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Mass escape from Nashville youth... NASHVILLE, Tenn.-- Thirty-two teens escaped from a Nashville youth detention center by crawling under a weak spot in a fence late Monday, and nine of them were still on the run Tuesday, a spokesman said. The teens - ages 14 to 19 - left their rooms at ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:06 am
How North Korea may be using U.S.... (CNN)-- The setup was bizarre. North Korean officials whisked a CNN team away in a van, purportedly to go meet with a high-ranking government official. Hours later, they arrived in the capital and were presented with three Americans held captive in the ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:27 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
Justin Bieber Arrested for... Justin Bieber has had another run-in with the law. The singer, 20, was arrested on Aug. 29 in his native Canada, officials said today. According to the Ontario Provincial Police, Bieber allegedly collided with a minivan while driving an all terrain vehicle. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:08 am
Leaked Putin comment on Ukraine... MOSCOW-- A Kremlin aide on Tuesday sharply criticized EU Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso for breaching confidentiality when he quoted President Vladimir Putin as saying Moscow could take over Kiev in two weeks, if it wished. Yuri Ushakov, the ... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:10 am
EU proposes tough sanctions on... By Robin Emmott and Richard Balmforth BRUSSELS/KIEV (Reuters) - European officials proposed sweeping new sanctions on Tuesday to starve Russia's companies of capital and technology as punishment for Moscow's intervention in Ukraine, where Kiev officials said Russia was bolstering an "invasion" force. Western countries accuse Moscow of sending armoured columns of troops into Ukraine, where the momentum in a five-month war shifted last week decisively in favour of pro-Russian rebels, who are now advancing on 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 | 11:51 am
Syrian forces escalate assault on... Syrian forces carried out their fiercest assault on the rebel stronghold of Jobar in Damascus since the start of the three-year war, conducting at least 27 air strikes on Tuesday and killing a child, according to activists and rights groups. The government is trying to retake Jobar after the capture of several rebel-held areas around the center of the capital this summer, including the town of Mleiha just outside Damascus on August 14. State-run television said the army had gained ground in Jobar, located on the eastern outskirts of Damascus, and aired footage of rubble and tunnels it said had been used by rebels. Although insurgents have been prevented from taking central Damascus, President Bashar al-Assad's forces are worried they will reach it by digging tunnels from the sprawling suburbs and outlying towns under their control. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:33 am
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
Relatives of captured Iraqi... More than 100 relatives of Iraqi soldiers captured by Islamic State fighters broke into parliament armed with sticks, metal bars and stones on Tuesday to demand news of them, witnesses said. The crowd, mostly from Iraq's Shi'ite majority, smashed equipment, assaulted at least two staff members they mistook for lawmakers and refused to leave the building, said officials inside. A special forces unit came to remove them from the parliament," the employee said. Islamic State captured the soldiers in June at the start of its lightening advance through northern and central Iraq, where it declared an Islamic Caliphate and threatened to march on Baghdad. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:03 pm
End of Gaza war doesn't translate... By Jeffrey Heller JERUSALEM (Reuters) - A week after the guns fell silent in the Gaza war, Israel and the Palestinians seem to have little appetite or incentive for a return to U.S.-sponsored peace and statehood talks that collapsed five months ago. With conflicts raging in Ukraine, Iraq and Syria - and the future of the Gaza Strip largely uncharted by a broadbrush Egyptian-mediated ceasefire deal - world powers also are not rushing headlong into the Israeli-Palestinian stalemate. The parties themselves, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's bickering governing coalition and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, are on a collision course over threatened Palestinian unilateral moves toward statehood and exploration of war crimes prosecution against Israel in the absence of direct talks. Israel drew Palestinian and international criticism on Sunday by announcing a major appropriation of occupied land in the West Bank, the most significant such move in 30 years. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:12 am
CPS withdraws Ashya parents warrant The parents of Ashya King are to face no further action and should now be reunited with their son, say prosecutors. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:56 am
Million 'have fled Ukraine... The number of people who have fled the fighting in Ukraine has doubled in weeks, and the UN says more than a million have now been displaced. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:55 am
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 tells MPs. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:26 pm
MPs quiz police chief over Sir... The chief constable of South Yorkshire says the BBC put his force in "a very difficult position" over a planned search of Sir Cliff Richard's home. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:11 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
US kills six in attack on... Somali armed group confirms convoy hit in drone attack near Barawe - but denies its leader Abu Zubeyr was killed. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:23 am
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 around prime minister as thousands of protests continue to call for his resignation over alleged vote-rigging. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:52 am
France bans Muslim worker from... French court upholds ban citing "religious radicalisation" but his lawyer calls it a case of Islamophobia. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 5:57 am
Halliburton to pay $1.1bn for US... Company reaches settlement for role in Gulf of Mexico oil spill, the largest offshore spill in US history. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:00 am
Dollar General Raises Family... The battle for over U.S. retailing's discount aisle escalated, as Dollar General raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores and warned it could try a hostile takeover if its smaller rival doesn't agree to talks.
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Dollar's Rally Accelerates The U.S. dollar surged to long-term highs against the euro and yen, and many investors are betting that central banks' divergent paths will mean further gains for the dollar.
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U.S. Stocks Down After Recent Gains U.S. stocks turned lower Tuesday, after stock-market gains in August led to the largest monthly increases for the Dow industrials and the S&P 500 since February.
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Halliburton to Settle Deepwater... Halliburton Co. 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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Washington Post Publisher Weymouth... Washington Post publisher Katharine Weymouth announced that she is stepping down effective Oct. 1, marking the last departure from the newspaper of a member of the Graham family.
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EU's new leadership trio may... BEIRUT (Reuters) - Syrian forces carried out their fiercest assault on the rebel stronghold of Jobar in Damascus since the start of the three-year war, conducting at least 27 air strikes on Tuesday and killing a child, according to activists and rights groups.
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EU proposes tough sanctions on... BAGHDAD (Reuters) - More than 100 relatives of Iraqi soldiers captured by Islamic State fighters broke into parliament armed with sticks, metal bars and stones on Tuesday to demand news of them, witnesses said.
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Bullish U.S. manufacturing,... MOGADISHU (Reuters) - An air strike in Somalia by U.S. armed forces targeted the leader of the Islamist militant group al Shabaab, Ahmed Abdi Godane, Somali and U.S. officials said on Tuesday, but they said it was unclear whether he was killed in the attack.
Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:58 am
Pakistan parliament backs... (Reuters) - Dollar General Corp raised its bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc to $9.1 billion, and warned it may turn hostile and appeal directly to shareholders if the new offer was rejected.
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Israel raises alarm over Islamist... MONROVIA (Reuters) - Scores of healthcare workers at Liberia's main hospital have gone on strike over unpaid wages, complicating the fight against the world's worst Ebola epidemic that the U.S. disease prevention chief said was spiraling out of control.
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IDF kills Palestinian driver... JPost.com brings you all the latest news on Israel, the Middle East and the Jewish World. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:40 am
Ya'alon: West Bank withdrawal will... 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 | 9:08 am
Following alert of terrorist... 39 percent of respondents said the Bayit Yehudi leader best represents views of the Right versus 28 percent who selected Netanyahu. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 6:07 am
Militant Palestinian group stages... Security source says initial investigation reveals the involvement of the al-Qaida affiliated Sinai-based terrorist group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:29 am
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
Groom arrested at his own wedding A GROOM spent his wedding night in jail after he was arrested at his reception after getting “handsy” with a pregnant waitress and brawling. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:37 am
World ???losing battle against... THE world is losing the fight to contain the worst Ebola outbreak in history, Doctors Without Borders has warned. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:42 am
Mass juvie breakout sparks hunt THIRTY-TWO teens escaped from a youth detention centre by crawling through a fence with more than half of them still on the run. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:40 am
Ukraine crisis displaces 500,000 FIGHTING in Ukraine has driven over half a million people from their homes, but the UN refugee agency warns it could be double that. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:39 am
Grieving parents slam ???coward???... THE PARENTS of a US Navy SEAL killed in Afghanistan have called on President Obama to step down over his handling of the Islamic State. Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:28 am
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
Jenny McCarthy marries Donnie... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:33 am
12 Kids Hurt When School Bus Flips... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:52 am
Tuesday's Campaign Round-Up, 9.2.14 Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:00 pm
BBC News - Ukraine in maps: How... This is a great reference article, pulling together everything that has happened in Ukraine.? Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:39 am
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Barack Obama embodies a pure opportunist devoid of loyalty to men, ideas and our country. He is more than willing to break oaths and say or do anything to achieve and hold power. His adminstration is totally without ideals, committed entirely to action based on cold political c?… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 10:09 am
Back to school for Kyiv's cadets It's back to school at Boarding School Number 23 in Kyiv. And despite their young ages, some of the male pupils at this Ukrainian cadet academy are… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 9:47 am
Putin says he could take Kyiv in a... Italian daily paper La Repubblica has reported that in a phone call to European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, Vladimir Putin claimed he… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:59 am
Afghanistan political crisis casts... Despite a UN-led audit of votes from June's disputed presidential election, the threat of further turmoil in Afghanistan hangs over this week's NATO… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 8:06 am
Islamic State guilty of "ethnic... "The group that calls itself the Islamic State (IS) has carried out ethnic cleansing on a historic scale in northern Iraq." So says Amnesty… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 7:32 am
Russia: 'Compromise' is the... Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has said "compromise" is the only way to resolve the crisis in Ukraine. Speaking from Moscow at a joint… Posted on 02 September 2014 | 7:30 am
CDC director raises Ebola alarm
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Justin Bieber charged with assault...
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Saudia Arabia's 'religious police'...
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Beauty queen demands apology in... Burma’s first international beauty queen, who was stripped of the title
following a row about breast implants, insisted that she... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 12:53 pm
A Pigeon Sat on a Branch... Roy Andersson???s cinema exists in some surreal place where Ingmar Bergman meets The
Office meets The Fast Show. His latest... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:54 am
Manchester United’s signing of... Wayne Rooney has welcomed Manchester United???s signing of Radamel Falcao as a
???fantastic??? statement of intent while admitting that he... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:33 am
Children ‘shown violent jihadist... Children were shown a violent jihadist promotional video in the classroom of a
Birmingham school, the man who led an... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:31 am
Premier League allows Tom... Tom Cleverley has been granted his season-long loan to Aston Villa after the
Premier League ratified his loan move from... Posted on 02 September 2014 | 11:10 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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