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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

Freelance video journalist James Parkinson, 44, and freelance photographer Jess Hurd, 41, react during an interview at their home in east London Friday, Nov. 21 2014. The pair are among six British journalists who are suing London’s Metropolitan Police ...
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UK police spied on reporters for years, docs show

Freelance video journalist James Parkinson, 44, and freelance photographer Jess Hurd, 41, react during an interview at their home in east London Friday, Nov. 21 2014. The pair are among six British journalists who are suing London’s Metropolitan Police ...
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Bandits in Guinea steal suspected Ebola blood

Children out of school climb a wall to see a civilian helicopter land in Gueckedou, Ginea, Friday Nov. 21, 2014. Saturday Nov. 15, 2014. Officials in Guinea say bandits during a roadside robbery stole a cooler containing blood samples that are believed to have Ebola, from a...
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Islamic State group’s drive for Kobani is blunted

FILE – This undated file photo posted on Monday, Nov. 4, 2014 by the Raqqa Media Office of the Islamic State group, a militant extremist group, shows an Islamic state group fighter in Kobani, Syria. For a force that has built its reputation on projecting an aura of momentum...
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Iran nuke talks stalled, despite Kerry efforts

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry leaves Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran take place in Vienna, Austria, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Kerry decided to pull back from nuclear talks in Vienna, leaving Iran’s foreign minister to ponder an apparent new...
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Ukraine’s Facebook revolution, 1 year later

People place flowers at a memorial for people killed in clashes with security forces in Kiev’s Independence Square, Ukraine, Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. Ukraine marked the first anniversary of demonstrations known as Euromaidan which where were sparked by then President Viktor...
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Israel to demolish homes of synagogue attackers

The Dome of the Rock Mosque in the Al Aqsa Mosque compound is seen in Jerusalem’s old city Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. Tensions in the region have spiked in recent weeks, largely over the disputed holy site in Jerusalem sacred to both Muslims and Jews. (AP Photo/Sebastian...
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UN: Deaths keep rising in Ukraine, now over 4,300

Gianni Magazzeni, Chief of the America, Europe, and Central Asia Branch of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, OHCHR, l a speaks during a news conference about the Launch of the new OHCHR report on the human rights situation in Ukraine, at the European...
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Corruption saps enthusiasm for east Ukraine rebels

A pro-Russian rebel patrols an illegal coal mining warehouse in Torez, eastern Ukraine, Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014. As battle raged in rebellion-wracked eastern Ukraine, cargo trains piled high with coal thundered along rail tracks to keep heating and power going to households in...

Egypt president considering pardon of journalists

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said on Thursday that a presidential pardon is “being examined” for the three Al-Jazeera journalists who were handed heavy prison terms in a court ruling that raised international outrage. El-Sissi told...