Islamic State insurgents have posted a video on purportedly
showing the beheading of US journalist James Foley and images
of another US journalist whose life they said depended on how
the United States acts in Iraq.
US lawmakers have called for calm and a change in police
tactics in the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, which has been
rocked by racially charged clashes and riots after a white
officer killed an unarmed black teenager 10 days ago.
As twin protests in Islamabad entered a fifth day, Pakistan
police said they had arrested some 150 supporters of protest
leaders overnight in Punjab province in a crackdown ahead of
widening demonstrations in the capital.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, who has spent over two
years in Ecuador's London embassy to avoid a sex crimes
inquiry in Sweden, says he plans to leave the building
"soon", but Britain has signalled it will still arrest him if