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BEIRUT (AP) — The extremists of the Islamic State group have turned their social media into a theater of horror, broadcasting a stomach-turning stream of battles, bombings and beheadings to a global audience.The strategy is aimed at terrorizing ...more

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NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The four men who died in a small plane crash in the Bahamas were from Florida, police said Wednesday.The Royal Bahamas Police Force identified the pilot as Robert Dean Carlson, 47. The passengers were Robert Michael Kenned ...more

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BALI, Indonesia (AP) — An American couple arrested in Indonesia on suspicion of murdering the woman's mother and stuffing her body into a suitcase at a resort hotel are being held under a suicide watch, their appointed lawyer said Wednesday.Hapo ...more

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DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) — After days of street battles and weeks of shelling, Ukrainian troops made a significant push Wednesday into rebel-held territory, claiming control over a large part of the separatist stronghold of Luhansk and nearly encircling D ...more

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — "Generations," a hugely popular soap opera in South Africa, first aired in 1993, a year before the nation's first all-race elections ended apartheid. Now the future of this television staple followed by millions is up in the air.

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The father of Anders Behring Breivik, the Norwegian who killed 77 people in 2011, has written a book that questions his behavior as a parent.Jens Breivik, a retired Norwegian diplomat living in southern France, got a d ...more

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JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel's prime minister: 'We will not stop' Gaza operation until quiet is restored. ...more

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TEGUCIGALPA, Honduras (AP) — The U.S. Treasury Department has imposed financial sanctions on three Honduran men, three coffee companies and a cattle and dairy operation under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act.The men allegedly lead t ...more

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LONDON (AP) — Islamic militants are using a beheading video to send a chilling message — not just through the gruesome act, but also by the choice of messenger.The black-clad fighter who appears to kill journalist James Foley speaks with an Engl ...more

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MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — The World Health Organization says the death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is now at least 1,350 people.The latest figures Wednesday show that the deaths are mounting fastest in Liberia, which now accounts ...more