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Jeb Bush Defends Stance on Immigration, Education[+]
Wall Street Journal | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:28 UTC

Jeb Bush offered an aggressive defense Thursday night of his positions on immigration and education, suggesting that he is willing to lock horns with his conservative critics as he lays out a rationale for his presidential campaign.

Scott Walker's 'inappropriate' comparison[+]
MSNBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:19 UTC

Scott Walker's comparison of his fight with labor unions to the U.S. struggle against ISIS was "inappropriate," former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday.

American Blogger Avijit Roy Killed In Bangladesh; Wife Also Injured In Cleaver Attack[+]
The Huffington Post | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:18 UTC

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) A prominent U.S. blogger, known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, has been hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bangladesh's capital, police said Friday. The attack on Avijit Roy, a Bangladesh-born U.S. cit

Vermont tackles security, access at government buildings[+]
Bradenton Herald | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:08 UTC

Issues from same-sex marriage to gun rights to health care have brought hundreds of impassioned Vermont residents to public hearings at their Statehouse, and lawmakers have long prided themselves on their deliberations being accessible to the citizenry.

Handwritten Obama Thank You Letter To Reddit Gets A Less Than Satisfied Response[+]
Inquisitr | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:07 UTC

A handwritten Obama thank you letter to the reddit community from the President himself had reached the front page of reddit at around 8pm EST Thursday evening. The victory prose thanked the reddit community for its unending support in the fight for net n

#TheDress: Color war erupts on Twitter[+]
MSNBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:07 UTC

Is it #BlueAndBlack or #WhiteAndGold? You decide (because frankly, the Twitterverse can't make up its mind).

Prince William strikes a friendly contrast to Japan's prince[+]
AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:02 UTC

TOKYO (AP) Britain's Prince William, on his second day of his four-day trip to Japan, is having tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable. Members of the J

Gilead avoids billions in U.S. taxes on its $1,000-a-pill drug[+]
Bradenton Herald | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC

Gilead Sciences Inc., whose $1,000-a-pill hepatitis C treatment is one of the world's most expensive drugs, is avoiding billions of dollars in U.S. taxes by booking profits overseas.

Robichaud: Staunch conservative Scott Walker is tough act for Bush to follow[+]
Boston Herald | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC

Wisconsin Gov.

Gasoline prices are likely to spike over the coming weeks[+]
Bradenton Herald | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC

Winter is not over, but you won't be able to gauge that by gas prices.

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Fijians Get to Design New Flag as Nation Ditches Union Jack[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:47 UTC

Fijians will get the opportunity to design a new flag as the country prepares to ditch Britain's Union Jack. Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced Friday the Pacific island nation was launching a two-month competition starting Monday to fin

Gunman Kills 3, Found Dead in South Korean City: Police[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:47 UTC

A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police officials said. Shooting incidents are rare in South Korea, which tightly controls gun posse

James Foley's parents says U.S. government failed executed ISIS hostage[+]
CBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:36 UTC

The government and the press failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James Foley's parents said at a university forum Thursday.

US eugenics victims win payout[+]
BBC News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:26 UTC

Virginia agrees compensation for thousands of people forcibly sterilised under a eugenics programme until the 1970s - the second US state to do so.

Prince William Strikes a Friendly Contrast to Japan's Prince[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:12 UTC

Britain's Prince William, on his second day of his four-day trip to Japan, is having tea Friday with Crown Prince Naruhito. Both princes may be equally charming, but it is no contest which one is seen as more approachable. Members of the Japanese impe

Cuban Cigar Makers Anticipate Big Bucks From US Travelers[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:12 UTC

Over six decades rolling premium cigars with his small, wrinkled hands, Arnaldo Alfonso has taken pride in seeing his

Prince pays war dead tribute in Japan[+]
BBC News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:12 UTC

The Duke of Cambridge lays a wreath to commemorate the Commonwealth war dead at Yokohama War Cemetery in Japan.

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2 Vandalism Suspects Rescued After Being Stranded on Cliff[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:36 UTC

2 vandalism suspects rescued after being stranded on Northern California national park cliff

Rear Admiral John Kirby discusses the situation in Ukraine[+]
Al Jazeera America | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:29 UTC

The outgoing Defense Department Spokesman weighs in on whether the US military is stretched too thin

Elusive Llamas Run Their Way to Social Media Stardom[+]
NBC News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:26 UTC

The llamas managed to evade police for about an hour before their run for freedom finally came to an end. KPNX's Tram Mai reports

Attorney: Autopsy shows Pasco police shot man from behind[+]
Al Jazeera America | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:14 UTC

Lawyer says Antonio Zambrano-Montes, who was killed by Pasco police, was hit by seven bullets, two from behind

Missouri Candidate for Governor Dies of 'Apparent Suicide'[+]
NBC News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:58 UTC

Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, who had recently launched a Republican campaign for governor, fatally shot himself Thursday in what police described as an &qu...

Parents of Slain Journalist James Foley: US Should Do More[+]
ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:42 UTC

Parents of slain journalist James Foley say government, press need to do more to help

Restaurant Denies Service to Woman With Service Dog[+]
NBC News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:37 UTC

San Antonio restaurant owner turns away woman and her service dog, telling her she's allergic to dogs. WOAI's Jocelyn Tovar reports.

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US Politics

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NFL hires GOP leadership aide as lobbyist[+]
The Hill | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:36 UTC

The league will announce the hiring of Nicole Gustafson, an aide to Majority Whip Scalise.

Scott Walker's 'inappropriate' comparison[+]
MSNBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:19 UTC

Scott Walker's comparison of his fight with labor unions to the U.S. struggle against ISIS was "inappropriate," former Texas Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday.

#TheDress: Color war erupts on Twitter[+]
MSNBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:07 UTC

Is it #BlueAndBlack or #WhiteAndGold? You decide (because frankly, the Twitterverse can't make up its mind).

California Unions' Double Standard on Flex Time[+]
Reason.com | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:05 UTC

States rigid overtime rules squelch choice and innovation while politically connected unions are exempt.

Va. Republican Party spokesman to announce departure[+]
Washington Post | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:01 UTC

Garren Shipley says hes taken another job that will allow him to spend more time with his family.

32,000 emails recovered in IRS targeting probe amid allegations agency chief may have lied[+]
Foxnews | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC

Investigators said Thursday they have recovered 32,000 emails in backup tapes related to the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative organizations.

Jay Carney, Former Obama Press Secretary, Is Hired by Amazon[+]
NY Times | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC

Amazon has hired Mr. Carney as senior vice president for global corporate affairs. The move is unusual, as Amazon is known for grooming employees from within.

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Meryl Streep To Narrate African Womens Health Docu; Three Join Indie February'; Ryan Newman In Sharknado 3[+]
Deadline Hollywood | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:18 UTC

Three-time Oscar winner Meryl Streep is set to narrate Shout Gladi Gladi, a feature documentary about women’s health in Africa. Co-directed by Adam Friedman and Iain Kennedy, it focuses on fistula, a common, debilitating that turns once-healthy wome

Film Review: The Misplaced World[+]
Variety | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:40 UTC

The 2015 Berlin Film Festival wasnt an auspicious one for the storied veterans of the 1970s New German Cinema, and that downward trend continued apace with Margarethe Von Trottas The Misplaced World.

Gisele Bundchen’s Wedding Day Was Even More Adorable Than You Imagine[+]
Entertainment Tonight | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:21 UTC

For their 6th anniversary, Gisele gave the world a look at the couples incredibly gorgeous wedding ceremony.

Off Broadway Review: An Octoroon at Theater for a New Audience[+]
Variety | Fri Feb 27, 2015 03:00 UTC

Going large was the right move for this transfer of “An Octoroon,” Soho Rep’s madly popular, 2014 OBIE Award-winning hit show. Brandon Jacobs-Jenkins’ subversively funny alternative version of Dion Boucicault’s 1859 melodrama

Excuses, Excuses: Giuliana Rancic Blames 'Fashion Police' Writers For Zendaya Coleman Comments[+]
Radar Online | Fri Feb 27, 2015 02:58 UTC

Giuliana Rancic is now throwing the Fashion Police writers under the bus, claiming that they came up with the racist joke she told about Zendaya Colemans dreadlocks.

Sony Strategy Centers on Splitting Businesses, Not Selling For Now[+]
Variety | Fri Feb 27, 2015 02:50 UTC

Kazuo Hirai adds detail to recently announced mid-term strategy.

New 'While We're Young' Trailer: Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts Hallucinate, Have Sobering Thoughts[+]
Hollywood Reporter | Fri Feb 27, 2015 02:41 UTC

Ben Stiller and Naomi Watts party and hallucinate with a younger couple before they make some sobering revelations in the latest trailer for A24's upcoming While We're Young.

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Science

Suicide rates rising for older US adults EurekAlert
Suicide rates for adults 40-64 years of age in the US have risen about 40 percent since 1999, with a sharp rise since 2007. One possible explanation could be the de....

Designer Superbabies Could Rewrite Human Reproduction (Op-Ed) LiveScience.com
The technology to create ....

'Catalyst' (US 2014): Book Excerpt LiveScience.com
Excerpt from the sci-fi novel ....

Catching a Fireball in the Cold Space.com
Sometimes, to catch fire you have to sit in the cold.....

Daily Coffee Could Lower Your MS Risk LiveScience.com
People who drink four cups of joe daily have a lower risk of developing multiple sclerosis (MS), a debilitating disease that affects the nervous system, researchers....

Is Marijuana Safe? It's More Complicated Than You Think LiveScience.com
There are at least 10 drugs that are more deadly than marijuana, including some that are legal, such as alcohol and nicotine, a new study by researchers in Germany ....

New 5-Mile-Around Hyperloop Test Track Will Cost $100 Million Popular Science
Two years ago, Elon Musk had an idea. What if, instead of traveling by road, rail, air, or boat, we all travelled in giant tubes that could move pods of people at u....

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Twitter makes reporting trolls easier, cracks down on repeat offenders Engadget | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:27 UTC
In the ongoing battle agains trolls, abusive users and other rule-breakers, Twitter has expanded how it can attempt to squash tweet-based troubles. If someone is im....

Scavengers pick bones of collapsed telly-spaff upstart Aereo The Register | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:02 UTC
Tiny rod company's assets fetch under US$2m during windup Erstwhile TV streamer Aereo has held the auction to sell off its remaining assets to help cover its debts.....

Zillows Home Price Estimates Now Reflect Edits Immediately TechCrunch | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:01 UTC
Zillow now makes it easier for homeowners to edit facts about their homes and have those changes immediately reflected in its price estimates. Zillow's......

Minnesota Legislators, Law Enforcement Trying To Strip The 'Public Accountability' Out Of State's Body Camera Program Techdirt | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:00 UTC
More cities and states are getting behind the idea that outfitting their law enforcement officers with body cameras will result in better policing and more accounta....

Kobalt Tunes Into $60M Led By Google Ventures For Its Music Rights Collection Platform TechCrunch | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:41 UTC
The riseof digital music services has had somemusicians up in arms over the way (and how much) they are paid. Now a startup that has built a better way to......

Net neutrality win: US FCC reclassifies broadband as a public utility, bans internet "fast lanes" Gizmag | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:09 UTC
The United States Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted 3-2 to uphold the principles of network neutrality – that is, to force Internet Service Prov....

Why Relativity Would Mess Up Car Headlights Gizmodo | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:08 UTC
The crew over at Vsauce has set out to answer a very important and critical question: would car headlights work at the speed of light? Unsurprisingly, the answer is....

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TV News - US/International (All Markets)

Fijians Get to Design New Flag as Nation Ditches Union Jack ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:47 UTC
Fijians will get the opportunity to design a new flag as the country prepares to ditch Britain's Union Jack. Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced Fr....

Gunman Kills 3, Found Dead in South Korean City: Police ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:47 UTC
A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such incident in three days, police o....

2 Vandalism Suspects Rescued After Being Stranded on Cliff ABC News (US) | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:36 UTC
2 vandalism suspects rescued after being stranded on Northern California national park cliff....

James Foley's parents says U.S. government failed executed ISIS hostage CBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:36 UTC
The government and the press failed to do enough to save the life of the freelance journalist who was the first American killed by Islamic State militants, James ....

Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings i24 News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:35 UTC
Bombing raise fears of renewed wave of Boko Haram attacks as surrounding nations make gains against Islamists - Boko Haram, Nigeria, Good....

Fighting IS jihadists is not top priority for Turkey i24 News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:35 UTC
US spy chief not optimistic Turkey will take a more active role in the war against the IS group - Iraq, Turkey, James Clapper, Mosul, Isl....

Tasmania's proposed animal welfare laws weak, RSPCA says ABC Australia | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:33 UTC
The RSPCA is concerned the Tasmanian Government's proposed amendments to the state's Animal Welfare Bill do not go far enough.....

China under pressure as money flees country CNN Money | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:32 UTC
China's yuan has lost nearly 1% against the dollar so far this year, after falling 2.5% last year, putting pressure on the country's financial system.....

Qld drug operation nets 36 people 9 News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:30 UTC
Queensland police have charged 36 people with 120 drug-related offences, including trafficking, after closing a year-long operation.....

Hodges named Broncos captain 9 News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:30 UTC
To Wayne Bennett, Justin Hodges was always the Broncos' ....

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Canada

Sabres unload on uninspired Canucks, 6-3 Vancouver Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:33 UTC
BUFFALO, N.Y. As if we hadnt been surprised enough by the last couple of weeks, the Vancouver Canucks proved again on Thursday that you just never know.....

'Is this dress white and gold or blue and black?' The photo that sparked an unlikely online debate National Post | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:29 UTC
This photo was posted with a caption asking what colour the dress is. 'Me and my friends cant agree and we are freaking the f--k out.' The Internet can'....

Queen portrait that hung in old Jets arena located, returning to Winnipeg CBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:05 UTC
A giant portrait of Queen Elizabeth II that was a longtime fixture at the former Winnipeg Jets' home is coming out of storage in Ontario and heading back to Man....

In the Habs Room: A lot to like in 5-2 victory Montreal Gazette | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:43 UTC
There were a lot of things to like about the Canadiens' performance in their 5-2 win over the Columbus Blue Jackets.....

Kanye West says sorry to Beck, Bruno Mars CTV News | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:40 UTC
Kanye West is saying he's sorry to Beck on Twitter.....

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Earl Lloyd, first black player in NBA, dies at 86 AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:45 UTC
Earl Lloyd, the first black player in NBA history, died Thursday. He was 86. Lloyd's alma mater, West Virginia State, confirmed the death. It did not provide de....

Agent: DT Ricky Jean-Francois agrees to deal with Redskins AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:44 UTC
WASHINGTON (AP) Ricky Jean-Francois' agent says the defensive tackle has agreed to a $9 million, three-year contract with the Washington Redskins. The agent, D....

No. 13 Utah routs Arizona St 83-41 with dominant first half AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:40 UTC
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) Delon Wright scored 12 points and did a little bit of everything as No. 13 Utah trounced Arizona State 83-41. The Utes put the game away in the....

Gunman kills 3, found dead in South Korean city: police AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:38 UTC
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) A gunman shot and killed three people Friday before he was found dead at a home in a city near the capital Seoul in the second such inciden....

Cal State Northridge overtakes Cal State-Fullerton 82-72 AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:34 UTC
LOS ANGELES (AP) Stephen Maxwell scored 24 points on 9-for-14 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds to help Cal State Northridge stay out of the Big West cellar with an....

2 vandalism suspects rescued after being stranded on cliff AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:34 UTC
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Two men suspected of vandalizing a historic military structure at a national park north of San Francisco had to be rescued by authorities after ....

Fijians get to design new flag as nation ditches Union Jack AP | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:33 UTC
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) Fijians will get the opportunity to design a new flag as the country prepares to ditch Britain's Union Jack. Fiji Prime Minister V....

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Top Business News

China under pressure as money flees country CNN Money | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:32 UTC
China's yuan has lost nearly 1% against the dollar so far this year, after falling 2.5% last year, putting pressure on the country's financial system.....

Jeb Bush Defends Stance on Immigration, Education Wall Street Journal | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:28 UTC
Jeb Bush offered an aggressive defense Thursday night of his positions on immigration and education, suggesting that he is willing to lock horns with his conservati....

China's yuan slumps on growth worries Marketwatch.com | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:24 UTC
China's yuan fell to its weakest level against the dollar in more than two years on Friday, extending a decline driven by the prospect of a slowdown in the worl....

South Korean Central Bank Restrained by Record Debt Bloomberg | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:20 UTC
A hurdle for further interest-rate cuts....

Myriad Hedge Fund Sold Bulk of Alibaba Stake Last Year Bloomberg | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:18 UTC

Job Market Perks Up for Recent College Graduates Wall Street Journal | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:11 UTC
The job market for fresh college graduates is improving, with just over half of 67,000 members of the class of 2014 who responded to a survey landing full-time jobs....

Google and Michael Dell invest in music future CNBC | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:01 UTC
Google Ventures' new London arm is making its first investment, and its starting with Kobalt, a music rights management services firm. ....

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US Newspapers: National

The Big Melt: Antarctica's Retreating Ice May Re-Shape Earth NY Times
From the ground in this extreme northern part of Antarctica, spectacularly white and blinding ice seems to extend forever. What can't be seen is the battle ragi....

Hong Kong's Aging Master Tailors Need a Stitch in Time NY Times
Bill Clinton did it. So did Boris Johnson, the mayor of London. For many tourists, even if they are not former U.S. presidents, a trip to Hong Kong isn't over t....

Netflixs House of Cards returns in full for 3rd season Washington Post
Michael Kelly did everything he could to stay under the radar.....

Pension, election bills on tap for busy Kansas lawmakers Washington Times
Kansas lawmakers advanced measures Thursday authorizing $1 billion in bonds to shore up the state's pension system and changing the dates of local elections to ....

Netflix's 'House of Cards' returns in full for 3rd season Washington Times
Michael Kelly did everything he could to stay under the radar.....

Hong Kong Woman Gets 6 Years in Indonesian Maid Abuse Case NY Times
A Hong Kong court has sentenced a woman to 6 years in prison for abusing her Indonesian maid in a case that triggered outrage over its brutality.....

Official: Remains of 3 recovered from Washington state fire Washington Times
Investigators have recovered the remains of three people from the debris of a fire that destroyed a home in the southwest Washington community of Winlock early Thur....

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Wildlife agencies plan to restore grizzlies in Washington Oregonlive.com: The Oregonian
There's an effort under way to help ensure grizzly bears don't become extinct in the North Cascades.....

Earl Lloyd dies; helped break NBA race barrier ESPN
Earl Lloyd, the first black player to appear in an NBA game, died Thursday at age 86.....

Dutchess man convicted in Putnam road rage The Journal News | lohud.com
Masey Moshref, 27, of Wappingers Falls shot his gun at a driver in Southeast, police said.....

Police Uncover Tobacco Violations at Bristol Stores NBC Connecticut
Bristol police have uncovered tobacco violations including the sale of individual cigarettes and untaxed cigarettes at four convenience stores in the city.....

'The Hunting Ground' documentary highlights college sexual assaults The Journal News | lohud.com
'The Hunting Ground' a documentary tackling sexual assault on college campuses premieres Friday.....

American Blogger Avijit Roy Killed In Bangladesh; Wife Also Injured In Cleaver Attack The Huffington Post
DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) A prominent U.S. blogger, known for his writing against religious fundamentalism, has been hacked to death by unidentified attackers in Bang....

Here's What Your Voice Tells Others About You Time.com
It's not always about what you can see....

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Africa

Cosatu union loses court battle Business Report (IOL)
Johannesburg - Cosatus retail and services affiliate Saccawu faces liquidation unless it scrambles to find millions of rand in the next 10 days, after losing the fi....

The Counties: Tracing top KCSE students: Where are these brain boxes? Standard Digital
In a country where good school grades determine the difference between slaving on the factory floor and having a coffee dispenser at the corner office....

WINE: Pinotage's past still gives rise to prejudices Business Day
Antipathy among South Africans runs deep, well beyond the sniff-and-spit brigade, writes Michael Fridjhon....

STREET DOGS: Technology and the human mind Business Day
Michel Pireu looks at the importance of defining ones own life and saving free time from the tide of technology....

Will revising e-tolls win back ANC votes? Business Day
The new dispensation should provide major financial relief to motorists, writes Natasha Marrian....

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Europe

See photos of Zoella without her make-up The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:50 UTC

Madonna’s Brits slip in series of internet jokes The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:40 UTC

Veteran forced to sell medals, yet scroungers cash in The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:35 UTC

The Guardian view on 'the dress' The Guardian | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:30 UTC
The internet has ground to a halt as the world argues furiously about the colour of a dress on Tumblr. Is it white and gold, as some claim? Or is it blue and black?....

From the archive, 27 February 1915: Food during wartime - miscellany The Guardian | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:30 UTC
Originally published in the Manchester Guardian on 27 February 1915: In these days of friendly politics there is no need for a politician to prime himself before a ....

This field fought and fed The Guardian | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:30 UTC
Country Diary: Deenethorpe, Northamptonshire People would be touched by the changes, but thousands of human inhabitants, with their dogs and cats, would reform and ....

Leonid Bershidsky: No, Obama, Russia's economy isn't 'in tatters' KyivPost.com | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:29 UTC
Western politicians and pundits should be more careful with their predictions for the Russian economy: Reports of its demise may prove to be premature.....

UEFA: Dnipro advance at Olympiacos's expense KyivPost.com | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:20 UTC
FC Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk put on a determined display in Greece, holding Olympiacos FC to a 2-2 draw and wrapping up qualification to the final 16 of the UEFA Europa....

Madonna got up... but that should be it for Wenger The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:15 UTC

Like father, like Ty-son The Sun | Fri Feb 27, 2015 05:15 UTC

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Middle East

Nigeria's president visits massacre site, as 35 killed in bombings i24 News
Bombing raise fears of renewed wave of Boko Haram attacks as surrounding nations make gains against Islamists - Boko Haram, Nigeria, Good....

Fighting IS jihadists is not top priority for Turkey i24 News
US spy chief not optimistic Turkey will take a more active role in the war against the IS group - Iraq, Turkey, James Clapper, Mosul, Isl....

Bahrain Weather Forecast Bahrain News Agency

On Downstream: Solar flight, YouTube for kids and Roboy Al Jazeera
The week's top stories from the world of science and technology from Al Jazeera Technology Editor Tarek Bazley.....

'Fighting ISIL not Turkey's priority' Press TV
The US intelligence chief says fighting ISIL terrorists is not a priority for Turkey and as a result they are able to travel through the country into Syria.....

Hong Kong woman jailed for torturing maid Al Jazeera
Six-year sentence handed down in case that highlighted rampant abuse of migrant workers.....

This Day in Jewish History The prodigy from Kobryn goes to die with his flock Haaretz Daily
Rabbi Avraham Dov-Ber Kahana-Shapiro went back to his community in Nazi-occupied Lithuania, knowing they were doomed.....

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East Asia

Taiwan punishes 23 officials for negligence over jail siege that ended with suicide of six inmates South China Morning Post
The head warden and deputy warden at Kaohsiung Prison in southern Taiwan - who were both held hostage - were given major demerits for serious failures, the island n....

3rd LD Nuclear watchdog extends operation of 32-year-old reactor Yonhap News
South Korea's nuclear watchdog on Friday extended the operation of a 32-year-old nuclear reactor until 2022, drawing strong opposition from residents and envir....

China's toilet 'revo-loo-tion' scraps luxury public conveniences in favour of clean, simple facilities South China Morning Post
China is to scrap its controversial plan to build luxury public conveniences in tourist spots and instead will replace them with cleaner, more practicalfacilities a....

Taiwan's freeway tolls bring in NT$21.2 billion Central News Agency
Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) The Taiwan government collected NT$21.2 billion (US$698.52 million) in revenue from freeway tolls in 2014, the first year of a new distance-ba....

Authorities planning freeway toll adjustments to ease holiday traffic Central News Agency
Taipei, Feb. 27 (CNA) The National Freeway Bureau said that it is putting forward a proposal to increase the freeway tolls on long weekends during peak hours and to....

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South Asia

Bitter-sweet encounters The Hindu
Bijith Bala says his movie Nellikka is an all-out entertainer....

Guiding light of Malayalam cinema The Hindu
A. Vincent, who passed away on February 25, was a pioneering cinematographer of Malayalam cinema and a scintillating auteur too.....

Moderate quake jolts Jammu and Kashmir The Hindu
A moderate-intensity earthquake on Friday jolted Jammu and Kashmir although no loss of life or property has been reported so far, an official said.....

Life of Josutty The Hindu
Jeethu Josephs Life of Josutty, starring Dileep in the lead, chronicles 30 years in the life of a villager.....

Melange of expressions The Hindu
The Sivarathri celebrations at Sree Vadakkunnathan Temple, Thrissur, brought together several well-known artistes, each of whom paid rich tribute to Lord Shiva with....

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South East Asia

Ringgit opens easier against US dollar Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 The ringgit opened easier against the US dollar, in early trading this morning, on lack of buying support, a currency trader said.Against the ....

French bulldog among top 10 most popular US dogs Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, Feb 27 The bat-eared, flat-faced French bulldog has earned a spot among the 10 most popular dog breeds in the United States for the first time in a centu....

EC: Jailed Anwar still Permatang Pauh MP pending pardon request Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 27 Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is still Permatang Pauh MP pending a decision by the Federal Territories Pardon Board, the Election Commission (EC) ha....

Policy easing pushes Singapore bonds to better yields Malay Mail Online
SINGAPORE, Feb 27 Singapore bonds that typically offer lower yields than US Treasuries now pay the highest premium since 1998, as analysts cut forecasts for the ci....

Murdered Steven Sotloffs family relish seeing Jihadist John face justice Malay Mail Online
MIAMI, Feb 27 The family of Steven Sotloff, an American-Israeli journalist murdered by the Islamic State group, said they were relishing seeing his killer face jus....

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Panel: Tambrands likely guilty of age discrimination The Sun Journal | Fri Feb 27, 2015 04:10 UTC
AUGUSTA — An East Dixfield man likely suffered age discrimination when an Auburn company required him to share his high school graduation date as part of his ....

Ang Lee's 'Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk' Finds Lead Hollywood Reporter | Fri Feb 27, 2015 01:30 UTC
Newcomer Joe Alwyn has been cast as the titular lead character in Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, which Ang Lee is directing.....

Tory Soubry ‘filmed making foul-mouth jibe at Mili’ The Sun | Thu Feb 26, 2015 23:28 UTC

We test 24-carat facial treatments The Sun | Thu Feb 26, 2015 20:35 UTC

Warm autumn forecast for most of Australia Courier Mail | Thu Feb 26, 2015 20:25 UTC
AFTER sweating through another hot and dry summer, most Australians now face a warm autumn.....

Goodman Fielder takeover gets green light The Australian | Thu Feb 26, 2015 20:07 UTC
SHAREHOLDERS in Australia's largest food maker have approved a $1.34 billion takeover by Singapore agribusiness Wilmar and Hong-Kong investment firm First Pacif....

Nile demands NSW power worker guarantees The Australian | Thu Feb 26, 2015 20:07 UTC
PREMIER Mike Baird insists electricity workers' jobs will be protected under his privatisation plan amid calls from a key upper house MP for a five-year guarant....

Bill Cosby hits back at sex allegations and tells fans he is ‘far from finished’ Courier Mail | Thu Feb 26, 2015 19:52 UTC
A DEFIANT Bill Cosby has hit back at sex allegations swirling against him, declaring, Im far from finished.....

Qld premier warns department heads The Australian | Thu Feb 26, 2015 19:44 UTC
TWO Queensland government department chiefs have been axed and others could go if they don't believe they can implement Labor's election commitments.....

Corruption watchdog could probe Healthway The Australian | Thu Feb 26, 2015 19:44 UTC
HEALTHWAY officials could be independently investigated by police and Western Australia's corruption watchdog over a ticket perks scandal, the premier says.....

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