Indian girls hanged from trees not raped

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Two teenage girls, who were found hanging from a tree in northern India in May, were not raped as originally alleged…

Monkey chasers in New Dehli

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Delhi government hires men mimicking monkeys to chase away pesky primates…

One more killed, two beheaded in Brazilian prison riot

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Two prisoners were beheaded in a riot that erupted Sunday in a prison in southern Brazil…

Star player hit by rock in Algeria dies

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A star soccer player has died after he was hit in the head by an object thrown from the crowd during a game in Algeria’s top league…

Three Chinese workers reportedly abducted in Turkey

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Kurdish rebels have abducted three Chinese workers in southeast Turkey and attacked a thermal power plant where they worked…

Philippines makes arrests in online extortion ring

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An online syndicate accused of blackmailing more than 1,000 victims after luring them into exposing themselves in front of webcam…

Clues to idenitify Jim Foley’s killer

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In the UK, authorities are still trying to identify the apparently British ISIS militant who killed American Journalist James Foley…

Official: Militants asked $132.5 million ransom

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The Islamic State militants who beheaded American journalist James Foley had demanded ransom for his release…

Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley’s killer

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The masked jihadi pictured holding a knife to Foley’s throat is likely British, and linguists suggests he is from the London area…

Officials: US rescue mission in Syria failed

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President Barack Obama sent U.S. troops to Syria to rescue a number of Americans held by a violent extremist group, including James Foley…

111-year-old from Japan recognized as oldest man

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A 111-year-old retired Japanese educator who enjoys poetry has been recognized as the world’s oldest living man…

100,000 elephants killed across Africa from 2010-2012

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Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012…

Obama: US won’t stop confronting Islamic State

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The United States stood firm Wednesday in its fight with Islamic State militants who beheaded a U.S. journalist in Iraq…

IS claims to behead American journalist James Foley

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A video by Islamic State group militants Tuesday purported to show the execution of American journalist James Foley…

Aussie miner lawmaker criticized for China tirade

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Australian lawmaker Clive Palmer called the Chinese “bastards” and “mongrels” and accused Beijing of trying to take over Australia…

Islamic fighters kill scores of Yazidi men in Iraq

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Islamic extremists shot scores of Yazidi men to death in Iraq, abducting their wives and children…

3 pairs of jeans ripped by lions sell for $3500

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A zoo fundraising group in Japan raised $3,500 last month after selling three pairs of denim jeans that…

17 who fled Liberia Ebola clinic still missing

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Authorities were searching Monday for more than a dozen patients who abandoned an Ebola quarantine center in Liberia’s capital during…

China, S. Korea blast Japan’s war shrine visits

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China and South Korea reacted strongly Friday to two Japanese Cabinet ministers visiting Yasukuni Shrine…

Iraq Prime Minister Al Maliki steps down

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Iraq’s prime minister for the past eight years said on Thursday he is relinquishing the post to fellow Dawa Party member Haider al-Abadi…

’62 Ferrari sold at auction for $34 million

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A rare 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO once owned by a famed racing driver and Olympic gold medalist has sold for $34.65 million…

Officials warn that “love locks” on bridges endanger the structures

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Love is weighing heavily on ageing Parisian bridges….

Johannesburg zoo puts down sick polar bear

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The Johannesburg zoo says it has put down its only polar bear because it was suffering from liver and heart illnesses….

Hospital sends out death notices to living patients

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An Australian hospital mistakenly sent out death notices for more than 2-hundred living patients…

Brazil presidential candidate dies in plane crash

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Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos died Wednesday when the small plane…

Baby in stroller rolls on to London subway tracks

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A child in a stroller blew by tunnel wind onto London subway tracks and a woman leaping to the rescue…

Spanish priest dies of Ebola amid ethics debate

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A Spanish priest being treated for Ebola died Tuesday in Madrid despite having received an experimental drug …

US secretary of state condemns severed head image

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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Tuesday described a photograph of a Sydney-born 7-year-old boy clutching the severed …

Car hits building, narrowly missing two pedestrians

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Police released CCTV footage of the moment a car crashed into a college building, almost hitting two passers-by…

Australia baby Gammy’s parents speak

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An Australian couple who sparked international outrage speaks out publicly for the first time…