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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 | 6:11 pm
Man barges into White House after... Washington (CNN)-- A man jumped a fence at the White House late Friday and made it through the North Portico doors into the building before he was captured, Secret Service spokesman Brian Leary told CNN. Part of the White House was evacuated after a ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:08 pm
Democrats' big guns court women... With little more 40 days until voters head to the polls, the 2014 midterm election cycle marks the first in modern history in which Democrats find themselves scrambling to reclaim the lion’s share of the female vote in such elections. Women tilted ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:22 pm
Former Defense Secretary: U.S. in... ISIS seized a third of Iraq that the U.S. secured with ten years of sacrifice. In an interview for 60 Minutes, Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said ISIS flourished because the U.S. got involved in Syria too late and left Iraq too soon. On the 47th ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:04 pm
Shots reported near search area... The area of northeastern Pennsylvania where a manhunt for the suspect in a trooper ambush is underway remains cordoned off with a heavy police presence after shots were reported earlier in the evening. A Monroe County 911 dispatcher says shots were fired ... Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:48 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
Politicians ponder Scotland's... Politicians on both sides of the independence debate are to consider the best way ahead for Scotland after voters backed remaining in the UK. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:17 am
Police separate rivals in Glasgow Police make six arrests after separating groups of rival Unionist and independence supporters in George Square in the centre of Glasgow. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:21 pm
Turkish hostages in Iraq released Some 49 Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are now back in Turkey, says Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:04 am
Ukraine deal with eastern rebels The Ukrainian government and pro-Russian rebels agree a memorandum on a peace plan for the conflict in the east of the country, at talks in Minsk. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:02 pm
Imams in hostage video appeal to IS Leading British Muslim scholars make a direct appeal to Islamic State militants to free Alan Henning, a UK hostage threatened with death. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:48 pm
Turkish hostages seized in Iraq... Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says 49 Turkish hostages seized by ISIL fighters in Mosul have been brought back. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:29 am
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
Deal reached on enforcing Ukraine... Agreement reached for creation of buffer zone and withdrawal of foreign fighters from conflict zone in eastern Ukraine. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:12 pm
New Zealand votes for new... Prime Minister John Key likely to be re-elected for a third term as his centre-right National Party leads the race. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:08 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 | 10:27 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
Vivendi to Sell GVT to Telef??nica French media and telecom conglomerate Vivendi said it would sell its Brazilian unit GVT to Spanish telecom giant Telef??nica in a deal valued at around $9.3 billion.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:58 am
As G20 chases growth goal, members... 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 20 September 2014 | 12:54 am
Goodell tackles NFL domestic abuse... 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 | 10:53 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
Security & Defense: Israel???s... JPost TV takes a weekly look at Israel's unique culture with input from experts. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:26 am
ISIS fight requires 'genocidal'... President Hollande says a resolution will be presented to the UNSC that will say very clearly what we expect from the peace process and what the solution to the conflict must be. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:32 pm
Kerry says Iran has role to play... The Syrian case has been on the agenda of the IAEA board's quarterly meetings over the last six years, and Washington believes it should remain in the "focus of the agency." Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:22 pm
Outgoing Likud No. 2 Sa'ar says... ISIS tables language on Israeli inclusion in visa waiver program; Long-stalled bill passes upper chamber, declaring Israel "major strategic partner." Posted on 19 September 2014 | 1:10 pm
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
Aussie pilot dies in plane crash AN Australian pilot is among four people who have been killed in a plane crash in Papua New Guinea. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:23 am
Aussie pilot in PNG plane crash AN Australian pilot is reportedly among four people who have been killed in a plane crash in Papua New Guinea. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:39 am
???We won???t shut the door on... VLADIMIR Putin is set to attend the G20 leaders’ summit in Brisbane in November despite alarm over Russia’s actions in Ukraine. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:02 pm
Dreadlocked man a ???person of... NEW CCTV footage of missing university student Hannah Graham shows a dreadlocked man who police have deemed a ‘person of interest’ in her disappearance. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:40 pm
Ukraine, rebels sign peace plan THE UKRAINIAN Government and pro-Russian separatists have agreed to stop fighting and create a 30km demilitarised zone to bring lasting peace to eastern Ukraine. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 8:06 pm
Islamic State releases 49 Turkish... All 49 hostages, including Turkish diplomats, soldiers and children, who were seized from Turkey's consulate-general in June, have been freed Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:42 am
New Zealanders go to polls in... Conservative Prime Minister John Key tipped for a narrow victory Posted on 19 September 2014 | 11:36 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
Experts debate whether Tenn.... Attorneys, witnesses argue about whether Christopher Lee Davis is intellectually disabled.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:00 am
U.S., Canadian jets intercept 8... In the past five years, jets under NORAD's command have intercepted more than 50 Russian bombers approaching North American airspace.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:34 am
Tourists stranded in Los Cabos... Thousands of tourists were stranded after Odile barrelled through the resort area Sunday.
Posted on 19 September 2014 | 5:19 am
NFL problems loom as Obama issues... 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
Intruder Made It Through White... Secret Service officials said a Texas man was arrested after he scaled the White House fence and went through the North Portico doors on Friday night before being apprehended. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:28 am
Turkey: 49 Hostages Have Been Freed Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu said Saturday that 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic militants in Iraq have been freed and safely returned to Turkey, ending Turkey's most serious hostage crisis. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:20 am
Group to Sue After M.T.A. Rejects... The American Freedom Defense Initiative proposed an ad for New York City buses that the transportation agency said ???would imminently incite or provoke violence.??? Posted on 19 September 2014 | 10:36 pm
U.S. Hopes Face-Saving Plan Offers... Before the opening of the United Nations General Assembly, negotiators have discussed a plan to remove the pipes that connect Iran???s nuclear centrifuges. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:47 pm
In Death, Florida Family Reveals a... Extreme poverty, drug addiction and debt plagued the Spirit family for years before, the police said, Don C. Spirit killed his daughter, six grandchildren and himself on Thursday. Posted on 19 September 2014 | 9:38 pm
Tory MPs: Devolution Must Be... The Prime Minister is under pressure to ensure devolution of powers is extended to England after Scotland rejected independence. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:31 am
UK Hostage Murder Threat 'Against... In an online video, British Muslim scholars call for the release of Alan Henning and say killing him would be against Sharia law. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:26 am
Islamic State Releases Turkish... Turkey's Prime Minister says 49 Turkish hostages who were seized by Islamic State militants have been freed. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:40 am
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
Two Britons Missing After... Marines and sailors are taking part in a search operation after the pair were reported missing on Friday. Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:29 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
Editorial: Power to the people?...
Scott reappointed Julie Brown to the PSC, which signed off on one-sided agreements that enabled Duke Energy to charge ratepayers more than $3 billion for nuclear plants that are broken or will never be built, and handed Florida Power & Light a favorable rate case settlement?… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 6:41 pm
John Stamos, Matt Lauer share... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:16 am
Protests planned to target U.S.... DALLAS (Reuters) - American citizens describing themselves as "deeply concerned" with Obama administration immigration policies plan a mass protest on Saturday to press their demand to seal the southern border by blocking traffic at more than a dozen U.S. crossings.
Demonstrator?… Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:26 am
ISIS Releases 49 Turkish Hostages,... Posted on 20 September 2014 | 12:50 am
Will you go car-free on Monday? -...
Thousands of commuters in the D.C. region will make a pledge to leave their cars at home on Monday. It’s part of the worldwide Car-Free Day that encourages travelers to reduce their impact on the environment. But like the springtime’s Bike to Work Day, it’s a ?… Posted on 20 September 2014 | 1:22 am
Giant hail stones rain down on... The Italian city of Florence has been hit by a violent hail storm which destroyed terrace bars in a central square and injured five people when a… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:35 pm
Tens of thousands homeless after... At least three people have been killed after heavy tropical rains caused widespread flooding in the Philippines. One of the dead was a two year old… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 4:35 pm
Salmond quits after Scots vote to... Alex Salmond is resigning as leader of his party and as Scotland's First Minister. His announcement comes just hours after Scots voted to remain in… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:36 pm
Salmond quits after Scots reject... Salmond has resigned as leader of his party. He will quit as the country's first minister after Scotland voted to reject independence and stay in the… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:10 pm
Japan declares its whale hunting... Japan vowed on Friday to restart its controversial whaling programme in the Antarctic next year. The move comes the day after the International… Posted on 19 September 2014 | 2:04 pm
Report: Russia sends third truck...
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Calif. attorney facing suspension...
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Indonesia police: U.S. couple...
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Man barges into White House after...
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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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