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Video reportedly shows beheading... An Internet video purports to show the beheading of US reporter Steven Sotloff by the Islamic State extremist group. The global terror intelligence firm SITE first reported the release of the 2-minute video, titled "A Second Message to America," in which ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:15 am
Hackers Who Leaked Celeb Photos... The hackers who leaked explicit photos of celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton will likely face jail time, if previous cases are any indication. The FBI said it is actively investigating the case, after dozens of private, risqu頰hotos ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:03 am
How Hackers Targeted Celebrities'... Hackers gained access to leaked nude photos purporting to be of dozens of A-list celebrities by an "all too common" tactic, according to Apple. "After more than 40 hours of investigation, we have discovered that certain celebrity accounts were compromised ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:20 am
Source: Obama given detailed... President Obama was given detailed and specific intelligence about the rise of the Islamic State as part of his daily briefing for at least a year before the group seized large swaths of territory over the summer, a former Pentagon official told Fox News. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:42 am
Another U.S. doctor in Liberia... A U.S. physician working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola, the missionary organization SIM USA announced Tuesday. The unnamed missionary doctor was treating obstetrics patients at the organization's ELWA hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, and was not ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:06 am
Ukraine rebels say they are poised... EU officials proposed sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russian firms of cash as punishment for Moscow's role in Ukraine, where rebels said they were storming Donetsk airport, potentially their biggest prize since turning the war's tide last week. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending armored columns of troops into Ukraine, where the momentum in a five-month war shifted last week decisively in favor of pro-Russian rebels, who are now advancing on a new front towards a major port. Russia denies its troops are involved in fighting on the ground, in the face of what Western countries and Ukraine say is overwhelming evidence. According to the United Nations, the war, in which pro-Russian separatists are fighting to throw off rule from Kiev, has killed more than 2,600 people and driven nearly a million from their homes in east Ukraine. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:30 pm
Islamic State issues video of... By William Maclean DUBAI (Reuters) - The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. A masked figure in the video seen by Reuters also issued a threat against a British hostage, a man the group named as David Haines, and warned governments to back off "this evil alliance of America against the Islamic State". Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:07 pm
U.S. military strike in Somalia... If Godane were killed, it would be a major victory against the al Shabaab militants fighting the Western-backed government of Somalia, which is also supported by African Union troops. Since taking charge in 2008, Godane has restyled the group as a global player in the al Qaeda franchise - a transformation that was highlighted when it killed at least 67 people in an attack on a Kenyan shopping mall in September last year. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:34 am
U.S. military may move Niger drone... WASHINGTON/NIAMEY (Reuters) - The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across the region, U.S. Washington deployed unarmed surveillance drones in Niger after a French-led military operation last year destroyed an al Qaeda enclave in neighboring northern Mali. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:47 pm
Canada, China quietly hold... By David Ljunggren OTTAWA (Reuters) - Senior officials from Canada and China met quietly in Ottawa last week to discuss relations that have deteriorated so badly that they could threaten Prime Minister Stephen Harper's planned visit to China in November. Canada sees China as an important trading partner and in early 2012 Harper went to Beijing to pitch the idea of Canada as a potential oil supplier. In late July, Canada accused Chinese hackers of being responsible for an attack on a government computer. In early August, China detained a Canadian couple, Kevin Garratt and Julia Dawn Garratt, on suspicion of spying. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:58 pm
Islamic State 'kills US hostage' An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:42 pm
Ashya's parents freed from prison The parents of Ashya King are released from prison in Spain after UK prosecutors withdrew a European arrest warrant. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:54 pm
Celebrity leaks 'no breach' - Apple The leaking of intimate photos of celebrities from iCloud accounts was due to a theft of log-in information, not a security breach, says Apple. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:49 pm
New child abuse victims come... Twelve new victims have come forward since a report found at least 1,400 children were abused in Rotherham, South Yorkshire's chief constable says. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:23 pm
FM: Independence 'closer than ever' Independence is "closer than it's ever been" claims First Minister Alex Salmond, as an opinion polling suggests gains for the "Yes" campaign. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:37 am
Islamic State 'beheads second US... Group releases video of Steven Sotloff's purported death, days after mother addressed leader pleading for son's life. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:08 pm
US kills six in attack on... US says group's commander, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was target of air attack near Barawe - but al-Shabab denies he was there. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:15 pm
Ebola crisis: 'world is losing the... Doctors Without Borders charity calls for global response, warning that rich nations have ignored gravity of epidemic. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:57 pm
Russia to review military policy... Moscow says doctrine to be bolstered after NATO announces creation of rapid-response force in wake of Ukraine crisis. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:57 am
Pakistan's Nawaz Sharif backed by... MPs rally to prime minister as thousands of protesters continue to call for his resignation over alleged vote-rigging. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:52 pm
Credit Suisse Chat-Room Review... An internal investigation into allegations of inappropriate employee behavior has roiled the bank's European stock-trading desk, according to people familiar with the probe.
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Home Depot Probing Possible Breach... Home Depot is working with banks and law-enforcement agencies to investigate a potential breach of customer credit- or debit-card data.
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FBI: No Evidence J.P. Morgan... The FBI hasn't found any evidence to suggest the hacker or hackers who successfully penetrated the computer system at J.P. Morgan Chase & Co. scored any similar successes against other big U.S. banks, according to four people close to the investigation.
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PG&E Fined $1.4 Billion for... California regulators want PG&E's utility to pay $1.4 billion in fines and penalties over a fatal natural-gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif.
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Halliburton to Settle Deepwater... Halliburton said it agreed to a $1.1 billion settlement covering a substantial majority of claims related to the 2010 Deepwater Horizon rig explosion in the Gulf of Mexico.
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Home Depot says probing 'unusual... DUBAI (Reuters) - The Islamic State released a video on Tuesday purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, raising the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. air strikes on its insurgents in Iraq.
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Ukraine rebels say they are poised... DETROIT (Reuters) - A federal judge on Tuesday denied motions by two bond insurance companies that sought to block Detroit from presenting certain evidence at a key hearing on the city's plan to exit bankruptcy.
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Japan's Abe to co-opt rival, draft... WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. manufacturing activity hit a nearly 3-1/2-year high last month and construction spending rebounded strongly in July, signs the economy entered the third quarter on strong footing.
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Dollar General sweetens Family... ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistan's parliament threw its weight behind embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday as a deepening crisis over violent protests demanding his resignation prompted fears of an army intervention.
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EU proposes tough sanctions on... BAMAKO (Reuters) - Four United Nations soldiers were killed on Tuesday and a further 15 were wounded when the convoy they were traveling in struck a landmine in an area of northern Mali where attacks are on the rise, a spokesman for the country's U.N. mission said.
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Jabhat Al-Nusra 'unlikely to... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:23 pm
Islamic State claims murder of... EU releases statement slamming Israel for choosing "this delicate moment" to make announcement, says it won't recognize "any changes to pre-1967 borders." Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:42 pm
IDF fires on Palestinian driver... Police: Undercover investigation concludes members of railway???s Sanitation Division stole ???tens of millions??? of shekels through bribery, money laundering, false billing and tax evasion. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:40 am
Bennett: Defense will only get... Details of the Palestinian leader's peace plan was revealed on Tuesday by the former religious endowments minister, Mahmoud al-Habash. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:50 pm
PA chief Abbas: Hamas leader... After cancellations from Neil Young, the Backstreet Boys and more, Gaga's artRAVE tour to stop in Israel as scheduled. Posted on 01 September 2014 | 11:27 am
Obama, I???m back! ISIS kills again THE same British executioner who killed photographer James Foley has appeared again, this time beheading journalist Steven Sotloff. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:22 pm
Apple says iCloud not breached APPLE says that some celebrity accounts were compromised in a “targeted attack” but has found no signs of a breach of its iCloud storage system. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:14 pm
Shriver ???cheated on Arnie too??? ARNOLD Schwarzenegger may have cheated on her with their maid but new reports suggest Maria Shriver may have strayed from the marriage before he did. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:14 pm
Warrant dropped for ill boy???s... PROSECUTORS have withdrawn the arrest warrant for a UK couple after they fled to Spain with their son who is sick with a brain tumour. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 2:57 pm
???Handsy??? groom starts wedding... BREKKIE WRAP: A GROOM spent his wedding night in jail for getting “handsy” with a pregnant waitress and brawling at his reception. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:06 pm
Jihadists appear caught offguard... Analyst for US private intelligence firm SITE discovered the video apparently before Islamic State was prepared to release it Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:33 pm
Lord Hall: BBC would not have run... The BBC's director general, Lord Hall, tells the Home Affairs Select Committee that if police had raised concerns, the BBC would not have run the story about the raid on Sir Cliff Richard's apartment Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:31 pm
Gary Barlow apologises for tax row... Take That members reportedly invested at least ??26m in a scheme that potentially avoided tax Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:12 pm
Killing of Steven Sotloff: Q and A Isil's barbarity could trigger an even greater US intervention in the Middle East - so what does the group stand to gain? Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:52 pm
Steven Sotloff 'beheaded by... Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (Isil) release video apparently showing beheading of US hostage, Steven Sotloff - follow latest developments Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:33 pm
CDC director calls for worldwide... The opportunity to control Ebola is closing, CDC director says. Another U.S. doctor infected.
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Islamic State releases video... The group is trying to drive the U.S. out of the Mideast.
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Statutory rape victim forced to... State requires man to pay retroactive support even if he didn't know about the child.
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Girl who shot instructor said Uzi... After accidentally killing shooting range instructor, girl said gun was too powerful.
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Russia threatens to release... Kremlin says Russian leader's 'I can take Kiev' comment misquoted, distorted.
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2 Convicted in 1983 North Carolina... Two mentally disabled half-brothers were declared innocent after a hearing in a North Carolina court focused on DNA tests that appear to exonerate them. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:19 pm
Iran Unfetters Cellphones, and the... In a victory for President Hassan Rouhani over hard-liners, Iranians can now do what people elsewhere have long done without thinking ??? easily send and receive photos and videos on their phones. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:14 pm
Public Editor's Journal: He Said,... Two recent articles draw complaints about false equivalency. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:27 pm
U.S. Airstrike in Somalia Targets... Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that has allied itself with Al Qaeda, may have been killed. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 2:51 pm
Video Claims to Show Beheading of... Relatives of Steven J. Sotloff, a freelance journalist who was captured in Syria a year ago, said they believed he had been killed, despite a plea from his mother. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 2:37 pm
Reports: Second US Journalist... An Islamic State video purportedly shows Steven Sotloff murdered by the same man, believed to be British, who killed James Foley. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:41 pm
Sotloff Family Grieving After... His mother had pleaded for her son's life and a friend says the US should consider paying ransoms to secure hostages' freedom. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:09 pm
Ashya's Parents Released From... The news has been welcomed by Brett and Naghemeh King's family who said they were not expecting it to happen so quickly. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:38 pm
Exclusive: Olympic Stadium Bill... Work is under way to convert the stadium for use by West Ham but the cost to the taxpayer looks set to rise by millions of pounds. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:59 pm
Apple Denies System Breach Over... Apple says celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked and denies a general breach involving its systems. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:17 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
Animal Tracks: Pretty pups, birds... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 3:12 pm
The Nitty-Gritty On Core Elements... Getting Golfing its start in the Highlands of Scotland and eventually branching out to various locations across the globe golf is now one of the biggest sports in existence enjoyed by millions of people. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:25 pm
Cabin crews call the shots in... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:47 pm
Video: Parents of fallen SEAL...
On Monday, the Vaughns wrote a letter, calling out Mr Obama’s decision to go golfing after holding an important press conference on the Foley video.
‘As Commander-in-Chief, your actions – or lack thereof – Mr President, cost lives.
‘As you bumble?… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:21 pm
New sex drug for men in too much... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 4:45 pm
EU set to hit Russia with more... EU government will decide on a new raft of sanctions against Russia by Friday. They will target Moscow in a number of key sectors, including… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 2:39 pm
Militant group IS beheads... The militant group calling itself the Islamic State has released a video purporting to show the beheading of American journalist Stephen Sotloff. In… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 2:17 pm
Ebola warning: 'insufficient... Faced with the scale of the Ebola threat, experts are insisting that the collective resources to counter the epidemic are unacceptable. The virus… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:55 pm
EU gas link helps Ukraine after... Slovakia opened a pipeline on Tuesday which can deliver natural gas from the European Union to Ukraine. The EU's so-called reverse (ie eastbound)… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:50 pm
West Africa Ebola outbreak needs... As the United Nations warns that an Ebola outbreak spreading out of control in West Africa could lead to food shortages, hospital authorities in Hong… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 1:27 pm
China's Peng powers into U.S. Open...
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Glenn Beck: Hillary Clinton 'will...
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U.S. official: Attack targets...
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Joan Rivers is still on life...
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Battle over Adam Carolla podcast...
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Steve Bennett is a genius. He has taken jewellery retailing... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:01 pm
Time to declare open season for... Transfer Deadline Day in the UK fascinates me. In part, it???s the way so many people seem to have a... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:01 pm
The tyranny of the gymslip still... Here???s some news that should surprise precisely no one. Nearly half of teenage
girls are put off doing physical exercise... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:01 pm
Angelina Jolie’s wedding dress... Only Angelia Jolie would have the guts to graffiti her own wedding dress. She is also the only woman in... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:01 pm
Cleric calls for Prophet’s tomb... Religious authorities in Saudi Arabia are considering moving the tomb of the
Prophet Muhammad to an unmarked grave, threatening uproar... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:01 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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