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02.09.2014

On Obama's order, 350 more troops assigned to protect US Embassy in Baghdad in noncombat role

WASHINGTON - The U.S. is adding 350 more troops to help protect the American Embassy in Baghdad and its support facilities in the capital, raising the number of U.S. forces in the country to over 1,000, officials said Tuesday.

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02.09.2014

Internet video purports to show beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by Islamic State group

BEIRUT - Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."

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02.09.2014

Lawyer: Family of girl with Uzi who accidentally killed instructor is devastated by tragedy

PHOENIX - An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation.

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National News

Recent National Headlines

02.09.2014

Catering CEO, Desmond Hague, resigns amid allegations of animal abuse in B.C.

VANCOUVER - A man alleged to have abused a dog while being video taped in a Vancouver hotel elevator has resigned from his post as CEO of a high-profile catering company.

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02.09.2014

Black inmate sues B.C. over alleged KKK beating and 'torture' by jail staff

KAMLOOPS, B.C. - A black inmate is suing the province of British Columbia, alleging he was targeted by the Ku Klux Klan behind bars and endured “torture” at the hands of a sheriff and a guard.

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Business News

Recent Business Headlines

02.09.2014

California regulatory judges recommend $1.4B penalty against PG&E for deadly gas line blast

SAN FRANCISCO - California regulatory judges recommended a $1.4 billion penalty on Tuesday — the largest safety-related levy ever against a public utility in the state — for a fiery 2010 gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in a suburban San Francisco neighbourhood.

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02.09.2014

'Guardians of the Galaxy' boosts slumping summer box office as highest-grossing film this year

LOS ANGELES, Calif. - "Guardians of the Galaxy" closed out the summer movie season with a first-place finish.

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Entertainment News

Recent Entertainment Headlines

02.09.2014

Abel Ferrara tackles Dominique Strauss-Kahn case in brutal 'Welcome to New York'

TORONTO - Director Abel Ferrara is known for exploring the depths of human debauchery, but his latest boundary-pushing film takes on a real public figure: Dominique Strauss-Kahn.

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Health News

Recent Health Headlines

02.09.2014

Double mastectomies are on the rise but don't boost most women's survival chances, study says

CHICAGO - Removing both breasts to treat cancer affecting only one side doesn't boost survival chances for most women, compared with surgery that removes just the tumour, a large study suggests. The results raise concerns about riskier, potentially unnecessary operations that increasing numbers of women are choosing.

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