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  • British hostage seized by Islamic State with Foley appears in new video

    WASHINGTON A British freelance photographer whose kidnapping in Syria has been subject to a media blackout at the request of his family and the British government for nearly two years has appeared in an Islamic State video that was posted Thursday on the Internet.
  • Pakistani woman embraced by Islamic State seeks to drop U.S. legal appeal

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A Pakistan-born neuroscientist has become a rallying cry for militant groups demanding her release from a U.S. prison. But in a little-noticed move she is trying to abandon her legal fight for freedom, saying the U.S. court system...

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman

    Alleged pimp testifies he tried to help, not kidnap, beat woman
    Shaun McKinley admitted under oath Wednesday that he is a crack cocaine and heroin dealer but, he assured the jury, he is not a pimp and never kidnapped or beat up a prostitute. Though federal prosecutors say the abduction — and the woman's lucky...

    Film Review: 'A Walk Among the Tombstones'

    Scott Frank's detective thriller "A Walk Among the Tombstones" is, at heart, a fully old-fashioned pulp potboiler -- set in the convincingly ancient-feeling era of 1999 -- enlivened on one hand by a committed Liam Neeson, playing a more cerebral version...

    4th arrest in sexual mutilation case

    Authorities announced Tuesday that they have in custody the last of four people they believe participated in a plan to torture and sexually mutilate a Newport Beach man in an attempt rob him of a large amount of cash they thought he'd buried in the...