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New NATO leader says alliance would defend
ABC NewsNew NATO leader says alliance would defend Turkey if it was attackedReutersBRUSSELS (Reuters) - NATO must be very clear that it would come to Turkey's aid if Turkey was attacked, the alliance's new Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said on Wednesday. "Our responsibility, the basic responsibility, is to stand up and be very clear ...NATO Gets New chief_one Putin May Approve OfABC NewsNATO's new leader says Russia can still destabilize UkraineDaily MailFormer NATO chief opens strategic consultancyChron.comZee Newsall 147 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:25 am
Moazzam Begg: Former Guantanamo Bay detainee
Telegraph.co.ukMoazzam Begg: Former Guantanamo Bay detainee cleared of terror chargesThe IndependentFormer Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is to walk free from prison after seven terror charges against him were dropped by prosecutors. The 45-year-old has been in custody for seven months awaiting trial on charges connected to the civil war in ...UK Drops Terrorism Case for Ex-Guantanamo InmateABC NewsFormer Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg walks free after 'new ...Daily MailTerror charges dropped against ex-Guantanamo detainee Moazzam BeggRTThe Intercept - First Look Media -RIA Novosti -RTE.ieall 99 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:22 am
RAAF surveillance jet at work in Iraq but
The AustralianRAAF surveillance jet at work in Iraq but Super Hornets not clearedThe AustralianAN RAAF Wedgetail jet packed with surveillance and communications technology has conducted its first missions over Iraq, helping co-ordinate coalition air and ground combat operations against Islamic State terrorists. The Abbott government gave the ...Tony Abbott ready for Australia to join fight against Islamic State despite ...Sydney Morning HeraldAustralia sends unarmed air force planes to support mission in IraqCTV NewsRAAF now airborne and ready for battle in IraqThe Daily TelegraphThe Age -euronews -Wall Street Journalall 262 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:20 am
At least 10 dead as shells hit Ukraine
USA TODAYAt least 10 dead as shells hit Ukraine school, bus stopUSA TODAYAt least 10 people were killed Wednesday when shells fell on a school in Donetsk on the first day of classes and on a nearby bus stop, despite a three-week cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. Both sides were fighting for control ...Shell Kills 4 at Ukrainian SchoolNBCNews.comAt Least 10 Killed in Shelling of School, Minivan in UkraineThe Moscow TimesUkraine crisis: Shelling at school in eastern city of Donetsk kills at least 10 peopleABC OnlineRIA Novostiall 61 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:18 am
Hong Kong Marks National Day as Protesters
Getty ImagesHong Kong Marks National Day as Protesters Continue BlockadesVoice of AmericaHong Kong pro-democracy protesters heckled the territory's chief executive on Wednesday during ceremonies to mark the 65th anniversary of the founding of communist China, with students threatening to ramp up demonstrations if he did not step down.In China, Hong Kong protests out of sight, out of mindUSA TODAYHow will China respond to the Hong Kong protests?CNNHong Kong protesters threaten to occupy buildingsChron.comABC News -The Australian -Christian Science Monitorall 8,170 news articles »
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:03 am
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'Not comfortable' with Secret Service chief
Senior Democratic lawmaker wants Julia Pierson to leave after series of presidential security breaches.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:44 am
700-year-old tomb may decide Turkey's role
By Dasha Afanasieva and Selin Bucak ISTANBUL (Reuters) - A vow to defend the 700-year-old tomb of Suleyman Shah, grandfather of the founder of the Ottoman Empire, in a Turkish enclave in northern Syria could decide Turkey's role in the military campaign against Islamic State. Deputy Prime Minister Bulent Arinc said on Tuesday that the militants were advancing on the white stone mausoleum, guarded by several dozen Turkish soldiers and perched on a manicured lawn under a Turkish flag on the banks of the Euphrates. ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:21 am
NYC teacher at elite school faces multiple
NEW YORK (AP) — A teacher at an elite New York City high school already accused of sending an indecent photo to a student is now facing an additional 36-count indictment alleging he victimized six others.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:05 am
U.S. health experts in Dallas review
By Susan Heavey WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health experts in Dallas were taking stock Wednesday of how many people may have been exposed to Ebola, just a day after the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States, the nation's top public health official said. The review comes even as health officials in Texas said healthcare workers tested negative for the virus and there were no other suspected cases in the state. ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:20 am
Mayor of Los Angeles suburb of Bell Gardens
By Steve Gorman LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - The mayor of a small Los Angeles suburb was shot dead by his wife on Tuesday but the woman was released without charge after being detained, the county sheriff's department said. The shooting at Bell Gardens stemmed from an afternoon quarrel between the mayor, Daniel Crespo, 45, and his wife, Levette, 43, that escalated when their 19-year-old son, Daniel Jr., intervened, sheriff's spokeswoman Crystal Hernandez said. ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:57 am
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Arkansas gun range owner declares her
An Arkansas gun range owner has declared her shooting range a "Muslim-free zone," saying she refuses to cater to customers whose religion "commands" its followers to kill people. Gun Cave Indoor Shooting Range owner Jan Morgan said in an online post she ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:28 am
US health experts in Dallas review potential
U.S. health experts in Dallas were taking stock Wednesday of how many people may have been exposed to Ebola, just a day after the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States, the nation's top public health official said. The review ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:26 am
Ball Wins Unilever Partner to Win Award for
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ball Corporation (BLL) won a Unilever Partner to Win Award for Winning Capacity and Capability Building at Unilever's 4 th Partner to Win supplier summit in London earlier this month. Ball was recognized for ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:23 am
Driver Killed in Wrong-Way Crash on New
New Jersey State Police say a car going the wrong way on Interstate 80 struck a truck head-on, killing a driver. Trooper Alina Spies says the car, driven by 25-year-old Sean Hernandez of Haworth, was heading east in the westbound lanes when it hit the ...
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:23 am
Nazi hunters seek German probe of WW2 death
BERLIN (Reuters) - The Simon Wiesenthal Center has sent the German government a list of 80 people it believes murdered Jews while serving in Nazi death squads in World War Two and who may be still alive, the head of the Israel office of the organization said.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 1:21 am
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Congo ex-fighters 'starve in camp'
More than 100 demobilised militia fighters and their relatives die from hunger and disease in an army camp in DR Congo, according to a rights group.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 9:04 am
US Ebola patient condition upgraded
The first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil is in a serious condition, a hospital spokeswoman says.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:57 am
Iraq PM opposes Arab strikes in Iraq
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi tells the BBC he "totally" opposes Arab nations joining air strikes against Islamic State in his country.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:50 am
Kissinger 'considered Cuba strikes'
US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger wanted to "smash Cuba" by air strikes nearly 40 years ago, newly disclosed government documents show.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:49 am
Begg freed after charges dropped
Ex-Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg is freed from prison after prosecutors drop seven terror charges saying "new material" had emerged.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:38 am
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Child with enterovirus D68 dies
A child with a staph infection and enterovirus D68 has died in Rhode Island, the state's health department said Wednesday.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 9:08 am
Officials: Mayor shot, killed by wife
The mayor of a city in Los Angeles County, California, was shot and killed Tuesday, an official said.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 9:08 am
Turkey may send troops to fight ISIS
A day after Britain's military launched its first airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq, the question is: Who will be next to join the U.S.-led coalition in its air campaign against the extremists who have seized a swath of Iraq and Syria?
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:50 am
Where are he and 34,999 of his friends?
Arctic ice is dwindling, the waters of the North Pacific Ocean are the warmest on record and tens of thousands of walruses have taken notice, "hauling out" on an Alaskan beach in numbers never seen before.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:46 am
Dad did double-take at suspect's pic
Could the same man be behind the 2009 killing of a Virginia Tech student and the recent disappearance of a University of Virginia student? One father has suspicions.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:46 am
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RAF Tornados In First Airstrikes On IS In
The jets hit a heavy weapon position and an armed truck in the first military action since MPs voted to back aerial attacks.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:53 pm
Drugs And Prostitutes Boost Economy By
The impact of illegal drugs and prostitution on the British economy has been revealed for the first time.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:25 pm
Clegg Summons China Ambassador Over Demos
Police have fired tear gas during protests in Hong Kong over China's vetting of all candidates for 2017 elections on the island.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 12:17 pm
DJ Neil Fox Arrested Over Sexual Assault
The Magic Radio presenter is questioned by police investigating four allegations of sexual assault against two women.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 11:53 am
Michael Phelps Arrested For Drink-Driving
The American swimming champion faces his second DUI charge after being stopped for driving nearly twice the speed limit.
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 10:52 am
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Gov. Jerry Brown signs California gun
The law lets people ask a judge to remove guns from a relative they think poses a threat.        
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:48 am
5 things you need to know Wednesday
The biggest and most buzzworthy news to start your morning.        
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:49 pm
Watch two Suez Canal container ships collide
The crash reportedly occurred after one container ship had technical problems.        
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:11 pm
Photos: View gripping images from inside
Protesters in Hong Kong on Wednesday kicked off the National Day holiday with a captivating display of mass civil disobedience in hopes of g...        
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 8:08 pm
Paramedics, ER staff under Ebola observation
After Ebola diagnosis, health officials begin 'contact investigation.'        
Posted on 30 September 2014 | 6:40 pm
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Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:50 am
A CrossFit Workout for a New Demographic:
Physical fitness for children has become big business, as gyms and workout centers have tailored the hard-core workout regime for their youngest customers.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:18 am
Bits Blog: German Regulator Warns Google
The city of Hamburg’s data protection commissioner said the tech giant’s information gathering risked creating “meaningful and comprehensive” records of individuals without consent.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:03 am
Building Blocks: Harlem Church, Marking 90
“History must endure,” declares the senior pastor of Ephesus Seventh-day Adventist, who worries that as more whites move to Harlem, the neighborhood’s black heritage is being lost.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:42 am
G.M. Outlines Plan to Increase Profit
The automaker told investors and analysts that it would cut costs and expand its China operations, emphasizing growth and financial results.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:39 am
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Weak demand hits factory activity across
BANGALORE/LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Dwindling demand hurt factory activity across much of Asia and Europe in September, and mixed manufacturing indicators in the Americas on Wednesday raised the chances of slower global economic growth in the months ahead.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:46 am
Hong Kong's embattled leader believes
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong authorities will not immediately move to clear tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters occupying large areas of the city, and will let them stay for weeks if need be, a source with ties to leader Leung Chun-ying said on Wednesday.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:46 am
Turkey vows to fight Islamic State,
MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:34 am
U.S. health experts in Dallas review
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. health experts in Dallas were taking stock Wednesday of how many people may have been exposed to Ebola, just a day after the first case of the deadly virus was diagnosed in the United States, the nation's top public health official said.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:18 am
U.S. factory growth slows but hiring by
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Growth in U.S. factory activity slowed more than expected in September even as private sector job growth accelerated, signs of an uneven expansion in the U.S. economy.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:14 am
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Russia’s second biggest lender reduces
​Russia’s second biggest bank VTB has reduced its US dollar lending, Andrey Kostin the bank’s head said on the sidelines of the Russia Calling! forum on Wednesday.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:06 am
Dutch ISIS sympathizing schoolboy suspended
A 14 year-old boy has been suspended from school in the Netherlands after posting a video in which he said he belonged to Islamic State and wanted to decapitate Jews. The student is said to be of Balkan decent and was identified only as Ilhan M.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:46 am
‘Fat-fingered’ blunder: $617bn
A mishap on the Tokyo Stock Exchange resulted in a trading error that nearly caused $617 billion in unintentional trades in some of Japan’s biggest companies.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:43 am
‘West silent on Bahraini rights abuse to
The US and the UK continue to support the Bahraini regime and turn a blind eye to the critical human rights situation, afraid of losing their military bases if they show disloyalty or criticize, a former Bahraini opposition MP Jawad Fairooz told RT.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:32 am
​YouTube-rated: UK music videos to be
Movie-style classification ratings are to be slapped on to music videos in the UK, in a new pilot scheme designed to protect children from viewing raunchy, inappropriate and violent content.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:57 am
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Children killed in Homs double blasts
Double bombing outside primary school in the central Syrian city kills at least 22 people, including 10 children.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:50 am
Afghan president reopens bank scandal
Ashraf Ghani decrees re-investigation of 2010 theft of nearly $1bn by senior officials which led to a financial crisis.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 8:09 am
Deaths in renewed Donetsk fighting
At least 10 people are killed in residential areas caught in crossfire near the airport of the eastern Ukrainian city.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:52 am
Karadzic denies criminal role in Balkans war
Ex-Bosnian Serb leader admits 'moral responsibility' but rejects criminal charges in genocide that killed 8,000 Muslims.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 7:05 am
More US raids as ISIL advances on Syria town
Efforts continue to repel Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant fighters as they advance within 2km of Kobane.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:28 am
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50th anniversary of Japan's bullet train
JAPAN'S bullet train, which led the world in super-fast rail transport technology, has celebrated its 50th birthday.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:48 am
Ex-Gitmo man's terror case dropped in UK
FORMER Guantanamo Bay detainee Moazzam Begg has had terrorism-related charges against him dropped in the UK.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:48 am
HK protesters threaten to occupy buildings
STUDENT leaders of pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong warned they will step up their actions, including occupying several important government buildings.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:58 am
At least 1,119 Iraqis killed in Sept: UN
AT least 1,119 Iraqis died in violence in September, the UN mission in Baghdad says.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:41 am
CSG risks can be managed: chief scientist
THE NSW chief scientist says there is a future for the controversial coal seam gas industry so long as the proper safeguards are established.
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:03 am
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A shock resignation shows the chaos of
Opera is in deep trouble in the land of its birth, says Rupert Christiansen
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:32 am
Pregnant Duchess of Cambridge still too ill
Duchess of Cambridge sends her apologies to the Art Room charity after being unable to visit opening of new project in London
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:15 am
How to survive Stoptober and Sober October
The darkening days used to be a time for excess, but October has become a month of abstinence. Here's how to make it through Stoptober - quitting smoking - and Sober October - giving up drink - with your sanity intact
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 6:10 am
Food safety summit struck by food poisoning
A dodgy chicken marsala was to blame for cramps, nausea and diarrhoea at the annual Food Safety Summit, American health investigators say
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:56 am
Health safety summit struck by food
A dodgy chicken marsala was to blame for cramps, nausea and diarrhoea at the annual Food Safety Summit, American health investigators say
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:56 am
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Execution of Iranian woman sentenced to
The execution of a 26-year-old Iranian woman who was sentenced to death for killing a man who allegedly tried to rape her has apparently been…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:57 am
Ten civilians killed by shells in Ukraine's
Fresh shelling in Eastern Ukraine has hit a school playground and a minivan killing at least 10 people. A further eight were injured in a part of…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 5:04 am
Zalando shares zigzag on IPO debut
Shares in Europe's biggest online fashion retailer Zalando have enjoyed mixed fortunes on their debut on the Frankfurt stock exchange. Within the…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 4:32 am
Algerian militant hostage killers identified
The Algerian government says it has identified some members of the group that executed French hostage Herve Gourdel last week. The tourist was…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:40 am
Australia sends aircraft to support US-led
Australia has announced it will send two air force planes to support the US-led military coalition in Iraq. Prime Minister Tony Abbott said the…
Posted on 1 October 2014 | 3:09 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