Crouching in his Mosul home, Abu Ayman suddenly felt the ground rock when a massive explosion tore through his street. Then came the screams and cries from next door.
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Heroin use, addiction up sharply among U.S. whites: study
Heroin use in the United States has risen five-fold in the past decade and dependence on the drug has more than tripled, with the biggest jumps among whites and men with low incomes and little education, researchers said on Wednesday.
Activists who filmed Planned Parenthood workers charged in California
Two anti-abortion activists were charged in California with filming Planned Parenthood workers without their consent while the pair posed as representatives of a fake company seeking to buy fetal tissue, prosecutors said.
Ronaldo Airport overshadowed by dodgy statue
Madeira renamed its airport in honor of Cristiano Ronaldo on Wednesday - although it is a new statue of the four-times world player of the year that is likely to grab the headlines.
Ex-Christie associates get up to two years in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal
Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were sentenced to federal prison on Wednesday for their role in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that played a part in torpedoing the Republican's White House ambitions.
Private funeral held for singer George Michael in London
Best-selling British superstar singer George Michael was buried in London on Wednesday in a private funeral some three months after his death on Christmas Day, his publicist said.
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