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Video purports to show IS militants beheading hostages

February 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Friday, Feb. 13, 2015 photo, a Coptic Christian woman prays for the release of 21 Coptic Egyptian men whose were abducted by Islamic State militants in the central city of Sirte, Libya more than a month ago, during a protest at the Coptic cathedral in Cairo, Egypt. A video purporting to show the [&hellip...

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Police say Copenhagen gunman had criminal record, gang past

February 16, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Flowers are placed in front of the synagogue where one person was killed in Copenhagen, Denmark, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The alleged shooter was later killed by police who believe he also shot another person Saturday at a cultural center. (AP Photo/Michael...

It’s mud madness at Brazilian Carnival party

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

People covered in mud walk amid orange smoke during the traditional “Bloco da Lama” or “Mud Block” carnival party, in Paraty, Brazil, Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015. Legend has it the “bloco” was born in 1986 after local teens...

2 deadly shootings within hours in Copenhagen; 5 wounded

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

CAPTION CORRECTION, CORRECTS TO REMOVE NAME OF PERSON SPEAKING WHO IS UNIDENTIFIED – A police inspector, right, speaks during a press conference, after shots were fired where an event titled “Art, blasphemy and the freedom of expression” was...

Both sides claim violations after Ukraine cease-fire starts

February 15, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko speaks as he issues the order to start a cease-fire in the east during a meeting with defense officials in Kiev, Ukraine, Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015. The cease-fire period for fighting in Ukraine began one minute after midnight...

Rescuers reach fishing boat stuck in Antarctic ice

February 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

In this Jan. 26, 2015 photo, made available by the U.S. Coast Guard, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star opens a channel through the ice to the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station, Antarctica, for the supply ship Ocean Giant. Solar...

Ukraine cease-fire deadline provokes bitter last-gasp battle

February 14, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

A woman carrying a child walks past the body of a child covered with a cloth after shelling between Russian-backed separatists and Ukrainian government forces in a residential area of the town of Artemivsk, Ukraine, Friday, Feb. 13, 2015. Despite a looming...

Greece and eurozone take modest steps to bridge differences

February 13, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, second left, arrives for a group photo at an EU summit in Brussels on Thursday, Feb. 12, 2015. EU leaders meet for a one-day summit on Thursday to discuss, among other issues, European banks and the situation in Ukraine....

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years in prison

February 12, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

Francesco Schettino arrives to attend his trial at the Grosseto court, Italy, Wednesday, Feb.11, 2015. Whatever verdict is delivered in the trial of the Italian sea captain for the shipwreck of the Costa Concordia cruise liner and for the deaths of 32 people,...

Asian stocks higher on Greek debt deal hope

February 11, 2015 • World NewsComments (0)

FILE – This Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014, file photo, shows the facade of the New York Stock Exchange. Stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday, Feb. 10, 2015, despite losses in Asia, as investors monitor a standoff between Greece and its creditors that threatens...