Ukrainian riot police and others were injured -- one soldier was reported killed -- by a grenade blast at a violent protest outside parliament in Kiev on Aug, 31, 2015. Hundreds gathered in front of the parliament to protest a constitutional amendment on decentralization to separatist regions.
Tiananmen Square is being decorated for the upcoming military parade commemorating the end of World War II on Aug. 20, 2015. China also will showcase its military might with a massive military parade next month as the country takes a three-day holiday to commemorate the defeat of Japan in 1945.
A massive truck bomb ripped through the popular Baghdad food market in the early morning hours on Aug. 13, 2015, killing tens of people, in one of the deadliest single blasts in the capital in years, police officials said.
New England Patriots Tom Brady and and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell went before a federal judge in New York on August 12, 2015 to discuss whether they've made progress toward a settlement. Brady is fighting a four-game suspension imposed by the league for his alleged role in the deflation of footballs before the AFC Championship Game, which propelled the Patriots toward their eventual Super Bowl title.
While speaking at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California on August 11, 2015, the former Florida governor touched on ISIS and criticized Hillary Rodham Clinton's tenure as secretary of state.
Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a Reuters Newsmaker discussion with Reuters Editor-at-Large, Sir Harold Evans on the nuclear agreement with Iran, which Congress has to approve or reject by September 17 at Thomson Reuters in New York City on August 11, 2015.
The U.S. Senator and presidential candidate discussed the issues of getting "big money out of politics''; dealing."with obscene wealth and income inequality;" combating climate change; and making college education affordable in front of about 27,000 supporters.
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