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Johann Lamont resigns saying role
BBC NewsJohann Lamont resigns saying role 'questioned'BBC NewsScottish Labour leader Johann Lamont has resigned saying senior party members had "questioned" her role amid the "serious challenges" faced by the party after September's referendum. In her resignation letter she said her decision would enable her party ...Labour backs Jim Murphy to take over lead in ScotlandMirror.co.ukUPDATE 1-UK's Labour suffers setback as leader in Scotland quitsReutersScottish opposition leader quits with 'dinosaur' blastgulfnews.comNewsweek -Sky News -Reuters UKall 159 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:48 am
'It breaks me': Washington state high school
Fox News'It breaks me': Washington state high school gunman's Twitter account eyedFox NewsMARYSVILLE, Wash. – Jaylen Fryberg was well liked and athletic, a football player named to his high school's homecoming court just one week ago. He was also facing problems, writing of some unspecified troubles on his Twitter feed: "It breaks me.'He Seemed Like A Normal Kid': Rage Behind Washington Gunman's SpreeNBCNews.comTeen shooter targets 3 girls, 2 male cousinsThe Seattle TimesSchool shooting victims remain critically injuredCBS NewsUSA TODAY -ABC News -Buffalo Newsall 2,586 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:48 am
Ottawa shooting: 'Sergeant-at-arms shot
The IndependentOttawa shooting: 'Sergeant-at-arms shot suspect at point-blank range after diving ...The IndependentThe “terrorist” who killed a Canadian soldier was shot dead around a pillar by Parliament's Sergeant-at-Arms as he hid in an alcove, it has emerged. Kevin Vickers, 58, confronted Michael Zehaf-Bibeau alone and shot him at point-blank range while risking his ...Ottawa shooting: The face-to-face encounter that ended the attack on ParliamentCBC.caThe 'religious crack addict' who took a well-worn path to jihadTelegraph.co.ukOttawa's Parliament Reopens to Public After Deadly ShootingNBCNews.comCNN (blog) -Hindustan Times -New York Timesall 8,257 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:48 am
Islamic State: Militants 'pushed back' in
BBC NewsIslamic State: Militants 'pushed back' in IraqBBC NewsKurdish forces in northern Iraq say they have recaptured the town of Zumar from Islamic State militants. Further south, Iraqi security forces say they are pushing back IS in Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad, in a battle to secure a route used by Shia pilgrims.Iraqi security forces retake most of town near Baghdad from Islamic State: local ...ReutersIraqi forces press to secure Shiite south ahead of religious festivalWashington PostIraqi forces, Kurds claim gains against ISISKCRA SacramentoQ13 FOX -The Globe and Mail -GlobalPostall 63 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:20 am
Ukraine war hero fights election from
Telegraph.co.ukUkraine war hero fights election from Russian psychiatric wardTelegraph.co.ukA Russian psychiatric ward is an unlikely base for a career in Ukrainian politics. Yet a female army helicopter pilot is contesting Sunday's parliamentary election in Ukraine from a secure unit over the border in Russia. Despite her enforced absence from her ...Ukraine Pauses Before Decisive VoteABC NewsBattle-Scarred Ukraine Prepares for ElectionNBCNews.comOn eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support for pro-Europe courseReutersHuffington Post -Bloombergall 446 news articles »
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:01 am
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Obama commends New Yorkers for calm reaction
The first person quarantined under strict new rules in the New York City area for people with a high risk of Ebola tested negative, New Jersey officials said on Saturday, as President Barack Obama said the response to domestic cases of the deadly disease needs to be based on "facts, not fear." Under the new policy, anyone arriving at the two international airports serving New York City after having contact with Ebola patients in Liberia, Sierra Leone or Guinea must submit to a mandatory 21-day quarantine. The requirement exceeds current federal ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:55 am
Egypt leader: 'Foreign hands' behind Sinai
CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi said Saturday that an assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation" and vowed to take drastic action against militants.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:32 am
School worker tried to stop Washington
MARYSVILLE, Wash. (AP) — A high school worker tried to stop a gunman who opened fire on a crowded lunchroom north of Seattle, killing one girl and badly wounding four others, authorities said Saturday.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:57 am
U.S. recognizes gay marriages in six more
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder said on Saturday the U.S. government will recognize same-sex marriages in six more states, bringing to 32 the number of states where couples in gay unions qualify for federal benefits. Alaska, Arizona, Idaho, North Carolina, West Virginia and Wyoming were added to the list on Saturday, a week after Holder made a similar announcement concerning seven other states. The move comes after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear appeals of cases that sought to overturn bans on same-sex marriages. ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:05 am
Police seek motive in fatal Washington state
By Eric M. Johnson and Victoria Cavaliere MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Authorities were seeking a motive on Saturday as to why a high school student in the United States' Washington state shot dead a female classmate and wounded four others in a campus cafeteria before killing himself. The shooter, a homecoming prince at Marysville-Pilchuck High School north of Seattle, took his own life as his classmates fled to safety. The incident was the latest in a series of deadly shooting rampages at U.S. schools that have played a central role in a national debate over gun laws. ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:21 am
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New Incan Find One-Ups Peru's Famous 12
Hundreds of years after it was precisely carved and placed into a wall, a stone has been found in Peru that could undermine the country's famous 12 Angle Stone. Researchers say the stone is part of "a hydraulic system built at the archaeological site ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:56 am
Brazil poll rivals close campaigns for
Rio de Janeiro (AFP) - Brazil's leftist President Dilma Rousseff and center-right challenger Aecio Neves wrapped up their campaigns Saturday in the hardest-fought election in the country's recent history. Brazilians vote Sunday in a run-off to choose the ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:53 am
Titans' Shonn Greene arrested on multiple
Titans running back Shonn Greene was arrested on Friday night on a handful of charges, the most serious a resisting stop charge stemming from him leaving the scene of an incident in Franklin, Tenn. Greene was charged with a handicap parking violation ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:52 am
Two People Shot at Hookah Bar in Riverside
Two people suffered non life-threatening injuries during a shooting at a Riverside hookah lounge early Saturday, officials said. Authorities responded around 2 a.m. to a report of a disturbance at the Sin Bad Hookah Lounge in the 12700 block of Magnolia ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:46 am
Al Qaeda Commander Tweets Support for ISIS
An al Qaeda commander tweeted his support for Abdul Rahman Kassig, the American captive threatened with execution by ISIS. “The doctor who welcomed me in the [the city of Deir Ezzour] hospital and performed a successful operation was Peter,” Abu Omar ...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:45 am
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Scottish Labour Leader In Shock Resignation
Labour's leader in Scotland quits with a parting shot at colleagues - piling more pressure on Ed Miliband.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:57 am
Brazil To Elect President Amid Corruption
Voters will choose between incumbent Dilma Rousseff and Aecio Neves, with the latest polls giving the president a slight lead.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:55 am
Woman Hanged In Iran Despite Retrial
An international campaign had been set up to try to save her from execution amid claims of a "deeply flawed" investigation.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:59 am
Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dies Aged 71
The legendary musician was most famous for his work with guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in 1960s group Cream.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:38 am
Fourth Man From Portsmouth Dies In Syria
Mehdi Hassan, 19, travelled to the conflict-hit country with a group of four other men in October last year.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:55 am
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Scottish Labour leader stands down
Scottish Labour Party leader Johann Lamont resigns with immediate effect after accusing the UK party of treating Scotland like a "branch office".
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:06 am
Britain must pay EU bill, says MEP
The rest of Europe expects the UK to settle a £1.7bn EU budget demand "and that's that", a vice president of the European Parliament has said.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:05 am
Protesters scuffle at N Korea border
Scuffles break out as South Korean residents try to prevent activists sending balloons into the North carrying anti-government leaflets.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:04 am
Liverpool 0-0 Hull City
Liverpool fail to break down a resolute Hull City side as Reds striker Mario Balotelli suffers another frustrating day.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:59 am
Russian clocks go back for last time
After experimenting with permanent summer hours, Russia is adopting permanent winter hours due to fewer hours of daylight in the north.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:43 am
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Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies
Scottish musician Jack Bruce, bassist for the legendary 1960s rock band Cream, died Saturday at age 71.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:03 am
Isolated woman tests negative for Ebola
A woman quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after arrival from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola in a preliminary test, authorities said Saturday.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:52 am
3 students still in critical condition
A freshman who opened fire at a school near Seattle injured two of his cousins in the shooting, killed a girl and injured other students before killing himself.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:50 am
43 missing students kidnapped by police?
The students went missing after a Mexican mayor sent police to prevent them from protesting. The attorney general says they were likely handed over to a criminal gang.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:45 am
Forces claim gains against ISIS
Iraqi security forces have regained control of the area of Jurf al-Sakhar, a town south of Baghdad, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said Saturday, as they battle to keep ISIS militants in check.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:36 am
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N.Y. candidate puts Facebook money into
Democrat says get-out-the-vote effort is key to his hopes for an upset in New York race.        
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:06 am
Fatal virus prompts Indy shelter to say no
The Indianapolis shelter reported an outbreak of feline panleukopenia virus.        
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:01 am
Millions volunteer for Make A Difference Day
The nation's largest day for volunteerism, Make A Difference Day helps millions in need        
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 6:03 pm
How cell phones can predict where Ebola
Text messages, airline bookings and tweets could predict the path of the outbreak.        
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:57 am
World's first 'dead heart' transplants
Australian breakthrough could save the lives of 30% more heart transplant patients.        
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 4:16 am
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First Patient Quarantined Under Strict New
A nurse quarantined in Newark was found Saturday to be free of the virus. She is being held under a new policy for some travelers arriving in the New York area from West Africa.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:51 am
ABC Cancels ‘Manhattan Love Story’
The sitcom is the fall TV season’s first casualty.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:35 am
Ottawa Gunman’s Radicalism Deepened as
Michael Zehaf-Bibeau was troubled and unstable, and he initially may have sought religion as an attempt to scaffold a disintegrating life.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:17 am
Iran Hangs Woman for Killing Alleged Rapist
Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:57 am
New York Ebola Patient’s Fiancée Shares
Morgan Dixon, due to leave the hospital Saturday and continue her quarantine at home, is described as a private person who helps people behind the scenes.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:19 am
Source: Reuters
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Canada's Parliament Hill reopens following
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after shooting dead a soldier in the second attack on the country's military at home in a week.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:26 am
On eve of poll, Ukraine leader seeks support
KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:25 am
Ebola medical worker quarantined in New
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker in New Jersey quarantined after arriving at an airport after treating Ebola victims in West Africa has tested negative for the virus, the state's health department said on Saturday.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:16 am
U.S., allies stage 22 air strikes in Iraq:
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 22 air strikes against Islamic State forces in Iraq on Friday and Saturday, the U.S. Central Command said.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:14 am
Medical worker quarantined in New Jersey
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A medical worker quarantined in New Jersey on her return from treating Ebola victims in West Africa was being evaluated in a hospital isolation ward on Saturday after new contagion-control safeguards were imposed for America's biggest urban center.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 4:39 am
Source: RT
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​Insulated undies: Radiation-proof,
While harm from cell-phone rays has so far been lacking sufficient scientific proof, a US firm wants men to take no chances with radiation - at least when it comes to the most precious of male body parts.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:50 am
UK, Europe on collision course over €2.1bn
Senior EU officials insist that Britain must pay a €2.1 billion surcharge by December, and have the backing of France and Germany, despite Prime Minister David Cameron’s insistence that he won’t pay.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:34 am
‘Ukraine crisis weighs on global economy,
The West and Russia should go back to dialogue and develop the right tools to tackle three major issues of Ukraine: the constitution, security and economy, a former French prime minister and minister of foreign affairs told RT at the Valdai conference.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:22 am
‘Facebook a gift to intelligence
Investigative journalist Laura Poitras says she is worried about intelligence agencies using the all-too-easily-accessible data gathered from social networks - as people share their personal information voluntarily and governments only need to ask.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:07 am
Venezuela to revise relations with Spain
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has ordered a review of all relations with Spain citing its Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy’s support for opposition and criticism of the country’s judicial system.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:14 am
Source: Al Jazeera
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Lebanese army cracks down on 'ISIL suspects'
Raids and confrontations continue day after at least four people are killed in clashes starting in old market.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:58 am
Korea leaflet launch grounded by
South Koreans living near border say protest balloons sent into North by activists put them at risk of retaliation.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:43 am
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd forces
Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:43 am
Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street
Students will conduct a poll asking protesters what they think of a government proposal aimed at ending demonstrations.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:51 am
Malian president urges calm after Ebola
Ibrahim Boubacar Keita says country's first case contained after reports victim could have infected others before dying.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:25 am
Source: News.com.au
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Cream bassist Jack Bruce dies aged 71
BASS player Jack Bruce, most famous for his work with guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in legendary 1960s group Cream, has died aged 71.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:53 am
Pistorius 'pathetic figure': Reeva's mum
JUNE Steenkamp's has described her daughter Reeva's killer, athlete Oscar Pistorius, as a "pathetic figure" in a book she has written.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:03 am
ALP cruises to NSW by-election wins
LABOR has won two NSW by-elections triggered by the state's political donation scandal.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:56 am
Overdoses suspected in Sydney rail deaths
PRESCRIPTION drugs have been found where two men died at Sydney's Central Railway Station. They are believed to be victims of a drug overdose.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:27 am
Mozambique's ruling party wins race
ELECTION officials in Mozambique say the ruling party's candidate, Filipe Nyusi, has won the presidential election.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:11 am
Source: Telegraph
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Liverpool v Hull, Sunderland v Arsenal, West
Cameron Macphail's live coverage from today's 3pm matches as Liverpool host Hull and Sunderland tackle Arsenal
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:30 am
£1.7bn EU budget bill shows David Cameron
Bernard Jenkin MP, chair of the Public Administration Select Committee, says the £1.7bn EU bill is "astonishing," but it shows that David Cameron is right to want to renegotiate Britain's relationship with Europe
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:21 am
Liverpool v Hull, Sunderland v Arsenal, West
Join Cameron Macphail for live coverage from today's matches as Liverpool host Hull and Sunderland tackle Arsenal
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:00 am
Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies
Bassist, most famous for his work with guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in legendary 1960s group Cream, was aged 71
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:29 am
Cream guitarist Jack Bruce dies
Bassist, most famous for his work with guitarist Eric Clapton and drummer Ginger Baker in legendary 1960s group Cream, was aged 71
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:29 am
Source: Euronews
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Missing Mexican students' protest turns
A radical splinter teachers' union has led protests in Guerrero state in Mexico which ended with some demonstrators vandalising and setting fire to…
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:56 am
Rome: tens of thousands protest labour
Tens of thousands have taken to the streets of Rome protesting against Prime Minister Matteo Renzi's plans to overhaul the labour market. Renzi has…
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:17 am
China: 16 killed in coal mine collapse
A coal mine shaft has collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, according to China's official news agency. Another 11 miners were…
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:17 am
Argentina sentences 15 former officials to
In Argentina, a group of former government officials have been sentenced to life in prison for the abduction, torture and killing of dissidents…
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:35 am
Iran executes woman after 'deeply flawed'
Iran has executed a woman who had killed a man she said tried to rape her. Reyhaneh Jabbari, 26, was hanged in Tehran on Saturday despite an…
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:05 am
Source: ITN
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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