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Islamic terrorists 'want to hit US'

Islamic terrorists 'want to hit US'

Cities in America and western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State (IS) militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, two top politicians have warned.

Wahlberg weds his Favourite Girl

Wahlberg weds his Favourite Girl

Donnie Wahlberg's Favourite Girl Jenny McCarthy is now his wife - t he couple have tied the knot in a ceremony outside Chicago.

Iraq forces break six-week IS siege

Iraq forces break six-week IS siege

Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen have broken a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group on the northern Shiite Turkmen town of Amirli following US airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.

Family 'hopeful' over Rivers health

Family 'hopeful' over Rivers health

Joan Rivers' daughter says loved ones are hopeful about the comedian's condition as she remains in hospital three days after going into cardiac arrest at a New York City doctor's office.

Iceland raises volcano alert again

Iceland raises volcano alert again

Iceland's authorities have raised the aviation warning code for a region close to the subglacial Bardarbunga volcano after a small fissure eruption in the area.
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Two dead in Paris building collapse

Two dead in Paris building collapse

A four-story apartment building in a north-eastern Paris suburb has partially collapsed after an explosion, killing a child and an elderly person, authorities said.
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Putin urges talks over east Ukraine

Putin urges talks over east Ukraine

Russian president Vladimir Putin has called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine.
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EU threatens more Russia sanctions

EU threatens more Russia sanctions

European Union leaders have stopped short of imposing immediate new sanctions against Moscow, despite tough rhetoric condemning Russia's increasing military involvement in Ukraine.
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No open nominations for HK leader

No open nominations for HK leader

China's legislature has ruled against allowing open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's leader, a decision that promises to ignite political tensions in the Asian financial hub.
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Skipper changes tune on 'Bart' boat

Skipper changes tune on 'Bart' boat

Former America's Cup skipper Terry Hutchinson has backed down from his contention that Artemis Racing was sailing an unsafe boat when it capsized on San Francisco Bay last year, killing British Olympic star Andrew "Bart" Simpson.
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