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Australia steps up security after... Intercepted intelligence indicating Islamic State militants could be planning to attack Australian lawmakers triggered a security alert at the country's Parliament building Friday. Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced that Australian Federal Police would ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 12:51 pm
Police ID man who left bar with... CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. Police who searched a car and a condo Friday in connection with the disappearance of a University of Virginia student almost a week ago say they have identified the man who was with Hannah Graham when she was last seen. Witnesses ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:04 pm
Russian planes intercepted near... (CNN)-- Two U.S. jets intercepted six Russian planes that neared U.S. airspace off Alaska on Thursday and Canadian planes intercepted two Russian bombers that approached Canadian airspace, NORAD reported. A U.S. official told CNN's Barbara Starr that ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:19 pm
Pennsylvania police closing in on... Canadensis, Pennsylvania (CNN)-- Police in Pennsylvania appeared to be closing in Friday night on the suspect in the slaying of a state trooper. Police have surrounded a home where they believe Eric Matthew Frein is believed to be hiding, a local ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:37 pm
A Soaring Debut for Alibaba The long-awaited public market debut of the Alibaba Group, the Chinese Internet titan, did not disappoint on Friday, eclipsing every other company that has started to sell stock so far this year. After pricing at $68 a share on Thursday night, Alibaba’s ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:46 pm
French jets strike in Iraq,... By Oliver Holmes and Alexandria Sage BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria. President Francois Hollande said Rafale jets hit "a logistics depot of the terrorists" near the city of Mosul, which has been held by Islamic State for more than three months. It promised more operations in coming days. The French military action, which follows U.S. ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:10 am
North Korea says imprisoned... By James Pearson SEOUL (Reuters) - An American recently sentenced to six years hard labor by a North Korean court pretended to have secret U.S. information and was deliberately arrested in a bid to become famous and meet U.S. missionary Kenneth Bae in a North Korean prison, state media said on Saturday. Matthew Miller, 25, of Bakersfield, California, had prepared his story in advance and written in a notebook that he was seeking refuge after failing in an attempt to collect information about the U.S. government, state media said. ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:10 pm
U.S. aims to keep Iran atomic... By Arshad Mohammed WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. officials hope to prevent two diplomatic challenges with Iran from colliding next week: the Iranian nuclear program and the threat posed by the Islamic State militant group. Their basic dilemma is how to keep Iran from hardening its stance in the nuclear talks out of a belief, which U.S. officials say would be misguided, that Washington might make nuclear concessions in exchange for help against IS. ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:50 pm
Scots spurn independence in... By Alistair Smout and Guy Faulconbridge EDINBURGH (Reuters) - Scotland spurned independence and saved a union dating back 300 years in a historic referendum but its defeated leader said it would hold London to last minute offers of more power that could radically reshape the United Kingdom. A vote for the union is a relief for millions of Britons including Prime Minister David Cameron, whose job was on the line, as well as allies across the world who were horrified at the prospect of the United Kingdom breaking up. ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:51 pm
Kiev, rebels agree to extra... MINSK (Reuters) - Pro-Russian separatists and representatives from Kiev and Moscow agreed on Saturday on further measures to ensure a cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists. Violations of a Sept. 5 cease-fire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists, whom Kiev says have been reinforced by Russian weapons and soldiers crossing over the two countries' porous border, have kept Ukrainian troops on full alert. ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:58 pm
Salmond to quit after Scots vote No Alex Salmond is to step down as first minister of Scotland and Scottish National Party leader after voters rejected independence in Thursday's referendum. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:24 pm
Police separate rivals in Glasgow Police make three arrests after separating groups of rival Unionist and independence supporters in George Square in the centre of Glasgow. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:51 pm
Queen urges referendum 'respect' The Queen says she believes Scotland will unite in a "spirit of mutual respect and support" following the independence referendum. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:12 pm
Row brewing over English powers David Cameron and Ed Miliband are at odds over plans for English MPs to be given power over England-only issues. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:43 pm
Reward Wales, says ex-first... Wales should be rewarded for not putting the UK "through the mincer" of a referendum on independence, former first minister Rhodri Morgan says, after Scotland voted to stay in the UK. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:34 pm
Kerry says Iran can help tackle... US Secretary of State says there is role for nearly all countries in the fight against the self-declared jihadist group. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:20 pm
Yemen fighting rages as truce... Fierce battles continue for second day in capital city Sanaa, pushing country to the brink of civil war. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:58 pm
Sierra Leone Ebola lockdown... 30,000 health workers travel house-to-house as population of six million are confined to their homes in drastic measure. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:34 am
Guilty plea in US embassy bombings Egyptian man pleads guilty in case involving 1998 bombings in Tanzania and Kenya that killed 224 people Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:01 pm
China's Alibaba makes huge trading... Online retailer's value lifted to $244bn in early trades in what looks likely to be the biggest IPO in history. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:36 pm
Once Again, Oracle Must Reinvent... Oracle's Larry Ellison was a master of corporate reinvention. But today the database powerhouse he built faces challenges, and his departure as CEO intensifies the central issue surrounding the company's future: Can Oracle endure tectonic shifts that are reshaping its market?
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:06 pm
Fed Rate-Hike Tool Stirs Some... Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen spent months devising a strategy for managing short-term interest rates. Two days after the plan's release, some market participants warn the new approach may have flaws.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:02 pm
U.S. Stocks Finish on Mixed Note Stocks finished in mixed territory Friday, capping a week of strong gains, as investors welcomed Scottish voters' decision to remain part of the U.K., while shares of Alibaba Group Holding made its trading debut with a sharp rise.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:36 pm
GM Told to Open Defect Files Hundreds of car owners suing General Motors over an ignition-switch flaw got a boost when a New York judge ordered the auto maker to turn over internal documents about its handling of the defect to plaintiffs' attorneys.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:29 pm
Glaxo Guilty of Bribery in China GlaxoSmithKline said a Chinese court found its subsidiary guilty of bribery, and fined the company nearly $500 million, in what Chinese state media said was the largest ever corporate fine.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:37 pm
French jets strike in Iraq,... NEW YORK (Reuters) - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's shares soared 38 percent in their first day of trading on Friday as investors jumped at the chance for a piece of what is likely to rank as the largest IPO in history, in a massive bet on China's burgeoning middle class.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:42 pm
North Korea says imprisoned... BAGHDAD/PARIS (Reuters) - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq for the first time on Friday, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against militants who have seized a third of the country and also control large parts of neighboring Syria.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:10 pm
Scots spurn independence in... NEW YORK (Reuters) - A chastened NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said on Friday that the league's poor response to its domestic violence crisis will prompt an overhaul of how it deals with player behavior and punishment in America's most popular sports league.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:04 pm
U.N. aviation body to mull space... NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple Inc's latest phone lured throngs of gadget lovers, entrepreneurs and early adopters to its stores in New York, San Francisco and other cities around the world in the latest sign of strong initial demand for the new, larger generation of iPhones.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:29 pm
Alibaba surges 38 percent on... NEW HAVEN Conn. (Reuters) - Former Connecticut Governor John Rowland violated U.S. election laws by taking under-the-table payments from a business owned by the husband of a candidate whose campaign he secretly advised, a federal jury found on Friday.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:28 pm
ISIS fight requires 'genocidal'... JPost TV takes a weekly look at Israel's unique culture with input from experts. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:32 pm
France: Solution to Mideast... "The coalition required to eliminate ISIL (Islamic State) is not only, or even primarily, military in nature," Kerry told a United Nations Security Council meeting on Iraq. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:05 pm
Syrian nuclear activities divide... According to Channel 2, Netanyahu was enraged by Sa???ar???s refusal to back his controversial proposal to postpone the date of presidential elections, which were held earlier this summer. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:09 pm
US Senate elevates Israel's status... The resolution calls on the State Department to "maintain combating anti-Semitism as a United States foreign policy priority." Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:42 am
Just a Thought: On ???teshuva??? Following postponements due to war in Gaza, under 2,000 march in capital without incident. Posted on 18 September 2014 | 8:00 am
Ukraine, rebels sign peace plan THE UKRAINIAN Government and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to stop fighting and create a 30km demilitarised zone in order to bring lasting peace to eastern Ukraine. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:06 pm
???We want a referendum too??? HOT on the heels of the Scottish referendum, Catalonia has scored a vote on its independence from Spain. And they’re not the only ones who want out. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:09 pm
???Scotland will emerge as the... THE man who led the failed push for Scottish independence has resigned as the UK union continues to unravel in the fallout from yesterday’s historic referendum. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:22 pm
Queen urges unity after Scotland... THE Queen has urged people in the UK to come together after the divisive vote on Scottish independence. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:27 pm
Mum brain dead after ???cyclist... BREKKIE WRAP: A CYCLIST peddling through New York’s Central Park reportedly hit a mum at full speed, leaving her brain dead. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:21 pm
Ukraine signs peace deal with... Kiev and separatists agree memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:51 pm
North Korea says imprisoned... State media acccuses Californian Matthew Miller of telling North Korea he had US intelligence in the hope of becoming a 'world famous guy' and the 'second Snowden' Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:30 pm
US sends jets to intercept Russian... American and Canadian jets scrambled after six Russian aircraft entered the US's air defence identification zone (ADIZ) Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:52 pm
White House evacuated over... Secret Service evacute staff and reporters after intruder found on grounds of the White House Posted on 19 September 2014 | 7:50 pm
NFL Commissioner refuses to step... Roger Goodell, the beleaguered NFL Commissioner apologises for handling of Ray Rice affair as White House official tells the league's chiefs to "get a handle" on the domestic violence crisis engulfing Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:38 pm
First French airstrikes in Iraq... France is the first country to publicly acknowledge joining the U.S. in military strikes.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:32 am
Feds equip school police agencies... Surplus equipment goes to agencies affiliated with some 120 schools, colleges and universities.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:17 am
Scottish voters choose to stick... A record turnout of about 84% voted on Thursday's referendum.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:19 am
Obama, Biden to promote project to... The administration's new efforts encourage college students to fight sexual assault.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:00 am
5 craziest crimes of the week A really horrific first date is among the weirdest crime stories of the week.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:42 am
DealBook: A Soaring Debut for... The Chinese Internet giant, which raised $21.8 billion in its stock sale, instantly became one of the biggest publicly traded technology companies in the world. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:33 pm
Resurfacing With Vow to Do More The N.F.L. commissioner spoke publicly about the issue Friday, apologizing for his role in poor decision-making, promising a revamped personal conduct policy and saying he has not considered resigning. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:08 pm
Women Allege Harassment and Abuse... A complaint alleges that the agency failed to stop workplace harassment and sexual abuse and retaliated against women who reported it. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:39 pm
Rowland, Ex-Connecticut Governor,... Prosecutors had accused John G. Rowland of obstructing justice, falsifying documents and committing other violations of campaign finance laws. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:39 pm
Crime Scene: In Brooklyn Park,... The meditative chanting from a nearby sound bath may have provided cover for the thieves who made off with the mountain bikes. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:18 pm
Alex Salmond Quits After Scotland... The First Minister says "for Scotland ... the dream shall never die" following his country's rejection of independence. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:57 pm
Salmond Quits: Nationalism Loses... Despite a brief expulsion from the SNP, the consummate tactician has been a key figure in the party's resurgence. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:57 pm
Queen: All Of UK Will Respect... Police separate Yes and No supporters in Glasgow as the Queen says she hopes emotions can be "tempered" by understanding. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 3:57 pm
Alice Gross: Police Search... Detectives investigating the teen's disappearance find a bike belonging to suspect Arnis Zalkalns as they search his former home. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:30 pm
Thailand: CCTV Of British Man... Police insist those responsible for the deaths of two young British tourists on the island of Koh Tao will be brought to justice. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:23 pm
Bernard Sumner: Joy Division, New... Bernard Sumner, a softly spoken, handsome soul in his late fifties, is sitting
in a Mayfair photo studio dressed, as... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 2:05 pm
Spinal column: pride slipping away This column is being written from under a baseball cap. The hair is just too
ghastly to be revealed. Last... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 9:25 am
Meet the relatives Charlie Bush is an agricultural tools salesman who emigrated to Australia
after growing up on a farm in Kenya. Hugo... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 9:03 am
Anne Sinclair: a very public... In France, Anne Sinclair is a grande dame of the media, a TV interviewer and
journalist to be reckoned with... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 8:17 am
My face, my rules In both my written correspondence from readers of The Times and in the
online comments on the website, there are... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 7:06 am
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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