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Attackers Hack American Blogger To Death In Bangladesh
Associated Press
DHAKA, Bangladesh, Feb 27 :  A prominent Bangladeshi-American blogger known for speaking out against religious extremism was hacked to death as he walked through Bangladesh´s capital with his wife, police said Friday.

The attack Thursday night on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. citizen, occurred on a crowded sidewalk as he and his wife, Rafida Ahmed, were returning from a book fair at Dhaka University. Ahmed, who is also a blogger, was seriously injured. It was the latest in a series of attacks on secular writers in Bangladesh in recent years.
UK Spies Face Questions About Failure To Stop Jihadi John
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Jihadi John Identified As London-raised College Grad
ASSOCIATED PRESS
LONDON, Feb 27: The world knows him as "Jihadi John," the masked, knife-wielding militant in videos showing Western hostages being beheaded by the Islamic State group. On Thursday he was identified as a London-raised university graduate known to British intelligence for more than five years.

The British-accented militant from the chilling videos is Mohammed Emwazi, a man in his mid-20s who was born in Kuwait and raised in a modest, mixed-income area of west London.
6 Women Accuse Hot Yoga Founder Of Sex Assaults, Groping
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LOS ANGELES, Feb 27: Six women are accusing the founder of a popular hot yoga method of sexual assault.

The most recent case filed this month in Los Angeles Superior Court says Bikram Choudhury raped a former student in 2010 and continued to abuse her.
WWII Bomb Found Near Borussia Dortmund Stadium
Associated Press
DORTMUND, Germany, Feb 26: An unexploded World War II bomb has been discovered in the immediate vicinity of Borussia Dortmund´s stadium and authorities have evacuated the area.

Because the stadium was also inside the evacuated area, the club relocated the news conference of coach Juergen Klopp ahead of the Ruhr Derby against Schalke to another facility.
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