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Hamas says three top Gaza commanders killed in Israeli air strike

An Israeli air strike killed three senior Hamas military commanders in the Gaza Strip on Thursday, the...

Obama warns of jihadist 'cancer' in Iraq as reporter slain

US President Barack Obama on Wednesday demanded the world take action against the "cancer" of jihadist extremism in Iraq, after militants...

Thai junta leader appointed PM by hand-picked parliament

Thailand's coup leader General Prayuth Chan‑ocha was appointed prime minister on Thursday by a legislature he hand‑picked, giving the army...

Police seek mystery pair in selfies after burglary

Would burglars be dumb enough to post selfies on their victim's cloud account? That's what Los Angeles County sheriff's investigators are...

Silva runs for Brazilian presidency

Environmentalist Marina Silva officially launched a bid for president on Wednesday, upending Brazil's October elections and threatening the ruling...

Picture emerges of officer in Ferguson shooting

A white police officer whose shooting death of an unarmed black 18-year‑old ignited racial upheaval in a St. Louis suburb has been characterized as...

UN Council urges Israel, Palestinians to resume talks

The UN Security Council on Wednesday urged Israel and the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table to quickly agree on a lasting truce in Gaza.

California Wildfire destroys eight homes, 10 buildings

A wildfire northeast of Bakersfield burning in steep terrain has destroyed eight homes and 10 other structures, authorities said, but residents of some 200...