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The body of New Jersey native Aaron Sofer was found in a Jerusalem forest Thursday after he went missing last week. Matt Kozar of CBS New York reports on how neighbors in Sofer's close-knit community reacted to the news.
An Australian sheep thought to be the world's woolliest was finally shorn on Thursday, shedding off 52 pounds.
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British official cites developments in Iraq and Syria for heightened level, but says there is no specific threat
Body of Aharon Siofer, ultra-Orthodox yeshiva student from N.J., was found in Jerusalem Forest after disappearing last week
The $10 billion Russian Direct Investment Fund has American and European private equity executives as advisers
Mount Tavurvur, which is one of the most active volcanoes in the region, destroyed the town of Rabaul in 1994
Proof is mounting that Russia has sent troops, supplies to pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine, though it denies claims
Short promotional videos show softer side of jihad, urging viewers to sign up for Islamist extremism
Authorities raise aviation alert to highest level but all airports in Iceland open; ash in atmosphere can wreak havoc with air travel
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