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Iraqi soldiers killed in clashes in the north

At least five Iraqi soldiers and Kurdish armed volunteers have been killed in clashes with the IS group in northern Iraq, as the government continues its offensive against the armed Sunni group, sources have told Al Jazeera.<p>The clashes on Thursday also killed seven IS fighters in the Yenkoujah …

Peyton Manning: Play 'until you suck'

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- A lot of people ask Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning how he'll decide when to end what will be a Hall of Fame …

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Derek Jeter: From Kalamazoo to the Bronx

Long before he was The Captain, long before he was bound for Cooperstown, Derek Jeter was nothing more than a lanky 17-year-old from Kalamazoo, Mich., who once told his fourth-grade teacher he would someday be a New York Yankee and wrote an essay in eighth grade about becoming their shortstop.<p>Five …

In A Los Angeles Suburb, The Hunt Is On For An Albino Cobra

A pretty terrifying drama is unfolding in the Los Angeles suburb of Thousand Oaks: An albino cobra is on the loose, and authorities say it may have already bitten a dog.<p>The Los Angeles Register reports that authorities have launched an urgent snake hunt:<p>" 'It's a little unnerving,' said Thousand …

Palmira Silva, 82, 'beheaded' in London garden

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/1105000/1105876_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524656930_3882b0db4691e147fb67a68f45aaf53e<p><b>An 82-year-old woman has been killed in a suspected beheading in the garden of a north London house.</b><p>Palmira Silva was found behind the house in …

NATO leaders tackle packed agenda including ISIS, Ukraine, Afghanistan

NATO has grappled with many perilous issues in its more than six decades of existence. But it's had few times quite like this.<p>That was obvious Thursday, as leaders of the trans-Atlantic alliance's member countries met in Wales. They discussed everything from Afghanistan to the Middle East to …

Slain journalist's family accuses ISIS leader of violating Islam with execution

The family of American Steven Sotloff had a message Wednesday for the notorious leader of the terror group ISIS, asking him to answer for the sin he committed with the beheading of the journalist.<p>Sotloff's family broke its silence the same day U.S. intelligence officials said the videotaped …