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  1. American Journalist Freed After Nearly Two Years In Captivity

    New England native Peter Theo Curtis was freed Sunday, after being held by Islamic militants in Syria since October 2012. Another American journalist, James Foley, was killed in Syria last week.
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  2. Historical Timeline

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  3. After A Long Wait, Syrian Rebels Hope The Weapons Will Now Flow

    The "moderate" opposition has been losing ground on the battlefield and pleading for weapons from the U.S. for the past couple of years. They are hoping that their fortunes have finally changed.
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  4. How Hong Kong Protesters Are Connecting, Without Cell Or Wi-Fi Networks

    Pro-democracy protesters are downloading a fast-growing app called FireChat to stay in touch. It has been used around the world during political unrest.
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  5. 500 Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks In Mediterranean

    The International Organization for Migration says the incident took place last week when people smugglers rammed a vessel carrying hundreds of refugees hoping to reach European waters.
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  6. One Year After Calif. Rim Fire, Debate Simmers Over Forest Recovery

    This third-largest wildfire in California's history struck the area near Yosemite National Park. Since then, controversy has broken out over whether to log the trees and replant seedlings.
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  7. North Korea Sentences American To Six Years Of Hard Labor

    Matthew Miller, of Bakersfield, Calif., had entered North Korea on a tourist visa. The country says he sought to be thrown in jail to investigate human rights issues.
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  8. After Fire, FAA Orders Review Of Contingency Plans, Security

    On Friday, a contractor intentionally set fire to an FAA air traffic facility that has caused flight delays and cancellations for days.
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  9. May 6- 12

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  10. U.S. Leads More Airstrikes Against ISIS In Iraq And Syria

    Seven airstrikes hit in Syria and three in Iraq, according to U.S. Central Command, which adds that Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates participated in some strikes.
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