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What's Apple about to unveil? 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:58:25 EDT 
    Apple has set Sept. 9 as the date for a big announcement.

Meet defender who saved 2 penalties 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 14:00:11 EDT 
    It is a football fairytale even Hollywood scriptwriters might view as stretching the bounds of credibility.

Lennon's killer: 'I was an 'idiot' 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:58:40 EDT 
    The bullets that killed Beatle John Lennon were given to Mark David Chapman by an Atlanta police officer who was his friend, Chapman told a parole board as he made his case -- for an eighth time -- to be freed.

Boston bombers' sister arrested 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 02:05:28 EDT 
    The sister of the Boston marathon bombing suspect was arrested in New York City Wednesday for allegedly making a bomb threat, police said.

Miley's 'homeless' date faces arrest 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:28:04 EDT 
    The young man Miley Cyrus chose to represent homeless youths at the MTV Video Music Awards on Sunday faces arrest in Oregon, a corrections official said.

Cold Russian winter ahead 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:54:47 EDT 
    The meeting on Tuesday between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart, Petro Poroshenko, marks the beginning of a new phase in the conflict between the two countries.

Why is a 9-year-old firing an Uzi? 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 07:24:55 EDT 
    A 9-year-old girl accidentally killed a shooting instructor with an Uzi on Monday, authorities in Arizona said, and now the world is asking itself an absolutely absurd question: Should a fourth-grader be legally allowed to shoot an Uzi? The only answer to that question is: Hell fricking NO -- it should be against the law.

Should sites block violent videos? 
  Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:56:34 EDT 
    How do online video sites decide if they should block violent videos like James Foley's beheading? Samuel Burke reports.

Can U.S. afford another $3 trillion war? 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 06:10:16 EDT 
    After piling up trillions of dollars of war debt during the last decade, America seemed to be on the brink of a new era -- ready to shut off the Iraq-Afghanistan funding faucet, bring its troops home and enjoy a peace dividend.

Does UK have a jihadi problem? 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:28:02 EDT 
    "Any attempt by you, Obama, to deny the Muslims their rights of living in safety under the Islamic caliphate will result in the bloodshed of your people" may have been the last words James Foley ever heard.

Libya paying price for Mideast divide? 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 04:21:19 EDT 
    The polarization of Mideast powers backing Islamist groups versus those who fear their rise is playing out in Libya, with claims of secret strikes unsurprising, says H.A. Hellyer.

Ukraine: 'Full-scale invasion' by Russia under way 
  Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:10:41 EDT 
    A top Ukrainian army officer says a "full-scale invasion" of his country is under way, as the U.S. confirms 1,000 Russian troops crossed Ukraine's southern border.

Video shows frontline tanks 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:40:27 EDT 
    The leaer of a Ukrainian volunteer battalion says his troops were forced out by Russian troops. Diana Magnay reports.

6 questions about the crisis 
  Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:56:16 EDT 
    It's been building for months. And now, according to some, Russia has launched a "full-scale invasion" of Ukraine.

Ukraine: A bumpy road to peace 
  Tue, 26 Aug 2014 22:42:07 EDT 
    The fear of Russian invasion is receding but peace may still be tricky to find.
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