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Family: Islamic State leader raped American hostage

Updated: 08/15/2015 - The parents of the late American hostage Kayla Mueller say they were told by American officials that their daughter was repeatedly forced to have sex with Abu Bakr Baghdadi, the leader of the Islamic State group.

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Greek parliament approves draft 3rd bailout

Updated: 08/14/2015 - Greek lawmakers have approved their country's draft third bailout in a parliamentary vote that relied on opposition party support and saw the government coalition suffer significant dissent.

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Dozens reported missing in massive blast at Chinese port

Posted: 08/13/2015 - A port company says dozens of its employees are unaccounted for in the aftermath of the fiery explosions at a warehouse of hazardous chemicals in a Chinese port city. The company says a search is under way.

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EPA chief: Water quality improving after spill

Updated: 08/14/2015 - The head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says significant progress is being made as water quality appears to be improving in a major Southwest river system that was contaminated by millions of gallons of toxic mine sludge.

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Apple more than doubles hiring of women and minorities

Posted: 08/13/2015 - Apple says it more than doubled the numbers of women, blacks and Hispanic workers hired in the last year, although that moved the needle only slightly in terms of improving the overall diversity of its workforce.

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At least 44 dead in Tianjin explosion

Updated: 08/13/2015 - China's official Xinhua News agency says 12 firefighters are among the 44 people killed in massive explosions at a warehouse in the port city of Tianjin.

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Great Lakes gas prices jump after partial refinery shutdown

Updated: 08/12/2015 - Oil and gas industry watchers said Wednesday prices at the pump have jumped across the Great Lakes region because of the unexpected, partial shutdown of a large Indiana oil refinery, and those increases could continue.

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Fish sent for testing after Colorado mine spill

Updated: 08/13/2015 - Colorado wildlife officials will test more than 100 fish caught along the Animas River at the height of a mine waste spill that turned the water orangey-yellow.

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