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Jon Stewart, Obama held secret meetings at White House[+]
UPI | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:38 UTC

Kate StantonWASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama held private White House meetings with Jon Stewart at least twice.

Russian Veto Expected as Security Council Votes on MH17[+]
ABC News (US) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:31 UTC

Russian veto expected as Security Council votes on tribunal for downing of Malaysian plane

5 Things You Need to Know Before Changing Jobs[+]
Time.com | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:27 UTC

The secret to landing interviews is networking

Mexico Faces Cartel Security Risks in Opening Energy Sector[+]
US News & World Report | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:01 UTC

Mexico's move to open its energy sector to foreign companies faces threats from the ruthless drug cartels already ravaging the country.

Obama held secret meetings with Jon Stewart[+]
Raw Story | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:56 UTC

President Barack Obama summoned television host Jon Stewart to the White House on several occasions before he made major announcements, according to a Politico article that revealed the secret connection between “The Daily Show” host and the p

LeMahieu helps Rockies win 1st game after Tulowitzki trade[+]
US News & World Report | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:45 UTC

CHICAGO (AP) D.J. LeMahieu had three hits and scored twice to help the Colorado Rockies get a win in their first game after trading Troy Tulowitzki, beating the Chicago Cubs 7-2 on Tuesday night.

Oregon 'Kayaktivists' to Protest Shell Arctic Oil Search[+]
NY Times | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:42 UTC

Protesters began gathering in a riverside park in Portland Tuesday evening, planning to drop kayaks in the water to protest Wednesday's scheduled launch of a ship to be used by Royal Dutch Shell for Arctic oil exploration.

With season sinking, Indians trade Murphy to Angels[+]
AP | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:25 UTC

CLEVELAND (AP) Their season wasting away, the Cleveland Indians started looking toward 2016. One of baseball's most underachieving teams, the Indians traded veteran outfielder David Murphy to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for minor league shortst

Rays Notes: DeJesus says trade is win for both clubs[+]
Tampa Tribune | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:22 UTC

ST. PETERSBURG It took a while, but the Rays finally were able to trade LF/DH David DeJesus, sending him to the Angels on Tuesday for minor-league RHP Eduar Lopez.

Hubs Driving Smart Homes Are Vulnerable, Security Firm Finds[+]
eWeek | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:22 UTC

In an analysis, security firm Tripwire found that three popular hubs have a number of vulnerabilities that could allow attacker mischief.

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Mexico border state hails 'historic' sentencing of 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women[+]
Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:43 UTC

Mexican prosecutors announced Tuesday that they had won historic convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the border city of Ciudad Juarez.

AfricaLink on Air - 29 July 2015: 0405 UTC[+]
Deutsche Welle | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:32 UTC

Barack Obama becomes the first US president to address the AU +++ Nigeria's Ppresident Buhari to visit Cameroon to discuss strategies against Boko Haram +++ Ghana's parliament debates mid-term budget

United Nations aid chief says no warring parties observed Yemen truce[+]
Deutsche Welle | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:47 UTC

UN officials say none of the warring parties in Yemen have respected a recently-announced ceasefire. A five-day truce had been announced to allow desperately needed aid to reach the war-torn country.

Push for ban on America's pet tigers[+]
CNN | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:42 UTC

More tigers are kept as pets in the U.S. than roam free in the wild, campaigners say, as they call for tough new laws on International Tiger Day.

Britain To Spend Extra 7m On Calais Security[+]
Sky News | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:31 UTC

As Eurotunnel claims the migrant crisis is too much for the Government to handle, Theresa May unveils plans to boost security.

NATO urges Turkey to tread carefully in border airstrikes[+]
Deutsche Welle | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:24 UTC

NATO members have called on Turkey not to use excessive force in clashes with insurgency groups along its border. Turkey had called the extraordinary meeting after a number of terrorist attacks within its territory.

Russian helicopter pilot rescued from Arctic ice floe relates tale of survival[+]
Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 02:59 UTC

A Russian helicopter pilot who spent more than 30 hours on an ice floe after ditching his small helicopter into frigid Arctic waters says he's not sure he would have survived much longer had searchers not seen his last warning flare.

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Mexico border state hails 'historic' sentencing of 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women[+]
Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:43 UTC

Mexican prosecutors announced Tuesday that they had won historic convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the border city of Ciudad Juarez.

Magnitude-6.3 quake hits near Redoubt Volcano, felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak[+]
Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:29 UTC

A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.

Chiefs' Berry cleared after battle with lymphoma[+]
ESPN | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:20 UTC

Chiefs' Berry cleared after battle with lymphoma

Russian Banks Turn to Hong Kong as $117 Billion Global Debt Due[+]
Bloomberg | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:17 UTC

Satirical Broadway musical 'The Book of Mormon' gets warm reception in heart of Mormonlandia[+]
Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:16 UTC

The Book of Mormon is receiving a rousing reception in the musical's first-ever showing in the heart of Mormonlandia.

Dollar Bulls Chasing Data Trail Expect Yellen to Stick to Script[+]
Bloomberg | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:15 UTC

TripAdvisor picks America's best pizza[+]
CNN | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:14 UTC

A Brooklyn pizzeria ranks No. 1 in the U.S. among TripAdvisor users.

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Zealots at the EPA[+]
Reason.com | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:01 UTC

Creating environmental rules that defeat even environmentalists

Listen to Me Marlon[+]
Reason.com | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:01 UTC

Marlon Brando in his own words.

The Second Indictment of Dylann Roof Is Worse Than Redundant[+]
Reason.com | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:01 UTC

New charges against the Charleston shooter highlight the unconstitutional absurdity of the federal hate crime statute.

Planned Parenthood Is Telling Media Undercover Videos 'Should Not Be Aired'[+]
NewsBusters | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:54 UTC

In some areas of the country, Planned Parenthood has gone on the offensive against local and regional news outlets in an attempt to minimize the exposure of damning undercover videos produced by the Center for Medical Progress. They are telling these outl

Open Thread - Pittsburgh Dad Back To The Future![+]
Crooks and Liars | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:30 UTC

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Anti-Conservative Hostility of the New York Times's Jackie Calmes Edges Toward Parody[+]
NewsBusters | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:29 UTC

Jackie Calmes, one of the New York Times' most reliably pro-Democratic, Obama-supporting reporters, lit into the "conservative media" as leading the Republican Party to perdition in Tuesday's "As the G.O.P. Base Clamors for Confront

Billionaire Mark Cuban Shares His Feelings on Trump: I Dont Care What His Actual Positions Are[+]
The Blaze | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:28 UTC

Billionaire Mark Cuban turned to his social media platform this week to share his feelings on Republican presidential contender Donald Trump. Using Cyber Dust, Cuban contended Trump is

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'Orange is the New Black' Cast Reveals 4 Secrets About the Season 3 Finale![+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:40 UTC

The stars of Netflix's hit prison drama revealed some on-set secrets during the Summer TCA Press Tour.

Queen Latifah and Mary J. Blige Are Heading to NBC's 'The Wiz'[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:29 UTC

Queen Latifah is set to play the title character, while Blige is set to star as the Wicked Witch of the West!

Did 'Scream' just reveal the killer?[+]
Entertainment Weekly | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:00 UTC

Warning: This story contains major spoilers from Tuesdays episode of Scream. Read at your own risk!...

Movies: End of the Tour Showcases 2nd Gen Actresses Mickey Sumner and Mamie Gummer[+]
Showbiz411 | Wed Jul 29, 2015 02:41 UTC

The sleeper hit of the summer could very well be “The End Of The Tour,” which tells the story of the five Categories: Celebrity Movies(Read more...)

The Bachelorette Finale: Who Did Kaitlyn Bristowe Choose?[+]
Variety | Tue Jul 28, 2015 02:17 UTC

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read on if you do not want to know the outcome of “The Bachelorette” Season 11 finale. “The Bachelorette” Kaitlyn Bristowe ended her quest for love on Monday night, resulting in a shocking Season 11 finale. Br

Style Notes: Khloe Kardashian Covers 'Complex'; Diane Von Furstenberg, Steven Kolb Have New CFDA Titles[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Tue Jul 28, 2015 02:12 UTC

Khloe Kardashianshowed off her hot new bod in a sexy leotard on the August/ September issue of Complex magazine. The fit 31-year-old, who thoroughly documented her body transformation with workout photos onInstagram, opened up to the glossy about her divo

Rising Video Costs Limit Profit Gains at Chinas Buoyant Baidu[+]
Variety | Tue Jul 28, 2015 02:06 UTC

Rising content costs and decreasing operating margins at online video subsidiary iQIYI contributed to flat profits at Chinese Internet giant Baidu at a time of steeply increasing revenue.

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Science

New Theory of the Molecular Origins of Life The Daily Galaxy
When life on Earth began nearly 4 billion years ago, long before humans, dinosaurs or even the earliest single-celled forms of life roamed, it may have started as a....

Inside the September 2015 Issue Sky & Telescope
Get the lowdown on September's total lunar eclipse, a grand finale to the tetrad and visible from the whole western world. Plus, unravel a Messier mystery . . .....

Comet C/2013 US10 Catalina in The Southern Winter Sky Sky & Telescope

Elephant trunk nebula mosaic Sky & Telescope

LHC Keeps Bruising 'Difficult to Kill' Supersymmetry Discovery News
In a new blow for the futuristic 'supersymmetry' theory of the universe's basic anatomy, experts reported fresh evidence Monday of subatomic activity co....

Dwarf Planet Ceres Reaches Opposition in Night Sky Space.com
With all the news about Pluto this month, most skywatchers may not be aware that Ceres, the brightest and nearest of the dwarf planets, reached its opposition to th....

Reshaping the solar spectrum to turn light into electricity ScienceDaily.com
Solar energy could be made cheaper if solar cells could be coaxed to generate more power. A huge gain in this direction has been made by a team of chemists that has....

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Top Tech Headlines

You can now upgrade to Windows 10 The Verge | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:00 UTC
Windows 10 is here. After nine months of public beta testing, the final version is rolling out to machines across the world. You can now upgrade to Windows 10 free ....

Xbox chief doesn’t see 'as much value' in TV cable box features The Verge | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:00 UTC
When Microsoft originally unveiled the Xbox One nearly two years ago, the software maker was focused heavily on entertainment. Reaction was swift and critical from ....

Microsoft is working on streaming PC games to Xbox One The Verge | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:00 UTC
Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system debuts today, enabling Xbox One game streaming to PCs. While that's a neat feature for Xbox One owners, Microsoft is....

Microsoft's Arrow brings pane to Androids The Register | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:38 UTC
You too can suffer the Windows phone experience, as an app For reasons El Reg doesn't quite understand, Microsoft has decided that the one thing missing from the An....

This Arduino Basic Kit has everything a newbie maker could ask for Engadget | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:31 UTC
It's easy to think about tinkering around with Arduino, but take more than 30 seconds to look at the platform, and suddenly it becomes daunting: not only do you nee....

Nokia's virtual reality camera is designed for filmmakers Engadget | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:20 UTC
Nokia has just revealed a new camera for filmmakers called OZO that can capture virtual reality videos. But unlike similar devices from GoPro and Samsung unveiled i....

HP goes off VMware's EVO:RAIL, stops selling ConvergedSystem 200 The Register | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:04 UTC
'Customers want more open and flexible approach', namely StorVirtual Hewlett Packard has stopped selling its ConvergedSystem 200-HC, the hyperconverged rig based on....

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Steinitz Presents Updated Gas Outline to Gas Companies Arutz Sheva | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:45 UTC

Mexico border state hails 'historic' sentencing of 5 men to 697 years for killings of 11 women Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:43 UTC
Mexican prosecutors announced Tuesday that they had won historic convictions and sentences of 697 years in prison against five men for killing 11 women near the bor....

Florida man charged in alleged bomb plot for Islamic State i24 News | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:39 UTC
23-year old arrested in FBI sting operation planned to detonate backpack bomb at public Florida beach - United States, terror attacks, Fl....

Two Palestinians killed in clashes in south Lebanon refugee camp i24 News | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:39 UTC
Fatah member and juice seller killed as clashes break out between Jund al-Sham Islamists and Fatah movement - Lebanon, Palestinians, Ain ....

Man wins right to have racial abuse complaint independently investigated ABC Australia | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:32 UTC
The anti-corruption body IBAC will investigate claims of police brutality and racism in an arrest in Melbourne's west six years ago, after a Victorian Court of Appe....

AfricaLink on Air - 29 July 2015: 0405 UTC Deutsche Welle | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:32 UTC
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to address the AU +++ Nigeria's Ppresident Buhari to visit Cameroon to discuss strategies against Boko Haram +++ Ghana's....

Magnitude-6.3 quake hits near Redoubt Volcano, felt by some in Anchorage, Kodiak Foxnews | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:29 UTC
A magnitude-6.3 earthquake has shaken southern Alaska and was felt by some people in Anchorage and Kodiak.....

Mercedes, Iran Khodro to sign deal 'soon' Press TV | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:29 UTC
Iran Khodro and German automaker Mercedes-Benz will sign a deal soon for production of cars and commercial vehicles, the head of the leading Iranian vehicle manufac....

US cops filmed punching black man Press TV | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:28 UTC
A newly released video shows four New York police officers punching an unarmed African-American man, pinning him to ground before arresting him.....

No Prison Time for Woman Accused of Insurance Arson NBC Connecticut | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:24 UTC
A woman accused of using fireworks to burn down her Windham home for insurance has received a fully suspended prison sentence.....

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Canada

Hepatitis C treatments skyrocket after pill-based drugs covered by B.C. plan Vancouver Sun | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:53 UTC
About 1,400 British Columbians have been treated for hepatitis C in the first four months since new anti-viral medications were covered by the provinces public drug....

Israeli spy to be released by U.S. after 30 years, officials deny connection to Iran nuclear deal National Post | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:50 UTC
The decision to free Pollard from his life sentence, announced Tuesday, caps an extraordinary espionage case after decades of legal and diplomatic wrangling....

Blue Jays lose to Phillies as Jose Bautista suffers 'a little cramp,' Devon Travis injures shoulder National Post | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:24 UTC
Bautista said he simply felt a leg cramp and expected to play Wednesday night. Travis's condition seemed more serious....

Deaths ignite grassroots Black Lives Matter Toronto movement Toronto Star | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:22 UTC
What began with a single candle has erupted into a fiery movement backed by thousands.Black Lives Matter, a coalition speaking out against police brutality and prej....

How 21 Orley went from dream home to dump Toronto Star | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:14 UTC
The moldy, beaten-up brick bungalow at 21 Orley Ave. in East York looks like the set of a slasher flick. “It’s really not livable. There’s no n....

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Jon Stewart, Obama held secret meetings at White House UPI | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:38 UTC
Kate StantonWASHINGTON, July 28 (UPI) -- President Barack Obama held private White House meetings with Jon Stewart at least twice.....

Curt Casali's two homers help Tampa Bay Rays beat Detroit Tigers UPI | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:36 UTC
By Greg Auman, The Sports Xchange On the night David Price returned to Tropicana Field, another former Vanderbilt star stole the spotlight.....

Mike Leake dominates as Cincinnati Reds shut out St. Louis Cardinals UPI | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:32 UTC
By Bucky Dent, The Sports Xchange ST. LOUIS -- By the time he makes his next start, Mike Leake might not be a member of the Cincinnati Reds.....

New York Mets' Noah Syndergaard shuts down San Diego Padres UPI | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:30 UTC
By Jerry Beach, The Sports Xchange In his second appearance against the Padres on Tuesday night, Noah Syndergaard threatened to become the first Met to accomplish p....

Plouffe goes on paternity list, Twins recall Polanco AP | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:19 UTC
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) Minnesota Twins third baseman Trevor Plouffe was placed on the paternity leave list following Tuesday night's 8-7 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirat....

Fed is likely to delay 1st rate hike in 9 years a bit longer AP | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:01 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) The Federal Reserve is moving toward raising interest rates from record lows just not likely yet. On Wednesday, when it ends its latest policy mee....

Pakistan police say kill head of banned sectarian group Reuters Canada | Wed Jul 29, 2015 03:54 UTC
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani police killed the head of the banned sectarian group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi on Wednesday as he attempted to escape as he was being moved ....

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Wall Street ends higher Business Report (IOL) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:31 UTC
New York - US stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday, breaking a five-day losing streak as attention shifted from trouble in Chinese equities to US corporate earnin....

Amazon seeks drone 'skyway' Business Report (IOL) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:30 UTC
New York - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers. ....

Oil dips in Asian trade Business Report (IOL) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:30 UTC
Tokyo - Oil prices were down in Asia on Wednesday as investors waited for the results of a US central bank meeting and a closely-watched report on crude inventories....

Asia stocks up as China steadies Business Report (IOL) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:30 UTC
Sydney - Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the....

SA's yuan payments rise Business Report (IOL) | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:30 UTC
Hong Kong - The number of South African payments denominated in yuan increased by 33 percent over the past year thanks to its strengthened bilateral relations with ....

Russian Banks Turn to Hong Kong as $117 Billion Global Debt Due Bloomberg | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:17 UTC

Dollar Bulls Chasing Data Trail Expect Yellen to Stick to Script Bloomberg | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:15 UTC

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US Newspapers: National

Experts Say Sandra Bland's Toxicology Report Raises Questions NY Times
The finding did not reliably measure how much marijuana was in her bloodstream at death, and there was no indication she used the drug in jail.....

Run-In With Reporter Triggered Mexico Coach Herrera's Ouster NY Times
In the end it wasn't the middling on-field performance by Mexico's national soccer team that cost Miguel Herrera his job as head coach of ....

TV Depiction of Colombia's Only Saint Angers Her Devotees NY Times
For weeks, billboards on buses and television spots have been announcing what promises to be Colombia's next big prime-time sensation.....

Bangladesh Upholds Opposition Leader's Death Sentence NY Times
Bangladesh's Supreme Court has upheld the death sentence for an influential opposition leader and an aide to a former prime minister for his role in mass killin....

Review: 5 ways Windows 10 fixes annoyances in predecessor Washington Post
It took me just a weekend to get comfortable with Microsofts new Windows 10 operating system, something I never did with its predecessor, Windows 8, even after near....

Mets Syndergaard Shuts Down San Diego Wall Street Journal
Mets right-hander Noah Syndergaard threw eight shutout innings to propel New York to a 4-0 win over San Diego and lift the team to within one game of first place in....

Today in History Washington Post
Today is Wednesday, July 29, the 210th day of 2015. There are 155 days left in the year.....

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Spending the night in New York City is actually getting cheaper NY Post
Tourists are getting a great bargain these days when they book a hotel room in the Big Apple. New York City hotels have long been known as the most expensive.......

Five Jets to watch during training camp NY Post
Jace Amaro The 2014 second-round pick had a tough rookie season in which he struggled to catch the ball and earn the coaches trust. The new coaching staff plans on.....

Soccer-Number blunder adds up to dismissal and defeat in Brazil Yahoo News
By Andrew Downie SAO PAULO, July 29 (Reuters) - Rivaldo's Mogi Mirim were left cursing their luck in a 3-2 home defeat to Bragantino in the Brazilian Serie B on....

No Prison Time for Woman Accused of Insurance Arson NBC Connecticut
A woman accused of using fireworks to burn down her Windham home for insurance has received a fully suspended prison sentence.....

End of Boy Scouts ban on gays prompts elation and alarm Rare.us
The lifting of the Boy Scouts of America's ban on gay adult leaders prompted some gay Eagle Scouts to quickly rejoin the movement.....

Multiple children hurt after tree falls near childrens museum NY Post
PASADENA, Calif. A huge, ancient pine tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of them critically, fire official....

Jon Stewart answers the ultimate fan question: F*ck, marry or kill Colbert, Oliver or Wilmore Raw Story
A day after releasing footage of himself taking questions from his studio audience, Daily Show host Jon Stewart fielded some more questions submitted online —....

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Africa

Wall Street ends higher Business Report (IOL)
New York - US stocks ended sharply higher on Tuesday, breaking a five-day losing streak as attention shifted from trouble in Chinese equities to US corporate earnin....

Amazon seeks drone 'skyway' Business Report (IOL)
New York - Online retail colossus Amazon wants to carve out a special zone of the sky to shuttle commercial drones that would deliver goods to its customers. ....

Oil dips in Asian trade Business Report (IOL)
Tokyo - Oil prices were down in Asia on Wednesday as investors waited for the results of a US central bank meeting and a closely-watched report on crude inventories....

Asia stocks up as China steadies Business Report (IOL)
Sydney - Asian shares were mostly higher on Wednesday on hopes that Beijing could stem the rout in its markets without damage to the economy, though caution was the....

SA's yuan payments rise Business Report (IOL)
Hong Kong - The number of South African payments denominated in yuan increased by 33 percent over the past year thanks to its strengthened bilateral relations with ....

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Europe

Man arrested in Sydney over unsolved 30-year-old 'family law court murders' The Guardian | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:37 UTC
Leonard John Warwick, 68, arrested in Sydneys Campbelltown in connection with shootings and bombings committed three decades ago....

AfricaLink on Air - 29 July 2015: 0405 UTC Deutsche Welle | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:32 UTC
Barack Obama becomes the first US president to address the AU +++ Nigeria's Ppresident Buhari to visit Cameroon to discuss strategies against Boko Haram +++ Ghana's....

Tony Abbott wrong on coal being good for humanity, Oxfam report shows The Guardian | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:31 UTC
Report says Australia must embrace renewables and coal exacts an enormous toll on health, drives climate change and is ineffective in delivering electricity to worl....

Surf's up in North Korea as tourism expedition put its toe in the water The Guardian | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:28 UTC
Pyongyang approves surfing camp plan put forward by Italian professional surfer and New Jersey tourist agency....

Chelsea show their stuff in the shootout to edge past Barcelona The Guardian | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:24 UTC
Eden Hazard scores the opener before Gary Cahill equalises with minutes to go in an entertaining game at FedEx Field in Wasington....

Armenian Activists Vow To Keep Protesting Power Rate Hikes Radio Free Europe/Liberty | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:23 UTC
Activists gathering in the central square of the Armenian capital, Yerevan, this week pledged to keep up the pressure on authorities to reverse their decision to ra....

Ant-managers: tiny toilers follow any leader to haul heavy loads, study finds The Guardian | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:15 UTC
Groups of ants working together to carry objects change their tactics whenever a new individual joins in with a better idea, scientists find....

Migrant flow at Calais 'too much' BBC | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:13 UTC
The flow of migrants trying to get into Britain from Calais appears "too much" for the UK government to handle, a spokesman for Eurotunnel says.....

Police overtime up due to staff gaps BBC | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:09 UTC
Some police forces are using overtime to cover gaps caused by staff shortages, BBC Radio 5 live has found.....

Counting the cost of Operation Stack BBC | Wed Jul 29, 2015 04:05 UTC
What is the cost to the UK of chaos in Calais?....

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Middle East

Teen who fled hospital to avoid chemotherapy agrees to return Haaretz Daily
16-year-old boy agrees to undergo therapy after rabbis intervene.....

Poll: Most Americans Want Congress to Reject Iran Deal Arutz Sheva

American hunter kills famous Zimbabwe lion Al Jazeera
Dentist says he thought $50,000 hunt, in which one of country's oldest and most famous lions was killed, was legal.....

'I Felt Something Was Missing Not Living in Israel' Arutz Sheva
Aviva Leidner and Deenah Katz, who made aliyah with Nefesh B'Nefesh, explain why they wanted to live in Israel.....

This Day in Jewish History The first post-WWII Jewish wedding in Berlin is held Haaretz Daily
The Nazis boasted that Berlin was 'Jew-free.' Not so, and it was Rabbi Martin Riesenburger safe through marriage to an Aryan - who kept the spirit alive.....

Iran condemns Israel attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque ISNA
TEHRAN (ISNA)- Irans Foreign Ministry strongly condemned the Israeli attacks on al-Aqsa Mosque compound, calling on the international community to stop the Israeli ....

Badwater: A race to breaking point in no man's land Al Jazeera
Run widely considered the most difficult footrace in the world has taken on mythical status.....

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East Asia

LEAD Microsoft launches Windows 10 in S. Korea Yonhap News
Microsoft Corp. released its latest operating system (OS) in South Korea on Wednesday, offering one single platform that works on PCs, as well as smartphones, as t....

More severe weather in store Wednesday afternoon: CWB Central News Agency
Taipei, July 29 (CNA) Severe weather conditions are expected to continue in northern, central and eastern Taiwan Wednesday afternoon due to a strong convective syst....

Elderly bicycle repairman given HK$10 by neighbour walks free from Hong Kong court after illegal hawking charges dropped South China Morning Post
An elderly man who repaired bicycles in his neighbourhood walked free from a Hong Kong court today after the prosecution dropped charges against him of illegal hawk....

Firefighters tackle fierce blaze at housing estate in southwest China South China Morning Post
Firefighters have tackled a large blaze at a residential compound in southwestern China. About 20 fire trucks were called to deal with the blaze in Chengdu in Sichu....

'Middleman told me to withdraw from HKU selection process', says liberal scholar Johannes Chan amid political storm South China Morning Post
A liberal University of Hong Kong scholar at the centre of a political storm claimed a middleman assigned by the institutions governing body had asked him to withdr....

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South Asia

Bobbi Kristina's 'bathtub' History May See Nick Gordon go Free New Indian Express

Cecil, King of Lions, Was Shot by a US Dentist New Indian Express

Trump Rocked as Paper Revives Rape Story New Indian Express
The claims that Mr Trump forced himself on his wife after a doctor had messed up a hair-treatment surgery for a bald spot were made during divorce proceedings durin....

Turkey Told Focus On Kurds May Harm Isil Fight New Indian Express
A Nato statement following an emergency meeting called by Turkey, a Nato member, said it stood in "strong solidarity" with Ankara against "terrible acts of terror".....

Chef Izzat Cooks Mouth-watering Dishes Without Water! New Indian Express
So, what does he substitute water with? A variety of liquids but principally milk.....

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South East Asia

Atut Chosiyah formally sacked as Banten governor Jakarta Post
Ratu Atut Chosiyah. (JP/Wendra Ajistyatama)Atut Chosiyah, serving a seven-year jail sentence for graft, has been officially dismissed as Banten .......

The Zheng siblings invade Hollywood Jakarta Post
In character: Alice Qiang (Livi) walks on her hands to earn a living after arriving in Seattle while her brother Ken Qiang (Ken) looks on.(Courtesy .......

UN says it could help 3 million in Yemen if a pause holds Jakarta Post
The latest attempt at a humanitarian pause in Yemen has not been respected by any party to the conflict, the U.N. humanitarian chief said Tuesday, .......

Mount Raung's eruption cancels 18 flights in Jember Jakarta Post
Up to 18 flights in Notohadinegoro Airport in Jember regency, East Java, have been canceled due to the eruption of Mount Raung's in the last few .......

Siak River in Riau 'sick', says environmental NGO Jakarta Post
The Indonesian Forum for the Environment (Walhi) has claimed that the 400-kilometer Siak River dividing the resource-rich province of Riau is in a .......

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Teacher's aide 'lured victims with booze' news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 17:49 UTC
A QUEENSLAND teacher's aide who allegedly lured teenage boys into bushland with alcohol before performing oral sex on them has been granted conditional bail.....

Australian medical marijuana merger news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 17:10 UTC
PHYTOTECH Medical has completed its merger with MMJ Bioscience in a move that will allow the Australian-listed group to become a farm-to-pharmaceutical medical mari....

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop ‘will not rest’ until there is justice for families of MH17 victims news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:47 UTC
FOREIGN Minister Julie Bishop vows she will not rest until the grieving families of the MH17 victims get justice.....

South East Queensland Regional Plan to avert ‘bleak’ future Courier Mail | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:35 UTC
NEW planning laws aimed at dictating just how the state will grow into the future could be introduced into State Parliament as early as October.....

Hairy Houdinis escape from zoos news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:29 UTC
AN orangutan breaks out of Melbourne Zoo, then, less than two weeks later, another does a runner in Perth ... can any zoo hold Australias hairy Houdinis and why ar....

Underage NSW driver arrested over robbery news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:20 UTC
A 15-YEAR-OLD driver and his 14-year-old passenger have been arrested after an alleged restaurant robbery and police chase on the Central Coast.....

Two-thirds of SA businesses 'pessimistic' news.com.au | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:20 UTC
MORE than two-thirds of South Australian businesses expect the state economy to deteriorate over the next 12 months.....

Surrogate mum says gay couple can’t have her baby Courier Mail | Tue Jul 28, 2015 16:02 UTC
A FOREIGN same-sex couple has vowed not to leave Thailand without their daughter after a local surrogate mother rescinded permission for them to take the baby she g....

Australian stocks open lower, brace for more China turmoil The Australian | Tue Jul 28, 2015 15:57 UTC
The Australian sharemarkets brief foray into positive territory yesterday is set to end today in the wake of horrid leads from Chinese and, consequently, US markets....

A2 boss gets share windfall The Australian | Tue Jul 28, 2015 15:56 UTC
A2 Milk Co managing director Geoff Babidge is sitting on a 730 per cent capital gain after settling the outstanding amount due on six million partly-paid shares he ....

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