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Islamic State crisis: Peshmerga fighters head to Turkey

<b>A group of 150 Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga fighters have arrived in Turkey from where they plan to cross into Syria to battle Islamic State (IS) militants besieging the town of Kobane.</b><p>One contingent flew from Iraq to a south-eastern Turkish airport.<p>Another contingent, carrying weapons including …

Execution in Texas comes as U.S. capital punishment drop

AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - Texas executed a convicted murderer on Tuesday and Missouri plans to put a man to death early Wednesday for killing a mother and children at a time when the number of executions in the United States is on pace to be the lowest in two decades.<p>Miguel Paredes died by lethal …

Ukraine crisis: Russia must not back separatist vote - US

<b>US Secretary of State John Kerry has warned Russia that it will break international agreements if it recognises an election planned by separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine.</b><p>The self-declared republics of Donetsk and Luhansk plan to elect regional leaders and parliaments on Sunday.<p>Moscow has already …

Sheriff: 2 shot at NC courthouse, gunman caught

NASHVILLE, N.C. (AP) — A gunman opened fire on two men in front of the courthouse in this small North Carolina town on Tuesday, sending panicked …

Suspicious cyber activity at White House detected, addressed

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Suspicious cyber activity has been detected on the computer network used by the White House and measures have been taken to address it, a White House official disclosed on Tuesday.<p>The White House is seen with the Washington Monument (L) behind it and the Jefferson Memorial …

Texas executes ex-gang member for deaths of 3

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A former gang member was put to death Tuesday evening for the fatal shootings of three rivals 14 years ago in San …

Cops investigate woman's beheading, son's train death as a murder-suicide

A New York college professor was beheaded and her body dumped outside an apartment building by her son, who later killed himself by stepping in front of a commuter train, police said.<p>The woman has been tentatively identified as Patricia Ward, a 66-year-old assistant professor at Farmingdale State …

China shipping delivers toxic pollution cocktail-report

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is waging war on pollution, closing factories and targeting dirty coal-fired power plants, but its ports are pumping out pollution virtually unchecked, according to a report by a U.S. environmental group.<p>The thousands of ships that ply China’s waterways are delivering a …

Arizona sheriff ordered to undergo training to stop racial profiling

PHOENIX (Reuters) - A U.S. federal judge on Tuesday ordered a controversial Arizona sheriff to undergo the same training as his deputies to prevent racial profiling and unlawful detention in the wake of the lawman’s recent comments.<p>U.S. District Court Judge Murray Snow criticized sheriff Joe Arpaio …

North Korea executes members of Workers' Party for watching South Korean soap operas

Allies of Kim Jong-un's ousted uncle among the victims of firing squads, some for watching South Korean television<p>As many as 50 senior members of the North Korean government and military have been publicly executed so far this year, according to South Korea's intelligence agency.<p>The victims of the …

Canadian lawmakers strike defiant tone in return to Parliament

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian lawmakers struck a defiant tone on Wednesday as they held their first caucuses since a gunman charged into the Parliament building after shooting dead a soldier in an attack that raised questions about the nation’s low-key approach to security.<p>Members of Parliament …

Massachusetts child rape suspect on national crime spree arrested

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Massachusetts child rape suspect who was wanted in connection with a cross country spree of sexual assaults, kidnappings and armed robberies has been arrested.<p>Gregory Lewis was arrested shortly before midnight in Fort Edward, New York, near the border with Vermont, the Massachusetts State …

Professor beheaded in what witnesses first thought was Halloween prank

A man with a history of psychiatric problems beheaded his mother in her Long Island, N.Y., apartment late Tuesday and then dragged the body and head out onto a street, where onlookers initially thought they were witnessing a macabre Halloween prank, police and witnesses said.<p>Patricia Ward, 66, was …

Nurse Kaci Hickox Doesn't Intend to Obey Maine Ebola Quarantine: Report

Maine health officials are prepared to "pursue legal authority" to enforce a quarantine Tuesday as reports surfaced that Kaci Hickox, a nurse who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone and shows no symptoms of the virus, doesn't intend to obey the quarantine.<p>"We do not want to have to legally …