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Bloody German atrocities against Belgian civilians…

 Obama: World is appalled by murder video Obama: World is appalled by murder

Speaking hours after the Islamic State militant group…

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Experts forecast apocalyptic weather
Experts forecast apocalyptic weather

Intense aerial turbulence, ice storms and scorching heatwaves, huge ocean waves - the world's climate experts forecast apocalyptic…

City spiders getting bigger
City spiders getting bigger

Aussie cities are breeding bigger spiders - spiders that are watching you right now and probably planning to jump onto the…

Chinese cult members in murder trial
Chinese cult members in murder trial

It was the day after Chinese New Year when Peng Lijuan, a 28-year-old computer science graduate, ran off to join China's…

Thai army ruler named prime minister
Thai army ruler named prime minister

Three months after overthrowing Thailand's last elected Government, the junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform…

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Asian stocks higher after S&P 500 record close

HONG KONG (AP) Asian stocks inched higher on Friday after a record day on Wall Street powered by upbeat data that adds…

Met Opera, remaining unions reach labor agreements

NEW YORK (AP) The Metropolitan Opera has reached labor agreements with the remaining unions that had expired contracts…

Veteran music agent Peter Grosslight dead at 68

LOS ANGELES (AP) A longtime Los Angeles music agent who represented such artists as Whitney Houston, the Eagles, Tom Petty…

Plane carrying the bodies of Malaysians killed onboard Flight 17 touches down in Kuala Lumpur

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) Plane carrying the bodies of Malaysians killed onboard Flight 17 touches down in Kuala Lumpur…

Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 was shot down…

Mexico increases number of missing to 22,322

MEXICO CITY (AP) The Mexican government has increased its calculation of the number of people who have disappeared since…

Mexican mining firm complains about probe of spill

MEXICO CITY (AP) A mining conglomerate charged Thursday that it is being subjected to "punitive" legal actions by Mexican…

American Air will charge for solo kids up to 14

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) American Airlines says it will extend its fee for unaccompanied minors to charge $150 extra each…

Mexico nabs suspects with 10,000 sea turtle eggs

MEXICO CITY (AP) Environmental prosecutors in Mexico say three suspects have been detained in the southern Pacific coast…

New medal to be displayed at Sept. 11 ceremony

SHANKSVILLE, Pennsylvania (AP) This year's observance of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks at the Flight 93 National Memorial…

Ford recalling more than 160,000 vehicles

DETROIT (AP) Ford is recalling more than 160,000 vehicles in North America for two safety issues. The largest recall involves…

Charges dropped against Venezuelan protesters

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) Venezuelan courts have dropped all charges against hundreds of demonstrators detained during anti-government…

Police tear gas, water cannons at Chilean protest

SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) Student protesters fled a tear gas truck and police water cannons used during a march through the…

Drought hits food supplies in Central America

GUATEMALA CITY (AP) Central America is having one of its worst droughts in decades, and experts warned Thursday that major…

Friday, August 29

Today is Friday, August 29, the 241st day of 2014. There are 124 days left in the year. Highlights in history on this date: 1499…

California to appeal ruling tossing death penalty

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) California's attorney general said Thursday she will appeal a federal court ruling that called the state's…

Ebola: Care and recovery of 2 American aid workers

NEW YORK (AP) Two American aid workers have recovered from Ebola and left an Atlanta hospital, after weeks of intensive…

Study: US wealth gap widened in the last decade

NEW YORK (AP) A report from the Census Bureau is the latest evidence that the rich are getting richer while the poor get…

US inspector finds Beyonce, Jay-Z Cuba trip legal

HAVANA (AP) The U.S. Treasury Department's inspector general has determined Jay-Z and Beyonce's fifth-anniversary trip…

Family of NY man killed by chokehold talks to feds

NEW YORK (AP) The family of an unarmed black man who died after being placed in a chokehold by a white police officer met…

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Space

Stunning space panorama
Stunning space panorama

A photographer has captured a stunning panorama image of the Milky Way on a clear, starry night. Amit Kamble, who is also…

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Syria

Social media backlash to terror
Social media backlash to terror

Many social media users have been urging each other not to post the video American journalist James Foley being beheaded…

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