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FCC approves new ‘rules of the road’ for Internet service

LOS ANGELES — The FCC approved robust rules of the road for the Internet on Thursday, a move that supporters believe will prevent conglomera ... »

‘Jihadi John,’ the Islamic State killer behind the mask, is a young Londoner

LONDON — The world knows him as “Jihadi John,” the masked man with a British accent who has beheaded several hostages held by ... »

Gunman kills eight in Czech restaurant, then kills himself

UHERSKY BROD, Czech Republic — A local man shot dead eight people in a restaurant in an eastern Czech town on Tuesday and then killed himsel ... »

American hostage Mueller’s death confirmed by Obama, family

WASHINGTON (Reuters) — U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday confirmed the death of Kayla Mueller, a U.S. aid worker who had been held host ... »

Ernst: Sanctions not working in Ukraine

U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, continued on Monday to urge a stronger line be taken against Russia in the dispute over Ukraine.

Ernst has join ... »

U.S. pressing Cuba to restore diplomatic ties before April

WASHINGTON — The United States is pressing Cuba to allow the opening of its embassy in Havana by April, U.S. officials told Reuters, despite ... »

Islamic State says female U.S. hostage killed in Syria

BEIRUT — The Islamic State militant group said on Friday that an American female hostage it was holding in Syria had been killed when Jordan ... »

Jordan executes two Iraqi militants in response to pilot’s burning death

Jordan executed by hanging on Wednesday a jailed Iraqi woman militant hours after Islamic State fighters released a video appearing to show a captu ... »

Malaysia declares MH370 an ‘accident’

KUALA LUMPUR — Malaysia declared on Thursday the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 an accident, clearing the way for the airli ... »

New Saudi king seeks to reassure citizens on succession and policy

RIYADH — Saudi King Salman pledged continuity in energy and foreign policies on Friday and then quickly moved to appoint younger men as his ... »

Militias attack Yemen president’s private home

Militia fighters bombarded the private residence of Yemeni President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi on Tuesday in an effort to overthrow the government, th ... »

U.S. astronauts shelter in Russia part of space station after alarm

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Astronauts evacuated the U.S. section of the International Space Station on Wednesday and moved into the Russian side ... »

AirAsia flight’s black box recovered by divers in plane wreckage

JAKARTA, Indonesia — Search teams began retrieving the black boxes from the wreckage of the AirAsia jetliner, which will help investigators ... »

White House: U.S. should have sent higher profile leader to Paris march

WASHINGTON — The United States should have sent a higher profile leader to take part in the march in Paris on Sunday to honor victims of the ... »

U.S. Central Command’s YouTube, Twitter accounts suspended after apparent hack

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Central Command’s Twitter and YouTube accounts were suspended on Monday after apparently being hacked by Islami ... »

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