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MH370: Amid wait for plane part analysis,
CNNMH370: Amid wait for plane part analysis, islanders search for more debrisCNNSaint-Denis, Reunion Island (CNN) — Steve Wang still listens sometimes to the last voice mail his mother left for him before she boarded Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. In the message, she asked her son to bring her coat when he came to meet her at ...MH370 Search: Storm Could Wash More Debris Onto Reunion BeachesNBCNews.comMH370 investigators meet in France ahead of examination of wing recovered from ...FirstpostMH370 hunt widened as tests say wing piece is from a Boeing 777Irish IndependentReuters -NDTV -CBS Newsall 7,239 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:38 am
Report: US-Led Strikes in Iraq, Syria Killed
Chicago TribuneReport: US-Led Strikes in Iraq, Syria Killed 459 CiviliansNew York TimesBAGHDAD — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria have likely killed at least 459 civilians over the past year, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The coalition had no immediate comment. The report ...Islamic State's newest concern: Internet securityLos Angeles TimesUS-led air strikes in Iraq, Syria killed many civilians, report saysFox NewsHundreds of civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Isis targets – reportThe GuardianChicago Tribune -News24 -Huffington Postall 377 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:18 am
Heath abuse claims: Police appeal for any
BBC NewsHeath abuse claims: Police appeal for any victims or witnessesBBC NewsThe police watchdog is to investigate whether officers failed to pursue allegations of child abuse made against former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath. A retired detective has alleged that claims were made in the 1990s but not followed up. The ...Former British PM Heath drawn in child sex abuse claimHindustan TimesFormer British Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath named in historic child sex ...Times of IndiaTed Heath: IPCC to investigate alleged coverup of child abuse claimsThe GuardianFinancial Times -Channel 4 Newsall 153 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:11 am
Why Obama is doubling down on new climate
Christian Science MonitorWhy Obama is doubling down on new climate change planChristian Science MonitorPresident Obama's ambitious new climate rules reflect an administration emboldened by recent victories on both domestic and global issues. By David J. Unger, Staff writer August 3, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. President Barack Obama delivers ...Obama set to announce steeper emissions cuts from US power plantsFox NewsObama's Clean Power Plans Will Kill High-Cost Coal ProducersBloombergWinners, losers under Obama's stricter power plant limitsSacramento -Politico -Huffington Post (blog)all 1,233 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:04 am
Yemen conflict: President Hadi loyalists
BBC NewsYemen conflict: President Hadi loyalists storm key air baseBBC NewsPro-government forces in Yemen have launched a major offensive to oust Houthi rebels from an air base north of the port of Aden, military sources say. They say a number of rebels were killed as troops loyal to President Mansour Abdrabbuh Hadi and ...Pro-Hadi fighters, Houthis battle over Yemen's largest military baseReutersPro-Hadi forces recapture Yemen's Al-Anad military basegulfnews.comPro-Hadi forces recapture Yemen's largest air base: commanderThe Daily StarArab News -Al-Bawabaall 561 news articles »
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 8:50 am
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GOP forum in N.H.: More cattle call than
Fourteen of the 17 Republican candidates show up, but they're hamstrung by the format.
Posted on 31 December 1969 | 4:00 pm
2 dead, 22 hurt in New Hampshire tent
A circus tent collapses as a severe storm rakes a northern New Hampshire fairground.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:04 pm
More fights ahead on Planned Parenthood
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the aftermath of the Senate's derailing of Republican legislation halting federal dollars for Planned Parenthood, one thing seems clear: Many on both sides think they can ring up gains from the battle.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:17 am
Major U.S. airlines end trophy hunter
Three U.S. airlines have banned the transport of lion, leopard, elephant, rhino or buffalo killed by trophy hunters, in the latest fallout from the killing of Zimbabwe's Cecil the lion last month. American Airlines said on Tuesday it would join Delta Airlines and United Airlines in banning the transport of animals known in Africa as the "big five", coined by hunters because they are the hardest to kill on foot. There has been an international outcry against trophy hunting among animal lovers since it emerged that American dentist Walter Palmer killed Cecil, a rare black-maned lion that was a familiar sight at Zimbabwe's Hwange National Park.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:16 am
Jury keeps death penalty as option for
James Holmes, the Colorado movie massacre gunman, could face the death penalty after jurors found on Monday that aggravating factors including the cruel nature of his crimes counted for more than mitigating ones such as mental illness. The panel of nine women and three men will now hear from victims of the July 2012 rampage at a midnight screening of the Batman film "The Dark Knight Rises." They will then deliberate on whether the 27-year-old shooter should be executed by lethal injection. Holmes, who killed 12 people and wounded 70, showed no reaction as the verdicts were delivered, staring straight ahead, hands in pockets.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 2:00 pm
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Baltimore calls in federal agents to help
Baltimore's police and civic leaders launched a two-month partnership Monday that will see ten federal agents embed with the city's homicide detectives in the latest bid to curb a surge in violent crime that has not been seen in decades. Under the program ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 8:04 pm
Public Wi-Fi Users Neglect Basic Security
You've come to expect it — free public Wi-Fi everywhere you go. But if that Wi-Fi hotspot you use is provided by a con artist, you could wind up paying a steep price for the Internet connection. A quarter of the adults who use the Internet, access it via ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 8:01 pm
Maryland driving instructor allegedly
A Maryland driving instructor allegedly told a female student he’d pass her in exchange for a sexual favor, police said. Daniel Perry, a former teacher with the Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA), got fired and is now charged with one count of ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 8:00 pm
Pregnant 18-year-old shot in eye in
A pregnant, 18-year-old is clinging to life after she was shot in the eye in a case of California road rage, police said. The unidentified woman, the passenger in an SUV, is in critical condition at Community Regional Medical Center after being shot in the ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 7:58 pm
Jessica Chastain & Boyfriend Gian Luca
Jessica Chastain and her boyfriend Gian Luca Passo de Preposulo walk around town together on Sunday (August 2) in New York City. The longtime couple was joined for the outing by Jes‘ adorable pet pooch Chaplin. Jessica is in town right now while ...
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 7:56 pm
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Police Chiefs Back Calls For Force Mergers
With budgets being squeezed across the UK, police force mergers may be the "best option," Sky News is told.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:15 am
Last Surviving Pilot Of Dambusters Raid Dies
Squadron Leader Les Munro, who has died in New Zealand aged 96, was described as a "fine man", whose life was all about service.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:42 am
Former PM Ted Heath Accused Of Raping Boy,
A man says he was labelled a "liar and a fantasist" in the 1960s, as police appeal for potential victims to come forward.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:41 am
Strongest Storm In The World So Far This
Super Typhoon Soudelor bears down on northeast Asia after flipping over cars and ripping off roofs on the island of Saipan.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:34 am
RBS Shares Sold At £1bn Loss To Taxpayers
The Government argues it is best for the economy to get the bank back into the private sector, even at a loss to taxpayers.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:59 am
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China Olympic song: Frozen rip-off?
Internet users spot a striking similarity between China's Winter Olympics theme tune a hit song from the Disney musical Frozen.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:20 am
Heath investigated by abuse police
The Met Police is investigating late ex-PM Edward Heath as part of their inquiry into historical child sex abuse claims, the BBC understands.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:17 am
Thousands flee California fires
Thousands of people in the US state of California are evacuated as fire crews battle a string of wildfires brought on by years of drought.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:09 am
Greek bank shares continue to fall
Shares in Greek banks fall for a second day in Athens, but non-financial shares fare better.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:08 am
Obama plan 'hope' for Paris deal
The UK government welcomes President Obama's plan to cut greenhouse gases and boost clean power.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 4:07 am
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"Hell must be filled with beautiful
"Hell must be filled with beautiful women and no mirrors."
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:59 am
Famous atheists and their beliefs
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:56 am
Fire, nudity, art at Burning Man
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:56 am
These are the words of a dead man
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:53 am
Cop who killed Michael Brown discusses life
Darren Wilson may have been legally vindicated in killing Michael Brown, but in many ways, he doesn't live like a free man.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:37 am
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2 shot at N.J. hip-hop concert
New Jersey State Police confirms shooting at PNC Bank Arts Center in Holmdel.       
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 5:03 am
Claims of child sex abuse against ex-British
The investigation is the latest in a string of allegations of child sex abuse involving high-profile figures in Britain.       
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:57 pm
5 things you need to know Tuesday
The biggest news to start your morning.       
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 8:30 pm
14's a crowd at the GOP Voters First Forum
It turns out 14 is a lot of candidates.       
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 6:33 pm
Another terrible escalator accident rattles
A man had his foot and part of his leg amputated after becoming trapped in an escalator.       
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 3:53 am
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Your Tuesday Briefing
Here’s what you need to know to start your day.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:01 am
City Room: New York Today: The Heat Is
Tuesday: The heat wave is ending (but not until tomorrow), it’s still hot, and local songbirds.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Cossacks Face Reprisals as Rebel Groups
Bitter feuding between pro-Kremlin rebel forces has led to Cossack fighters being purged from the Luhansk separatist enclave they helped create.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:00 am
New York State Lawmakers Spend Millions in
An examination of the spending of 41 elected officials who have been connected to a scandal or investigation since 2005 shows that those politicians have spent at least $7 million of campaign funds on legal fees.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:00 am
Pakistan Hangs Inmate Said to Have Been
The case of Shafqat Hussain had become a cause célèbre in Pakistan, where rights groups portrayed it as a stark example of a flawed judicial system.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:30 am
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Respite for commodities as dollar wilts,
LONDON (Reuters) - Oil prices steadied at $50 a barrel after a 5 percent drop and badly bruised commodity and Chinese markets were calmer generally on Tuesday, as investors attempted to shake off the recent turbulence.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:52 am
New Taliban leader facing tension as top
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A top Taliban official announced his resignation on Tuesday amid a growing leadership struggle in the Afghan insurgent movement after the news of the death of leader Mullah Mohammad Omar last week.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:46 am
Pro-Hadi fighters recapture Yemen's largest
(This version of the August 3rd story corrects headline to show base retaken from Houthis by pro-Hadi fighters )
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:14 am
Japan suspends work on U.S. base on Okinawa
TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan said on Tuesday it was suspending construction of a contentious U.S. air base on the island of Okinawa for a month to give time for talks between the central government and island authorities opposed to the facility.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 11:39 pm
Illegal immigration a dominant theme at
MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) - There was no Donald Trump but his top issue, illegal immigration, was a dominant theme on Monday for 14 Republican presidential candidates who tested their messages at a New Hampshire forum to start a pivotal week on the campaign trail.
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 7:37 pm
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Cherchez Israel: Air France bashed for
Israeli activists criticized Air France for failing to indicate Israel or its major cities on its in-flight map while marking the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The airline said it was a technical glitch. Read Full Article at
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:56 am
Finns prefer living next to rehab clinics
A new poll has discovered that Finns would rather live next to a rehab clinic than a Muslim place of worship. Read Full Article at
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:32 am
Heartwarming pics of Beijing hero cop
The picture of a heroic Chinese cop rescuing a newborn baby girl, who was dumped in the pipe of a public toilet in Beijing, has captured a lot of hearts. The baby survived and is now recovering in a local hospital thanks to her guardian angel. Read Full Article at
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 11:53 pm
Monsanto sued over PCB contamination of
Struggling with the pollution of the Spokane River, a town in the state of Washington is taking agrochemical giant Monsanto to court for selling chemicals that endanger human health and the environment, despite it allegedly having known of the hazard for decades. Read Full Article at
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:06 pm
Police brutality protests forced 24 states
National anti-police brutality protests, following the deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, Tamir Rice and Freddie Gray, have propelled state lawmakers to pass dozens of police reform measures. However, activists want more concrete changes. Read Full Article at
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 9:21 pm
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Syrian Kurds set terms for partnership with
Official of YPG group battling ISIL says they are willing to coordinate with anyone who is ready for democracy.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:30 am
Anti-Houthi forces recapture Yemen's largest
Backed by Saudi-led air strikes, forces fighting on the side President Hadi recaptures southern al-Anad base.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:08 am
Iraq-Kuwait war trauma is 'like an open
The 25th anniversary of the Iraqi invasion has brought painful memories back to the surface for many Kuwaitis.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:56 am
Anti-austerity: A political revolution
As austerity punishes and pauperises more people, the counter-arguments to it are becoming more mainstream.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:16 am
South Sudan to unveil own plan to end
Official says state leaders being consulted by president, just days after his government rejected a regional peace plan.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:55 am
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Quickflix and Presto deal collapses
STREAMING service Quickflix has suffered a major blow, losing its deal to resell the Presto service.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:51 am
SA man finds caterpillar in Coles veggies
AN Adelaide man has discovered a family of hungry caterpillars inside a capsicum bought at a Coles store.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:51 am
Millionaire Monlun's life ends in mystery
A FRENCH millionaire found dead in his Sydney apartment from an overdose could have been deliberately given a fatal amount of drugs by his ex-girlfriend.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:36 am
WA govt confident Bell bill will pass
THE WA government's bid to seize control of the Bell Group liquidation proceeds should clear the next hurdle in parliament, Treasurer Mike Nahan says.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:28 am
RBA happier with dollar and the economy
THE Reserve Bank has left the cash rate at a record low of two per cent and appears unlikely to cut it again any time soon.
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:27 am
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House price growth picks up in July, says
Annual house price growth rose to 3.5pc last month but the mortage lender says the property market is beginning to stabilise
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 3:03 am
Labour 'didn't know any minimum wage
Former Labour aide Arnie Graf says the party is "out of touch with the vast majority of people throughout the country"
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:58 am
Is fatherhood bad for men's health?
New research which has found that men who become fathers by the age of 25 are more likely to die young is the latest in a long line of physical and mental health problems linked to fatherhood
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:57 am
Celebrities' favourite ski resorts - in
From the Duchess of York to Posh and Becks, we round up the favourite resorts of the rich and famous
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:55 am
Female historians want to build Britain's
Last week, it emerged that the proposed London women's museum, was actually opening as a Jack the Ripper exhibit to widespread anger. Now, two historians are campaigning to make the capital's 'missing' museum a reality
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 2:53 am
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More Stock Exchange losses in Greece as
After a Black Monday, it is proving to be a tumultuous Tuesday on the Athens Stock Exchange. Stocks were down 4.5 percent in early trade, a day…
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:41 am
Yemen conflict: Hadi loyalists seize largest
It is claimed fighters loyal to Yemen's exiled president Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi have seized the country's largest military base from Houthi…
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 1:23 am
Pakistan hangs 'teen' convict despite
Convicted killer Shafqat Hussain was hanged by Pakistan on Tuesday despite claims that he was under 18 when arrested and was tortured into confessing…
Posted on 4 August 2015 | 12:03 am
ASEAN foreign ministers set to discuss South
Foreign ministers from Southeast Asia are meeting in Malaysia, with territorial disputes in the South China Sea set to be a key talking point. The…
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:44 pm
Nearly 1.5 million counterfeit cigarettes
Several arrests have been made and nearly 1.5 million cigarettes seized after police and customs officers raided an illegal cigarette factory in…
Posted on 3 August 2015 | 10:42 pm
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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