Saturday, August 29, 2015

Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops

Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops

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Special-operations units are trying to get their local counterparts ready for combat before American troops leave Afghanistan.

Brazil Sinks Into Technical Recession

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Brazil’s economy sank into a technical recession in the second quarter, as falling commodity prices, high inflation and political turmoil combined to decimate consumer and business confidence, sending output well below expectations.

Pro-Kurdish Party Joins Interim Government in Turkey

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The power-sharing lineup unveiled by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also includes several independent appointees.

Venezuela Crackdown Sows Chaos

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President Nicolás Maduro’s campaign to deport Colombians he blames for his country’s deepening economic woes generates fear and panic in frontier municipalities.

For China, a Plunge and a Reckoning

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The stock market fall pierced the party’s mystique of omnipotence. In an interwoven world, the crisis should spur Beijing to prefer compromise to bullying.

Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land

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The latest deaths of migrants both on land and at sea are shedding light on the brutal tactics of the people-smuggling operations that stretch from across the Mediterranean to deep within Europe’s borders.

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Foes Try New Ways To Attack Iran Deal

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Congressional opponents of the Iranian nuclear accord are devising a Plan B as President Obama moves closer to locking up the support needed to implement the deal.

Tropical Storm Erika Leaves at Least 20 People Dead in Dominica

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Tropical storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Thai Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Blast Probe

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Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said.

Tropical Storm Erika Weakens

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Tropical storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, after killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small eastern Caribbean island of Dominica.

Turkey Bombs Islamic State Targets in Syria as Part of U.S.-Led Coalition

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Turkish jets bombed Islamic State targets in Syria under the umbrella of the U.S.-led international coalition for the first time, the country’s government said, as Turkey expands its fight against the extremist group.

Rice to Press Pakistan on Antiterror Vigilance

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National security adviser Susan Rice is set to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday to press the country’s government to do more to prevent terrorists from using its territory as a base for attacks on neighboring states.

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Thousands March Against Lebanon Government

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A demonstration in Beirut against poor waste management blossomed into full-throated demands that Lebanon’s long-standing political class step down from power.

European Officials Want More Security Checks on Trains

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European transport and interior ministers called for more frequent baggage and identity checks on trains after a narrowly thwarted attack exposed the railroad network’s vulnerability to terrorism.

Syrian refugee receives £40,000 in donations in 24 hours after viral photo selling pens 

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Abdul Halim Attar was selling Biros with his exhausted daughter slumped over his shoulder in Beirut when an activist took the photo and then decided to help him by setting up a fundraising page











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George W Bush tells New Orleans children: 'being president is not a hard job' 

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On 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina the city bears lingering resentment over Bush administration's slow response to the disaster











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Hungary accused of treating refugees inhumanely as migration crisis worsens 

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Refugees left to bake in the heat for hours without food, shelter or medical aid on Hungary's border with Serbia











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Arsonists in Germany hurl Molotov cocktails into asylum-seekers' apartment 

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Unknown assailant threw a Molotov cocktail through the window of the family's apartment at 2am











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Pilot dies in stunt crash ahead of New York air show 

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Propeller plane practising stunts crashes killing pilot ahead of air show in upstate New York











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Georgia faces struggle for 'civilisation' against the Kremlin

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Russia accused of campaign of kidnapping and intimidation to derail entry of Stalin's homeland into Nato











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British Library turns down Taliban archive because of UK terror laws 

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Library declines offer of archive because it fears it could be in breach of legislation banning the collection of material which could be used for terror











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Spanish customs vessel fires live rounds in Uk territorial waters off Gibraltar 

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Foreign Office voices concern over incident involving pleasure boat











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From The Major News Sources

» Pro-Kurdish Party Joins Interim Government in Turkey
29/08/15 17:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The power-sharing lineup unveiled by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu also includes several independent appointees.
» Venezuela Crackdown Sows Chaos
29/08/15 17:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. President Nicolás Maduro’s campaign to deport Colombians he blames for his country’s deepening economic woes generates fear and panic in frontier municipalities.
» For China, a Plunge and a Reckoning
29/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The stock market fall pierced the party’s mystique of omnipotence. In an interwoven world, the crisis should spur Beijing to prefer compromise to bullying.
» Grim Toll of Migrant Crisis Rises on Sea, Land
29/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The latest deaths of migrants both on land and at sea are shedding light on the brutal tactics of the people-smuggling operations that stretch from across the Mediterranean to deep wit...
» Foes Try New Ways To Attack Iran Deal
29/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Congressional opponents of the Iranian nuclear accord are devising a Plan B as President Obama moves closer to locking up the support needed to implement the deal.
» Tropical Storm Erika Leaves at Least 20 People Dead in Dominica
29/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Tropical storm Erika began to lose steam Friday over Haiti and the Dominican Republic, but it left behind a trail of destruction that killed at least 20 people on the small eastern Car...
» Thai Police Arrest Foreigner in Bangkok Blast Probe
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Thai police arrested a foreign suspect and seized bomb-making materials in the investigation of a deadly shrine bombing, officials said.
» Tropical Storm Erika Weakens
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Tropical storm Erika was losing its punch as it drenched Haiti and the Dominican Republic early Saturday, after killing at least 20 people and leaving another 31 missing on the small e...
» Turkey Bombs Islamic State Targets in Syria as Part of U.S.-Led Coalition
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Turkish jets bombed Islamic State targets in Syria under the umbrella of the U.S.-led international coalition for the first time, the country’s government said, as Turkey expands its f...
» Rice to Press Pakistan on Antiterror Vigilance
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. National security adviser Susan Rice is set to arrive in Pakistan on Sunday to press the country’s government to do more to prevent terrorists from using its territory as a base for at...
» Thousands March Against Lebanon Government
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A demonstration in Beirut against poor waste management blossomed into full-throated demands that Lebanon’s long-standing political class step down from power.
» European Officials Want More Security Checks on Trains
29/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. European transport and interior ministers called for more frequent baggage and identity checks on trains after a narrowly thwarted attack exposed the railroad network’s vulnerability t...
» Syrian refugee receives £40,000 in donations in 24 hours after viral photo selling pens
29/08/15 17:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Abdul Halim Attar was selling Biros with his exhausted daughter slumped over his shoulder in Beirut when an activist took the photo and then decided to help him by setting up a fundraising page
» George W Bush tells New Orleans children: 'being president is not a hard job'
29/08/15 17:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. On 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina the city bears lingering resentment over Bush administration's slow response to the disaster
» Hungary accused of treating refugees inhumanely as migration crisis worsens
29/08/15 17:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Refugees left to bake in the heat for hours without food, shelter or medical aid on Hungary's border with Serbia
» Arsonists in Germany hurl Molotov cocktails into asylum-seekers' apartment
29/08/15 17:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Unknown assailant threw a Molotov cocktail through the window of the family's apartment at 2am
» Pilot dies in stunt crash ahead of New York air show
29/08/15 17:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Propeller plane practising stunts crashes killing pilot ahead of air show in upstate New York
» Georgia faces struggle for 'civilisation' against the Kremlin
29/08/15 17:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Russia accused of campaign of kidnapping and intimidation to derail entry of Stalin's homeland into Nato
» British Library turns down Taliban archive because of UK terror laws
29/08/15 17:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Library declines offer of archive because it fears it could be in breach of legislation banning the collection of material which could be used for terror
» Spanish customs vessel fires live rounds in Uk territorial waters off Gibraltar
29/08/15 17:00 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Foreign Office voices concern over incident involving pleasure boat
» Obama plans hike on Alaskan glacier
29/08/15 16:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. US president's itinerary could include hike across Exit Glacier to examine to highlight global warming
» Tropical Storm Erika: At least 20 dead
29/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Tropical Storm Erika leaves a trail of devastation in Haiti and Dominican Republic
» Woman, 80, trampled to death in Venezuelan supermarket stampede
29/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Rush for subsidized goods sees 75 people injured as thousands besiege supermarket
» Nazi gold train: Russia may lay claim to any treasure
29/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. As speculation mounts that a Nazi train laden with gold has been found, it emerges Russia may try to claim treasure, sparking row with Poland claim treasure
» Wife of Raif Badawi: 'All of this has taught me to be stronger'
29/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. In 2013, the Saudi blogger Raif Badawi was sentenced to 1,000 lashes and 10 years in jail. His wife Ensaf talks about the effect it has had on their family
» Tea With the Queen? In Their Dreams
29/08/15 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . LONDON — QUEEN ELIZABETH II , at 89, is a very old lady. By day, her subjects see less of her than they used to. But by night, it’s different. Then she and her family visit millions of households ...
» Iran Deal Will Lead To First Use Of Nuclear Weapon Since Hiroshima And Nagasaki
29/08/15 16:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney launched a broad attack against President Barack Obama's foreign policy in an excerpt of a forthcoming book that was published in The Wall Street ...
» Bangkok bombing: Was it the Grey Wolves of Turkey?
29/08/15 16:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Ultra-nationalist Turkish terrorist group key suspect in bombing after arrest of reported Turkish national in Thai capital
» Four men appear in Hungary court after deaths of 71 migrants on board lorry in Austria
29/08/15 16:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Hearing comes as Austrian police reveal rescue of three children dying of thirst in another lorry containing 26 migrants The handcuffed suspects - one of whom allegedly owned the lorry - make t...
» Nazi gold train: Inside Hitler's labyrinth on the trail of hidden legend
29/08/15 16:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. The Telegraph goes inside the network of tunnels in south-west Poland that may finally yield their secrets
» Analysis: Syria War a Growing Threat to Israel
29/08/15 16:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. As U.S. officials head to Israel to try to calm fears surrounding the Iran nuclear deal, some analysts say Israel is preparing for what may be greater involvement in the war in neighborin...
» Russia's Auto Market Driving in Reverse
29/08/15 16:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Russia's auto industry appears to be in reverse along with the contracting economy and sliding ruble. At the opening of the International Moscow Automotive Forum this week, a Russian busi...
» Once-a-Week HIV Injections May Free Millions From Pills
29/08/15 16:34 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. An injectable HIV treatment is entering advanced clinical trials, potentially freeing millions of men and women living with the virus from pills.  Developers say the once-a-week injection...
» Analysts Try to Understand Wild Stock Market Swings
29/08/15 16:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Huge swings in stock prices around the world this week have investors and others wondering what happened, and trying to guess the future direction and strength of markets and the overall ...
» NSA Phone Surveillance Ruling Reversed
29/08/15 16:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A U.S. appeals court has reversed a ruling that said the National Security Agency's program to collect phone records from millions of Americans in an effort to locate terrorist plots was ...
» In Russia, Auto Industry in Tailspin
29/08/15 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Industry insiders say country relies too heavily on imports as inflation cuts too many consumers out of the market. Daniel Schearf has more from Moscow.
» Kurdish Fighters Seize Iraqi Territory, Villages From Islamic State
29/08/15 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Pentagon says Kurdish fighters have successfully cleared territory and freed villages in northern Iraq from Islamic State. The Kurdish forces, known as Peshmerga, were helped out by c...
» Egypt Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Reporters to 3 Years in Prison
29/08/15 16:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. An Egyptian court on Saturday sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison, the last twist in a long-running trial criticized worldwide by press freedom advocat...
» Thai Police Arrest Bombing Suspect
29/08/15 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Police in Thailand say they have arrested a suspect Saturday in connection with the bombing earlier this month that killed 20 people. The man, described as a foreigner, was being charged ...
» Bill Clinton to Attend Katrina Ceremony in New Orleans
29/08/15 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is scheduled to visit the southern U.S. city of New Orleans Saturday to attend ceremonies marking the 10th anniversary of the landfall of Hurricane Katr...
» Presidential Hopefuls Keep Busy Weekend Schedule
29/08/15 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. U.S. presidential candidates have scheduled meetings this weekend with groups supporting their respective parties. Democratic hopefuls are in Minnesota to address the Democratic National ...
» Flight From Vegas to Germany Diverted Over Unruly Passenger
29/08/15 16:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: U.S.. An international flight from Las Vegas to Frankfurt made an emergency landing at Denver International Airport escorted by two F-16 fighter jets Friday night after what officials called a "d...
» With Massive Exercise, NATO Generals Prepare for Yesterday's War
29/08/15 16:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Sputnik International. Opinion Get short URL NATO's new Trident Juncture 2015 exercise involving 36,000 troops from 27 countries is meant to exercise a "hybrid warfare" scenario, which NATO claim...
» 3,421,4913,421,4912015-08-29» Oleg Sentsov and the Kremlin’s Thin Skin 29/08/15 12:30 from NYT > Russia Russia
29/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova - Google+
3,421,491 3,421,491 2015-08-29 » Oleg Sentsov and the Kremlin’s Thin Skin 29/08/15 12:30 from NYT > Russia Russia has sentenced a Ukranian film director to two decades in prison for alleged crimes against inanimate objects. Russia New...
» Thai police arrest foreign man over Bangkok bombing - YouTube
29/08/15 12:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 29, 2015 Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Police investigating Thailand's deadliest bombing arrested a foreigner they said matched the description of a man who left a bag at the...
» Меркель и Олланд назвали выборы в Донбассе угрозой минскому процессу :: Политика :: РБК
29/08/15 12:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from РБК - Все материалы. Президент Франции Франсуа Олл...
» Obama & Russia -- Putin's Aggression Is Going Unchecked by the U.S.
29/08/15 12:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . O n September 5, 2014, Russian agents crossed into Estonia and kidnapped an Estonian security official. Last week, after a closed trial, Russia sentenced him to 15 years. The reaction? The State Department is...
» Vladimir Putin, Grave Robber - The American Interest
29/08/15 11:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Comments on: Vladimir Putin, Grave Robber. As part of a propaganda campaign to portray himself as the heir of a continuous, unbroken tradition of strong Russian leadership, Vladmir Putin has begu...
» Cheney: Next President needs to restore American exceptionalism
29/08/15 11:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Story highlights The former vice president and his daughter pen a scathing critique of Obama's course on Iran "The Obama agreement will lead to a nuclear-armed Iran, a nuclear-arms race in the Middle East and...
» Valerie Jarrett Gives Biden-for-President a Thumbs Up
29/08/15 11:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . A close White House insider tells Ed Klein Confidential that top presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett has given the thumbs up sign to the Joe Biden-for-president movement. According to this source, Jarrett pe...
» Man Held In Hunt For Bangkok Bomb Suspects
29/08/15 10:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Police in Bangkok say they have arrested one of the suspects in the bombing that killed 20 people earlier this month. The man, who has been named as Adem Karadag, was arrested after police raided an apar...
» Suspect in custody in ambush of Houston sheriff's deputy
29/08/15 10:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . (Reuters) - A suspect was taken into custody early Saturday just hours after authorities said he shot and killed a sheriff's deputy pumping gas into his patrol car at a Houston gas station, police said. The m...
» Psychologists Welcome Analysis Casting Doubt on Their Work
29/08/15 09:36 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The field of psychology sustained a damaging blow Thursday: A new analysis found that only 36 percent of findings from almost 100 studies in the top three psychology journals held up when the original experim...
» What the Ukrainian military really needs – POLITICO
29/08/15 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Ukrainian servicemen on the 24th anniversary of the Independence Day | ANATOLII STEPANOV/AFP/Getty By Jen Judson In the 18th century brick colonial that serves as the Ukrainian Embassy, and where George Washi...
» Who Are The Russian Generals That Ukraine Says Are Fighting In The Donbas? (UPDATED)
29/08/15 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. O leksandr Turchynov, head of Ukraine's National Security and Defense Council, has issued a statement outlining the structure of the military forces of the Russia-backed ...
» Russian Generals Fighting With Separatists, Ukraine Says
29/08/15 09:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from International Business Times. Ukraine’s security service on Thursday revealed the names of four Russian generals whom it says were fighting with so-called separatists in Ukraine, a sta...
» Убийство Галины Старовойтовой раскрыто?
29/08/15 09:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Радио Свобода. Б ывший депутат Госдумы Михаил ...
» the strange life of John McAfee
29/08/15 08:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . When times got tough, John McAfee put on his running shoes. He's been called everything from "charismatic" to "the paranoid wild man" of the computer security industry to downright "bonkers". There ...
» 113,421,421113,421,4212015-08-28» Armed Drones and the Influence of Big Business on Police Surveillance
29/08/15 06:25 from Mike Nova - Google+
11 3,421,421 11 3,421,421 2015-08-28 » Armed Drones and the Influence of Big Business on Police Surveillance Technology 28/08/15 15:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks Mike Nova's Shared NewsLinks Review   From The Major News Sources » ...
» Armed Drones and the Influence of Big Business on Police Surveillance Technology
28/08/15 15:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Rachel Levinson-Waldman On Wednesday, the Daily Beast reported that the North Dakota state legislature recently passed a bill allowing law enforcement drones to carry less-than-lethal weapon...
» Putin woos Mideast: Should West worry?
28/08/15 15:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Story highlights In Moscow this week Putin is hosting Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi for the third time this year Kremlin seems to be carving out a unique and influential position in a region where i...
» The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know | Global Research
28/08/15 14:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Global Research. Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and rea...
» August 28, 2015
28/08/15 14:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A look at the best news photos from around the world.
» Yemen army recruits 4,800 southern fighters: officer
28/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:51 The Yemeni army has recruited 4,800 southern fighters following a presidential decision to integrate loyalist militiamen who helped push Iran-backed rebe...
» Spain accused of 'provocation' after letting Russian submarine refuel in Gibraltar
28/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. The Spanish government has been accused of further provocative behaviour over the contested British territory of Gibraltar after it allowed a Russian submarine to refuel at one of its por...
» U.S. Urges Iran To Release Ex-Marine Hekmati
28/08/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry is urging Iran to free former U.S. Marine Amir Hekmati from four years of "unjust detention."
» US and S. Korea troops stage massive live-fire drill
28/08/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AFP's YouTube Videos. From: AFP Duration: 00:58 South Korean and US troops stage their biggest-ever joint live-fire drill, including a simulated mechanised assault deep into North Korean territory, jus...
» Russia 'would boost military presence' in response to Georgia Nato membership
28/08/15 14:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Georgian membership of Nato could result in a more deadly re-run of 2008 war, former general warns
» China's Vulnerability Is a Test for US Presidential Candidates - New York Times
28/08/15 14:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. New York Times China's Vulnerability Is a Test for US Presidential Candidates New York Times For two decades, American politicians have been escalating their rhetoric about how...
» FBI demanded Scandinavian countries arrest Edward Snowden should he visit - The Guardian
28/08/15 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from fbi - Google News. The Guardian FBI demanded Scandinavian countries arrest Edward Snowden should he visit The Guardian Suspecting that Snowden might seek asylum in Scandinavia, the FBI wrote from the US em...
» These 5 Facts Explain the Global Impact of China's Impending Slowdown - TIME
28/08/15 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Cyber Warfare - Google News. TIME These 5 Facts Explain the Global Impact of China's Impending Slowdown TIME China's up and down summer continues. Despite the blaring headlines warning of a dangerous econo...
» StingRay surveillance prompts Baltimore attorneys to review nearly 2,000 cases
28/08/15 14:42 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. Attorneys in Baltimore are reviewing hundreds of convictions after an investigation revealed that police there have secretly used cell phone surveillance tools in...
» Manassas Man Sentenced to 11 Years for Providing Material Support to ISIL
28/08/15 14:41 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Current. — Washington
» The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know
28/08/15 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Global Research. Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and rea...
» Pentagon: IS hacker killed in US strike also was recruiter
28/08/15 14:39 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - The U.S. military says the Islamic State group hacker killed in a U.S. airstrike in Syria had been recruiting sympathizers in the West to carry ...
» Mastermind of Khobar Towers Bombing in Saudi Custody
28/08/15 14:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. By William Tucker Chief Correspondent for In Homeland Security Nearly 20 years after 19 U.S. Airman were killed and another 372 were wounded, the designer of the terrorist plot that t...
» News agency sues after FBI impersonates journalist in sting operation
28/08/15 14:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Accusing the Justice Department of stonewalling, The Associated Press filed a suit Thursday against the FBI for failing to turn over information under the Freedom of Information Act abou...
» Poland to service Bulgaria's Soviet-era MiG-29 fighter jets
28/08/15 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WARSAW, Poland (AP) - Poland's defense ministry says the country has reached a preliminary agreement with Bulgaria to modernize the Balkan country's Soviet-era fl...
» Appeals court backs NSA phone-snooping, overturns Klayman victory
28/08/15 14:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A federal appeals court backed the NSA's phone-snooping program Friday in a short but complicated decision that said Larry Klayman, the plaintiff and frequent cou...
» Ali Shukri Amin, Va. teen behind pro-ISIS Twitter account, gets 11 years in prison
28/08/15 14:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. A Virginia teenager who operated a powerful pro-Islamic State Twitter account and helped a friend travel to Syria to join the terrorist group was sentenced Friday...
» Appeals court reverses ruling that found NSA program illegal
28/08/15 14:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. WASHINGTON (AP) - A federal appeals court on Friday ruled in favor of the Obama administration in a dispute over the National Security Agency's bulk collection of...
» Majority of Voters Believe Obama, Kerry Misleading Public on Iran Deal, Poll Says
28/08/15 14:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A majority of American voters believe that President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry are to some extent misleading the public on the nuclear deal with Iran, a  survey  relea...
» Virginia Teen Gets 11 Years for Supporting Islamic State
28/08/15 14:13 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Virginia teenager who used social media to support the militant group Islamic State was sentenced to just over 11 years in federal prison on Friday, t...
» Bush-Appointed Federal Judge Blocks Obama Water Rule Citing ‘Risk of Irreparable Harm’
28/08/15 14:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A federal judge in North Dakota appointed by George W. Bush blocked an Obama administration rule Thursday that would allow the federal government to regulate certain streams and oth...
» Russia’s “Secret” Army in Ukraine
28/08/15 13:43 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from The XX Committee. Today the office of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko released via Twitter important details about the organization and structure of Russia’s occupying army in Southeastern Ukrai...
» Man Admits Killing Elderly Ohio Couple, Gets Life in Prison
28/08/15 13:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Man admits killing elderly Ohio pair and setting them on fire, avoids possible death sentence
» China’s Vulnerability Is a Test for U.S. Presidential Candidates
28/08/15 13:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The faltering Chinese financial markets pose such a threat to American interests that a strategy of chiding Beijing over human rights or cyberattacks seems risky.
» Attack Draws Scrutiny to Railways Linking Europe
28/08/15 13:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Europe's rail system is at the heart of its open borders, a way for passengers to travel on some of the world's fastest and most sophisticated mass transit with no need for passports or e...
» Brazil's Rousseff Faces Growing Impeachment Threat
28/08/15 13:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. If the worst economic crisis in a decade, a massive corruption scandal centered on her ruling party and approval ratings in the single digits weren't rough enough for Brazilian President ...
» US Teen Jailed for 11 Years for Supporting IS
28/08/15 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A teenager in the U.S. state of Virginia has been sentenced to 11 years in prison for conspiring to provide material support and resources to the Islamic State group. A U.S. Justice Depar...
» Radar Detects Object Believed to Be Missing Nazi Gold Train
28/08/15 13:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A Polish official said Friday he has seen an image made by ground-penetrating radar that seemed to prove the discovery of an armored Nazi train missing in southwestern Poland since World ...
» Today's Headlines and Commentary
28/08/15 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Lawfare - Hard National Security Choices. More news has come in on the discovery, made yesterday, of a truck filled with bodies abandoned east of Vienna. Austrian authorities have now counted 71 ...
» National Security Adviser Meets With Chinese President Before His U.S. Visit
28/08/15 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > United States Defense and Military Forces. Susan E. Rice met with President Xi Jinping and other officials and and the officials, including a senior army general, discussed a number of issues that...
» U.S. Citizen, Once Held in Egypt’s Crackdown, Becomes Voice for Inmates
28/08/15 13:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). Mohamed Soltan, who had been arrested at an Islamist protest, has argued to American officials that Egypt’s mass incarcerations are radicalizing youth and d...
» Army Takes Biggest Hit In OPM Hack
28/08/15 11:38 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Defense One - All Content. Federal agencies have begun submitting proposals for how they will cover the costs of responding to the hack of background investigation data maintained by the Office of Personne...
» Stream Of Refugees Continues Through Serbia
28/08/15 11:06 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Thousands of refugees and other migrants were continuing their long journeys through Serbia toward the Hungarian border, where authorities are racing to finish a fence to...
» Rethinking Work - The New York Times
28/08/15 11:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . HOW satisfied are we with our jobs? Gallup regularly polls workers around the world to find out. Its survey last year found that almost 90 percent of workers were either “not engaged” or “ac...
» When ISIS Rapists Win - The New York Times
28/08/15 11:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The ISIS atrocities have descended like distant nightmares upon the numbed conscious of the world. The first beheadings of Americans had the power to shock, but since then there has been a steady barrage of i...
» The Crimes of Palmyra - The New York Times
28/08/15 11:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . The Islamic State, the ultrafundamentalist group better known as ISIS , has laid a trail of unspeakable horrors in its march through Syria and Iraq — videotaped beheadings , ritualized rape and all mann...
» Zombie Factories Stalk the Sputtering Chinese Economy
28/08/15 10:59 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The government is keeping failing factories on life support in an effort to maintain social stability, but the policy may hinder a return to healthy growth.
» Russia Launches First Proton Rocket Since May Accident
28/08/15 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russia has successfully launched a rocket carrier with a British satellite in the first such launch since an engine failure in May resulted in a commercialsatellite being...
» British Journalists Detained in Turkey
28/08/15 10:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. British journalists detained, questioned by anti-terrorism police in southeast Turkey
» Ashley Madison founder steps down
28/08/15 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. The founder and CEO of the Ashley Madison extra-marital affair website, Noel Biderman, steps down, Avid Life Media says.
» Drone comes as close as 50 metres to passenger aircraft in 'possibly catastrophic' near miss above London City Airport
28/08/15 10:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from News | Mail Online. Both the pilot, co-pilot and a passenger on board the twin-engined Dash 8 aircraft (file picture), which can carry up to 78 passengers, spotted the drone near London City Airport in April.
» Ukraine Decisions Loom Large Again for EU
28/08/15 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The approach of a one-year deadline of the Minsk accord will force the EU to make weighty decisions over Ukraine.
» Militants Kill Two Senior Iraqi Army Commanders
28/08/15 10:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Islamic State killed two senior Iraqi army commanders, officials and state media said, continuing the extremist group’s tactic of targeting military leaders to deplete morale among fig...
» Russia Shows Off Military Might as Budget Gets Squeezed
28/08/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Even as the country projects a muscular image, a falling ruble and weaker economy has forced President Vladimir Putin to scale back ambitious plans to modernize the military.
» Ukraine's U.S.-Born Finance Minister Praised for Persistence
28/08/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Natalie Jaresko led months of tense negotiations with creditors, clocking thousands of air miles to reach a debt-relief deal that should help secure further bailout funds from the Inte...
» Ex-Archbishop Dies Ahead of Vatican Child Abuse Trial
28/08/15 10:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The former papal nuncio to the Dominican Republic, who was under house arrest on charges of child abuse and possession of child pornography, has died, according to the Vatican.
» Washington Governor Calls Fires 'Slow-Motion Disaster'
28/08/15 10:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Firefighters were keeping a wary eye Thursday on big wildfires that Gov. Jay Inslee described as a “slow-motion disaster.” The National Weather Service issued a red-flag warning for the l...
» US Asks Uzbekistan to Join Anti-Islamic State Coalition
28/08/15 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States said Thursday that it had asked Uzbekistan to join the multinational coalition it leads against Islamic State, saying Central Asia's most populous state was free to choo...
» US National Security Advisor Meets With Top Chinese Officials
28/08/15 10:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. national security advisor has begun holding meetings in Beijing with top Chinese officials on the first day of her two-day trip. Susan Rice met with China's top diplomat Yang Jie...
» US, South Korea Hold Joint Military Drill
28/08/15 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The U.S. and South Korea have held their largest-ever joint military drill.  The live-fire drill was held Friday near the border town of Pocheon.  The joint military exercises follow days...
» North Korea leader Kim Jong Un hails accord with South as landmark
28/08/15 10:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korean leader Kim Jong Un called this week's accord between the rival Koreas "a landmark occasion" paving the way for defused military tension and improved ties...
» Thousands march in Guatemala to pressure president to resign
28/08/15 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Tens of thousands of Guatemalans took to the streets on Thursday to demand the resignation of President Otto Perez, who has refused to quit in the face of ac...
» Turkish poll shows falling level of support for AK Party
28/08/15 10:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey's ruling AK Party is not seen winning enough votes to form a single-party government in a Nov. 1 snap election with 38.9 percent support, down from 40.7 perce...
» U.S., China stress positives ahead of Xi trip
28/08/15 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States stressed the positives in their complex relationship on Friday during meetings between U.S. National Security Adviser Susan Rice and Chi...
» U.N. chief sets out framework for Syria poison gas investigation
28/08/15 10:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Success of a new international inquiry aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapons attacks during Syria's four-year-old civil war will require full coopera...
» U.S. asks Uzbekistan to join anti-Islamic State coalition
28/08/15 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. TASHKENT (Reuters) - The United States said on Thursday it had asked Uzbekistan to join the multinational coalition it leads against Islamic State, saying Central Asia's most populous ...
» Higher prices dent Putin's sky-high popularity: paper
28/08/15 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russians' concern about rising prices has eroded President Vladimir Putin's approval ratings but these remain extremely high, the daily Vedomosti reported on Friday.
» Former Vatican ambassador accused of child abuse dies
28/08/15 10:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. VATICAN CITY (Reuters) - A Catholic former archbishop accused of child sex offences was found dead on Friday, the Vatican said, a month after he was hospitalized on the eve of his trial.
» Two British journalists detained in southeast Turkey
28/08/15 10:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DIYARBAKIR (Reuters) - Turkish police have detained two British journalists from Vice News for reporting from the predominantly Kurdish southeast without government accreditation, secu...
» Afghan, Turkmen Leaders Discuss Cooperation In Kabul
28/08/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has discussed trade, economic, energy, and transport cooperation with his visiting Turkmen counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdymukhammedov.
» U.S. Asks Uzbekistan To Join Fight Against Islamic State
28/08/15 10:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The United States has asked Uzbekistan to join the multinational coalition fighting the Islamic State group.
» 200 feared dead in latest migrant disaster off Libya's coast
28/08/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Libyan authorities were collecting the bodies of migrants who drowned off the coastal city of Zuwara, with some 200 feared dead on Friday in the latest disaster involving desperate peopl...
» Army vet gets 4 ½ years in prison, $35K fine for stealing military equipment
28/08/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. A former Fort Carson solider convicted of stealing thousands of dollars in military equipment was sentenced Thursday to 4 ½ years in prison and required to pay a $35,000 fine.
» Legal team of man who landed gyrocopter on Capitol lawn takes aim at security
28/08/15 10:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. The legal team representing Douglas Hughes who landed his gyrocopter on the Capitol’s West Front Lawn plans to“expose the lack of security” in the heavily restricted airspace over W...
» Congressman wants Carter to intervene in removal of Green Beret
28/08/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. In a letter urging Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to intervene, a congressman said Wednesday that the Army went too far in reprimanding and initiating actions against a Green Beret...
» Obama sees message of resilience on streets of New Orleans
28/08/15 10:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes News. Visiting on tidy porch stoops and dining at a thriving corner eatery, President Barack Obama paid tribute to New Orleans on Thursday as an extraordinary example of renewal and resil...
» 3 arrested in connection with deaths of 71 migrants in truck
28/08/15 09:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Police arrested three people in Hungary overnight in connection with the deaths of 71 migrants found in a refrigerated truck abandoned on Austria's main highway, a police official said F...
» What six years of ‘reset’ have wrought
28/08/15 09:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Charles Krauthammer: Most Recent Articles and Archives. Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a statement in the Kremlin on Wednesday. (Alexander Zemlianichenko/Associated Press) On September 5, 2014, ...
» News Roundup and Notes: August 28, 2015
28/08/15 09:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Just Security. Nadia O'Mara Before the start of business,  Just Security  provides a curated summary of up-to-the-minute developments at home and abroad. Here’s today’s news. IRAQ and SYRIA An Islamic Stat...
» Ashton Carter: Pentagon funding new high-tech venture
28/08/15 09:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. (AP) — - Defense Secretary Ash Carter will announce Friday that the Pentagon is funding a new venture to develop cutting-edge electronics an...
» Kirby: Parchin Not a Nuclear Site
28/08/15 09:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. In a briefing Thursday, State Department spokesperson John Kirby said that the Parchin base in Iran is not a nuclear site. “It’s important to remember that when you’re talking about...
» Ex-NATO Chief Leads Push by Retired Military Brass to Kill Iran Deal
28/08/15 09:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . In this file photo dated March 19, 2015, US Secretary of State John Kerry holds a negotiation meeting with Iran's Foreign Minister Javad Zarif over Iran's nuclear program, in Lausanne, Switzerland. (AP Photo/...
» Barack Obama's diplomatic 'reset' has let Vladimir Putin get away with murder
28/08/15 09:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Russian news, all the latest and breaking Russia news. Putin breaks the arms embargo to Iran by lifting the hold on selling it S-300 missiles . Obama responds by excusing him, saying it wasn't technically ...
» Obama’s Politicized Intelligence
28/08/15 08:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. The anniversary of the U.S. war against the Islamic State passed with little notice. It was August 7 of last year that President Obama authorized the first airstrikes against ISIS i...
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» » Two-Day ceasefire agreed by warring sides in three Syrian towns
27/08/15 21:12 from Mike Nova - Google+
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» AP Top Stories 27 P - YouTube
27/08/15 17:33 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story . Published on Aug 27, 2015 Subscribe for more Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/AssociatedPress Here are your top stories for Thursday, August 27th: WDBJ-TV holds a moment of silence on-air; Police in Austria ...
» Two-Day ceasefire agreed by warring sides in three Syrian towns: sources
27/08/15 17:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian insurgents, the army and Lebanese group Hezbollah agreed on a 48-hour ceasefire in the rebel-held town of Zabadani near Lebanon's border and two Shi'ite villa...
» British hacker for Islamic State killed in U.S. drone strike in Syria: sources
27/08/15 17:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A British hacker who U.S. and European officials said became a top cyber expert for Islamic State in Syria has been killed in a U.S. drone strike, a U.S. source ...
» Hungary scrambles to confront migrant influx, Merkel heckled
27/08/15 17:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ROSZKE, Hungary (Reuters) - Hungary made plans on Wednesday to reinforce its southern border with helicopters, mounted police and dogs, and was also considering using the army as recor...
» Attack in Ramadi kills two senior Iraqi commanders
27/08/15 17:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Two senior Iraqi military commanders were killed on Thursday in a car bomb attack north of Ramadi, the capital of Anbar province where pro-government forces are bat...
» Italy government puts scandal-hit Rome on tight leash
27/08/15 17:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ROME (Reuters) - Italy's government said on Thursday it would put Rome city hall under close supervision following allegations it had fallen under the sway of organized crime, but allo...
» Renewed Kurdish conflict angers Turks, overshadows election
27/08/15 17:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. ISTANBUL (Reuters) - Clinging to his brother's coffin, draped in the red Turkish flag, Lieutenant Colonel Mehmet Alkan's outburst was a rare public show of defiance from a serving offi...
» Iran executes Kurdish activist, wary of Kurdish gains in Middle East
27/08/15 17:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran executed a Kurdish activist on Wednesday accused of killing a public prosecutor, the second such case this month, rights groups said, as Iran, unsettled by Kurdi...
» Migrant crisis forcing divided Europe to look ahead
27/08/15 17:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Reuters: World News. BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Leaders of the European Union declared this week that it has "failed" in the face of human agony on its frontiers. But the migrant crisis may now be forging a bett...
» A Kurdish Political Star in Turkey Confronts Escalating Violence
27/08/15 17:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Just two months ago, Selahattin Demirtas was basking in the afterglow of his party’s historic election showing. Now, he will have to face the voters again.
» Director at Uzbekistan Museum Is Dismissed and Accused of Crimes
27/08/15 17:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Marinika M. Babanazarova, director of the Savitsky Collection in Nukus, Karakalpakstan, in Uzbekistan, was dismissed after running the museum since 1984.
» Tehran Asks U.S. to Release 19 Iranian Citizens
27/08/15 17:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The request came as the United States is pressing Iran to release three American citizens — including a Washington Post correspondent — and provide information about a fourth missing for ei...
» Traveling in Europe’s River of Migrants
27/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Tens of thousands of people, mostly fleeing unrest, are desperately pushing through the Balkans to reach Hungary before it seals its border. We met up with some of them to document their jo...
» Op-Ed Contributor: America’s Dangerous Bargain With Turkey
27/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. By attacking Kurds, Turkey is undermining the United States’ strongest ally in the fight against the Islamic State.
» Feature: The Lessons of Anwar al-Awlaki
27/08/15 17:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. Four years after the United States assassinated the radical cleric in a drone strike, his influence on jihadists is greater than ever. Was there a better way to stop him?
» Beirut Journal: Growing Trash Piles Reflect Lebanon’s Political Gridlock
27/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. To protesters, the garbage piles are one indignity too far, the ultimate manifestation of a failed system that has left the state unable to perform basic functions.
» ISIS Suicide Attack Kills 2 Iraqi Generals Near Ramadi
27/08/15 17:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from NYT > World. The generals were killed by two explosives-rigged American-made Humvees, dealing another setback to the faltering campaign to retake Anbar Province.
» Beware manspreading, enjoy wine o'clock: new Oxford words
27/08/15 17:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 4:27 p.m. EDT. LONDON (AP) -- Manspreading is so widespread it's now a word....
» Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware
27/08/15 17:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from VOAvideo's YouTube Videos. From: VOAvideo Duration: 02:08 As Russia's economy heads into recession, its defense industry is one of the few that seems to be prospering. And that was made clear at Russia...
» Russia destroys 1.5 tonnes of food meant for BMW car racing team
27/08/15 17:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Food safety watchdog burns supplies ahead of DTM circuit races, as part of programme of destruction of western food in retaliation for sanctions Russia’s food safety watchdog ...
» White supremacist expressed surprise that Kansas victims were not Jewish
27/08/15 17:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Network Front | The Guardian. Frazier Glenn Cross accused of killing three people at Kansas Jewish sites Call recording: ‘I’ve never felt such exhilaration and overpowering joy’ Prosecutors in Kansas reste...
» Same-Sex Couple Denied Marriage License for 3rd Time
27/08/15 17:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. A same-sex couple from Morehead, Kentucky, were denied a marriage license for a third time at the Rowan County Clerk's Office today -- an emotional event caught on video.
» Trump, Cruz to Hold Joint Event to Blast Iran Deal
27/08/15 17:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Donald Trump, Ted Cruz to hold joint event as protest of Obama's nuclear deal with Iran
» US Strikes Southern Afghan District Seized by Taliban
27/08/15 17:05 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. US airstrikes hit southern Afghan district seized by Taliban, possible casualties
» Saudi Arabia sees Mers deaths surge
27/08/15 17:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from BBC News - World. Saudi Arabia announces four more deaths from Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (Mers), bringing the number of deaths in the past week to 17.
» Donald Trump on foreign policy: 'I've got no time to travel abroad – America needs my attention now'
27/08/15 17:04 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from - World RSS Feed. Donald Trump says he will forgo the overseas visits to allies in Europe, or even closer to home, usually made by leading Republican presidential hopefuls during their campaigns, insisting...
» Saudi King Salman to meet Obama at White House on September 4 - Reuters
27/08/15 17:03 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top Stories - Google News. Reuters Saudi King Salman to meet Obama at White House on September 4 Reuters ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE Saudi Arabia's King Salman will meet President Barack Obama at the White House ...
» 3,405,9013,405,9012015-08-27Balkan Leaders to Attend EU Meeting as Migrant Surge Growsby webdesk
27/08/15 17:02 from Mike Nova - Google+
3,405,901 3,405,901 2015-08-27 Balkan Leaders to Attend EU Meeting as Migrant Surge Growsby webdesk@voanews.com (Henry Ridgwell) Thursday August 27th, 2015 at 4:23 PM Balkan Leaders to Attend EU Meeting as Migrant Surge Grows by webdesk@...
» A Q&A with Wall Street's top psychiatrist on market turmoil
27/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from AP Top Headlines At 4:27 p.m. EDT. NEW YORK (AP) -- When it seems like the stock market has lost its mind, big banks and investment firms often turn to one particular psychiatrist: Richard Peterson, CEO of...
» Mexico Replaces Security Chief and Foreign Relations Head
27/08/15 16:58 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from ABC News: Top Stories. Mexico replaces foreign relations, head security chief after drug lord escape
» Hillary Clinton on Virginia shooting: we need action on gun control - video
27/08/15 16:56 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news + Video | The Guardian. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton calls for action on gun control on Wednesday after the fatal shooting of two television journalists in Virginia on live ...
» Republicans line up for potshots at China
27/08/15 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Presidential contenders talk tough ahead of Xi Jinping’s state visit to Washington
» Trump evicts reporter and the rule book
27/08/15 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Billionaire seems unconcerned about alienating Hispanic voters
» Up to 50 migrants die in truck in Austria
27/08/15 16:55 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World News. Discovery comes as German chancellor begins talks in Vienna on fresh response to refugee crisis
» Airlines told to expect 'French 9/11' as Hollande warns of more Islamist violence
27/08/15 16:54 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Army prepares for civil unrest as Islamist threat grows amid fears of September 11-style attack or missile strike on passenger airliner
» Dozens of migrants found dead in truck on Austria highway, say police
27/08/15 16:53 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Up to 50 people could be dead after the discovery of the truck on a parking strip off the highway in Burgenland state
» Nazi gold train: a history of gold and art theft in 90 seconds
27/08/15 16:52 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. Following the news that a Nazi gold train may have been found in Poland, The Telegraph examines the history of the Nazi's billion dollar gold and art theft
» Barack Obama visits New Orleans 10 years after Katrina: 'A tragedy that was brewing for decades'
27/08/15 16:51 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World news. US president due to visit New Orleans 10 years after Hurricane Katrina amid criticism that not enough has been done to bridge city's divides
» Saudi Arabia holding main suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: report - Reuters
27/08/15 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Reuters Saudi Arabia holding main suspect in 1996 Khobar Towers bombing: report Reuters DUBAI The main suspect in the 1996 bombing of the Khobar Towers residence at a U.S. military bas...
» ISIS Suicide Blast in Ramadi Kills 2 Iraqi Commanders, 3 Iraqi Soliders - NBCNews.com
27/08/15 16:50 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Daily Times ISIS Suicide Blast in Ramadi Kills 2 Iraqi Commanders, 3 Iraqi Soliders NBCNews.com Two Iraqi army commanders and three Iraqi soldiers were killed early Thursday by an ISIS...
» Merkel Calls on Europe to Act After Dead Refugees Found - Bloomberg
27/08/15 16:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Bloomberg Merkel Calls on Europe to Act After Dead Refugees Found Bloomberg Investigators near an abandoned truck parked along a highway in Austria, on Aug. 27. Photographer: Dieter Na...
» Guatemalan Prosecutors Urge President to Resign Amid Scandal - ABC News
27/08/15 16:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. Guatemalan Prosecutors Urge President to Resign Amid Scandal ABC News Pressure grew Thursday on Guatemalan President Otto Perez Molina to resign as business and government offices clos...
» The House of Lords: 10 tips to gain entry to this exclusive club - The Guardian
27/08/15 16:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from World - Google News. The Guardian The House of Lords: 10 tips to gain entry to this exclusive club The Guardian The dissolution honours list reveals 45 new peers joining the world's second largest legislat...
» Saudi King Salman to Visit Obama Next Week
27/08/15 16:31 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Saudi King Salman is visiting Washington next week to meet with U.S. President Barack Obama about several Middle East issues. "His visit underscores the importance of the strategic partne...
» Balkan Leaders to Attend EU Meeting as Migrant Surge Grows
27/08/15 16:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Leaders from the Balkan states will attend a summit Thursday in Vienna on European integration – but the immigration crisis is expected to be high on the agenda. In the past few days a su...
» Saudi Arrested in 1996 Bombing That Killed 19 Americans
27/08/15 16:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A man described as the mastermind of the 1996 Khobar Towers bombing that killed 19 American servicemen in Saudi Arabia has been captured, a U.S. and a Saudi official said Wednesday, endin...
» Is China's Economic Data Accurate?
27/08/15 16:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Some investors say China's wild stock market gyrations have been made worse by worries about the reliability of that nation's economic data. And some critics say the reports can mislead i...
» Colombians Flee Venezuela as Border Crisis Escalates
27/08/15 16:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Hundreds of Colombians have fled Venezuela since last week, amid an escalating border crisis between the two countries. Last week, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro ordered the closure ...
» Western Balkan Leaders, Merkel Discuss Migrant Crisis
27/08/15 16:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. As leaders from the western Balkans were meeting Thursday in Vienna to discuss action to stem Europe's migrant crisis, as many as 50 refugees were found dead in a parked truck in eastern ...
» Israeli Military Strikes Target in Gaza After Rocket Attack
27/08/15 16:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The Israeli military says it struck a Hamas target in the Gaza Strip after a rocket was fired at Israel. The military says it hit a Hamas weapon manufacturing facility early Thursday. It ...
» Accused Mastermind of 1996 Khobar Towers Bombing Reportedly Arrested
27/08/15 16:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A Saudi-owned newspaper says the man suspected of being the mastermind behind the truck bombing that killed 19 U.S. Air Force personnel in Saudi Arabia nearly 20 years ago has been arrest...
» Islamic State Car Bomb Kills 2 Iraqi Military Commanders
27/08/15 16:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. An Islamic State suicide car bomber has driven into a convoy of Iraqi troops, killing two senior military commanders, according to Iraqi officials. The officials say the attack occurred T...
» US Ex-Generals Urge Congress to Reject Iran Nuclear Deal
27/08/15 16:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A group of nearly 200 retired, high-ranking American military officials is urging U.S. lawmakers to reject the Iran nuclear deal, arguing it will not prevent Iran from developing nuclear ...
» Hundreds of Thousands of Enforced Disappearances Remain Unresolved
27/08/15 16:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. In advance of the International Day of the Disappeared on August 30, the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is appealing to governments and civil society to document the fate...
» Unease With Assad Regime on the Rise
27/08/15 16:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. A growing number of soldiers and civilians in government-controlled areas of Syria are expressing rare public disaffection with the regime of President Bashar al-Assad. Noncombatants al-A...
» Report: Poland to Store US Military Equipment From Mid-2016
27/08/15 16:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. The United States will store heavy military equipment at two sites in Poland from mid-2016, Poland's defense minister said, a part of Washington's efforts to reassure allies made uneasy b...
» NATO: Training Center in Georgia Step to Membership
27/08/15 16:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. NATO said a new training center opened in Georgia on Thursday would help the former Soviet republic to move closer to membership in the military alliance, a prospect sharply opposed by ne...
» In Afghanistan's Helmand Province, Taliban Talk War, Not Peace
27/08/15 16:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Soldiers from the U.S.-led NATO coalition have joined combat to stop a Taliban advance in Afghanistan's Helmand province, where battlefield success has given the insurgents' their biggest...
» Pakistan Demands Afghanistan Protect Its Kabul Mission, Staff
27/08/15 16:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Pakistan has demanded Afghanistan ensure protection of its diplomatic staff and premises in Kabul, where officials say Afghan agents are harassing the Pakistani staff, particularly those ...
» Finland Detains Russian Accused of US Malware Crimes
27/08/15 16:18 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Finland confirmed on Thursday it has detained a Russian citizen, Maxim Senakh, at the request of U.S. federal authorities on computer fraud charges, in a move that Russia calls illegal. T...
» Islamic State Takes New Ground Near Turkish Border
27/08/15 16:17 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Islamic State has seized new territory from Syrian rebels in northern Syria, advancing in an area where Turkey and the United States are planning to open a new front against the group in ...
» Jewish Settlers Grab Building in Jerusalem's Arab Neighborhood
27/08/15 16:16 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Voice of America. Ultra-nationalist Israelis have taken over a four-story building in the heart of an Arab neighborhood in east Jerusalem, raising fears of fresh violence in the tense area. A small group o...
» Taliban Captures District Center In Afghan Opium Heartland
27/08/15 16:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Afghan Taliban fighters have seized the administrative headquarters of the Musa Qala district in Helmand Province after a week of heavy fighting, the latest in a series o...
» Russian Soldiers Get Lengthy Prison Terms For Killing Tajik
27/08/15 16:15 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Two Russian soldiers have been found guilty of killing a Tajik taxi driver and sentenced to lengthy prison terms.
» Dirty Jokes: Internet Awash With Memes Mocking Russia's Detergent Ban
27/08/15 16:14 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. As Russia sweeps Western cleaning products from the shelves, the Internet responds with a wash of mocking memes -- some gentle, others more abrasive.
» Russian Delegation Cancels Visit To UN Over Visa Restrictions
27/08/15 16:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Russian parliamentary delegation that had planned to attend Inter-Parliamentary Union events in New York next week has canceled the visit because of restrictions on the...
» U.S. Envoy To Visit Moscow, Riyadh This Week On Syrian Conflict
27/08/15 16:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The newly appointed U.S. special envoy for Syria will travel to Moscow, Geneva, and Riyadh this week in an attempt to find a political solution to the four-year old Syria...
» NATO Chief Visits Tbilisi To Open Military Training Center
27/08/15 16:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg arrived August 26 for a two-day visit to Georgia.
» Obama, Merkel Discuss Upsurge In Ukraine Violence, Migrant Crisis
27/08/15 16:12 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with German Chancellor Angela Merkel about the recent upsurge in violence in eastern Ukraine, the White House said August 26.
» Ukraine Reaches Debt Restructuring Deal
27/08/15 16:11 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Ukrainian Finance Minister Natalie Yaresko says Kyiv has reached a debt restructuring deal with a group of debt-restructuring deal with international creditors under whic...
» NATO Opens Training Center In Georgia
27/08/15 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. NATO says a new training center in Georgia will help the Caucasus country to move closer to membership in the military alliance.
» North Caucasus Men In Syria Face Different Fates On Russia Return
27/08/15 16:10 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Russian media published two very different reports this week about Russian citizens who returned home allegedly after fighting alongside the Islamic State (IS) group in S...
» EU, Balkan Leaders Address Refugee Crisis
27/08/15 16:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. The leaders of six countries of the Western Balkans met with EU officials at a summit in Vienna on August 27. The influx of refugees into southern Europe was at the top o...
» Arrest Warrant Issued For Ex-Pakistani Prime Minister
27/08/15 16:09 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A Pakistani court has issued arrest warrants for former Prime Minister Yusaf Raza Gilani and one of his senior ministers, Makhdoom Amin Fahim.
» Daghestani Capital’s Ex-Mayor Jailed For Life
27/08/15 16:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. A former mayor of Daghestan’s capital, Makhachkala, has been sentenced to life in prison.
» Iran Executes Kurdish Activist Awaiting Appeal
27/08/15 16:08 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Amnesty International says Iran has executed a Kurdish activist who was awaiting the outcome of a Supreme Court appeal.
» Minnow FC Astana Splashes Into Champions League, Seeking Attention
27/08/15 16:07 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty. Soccer fans burst into the streets of the Kazakh capital to celebrate after FC Astana became the first Central Asian team to advance to the group stage of Europe’s Champi...
» Hundreds Protest in Beirut Over Trash Crisis
27/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Hundreds of people have kept up protests in Beirut as the crisis over garbage collection worsened with fresh piles of trash accumulating in streets of the capital.
» Port of Hamburg Shows Germany Is Vulnerable on China Trade
27/08/15 15:49 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. China is by far the biggest trading partner for Hamburg, the largest port in the world’s fourth-biggest economy. Now that lucrative traffic is slipping.
» Pentagon Probe Seeks Signs Islamic State Intelligence Was Skewed
27/08/15 15:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A Pentagon investigative office is examining an allegation that the U.S. military may have distorted intelligence data to cast a positive light on the war against Islamic State extremi...
» On Iran Deal, Democrats Don't Lack for Words
27/08/15 15:48 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Senate Democrats have written unusually long, detailed formal announcements on their position on the Iran nuclear deal, publicly chronicling a wrenching decision-making process.
» U.S. Drone Strike Kills Islamic State Hacker
27/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. A fugitive British hacker who had become one of Islamic State’s top online terrorist recruiters was killed by a U.S. drone strike near Raqqa, Syria on Tuesday, two people familiar with...
» China Detains 11 in Tianjin Blasts
27/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Chinese authorities accused the municipal officials and port executives in the city of Tianjin of dereliction of duty in connection with the deadly warehouse explosions this month in t...
» Ukraine Secures Debt-Relief Deal
27/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Ukraine’s government secured a vital debt-relief deal, the country’s finance ministry said, a key step toward unlocking billions of dollars in emergency financing.
» Afghanistan Holds Out Against Taliban So Far
27/08/15 15:47 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. This year’s fighting season is the first where Afghan security forces have had to battle the Taliban pretty much on their own, writes Yaroslav Trofimov. So far, they are standing their...
» Greece Inch Closer to Formal Election Call
27/08/15 15:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Greece is set to officially begin its second election campaign period this year, after opposition parties, as expected, conceded they can’t assemble a ruling majority in parliament to ...
» Austrian Police Find At Least 20 Migrants Dead
27/08/15 15:46 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Austrian police said that at least 20 migrants have been found dead in a truck on a highway leading from the Hungarian border.
» Market Turmoil Seen Spurring China Property Purchases Abroad
27/08/15 15:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Instability drives Chinese to seek havens in global real-estate investments, as Australia worries about overheated market.
» U.K. Immigration Reaches Record Level in Year to March
27/08/15 15:45 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Immigration flows to the U.K. reached a record level during the year ended in March, amid a surge in new arrivals from other European countries as well as from further afield.
» Anger Over Garbage in Lebanon Blossoms into Demands for Reform
27/08/15 15:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. Calls for political reform, however, collide with country’s entrenched, sectarian-based political system.
» China's turbulence exposes risks to Europe's growth
27/08/15 15:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The Eurozone’s heavy reliance on exports leaves the region vulnerable as emerging markets stumble
» In Canada, Candidates Choose Between Stimulus and Balanced Budget
27/08/15 15:44 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from WSJ.com: World News. The role of fiscal stimulus in spurring Canada’s ailing economy is emerging as a major theme in a national election campaign ahead here, with the ruling Conservative Party sticking to ...
» Iran Renews Support For Hamas Terrorists
27/08/15 15:32 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. Iran’s foreign ministry on Wednesday reiterated its support for Hamas and other anti-Israel terrorist groups and said that aiding those who “stand against the Zionist regime is a pr...
» Maine state police create unit to examine drug trends
27/08/15 15:30 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) - Maine's top law enforcement and emergency medical officials announced Wednesday that a special state police unit and three working groups wi...
» Saudi Arabia royal family's grasp on power threatened by drop in oil prices
27/08/15 15:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The sharp drop in oil prices is starting to bite for the world's longtime top oil-producing nation, Saudi Arabia, and could threaten the seemingly unshakable soci...
» FBI warns art dealers of antiquities looted by Islamic State; stolen art could fund terrorists
27/08/15 15:29 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. The FBI on Wednesday urged art dealers in the U.S. to take extra precautions when buying artifacts from the Middle East, saying there is evidence that collectors ...
» Feds: Connecticut ended chronic homelessness among veterans
27/08/15 15:28 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from www.washingtontimes.com stories: Security. NEWINGTON, Conn. (AP) - The federal government has declared Connecticut the first state in the country to end chronic homelessness among veterans, officials annou...
» 200 Retired Generals, Admirals Write Letter Urging Congress to Reject Iran Nuclear Deal
27/08/15 15:27 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Washington Free Beacon. A group of nearly 200 retired U.S. generals and flag officers sent a letter to Congressional leadership on Tuesday urging them to reject the Iran nuclear deal. The letter says that ...
» IRAN: So Close Yet So Far
27/08/15 15:26 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from StrategyPage.com. None
» Political command climate cited in soldier's dismissal of rape conviction - Army
27/08/15 15:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Top news - (TEST). WASHINGTON (Tribune News Service) — A Joint Base Lewis-McChord, Wash., soldier was inspired by the military’s ramped-up campaign against sexual assault when she reported in 2...
» Soldier's rape conviction reversed; Appearance of unlawful command influence cited
27/08/15 15:25 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. A Joint Base Lewis-McChord soldier was inspired by the military’s ramped-up campaign against sexual assault when she reported in 2012 she had been raped several years before. The soldier...
» Did Israel and Palestinian militants commit war crimes in Gaza?
27/08/15 15:24 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. A series of investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups concluded that violations by the Israeli military and armed Palestinian groups could qualify as war crimes.
» Retired military leaders send letter to Congress urging against Iran nuclear deal
27/08/15 15:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. The signatories include retired generals and flag officers from every branch of service, including a handful who were involved in some public controversies during their careers.
» Iran hostages may finally get compensation for '70s ordeal
27/08/15 15:23 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Americans held hostage in Iran some 35 years ago are hoping Congress will take up legislation to compensate them at the same time it considers the nuclear deal with Iran next month.
» Obama and German leader discuss violence in Ukraine
27/08/15 15:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. President Barack Obama and Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany have discussed the recent rise in violence in eastern Ukraine from increased attacks by combined Russian-separatist forces.
» Finns say Russian citizen detained upon US request
27/08/15 15:22 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Finnish officials say a Russian citizen has been detained in Finland on an international arrest warrant issued by the United States.
» NATO chief: Too early to say if Georgia joins NATO
27/08/15 15:21 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said on a visit to Georgia that is it is too early to tell whether the former Soviet republic will be invited to take the final step toward NA...
» As markets fall, nationalistic rhetoric rises
27/08/15 15:20 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from Stars and Stripes. Nationalism is the most potent and effective mechanism for creating governmental legitimacy that’s been tried in the modern era.
» The Global Migration Crisis
27/08/15 15:19 from Mike Nova's Shared Newslinks
mikenova shared this story from In Homeland Security. By Brett Daniel Shehadey Special Correspondent for In Homeland Security The 21 st century will be a trying time for geopolitical boundaries and ‘ethno-nationalist’ sentime...

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» Suspect arrested in killing of Texas sheriff's deputy
29/08/15 20:55 from Home - CBSNews.com
Authorities annnounce arrest in "cold-blooded assassination" of uniformed sheriff's deputy at gas station
» Latest on Houston deputy: Suspect arrested in shooting
29/08/15 17:16 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
HOUSTON (AP) -- Here are the latest developments regarding the fatal shooting of a suburban Houston sheriff's deputy (all times local):...
» New Orleans marks Katrina anniversary
29/08/15 17:14 from BBC News - World
Commemorations are taking place in New Orleans to mark the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, which devastated the US city.
» Thousands March Against Lebanon Government
29/08/15 17:12 from WSJ.com: World News
A demonstration in Beirut against poor waste management blossomed into full-throated demands that Lebanon’s long-standing political class step down from power.
» Turkish Jets Join US-led Coalition with Airstrikes Against IS - Voice of America
29/08/15 17:11 from World - Google News
Voice of America Turkish Jets Join US-led Coalition with Airstrikes Against IS Voice of America Turkish fighter jets have carried out their first airstrikes as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the Islamic State group in Syria, a Fo...
» AP: Suspect arrested for the murder of Texas deputy officer
29/08/15 17:04 from Latest News
Suspect arrested and to be charged
» Tropical storm Erika breaks up over Cuba - Sky News Australia
29/08/15 17:02 from Google News - Top Stories
Sky News Australia Tropical storm Erika breaks up over Cuba Sky News Australia Tropical storm Erika has broken up as it raked Cuba, bringing the drought-parched island heavy rains after the tropical storm earlier left at least 20 dead in...
» Suspect charged, arrested in shooting death of Houston deputy
29/08/15 17:01 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
(Reuters) - A suspect has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of a sheriff's deputy at a Houston gas station on Friday, the Harris County Sheriff's Office said in a tweet.
» Encarnacion Hits 3 HRs, 9 RBIs as Blue Jays Rout Tigers
29/08/15 17:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
Encarnacion hits 3 HRs, ties team record with 9 RBIs as Blue Jays rout reeling Tigers 15-1
» For China, a Plunge and a Reckoning
29/08/15 16:58 from WSJ.com: World News
The stock market fall pierced the party’s mystique of omnipotence. In an interwoven world, the crisis should spur Beijing to prefer compromise to bullying.
» Texas sheriff's office reports arrest in deputy's 'execution-style killing' - Washington Post
29/08/15 16:57 from Top Stories - Google News
Washington Post Texas sheriff's office reports arrest in deputy's 'execution-style killing' Washington Post BREAKING: The sheriff's office reports a suspect has been arrested and will be charged in the killing of a de...
» Barcelona 1-0 Malaga
29/08/15 16:57 from BBC News - World
A first Barcelona goal from former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen gives the Spanish champions victory over Malaga.
» Hungary Orders Arrest of Four in Refugee Truck Deaths
29/08/15 16:55 from World news
The four suspects appealed the court decision, saying they had not committed any crimes in the deaths of 71 refugees found in a truck in Austria.
» 'Supermoon' set to shine over North Carolina on Saturday - myfox8.com
29/08/15 16:55 from Google News - Top Stories
myfox8.com 'Supermoon' set to shine over North Carolina on Saturday myfox8.com The “Supermoon” will light up the sky all over the world tonight and it should be visible from here in North Carolina, weather permitting. A supermoon...
» Lawmakers Urge Lifting Immunity of Guatemalan President
29/08/15 16:55 from ABC News: ABCNews
Lawmakers urge congress to lift Guatemalan president's immunity from prosecution
» Ex-Lawyer Accused of Hypnotizing Women Charged in Ohio
29/08/15 16:55 from ABC News: ABCNews
Ex-lawyer accused of hypnotizing women for sexual pleasure arrested, faces kidnapping charges
» Tweets: Bible according to Trump
29/08/15 16:54 from CNN.com
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn't been shy on the campaign trail about his Presbyterian faith.
» Huckabee: For us it was people first, paperwork second
29/08/15 16:53 from Latest News
Huckabee reflects on Katrina
» Al-Jazeera journalist on being sentenced: 'I'm devastated by this completely unjust verdict'
29/08/15 16:53 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
In the latest part of an ordeal that began in December 2013, three al‑Jazeera journalists were sentenced to three years in prison after a retrial in Egypt for operating without a press licence and “broadcasting false new”.
» MH370: France waiting to ID part
29/08/15 16:52 from CNN.com
Experts in France have not been able to determine with certainty whether a piece of airplane wing found July 29 on an Indian Ocean island belongs to MH370, the Malaysian airliner carrying 239 people that disappeared March 2014, a French ...
» US OPEN 2015: Capsules on Top Women's Players
29/08/15 16:51 from ABC News: ABCNews
US OPEN 2015: Capsules on women to watch at Flushing Meadows
» 1st African-American Actor to Play Valjean on Broadway Dies
29/08/15 16:51 from ABC News: ABCNews
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, 1st African-American to play Valjean in Broadway's 'Les Mis??rables,' dies
» European ministers agree more railway security, urge Schengen changes
29/08/15 16:50 from Reuters: International
PARIS (Reuters) - European ministers and officials agreed on Saturday to reinforce railway security, particularly on international lines, and urged the European Commission to amend Schengen border codes after the foiled attack on a train...
» Thousands rally in Beirut against political leaders, rot
29/08/15 16:50 from Reuters: International
BEIRUT (Reuters) - Thousands of protesters waving Lebanese flags and chanting "revolution" took to the streets of Beirut on Saturday for an unprecedented mobilization against sectarian politicians they say are incompetent and corrupt.
» Chad executes Boko Haram fighters
29/08/15 16:45 from BBC News - World
Chad executes 10 members of the Islamist militant group Boko Haram, a day after they were found guilty of terror crimes.
» As Common Core results trickle in, initial goals unfulfilled
29/08/15 16:43 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Results for some of the states that participated in Common Core-aligned testing for the first time this spring are out, with overall scores higher than expected though still below what many parents may be accustomed t...
» How farmers from rural China bet on the stock market and lost
29/08/15 16:39 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
NANLIU, China — Nobody has seen the village chief.Just months ago, his courtyard home at the edge of the orchard was a makeshift trading floor where local farmers gathered to share tips and track the Shanghai Composite. Now, the gates ar...
» Anti-Government Protesters Pour Into Downtown Beirut
29/08/15 16:38 from Voice of America
Thousands of protesters flooded downtown Beirut late Saturday as a demonstration against poor garbage collection blossomed into demands that Lebanon’s long-standing political class step down from power. Thousands poured into a major squa...
» EU officials agree to increase security on rail routes - Irish Times
29/08/15 16:37 from Google News - World
Irish Times EU officials agree to increase security on rail routes Irish Times European ministers have agreed to increase security on key international rail routes and improve intelligence sharing after the thwarted gun attack on a Amste...
» 2015 World Athletics Championships: Bolt, Jamaica triumph in 4x100m final - CNN International
29/08/15 16:37 from world - Google News
CNN International 2015 World Athletics Championships: Bolt, Jamaica triumph in 4x100m final CNN International (CNN) Usain Bolt surged to his third gold medal in under a week at the 2015 World Athletics Championships Saturday, anchoring J...
» Sheriff's Office: Suspect Arrested, to Be Charged in Killing of Deputy in Houston Suburb
29/08/15 16:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
Sheriff's office: Suspect arrested, to be charged in killing of deputy in Houston suburb
» Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops
29/08/15 16:35 from WSJ.com: World News
Special-operations units are trying to get their local counterparts ready for combat before American troops leave Afghanistan.
» Protests In Malaysia Target Prime Minister Over Alleged Corruption - NPR
29/08/15 16:34 from Google News - Top Stories
NPR Protests In Malaysia Target Prime Minister Over Alleged Corruption NPR Tens of thousands of people have turned out in the streets of Malaysia's capital to demand that Prime Minister Najib Razak step down amid what opponents are c...
» Europe to Bolster Railway Security After Thwarted Train Attack - New York Times
29/08/15 16:32 from World - Google News
Wall Street Journal Europe to Bolster Railway Security After Thwarted Train Attack New York Times PARIS — European countries have agreed to increase security checks in railway stations and on trains, and are calling for improved cooperat...
» Europe to Bolster Railway Security After Thwarted Train Attack
29/08/15 16:32 from NYT > International
European officials, meeting in Paris, agreed to increase checks at stations and on trains, and called for better sharing of intelligence.
» Husband saw wife shot on air
29/08/15 16:32 from CNN.com
» Fed Vice Chair Fischer Keeps Open Possibility of Sept. Hike
29/08/15 16:31 from ABC News: ABCNews
Fed Vice Chair Fischer leaves door open for a Sept. rate hike, saying inflation likely to rise
» Citizens Taking Video of Police See Themselves Facing Arrest
29/08/15 16:30 from ABC News: ABCNews
Citizens taking video of police increasingly finding themselves facing arrest, advocates say
» Far Below South Dakota, a Cave Holds Pure, Promising Water
29/08/15 16:30 from ABC News: ABCNews
Scientists brave journey far below South Dakota, where underground lakes are pure, promising
» Anderson Beats Herbert in Winston-Salem Final
29/08/15 16:30 from ABC News: ABCNews
No. 2 seed Kevin Anderson beats qualifier Pierre-Hugues Herbert in Winston-Salem Open final
» French hotel thieves posed as guests
29/08/15 16:28 from BBC News - World
French police arrest two men suspected of stealing safes from hotel rooms by posing as wealthy Gulf tourists.
» Latest on Houston Deputy: Abbott Speaks out Against Shooting
29/08/15 16:26 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest on Houston deputy: Governor says crimes against officers 'will not be tolerated'
» Four abandon as Froome avoids crash
29/08/15 16:25 from BBC News - World
Four riders abandon the Vuelta a Espana after a crash with one in an induced coma, as Jasper Stuyven wins stage eight.
» Turkey joins US in bombing IS - The Hindu
29/08/15 16:24 from World - Google News
NBCNews.com Turkey joins US in bombing IS The Hindu Turkish jets took part in U.S.-led coalition air strikes against Islamic State in Syria for the first time on Friday, the Turkish Foreign Ministry said. "Our jets started last nigh...
» Deputy ambushed, killed at gas station; no one in custody
29/08/15 16:22 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
HOUSTON (AP) — A sheriff's deputy in uniform was shot and killed Friday night while filling up his patrol car at a suburban Houston gas station, according to authorities.
» Editorial: A Peace Plea for South Sudan
29/08/15 16:20 from NYT > International
Even after the recent deal, the United States and others must apply continued pressure to finally end the civil war.
» Lawyer Slams Tony Stewart's Response to Lawsuit
29/08/15 16:18 from ABC News: ABCNews
Lawyer calls Tony Stewart's response to lawsuit in death of racecar driver 'appalling'
» Canada wants reporter's immediate release - Sky News Australia
29/08/15 16:17 from World - Google News
Sky News Australia Canada wants reporter's immediate release Sky News Australia High-profile human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and Canadian Ambassador Troy Lulashnyk will meet with Egyptian officials to press for a presidential pardon...
» IS Cracks Down on Western Iraqi Town After Rare Protest - New York Times
29/08/15 16:15 from World - Google News
Haaretz IS Cracks Down on Western Iraqi Town After Rare Protest New York Times BAGHDAD — Islamic State militants moved on Saturday to stamp out dissent in a remote western Iraqi town, detaining at least 70 and tying dozens of residents, ...
» Dick Cheney: Iran Deal Will Lead To First Use Of Nuclear Weapon Since ... - Huffington Post
29/08/15 16:12 from Google News - Top Stories
IBNLive Dick Cheney: Iran Deal Will Lead To First Use Of Nuclear Weapon Since ... Huffington Post Former Vice President Dick Cheney and his daughter Liz Cheney launched a broad attack against President Barack Obama's foreign policy i...
» Ten years later, resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina
29/08/15 16:09 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, paying tribute to its victims and homage to the city's resilience in the face of...
» Ten years later, resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina - Reuters
29/08/15 16:09 from Google News - Top Stories
Reuters Ten years later, resilient New Orleans reflects on Katrina Reuters NEW ORLEANS From the Lower Ninth Ward to the Super Dome, New Orleans launched a day of events on Saturday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina...
» Who's shooting at Mich. drivers?
29/08/15 16:07 from CNN.com
Authorities in southern Michigan are investigating the possibility that someone fired upon vehicles on two freeways.
» Tropical Storm Watch for Big Island as Ignacio Approaches
29/08/15 16:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Tropical storm watch for Big Island as Hurricane Ignacio approaches Hawaii
» Christie: Track immigrants like FedEx packages
29/08/15 16:07 from CNN.com
Chris Christie said Saturday that if elected president, he will track undocumented immigrants like FedEx packages.
» Opinion: Tea With the Queen? In Their Dreams
29/08/15 16:06 from NYT > International
It’s hard for Britons to imagine a post-Elizabethan monarchy.
» In Photos: Kuala Lumpur a Sea of Yellow as Thousands of Protesters Flood the ... - VICE News
29/08/15 16:04 from World - Google News
VICE News In Photos: Kuala Lumpur a Sea of Yellow as Thousands of Protesters Flood the ... VICE News Tens of thousands of Malaysian protesters turned out in the streets of Kuala Lumpur on Saturday to call for the resignation of Prime Min...
» Lebanese Stage Largest Protests Yet Sparked by Trash Crisis - New York Times
29/08/15 16:03 from World - Google News
NBCNews.com Lebanese Stage Largest Protests Yet Sparked by Trash Crisis New York Times BEIRUT — Thousands rallied in downtown Beirut Saturday in the largest anti-government protest yet over a summer garbage crisis, chanting "revolut...
» Lebanese Stage Largest Protests yet Sparked by Trash Crisis
29/08/15 16:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Thousands of Lebanese protesters stage largest anti-government protest yet over trash crisis
» Watch the Sky for Tonight's 'Supermoon' - ABC News
29/08/15 15:59 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Watch the Sky for Tonight's 'Supermoon' ABC News Remember to stop and look at the sky tonight to witness one of the biggest and fullest moons of the year -- known as a "supermoon." A supermoon occurs when a...
» Clinton girds for war on women
29/08/15 15:58 from CNN.com
Hillary Clinton couldn't have planned it better if she tried.
» Dominica Digs out From Storm Damage That Killed at Least 20
29/08/15 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
Tropical Storm Erika dissipates as Dominica digs out from damage that killed at least 20
» Watch the Sky for Tonight's 'Supermoon'
29/08/15 15:58 from ABC News: ABCNews
Saturday night's full moon will be a "supermoon."
» European Officials Want More Security Checks on Trains
29/08/15 15:57 from WSJ.com: World News
European transport and interior ministers called for more frequent baggage and identity checks on trains after a narrowly thwarted attack exposed the railroad network’s vulnerability to terrorism.
» Slain Texas Deputy: Law Enforcement Was 'His Calling'
29/08/15 15:56 from ABC News: ABCNews
Goforth leaves behind a wife and two children.
» Authorities: Tattoo Leads Police to Armed Robbery Suspect
29/08/15 15:56 from ABC News: ABCNews
Authorities: 'Yolanda' tattoo leads police to suspect in armed robbery of liquor store
» Thousands of demonstrators gather in Lebanese capital
29/08/15 15:55 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
BEIRUT -- Thousands of people gathered in downtown Beirut on Saturday to protest corruption and dysfunctional governance, continuing demonstrations that have shaken the Lebanese capital with sporadic violence.Read full article >>
» Lebanese hold 'You Stink' rally
29/08/15 15:54 from BBC News - World
Thousands of protesters staged a rally in the Lebanese capital over the government's failure to tackle a rubbish disposal crisis.
» Poll: Biden's favorability higher than any current candidate
29/08/15 15:54 from Latest News
Larry Sabato shares his insight
» Truck containing 26 migrants found in Austria; three children hospitalised - ABC Online
29/08/15 15:53 from World - Google News
ABC Online Truck containing 26 migrants found in Austria; three children hospitalised ABC Online Austrian police say they have intercepted another truck containing 26 migrants and three young children had to be hospitalised. The incident...
» Dominica Digs Out From Storm Damage That Killed at Least 20 - New York Times
29/08/15 15:52 from Top Stories - Google News
Fox News Latino Dominica Digs Out From Storm Damage That Killed at Least 20 New York Times ROSEAU, Dominica — Rescue crews jumped off boats and trudged Saturday through mud, rocks and uprooted trees to reach communities cut off by a trop...
» Sheriff: 'Cops' lives matter too'
29/08/15 15:52 from CNN.com
District Attorney Devon Anderson and Sheriff Ron Hickman of Harris County, Texas, ask for help in the investigation of the killing of a police deputy.
» Fed's Fischer sees inflation rebound, allowing gradual rate hikes
29/08/15 15:49 from Reuters: Top News
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar fades, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday in a speech careful n...
» Husband saw wife shot in on air
29/08/15 15:49 from CNN.com
» Dozens of retired US Generals back Iran nuclear deal
29/08/15 15:48 from Latest News
Lt Col Ralph Peters weighs in
» Moment of Silence Held for Justin Wilson
29/08/15 15:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
Moment of silence held for Wilson, drivers place decals on cars in memory of late driver
» 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, group says - Fox News
29/08/15 15:48 from World - Google News
Fox News 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, group says Fox News JOHANNESBURG – At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights group sa...
» Trump draws cheers, criticism during Nashville visit - USA TODAY
29/08/15 15:48 from Top Stories - Google News
Politico Trump draws cheers, criticism during Nashville visit USA TODAY NASHVILLE — A political and media circus rolled in to Nashville on Saturday morning, complete with balloons, cheering crowds, chanting protesters and the biggest nam...
» Nazi gold train: Inside Hitler's labyrinth on the trail of hidden legend
29/08/15 15:47 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The Telegraph goes inside the network of tunnels in south-west Poland that may finally yield their secrets
» Yanis Varoufakis Unplugged: On Tsipras, the Press and More
29/08/15 15:46 from International News, Opinion and Analysis - Newsweek World
Yanis Varoufakis Unplugged: On Tsipras, the Press and More A team of academics took it in turn to roast the larger-than-life former finance minister of Greece. Documentary Exposes Cambodia’s Human Trafficking Shame Half a million Cambodi...
» 'You Stink': Thousands Rally in Beirut Over Trash Crisis
29/08/15 15:42 from World news
The "You Stink" protest campaign, ignited by a waste crisis, has widened to reflect anger at widely-perceived graft in the political class.
» Thousands Rally in Beirut Against Political Leaders, Trash - NBCNews.com
29/08/15 15:42 from World - Google News
NBCNews.com Thousands Rally in Beirut Against Political Leaders, Trash NBCNews.com BEIRUT — Thousands of protesters waving Lebanese flags and chanting "revolution" took to the streets of Beirut on Saturday for an unprecedented ...
» Katrina anniversary: how New Orleans is remembering the disaster 10 years on
29/08/15 15:41 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Three days of commemorations have been held to mark the hurricane which cost the lives of 1,800 people across the Gulf Coast
» ISIS demands protection money from migrant smuggling gangs to bankroll terror ... - Mirror.co.uk
29/08/15 15:41 from World - Google News
Mirror.co.uk ISIS demands protection money from migrant smuggling gangs to bankroll terror ... Mirror.co.uk Islamic State is bankrolling its campaign of terror by demanding protection money off the gangs smuggling migrants from Libya to ...
» Watch: Promoting world peace, one cheesy air-guitar routine at a time - Quartz
29/08/15 15:40 from world - Google News
Watch: Promoting world peace, one cheesy air-guitar routine at a time Quartz Witness the mutual appreciation and harmony—in both the figurative and literal sense—at the 20th annual Air Guitar World Championship in the Finnish city of Oul...
» Michigan Rally Shows Support for Ex-Marine Held by Iran
29/08/15 15:40 from ABC News: ABCNews
'Free Amir': Supporters release balloons at Michigan rally to mark man's 4 years in Iran
» Katrina's Wrath and Rebuilding Marked on 10th Anniversary
29/08/15 15:39 from ABC News: ABCNews
10th anniversary of Katrina marked with church bells, prayers and celebrations of resiliency
» Hungary Court Orders Arrest of 4 Men in Migrant Truck Deaths
29/08/15 15:37 from ABC News: ABCNews
Court in Hungary orders arrest of 4 after 71 dead migrants were found in truck in Austria
» European Officials Want More Security Checks on Trains - Wall Street Journal
29/08/15 15:35 from Top Stories - Google News
The Express Tribune European Officials Want More Security Checks on Trains Wall Street Journal PARIS—European transport and interior ministers called Saturday for more frequent baggage and identity checks on trains after a narrowly thwar...
» Rowan County Clerk Closes Office Ahead of Gay Rights Protest
29/08/15 15:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
Rowan County clerk closes office ahead of gay rights protest, asks Supreme Court for 'asylum'
» Tropical Storm Erika Kills 20 In Caribbean
29/08/15 15:34 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Dominica's Prime Minister describes the devastation as "monumental", saying the Caribbean island has been set back 20 years.
» Activist: Thousands of Fish Dead Near Olympic Park in Brazil
29/08/15 15:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
Brazil activist says thousands of fish die in Rio de Janeiro lagoon next to Olympic Park
» Texas sheriff's deputy ambushed in 'execution-style killing,' manhunt continues - Washington Post
29/08/15 15:34 from Top Stories - Google News
Washington Post Texas sheriff's deputy ambushed in 'execution-style killing,' manhunt continues Washington Post A Texas sheriff's deputy stopped to fill up his patrol car at a Harris County gas station Friday night when a...
» Train Travellers To Face More ID And Bag Checks
29/08/15 15:30 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Ministers at an EU emergency meeting decide to ramp up security on international trains after the thwarted gun attack in France.
» Donald Trump Courts Tea Party Voters in Nashville
29/08/15 15:27 from ABC News: ABCNews
Trump courts tea party voters in Nashville, says decision on 3rd party run coming 'soon'
» U.S. Is Seen as Laggard as Russia Asserts Itself in Warming Arctic
29/08/15 15:27 from NYT > International
With warming seas creating new opportunities at the top of the world, nations are scrambling over the Arctic. But Russia may be beating the United States to the punch.
» Ten years on, New Orleans' Lower Ninth 'worse than before Katrina'
29/08/15 15:25 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
As city commemorates hurricane's 10th anniversary, residents of worst hit district are disillusioned with government promises of recovery
» 24 law officers killed this year
29/08/15 15:22 from CNN.com
Attacks thousands of miles apart, under different circumstances, have more than 20 law enforcement officers dead nationwide this year.
» Tottenham Hotspur 0-0 Everton
29/08/15 15:16 from BBC News - World
Tottenham remain winless in the Premier League after a goalless draw with Everton at White Hart Lane.
» Remembering Hurricane Katrina
29/08/15 15:12 from Latest News
Katrina made landfall ten years ago
» Refugee Children Found In Critical Condition Inside Van In Austria - Huffington Post
29/08/15 15:12 from World - Google News
Huffington Post Refugee Children Found In Critical Condition Inside Van In Austria Huffington Post A third of a million people have crossed the Mediterranean seeking refuge in Europe this year. Reuters. Posted: 08/29/2015 03:01 PM EDT. &...
» Berkshire Hathaway Builds Stake in Refiner Phillips 66
29/08/15 15:08 from ABC News: ABCNews
Berkshire Hathaway builds stake worth nearly $4.5 billion in refiner oil Phillips 66
» Burkina Faso Court Rejects Candidate of Former Ruling Party
29/08/15 15:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Burkina Faso court rejects presidential candidate of former ruling party
» Thai police arrest man in Bangkok bomb case
29/08/15 15:07 from Home - CBSNews.com
Police say man identified only as a 28-year-old foreigner was holed up with bomb-making equipment, stacks of passports
» Richards-Ross Looks to Lead US to Gold in 4x400 at Worlds
29/08/15 15:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
After sitting out 400, Sanya Richards-Ross looks to lead US to gold in 4x400 relay at worlds
» Texas Sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth Killed; Person of Interest Being ... - NBCNews.com
29/08/15 15:06 from Top Stories - Google News
NBCNews.com Texas Sheriff's Deputy Darren H. Goforth Killed; Person of Interest Being ... NBCNews.com Authorities were continuing to hunt for a suspect Saturday in the "execution-style" shooting of a uniformed Texas sheriff...
» Even No. 2 Halep Rooting for Serena to Win US Open
29/08/15 15:06 from ABC News: ABCNews
Even No. 2 women's player rooting for Serena to win US Open _ unless they meet in final
» Construction spotted at Iranian military site
29/08/15 15:04 from CNN.com - World
A new report by the International Atomic Energy Agency -- the U.N.'s nuclear watchdog -- indicates Iran is in broad compliance with its nuclear commitments, but also notes with concern indications of construction activity at the Parchin ...
» 38 Girls, Young Women Killed in Swaziland Crash, Says Group
29/08/15 15:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Swaziland rights group says 38 girls, young women killed in crash, police dispute death toll
» Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria - Reuters
29/08/15 15:03 from World - Google News
Reuters Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria Reuters VIENNA Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Banglad...
» Egypt Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Reporters to 3 Years in Prison
29/08/15 15:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Egyptian court sentences 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists to 3 years in prison
» As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay, Fla., still worried about flooding - Miami Herald
29/08/15 15:02 from Google News - World
NBCNews.com As Erika weakens, some in Tampa Bay, Fla., still worried about flooding Miami Herald Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday, but folks in the Tampa Bay area are watching it carefully. The 9 a.m. forecast from the National H...
» Japan wins international bracket at 2015 Little League World Series - SB Nation
29/08/15 15:02 from world - Google News
Japan wins international bracket at 2015 Little League World Series SB Nation Japan is on to the world championship game at the Little League World Series. Behind a stellar effort on the mound from starting pitcher Kabu Kikuchi, Japan be...
» Why police officers are secretly tracking phones
29/08/15 15:01 from Latest News
Rod Wheeler reacts
» More ID, Bag Checks on Europe's Trains After Foiled Attack
29/08/15 15:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
European trains to increase identity and baggage checks after Americans foiled attack
» 3 Children Among Migrants Found Crammed in Van Are Hospitalized in Austria - New York Times
29/08/15 15:00 from Google News - World
BBC News 3 Children Among Migrants Found Crammed in Van Are Hospitalized in Austria New York Times VIENNA — Three small children found crammed into a small van with 23 other migrants were hospitalized with severe dehydration in northern ...
» 3 Children Among Migrants Found Crammed in Van Are Hospitalized in Austria
29/08/15 15:00 from NYT > International
The authorities said the 5- and 6-year-olds were treated for dehydration after the vehicle they were traveling in was seized after a chase.
» Hillary Squirms as Trump Calls Huma’s Husband Anthony Weiner a
29/08/15 14:59 from Breitbart News Network
Hillary Squirms as Trump Calls Huma’s Husband Anthony Weiner a ‘Perv’ and ‘Sleazebag’ Hillary Clinton’s campaign tried to defend her controversial top staffer, Huma Abedin, after Donald Trump called Abedin’s husband–the disgraced former ...
» Refugee children, close to death, found in van in Austria
29/08/15 14:58 from Reuters: International
VIENNA (Reuters) - Three young children suffering from dehydration and close to death have been rescued from a van crammed with 26 refugees from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh, Austrian police said on Saturday.
» Twitter imagines the Bible according to Trump
29/08/15 14:57 from CNN.com
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn't been shy on the campaign trail about his Presbyterian faith.
» 38 People Killed in Truck Crash in Swaziland - New York Times
29/08/15 14:56 from Google News - World
NDTV 38 People Killed in Truck Crash in Swaziland New York Times JOHANNESBURG — At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while traveling by truck to a traditional festival in Swaziland, a pro-democracy group said on Satur...
» More ID, Bag Checks on Europe's Trains After Foiled Attack - New York Times
29/08/15 14:56 from World - Google News
Fox News More ID, Bag Checks on Europe's Trains After Foiled Attack New York Times PARIS — European countries will increase identity checks and baggage controls on trains after American passengers thwarted an attack on a high-speed t...
» 38 People Killed in Truck Crash in Swaziland
29/08/15 14:56 from NYT > International
Dozens of women and girls were traveling to a traditional festival, but an advocacy group said that details of the accident were hard to come by.
» The Latest: Lebanese Group Threaten to Escalate Protests
29/08/15 14:55 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest: Lebanese group threatens to escalate protests unless government responds in 3 days
» Officials brief the press on murder of Texas deputy
29/08/15 14:55 from Latest News
'This was clearly an unprovoked attack'
» Donald Trump: Anthony Weiner is "obviously psychologically disturbed" - CBS News
29/08/15 14:54 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News Donald Trump: Anthony Weiner is "obviously psychologically disturbed" CBS News When it comes to attacking Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump refuses to spare anyone. On Saturday, he took aim at top aide Huma Abedin, who has...
» Immigration Shift Shows India, China Outpacing Mexico
29/08/15 14:54 from ABC News: ABCNews
US immigration patterns shift: India, China outpacing Mexico as more skilled workers arrive
» Thai police charge foreign man over Bangkok bombing - Economic Times
29/08/15 14:53 from Google News - World
CHANNELS TELEVISION Thai police charge foreign man over Bangkok bombing Economic Times BANGKOK: Thai police on Saturday charged a foreign man over last week's deadly Bangkok bombing, the first arrest connected to an attack that has r...
» 100,000 balloons released in London
29/08/15 14:53 from CNN.com - World
It hangs like a low cloud, clusters of porcelain-white spheres forming shadows as if burdened with expectant rain. Gentle white light pulsates through its layers, breathing rhythmically over the ambling shoppers below.
» Evans joins West Brom from Man Utd
29/08/15 14:53 from BBC News - World
Northern Ireland international defender Jonny Evans completes his move to West Brom from Manchester United.
» Smugglers who drove migrants to their deaths were part of a vast web - Washington Post
29/08/15 14:53 from Top Stories - Google News
Telegraph.co.uk Smugglers who drove migrants to their deaths were part of a vast web Washington Post LONDON — The smugglers responsible for driving 71 migrants to their deaths in the back of a cramped, unventilated truck in Austria were ...
» Silence to remember air crash victims
29/08/15 14:53 from BBC News - World
Hundreds of people fall silent to mark one week since the Shoreham air crash in which 11 people died.
» How you can help
29/08/15 14:53 from CNN.com - World
A new report from the UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, says that more than 2,500 migrants and refugees have died or gone missing this year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea, seeking a new life. Although nearly 300,000 survive...
» Migrant children found in critical condition in Austria
29/08/15 14:52 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
Several small children found in a van crammed with 26 migrants have been rushed to hospital, close to death. This is Austria's second brush with human trafficking on its highways in less than a week.
» 'Good reason to believe' inflation will rise: Fed's Fischer
29/08/15 14:51 from Reuters: Top News
JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - U.S. inflation will likely rebound as pressure from the dollar and other factors fade, allowing the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates gradually, Fed Vice Chairman Stanley Fischer said on Saturday.
» Donald Trump: 'This is a movement' - Politico
29/08/15 14:50 from Top Stories - Google News
Politico Donald Trump: 'This is a movement' Politico Donald Trump says it's not all about him. No, seriously. Campaigning in Nashville, Tennessee, Trump on Saturday paid homage to his supporters — claiming they are a part of ...
» Bomb suspect unlikely a terrorist: police - Sky News Australia
29/08/15 14:49 from World - Google News
Sky News Australia Bomb suspect unlikely a terrorist: police Sky News Australia Thailand's top police officer says a man arrested in connection with the deadly Bangkok bomb attack was 'unlikely' to be an international terrori...
» With Heavy Hearts, Pilots Perform at NY Air Show After Death
29/08/15 14:49 from ABC News: ABCNews
Moment of silence and tributes mark pilot's death as air show in New York opens
» Outrage after Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years prison - USA TODAY
29/08/15 14:49 from World - Google News
CBC.ca Outrage after Egypt sentences Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years prison USA TODAY Human rights and free speech advocates expressed outrage Saturday at the news that three Al-Jazeera English journalists were sentenced to three years i...
» Kyrgios is not a bad guy - Murray
29/08/15 14:48 from BBC News - World
Andy Murray believes US Open opponent Nick Kyrgios can learn from the experience of a torrid past few weeks.
» Tropical Storm Erika dissipates but kills at least 25, destroys crops in Caribbean - Miami Herald
29/08/15 14:45 from World - Google News
Miami Herald Tropical Storm Erika dissipates but kills at least 25, destroys crops in Caribbean Miami Herald Tropical Storm Erika dissipated early Saturday, even as its remnants began drenching parts of eastern Cuba. But it left devastat...
» 3,421,4913,421,4912015-08-29» Oleg Sentsov and the Kremlin’s Thin Skin 29/08/15 12:30 from NYT > Russia Russia
29/08/15 14:45 from Mike Nova - Google+
3,421,491 3,421,491 2015-08-29 » Oleg Sentsov and the Kremlin’s Thin Skin 29/08/15 12:30 from NYT > Russia Russia has sentenced a Ukranian film director to two decades in prison for alleged crimes against inanimate objects. Russia New...
» Flight From Vegas to Germany Diverted Over Unruly Passenger
29/08/15 14:44 from ABC News: ABCNews
Flight from Vegas to Germany diverts to Denver because of unruly passenger; later resumes trip
» Austrian Police Save 3 Ailing Children in New Migrant Truck Incident
29/08/15 14:44 from Voice of America
Austrian police said Saturday that they rescued three children suffering from severe dehydration who were close to death in a van in Austria, along with 23 other migrants from Syria, Afghanistan and Bangladesh. The incident occurred Frid...
» 'Cops Lives Matter': Person of Interest Questioned in Texas Deputy's Killing - NBCNews.com
29/08/15 14:43 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com 'Cops Lives Matter': Person of Interest Questioned in Texas Deputy's Killing NBCNews.com Authorities were questioning a person of interest Saturday in the "execution-style" shooting of a uniformed Texas ...
» Man Held In Hunt For Bangkok Bomb Suspects
29/08/15 14:42 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Thai police say Adem Karadag was arrested after they raided a Bangkok apartment and found "suspected bomb-making materials".
» Sales of Unearthed Atari Games Total More Than $100,000
29/08/15 14:42 from ABC News: ABCNews
They were found in a New Mexico landfill.
» Donald Trump: 'This is a movement'
29/08/15 14:41 from Top Stories
The billionaire real estate mogul uses a Nashville speech to emphasize his campaign is about more than him.
» Thinking About Iran, Thinking About Israel, Thinking About America - The Atlantic
29/08/15 14:40 from Top Stories - Google News
The Atlantic Thinking About Iran, Thinking About Israel, Thinking About America The Atlantic U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry shaking hands with Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif in Vienna in July. Chief U.S. negotiator Wendy Sherma...
» VIDEO: Al-Jazeera journalists convicted
29/08/15 14:40 from BBC News - World
Judges in Egypt sentence three al-Jazeera journalists to three years in jail at a retrial.
» Smugglers who drove migrants to their deaths were part of a vast web
29/08/15 14:40 from World: World News, International News, Foreign Reporting - The Washington Post
LONDON -- The smugglers responsible for driving 71 migrants to their deaths in the back of a cramped, unventilated truck in Austria were part of a vast international syndicate that has been a subject of multiple criminal investigations, ...
» Bangkok bombing foreign suspect arrested and named - TVNZ
29/08/15 14:38 from World - Google News
The Guardian Nigeria Bangkok bombing foreign suspect arrested and named TVNZ Thai authorities have identified the foreigner they arrested with a fake Turkish passport and bomb-making materials, in the first possible breakthrough in the d...
» Suspect arrested in Bangkok bombing
29/08/15 14:38 from CNN.com - World
Thai police have arrested a suspect in a bombing that killed 20 people and wounded scores more at a shrine in Bangkok this month, authorities said Saturday.
» Families Scattered by Hurricane Katrina Still Making Their Way Home - NBCNews.com
29/08/15 14:38 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com Families Scattered by Hurricane Katrina Still Making Their Way Home NBCNews.com NEW ORLEANS — Hurricane Katrina displaced more than a million people along the Gulf Coast and chased nearly half of New Orleans' residents fr...
» Burkina dismisses election candidates linked to ex-president
29/08/15 14:38 from Reuters: International
OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Burkina Faso's constitutional council on Saturday dismissed two election candidates close to ousted President Blaise Compaore, but allowed other members of the political old guard to stand.
» Rep. Mike Turner on Lois Lerner's private e-mail account
29/08/15 14:37 from Latest News
Congressman sounds off about scandal
» Ministry: Turkey joins coalition airstrikes against ISIS in Syria
29/08/15 14:35 from CNN.com - World
Turkey launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Syria on Saturday as part of the U.S.-led coalition against the extremist group, the Turkish Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement.
» TV Journalists Killed On-Air Were Shot In Head
29/08/15 14:34 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
Police say evidence seized from the gunman's home shows he "closely identified" with mass murderers, including the 9/11 attackers.
» Lebanese Protesters Aim for Rare Unity Against Gridlocked Government - New York Times
29/08/15 14:33 from World - Google News
New York Times Lebanese Protesters Aim for Rare Unity Against Gridlocked Government New York Times BEIRUT, Lebanon — Lebanese demonstrators, who have gathered by the thousands recently to protest towering garbage piles, corruption and po...
» 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group - Philly.com
29/08/15 14:32 from Google News - World
Philly.com 38 girls, young women killed in Swaziland crash, says group Philly.com JOHANNESBURG (AP) - At least 38 girls and young women were killed in a crash while travelling to Swaziland's most famous traditional festival, a rights...
» European ministers agree on increasing railway security
29/08/15 14:30 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
The European countries have agreed on introducing multinational patrols and increased checks at railway stations in the wake of a foiled jihadist attack last week. The European Commission, however, is not so keen.
» Katrina's Wrath and Rebuilding Marked on 10th Anniversary - ABC News
29/08/15 14:29 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Katrina's Wrath and Rebuilding Marked on 10th Anniversary ABC News Mississippi and Louisiana marked the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina on Saturday by ringing church bells, laying wreaths and celebrating the resiliency...