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Explosive residue apparently found on damaged Somali jet

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 13:00
The head of the airline whose jetliner was damaged by an explosion shortly after takeoff from Somalia says investigators have found what appears to be residue from explosives on the plane.
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Tanzanian man arrested after keeping girlfriend in concrete pit for 8 months

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:40
Distressing footage has emerged of a young woman who was allegedly kept prisoner in a concrete pit for eight months.
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Analysis: Pause in Syrian talks shows peace remains elusive

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:15
It was hardly unexpected that the Syrian peace talks in Geneva would break off in recrimination.
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Germany: teenage finder to keep gold bar discovered in lake

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:00
A teenager in Germany can keep a 500-gram (17.6-ounce) bar of gold that she found in an Alpine lake last year and handed in to police.
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London trader faces extradition for allegedly causing 2010 US 'flash crash'

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 12:00
A hearing began in a London court Thursday into whether a British day trader accused of causing a “flash crash” in American markets can be extradited to the U.S. to face charges.
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Bigamist caught after wife saw second wedding photos online

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:54
A blundering bigamist was in real hot water when his wife saw his second wedding pictures on Facebook.
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Frenchman on trial in Paris for anti-gay death threat tweet

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:30
A Frenchman faces prison time for tweets containing an anti-gay death threat and public insults targeting a Paris city official.
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Canadian man pleads guilty in crash that killed 3 children

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:15
A member of one of Canada's wealthiest families has pleaded guilty to six charges in a crash that killed three young children and their grandfather.
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British trader accused in flash crash case appears in court

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 11:15
An American academic has defended a British trader accused of contributing to a 2010 flash crash in financial markets, arguing that stocks plummeted because of a confluence of events, including the actions an inexperienced mutual fund employee.
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African terror group Al Shabaab finds American recruits to aid jihad missions

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:54
Some 40 Americans – far more than previously believed – are actively serving in the Islamist terror group Al Shabaab, including dozens of radicalized killers from Minnesota’s prominent Somali-American community, experts told Fox News.
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Iraq building wall, trench around Baghdad to protect the city

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:45
Iraq said Wednesday it has begun building a wall and a trench around Baghdad in a bid to prevent militant attacks and reduce the large number of checkpoints inside the city.
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Former BBC reporter detained in Iran, officials won't say why

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:45
Iranian authorities on Wednesday detained a former BBC Persian service reporter, an Iranian opposition website reported.
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Russia accuses Turkey of preparing to invade Syria

Thu, 02/04/2016 - 10:30
The Russian military said Thursday that it has "reasonable grounds" to suspect that Turkey is making intensive preparations for a military invasion of neighboring Syria.
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US, 11 other countries sign free-trade deal in New Zealand

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 18:00
Trade ministers from 12 Pacific Rim countries including the United States have ceremonially signed a free-trade deal.
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US officials looking to Al Shabaab as suspect in explosion on airplane over Somalia

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 17:15
Federal authorities are closely monitoring the investigation into an explosion aboard a Daallo Airlines flight over Somalia and are looking at Somali Al Qaeda affiliate Al Shabaab as a leading suspect, a law enforcement source told Fox News on Wednesday.
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Mexican court rules against development in Cancun mangrove

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 16:30
A Mexican court has issued an injunction blocking further work on a real estate project in the Caribbean coast resort of Cancun that threatens a mangrove swamp at the site.
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Poll: Most Haitians would vote if they saw elections as fair

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:45
A poll released Wednesday by an independent research group says most Haitians would vote if they had confidence that elections were fair and suggests there was even weaker turnout in last year's balloting than officially reported.
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US ally packed with refugees reaches a 'boiling point'

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:25
The king of Jordan, a key U.S. ally in the Middle East, warned Tuesday that his country is so packed with Syrian refugees, many with ties to the Islamic State terror group, that his nation has reached a "boiling point."
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Italy urges Egypt to investigate fate of Italian student

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 15:15
Italy has urged Egyptian authorities to launch a formal investigation into the fate of an Italian student who disappeared in the country on Jan. 25, the fifth anniversary of the uprising that overthrew longtime autocrat Hosni Mubarak.
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Russian military officer killed in Syria

Wed, 02/03/2016 - 13:45
Russia's Defense Ministry says a Russian military adviser has been killed by mortar fire in Syria.
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