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Audio captured about time of... (CNN)-- A company whose video chat service allegedly captured audio of Michael Brown's shooting said Thursday the recording was created at about the time the Missouri teenager was killed this month. The revelation from Glide appears to bolster a man's ... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:38 am
U.S. says Russia has 'outright... The United States told an emergency meeting of the U.N. Security Council on Thursday that Russia has "outright lied" over its military activity inside Ukraine, where Russian-backed separatists have been fighting Ukrainian armed forces. The accusations came ... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:42 am
Hitting the Brakes? Obama... President Obama on Thursday downplayed the prospect of any imminent U.S. airstrikes in Syria as he stressed that military advisers are still reviewing options for confronting Islamic State militants in the region. At the same time, the president bluntly ... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 10:25 am
Sister of Boston bombing suspect... A sister of Boston Marathon bombing suspect was arrested in New York City after authorities say she threatened to "put a bomb" on a woman. Ailina Tsarnaeva, of North Bergen, N.J., was charged with one count of aggravated harassment and released pending a ... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:39 am
If They Can Do It: 'Reality' show... Okay, so that's probably never crossed your mind. But an in-the-making series is trying to capture the "Idol" vibe all the same, in a setting where America could vote on political decisions made by ordinary people -- instead of singing talent. PR ... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:55 am
Ukraine president accuses Russian... By Richard Balmforth and Pavel Polityuk KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support of pro-Moscow rebels who captured a key coastal town, sharply escalating a five-month-old separatist war. President Petro Poroshenko told a meeting of security chiefs that the situation was "extraordinarily difficult ... but controllable" after Russian-backed rebels seized the town of Novoazovsk in the southeast of the former Soviet republic. Earlier Poroshenko said he had canceled a visit to Turkey because of the "rapidly deteriorating situation" in the eastern Donetsk region, "as Russian troops have actually been brought into Ukraine". Russia's defense ministry again denied the presence of its soldiers in Ukraine, using language redolent of the Cold War. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:55 pm
Video shows Islamic State executes... By Sylvia Westall and Mariam Karouny BEIRUT (Reuters) - Islamic State fighters executed scores of Syrian soldiers captures when the militants seized an airbase in the province of Raqqa at the weekend, according to a video posted on You Tube on Thursday. The video, confirmed as genuine by an Islamic State fighter, showed the bodies of dozens of men lying face down wearing nothing but their underwear. An Islamic State fighter in Raqqa told Reuters via the Internet: "Yes, we have executed them all." The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, which monitors violence in the war, put the death toll at more than 120. Islamic State, a radical offshoot of al Qaeda, stormed Tabqa airbase on Sunday after days of clashes with the army and said it had captured and killed soldiers and officers in one of the bloodiest confrontations yet between the two sides. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:49 pm
Exclusive: U.S. may use secrets... Greek businessman and ship owner Victor Restis last year sued UANI for defamation after the New York-based group, whose advisors include former intelligence officials from the United States, Europe and Israel, accused him of violating sanctions on Iran by exporting oil from the country. Restis' lawyer, Abbe Lowell, declined to comment, but noted court filings in which he argued that the state secrets privilege could not be used without the government first explaining the true nature of its relationship to UANI. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:00 pm
Turkey's Erdogan sworn in as... By Gulsen Solaker and Tulay Karadeniz ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life. Reading the oath of office in a ceremony in parliament, Erdogan vowed to protect Turkey's independence and integrity, to abide by the constitution and by the principles of Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, founder of the modern secular republic. Erdogan, who had been prime minister since 2003, has consistently presented his time in office as a historic mission to transform Turkey domestically and as a regional power. "We're now more worried than ever about one-man, autocratic rule in Turkey," CHP deputy Aykan Erdemir told Reuters. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:27 pm
U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers... By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working to secure their release, the United Nations said on Thursday. The affected peacekeepers are from the Philippines and Fiji, U.N. spokesman Stephane Dujarric told reporters. "During a period of increased fighting beginning yesterday between armed elements and Syrian Arab Armed Forces within the area of separation in the Golan Heights, 43 peacekeepers from the United Nations Disengagement Observer Force (UNDOF) were detained early this morning by an armed group in the vicinity of Al Qunaytirah," the U.N. press office said in a statement. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:38 pm
Tory MP Carswell defects to UKIP Tory MP Douglas Carswell has defected to the UK Independence Party - and says he will seek re-election in Clacton at a by-election. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:47 pm
Nato: Russian troops are in Ukraine Nato releases satellite images which it says show Russian forces inside Ukraine to help rebels fight government troops - a claim Russia denies. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:11 pm
Early inspections over abuse... Inspections of the children's services at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal are to be carried out early, as the deputy police and crime commissioner resigns and calls for her boss Shaun Wright to go. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:44 pm
PM: More Holyrood powers 'soon' The Scottish Parliament would get further powers "soon" if there is a "No" vote to independence, David Cameron has said. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:59 pm
UN peacekeepers held in Golan Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an armed group in the Syrian Golan Heights, amid heavy fighting between rebels and the army. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:46 pm
US has 'no strategy' to confront... President says military options considered but "we don't have a strategy yet", as new evidence emerges of IS atrocities. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:15 pm
Poroshenko: Russian troops on... Ukrainian leader cancels visit to Turkey and calls crisis meeting over "deteriorating situation" in region of Donetsk. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:28 pm
Pakistan army steps in amid... Military offers to mediate as guarantor in dispute between PM Nawaz Sharif and opposition leader Imran Khan. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:39 pm
WHO says Ebola cases could exceed... World Health Organisation warns there could eventually be six times more cases than doctors know about currently. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 11:15 am
UN soldiers seized by rebels in... At least 43 Philippine and Fijian troops from observer force abducted by rebels fighting Syrian army, UN says. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:45 pm
U.S. Stock Prices Drop On Ukraine... U.S. stocks fell on Thursday as renewed tension on the Russia-Ukraine border overrode any enthusiasm for upbeat economic reports.
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U.S. Government Bonds Rise U.S. Treasury bonds strengthened Thursday as a resurgence of tensions between Ukraine and Russia boosted the demand for haven bonds.
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Coffee Is Percolating Again in... Higher prices since 2010 have triggered a rush back to the coffee fields of East Africa, a development that could help bring greater stability to the global coffee market.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:15 pm
Low Inflation Pressures ECB Low German inflation and falling Spanish consumer prices put added pressure on the ECB to take steps to prevent ultralow inflation from further damaging the euro zone's stagnant economy.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:50 pm
KPMG Faces Criticism Over... Esp??rito Santo's collapse raises questions about whether its auditor KPMG should have detected problems before the bank's unraveling sent shock waves across European markets this summer.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:38 pm
Bank of America seeks to void... KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's president said on Thursday that Russian troops had entered his country in support of pro-Moscow rebels who captured a key coastal town, sharply escalating a five-month-old separatist war.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:52 pm
U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers... (Reuters) - A group of people caught up in unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, after a white officer killed a black teenager, sued local officials on Thursday, alleging civil rights violations through arrests and police assaults with rubber bullets and tear gas.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:38 pm
Video shows Islamic State executes... ANKARA (Reuters) - Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's president on Thursday, cementing his position as its most powerful leader of recent times, in a step opponents fear heralds more authoritarian rule and widening religious influence in public life.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:47 pm
Brazil's Mantega says opposition... GENEVA/LAGOS (Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. health agency said on Thursday, warning that an international effort costing almost half a billion dollars is needed to overcome the outbreak.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:25 pm
Polish premier Tusk seriously... JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Violent protests in Israeli-occupied East Jerusalem have been raging nightly beyond the spotlight on the Gaza war, leading to a crackdown by Israeli police in which hundreds of Palestinians have been detained.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:43 pm
Abbas says Hamas accepted same... Aaron Sofer, 23, was last seen hiking in the Jerusalem Forest with a friend last week; parents had offered NIS 100,000 reward. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:42 pm
Small building supplies enter Gaza... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:26 pm
Iconic Entenmann???s factory set... "We will not restrict our dreams or make compromises to our demands," leader says at a news conference in Qatar. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:16 pm
Joan Rivers rushed to hospital... Abbas' adviser compares 7-week Gaza op to ancient battle for Medina, 2nd holiest city in Islam, which saw heavy casualties and was widely considered a loss for Muslims. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:37 pm
PA to tell UN: Force Israel out of... UN troops detained in Syria, day after rebel coalition which includes al-Qaida offshoot seized Quneitra crossing. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 7:39 am
Russian forces invade Ukraine US President Barack Obama says it’s plain for the world to see that Russian forces are fighting in Ukraine, despite Moscow's denials. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:17 pm
Toddler???s potty mouth a viral hit BREKKIE WRAP: A TODDLER has become a viral internet sensation after her foul-mouthed reaction to the Ice Bucket Challenge. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:43 pm
PNG volcano Tavurvur erupts A VOLCANO in Papua New Guinea has erupted overnight, sending lava into the air and causing panic among locals. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:46 pm
Ebola vaccine trials start in US THE first human trials of an Ebola vaccine will start next week, amid warnings that the number of cases could top 20,000 in the coming months. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:49 pm
Peacekeepers detained in Syria THE United Nations says 43 peacekeepers have been detained by an armed group in Syria during fighting and 81 other peacekeepers are trapped. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:45 pm
James Foley 'was waterboarded by... Jihadists waterboarded its hostages - a method used by the CIA in Guatanamo Bay, according to reports Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:47 pm
Ukraine-Russia crisis: Russian... Russian soldiers killed, according to Putin's human rights council, during August 13 battle as Ukrainian president says Russian troops entered eastern Ukraine - follow the latest developments here Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:16 pm
Nato: Russia is pouring 1,000... At least 100 Russian soldiers have been killed in battle inside Ukraine, it was claimed on Thursday, as Nato accuses the Kremlin of pouring more than 1,000 troops into the east of the country Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:14 pm
How Nigel Farage pulled off... Nigel Farage has succeeded in his biggest coup yet after securing the defection of leading right-wing Tory MP Douglas Carswell Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:00 pm
Novelist Janice Galloway says her... Author tells court that she was disturbed by package that was left in her kitchen Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:53 pm
U.S. says Russia has 'outright... Ukraine's president says Russian forces have entered his country.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:49 am
Obama: 'We don't have a strategy... White House says advisers will discuss options to counter the threat of Islamic militants
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Woman killed at Burning Man was... Accident happened a little after midnight Thursday.
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Caught on video: Kids flung to... Video released by the NYPD shows a fake cab driver attacking the children of a woman he tried to sexually assault.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:37 am
Death Valley's moving rock mystery... "Slithering stones" leave long trails behind them as they move across valley floor.
Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:07 am
Shell Submits a Plan for New... The company, which had experienced setbacks in its efforts in recent years, said it had not yet made a final decision on whether to drill next summer. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:00 pm
Tony Stewart Will Return to Nascar... His return at Atlanta Motor Speedway will end a three-race hiatus taken after he struck and killed a fellow driver during a dirt-track race in upstate New York. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:45 pm
Roger Goodell Alters N.F.L. Policy... The N.F.L. commissioner said that league employees would be suspended without pay for six games for a first offense involving domestic violence. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:44 pm
Pakistani Army Steps Into... Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif requested Thursday that the army chief help defuse a standoff that has brought thousands of protesters to the capital and crippled the government. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:31 pm
U.S. Economy Grew at Brisk Rate in... The Commerce Department said the economy grew at a 4.2 percent rate, but businesses still seem to be benefiting more than consumers. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:23 pm
IS Fighters 'Executed' 250 Syrian... A militant confirms what a video appears to show by admitting forces loyal to Assad are killed, ahead of an Obama crisis meeting. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 2:24 pm
Under-Fire South Yorks Police... Tracey Cheetham says it would have been "the right thing" for Shaun Wright to go in the wake of the Rotherham abuse scandal. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 3:06 pm
Ukraine: Russian Troops 'Fighting... Russia denies sending troops to Ukraine, but Britain's UN envoy says it is not credible to suggest they are "on holiday". Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:44 pm
Reports: Joan Rivers In Critical... The veteran comedian who shot to fame on The Tonight Show in the 1960s suffers complications during throat surgery, says E! News. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:48 pm
Cameron Warns Of 'Great Unknown'... The PM hails Scotland's union with England as the "greatest merger in history" and urges Scotland not to break away from the UK. Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:55 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
Messaging Service Verifies Alleged... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:49 pm
'Rosewater' trailer offers first... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 5:26 pm
Poll finds Republicans still... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:03 pm
President Obama Says 'We Don't... We don't have a strategy yet.....and Obama's got fundraisers to get to now that his vacation is over.... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:40 pm
The sights and sounds of Afropunk... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 6:45 pm
NATO: satellite images 'show... NATO has released satellite images it says show ==Russian combat forces operating in Ukraine== in support of separatists. Earlier Ukraine's… Posted on 28 August 2014 | 4:29 pm
Islamic State video shows 'scores... Dozens of Syrian soldiers were purportedly executed by Islamic State (IS) fighters, according to footage uploaded to Social Media sites on Thursday.… Posted on 28 August 2014 | 2:13 pm
Protesters demand more frontline... Voicing frustration over Ukrainian soldiers' plight on the frontline, demonstrators gathered outside the Defence Ministry in Kyiv on Thursday, to… Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:35 pm
New Turkey President Erdogan says... Recep Tayyip Erdogan has used his first speech as Turkey's new president to outline his priorities as accession to the European Union, democratic… Posted on 28 August 2014 | 1:06 pm
Syria: UN says 43 Golan Heights... The United Nations says 43 of its peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have been detained by 'an armed group' fighting President Assad's army in Syria.… Posted on 28 August 2014 | 12:21 pm
Bergen: When Americans leave for...
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Joan Rivers rushed to hospital
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Claim: New American dead fighting...
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U.S. official says 1,000 Russian...
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Rotherham ‘seized files in... Senior staff at Rotherham council ordered a raid on one of their offices to
remove case files and wipe computer... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:04 pm
Police still dismissing child... The police force at the centre of the Rotherham abuse scandal is still failing
to record crimes against children and... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:02 pm
Big hitters clash in battle for... There are just three weeks to go before Scotland votes on independence ??? and
the trickle of business leaders prepared... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:01 pm
Banks are ‘slowing growth’ by... The scheme designed to encourage banks and building societies to lend money to
small and medium-sized businesses has again failed... Posted on 28 August 2014 | 8:01 pm
Autumn crop of new homes for buyers As recently as 2006 the sound of dray horses hauling carts loaded with barrels was a familiar one in the... Posted on 28 August 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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