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Islamic State recruiting, exploiting
Fox NewsIslamic State recruiting, exploiting children in Syria and Iraq as spies, fightersFox NewsIn this undated image posted online and made available on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, by Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently, an anti-Islamic State organization, children pose with Islamic State group flags in Raqqa, Syria. (AP/Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered ...British men join Kurds' fight against Islamic State in SyriaBBC NewsSunday, November 23, 2014Daily MailFor Islamic State Group, Children Are Victims, Perpetrators, WitnessesNewsweekScottish Daily Record -Hindustan Times -Huffington Postall 472 news articles »
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:22 pm
Moscow will not allow new Iron Curtain, says
Irish TimesMoscow will not allow new Iron Curtain, says PutinIrish TimesRussian president Vladimir Putin: “We understand the fatality of an Iron Curtain for us.” Photograph: Alexei Druzhinin/RIA Novosti/Reuters. Topics: News · World · Europe; More Topics. Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 21:55. First published: Sun, Nov 23, 2014, 21:55 ...Putin denies he wants to create a new Iron CurtaineuronewsPutin breaks silence on family to say daughters live in RussiaDAWN.comPutin blames West for frosty relationsIrish ExaminerNDTV -Wall Street Journal -Daily Timesall 307 news articles »
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:21 pm
Tunisia Vote For Leader Likely Going To a
The GuardianTunisia Vote For Leader Likely Going To a RunoffNew York TimesTUNIS — Tunisians turned out in steady, orderly lines on Sunday to vote in their first free and democratic presidential election, voicing confidence that they were turning the page on the often-fractious transition after the revolution of 2011. Exit polls suggested ...Tunisia's Essebsi says he's ahead in vote countThe NationTunisia's milestone presidential vote likely to yield runoffLos Angeles TimesLandmark Tunisian presidential election seen heading for run-offeuronewsWall Street Journalall 577 news articles »
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:15 pm
Israel's security brass: Abbas is blocking
HaaretzIsrael's security brass: Abbas is blocking Palestinian uprisingHaaretzWhile Netanyahu and his cabinet blame the Palestinian president for the recent Jerusalem terror wave, senior defense officials see him as the primary hope for mitigating the hostilities. By Amos Harel | Nov. 24, 2014 | 4:00 AM ...Israel's Jewish homeland proposal could further heighten tensionLos Angeles TimesIsrael approves law that makes country a Jewish stateIrish TimesIsrael's Cabinet backs 'Jewish state law' as tensions run highSydney Morning HeraldNew York Times -Jerusalem Post -The Independentall 1,827 news articles »
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:14 pm
A Father and Daughter Were on a Bicycle Ride
TheBlaze.comA Father and Daughter Were on a Bicycle Ride When They Heard a Sound ...TheBlaze.comA father and daughter were getting in a morning bike ride Sunday when they heard a sound of a crying baby coming from a storm drain by the bike trail. So the bicyclists and others hoisted the slab off the drain and saw a newborn boy almost 8 feet below, ...Mother admits dumping baby in drain, court papers showSydney Morning HeraldBabies evolved to last days without milkThe AustralianAustralian mom charged with attempted murder after newborn baby abandoned ...National PostBBC News -Independent Online -Sky News Australiaall 330 news articles »
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:03 pm
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Flooding could follow heavy snow in western
By Mark Blinch BUFFALO (Reuters) - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow. Creeks appeared to be flowing smoothly and no flooding had been reported as the sun began to go down, county officials said. More than 775 members of the New York National Guard were in Erie County and Buffalo to help with flood prevention after days of work to clear roads and dig homes and cars out of the record snow from a storm that killed 13 people. ...
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:28 pm
Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 3:12 pm
Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78
WASHINGTON (AP) — A controversial and tireless advocate for the nation's capital who created jobs for generations of black families, Marion Barry was the ultimate District of Columbia politician, though his arrest for drug use in the midst of a crack cocaine epidemic often overshadows his accomplishments.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 3:04 pm
Anxieties mount as Ferguson waits on grand
Crews erected barricades around the building where a grand jury has been considering whether to indict the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, even as a grand jury decision seemed unlikely this weekend.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 2:03 pm
Boy with fake gun dies after shot by Ohio
A 12-year-old boy brandishing what turned out to be a fake gun is dead after being shot by a Cleveland police officer.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:18 pm
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Rupee inches up; shares eyed for further
Reuters Market Eye - The rupee is marginally higher at 61.73/74 versus its Friday's close of 61.7625/7725. Dealers expect the rupee to hold in a 61.50 to 61.80 range during the day. Foreign fund flows into the share market will be crucial for direction.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:11 pm
G20 needed fibre network to avoid delegate
The G20 network servicing more than 7,000 world leaders, delegates, and media over two days in Brisbane this month required the backing of fibre to ensure that everyone had adequate download speeds over the network. The Group of Twenty leaders summit was ...
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:09 pm
Why Two Evel Knievel Wannabes Can’t Get
Being a daredevil, apparently, is serious and competitive business. The two would-be jumpers are known adversaries—to put it mildly. They even had objections about appearing in the same article together. “It waters down the gene pool,” quips Mr. Braun.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:07 pm
Half a continent away, Baltimore readies for
Visits from national activists bring Ferguson situation closer to Baltimore. As the nation waited to see whether a white Ferguson, Mo., police officer would be charged in the killing of an unarmed black teen, criticism arose Sunday in Baltimore and around ...
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 11:56 am
American Music Awards 2014 best moments and
Taylor Swift kicked off the 2014 American Music Awards Sunday night with a live TV premiere of her new single "Blank Space," which appears on the 24-year-old pop songstress' No. 1 album, "1989." The energetic number found Swift grabbing hot male dancers ...
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 11:52 am
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Dewani Bid To Discharge Case To Be Heard
A judge is set to decide on a defence application to throw out the case against the British businessman without further evidence.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:41 pm
Soyuz Rocket Docks At Space Station
Italy's first female astronaut is among those aboard the spacecraft as it touches down at the international facility.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:57 pm
Spying Virus May Be Work Of A 'Nation State'
The creators of the intelligence-gathering Regin malware are said to have "gone to great lengths to cover its tracks".
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:43 pm
Boy With Replica Gun Fatally Shot By Police
Tamir Rice, 12, was shot twice by US police after a witness called 911 saying they could see someone with a "probably fake" gun.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:24 pm
Police Recruit Public For Counter-Terror
Anti-terrorism officers say they cannot alone combat the threat of violence - but need the public's help to keep the country safe.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:19 pm
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:43 pm
Banker ruled fit for HK murder trial
British banker Rurik Jutting is ruled fit to stand trial for the murder of two women in Hong Kong, after undergoing psychiatric assessments.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:42 pm
Asia shares higher on China rate cut
Asian stock markets traded higher as investors cheer an interest rate cut in China and the European Central Bank's vow to fight deflation.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:02 pm
UK fighters in Syria 'not mercenaries'
A British man fighting with Kurdish troops against Islamic State militants in Syria tells the BBC he is not a mercenary.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:56 pm
Business confidence at five-year low
Global business confidence slipped to five-year low in October, according to a survey of 6,100 companies from Markit Economics.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:50 pm
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Obama takes blame for midterms
Days after the Democrats' brutal defeat in the midterm elections, President Obama said Sunday that he takes responsibility for his party's poor performance at the polls.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:27 pm
'People want that new car smell'
President Obama said in an interview Sunday that he has some "dings" but will help his party during the 2016 election cycle in any way he can.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:26 pm
Obama responds to heckler
During his immigration speech at Del Sol High School in Las Vegas, President Obama addresses a heckler in the crowd.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:21 pm
Do shrimp hold clues to alien life?
Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:14 pm
Giffords finishes 11-mile bike ride
Former Arizona Rep. Gabby Giffords completed an 11-mile cycling event Saturday, marking another milestone in her recovery from a 2011 mass shooting.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:14 pm
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Apple's latest (RED) campaign pushes to end
Corporations work to 'help people live longer.'        
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:02 am
Another house in Detroit art installment
Blaze hits Taxi House, the 12th house in 18 months to burn in two-block art project.        
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 2:02 am
Bomb kills at least 45 Afghans at volleyball
Dozens more were wounded when the bomber, who was on foot and mingling with the crowd, detonated his explosives.        
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 2:00 am
Fort Sam Houston on lockdown; man in custody
Fort's military police handling the lockdown, sheriff's department says        
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:03 am
Apple launches massive two-week (RED)
The Cupertino tech giant will raise money to fight HIV/AIDS via apps and store sales.        
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 1:02 am
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Cowboys 31, Giants 28: Cowboys Edge the
Odell Beckham Jr.'s remarkable one-handed touchdown reception wasn’t enough to save the Giants in a loss to Dallas.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:28 pm
In Brooklyn, 2 Young Men, a Dark Stairwell
The bullet that killed Akai Gurley in a Brooklyn housing project stairwell was fired from the gun of a New York police officer, but exactly how it happened is still a mystery.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:01 pm
Snow Brings Days of Tumult for Residents of
A sagging ceiling prompted the evacuation of 177 frail elderly residents, who spent hours in a former shopping mall before being moved to temporary locations.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:19 pm
In North Dakota, Rising Unease Over Oil’s
After an unusual land deal, a giant spill and a tanker-train explosion, anxiety began to ripple across the North Dakota prairie.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:13 pm
Political Memo: In Partisan Washington,
The Affordable Care Act faces grave danger because legislative repair work that was once routine has grown impossible.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:03 pm
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Exclusive: China ready to cut rates again on
BEIJING (Reuters) - China's leadership and central bank are ready to cut interest rates again and also loosen lending restrictions, concerned that falling prices could trigger a surge in debt defaults, business failures and job losses, said sources involved in policy-making.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:59 pm
Low voter turnout could erode Japan PM Abe's
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese voters, puzzled as to why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is calling an election now and unimpressed by opposition alternatives, may shun a Dec. 14 election in record numbers.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:07 pm
Anxious Ferguson waits for grand jury's
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - After a fourth straight night of low-level protests in Ferguson, Missouri, anxious residents still did not know on Sunday when a grand jury would return a decision on whether to charge a white policeman who shot an unarmed black teen to death this summer.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:32 pm
Flooding could follow heavy snow in western
BUFFALO (Reuters) - Emergency workers filled thousands of sandbags on Sunday as the area around Buffalo, New York braced for potential flooding as warming temperatures began to melt up to seven feet (2 meters) of snow.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:28 pm
Iraqi forces say retake two towns from
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraqi forces said on Sunday they retook two towns north of Baghdad from Islamic State fighters, driving them from strongholds they had held for months and clearing a main road from the capital to Iran.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 3:22 pm
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Sophisticated ‘state-sponsored’ spying
A sophisticated malware dubbed Regin has been used to spy on governments, infrastructure operators and other high-profile targets, security company Symantec has revealed. It also targeted private individuals and businesses, particularly in Russia.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 9:14 pm
New world-record Sochi swing is like jumping
The world’s biggest swing – 170 meters - is now in Sochi, after A.J.Hackett, the man who first commercialized bungee jumping, opened his latest resort in the Black Sea city, which is trying to position itself as a world tourism center.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:45 pm
2 people rescued from rubble of collapsed
An apartment building has “completely” collapsed in the Washington Park neighbourhood of Chicago after a reported explosion, trapping people under the debris. Fire Department crews believe they rescued the only two victims, but continue their search.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:11 pm
​Western New York braces for flooding
After a huge snowstorm struck the state of New York covering it with up to 2 meters of snow it took emergency services several days to clear the mess. Now authorities fear the melting snow could cause major flooding in the area.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:38 pm
Truck torn apart by two trains at rail
A truck driver has been killed in a horrific collision in Kazakhstan after his vehicle skid onto the rail track crossing right between the two oncoming trains. The crash in which both trains partially derailed was recorded by a CCTV cam.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:21 pm
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US police shoot dead boy carrying fake gun
A 12-year-old boy shot by police in Cleveland after apparently grabbing a replica gun dies from injuries.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:49 pm
West and Iran to make 'last push' for deal
World powers and Tehran are discussing possible extension to Monday night deadline as wide gap remains in nuclear talks.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:34 pm
Polls close in Tunisia's first free election
Turnout estimated at above 64 per cent in vote marking first democratic transfer of power in country's modern history.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 6:07 pm
Burkina Faso appoints transitional
Military gets key posts in 26-member cabinet chosen to lead the country until elections next year.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 5:15 pm
Israeli cabinet approves 'Jewish state' bill
The bill that defines country as "Jewish state" now heads towards parliamentary vote in a blow to Israeli Arabs.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 4:21 pm
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Vic man pleads for return of war medals
A VICTORIAN man has made a plea for the return of stolen medals awarded to his great-grandfather in World War I he says hold immense value to his family.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:20 pm
NT premiums may rise after TIO sale
DESPITE the NT government's indications to the contrary, there has been no promise made by Allianz that premiums won't rise following the TIO sale.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:59 pm
'Sad day' for ABC as hundreds lose jobs
MORE than 400 people are facing redundancy as the ABC moves to offset a $254 million cut to federal government funding.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:59 pm
Bar workers cleared over Qld club death
A CORONER says five Cairns nightclub workers who held a man down after he turned violent shouldn't face criminal charges over his death.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:14 pm
Aussies to spend $30b this Christmas
ALL those Christmas parties and gifts under the tree don't come cheap, with Australians expected to spend $30 billion this Christmas.
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:06 pm
Source: Telegraph
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Letter that inspired Kerouac's On the Road
The note said to have inspired the Beatnik movement, sent from by Neal Cassidy to Jack Kerouac in 1950, was missing for decades
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:37 pm
Bin lorry driver crushed by his own truck
The driver is believed to have been trying to stop his runaway lorry from rolling out of a car park when he was fatally crushed against a wall
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 3:04 pm
Coalition abandons target to reduce
The Government will fail to slash the overall number of migrants as planned because Britain's strong economic performance continues to lure European workers, says Theresa May
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 2:30 pm
England have been overtaken by Ireland as
Brian Moore: Stuart Lancaster's men have struggled this autumn but with a bit more belief the Irish could mount a serious World Cup challenge
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:57 pm
Labour leadership candidates fail to endorse
The Smith Commission on devolution is expected to recommend the transfer of sweeping tax and welfare powers
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 12:57 pm
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Afghanistan MPs approve security deal
Afghan MPs have overwhelmingly approved a security agreement with the US and NATO which allows the international troops too remain in the country.…
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:58 am
Dozens killed in suicide attack on
At least 45 people have been killed and 50 others injured in a suicide attack at a crowded volleyball match in Afghanistan. The blast happened in…
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:29 am
Pakistan: Vintage car rally
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Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:24 am
Palestinian man shot in Gaza near border
There is anger in Gaza after the first deadly Israeli shooting there since a 50-day war ended in August. A Palestinian man has been shot dead near…
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 8:02 am
Philippines remembers 2009 Maguindanao
The Philippines is marking the fifth anniversary of the worst political massacre in the country's history which left 58 dead. It was also the…
Posted on 23 November 2014 | 7:33 am
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British Gas owner posts huge profits
British Gas' owner has increased profits at its residential arm by 23 per cent in a move fanning flames of anger over recent price hikes.Related StoriesCentrica criticised over profitsBatman shootings: Amateur video of audience fleeingJamie Heaton's parents visit Shaw explosion siteBo's wife charged with murder of British businessmanRelated StoriesFirst outing for fastest cubs on landMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingPolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 yearsKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Warsi cleared of expenses fiddle
The Conservative Party says its co-chairman Baroness Warsi has been cleared of allegations she wrongly claimed Parliamentary expenses.Related StoriesDavid Cameron heckled at Olympic eventMost over-the-top PMQs question ever?Cameron: 'We have to deal with banking culture'David Cameron confronted by angry Yorkshire residentRelated StoriesDavid Beckham surprises Team GB fans in photo boothAll children to be given flu vaccineOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungePolice numbers drop to lowest level in 9 years
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 6:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of British
The wife of scandal-hit Chinese politician Bo Xilai is to be prosecuted for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood.Related StoriesNorth Korean soldiers dance to celebrate Kim's promotionBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWedding party's cars plunge into river as bridge collapsesRelated StoriesChina shows off elite Harbin Z-9 helicopterAdorable white lion cubs born in MexicoBreathtaking volcano eruption in JapanSenior Syrian diplomats defectKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San Diego
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:49 am
Olympics kicks off with flag gaffe
Olympic organisers LOCOG have been forced to apologise to the North Korean women's football team, after the South Korean flag was displayed before their first match.Related StoriesDavid Beckham: 'I have a small role in opening ceremony'London 2012 kicks off with footballOlympics 'sabotage' strike called offMariem Alaoui Selsouli suspendedTall ships sail to the Thames for the Olympics
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest level in 9
The number of police officers in England and Wales has fallen to its lowest level in nine years, figures showed today.Related StoriesEngland and Wales are ageing faster than ever beforeBNP members to be 'banned' from ChurchWarsi cleared of expenses fiddleWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeRelated StoriesBritish Gas owner posts huge profitsHSBC dealt record fine over drug-money launderingWitnesses describe horror at Tate Modern death plungeKiller whale drags trainer underwater at SeaWorld, San DiegoWarsi cleared of expenses fiddle
Posted on 26 July 2012 | 4:03 am