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A masked Islamic State militant speaks next to a man purported to be U.S. journalist Steven Sotloff at an unknown location in this still image from an undated video posted on a social media website.

ISIS releases beheading video of American Steven Sotloff

The Islamic State militant group released a video purporting to show the beheading of U.S. hostage Steven Sotloff.

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U.S. forces carry out operation against al Shabaab

U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia.

A flag of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic is seen at the top of damaged war memorial at Savur-Mohyla, a hill east of the city of Donetsk, August 28, 2014.

Separatists say will allow ‘trapped’ Ukrainian forces to withdraw

Pro-Moscow rebels fighting in Ukraine said they would open up a 'humanitarian corridor' to allow the withdrawal of Ukrainian troops they have encircled.

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U.S. airstrikes on Syria face formidable obstacles

President Barack Obama is considering an air assault on Islamist fighters in Syria.

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Poll: Americans oppose paying ransom for hostages

Nearly two out of three Americans say governments should not pay ransom to terrorists in exchange for hostages.

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Michaud Raises $430K, Cutler Brings in $419K

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Gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud has raised more than $430,000 in the latest filing period.

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Maine’s Great Northern Paper Files for Bankruptcy

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Great Northern Paper Co. LLC has filed for bankruptcy.

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Police: Scarborough Teen Accused of Bringing Knife to School

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SCARBOROUGH, Me (WGAN News) - A Scarborough High School student was arrested after police said he brought a knife to school Tuesday morning.

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Michaud Will Debate Cutler Without Gov. LePage

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Gubernatorial candidate Mike Michaud says he will debate independent Eliot Cutler one-on-one if Gov. Paul LePage refuses to participate.

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Maine Drumstick Factory Survives Fire

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A Maine factory that makes drumsticks avoided serious structural damage in a fire that occurred when a water cooler overheated.