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  • Islamic State group sets sunset deadline for hostage exchange

    BEIRUT The Islamic State group set a new deadline for Jordan to release a convicted terrorist, saying it would kill a Jordanian pilot it holds "immediately" if the Iraqi woman isn't handed over by sunset Thursday in Mosul, Iraq. A man purporting to be...
  • Jordan willing to release militant for pilot held by Islamic State

    The Jordanian government declared its willingness Wednesday to swap a female prisoner who took part in a deadly rampage of hotel bombings in 2005 for a Jordanian pilot held by the Islamic State extremist group. However, it was unclear whether the...
  • S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case

    S. Fla. man fighting extradition to Thailand in bizarre kidnap case
    Shawn Abraham Shaw is an international fugitive who hid out in South Florida after kidnapping a wealthy buinessman in Thailand and negotiating a $2 million ransom — at least according to Thai authorities and U.S. government officials who want him...
  • Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment

    Mexico halts Chinese mega-mall project after damage to environment
    It was supposed to be a major Chinese foothold for doing business in Latin America, the largest venue for selling Chinese goods in the Western Hemisphere. The multimillion-dollar Dragon Mart mega-mall would cover nearly 1,400 acres two miles from the...
  • Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

    Malaysia declares MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation
    Malaysia's government declared Thursday the crash of Flight 370 an accident to pave the way for compensation claims, angering victims' families still waiting for evidence while officials said the search for wreckage will go on. Civil aviation chief...
  • Protesters target Riverside for partnering with city in Vietnam

    Protesters target Riverside for partnering with city in Vietnam
    Days after signing an agreement to forge a relationship with a city in Vietnam, elected leaders in Riverside are bracing for hundreds of Vietnamese American protesters who have vowed to gather outside City Hall and demand that officials rescind their pact...
  • Interdenominational celebration in Davie

    Interdenominational celebration in Davie
    In concert with President Barack Obama's historic visit to India for India's Republic Day, a gathering was staged at Falcon Lee Park in Davie. Since 1950, India has hosted heads of state in honor for Republic Day celebrations. However, it's the first...
  • James Fay, who ran family-owned baking equipment company, dies at 90

    James Fay, who ran family-owned baking equipment company, dies at 90
    James Fay succeeded his father as president of the Joliet-based Champion Machinery Co. in 1962. Two decades later, the baking equipment and systems manufacturer was the first American firm to bring automated white pan bread production to mainland China....
  • Marlins land long-time leading man Ichiro for supporting role

    Marlins land long-time leading man Ichiro for supporting role
    Nothing about Ichiro Suzuki suggests "minor signing." He is a 10-time All-Star with a Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player award to accompany 10 Gold Gloves and three Silver Sluggers. Nonetheless, Suzuki – one of the game's top leading men...
  • Islamic State releases new audio message, purportedly by Japanese hostage, extending deadline

    The Islamic State group released a message late Wednesday purportedly extending the deadline for Jordan's release of an Iraqi would-be hotel bomber linked to al-Qaida. The message, read by a voice claiming to be Japanese hostage Kenji Goto, was...
  • Alibaba roars back vs China accusations of counterfeit sales in report held until after IPO

    There's a tiger fight going on in China. Regulators on Wednesday issued a scathing report against one of the country's biggest stars, accusing e-commerce giant Alibaba of failing to do enough to prevent fake goods from being sold on its websites....