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Dozens killed in Iraq mosque attack

BBC News - 10 min 52 sec ago
Suspected Shia militants kill at least 68 worshippers at a Sunni mosque, in a blow to a government push for sectarian unity against IS militants.
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Florida judge approves new congressional map

Fox News - 1 hour 19 min ago

A Florida judge is giving his approval to a new congressional map that was redrawn by state legislators.

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Israel vows response to boy's death

BBC News - 1 hour 26 min ago
Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu says army and intelligence operations will "intensify" after a four-year-old boy is killed by fire from Gaza.
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Alberto Gonzales: Obama authorized to retaliate militarily for James Foley's murder

Fox News - 1 hour 28 min ago

Former U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales believes President Obama has all the legal authority he needs to order a military response to the brutal beheading of American journalist James Foley by Islamic State militants.

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Ex-Michigan Dem governor teaching class on job creation despite spotty record

Fox News - 1 hour 45 min ago

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm saw her state lose a half-million jobs under her watch, but that isn’t stopping her from teaching a graduate course this fall at University of California at Berkeley that will focus on developing job creation strategies.

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Anger over Russian convoy in Ukraine

BBC News - 1 hour 46 min ago
Russia's decision to send more than 100 aid lorries into war-torn eastern Ukraine without permission is condemned by the West.
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Missouri Dem predicts new wave of Ferguson unrest if no conviction in officer’s case

Fox News - 1 hour 47 min ago

A Missouri Democratic lawmaker predicted Friday that if prosecutors don’t win a conviction against the police officer who shot 18-year-old Michael Brown, it could trigger a new wave of unrest in Ferguson.

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Manning 'denied gender treatment'

BBC News - 2 hours 22 min ago
The US military has yet to offer imprisoned Wikileaks leaker Chelsea Manning sex change treatment despite medical recommendations, her lawyer says.
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Oregon sues Oracle over failed health care website

Fox News - 2 hours 45 min ago

The state of Oregon filed a lawsuit Friday against Oracle Corp. and several of its executives over the technology company's role in creating the troubled website for the state's online health insurance exchange.

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I'm not racist nor sexist - Mackay

BBC News - 2 hours 59 min ago
Ex-Cardiff boss Malky Mackay says he is no "racist, sexist, homophobe or anti-Semite" after sending offensive text messages.
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Lithuania envoy killed in Ukraine

BBC News - 3 hours 5 min ago
Lithuania says its honorary consul has been murdered by "terrorists" in Luhansk, in rebel-held eastern Ukraine.
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Cliff police and BBC to face MPs

BBC News - 3 hours 8 min ago
BBC and South Yorkshire Police chiefs are summoned before MPs after a claim of a "cover-up" over the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's home.
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Administration offers new accommodations on birth control after ObamaCare rulings

Fox News - 3 hours 34 min ago

The Obama administration on Friday announced new measures meant to accommodate religious nonprofits and some private employers who don't want to pay for birth control under ObamaCare, on the heels of Supreme Court rulings that weakened the law's so-called contraceptive mandate.

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Texas Gov. Perry's team will ask judge to end case

Fox News - 4 hours 10 min ago

An attorney for Republican Texas Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

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Day in pictures: 22 August 2014

BBC News - 4 hours 19 min ago
Images from around the world taken over the past 24 hours
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Gaza: Suspected informants executed

BBC News - 4 hours 40 min ago
Hamas executes 18 people suspected of helping Israel, as two Palestinians and an Israeli boy are killed in the latest violence in the Gaza conflict.
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Emily Watson to star in 7/7 drama

BBC News - 4 hours 46 min ago
Actress Emily Watson is to star in a BBC drama about a woman struggling to come to terms with the death of her daughter in the London 7/7 bombings.
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German policeman in 'cannibal' trial

BBC News - 4 hours 53 min ago
A policeman goes on trial in Germany accused of murdering a businessman who allegedly shared a cannibalism fetish.
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Gun-rights group persuading dozens of towns to repeal firearms regs in legal blitz

Fox News - 5 hours 49 sec ago

A Washington state-based gun rights group is steadily persuading cities and towns across the country to repeal local firearms regulations and give that power back to the states.

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Senegal defends Ebola border closure

BBC News - 5 hours 2 min ago
Senegal defends the closure of its border with Guinea because of the deadly Ebola outbreak, after the WHO warned such measures are counter-productive.
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