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August 31, 2014: A Pro-Russian rebel holds ammunition in the village of Hrabske, eastern Ukraine. (AP Photo/Sergei Grits). Ukraine's defense minister has said that government forces are shifting their strategy in an effort to prevent further setbacks at the ...
NATO Unveils Rapid-Response Force to Counter Russian Troops in Ukraine
Baltic States Fear Putin Amid Escalation in Ukraine
Moscow is to review its military doctrine, a move that is caused by expansion of NATO in Eastern Europe, problems of missile defense and the crisis situation in neighboring Ukraine, says an official from the Russia’s Security Council.
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News of the planned 'high-readiness' force comes as Ukraine's defense minister ...
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NATO Calls For Response Force Along Eastern Borders Of Member States ...
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Nato rapid response force: Plan to boost Europe presence
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UN Chief: Political Dialogue Solution to Ukraine Crisis
I can take Kiev in two weeks, Vladimir Putin warns European leaders

US Targets al-Shabaab Head as African Leaders Meet on Terror

Businessweek  - ‎25 minutes ago‎
U.S. drones targeted the head of the Islamist insurgent group al-Shabaab in southern Somalia, a regional governor said, as African leaders met in Kenya to discuss ways of dealing with the threat posed by militants.

Fox News  - ‎15 minutes ago‎
LOS ANGELES - The FBI and Apple said Monday they are beginning inquiries into allegations that online accounts of celebrities including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence and model Kate Upton were hacked, after naked photos of the stars were ...

US companies feel unwelcome in China, complain of unfair treatment

Washington Post  - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIJING - American companies in China complained on Tuesday they were being unfairly targeted by the government of President Xi Jinping, with the selective enforcement of opaque laws leading many to feel they were no longer wanted here and causing ...

$2.4B Revel casino shuts down after just 2 years  - ‎24 minutes ago‎
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - It opened with a bang one day at dawn a little over 2 years ago amid high hopes it would turn around Atlantic City's struggling casino market.  - ‎1 hour ago‎
A hacker who “leaked” more than 100 nude photographs of some of Hollywood's most famous female stars may have accessed the images due to a “vulnerability” in Apple's security system, technology experts claimed.

BBC News  - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Amnesty International has said it has gathered evidence that shows Islamic State militants have been carrying out ''a wave of ethnic cleansing'' in northern Iraq.
Islamic State accused of 'systematic ethnic cleansing' in Iraq
Iraq crisis: Amnesty International uncovers evidence of ethnic cleansing by Isis
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"Wave of ethnic cleansing" Amnesty International says it has new evidence Islamic State militants are carrying out "a wave of ethnic cleansing" against minorities in northern Iraq. The human rights group said IS had turned the region into "blood-soaked killing fields". The UN earlier announced it was sending a team to Iraq to investigate "acts of inhumanity on an unimaginable scale". IS accused of Iraq ethnic cleansing

Poll shows dramatic rise in Palestinian support for Hamas after Israel-Hamas war

Fox News  - ‎41 minutes ago‎
JERUSALEM - A Palestinian opinion poll suggests Hamas' popularity in the West Bank and Gaza Strip has risen dramatically following its war against Israel.

Scores killed as Boko Haram insurgents overrun Nigerian town - sources

Reuters  - ‎28 minutes ago‎
MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Islamist Boko Haram insurgents have overrun much of a northeastern Nigerian town after hours of fighting that has killed scores and displaced thousands of residents, several security sources said on Tuesday.  - ‎11 minutes ago‎
Tom Thabane fled to South Africa on Saturday, as troops attacked key police installations and surrounded his residence. Last updated: 02 Sep 2014 08:42.

Newsweek  - ‎32 minutes ago‎
U.S. President Barack Obama arrives aboard Air Force One at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, New York August 30, 2014. Jonathan Ernst/Reuters.
Obama takes to road to push rise in minimum wage
Minimum Wage Raise And Equal Pay For Women Pushed By Obama As ...
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"Cynicism is fashionable these days, but cynicism didn’t put anybody on the moon. Cynicism never won a war, it never cured a disease, it never started a business, it never fed a young mind, it never built a road or a bridge. Cynicism is a bad choice. Hope is the better choice." —President Obama in Milwaukee at Laborfest:   #HappyLaborDay

Federal judge blocks enforcement of restrictive abortion law scheduled to take ...

Minneapolis Star Tribune  - ‎2 hours ago‎
BATON ROUGE, La. - A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or ...

Reuters  - ‎1 hour ago‎
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A regional German court has issued a temporary injunction against Uber, the U.S.-based online chauffeur service, saying its drivers lacked necessary commercial permits, potentially barring the company from operating in cities across ...

Reuters  - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Risk appetite flickered back into life in financial markets on Tuesday with the dollar and European and Japanese shares rising while safe-haven bonds, the yen and gold all took a step back.

Economic Times  - ‎2 hours ago‎
TOKYO/SYDNEY: The dollar took advantage of thin conditions to overcome an options barrier and ascend to its highest level since January against the yen on Tuesday, while the languishing euro plumbed one-year lows against the greenback on ...

Headlines & Global News  - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Carrie Underwood took to Twitter to announce that she's pregnant with her first child with husband Mike Fisher. The 31-year-old country music singer announced Monday, Sept.

USA TODAY  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Get ready for a Brangelina stampede at your local newsstand. The wedding photos from the surprise Aug. 23 nuptials between Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie will be in the Sept.

The twisted saga of Dustin Diamond, the actor who can't outrun 'Screech' of ...

Washington Post  - ‎15 minutes ago‎
This week, the Lifetime Network brings us perhaps the most significant television event since the moon landing. The program in question: the film “The Unauthorized 'Saved By the Bell' Story.

New York Daily News  - ‎4 hours ago‎
With David Muir taking the anchor seat at “ABC World News,” the pieces could be in place for another Big Three era in broadcast network nightly news.

BBC Sport  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Andy Murray believes he is close to playing his best tennis after beating Jo-Wilfried Tsonga to reach the US Open quarter-finals. The Briton won 7-5 7-5 6-4 at Flushing Meadows to set up a meeting with world number one Novak Djokovic on Wednesday.

Texans give JJ Watt $100M deal

ABC News  - ‎2 hours ago‎
The Houston Texans and defensive end J.J. Watt have reached agreement on a new six-year deal that could pay him $100 million, league sources told ESPN's Chris Mortensen.

SFGate  - ‎2 hours ago‎
NORTON, Mass. (AP) - Chris Kirk figured the Ryder Cup was out of his hands when he failed to earn one of the nine automatic spots.

Louisville pulls away from Miami, wins its ACC debut  - ‎2 hours ago‎
LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Bobby Petrino watched his offense come together, and also enjoyed a solid performance for his defense. The opening of the Petrino sequel at Louisville doubled as one successful ACC debut for the Cardinals.

Dodgers can't make a move, on or off field, and lose to Nationals

Los Angeles Times  - ‎4 hours ago‎
Dodgers outfielder Matt Kemp reacts after striking out in the ninth inning of the team's 6-4 loss to the Washington Nationals on Monday.

BBC News  - ‎13 minutes ago‎
An engraving found at a cave in Gibraltar may be the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art. The pattern, which bears a passing resemblance to the grid for a game of noughts and crosses, was inscribed on a rock at the back of Gorham's Cave.
Neanderthal 'art' created 40000 years ago found in Gibraltar cave
Neanderthal 'artwork' discovered in Gibraltar cave
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This simple grid-like pattern was found in a cave in Gibraltar. It might not look like much, but it could the most compelling evidence yet for Neanderthal art. Find out more about the markings and what they mean for our understanding of Neanderthal intelligence:  - ‎3 hours ago‎
A memorial for Wisconsin's last passenger pigeon, killed in 1899. "The species became extinct through the avarice and thoughtlessness of man," the inscription reads.

Dramatic increase in ocean levels than earlier thought

The Westside Story  - ‎1 hour ago‎
Craig Rye, a weather expert from the University of Southampton and other experts from the National Oceanography Center, Scottish Association for Marine Science, and the British Antarctic Survey have proven that the rise of sea level is much faster than ...

​Low-carb versus low-fat: Best diet for weight loss, heart health

CBS News  - ‎1 hour ago‎
For people who want to lose weight and boost their heart health, cutting down on carbohydrates may work better than trimming dietary fat, a new study suggests.
Choose low-carb diet for weight loss, better heart
Low Carb-diet defeats Low-Fat Diet in weight loss, study says
//Low-carb A Call for a Low-Carb Diet “It shows that in a free-living setting, cutting your carbs helps you lose weight without focusing on calories. And that’s really important because someone can change what they eat more easily than trying to cut down on their calories.” People who avoid carbohydrates and eat more fat, even saturated fat, lose more body fat and have fewer cardiovascular risks than people who follow the low-fat diet t...

Food Supply Threatened in Ebola-Ravaged West Africa, Says UN

TIME  - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Resident of the West Point neighbourhood, which has been quarantined following an outbreak of Ebola A resident of the West Point neighborhood, which has been quarantined following an outbreak of Ebola, receives food rations from the U.N.

Medical News Today  - ‎2 hours ago‎
In these times of busy and fast-paced lifestyles, siting down to a family meal can be a rare luxury. But a new study suggests that for teenagers, regular family meals could protect them against the negative implications of cyberbullying.

Re-programming the brain to prefer healthy foods is possible, scientist say

PNC Voice  - ‎6 minutes ago‎
In a new study, researchers from Tufts University have found that human brain can be 'trained' to prefer healthy food and deal with bad addictions.
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