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Kremlin Critic Gunned Down in Moscow Ahead of Anti-Putin March[+]
Time.com | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:49 UTC

Russian opposition activist is murdered in Moscow, throwing the country into an uproar

Stopgap Homeland Security Spending Bill Fails in House[+]
Time.com | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:48 UTC

(WASHINGTON) The House has rejected a stopgap spending bill for the Homeland Security Department with just hours to go before a midnight deadline to fund the agency or see it begin to partially shut down.

Obama Administration Plans for Homeland Security Agency Closing[+]
Bloomberg | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:43 UTC

Jobs report may test market's complacency[+]
Reuters | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week - too quiet.Wall Street has traded in a tight range of late, with both volatility and trading volumes drying up as the earnings season

Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security[+]
AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:26 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown. By voice vote late Friday, the Senate backed t

Scandal-tainted Mexican attorney general resigns[+]
UPI | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:26 UTC

Doug G. WareMEXICO CITY, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- The Mexican government's top law enforcement official resigned from his post Friday following a 27-month tenure that saw controversy envelop his department.

Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for 1 week[+]
AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:22 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for one week.

Liberal group steps up attacks on O'Reilly[+]
Tampa Tribune | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:20 UTC

NEW YORK Following several stories questioning Bill OReillys past reporting, a liberal media watchdog has ordered its researchers to comb through years of the Fox News Channe

U.N. condemns Islamic State's 'barbaric terrorist acts' in Iraq[+]
Reuters | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:19 UTC

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned what it described as the latest barbaric terrorist acts in Iraq by Islamic State militants, including the destruction

Homeland Security Releases Plans in Advance of Possible Shutdown[+]
NBC | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:15 UTC

The Department of Homeland Security has released its plans for a potential shutdown of the agency after Congress failed Friday to pass a stopgap bill to keep...

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Tributes flow for Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy[+]
ABC Australia | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:37 UTC

Tributes flow for actor Leonard Nimoy, who found global fame and admiration as Mr Spock in the Star Trek television series.

Vatican buries homeless man in famed cemetery[+]
CBS News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:18 UTC

Familiar face around the Vatican buried in final resting place of princes, cardinals, artists

Mexico Gillnet Ban Taking Effect to Help Endangered Porpoise[+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:13 UTC

Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, a series of naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper Sea of Cortes in a bid to save the critically endangered vaquita marina, the world's s

The photography of Leonard Nimoy[+]
CBS News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:32 UTC

Fans of "Star Trek" and Spock may not know that Leonard Nimoy had an accomplished career as a fine art photographer in addition to his work as an actor.

Ex-Colombia President's Allies Convicted for Spying Ring[+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:26 UTC

Colombia's Supreme Court has convicted two close aides of former President Alvaro Uribe for organizing a spying ring that illegally intercepted the communications of some of the conservative leader's top opponents. Maria del Pilar Hurtado, the for

Pollution + Chemistry = Art[+]
Al Jazeera America | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:00 UTC

How an artist and a civil engineer use toxic runoff from the Ohio River to create paint pigments

Texas rep. introduces bill for American Sniper to receive nations highest combat award[+]
RT.com | Fri Feb 27, 2015 23:57 UTC

Were the actions of Chris Kyle, known as the United States deadliest sniper, worthy of the Congressional Medal of Honor? A representative from Texas believes so, and has introduced legislation to that end. But veterans arent so sure.

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Rabbi Accused of Videotaping Women Resigns From University[+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:05 UTC

Rabbi accused of videotaping nude women in a ritual bath resigns from Maryland university

Massachusetts high school principal calls Twitter bullies "pathetic cowards"[+]
CBS News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:56 UTC

"I have more respect for the insurgents I fought in Iraq than I do for the people behind this Twitter account," vents Mass. principal Joshua Romano

Coroner: Carbon Monoxide Likely Caused 2 Teenagers' Deaths[+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:49 UTC

Coroner: Carbon monoxide likely culprit in 2 teenagers' deaths; 2 other siblings hospitalized

Texas braces for massive layoffs amid oil slump[+]
CBS News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:44 UTC

The low price of oil is poised to hurt the Texas oil industry in the form of massive job cuts

Why breaking ice on rivers gets harder with each pass[+]
CBS News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:39 UTC

For a United States Coast Guard Cutter, the only easy day was yesterday

Wyly Brothers Ordered to Give up $299 Million in Fraud Suit[+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:19 UTC

Texas' Wyly brothers ordered to give up $299 million in New York fraud suit

NYPD searches for missing Bronx teenager[+]
Foxnews | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:18 UTC

New York City police have been searching for a 16-year-old Bronx girl who has been missing since Monday.

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Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security[+]
Washington Post | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:31 UTC

The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours before the agency faces a partial shutdown.

Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for 1 week[+]
Washington Post | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:26 UTC

Senate passes bill to ensure full funding for Homeland Security for one week.

Homeland Security Releases Plans in Advance of Possible Shutdown[+]
NBC | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:15 UTC

The Department of Homeland Security has released its plans for a potential shutdown of the agency after Congress failed Friday to pass a stopgap bill to keep...

CPAC Day Two: Bush Deals with Hostile Crowd, Perry Hammers Obama[+]
The Iowa Republican | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:14 UTC

Former Florida Governor and presumed GOP presidential contender Jeb Bush dealt with an organized walkout and less-than-friendly audience when he took the stage Friday at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Bush defended his record

Congress Closer to Blowing the DHS Funding Deadline [+]
ABC News (US) | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:13 UTC

Lawmakers have yet to reach an agreement to fund the Department of Homeland Security, threatening a potential shutdown of the department at midnight.

GOP hopefuls run the gauntlet at conservative conference[+]
Washington Post | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:09 UTC

Rand Paul wowed the crowd, while Jeb Bush faced a mix of cheers and boos as he defended his record.

Let Me Finish: Remembering Leonard Nimoy[+]
MSNBC | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:09 UTC

Chris Matthews writes a passionate Let Me Finish remembering Leonard Nimoy and the days of Star Trek, a saga about the infinite struggle to find the human in life's adventure.

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Lupita Nyong'o's Pearl Dress Reportedly Found, Police Verifying Authenticity[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:19 UTC

Lupita Nyong'o's Oscar gown has reportedly been returned. Police are currently working to verify its authenticity.See moreOscars 2015: The ...

Sony in Transition: Big Changes Could Be Next Insiders outline several areas of the studio that seem most primed for change.[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:06 UTC

Now that Tom Rothman has been named to succeed Amy Pascal as chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment, speculation turns to the executives next moves.

President Obama -- No On Fantasy Football ... Says Ex-Personal Aide[+]
TMZ | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:01 UTC

President Obama doesn't screw around at the waiver wire ... and won't obsess over Peyton Manning's passing yards -- 'cause he DOESN'T play fantasy

Terry OQuinn Cast As Male Lead In ABC Pilot The Adversaries[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:00 UTC

Lost alum Terry O’Quinn has been cast as the male lead in ABC drama pilot The Adversaries, from ABC Studios. Written and executive produced by David Zabel, The Adversaries centers on the patriarch of a New York legal dynasty who becomes embroiled in

Eileen Ford Bio Model Woman Optioned By Sony TV For Series From KJ Steinberg[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:47 UTC

The story of Eileen Ford is headed to television. Sony TV has optioned the rights to Robert Lacey’s upcomingbiography of the outspoken and controversial womanwho started as a model and went on toco-found with her husband Jerry the famousFord Modelin

David Hasselhoff's Daughter -- I'm a Rich Kid Now ... Just Check My Resume[+]
TMZ | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:45 UTC

David Hasselhoff's daughter has always been a rich kid ... but now she's got TV credits to prove it. 24-year-old Taylor-Ann Hasselhoff has been cast for

Keep Up, Kardashians! Khloe Shows Off Her Abs Of Steel Following Fitness Makeover[+]
Radar Online | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:39 UTC

Khloe Kardashian took to Instagram to show off her toned abs recently, likely causing millions of jaws to drop worldwide.

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Science

Watch Very '80s Footage of 'Shark Lady' Eugenie Clark at Work LiveScience.com
This week, ocean explorers mourned the loss of a legend in their field: Eugenie Clark, a marine biologist and authority on sharks.....

Research of plain wren duets could help further understand fundamentals of conversation ScienceDaily.com
Known for their beautiful singing duets, plain wrens of Costa Rica perform precise phrase-by-phrase modifications to the duration between two consecutive phrases, a....

Life 'not as we know it' possible on Saturn's moon Titan ScienceDaily.com
A new type of methane-based, oxygen-free life form that can metabolize and reproduce similar to life on Earth has been modeled. It is theorized to have a cell membr....

Introverts prefer mountains ScienceDaily.com
In a series of three studies, researchers tested whether there is a link between personality and an aspect of physical ecology: flat terrain versus mountainous terr....

The better to see you with: Prosthetic leg would keep an eye on path ahead ScienceDaily.com
A mechanical engineer and his team have developed a computer-controlled camera that enables their robotic ankle to see where it is going.....

Air Force Space Command General on Keeping Space Collision-Free Scientific American
Gen. John Hyten, Commander, U.S. Air Force Space Command, talks about the task of tracking all the materials in orbit and keeping them from crashing into each other....

Scientific American and Nature Editors Remember Leonard Nimoy Scientific American
Nimoy inspired many members of the Scientific American community, some of whom offer remembrances here ....

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Top Tech Headlines

New Xen vuln triggers Amazon, Rackspace reboot panic redux The Register | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC
Second hypervisor-related cloud meltdown in six months Newly discovered vulnerabilities in the open source Xen virtualization hypervisor have once again sent major ....

DailyDirt: Big Bones Are A Myth, But Obesity Has Legit Causes Techdirt | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:00 UTC
Some people are naturally skinny and able to eat almost anything they want without gaining weight. Obviously, there are also plenty of folks who need to watch their....

FCC says cities should be free to run decent ISPs. And Republicans can't stand it The Register | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:59 UTC
State vs federal; corporations vs public interest Analysis  A decision by the FCC has opened up a partisan chasm by quashing US state laws that hamper the rollout ....

Would you prefer a thinner phone or better battery life? Engadget | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:57 UTC
Despite a number of exciting (and novel) announcements related to battery technology, the sad fact is that our smartphones still need to be frequently charged. One ....

White House Drops Consumer Privacy Bill Of Rights Act Draft TechCrunch | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:48 UTC
In a late-Friday release, the White House published a draft of its proposed Consumer Privacy Bill of Rights. You can read the full text here. The bill sets......

Airbnb Is Raising A Monster Round At A $20B Valuation TechCrunch | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:29 UTC
Airbnb -- the platform that lets travellers book private spare rooms and entire homes as an alternative to traditional hotels -- is doing some booking of its......

This Unusually Short-Lived Fish Could Hold the Secrets to Getting Old Gizmodo | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:20 UTC
The turquoise killifish is largely unremarkable except for how fast it ages. In just three months, it goes from a spry, young fish (left) to a decrepit, old one (ri....

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TV News - US/International (All Markets)

US sets out 'bottom lines' for Iran nuclear deal i24 News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:44 UTC
US says deal must ensure Iran will need at least one year to gather enough material for nuclear bomb - United States, Iran Nuclear Deal, ....

Ukraine leader says troop deaths 'serious breach' of truce i24 News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:44 UTC
Latest skirmishes come as UN geared up to discuss conflict one year after Russia seized Crimean Peninsula - United Nations, Ukraine crisi....

Obama Administration Plans for Homeland Security Agency Closing Bloomberg | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:43 UTC

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says CTV News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:39 UTC
Laboratory testing has solved the mystery of how a little girl from Elliot Lake who had not travelled outside Northern Ontario contracted measles.....

Tributes flow for Star Trek actor Leonard Nimoy ABC Australia | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:37 UTC
Tributes flow for actor Leonard Nimoy, who found global fame and admiration as Mr Spock in the Star Trek television series.....

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83 SABC | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:31 UTC
Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the Star Trek science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary dis....

McIlroy set to miss cut in Florida ABC Australia | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC
World number one Rory McIlroy was set to miss the cut after shooting a 4-over-par 74 in his second round of the US PGA Tour event in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.....

Inequality: Time for grown-up debate CNN | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC
Policies to beat inequality will not emerge from a media-driven debate that starts with premise that rich aren't concerned about others, says Jeff Greene.....

Greece PM to present anti-poverty bill Press TV | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:26 UTC
The Greek PM says he will present a draft law to address the "humanitarian crisis" in the debt-ridden country.....

Situation remains tense at East Cape Midlands College SABC | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:24 UTC
Security has been beefed up at the East Cape Midlands College offices in Uitenhage.....

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Canada

Mystery solved: Northern Ontario toddler didn't have measles, health unit says CTV News | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:39 UTC
Laboratory testing has solved the mystery of how a little girl from Elliot Lake who had not travelled outside Northern Ontario contracted measles.....

Quebec woman felt 'like an animal' when judge lectured her about wearing hijab National Post | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:35 UTC
'When Im sitting alone, I will cry, because always Im remembering the judge, how she was talking to me,' Rania El-Alloul, 47, said in an interview....

No financial disclosure required. Vancouver Sun | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:15 UTC
When Ralph Drew, the only mayor the tiny village of Belcarra has ever known, ran for re-election again in November, he ran possibly the cheapest election campaign e....

Quebec woman says she felt 'like an animal' when judge lectured her about wearing hijab Vancouver Sun | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:15 UTC
'When Im sitting alone, I will cry, because always Im remembering the judge, how she was talking to me,' Ms. El-Alloul, 47, said in an interview....

B.C. Politics this week School cuts, health ministry firings, Mount Polley layoffs, ICBC denies licences to students Vancouver Sun | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:15 UTC
This week on Inside the Ledge, Vaughn Palmer and Rob Shaw discuss the latest police update into the Ministry of Health firings, potential layoffs at Mount Polley mi....

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Timberwolves F Garnett to rest against Bulls AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:40 UTC
CHICAGO (AP) Minnesota coach Flip Saunders says he plans to rest Kevin Garnett for the Timberwolves' game against the Chicago Bulls. The Timberwolves reacquire....

Nadal beats Delbonis, reaches semis in Argentina Open AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:38 UTC
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Rafael Nadal cruised to a 6-1, 6-1 victory over Federico Delbonis on Friday, advancing to the semifinals of the Argentina Open. The to....

Dress that 'greatly resembles' stolen Nyong'o gown recovered AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:36 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) A sheriff's official says deputies have recovered a dress that strongly resembles the custom dress taken from Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyo....

Blackhawks acquire D Timonen from Flyers AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC
The Chicago Blackhawks acquired defenseman Kimmo Timonen from Philadelphia on Friday for a 2015 second-round draft pick and a conditional 2016 fourth-rounder. Timon....

Jobs report may test market's complacency Reuters | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:29 UTC
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week - too quiet.Wall Street has traded in a tight range of late, with both volatility and trading vo....

Olympic champion Christensen returns to where it began AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:27 UTC
PARK CITY, Utah (AP) Joss Christensen won the slopestyle at the U.S Freeskiing Grand Prix in January 2014 and his life has never been the same since. That victory ....

Senate approves 1-week funding bill for Homeland Security AP | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:26 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) The Senate has approved a bill to ensure full funding of the Homeland Security Department for one week, sending the measure to the House just hours....

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Top Business News

Obama Administration Plans for Homeland Security Agency Closing Bloomberg | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:43 UTC

The Forgotten War Understanding The Incredible Debacle Left Behind By NATO In Libya Zero Hedge | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:18 UTC

Credit Suisse Reduces Profit 25% on $290 Million Legal Provision Bloomberg | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:10 UTC

A half-century's worth of wisdom from Warren Buffett Marketwatch.com | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:09 UTC

Striking Oil Workers, Shell to Resume Talks Next Week Bloomberg | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:07 UTC

Education Department Will Wind Down Contracts With Five Collection Agencies Wall Street Journal | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:00 UTC
The U.S. Department of Education said Friday it will being to wind down contracts with five private collection agencies after finding they had provided inaccurate i....

Alex Rodriguez Takes His First Stab at First Base Wall Street Journal | Sat Feb 28, 2015 00:58 UTC
Slated to be the Yankees emergency first baseman this season, Rodriguez trotted across the spring-training diamond on Friday and tried something hed never done in 2....

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US Newspapers: National

U.N. Condemns Islamic State's 'Barbaric Terrorist Acts' in Iraq NY Times
The United Nations Security Council on Friday condemned what it described as the latest ....

Mexico Gillnet Ban Taking Effect to Help Endangered Porpoise NY Times
Mexican authorities will use satellite tracking, drones, a series of naval bases and a fleet of small patrol boats to enforce a new gillnet fishing ban in the upper....

Autopsy: Teen killed by Denver police had 4 gunshot wounds Washington Post
An autopsy shows a 17-year-old girl who was killed by Denver police officers while driving a stolen car suffered four gunshot wounds.....

Why would GOP candidate for Missouri governor kill himself? Washington Post
Missouris auditor, who fatally shot himself in an apparent suicide, had vowed to take down the states most powerful politicians and donors, including his fellow Rep....

Chief: Detective who sought DNA funds still on cold case USA Today
An Indianapolis police detective turned to crowdfunding to help solve a cold case.....

Lawmakers Just Not Greece's Approve a Bailout Extension NY Times
Approvals of the bailout extension underscored how the political structure of Europe remains a work in progress.....

Lawyers: Detained immigrant families in Texas offered bonds Washington Post
Attorneys say the federal government is loosening its crackdown on offering bonds for Central American immigrant mothers and children seeking asylum in the U.S., a ....

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Lawmakers to consider Brakey bill lifting seat belt requirement The Sun Journal
AUGUSTA — Some changes may be on the way for Maine drivers. Lawmakers on the Transportation Committee will hold a public hearing Friday on a bill that would e....

Phillies' Buchanan working on being a complete pitcher Philadelphia Inquirer
CLEARWATER, Fla. - David Buchanan entered his first major-league spring training as a late invitee. Baseball's 29 other teams had passed on him in the previous ....

Leonard Nimoy, Spock from TV's 'Star Trek,' dies at 83 Newsday.com
Leonard Nimoy, who as ....

UM basketball team can impress NCAA selectors with upset of UNC Miami Herald
A home win Saturday over 15th-ranked North Carolina would boost the Hurricanes record against top-50 teams to 3-5, which would be duly noted by the NCAA Tournament ....

Accumulating snow this weekend, some wintry mix possible KMOV
Spotty snow flurries can be expected through Thursday evening, but additional accumulation is not likely.....

Administration circulates plans for possible DHS shutdown Tampa Tribune
WASHINGTON The Obama administration is circulating procedures for how the Department of Homeland Security will operate in the event of a midnight shutdown.....

Judge: Taxpayers should pay legal bills for former speaker Sansom Tampa Tribune
TALLAHASSEE Taxpayers should foot the legal bills a disgraced former state House speaker paid to defend himself against corruption charges that were later dropped,....

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Africa

Leonard Nimoy, Star Trek's 'Mr. Spock,' dies at 83 SABC
Leonard Nimoy, famed for his portrayal of Mr. Spock on the Star Trek science fiction TV series and movies, has died after battling chronic obstructive pulmonary dis....

Situation remains tense at East Cape Midlands College SABC
Security has been beefed up at the East Cape Midlands College offices in Uitenhage.....

Foreign shop owners are fleeing Soweto SABC
Soweto residents are divided over the future of foreign owned shops in the township.....

Police in Gauteng arrest 34 service delivery protestors SABC
Thirty-four people have been arrested at the Thembelihle informal settlement near Lenasia in Gauteng, after violent service delivery protests this week.....

All roads lead to the annual Metro FM Music Awards this weekend SABC
The City of Durban is abuzz with festivities at it gears up to host the 14th annual Metro FM Music Awards at the Durban International Convention Centre.....

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Europe

Pedestrian killed by truck in Carrick-on-Suir Irish Times | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:34 UTC
Garda issue appeal for witnesses to fatal incident in Co Tipperary ....

New chair for mediation between Croke Park and locals Irish Times | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:31 UTC
Flac director to manage ongoing relationship following Garth Brooks controversy ....

Body transplants: the sick, the dying and transsexuals all line up The Times | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:22 UTC
Surgeon Sergio Canavero claims he is two years away from transplanting a head on to a donor body. His first patient will be someone with a terminal illness....

Simon Taylor: Sergio Parisse remains an enigma The Scotsman | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:14 UTC
Is THERE a European rugby player more universally admired than Sergio Parisse? The old familiar names in the Italy team are gradually being phased out no Bergamasc....

CPAC 2015: The six most controversial things said by NRA head LaPierre The Independent | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:11 UTC
As the head of the gun lobby in the US, Wayne LaPierre -- CEO of the National Rifle Association -- courts controversy almost every time he opens his mouth.....

Price comparison sites should pay fines for duping customers The Independent | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:11 UTC
Price comparison websites should have to pay compensation when they act like backstreet market traders and dupe customers into switching to energy deals that are no....

Scrap foreign aid to rebuild Britain's Armed Forces, urges Ukip peer Express | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:07 UTC
FOREIGN aid should be scrapped so the cash can be spent on rebuilding the Armed Forces, a UK Independence Party peer said tonight.....

Six Nations: Tommy Seymour focused on victory The Scotsman | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:06 UTC
AFTER being injured in Paris, Tommy Seymour was a frustrated spectator as Scotland lost to Wales two weeks ago. He is more than ready to make his return to the rank....

Russian opposition leader, arch critic of Putin, killed in Moscow drive-by shooting Herald Scotland | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:05 UTC
Charismatic former deputy prime minister-turned Russian opposition leader Boris Nemtsov has been killed in a drive-by shooting on a Moscow bridge.....

Allan Massie: Trust the backs to secure win The Scotsman | Sat Feb 28, 2015 01:01 UTC
SCOTLAND have started badly against both France and Wales, giving away a soft three-points penalty within a couple of minutes of the kick-off. Merci beaucoup, said ....

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Middle East

Middle East updates UN condemns ISIS's 'barbaric terrorist acts' in Iraq Haaretz Daily
White House "hopeful" on coalition for Iran nuclear talks amid Netanyahu visit; Iraqi-born cleric faces custody for praising Paris attack.....

Greece PM to present anti-poverty bill Press TV
The Greek PM says he will present a draft law to address the "humanitarian crisis" in the debt-ridden country.....

Vikas Doha streak continues with win over Venus Gulf Times
Victoria Azarenkas love affair with the Qatar Total Open began in 2012. She won the title that year, after her first-round loss in 2011 which was her first appearan....

Cops accused of abusing Bedouin family evade investiagtion Haaretz Daily

In video, Coca Cola recalls 'good old times' of Nazi rule in Germany Haaretz Daily
Following criticism, the company pulls the Fanta 75th anniversary video.....

US governor compares Wisconsin union protesters to ISIL Al Jazeera
Scott Walker says "if I can take on protesters, I can do the same across the world," when discussing fight against ISIL.....

Amnesty blasts UAE over women detention Press TV
Amnesty International says three female activists who are held in secret detention centers by the UAE police are facing a real risk of torture.....

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East Asia

NK leader calls on military to have full readiness for war Yonhap News
SEOUL, Feb. 28 (Yonhap) - North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has urged the North's military to become elite units in full preparation for war with the United State....

Chinese on top businesswomen list China.org.cn
Fifteen Chinese women are on Forbes' top 50 Asia Power Businesswomen this year, including two from one company for the first time in the ranking's four-year history....

Fred: My family told me to quit after World Cup Xinhuanet
Former Brazil international striker Fred has revealed his family asked him to quit football after Brazil's World Cup semifinal defeat to Germany in July.....

World Cup: Australia wins toss, bats first vs. New Zealand Taiwan News
AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) -- Australia won the toss and chose to bat in Saturday's eagerly-anticipated Cricket World Cup Pool A match against New Zealand....

Brazilian Standings Taiwan News
BC-SOC--Brazilian StandingsBrazilian Football StandingsBrazil Campeonato CariocaGP W D L GF GA PtsBotafogo....

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South Asia

Poachers mutilate sixth rhino The Telegraph - Calcutta
Poachers killed a rhino and took away its horn in the sixth addition (northern range) of Kaziranga National Park on the north bank of the Brahmaputra this morning, ....

Shadow brings to light hidden hand The Telegraph - Calcutta
More than just spring is in the air; this is also a conjurer's season of unforeseen, and unlikely, hugs and handshakes, it would appear.....

CM counts tax pool loss The Telegraph - Calcutta
The political battle over the devolution to states has intensified with chief minister Nitish Kumar writing to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, urging him to compensat....

Tax gap tells the story so far The Telegraph - Calcutta
Amit Mitra was all smiles today as he got full marks from Mamata Banerjee for presenting his fourth budget without raising taxes. But the budget documents a gloomy ....

RIMS bullies face arrest The Telegraph - Calcutta
An arrest warrant against the 25 suspended students, interns and junior doctors of RIMS, who have been accused of the February 4 assault on campus, besides routine ....

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South East Asia

Hong Kong's justice Jakarta Post
Hong Kong District Court judge Amanda Woodcock sentenced Law Wan-tung on Friday to six years in prison for brutally torturing her Indonesian .......

Ocean energy power-generation facilities — what exactly are they? Jakarta Post
Tidal-stream arrays are a bit like offshore wind farms but underwater. They consist of turbines, energy-capture mechanisms and generator/power .......

Shortcut Jakarta Post
A motorcyclist drives on a pedestrian bridge above the Jakarta Outer Ring Road in Cengkareng, West Jakarta, to avoid traffic congestion at the .......

'Made in RI' smartphone rule to roll out midyear Jakarta Post
A regulation requiring a certain minimum of local content on all 4G mobile phones sold in the country will be rolled out in the first half this year, .......

Issue of the day: Ex-minister aims to repeat Budi's success Jakarta Post
Feb. 24, p3Following in the footsteps of Comr. Gen. Budi Gunawan, former religious affairs minister Suryadharma Ali on Monday filed a pretrial .......

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Oceania

Alex Zane reviews Focus and other film releases The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 21:03 UTC

Four sea rescues in as many days in Tas news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:49 UTC
TASMANIAN waters are proving hazardous, with four sea rescues in as many days.....

Kiwi dollar heads for 0.4% weekly gain news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:49 UTC
THE New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.4 per cent gain against the greenback this week, ahead of what might be an extended rally for the US currency as the prosp....

Data laws need changes, says committee news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:46 UTC
A BIPARTISAN parliamentary committee says 38 changes are needed to the government's proposed data retention laws before the bill is allowed to pass.....

Four lessons from reporting season news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:28 UTC
RIGHT, that's that done for another six months. It's been a mixed bag, with some big winners and losers and a few surprises along the way. Here's a look....

Big hike in private health premiums news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:28 UTC
AUSTRALIANS with private health insurance are facing premium hikes that are nearly three times the rate of inflation.....

Economist disappointed by capex news.com.au | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:28 UTC
ECONOMISTS this week focused on one of the real highlights of the economic calendar - although it was more of a lowlight this time around.....

UK net immigration soars to nearly 300,000 a year The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:24 UTC

Security, economy on parliament agenda The Australian | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:04 UTC
TONY Abbott's aim to keep parliament's focus on national security and the economy could be overshadowed by leadership tension.....

Celebs weigh in on dress debate The Australian | Fri Feb 27, 2015 20:04 UTC
CELEBRITIES are weighing in on the great dress debate as it trends online in countries around the world.....

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