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US has no strategy yet for defeating Islamic State: Obama - 3 Hours ago
President Barack Obama says he has no strategy yet to launch a broader attack against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. Washington: President Barack Obama says he has no strategy yet to launch

Australian breaks world record - 3 Hours ago
Athlete John van Wisse smashes world record in gruelling 483-kilometre ultra-triathlon from London to Paris. Australian athlete John van Wisse has smashed the world record in the gruelling 483-kilometre

LA Chinatown Celebrates 76th Annual Moon Festival - 5 Hours ago
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Los Angeles Chinatown celebrates its 76th Annual Mid-Autumn Moon Festival on September 13th, 2014. The Moon Festival, known as the Zhongqiu Festival
ACCC sues US video games giant Valve
Sydney Morning Herald

'Yes we tan': Barack Obama's suit puts serious talk in the shade
Sydney Morning Herald

A Russian soldier’s mother faints, then demands to know why he was in Ukraine
Washington Post

Obama: Russia causing Ukraine crisis

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Relatives seek answers to missing Russian soldiers
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U.N. says 43 Golan peacekeepers seized by Syria militants, 81 trapped - 46 Minutes ago
By UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Militants fighting the Syrian army have detained 43 U.N. peacekeepers in the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights and trapped another 81 in the region, and the world body is working
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UPDATE 1-Spliced Lula video annoys ruling party in Brazil election - 2 Hours ago
(Adds Silva campaign disowning video, sixth paragraph) Aug 28 (Reuters) - Brazil's ruling party has asked Google Inc to pull a spliced campaign video from YouTube that gives viewers the impression
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Amid grave Ebola estimates, US to test vaccine - 3 Hours ago
The National Institutes of Health will start the first human safety trials of an experimental Ebola vaccine next week, amid a grave estimate from the World Health Organization that Ebola cases in West
>>   Politics/Law
Choice ridicules government's piracy crackdown - 115 Minutes ago
Consumer group launches ad campaign targeting policymakers in Canberra. Consumer advocacy group Choice has stepped up its campaign against the Abbott government's proposed anti-piracy measures with
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Obama says mulling options against Islamic State - 3 Hours ago
WASHINGTON, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- U.S. President Barack Obama said on Thursday he has asked his administration to prepare a range of military options against the Islamic State (IS) forces in Iraq and Syria.
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Barack Obama: no strategy yet for defeating Islamic State - 5 Hours ago
President Barack Obama has told reporters he has no strategy yet to launch a broader attack against Islamic State fighters in Iraq and Syria. Washington: President Barack Obama has told reporters he
>>   Business
700 jobs cut, GBE returns to be hiked - 3 Hours ago
AT least 700 public sector job losses and a temporary hike in returns from government businesses are key drivers of the Hodgman government's first budget. AT least 700 public sector job losses and a temporary

Solar Makers Set for Record 2014 Sales on Strong Demand - 3 Hours ago
Solar manufacturers are set to ship a record number of panels this year, with five of the top seven makers expected to ship 52 percent more panels between them than last year. Hanwha SolarOne Co. saw

Champion Iron CEO Resigns to Head Up Investee Company Cartier Iron - 3 Hours ago
MONTREAL, QUEBEC and TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2014) - The board of Champion Iron Limited (ASX:CIA)(TSX:CIA) ("Champion" or the "Company") advise that CEO Thomas Larsen will step down
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>>   Finance
Asian Stocks Fall, Set for First Monthly Drop Since April - 3 Hours ago
Asian stocks fell, with the regional benchmark index extending its first monthly decline since April, amid concern that conflict in Ukraine is escalating and as material shares slid. The MSCI Asia
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Most Asian Stocks Drop With Won on Ukraine as Aussie Bonds Climb - 2 Hours ago
Aug. 29 (Bloomberg) -- Most Asian stocks fell, fueling the first monthly retreat in the regional index since April amid concern the conflict between Russia and Ukraine is deepening. Precious metals held
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Glori Energy Inc. Common Stock Meets NASDAQ Requirements & Warrants to be Delisted - 3 Hours ago
HOUSTON, Aug. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Glori Energy Inc. (Nasdaq:GLRI) ("Glori"), an energy technology company focused on enhanced oil recovery using its proprietary AERO System, today announced that
>>   Sports
Leigh Matthews slams AFL for 'ill-advised' poaching of Karmichael Hunt and Israel - 3 Hours ago
AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan's send-off message to outgoing Gold Coast player Karmichael Hunt may have carried an inadvertently humorous touch, but the Rugby League convert's four-year stint in the AFL was

Leigh Matthews slams AFL for 'ill-advised' poaching - 3 Hours ago
Karmichael Hunt's four-year stint in the AFL was no laughing matter, says one of football's legends. AFL CEO Gillon McLachlan's send-off message to outgoing Gold Coast player Karmichael Hunt may have

How Hawthorn left Magpies in the dust - 2 Hours ago
Luke Ball snatched the bobbing ball from the stoppage and quickly sent a left-foot snap goalwards from an angle. It cleared the line, in what became the goal that put Collingwood into - and Hawthorn out
>>   Industry
'Jay Leno's Garage: The Ultimate Car Week' Premieres Sunday, August 31 At 10PM ET/PT - 3 Hours ago
One-Hour Special Marks the First Time Leno Hosts a Show Since 'The Tonight Show' PR Newswire ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Aug. 28, 2014 ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CNBC

Harwood Feffer LLP Announces Investigation of Cobra Electronics Corporation - 2 Hours ago
SOURCE Harwood Feffer LLP NEW YORK On August 28, 2014 Our investigation concerns whether the Cobra Electronics board of directors is fulfilling its fiduciary duties, maximizing the value of the Company,
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PetroFrontier Corp. Releases Second Quarter 2014 Financial and Operating Results - 3 Hours ago
PR Newswire CALGARY, Aug. 28, 2014 CALGARY , Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - (TSX-V: PFC) - PetroFrontier Corp. ("PetroFrontier") today released its second quarter 2014 financial and operating results.
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>>   Internet
Google spreads its wings, moving into drone deliveries - 3 Hours ago
Google's drone deliveries will for now focus on disaster relief. Google Google is working on a delivery system called Project Wing that will use what it's calling "self-flying" drones to bring goods

US looking to Google's Megan Smith to be chief tech officer? - 3 Hours ago
Google X Vice President Megan Smith at Google's third-annual women techmakers panel. Seth Rosenblatt/CNET Google's vice president of Google X, Megan Smith, is said to be one of the US government's top

Google Reveals ‘Project Wing,’ Its Two-Year Effort to Build Delivery Drones - 110 Minutes ago
Google X, the tech giant’s “moonshot” lab, has spent the last two years building an aerial drone that can deliver goods across the country. The company calls the effort Project Wing. Revealed today in
>>   Science
GARDEN GROVE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange will, in solidarity with other faith traditions, participate in the seventh annual "Blessing of the Waves"

DuSolo Fertilizer En Route to Phosphate Production in Brazil - 103 Minutes ago
DuSolo fertilizer is one permit away from phosphate production in Brazil.
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DuPont has big plans for seed center, CEO says - 39 Minutes ago
DES MOINES, Iowa — A new DuPont Pioneer seed treatment center in Johnston, Iowa, "is a great opportunity" to develop new technology and add a few jobs, CEO Paul Schickler said at the Farm Progress Show
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IBM, Ford Win Dismissal of Claims They Aided Apartheid - 104 Minutes ago
International Business Machines Corp. That victims of apartheid can’t pursue their 12-year-old case against companies they alleged supplied computer systems to the former regime and vehicles to security

Google exec is finalist for nation’s techie-in-chief job - 4 Hours ago
Megan Smith, a longtime Google executive, is a finalist for the job as the nation’s top technologist, according to sources familiar with the matter. U.S. chief technology officer, as the role is informally

Motorola Luge is Verizon's prepaid Razr M - 8 Hours ago
Verizon now offering the Droid Razr M experience as the prepaid Motorola Luge. Sarah Tew/CNET Verizon has quietly started offering the Motorola Droid Razr M as part of its no-contract smartphone lineup.
>>   Health
Scrumptious muffin recipes - 3 Hours ago
Whether spicy and fruity or savoury and nutty, muffins are the ultimate lunchbox snack. Eat them straight from the oven for a warm breakfast treat or pack them as a delicious afternoon bite - it won't

U.S. to begin testing Ebola vaccine next week - 94 Minutes ago
Washington -- Federal researchers next week will start testing humans with an experimental vaccine to prevent the deadly Ebola virus. The National Institutes of Health announced Thursday that it is
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Minute® Rice Challenges Consumers to Showcase their Inner Chef in Recipe Contest - 5 Hours ago
SOURCE Riviana Foods Inc. Industry Leader in Instant Rice Category Partners with Allrecipes, Inviting Consumers To Share their Favorite Stir-in Recipe for a Chance to Win a Dash of Cash, Now through
>>   Culture
Instant noodles carry higher health risks for women - 97 Minutes ago
Women who eat instant noodles at least two times a week face a greater risk of high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar and high cholesterol, researchers say. The study looked at data from 10,711

Shakira Announces Second Pregnancy! - 75 Minutes ago
It's official: Shakira and Gerard Piqué are expecting their second child! In April, Shakira said she was too busy with her work commitments to have another baby. Shakira said "I would love to have eight

Conventional weight loss techniques help obese women reduce weight gain during pregnancy - 55 Minutes ago
A new study finds that women who are obese can limit their weight gain during pregnancy using conventional weight loss techniques, including attending weekly group support meetings, seeking advice about
>>   Top Stories
State wrongly denied hundreds of thousands of jobless claims, audit confirms - 3 Hours ago
State employees who process unemployment claims wrongly denied benefits for hundreds of thousands of jobless Californians, a result of a botched system and procedures that caused fired workers to wait

'It's what you don't see' - 96 Minutes ago
Studying the execution video, British investigator Eliot Higgins looked past the terrorist and his captive toward the dry hills and green plains beyond. Higgins was working to isolate the exact spot

Libya parliament resigns after Islamists restart GNC - 2 Hours ago
Operating in eastern Libya to avoid the Islamist militias that have a strong presence in Tripoli, the interim government led by Prime Minister Abdullah al-Thani (pictured) announced that it had "presented
>>   Media & Advertising
Solarvest BioEnergy Inc. Announces Change of Auditors - 2 Hours ago
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2014) - SOLARVEST BIOENERGY INC (TSX VENTURE:SVS) ("Solarvest" or the "Company"), advises that Nelson Hagerman, Chartered Accountant, has resigned
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Caza Gold Appoints New President and CEO Marketwired - 3 Hours ago
9 minutes ago 0 shares Done VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug 28, 2014) - The Board of Directors of Caza Gold Corp. (TSX VENTURE:CZY)(CZGDF)(FRANKFURT:CZ6) is pleased to announce
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Western Amends and Extends Revolving Term Loan Facility - 3 Hours ago
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2014) - Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) ("Western" or the "Company") announced today that it has finalized an agreement to amend and extend
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