Friday, Aug 22, 2014
August 21, 201412:35 pm
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As U.S. air strikes gather momentum, so too have Islamic State threats against the United States.

August 21, 201410:57 am
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The Obama administration did not rule out the prospect of a military operation in Syria.

August 20, 20142:04 pm
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An estimated 1.2 million Iraqis have been displaced so far in 2014, including some 600,000 people uprooted.

August 19, 20149:25 pm
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Four officers were injured by rocks or bottles.

August 19, 20143:52 pm
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On August 9, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot dead in broad daylight on a residential street.

August 19, 20141:24 pm
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India cancelled talks, raising objections to consultations held with separatist Hurriyat leaders by Pakistan.

August 19, 201410:12 am
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The Secretary-General hopes local and federal investigations will "shed full light on the killing and that justice will be done."

August 18, 20146:32 pm
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The protests have been going on since Brown's death heightened racial tensions between the predominantly black community and the mostly white Ferguson Police Department.

August 18, 20142:12 pm
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The daughters essentially are trading places, and the vacation is boiling down to Obama getting about a week with each one.

August 18, 201411:25 am
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Some of the youths carried signs protesting police brutality, TV images showed.

August 17, 20144:52 pm
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Governor Jay Nixon declared a state of emergency and announced a 5-hour curfew after a week of racially charged protests.

August 16, 20146:45 pm
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Police and about 200 protesters clashed in Ferguson, Missouri after another tense day in the St. Louis suburb.

August 15, 20148:58 pm
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The price offered on Thursday by the bidder surpassed the bid for 1954 Mercedes Benz W196 race car in 2013.

August 15, 201412:32 am
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Thousands of families from the Yazidi minority community were trapped on the mountains without food and water.

August 14, 201410:55 am
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US assessed that there are 'far fewer' members of the Yazidis minority group and are in better condition than previously believed.

August 13, 20141:59 pm
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Authorities closed roads around the capital in case of more landslides, and also shut the Quito airport.

August 13, 20141:53 pm
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United States stressed its readiness to fully support a new and inclusive government in Iraq's fight against the ISIL.

August 12, 20143:36 pm
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One Ohio airport is experimenting with a new, gentler way to avoid bird strikes: planting tall prairie grass.

August 12, 20141:01 pm
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We are urging him to form a new cabinet as swiftly as possible: US Secretary of State John Kerry.

August 12, 20149:34 am
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American fighter aircraft struck and destroyed an ISIL checkpoint southwest of Mt Sinjar.

August 11, 20149:35 pm
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The killing drew criticism from some civil rights leaders, who referred to the 2012 racially charged shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin.

August 11, 20143:33 pm
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US Secretary John Kerry urged the people of Iraq to remain calm amid the political and military upheaval.

August 11, 201412:08 pm
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The latest ceasefire began at 12:01 am local time on Monday.

August 11, 201410:26 am
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Psaki said the U.S. rejects any effort to use coercion or manipulation in the process of choosing a new Iraqi leader.

August 10, 20147:09 pm
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US boy fights off nine-foot-long alligator by grabbing its jaws to free himself.

August 9, 20147:02 pm
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US officials with Kerry said he would be urging the Chinese and others to take voluntary steps to ease the mounting discord.

August 9, 20144:58 pm
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Obama justifies his decision to carry out targeted airstrikes in Iraq to prevent 'massacre of innocent people'.

August 9, 201412:10 pm
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Obama said the US may eventually do more to help Iraq repel the militant group, which seeks to control its own state.

August 9, 201410:26 am
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The presence of several foreign and indigenous terrorist groups poses a danger to US citizens throughout Pakistan.

August 6, 20141:30 pm
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The blood of Africa runs through our family, Obama said amidst applause.

August 5, 20147:21 pm
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The crew had received a threat about a possible device on board.

August 5, 20143:19 pm
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The CIA's programme prompted a public discussion about whether these enhanced interrogation techniques produced reliable information.

August 5, 201410:01 am
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Earnest said the US has been clear since the ongoing conflict in the Gaza Strip that no country can abide rocket attacks against its civilians.

August 5, 20149:47 am
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The US meanwhile has also strongly supported the latest 72-hour ceasefire proposal between Israel and the Hamas.

August 2, 20148:44 am
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US may release a report detailing the torture techniques employed by CIA agents targeting suspected militants.

August 1, 20143:38 pm
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The sacked bank worker claimed she had asked permission to use the account for a bank transfer.

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