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49 min ago | CNews

British Muslim calls for action on jihadi subculture after beheading video

LONDON/BAGHDAD - A British Muslim leader called on Thursday for action to tackle a jihadi sub-culture after an Islamic State video showed a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley held hostage in Syria.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Prison, Iraq, Middle East

4 hrs ago | York Press

Referendum campaign in final stage

The Scottish independence referendum campaign enters its final stage today with just four weeks to go until the fate of the nation is revealed.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, Lothian County, Scotland, Pop/Rock, The Proclaimers, Pension

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Messenger Newspapers

Report backs 'sterlingisation' plan

Using the pound without a formal currency union could give an independent Scotland a more stable economy than the rest of the UK, a leading think tank has suggested.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

PhysOrg Weblog

A novel pathway for prevention of heart attack and stroke

A recent Finnish study could pave the way for preventing brain and cardiac ischemia induced by atherosclerosis.

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Related Topix: Heart Attack, Health, Finland, World News, Circulation, Medicine, Genetics

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Romania: Ex-PM imprisoned for corruption released

Adrian Nastase, the highest-ranking Romanian official to be sent to prison since 1989, shot himself in the neck in an apparent suicide bid when he was handed a two-year sentence in 2012 for illegally raising funds for a failed presidential bid.

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Related Topix: Romania, World News

ABC News

A Look at Govt Ransom Polices in US, Europe

A look at how the United States and various European nations have dealt with hostage-taking and ransom demands for their citizens in recent years: U.S. policy prohibits government negotiation with terrorists, including paying ransom demands.

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Related Topix: Italy, Francois Hollande

Tay FM

James Foley's 'British' Killer...

This is what is known so far of the Islamic State militant who appears in a propaganda video that shows the beheading of Mr Foley.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

The Republic

5 Ukrainian troops killed; fierce battles reported

Five troops were killed and two civilians died in the past 24 hours in rebel-held areas of eastern Ukraine as government troops pressed to recapture more territory from pro-Russian separatists.

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Related Topix: World News, Ukraine,

Messenger Newspapers

Tributes to peacemaker Reynolds

The 81-year-old served one of the shortest terms on record as leader of the Republic but his tireless work on the Northern Ireland peace process secured his legacy.

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Related Topix: Sinn Fein, Ireland, World News, Fianna Fail (Ireland), Irish Republican Army

Wed Aug 20, 2014

KXXV-TV Waco

French ex-prime minister seeks nod for '17 vote

A whistle-stop tour of the state in an RV. An endorsement from the second man to walk on the moon.

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Related Topix: France, World News, US Politics, US News, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Jay Nixon, US Governors, Missouri

Messenger Newspapers

Millions to spend bank holiday away

More than two million Britons will head overseas for the bank holiday weekend, with those staying at home having to contend with busy roads and disrupted rail journeys.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Barcelona, Spain Travel, Europe Travel, Spain Travel, United Kingdom Travel, Manchester, United Kingdom Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel

Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Merkel Ukraine role mirrors rising German ambition

German Chancellor Angela Merkel smiles as she arrives for the weekly cabinet meeting at the chancellery in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014.

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

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Want to stay slim? Leave the car at home

Leaving the car at home and getting to work by walking, cycling or public transit is good for your health, a new study indicates.

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Related Topix: World News, United Kingdom

Daily Mail

Stunning images capture intimate moments in African wilderness

Get into Oxford for A 95! Britain's oldest university opens its doors so tourists can sleep in same rooms as alumni including Ronald Reagan and Imran Khan Move over Buckingham Palace and Big Ben! How a top secret escape game has been ranked London's number one tourist attraction on TripAdvisor Tourists forced to flee as fifth day of seismic ... (more)

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Related Topix: United Kingdom Travel, Travel, Europe Travel, London, United Kingdom Travel, World News, United Kingdom, Africa, Zambia

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

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

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