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Wave of attacks kills more than 40 across Iraq, including 22 in Baghdad, officials say

BAGHDAD - A wave of car bombings and other attacks across Iraq killed at least 41 people on Tuesday, including 22 in the capital Baghdad, officials said....

posted: September 30,2014

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US-led airstrikes target Islamic State group outside Kurdish town near border with Turkey

BEIRUT - U.S.-led coalition airstrikes targeted fighters, vehicles and artillery pieces of the Islamic State group on both sides of the Syria-Iraq frontier Tuesday, including around a beleaguered Kurdish town near the Syrian-Turkish border ...

Kurds claim advances in fighting with extremists in Iraq as Britain carries out first strikes

SALHIYAH, Iraq - Kurdish officials said Tuesday their fighters recaptured a key Iraqi border crossing into Syria from Islamic State group militants in intense fighting, as Britain joined the U.S.-led international air campaign against the...

US workplace beheading suspect Alton Nolen charged with 1st-degree murder, assault

NORMAN, Okla. - A man apparently uttered Arabic words during an attack in which he allegedly severed a co-worker's head, but the killing appeared to have more to do with the man's suspension from his job than his recent conversion to Islam,...

Algeria identifies some kidnappers of French hiker later beheaded by Islamic militants

ALGIERS, Algeria - Algeria's justice minister has told state television that some of the members of the group that kidnapped and beheaded a French hiker have been identified....

Police: 1 child hurt, high school evacuated in Kentucky after report of weapons on campus

LOUISVILLE, Ky. - One child was injured and a high school was evacuated after a report of weapons seen on the campus in Louisville, police said Tuesday....

Hong Kong leader says Beijing won't budge, Britain says will raise concerns with China

HONG KONG - Hong Kong's leader refused to meet with pro-democracy demonstrators by their midnight deadline Tuesday, despite their threats to expand the protests that have clogged the streets with tens of thousands of people in the stiffest ...

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