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AP Top Headlines At 12:20 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 12:20 a.m. EDT

1 - Video purports to show beheading of US journalist
2 - Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough
3 - Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression
4 - US strike targets leader of Somali extremist group
5 - 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center
6 - Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated
7 - Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders
8 - Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts
9 - Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes
10 - Following his own rules, Monfils into US Open QFs
1 - Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

BEIRUT (AP) -- Islamic State extremists released a video Tuesday purportedly showing the beheading of a second American journalist, Steven Sotloff, and warning President Barack Obama that as long as U.S. airstrikes against the militant group continue, "our knife will continue to strike the necks of your people."...

9/2/2014 11:11:00 PM

2 - Ukrainian troops routed as Russia talks tough

NOVOKATERYNIVKA, Ukraine (AP) -- The ferocity of the attack on the fleeing Ukrainian troops was clear, days after the ambush by Russian-backed separatist forces....

9/2/2014 4:11:06 PM

3 - Obama to Europe: NATO to oppose Russian aggression

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- Confronted by a Kremlin-backed military offensive in Ukraine, President Barack Obama and Western allies will approve plans this week to position at least 4,000 troops and military equipment in Eastern Europe, bolstering NATO's security commitments to nervous member states near the Russian border....

9/3/2014 12:05:23 AM

4 - US strike targets leader of Somali extremist group

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- U.S. airstrikes in Somalia may have killed the leader of the Islamic extremist group al-Shabab, with a militant commander saying Tuesday that he was in a car that was struck and that six people died....

9/2/2014 4:03:21 PM

5 - 30 teens escape from Nashville detention center

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) -- Thirty teens "overwhelmed" their minders at a juvenile detention center by simultaneously breaking out of four dormitories and then crawling under a weak spot in a chain-link fence. By Tuesday evening, seven were still on the run....

9/2/2014 7:21:35 PM

6 - Lawyer says family of girl with Uzi is devastated

PHOENIX (AP) -- An attorney for the parents of a 9-year-old girl who accidentally killed an Arizona shooting range instructor with an Uzi said Tuesday the family is devastated by the tragedy that occurred on a brief excursion during a vacation....

9/2/2014 10:10:58 PM

7 - Los Angeles jury convicts man of 3 serial murders

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A man who authorities believe strangled dozens of women as he moved from place to place around the country was convicted Tuesday of three 1980s murders in Los Angeles....

9/2/2014 8:14:41 PM

8 - Apple: Some nude shots taken from stars' accounts

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Apple said Tuesday that hackers obtained nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities by pilfering images from individual accounts rather than through a broader attack on the company's services....

9/2/2014 8:17:22 PM

9 - Report accuses Islamic State group of war crimes

BAGHDAD (AP) -- An international rights group accused the extremist Islamic State group on Tuesday of systematic "ethnic cleansing" in northern Iraq targeting indigenous religious minorities, as well as conducting mass killings of men and abducting women....

9/2/2014 10:14:58 PM

10 - Following his own rules, Monfils into US Open QFs

NEW YORK (AP) -- Gael Monfils follows his own rules....

9/2/2014 10:57:11 PM


 

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