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U.K. Seeks To Expand Terrorism Laws To Target British Fighters

Prime Minister David Cameron says he wants to give U.K. police the power to seize the passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Tyne and Wear County, England, US Military, US Air Force

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Hundreds protest in Wales before NATO summit

Supporters take part in the 'No to NATO' protest march in Newport, south Wales, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Europe, United Kingdom, Tyne and Wear County, England

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Charlotte Observer

As UK lifts terror level to 'severe,' U.S. officials watching closely

WASHINGTON The United Kingdom on Friday raised to “severe” its assessment of the threat of domestic terrorism in response to the spreading grip of Islamic militants in parts of Iraq and Syria, meaning that the risk of an attack is now considered “highly likely.” U.S. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson said that his agency ... (more)

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Chronicle Live

Watch our big #icebucketchallenge video compilation - 74 buckets in two minutes and ten seconds

We asked you to email us your #icebucketchallenge videos to make this monster compilation of North East people taking part Here is our big #icebucketchallenge compilation video of North East people taking part in a social media phenomenon full of fun - and screaming! The craze has helped to raise awareness of Motor Neurone Disease and funding for ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Kent Reporter

Official language policy needed to unite Washington residents | Guest Op

Yes, the Evergreen State is home to a diverse group of residents. Washingtonians speak 167 different languages, according to the United States Census Bureau, and nearly 60 languages are spoken by more than 1,000 residents.

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Washington Times

Iraq Isis Isil Jihadi Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

The British accent heard from the man who brutally murdered U.S. journalist James Foley last week is another reminder that British citizens are traveling to Syria to join terrorist organizations in unprecedented numbers.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Tyne and Wear County, England, Prison, Terrorism, Internet, Science / Technology

Examiner.com

How Frugal Washingtonians Can Have Fun on a Budget

Washington is an expensive city. It's no New York, but it certainly isn't cheap.

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CW2 Colorado KWGN-TV

Dead Presidents Blog: Over the river and through the woods

Leaving the hotel in Princeton behind schedule but a full night's sleep will keep back bickering between road trippers.

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Fermanagh Today

Former US senator Gary Hart meets Stormont parties

A former US senator tasked by Washington to assess the state of the peace process in Northern Ireland has met politicians in Belfast.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Europe, World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Tyne and Wear County, England, Bill Clinton, History in the News

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Chronicle Live

Community News in Brief: Wednesday, August 27

During this year's race on September 7, Stagecoach will offer extra exA A press bus services between the finish line, South Shields Ferry and Newcastle City Centre.

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Streetsblog

Washingtonians Want Safe and Healthy Routes to Schools

According to a new statewide poll 88% of likely 2014 Washington voters polled say that we should plan our communities and schools to make sure children can walk or bike to school and stay safe from traffic and 87% say every child deserves to walk or bike to school on a safe route.

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Nerve News

US confirms death of its suspected jihadi in Syria

Washington, Aug 27 An American citizen was killed in Syria where he was allegedly fighting alongside jihadis of the Islamic State , the White House said.

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SeacoastOnline

Go and Do: Take a historic trolley ride

The Rye Historical Society will once again sponsor a narrated historical tour of the community, this year with a new route.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Politico

The British Empire's last sunset

During the 19th and early 20th centuries, Britain had dominion over so many portions of the Earth it was said, famously, that "the sun never set on the British Empire."

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Related Topix: Europe, United Kingdom, United Kingdom Travel, Europe Travel, Tyne and Wear County, England, London, United Kingdom Travel

Harry's Place

Owen Jones and Tim Llewellyn

That was pretty rich when Mr Jones repeatedly lines up with some of the most deranged Israel haters in the country.

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Sunderland Echo

Plans for A 3.4million eco homes development on historic Sunderland site

AN architect is returning to his Sunderland roots in the hope of putting his mark on the landscape with a multimillion-pound development of one-of-a-kind eco homes.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Washington Post

Kelly: A love of good coffee led Montgomery County woman to an unusual sideline

I'm sure you love your coffee, but it's unlikely you love your coffee as much as Ligia Moss loves her coffee.

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National Journal

200 Years Ago Today Washington Was On Fire

Washingtonians' August tradition of abandoning their city for more pleasant surroundings is nothing new; it's nearly as old as the Capitol itself.

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Central Ohio

British intel ID Foley killer as former London rapper

British intelligence officials have identified a London rapper who traveled to Syria last year to fight with Islamist militants as the man who killed American journalist James Foley in a beheading video that surfaced last week, according to British news outlets.

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Shields Gazette

Business boss is praised for restoration

A BUSINESS boss from South Tyneside has been given the seal of approval for his restoration of a landmark building.

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