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Al Qaeda group attacks Pakistan navy 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:38:58 EDT 
    A new regional branch of al Qaeda infiltrated Pakistan's navy and tried to hijack a vessel earlier this month to launch rocket attacks on American ships in the Indian Ocean, Pakistani authorities said.


Two charged in Aussie execution plot 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:55:15 EDT 
    Australian authorities seize 15 people over a pending attack. PM Tony Abbott says Islamic militants were urged to carry out a public execution.


Sierra Leone starts Ebola lockdown 
  Fri, 19 Sep 2014 00:52:32 EDT 
    Sierra Leone starts a three-day nationwide lockdown Friday in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has left thousands dead in the region.


Ebola medic's traumatic days 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:16:20 EDT 
    Rebecca Levine gives us a first-hand look at how health workers are trying to contain Ebola in western Africa.


Thai tourist killings: No new suspects 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:10:34 EDT 
    Two brothers are named in the Thai investigation into the murder of two British tourists on an island beach.


Men-only rule ends at golf's home 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 15:22:59 EDT 
    Another landmark decision has been made on the day Scotland decides on independence as the Royal & Ancient Golf Club vote in favor of female membership.


'Happy' dancers sentenced in Iran 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 16:00:48 EDT 
    Six Iranians who were arrested after making a dance video set to Pharrell Williams' song "Happy" received suspended sentences of six months in prison and to receive 91 lashes, the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran said Thursday, citing sources close to the accused.


8 killed in Florida domestic shooting 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:35:33 EDT 
    A Florida man shot and killed his daughter and six grandchildren Thursday afternoon in the small north-central Florida town of Bell in what authorities called a murder-suicide.


Ukraine gets support, misses lethal aid 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 19:46:39 EDT 
    President Obama gives $46 million in aid and military kit, but lethal weapons aren't in the deal.


15 children die in vaccine mixup 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:09:02 EDT 
    At least 15 children -- all under the age of two -- died and 50 others were sickened after receiving measles vaccinations through a U.N. sponsored program in a rebel-held part of northern Syria.


U.S. wildfires: Emergency declared 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 13:35:38 EDT 
    California's Governor has declared a state of emergency in two counties in the north of the state where wildfires have torched tens of thousands of acres, destroying some homes and threatening others.


Another NFL star faces abuse charge 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 12:48:39 EDT 
    Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.


'Virginity Rocks' T-shirt causes stir 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 07:52:04 EDT 
    Does the word "virginity" evoke discussions of sexuality or religious belief? That's the question residents in Fayetteville, Arkansas, are asking after a junior high student was asked to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks."


Miley Cyrus flag stunt angers fans 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 21:09:10 EDT 
    Miley Cyrus came to Mexico "like a wrecking ball" -- to quote her hit song -- offending fans at Monterrey concert and prompting a federal investigation.


Obama: ISIS 'doesn't frighten us' 
  Thu, 18 Sep 2014 22:01:07 EDT 
    ISIS fighters, using artillery and tanks, captures 16 more Syrian villages in 24 hours, a Syrian group says, as the top U.S. military leadership approves a plan to strike ISIS targets inside Syria.
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