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Millions volunteer across USA for... Gannett employees from across the country participated in the annual Make a Difference Day -- volunteering for projects in their communities. VPC McLEAN, Va. Millions of people took part in the nation's largest day of volunteerism Saturday as Make A ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:42 pm
Teacher tried to stop shooting at... A newly-hired social studies teacher intercepted a gunman as he tried to reload during a deadly shooting at a Washington state high school on Friday, a union official says, describing her actions as amazing. Marysville Education Association president Randy ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:03 pm
Is 2016 on his mind? NJ Gov.... AKRON, Iowa – New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, returning to Iowa to headline one of the biggest events on the state's political calendar, criticized President Barack Obama in a fiery speech Saturday night that sounded like the early makings of a ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:21 pm
Should health care workers who... (CNN)-- When doctors risk their lives and sacrifice their livelihoods to go to West Africa and provide desperately needed treatment to those suffering from Ebola, what should be their reward upon coming home? Three weeks off, some say -- whether they like ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:47 am
The Horror Before the Beheadings The hostages were taken out of their cell one by one. In a private room, their captors asked each of them three intimate questions, a standard technique used to obtain proof that a prisoner is still alive in a kidnapping negotiation. James Foley returned ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:14 pm
Iraqi security forces and Kurds... By Ahmed Rasheed and Isabel Coles BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants. Iraqi troops and their Shi'ite allies broke the grip of Islamic State in Jurf al-Sakhar after months of fighting against insurgents determined to march on the capital. ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:55 pm
Canadians flock to Parliament... By Richard Valdmanis OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military. The grounds of the hilltop gothic building, whose clock tower is a centerpiece of Ottawa's skyline, attracted scores of visitors, many still stunned by Wednesday's attack, which took place as Prime Minister Stephen Harper was meeting with lawmakers. ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:36 pm
War-weary Ukraine set to pick... By Richard Balmforth KIEV (Reuters) - War-weary Ukrainians are set to pick a pro-Western and nationalist-leaning parliament on Sunday that should give President Petro Poroshenko a mandate to end separatist conflict in the east, but may inject new tension into ties with Russia. It is the first parliamentary election in the ex-Soviet republic of 46 millions since street protests in the capital last winter forced Moscow-backed leader Viktor Yanukovich to flee and ushered in a pro-Europe leadership under Poroshenko. ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:15 pm
Anti-Occupy mob roughs up Hong... By Clare Jim HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long "Occupy" movement of the financial hub's streets by pro-democracy demonstrators. Hong Kong has been roiled by a tenacious, student-led people's movement demanding full democracy in the former British colony that returned to Chinese rule in 1997. ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:39 pm
Lebanon army fights gunmen in... BEIRUT (Reuters) - Six Lebanese soldiers were killed as the army clashed with Islamist gunmen in northern Lebanon for a second day on Saturday, using helicopters to fire rockets in the first such air attack since the war in neighboring Syria began. Soldiers exchanged heavy fire with the gunmen - whose exact affiliation was unclear - in the city of Tripoli in the morning and moved in on their positions in the afternoon, security sources said. Three soldiers were wounded in a nearby incident when gunmen opened fire on an army vehicle near the northern village of Bahneen, the sources said. ... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:53 pm
Inmate planned escape with hostage Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found in the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:57 pm
Person held after Edinburgh... A person has been detained by police after an incident in central Edinburgh which led to part of the city being cordoned off. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:40 pm
Labour row: Salmond blames Miliband Ed Miliband is to blame for Johann Lamont quitting as leader of the Scottish Labour Party, Alex Salmond has claimed. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:10 pm
'Record number' of low-paid Britons A record five million UK workers are now in low-paid jobs, a rise of 250,000 in the last year, research from a left-of-centre think tank suggests. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:00 pm
Most UK profit warnings since 2008 Profit warnings by UK-listed firms rise to the their highest summer level for six years, according to forecaster EY. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:03 pm
ISIL pounded as Iraqi and Kurd... Peshmerga and Iraqi forces say they have retaken key areas in Iraq's north and south, supported by 22 US air strikes. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:59 am
Egypt blames 'foreign hands' in... President Sisi vows drastic measures against armed groups following Sinai attacks that killed 31 soldiers. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:12 pm
Tunisia holds crucial general... More than 5.2 million registered to vote in election that will decide the composition of country's new parliament. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:05 pm
Ukraine president stakes future on... Ukrainians brace for parliamentary election against the backdrop of months of conflict and mounting unrest. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:11 pm
Divided Brazil to vote for next... Polls show leftist incumbent Dilma Rousseff and challenger Aecio Neves in a tight race ahead of polls on Sunday. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:29 pm
25 Eurozone Banks to Fail Stress... About 25 eurozone banks failed the European Central Bank???s financial-health checks, although more than half have taken the necessary steps to shore up their balance sheets this year.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:46 am
iTunes Sees Drop in Music Sales Digital music sales at Apple iTunes store have fallen 13% to 14% world-wide since the start of the year, according to people familiar with the matter, underscoring the fragility of the music industry???s nascent recovery.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:54 am
Indonesia Plays Legal Hardball Indonesian prosecutors are increasingly bringing criminal charges against employees of large companies for allegedly causing losses to the state, a development that is chilling the business community there.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:44 am
Tycoon Arrested as Vietnam Revives... Police in Vietnam have arrested Ha Van Tham on allegations of fraud while chairman of the Ocean Commercial Joint Stock Bank, signaling the Southeast Asian country is reviving its efforts to restructure its banking system.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:14 am
P&G to Shed Duracell P&G said it plans to exit its Duracell business, with plans to carve off the leading battery brand with $2 billion in global sales into a separate company. The plan was announced as P&G reported flat sales and a 34% profit drop for its fiscal first quarter.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:12 pm
Suspect in two California deputy... OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadians returned to the reopened grounds of their parliament building on Saturday, three days after a homegrown radical rushed in armed with a rifle after killing a soldier in the second domestic attack in a week on the country's military.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:11 pm
War-weary Ukraine set to pick... MARYSVILLE Wash. (Reuters) - Relatives of a Washington state teen accused of a high school shooting rampage said on Saturday that they were living in a "nightmare" and struggling to understand why the boy targeted his two cousins and several friends before killing himself.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:15 pm
Canadians flock to Parliament... BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) - Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:09 pm
Police seek motive in fatal... KIEV (Reuters) - President Petro Poroshenko called on Ukrainians on Saturday to elect a majority on Sunday that would see through a pro-Europe, reform agenda and break with the Soviet past.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:39 pm
On eve of poll, Ukraine leader... HONG KONG (Reuters) - Three journalists were roughed up on Saturday evening in Hong Kong after being confronted by pro-government protesters holding a rally to oppose a four-week long "Occupy" movement of the financial hub's streets by pro-democracy demonstrators.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:58 pm
Politics: ???The coalition???s... Veganism is becoming a popular trend in Israel, and we want to know why. Is it really much healthier? JPost TV gets the scoop. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:47 pm
Ya'alon says international calls... Prior to his election, Rivlin pledged that he would visit the city if he won the race. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 4:06 pm
Palestinians in east Jerusalem... In a televised speech to the nation, Sisi, who sat alongside his top generals and security advisors, lashed out at ???foreign powers who are trying to break Egypt???s back.??? Posted on 25 October 2014 | 1:56 pm
Israel-US ties have reached... According to the Palestine Now news agency, documents show that Abbas ordered the monitoring of phone conversations of some of the more prominent political figures in the West Bank. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 12:10 pm
Foreign Affairs: Turkey???s... Kerry wants more talks; Abbas wants "Palestine" without peace; Netanyahu says "Arab world first." Six months after breakdown of negotiations, everyone is grasping at straws. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:28 am
ISIS hostage warns of... BRITISH Islamic State hostage John Cantlie has told how prisoners have been waterboarded for trying to escape in the latest video released by the terror group. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:50 pm
Nuclear alert as volcano stirs FIRST it was an earthquake. Then it was a tsunami. Now Japan fears another nuclear disaster — this time because of a stirring volcano. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:40 pm
Will ISIS fighters be given ???the... TO be a real Caliphate, the Islamic State needs a few key things: A priest-king, large chunks of a holy land... and blessed warriors missing key pieces of their anatomy. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:13 pm
???Hero??? teacher grabbed shooter A TEACHER has emerged as the hero of a school shooting that left two dead and four seriously hurt as the first pictures of the victims were released. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:29 pm
???Medical miracle??? Claudia, 8,... BREKKIE WRAP: THE eight-year-old girl dubbed the first to beat terminal brain cancer has died four months after getting the cancer all-clear. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:21 pm
Washington state teen shooter's... Friends say Jaylen Fryberg targeted his cousin over a fight about a girl Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:00 pm
Britain's best and worst hotel... Britannia Hotels finishing bottom of Which? survey for the second year running, scoring just one star in five categories - bedrooms, bathrooms, cleanliness, communal areas and "description matching reality" Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:01 pm
Mental health units to be set up... Plans being considered by the Government will see inmates treated in specialist mental health units inside prisons in future Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:01 pm
British-American NBC journalist... Ashoka Mukpo, who contracted Ebola while in Liberia, says his body was 'at war' with the disease Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:09 pm
Jack Bruce was once the greatest... Jack Bruce unleashed the potential of the bass guitar, says Neil McCormick Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:02 pm
Experts: Quarantines may dissuade... Ebola has infected more than 10,000 people in eight countries.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:57 am
Feds will recognize same-sex... Decision means those couples will to receive federal benefits.
Posted on 24 October 2014 | 10:38 pm
U.S. condemns Iran's hanging of... Woman who stabbed her alleged rapist was found guilty of murder and executed Saturday.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 12:37 am
High school cafeteria worker tried... Relative says victims were friends, cousins with gunman.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 5:34 am
When parents kill: FBI data reveal... Kristi Hooper's husband killed their toddler twins, then himself, during a custody battle.
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:00 am
Tested Negative for Ebola, Nurse... Kaci Hickox, who was being quarantined at a New Jersey hospital after working with Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, criticized a ???frenzy of disorganization??? in an essay posted online. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:08 pm
New York Ebola Patient Enters More... Health officials said that while Dr. Craig Spencer remained awake and communicative, his condition worsened on Saturday with the appearance of gastrointestinal symptoms. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 9:08 pm
Three Supreme Court Justices... Justices Thomas, Sotomayor and Alito attended reunion weekend at the law school and discussed affirmative action, salsa dancing and spittoons. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:31 pm
Jack Bruce, Cream???s Adventurous... Mr. Bruce???s adventurous approach to his instrument influenced two generations of rock bassists. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:18 pm
ISIS Hostages Endured Torture and... The death of James Foley in August at the hands of Islamic State jihadists in Syria was a very public end to a hidden ordeal shared with nearly two dozen other Westerners. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 6:54 pm
Fourth Man From Portsmouth Dies In... Mehdi Hassan, 19, travelled to the conflict-hit country with a group of four other men in October last year. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 4:24 pm
Merkel Set To Sink Cameron's EU... German Chancellor Angela Merkel has said her country "will not tamper" with the principle of free movement of workers in the EU. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:09 pm
Doctors Recruited In Battle To... A college and the NSPCC are asking GPs to keep an eye out for signs of radicalisation, child trafficking and cyber-bullying. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:02 pm
Lords Consider Drone Laws Over... Parliament is to hear evidence from experts after a report warns of "significant safety, security and privacy concerns". Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:04 pm
Lloyds Bank: More Than 200... Lloyds will concentrate closures in urban areas where branches are in close proximity, Sky News understands. Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:06 pm
British Gas owner posts huge... 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 | 9:12 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 | 9:12 am
Bo's wife charged with murder of... 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 | 7:49 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 | 7:11 am
Police numbers drop to lowest... 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 | 7:03 am
The Horror Before the Beheadings The hostages were taken out of their cell one by one.
In a private room, their captors asked each of them three intimate questions, a standard technique used to obtain proof that a prisoner is still alive in a kidnapping negotiation.
James Foley returned to the cell he shared w?… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:51 pm
New alarms sounded on debt impasse... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:09 pm
Megyn Kelly Called Out For...
Remember Megyn Kelly’s scare mongering with Michelle Malkin about voter fraud in Colorado? Well, it turns out Kelly was not only being extremely biased but either willfully ignorant or willfully misleading as well. And Kelly is getting called out on it.
As I previously r?… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:53 pm
UK: UK report clears Muslim...
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, political and commercial partners for Britain in the Gulf, have carried out their own operations against the group.
The two countries were influential in persuading the prime minister to launch the inquiry in April. The Muslim Brother?… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:40 pm
In 2005, 'Iowa Nice' Ernst Helped... This is a portent of things to come if this individual is elected to the Senate: Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:56 pm
Russia decides Winter time is the... On Sunday Russia switches to winter time, and stays there, forever. At least that's the plan. After tinkering with daylight-saving and then… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 2:04 pm
On tense eastern frontline... On the southern frontline in Mariupol, Ukraine's major port in the east, the election takes place under separatist and pro-Russian guns dug in just… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:52 am
Egypt's president says deadly... Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula was a "foreign funded operation." The… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 11:10 am
Tunisia: security tight for... Tunisia votes on Sunday in its first general election since the country adopted a new constitution in January. Analysts say there is a rising threat… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:46 am
Final preparations in place for... This is the calm Ukraine hopes will not precede a storm; the cooling-off period after an election campaign the people hope will on Sunday deliver a… Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:23 am
Quarantined nurse knocks Ebola...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:25 pm
Robin Williams' daughter gets...
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Candidate's gun remarks should...
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NASA: Dragon returns from...
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N.Y. official: New Ebola policy 'a...
Posted on 25 October 2014 | 8:57 pm
Russell Brand ‘hopes to run for... Russell Brand has refused to be drawn on reports that he is considering
standing to become the mayor of London.... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 10:02 pm
Leicester serve up Scarlets’... The Scarlets claimed the first win of their European Champions Cup campaign
with a gutsy triumph over Leicester Tigers in... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 7:11 pm
Bravura George North rescuscitates... George North???s quartet of tries reinvigorated Northampton???s European Rugby
Champions Cup campaign, but a comfortable victory over the Ospreys came... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 4:07 pm
Wilfried Bony maintains hot streak... Wilfried Bony made it four goals in three games as Swansea City won for the
first time since August.
Swansea... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:51 pm
Karim Benzema shines brightest in... There was to be no La Liga goalscoring record for Lionel Messi; that will have
to wait. Nor was it... Posted on 25 October 2014 | 3:21 pm
Obama: Allies Will Soon Take... Filed under: Democrats, Republicans, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, International, Congress, Conservatives'I have absolutely no doubt that we will be able to transfer control of this operation to an international coalition,' President Obama said Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 10:11 pm
Democrats Could Lose Senate, Biden... Filed under: Senate, Democrats, Republicans, 2012 ElectionsDemocrats are only four seats away from losing control of the Senate to Republicans in 2012, Vice President Biden warned supporters in a online appeal for donations Tuesday. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:30 pm
South Dakota Governor Signs Tough... Filed under: AbortionThe measure would require a women seeking an abortion to wait three days after meeting with a doctor and receive counseling before undergoing the procedure. Opponents promise a lawsuit. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 7:04 pm
Republican Sen. Scott Brown: GOP's... Filed under: Senate, House, Democrats, Republicans, Abortion, CongressThe Massachusetts Republican joins another GOP senator, Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, in expressing concerns about a proposal to end federal funding for the organization. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 4:44 pm
Half of Americans Approve of... Filed under: Polls, Foreign Policy, Obama Administration, Poll Watch, IndependentsObama's marks for his handling of Libya come despite criticism from the left, right and abroad that he waited too long to act against the Gadhafi regime, and that once he did, the mission was not as defined as he promised it would be. Posted on 22 March 2011 | 1:46 pm
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