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DNA evidence could exonerate two in North Carolina death row case

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Henry McCollum faces execution, Leon Brown serving lifeNew evidence in 1983 murder suggests false confessionsLawyers allege police withheld evidence and added details Continue reading... 



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Police: Van driver tried to lure kids on Northwest Side

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Chicago police are warning residents after a driver allegedly tried to lure a group of children on bicycles into his van in the Sauganash neighborhood Monday afternoon.  



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Police: Man threw baby out car window, then hit her as he drove off

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Misdemeanor charges have been filed against a South Shore man accused of throwing an 8-month-old girl out of a car during an argument with a woman, authorities said.  



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Putin claims Russian forces 'could conquer Ukraine capital in two weeks'

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Leak reveals Russian president told José Manuel Barroso that his forces could conquer Kiev if he ordered them to do so Continue reading... 



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Islamic State human rights violations investigated by UN video

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France's representative to the UN, Nicolas Niemtchinow, outlines the UN's plan to send a mission to Iraq to investigate human rights abuses carried out by Islamic State (Isis). The decision comes following persistent reports detailing war crimes and acts of inhumanity. Niemtchinow says the stakes are...(more) 



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EU's Mogherini calls for Nato muscle

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Nato must back words with actions to reassure countries bordering on Russia, the EU's new foreign affairs chief says. 



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Rekindling Europe's repackaged debt market will take years

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By Huw Jones LONDON (Reuters) - Reviving Europe's repackaged debt market to fund economic recovery will take years and hinge on a re-invention of the sector rather than quick regulatory tweaks, bankers and regulators say. The securitised debt, also known as asset-backed securities or ABS, is...(more) 



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Egypt military academy stampede kills 9

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Nine people were killed on Tuesday in a stampede outside a military academy in Egypt by relatives seeking to visit cadets, the army said in a statement. The military released a statement expressing its condolences over the accident, adding that the relatives had crowded around the...(more) 




Chinese dad kills four children at elementary school

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A furious dad stabbed four children to death at an elementary school after his daughter failed to complete her summer homework and was denied admission.  



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Hamas popularity surges as Palestinian rivalry flares

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Militant group Hamas would sweep Palestinian elections if they were held today after its support soared during seven weeks of war with Israel in Gaza, an opinion poll published on Tuesday found. The Palestinian Center for Policy and Survey Research said the poll showed Islamists clearly...(more) 



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After Gaza war, poll finds support for Hamas rises

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JERUSALEM (AP) — The popularity of the Hamas militant group among Palestinians in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip has spiked significantly following the 50-day war with Israel, according to an opinion poll released Tuesday. 

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Doubts raised over Cameron's anti-jihadist plans

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British media on Tuesday voiced scepticism over "vague" plans announced by Prime Minister David Cameron to counter the threat of jihadist fighters travelling to Iraq and Syria. Cameron said that among the measures envisaged was a plan to give border police powers to seize passports from...(more) 



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