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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed

By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday...full story
updated 2015-04-19 10:42 PM
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A history of the Islamic State group after Ethiopians killed
By JON GAMBRELL
Associated Press

CAIRO (AP) -- The extremist Islamic State group, which controls a third of both Iraq and Syria in its self-declared caliphate, released a video Sunday....Fullstory

2015-04-19 10:42 PM

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2 Indian policemen arrested in killing of Kashmiri youth

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Manchester City beats West Ham 2-0, Silva stretchered off

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Italian Standings

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