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China commemorates 69th anniversary of WWII victory

Today marks the 69th anniversary of Japan's surrender to China. This is the first time September 3rd has been officially marked as Victory Day. In marking the event, top Chinese leaders including Xi Jinping and Li Keqiang attended a ceremony in Beijing.
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ISIS beheads 2nd American journalist

A new video posted on the Internet Tuesday, appearing to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a second captive American journalist, by the Islamic militant group, local media reported.
Obama authorizes 350 more troops to Iraq

Occupy Central's leader says strategy fails, support wanes

Benny Tai Yiu-ting, one of the three co-founders of Occupy Central, said on Tuesday that the campaign's strategic aim to achieve concessions from China's central authorities on Hong Kong's chief executive election reform has failed.
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The US has no strategy to fight a war with IS

The United States' strategy for combating IS focuses too much on inconsistent military measures when it should focus on a political solution to the divisions within Iraq.


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Help needed by baby girl who can't grow

The family of a 13-month-old girl who suffers from an undiagnosed medical problem and has gained just 5 grams since birth has made a desperate appeal for medical and financial assistance.

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