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1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon
Shawn Norris 13, a member of Boy Scout Troop 159 prepares to place an American flag in the flames during a flag retirement ceremony at the end of a Flag Day event sponsored by the Fort Loudoun Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution held Sat.
3 hrs ago | Suria
A suicide bomber detonated an explosive-packed motorcycle in northern Afghanistan Thursday, killing six civilians and wounding more than 20 in a crowded market as shoppers bought supplies for the upcoming festival of Eid-ul-Fitr, officials said.
7 hrs ago | Bangkok Post
Special passenger carriages for women and children only will be included on trains operating on three main routes from Aug 1, according to a State Railway of Thailand announcement.
A great aunt and her niece from Collin County spent last Thursday night attending a Lady Gaga concert.
NEW DELHI: India's parliament erupted in anger on Wednesday after television footage showed a hardline Hindu nationalist lawmaker apparently trying to force-feed a Muslim man during the fasting month of Ramadan.
At least 39 people were killed Wednesday by two bombings in the northern city of Kaduna, according to State Police Commissioner Umar Usman Shehu.
Luke Duggleby's images, featured on the CNN Photo Blog, take viewers inside Southeast Asia's illegal dog-meat trade.
Iraq's parliament convened to vote for a new president on Wednesday as the extremist Islamic State group claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing in Baghdad the night before that killed 31 people, mainly civilians.
Muscat: Bank Muscat, the leading financial services provider in the Sultanate, with the largest network of 437 ATMs and 171 CDMs spread across Oman, is all set to provide banking assistance to residents and visitors to enjoy a hassle-free Eid al Fitr holiday.
Holywood Players are bringing their play 'A Party to Murder' to Newtownabbey's Courtyard Theatre from August 1 to August 2. The play is set at Halloween, when six people have been invited to a Murder Mystery party weekend at a rustic island cottage.
School officials announced Tuesday that Don Artamenko will begin the job on Aug. 1. He previously served as an assistant athletic director and athletic coordinator at Blinn College in Texas.
U.S. intelligence agencies are pledging "diversity and tolerance" reforms after leaks by Edward Snowden revealed a string of discriminatory practices and communications rife with racial, ethnic, and religious epithets.
John and Joseph Tillett targeted separate properties in Haverhill but each was caught after leaving footprints at the scene of the crime, Ipswich Crown Court heard on Monday.
A 35-year-old upstate New York woman has been convicted of killing her 8-year-old daughter more than three years ago.
As the holy month of Ramadan rounds its last corner, we visit the Muslim enclave of Ramkhamhaeng, an area that young people from the South now call home It is the final week of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month of fasting.
The Florida Department of Health's Office of Compassionate Use will hold a second public meeting Aug. 1 to discuss potential medical marijuana regulations in Florida.
Updated: Thu Jul 24, 2014 08:16 am
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