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Russian aid convoy 'invades' Ukraine - 65 Minutes ago
Lorries from a Russian aid convoy are streaming into Ukraine without permission, after Russia accused Ukraine of unreasonable obstruction. Russia's foreign ministry said Ukraine had held up the convoy



Florida's gay marriage ban struck down by federal judge - 6 Hours ago
A federal judge on Thursday declared Florida's ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, joining judges across the country who have sided with gay couples wishing to tie the knot. U.S. District Judge



US State Department bans diplomats from Ice Bucket Challenge - 9 Hours ago
WASHINGTON: It is the charity stunt that has got everyone from billionaires to pop stars and even former US presidents drenched by buckets of freezing water. But don't expect American diplomats to get
 
Without proof of citizenship, residency, 100,000 could lose Obamacare
Los Angeles Times

India's 'Iron Lady' 're-arrested'
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Stay out of Cross, lawyer told
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Stocks Advance to Put S&P 500 at a Record High
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First remains of Malaysian MH17 victims arrive home
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Jokowi's party kept in check by history
Sydney Morning Herald

 
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China investigates former NDRC finance chief in bribe probe - 6 Hours ago
6:44am BST BEIJING (Reuters) - A former director at China's economic planning agency who oversaw corporate bond issues between 2003-2006 is being investigated, the country's top prosecutor said on Friday,

At least 27 dead in bus crash in Egypt's Sinai - 9 Hours ago
(Reuters) - At least 27 people died and dozens were injured when two buses collided before dawn on Friday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, the state news agency and security sources reported. MENA quoted
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The Fix: What happened in Ferguson could be happening anywhere. But it was more - 64 Minutes ago
St. Ann, Missouri police officer Lt. Ray Albers points an assault rifle at a protester of the death of teenager Michael Brown on Tuesday in Ferguson, Mo. Albers, who was forced to lower his weapon and
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>>   Politics/Law
VIDEO: Obama refuses ice bucket challenge - 6 Hours ago
Some of the most famous people in the world have been drenching themselves in freezing cold water and posting the video online in a fundraising stunt called the ice bucket challenge. It has helped raise
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Volokh Conspiracy: Government Accountability Office report concludes that the Obama - 8 Hours ago
In a report issued earlier today , the federal government’s Government Accountability Office concludes that the Obama administration violated a “clear and unambiguous law” when it exchanged five high-ranking

Romney Says Clinton Can’t Distance Herself From Obama - 8 Hours ago
Republicans Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan, on a public stage for the first time since their ticket lost the 2012 White House race, derided recent efforts by Hillary Clinton to differentiate herself from President
 
>>   Business
Russia Said to Forgo $6.7 Billion of Oil Revenue for Investment - 10 Hours ago
Russia may lose as much as 240 billion rubles ($6.7 billion) of oil revenue next year after the government chose a three-year tax plan favored by crude producers, according to two state officials.

Metro Memphis adds 9,000 jobs in July [The Commercial Appeal, Memphis, Tenn. :: - 10 Hours ago
Aug. 22--Greater Memphis' jobs engine gained speed in July. Employers reported 607,300 full- and part-time payroll jobs in the metropolitan area, a gain of 9,000 jobs in a year, according to the U.S.

Medtronic stock owners criticize deal, fearing tax hit [Pioneer Press, St. Paul, - 12 Hours ago
Aug. 22--Long-time Medtronic The structure of the deal makes it a taxable event for shareholders, which means some who've held the stock for decades face the prospect of paying taxes on large gains.
 
>>   Finance
Europe Stocks Pare Weekly Gain as Bonds, Copper Rise Before Fed - 60 Minutes ago
Aug. 22 (Bloomberg) -- European stocks fell, paring their biggest weekly gain since February, while bonds advanced before a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Copper rose for a third day, and

Dollar Cuts Weekly Gain as Asia Stocks Rise Before Yellen - 5 Hours ago
The dollar pared its biggest weekly gain since January, while Asian stocks climbed as investors await a speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen. Oil fell while crop futures advanced. The Bloomberg

CMA releases draft rules for foreign stock investors [Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia - 5 Hours ago
Aug. 22--JEDDAH -- The Capital Market Authority (CMA) has issued a set of draft rules for foreigners ahead of the opening of the $580 billion Saudi stock exchange to global investors next year. The CMA
 
>>   Sports
His '90 murder rap tossed, man to be released - 6 Hours ago
A former New York City businessman who has spent 24 years in prison after being convicted of setting a fire that killed his mentally ill daughter is scheduled to walk out of a maximum-security prison

Full Marathon Race to Take Place in Yokohama in March 2015 - 6 Hours ago
YOKOHAMA, Japan, Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Yokohama Marathon, which has a history of 33 years, will transform into a much-awaited full marathon race on March 15, 2015. "Yokohama Marathon 2015,"

The highs and lows of the Steelers' 31-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles - 8 Hours ago
WHAT WENT RIGHT * Nice job by the defense on the Eagles’ opening possession. After a couple of first downs, Lawrence Timmons dumped LeSean McCoy in the backfield for a 5-yard loss, and then on third-and-long,
 
>>   Industry
Trimble Releases New Software Solutions for Real-Time Construction Equipment Inspection - 67 Minutes ago
Contractors can Increase Equipment Uptime and Reduce Costs with Trimble Inspector, Trimble Inspector Pro and Trimble Asset Manager PR Newswire SUNNYVALE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2014 SUNNYVALE, Calif.

SNC-Lavalin completes landmark acquisition of Kentz - 64 Minutes ago
From the Wires Aug. 22, 2014 06:14 AM A key milestone in SNC-Lavalin's ongoing transformation into a global Tier-1 engineering and construction company MONTREAL , Aug. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/

Missouri Dems: Rand Paul Was Right - Ferguson Looked Like Fallujah - 9 Hours ago
Sen. Rand Paul was right about the dangers of militarizing local police, two Missouri Democratic lawmakers concede. Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, meeting with Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel on Thursday at the
 
>>   Internet
Open source software: The question of security - 9 Hours ago
The logic is understandable - how can a software with source code that can easily be viewed, accessed and changed have even a modicum of security? Open source software is safer than many believe. But

Facebook’s Plan to Make Apps Work Like Webpages Gathers Momentum - 10 Hours ago
Facebook says that hundreds of online companies have adopted its plan to let mobile apps operate more like the world wide web, seamlessly linking together in much the same way that pages do inside your

St George to introduce fingerprint login for mobile banking - 10 Hours ago
St George Bank will become one of the first in the world to grant users access to mobile banking via their fingerprint alone. From next month, users with an iPhone 5S will be able to verify their identity
 
>>   Science
Elematec Corp to acquire OMUKI CORPORATION - 62 Minutes ago
7:00am BST Elematec Corp:To aquire 1,440,000 shares (100 pct stake) of OMUKI CORPORATION for 1 yen from Toyota Tsusho Corp on Oct. 31.

Internationals Seaweed Fertilizer Industry 2014 Development Trend Analysis in New - 11 Hours ago
DeepResearchReports.com adds “2014 Market Research Report on Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry” reports to its market research store. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) August 21, 2014 2014 Deep Research Report

Deepak Fertilizers gets Competition Commission of India nod to buy... - 6 Hours ago
Competition Commission has approved Deepak Fertilizers' proposed additional stake buy in Vijay Mallya group firm Mangalore Chemicals and Fertilizers. The approval from the fair trade watchdog also
 
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>>   Technology
Microsoft calls free Xbox One game promotion an error - 11 Hours ago
Screenshot by /CNET Updated 4 p.m. PT with a new headline based on Microsoft statement claiming that reports of a Free Play Day for select Xbox One titles were based on an error. Sorry, Xbox One

DealBook: Peter Thiel’s Mithril Invests in DoubleDutch, an Events App - 62 Minutes ago
Today - 06:52 GMT It has become a common refrain among Silicon Valley entrepreneurs: We didn’t need to raise money, but we did anyway. The latest start-up to go this route is DoubleDutch,

Microsoft retail store opens doors; hundreds waited in line [The Herald-Sun, Durham, - 13 Hours ago
Aug. 21--DURHAM -- Chris Wall waited 16 hours inside The Streets at Southpoint for the Microsoft He, like the other several hundred people in line, waited for a chance to play Xbox One with Duke alumnus
 
>>   Health
MasterChef and My Kitchen Rules hosts 'not qualified to give dietary advice' - 8 Hours ago
Sarah Wilson on the cover of her book, I Quit Sugar . Photograph: AAP TV personalities Peter Evans and Sarah Wilson have been criticised over their promotion of diet and weight-loss advice with dietitians

Wheat Allergy in Children – New Tools for Diagnostics - 9 Hours ago
Abstract Background The detection of wheat-specific IgE in children often leads to a suspicion of wheat allergy, but little information is available on the most reliable wheat allergens for predicting

Food For Good: Making Sure Kids Get The Nutrition They Need All Year Long - 62 Minutes ago
(NAPSI)—Here’s food for thought: Of the 55 million kids enrolled in U.S. schools, 21 million get free or reduced-cost lunch, yet 85 percent of the schoolchildren eligible for these U.S. Department of
 
>>   Culture
Instant noodles carry health risks for women: study - 6 Hours ago
WASHINGTON: Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday. The

Reading ‘Fifty Shades’ may be harmful for women’s health - 6 Hours ago
Washington, Aug 22 (ANI): A new study has revealed that the violence, which is normalized against women, in the popular fiction ‘Fifty Shades’ series might affect health of adolescent and young adult
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Instant noodles carry health risks for women study - 8 Hours ago
(MENAFN - AFP) Women who eat instant noodles, like Ramen, at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, US researchers said Thursday.
 
>>   Top Stories
Pentagon: IS 'beyond anything we've seen' - 10 Hours ago
The sophistication, wealth and military might of the Islamic State group represents a major threat to the United States that may surpass that once posed by al-Qaeda, US military leaders have said. "They

Marcus' Dubai nightmare - 9 Hours ago
Dubai was a golden opportunity for Marcus and Julie Lee. It was the dizzying rise of Dubai real estate that drew Marcus in 2006 to become head of commercial operations at Waterfront, a colossal project

China's state media jab US on Ferguson - 11 Hours ago
Beijing: With the ongoing unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, countries including China have sensed a chance to strike back at what they see as the United States' preachiness and hypocrisy on human rights.
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>>   Media & Advertising
Phorm Corporation Limited ("Phorm" or the "Company") Subscription to Raise Approximately - 6 Hours ago
SINGAPORE -- (Marketwired) -- 08/22/14 -- Phorm (AIM: PHRM) NEITHER THIS ANNOUNCEMENT NOR ANY PART OF IT CONSTITUTES AN OFFER TO SELL OR ISSUE OR THE SOLICITATION OF AN OFFER TO BUY, SUBSCRIBE OR ACQUIRE

Phorm Corporation Limited: Interim Results for the Six Months Ended 30 June 2014 - 6 Hours ago
SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2014) - Phorm Corporation Limited ( AIM : PHRM ) Phorm Corporation Limited ("Phorm" or the "Company") Interim Results for the six months ended 30 June 2014 Phorm

Canacol Energy Ltd. Provides Drilling Operations Update - 66 Minutes ago
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Aug 22, 2014) - Canacol Energy Ltd. ("Canacol" or the "Corporation") (TSX:CNE)(OTCQX:CNNEF)(BVC:CNEC) is pleased to provide the following update concerning its ongoing
 
 
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