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Rash of new abductions of foreigners in Syria

IRBIL, Iraq -- The posting of a video showing the grisly execution of American journalist James Foley by the Islamic State, the al-Qaida spinoff that controls much of Iraq and Syria, coincided with a rash of new abductions of foreigners in ...

China's state media jab US on Ferguson

BEIJING -- With the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Mo., countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the United States' preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights. This week, comments by U.S. State Department ...