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Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron answers questions at a news conference in Downing Street, central LondonWith raised U.K. terror threat, the prime minister will introduce new laws to combat militants.


2014-08-29 09:00:52 -0600

Palestinian Islamic Jihad militants parade down a street in downtown Gaza City on August 29, 2014Thousands of Islamic Jihad fighters paraded in Gaza City Friday, in a defiant show of force three days after a ceasefire ending a bloody war between Israel and Gaza militants. Fighters at the march wore military fatigues and carried assault rifles and other light weaponry, with some holding aloft different types of rockets fired at Israel during the 50-day conflict that ended on Tuesday. The spokesman for Islamic Jihad's armed wing, the Al-Quds Brigades, delivered a speech, praising backers Iran, allies Hezbollah and declaring that the group would "redouble efforts" to rearm. Israel "cannot win in Gaza," said the spokesman, known as Abu Hamza.


2014-08-29 07:55:49 -0600

Shelly Sterling, wife of former Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, pauses for photos after an interview with The Associated Press Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in Los Angeles. Shelly Sterling negotiated a landmark deal for $2 billion to sell the Clippers to Steve Ballmer, former CEO of Microsoft. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)When Shelly Sterling was approached by former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer about buying the Los Angeles Clippers, the wife of disgraced team owner Donald Sterling did not know who he was. But in short order ...


2014-08-29 08:26:48 -0600