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Relief for the Besieged Iraqi Town of Amerli - Boston.com

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:50pm

Relief for the Besieged Iraqi Town of Amerli
Boston.com
With the help of Shi'ite militias, Iraqi security forces break a two-month siege of Amerli by Islamic State militants. The advance comes after US airstrikes hit Islamic State targets near the town overnight. The U.S. is also conducting humanitarian aid drops with ...

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Iraqi forces, US strikes break ISIS siege on northern Shiite town - New York Daily News

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 9:11pm

New York Daily News

Iraqi forces, US strikes break ISIS siege on northern Shiite town
New York Daily News
Iraqi security forces and a coalition of militiamen on Sunday broke a six-week siege imposed by the Islamic State terror army on a northern Iraqi village, amid mounting criticism over the Obama administration's lack of a strategy to contain the bloodthirsty ...
US conducts fresh airstrikes against IS militantsXinhua
US supports coalition forces in attack on Islamic StateThe Globe and Mail
Iraqis celebrate as victory ends siege at AmerliIrish Independent
Times of India -Business Standard
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Caroline Wozniacki says marathon training helps her game - USA TODAY

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:59pm

USA TODAY

Caroline Wozniacki says marathon training helps her game
USA TODAY
NEW YORK – The crowd roared after Caroline Wozniacki's fourth-round victory at the U.S. Open on Sunday. They roared because it was a terrific match, one that ended with the upset of the higher-ranked player and industry that is Maria Sharapova. Perhaps ...
Upsets Persist as Wozniacki Ousts SharapovaNew York Times
Caroline Wozniacki outlasts Maria Sharapova in US Open tennis matchThe Seattle Times
Federer Advances at US Open After Sharapova Loses to WozniackiBusinessweek
Reuters -Washington Post -Chinatopix
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US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law - Washington Post

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:42pm

US judge blocks enforcement of new La abortion law
Washington Post
BATON ROUGE, La. — A federal judge has temporarily blocked Louisiana from enforcing its restrictive new abortion law. But lawyers and advocates appeared to disagree about whether the judge's order affects doctors at all five abortion clinics in the state or ...

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Photo gallery: Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback - Kansas City Star

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 8:04pm

Kansas City Star

Photo gallery: Alex Smith, Kansas City Chiefs quarterback
Kansas City Star
The Chiefs have agreed to a new four-year contract extension with quarterback Alex Smith worth $17 million a season. Gallery; Comments. 1 of 1. Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Alex Smith (11) smiled during warmups prior to NFL action against the Denver ...
Alex Smith avoids team-friendly Chiefs contractNFL.com
Chiefs sign QB Alex Smith to four-year extensionUSA TODAY
NFL roundup: Chiefs, Smith reach 4-year dealThe News Journal
CBSSports.com -Washington Post -Arrowhead Addict
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Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade marry amid celebrity nuptials weekend - Newsday

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 7:35pm

New York Daily News

Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade marry amid celebrity nuptials weekend
Newsday
Add comment. Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade marry amid celebrity nuptials weekend. Updated August 31, 2014 8:33 PM By FRANK LOVECE. Special to Newsday. Travel deals. Actress Gabrielle Union married Miami Heat guard Dwyane Wade on Saturday, ...
Gabrielle Union, Dwyane Wade find love second time aroundThe Hoops News

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New heart failure drug works much better than current treatment, study finds - Tribune-Review

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 6:14pm

USA TODAY

New heart failure drug works much better than current treatment, study finds
Tribune-Review
In a huge international study, an experimental drug for heart failure worked significantly better than the backbone of treatment, paving the way for the biggest therapeutic advance in decades. Novartis' twice-a-day pill, known by its code name, LCZ696, ...
Novartis drug may be breakthrough for heart patientsIrish Times
Heart drug launch could be 'most exciting ever', says NovartisReuters

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House, Senate intelligence leaders say US at risk from Islamic State group - Detroit Free Press

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:36pm

House, Senate intelligence leaders say US at risk from Islamic State group
Detroit Free Press
WASHINGTON — Leaders of the House and Senate intelligence committees prodded President Barack Obama today to act against what they called growing threats from Islamic State militants on U.S. soil. The militants have control of vast swaths of Syria and ...

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Big aftershock rattles nerves in Napa Valley - CBS News

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 5:13pm

CBS News

Big aftershock rattles nerves in Napa Valley
CBS News
NAPA VALLEY - A magnitude 3.2 aftershock shook Napa, California, on Sunday. There have been more than 90 aftershocks since a magnitude 6 earthquake hit one week ago. Wine country survived, and now winemakers want tourists to pour back in.
Aftershocks continue in Northern California after 6.0 earthquake last weekDaily Digest
Napa quake: Setback or opportunity for downtownNapa Valley Register
Earthquake aftershock shakes NapaWEAR
Thegardenisland.com
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PTI struggles to rally supporters for Islamabad protest - The News International

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:39pm

DAWN.com

PTI struggles to rally supporters for Islamabad protest
The News International
PESHAWAR: Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) struggled on Sunday to rally supporters for its protest in Islamabad because it could manage to take only up to 150 workers to the capital as reinforcement for activists who engaged with police in street fights.
Police, Protesters Clash in Pakistani CapitalABC News
Anti-Sharif protests turn bloodyGulf Today

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Ukraine crisis: US senators urge arms 'to fight Russia' - BBC News

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:18pm

BBC News

Ukraine crisis: US senators urge arms 'to fight Russia'
BBC News
Leading American senators have called for the US to send weapons to help Ukraine fight what they say is "a Russian invasion". Robert Menendez, head of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said Russia's President Vladimir Putin must face a cost for ...
Menendez urges tougher response to Russian role in UkraineNorthJersey.com
Obama Hammered on Ukraine, ISIS DelaysThe Fiscal Times
Senate Dem: The West Is Afraid to 'Provoke Putin'National Review Online (blog)

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Oregon 9-year-old dies after sand hole on beach collapses, buries her - New York Daily News

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 4:04pm

New York Daily News

Oregon 9-year-old dies after sand hole on beach collapses, buries her
New York Daily News
A 9-year-old girl was buried alive on an Oregon beach when a hole in the sand swallowed her. Isabel Grace Franks died shortly after rescuers pulled her from the Lincoln City sand, officials said. Franks was playing in a large hole in the sand Friday evening ...
9 Year Old Girl Dies In Sand Cave CollapseKMVT
Girl, 9, dies after hole in sand collapses on her | VideoPalm Beach Post

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ISIS terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group - Times of India

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 3:11pm

Times of India

ISIS terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group
Times of India
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic extremist group ISIS, and have said that British jihadis are "betraying their own societies" by getting involved in the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. The fatwa represents the British Muslim community's ...
Lawmakers Press for More US Action on Islamic StateWall Street Journal (blog)

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China sets limits on 2017 Hong Kong popular vote, dismaying activists - Los Angeles Times

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:49pm

Times of India

China sets limits on 2017 Hong Kong popular vote, dismaying activists
Los Angeles Times
Pro-democracy protesters wave their mobile phones during a rally Sunday night in Hong Kong after China's legislature ruled out open nominations in elections for Hong Kong's next leader. Pro-democracy protesters wave their mobile phones during a rally ...
Red sanders auction: officials to visit China, Hong KongThe Hindu
Hong Kong Group Vows Fight Over China 'Puppet' Poll PlanBloomberg
Hong Kong's Hopes CrushedWall Street Journal
USA TODAY -Daily Mail -Washington Post
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Pakistan's Army Heads to Meet After Protests Turn Deadly - Businessweek

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:40pm

NDTV

Pakistan's Army Heads to Meet After Protests Turn Deadly
Businessweek
Pakistani policemen take position during a protest near the prime minister's residence in Islamabad, on August 31, 2014. Photographer: Aamir Qureshi /AFP via Getty Images. Pakistan's military leaders asked political parties to contain a deepening crisis after ...
At Least 3 Protesters Die in Clashes in PakistanNew York Times
Police, protesters clash in Pakistani capitalChron.com
3 killed as police battle anti-government protesters in PakistanLos Angeles Times
DAWN.com -Financial Times -Indian Express
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Gabrielle Union's Wedding Dress: See the Dennis Basso Sketch! - PEOPLE StyleWatch

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 1:22pm

Gabrielle Union's Wedding Dress: See the Dennis Basso Sketch!
PEOPLE StyleWatch
When Gabrielle Union, 41, started looking for dresses for her wedding to Miami Heat star Dwyane Wade, 32, she had a specific idea of what she wanted to wear. But once she met with designer Dennis Basso at NYC's Kleinfeld bridal salon, she found that all ...

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Putin to Ukraine: Begin immediate talks on eastern region - The Hindu

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:23pm

The Hindu

Putin to Ukraine: Begin immediate talks on eastern region
The Hindu
Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday called on Ukraine to immediately start talks on a political solution to the crisis in eastern Ukraine. Mr. Putin's comment, made to national TV network Channel 1 and reported by Russian news agencies after they ...
Republicans warn Putin could threaten more Eastern European nationsCBS News
Putin calls for talks on 'statehood' in southeast UkraineCBC.ca
Ukraine crisis: Is this what Ukrainians really think of Putin?The Independent
Reuters -Financial Times -New York Times
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ISIS terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group - Times of India

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 12:15pm

Times of India

ISIS terror threat: Leading British Muslims issue fatwa condemning terror group
Times of India
Muslim leaders have issued a fatwa condemning Islamic extremist group ISIS, and have said that British jihadis are "betraying their own societies" by getting involved in the conflicts in Iraq and Syria. The fatwa represents the British Muslim community's ...

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Lesotho Should Decide on Future Post-Coup, S. Africa's Zuma Says - Businessweek

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:36am

TODAYonline

Lesotho Should Decide on Future Post-Coup, S. Africa's Zuma Says
Businessweek
Lesotho should be able to determine its own future after the landlocked kingdom's military carried out an attempted coup yesterday, South African President Jacob Zuma said as he prepared to meet Prime Minister Thomas Thabane. “The people of the ...
UPDATE 1-Lesotho's deputy premier takes reins after PM flees "coup"Reuters Africa

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Elderly couple, adult children found dead in Elmhurst home - Chicago Daily Herald

Sun, 08/31/2014 - 11:26am

Elderly couple, adult children found dead in Elmhurst home
Chicago Daily Herald
Police say an elderly couple and two of their adult children were found dead in their Elmhurst home Saturday evening in what authorities are describing as a triple murder and suicide. Steve Zalusky | Staff Photographer. Steve Zalusky. Steve Zalusky.

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