Monday, June 30, 2014

New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable | ISIS declares 'caliphate' in Iraq, Syria | How does Facebook decide what to show in my news feed?


» New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable
30/06/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . FORT MEADE, Md. — The newly installed director of the National Security Agency says that while he has seen some terrorist groups alter their communications to avoid surveillance techniques revealed by E...
» New NSA chief says 'sky not falling down' after Snowden revelations
30/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Michael Rogers says some terrorists have made changes to the way they communicate but talks down damage from revelations Michael Rogers presents more measured side of intellig...

Announcement: ISIS militants (pictured) have formally declared the establishment of a caliphate, or Islamic state, in the vast stretches of the Middle East that have fallen under its control

» ISIS militants outline chilling five-year plan for global domination
30/06/14 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants - whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by al-Qaeda - demanded allegianc...

» How does Facebook decide what to show in my news feed?
30/06/14 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Controversial emotion study is a reminder that the social network's filters are constantly at work in the background Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines - resea...



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» Russia to the rescue in Iraq? Moscow delivers jet fighters to Baghdad
30/06/14 12:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. The first shipment of ground attack Sukhoi fighters comes after Iraq complained the US wasn't delivering support its needs to fend off Islamic militants.
» Malaysia’s Dismal Trafficking Record
30/06/14 12:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Editorials. Men, women and children are forced into slave labor and the commercial sex trade.
» GOP bucking business priorities on Capitol Hill
30/06/14 12:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At Noon EDT. WASHINGTON (AP) -- Traditional ties between the business community and the Republican Party are fraying on Capitol Hill, where the House GOP has bucked corporate interests on ...
» Russian cameraman 5th journalist killed in Ukraine
30/06/14 12:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At Noon EDT. MOSCOW (AP) -- A veteran cameraman working for Russia's Channel One was killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers' mothers was hit by gunfire, the...
» Displaced Iraqis fight over food for Ramadan
30/06/14 12:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At Noon EDT. KALAK, Iraq (AP) -- Waving pots and pans, police pushed back dozens of hungry Iraqi refugees as they rushed to seize free food, ending their first daylong fast of the holy Mus...
» Supreme Court issues narrow ruling against labor unions - USA TODAY
30/06/14 12:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. USA TODAY Supreme Court issues narrow ruling against labor unions USA TODAY WASHINGTON -- The Supreme Court ruled 5-4 along ideological lines Monday that home-care workers in Ill...
» Presidential race highlights Erdogan's reshaping of Turkish politics
30/06/14 12:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ISTANBUL/ANKARA (Reuters) - A quick glance at the emerging candidates for Turkey's first direct presidential poll illustrates the dramatic change wrought in the country by Tayyip Erdog...
» Women Sumo Warriors | The New York Times
30/06/14 12:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by The New York Times. Women Sumo Warriors | The New York Times American sumo wrestlers of all shapes and backgrounds descended on Jackson Hole, Wyo., for the United States Sumo Championships. The ...
» The Ukraine Conflict
30/06/14 12:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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» With EU Trade Agreement, Ukraine ‘Open for Business’
30/06/14 12:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Just days after Ukraine signed an association agreement with the European Union, Ukrainian businesses held an exhibition of their products to show the country, and the rest of Europe, tha...
» Isis rebels declare new Islamic state as Iraq tightens security around Baghdad - video
30/06/14 12:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Isis militants declare an Islamic state, or 'caliphate' in an area straddling the border between Iraq and Syria. Iraqi government forces are increasing security around Ba...
» Poverty, violence drive Central American exodus to U.S.
30/06/14 12:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. EL GUANTILLO Honduras (Reuters) - Pregnant and with a young child in her arms, 17-year-old Andy Lizette Navarro says she has lost hope for the future in her semi-deserted mountain haml...
» France says Russia, Ukraine agree to work on ceasefire
30/06/14 12:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. PARIS (Reuters) - The leaders of Russia and Ukraine have agreed to work on the adoption of a ceasefire in Ukraine as well as the establishment of effective border controls, the French ...
» Iraq crisis: ISIS declare independent Islamic state in Iraq and Syria
30/06/14 11:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by ITN. Iraq crisis: ISIS declare independent Islamic state in Iraq and Syria Subscribe to ITN News: http://bit.ly/1bmWO8h Islamist militants battling government forces in both Iraq and Syria have ...
» Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines, researchers say
30/06/14 11:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Lack of 'informed consent' means that Facebook experiment on nearly 700,000 news feeds broke rules on tests on human subjects, say scientists Poll: Facebook's secret mood expe...
» ISIS declares 'caliphate' stretching across Iraq and Syria - CNN
30/06/14 11:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. CNN ISIS declares 'caliphate' stretching across Iraq and Syria CNN Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) -- Emboldened by a weakened Iraqi government that is struggling to stop their murderous adv...
» Former Chinese military leader to be prosecuted - The Southern
30/06/14 11:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Former Chinese military leader to be prosecuted The Southern BEIJING (AP) — A former top Chinese general has been expelled from the ruling Communist Party to face bribery charges...
» Pakistani army begins ground offensive against Taliban
30/06/14 11:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Pakistan’s military launched a major ground offensive in the northwestern part of the country on Monday...
» Japan's Abe Set to Change Pacifist Policy
30/06/14 11:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to make a historic shift in the country's six-decade-old pacifist policy, achieving a long-standing personal aim but potentially alienating vo...
» Isis announces Islamic caliphate in area straddling Iraq and Syria
30/06/14 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Jihadist group challenges al-Qaida as it changes name to Islamic State and State, pledges to free Palestine in video Isis declares caliphate in Iraq and Syria live updates Isl...
» Iraq Army Presses Tikrit Attack as Extremists Declare Islamic State
30/06/14 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iraqi warplanes carried out airstrikes overnight on the northern city of Tikrit as they battle to regain control from Sunni militants who have declared the formation of an Islamic state a...
» Pakistan Launches Ground Offensive Against Taliban
30/06/14 11:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistan's army says it has launched a ground offensive against Taliban strongholds near the Afghan border after the evacuation of around 500,000 local residents and two weeks of aerial b...
» Andy Coulson to face retrial over alleged payments to public officials
30/06/14 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Ex-News of the World editor and Clive Goodman to be retried after phone-hacking trial failed to reach verdict on two charges Andy Coulson is to face a retrial on charges outst...
» Britain leaving the EU would be a 'disaster', says Angela Merkel ally - Telegraph.co.uk
30/06/14 11:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Telegraph.co.uk Britain leaving the EU would be a 'disaster', says Angela Merkel ally Telegraph.co.uk Britain's exit from the EU would be a "disaster" for Europe, a clo...
» Thousands join rally in Tel Aviv for missing Israeli teenagers video
30/06/14 11:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Thousands of Israelis join a rally in Tel Aviv calling for the release of three teenagers who disappeared in the West Bank on 12 June. The Israeli prime minister, Binyami...
» Moscow Protests Killing of Russian TV Cameraman in Ukraine
30/06/14 11:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A Russian television cameraman was killed overnight during shooting in east Ukraine which Moscow said undermined faith in Kyiv's desire to resolve weeks of conflict peacefully. Anatoly Kl...
» China's General Xu Ousted From Communist Party for Taking Bribes - Bloomberg
30/06/14 11:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Channel News Asia China's General Xu Ousted From Communist Party for Taking Bribes Bloomberg China expelled a deputy commander of the People's Liberation Army from the Communist ...
» Chinese Communist Party Ousts Former Top General
30/06/14 11:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Chinese Communist Party expelled a former top Chinese military leader, Gen. Xu Caihou, on allegations of bribe-taking and other offenses.
» The truth about Facebook: it plays with your emotions all the time - Channel 4 News (blog)
30/06/14 11:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The truth about Facebook: it plays with your emotions all the time Channel 4 News (blog) News that Facebook has been toying with its users' emotions may shock some, but in fact i...
» How Long Can The ISIS 'Caliphate' Survive?
30/06/14 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The new 'caliphate' declared by ISIS may not last, but that doesn't mean the militant group's threat should be underestimated.
» Former British Tabloid Editor to Face Retrial in Hacking Case
30/06/14 11:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. The former editor of the now-defunct British tabloid the News of the World will be re-tried for allegedly buying royal telephone numbers from police after he was already found...
» Russian journalist dead as bus with media and soldiers' relatives shot at
30/06/14 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Anatoly Klyan, 68, cameraman with Channel One, dead after attack near Avdiivka, blamed on Ukrainian troops by Kremlin A veteran cameraman working for Russia's Channel One was ...
» Ukraine Fighting Continues Amid Cease Fire
30/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A Russian television cameraman died in Ukraine's east after a bus in which he was traveling came under fire, his station said, as fighting continued between government forces and pro-R...
» As EU Pact is Celebrated, Moldova Keeps Wary Eye on Russia
30/06/14 11:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Former Soviet republic Moldova’s government is happily embracing a new pact with the European Union. But the celebration is overshadowed by the prospect of Russian retaliation for the mov...
» Sunni militants declare Islamic state in Iraq and Syria - Fox News
30/06/14 11:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Sunni militants declare Islamic state in Iraq and Syria Fox News June 29, 2014: A member loyal to the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIS) waves an ISIS flag in R...
» 20 best Android apps and games this week
30/06/14 11:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Google Slides, The Walking Dead: Season Two, Osper, Wartune, Udacity, Eliss Infinity, Yahoo Aviate and more It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new Android apps and g...
» ISIS declares 'caliphate' in Iraq, Syria
30/06/14 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from CNN.com - World. Emboldened by a weakened Iraqi government that is struggling to stop their murderous advance, the extremists of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria declared over the weekend that they have...
» Andy Coulson to Face Retrial in Royal Phone Hacking Case
30/06/14 11:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. A jury failed to reach a verdict last week on charges that the former tabloid editor and spokesman for Prime Minister David Cameron illegally obtained royal telephone directories.
» Vladimir Putin would welcome Scottish independence, claims Michael Gove
30/06/14 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Mr Gave said a break up of the United Kingdom would put Russia in a 'stronger position' to dictate to the world.
» Russian Cameraman 5th Journalist Killed in Ukraine
30/06/14 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (MOSCOW) — A veteran cameraman working for Russia’s Channel One was killed in eastern Ukraine when a bus carrying journalists and soldiers’ mothers was hit by gunfire, the sta...
» Afghans battle for strategic Helmand after U.S. troops pull out
30/06/14 11:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LASHKAR GAH Afghanistan (Reuters) - Afghan forces battled the Taliban in southern Helmand province on Monday for a second week, officials and residents said on Monday, seeking to reass...
» Blackwater considered itself above the law, US state department was warned
30/06/14 10:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Department told of lax oversight at firm with $1bn contract to protect US diplomats weeks before Blackwater guards killed 17 Iraqis A state department investigator warned that...
» Desperate Britons are paying £20 a week for 'beds in sheds'
30/06/14 10:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. For just £20 per week, migrant workers and jobless locals in Bradford, West Yorkshire, live in 'beds in sheds' - garages and outhouses turned into an austere living space.
» Cairo hit by bombings on first anniversary of anti-Morsi protests
30/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Two police officers killed as they tried to defuse bombs outside presidential palace, with several people wounded Two police officers have been killed outside Cairo's presiden...
» The new NSA director downplays damage from the Snowden leaks - The Verge
30/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Guardian The new NSA director downplays damage from the Snowden leaks The Verge The National Security Agency is putting on a charm offensive. The agency's new director, Admir...
» Pakistan Army Begins Ground Assault on Militants
30/06/14 10:57 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. After two weeks of air and artillery strikes during which over 500,000 people fled the area, soldiers moved into town in North Waziristan early Monday.
» Remembering World War I in the Conflict’s Flash Point
30/06/14 10:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina — If there was a moment that captured better than any other the light and the dark in Sarajevo’s centenary weekend, marking 100 years since the events here that un...
» New N.S.A. Chief Calls Damage From Snowden Leaks Manageable
30/06/14 09:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . FORT MEADE, Md. — The newly installed director of the National Security Agency says that while he has seen some terrorist groups alter their communications to avoid surveillance techniques revealed by E...
» New NSA chief says 'sky not falling down' after Snowden revelations
30/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Michael Rogers says some terrorists have made changes to the way they communicate but talks down damage from revelations Michael Rogers presents more measured side of intellig...
» Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman face retrial - BBC News
30/06/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. BBC News Andy Coulson and Clive Goodman face retrial BBC News Ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson and its former royal editor Clive Goodman are to face a retrial on a charge...
» Pakistan Begins Ground Offensive Against Militants
30/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (ISLAMABAD) — Pakistan has launched a ground offensive against Taliban strongholds near the Afghan border after evacuating nearly half a million residents from the tribal regi...
» Dutch Islamist radicals becoming elusive 'swarm': spy service
30/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Radical Islamist groups in the Netherlands have become a decentralized and elusive "swarm" that may broaden their focus from the conflict in Syria to the wider Mi...
» Coulson Faces Bribery Retrial
30/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. U.K. prosecutors said they will retry Andy Coulson, a former top newspaper editor and one-time media aide to Prime Minister David Cameron, for bribery, after a jury failed to reach a v...
» Polish far right party moves into third place: survey
30/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WARSAW (Reuters) - Poland's far-right New Right Congress has almost doubled its support in a month, a poll showed on Monday, riding a Europe-wide rise of anti-EU movements to become th...
» Pakistan Begins Ground Operation Against Militants
30/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Pakistan launched a ground offensive against militants in the North Waziristan tribal region, the Pakistani military said, after nearly half a million people fled the area to avoid vio...
» Andy Coulson turned News of the World into a criminal enterprise
30/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Prosecutor says victims of phone hacking under ex-editor and three newsdesk colleagues read like a Whos Who of Britain Andy Coulson and three former newsdesk executives utterl...
» Sectarian genie is out of the bottle from Syria to Iraq
30/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - As jihadists storm through the Sunni heartlands of Iraq towards Baghdad, where a Shi’ite government they regard as heretic clings on, they have lifted the veil on de...
» How does Facebook decide what to show in my news feed?
30/06/14 09:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Controversial emotion study is a reminder that the social network's filters are constantly at work in the background Facebook emotion study breached ethical guidelines - resea...
» ISIS militants outline chilling five-year plan for global domination
30/06/14 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Upon declaring a caliphate, the Sunni militants - whose brutality in attempting to establish control in Iraq and Syria has been branded too extreme even by al-Qaeda - demanded allegianc...
» Lie first lawsuit bankruptcy law Creole
29/06/14 17:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Gerardo Alvarado E. León / gerardo.alvarado @ <a href="http://gfrmedia.com" rel="nofollow">gfrmedia.com</a> The first lawsuit against Law Enforcement and the Debt Recovery Public Corporati...
» When Lincoln saved the union and freed the slaves, five ex-presidents tried to stop him
29/06/14 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Dick Cheney has no problem criticizing President Obama. In a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed, the former vice president and his daughter Liz blasted Obama’s handling of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan...
» Judge tells government that secret list barring suspect passengers doesn’t fly
29/06/14 16:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Editorial Board June 27 FOR FAR too long, U.S. officials have operated the no-fly list in secrecy, barring people from planes without offering them an explanation or a meaningful way to get off the list. T...
» America's Kafkaesque 'no-fly list' - Los Angeles Times
29/06/14 13:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from America's Kafkaesque 'no-fly list' - Los Angeles Times. Loading Op-Ed true Signed in as mikenova Share this story on NewsBlur Shared stories are on their way...
» Iraqi battle to retake Tikrit rages on with aerial assaut
29/06/14 13:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Christian Science Monitor | World. The Iraqi military launched an attack on insurgents in Tikrit with a multi-pronged assault spearheaded by ground troops backed by tanks and helicopters.
» Letter From Washington: Paying the Price for Inaction on Immigration
29/06/14 13:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. The Republicans’ killing of the bill to overhaul immigration policy will probably strengthen the Democrats’ hold on Hispanic and Asian-American populations.
» Obama Administration Deepens U.S. Role in Syria and Iraq
29/06/14 13:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . PARIS—The administration ended the week deeply immersed in stemming crises in Iraq and Syria as it launches a new strategy that American and Arab officials acknowledge could be risky for the U.S. and it...
» Broad Gains by Stocks, Oil and Other Assets Power Historic Rally
29/06/14 13:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . From stocks to bonds to commodities, world financial markets have rallied in unison during the first half of 2014, a feat not seen in more than 20 years and a reflection of investors' optimism that central-ba...
» Iraqi Forces Stalled in Push Against Militants, Say Officials
29/06/14 13:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD—Iraqi security forces were locked in a standoff outside the city of Tikrit on Sunday morning, local security officials said, as the military's most muscular effort to beat back a three-week-old ...
» The Spiritual Recession - NYTimes.com
29/06/14 13:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . For the past few centuries, the Western world has witnessed a contest of historic visions. On the one side was the dream of the beautiful collective. Human progress was a one-way march toward socialism. Peopl...
» A Milestone for Same-Sex Marriage
29/06/14 13:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The battle to legalize same-sex marriage saw a historic victory this week when the United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit in Denver became the first federal appeals court in the nation to declare...
» North Korea Fires 2 Missiles in Defiance of UN
29/06/14 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. South Korean military officials say North Korea has test-fired two medium-range missiles off its east coast into the Sea of Japan, once again defying a United Nations ban on missile testi...
» Premature to Say U.K. Will Fail to Reform EU, Says Hague
29/06/14 12:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. U.K. Foreign Secretary William Hague said it was too soon to conclude the government would fail to renegotiate its relationship with the EU and thereby increase the risk the U.K. could...
» Nationalism and the lessons of World War I, 100 years on - The Globe and Mail
29/06/14 12:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Nationalism and the lessons of World War I, 100 years on The Globe and Mail The human genius for turning small differences into big wars was never more apparent than 100 years ag...
» Gay Pride parades set to step off - seattlepi.com
29/06/14 12:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Gay Pride parades set to step off seattlepi.com NEW YORK (AP) — Gay Pride parades are set to step off around the world, in cities large and small. In the U.S., celebrations are p...
» Isis support grows in Jordanian town
29/06/14 12:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Ma’an is politically disenfranchised, brimming with grievances and remote from the centre of power – an analogue of Iraqi cities such as Mosul and Tikrit
» Iran Resumes Auto Exports to Russia
29/06/14 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (TEHRAN, Iran) — Iran began exporting automobiles to Russia for the first time in five years on Sunday, after meeting upgraded emission standards, the country’s largest ...
» Israel Bombs Multiple Targets in Gaza After Rocket Attacks
29/06/14 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Israeli aircraft attacked at least six militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, hours after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set a factory in Israel on fire, Israeli and ...
» Iraq Says Russian Experts Have Arrived to Help Prepare Jets for Fighting
29/06/14 12:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The experts’ arrival was seen as a an implicit rebuke to the United States, where concerns in Congress about the political viability of Iraq’s government have stalled aircraft sales to Iraq.
» Argentina on the brink of technical default
29/06/14 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Despite the rhetoric in Buenos Aires, most investors believe the country will find a way to settle in order to regain access to international markets
» Cameron's attempt to block Juncker was 'cack-handed', says Ed Balls
29/06/14 12:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Shadow chancellor calls efforts to stop Juncker's appointment as European commission president a 'catastrophe for Britain' David Cameron's efforts to stop the appointment of J...
» Militants repel Iraqi forces’ attempt to recapture Tikrit
29/06/14 12:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. BAGHDAD — Heavy shelling shook the militant stronghold of Tikrit on Sunday as Iraqi security forces attempted to recapture th...
» Mexicans celebrate at the annual gay pride parade - video
29/06/14 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Rainbow-clad members of the LGBT community gather in Mexico City at the capital's annual gay pride parade on Saturday. Participants say the celebration is important as th...
» Newlyweds Tied Up And Killed By Bride's Family
29/06/14 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Police say the teenager and her husband were lured home by her relatives, who tricked them by saying they accepted the marriage.
» ISIL crucifies eight rival fighters, says monitoring group
29/06/14 12:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Eight rebel fighters have been crucified in Syria by the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) because they were considered too moderate, a monitoring group sa...
» Islamist Rebels in Somalia Kill 3 as Ramadan Starts
29/06/14 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Islamist rebels shot dead three members of Somalia's security forces in the capital on Sunday, police and witnesses said on the first day of Ramadan, the Muslim fasting month when insurge...
» Israeli jets hit targets in Gaza in response to escalation of rocket fire
29/06/14 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. JERUSALEM — Israeli air force jets struck targets in the Gaza Strip overnight Saturday in response to rockets fired by Palest...
» Nigeria Islamists attack village near Chibok, 10 dead-witnesses
29/06/14 12:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 10 people on Sunday in an attack on a Nigerian village less than 5 km. (3 miles) from Chibok, the scene of a ...
» Iraqi army presses Tikrit assault as lawmakers scramble to fill posts
29/06/14 12:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Insurgents brought down an army helicopter over the northern city of Tikrit on Sunday as the military sent in tanks to try to dislodge them on second day of a major...
» Boko Haram Islamists 'kill dozens' in attack on churches in Nigeria
29/06/14 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. At least three churches reported burned down and dozens of men, women and children killed near Chibok by Islamist militants Suspected Boko Haram Islamists armed with explosive...
» Gunmen Torch Churches, Kill Scores in Nigeria
29/06/14 12:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (MAIDUGURI, Nigeria) — Witnesses say suspected Islamic extremists sprayed gunfire at worshippers and torched four churches in a village just miles from the town where more tha...
» Gay pride parades take off around world on anniversary of Stonewall riots
29/06/14 12:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. New York marchers commemorate 45th anniversary of Stonewall riots, while other cities join France and Peru in holding festivals Gay Pride parades are set to step off around th...
» First batch of Russian fighter jets arrives in Iraq — RT News
29/06/14 12:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from RT - News. Published time: June 29, 2014 00:25 Edited time: June 29, 2014 14:52 A Sukhoi Su-24 jet fighter (Reuters / Shamil Zhumatov) The first ten Russian Sukhoi fighter jets arrived in Iraq on Saturday,...
» In Iraq and Syria, ISIS Militants Are Flush With Funds
29/06/14 12:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A FEW feet from the Bab al-Salam border crossing near the Turkish town of Kilis, there is a shabby cafe where the most interesting items for sale are not found on the menu. The cafe is the final stop for youn...
» How did ISIL get so rich? | Video
29/06/14 11:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Editors' Picks Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014 - 02:21 The Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant shocked many with the speed it has captured territory in northwest and central Iraq. It's also considered the richest ji...
» U.S. ignoring homicide epidemic: New Orleans Mayor Landrieu | Video
29/06/14 11:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Editors' Picks Saturday, Jun 28, 2014 - 06:17 The number of young men killed on the streets of American cities is all but overlooked in the U.S., Mayor Mitch Landrieu of New Orleans tells Reuters Political Co...
» Ukraine's Poroshenko: bustle and brio, but is he a match for Putin?
29/06/14 11:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Three weeks into his job, Ukraine's Petro Poroshenko looks like a man in a hurry.
» Listening Post: With Surge of Chaos in Iraq, a Familiar Problem Knocks on Biden’s Door
29/06/14 11:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Recent events in Iraq could vindicate an idea advanced by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. in 2006: to split the country into three largely autonomous regions.
» The Iraq-ISIS Conflict in Maps, Photos and Video
29/06/14 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . After capturing Mosul , Tikrit and parts of a refinery in Baiji , insurgents attacked Samarra , where Shiite militias helped pro-government forces. Then, they seized Jalawla and Sadiyah but were forced back b...
» Iraq reports major effort to recapture Tikrit
29/06/14 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . BAGHDAD — Ground forces backed by helicopter gunships launched a three-pronged pre-dawn attack on the militant stronghold of Tikrit on Saturday, marking a major test for the Iraqi military as it attempt...
» Obama to ask for $2 billion in emergency funds to stem immigration influx
29/06/14 10:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A toddler sits on the floor with other detainees at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville,Texas. CPB provided media tours Wednesday of two location...
» Recruits' Ineligibility Tests the Military
29/06/14 10:35 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . June 27, 2014 6:59 p.m. ET Army recruiter Staff Sgt. Pablo Valdez Martinez, right, chats with a potential Army recruit at a recruiting station in New York in 2009. The Defense Department estimates 71% of the ...
» Drone Dogfight: Big Defense Firms vs. Techies
29/06/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Updated June 27, 2014 6:49 p.m. ET The battle over new rules for unmanned aircraft in the U.S. is pitting the drone industry's two starkly different cultures against each other: high-tech entrepreneurs versus...
» Same-Sex Marriages, 10 Years Later
29/06/14 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . So, what happens to a marriage over the course of 10 years? Make that a gay marriage. On May 23, 2004, The New York Times printed 41 wedding announcements that included 5 same-sex couples, the first legal gay...
» U.S. Phone Searches Expanded in 2013
29/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Politics And Policy. The number of phone numbers searched under the National Security Agency's phone-data surveillance program increased by 50% last year, according to a report that otherwise prov...
» Stocks at Midyear: Better Than Many Expected
29/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: What's News Asia. Given last year's huge rally and a harsh winter, the market is holding up well.
» Obama Seeks Funds for Border Control
29/06/14 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: Politics And Policy. The White House is seeking $2 billion to respond to the surge in children and other migrants from Central America illegally crossing the U.S. border, and is seeking new author...
» In Military Care, a Pattern of Errors but Not Scrutiny
29/06/14 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Politics. Internal documents depict a military medical-care system in which scrutiny is sporadic and avoidable errors are chronic.
» Cuomo Plan Seeks to End New York’s AIDS Epidemic
29/06/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > N.Y. / Region. Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo said he would announce on Sunday on Sunday is to announce a plan for more-aggressive testing and treatment, a result of months of negotiations with AIDS activis...
» Brooklyn Man, 32, Is Killed in Hit-And-Run
29/06/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > N.Y. / Region. Bryan Loughran was found unconscious outside a bar in Gerritsen Beach with severe injuries after police officers received a call around 2:45 a.m. Saturday about a pedestrian being s...
» Горисполком: украинская армия обстреляла Славянск, есть погибшие - Коммерсантъ
29/06/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from В мире – Новости Google. Левый берег Горисполком: украинская армия обстреляла Славянск, есть погибшие Коммерсантъ Украинские силовики возобновили обстрел Славянска, есть погибшие среди мирного населения, п...
» Vatican ex-ambassador convicted of sex abuse
29/06/14 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 9 a.m. EDT. VATICAN CITY (AP) -- The Vatican's former ambassador to the Dominican Republic has been convicted by a church tribunal of sex abuse and has been defrocked, the first such se...
» Many challenges face ex-inmates living with HIV
29/06/14 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Health News At 7:20 a.m. EDT. NEW YORK (AP) -- Several times each month, a white bus picks up newly released ex-inmates at New York's Rikers Island jail complex and drives into Harlem, where helping...
» Obama to seek border aid; Pelosi visits Texas
29/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 9 a.m. EDT. BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) -- President Barack Obama will seek more than $2 billion to respond to the flood of immigrants illegally entering the U.S. through the Rio Grande Val...
» Venezuela blackout hits much of country, seeking cause: official
29/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Top News. CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan authorities are investigating a power outage that began on Friday afternoon and was affecting a large swathe of the country, Electricity Minister Jesse Cha...
» Kerry, Saudi King discuss oil supply, U.S. official says
29/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: Politics. SHANNON Ireland (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and Saudi King Abdullah briefly discussed global oil supplies during a meeting on the crisis in Iraq on Friday, a senior St...
» Ukraine rebels release second group of OSCE monitors
29/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. Pro-Russian separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine release a second group of four OSCE monitors who had been seized on May 29. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
» Plaintiffs in historic gay marriage case lauded at lavish ceremony
29/06/14 10:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: U.S.. LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - A year after becoming among the first same-sex couples to wed legally in California, two men who were plaintiffs in the case that led to a court overturning the state...
» Russian fighter jets arrive in Iraq
29/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters Video: Top News. The first batch of Russian fighter jets arrives Baghdad to help Iraqi forces battle ISIL fighters in the country's north. Rough cut (no reporter narration)
» New York Court Revives $1 Billion Lawsuit Over Russian Oil Field
29/06/14 10:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The highest court in the U.S. state of New York has reinstated a $1 billion lawsuit filed by Canadian oil company Norex Petroleum in which it claims that two Russian bill...
» Launch of Russia's Angara Rocket Postponed
29/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The Moscow Times Top Stories. The maiden voyage of Russia's first rocket of post-Soviet design, Angara, was scrubbed at the last moment Friday for reasons that are not yet known, Interfax reported.
» As ISIL Advances, RFI Reports
29/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. As extremist militants spread into northern and western Iraq, RFE/RL's Radio Free Iraq is on the ground, keeping local audiences informed of events.
» Ukrainian president accuses Russia of doing nothing to end 'disastrous' war
29/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia | The Guardian. Petro Poroshenko says pro-Russia separatists in Donetsk and Luhansk are under control of Vladimir Putin's Kremlin Ukraine's president, Petro Poroshenko, president Petro Poroshenko ha...
» Russia Abruptly Cancels Rocket Launch
29/06/14 10:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. President Vladimir V. Putin demanded an explanation for the decision to abandon the long-awaited inaugural mission of the Angara rocket.
» Russia Abruptly Cancels Rocket Launch - New York Times
29/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty Yahoo News Russia Abruptly Cancels Rocket Launch New York Times MOSCOW — The long-awaited inaugural launch of a new Russian space rocket, the Angara, was ...
» Ukrainian president accuses Russia of doing nothing to end 'disastrous' war - The Guardian
29/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. The Guardian Ukrainian president accuses Russia of doing nothing to end 'disastrous' war The Guardian The prospect of further western sanctions against Russia over Ukraine has grown a...
» EU signs trade pact with Ukraine, threatens sanctions on Russia - Reuters
29/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Reuters EU signs trade pact with Ukraine, threatens sanctions on Russia Reuters Although it has drawn up a list of hard-hitting economic sanctions EU governments "will assess the situ...
» Russian Army Won’t Be Ready to Intervene in Ukraine Before Mid-July, Felgengauer Says
29/06/14 10:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 27 – The Russian military was ready to invade Ukraine in April but stopped short of doing so, Pavel Felgengauer, a leading independent military analyst ...
» New Recording Alleges Order To Cover Up Afghan Election Fraud
29/06/14 10:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Less than a week after a secretly recorded conversation led to the resignation of a top election official, presidential candidate Abdullah Abdullah's campaign has release...
» Cameron bemoans a ‘bad day for Europe’
29/06/14 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Europe News. Prime minister’s failed attempt to stop Jean-Claude Juncker becoming European Commission president is huge setback in his attempt to reform the EU
» Jean-Claude Juncker profile: Europe’s grumpy elder statesman is an expert habitué of the backroom deal
29/06/14 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - Europe RSS Feed. He has been dubbed the most dangerous man in Europe by one tabloid, but during an interview with The Independent on a bumpy ride in his campaign bus last month, the only peril came from ...
» Russian Patriarch Honors Communist Party Leader
29/06/14 10:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The head of the Russian Orthodox Church has awarded Communist Party leader Gennady Zyuganov with an order for "glory and honor."
» Russians Have Lost a Sense of Direction, Emil Pain Says
29/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The InterpreterThe Interpreter. Staunton, June 27 – Life expectancy is a demographic category that is most comparable across countries, and Russia now ranks 129th in the world in that regard, behind not ju...
» Vatican Defrocks Dominican Envoy Accused of Abuse
29/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Europe. The former ambassador to the Dominican Republic is the first papal nuncio known to be removed from the priesthood because of accusations of child sexual abuse.
» Ukraine pact with European Union prompts warning from Russia - Fox News
29/06/14 10:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. Fox News Ukraine pact with European Union prompts warning from Russia Fox News Ukraine signing an historic trade and economic pact with the European Union Friday may bring "grave cons...
» Russia Delays Landmark Rocket Launch Again
29/06/14 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian media reports say the inaugural test launch of Russia's Angara rocket -- its first new design of a space vehicle since the Soviet era -- has again been put off.
» Minister: New Western Sanctions Could Hurt Russian Growth
29/06/14 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The Russian economy minister says a new round of Western sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine could seriously impact growth, but that it would not be a "dramati...
» REPORT: One Year Without 'Gay Propaganda' in Russia - Advocate.com
29/06/14 10:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. REPORT: One Year Without 'Gay Propaganda' in Russia Advocate.com The Human Rights Campaign has released a new report on the state of affairs for LGBT people in Russia in advance of th...
» Iraq receives Russian fighter jets to fight rebels - BBC News
29/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russia - Google News. BBC News Iraq receives Russian fighter jets to fight rebels BBC News Iraq says it has received the first batch of fighter jets it ordered from Russia to help it as it fights an offens...
» Ukraine Says Five Soldiers Killed In East Despite Cease-Fire
29/06/14 10:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukraine's military says five soldiers were killed and at least 17 injured in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine, despite a cease-fire between security forces and pro-Ru...
» Iraq executions,atrocities on both sides
29/06/14 10:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Iraq executions,atrocities on both sides Two new reports detail alleged atrocities in Iraq. Arwa Damon reports on alleged executions of Iraqi forces. From: CNNInternational Vie...
» Sergei Lavrov accuses US of fuelling Ukraine crisis
29/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Russia's foreign minister says chances of settling crisis would have been higher if it only depended on Russia and Europe Russia's foreign minister on Saturday accused the Uni...
» Taliban kills dozens in days-long attempt to retake former Afghan stronghold
29/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. KABUL — The KABUL — In its largest battle this year, the Taliban has amassed hundreds of fighters in Helmand province in its ...
» New VA report Blames 'Corrosive Culture' for Lack of Care - WEAR
29/06/14 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. WEAR New VA report Blames 'Corrosive Culture' for Lack of Care WEAR WASHINGTON (AP) -- A review ordered by President Barack Obama portrays the Department of Veterans Affairs as a...
» British minister condemns 'cowardice' of EU leaders over Juncker vote
29/06/14 10:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. LONDON (Reuters) - Two British ministers condemned on Saturday EU leaders who privately voiced concerns over the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker as EU Commission President but voted ...
» Singapore Gays Rally to Counter Opposition
29/06/14 10:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. (SINGAPORE) — Thousands of gay rights activists gathered in downtown Singapore on Saturday for an annual rally that came under unprecedented criticism from religious conservat...
» Armed U.S. drones fly over Baghdad
29/06/14 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. Armed U.S. drones fly over Baghdad A U.S. official says armed drones are now flying over Baghdad to provide additional protection to U.S. military advisors. From: CNNInternatio...
» ArtsBeat: Bolshoi Director Attacked With Acid Returns to Hospital
29/06/14 09:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Sergei Filin, the Bolshoi Ballet’s artistic director who was nearly blinded in an acid attack last year, is in intensive care at a Moscow hospital, Russian news agencies reported Saturday.
» A Reignited War Drives Iraqis Out in Huge Numbers
29/06/14 09:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Iraqis have fled their homes in recent weeks, filled with fear and uncertainty — and a painful sense of familiarity. More than a million Iraqis have been displaced this year, and for many i...
» Saudi king, in Ramadan message, vows to crush terrorists
29/06/14 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi King Abdullah, in a Ramadan message on Saturday, vowed to crush Islamist militants threatening the kingdom, the state news agency reported, saying the world's t...
» Argentina’s Vice President Charged in Corruption Case
29/06/14 09:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Vice President Amado Boudou has been charged with bribery and conducting business incompatible with public office in the acquisition of the company that prints the country’s currency.
» Ukraine rebels free OSCE monitors, 3 Ukrainians killed in attack - The Star Online
29/06/14 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Star Online Ukraine rebels free OSCE monitors, 3 Ukrainians killed in attack The Star Online An unidentified member of OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine walks out of...
» European observers released by pro-Russian insurgents - The Times (subscription)
29/06/14 09:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Times (subscription) European observers released by pro-Russian insurgents The Times (subscription) Pro-Russian insurgents have released four European observers they had held...
» Pro-Russia rebels release second Ukraine monitor group - Bangkok Post
29/06/14 09:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Pro-Russia rebels release second Ukraine monitor group Bangkok Post Donetsk (Ukraine) - Pro-Kremlin rebels in eastern Ukraine on Saturday released a second group of European moni...
» Death squads, Isis and a new generation of fighters - why Iraq is facing break-up - Telegraph.co.uk
29/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Telegraph.co.uk Death squads, Isis and a new generation of fighters - why Iraq is facing break-up Telegraph.co.uk As an MP for one of world's most heavily-armed constituencies, H...
» North Korea Fires 2 Missiles in Defiance of U.N. Ban
29/06/14 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The launching off the east coast came four days before the Chinese president was due to make his first visit to the peninsula, in Seoul, South Korea.
» Obama sends CIA to UK to probe terrorist 'breeding ground': President in pointed snub to MI5 over 'lone wolf' mission to interrogate British security experts
29/06/14 09:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Sources said the U.S. agents want to assess stability of Muslim relations in UK - an unusual move as Obama normally relies on intelligence passed directly from the British.
» Obama to Seek Funds to Stem Border Crossings and Speed Deportations
29/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Monday, President Obama will seek $2 billion for border enforcement to cope with the influx of illegal Central American migrants, including unprecedented numbers of unaccompanied minors.
» Libyan suspect pleads not guilty in Benghazi attack
29/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Libyan militia leader pleaded not guilty in a U.S. federal court on Saturday to a terrorism charge in the 2012 attack on the U.S. diplomatic compound in Bengha...
» North Korea fires two missiles - Sydney Morning Herald
29/06/14 09:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Sydney Morning Herald North Korea fires two missiles Sydney Morning Herald Seoul: North Korea has fired two ballistic missiles into the sea off the east coast, Seoul's military s...
» Britons demand Euro exit: Shock MoS poll says voters agree Cameron was right to block President... (and worry over claims new man has cognac at breakfast)
29/06/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The election by 26 EU members of Jean-Claude Juncker as the new president of the European commission has made it more likely that Britain will leave the EU and that David Cameron will b...
» PM's rage at EU turncoats: You'll live to regret 'Der Spitzenkandidat'! Cameron rages at other leaders he thought agreed with him over 'Juncker the drunker'
29/06/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. David Cameron believed that he could count on the support of Herman Van Rompuy, German leader Angela Merkel, Holland’s Mark Rutte and Italy’s Matteo Renzi on blocking the appointment of...
» BBC spends £500k to ask 33,000 Asians 5,000 miles from UK what they think of climate change: Corporation savaged for 'astonishing' campaign survey on global warming
29/06/14 09:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The £519,000 campaigning survey by little-known BBC Media Action is designed to persuade the world to adopt more hard-line policies to combat global warming.
» Congress Obstructs, So I Act Alone - Yeshiva World News
29/06/14 09:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from world news - Google Blog Search. oba President Barack Obama says he'll keep acting on his own as long as congressional Republicans block his economic agenda. In his weekly radio and Internet address, Obama...
» Pro-Russia Ukraine rebels free four international observers - Fox News
29/06/14 09:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Fox News Pro-Russia Ukraine rebels free four international observers Fox News June 28, 2014: An unidentified member of the OSCE Special Monitoring Mission in Ukraine gets out of ...
» Iraqi Forces Hit Snag in Tikrit Push
29/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Iraqi security forces were locked in a standoff outside the city of Tikrit, local security officials said, as the military's most muscular effort to beat back a three-week-old Sunni in...
» Iran general says ready to help Iraq against militants
29/06/14 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran is ready to help Iraq fight an armed revolt using the same methods it deployed against opposition forces in Syria, an Iranian general said, suggesting Tehran is ...
» Drones, scanners and GPS all part of 'precision farming' arsenal
29/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Drones, scanners and GPS all part of 'precision farming' arsenal Aerial drones, infrared scanning and cloud computing aren't the first things you'd associate with farming, but t...
» Libyan suspected in Benghazi attack now in US federal custody - Reuters Africa
29/06/14 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Libyan suspected in Benghazi attack now in US federal custody Reuters Africa By Doina Chiacu. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Libyan militia leader suspected in the 2012 attack on the...
» Iran General: Ready to Help Iraq Against Militants
29/06/14 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Iran is ready to help Iraq fight an armed revolt using the same methods it deployed against opposition forces in Syria, an Iranian general said, suggesting Tehran is offering to take a la...
» Israel bombs multiple targets in Gaza after rocket attacks
29/06/14 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GAZA (Reuters) - Israeli aircraft attacked at least six militant targets in the Gaza Strip on Sunday, hours after rockets fired from the Palestinian territory set a factory in Israel o...
» FBI: Puerto Rico man aims laser at helicopter - Yahoo News
28/06/14 17:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
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28/06/14 17:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Puerto Rico Police <a href="http://www.policia" rel="nofollow">www.policia</a>. pr .gov/ Cached Similar Share View shared post Agreement for the sustainable reform of the Puerto Rico Police Depart...
» Policía Puerto Rico (PRPDNoticias) on Twitter
28/06/14 17:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Policía Puerto Rico (PRPDNoticias) on Twitter. The latest from Policía Puerto Rico (@PRPDNoticias). Cuenta Oficial de la Policía de Puerto Rico Descarga el app BastaYa desde tu móvil y denun...
» Reforma de la Policía | El Vocero de Puerto Rico
28/06/14 17:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from El Vocero de Puerto Rico. Tema: Reforma de la Policía
» federal monitor | The Speaker of Puerto Rico
28/06/14 17:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from El Vocero de Puerto Rico. Subject: federal monitor
» Uniform Changes must be reported to federal monitor
28/06/14 17:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from El Vocero de Puerto Rico. By Melissa Correa Velázquez, THE SPOKESMAN - 2:07 pm Federal Judge Gustavo Gelpi, ordered the Police Superintendent Jose Caldero to inform the police technical advisor Arnald...
» Law & Order | The Speaker of Puerto Rico
28/06/14 17:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from El Vocero de Puerto Rico. Psychologist arrested for selling bullets to undercover agent by Miguel Rivera Puig, THE SPOKESMAN He said bail of $ 50,000 Elderly couple arrested for bribery Allegedly, the coup...
» Non-confrontational policy across government | The Speaker of Puerto Rico
28/06/14 17:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from El Vocero de Puerto Rico. José M. Saldaña. THE SPOKESMAN / Archive Por José M. Saldaña - 4:00 am The disastrous policy of non-confrontation was established in the early '80s by the UPR ...
» Le fall machete man and his dog in County
28/06/14 17:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By <a href="http://Primerahora.com" rel="nofollow">Primerahora.com</a> 06/28/2014 | 10:15 a.m. A citizen and his pet were injured this morning to face two masked men intercepted him when he attemp...
» Theft is reported in the General Police Headquarters
28/06/14 17:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By <a href="http://Primerahora.com" rel="nofollow">Primerahora.com</a> 06/28/2014 | 10:27 a.m. A projector assigned to the Office of Community Relations was stolen from the second floor of the Pol...
» Jose Caldero - The New Day
28/06/14 17:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Jose Caldero Saturday, June 28, 2014 Security Cauldron announces changes for shipping more police on the streets With the closure of the Press Office of Bayamon and Carolina, the superintendent, José L. ...
» Police in Puerto Rico - The New Day
28/06/14 17:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Puerto Rico Police Saturday, June 28, 2014 Security Cauldron announces changes for shipping more police on the streets With the closure of the Press Office of Bayamon and Carolina, the superintendent, Jos ...
» Cauldron announces changes for shipping more police on the streets
28/06/14 17:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . With the closure of the Press Office of Bayamon and Carolina, the superintendent, José L. López Caldero, today began a restructuring of police staff who perform civilian work and the projected trans...
» Puerto Rico Police
28/06/14 17:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Puerto Rico Police According to Jose Caldero, there are about 1,218 agents doing office work. The theft occurred during the transfer of the Office of Community Relations. So ordered by the federal judge Gusta...
» Colonel Jose Caldero
28/06/14 17:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Colonel Jose Caldero According to Jose Caldero, there are about 1,218 agents doing office work. Seek to increase the level of clearing up cases of great complexity in which multiple murders committed and wher...
» Superintendent of Police
28/06/14 17:01 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Superintendent of Police According to Jose Caldero, there are about 1,218 agents doing office work. So ordered by the federal judge Gustavo A. Gelpi. The operator assigned to Colonel Orlando Melendez Serrano ...
» Superintendent initiates changes to send more police to the streets
28/06/14 16:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . By Maribel Hernández Pérez 06/28/2014 | 24:52 With the closure of the Press Office of Bayamon and Carolina, the superintendent, José L. López Caldero, today began a restructuring of police...
» isis group - Google Search
28/06/14 14:02 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . News for isis group Isis execution site revealed by satellite images, claims ... The Guardian ‎- 1 day ago Human Right Watch map that appears to show an Isis execution site ... The US-based group said m...
» Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant
28/06/14 13:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Wikipedia - Recent changes [en]. Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant الدولة الاسلامية في ال...
» Exclusive: U.N. experts trace recent seized arms to Iran, violating embargo
28/06/14 12:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.N. expert panel has concluded that a shipment of rockets and other weapons that was seized by Israel came from Iran and represents a violation of the U.N...
» Scots 'bribed with knighthoods and CBEs to vote no in referendum'
28/06/14 12:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The number of top honours handed to Scots has soared 40 per cent in 18 months as one MP, Paul Flynn, said the system was being used to 'curry favour' north of border.
» Venezuela blackout leaves commuters scrambling, silences president
28/06/14 12:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. CARACAS (Reuters) - A blackout cut power to much of Venezuela on Friday afternoon, snarling traffic in the capital Caracas and other major cities and interrupting a televised speech by...
» Seeking Solution in Iraq, Kerry Turns to Saudis - New York Times
28/06/14 11:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. New York Times Seeking Solution in Iraq, Kerry Turns to Saudis New York Times Secretary of State John Kerry with Saudi foreign minister, Prince Saud al-Faisal, in Jeddah on Frida...
» Taliban Mount Major Assault in Afghanistan
28/06/14 11:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The group has attacked police outposts and government facilities in several districts of northern Helmand Province, sending the police and military officials scrambling to shore up defenses.
» Syria: Dispute Unsettles Rebel Coalition
28/06/14 11:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The interim government said that it would fire the head of the Supreme Military Council of the Free Syrian Army and refer its members to a commission investigating corruption.
» White House Report: A 'Corrosive Culture' at Veterans Affairs
28/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A newly-released White House report speaks of a "corrosive culture" within the scandal-plagued Veterans' Affairs (VA) health care system. President Barack Obama ordered the review after s...
» 'Terrorist prisoners massacred by the police to stop them joining Isis'
28/06/14 11:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The official account, though, given hours after the killing on Monday by the governor of Hillah, 57 miles south of Baghdad, was that militants had attacked the convoy.
» Too much sleep in middle age is as bad for you as too little: More than eight hours 'can damage brain power'
28/06/14 11:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Scientists examined almost 9,000 English people in long-term study and found over-65s who slept too long had poorer memories and decision-making.
» Abdullah Abdullah and 15,000 Protesters Gathered in Kabul
28/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Tension seemed amplified in a second demonstration in support of Abdullah Abdullah, who has complained of widespread ballot fraud in the recent presidential election.
» Widespread blackouts hit Venezuela
28/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Public transport suspended and presidential ceremony interrupted in latest failure of shaky electricity infrastructure A power plant failure has knocked out electricity across...
» Supremes' recess-pick double slap - New York Post
28/06/14 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Supremes' recess-pick double slap New York Post This week's unanimous Supreme Court ruling on President Obama's illegal recess appointments is a double smackdown. First, it's a r...
» US flying armed drones in Iraq - The Guardian
28/06/14 10:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Guardian US flying armed drones in Iraq The Guardian Predator drone aircraft The US has confirmed it is flying armed drones in Iraq. Photograph: Sipa Press/Rex Features. The ...
» Argentina's vice-president charged with corruption over money printing deal
28/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Amado Boudou accused of secretly buying company that produces country's currency while serving as economy minister Argentina's vice-president, Amado Boudou, has been charged w...
» Obama Has Even Less Maneuvering Room After Getting Dissed on Recess ... - The Root
28/06/14 10:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Obama Has Even Less Maneuvering Room After Getting Dissed on Recess ... The Root I would like to receive The Root email newsletter. I would like to receive The Chatterati email n...
» US dispatches armed drones over Iraq - Al-Bawaba
28/06/14 10:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. US dispatches armed drones over Iraq Al-Bawaba The Pentagon has announced that US drones armed with Hellfire missiles are flying over the Iraqi capital city of Baghdad to protect...
» Review: VA a struggling agency beset with ills - KLAS-TV
28/06/14 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Review: VA a struggling agency beset with ills KLAS-TV By JIM KUHNHENN Associated Press. WASHINGTON (AP) - Citing "significant and chronic system failures" in the nation's health...
» Russia Accuses US Over Ukraine Confrontation
28/06/14 10:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has accused the US of encouraging Ukraine into a confrontation with Moscow.
» Mountain Lion Runs Wild Through Mall
28/06/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News - Breaking international news and headlines | Sky News. The big cat opts to take a rest outside a steakhouse at the mall, prompting a scare caught on camera by bystanders.
» VA review finds 'significant and chronic' failures - Killeen Daily Herald
28/06/14 10:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. VA review finds 'significant and chronic' failures Killeen Daily Herald WASHINGTON — In a scathing appraisal, a review ordered by President Barack Obama of the troubled Veterans ...
» Court ruling comes as president's use of power is tested - Youngstown Vindicator
28/06/14 10:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Court ruling comes as president's use of power is tested Youngstown Vindicator Before a unanimous Supreme Court weighed in, the White House had brushed off claims that President ...
» Iraq crisis: US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit - Indian Express
28/06/14 10:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Indian Express Iraq crisis: US drones over Baghdad as Iraq battles for Tikrit Indian Express Thousands of soldiers, backed by air cover, tanks and bomb disposal units, were A Pen...
» Russia Accuses U.S.of Pushing for Ukraine Confrontation
28/06/14 10:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia's foreign minister has accused the United States of encouraging Ukraine to challenge Moscow. Sergei Lavrov, in televised remarks Saturday, said "our American colleagues still prefe...
» Golden Gate bridge board unanimously approves $76m anti-suicide net
28/06/14 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Families of those who died jumping from San Francisco bridge celebrate 'extraordinary' vote in favour of suicide barrier San Francisco's iconic Golden Gate Bridge moved a big ...
» WorldViews: The assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand and the drumbeats of war
28/06/14 09:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post. One hundred years ago today in Sarajevo, a Serb nationalist shot to death at point-blank range the Archduke Franz Ferdinand, ...
» Ukraine, E.U. Sign Historic Trade and Economic Pact
27/06/14 13:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. More Thousands Flee Ukraine for Russia; Truce Nears End Ukraine to Sign EU Deal That Sparked Revolution (BRUSSELS) — Ukraine’s new president signed a trade and economic pact w...
» Angara (rocket family) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
27/06/14 11:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Wikipedia - Recent changes [en]. The Angara rocket family is a family of space-launch vehicles being developed by the Moscow -based Khrunichev State Research and Production Space Center . The rockets, whic...
» angara space rocket complex - Google Search
27/06/14 11:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . State Commission authorizes flight tests of Angara Space Rocket ... Space Fellowship - Jun 23, 2014 Share Shared on Google+. Flight testing of the Angara Space Rocket Complex (SRC) begins at the MoD State Tes...
» Russian Angara Rocket Launch Fails At Last Minute, For Reasons Unknown
27/06/14 11:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. T he inaugural test launch of Russia's Angara rocket -- its first new design of a space vehicle since the Soviet era -- was canceled on June 27 minutes before blastoff. A...
» EU Signs Pacts With Eastern Neighbors
27/06/14 10:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The European Union signed sweeping trade-and-political agreements with Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova, pushing the bloc's influence eastward but potentially provoking fresh tensions with...
» ISIL Staged ‘Mass Executions’ in Iraq, Rights Group Says
27/06/14 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Photograph and satellite imagery indicate that Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) insurgents have carried out mass executions in the northern Iraqi city of Tikrit, Human Rights W...
» Petro Poroshenko to Extend Ukraine Ceasefire by 72 Hours: Diplomatic Sources - NDTV
27/06/14 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. NDTV Petro Poroshenko to Extend Ukraine Ceasefire by 72 Hours: Diplomatic Sources NDTV Brussels: Ukraine President Petro Poroshenko is ready to extend by 72 hours a ceasefire wit...
» The signature that led to millions of deaths
27/06/14 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by CNNInternational. The signature that led to millions of deaths CNN's Erin McLaughlin visits the home of Emperor Franz Joseph to see the place where he signed the declaration that began World War...
» How reporters struggled to predict the impact of archduke's assassination
27/06/14 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. First takes played down impact of Franz Ferdinand's murder - but just 37 days later Britain declared war on Germany "It is not to be supposed," wrote a correspondent...
» Iraq's killing fields where ISIS massacred up to 190 prisoners in four days
27/06/14 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Massacre: Human Rights Watch has produced a series of graphics like this which they say document the execution of at least 160 Iraqi prisoners in Tikrit over four days
» Russian Rocket Launch Aborted Due To ‘Technical Issues’
27/06/14 10:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Russia has postponed Friday’s historic test launch of an Angara space rocket, Russia Today reports. The second attempt will take place Saturday. The Defense Ministry sai...
» Obama Proposes New Aid for Syrian Rebels
27/06/14 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Obama administration has proposed a $500 million program to train and equip the moderate opposition fighting in Syria.
» Long-Time Senator and Watergate Investigator Howard Baker Dies at 88
27/06/14 08:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Long-Time Senator and Watergate Investigator Howard Baker Dies at 88     Former U.S. Republican senator Howard Baker, who became a household name during the 1973 Watergate hearings, has d...
» Ukrainian rebels free four OSCE hostages, four still in captivity
27/06/14 08:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) - Rebels in southeast Ukraine early on Friday released four out of eight international observers, captured over a month ago, in an apparent goodwill gesture t...
» Jail chiefs and police back stars' call to legalise drugs
27/06/14 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. The Release drug charity was behind a celebrity-backed letter to Downing Street calling for drugs to be legalised and for an international review by the UN
» Iraq helicopter crashes in airborne commando assault on Tikrit
27/06/14 08:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD/ARBIL (Reuters) - Iraqi forces launched an airborne assault on rebel-held Tikrit on Thursday with commandos flown into a stadium in helicopters, at least one of which crashed a...
» Iraq's Christian Minority Feels Militant Threat
27/06/14 08:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. As Sunni militants of the Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham sweep through Iraq, the small congregation and makeshift defenders of a Baghdad church highlight the precarious condition of...
» Venezuela's Leader Faces Challenges From His Own Party
27/06/14 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro took to the airwaves pleading for obedience from members of his ruling Socialist party.
» Yemen: Militants Attack Airport
27/06/14 08:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Militants attacked an international airport, a military barracks and a post office in the southern city of Sayoun on Thursday.
» Jean-Claude Juncker Becomes Divisive Figure in European Union
27/06/14 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Jean-Claude Juncker, a former prime minister of Luxembourg, has become the European Union’s most divisive figure in his run for president of its executive branch, while revealing little of ...
» As Pakistan Advances Against Taliban, Fleeing Civilians Pour Into Northern Towns
27/06/14 08:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Officials said that more than 500,000 refugees had arrived in Bannu, Waziristan, by Thursday morning.
» Search for the new 'C' as MI6 chief steps down: Sir John Sawers to leave post in November after five years in charge
27/06/14 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Following a rocky year when the British intelligence service was thrown into disarray by whistleblower Edward Snowden, M16 boss Sir John Sawers is to step down.
» US: Further Sanctions on Russia are ‘Ready’
27/06/14 08:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States says it is fully prepared to impose further sanctions should Russia fail to call on pro-Russian separatists in Ukraine to disarm. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry did ...
» Scars of WWI Linger 100 Years Later in Europe
27/06/14 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A century after the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria-Hungary sparked WWI, tensions persist over the killing and its aftermath.
» The 100-Year Legacy of World War I
27/06/14 08:40 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Articles, maps and archival materials tell the story of the war’s lasting impact.
» Ukraine rebels release OSCE observers
27/06/14 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Four members of international monitoring team handed over but four still held as pro-Russia fighters make 'goodwill gesture' Rebels in south-east Ukraine have released four ou...
» Russian Policewomen Have Been Told to Stop Looking So Hot
27/06/14 08:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from TIME » Time Sections » World. Russia’s Military of Internal Affairs is enforcing a crackdown on police attire in response to rapidly rising hemlines on the skirts of Russian policewomen. The ministry found...
» Kerry Heads to Saudi Arabia for Talks on Iraq
27/06/14 08:37 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry meets Friday with Saudi Arabia's King Abdullah to discuss how to confront Sunni extremists that have taken over large parts of Iraq and Syria. Kerry met...
» Barack Obama asks US Congress for $500 mn to train, equip Syrian rebels - Zee News
27/06/14 08:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Barack Obama asks US Congress for $500 mn to train, equip Syrian rebels Zee News Washington: With the conflicts in Syria and Iraq becoming increasingly intertwined against the sa...
» Hungary PM Orban says will not support Juncker's nomination
27/06/14 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Friday that he would not support the nomination of Jean-Claude Juncker for EU Commission president.
» EU leadership: David Cameron warns UK could leave Union if Jean-Claude ... - The Independent
27/06/14 08:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. The Independent EU leadership: David Cameron warns UK could leave Union if Jean-Claude ... The Independent David Cameron warned other European leaders last night that the appoint...
» Four Ukrainian servicemen killed in new fighting: military source
27/06/14 08:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KIEV (Reuters) - Four Ukrainian servicemen were killed and five wounded in an overnight attack by separatist fighters on a military post in the east of the country, a military analyst ...
» Mass gay wedding in Toronto for 115 couples
27/06/14 08:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Uploads by AFP news agency. Mass gay wedding in Toronto for 115 couples A mass wedding in Toronto brings 115 gay and lesbian couples together as part of the city's World Pride Week (Duration 01:11) From: A...
» Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested - WIS
27/06/14 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Court ruling comes as Obama's use of power tested WIS (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File). FILE - In this Wednesday, June 25, 2014, file photo, President Barack Obama speaks at the...
» Vladimir Putin's adviser calls Ukrainian president a 'Nazi' as EU deal signed
27/06/14 08:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Sergei Glazyev tells BBC before the signing in Brussels that Petro Poroshenko lacks legitimacy to make the deal A senior adviser to Vladimir Putin has called the Ukranian pres...
» Thousands march on Afghan president's palace to protest elections
27/06/14 08:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. KABUL (Reuters) - Thousands of angry protesters marched on the Afghan president's palace on Friday in support of candidate Abdullah Abdullah's allegations that mass fraud had been comm...