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  • WORLD

    Rash of new abductions of foreigners in Syria

    The posting of a video showing the grisly execution of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, the al Qaida spinoff that controls much of Iraq and Syria, coincided with a rash of new abductions of foreigners in northern Syria.

  • WORLD

    Deported Mexicans find new life at call centers

    Henry Monterroso is a foreigner in his own country. Raised in California from the age of 5, he was deported to Mexico in 2011 and found himself in a land he barely knew.

  • WORLD

    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country.

  • WORLD

    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Israel steps up its campaign against Gaza’s ruling Hamas, killing three of the group’s senior military commanders. Meanwhile, a senior Hamas leader in exile admits that Hamas was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.

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    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross.

  • WORLD

    U.S. study on ramen noodles causes emotional heartburn in S. Korea

    Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts – in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards...

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    Thai army ruler nominated as next prime minister

    Three months after overthrowing Thailand’s last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation’s junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good – to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military...

  • HEALTH

    Zimbabwe cautions citizens on travel over Ebola

    Zimbabweans battered by economic problems have flocked to Nigeria to visit faith healers and collect lucky charms, but their government is urging them to stay away because of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

  • WORLD

    Ex-prosecutor in S. Korea admits public lewdness

    The former chief prosecutor on a South Korean island admits to performing lewd acts on city streets and feels extremely shameful for his behavior, his lawyer said Friday.

  • WORLD

    Hamas admits kidnapping Israeli teens

    A senior Hamas leader has said the group carried out the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank in June — the first time anyone from the Islamic militant group has said it was behind an attack that helped spark the current war in the Gaza Strip.

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