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Iraqi officials say a suicide car bomb attack on an army checkpoint has killed nine people, including four soldiers, south of Baghdad.Full Story >
The king of Saudi Arabia has warned that extremists could attack Europe and the U.S. if there is not a strong international response to terrorism after the Islamic State group seized a wide territory across Iraq and Syria.Full Story >
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An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years for Gaza's battered and neglected housing stock to be rebuilt following the war between Hamas and Israel.Full Story >
An international organization involved in assessing post-conflict reconstruction says it will take 20 years under current levels of restrictions to rebuild the Gaza Strip's battered and neglected housing stock...Full Story >
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Ukrainian forces say one of their fighter jets has been shot down by a Russian missile in combat against Russia-backed separatists in eastern Ukraine.Full Story >
The European Union on Saturday warned that the apparent incursion of Russian troops on Ukrainian soil pushes the conflict closer to a point of no return, with new economic sanctions being drawn up to make Moscow reconsider...Full Story >
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Rescuers using long ladders tried to get food and water to freelance miners trapped in a Nicaraguan gold mine, as the effort to reach the 24 men entered its second day.Full Story >
Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working Saturday to free the rest, officials said.Full Story >
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -
Two choirs from the School for Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA) won the top Gold Diploma honors in the Open Division of the 2012 World Choir Games.
Chorale and the Meridian 8 jazz group are now eligible to perform in the Champions category of the 2014 World Choir Games in Riga, Latvia.
"The entire SCPA community is proud of what our students and staff have accomplished," said Principal Steve Brokamp. "We are confident that we offer the premier arts-education opportunities in our region, and we are exceptionally thrilled and honored hat now the world community has recognized our vocal groups. We will proudly and enthusiastically prepare for the next World Choir Games in the Champions category in Latvia. We, again, promise to represent our country well."
The Chorale includes 41 SCPA students in grades 8 through 12. Meridian 8 includes eight vocalists and three instrumentalists in grades 9 through 12.
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Saturday, August 30 2014 9:01 AM EDT2014-08-30 13:01:41 GMT
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon. Officials say the fire started around 3:30 p.m. Friday in the 2600 block of May Street. Firefighters respondedFull Story >
Five families have been displaced after a three-alarm fire in Walnut Hills Friday afternoon.Full Story >