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Obama vows to fight IS 'cancer' after killing

James FoleyUS President Barack Obama has vowed that his country will not be swayed from airstrikes against the Islamic State (IS) group after it beheaded an American journalist, an act he said was proof that the fighters stand for no religion.

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Pope's relatives killed in #Argentina crash

Three relatives of Pope Francis, two great nephews and their mother, have been killed in a traffic accident in Argentina, police said.

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UN sounds alarm over killings of aid workers

The number of aid workers killed, kidnapped and seriously wounded has reached record numbers, according to new figures published on the United Nations' World Humanitarian Day.

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#Ferguson police fire tear gas at protesters

tear gasUS police have fired tear gas and stun grenades at protesters in Ferguson, Missouri after a week of unrest sparked by the shooting death of a black unarmed teenager by a white policeman.

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Obama calls for calm in #Ferguson

badenUS President Barack Obama has expressed sympathy for the "passions and anger" sparked by the police killing of an unarmed black teenager, but decried the violence that has rocked the St Louis suburb of Ferguson since then.

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National Guard deployed to #Ferguson protests

Ferguson

Missouri Governor Jay Nixon has ordered the National Guard to help restore peace to the St Louis suburb of Ferguson, hours after police fired tear gas to disperse people protesting against the police shooting shooting of black teenager Michael Brown.

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Thousands attend funeral of Brazil's Campos

Tens of thousands of mourners have turned out to pay their respects to Brazilian presidential candidate, Eduardo Campos, who died in a plane crash.

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US police clash with #Ferguson protesters

Ferguson protesters

Police in the US state of Missouri have fired smoke canisters into a crowd of about 400 people protesting against the killing last week of an unarmed black teenager by police in the town of Ferguson.

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US black teen 'shot six times' by police

Michael BadenMichael Brown, the black teenager whose killing by a Missouri police officer has prompted more than a week of unrest, was shot at least six times, pathologists retained by the victim's family have said.

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US orders federal autopsy on #Ferguson teen

Ferguson, MissouriThe US attorney general has ordered federal aurhotiries to conduct post-mortem examination on the body of black teenager Michael Brown, shot dead by a white police officer in Ferguson, Missouri.

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