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Posted: June 30, 2014 at 3:41 a.m.

Man sets himself on fire in Tokyo protest

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Libyan gets day in D.C. court

U.S. marshals keep watch Saturday around the federal courthouse in Washington as part of increased security before Ahmed Abu Khattala’s court appearance before a federal magistrate.

The Libyan militant accused of masterminding the deadly Benghazi attacks appeared for the first time in an Ame... Read »

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Old U.S.-made weapons aid Islamic State

IRBIL, Iraq -- Six months ago, Sunni Arab militants faced a steep firepower imbalance in their uprising against the U.S.-equipped Iraqi army west of Baghdad. Read »