James Foley's Killing Highlights Debate Over Ransom - Wall Street Journal

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James Foley's Killing Highlights Debate Over Ransom
Wall Street Journal
Until the day American journalist James Foley was killed by Sunni extremists in the Middle East, his family and friends were working to collect millions of dollars they hoped would secure his freedom. They knew they couldn't raise the $123 million his captors ...
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Russia: Aid convoy is moving into Ukraine - CNN

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Russia: Aid convoy is moving into Ukraine
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Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) -- A Russian aid convoy that had been stalled at the border for days was finally moving into disputed eastern Ukraine, headed for Luhansk, Russia's Foreign Ministry said Friday. But the International Committee of the Red Cross said it was ...
Rebels Falter, but Russian Border Buzzes With Military ActivityNew York Times
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Despite his legal woes, Rick Perry adds to his resume for 2016 - CBS News

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Despite his legal woes, Rick Perry adds to his resume for 2016
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It's been less than a week since Gov. Rick Perry, R-Texas, was indicted on two felony counts of abuse of power, but take one look at his schedule and you'd have no idea. Play Video. Politics. Gov. Rick Perry turns himself in for mug shot. The Texas ...
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LIVE UPDATES: Israeli man wounded in heavy barrage on the south - Haaretz

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LIVE UPDATES: Israeli man wounded in heavy barrage on the south
Haaretz
Man moderately wounded by rocket shrapnel in Be'er Sheva. Hamas executes 18 suspected Israeli informers; Iron Dome intercepts seven rockets; U.S. joins EU effort for UN Security Council resolution to end war. Aug. 22, 2014 | 6:59 AM ...
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Hamas executes 18 alleged collaborators after Israel kills military chiefsThe Globe and Mail
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Death toll tops 191000 in Syria's three-year civil war, UN says - The Globe and Mail

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Death toll tops 191000 in Syria's three-year civil war, UN says
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The death toll from three years of Syria's civil war has risen to more than 191,000 people, the United Nations reported Friday. The figure, covering the period from March, 2011, to April, 2014, is the first issued by the UN's human rights office since July, 2013, ...
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Ice bucket challenge goes wrong when firefighters shocked by power line - The Globe and Mail

Ice bucket challenge goes wrong when firefighters shocked by power line
The Globe and Mail
A charity stunt that has grown into a social media phenomenon went terribly wrong for four Kentucky firefighters when a fire truck's ladder got too close to a power line after they dumped water on college students who were taking part in an “ice bucket ...

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MH17: Govt will re-double efforts to repatriate remaining victims - The Sun Daily

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MH17: Govt will re-double efforts to repatriate remaining victims
The Sun Daily
KUALA LUMPUR: The government will re-double its efforts and continue to work closely with the Netherlands Government to ensure the remaining victims of the doomed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 are repatriated. Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong ...
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US Ebola patient Kent Brantly 'thrilled to be alive' - BBC News

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US Ebola patient Kent Brantly 'thrilled to be alive'
BBC News
One of the US aid workers who recovered from an Ebola infection is "thrilled to be alive" as he and another patient are discharged from hospital. Dr Kent Brantly, 33, thanked supporters for their prayers at a news conference in Atlanta. Nancy Writebol, 59, was ...
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Oklahoma City cop accused of raping, sexually assaulting 7 women while on duty - New York Daily News

New York Daily News

Oklahoma City cop accused of raping, sexually assaulting 7 women while on duty
New York Daily News
An Oklahoma City police officer is accused of sexually assaulting at least seven women — including a 57-year-old grandmother — while on patrol duty, officials said. Daniel Ken Holtzclaw was arrested Thursday afternoon on a probable cause warrant.
Okla. policeman accused of sex assaults on dutyUSA TODAY
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The week in 35 photos - CNN

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The week in 35 photos
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A law enforcement officer fires tear gas in the direction where bottles were thrown from crowds Monday, August 18, in Ferguson, Missouri. The St. Louis suburb has been in turmoil since Darren Wilson, a white police officer, fatally shot Michael Brown, ...

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