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Report: Trump to Meet Thursday With Black, Latino Activists +
Newsmax | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:41 UTC

Donald Trump is scheduled to meet Thursday with African-American and Hispanic activists as part of the Republican Leadership Initiative in New York that trains diverse recruits to be field operatives, according to news reports.

Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace deal +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:28 UTC

By Anastasia MoloneyBOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kidnapped and kept in chains for more than seven years in a jungle camp controlled by Colom

British woman killed in Australia hostel attack +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:27 UTC

A British woman has been stabbed to death and two other people wounded at a backpackers' hostel in Australia, in what police say may have been an 'extremist' attack. Natasha Howitt reports.

Saudi Arabia foils attack on Shiite mosque in Qatif: media +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:06 UTC

Saudi security forces have foiled a planned suicide attack on a mosque in the Qatif region in eastern Saudi Arabia, where many Shi'ite Muslims live, al-Arabiya news channel and other Saudi media reported early on Wednesday.

Devastating quake strikes central Italy +
Boston Herald | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:04 UTC

Several towns north of Rome reported massive damage with houses leveled and people buried in the rubble after a magnitude 6.1 earthquake struck bef

Quake brings down buildings in central Italy, at least six believed killed +
The Union Leader | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:04 UTC

A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at least six people believed killed.

Officials Turkish military, U.S.-led coalition launch major operation in northern Syria +
The Union Leader | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:04 UTC

Turkish special forces units and jets supported by warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition launched an operation in northern Syria to wipe out Islamic State militants along the Turkey-Syria border, Turkish officials said.

Vladimir Putin offers Middle East peace talks for Israel, Palestinians +
UPI | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:02 UTC

Shawn PriceMOSCOW, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Russian President Putin is offering to host peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians in his latest effort to become the Middle East's top power broker.

Years ago Russia researched the biological effects of microwave ovens... then banned them +
Natural News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:00 UTC

Years ago Russia researched the biological effects of microwave ovens... then banned them

After Iraq's military defeat, Monsanto swept in to seize control of all agriculture +
Natural News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:00 UTC

After Iraq's military defeat, Monsanto swept in to seize control of all agriculture

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Turks flee border town after ISIL attack from Syria +
Euronews | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:32 UTC

Turkey has told people living in a flashpoint border area with Syria to flee after it was hit by mortars fired by ISIL militants.

Earthquake rattles Rome, central Italy in the middle of the night +
CBS News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:23 UTC

U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.2; It was felt in central Rome, as people in homes in the citys historic center felt a long swaying.

Strong Overnight Earthquake Rocks Central Italy +
NBC News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:11 UTC

At least two were dead and several towns sustained extensive damage, Italian media reported. USGS said the quake could cause 'significant casualties.'

Zion Harvey's transplanted hands are 'amazing' +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:10 UTC

A year after Zion Harvey became the first child to receive a double hand transplant, he says he wants to play football and other sports.

American describes "nightmare" conditions while being held in Venezuela jail +
CBS News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:52 UTC

Utah man was arrested nearly two months ago when police said they found an assault rifle during a raid; he denies any wrongdoing and accuses police of planting the weapon

The Latest: 2 bodies recovered from rubble in Italian quake +
CBS 8 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:37 UTC

The Latest on the earthquake in central Italy (all times local):

Syria war: Turkey strikes ISIL targets in Jarablus +
Al Jazeera | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:55 UTC

TV station says joint military operation with US-led coalition involves mortar and rocket shelling besides fighter jets.

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Myanmar Names Kofi Annan to Head Panel on Rohingya Muslims +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:25 UTC

Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find

Earthquake rattles Rome, central Italy in the middle of the night +
CBS News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:23 UTC

U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.2; It was felt in central Rome, as people in homes in the citys historic center felt a long swaying.

German Trade Bolsters Economic Growth as Investment Declines +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:17 UTC

Trade was the main driver of German economic growth in the second quarter as domestic demand suffered from a slump in investment.

Inventing Canola No Help for Canada on China Rule Change +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:13 UTC

The worlds top grower of canola crops used to make cooking oil and animal feed is about to lose its biggest export market, just as farmers prepare one of their biggest harvests ever.

Strong Overnight Earthquake Rocks Central Italy +
NBC News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:11 UTC

At least two were dead and several towns sustained extensive damage, Italian media reported. USGS said the quake could cause 'significant casualties.'

Zion Harvey's transplanted hands are 'amazing' +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:10 UTC

A year after Zion Harvey became the first child to receive a double hand transplant, he says he wants to play football and other sports.

Goldman Sachs Assets Hershan Said to Lead Talks for Unit Buyout +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC

Dion Hershan, head of Australian equities at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, is leading a proposed management buyout of the fund managers equity and fixed-income business, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Byron York: Team Trump makes a mess of immigration +
Washington Examiner | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:32 UTC

One thing is certain in the current brouhaha over Donald Trump's immigration proposals: the candidate and his top aides are making a mess of things. What is the status of his old proposal to deport all immigrants who are in the United States illegally

Kenya: Be warned! These women can ruin your marriage +
Standard Digital | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:30 UTC

These female vultures who prey on married men can lead them down that slippery path to infidelity. Indeed, a woman's marriage can fail because of that neighbour who sports C-thru's with acres of flesh to feast on at the opposite balcony, that hot-blooded

Coalition of Peaceful Tribal Protestors Block Pipelineon the scene reporting +
Oath Keepers | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:22 UTC

This last week, I traveled down to the small reservation town of Cannon Ball, ND. This small town, which is home to the Standing Stone Reservation, along the confluence of The post Coalition of Peaceful Tribal Protestors Block Pipeline–on the scene

A New Dictionary Down Under +
The Atlantic | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:13 UTC

Australia updates its national lexicon with more than 6,000 schmick new entries.

Colleges Are Lunatic Asylums +
LewRockwell.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:01 UTC

As the fall semester begins, parents, students, taxpayers and donors should be made aware of official college practices that should disgust us all. Hampshire College will offer some of its students what the school euphemistically calls “identity-bas

The Nuking of Hiroshima and Nagasaki +
LewRockwell.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:01 UTC

Another anniversary of the U.S. military’s atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki has come and gone, and once again the same rationalizations were repeated especially on the conservative talk radio shows. But the majority of the American populati

25 Must-Have Items for Your Survival Hygiene Kit +
LewRockwell.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:01 UTC

The Oxford English Dictionary defines hygiene as: Conditions or practices conducive to maintaining health and preventing disease, especially through cleanliness. During or following a disruptive event, life will be tough enough without having to worry abo

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Ryan Lochte's Teammate James Feigen Issues Apology for Rio Robbery Scandal +
Hollywood Reporter | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:48 UTC

The Final Five Play 'Hungry Hungry Humans' on 'The Tonight Show' +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:42 UTC

The U.S. gymnastics team joined Jimmy Fallon and Donald Glover for the biggest, wildest game in 'Tonight Show' history.

Haugesund: Helmer Praises Spirit of The Lion Woman +
Variety | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:19 UTC

I was immediately captured by the characters they were people I knew or had even met. And it was a timeless story, about universally human values, although it takes place more than 100 years ago, said Norwegian writer-director Vibeke Idse of The Lion Woma

AFI Cancels Birth of a Nation Screening, Nate Parker Q&A +
Variety | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:06 UTC

The American Film Institute has canceled its Friday screening of “Birth of a Nation,” which was to be followed by a Q&A with filmmaker and star Nate Parker, whose 1999 rape case has put the filmmaker and distributor Fox Searchlight on the

Watchdog Group Chides Laika & Focus Features For White-Washing Kubo And The Two Strings +
Deadline Hollywood | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:54 UTC

A watchdog group thatadvocates “balanced, sensitive and positive depiction and coverage of Asian Americans” is calling out producer Laika, and by extension distributor Focus Features, for using mostly white actors to voice Japanese characters

Nick Viall Says Josh Murray Will 'Attack' on 'Bachelor in Paradise' – Plus, Someone Walks Off the Show! +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:17 UTC

A 'BIP' golden couple returns as a promising pair implodes.

Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado Becomes U.S. Citizen to Vote Against Donald Trump +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:17 UTC

The Venezuelan-born beauty queen and TV personality is throwing her support behind Hillary Clinton.

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Science

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Lehigh engineer discovers a high-speed nano-avalanche +
EurekAlert | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:00 UTC

Doctoral student Charles McLaren and Professor Himanshu Jain from Lehigh University -- along with colleagues at the University of Marburg in Germany -- have published new findings in the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Electrochemical Society about

Bags don't fly free: Charges have boosted airlines' departure performances, study finds +
EurekAlert | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:00 UTC

A new study that includes a University of Kansas researcher has found checked baggage fees have actually improved the departure performance of US airlines in addition to boosting revenue.

African bird shows signs of evil stepdad behavior +
EurekAlert | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:00 UTC

An African desert-dwelling male bird favors his biological sons and alienates his stepsons, suggests research published today in Biological Letters.

Humans Are Superpredators in the Landscape of Fear +
Scientific American | Wed Aug 24, 2016 01:40 UTC

Badgers were far more frightened by the sounds of humans than by their traditional predators, such as bears or wolves.

White Noise Could be the Sleep Solution You've Been Looking For +
Inverse | Wed Aug 24, 2016 00:59 UTC

How to navigate the hum of white noise.

Real-Life Vulcanologist Channels Her Inner Trekkie +
Inverse | Wed Aug 24, 2016 00:08 UTC

You know, someone who studies volcanoes. 

Can Kim Kardashian Actually Smell If You Have Cavities? +
Inverse | Tue Aug 23, 2016 23:08 UTC

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Technology

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Google's Daydream VR platform reportedly launching 'in the coming weeks' - CNET +
CNET | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:17 UTC

The VR platform was announced back in May, but we've not yet seen any glimpse of a headset designed for it.

The Honest Trailer for 'No Man's Sky' is savage and unforgiving +
Mashable | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:03 UTC

The crushing loneliness...

Report: Most drone accidents caused by the tech and not the operator +
Mashable | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:03 UTC

More drones, more problems.

Seals wear tiny hats to study Antarctic oceans - CNET +
CNET | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:59 UTC

Scientists have found out a lot more about the melting of Antarctic ice shelves thanks to elephant seals wearing satellite trackers on their heads.

'Pokmon Go' update explains which monsters are the best +
Engadget | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:37 UTC

Despite its incredible initial popularity, Pokémon Go has faced a number of issues since launch beyond just keeping its servers working. A Bloomberg report cites analyst numbers claiming the game's active users have shrunk by more than 10

Little Tree Air Freshener Company Sues Non-Profit For Making Tree Shaped Ornaments +
Techdirt | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:30 UTC

You know those stupid and annoying "tree shaped" car air fresheners you see every damn where? Of course you do. The company behind those "Little Trees" is called Car-Freshner Corporation, and it's notoriously overprotective of whatever trademark it thinks

Ex-Facebook Live manager launches live-streaming app with a focus on the personal +
Digital Trends | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:16 UTC

Alively is the new live-streaming app that wants to take the stress out of social live-streaming by allowing you to share your broadcasts with select friends and family instead of uploading them to social media. The post Ex-Facebook Live manager launches

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3.774 Shekels to the Dollar +
Arutz Sheva | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:39 UTC

Rubble & shock: Videos of devastating Italian earthquakes aftermath +
RT.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:34 UTC
Dramatic videos have emerged showing the grim aftermath of a devastating 6.2 magnitude earthquake that has reportedly left at least 14 people dead in central Italy.....

Catholic school suspends pro-Palestinian teacher +
Arutz Sheva | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:33 UTC

Angels-Blue Jays preview (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:32 UTC
TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays say they are not taking anything for granted during this home stand.....

Turks flee border town after ISIL attack from Syria +
Euronews | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:32 UTC
Turkey has told people living in a flashpoint border area with Syria to flee after it was hit by mortars fired by ISIL militants.....

UN honors fallen IDF soldier in new exhibition +
Arutz Sheva | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:29 UTC

US to citizens: Get out of Gaza +
Arutz Sheva | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:25 UTC

Myanmar Names Kofi Annan to Head Panel on Rohingya Muslims +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:25 UTC
Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find ....

MK Elkin: Oil leak at Gulf of Aqaba doesn't threaten us +
Arutz Sheva | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:23 UTC

Earthquake rattles Rome, central Italy in the middle of the night +
CBS News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:23 UTC
U.S. Geological Survey put the magnitude at 6.2; It was felt in central Rome, as people in homes in the citys historic center felt a long swaying.....

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Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy: USGS +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:31 UTC
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.The global network of Agence France P....

Colombia's war victims urge forgiveness as society splits over peace deal +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:28 UTC
By Anastasia MoloneyBOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kidnapped and kept in chains for more than seven years in a jungle camp controlled by Colom....

Strong quake hits central Italy +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:27 UTC
A strong earthquake has brought down buildings in central Italy, killing at least six people. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).....

British woman killed in Australia hostel attack +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:27 UTC
A British woman has been stabbed to death and two other people wounded at a backpackers' hostel in Australia, in what police say may have been an 'extremist....

What went wrong in Brazil? +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:22 UTC
At the height of the emerging markets boom, Brazil looked tantalizingly close to finally living down an old joke: that it is the country of the future... and always....

Saudi Arabia foils attack on Shiite mosque in Qatif: media +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:06 UTC
Saudi security forces have foiled a planned suicide attack on a mosque in the Qatif region in eastern Saudi Arabia, where many Shi'ite Muslims live, al-Arabiya ....

Vladimir Putin offers Middle East peace talks for Israel, Palestinians +
UPI | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:02 UTC
Shawn PriceMOSCOW, Aug. 24 (UPI) -- Russian President Putin is offering to host peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians in his latest effort to become the M....

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Top Business News

With a $1 billion price tag, is this the worlds most expensive house? +
CNBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:19 UTC
Should you be looking for a European summer hideaway, Villa les Cdres on the South of Frances sparkling Cote dAzur is up for sale. ....

German Trade Bolsters Economic Growth as Investment Declines +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:17 UTC
Trade was the main driver of German economic growth in the second quarter as domestic demand suffered from a slump in investment.....

Inventing Canola No Help for Canada on China Rule Change +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:13 UTC
The worlds top grower of canola crops used to make cooking oil and animal feed is about to lose its biggest export market, just as farmers prepare one of their bigg....

Goldman Sachs Assets Hershan Said to Lead Talks for Unit Buyout +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:07 UTC
Dion Hershan, head of Australian equities at Goldman Sachs Asset Management, is leading a proposed management buyout of the fund managers equity and fixed-income bu....

Ad Giant WPP Benefits From Brexit as Weak Pound Boosts Results +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:03 UTC
WPP Plc, the worlds largest advertising company, benefited from the U.K.s vote to leave the European Union in the first half of the year as a favorable currency tra....

Glencore Profit Tumbles 66% After Rout in Metal and Coal Prices +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:03 UTC
Glencore Plc, the miner and commodity trader run by billionaire Ivan Glasenberg, reported a 66 percent drop in first-half profit on lower raw-materials prices.....

You don't know them - yet - but two Asian stars are among the world's best paid +
CNBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:59 UTC
Meet Fan Bingbing and Deepika Padukone, the two Asian actresses who were featured in the Forbes' rankings of the world's best-paid actresses.....

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US Newspapers: National

Turkish Tanks Approach Border With Syria-CNN Turk +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:59 UTC
Turkish tanks on Wednesday approached the Syrian border and were firing on targets, but stopped short of crossing the frontier, CNN Turk reported, showing live foot....

Kansas man faces sentencing for role in foiled bomb plot +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:54 UTC
Alexander Blair has admitted his role in a foiled terrorist attack: aiding a wannabe Islamic State jihadists plan to detonate a bomb at the Fort Riley military post....

Montana high court denies convicted rapist's appeal +
Washington Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:48 UTC
The Montana Supreme Court has rejected an appeal brought by a man sentenced to 22 consecutive life sentences for raping three women and attempting to rape a fourth.....

Recordings of tiger sounds aim to help save wild population +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:44 UTC
Tigers use a grunt-like snort called chuffing as a greeting, short roars for intimidation and long roars to find mates.....

U.S. Joins Turkish Forces to Launch Push Against Islamic State in Syria +
Wall Street Journal | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:43 UTC
Turkish and American military forces launched a major offensive in northwestern Syria against Islamic State fighters early Wednesday as they try to sever the extrem....

Jordan's first Olympic medalist comes home to royal welcome +
Washington Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:32 UTC
Jordan's first Olympic champion, taekwondo gold medal winner Ahmad Abughaush, has returned home to a royal welcome.....

Search launched for California man near Moab +
Washington Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:20 UTC
Authorities are searching for a 21-year-old California man who is reported to have gone missing in a stretch of the Colorado River in eastern Utah.....

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US Local Markets

Report: Trump to Meet Thursday With Black, Latino Activists +
Newsmax
Donald Trump is scheduled to meet Thursday with African-American and Hispanic activists as part of the Republican Leadership Initiative in New York that trains dive....

10 things you need to know in markets today +
Business Insider
AIG mulls sale of Lloyd's of London insurance, oil price slides, investors pull 5.7 billion out of UK stock market funds in July, and more.....

Angels-Blue Jays preview (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports
TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays say they are not taking anything for granted during this home stand.....

NYT says Moscow bureau was targeted by cyberattack +
IT World
The Moscow bureau of The New York Times was the target of a cyberattack, though there are no indications yet that the hackers were successful, according to the news....

The Hill: Guccifer 2.0 Exposes Dem Docs on Pennsylvania House Races +
Newsmax
New documents released by lone wolf hacker Guccifer 2.0 apparently obtained from the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee show the party's efforts to r....

The Originals Season 4: Will Klaus Kill Marcel? Joseph Morgan Responds [Spoilers] +
Inquisitr
The Originals Season 4 is due to premiere in early 2017. What can viewers expect from Klaus Mikaelson, Marcel Gerard, and the rest of the characters? Joseph Morgan ....

Arrieta dominates for 8 innings, Cubs beat Padres 5-3 (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports
SAN DIEGO (AP) Jake Arrieta threw eight scoreless innings of two-hit ball to become the NL's first 16-game winner and Kris Bryant and Addison Russell homered, ....

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Canada

North Korea fires submarine-launched missile, South Korea says +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:23 UTC
A North Korean ballistic missile fired from a submarine Wednesday flew about 500 kilometres in the longest flight by that type of weapon, Seoul officials said, a ra....

Britain's red phone booths recycled into art galleries, cafes, shops +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 04:05 UTC
The U.K.s iconic red phone booths no longer transmit many phone calls but innovative Brits are finding new uses for them.....

McKenna's office spent $17K on photographers for 15 events since November +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 03:39 UTC
More than $17,000 has been spent photographing Minister of Environment and Climate Change Catherine McKenna and her staff since the Liberals took office less than 1....

Magnitude 6.1 earthquake shakes Rome and central Italy, sending residents running into the streets +
National Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 03:36 UTC
The quake struck just after 3:30 a.m. and was felt across a broad section of central Italy, including the capital Rome....

Magnitude 6.2 earthquake rattles central Italy +
CTV News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 03:13 UTC
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, with reports of damaged buildings and blackouts near the epicentre Rieti and residents fleeing thei....

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Africa

At least three dead as powerful quake hits Italy +
Daily Nation
Numerous buildings had collapsed in communities close to the epicentre of the quake.....

Aveng turns to Australia and Asia for profit +
Business Day
Revenue deteriorated as mining companies, such as Anglo American and Kumba, cut investment....

ArcelorMittal puts end to flat steel import-parity pricing +
Business Day
The agreement has been long in the making, and was strengthened by the R1.5bn fine ArcelorMittal was slapped with this week....

Shortage of drivers hinders Barloworld Transport growth +
Business Day
Young people do not find this profession attractive enough....

Expropriation bill aims to provide clarity +
Business Day
Critics say the bill is unconstitutional and have raised concerns about dispute resolution mechanisms for those affected by expropriation....

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Europe

Turks flee border town after ISIL attack from Syria +
Euronews | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:32 UTC
Turkey has told people living in a flashpoint border area with Syria to flee after it was hit by mortars fired by ISIL militants.....

Strong 6.2 quake hits central Italy: USGS +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:31 UTC
A 6.2-magnitude earthquake hit central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.The global network of Agence France P....

Libyan fighters find massive loot of gold, guns and jewellery stolen by Islamic State | UK | News | Daily Express +
Express | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:24 UTC
LIBYAN fighters have discovered a huge loot of jewellery, suitcases stuffed with cash and an arsenal of weapons stolen by Islamic State jihadis.....

British woman stabbed to death at Australian hostel by attacker shouting 'Allahu Akbar' +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:24 UTC
A 21-year-old British woman has died and a 30-year-old British man is in a critical condition after being stabbed at a backpackers' hostel in Queensland, Austra....

What went wrong in Brazil? +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:22 UTC
At the height of the emerging markets boom, Brazil looked tantalizingly close to finally living down an old joke: that it is the country of the future... and always....

Earthquake leaves destruction in its wake in Italian town of Amatrice video +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:12 UTC
As dawn breaks, rubble from collapsed buildings litters the streets of Amatrice in Italys mountainous Lazio province. The area was one of the hardest hit by the 6.2....

Earthquake strikes central Italy, bringing down buildings and killing at least six +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:12 UTC
A strong earthquake brought down buildings in mountainous central Italy early on Wednesday, trapping residents and sending others fleeing into the streets, with at ....

Housing associations should fight harder to end the abuse of women +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:10 UTC
Which other organisations get such unfettered access to a persons home? Here is how weve overhauled the way our housing association tackles domestic abuse....

One of Us review we need more mystery down Much Foreboding Lane +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:10 UTC
There was plenty of hyperventilating and tearful screaming in this new BBC thriller, but a heavier fog wouldnt have gone amiss. Plus: new bobbies brick it as they t....

Jihadi recruiter Hamdi Alqudsi breaks down in court: 'I love Australia' +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:08 UTC
Sydney man who helped seven people travel to Syria tells sentence hearing he should have minded his own business....

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Middle East

UN honors fallen IDF soldier in new exhibition +
Arutz Sheva

Strong quake hits central Italy, brings down buildings +
Ynetnews
ROME - A strong earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, causing buildings to collapse "with reports of victims" and sending panicke....

US to citizens: Get out of Gaza +
Arutz Sheva

MK Elkin: Oil leak at Gulf of Aqaba doesn't threaten us +
Arutz Sheva

Police: Man shouts 'Allahu akbar' in Australian knife attack +
Ynetnews
SYDNEY - Police say a French man shouting the Arabic phrase "Allahu akbar" stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two men in an attack at a hostel in ....

Turkey Formally Asks US to Extradite Gulen, but Not for Coup +
Tasnim News Agency
TEHRAN (Tasnim) The US State Department said that Turkey has formally requested the extradition of US-based Turkish businessmen Fethullah Gulen, but not on issues ....

Today in Kuwait's history +
Kuwait News Agency

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East Asia

SDF to begin training to conduct military escort missions:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
Japan will begin training soldiers to conduct rescue and military escort missions during United Nati....

Hong Kongs housing department labelled shameless for rejecting pro-independence material +
South China Morning Post
A pro-democracy candidate has accused the housing department of disapproving election pamphlets for containing the phrase Hong Kong independence.....

Outbound investment, excluding China, soars in first half: CCIS +
Central News Agency
Taipei, Aug. 24 (CNA) Taiwan's approved outbound investment, not including to China, soared almost 82 percent from a year earlier in the first half of 2016, acc....

Japan SDF starts training under new security laws +
NHK
Defense Minister Tomomi Inada says Japan's Self-Defense Forces will start training for new duties under revised security laws.....

Former Mets pitcher Nelson Figueroa promoting Taiwan tourism +
Central News Agency
New York, Aug. 23 (CNA) Former New York Mets pitcher Nelson Figueroa, who spent two years playing for Taiwan's Uni-President Lions, recalled his time in Taiwan ....

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South Asia

Mumbai aims to be international cruise gateway +
The Hindu
The city is looking to be an international cruise destination with the Mumbai Port Trust giving high priority to developing this sector under its new business plan.....

11 Afghans, 4 POs held +
Daily Times
CHARSADDA: The police arrested 11 illegal Afghan nationals and four proclaimed offenders (POs) during search operations in various areas on Tuesday, official source....

Senate panel suggests Climate Change Ministry to oversee PMD +
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: The Senate's Standing Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the Pakistan Metrological Department (PMD) may be brought under the Climate Ch....

SAARC moot: India backs out +
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will not be travelling to Pakistan for this weeks ministerial conference of the South Asian Association for Regional....

Senate panel rejected introducing minimum quota for female judges +
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Senate Standing Committee on law and justice rejected Supreme Court judges' amendment bill and has decided to set up a three member subcommittee to r....

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South East Asia

Lamborghini sees worldwide sales doubling by 2019 after SUV launch +
Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, Aug 24 Luxury automaker Lamborghini expects to at least double production to 7,000 vehicles a year by 2019 once it rolls out a new SUV, but it will not l....

Demi Lovato sued for copyright infringement +
Malay Mail Online
LOS ANGELES, Aug 24 Singer and actress Demi Lovato has been accused by American indie rock band Sleigh Bells over copyright infringement.Alexis Krauss and Derek Mi....

Washington state declares emergency due to wildfires +
Malay Mail Online
LOS ANGELES, Aug 24 A growing number of wildfires were threatening people and property in the western United States yesterday, with the governor of Washington stat....

KL shares open slightly lower +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24Bursa Malaysia opened slightly lower today on a lack of buying, dealers said.At 9.10am, the benchmark FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) was 1.....

Short-term interbank rates stable +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24Short-term rates are expected to remain stable today on Bank Negara Malaysias (BNM) continuous intervention to absorb excess liquidity from the ....

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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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