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Mexico Says Leader Of Knights Templar Cartel Captured

Authorities say they have detained Servando "La Tuta" Gomez, one of the most wanted men in the country.
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Rocker Gary Glitter Jailed For 16 Years For Child Sex Abuse

The 70-year-old, best known for the stadium rock anthem "Rock & Roll (Part 2)," was convicted for sex offenses during the 1970s and '80s against three girls between the ages of 8 and 13.
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After 6,000 Years, Time For A Renovation At Iraq's Citadel

The Citadel at the heart of the Kurdish city of Erbil has been inhabited for six millennia. Now, amid war and destruction, it's undergoing a much-needed restoration and upgrade of city services.
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It Kills Germs For Up To 6 Hours. Can It Wipe Out Ebola?

Zylast is a hand sanitizer that offers protection far longer than alcohol-based products or chlorine solution. That's why USAID has named it one of its "Fighting Ebola Grand Challenge" winners.
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Bangladeshi-American Blogger Hacked To Death In Dhaka

Avijit Roy's writings denounced fundamentalist thought and earned him death threats from Islamist groups. His wife, Rafida Ahmed, who was with him during the attack Thursday, was severely wounded.
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More Details On 'Jihadi John': Early Run-Ins And Radicalization

There are two narratives about Mohammed Emwazi's past that attempt to explain how the man who grew up in West London became internationally notorious.
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ISIS Video Shows Extremists Destroying Artifacts

A video has surfaced that appears to show members of the self-proclaimed Islamic State, also known as ISIS, smashing priceless antiques at a museum in Mosul, Iraq.
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ISIS Extremist Who Beheaded Prisoners Is Identified

The masked man who appeared to behead hostages in videos for the so-called Islamic State, also known as ISIS, has been revealed. Known in the media as "Jihadi John," his real name is Mohammed Emwazi.
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Britain Tries To Counter Extremists' Appeal

The British government has long been concerned about extremism emerging within its borders. Linda Wertheimer talks to Shashank Joshi of the Royal United Services Institute about extremism.
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Using A Can Of Coke To Explain A Currency Lesson

The U.S. economy has been doing well. That's pushed the value of the U.S. dollar up — relative to other currencies. A strong dollar sounds like good news, but there are winners and losers.

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