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Uighur tool, talisman now feared after knifings in China

Here on the fertile edge of the Taklimakan Desert, people have long believed that placing a knife on their bedside keeps away bad dreams. On a baby's seventh day of life, it's tradition for parents to briefly slip a blade under the sleeping infant's head to guarantee a long and healthy life.

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Cameron vows to destroy Islamic State 'and what it stands for'
Cameron vows to destroy Islamic State 'and what it stands for'

British Prime Minister David Cameron on Sunday praised slain British aid worker David Haines as a hero and pledged to continue working as part of an international coalition to bring to justice the perpetrators, who he said “are not Muslims, they are monsters.”

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