Lebanese legend Sabah dies
Lebanese singer and actress Sabah, one of the Arab world's most prolific entertainers with a career spanning more than six decades, died Wednesday in Beirut, Lebanon's state-run National News Agency reported.

More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities - Reuters


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More than 400 arrested as Ferguson protests spread to other US cities
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Syrian regime strikes on Islamic State 'capital' kill 95

A man walks amidst smoke and fire following a string of Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital of Raqa, on November 25, 2014At least 95 people were killed in Syrian regime air strikes on the Islamic State group's self-proclaimed capital Raqa on Tuesday, a monitoring group said in a new toll. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 52 of the dead were civilians, but it had no word Wednesday on whether the others were jihadists or also civilians. "Some of the strikes hit near to Islamic State posts," said Rami Abdel Rahman, director of the Britain-based Observatory. Raqa has also been the target of repeated air strikes by the US-led coalition fighting against the jihadists.


Egypt plans blanket anti-terrorism law against 'disrupting order'
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt's cabinet approved on Wednesday a draft anti-terrorism law that would give the government blanket power to ban groups on charges ranging from harming national unity to disrupting public order.






Photos: Jason Derulo Buys Giant Compound
The ex-boyfriend of singer Jordin Sparks is settling into his new bachelor pad.

British banks' rotten culture will take generation to fix - think tank
LONDON (Reuters) - Bad behaviour that has cost British banks 38.5 billion pounds in fines and compensation over the past 15 years will take a generation to fix, an independent think tank said on Tuesday.






Parents search for miracle cure
U.S. family struggles with twins' "childhood Alzheimer's."

'Women not equal,' Turkish President
Women's rights groups responded angrily Tuesday to comments by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan that women and men are not equal "because their nature is different."

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