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…

Airstrikes undertaken as US re-engages in Iraq

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U.S. fighters dropped bombs on Islamic militants in Iraq Friday, the Pentagon said, carrying out President Barack Obama’s promise of military…

WHO: Ebola outbreak a public health emergency

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WHO declared the ebola outbreak in West Africa to be an international public health emergency…

Malaysia Airlines to be pulled from stock market

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Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund announced today (Friday) that it plans to take malaysia airlines off the stock market in…

More women joining extremist groups

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More women are being recruited by terrorist organizations. Stephanie Elam reports…

US prohibits airlines from flying over Iraq

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The Federal Aviation Administration said it is prohibiting U.S. airlines and other commercial carriers from flying over…

Iraq: Islamic state on major advance

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The Islamic state’s advance is big, forcing everyone, Muslims, Christians to convert to radicalism, or die…

Monkeys take ‘selfies,’ sparking copyright dispute

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Monkey see, monkey do. But when a monkey takes a selfie, who owns the copyright…

UN chief: Gaza deaths and destruction shame world

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Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon demanded an end to what he called the senseless cycle of suffering in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict…

Lawyer: Snowden can stay 3 more years in Russia

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Former NSA systems analyst Edward Snowden, who is wanted by the U.S. for leaking details about once-secret surveillance programs…

Aussie commuters tip train car to help trapped man

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Dozens of people helped rescue a fellow commuter in Australia by pushing against a train car to free the man…

Israel, Hamas accept Egyptian cease-fire plan

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Israel and Hamas on Monday accepted an Egyptian cease-fire proposal meant to halt a bruising monthlong war…

Ferry carrying hundreds capsizes in Bangladesh

A passenger ferry carrying hundreds of people capsized Monday in central Bangladesh…

Couple abandons Down syndrome baby

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Australia’s government on Monday was considering intervening in the case of a baby with Down syndrome…