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France's DCNS Does Not Rule Out 'Economic War' After Documents Leak +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:13 UTC

French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday that it could not rule out that leaked documents on submarines built for India were part of an

Funerals for couple killed in LIE crash Wednesday at synagogue +
Newsday.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC

Funeral services will be held Wednesday at a Westhampton Beach synagogue for Isidore and Helen Adelson, the couple who died of injuries suffered in Sundays

The Latest: Erdogan: Syria Action Against IS, Kurdish Group +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC

The Latest developments in the civil war in Syria (all times local):

Obama drops the ball on Louisiana visit timing: Darcy cartoon +
cleveland.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:50 UTC

In Louisiana, Obama didn't do a fly over, like President George W. Bush did after Katrina, Instead, Obama decided to

The Wall Street Journal: U.S. joins Turkey in military offensive against Islamic State in Syria +
Marketwatch.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:48 UTC

Turkish and American military forces have launched a major offensive in northwestern Syria against Islamic State fighters early Wednesday as they try to sever the extremist groups vital supply routes.

BBC Strikes Deal for Seven Agatha Christie Adaptations +
Hollywood Reporter | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:47 UTC

The dramas will be delivered over the next four years, with the first - 'Ordeal by Innocence' - being produced by Mammoth Screen.

Turkish-backed Syrian rebels about to reach village three kilometers inside Syria: Turkish state TV +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:44 UTC

Turkish-backed Syrian rebel forces were about to reach a village outside the town of Jarablus and 3 kilometers (1.9 miles) inside Syria, Turkish state broadcaster TRT Haber said on Wednesday.

Italy Earthquake: Army Mobilized, 37 Killed +
NBC San Diego | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:34 UTC

An earthquake hit central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes as residents slept and reportedly killing at least 37 people, NBC News reported.The tremor, a 6.2, hit at around 3:30 a.m. local time near Norcia and was felt more than 100 miles away in Ro

BRIEF-Qiming Information Technology says Xu Xianping resigns from chairman +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:29 UTC

Qiming Information Technology Co Ltd :

Iran Says It Hasnt Decided on Attending OPEC Talks in Algiers +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:26 UTC

Iran says it still hasnt decided whether it will attend informal OPEC talks in Algiers next month, two weeks after the group announced plans to meet.

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How 'hypermiling' can save you a lot of fuel +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC

A driving technique known as 'hypermiling' can reduce the fuel consumption of any car by a third, and cut down on harmful emissions in the process.

Fallujah fallout: More than 700 Sunni men 'missing' +
Al Jazeera | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:02 UTC

An investigation shows the US could not control Iraqi Shia militias as they detained and tortured Sunnis in Fallujah.

Syria war: Money transfer 'a matter of life or death' +
Al Jazeera | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:53 UTC

From refugees to international NGOs, many have been forced to rely on the centuries-old hawala money transfer system.

The risk of open borders +
Deutsche Welle | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:53 UTC

A year ago Germany showed itself as a country offering help. Security wasn't an issue, but today it's clear that terrorists have misused refugee routes and extremists are recruiting members amongst refugees.

German Cabinet approves new civil defense plan +
Deutsche Welle | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:51 UTC

The government of Chancellor Angela Merkel has given the green light to the first civil defense strategy in 21 years. The plan is aimed at combating new security threats in the 21st century.

UN envoy: No more 'taboo' issues in Cyprus peace talks +
CBS 8 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:38 UTC

A U.N. envoy says everything is up for discussion in an intensified phase of ongoing talks aimed at reunifying ethnically divided Cyprus.

Report: NY police broke rules in investigating Muslims +
Al Jazeera | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:34 UTC

The watchdog report accuses the NYPD of engaging in unauthorised probes and misusing undercover informants.

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Lawyer: Timbuktu Residents Felt Shame After Sites Destroyed +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:10 UTC

A lawyer for residents of Timbuktu has told International Criminal Court judges that the destruction by Islamic extremists of historic mausoleums in the Malian desert left them feeling shame at the desecration of their saints and ancestors. Mayombo Kasson

How 'hypermiling' can save you a lot of fuel +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC

A driving technique known as 'hypermiling' can reduce the fuel consumption of any car by a third, and cut down on harmful emissions in the process.

Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed? +
Fox Business | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC

The case for treading lightly when it comes to regulatory cures for the U.S. stock market.

Italy's Civil Protection Agency Says at Least 37 People Have Died in the Magnitude 6 Quake That Struck Central Italy +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:59 UTC

Italy's civil protection agency says at least 37 people have died in the magnitude 6 quake that struck central Italy.

Officials Report Jordan Oil Spill in Red Sea, Extent Unclear +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:59 UTC

Officials have reported that oil has spilled from Jordan into the Gulf of Aqaba, but the size of the leak remains unclear. The civil defense chief in Jordan's Red Sea port of Aqaba told a local news website that the leak was brought under control with

CD&R Said to Plan Mauser IPO Valuing Company at $2 Billion +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:56 UTC

The private equity owners of packaging company Mauser Group BV are planning a U.S. initial public offering as early as September that would value the business at about $2 billion, according to people familiar with the matter.

Washington State to Kill Pack of Endangered Gray Wolves +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:54 UTC

The wolves attacked, injured and killed livestock in northeast Washington.

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For the Record: Slowest-moving scandal ever +
USA Today | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:42 UTC

The damn email thing has lasted longer than 31 presidential administrations now, and still nobody agrees on what it all means.

Twitter Makes Total Sense If You Understand It Properly +
Mother Jones | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:13 UTC

Tough Guise +
Mother Jones | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:12 UTC

What makes you feel masculine? The revealing answers, in photographs.

Federal Judge Says Texas Profs Must Allow Guns In Their Classrooms +
Mother Jones | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:06 UTC

UT teachers say guns on campus threaten their right to free speech.

This Abortion Clinic Had to Shut Down Because It's Expensive to Protect Against Violence +
Mother Jones | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:06 UTC

Wisconsin is now down to two providers.

Kate Upton Goes After Kim Kardashian on Snapchat +
The Daily Beast | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:00 UTC

The desperate-for-attention model accused the A-list entrepreneur of getting a nose job. And apparently didnt learn from what happened to Taylor Swift.

Kenya: Ladies, do not play wife yet, have fun! +
Standard Digital | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:29 UTC

Ladies, do not be in a hurry to play wife' to your man unless he has put a ring on it. By a ring, I mean a marriage band, not an engagement ring. Some of these men are good at engaging' women longer than two presidential terms in Kenya. Woe unto you if yo

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Entertainment

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BBC Strikes Deal for Seven Agatha Christie Adaptations +
Hollywood Reporter | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:47 UTC

The dramas will be delivered over the next four years, with the first - 'Ordeal by Innocence' - being produced by Mammoth Screen.

Ordeal By Innocence To Kick Off Multi-Year Agatha Christie/BBC One Pact Edinburgh +
Deadline Hollywood | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:37 UTC

Agatha Christie Productions and BBC One have entered a deal for seven new Christie adaptations over the next four years. The first novel under the pact is Ordeal By Innocence which will be adapted by Sara Phelps. ACP is working with Mammoth Screen on the

Wild Bunchs 150 Milligrams, from Emmanuelle Bercot, Opens San Sebastian +
Variety | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:18 UTC

MADRID — Sold by Wild Bunch, Emmanuelle Bercots La Fille de Brest (150 Milligrams) will open the 64th San Sebastian Festival, the highest-profile movie event in the Spanish-speaking world. The Sept. 16 opening night berth marks another step-up in st

Jason Derulo and James Corden Struggle to Keep Up With Kid Choreographers in ‘Toddlerography’ +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:06 UTC

Derulo couldnt handle the toddlers moves!

Jack Thorne, David Farr, Kelly Marcel Join Writing Team On Electric Dreams: The World Of Philip K Dick Edinburgh +
Deadline Hollywood | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:04 UTC

Channel 4 and Sony Pictures Television have enlisted a host of hot UK and U.S. writing talent for their upcoming 10-part anthology Electric Dreams: The World Of Philip K Dick. Each episode of the series will act as a standalone drama, and be adapted and m

Oscar-Winning Director Steve McQueen to Receive British Film Institutes Fellowship +
Variety | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:56 UTC

Oscar-winning director-writer-producer Steve McQueen will receive the British Film Institutes highest accolade, the BFI Fellowship, at the BFI London Film Festivals awards ceremony on Oct. 15 at Londons Banqueting House. Josh Berger, chair of the BFI, sai

Kylie Jenner Reveals She’s Been Suffering From Food Poisoning: ‘I Don’t Look Sexy Right Now at All’ +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:18 UTC

The cosmetics guru shared the news with her fans on Snapchat.

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Science

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China's soil plan needs strong support +
Nature | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:22 UTC

The government must accompany its action plan on soil quality with effective laws and remediation measures, says Hong Yang.

BPA can disrupt painted turtles' brain development could be a population health concern +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:08 UTC

Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemical used in many consumer products including water bottles, metal food storage products and certain resins. Often, aquatic environments such as rivers and streams become reservoirs for BPA, affecting turtle habitats. Last year,

UNH scientists unravel genetic ancestry of cultivated strawberry +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:08 UTC

Scientists from the University of New Hampshire have unlocked a major genetic mystery of one of the ancestors of cultivated strawberry. A genetic analysis conducted by New Hampshire Agricultural Experiment Station researchers, which took four years to com

Study suggests that brain damages caused by Zika virus congenital infection go beyond microcephaly +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC

A recent study published by Brazilian researchers from the D'Or Institute for Research and Education (IDOR), Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Institute for Research Professor Amorim Neto (IPESQ), alongside Tel Aviv University and the Boston Ch

New report details pre- and postnatal brain defects from Zika virus +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC

The journal Radiology has published a special report, detailing the spectrum of imaging findings in babies and fetuses infected with the Zika virus.

Music at work increases cooperation, teamwork +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC

From casual acoustic melodies at the coffee shop to throbbing electronic beats at teen clothing outlets, music is used to mold customer experience and behavior. But what impact does it have on employees?

New Zika clone could be new model for developing vaccine +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC

Stopping the explosive spread of Zika virus - which can lead to birth defects in babies born to infected mothers - depends on genetic insights gleaned through new tools and models. Researchers at the National Institutes of Health recently cloned an epidem

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Technology

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5 things you need to know about the world's fastest growing smartphone market +
Mashable | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC

You won't believe which is the best-selling iPhone in India.

DroneDeploy raises $20 million to help any business put drones to work +
TechCrunch | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC

A San Francisco-based startup called DroneDeploy has raised $20 million in Series B funding to grow their drone data management platform. The drone tech..

False Northern Lights alert issued to entire UK because of a lawnmower +
The Register | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:57 UTC

But freshly cut grass is the olfactory equivalent, right? An alert that the Northern Lights would be visible all of Great Britain last night was wrongly issued because a sit-on lawnmower disturbed scientific instruments.…

Look into my eyes: A hypnotherapy app is here to retrain your brain for the better +
Digital Trends | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:43 UTC

Feeling stressed? Want to get more motivated? Just want a better night's sleep? These problems, and more, could be cured with hypnotherapy. HelloMind is an iPhone app that wants to help you retrain your brain for the better. The post Look into my eyes: A

Microsoft’s iPhone keyboard takes aim at Google with new built-in search +
The Verge | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:10 UTC

Microsoft has released a big update for its Word Flow keyboard on the iPhone this week. The biggest addition is a new search interface that lets you find GIFs, emoji, images, contacts, and anything...

MySQL daddy Widenius: Open-source religion won't feed MariaDB +
The Register | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:03 UTC

Fork off, cash is king Interview  MySQL daddy Monty Widenius has dismissed claims the MariaDB fork is veering away from open source.…

Dexmo exoskeleton glove lets you touch and feel in VR +
Engadget | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:01 UTC

As much as we enjoy virtual reality these days, there's still the occasional urge to fiddle with virtual objects using just our hands. If all goes well, the upcoming Manus VR glove will be the first to unwrap our hands from controllers, but it'l

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Lawyer: Timbuktu Residents Felt Shame After Sites Destroyed +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:10 UTC
A lawyer for residents of Timbuktu has told International Criminal Court judges that the destruction by Islamic extremists of historic mausoleums in the Malian dese....

List: 10 deadliest natural disasters +
WMAR | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:08 UTC
Dozens are dead after an earthquake hit Central Italy. Here is a look back at some of the worlds worst natural disasters. ....

VIDEO Footage Shows Syrian Army Attacks on Fath Al Sham in Aleppo +
Alalam News Network | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:08 UTC
Heavy clashes erupted early on Wednesday between the Syrian army and Fath Al Sham terrorists in Um Al Qaraa hill south of Aleppo city........

Missing Ottawa woman located safe and sound +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
A 30-year-old Ottawa woman has been located safe and sound after being missing for six days, police say. ....

How 'hypermiling' can save you a lot of fuel +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
A driving technique known as 'hypermiling' can reduce the fuel consumption of any car by a third, and cut down on harmful emissions in the process.....

Healthy fast food restaurant to power its stores using clean energy +
CNBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
U.K. restaurant chain LEON has announced that it is using 100 percent renewable energy across all its stores. ....

National treasure: The first Bible in Latvian +
Public Broadcasting of Latvia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:04 UTC
The first Bible in Latvian, translated byErnst Glck and published in the late 17th century, was a great event for Latvian culture, Gustavs Strenga, leading research....

Truck carrying scrap metal rolls over in Sullivan Square +
WCVB | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:04 UTC

South End rape suspect served time for assaulting teen +
WCVB | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:03 UTC

Classes open at Cy-Fair ISD after major power outage +
KTRK-TV ABC Houston | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:02 UTC
A major substation fire knocked out power to more than 75,000 customers Tuesday in NW Harris Co. ....

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China's COFCO buys rest of Dutch commodity trader +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
China's state-owned grain giant COFCO will buy out minority shareholders in Netherlands-based commodity trader Nidera and take full ownership of the company, it....

U.S. says imposes sanctions on warlord Joseph Kony's sons +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
The United States said it had imposed economic sanctions on the Lord's Resistance Army leader Joseph Kony's two sons, saying they were commanders in the reb....

Daimler adopts Silicon Valley tactics to counter new rivals +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
* CEO reducing bureaucracy to speed up decision making* Involving more staff to counter lure of tech start-ups* CEO believes new structure ne....

RPT-UPDATE 1-Big oil tankers' need for retrofit delays use of new Panama Canal +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
The promise that some oiltraders and brokers saw for an expanded Panama Canal to become anew route for large tankers will take longer to realize thanexpected becaus....

Five dead as powerful quake shakes Italy +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, devastating mountain villages and leaving at least five people dead.The gl....

BRIEF-TA-I Technology adjusts conversion price of 1st series domestic unsecured convertible corporate bonds to T$24.7 +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:59 UTC
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UBS hedge fund whistleblower claims unfair dismissal +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:57 UTC
By Steve SlaterLONDON, Aug 24 (IFR) - A former investment manager at UBS'shedge fund business O'Connor is claiming unfair dismissal andsaying he wa....

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Healthy fast food restaurant to power its stores using clean energy +
CNBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
U.K. restaurant chain LEON has announced that it is using 100 percent renewable energy across all its stores. ....

Amy Hoak's Home Economics: Millennials are tapping home equity for vacations and emergency cash +
Marketwatch.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:02 UTC
Young people often prioritize leisure and entertainment, but many are going into debt to fund them....

5 Things You Need to Know About Donald Trumps Debt +
Fortune | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
The GOP nominee is over $1 billion in debt, but that's not as bad as it sounds.....

Dow Crash 1-Year Later, Is Triage Still Needed? +
Fox Business | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
The case for treading lightly when it comes to regulatory cures for the U.S. stock market.....

Glencore profit tumbles 66% after metal and coal price rout +
Business Day | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
Glencore earlier on Wednesday announced a $670m deal to sell future output from an Australian gold and copper mine....

Consumers will respond to a sugar tax, Department of Health says +
Business Day | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
But the DA says it will reject the proposed sugar tax if its purpose is simply to raise more revenue under the fig leaf of a public health benefit....

Cosatu condemns dousing of guard with urine at University of the Free State +
Business Day | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
Union federation also demand action after Afrikaans students received a question paper with answers during a test at the university....

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France's DCNS Does Not Rule Out 'Economic War' After Documents Leak +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:13 UTC
French naval contractor DCNS said on Wednesday that it could not rule out that leaked documents on submarines built for India were part of an ....

India Investigates Damage Caused by French Submarine Data Leak +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:13 UTC
India is investigating the extent to which secrets about French Scorpene submarines being built in the country have been compromised, its defence ministry said on W....

CEO at center of EpiPen price hike controversy is Sen. Joe Manchins daughter +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
The growing scrutiny around Mylan, the pharmaceutical company that dramatically raised the price of EpiPens, could prove awkward for Manchin.....

Inside Facebooks (Totally Insane, Unintentionally Gigantic, Hyperpartisan) Political-Media Machine +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
How a strange new class of media outlet has arisen to take over our news feeds.....

Turkey Targets Gulen-Inspired Projects Around the World +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
In past years, big names in South Africa picked up the annual Gulen Peace Award, a local accolade inspired by a Turkish preacher who has been blamed by Turkey for a....

Powerful Earthquake Shakes Central Italy, Killing at Least 21 +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
Roughly 40 strong quakes in the nations center were reported over a three-hour period, officials said, and tremors awakened residents in Rome, nearly 100 miles away....

Syrian Kurdish YPG Calls Turkish Operation 'Blatant Aggression' +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:58 UTC
Turkey's military intervention in Syria is a ....

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Editorial Cartoon No. 1 Aug. 24, 2016 +
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List: 10 deadliest natural disasters +
WMAR
Dozens are dead after an earthquake hit Central Italy. Here is a look back at some of the worlds worst natural disasters. ....

5 things you need to know about the world's fastest growing smartphone market +
Mashable
You won't believe which is the best-selling iPhone in India.....

Healthy fast food restaurant to power its stores using clean energy +
CNBC
U.K. restaurant chain LEON has announced that it is using 100 percent renewable energy across all its stores. ....

The Latest: Italy quake death toll rises to 37 +
Boston Herald
AMATRICE, Italy The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):11:55 a.m.....

Truck carrying scrap metal rolls over in Sullivan Square +
WCVB

South End rape suspect served time for assaulting teen +
WCVB

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Missing Ottawa woman located safe and sound +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
A 30-year-old Ottawa woman has been located safe and sound after being missing for six days, police say. ....

Montreal this morning: Sunny present, Pompeii's past +
Montreal Gazette | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:00 UTC
Gear up for more sun and wind in the weather picture today.....

After nearly two years of silence, NASA re-establishes contact with lost spacecraft +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:15 UTC
NASA says contact with sun-orbiting spacecraft re-established after nearly two years of silence. ....

Young boy's violent behaviour leaves Winnipeg police at their wit's end +
CBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:14 UTC
Police say they don't know what else to do to help a boy under 12 who can't stay out of trouble. He's reportedly been involved in increasingly violent c....

On the eve of Rousseff impeachment trial, PR war waged over former Brazilian leader +
CBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 09:00 UTC
As former president's trial begins, Brazilians protest in support of Dilma Rousseff and in opposition to her - trying to win the world's favour.....

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Africa

Female officer shoots herself at JKIA +
Daily Nation
The officer shot herself in the head in a toilet.....

The way home +
IRIN
Fighting in CAR in 2013 tore communities apart. Churches and mosques became boltholes for people fleeing indiscriminate killings and rapes. Now, tentatively, the br....

Italian town of Amatrice badly hit by quake, people under rubble - may +
SABC
The central Italian town of Amatrice was badly damaged by a 6.2 magnitude earthquake that struck early on Wednesday, with people trapped under the rubble, the town&....

Glencore profit tumbles 66% after metal and coal price rout +
Business Day
Glencore earlier on Wednesday announced a $670m deal to sell future output from an Australian gold and copper mine....

Consumers will respond to a sugar tax, Department of Health says +
Business Day
But the DA says it will reject the proposed sugar tax if its purpose is simply to raise more revenue under the fig leaf of a public health benefit....

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Europe

KFC launches its own range of fried chicken-scented sunscreen +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:09 UTC
Fast food giant KFC has launched its own brand of sunscreen that smells just like fried chicken this week and its already sold out. The move follows the June launch....

China's COFCO buys rest of Dutch commodity trader +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:07 UTC
China's state-owned grain giant COFCO will buy out minority shareholders in Netherlands-based commodity trader Nidera and take full ownership of the company, it....

Why concussion in children could be deadly: Even minor bumps to the head could lead to early death and long term health problems +
The Sun | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:05 UTC

The Fall season 3 trailer: Gillian Anderson and Jamie Dornan return for the BBC drama's final series +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:05 UTC
It's been almost two years since we left DCI Stella Gibson cradling wounded serial killer Paul Spector asThe Fallseries 2 drew to a close. The BBC has now provi....

National treasure: The first Bible in Latvian +
Public Broadcasting of Latvia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:04 UTC
The first Bible in Latvian, translated byErnst Glck and published in the late 17th century, was a great event for Latvian culture, Gustavs Strenga, leading research....

Up to 10,000 people expected at O’Donovan brothers’ homecoming +
Irish Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:03 UTC
Olympic silver medallists Gary and Paul will return to Skibbereen in Co Cork on Monday ....

President Pavlopoulos offers condolences to Italian President Mattarella +
Athens-Macedonian Ag | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:03 UTC
Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Wednesday sent his condolences to the President of the Italian Republic Sergio Mattarella for the death of tens of citizens ....

Doctors battled for 35 minutes to try to save footie star Dalian Atkinson after he was Tasered by cops +
The Sun | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:02 UTC

Four teens arrested for gang rape of teacher +
ANSA | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:01 UTC
State police on Wednesday arrested four underage boys for the gang rape at knifepoint of a teacherat a center for hosting migrant minors in the northern town of Bus....

Pokemon Go update adds appraisal feature to tell people which Pokemon are best, but very little else +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 10:01 UTC
Pokemon Go has finally issued another update and it doesnt do a great deal. The app was once the biggest thing in the world but has over the last month settled to ....

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Middle East

VIDEO Footage Shows Syrian Army Attacks on Fath Al Sham in Aleppo +
Alalam News Network
Heavy clashes erupted early on Wednesday between the Syrian army and Fath Al Sham terrorists in Um Al Qaraa hill south of Aleppo city........

Total elimination of WMD is top priority: Iran's UN envoy +
IRNA
New York, Aug 24, IRNA - Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Islamic Republic of Iran to the United Nations Golamali Khoshroo expressed grave concern over t....

Fallujah fallout: More than 700 Sunni men 'missing' +
Al Jazeera
An investigation shows the US could not control Iraqi Shia militias as they detained and tortured Sunnis in Fallujah.....

Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu and head of MIT Hakan Fidan to visit Iran: Rudaw +
Alalam News Network
Kurdish News Website reports that Turkish FM Mevlut Cavusoglu and Head of MIT Hakan Fidan will visit Iran........

GFB to launch Bahrain ICT Report +
Bahrain News Agency

Dog-gone: Canine candidate re-elected Minnesota town mayor +
The Daily Star
The four-legged mayor of a northwestern Minnesota village greets voters like a true politician.....

Turkish tanks cross border into Syria +
Ynetnews
KARKAMIS -- Turkish tank units crossed the border on Wednesday and entered into Syria as part of a military operation backed by jets and US-led coalition warplanes ....

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East Asia

FTC approves ASML acquisition of Hermes Microvision +
Central News Agency
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said Wednesday it has given a green light to Dutch semiconductor equipment maker ASML Holding NV'....

Taiwan launches fraud-fighting unit +
Central News Agency
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Wednesday opened a new unit that will be dedicated to combatting fraud, both at home and a....

U.S. dollar closes higher on Taipei forex update +
Central News Agency
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) The U.S. dollar rose against the Taiwan dollar Wednesday, gaining NT$0.066 to close at NT$31.772 as traders took cues from the weakness of oth....

Karachis next mayor plans to run the city by video link while serving prison sentence +
South China Morning Post
The imprisoned politician who is almost certain to be the next mayor of Pakistans largest and richest city of Karachi will run the teeming metropolis via video link....

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South Asia

ED summons Nalini in Saradha case +
The Telegraph - Calcutta
The Enforcement Directoratehas summoned Nalini Chidambaram, wife of former Finance Minister P. Chidamabram, in connection with its money-laundering probe in the Sar....

Sakshi Malik is Haryana's brand ambassador for 'Beti Padhao, Beti Bachao' scheme +
The Telegraph - Calcutta
A rousing state reception was accorded by the Haryana government to the Olympic bronze medallist Sakshi Malik after she arrivedWednesday morning from Rio de Janeiro....

Police nabbed PIA airhostess for smuggling 2.5kg of gold +
Daily Times
LAHORE: An airhostess of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has been handcuffed by police on Tuesday for trying to smuggle 2.5kg gold to the US.....

As banks put cap on lending, promoters take to share pledges +
Hindustan Times

Deepika, Ranveer likely to team up again for 'Padmavati' +
Press Trust of India
Mumbai, Aug 24 (PTI) Actors Ranveer Singh and DeepikaPadukone are likely to team up again for "Padmavati", butthere are doubts over Shahid Kapoor also being....

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South East Asia

Kate Winslet seeks revenge in The Dressmaker (VIDEO) +
Malay Mail Online
LOS ANGELES, Aug 24 Kate Winslet falls for Liam Hemsworth in Australian comedy-drama The Dressmaker.The film follows Winslet as a glamorous dressmaker who returns ....

Operation Tinombala to adopt softer approach in hunt for Poso terrorists +
Jakarta Post
The National Commission on Human Rights (Komnas HAM) and the Operation Tinombala task force have agreed to adopt a softer approach in the pursuit of the remaining m....

Govt to assist students at risk of losing university degrees in Turkey +
Jakarta Post
The government is seeking ways to ensure the completion of university degrees pursued by hundreds of Indonesian students in Turkey who had been grantees of PASIAD s....

Private sector increases hedging on own iniative: BI +
Jakarta Post
Bank Indonesia (BI) revealed on Tuesday that many companieshedged their funds, despite not being obliged to, thereby increasing the country'stotal hedging value....

RI wants consular access for two students detained in Turkey +
Jakarta Post
Indonesia is continuing to push for consular access for two students detained in Turkey, with efforts carried out in bothcountries, Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsud....

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Oceania

Jury in Brisbane murder trial discharged +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:18 UTC
A Supreme Court jury in the murder trial of a man accused of killing Brisbane chef Peter Milos is discharged after failing to reach a verdict.....

Daniel Geale prepares to step up for super middleweight title +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:16 UTC
Tasmanian boxer Daniel Geale returns to his hometown of Launceston to promote his upcoming world super middleweight title fight.....

How just one sleepless night could mess with your memory +
Sydney Morning Herald | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:10 UTC
Why do we spend one-third of our lives with our eyes closed? A new study might provide an answer. ....

Shorten proposes doubling super tax rate on high-income earners +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:08 UTC
Opposition Leader Bill Shorten proposes doubling the tax rate applied to high-income earners' superannuation contributions, as part of negotiations with the Governm....

Italian earthquake: 'Half the town is gone' +
Radio New Zealand | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:58 UTC
At least six people are believed to have died following a strong earthquake in central Italy, officials have told the country's national public broadcaster.....

Windies launch investigation after soggy test draw +
Radio New Zealand | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:58 UTC
An investigation has been launched by the Trinidad and Tobago Cricket Board after only 22 overs could be played in the fourth and final test between West Indies and....

Perth chef facing more child sex charges +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:53 UTC
Fresh charges are laid against a 65-year-old Perth chef alleged to have abused more than 11 children over a 45-year period.....

Bill Shorten says Labor are ‘ripping up the rule book’ +
news.com.au | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:52 UTC
OPPOSITION Leader Bill Shorten has agreed to back some of the Turnbull Governments proposed superannuation changes as long as they are not retrospective.....

Qantas’s Olympic 747 falls short; replacement aircraft steps in +
news.com.au | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:52 UTC
QANTAS has admitted a technical issue kept its designated Olympic homecoming plane from bringing Australias athletes home from Rio. ....

Backpacker sues NSW Police accusing force of cover-up over alleged bashing +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:51 UTC
A backpacker who was allegedly the victim of a serious assault is suing NSW Police accusing the force of an institutional cover-up over the failure to investigate o....

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