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French jihadist?s mother says man i...

French jihadist?s mother says man in IS execution video 'not my son'

The mother of French jihadist MickaŽl Dos Santos told a French news outlet on Thursday that she doesn't believe her son is one of the Islamic State militants seen in an execution video, despite an identification made by Paris prosecutors.
?2nd French jihadist? tweets denial...

?2nd French jihadist? tweets denial of involvement in IS group video

A French national identified as a second French 'executioner' in the latest Islamic State (IS) group video has denied participating or featuring in the clip in a Twitter posting on Thursday.
The jihadist journey of Frenchman D...

The jihadist journey of Frenchman Dos Santos

Details emerged Wednesday about the second French citizen identified by Paris prosecutors as one of the jihadists in the latest Islamic State group beheading video.
France to deploy more fighter jets ...

France to deploy more fighter jets against IS militants

France will send six Mirage fighter jets to Jordan to strike the Islamic State militant group in Iraq, Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Wednesday.
?Human zoo? exhibition comes to Pa...

?Human zoo? exhibition comes to Paris amid racism row

?Exhibit B?, an art show featuring black actors in cages which was cancelled by London?s famed Barbican Centre in September, is set to open in the French capital later this month sparking furious protests.
French doctors perform groundbreaki...

French doctors perform groundbreaking fetal surgery

For the first time in France, surgeons have successfully performed a prenatal operation on a 20-week-old foetus suffering from the congenital disorder spina bifida, in a procedure that is still largely unheard of in Europe.

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Anti-EU party wins second seat in B...

Anti-EU party wins second seat in Britain?s parliament

Britain?s anti-EU UKIP party won its second seat in parliament on Friday, defeating Prime Minister David Cameron?s Conservatives in a special election six months before what is shaping up to be a closely-fought national vote.
Fury as Italy quashes asbestos conv...

Fury as Italy quashes asbestos conviction in ?trial of century?

Victims of asbestos poisoning are well accustomed to the gruelling twists and turns of Italy?s judicial process. But even the most battle-hardened were ill-prepared for the latest, bitter turn in a landmark case that has dragged on for decades.
Swedish court upholds arrest warran...

Swedish court upholds arrest warrant for WikiLeaks' Assange

A Swedish appeals court on Thursday rejected an appeal lodged by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange against a warrant for his arrest. Swedish prosecutors issued the order in 2010 in connection with sexual assault allegations.
Nearly 1,000 killed in Ukraine sinc...

Nearly 1,000 killed in Ukraine since start of ceasefire: UN

Fighting in eastern Ukraine has claimed the lives of nearly 1,000 people since the signing of a fragile ceasefire agreement in September, the United Nations said on Thursday.
Video: Anti-EU party expected to wi...

Video: Anti-EU party expected to win key election in Britain

Rochester, a picturesque riverside town in Kent, southeast England, is known more for its history than its politics. But all that could change on Thursday as voters looked set to elect a member of the conservative UK Independence Party to parliament.
World powers seek nuclear deal with...

World powers seek nuclear deal with Iran at Vienna talks

Envoys from Iran and six world powers ? the United States, China, Russia, Britain, France and Germany ? gather Tuesday for talks in Vienna aimed at reaching an agreement on limiting Iran's nuclear programme ahead of a November 24 deadline.

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UTEP: Former athletics head, wife k...

UTEP: Former athletics head, wife killed by truck

EL PASO, Texas (AP) ? The University of Texas at El Paso is mourning the loss of a former athletic director and his wife, who were fatally hit by a truck while crossing the street.
North Texas man convicted of killin...

North Texas man convicted of killing wife in 1985

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) ? A 59-year-old North Texas man has been convicted of killing his wife nearly 30 years ago.
Police: Man, woman, dogs found dead...

Police: Man, woman, dogs found dead in East Texas

HAWKINS, Texas (AP) ? The Texas Rangers are investigating after an East Texas couple and their three dogs were found fatally shot.
Police: Man, woman found dead in El...

Police: Man, woman found dead in El Paso home

EL PASO, Texas (AP) ? Police are investigating the deaths of a man and a woman found in an El Paso home.
Police: San Antonio man killed over...

Police: San Antonio man killed over pool game

SAN ANTONIO (AP) ? San Antonio police have arrested a 79-year-old man who they say fatally shot a man in a bar over a game of pool.
Texas Tech, Iowa State desperate fo...

Texas Tech, Iowa State desperate for a win

AMES, Iowa (AP) ? Texas Tech's visit to Iowa State on Saturday will be its furthest trip north in November in 52 years.

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Of like minds on a freezing cold mo...

Of like minds on a freezing cold morning on the deer lease

Frost covered the ground outside of my deer blind. The gray sky hung low and clouds scudded overhead, making me think I?d be the perfect day to hunt ducks or geese. Instead, I was warm and toasty.
Fish talk and getting ready for coo...

Fish talk and getting ready for cool weather fishing

Last week we talked about things changing fast and I had no idea how quickly that would be.
Strong and Texas players could test...

Strong and Texas players could testify in dispute

An attorney for Oklahoma State said Wednesday the school could seek sworn testimony from Texas football coach Charlie Strong, Longhorns players and school administrators in its fight to recover nearly
Walker lifts No. 5 Texas A&M over R...

Walker lifts No. 5 Texas A&M over Rice 76-55

Rice coach Greg Williams said there's a single best way to guard Texas A&M guard Courtney Walker.
Nowitzki returns to hit 3, Mavs top...

Nowitzki returns to hit 3, Mavs top Wiz 105-102

With his Dallas Mavericks locked in a tight fourth quarter, Dirk Nowitzki twisted his left ankle by accidentally stepping on an opponent's foot, then fell to the court.
Stone Middle School teams clash wit...

Stone Middle School teams clash with PG

The Stone Middle School girls basketball teams recently competed against Pleasant Grove, coming out with one win and some close losses.

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New in paperback: 'The Moment of Ev...

New in paperback: 'The Moment of Everything,' 'Sweet Thunder,' 'Smart Cities' and more

Maggie Dupres, protagonist of Shelly King's The Moment of Everything , has been "involuntarily separated from payroll" at her Silicon Valley start-up. She spends her days listlessly in Dragonfly Used Books amid the dusty stacks of well-worn cast-offs patrolled by Grendel the cat.

The Morning s Butchery in Jerusalem

The Morning s Butchery in Jerusalem

TodayA s outbreak of unthinking savagery comes to us straight from the 16th Century, specifically August 24, 1572, which is St. BartholomewA s Day, as Holy Mother Church reckons such things. Most of these Huguenots were in Paris at the time, celebrating the marriage of their leader, Henry of Navarre, to the kingA s sister, Margaret.

Fashion Icons

Fashion Icons

Fashionistas looking for a reason to visit Adelaide have found an excuse this summer with a fabulous exhibition of twentieth century fashion on display at the Art Gallery of South Australia. Fashion Icons: Masterpieces from the Collection of the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris provides a unique opportunity for Australian fashion lovers to experience French fashion from 1947 to the present day.

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