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A Shiite militiaman stands guard in Amirli, where 15,000 Shiite Turkmens were stranded in the farming community surrounded by militants since mid-July, 105 miles  170 kilometers  north of Baghdad, Iraq, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014. Iraqi security forces and Shiite militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State extremist group on the town of Amirli, following U.S. airstrikes against the Sunni militants' positions, officials said.  AP Photo  The Associated Press
Iraq PM pledges to root out ISIS militants

Iraq's outgoing prime minster pledged Monday to turn his country into "a big grave" for Sunni militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group and commended security forces who achieved a rare victory over insurgents by ending the siege of a Shia town.

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  • Scottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant pandaScottish zoo: 'Bad news' for pregnant giant panda
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 10:31 AM

    LONDON - Edinburgh Zoo warned Monday that its female giant panda, Tian Tian, may have lost her cub.

  • Insufficient postage leads to bust of fake drugs
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 10:04 AM

    VIENNA - Austrian police have announced the breakup of an international gang dealing in phoney health products and say insufficient postage provided the major lead.

  • UK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorismUK: Passports could be seized to fight terrorism
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 10:03 AM

    LONDON - Prime Minister David Cameron on Monday proposed new laws that would give police the power to seize the passports of Britons suspected of having travelled abroad to fight with terrorist groups.

  • Pro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talksPro-Russian rebels lower demands in peace talks
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 8:45 AM

    MOSCOW - Pro-Russian rebels softened their demand for full independence Monday, saying they would respect Ukraine's sovereignty in exchange for autonomy — a shift that reflects Moscow's desire to strike a deal at a new round of peace talks.

  • Arctic business forum has first meeting
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 7:00 AM

    IQALUIT, Nunavut - Canada will live up to promises it made two years ago when the first meeting of the Arctic Economic Council begins Tuesday in Iqaluit.

  • Celebrity chef charged with intoxicated driving
    thecanadianpress.com - 2014-09-01 5:27 AM

    SOUTHAMPTON, N.Y. - Celebrity chef Todd English, who has opened restaurants around the U.S. and written multiple cookbooks, was arrested Sunday on a charge of driving while intoxicated, authorities said.

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