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Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran deal[+]
AP | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:15 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran. Obama will deliver remarks about the agreement and take questions from participants. The webcast is b

Kenyan faces up to 15 years' prison in US terror case[+]
Stamford Advocate | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:05 UTC

MIAMI (AP) A Kenyan man is facing up to 15 years in U.S. prison after pleading guilty to providing money and recruits to foreign terrorist groups. Said and co-defendant Gufran Mohammed were arrested in 2013 in Saudi Arabia in a case that evolved from FB

Carper Backs Iran Deal as Obama Needs Four More Senate Votes[+]
Bloomberg | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC

Democrat Tom Carper became the 30th U.S. senator to support the nuclear agreement with Iran, the Delaware News Journal reported, leaving President Barack Obama just four votes short of preventing Congress from blocking the deal.

Assange: What Wikileaks Teaches Us About How the U.S. Operates[+]
Newsweek.com | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:45 UTC

The secret documents made public by Wikileaks offer a rare insight into how U.S. foreign policy really works.

East Hartford gas station explosion caused by car accident[+]
Stamford Advocate | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:37 UTC

Police say the incident started around 11:40 a.m. Thursday when a car was rear-ended at a nearby intersection and was sent hurtling through a Wendy's restaurant parking lot before crashing into a Main Street gas station. The vehicle collided with the

Iraq's PM orders easier access to streets closed by militias, factions[+]
Reuters | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:34 UTC

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Friday ordered security commanders to make it easier for civilians to get into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone as well as giving better access to streets across

China Slowdown, Low Oil Prices: A Challenge And An Opportunity For India To Push Through Reforms[+]
International Business Times | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:27 UTC

BANGALORE -- Every morningP Chinnasamy, like his father before him, makes the short journey to his family-owned textile mill, KKP Textiles,inthe southern Indian town of Namakkal,on the periphery Coimbatore,one of Indias largest textile hubs.

US National Security Adviser in China Ahead of Xi's US Trip[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:25 UTC

The U.S. national security adviser is holding talks in Beijing to help lay the groundwork for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month. While Susan Rice visits the Chinese capital, the country is dealing with fallout from a sharpl

New Malware Attack Tries To Trick People By Pretending To Be EFF[+]
Techdirt | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:18 UTC

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put out an alert noting that, as part of a larger spear phishing attack campaign, to try to gain control over computers, a group has created a fake EFF website, designed to trick people into thinking they're going to

Counting heads[+]
The Economist | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:13 UTC

WITHIN three weeks, on September 17th, Congress will have had its chance to vote on the Iran nuclear deal negotiated by America with five other world powers. With...

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Marco Rubio: U.S. strength key to maintaining peace with China[+]
CBS News | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:21 UTC

He delivers a speech on China policy Friday in South Carolina, just after financial markets were shaken by China's move to weaken its currency

US national security adviser in Beijing to pave way for Chinese President Xi's visit to US[+]
Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:17 UTC

The U.S. national security adviser is holding talks in Beijing to help lay the groundwork for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month.

Death toll rises to at least 70 in Austrian migrant truck[+]
Deutsche Welle | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:06 UTC

The Austrian government has increased the death toll in an abandoned migrant truck found on a highway to more than 70. Police had originally put the toll between 20 and 50.

The Casablanca kiss: Remembering Ingrid Bergman 100 years on[+]
Deutsche Welle | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:57 UTC

"Here's looking at you kid:" Swedish-born actress Ingrid Bergman became a world star with Humphrey Bogart in "Casablanca." The 100th anniversary of her birth is being celebrated in Europe and the US.

Shooting sparks campus lockdown at US university[+]
Euronews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:48 UTC

A US university campus went into lockdown amid reports of gunfire on Thursday. Local media reports say one person was taken to hospital after being shot and wounded on the campus of Savannah State University in Georgia. We were eating and they just starte

Events today to honour Emmett Till, shockingly killed 60 years ago[+]
CBC | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:35 UTC

Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church services and movie screenings to remember Emmett Till.

Vietnam marks its National Day by granting amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners[+]
Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:33 UTC

Vietnam has granted amnesty to more than 18,000 prisoners to mark the 70th anniversary of its independence from France.

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Marco Rubio: U.S. strength key to maintaining peace with China[+]
CBS News | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:21 UTC

He delivers a speech on China policy Friday in South Carolina, just after financial markets were shaken by China's move to weaken its currency

US national security adviser in Beijing to pave way for Chinese President Xi's visit to US[+]
Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:17 UTC

The U.S. national security adviser is holding talks in Beijing to help lay the groundwork for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month.

29 people to become citizens during ceremony at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial[+]
Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:16 UTC

Twenty-nine people will become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.

More than 70 bodies found in Austria truck[+]
CNN | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:09 UTC

Many migrants were found dead in the back of a truck, Austrian authorities said, a day after 54 people were found dead on boats in the Mediterranean.

Slain reporter's boyfriend calls for violence discussion[+]
CNN | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:06 UTC

He carefully choreographed the slaying of the two journalists for maximum shock value.

Survivor's Harrowing Tale of Facing Down Gunman[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:06 UTC

The woman who survived the horrific on-air shooting that left two journalists dead in Virginia earlier this week gave her husband a harrowing account of the fusillade.

Carper Backs Iran Deal as Obama Needs Four More Senate Votes[+]
Bloomberg | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC

Democrat Tom Carper became the 30th U.S. senator to support the nuclear agreement with Iran, the Delaware News Journal reported, leaving President Barack Obama just four votes short of preventing Congress from blocking the deal.

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Citations for the August 28, 2015 TRMS[+]
MSNBC | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

Links to material cited on Thursday night's show

Watch The Fed Created Home Price Roller Coaster[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

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Oil Soars 10% for Biggest 1-Day Rise Since 2009[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

Oil futures jumped by more than 10% today, following a report that Venezuela asked the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries to hold an emergency meeting.A special meeting of key oil producers implies that they would discuss a possible product

'Black Lives Matter' Activist Opposes Minimum Wage Hike[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

A St Louis alderman who appears to have a good gut instinct recognition of the problem with minimum wage laws (via WaPo)[I]n St. Louis, a small fracture appeared Wednesday when Democratic Alderman Antonio French who came to national prominence during the

Latin Americans Lead World in Emotions[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

According to Gallup, led by Bolivia and El Salvador, Latin American countries dominate the top of the list of the most emotional countries in the world for 2014. On average, nearly six in 10 residents in each of these countries reported experiencing posit

The New Era of the $400 College Textbook[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

This is what government funding of a college education has resulted in.Were now officially in a new era of the $400 new college textbook and the $300 used college textbook, see graphic showing the top 15 most expensive textbooks at the University of Michi

Inflation, Inflation, Inflation Don't Worry, The Central Bankers Have It All Under Control[+]
Economic Policy Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:10 UTC

Going on right now in Jackson Hole, Wyoming is the annual central bankers' symposium sponsored by theFederal Reserve Bank of Kansas City. For a group that thinks it has price inflation under control, they certainly are spending a lot of time discussin

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Summer Theater Review: October Sky, the Musical[+]
Variety | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:21 UTC

The highly subscribed suburban Marriott Theater outside Chicago has been making strides over the last decade in developing original musicals, but it gets a jet-propelled thrust into the potential big time with this startlingly good musical version of the

Simon Cowell Doesn't Know If One Direction Will Split Up: 'I Hope They’ll Come Back Together'[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:37 UTC

Simon Cowell isn't sure if the band will be get back together, but says hes not going to pressure them.

Discovery, MTV Virtual Reality Stunts Show Increased Network Interest[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:21 UTC

Though we’re a long way from the kind of virtual reality getups predicted back in the 1990s, the technology has been steadily improving. Currently used primarily in video games, nonetheless the tech has interesting implications for entertainment in

Rob Lowe Reveals His Surprising Secret to Staying Young[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Fri Aug 28, 2015 04:54 UTC

The 'Grinder' star opens up to ET about staying handsome and working with family.

Zendaya Shuts Down Twitter Trolls Who Called Her Parents Ugly[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Fri Aug 28, 2015 04:12 UTC

The 18-year-old Disney star fought hate with love when she responded to Twitter users who insulted her parents.

SAG-AFTRA Reaches Deal With Music Labels Over Online Payment[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Fri Aug 28, 2015 03:01 UTC

SAG-AFTRA and a consortium of recording industry players, including Sony, Warner affiliates, Universal, Capitol and Hollywood Records, have announced a tentative successor sound recordings agreement. The agreement, if passed, will include apayment formula

The Frankenstein Code Fox Drama Series Gets New Title[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Fri Aug 28, 2015 02:32 UTC

Fox’s midseason drama series The Frankenstein Code is dropping Frankenstein from its title. It will now be known as Lookinglass. The name will make sense whenwatching the show. Written by Crisis and Life creator Rand Ravich and executive produced by

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Science

Quantum 'spookiness' passes toughest test yet Nature
Experiment plugs loopholes in previous demonstrations of 'action at a distance', against Einstein's objections and could make data encryption safer.....

Researchers use brain scans to predict response to antipsychotic medications EurekAlert
Investigators at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research have discovered that brain scans can be used to predict patients' response to antipsychotic drug treat....

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Scientific American Fan Scientific American
When the famed astrophysicist needed to select a college, he turned to the pages of Scientific American for help. Years later, our profile about him turned out to b....

Sick Ants Seek Out Medicinal Food Scientific American
Healthy ants wanted nothing to do with free-radical-rich foodstuff, but ants exposed to a pathogenic fungus sought the stuff, which upped their odds of survival. Ch....

'The Martian': 'Future' Neil Tyson Gets 'Cosmic' For Film Promo | Video Space.com
A fictional Neil deGrasse Tyson of the future, played by Neil Tyson, unveils an excerpt of an episode of 'Star Talk' (that looks very similar to his 'Cosmos: A Spac....

DNews: Do Big Brains Equal High Intelligence? Discovery News
If sheer brain size were the best gauge of intelligence, whales would be the smartest animals on Earth. As far as we know, they're not, so what gives? What'....

Test Tube News: Why the Fight Against Poaching Remains an Uphill Battle Discovery News
In three years, and in spite of efforts to stop the slaughter, more than 100,000 elephants were killed for their ivory. What stands in the way of ending illegal poa....

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I'm Getting Completely Lost in Discovery's Beautiful VR Projects Gizmodo | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
The Discovery Channel, home of sharks and professional pyromaniacs, has a lot of cool stuff to show off. So it makes complete sense to cherry-pick some of the best ....

New low for humanity: A billion souls log on to Facebook in one day The Register | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:29 UTC
The Social NetworkTM also reveals Siri-slaying shopbot named “M” Humanity reached a new low point last Monday, August 24th: on that day a billion of your fellow....

Xbox boss dismisses rumors of an Xbox One Mini The Verge | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:27 UTC
Earlier this month, it was rumored that in addition to revealing new tablets, fitness bands, and smartphones, Microsoft would use its upcoming October launch event ....

New Malware Attack Tries To Trick People By Pretending To Be EFF Techdirt | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:18 UTC
The Electronic Frontier Foundation has put out an alert noting that, as part of a larger spear phishing attack campaign, to try to gain control over computers, a gr....

What time is it Oxford Dictionaries? How about almost ‘beer o’clock’ The Register | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:03 UTC
We Vultures will all drink to the latest online vocab update The online tentacle of Oxford Dictionaries has earned itself some big up rispek from El Reg by includin....

NYC cabs will test app-based system to challenge Uber Engadget | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:32 UTC
Around 7,000 NYC cabs are currently beta testing a new e-hail app called Arro, which the industry hopes can help it get back the customers it's lost to Uber. A....

Google robo-car suffers brain freeze after seeing hipster cyclist The Register | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:31 UTC
Devs try for frantic in-car fix as cyclist stands still A cyclist riding a fixed-gear bike claims to have brought a Google robo-car to a standstill.…....

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TV News - US/International (All Markets)

Senior EU Delegate Threatens Israel Economically Arutz Sheva | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:24 UTC

NT unveils six-year mental health strategy, $3m boost to services ABC Australia | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:23 UTC
A new Northern Territory mental health strategy is released for frontline services that face ever-present recruitment challenges and more patients presenting with i....

Marco Rubio: U.S. strength key to maintaining peace with China CBS News | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:21 UTC
He delivers a speech on China policy Friday in South Carolina, just after financial markets were shaken by China's move to weaken its currency....

Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states CBS 8 | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:21 UTC
New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday - but only in some states.....

Northern Territory Auditor General uncovers alleged cases of fuel card misuse ABC Australia | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:20 UTC
The Territory Health Minister says he is "very concerned" after dozens of incidents of government fuel cards allegedly being inappropriately used were uncovered by ....

Watch: State Department Claims Parchin 'Isn't a Nuclear Site' Arutz Sheva | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:19 UTC

Temple Mount Attackers Bring 'Honor' to Muslims Arutz Sheva | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:18 UTC
Radical Israeli Islamist slams move to ban his rioters, Al-Aqsa academy pres. claims 'Jewish terrorists' plan to murder Muslims on Mount.....

US national security adviser in Beijing to pave way for Chinese President Xi's visit to US Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:17 UTC
The U.S. national security adviser is holding talks in Beijing to help lay the groundwork for Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Washington next month.....

29 people to become citizens during ceremony at Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foxnews | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:16 UTC
Twenty-nine people will become citizens during a ceremony at the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington.....

Austria raises refugee truck death toll to more than 70 Al Jazeera | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:15 UTC
Precise number of dead will be established later on Friday as discovery continues to cast shadow over Vienna talks.....

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Canada

Events today to honour Emmett Till, shockingly killed 60 years ago CBC | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:35 UTC
Sixty years after a black Chicago teenager was killed for whistling at a white woman in Mississippi, relatives and civil rights activists are holding church service....

Puerto Rico braces for Tropical Storm Erika after 4 killed in Dominica CTV News | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:13 UTC
Tropical Storm Erika lashed Puerto Rico early Friday with heavy rains and wind after killing four people and causing devastating floods in the eastern Caribbean isl....

Wilderness rescues spike amid warm summer weather Vancouver Sun | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:47 UTC
A spectacular summer has sent British Columbians sprinting for the wilderness in droves, but their outdoor adventures have led to an unusually busy season for searc....

B.C. man accused of helicoptering drugs into U.S. denied bail in Seattle Vancouver Sun | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:47 UTC
Bruce Allan Simon moved from Langley to the tiny community of Bralorne, B.C. eight years ago and bought a dilapidated motel and bar, as well as other property.....

Richmond couple's donation breathes life into lung cancer research Vancouver Sun | Fri Aug 28, 2015 05:22 UTC
Ten years ago, Elaine Bernal of Mission saw a placard on the side of a bus seeking volunteers to take part in a lung cancer research project. She believes her decis....

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Obama to speak with Jewish groups on Iran deal AP | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:15 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama is using a Friday webcast to try to allay concerns from Jewish communities about the nuclear agreement with Iran. Obama will....

Identifying zone-read plays makes it tough to protect QBs AP | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:10 UTC
PHILADELPHIA (AP) If Chip Kelly, Pete Carroll and other NFL coaches want to run zone-read plays, their quarterbacks are fair game even when they don't have th....

Thai opposition slams draft constitution week before vote Reuters | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:55 UTC
Thailand's main opposition party denounced a military-backed draft constitution on Friday saying it ....

Boat packed with migrants sinks off Libya; up to 200 feared dead Reuters | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:44 UTC
A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.A security official in....

More than 70 bodies found in Austrian refugee lorry: government Reuters | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:35 UTC
Investigators have found more than 70 bodies in a lorry full of refugees discovered abandoned on an Austrian motorway on Thursday, the interior ministry said on Fri....

Iraq's PM orders easier access to streets closed by militias, factions Reuters | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:34 UTC
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi on Friday ordered security commanders to make it easier for civilians to get into Baghdad's fortified Green Zone as well as....

Sanders missing second straight summer of work AP | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:29 UTC
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) For the second straight year, Pro Bowl receiver Emmanuel Sanders is missing a good chuck of training camp with a leg injury. Last year, it wa....

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Top Business News

Swiss Economy Beats Expectations Wall Street Journal | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:12 UTC
Switzerlands economy grew in the second quarter, defying expectations that it would slip into its first recession in six years.....

Nicola's Notes: A silver lining? Business Report (IOL) | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:08 UTC
Although the rand continues to hover around multi-year lows - and was at R13.12 when I sat down to write this - it seems not everything is doom and gloom. ....

Focus on jobs, education Business Report (IOL) | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:08 UTC
Johannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equality in SA, and companies must transform or face the negative effects on their botto....

Crude extends gains in Asia Business Report (IOL) | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:08 UTC
Singapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data. ....

Poland looks like next country to turn against the EU Marketwatch.com | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:02 UTC
The extent of the political backlash in the eurozone remains to be seen, but last months brutal resolution of the Greek crisis is already propelling Polands opposit....

Japan's inflation flat in July; beats expectations Marketwatch.com | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:02 UTC
TOKYO--Japan's primary inflation gauge was flat in July, beating expectations for a drop below zero, in slightly encouraging news for the country's central ....

Herm s warns of forex pressure despite profit gain Marketwatch.com | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:02 UTC
PARIS--French luxury-goods company Herms International warned Friday that volatile currencies will erode its profitability in the second half of the year with profi....

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US Newspapers: National

Swiss Economy Beats Expectations Wall Street Journal
Switzerlands economy grew in the second quarter, defying expectations that it would slip into its first recession in six years.....

Kim Jong-un Says North's 'Military Muscle' Made Korean Deal Possible NY Times
The agreement was by no means something achieved on the negotiating table, North Koreas official news media quotes the countrys leader as saying.....

Thai Opposition Slams Draft Constitution Week Before Vote NY Times
Thailand's main opposition party denounced a military-backed draft constitution on Friday saying it ....

Why you shouldnt retweet Sanderss claim that Hitler won an election Washington Post
The Democratic hopeful earns Four Pinocchios for getting his history very wrong.....

Greece's New Prime Minister to Name Caretaker Cabinet NY Times
Greece's new prime minister, a top judge who is the country's first female premier, is to name the members of her caretaker government as the country heads ....

Boat Packed With Migrants Sinks Off Libya; Up to 200 Feared Dead NY Times
A boat packed with mainly African migrants bound for Italy sank off the Libyan coast on Thursday and officials said up to 200 might have died.....

India's Polluted Waters Cleanse Spirits at Hindu Festival NY Times
It's just water, and far from the cleanest you could find. Raw sewage often flows in the Godavari River, bringing with it high bacteria levels. Residue from san....

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Pacific Beach residents fight back against new Lifeguard Command Center KFMB
On Thursday, Pacific Beach residents continued their fight against plans for a multi-million dollar Lifeguard command center in their neighborhood.....

More than a dozen animals rescued in Jacumba KFMB
On Thursday, more than a dozen animals were rescued from deplorable conditions in Jacumba and are now being cared for by county animal services.....

Things to know: EPA water rules take effect in some states CBS 8
New federal rules to protect smaller streams, tributaries and wetlands took effect on Friday - but only in some states.....

Police escort daughter of slain Akron officer to school Stamford Advocate
Police escort daughter of slain Akron officer to school AKRON, Ohio (AP) Law enforcement officers showed up to help escort the daughter of a slain Akron police of....

$17.2 million awarded to 26 NY medical research institutions Stamford Advocate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Gov. Andrew Cuomo says $17.2 million in state awards is going to 26 academic medical institutions to train new clinical researchers doing cutting....

NY sends $50M to 17 counties for emergency communications Stamford Advocate
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) Seventeen counties across New York will share $50 million from the state to upgrade their emergency communications.....

Man in herbicide dispute slaying case to argue self-defense Stamford Advocate
State Attorney Bill Cervone tells the Gainesville Sun (http://bit.ly/1JABey6 ) that the grand jury indicted Smith even after hearing his self-defense argument. Smi....

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Africa

Nicola's Notes: A silver lining? Business Report (IOL)
Although the rand continues to hover around multi-year lows - and was at R13.12 when I sat down to write this - it seems not everything is doom and gloom. ....

Focus on jobs, education Business Report (IOL)
Johannesburg - Education and job creation are the only way to create social equality in SA, and companies must transform or face the negative effects on their botto....

Crude extends gains in Asia Business Report (IOL)
Singapore - Crude extended gains in Asia on Friday following a 10-percent price surge in the previous session fuelled by strong US economic data. ....

Witnesses in terror case to be protected Daily Nation
Five witnesses were killed near Bodhei in Lamu County.....

Stronger dollar mutes Massmarts hopes Business Day
Many African countries in which Massmart operates are facing double-dip challenges from stronger dollar and weaker commodity prices....

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Europe

How hard work cures all illness The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:15 UTC
Dean Burnett: Iain Duncan Smith claimed that hard work helps treat illness. Scientifically speaking, hes right. Sort of. Well, not quite.....

Stephen Fry in Central America review: despite Frys subversiveness, were firmly in Wish You Were Here territory The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:10 UTC
Mischievous and charming, he is moved to tears by a Mexico City demonstration against the drug wars but theres no attempt to investigate and tell us more....

Death toll rises to at least 70 in Austrian migrant truck Deutsche Welle | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:06 UTC
The Austrian government has increased the death toll in an abandoned migrant truck found on a highway to more than 70. Police had originally put the toll between 20....

Don't ditch Deila The Sun | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC

Ibrox racket terrified me when I was young Kidd The Sun | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC

Don't sniff at clicktivism, says new British boss at Change.org The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
New managing director for Europe points to petition websites successes and asks what the chatterati are doing beyond whingeing about problems....

The innbetweeners: whimsical pubs of interwar years win Grade II listing The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
Historic England announces list of 21 establishments from interwar era to be protected by government as examples of the improved pub movement....

Tea with Reggie and Ronnie: at home with the Krays in pictures The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
Shadow-boxing with Grandad, relaxing in their lace-curtained living room ... as a new film brings the notorious East End gangsters to the big screen once again in a....

The UK's new immigration bill creates perfect conditions for slavery to thrive The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
By creating a hostile environment for undocumented migrants, Britain is enabling exploiters to control victims and silence those who complain....

Ghillie flats: the wish list - in pictures The Guardian | Fri Aug 28, 2015 07:00 UTC
Lace yourself into a pair of this years chicest flat shoes. Inspired by the traditional dance style, the Ghillie is elegant, feminine and comfortable to enough wear....

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Middle East

Senior EU Delegate Threatens Israel Economically Arutz Sheva

Senior U.S. official to travel to Israel to discuss Iran deal The Daily Star
A senior U.S. Treasury official will travel to Israel this week to discuss the nuclear deal reached between Iran and world powers with senior Israeli officials, the....

Temple Mount Attackers Bring 'Honor' to Muslims Arutz Sheva
Radical Israeli Islamist slams move to ban his rioters, Al-Aqsa academy pres. claims 'Jewish terrorists' plan to murder Muslims on Mount.....

US: One Shot, Injured at University in Georgia Arutz Sheva

Senior Iranian Military Officer Killed in Syria Arutz Sheva

S. Korea, N. Korea to discuss families reunion program Kuwait News Agency

Iraqi PM opens up heavily fortified green zone for citizens Kuwait News Agency

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East Asia

Golfer Pak Se-ri to appear on TV show Yonhap News
Golfer Pak Se-ri will join SBS' Sunday entertainment program ....

Fireball that killed 11 at Taiwan water park caused by hot stage lights igniting dust: report South China Morning Post
A deadly fireball that ripped through a crowd of young people at a Taiwan water park in June was caused when coloured powder was ignited by stage lights, according ....

IN PICTURES: A look at Hong Kongs ding ding trams through the ages South China Morning Post
Affectionately known as the Ding Dings from the sound of their bells, Hong Kong's historic 111-year-old trams have graced the cities streets since 1904 and retain a....

Moody's cuts South Korean growth estimate for 2016 Yonhap News
Global rating agency Moody's Investors Service said on Friday it has slashed its growth outlook on the South Korean economy for 2016 to 2.5 percent, citing the....

State housing developer LH adopts wage peak system Yonhap News
State-run housing developer Korea Land & Housing Corp. (LH) decided Friday to introduce the wage peak system for all employees in a move that will likely create mo....

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South Asia

Fashion has become modern, experimental: designers Press Trust of India
Mumbai, Aug 28 (PTI) Noted designer Anita Dongre feelsfashion has become modern and the need of the hour is to havemeaningful fashion which does good to the world.A....

Sports Schedule for Friday, August 28 Press Trust of India
CRICKET: *Day 1 of the 3rd Test between India and Sri Lanka in Colombo. *Day 4 of the second four-day unofficial Test between India A and South Af....

Gujarat High Court slams police for custodial death during violence The Hindu
Gujarat High Court slammed the police for custodial death of Shwetang Patel, who was allegedly picked up by the police from his residence in Bapunagar area and died....

Modi pays tributes to 1965 war soldiers The Hindu
On the 50th anniversary of the 1965 war with Pakistan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid rich tributes to the brave soldiers, saying they had triumphed over e....

Special status to AP: Another man commits suicide The Hindu
In the third incdent of suicide in as many days dejected by the Centre's response to granting Special Category Status to Andhra Pradesh, a 40-year-old man S. Ud....

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South East Asia

Acapulco cliff divers plunge into new unknown Malay Mail Online
ACAPULCO, Aug 28 Cliff divers in Acapulco say they never forget their first time: the leap into the void, the feeling of flying, the shock of hitting the water at ....

Bersih website blocked by authorities on eve of mass rally Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 28 Malaysian authorities have blocked access to the website of a civil society group that called for massive anti-government demonstrations this ....

Google Street View car pulped by tomato throwers in Spain Malay Mail Online
MADRID, Aug 28 All it wanted was to capture the aftermath of Spains annual Tomatina festival, but in the end, the Google Street View car turned out to be a ripe ta....

Yuan up sharply on China central bank intervention Malay Mail Online
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Shooting reported at Savannah State University Malay Mail Online
GEORGIA, Aug 28 Police were called to the scene of a shooting today on the campus of Savannah State University in Georgia, an emergency dispatch supervisor said, bu....

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Pedestrian dead in Melbourne highway crash news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 UTC
A PEDESTRIAN is dead after being struck by car in an outer Melbourne suburb.....

We can restore political fortunes: Robb news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 UTC
CABINET minister Andrew Robb believes the government can restore its political fortunes and keep Tony Abbott as prime minister despite acknowledging poor polling re....

Qld leads public housing satisfaction Courier Mail | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 UTC
QUEENSLAND public housing tenants are happier with their dwellings than their NSW counterparts.....

Great Escape survivor dies aged 101 news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 UTC
IT'S believed there's just one survivor of World War II's so-called Great Escape left alive after Australian airman Paul Royle died aged 101.....

Blanchett to receive BFI Fellowship news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:59 UTC
AUSTRALIAN actor Cate Blanchett is to receive this year's British Film Institute Fellowship at a London Film Festival awards ceremony in October.....

Ashley Madison CEO Noel Biderman ‘had multiple affairs’ Courier Mail | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:34 UTC
THE founder of hacked infidelity website Ashley Madison claimed he never cheated on his wife but leaked emails suggest otherwise.....

MH17 report to be published on Oct 13 news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:14 UTC
DUTCH investigators have announced they will release their final report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 in Ukraine on October 13.....

Seven troops killed in eastern Ukraine news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:14 UTC
SEVEN government troops have been killed and 13 injured in eastern Ukraine over the past 24 hours.....

Piano played on ABBA's hits up for auction news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:14 UTC
A GRAND piano that featured on many of ABBA's biggest hits is going up for auction in London next month.....

NSW woman charged with attempted murder news.com.au | Fri Aug 28, 2015 06:14 UTC
A WOMAN has been charged with attempted murder over a man's shooting in NSW's Illawarra region earlier this year.....

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