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Grisly photos posted by Iraqi militants ... Uribe lashes out at successor in Colombia ... "Bionic pancreas" revealed

By The Associated Press | Posted - Jun. 15, 2014 at 8:50 p.m.

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BAGHDAD (AP) — There are growing fears that an online posting by a Sunni militant group will ratchet up sectarian tensions in Iraq. The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant put graphic photos on a website that appear to show its masked fighters killing dozens of captured Iraqi soldiers. Meanwhile, thousands of Shiite men are taking up arms against the militants.

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) —Former Colombian President Alvaro Uribe is accusing his successor of committing "the biggest corruption in history" to win re-election. Moments after President Juan Manuel Santos' victory speech tonight, Uribe went on TV to accuse Santos' campaign of widespread vote-buying to achieve a 53 percent-to-47 percent victory over Uribe's hand-picked candidate.

UNDATED (AP) — Progress is being made on a "bionic pancreas." It would free some people with diabetes from the daily ordeal of managing their disease. Doctors say the wearable, experimental device developed at Massachusetts General Hospital and Boston University has passed a real-world test by constantly monitoring blood sugar and automatically giving insulin or a sugar-boosting drug as needed.

PHOENIX (AP) — A priest is expected to make a full recovery after being badly beaten in an attack last week that killed another priest at a Roman Catholic church in downtown Phoenix. But church officials said after a Sunday Mass that the Rev. Joseph Terra will need time to recuperate. Rev. Kenneth Walker who was fatally shot in the attack was mourned today. Police are looking for a suspect.

PINEHURST, N.C. (AP) — Martin Kaymer (KY'-mur) has returned to the elite in golf with a U.S. Open victory that ranks among the best. A forgotten star for two years while building a complete game, the German turned the toughest test of golf into a runaway at Pinehurst No. 2 today to become only the seventh wire-to-wire winner in 114 years of the U.S. Open.

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