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  • US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    US officials: Video shows American's beheading

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:34 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:34:58 GMT
    The Obama administration says it has not confirmed the authenticity of a video that purports to show the killing of an American journalist by Islamic State militants.More >>
    A grisly video released Tuesday shows Islamic State militants beheading American journalist James Foley, U.S. officials said, in what the extremists called retribution for recent U.S. airstrikes in Iraq. The militants...More >>
  • Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

    Governor won't seek removal of county prosecutor

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:27 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:27:22 GMT
    The National Guard has arrived in Ferguson but kept its distance from the streets where protesters have again clashed with police in the St. Louis suburb where Michael Brown was fatally shot by a police officer.More >>
    Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon said Tuesday that he would not seek the removal of the county prosecutor overseeing the investigation into the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown, which has sparked more than a week of nightly...More >>
  • Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

    Macy's to pay $650,000 in shopper-profiling probe

    Wednesday, August 20 2014 12:14 AM EDT2014-08-20 04:14:22 GMT
    The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.More >>
    The retailer Macy's has agreed to pay $650,000 to settle allegations of racial profiling at its flagship store in Manhattan's Herald Square.More >>
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  • Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

    Gaza cease-fire efforts collapse in heavy fighting

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:07 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:07:30 GMT
    Palestinian and Israeli negotiators in Cairo are trying to hammer out a roadmap for the Gaza Strip after Egypt announced a 24-hour extension of the cease-fire to allow more time for the talks.More >>
    Egyptian attempts to broker an end to a monthlong war between Israel and Hamas collapsed in heavy fighting Tuesday, with Palestinian militants firing dozens of rockets and Israel responding with airstrikes across the Gaza...More >>
  • Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

    Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 8:05 PM EDT2014-08-20 00:05:57 GMT
    The U.N. health agency says the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has now killed more than 1,200 people.More >>
    Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.More >>
  • Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

    Tens of thousands march on Pakistani parliament

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:34 PM EDT2014-08-19 22:34:32 GMT
    Tensions rose in the Pakistani capital on Tuesday as an opposition rally prepared to march toward the Parliament and government headquarters in Islamabad later in the day and authorities beefed up security measures...More >>
    Tens of thousands of protesters armed with wire cutters and backed by cranes broke through barriers protecting Pakistan's parliament and other government buildings Tuesday night, demanding the country's prime...More >>
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  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: St. Louis Crusaders

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:40 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:40:33 GMT
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
    Returning to the turf of St. Louis for the first time in more than a decade, coaches Cal and Ron Lee are ready for another run at a championship.More >>
  • MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    MC-Squared High School Spotlight: Hilo Vikings

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 6:28 AM EDT2014-08-19 10:28:06 GMT
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>
    By Jenessa GladstoneThroughout the past three years, the Hilo Vikings have experienced both the joy of victory and the sting of defeat.In 2011, the team did not win a single game all season.However, under Head Coach Dave Baldwin, the boys of the Big Island have been able to put together two consecutive winning campaigns.Most recently, the Vikings wrapped the 2013 season with an undefeated run in league play.Despite the new found success, Baldwin's continuous goal is to keep his players from b...More >>
  • The end of UH football? Jay says revenue shortage could lead to program reduction

    The end of UH football? Jay says revenue shortage could lead to program reduction

    Tuesday, August 19 2014 2:24 AM EDT2014-08-19 06:24:03 GMT
    University of Hawaii athletics director Ben Jay says he needs another $3 million to keep the sports programs going and without a better financial plan the school may have to resort to cutting programs, including the Rainbow Warrior football team.More >>
    University of Hawaii athletics director Ben Jay says he needs another $3 million to keep the sports programs going and without a better financial plan the school may have to resort to cutting programs, including the Rainbow Warrior football team.More >>