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James Foley 1973 – 2014 RIP

James Foley, a freelance war correspondent from New Hampshire, was killed at the hands of the Islamic State militant group, which distributed a video that said the apparent beheading was retaliation for recent US airstrikes in Iraq, US officials...
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ISIS Rattled on Social Media

President Obama’s Thursday announcement that he had authorized air strikes on Iraq has caused an online uproar among ISIS and Islamic jihad supporters. The attack, which took place on Thursday night, knocked out ISIS artillery targets near...
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Ebola Crisis Underestimated

The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa will take at least six months to bring under control, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Speaking in Geneva, MSF President Joanne Lui called for strengthened international co-ordination...
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Lauren Bacall Dies

US film and stage actress Lauren Bacall has died at the age of 89. Her Hollywood career spanned seven decades, with a memorable debut aged 19 opposite her future husband, Humphrey Bogart, in To Have and Have Not. More than 50 years later, The...
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The Great Robin Williams Dead at 63

Relatives, showbiz personalities and politicians have expressed their sadness at the death of Robin Williams, who has died at the age of 63 in a suspected suicide. The Oscar-winning actor was found dead at his home in northern California, according...
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Putin Orders Retaliatory Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin has banned or curbed agricultural imports from countries imposing sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine. In a decree published on the Kremlin website (in Russian), he ordered the measures to be introduced...
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Google Reveals User ID

Google has revealed the identity of a user after discovering child abuse imagery in the man’s Gmail account in Houston, Texas, according to a local news report. It alerted a child protection agency, which notified the police and the man...
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The Far Left Environmental Machine

An “elite” group of liberal “millionaires and billionaires” is pumping money into an elaborate network of environmental groups to influence EPA policies, even using “shady” donations from a foreign company to fund their efforts,...
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Kahkaha!

Women across Turkey are posting photos of themselves laughing and smiling on social media. Why? Women should not laugh in public. So said Turkey’s Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc in a speech on Monday about “moral corruption”...
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Nigeria Ebola Red Alert

Nigeria was on alert against the possible spread of Ebola on Saturday, a day after the first confirmed death from the virus in Lagos, Africa’s biggest city and the country’s financial capital. The health ministry said on Friday that a 40-year-old...