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11 min ago | Daily Reporter

British fighter appears to have role in beheading

The black-clad Islamic militant fighter filmed in the beheading of American journalist James Foley appears to be British, the U.K. foreign minister said Wednesday - a development that underscores the insurgents' increasingly sophisticated use of Western fighters to mobilize recruits and terrorize enemies.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

4 hrs ago | ABC News

French Ex-Prime Minister Seeks Nod for '17 Vote

An ex-prime minister under Jacques Chirac who was once convicted in a corruption scandal and handed a 10-year ban on public office is jumping into France's 2017 presidential race.

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Related Topix: France, World News, Blog News

Tue Aug 19, 2014

GPB.org

Specialty Food And Agriculture Startups Are Ripening In Greece

Ilias Smirlis runs a small family farm in Kalamata, Greece. Before he met entrepreneur Sotiris Lymperopoulos, who runs the food service Radiki, he struggled to sell his produce outside Athens.

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Related Topix: Greece, World News, Agriculture, Science,

CTV

Man arrested on suspicion of smuggling Afghans in shipping container

Northern Ireland police said Tuesday they have arrested a man on suspicion of smuggling 35 Afghan immigrants into England in a container shipment, during which one man died.

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, United Kingdom, Londonderry County, Northern Ireland

KIII

Ukrainian forces press attacks on rebel-held areas

Government troops pressed attacks Tuesday in the two largest cities held by pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine, while Kiev also pursued diplomatic efforts to resolve the conflict that has killed more than 2,000 and displaced another 300,000.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, World News, Germany, Vladimir Putin, Ukraine

Deming Headlight

Germany: Looted painting belongs to Jewish family

Investigators say they have determined a second painting that was part of a massive trove of art found in the Munich apartment of late collector Cornelius Gurlitt was stolen by the Nazis from its Jewish owner.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, East Hanover, NJ

Hampshire Chronicle

Nato summit 'unchartered territory'

The officer in charge of one of the largest security operations in British history at the forthcoming Nato summit in Wales has said the high-profile event is "completely unchartered territory" for UK policing.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Caerphilly County, Wales, Shropshire County, England, Isle of Wight County, England, Devon County, England, Newport City County, Wales, Monmouthshire County, Wales, Pembrokeshire County, Wales, Oxfordshire County, England, Wiltshire County, England, Gloucestershire County, England,

Denver Post

Ring, ring: London statues want to talk to you

People listen to a talking statue on their phones at the launch of Talking Statues in central London, Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

BBC News

Arrest after serious sex assault

A man has been arrested in connection with an alleged serious sexual assault on a woman in the Partick area of Glasgow.

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Related Topix: Central County, Scotland, Strathclyde County, Scotland, World News, United Kingdom,

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Bellingham Herald

NATO bends to Russian wishes in eastern Europe

A North Atlantic Treaty Organization summit next month will settle on other ways of protecting the alliance's eastern flank, including previously floated plans for more war-games, a more robust command structure and warehousing equipment that would be needed in an emergency, Merkel and allied officials said.

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Related Topix: World News, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Germany, Vladimir Putin

Messenger Newspapers

Currency union 'the best route'

A formal currency union with the rest of the UK would be the "best route" for an independent Scotland, the chair of an expert group which advises Alex Salmond's Government has insisted.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Bellingham Herald

Friends dona t spy? Turkey outraged at Germany

While officials in Berlin sought to play down the reports, Turkey summoned the German ambassador to demand an immediate investigation.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Turkey, Middle East, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Washington, Angela Merkel

Tri-cityherald.com

Scotland's pro-independence leader vows victory

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond speaks to The Associated Press during a visit to a house building project in Arbroath on the East coast of Scotland Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Tayside County, Scotland,

WATE-TV Knoxville

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims

New York's Metropolitan Opera has reached tentative labor deals with two of its largest unions while negotiations continue with 10 more unions in hopes of averting a lockout.

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Related Topix: World News, Germany, Ferguson, MO, Riot, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Rick Perry

Yahoo!

Assange hopes to leave embassy 'soon'

Julian Assange is hoping to leave the Ecuadorean embassy in London "soon" as a result of changes to British extradition laws but WikiLeaks has downplayed talk of his imminent departure.

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Related Topix: Julian Assange, World News, United Kingdom, WikiLeaks

CBC News

Ukraine, rebels accuse each other of attacking refugee bus convoy

A boy stands in front of a map of Russia at a temporary tent camp set up for Ukrainian refugees outside Donetsk.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine, Prison, Russia, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization)

Hampshire Chronicle

Brangelina to shoot film in Malta

Mgarr ix-Xini beach on Gozo, Malta's second largest island, has been closed to the public from August 17, for filming that will run through until November 10, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

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Related Topix: Malta, World News

The Baltimore Sun

Grave of Ukrainian nationalist Stepan Bandera vandalized in Germany

The grave of Stepan Bandera, a leader of Ukrainian fighters who fought both Nazi and Soviet forces during World War Two and after, was vandalized in a German cemetery overnight, police said on Sunday.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Sun Aug 17, 2014

West Australian

Senior Merkel ally calls for common European arms export rules

One of Chancellor Angela Merkel's main allies in parliament has called for Europe to adopt common arms export regulations, saying there would be an increasing number of European defence companies in future.

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Related Topix: Angela Merkel, World News, Germany

IcNetwork

Welsh rally co-driver expected to make a full recovery after fatal collision that killed his driver

Dai Roberts, 28, was airlifted to hospital in Belfast after the collision at the Ulster Rally which killed 20-year-old driver Timothy Cathcart A Welsh rally co-driver is expected to make a full recovery after a crash in Northern Ireland on Friday which killed his driver.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, Down County, Northern Ireland, Belfast County, Northern Ireland, Carmarthenshire County, Wales, Fermanagh County, Northern Ireland

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