million iPhones in the first weekend after its new models went on sale on Friday, underscoring strong demand for phones with larger displays. Chief Executive Tim Cook said the company could have sold even more iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus models if supplies had been available. Analysts had estimated first-weekend sales of up to 10 million iPhones, after Apple booked record pre-orders of 4 million on Sept. 12, the day pre-orders opened. Apple's shares were little changed at $101.03 in early trading on the Nasdaq on Monday. ...

Boston Red Sox v New York YankeesLOS ANGELES (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani is joining videogame maker Activision's legal team in seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the popular "Call of Duty" franchise.

A Syrian Kurdish refugee holds a baby as she waits after crossing the border near Suruc in Turkey's Sanliurfa province, on September 21, 2014At least 130,000 flee as Islamic State militants seize villages.

(Reuters) - A man hiking in a heavily wooded area of northern New Jersey was attacked and killed by a black bear during the weekend, police said on Monday. Darsh Patel, 22, of Edison, New Jersey, and four friends encountered the bear on Sunday afternoon in the Apshawa Preserve, about 40 miles (64 km) northwest of New York City, according to the West Milford Township, New Jersey, police department. The bear began to follow the hikers and they scattered, police said in a statement. Four of them regrouped but Patel was missing and they contacted police, it said. ...

People fill the street during the People's Climate March, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014, in New York. Tens of thousands of activists walked through Manhattan on Sunday, warning that climate change is destroying the Earth — in stride with demonstrators around the world who urged policymakers to take quick action. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)Activists to rally against "corporate polluters ...profiting from the fossil fuel industry."

WASHINGTON (AP) — Following an embarrassing security breach at the White House, one of the most closely protected buildings in the world, the Secret Service is said to be considering establishing new checkpoints to screen tourists in public areas near the presidential mansion.

Bulldozers move trash atop of a 300-feet tall hill at the Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center in Simi Valley, CaliforniaThe oil tycoon's family foundation is part of a $50B movement to divest in old energy.

Affadavit: White House intruder armed with folding knifeA new surveillance video shows the path taken by the White House intruder on Friday after he hopped the fence, ran across the North Lawn, up the stairs and through the front door before he was stopped.

Savannah HardinBy Verna Gates BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) - An Alabama woman accused of running her 9-year-old granddaughter to death as punishment for eating forbidden chocolates and lying about it was set to go on trial on Monday. Joyce Hardin Garrard, 49, stands accused of forcing Savannah Hardin to run non-stop for three hours in February 2012. Authorities say the girl collapsed, went into seizures and died days later at a Birmingham hospital. Hardin died from dehydration and low sodium, a condition common in marathon runners, Etowah County Sheriff's spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. ...

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