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Students vow to step up Hong Kong protests as government seeks talks

Hong Kong’s pro‑democracy student leaders threatened to besiege government offices if...

Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music

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Turkey pushes for more than 'dropping tons of bombs' on ISIS

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pressed the West on Wednesday to find a long‑term solution to the crises in Syria and Iraq, saying dropping...

Girl missing for 12 years rescued in Mexico

A Texas girl reported kidnapped 12 years ago was found near Mexico City with her mother after authorities received a tip, and the mother was quickly flown...

Dallas Ebola patient vomited outside apartment on way to hospital

Two days after he was sent home from a Dallas hospital, the man who is the first person to be diagnosed...

Wall Street tumbles on Ebola fears, small caps drop

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Islamic militants behead captured Kurds in Syria

Activists say Islamic State militants have beheaded nine Kurdish fighters, including three women, captured in clashes near the Syria‑Turkey border.

Hunting banned, tourism down in manhunt zone

For a region so dependent on tourism, the headline could scarcely be worse: A survivalist charged with ambushing a Pennsylvania State Police barracks...