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Sudanese woman who wouldn't recant Christian faith while facing death arrives in United States

MANCHESTER, N.H. - A Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence arrived Thursday in the United States, where she was welcomed first by the mayor of Philadelphia as a "world freedom fighter" and ...

posted: July 31,2014





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Michigan prosecutor files murder charges against couple who owned dogs that attacked runner

LAPEER, Mich. - Prosecutors have filed second-degree murder charges against a couple they say owned two dogs that fatally mauled a 46-year-old jogger on a rural Michigan road....


Gas explosions kill 22 people, injure 270 in Taiwan's second-largest city

TAIPEI, Taiwan - Several underground gas explosions killed 22 people and injured 270 others in Taiwan's second-largest city, authorities said Friday....


Days of hardball negotiating, cajoling and phone calls finally yield short truce in Gaza

NEW DELHI - Hours past midnight Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was still working the phones, trying to come up with a cease-fire plan to stop the bloodshed in the Gaza Strip. He'd been pushing for a deal all day in fact,...


US, UN announce Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

JERUSALEM - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire to begin Friday morning, the United Nations and United States announced, although Secretary of State John Kerry cautioned there were "no guarantees" the lull in...


Chicago police: Demoted worker shoots, critically wounds CEO before killing self

CHICAGO - A demoted worker shot and critically wounded his company's CEO before fatally shooting himself Thursday inside a downtown Chicago office building in the bustling financial district, police said....


US, UN announce Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour Gaza cease-fire

JERUSALEM - Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour humanitarian cease-fire beginning Friday, during which time there will be negotiations on a more durable truce in the 24-day-old Gaza war, the United States and United Nations announced ...








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