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    • 1:43 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Video purports to show beheading of U.S. journalist by Islamic State group

    An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading of U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State group, which called it retribution for continued U.S. airstrikes in Iraq.

    • 9:32 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    6 militants killed in U.S. Somalia strike

    Al-Shabab's top leader was traveling in one of two vehicles hit Monday night in a U.S. military strike, a member of the Somali Islamic extremist group said today.

    • 11:44 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    9 teens still on the run after 32 escape Nashville detention center

    Nashville, Tenn. Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said.

    • 12:38 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Girl, 9, who accidentally killed instructor, said Uzi was too much for her

    Phoenix A 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed a shooting range instructor with an Uzi in northern Arizona had said immediately after the shooting that she felt the gun was too much for her and had hurt her shoulder, according to police reports relea

    • 12:14 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Ukraine: Russian forces in major rebel cities

    Kiev, Ukraine Russian military forces have been spotted in both major rebel-held cities in eastern Ukraine, an official said Tuesday, prompting Ukraine to declare that it now has to fight the Russian army, not just the separatists.

    • 7:18 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    After Gaza war, poll finds support for Hamas rises

    Jerusalem The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday.

    • 1:02 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    NTSB: Pilot from Saginaw in Ohio crash was trying to turn back

    Cleveland The pilot of a small plane told a ground controller that he was not climbing fast enough and asked for permission to turn around just before his rented aircraft plummeted to the ground last week, killing all four college students aboard, a Nat

    • 12:51 PM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Doctors group: World 'losing' Ebola fight

    United Nations A key international doctors group is warning that the world is 'losing the battle' against Ebola and U.N. officials are imploring all countries to step up their response by sending help to affected countries.

    • 8:27 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Delta flight to Florida diverted due to dispute over reclining seat

    Jacksonville, Fla. A Delta Air Lines flight from New York to West Palm Beach, Florida, was diverted to Jacksonville because of a dispute between passengers over a reclining seat.

    • 10:44 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    WWII vet, 86, beaten outside Ohio hospital

    Cincinnati An 86-year-old World War II veteran was recovering Tuesday after being beaten outside a southwest Ohio hospital where he was visiting his ailing wife, authorities said.

    • 7:13 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    More storms roll through Midwest with hail, winds

    St. Louis More strong storms rumbled through the Midwest, with a tornado reported in Kansas and other places seeing heavy rains, large hail and strong winds.

    • 7:09 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Russia's gains cloud Obama's assurances to Baltics

    Washington For the second time this year, President Barack Obama will travel to Russia's backyard to assure nervous nations of his ironclad commitment to their security.

    • 7:02 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Group accuses extremists of war crimes in Iraq

    Baghdad An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of carrying out a systematic campaign of 'ethnic cleansing' in northern Iraq that includes mass killings, abductions and other war crimes.

    • 7:14 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    UN provides aid for record 4.1M in Syria

    Beirut The World Food Program says it provided food to a record 4.1 million people inside Syria last month.

    • 9:40 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Saudi arrests 88 suspects in alleged al-Qaida cell

    Riyadh, Saudi Arabia A top Saudi security official said Tuesday that police had arrested 88 men suspected of being part of an al-Qaida cell that was plotting ...

    • 7:03 AM, Sep. 2, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Iran unveils new surface-to-air missile, radars

    Tehran, Iran Iran on Tuesday unveiled a new surface-to-air missile and two radar systems it claims will boost the country's defense capabilities.

    • 11:27 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Americans detained in North Korea call for U.S. help

    Pyongyang, North Korea North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and watched by officials ...

    • 11:53 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Iran president urges clerics to tolerate Internet

    Tehran, Iran Iran's president urged the country's clerics Monday to be more tolerant of the Internet and new technologies, which are often the target of criticism by ...

    • 4:27 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    New York homeowner interrupting burglary is fatally stabbed

    New York An intruder stabbed a couple who unwittingly interrupted a burglary at their home, killing the man and injuring his wife, police said Monday.

    • 12:54 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Obama notifies Congress of airstrikes in Iraq

    President Barack Obama has sent official notification to Congress of his order for last week's airstrikes and humanitarian aid drops to help Iraqis ...

    • 12:01 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Efforts expand to make construction viable career choice for more women

    New York Janice Moreno graduated from college with a degree in English literature, but never landed a job paying more than $12 an hour. Now, at 36, she's back in the ...

    • 11:41 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    U.S. military targets extremists in Somalia

    Washington U.S. military forces targeted the Islamic extremist al-Shabab network in an operation Monday in Somalia, the Pentagon said.

    • 4:34 PM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    NYC West Indian Day Parade marred by nearby slaying

    New York Colorful floats, elaborate costumes, politicians and merrymakers filled Brooklyn's streets Monday for the annual West Indian Day Parade, a massive Caribbean ...

    • 12:12 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • METRO AND STATE

    Filipino troops slip past Syrian rebels in Golan Heights

    Beirut Under cover of darkness, 40 Filipino peacekeepers escaped their besieged outpost in the Golan Heights after a seven-hour gunbattle with Syrian rebels, ...

    • 9:43 AM, Sep. 1, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Belfast bomb alert snarls roads on IRA anniversary

    Belfast, Northern Ireland A security alert over a suspected bomb has shut down the main motorway through Belfast, triggering traffic chaos on the 20th anniversary of the Irish ...

    • 10:31 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    U.S. airstrikes and aid for Iraqi city under siege

    Washington An international airdrop of food and water supported by U.S. airstrikes sought to bring relief to the beleaguered Iraqi town of Amirli, which has been under ...

  1. Ferguson's flashpoint sparks national outrage

    They were killed in Wisconsin, New York and California. Some were shot on the street. One was killed in a Wal-Mart. Another died after being placed in a ...

    • 10:54 PM, Aug. 30, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    All Filipino peacekeepers escape Golan standoff

    Manila, Philippines The Philippine military chief says more than 70 Filipino peacekeepers have escaped from two areas in the Golan Heights that came under attack by Syrian ...

    • 2:27 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Renowned rock art in Utah is younger than believed

    Salt Lake City Life-sized figures sketched into red rock cliffs in Canyonlands National Park were drawn 1,000 years more recently than what had long been ...

    • 12:53 PM, Aug. 31, 2014
    • NATION-WORLD

    Mom charged in girl's death could get trust fund

    A special education teacher accused of killing her severely disabled 8-year-old daughter by withholding food and medical care could inherit nearly $1 million ...

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