Bulgaria charges radical imam, six others with supporting Islamic State
SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian imam and six others detained during a special operation by security forces earlier this week have been charged with supporting the ultra-radical militant group Islamic State, Bulgarian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

How Chuck Hagel's Resignation Might Affect ISIS Fight

How Chuck Hagel's Resignation Might Affect ISIS FightChuck Hagel’s departure as Defense Secretary will probably have a minimal impact on the administration’s three part strategy to fight ISIS in Iraq and Syria that is expected to take years. Hagel had raised questions about the strategy’s lack of focus on the Syrian regime of Bashar al Assad, but not about the president’s decision that American troops sent to Iraq will not serve as combat troops.Online supporters of the Islamic terror group ISIS have taken to Twitter to cheer the resignation of Chuck Hagel, claiming it was ISIS that forced him out. ...

Here's the Perfect Playlist for When You're Cooking Your Turkey
Just in time for Turkey Day, Spotify has launched a tool that will create a custom playlist to last the duration of your bird's predicted cooking time.

Messi breaks "brutal" goals record
Lionel Messi broke the Spanish league's all-time scoring record after hitting a hat trick in Barcelona's 5-1 victory over Sevilla.

Honeymoon interrupted as disorderly Brit hauled off plane in Bermuda
HAMILTON, Bermuda (Reuters) - A British man headed to his honeymoon on a Cuba-bound flight instead found himself grounded in Bermuda after drunkenly threatening the flight crew, with his wife continuing on to Cuba without him, authorities in Bermuda said on Tuesday.

US|EPA Ozone Limits Divide Industry and Environmentalists - New York Times

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US|EPA Ozone Limits Divide Industry and Environmentalists
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Washington — The Obama administration on Wednesday announced a long-delayed environmental regulation to curb emissions of ozone, a smog-causing pollutant linked to asthma, heart disease and premature death. The sweeping regulation, which would ...
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Algeria says killed militant involved in French tourist beheading
ALGIERS (Reuters) - Algeria's military has killed a militant involved in the abduction and beheading of French tourist Herve Gourdel in September, Justice Minister Tayeb Louh said on Wednesday.

Utah agrees to drop parts of disputed 2011 immigration law
(Reuters) - Utah has agreed to roll back key provisions of a 2011 state law allowing police to check the immigration status of anyone suspected of being undocumented, a civil liberties group said on Tuesday. As part of a deal settling a legal challenge to the law, the state agreed police will not be allowed to detain or stop a person merely to check immigration status or to transport him or her to federal officials based on officers' suspicions, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said in a statement. ...














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