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FILE - This undated photo provided by Samaritan's Purse shows Dr. Kent Brantly and his wife, Amber. A spokesperson for the Samaritan's Purse aid organization said that Dr. Kent Brantly, one of the two American aid workers infected with the Ebola virus in Africa, would be released Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Samaritan's Purse)Dr. Kent Brantly, aid worker infected with Ebola in Africa, released along with 2nd patient from Atlanta hospital.


2014-08-21 09:15:25 -0600

U.S. WENT IN TO RESCUE FOLEYBy Kate Holton and William James LONDON (Reuters) - British Muslim leaders urged people to contact police if they knew the identity of the man with an English accent who appeared in a video showing the beheading of an American journalist. The Muslim Council of Britain, the largest Muslim umbrella group in the country, condemned the "abhorrent murder" of James Foley in Syria and called for united action by Muslims to stop the "poison of extremism" infiltrating their communities. Prime Minister David Cameron said on Wednesday it looked increasingly likely that the man in the Islamic State video was British, one of hundreds who have traveled to Syria to fight. "We are horrified at the abhorrent murder of James Foley, a reporter who initially went to the region to expose the human rights abuses of the Syrian regime." Iqbal Sacranie, an adviser to the council, told London's Evening Standard newspaper that anyone who recognized the man had a duty to contact police.


2014-08-21 09:22:42 -0600

Gigabit Internet Service In Cupertino May Spark CompetitionINDIANA, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman has been found guilty of downloading child pornography in a failed attempt to frame her estranged husband.


2014-08-21 09:22:03 -0600