Wednesday, September 2, 2015

» America and Russia locked in race to control the Arctic Circle » Obama Clinches Vote to Secure Iran Nuclear Deal 02/09/15 17:03 from NYT > International Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland on Wednesday announced her support of the nuclear accord, ensuring enough votes to put the deal into effect. » Obama Locks in Votes to Secure Iran Nuclear Deal 02/09/15 19:13 from WSJ.com: World News

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» America and Russia locked in race to control the Arctic Circle
02/09/15 17:31 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The once pristine Artic Circle has become the setting for a vicious race between Russia, the United States and China race to control lucrative natural resources made accessible by melting permafrost

» Obama Clinches Vote to Secure Iran Nuclear Deal
02/09/15 17:03 from NYT > International
Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland on Wednesday announced her support of the nuclear accord, ensuring enough votes to put the deal into effect.
» Day care apologizes for children's "Fight Club"
02/09/15 19:51 from Home - CBSNews.com
The ​workers at the New Jersey school were charged Tuesday with child abuse after it was discovered that they instigated scuffles among the children
» Obama Locks in Votes to Secure Iran Nuclear Deal
02/09/15 19:13 from WSJ.com: World News
President Barack Obama locked in enough support in Congress to ensure he can overcome bipartisan opposition and implement a landmark nuclear accord with Iran.
» Serena through after tough battle
02/09/15 19:09 from BBC News - World
Serena Williams takes another step towards her first calendar Grand Slam, while Rafael Nadal also progresses at the US Open.
» Residents of Eroding Village Welcome Obama's Attention
02/09/15 19:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
Residents of Alaska village threatened by erosion welcome President Obama's attention
» Lawmakers Deny They Were Making out in Car at Minnesota Park
02/09/15 19:09 from ABC News: ABCNews
2 GOP state lawmakers cited for making out in car at Minnesota park accuse ranger of lying
» Nuclear Regulators Boost Oversight of Massachusetts Plant
02/09/15 19:08 from ABC News: ABCNews
Nuclear regulators ramp up oversight of Massachusetts power plant after winter storm shutdown
» Russia Delays New Body to Assign Blame for Syrian Attacks
02/09/15 19:08 from ABC News: ABCNews
Russia holds up UN approval of proposed body to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syria
» Fan at Fenway Park Hurt Trying for Foul, Leaves on Stretcher
02/09/15 19:08 from ABC News: ABCNews
Fan at Fenway Park hurt trying to catch foul ball, leaves on stretcher during Yanks-Bosox game
» Missouri Man Gets 50 Years for Killing Father With Hammer
02/09/15 19:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Suburban St. Louis man sentenced to 50 years in prison for killing his father with a hammer
» VIDEO: Londongrad: TV show on expat Russians
02/09/15 19:05 from BBC News - World
The first Russian television series filmed almost entirely on location in London is about to air on the Russian commercial station STS.
» Hodei: The man who vanished
02/09/15 19:05 from BBC News - World
A man goes to work abroad - and vanishes after six months
» U.S. police slayings raise pressure on officers at time of tension
02/09/15 19:04 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
At the current rate, the number of U.S. law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty this year would fall short of the 51 who died last year. On average, 64 officers have been killed annually in the United States since 1980, accor...
» French Train Attack Hero: We Did 'Whatever We Could' to Disarm Gunman
02/09/15 19:02 from World news
Anthony Sadler, one of three Americans who helped stop an alleged terrorist attack on a French train last month, shares his story with NBC's Lester Holt.
» Migrants shut Eurostar trains to UK; dead wash up on Turkish beach
02/09/15 19:02 from Reuters: International
CALAIS, France/BUDAPEST (Reuters) - Hundreds of migrants poured overnight onto the high-speed railway linking Paris with London near the French port of Calais, stranding passengers in darkness aboard Eurostar trains.
» Wednesday evening links
02/09/15 19:00 from AEI » Latest Content
1. U-Haul Update (above). The table above displays one-way rental rates for a 26-foot U-Haul truck to travel between California (LA and San Francisco) and Texas (Houston and Dallas). Assuming that these market-based rental rates accurate...
» Judge OKs gender surgery opposed by 48-year-old's parents
02/09/15 18:59 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
DOYLESTOWN, Pa. (AP) -- A judge on Wednesday cleared the way for a 48-year-old transgender woman to undergo gender-reassignment surgery, rejecting her parents' effort to have the operation blocked because they say she is mentally incompe...
» Trump Advises Bush to 'Set the Example by Speaking English'
02/09/15 18:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
Trump and the Spanish-speaking Bush have been engaged in recent attacks.
» A Look at the Case of Texas Man Killed by Deputies - ABC News
02/09/15 18:58 from Google News - Top Stories
Fox News Latino A Look at the Case of Texas Man Killed by Deputies ABC News The fatal shooting of a San Antonio-area man by sheriff's deputies is drawing scrutiny because the man had both hands in the air at the time he was shot. Off...
» Obama heads to remote reaches of Alaska on last day of tour
02/09/15 18:57 from Reuters: Top News
DILLINGHAM, Alaska (Reuters) - President Barack Obama headed to remote fly-in native villages of Alaska on Wednesday on a trek the White House hopes will bring attention to how climate change is affecting Americans.
» Dean Jones, Boyish Disney Star, Dies at 84
02/09/15 18:54 from ABC News: ABCNews
He appeared in "That Darn Cat!" and "The Love Bug."
» Few senators are undecided on Iran, but Cardin is still struggling - Washington Post
02/09/15 18:52 from Google News - Top Stories
Newsweek Few senators are undecided on Iran, but Cardin is still struggling Washington Post Even as his colleague from Maryland on Wednesday provided the final vote needed for President Obama's Iran deal to survive, Sen. Benjamin L. ...
» Russia holds up UN approval of proposed body to assign blame for chemical ... - Fox News
02/09/15 18:51 from World - Google News
NDTV Russia holds up UN approval of proposed body to assign blame for chemical ... Fox News UNITED NATIONS – Russia is holding up Security Council approval of a proposed new international body to assign blame for chemical attacks in Syri...
» Syria civil war: Russians filmed fighting alongside President Assad's forces
02/09/15 18:51 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Russians have been filmed fighting Syrian rebels alongside President Bashar Assad’s forces, a state-run Damascus television station has reported.
» Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say - New York Times
02/09/15 18:50 from Google News - World
New York Times Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say New York Times At least 12 refugees fleeing the war in Syria, including two young boys, drowned on Wednesday while trying to reach the Greek island...
» Open Source: Brutal Images of Syrian Boy Drowned Off Turkey Must Be Seen, Activists Say
02/09/15 18:50 from NYT > International
As photographs of the young refugee appeared again and again in timelines on social media, a debate broke out about the ethics of sharing such graphic images.
» Mexico Seeking Private Investments
02/09/15 18:49 from WSJ.com: World News
Facing the most austere budget in years, President Enrique Peña Nieto has decided to rely on new financial tools to boost investment in such key sectors as education, infrastructure and energy.
» Obama's Fish Tale: Salmon Spawning on His Shoes
02/09/15 18:47 from ABC News: ABCNews
Obama has a fish tale from his trip to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes
» Sheriff: Texas Man Killed by Deputies Appeared to Hold Knife
02/09/15 18:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
Sheriff: 2nd video appears to show Texas man held knife in raised hands when deputies shot him
» New Ferguson Report Offers Lessons on Handling Protests
02/09/15 18:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Justice Dept. report says flawed Ferguson response offers lessons on how to handle protests
» Kidnapping Suspect Blamed Vaccine, Psychotic Break, FBI Says
02/09/15 18:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police initially dismissed kidnapping as a hoax.
» Jewish-Israeli Man Caught in Turkey Planning to Cross Syrian Border
02/09/15 18:44 from International News, Opinion and Analysis - Newsweek World
Jewish-Israeli Man Caught in Turkey Planning to Cross Syrian Border Family feared that 21-year-old was intending to join ISIS after email exchanges. Transgender Catholics Can't Be Godparents, Vatican Says Alex Salinas, a 21-year-old Span...
» California Data Shows Racial Disparity in Arrests, Deaths
02/09/15 18:43 from ABC News: ABCNews
Newly released data shows racial disparity in arrests, deaths in California
» Mexico's President Acknowledges Distrust, Fear
02/09/15 18:43 from ABC News: ABCNews
Mexico's president acknowledges distrust, fear in state-of-nation speech
» VIDEO: 'We need Europeans to save us'
02/09/15 18:40 from BBC News - World
In the Hungarian capital, Budapest, scuffles have broken out between migrants and the authorities outside Keleti station.
» The Latest: Protester to Face Assault Against Officer
02/09/15 18:38 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Latest: Protester facing assault against a police officer charge, among others
» Refugee crisis: Hundreds protest in Budapest as Hungarian officials block international trains for a second day
02/09/15 18:36 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Hundreds of refugees are protesting at the main international train station in the Hungarian capital, as officials stopped them from passing over the border into other EU countries for a second day.
» 20 Yemenis Killed in Bombings at Mosque in Capital
02/09/15 18:36 from NYT > International
A suicide bomber struck and then a car bomb was detonated at a mosque in Sana, officials said, adding that the toll might rise.
» France ends probe into Arafat's death, says no proof he was poisoned
02/09/15 18:36 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Europe
Investigators have decided to drop an inquiry into the death of Yasser Arafat. The former Palestinian leader's widow has insisted that her husband was poisoned in 2004.
» Obama Visit to Arctic Spotlights Tough Life in Alaska
02/09/15 18:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
With historic Arctic visit, Obama to cast spotlight on rough plight of rural Alaska
» Dem powerbrokers demand DNC increase number of debates
02/09/15 18:34 from Latest News
O'Malley demands more debates
» Michigan Imam Visits Amir Hekmati, Longest-Held American in Iran
02/09/15 18:34 from NYT > International
Tehran’s granting of a prison visit to Imam Mohammad Ali Elahi suggested that Amir Hekmati, a Marine veteran held since 2011, might be released soon.
» New Collars Monitor Pets for Pain, Problems
02/09/15 18:33 from ABC News: ABCNews
Companies develop collars that monitor pets for pain, signs of disease and distress
» Nearly $32M in State Funding to Help Renovate Alamo
02/09/15 18:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
Officials announce nearly $32 million state effort, with public help, for Alamo preservation
» Man shot by Texas police had knife, says county sheriff – video
02/09/15 18:29 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
A man fatally shot by police last week near San Antonio appeared to have a knife in his hand, Sheriff Susan Pamerleau of Bexar County said on Wednesday, citing a new video of the incident. Gilbert Flores, 41, was killed on Friday by two ...
» Photos: Josh Brolin and His Fiancee Kathryn Boyd Hit Venice
02/09/15 18:29 from ABC News: ABCNews
This month's hottest celebrity pictures
» Carly Fiorina is popular -- but not for much longer
02/09/15 18:28 from Top Stories
Her rivals and their donors are rallying around the only Republican woman in the 2016 field, until her numbers catch up with her buzz.
» Carly Fiorina is popular—but not for much longer
02/09/15 18:28 from Top Stories
Her rivals and their donors are rallying around the only Republican woman in the 2016 field, until her numbers catch up with her buzz.
» Inside the Ring: Russia's nuclear weapons buildup challenges Obama's policy directive
02/09/15 18:27 from stories: World
President Obama 's decision two years ago to reduce the role of nuclear weapons in U.S. military and defense policies is being challenged by Russia's large-scale buildup of nuclear forces, along with Moscow's revised nuclear doctrine and...
» Arby's apologizes to Pembroke Pines police after report that officer was ... - Sun Sentinel
02/09/15 18:23 from Top Stories - Google News
CBS News Arby's apologizes to Pembroke Pines police after report that officer was ... Sun Sentinel A Pembroke Pines police officer was denied service Tuesday evening at Arby's “due to being a police officer”. A Pembroke Pines pol...
» Boy's body washes ashore
02/09/15 18:22 from CNN.com
He's maybe a year old, maybe a little older. Lying face down, his head to one side with his bottom slightly up -- the way very young children like to sleep.
» Azerbaijan's Khadija Ismayilova: 'You can only silence me by killing me'
02/09/15 18:22 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Europe
A number of governments and human rights organizations have called on Azerbaijan to explain the imprisonment of a prominent journalist in the country. Her former editor told DW she won't be silenced - even behind bars.
» Another Gay Couple Denied Marriage License by Kentucky Clerk
02/09/15 18:20 from ABC News: ABCNews
Kentucky's Kim Davis has come under public and legal fire.
» Donald Trump Advises Jeb Bush to 'Really Set the Example by Speaking English ... - ABC News
02/09/15 18:20 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Donald Trump Advises Jeb Bush to 'Really Set the Example by Speaking English ... ABC News Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said fellow Republican Jeb Bush should speak English in the United States, another c...
» Love Bug actor Dean Jones dies
02/09/15 18:19 from BBC News - World
The American actor Dean Jones, best known for starring in Disney's The Love Bug, dies from Parkinson's disease at the age of 84.
» Another Gay Kentucky Couple Denied Marriage License by Controversial Clerk - ABC News
02/09/15 18:14 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Another Gay Kentucky Couple Denied Marriage License by Controversial Clerk ABC News Another same-sex couple was refused a marriage license today by the Kentucky county clerk who has come under fire for refusing to follow the Sup...
» U.S. prison for Libyan rape victim
02/09/15 18:14 from CNN.com
Eman al-Obeidi escaped Moammar Gadhafi's dictatorship and became a symbol of freedom of the Libyan revolution. But four years later in America, she is no longer free.
» UND Joins NDSU in Paying Stipends for Scholarship Players
02/09/15 18:14 from ABC News: ABCNews
University of North Dakota joins North Dakota State with stipends for all scholarship players
» Missing From Beijing's Military Spectacle: Price Tag
02/09/15 18:11 from WSJ.com: World News
China’s slowing economy, anemic stock market, weaker currency and rising labor costs are likely to alter the political and financial calculus of Beijing’s military spending.
» Williams Puts Aside Slow Start to Reach 3rd Round of US Open
02/09/15 18:11 from ABC News: ABCNews
Bidding for true Grand Slam, Serena Williams shakes off poor start, reaches US Open 3rd round
» Obama heads to remote reaches of Alaska on last day of tour - Reuters
02/09/15 18:10 from Google News - World
Reuters Obama heads to remote reaches of Alaska on last day of tour Reuters DILLINGHAM, Alaska President Barack Obama headed to remote fly-in native villages of Alaska on Wednesday on a trek the White House hopes will bring attention to ...
» Israel Weighs More Use of Ammunition When Palestinians Throw Stones
02/09/15 18:10 from NYT > International
Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Wednesday cited a “zero tolerance” policy and has asked the Justice Ministry to examine the current rules of engagement.
» Autopsy: Football Player Shot by Police Had Drugs in System
02/09/15 18:10 from ABC News: ABCNews
Autopsy: Texas college football player killed by police had psychedelic drug in system
» Trump: Bush should speak English in U.S.
02/09/15 18:09 from CNN.com
Donald Trump took a jab Wednesday at Jeb Bush for using Spanish to dismiss the mogul's conservative credibility.
» Iran deal figures big in 'Day 1' promises
02/09/15 18:09 from CNN.com
Some 2016 presidential hopefuls have already outlined an agenda of what they would do on their first day in the White House -- and many have set their sights on the Iran nuclear agreement. The controversial deal on Wednesday secured the ...
» What hip-hop lyrics say about Trump
02/09/15 18:09 from CNN.com
Billionaire real-estate mogul Donald Trump, who was known to Americans as a celebrity businessman for decades before his presidential run, has been named-dropped in hip-hop lyrics for decades. And like Hillary Clinton, who has also been ...
» Stephen Colbert One-Ups Jeb Bush Raffle With 1 of His Own
02/09/15 18:08 from ABC News: ABCNews
'Late Show' host Stephen Colbert one-ups Jeb Bush raffle with a charity raffle of his own
» The Senate's next Iran battle
02/09/15 18:08 from Top Stories
Democrats are now racing for 41 votes to spare Obama a veto.
» Hunt for 3 Suspects Widens After Illinois Officer's Death
02/09/15 18:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
Hunt widens for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death after house-to-house search fell flat
» Mars Curiosity Rover Finds 'Floating Spoon' 
02/09/15 18:07 from ABC News: ABCNews
The Mars Curiosity Rover captured a photo of the Red Planet's surface showing a mysterious rock formation that looks a lot like a floating spoon.
» German green lobby challenges throw-away coffee cups
02/09/15 18:07 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Top Stories
Germans throw away 2.8 billion disposable cups each year, according to a lobby group. It's suggesting a 20-cent tax on throw-away coffee cups to encourage people to bring their own - but coffee vendors are outraged.
» Video of Arizona Police Officer Whipping Dog Prompts Probe
02/09/15 18:06 from ABC News: ABCNews
Police investigate after suburban Phoenix police officer appears to whip, kick K-9 in video
» State Orders California Firm to Stop Tapping Sierra Springs
02/09/15 18:06 from ABC News: ABCNews
State orders owner of California firm to stop tapping Sierra Nevada springs for bottled water
» Budapest standoff enters second night
02/09/15 18:05 from BBC News - World
Angry migrants are stranded outside a Budapest railway station for a second night, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to the refugee crisis.
» Dozens of Students Sent Home Due to Mysterious Illness
02/09/15 18:05 from ABC News: ABCNews
More than 100 students from two North Carolina schools had symptoms.
» Earth's trees number 'three trillion' - BBC News
02/09/15 18:05 from Google News - Top Stories
BBC News Earth's trees number 'three trillion' BBC News There are just over three trillion trees on Earth, according to a new assessment. The figure is eight times as big as the previous best estimate, which counted perhaps 4...
» Director Defends Taylor Swift's Music Video of Whitewashing
02/09/15 18:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Director Joseph Kahn defends Taylor Swift's music video 'Wildest Dreams' of whitewashing
» Nebraska Nursing Home for Native Americans to Open Next Year
02/09/15 18:04 from ABC News: ABCNews
Nebraska nursing home designed for Native Americans could ease severe care shortage
» Cops in Freddie Gray Death Can Have Separate Trials 
02/09/15 18:03 from ABC News: ABCNews
Six officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.
» Rubio Touts End to Oil-Export Ban, Bemoans EPA in Oklahoma
02/09/15 18:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Rubio touts end to US oil-export ban, bemoans EPA regulations during energy speech in Oklahoma
» Outcry over drowned migrant boy photo
02/09/15 18:02 from BBC News - World
Images emerge of a three-year-old Syrian boy, whom reports name as Aylan, who drowned when the migrant boat he was in capsized off Turkey.
» Emails Show Nuances to 'Concussion' Controversy, NFL Fears
02/09/15 18:01 from ABC News: ABCNews
Sony emails show nuances, less definitive picture of 'Concussion' controversy, NFL fears
» For Russia, Oil Collapse Has Soviet Echoes
02/09/15 17:59 from WSJ.com: World News
For most countries, the economic slowdown in China and the accompanying slump in commodity prices represent something between nuisance and pothole. For Russia, they are a catastrophe, writes Greg Ip.
» Lesbian couple, like Kentucky clerk, standing up for beliefs
02/09/15 17:59 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
MOREHEAD, Ky. (AP) -- As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio....
» Exclusive — Donald Trump Fires Back at Jeb Bush: He Should Lead by
02/09/15 17:59 from Breitbart News Network
Exclusive — Donald Trump Fires Back at Jeb Bush: He Should Lead by ‘Speaking English’ While in the United States Trump also predicted that he will not only win the White House in 2016, but that he will be re-elected in 2020–predicting he...
» Salmon spawns on Obama during Alaska visit - CBS News
02/09/15 17:59 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News Salmon spawns on Obama during Alaska visit CBS News President Obama got a bit more than he bargained for Wednesday when he visited a group of local fishermen and families at Kanakanak Beach in Dillingham, Alaska. The president g...
» Chinese naval ships spotted near Alaska during Obama visit
02/09/15 17:56 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Chinese naval ships have been spotted in the Bering Sea for the first time, according to the Pentagon
» China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary
02/09/15 17:56 from Reuters: Top News
BEIJING (Reuters) - China will put on a huge show of force on Thursday with goose-stepping troops and nuclear-capable missiles parading through Beijing, marking 70 years since the end of World War Two and the country's growing military m...
» A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean refugee crisis
02/09/15 17:56 from WorldViews
Twelve migrants thought to be Syrian refugees were feared to have drowned off the coast of the Greek island of Kos on Wednesday after the boats carrying them sank. A number of bodies washed ashore on a beach in the Turkish resort town of...
» Kentucky clerk seeks same-sex marriage license reprieve
02/09/15 17:53 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
By Steve Bittenbender MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - A county clerk in Kentucky sought an emergency injunction on Wednesday to temporarily block a federal court order requiring her to issue same-sex marriage licenses as she prepares to go to ...
» Nikki Haley says she'd consider joining GOP ticket - USA TODAY
02/09/15 17:53 from Google News - Top Stories
CNN Nikki Haley says she'd consider joining GOP ticket USA TODAY WASHINGTON – South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Wednesday she would consider joining the Republican ticket next year if the party's nominee asks her to run for vi...
» Photos: Liam Hemsworth Goes for a Walk with His Dog
02/09/15 17:52 from ABC News: ABCNews
Celebs and their pets.
» Paying-it-forward act goes global
02/09/15 17:52 from CNN.com
» Police eye social media leads in hunt for cop killers
02/09/15 17:52 from Home - CBSNews.com
Hunt for 3 suspects in Illinois officer's death widens after methodical house-to-house search turned up nothing
» Prosecutors Allege Bogus Tire Claims by NASA Contractors
02/09/15 17:51 from ABC News: ABCNews
Federal prosecutors say NASA contractors made $387,000 in bogus tire claims
» Votto 3-Run HR in 9th After Bryant Error, Reds Beat Cubs 7-4
02/09/15 17:50 from ABC News: ABCNews
Joey Votto hits 3-run HR in 9th after 2-out error by 3B Kris Bryant, Reds beat Cubs 7-4
» Baltimore judge: Charges against police in Gray case can go forward
02/09/15 17:50 from Reuters: Top News
BALTIMORE (Reuters) - A judge on Wednesday rejected defense motions to drop charges against six Baltimore police officers charged in the death of a black man from an injury in custody, clearing the way for scheduled trial next month.
» Pentagon makes 'obvious' choice, opens Ranger School to women permanently - Christian Science Monitor
02/09/15 17:50 from Google News - Top Stories
Christian Science Monitor Pentagon makes 'obvious' choice, opens Ranger School to women permanently Christian Science Monitor After two women passed Ranger School last month as part of an experiment, the Pentagon has permanently ...
» The Pope’s chair for New York mass unveiled – video
02/09/15 17:49 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
The chair Pope Francis will use when he celebrates mass in New York was unveiled on Wednesday. Simple and unadorned, as requested by the pontiff, the solid oak chair was shown to the media at Madison Square Garden, where Francis will lea...
» Chinese navy ships seen off US coast
02/09/15 17:49 from BBC News - World
Five Chinese naval ships are spotted for the first time in the Bering Sea off the coast of the US state of Alaska, US defence officials say.
» Kentucky Clerk Asks Judge, Again, for a Way Out of Gay-Marriage Order - NBCNews.com
02/09/15 17:49 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com Kentucky Clerk Asks Judge, Again, for a Way Out of Gay-Marriage Order NBCNews.com A Kentucky court clerk is once again asking a federal judge for an order freeing her from the obligation of issuing marriage licenses, a move t...
» U.S. appeals court asked to halt NSA phone spying program
02/09/15 17:48 from Reuters: Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A U.S. appeals court appeared reluctant on Wednesday to put an immediate halt to the federal government's collection of millions of Americans' phone records, with the controversial spy program set to expire in November.
» The UN Says Gaza Could Be Uninhabitable in Less Than Five Years - VICE News
02/09/15 17:48 from Google News - World
VICE News The UN Says Gaza Could Be Uninhabitable in Less Than Five Years VICE News Gaza could become uninhabitable by 2020 due to war, its economic blockade, debilitated infrastructure, and environmental concerns, according to a new UN ...
» Man Gets Jail for Writing Racist Graffiti on Refugees' Homes
02/09/15 17:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
New Hampshire man gets year in jail for writing racist graffiti on homes of African refugees
» Chinese Warships in Bering Sea as Obama Visits Alaska
02/09/15 17:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
5 Chinese warships operating in Bering Sea not seen as threat as Obama visits Alaska
» September 2015
02/09/15 17:47 from Top Stories
Political cartoons from September 2015.
» Police officers accused in death of Freddie Gray, which sparked Baltimore riots, appear in court
02/09/15 17:47 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Judge rejects motion to dismiss the charges against the officers, as protests planned in Baltimore
» Dick and Liz Cheney: US needs a leader to defend liberty
02/09/15 17:47 from Latest News
'Exceptional' authors on 'The Five'
» Three suspects in Illinois cop-killing still on the loose
02/09/15 17:47 from Latest News
Manhunt for suspects continues
» Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto - Yahoo News
02/09/15 17:47 from Top Stories - Google News
Yahoo News Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto Yahoo News United Nations (United States) (AFP) - Russia on Wednesday dismissed as "populist" a French proposal to limit the use of the veto at the UN Security Council ...
» Taking photos when you're fearless
02/09/15 17:46 from CNN.com
The story of photographer Jill Freedman starts with a man on a mule. It was 1968 in New York's Central Park. The man had worn coveralls to the big city, and he talked of revolution.
» Worst day for Japan teen suicides
02/09/15 17:45 from CNN.com
» Migrant tempers fray as Hungary blocks trains for 2nd day
02/09/15 17:44 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) -- Tempers flared among the thousands trapped in a makeshift refugee camp in the heart of Budapest on Wednesday as Hungary played hardball with its unwelcome visitors for a second day, blocking train ticket-clutchi...
» Obama secures key vote to protect Iran nuclear deal in U.S. Congress
02/09/15 17:44 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory on Wednesday by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up their fight against th...
» Obama scores policy win in securing votes for Iran nuclear deal
02/09/15 17:44 from Yahoo! News - Latest News & Headlines
By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama scored a major foreign policy victory on Wednesday by securing enough Senate votes to protect the Iran nuclear deal in Congress, but Republicans pledged to keep up t...
» Munich's refugee reception system back to 'normal operations'
02/09/15 17:44 from Deutsche Welle: DW-WORLD.DE - Europe
The flow of refugees through Munich's main railway station has slowed down after the dramatic influx earlier in the week. But police and volunteers remain on hand should Budapest station be re-opened. Ben Knight reports.
» Lesbian Couple, Like Kentucky Clerk, Standing up for Beliefs - ABC News
02/09/15 17:42 from Google News - Top Stories
NBCNews.com Lesbian Couple, Like Kentucky Clerk, Standing up for Beliefs ABC News As April Miller drove to work, still too stunned to grasp the magnitude of the fight erupting around her, an old song crackled over the car radio. "Wi...
» Palestinians urge U.N. members to support flag-flying initiative
02/09/15 17:41 from Reuters: International
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The Palestinian observer mission to the United Nations on Wednesday appealed to the world body's 193 member states to support its call to be allowed to fly its flag at U.N. headquarters as a "non-member observe...
» Separate trials in Freddie Gray case
02/09/15 17:41 from BBC News - World
A US judge rules that six Baltimore police officers accused of causing the death of a man in their custody will stand trial separately.
» Hungary Struggles With Migrants
02/09/15 17:39 from WSJ.com: World News
A standoff continued in Budapest, while train traffic in the English Channel tunnel was disrupted by migrants on the tracks.
» White House says Obama, Saudi's Salman will discuss energy market
02/09/15 17:39 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will discuss the global energy market with Saudi's King Salman when the two leaders meet at the White House on Friday, Obama's deputy national security advisor, Ben Rhodes, said on Wednesday.
» 8 Dead in Paris Apartment Block Fire - NDTV
02/09/15 17:39 from Google News - World
NDTV 8 Dead in Paris Apartment Block Fire NDTV Paris: French police arrested a man Wednesday after eight people, including two children, were killed in a fire in a Paris apartment building that investigators believe may have been started...
» Refugee crisis: plight of migrant children stirs Europe's conscience
02/09/15 17:38 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
Questions are raised over the sustainability of Europe's freedom of movement as a migrant family grieves for their two boys
» New Ukraine Doctrine Declares Russia Military Foe
02/09/15 17:38 from Voice of America
Ukraine's national security council on Wednesday approved a new military doctrine that declares Russia to be a military opponent and calls for the country to pursue NATO membership. There was no immediate official reaction from Russia, w...
» Mali river boat accident kills at least 18
02/09/15 17:37 from Reuters: International
BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 18 people died when a pirogue carrying passengers on the River Niger in central Mali capsized on Wednesday, said a spokesman for the country's Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness.
» Video suggests slain US man was armed
02/09/15 17:37 from BBC News - World
Texas authorities say a new video shows that a man killed by police officers was holding what appears to be a knife when he was shot.
» Parents worried, disgusted after 'fight club' allegations at N.J. daycare - NJ.com
02/09/15 17:37 from Google News - Top Stories
NJ.com Parents worried, disgusted after 'fight club' allegations at N.J. daycare NJ.com CRANFORD — Several parents who trusted a Cranford day care with their children said they were shocked to learn that two employees were accuse...
» Disney star dies
02/09/15 17:36 from CNN.com
Dean Jones, the go-to Disney actor whose films included "The Love Bug," "The Million Dollar Duck," "That Darn Cat!" and "The Shaggy D.A.," died Tuesday, according to his publicist. Jones was 84.
» Extended Power Outages Hit Home for Phoenix Residents
02/09/15 17:35 from ABC News: ABCNews
Extended power outages due to storm damage hit home for Phoenix residents, businesses
» SodaStream Chief Accuses Boycotters of Anti-Semitism
02/09/15 17:34 from ABC News: ABCNews
SodaStream chief accuses boycotters of anti-Semitism and hurting interests of Palestinians
» America and Russia locked in race to control the Arctic Circle - Telegraph.co.uk
02/09/15 17:33 from Google News - Top Stories
Telegraph.co.uk America and Russia locked in race to control the Arctic Circle Telegraph.co.uk Barack Obama was set to become the first sitting American president to visit the Arctic Circle on Wednesday night, as the United States battle...
» Selfie Sticks Not Allowed at Pope's Philadelphia Events
02/09/15 17:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
Selfie sticks, balloons, pets, and drones among items banned from pope's Philadelphia events
» Are More Police Getting Killed? A Look at Officer Deaths
02/09/15 17:32 from ABC News: ABCNews
Are more police getting killed on the job? A look at law enforcement deaths across the US
» Sheriff: Texas Man Killed by Deputies Appeared to Hold Knife - ABC News
02/09/15 17:31 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Sheriff: Texas Man Killed by Deputies Appeared to Hold Knife ABC News A second video that captured Texas deputies fatally shooting a man whose hands were raised appears to show that he was holding a knife, a sheriff said Wednesd...
» Did her texts encourage boyfriend's suicide?
02/09/15 17:31 from CNN.com
Michelle Carter is on trial accused of involuntary manslaughter in the death of her boyfriend. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.
» America and Russia locked in race to control the Arctic Circle
02/09/15 17:31 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
The once pristine Artic Circle has become the setting for a vicious race between Russia, the United States and China race to control lucrative natural resources made accessible by melting permafrost
» You won't believe what he uses to catch fish
02/09/15 17:30 from CNN.com
How to catch a fish with a DRONE! CNN's Jeanne Moos reports this fish is really flying.
» France drops Arafat poisoning probe
02/09/15 17:29 from BBC News - World
French judges say they have dropped an investigation into claims that former Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat was poisoned.
» US Stocks Rebound in Volatile Start to September Trading
02/09/15 17:29 from ABC News: ABCNews
After the opening bell, U.S. stocks had a partial comeback with global concerns.
» Ice cream that won't melt fast?
02/09/15 17:26 from CNN.com
Portable and refreshing, an ice cream cone is a perfect hot-weather treat. Until it starts dripping all over your hand.
» Sheriff: Lawyer says deputies didn't need to kill Texas man - Miami Herald
02/09/15 17:26 from Google News - Top Stories
USA TODAY Sheriff: Lawyer says deputies didn't need to kill Texas man Miami Herald The latest on Texas sheriff's deputies' fatal shooting of a man whose arms were raised. All times are local. ---. 4 p.m.. The lawyer for the f...
» Two women arrested over alleged child 'fight club' at a New Jersey nursery
02/09/15 17:26 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
Two women have been arrested in New Jersey for allegedly staging a child 'fight club' at the nursery where they worked.
» Judge Refuses to Drop Charges in Freddie Gray Case
02/09/15 17:24 from ABC News: ABCNews
Judge refuses to drop charges against 6 officers in death of Freddie Gray, orders solo trials
» Judge refuses to drop charges against police in Gray death
02/09/15 17:24 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) -- A Baltimore judge on Wednesday refused to dismiss charges against six police officers in connection with the death of a black man from injuries he suffered while in custody. The judge also refused to remove the prosecut...
» Donald Trump slams Jeb Bush for campaigning in Spanish
02/09/15 17:23 from World news breaking world news latest world news from the US Europe Asia Australia Africa
In the latest sniping between the two Republican candidates Mr Trump says Mr Bush should stick to English while in the United States
» Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths - Washington Post
02/09/15 17:22 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Are more police getting killed? A look at officer deaths Washington Post CHICAGO — The killing of a veteran police officer north of Chicago is the latest in a string of recent law enforcement deaths. Lt. Charles Joseph Gliniewic...
» Sheriff: Lawyer Says Deputies Didn't Need to Kill Texas Man
02/09/15 17:22 from ABC News: ABCNews
Sheriff: Lawyer for family of Texas man killed by deputies says death shouldn't have happened
» Russia: Security Council addressing Europe's migrant crisis - STLtoday.com
02/09/15 17:21 from Top Stories - Google News
STLtoday.com Russia: Security Council addressing Europe's migrant crisis STLtoday.com UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's migrant crisis, like...
» Colorado Mine Spill Prompts Changes in Warning System
02/09/15 17:21 from ABC News: ABCNews
Colorado mine spill prompts change in state warnings; New Mexico upset by late notice from EPA
» Democratic Senator Says Congress Has More Work to Do on Iran Deal
02/09/15 17:21 from ABC News: ABCNews
Sen. Bob Casey says Congress has more work to do even after the Iran deal is implemented.
» Obama's Running Wild In Alaska with a Selfie Stick - Gizmodo
02/09/15 17:20 from Google News - World
Gizmodo Obama's Running Wild In Alaska with a Selfie Stick Gizmodo President Obama's trip to Alaska this week intended to shine a spotlight on climate change. But he's also there for a social media spree, including using a se...
» FBI: Defendant in California Kidnapping Blamed Vaccine
02/09/15 17:20 from ABC News: ABCNews
FBI: Defendant in California kidnapping case initially deemed hoax said he had psychotic break
» UFC Star Ronda Rousey Accepts Date With Marine
02/09/15 17:19 from Sky News | World News | First For Breaking News
The undefeated bantamweight champion has a couple of conditions for the invitation to the North Carolina dance.
» Hear how special cat took a bullet for sleeping boy
02/09/15 17:19 from CNN.com
A woman says her cat Opie saved her child's life after the pet was hit by a stray bullet. CNN affiliate WPMT has more.
» ISIS claims responsibility for bombings at Yemeni mosque - CNN International
02/09/15 17:19 from Google News - World
CNN International ISIS claims responsibility for bombings at Yemeni mosque CNN International Sanaa, Yemen (CNN) At least 28 people were killed in two suicide bombings at a mosque in the Yemeni capital of Sanaa, the Houthi-controlled stat...
» Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto - Times of India
02/09/15 17:19 from Top Stories - Google News
Times of India Russia rejects French proposal to limit UN veto Times of India United Nations, United States: Russia on Wednesday dismissed as "populist" a French proposal to limit the use of the veto at the UN Security Council ...
» Austria Struggles to Identify Migrants' Bodies
02/09/15 17:18 from WSJ.com: World News
Veteran police investigators say they have never faced a task like identifying the 71 bodies of would-be refugees unloaded from the back of a truck found abandoned along a highway last week.
» Court denies licenses, cites 'God's authority'
02/09/15 17:17 from CNN.com
Kentucky court clerk Kim Davis continues to deny marriage licenses to all couples in Rohan County, defying the Supreme Court's order.
» Hungary: Refugees await onwards travel as fate of Munich-bound refugees hangs ... - NEWS.com.au
02/09/15 17:16 from Google News - World
NEWS.com.au Hungary: Refugees await onwards travel as fate of Munich-bound refugees hangs ... NEWS.com.au WARNING: Disturbing content. EUROPE is facing the world's biggest refugee crisis since World War II and not all nations are cop...
» Iran nuclear deal figures big in 'Day 1' presidential candidate promises - CNN
02/09/15 17:16 from Google News - World
CNN Iran nuclear deal figures big in 'Day 1' presidential candidate promises CNN Washington (CNN) Some 2016 presidential hopefuls have already outlined an agenda of what they would do on their first day in the White House -- and ...
» Nikki Haley Says Black Lives Matter Movement Is Endangering Black Lives - New York Times
02/09/15 17:16 from Top Stories - Google News
New York Times Nikki Haley Says Black Lives Matter Movement Is Endangering Black Lives New York Times Gov. Nikki R. Haley of South Carolina spoke about race relations on Wednesday at the National Press Club in Washington.Credit Evan Vucc...
» Walker: I'd cripple Iran on Day 1
02/09/15 17:14 from CNN.com
Some 2016 presidential hopefuls have already outlined an agenda of what they would do on their first day in the White House -- and many have set their sights on the Iran nuclear agreement. The controversial deal on Wednesday secured the ...
» A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean
02/09/15 17:14 from - The Washington Post
A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean refugee crisis What nuclear deal? In Tehran, America is still the ‘Great Satan.’ Europe had a dream of a land without borders. Now that dream may be turning to dust. Rea...
» Shocking images of drowned Syrian boy show tragic plight of refugees - The Guardian
02/09/15 17:13 from Google News - World
The Guardian Shocking images of drowned Syrian boy show tragic plight of refugees The Guardian A Turkish police officer carries a young boy who drowned in a failed attempt to sail to the Greek island of Kos. Photograph: Reuters. Helena S...
» Fed-up moms create clothes for girls
02/09/15 17:13 from CNN.com
If you have a daughter like I do who hates dresses and abhors anything pink, sparkly or with ruffles and frills, you are pretty much out of luck if you head to most of the major retail stores. What you end up doing is shopping in the boy...
» Latest Polls Show Syriza's Lead Shrinking in Greece
02/09/15 17:13 from WSJ.com: World News
Greece’s main opposition party New Democracy is leading in the polls for the time since former Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras resigned last month sending the country to early elections, according to survey figures.
» Stories of a fearless street photographer
02/09/15 17:12 from CNN.com
The story of photographer Jill Freedman starts with a man on a mule. It was 1968 in New York's Central Park. The man had worn coveralls to the big city, and he talked of revolution.
» De Blasio: Clinton getting ‘more and more’ compelling
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
The New York City mayor still wants to hear more on Hillary's views.
» Scott’s office scrubbed release that cleared Planned Parenthood
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
Emails between Scott's office and Planned Parenthood show top officials working for Scott reworded an agency press release to delete information AHCA officials had proposed including.
» What's happening in Bonn right now?
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
An important but little-discussed climate conference quietly got underway this week. Robert Orr takes you inside.
» Why is Obama talking about icebreakers?
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
Russia has 40 powerful ships to clear lanes through crucial Arctic waters. America is down to 2.
» Turkey’s lip-reading censors
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
Journalist detentions and rewards for informants: Turkey goes 1984.
» Battle of the frites
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
The Commission is dragging its feet on a trans-fat ban, public health advocates say.
» Inside the cities of the future
02/09/15 17:11 from Top Stories
» Bombs at mosque in Yemen's capital kill at least 20 people - Washington Post
02/09/15 17:10 from Google News - World
CBC.ca Bombs at mosque in Yemen's capital kill at least 20 people Washington Post SANAA, Yemen — A suicide bombing and subsequent car blast killed at least 20 people Wednesday at a mosque in Yemen's rebel-held capital amid the co...
» Biden testing political waters in Florida
02/09/15 17:10 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
MIAMI (AP) -- Vice President Joe Biden came to Florida to lend a hand to Senate Democrats and the administration's education agenda Wednesday on a trip watched for any hint that he'll seek the presidency....
» Five Chinese ships in Bering Sea as Obama visits Alaska
02/09/15 17:08 from Reuters: Top News
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Five Chinese Navy ships are sailing in international waters in the Bering Sea off Alaska, the Pentagon said on Wednesday, in an apparent first for China's military that came as U.S. President Barack Obama toured th...
» A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean refugee crisis - Washington Post
02/09/15 17:08 from Google News - Top Stories
The Indian Express A dead baby becomes the most tragic symbol yet of the Mediterranean refugee crisis Washington Post Twelve migrants thought to be Syrian refugees were feared to have drowned off the coast of the Greek island of Kos on W...
» 'Three trillion trees on Earth'
02/09/15 17:07 from BBC News - World
What is said to be the most robust estimate yet finds there to be just over three trillion trees on Planet Earth.
» Earth's trees number 'three trillion'
02/09/15 17:07 from BBC News - World
What is said to be the most robust estimate yet finds there to be just over three trillion trees on Planet Earth.
» Judge Rejects Effort to Try Officers Together in Freddie Gray Death - ABC News
02/09/15 17:07 from Google News - Top Stories
ABC News Judge Rejects Effort to Try Officers Together in Freddie Gray Death ABC News The six Baltimore police officers charged in connection with Freddie Gray's death can have separate trials, a judge ruled today. Deputy State's...
» Heartbreaking image of drowned toddler goes viral, highlighting severity of ... - Fox News
02/09/15 17:07 from Top Stories - Google News
Fox News Heartbreaking image of drowned toddler goes viral, highlighting severity of ... Fox News Sept. 2, 2015: Refugees and migrants sit next to tents set at the wave breaker of the port of the Greek island of Lesbos. (Reuters). The tr...
» Toddler Nearly Abducted on DC Metro Train, Police Say
02/09/15 17:06 from ABC News: ABCNews
Passengers on the D.C. Metro helped stop alleged abduction of a 2-year-old.
» China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary - Reuters
02/09/15 17:06 from world - Google News
Reuters China to put on huge show of force for World War Two anniversary Reuters BEIJING China will put on a huge show of force on Thursday with goose-stepping troops and nuclear-capable missiles parading through Beijing, marking 70 year...
» Is Gaza becoming 'uninhabitable'? - Christian Science Monitor
02/09/15 17:06 from World - Google News
Christian Science Monitor Is Gaza becoming 'uninhabitable'? Christian Science Monitor A UN report warns that after years of war and blockades, Gaza's economy faces collapse: as unemployment nears 50 percent, dependence on aid...
» Gone catfishin’: Lost kittens rescued from Alabama river – video
02/09/15 17:03 from World news: World news + Video | guardian.co.uk
Two fishermen scooped up a pair of kittens that swam toward them in Alabama’s Warrior river this past weekend. ‘Are you kidding me?’ one of the men says as he spots a scraggly kitten in the water; a second appeared just seconds later. It...
» Obama Clinches Vote to Secure Iran Nuclear Deal
02/09/15 17:03 from NYT > International
Senator Barbara Mikulski of Maryland on Wednesday announced her support of the nuclear accord, ensuring enough votes to put the deal into effect.
» Hungary: Refugees await onwards travel as fate of Munich-bound refugees hangs ... - The Australian
02/09/15 17:03 from Google News - World
The Australian Hungary: Refugees await onwards travel as fate of Munich-bound refugees hangs ... The Australian Hundreds of refugees waited to board trains bound for Western Europe at Budapest's Kaleti railway station, Monday. Earlie...
» Guatemalan President Perez will not flee over graft scandal: lawyer
02/09/15 17:03 from Reuters: International
GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Guatemalan leader Otto Perez, who is fighting to save his presidency after becoming engulfed in a corruption scandal that gutted his government and sparked widespread protests, will not flee the country, his la...
» Russia: Security Council Addressing Europe's Migrant Crisis - New York Times
02/09/15 17:03 from Google News - World
NDTV Russia: Security Council Addressing Europe's Migrant Crisis New York Times UNITED NATIONS — Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's migrant crisis, likely by autho...
» Connecticut Gov. Malloy Is Photobombed by Beluga Whale
02/09/15 17:02 from ABC News: ABCNews
Connecticut Gov. Malloy is photobombed by beluga whale during aquarium news conference
» Tsipras Moves Greece Past Austerity Debate
02/09/15 17:02 from WSJ.com: World News
Greeks can now have a conventional political debate on the choices needed to hit its bailout targets.
» David Cameron backs down on 'purdah' – but faces fresh defeat over EU ... - Telegraph.co.uk
02/09/15 17:02 from World - Google News
Telegraph.co.uk David Cameron backs down on 'purdah' – but faces fresh defeat over EU ... Telegraph.co.uk David Cameron faces defeat in the Commons over the EU Referendum Bill despite a last-minute U-turn that saw him reintroduce...
» Russia: UN Security Council could adopt resolution on Europe's migrant crisis ... - Minneapolis Star Tribune
02/09/15 17:01 from Google News - Top Stories
NDTV Russia: UN Security Council could adopt resolution on Europe's migrant crisis ... Minneapolis Star Tribune UNITED NATIONS — Russia says the United Nations Security Council is discussing a draft resolution to address Europe's...
» Editorial Roundup: Excerpts From Recent Editorials
02/09/15 17:01 from ABC News: ABCNews
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the US and abroad
» Migrants Resume Protests at Budapest Train Station
02/09/15 17:01 from World news
Hundreds of refugees demonstrated in front of Budapest's Keleti Railway Terminus, demanding to be allowed on trains headed to Germany.
» Watchdog: 900,000 Vets Have Pending Health Care Requests
02/09/15 17:00 from ABC News: ABCNews
Watchdog: 900,000 veterans have pending health care requests; many of those may be deceased
» Migrants Resume Protests at Budapest Train Station, Want to Go On to Germany - NBCNews.com
02/09/15 16:59 from Google News - World
NBCNews.com Migrants Resume Protests at Budapest Train Station, Want to Go On to Germany NBCNews.com BUDAPEST — Hundreds of migrants protested in front of Budapest's Keleti Railway Terminus for a second straight day on Wednesday, sho...
» President Obama visits Alaska to raise climate change awareness and purchase cinnamon rolls
02/09/15 16:59 from The Independent - World RSS Feed
President Barack Obama just became the first sitting US president to visit a community north of the Arctic Circle.
» Washington Sues Feds Over Safety of Nuclear Waste Tanks
02/09/15 16:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
Washington state sues feds over safety of Hanford nuclear waste tanks; vapors sicken workers
» Harbaugh Return Looms Large Over Michigan-Utah Season Opener
02/09/15 16:59 from ABC News: ABCNews
Jim Harbaugh's return looms large over Michigan-Utah season opener
» Every Kid in a Park Kicks Off at Red Rock Canyon 
02/09/15 16:58 from White House.gov Blog Feed
Today, we were lucky enough to spend a beautiful summer morning with 65 fourth-grade students from West Preparatory Academy, a Title 1 public school in East Las Vegas, Nevada. The kids were enthusiastic about being outside and going on a...
» Man kills self taking gun selfie
02/09/15 16:57 from CNN.com
A 19-year-old Houston man, a day ahead of starting community college, accidentally killed himself Tuesday while taking selfies with a gun, police said
» 6 trials for cops in man's death
02/09/15 16:57 from CNN.com
A Baltimore state court judge Wednesday denied two key defense motions in the Freddie Gray case -- one seeking its dismissal for alleged prosecutorial misconduct and another calling for prosecutor Marilyn Mosby to recuse herself.
» Obstacle to moving Rio Olympic venues? 1,400 silent athletes
02/09/15 16:57 from AP Top Headlines At 7:05 a.m. EDT
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Olympic organizers have agreed to test for viruses in Rio's sewage-filled waters....
» Scientists Predict Wet Winter in Drought-Stricken US West
02/09/15 16:57 from Voice of America
Much of the western United States is experiencing extreme drought conditions, leading to wildfires and water shortages, but scientists are predicting some weather changes that will affect not only the American West but also parts of Asia...
» Bush rips Trump as a 'germophobe' - USA TODAY
02/09/15 16:56 from Top Stories - Google News
USA TODAY Bush rips Trump as a 'germophobe' USA TODAY Jeb Bush's new campaign to confront Republican rival Donald Trump took a decidedly personal turn Wednesday. Bush's team launched a candidate “quiz,” aimed at contrasti...
» Ice cream that won't melt so fast?
02/09/15 16:56 from CNN.com
Portable and refreshing, an ice cream cone is a perfect hot-weather treat. Until it starts dripping all over your hand.
» Kentucky clerk files injunction on same-sex marriage licenses
02/09/15 16:54 from Reuters: Top News
MOREHEAD, Ky. (Reuters) - Lawyers representing a county clerk in Kentucky who has refused to issue same-sex marriage licenses in defiance of a court order filed an emergency motion on Wednesday asking for an injunction to temporarily blo...
» Another 57 Clinton email threads contain foreign governments' information
02/09/15 16:53 from Reuters: Top News
NEW YORK (Reuters) - "Here's my personal email," Hillary Clinton wrote to U.S. special envoy George Mitchell on a summer Sunday in 2010 as he telephoned one European official after another in an effort to keep peace talks between the Isr...
» Republicans plot next moves on Iran deal - CNN
02/09/15 16:52 from Google News - World
ABC News Republicans plot next moves on Iran deal CNN Washington (CNN) Congressional Republicans faced a significant, but expected, setback Wednesday when Democrats secured the 34 Senate votes they need to sustain a presidential veto of ...
» Russia delays start of U.N. probe of Syria gas attacks: envoys
02/09/15 16:50 from Reuters: International
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Council diplomats said on Wednesday, though Moscow's U.N. envoy said ...
» Is Teesta Setalvad India's most hounded activist?
02/09/15 16:50 from BBC News - World
The story of India's 'most hounded' activist
» 9 photos from Obama's Alaska visit - Politico
02/09/15 16:50 from Google News - Top Stories
Politico 9 photos from Obama's Alaska visit Politico Haley said the removal of the flag shows the growing influence of the "New South." Trump attacks Jeb for speaking Spanish. 09/02/15, 03:37 PM EDT. Trump attacks Jeb for s...
» 'Star Wars' trooper storms Disney
02/09/15 16:50 from CNN.com
Cinderella, standing tall and regal in an ice-blue ball gown entirely out of place in the 90-degree Florida heat, turns the stormtrooper toy over in her hand.
» Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks: envoys - Reuters UK
02/09/15 16:50 from World - Google News
NDTV Russia delays start of UN probe of Syria gas attacks: envoys Reuters UK UNITED NATIONS Russia is delaying the launch of an international investigation aimed at assigning blame for chemical weapon attacks in Syria, U.N. Security Coun...
» Arby's Apologizes After Worker Refuses to Serve Officer - ABC News
02/09/15 16:49 from Google News - Top Stories
CBS News Arby's Apologizes After Worker Refuses to Serve Officer ABC News The Arby's restaurant chain is apologizing after an employee at a South Florida location refused to serve a police officer. Pembroke Pines Police Chief Dan...
» Arby's Apologizes After Worker Refuses to Serve Officer
02/09/15 16:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
Arby's restaurant chain apologizes after drive-thru worker refuses to serve police officer
» Mike Huckabee offers support to Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay ... - Washington Post
02/09/15 16:48 from Google News - Top Stories
Los Angeles Times Mike Huckabee offers support to Kentucky clerk who refuses to issue gay ... Washington Post Mike Huckabee called a Kentucky clerk who is refusing to issue gay marriage licenses Wednesday to offer his prayers and support...
» Legionnaires' Disease Cases Rise at Illinois Veterans Home
02/09/15 16:48 from ABC News: ABCNews
Legionnaires' disease infections rise at Illinois veterans home where 7 deaths reported
» White House: No threat detected from China navy ships in Bering Sea
02/09/15 16:47 from Reuters: International
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon has not detected any threatening activity from the Chinese navy vessels in the Bering Sea, the White House said on Wednesday.
» Gaza Strip not habitable by 2020, warns UN - The Times (subscription)
02/09/15 16:46 from Google News - World
The Times (subscription) Gaza Strip not habitable by 2020, warns UN The Times (subscription) The Gaza Strip, which has been beset by years of war and economic blockade, could become uninhabitable by 2020, the United Nations warned yester...
» Tupperware and Navistar Are Big Market Movers
02/09/15 16:46 from ABC News: ABCNews
Tupperware, Navistar, H&R Block, Heartware and SFX are big market movers
» How the Dow Jones Industrial Average Fared on Wednesday
02/09/15 16:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
How the Dow Jones industrial average and other major indexes fared on Wednesday
» Charges Won't Be Dismissed Against Cops in Freddie Gray Death
02/09/15 16:45 from ABC News: ABCNews
Six officers have been charged in the death of Freddie Gray.