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Islamic fighters from the al-Qaeda group in the Levant, Al-Nusra Front, parade at the Yarmuk Palestinian refugee camp, south of Damascus, on July 28, 2014Two al Qaeda branches urged warring militant factions in Iraq and Syria to stop fighting each other and unite against a U.S.-led alliance.

2014-09-16 07:29:09 -0600

a reputed member of the Los Solidos street gangHARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Nearly gone are the gang days of the 1980s and '90s, when the Bloods wore head-to-toe red, the Crips wore blue and Latin Kings wore black and gold.

2014-09-15 23:31:25 -0600

colossal squidWELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — It was a calm morning in Antarctica's remote Ross Sea, during the season when the sun never sets, when Capt. John Bennett and his crew hauled up a creature with tentacles like fire hoses and eyes like dinner plates from a mile below the surface.

2014-09-16 05:54:28 -0600