Tuesday September 02, 2014




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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....

posted: September 2,2014





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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 the charges against them were dropped, their lawyer said....


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....


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...


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

NEW YORK, N.Y. - Apple says that some celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked, leading to the posting of nude photos online....


Pentagon: Al-Shabab leader was target of airstrike, no confirmation yet that he was hit

WASHINGTON - The leader of the Somalia-based al-Shabab extremist group was the target of U.S. military airstrikes that struck an encampment and a vehicle there on Monday night, a Pentagon spokesman said Tuesday....


Family spokesman: Sotloff relatives aware of purported beheading video, are grieving.

WASHINGTON - A family spokesman says relatives of freelance journalist Steven Sotloff are aware of a new video purporting to show his beheading by Islamic State militants....






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