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Obama back at the White House after Martha's Vineyard vacation - New York Daily News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 12:29pm

New York Daily News

Obama back at the White House after Martha's Vineyard vacation
New York Daily News
It's off with the dancing shoes for President Obama, who is back on the mainland after a 15-day stay on Martha's Vineyard. The President and First Lady arrived back at the White House Sunday with eldest daughter, Malia, after a packed two weeks of vacation.
Obama guidance, press schedule Aug. 25, 2014: 'Vacation' overChicago Sun-Times
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Iraq's Abadi Forming New Government Amid Unprecedented Security Crisis - Boston.com

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:42am

Iraq's Abadi Forming New Government Amid Unprecedented Security Crisis
Boston.com
Iraq's Prime Minister-designate Haider al-Abadi says talks on forming a new government have been constructive. (Natsot Al-Abadi) but with sectarian tensions and Islamic State militants threatening to tear the country apart, most Iraqis are looking for action.

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DesJarlais triumphs in primary by 38 votes - The Hill (blog)

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:22am

DesJarlais triumphs in primary by 38 votes
The Hill (blog)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais's (R-Tenn.) primary challenger, state Sen. Jim Tracy, conceded to the incumbent on Monday, two weeks after the congressman finished ahead with a razor-thin margin. ADVERTISEMENT. Tracy had been contemplating a challenge to ...

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Militias take control of Tripoli airport after heavy fighting - BBC News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 10:15am

BBC News

Militias take control of Tripoli airport after heavy fighting
BBC News
An alliance of militias, which includes Islamists fighters, has taken control of Tripoli's main airport, after weeks of battles between rival groups in the Libyan capital. The fighting has lasted for five weeks and seen hundreds killed or wounded. Egypt is hosting a ...
Egypt hosts conference on LibyaAl-Bawaba
Libyan militia fire rockets into affluent Tripoli residential districtThe Standard Digital News
Libya crisis: Tensions rise as Tripoli airport seizedNTV Uganda
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Putin, Poroshenko may discuss Ukraine crisis, humanitarian issues, bilateral ties - ITAR-TASS

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:42am

TIME

Putin, Poroshenko may discuss Ukraine crisis, humanitarian issues, bilateral ties
ITAR-TASS
MOSCOW, August 25./ITAR-TASS/. Presidents of Russia and Ukraine Vladimir Putin and Petro Poroshenko will likely hold a meeting in the Belarusian capital of Minsk on Tuesday. “We do not rule this out,” Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov told ...
Russia has sent a column of tanks into southeastern Ukraine, Kyiv claimsNational Post

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Seven things you need to know about last night's MTV VMAs - Irish Independent

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:27am

Irish Independent

Seven things you need to know about last night's MTV VMAs
Irish Independent
Freya Drohan. Published 25/08/2014 | 15:26. 0 Comments; Share. What the world is talking about after last night's Video Music Awards. Share. Go To. Comments. #Beyonce. Honoured with the Michael Jackson Vanguard Award, the superstar was presented ...

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Miley Cyrus Nabs Top Honor at VMAs, Homeless Teen Accepts Award on Her ... - seattlepi.com

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:25am

Miley Cyrus Nabs Top Honor at VMAs, Homeless Teen Accepts Award on Her ...
seattlepi.com
Miley Cyrus was the big winner at Sunday night's MTV Video Music Awards, but it wasn't receiving the top honor or giving an outrageous performance that had people talking. Instead, Cyrus didn't even take the stage -- she had a young homeless man accept ...

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Whoa, the Krafts Are Actually Investing in the Revolution? - Boston.com

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 9:11am

Headlines & Global News

Whoa, the Krafts Are Actually Investing in the Revolution?
Boston.com
Even with the Revs' and Major League Soccer's websites shouting Sunday night's news on high, it's still hard to believe as a fan. But as soccer in New England goes, the signing of a very recent World Cup star for the United States is a big deal...and new ...
US international Jones lands in New EnglandFox 29 Lake Charles
New England Revolution signs Team USA World Cup standout Jermaine Jones ...The Republican - masslive.com
MLS Soccer: USMNT Star Jermaine Jones Signs with New England RevolutionHeadlines & Global News
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At least 43 people killed in wave of attacks in Iraq - Fox News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 8:57am

Fox News

At least 43 people killed in wave of attacks in Iraq
Fox News
Aug. 25, 2014: Iraqis inspect the damage from an attack on the Imam Ali mosque in New Baghdad, Iraq. (AP/Khalid Mohammed). BAGHDAD – Iraqi officials say a wave of attacks targeting commercial areas in and outside Baghdad has killed a total of 43 ...
Abadi Wants Militias Under State ControlRadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty
Iraq's Abadi: Militias must follow stateThe Daily Star
Iraq premier-designate: militias must follow stateJakarta Post
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'I pray for you to stay strong': James Foley's parents release letter he wrote while ... - New York Daily News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:54am

New York Daily News

'I pray for you to stay strong': James Foley's parents release letter he wrote while ...
New York Daily News
On the same day that friends and family mourned James Foley's murder by Islamic terrorists, his parents released a letter written by Foley during his years in captivity. The note had been seized by his jailers, but he had asked a fellow prisoner to memorize it ...
Foley describes captivity in letter to familyBoston Herald
Family releases heartbreaking letter that slain journalist James Foley wrote and ...National Post
James Foley's final letter: 'I pray for you to stay strong'The Guardian
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Mosque Suicide Bomber Kills 13 in Baghdad - New York Times

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:32am

New York Times

Mosque Suicide Bomber Kills 13 in Baghdad
New York Times
Iraqi security forces outside a Shiite mosque in Baghdad where a man wearing an explosive vest detonated himself on Monday. Credit Thaier Al-Sudani/Reuters. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main story. Continue reading the main ...
Suicide bomber strikes Iraq mosque, kills at least 12 peopleFox News
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Iraq suicide bombing kills at least 12 people - Appeal-Democrat

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:17am

Iraq suicide bombing kills at least 12 people
Appeal-Democrat
BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber hit a Shiite mosque in eastern Baghdad, killing at least 12 people. A police officer says the bomber blew up his explosives-laden vest among worshippers as they were leaving the mosque after noon ...

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Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night - SFGate

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 7:04am

Chicago police shoot, kill 2 Sunday night
SFGate
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago police officials say officers have shot and killed two people in separate incidents. Police say the first shooting happened around 7:10 p.m. Sunday after officers responded to reports of armed men in the East Garfield Park ...
Man Killed In Police-Involved Shooting In ChathamCBS Local
Chicagoland: 'At Least 19 Shot' in Weekend ViolenceNational Review Online (blog)

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Acclaimed actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90 - Fox News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 5:53am

Fox News

Acclaimed actor-director Richard Attenborough dies at 90
Fox News
In this Monday, April 11, 1983 file photo, British actor and director Richard Attenborough holds his two Oscars for his epic movie "Gandhi" at the 55th annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles, Ca. Acclaimed actor and Oscar-winning director Richard ...
Actor and director Richard Attenborough dies aged 90BBC News
Lord Richard Attenborough dead at 90: A career of vast talents, and singular ...New York Daily News
Richard Attenborough dead at 90CBC.ca
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Michael Brown's Parents Brace for Funeral and Call for Peace - NBCNews.com

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 4:07am

NBCNews.com

Michael Brown's Parents Brace for Funeral and Call for Peace
NBCNews.com
The death of Michael Brown, the unarmed 18-year-old who was shot dead by a police officer, reverberated from the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, to the White House, igniting two weeks of protests and stirring a national discussion on race and policing in ...
Father of Michael Brown calls for 'day of silence' at son's funeral MondayFox News
Brown's family prepares for funeralIrish Independent
Michael Brown shooting: Father of Ferguson teenager pleads for calm on day of ...The Independent
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Fast-growing wildfire threatens 500 homes near rural town in Northern California - Fox News

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 3:03am

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Fast-growing wildfire threatens 500 homes near rural town in Northern California
Fox News
WEAVERVILLE, Calif. – A fast-growing wildfire near the Northern California town of Weaverville forced the evacuation of about 150 homes and is threatening about 500 additional residences, authorities said Monday. The fire about 2 miles west of Weaverville ...
Wildfire Forces Evacuations in Northern CaliforniaAccuWeather.com
Wildfire threatens 500 northern California homesPress of Atlantic City

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Stampede at Indian Temple Kills at Least 10 - New York Times

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:59am

NDTV

Stampede at Indian Temple Kills at Least 10
New York Times
NEW DELHI — At least 10 people were killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh on Monday morning during a pilgrimage for a festival celebrating the new moon, according to a police official in the state.
​10 pilgrims killed in stampede at Chitrakoot temple in Madhya PradeshTimes of India
Temple stampede in central India kills at least 10The News International
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Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday -- the day his son is laid to rest - CNN

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:55am

CNN

Michael Brown's father calls for calm Monday -- the day his son is laid to rest
CNN
Ferguson, Missouri (CNN) -- Michael Brown will be laid to rest Monday, and his father says he just wants one thing: peace. "Please, please take a day of silence so I can, so we can, lay our son to rest. Please. It's all I ask," Michael Brown Sr. said at a rally in St.
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Thai King Endorses Junta Leader as Prime Minister - Voice of America

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:26am

Voice of America

Thai King Endorses Junta Leader as Prime Minister
Voice of America
Thailand's junta leader has become the new prime minister after receiving the endorsement of King Bhumibol Adulyadej. General Prayuth Chan-ocha accepted a written royal command certifying his position at a ceremony in Bangkok Monday. Last Thursday's ...
Thai army chief assumes prime minister postPress Trust of India
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Brown 'shot at' during VMA party - iAfrica.com

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 2:20am

Newsweek

Brown 'shot at' during VMA party
iAfrica.com
The Loyal hitmaker, 25, who is on parole following his recent release from jail, was hosting a pre-bash for the MTV Video Music Awards at the 1Oak nightclub when he was reportedly targeted by gunmen. Brown managed to escape unharmed, but music ...
Rap producer Suge Knight shot inside West Hollywood clubLos Angeles Times
Rap mogul Suge Knight shot, wounded in nightclubIdaho State Journal

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