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    Rash of new abductions of foreigners in Syria

    The posting of a video showing the grisly execution of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, the al Qaida spinoff that controls much of Iraq and Syria, coincided with a rash of new abductions of foreigners in northern Syria.

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    Malaysia receives bodies from Flight 17 crash

    The bodies and ashes of 20 Malaysians killed when Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 was shot down over Ukraine in July have arrived in Kuala Lumpur, the first repatriation of victims from the flight to the country.

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    Israeli airstrike kills 3 senior Hamas leaders

    Israel steps up its campaign against Gaza’s ruling Hamas, killing three of the group’s senior military commanders. Meanwhile, a senior Hamas leader in exile admits that Hamas was behind the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teens in the West Bank.

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    Russian aid convoy poised to enter Ukraine as fighting rages

    Fierce fighting raged in eastern Ukraine on Thursday in what appeared to be a last-gasp attempt by government troops to snatch back territory from pro-Russian separatists before the arrival of a Russian aid convoy overseen by the Red Cross.

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    U.S. study on ramen noodles causes emotional heartburn in S. Korea

    Kim Min-koo has an easy reply to new American research that hits South Korea where it hurts – in the noodles. Drunk and hungry just after dawn, he rips the lid off a bowl of his beloved fast food, wobbling on his feet but still defiant over a report that links instant noodles to health hazards...

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    Thai army ruler nominated as next prime minister

    Three months after overthrowing Thailand’s last elected government, this Southeast Asian nation’s junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform for good – to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will only extend his time at the helm and consolidate the military...

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    Mexico calls 2012 attack on U.S. Embassy vehicle a ‘crass error’

    A 2012 incident in which Mexican federal police raked an armored U.S. Embassy vehicle with gunfire was the result of a “crass error” in judgment by the officers but was not an ambush ordered by organized crime, the nation’s top security czar said Wednesday.

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    Thai army ruler named prime minister

    Three months after overthrowing an elected government, Thailand's junta leader is stepping out of his army uniform to take up the post of prime minister in a move critics say will prolong his rule and bolster the military's grip on power.

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    Voice, image give clues in hunt for Foley's killer

    The Islamic militant in a video showing the death of American journalist James Foley took great care to disguise his identity, dressing head-to-toe in black, with a mask leaving only his eyes visible.

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    MH17 remains return home as govt battles fallout

    Carried by soldiers and draped in the national flag, coffins carrying Malaysian victims of Flight MH17 returned home Friday to a country still searching for those onboard another doomed jet and a government battling the political fallout of the twin tragedies.

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