• Why are so many Britons fighting for ISIS?

    Hundreds of young men have left the U.K. to join the extremist group and have committed brutal acts in Middle East

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  • ISIS Demands $6.6M Ransom for 26-Year-Old American Woman

    Family Says Iraqi Terror Group Threatened to Execute Aid Worker If Demands Aren’t Met

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  • Science just gave us another great reason to legalize pot

    We’ve learned about a couple of good medical benefits to marijuana this year and now it seems there’s another one: Using medicinal marijuana makes it less likely that you’ll become hooked on painkillers. CNN reports that a new study published this in the JAMA Internal Medicine journal finds that…

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  • COUPLE WEIGHS RECONCILIATION FIVE YEARS AFTER VIOLENT SPLIT

    DEAR ABBY: Five years ago, my husband got drunk and physically attacked me in front of his family. It was horrible. I was in shock, and our relationship never recovered. The next four years were a series of court visits for custody of our child and eventually a divorce. Last year, his mother began…

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  • Mother of newborn baby found in trash arrested

    KEARNS, Utah (AP) — A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems, a probable cause statement shows.

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  • "That's when I expected to be shot"

    After being beaten by police officers during a traffic stop, one victim and his mother are now fighting against racial profiling and excessive force

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  • Islamic State shifts war plan, US at 'tipping point'

    Signs the United States may strike Islamic State militants in their Syrian stronghold reveal a shift in the politics of foreign war in Washington, after the trauma of the post-Iraq era. A year ago, President Barack Obama was set to bomb Syria -- but balked at the last minute after sizing up…

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  • NY teen gets 5 to 15 years for wreck that killed 4

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — A New York City man who was high on marijuana and speeding at over 100 mph when he crashed his brand-new sports car into a tree on a Long Island highway, killing four of his friends, has been sentenced to 5-to-15 years in prison.

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  • An Audio Recording of the Michael Brown Shooting Has Reportedly Surfaced

    What's thought to be an audio recording of the shooting death of Michael Brown has reportedly surfaced. According to CNN, an unidentified man, who has since been interviewed by the FBI, is said to have managed to record the incident in which Michael Brown was shot by Officer Darren Wilson earlier…

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  • Girl, 9, kills Arizona shooting instructor with Uzi in accident

    By Brad Poole TUCSON Ariz. (Reuters) - A 9-year-old girl accidentally shot and killed her shooting instructor at an Arizona range with an Israeli-made Uzi submachine gun when the weapon's strong recoil caused her to lose control of her aim, police said on Tuesday. They said that Charles Vacca, 39,…

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  • Authorities: 'Serial killer' is behind 4 killings

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — A man in custody is a serial killer who is suspected of randomly shooting seven people, leaving four dead, over five days in the Los Angeles area, authorities said Tuesday.

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  • Exclusive: In Ukraine, an armored column appears out of nowhere

    By Christian Lowe and Maria Tsvetkova MOSCOW/ NOVOAZOVSK Ukraine (Reuters) - On Monday, a resident of Novoazovsk in south-eastern Ukraine said she saw a column of armored vehicles approach the town and start shooting. "Right now I can hear rumbling, explosions ... the residents are hiding." In Kiev…

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    Baby Found in Trash Can, Mom Arrested

    Utah police say a woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor's trash said she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and that she hoped the newborn's death would solve her problems. (Aug. 27)

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  • Woman, 75, gets life for killing husband in Wyoming 40 years ago

    An elderly Missouri woman convicted of killing her husband four decades ago and burying his body in an abandoned Wyoming gold mine was sentenced to life in prison by a Wyoming judge on Monday, a prosecutor said. Laramie County District Attorney Scott Homar had sought a minimum of 20 years in prison…

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  • Alabama couple charged with rape in bid to impregnate girl

    (Reuters) - An Alabama couple has been charged with raping a 17-year-old relative multiple times in an unsuccessful attempt to impregnate her so they could keep the baby, prosecutors said Monday. Jeremy and Amanda Swann, both 29-year-old residents of Jones, about 40 miles northwest of Montgomery,…

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  • Rape trial starts for Indonesia school janitor

    JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A closed-door trial began Tuesday for the first of five janitors accused of raping a kindergartner in a bathroom at a prestigious international school in Indonesia that is facing a storm of controversy following more abuse allegations.

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    The fashionable face-kini (9 photos)

    A recent fashion trend with women in Qingdao, China, located along the Yellow Sea, is a locally designed mask known as the face-kini. Those who wear the mask say it helps to protect their faces from jellyfish stings, algae and the sun's ultraviolet rays. (Getty) Find more news related pictures in…

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