This undated militant image provided by SITE Intel Group shows Abu Muhammed al-Adnani, the Islamic State militant group's spokesman who IS say was "martyred" in northern Syria. The IS-run Aamaq news agency said Tuesday, Aug. 30, 2016 that al-Adnani was "martyred while surveying the operations to repel the military campaigns against Aleppo," without providing further details. (SITE Intel Group via AP)

Islamic State group says chief strategist killed

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group’s spokesman and chief strategist, who laid out the blueprint for the extremist group’s attacks against the West, has been killed while overseeing operations in northern Syria, the group announced Tuesday.

Victim of sex assault ’not afraid or ashamed'

NEW YORK — A teen who was sexually assaulted during a game of sexual conquest at a prestigious New Hampshire prep school said Tuesday in her first public comments that she is no longer ashamed or afraid and she hopes to be a voice for others.

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Clean getaway for Hawkesbury soap thieves

The hunt continues for some slippery thieves who got away clean over the weekend with about $17,000 worth of hand soap from a business in Hawkesbury.The break-in occurred at an unnamed business on Spence Avenue, in the town's industrial area sometime Saturday, Aug. 20.Police did not identify the company or volume or type of hand soap stolen.

Ottawa teacher's aide Kathy Kitts leaves the courthouse in Ottawa on Thursday. Kitts pleaded guilty to sexually exploiting a male student for two years. TONY CALDWELL / POSTMEDIA NETWORK

Jailed for exploiting student

The Ottawa teacher’s aide who sexually exploited a vulnerable high school student for two years was jailed on Tuesday for 14 months in what the judge called a significant breach of trust.

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Boy, 11, found dead in closet

LOS ANGELES — The family of a severely malnourished 11-year-old boy whose body was found in a closet in Los Angeles had been the subject of six prior reports to the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services, the department’s director, Philip L. Browning, said Monday.

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