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Islamic State 'kills US hostage'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:36:16 GMT
An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released. 
Million 'have fled Ukraine conflict'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:35:02 GMT
The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced. 
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:49:12 GMT
The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple. 
Ashya's parents freed from prison  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 20:54:01 GMT
The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant. 
DNA overturns 30-year US convictions  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 22:56:35 GMT
Two US men who spent three decades in prison for rape and murder, one on death row, are released after new DNA evidence proves their innocence. 
Ebola response 'lethally inadequate'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 15:52:29 GMT
A global military intervention is needed to curb the largest ever Ebola outbreak, according to the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres. 
US targets al-Shabab's leader  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 19:44:15 GMT
The US military says it has carried out air strikes in Somalia, targeting the leader of militant group al-Shabab, but it is unclear if he was killed. 
Pakistan MPs hold emergency session  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 13:55:42 GMT
Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif seeks to gain support in an emergency joint session of parliament as protesters on the streets of Islamabad call for his resignation. 
Arrests over Afghan child marriage  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:51:00 GMT
The parents of an eight-year-old girl and a 12-year-old boy are arrested on charges of arranging their under-age marriage in northern Afghanistan. 
Gayet wins new French privacy case  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 16:32:02 GMT
Actress Julie Gayet, linked to President Hollande, wins a privacy case against a photographer who snapped her in her car, which French law deems private space. 
Mass escape from juvenile US prison  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 18:35:15 GMT
More than 30 teenagers held at a juvenile detention centre in Tennessee escape by crawling through a fence and nine are still being sought. 
Chris Brown pleads guilty over punch  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:29:16 GMT
Rapper Chris Brown admits punching a man in October last year but walks free from court because of time already served. 
VIDEO: Apple: Celebrity accounts hacked  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 21:58:14 GMT
The FBI are investigating allegations that the online accounts of dozens of celebrities have been hacked, allowing explicit photos to be posted on the internet. 
VIDEO: Uganda's Ghetto Kids: 'Dance changed my life'  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 07:03:04 GMT
Children in Uganda working in a pioneering dance group, Ghetto Kids, have been describing how it has changed their lives for the better. 
VIDEO: Beauty queen refuses to return crown  Tue, 02 Sep 2014 14:13:28 GMT
Myanmar's first ever beauty queen has refused to give back her $100,000 (£60,300) crown after being dethroned.