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Islamic State releases video depicting another beheading

The group is trying to drive the U.S. out of the Mideast.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:47:18 -0400
Capital Download: Hopes, then civil war in South Sudan

The first U.S. ambassador in the newest nation saw hopes, then civil war in South Sudan.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:58:03 -0400
Steven Sotloff beheaded in new Islamic State video

A new video released by the Islamic State purportedly shows the execution of Steven Sotloff - the second American journalist to be executed by the terrorist group in as many weeks.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:06:56 -0400
British hostage held by IS worked for aid groups

David Cawthorne Haines may be running a company based in Croatia.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:05:42 -0400
U.K. drops warrant against parents of boy with tumor

Ashya King's parents were jailed after taking him to Spain for a new type of radiation therapy.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 18:01:16 -0400
African terror leader targeted in U.S. strikes

The Somalia terror group was behind the bloody siege of a Kenya mall in 2013.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:51:52 -0400
Sotloff remembered for commitment to conflict zones

He kept in touch with his high school and wanted students to understand world issues.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 17:24:30 -0400
Parents of ill British boy released from custody

Spanish officials have ordered the immediate release of a detained British couple who were wanted by police in the United Kingdom after they took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent. (Sept. 2)


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:56:12 -0400
Vulcan, Canada raising money to build USS Enterprise

Canadians from the small town of Vulcan, Alberta are hoping a crowdfunding campaign can help them build a real working USS Enterprise. Video provided by Buzz60


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:54:37 -0400
British activist faces trial in Thailand for defamation

The defamation trial of a British activist begins after he co-authored a report alleging widespread labour abuses in Thailand's food industry, a prime supplier of cheap foodstuffs to Western supermarkets.


Tue, 2 Sep 2014 16:53:14 -0400
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