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Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack
Global News
Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:27

BAGHDAD (AP) _ Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people on Saturday as the Iraqi government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition.

 
Gaza attacks triggers Israeli exodus from border
Global News
Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:24

JERUSALEM (AP) _ Hundreds of Israelis left their homes along the border with the Gaza Strip on Monday, reflecting growing frustration over the war with Hamas and the Palestinian mortar fire raining down on their communities. Tens of thousands of Israelis have fled the area in nearly two months of fighting, which has turned the communities into virtual ghost towns.

 
California quake stirs clamor for warning system
Global News
Thursday, 28 August 2014 10:22

NAPA, Calif. (AP) -- Ten seconds before a severe earthquake in California's wine country caused the ground to rumble throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, a university lab in the city of Berkeley got the alert that the seismic waves were rolling its way.

 
FYI: quick news from around the world
Global News
Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:38

Turkey calls German ambassador over spying claims
Thousands rally in Yemen over ended fuel subsidies
Iraq says it seizes Mosul Dam; militants deny it
5 aid workers abducted in western Afghanistan

 
Beheading spurs news attacks on Islamic militants
Global News
Thursday, 21 August 2014 10:37

WASHINGTON (AP) – The United States launched a new barrage of airstrikes Wednesday against the Islamic State extremist group that beheaded American journalist James Foley and that has seized a swath of territory across Iraq and Syria. President Barack Obama vowed relentless pursuit of the terrorists and the White House revealed that the U.S. had launched a secret rescue mission inside Syria earlier this summer that failed to rescue Foley and other Americans still being held hostage.

 
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