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Turkish State Media Says Turkish Tanks Have Crossed Into Syria as Part of Operation to Free IS-Held Town +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:22 UTC

Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held town.

Trial of man accused in boiled water attack continues +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:05 UTC

Testimony is scheduled to continue in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment.

Trial of Man Accused in Boiled Water Attack Continues +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:03 UTC

Testimony is scheduled to continue Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment

BRIEF-Russia's Cherkizovo posts Q2 net profit after loss in pvs qtr +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:59 UTC

Cherkizovo Group says:

Yield Frenzy Blinds Investors to Risk of Sanctioned Russia Bonds +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:59 UTC

Investors are so thirsty for yields, theyre paying little heed to sanctions in Russia.

Clinton Foundation donors got face time with her at State +
AP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:59 UTC

WASHINGTON (AP) More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion i

Turkey expects to eliminate Islamic State threat quickly: minister +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:55 UTC

Turkey expects to swiftly eliminate the threat from Islamic State after launching an operation with U.S.-led coalition forces to sweep militants out of the Syrian border town of Jarablus, Interior Minister Efkan Ala said on Wednesday.

OPEC Chief Said to Visit Iran and Qatar Before Groups Talks +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:51 UTC

OPECs secretary-general will visit members Iran and Qatar next month, just weeks before the group holds informal talks in Algeria, according to a person with direct knowledge of the matter.

Tourism to Paris Slumps After Attacks, Strikes, Floods +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:51 UTC

Fewer foreign tourists are visiting the Paris region after deadly attacks last year and a season of strikes, violent labor action and exceptional floods. The regional tourism office reported figures for the first half of 2016 this week showing that the dr

Brazil Police Find Emails Linking Olympic Official To Company Accused of Illegal Ticket Sales +
Time.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:50 UTC

Police said that the OCI may have worked to transfer tickets to THG Sports

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Queensland Police: French Man Kills Backpacker at Home Hill Hostel, Wounds Two Men +
NBC News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:19 UTC

Police said the suspect who shouted

AfricaLink on Air - 24 August 2016: 0705 UTC +
Deutsche Welle | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:02 UTC

Kerry warns Nigeria human rights must be respected when fighting terror+++ANC has 'digressed and departed'+++Circumcision ritual a tourist attraction in Uganda

How Islamic State militants recruit and coerce children +
ABC Australia | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:48 UTC

Understanding how groups engage children in militant activities helps us know how best to approach treating the children's trauma, and who might be vulnerable to recidivism as adults.

Strong quake rattles central Italy, at least 11 dead +
CBS 8 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:48 UTC

A strong earthquake rocked central Italy early Wednesday, collapsing homes on top of residents as they slept. At least 11 people were reported dead in two hard-hit towns where rescue crews raced to dig out survivors from...

The Latest: +
CBS 8 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:48 UTC

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

Turkey launches anti-IS operation against Syrian border town +
Deutsche Welle | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:46 UTC

Turkish military forces backed by US-led airstrikes have begun an operation to clear IS jihadists from a Syrian town. The operation comes amid growing cross-border tensions.

French national arrested in Australia after fatal stabbing attack +
Deutsche Welle | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:45 UTC

A French man has been detained after stabbing a British woman to death in the state of Queensland, police say. They say the man allegedly shouted "Allahu Akbar" during the attack, but his motivation remains unclear.

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Turkish State Media Says Turkish Tanks Have Crossed Into Syria as Part of Operation to Free IS-Held Town +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:22 UTC

Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held town.

Queensland Police: French Man Kills Backpacker at Home Hill Hostel, Wounds Two Men +
NBC News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:19 UTC

Police said the suspect who shouted

South Sudan Fighting Kills at Least 275, Both Sides Say +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:12 UTC

At least 275 people have died in fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, officials from both sides say. Jonglei Governor Phillip Aguer says rebels attacked the army barracks in the northeast town of Pajut on August 19. He says at leas

World's largest pearl sits under a bed for 10 years +
CNN | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:11 UTC

One of the world's largest and most valuable pearls was left forgotten under a bed for more than 10 years, its owner told CNN.

Mississippi Man to Be Sentenced on Terrorism Charge +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:11 UTC

A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges

China Nickel Trade Shifts as Ore Imports Drop, Ferronickel Rises +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:03 UTC

Chinas imports of nickel ore and refined metal dropped in July, whileoverseas purchases of an intermediate form of the raw material surged, signalling the shifting mix of shipments into the worlds top stainless-steel producer.

Trial of Man Accused in Boiled Water Attack Continues +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:03 UTC

Testimony is scheduled to continue Wednesday in the trial of a man accused of throwing boiled water on same-sex couple sleeping in a suburban Atlanta apartment

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Trump Intensifies Attacks on Clinton Foundation +
NBC | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:45 UTC

Trump continued his attack on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton and the Clinton Foundation with new accusations of corruption, but no new evidence.

Kenya: Wedding rules you can break +
Standard Digital | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:44 UTC

For some time now, superstitions and strict rules surrounding certain wedding traditions have been engraved so deep that the thought of breaking them is unimaginable. But in truth, it is never that serious. Here are some lists of the rules that should be

Kenya: Police vetting panel turns away commander over Sh5,000 bribe case +
Standard Digital | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:26 UTC

A police vetting panel turned away Kericho Traffic Base Commander after it emerged he has a pending corruption court case.

Kenya: Does meeting his mum mean you are the one? +
Standard Digital | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:20 UTC

Women are not sure about the feelings of the men in their lives. Men who say this on one day and say that on another, regardless of the effects of their words. Somehow, the society allows a man to bring home as many women as he wants, introduce them to hi

Dazed and Confused +
Talking Points Memo | Wed Aug 24, 2016 05:56 UTC

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

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Entertainment

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U.K. Startup Catalyst Developing YA Novel 'Cuckoo Song' as TV Miniseries Exclusive +
Hollywood Reporter | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:51 UTC

Francis Hardinge's award-winning bestseller set in 1920s England will be adapted into a four-part series.

'Bachelor in Paradise' Josh Murray -- Nick Viall Won't Answer My Calls +
TMZ | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:40 UTC

The beef between

Ryan Lochte Teammate James Feigen Apologizes, Details Rio Gas Station Gaffe +
Deadline Hollywood | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:37 UTC

James Feigen has become the third U.S. swimmer involved in the now infamous Rio gas station incident to give a detailedaccount of the events that cast a shadow on the American athletes’ performance at the Olympic games. Following Gunnar Bentz’

Sofia Richie Has a Rough 18th Birthday: ‘Anything Else Want to Go Wrong?’ +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:32 UTC

She also visited Justin Bieber the day before her actual birthday.

Keshia Knight Pulliam's Husband -- Georgia Fire Sale Days After Filing for Divorce (PHOTO) +
TMZ | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:30 UTC

Ed Hartwell unloaded his Georgia mansion for an enormous loss just two days after blindsiding Keshia Knight Pulliam with divorce papers.

Ed In 'Mulholland Drive': 'Memba Him!? +
TMZ | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:20 UTC

Vincent Castellanos is best known for playing Ed -- friend to Joe, the hired hitman played by Mark Pellegrino-- in David Lynch's 2001 thriller,

EXCLUSIVE: Nick Cannon Dishes on His College Plans: 'It's Something I've Always Wanted to Do' +
Entertainment Tonight | Wed Aug 24, 2016 06:27 UTC

The 'America's Got Talent' host opened up to ET on why he decided to start college and what he's majoring in.

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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.

Coral conservation efforts aided by computer simulations +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 02:52 UTC

Contrary to a prevailing theory, coral larvae could not survive the five-thousand-kilometer trip across the Pacific Ocean to replenish endangered corals in the eastern Pacific, according to new research. Researchers used a supercomputer to simulate billio

Reef castaways: Can coral make it across Darwin's 'impassable' barrier? +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 02:51 UTC

An international team of researchers have shown that vulnerable coral populations in the eastern tropical Pacific have been completely isolated from the rest of the Pacific Ocean for at least the past two decades.

Fossilized rivers suggest warm, wet ancient Mars +
E! Science News | Wed Aug 24, 2016 01:52 UTC

Extensive systems of fossilised riverbeds have been discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface, supporting the idea that the now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about 4 billion years ago, according to UCL-led research.

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.

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Technology

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PowerEgg, the ovoid flying robot, lands this October for $1,288 +
TechCrunch | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:04 UTC

Today, Beijing-based PowerVision made itsovoid cameradrone, the PowerEgg, available to international customers viapre-order on the company's website..

Google will soon crack down on mobile sites with intrusive pop-up ads - CNET +
CNET | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:04 UTC

The company on Tuesday announced two new changes to its mobile search function, including the cutting of its "mobile friendly" tag.

Stratasys debuts new 3D printing tech, partnerships with Ford and Boeing +
TechCrunch | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:00 UTC

Stratasys has one of those classic founder stories. According to the company, inventorS. Scott Crump got the bright idea to make a toyfrog for his..

PowerVision's flying egg with a 4K camera is nearly $1,300 - CNET +
CNET | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:00 UTC

Everything you need to know about the PowerVision PowerEgg, including impressions and analysis, photos, video, release date, prices, specs, and predictions from CNET.

The Power Egg is unlike any drone you've ever flown before +
Engadget | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:00 UTC

Normally, when you think "quadcopter", you think of the standard block-shaped mass of propellers, struts and landing gear. But nothing says they have to look that way. In fact, one drone company from China is taking a radically different approac

Major update drops for popular Pwntools penetration showbag +
The Register | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:27 UTC

Hackers chuffed. The third version of the Pwntools exploit showbag has been released, sporting new Android p0wnage functions and a host of additional modules.…

Privacy watchdogs: Ashley Madison's security was 'unacceptable' +
Mashable | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:04 UTC

Its security was no good, but you knew that already.

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Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finish (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:32 UTC
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break.....

LEADING OFF: Hill debuts with Dodgers, Tanaka vs Iwakuma (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:32 UTC
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:....

Tuesday's Sports in Brief (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:32 UTC

Turkish State Media Says Turkish Tanks Have Crossed Into Syria as Part of Operation to Free IS-Held Town +
ABC News (US) | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:22 UTC
Turkish state media says Turkish tanks have crossed into Syria as part of operation to free IS-held town.....

Young local swimmer to represent country in Rio +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:21 UTC
An Epworth matric pupil has been selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team, being the only representative from Pietermaritzburg.....

Epworth pupil selected for SA Paralympic swimming team +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:20 UTC
AN Epworth matric pupil, Alani Ferreira, has been selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team.....

Zandile Gumede elected eThekwini mayor +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:20 UTC
Zandile Gumede has been elected as the new eThekwini Metro mayor, taking over the reins from James Nxumalo. ....

I was just doing my job - waitress who read menu to blind patrons +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:20 UTC
With the country caught in the euphoria of Mandela month and giving 67 minutes to a worthy course, a waitress in Pretoria has earned herself great reviews by just d....

Disabled champion to fly SA flag high at the paralympics +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:20 UTC
UPPER Highways miracle horse rider Mark Frenzel has jetted off to Germany in anticipation of the paralympic qualifier competition to be held in Waregem, Belguim fro....

WATCH: Blind barista has a feel for making coffee +
News24 | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:20 UTC
Blind coffee barista Joseph Matheatau on how feels his way around making hot drinks.....

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At least three dead in Italian earthquake: media +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:33 UTC
At least three people have died after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, local media reported.The global network of Agence ....

Turkey army move to drive IS out of Syria border town: statement +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:31 UTC
Turkey's army and international coalition forces have started an operation aimed at driving Islamic State jihadists out of the Syrian town of Jarabulus near the....

EU enlargement chief: Turkey should address 'open question' on accession +
Reuters | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:25 UTC
EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn has called on Turkey to address the ....

Taiwan police grapple for control of Pokemon swarms +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:15 UTC
Police are struggling to control crowds at a hot springs park in Taiwan that has become a hub for Pokemon Go players after gaining a reputation as a spot to catch r....

North Korea test-fires sub-launched missile close to Japan +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:14 UTC
North Korea on Wednesday test-fired a submarine-launched missile 500 kilometres (around 300 miles) towards Japan, marking what weapons analysts described as a clear....

Rejuvenated Hamilton has 50th win in his sights +
Reuters Canada | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:10 UTC
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can become only the third driver to win 50 grands prix when Formula One returns from its month-long August bre....

At least two dead in Italian earthquake: media +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:09 UTC
At least two people died after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, local media reported.The global network of Agence France ....

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Top Business News

China Nickel Trade Shifts as Ore Imports Drop, Ferronickel Rises +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:03 UTC
Chinas imports of nickel ore and refined metal dropped in July, whileoverseas purchases of an intermediate form of the raw material surged, signalling the shifting ....

PZU Cuts Dividend Guidance to Finance Expansion, Shares Slump +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:01 UTC
Polish insurer PZU SA, which is considering buying the countrys second-largest lender, Bank Pekao SA, said it will limit dividends as it focuses on expansion.....

Woolworths Ltd. Salvages A$500 Million in Home Improvements Exit +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:01 UTC
Woolworths Ltd. expects to salvage A$500 million ($380 million) exiting its home-improvements venture after a failed attempt to take onAustralian market leader Bunn....

This flying egg is actually a drone +
Marketwatch.com | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:00 UTC
Powervision Robot on Wednesday announced a consumer-oriented drone that resembles an egg.....

Yield Frenzy Blinds Investors to Risk of Sanctioned Russia Bonds +
Bloomberg | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:59 UTC
Investors are so thirsty for yields, theyre paying little heed to sanctions in Russia.....

Bidcorp HEPS jump 32% on weaker rand +
Business Day | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:57 UTC
Bidcorps businesses continue to perform well across the world, with solid organic growth in home currencies in low inflation environments....

SABMiller's exit will leave City springboks an endangered breed +
Business Day | Wed Aug 24, 2016 07:57 UTC
The performance of South African-based businesses that came to London after apartheid ended has mostly disappointed, with SABMiller the breakout success....

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Philippines Says No Shift in Ties With China or U.S +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:24 UTC
Philippine Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay said on Wednesday there had been no shift in the balance of diplomatic relations with either the United States and China ....

Mississippi man to be sentenced on terrorism charge +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:14 UTC
A Mississippi man who tried to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State group is scheduled to be sentenced on terrorism charges.....

APNewsBreak: Ohio literary peace award to Marilynne Robinson +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:14 UTC
Writer Marilynne Robinson has been named the winner of a lifetime achievement award that celebrates the power of literature to foster peace, social justice and glob....

South Sudan fighting kills at least 275, both sides say +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:11 UTC
At least 275 people have died in fighting between government and rebel forces in South Sudan, officials from both sides say.....

State-by-state look at ACT test-takers and composite score +
Washington Post | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:11 UTC
A state-by-state look at the percent of high school graduates taking the ACT exam and the average composite score, according to the testing companys annual report r....

Turkey Expects to Eliminate Islamic State Threat Quickly: Minister +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:08 UTC
Turkey expects to swiftly eliminate the threat from Islamic State after launching an operation with U.S.-led coalition forces to sweep militants out of the Syrian b....

U.S. to Provide Air Cover for Turkey's Jarablus Operation: Senior U.S. Official +
NY Times | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:08 UTC
The United States will provide air cover for Turkey's operation against Islamic State in the northern Syrian town of Jarablus, a senior U.S. official said on We....

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LEADING OFF: Hill debuts with Dodgers, Tanaka vs Iwakuma (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports
A look at what's happening all around the majors today:....

Olympics done, WNBA ready for sprint to the finish (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) With the Olympics in the rearview mirror, the WNBA is ready to restart its season after a month-long break.....

Tuesday's Sports in Brief (Aug 24, 2016) +
FOX Sports

FUGITIVE OF WEEK: Man wanted in bank robbery +
Fosters.com
A 39-year-old man considered armed and dangerous and wanted on a Salem bank robbery charge is this week's New Hampshire "Fugitive of the Week."....

3-alarm fire breaks out at Yonkers apartment building +
WABC-TV NY
Numerous residents were rescued from a three-alarm fire in a Yonkers apartment building Wednesday morning.....

Rejuvenated Hamilton has 50th win in his sights +
Reuters Canada
SPA-FRANCORCHAMPS, Belgium (Reuters) - Lewis Hamilton can become only the third driver to win 50 grands prix when Formula One returns from its month-long August bre....

Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid nailed the boredom in financial markets right now +
Business Insider
Its quiet in financial markets.....

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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

Young local swimmer to represent country in Rio +
News24
An Epworth matric pupil has been selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team, being the only representative from Pietermaritzburg.....

Epworth pupil selected for SA Paralympic swimming team +
News24
AN Epworth matric pupil, Alani Ferreira, has been selected as part of the South African Paralympic swimming team.....

Zandile Gumede elected eThekwini mayor +
News24
Zandile Gumede has been elected as the new eThekwini Metro mayor, taking over the reins from James Nxumalo. ....

I was just doing my job - waitress who read menu to blind patrons +
News24
With the country caught in the euphoria of Mandela month and giving 67 minutes to a worthy course, a waitress in Pretoria has earned herself great reviews by just d....

Disabled champion to fly SA flag high at the paralympics +
News24
UPPER Highways miracle horse rider Mark Frenzel has jetted off to Germany in anticipation of the paralympic qualifier competition to be held in Waregem, Belguim fro....

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Europe

At least three dead in Italian earthquake: media +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:33 UTC
At least three people have died after a powerful earthquake struck central Italy in the early hours of Wednesday, local media reported.The global network of Agence ....

Turkey army move to drive IS out of Syria border town: statement +
AFP | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:31 UTC
Turkey's army and international coalition forces have started an operation aimed at driving Islamic State jihadists out of the Syrian town of Jarabulus near the....

A musical tour of Europes great cities: Helsinki +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:28 UTC
In the fourth in our series, we look at the Finnish capital and its music....

Are you a social worker drowning in paperwork? Here's a solution +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:22 UTC
If assessment forms were streamlined to a single sheet, social workers could spend more time with service users....

Bill Shorten says Labor 'open' to resettling refugees in New Zealand +
The Guardian | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:21 UTC
Opposition leader says Malcolm Turnbulls government not putting enough energy into resettlement....

Italy earthquake: 'At least 20 dead including two children' as 'apocalyptic' 6.2 magnitude leaves towns in ruins +
The Telegraph | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:19 UTC
Residents in central Italy were waking up to scenes of devastation this morning after a strong earthquake rocked the heart of the country.The shallow quake, estimat....

Sir Cliff Richard tells fans he is 'back to my best' after sister dies in 'absolutely depressing' year for singer +
The Telegraph | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:19 UTC
Sir Cliff Richard has assured fans he is "back to his best" after a year in which he lost his sister and saw a sexual abuse case against him collapse.The si....

Transfer news live: Arsenal warned off Shkodran Mustafi, Manchester United to launch deadline day bid for Jose Fonte +
The Independent | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:18 UTC
With just a week remaining in the Premier League transfer window, all eyes are on Arsenal to see if they will succeed in their hunt for a new defender and striker, ....

Lavish 5th century mansion found in Somerset was home to rich and famous Romans +
The Daily Mirror | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:16 UTC
The massive villa uncovered in Somerset would have been fit for a celebrity family say the history experts ....

Traumatised dog who just gave birth to puppies is hurled over 7.5ft fence into yard of RSPCA centre +
The Daily Mirror | Wed Aug 24, 2016 08:15 UTC
The female Saluki pooch was visibly shaken from her ordeal and now the centre is desperately searching for her newborn pups ....

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Middle East

Islamic State fires mortar shell into Turkey +
Ynetnews
Islamic State forces in Syria fired a mortar shell into Turkey on Wednesday, hitting an empty field, witnesses reported, in what appeared to be retaliation for Turk....

Zarif meets Nicaraguan counterpart, discusses bilateral ties +
ISNA
TEHRAN (ISNA)- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif conferred with his Nicaraguan counterpart Samuel Santos on bilateral ties and international development....

Clinton in eye of Trump storm over charity donors +
The Daily Star
Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on Hillary Clinton Tuesday as her campaign battled to silence suggestions that donors to her family's charity paid for access wh....

ISIS recruiter claims he 'loves Australia,' cries at sentencing +
Arutz Sheva

Turkish military, US-led coalition launch major operation in northern Syria: officials +
The Daily Star
Turkish special forces units and jets supported by warplanes from the U.S.-led coalition launched an operation in northern Syria Wednesday to wipe out ISIS militant....

His Highness the Amir congratulates Ukraine on nat'l day +
Kuwait News Agency

KUNA main news for Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 +
Kuwait News Agency

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East Asia

EDITORIAL: 2020 Tokyo Olympics can set a new model for world to follow:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun
The Rio Olympics ended with the silent extinguishing of the Olympic flame. We applaud once again the....

VOX POPULI: Humans humbled as science is silent in face of quakes:The Asahi Shimbun +
The Asahi Shimbun

Philippine miners slam governments demolition campaign, seek meeting with Duterte +
South China Morning Post
Philippine miners claim the governments environmental crackdown is a demolition campaign against mineral producers and want to meet President Rodrigo Duterte amid a....

Kishida, Wang, Yun hold 3-party talks +
NHK
Foreign ministers from Japan, China and South Korea have agreed to urge North Korea to refrain from further provocations and observe UN Security Council resolutions....

Nissan puts limited self-driving car on sale +
NHK
Nissan Motor has become Japan's first automaker to put on sale a car with limited self-driving technology for highway traffic.....

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South Asia

Man dies in fire in Hauz Khas +
Press Trust of India
New Delhi, Aug 24 (PTI) A 37-year-old man died while aFrench woman was injured in a fire in Hauz Khas area of southDelhi early this morning.The fire was reported ar....

'NSA Spying on Pakistan', says Rehman Malik +
Daily Times
ISLAMABAD: Senator A. Rehman Malik in his recent statement, on Tuesday, claimed thatUnited States National Security Agency (NSA) is spying on Pakistans military and....

Authorities move MQM leader from jail to KMC building +
Daily Times
MQMs mayor Waseem Akhtar on Wednesday was shifted from the jail to the KMC building to cast his vote in the elections.....

I am...V. Radhakrishnan +
The Hindu
Occupation: Document writer Come, sit down. Yes, I do write documents. I have been doing that since the age of 15 when I joined as an assistant in my father K.P. Va....

MQM chief Altaf hands over power to Rabita Committee +
Daily Times
MQM Chief Altaf officially hands over complete power to Rabita Committee saying I am handing over complete power related to policy making, decision making as well a....

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Anggap juri nampak nilai seni Mat Moto, Pekin nafi lobi masuk FFM28 +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, 24 Ogos Pelakon Pekin Ibrahim hari ini menafikan telah melobi filem sulug arahannya masuk dalam senarai pencalonan Festival Filem Malaysia ke-28 (FFM....

Malaysia committed to seeking justice for MH17 victims, DPM says +
Malay Mail Online
NEW YORK, Aug 24 Malaysia will consider the option of prosecuting the party responsible for downing MH17 after completion of the investigation being conducted by t....

Australian scientists develop mung bean alternative to peanut butter +
Malay Mail Online
MELBOURNE, Aug 24 Australian scientists have developed a mung bean alternative to peanut butter for people allergic to the popular spread, Chinas Xinhua news agenc....

Minister: Bersih court win leaves owners of damaged property in limbo +
Malay Mail Online
KUALA LUMPUR, Aug 24 The Court of Appeal ruling that denied the government the right to sue for property damaged in a protest could leave landowners without legal ....

Rejuvenated Hamilton has 50th win in his sights +
Channel NewsAsia
Lewis Hamilton can become only the third driver to win 50 grands prix when Formula One returns from its month-long August break and gets back to business at Sundays....

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Oceania

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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