Tuesday September 02, 2014




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On Obama's order, 350 more troops assigned to protect US Embassy in Baghdad in noncombat role

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama has approved assigning 350 additional troops to protect the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities....

posted: September 2,2014





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Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

BEIRUT - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group...


Lawyer: Family of girl with Uzi who accidentally killed instructor is devastated by tragedy

PHOENIX - An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation....


Ill boy's parents released from custody in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew arrest warrant

SOTO DEL REAL, Spain - The British parents who took their critically ill child for treatment abroad without doctors' consent were released from custody in Spain on Tuesday after authorities in the United Kingdom dropped charges of child...


Apple says some celebrity accounts compromised, but no general breach of systems

SAN FRANCISCO - Apple is acknowledging that computer hackers broke into the accounts of several celebrities to steal personal photos that have been posted online, a security breakdown that the iPhone maker blamed on the intruders' ability...


Aftermath of fierce battle shows rout of Ukrainian troops as Russia's Putin talks tough

NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine - The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces....


US airstrikes may have killed leader of Somali extremist group al-Shabab; 6 militants dead

MOGADISHU, Somalia - U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died....






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