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Updated at 11:55 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " A U.S. drone strike targeted a vehicle in Syria believed to be transporting the masked Islamic State militant known as "Jihadi John," according to American officials. Whether the strike killed the British man who appears in several videos depicting the beheadings of Western hostages was not known, British Prime Minister David Cameron said Friday.

Updated at 11:54 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " The Islamic State group militant known as "Jihadi John," who was targeted in a U.S. drone strike, horrified the world with his brutal beheadings of hostages. But his videos, with sneering taunts of the West, served...

Updated at 11:47 AM

NEW YORK (AP) " An aging mobster threw his hands into the air and shouted "Free," grinning as he walked out of a courthouse following his surprising acquittal on charges he helped plan the legendary 1978 Lufthansa heist retold in the hit Mafia film...

Updated at 11:46 AM

BEIRUT (AP) " Schools and universities across Lebanon were shuttered Friday as the country mourned victims of twin suicide bombings that struck a crowded neighborhood south of the capital.

Updated at 11:40 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) " Hillary Rodham Clinton has locked up public support from half of the Democratic insiders who cast ballots at the party's national convention, giving her a commanding advantage over her rivals for the party's presidential nomination.

Updated at 10:43 AM

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) " Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's opposition party attained a historic majority in Myanmar's Parliament on Friday, making it possible for them to form the Southeast Asian country's first truly civilian government in more than...

Updated at 9:57 AM

BERLIN (AP) " German police said Friday that the bodies of seven babies have been found at an apartment in a Bavarian town.

Updated at 9:44 AM

LONDON (AP) " The eurozone economic recovery lost momentum in the third quarter of the year, official figures showed Friday " a development that's set to pile further pressure on the European Central Bank to expand its monetary stimulus.

Updated at 9:42 AM

LONDON (AP) " British Prime Minister David Cameron says officials are not yet certain whether a U.S. drone strike killed Mohammed Emwazi, the masked militant in Islamic State-group beheading videos known as "Jihadi John."

Updated at 9:31 AM

SINJAR, Iraq (AP) " Iraqi Kurdish militias battling to take back Sinjar from Islamic State militants raised a Kurdish flag and fired off celebratory gunfire in the center of town Friday, though U.S. and Kurdish officials cautioned that it was too...

Updated at 9:16 AM

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) " Customs officials in Saudi Arabia say they've cracked a case " and then some " of smugglers trying to bring illicit cans of beer through the kingdom by disguising them as Pepsi.

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