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19 min ago | Tri-cityherald.com

Press groups urge probe of Honduras reporter slay

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned Nery Soto Torres' killing and urged authorities to launch a full investigation and punish those responsible.

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Related Topix: Honduras, Central America, Journalism,

MACKLEMORE TAKES THE ICE BUCKET CHALLENGE FOR ALS!

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

4 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net

US trying to verify video of American's killing

A video by Islamic State militants Tuesday purported to show the cold-blooded execution of American journalist James Foley as retribution for U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Rochester, NH

6 hrs ago | KRCG-TV Jefferson City

Latest Gaza cease-fire collapses

Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas militants collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Africa, Egypt, Palestinian Territories

11 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

TV sales, satellite providers grow in Somali capital amid militant attacks on public places

Inside the small office, the line of sweating clients waiting to renew their satellite TV subscriptions keeps growing.

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Related Topix: Piracy News, Somalia, Africa, Terrorism

15 hrs ago | Park Record

WHO says Ebola has killed more than 1,200

People who were being screened for Ebola when they fled a health center during looting have turned themselves into a hospital, a Liberian official said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, Park City, UT

15 hrs ago | Olney Enterprise

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

People listen to a talking statue on their phones at the launch of Talking Statues in central London, Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: Europe, Essex County, England, United Kingdom, Greater London County, England

17 hrs ago | KIII

Ukrainian govt troops inch closer to rebel city

The Ukrainian government has captured most of a town near Donetsk, tightening the noose around the key rebel-held stronghold, officials said on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ukraine

21 hrs ago | The China Post

Pope wants China dialogue, freedom for church

In remarks to reporters returning to Rome from South Korea Monday, Francis recounted how he had a front-row seat to history when his Alitalia charter flew through Chinese airspace en route to South Korea.

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Related Topix: Asia, South Korea,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

TheBostonChannel.com

Gaza's zoo animals caught in crossfire

In a tiny cage, a baboon sits, picking seeds off the floor, desperately eating whatever he can find.

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Related Topix: Israel, Middle East, Opinion

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Syria's chemical weapons neutralized

Syria's most dangerous chemical weapons have been destroyed at sea, almost a year after nerve gas killed 1,000 people, including children, in a Damascus suburb, Secretary of State John Kerry said in statement Monday.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Syria

KTVN Reno

A buyer's market at gun bazaar in Kurdish town

Hospital officials say a woman who unknowingly drank iced tea laced with an industrial cleaning solution at a Utah restaurant is starting to recover.

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Related Topix: Prison, Middle East, Iraq,

WTAG-AM Paxton

Obama 's War in Iraq Marks the Return of the Global War on Terror

There was a time not so long ago when the White House said al Qaeda was on its heels, the tide of war was receding, and the U.S. was turning its attention to Asia.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Terrorism

SanLuisObispo.com

Iraq forces retake Mosul Dam; militants deny claim

Soon after the news broke, the Islamic State group, which two weeks ago captured the Mosul Dam spanning the Tigris River just north of the city of Mosul, denied the claim, insisting it was still in control of the facility.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Travel, Iraq Travel, Middle East Travel,

ABC News

Cuban Photographer: Do You Recognize This Girl?

In the photo, a girl crouches on a wooden raft, surrounded by solemn men. Her large brown eyes stare intently at the camera.

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Related Topix: Cuba, Central America, Cameras,

Bellingham Herald

China says Mercedes guilty of price abuses

Regulators found the luxury unit of Germany's Daimler AG engaged in "vertical price-fixing" by abusing its control over supplies of replacement parts, according to the official Xinhua News Agency.

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Related Topix: Asia, China

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Bellingham Herald

10 Things to Know for Monday

A Kurdish peshmerga fighter stands guard near the Mosul Dam at the town of Chamibarakat outside Mosul, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East, Rick Perry, US Governors

The Globe and Mail

Military drone plan grounded amid continuing debate over fleet needs

National Defence headquarters in Ottawa . Winner of an award of merit from the Illumination Engineering Society of North America.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, US Military, US Air Force, Stephen Harper

KRON 4

Man With World Record Piercings Denied Entry to Dubai

A heavily tattooed German man whose face is embellished with horn implants and more than 100 piercings said Sunday he was refused entry to Dubai without reason, forcing him to skip a planned appearance at a nightclub.

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Related Topix: Germany

The Times of Israel

Hip hop, graffiti in Lebanon tag a nation's woes

In a red-lit bar in Beirut, Nasser Shorbaji and Marwan Alameh try not to knock the microphones over while laughing during the broadcast of their weekly radio show.

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Related Topix: Middle East, Lebanon, Lebanon, IN, Israel, Naughty by Nature, Rap

KCRA-TV Sacramento

U.S. strikes ISIS targets near key Iraqi dam

Kurdish forces fired mortars and explosives at extremist militants Sunday as the battle to retake a strategic dam in northern Iraq raged on.

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Related Topix: Iraq, Middle East,

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