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Myanmar migrants retract British tourist murders confession

Two Myanmar migrant workers accused of murdering a pair of British tourists on a Thai island have retracted their confessions and alleged they were...

US to funnel travelers from Ebola-hit region through five airports

Travelers to the United States from Ebola‑stricken Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must fly into...

North Korea unexpectedly frees American Jeffrey Fowle

North Korea has freed Jeffrey Fowle, one of three Americans detained by the country, and he is being flown home to his family in Ohio, the White House said...

IS fighters seize weapons cache meant for Kurds

Islamic State group fighters seized at least one cache of weapons airdropped by U. S.-led coalition forces that were meant to supply Kurdish militiamen...

Canada raises 'terrorism' alert after soldier killed

Canada has raised its national "terrorism" alert, officials said, after a soldier run over by a suspected jihadist died in hospital.

North Korea detainee due back in Ohio

News that an Ohio man had been freed from North Korea after being detained there for nearly six months triggered the same response in his wife and former...

Pistorius starts five-year term for killing Reeva Steenkamp

Olympic and Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius started his five‑year jail sentence on Tuesday for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp, marking...

Judge to hear plea deal in oil patch killing

A Montana judge will consider a plea agreement Wednesday that calls for a Colorado man to plead guilty to killing a high school teacher and burying her in...