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  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:46 pm
  • Despite bombing, Islamic State is no weaker than a year ago

    WASHINGTON – After billions of dollars spent and more than 10,000 extremist fighters killed, the Islamic State group is fundamentally no weaker than i ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:45 pm
  • Zimbabwe to seek extradition of lion killer

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe will seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and caused intern ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:44 pm
  • Clinton calls for the Cuba embargo end

    MIAMI – Drawing a sharp distinction with Republican rivals in the pivotal election state of Florida, Hillary Rodham Clinton on Friday called on the GO ...
    July 31, 2015 - 11:40 pm
  • Hillary Clinton email disclosure slowed by security concerns

    WASHINGTON – The State Department released fewer than expected numbers of Hillary Rodham Clinton's emails Friday, saying its process was slowed becaus ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:45 pm
  • Suspected Jewish extremists burn Palestinian child to death

    DUMA, West Bank – Suspected Jewish assailants set fire to a West Bank home on Friday and burned a sleeping Palestinian toddler to death in an attack t ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:43 pm
  • Obama to extend college aid grants to some prison inmates

    WASHINGTON – More than 20 years after banning prisoners from receiving student aid, some federal and state inmates could be eligible for Pell grant mo ...
    July 31, 2015 - 1:30 pm
  • Cecil the lion: Zimbabwe says American killer's extradition being sought

    HARARE, Zimbabwe – Zimbabwe intends to seek the extradition of an American dentist who killed a lion that was lured out of a national park and shot wi ...
    July 31, 2015 - 9:23 am
  • Democrats far behind GOP in raising money for '16 super PACs

    WASHINGTON – Hillary Rodham Clinton has a message for the country's wealthiest Democrats: I need you, unfortunately.
    July 31, 2015 - 9:21 am
  • Olympic teams to swim, boat in Rio’s filth

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Athletes in next year’s Summer Olympics will be swimming and boating in waters so contaminated with human feces that they risk becomi ...
    July 30, 2015 - 11:16 pm
  • Colorado theater shooter went from happy boy to mass killer

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. – He flashed a toothy grin in his second grade photograph, but by the ninth grade, the smile was gone, replaced with an awkward smir ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:51 pm
  • Confederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King’s church

    ATLANTA – Police worked Thursday to identify two white males who were caught on surveillance camera laying Confederate battle flags neatly on the grou ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Chicken, beer a bad recipe for home burglar who fell asleep

    LAKE WORTH, Fla. – Chicken and beer make for a bad burglary.A Florida family tells police they came ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Campus officer pleads not guilty in traffic stop shooting

    CINCINNATI – A University of Cincinnati police officer who fatally shot a motorist during a traffic stop pleaded not guilty Thursday to murder charges ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:55 pm
  • Protesters forced from river after Arctic-bound ship blocked from route

    PORTLAND, Ore. – Authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a river Thursday in Portland, Oregon, where the demonstrators were trying to stop a Roya ...
    July 30, 2015 - 9:52 pm
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