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Location American Headline News for 11 Aug 2014

Riot erupts in Missouri townRioting and looting erupted in Ferguson, Missouri, late on Sunday as protests over the killing of an unarmed black teenager by a police officer turned violent, law enforcement officials and media... reports said.
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Justin Bieber Is Too SexyToday in celebrity gossip: Sinead O'Connor unveils the sequel to her Miley Cyrus trolling, plus David Duchovny and Tea Leoni are officially divorced, and Drake Bell goes to Disneyland A LOT.
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A hospital in Haifa has reported a surge in the number of requests for sperm donations from members of the Israeli Defence Forces. A spirit of patriotism in Israel and a desire for noble progeny has... prompted women to seek special donations from IDF OperationProtective Edge combat soldiers.
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Police Say Mike Brown Was Killed After Struggle for Gun

The New York Times - 11 Aug 2014 01:55
Police Say Mike Brown WasThe fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager Saturday by a police officer in a St. Louis suburb was met with outrage and skepticism in the largely African-American community.
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Extremists Beaten Back AfterAirstrikes help Kurdish fighters retake two towns in northern Iraq - as the country is plunged into a deepening political crisis.
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As Democrats angle to make corporate tax flight a campaign issue against Republicans in the 2014 election, a report indicates the company owned by the father-in-law of Senate Minority Leader Mitch... McConnell, R-Ky. registers its ships overseas to avoid U.S. taxes. The report from the Louisville (Ky.) Courant says ships belonging to Foremost Maritime Group, owned by Capt. James S.C. Chao, sail under a Liberian flag.
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Iraqi troops surge into Baghdad

CNN - 11 Aug 2014 02:17
A stepped-up troop presence in the capital could be a show of force against ISIS, but could also indicate the beginnings of a coup.
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Refugees Flood Kurdistan"They're terrified and exhausted, and happy to be safe. But they're too traumatized to savor that"
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Body of woman pulled from LakeThe body of a woman was pulled from Lake Michigan this afternoon near Promontory Point on the South Side, officials said.
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Kids massacred, women enslavedBloodthirsty militants from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria buried children alive and took women as slaves during a raid on the ancient home of a minority religious sect...
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Turkish PM Erdogan wins presidency

CNN - 11 Aug 2014 08:14
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan will become the country's first directly-elected president by a wide margin of votes, according the semi-official Anadolu News Agency.
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VIDEO: MPs call for alcoholA parliamentary group is lobbying for health warnings on all alcohol packaging, similar to those found on cigarette packs.
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Pro-Palestinian protestersOrganizers of a pro-Palestinian rally denouncing Israeli military involvement in Gaza wanted to know Sunday how Canadaian Prime Minister Stephen Harper can "sleep at night with the images of... Palestinian children ... blown to pieces."
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Gang springs mass jailbreak inAn armed gang attacks a jail that held more than 800 inmates in Haiti, freeing an unconfirmed number of prisoners.
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A Boston woman who was injured from the Boston Marathon bombings and her service dog are back together after being separated for nearly a full day.
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Hundreds of desperate refugeesUp to 2,000 African and Middle Eastern migrants eager for a new life in Britain are living in this shocking refugee camp in Calais, France.
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Ethics: Resolving the EbolaWhat are the ethics of using experimental treatment drugs?
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Omagh bombing inquiry to be published imminently

The Guardian - 11 Aug 2014 01:01
Omagh bombing inquiry to beIndependent investigation into police intelligence prompted by report of MPs' questions concerning Real IRA bomb attack A police ombudsman investigation into the Omagh bombing, which killed 29 people,... will be published imminently, it has been revealed. The Real IRA attack in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland 16 years ago was the worst single atrocity of the Troubles. The victims included a woman who was pregnant with twins.
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The news organization blamed an "unauthorized tweet" for the misinformation.
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Two women and three children in Libya are dead after a shelling attack struck this home. Over the last three days, battles between rival militias around the capital Tripoli have killed a total of nine... civilians and wounded more than 40. Hundreds of families have been forced to flee. Libya is facing the worst violence since the 2011 war that toppled Muammar Gaddafi. Over a month of fighting has left more than 200 people dead.
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Experts Warn of TerrorISIS has long threatened America openly
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Alberta man selling fighter jet online

Toronto Sun - 11 Aug 2014 23:56
Alberta man selling fighterWant to buy a slightly used fighter jet?
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Stories we're watching: ACan Iraq's new prime minister become a peace builder? And other top stories from the afternoon. The post Stories we’re watching: A sliver of hope in Iraq appeared first on Macleans.ca.
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Crime Decline: Here's WhyAutomobile theft is harder than it used to be, it's less lucrative, and you're more likely to land in jail.
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