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US family grieving over new beheading video

WASHINGTON — A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic


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Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT — Islamic State extremists released a video posted Tuesday showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President


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Australian sheep aims to be world's wooliest

An Australian sheep thought to be the world's woolliest was finally shorn on Thursday but the weight of his fleece fell just short of the record. Shaun the sheep


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Photos show gruesome Islamic State seizure of base

BEIRUT — The mother of a hostage American journalist pleaded for his release Wednesday in a video directed at the Islamic State group, while new images


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Zara pulls shirt similar to Nazi concentration camp uniform,

International clothing company Zara was called out through social media Wednesday after the release of a new children’s shirt. The shirt, white with navy blue


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AP video journalist, translator killed in Gaza

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Six people — including an Associated Press video journalist — were killed Wednesday when leftover ordnance believed to


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Brazil World Cup ticket-scalping suspect gets bail

SAO PAULO (AP) — A Brazilian judge has granted bail to a British executive charged in an alleged World Cup ticket-scalping scheme. Justice Marco Aurelio says the


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Anthony Hudson named New Zealand football coach

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — English-born Anthony Hudson was named Tuesday as the new coach of the New Zealand men’s football team. Hudson, who has been coaching


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FIFA bans former Greece coach Santos for 8 matches

ZURICH (AP) — FIFA banned former Greece coach Fernando Santos for eight international games on Monday for verbally abusing match officials at the World Cup. Santos


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Strong quake kills 367 in southern China

BEIJING — A strong earthquake in southern China’s Yunnan province toppled thousands of homes on Sunday, killing at least 367 people and injuring more


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