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BAGHDAD (AP) — They are the Islamic State group’s elite shock troops. Fanatical and disciplined, they infiltrate cities of Iraq and Syria, unleash mayhem and fight to the death, wearing explosives belts to blow themselves up among their opponents if they face defeat. IS calls them “Inghemasiyoun,”...

TORONTO Masayuki Suo, best known for his original Japanese version of the Hollywood hit “Shall We Dance?,” has directed a new movie musical...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Greece is at the last chance saloon, thirsty and out of credit. Next stop could be the badlands of euro exit. Without...

CHICAGO The Grateful Dead gave what they say will be their last group performance on Sunday, playing to some 70,000 singing, dancing and tearful fans...

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Pope Francis travels to the Ecuadorean port of Guayaquil on Monday for a Mass expected to draw more than a million...

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) – “Inside Out” delivered the firepower at the five-day holiday weekend box office as it finished in first...

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — The latest from the referendum in Greece (all times local): — 7 a.m. Polls have opened across Greece in a...

LOS ANGELES Rapper Sean “P. Diddy” Combs will not face assault charges stemming from an incident involving a kettlebell weight at the University...

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — With aid negotiations off and ATMs running out of money, it’s not speculation any more. Greece could leave...

LONDON From heavy metal rockers Iron Maiden to classical singers Il Divo, musicians of all kind were honored at the O2 Silver Clef Awards on Friday,...