Austria says it and Germany will take
NBCNews.comAustria says it and Germany will take refugees from HungaryFox NewsBICSKE, Hungary – After misery, delivery. Hundreds of migrants, exhausted after breaking away from police and marching for hours toward Western Europe, boarded buses provided by Hungary's government as Austria in the early-morning hours said it and ...Hungary will offer to bus migrants to Austrian borderWashington PostMigrants begin 300-mile trek to Germany on footCBS NewsMigrant crisis: Austria to let people in from HungaryBBC NewsFinancial Times -Irish Timesall 4,736 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 5:31 pm
Saving Syria's ocean of little Alan Kurdis:
Toronto StarSaving Syria's ocean of little Alan Kurdis: AnalysisToronto StarBeyond the refugee crisis, a no-fly zone now may be the best hope of protecting children. Somewhere beyond the reach of your conscience, thousands of tiny Syrian boys and girls every bit as innocent as Alan Kurdi are never coming to Canada, no matter ...Europe's humanitarian crisisIrish TimesDrowned Syrian boy buried in hometown he fledTVNZRefugee Crisis: Kurdi family buried in hometownIrish ExaminerNew York Times -Los Angeles Times -CTV Newsall 3,370 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 5:16 pm
Putin says Syria's president is ready for
Fox NewsPutin says Syria's president is ready for elections, compromise with rebelsWashington PostBEIRUT — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is ready to hold parliamentary elections and share power with a “healthy opposition” to end the country's devastating civil war. Russia has been a ...Putin says Assad open to sharing powerIrish TimesRussia appears to be ramping up its presence in SyriaCBS NewsRussian troops allegedly fighting alongside Assad's forces in SyriaIrish IndependentTelegraph.co.uk -Arab News -The Australian (blog)all 248 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 5:03 pm
Scandals Upend Guatemala's Presidential
Wall Street JournalScandals Upend Guatemala's Presidential ElectionWall Street JournalGUATEMALA CITY—Guatemalans go to polls Sunday to vote for a new president amid a wave of popular anger over politics as usual, days after the resignation of President Otto Pérez Molina amid a corruption scandal. The country has been convulsed by ...From President to Prison: Otto Pérez Molina and a Day for Hope in GuatemalaThe New YorkerGuatemala's ex-president Pérez Molina denies corruption chargesThe GuardianGuatemala ex-president tells court he's innocent of graftWashington PostTimes of India -Los Angeles Timesall 807 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 4:56 pm
RPT-UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia satisfied with
ABC NewsRPT-UPDATE 2-Saudi Arabia satisfied with Obama's assurances on Iran dealReuters(Repeats on new story number, no change to headline or text). By Yeganeh Torbati and Julia Edwards. Sept 4 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia is satisfied with assurances from U.S. President Barack Obama about the Iran nuclear deal and believes the agreement ...World WatchWall Street JournalSaudi Arabia satisfied with Obama's assurances on Iran nuclear dealThe Globe and MailObama Wins Saudi Endorsement of Iran Nuclear DealVoice of AmericaABC Online -Washington Post -Herald Sunall 750 news articles »
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 4:42 pm
Clinton personally paid staffer to maintain
Hillary Clinton used personal funds to pay a State Department staffer to maintain an email server she used for both personal and government matters when she was U.S. secretary of state, The Washington Post said on Saturday, citing a campaign official. The unidentified official for Clinton's campaign for the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination told the Post the pay arrangement with Bryan Pagliano ensured taxpayer dollars were not spent on a private server that was also used by Clinton's family and aides to former President Bill Clinton. Pagliano was IT director for Clinton's 2008 presidential campaign and went to work for the State Department when Clinton took up the Cabinet job.
Posted on 5 September 2015 | 7:21 am
Exhaustion, elation as 5,000 migrants reach
Thousands of exhausted, elated migrants reached their dream destinations of Germany and Austria on Saturday.
Posted on 5 September 2015 | 7:40 am
Ohio voters' measured view of 2016 race as
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — It's been a tumultuous political summer.
Posted on 5 September 2015 | 6:40 am
Kentucky clerk's office ends ban on same-sex
Deputies of a county clerk in rural Kentucky issued marriage licenses to four gay couples on Friday after she defied a federal judge's orders for months because as a Christian she opposes same-sex unions. With Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis jailed for refusing to follow the orders of U.S. District Judge David Bunning, her deputies issued a marriage license to James Yates and William Smith on Friday.
Posted on 4 September 2015 | 4:06 pm
Total Port Arthur refinery halts coker ops
Total SA said coker operations were halted at the company's 225,500 barrel per day (bpd) Port Arthur, Texas, refinery on Saturday following the death of a contract worker. Production at the refinery has been cut back due to the operations halt on the coker, where the worker, an employee of Kinder Morgan Inc's nearby petroleum coke terminal, was killed early on Saturday, said sources familiar with plant operations. Both Total and Kinder Morgan confirmed the death and said regulatory agencies along with the Jefferson County Sheriff's Department had been notified.
Posted on 5 September 2015 | 7:42 am