Ferguson Residents Clean up, Hope for Calm Night
Ferguson residents, businesses begin cleanup, hope for night of calm, return to normalcy

Bulgaria charges radical imam, six others with supporting Islamic State
SOFIA (Reuters) - A Bulgarian imam and six others detained during a special operation by security forces earlier this week have been charged with supporting the ultra-radical militant group Islamic State, Bulgarian prosecutors said on Wednesday.

Cobain: Daughter to produce film
An upcoming documentary on Kurt Cobain has more than just cooperation from the rock legend's family.

HSBC to refund Middle East, Africa customers for excessive fees
DUBAI (Reuters) - HSBC will refund customers across five countries in the Middle East and North Africa for charging them excessive foreign currency fees on debit and credit card transactions, the lender confirmed to Reuters on Wednesday.

FBI: 512 gun sales a day slipped through checks last year
Black Friday gun buys test background check system in nation where someone is killed with a firearm every 16 minutes

Turkey's remaining Assyrian Christians dream of better times

A general view of Mardin in southeastern Turkey, pictured on November 19, 2014In a small village in the southeast of Turkey stand two Assyrian churches, one a thousand years old, the other modern, signs of both the region's Christian past and the determination of those who remain to bring it to life again. Seyde Bozdemir was born in the village of Elbegendi in Turkey's southeastern province of Mardin. The Christian Assyrian community in Turkey, which now numbers no more than a few thousand, has been hit by wave after wave of emigration since the foundation of the modern Turkish state in 1923 out of the ruins of the multi-ethnic Ottoman Empire.

HBO to make film of Scientology book
HBO is backing a documentary based on "Going Clear," a book about Scientology and Hollywood -- and isn't taking any chances with the legal side of things.














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