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- Islamic State: British fighters make up a quarter of foreign jihadists (via The Independent)
- New York man wins $125,000 settlement after being arrested for photographing police (via The Verge)
- Barcelona to turn to CAS after Fifa rejects transfer ban appeal (via Goal.com)
- Carillion abandons pursuit of Balfour Beatty (via The FT – requires free registration)
- Government approves apprenticeship scheme (via Law Society Gazette)
- One in five visitors to Swiss assisted-dying clinics from Britain (via The Guardian)
- Chinese cult murder trial opens in Shandong (via BBC News)
- Column defending cops in Ferguson sparks online fury (via CNN)
- California students arrested over plot to massacre staff and classmates at Pasadena high school (via The Independent)
- Holder: I See Why People Don’t Trust Police (via Sky News)
- Thailand coup General Prayuth Chan-ocha named PM (via BBC News)
- Who to blame for Argentina’s disastrous default? Its lawyers, of course (via The Guardian)
- Anna Nicole Smith’s family lose $44m claim from the estate of her late billionaire husband J Howard Marshall II (via The Independent)
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