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  • Walker says he's not taking stand on birthright citizenship story has photos
    Updated: Aug-21-15 9:08 pm

    MADISON, Wisconsin - Republican presidential candidate Scott Walker said in a television interview Friday he is not taking a position on whether children born to immigrants here illegally should automatically be citizens.

  • The Latest on Croatian hostage killed by Islamic State story has photos
    Updated: Aug-12-15 3:03 pm

    CAIRO - The latest in the events surrounding the purported slaying by Egypt's Islamic State affiliate of Croatian hostage Tomislav Salopek, after an online image was circulated Wednesday showing his beheaded body.

  • 4th blogger killed in Bangladesh by suspected militants story has photos
    Updated: Aug-07-15 8:47 pm

    DHAKA, Bangladesh - Suspected militants posing as tenants entered an apartment building and hacked to death a secular blogger in Bangladesh's capital in the fourth such deadly attack this year, police said.

  • Egypt unveils Suez Canal extension with pomp-filled ceremony story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Aug-06-15 5:22 pm

    ISMAILIA, Egypt - In a defining moment of his young presidency, Egypt's Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi presided Thursday over the unveiling of a major extension of the Suez Canal that he hailed as a historic feat needed to revive the country's ailing economy after years of unrest.

  • Egypt's disaffected youth increasingly calling for violence 
    Updated: Aug-04-15 2:01 am

    CAIRO - The 20-year-old law student says he has had enough of fruitless protests in support of Egypt's deposed Islamist president, two years of a losing struggle with police.