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Tony Abbott hoses down claims Australian C-130 shot at while on aid mission to Iraq - 4 Hours ago
Australia edges closer to war in Iraq The military has "no confirmation" that Islamic State jihadists fired upon an Australian plane delivering humanitarian aid in Iraq, Prime Minister Tony Abbott has



Australian surrogate father allegedly abused twins from Thailand - 4 Hours ago
An Australian man who fathered twins through a surrogate mother in Thailand has reportedly been charged with sexually abusing the children and possession of child pornography. An Australian man who fathered



Australia at war in Iraq edging closer - 5 Hours ago
By Sept. 1, 2014, 7:01 p.m. The prospect of Australian participation in a war against Islamic State fighters in Iraq is edging closer with both Tony Abbott and Bill Shorten in lockstep yesterday branding
 
With eye on China, Japan and India vow to boost defense ties
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ALK's partner Torii initiates final stage of clinical development of Japanese cedar
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Washington urges release of detained US citizens
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Acid Victims' Photo Shoot Draws Attention in India
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Memo From Mexico City: Billboard Drives Home Extent of Corruption as Schools Suffer
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Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over Headquarters of State Television
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Brazil's Silva looks presidential, but not a shoo-in - 81 Minutes ago
By Brian Winter SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Popular environmentalist Marina Silva looks capable of winning Brazil's presidential election in October but a major campaign gaffe and mounting attacks from other
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Arrest in Fatal Stabbing of NYC Homeowner - 88 Minutes ago
New York City police say a man suspected of burglarizing a home and stabbing the owners when they interrupted him has been arrested. Police say 20-year-old Dante Viggiano was being held on murder,

Food labels aren’t easy to understand, which makes it hard to pick the best items - 89 Minutes ago
By , You read labels at the supermarket so that you can make the healthiest choices for you and your family. But sometimes you get stumped: How do you decide between a container of pasta sauce with
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>>   Politics/Law
Ukraine Warns of Escalation as Obama Set to Visit Region - 69 Minutes ago
Ukraine warned of an escalating conflict in its easternmost regions, with U.S. President Barack Obama set to arrive in eastern Europe to deliver reassurance to NATO members. Ukraine’s army will take

Unions Pouring Money into Democrats' Nov. Warchest - 86 Minutes ago
Fearing Republican control of both the House and the Senate after the November midterm elections, labor unions are pouring money into crucial campaigns. In the 2013-2014 election cycle, the Center for

Sargent: For 2016 GOP candidates, does courting the Kochs bring more risk than reward? - 83 Minutes ago
By September 1 at 1:38 PM While most Americans were settling in for a long weekend, many of the potential 2016 GOP presidential candidates — Rick Perry, Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Ben Carson, Mike Pence
 
>>   Business
MGM Resorts International President To Present At The Mizuho Investment Conference - 5 Hours ago
LAS VEGAS, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- MGM Resorts International MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination
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The students behind Nigeria's online jobs giant - 103 Minutes ago
Three students had time on their hands in the summer of 2009 when their university lecturers in Nigeria went on strike. Instead of slacking off, Ayodeji Adewunmi, Olalekan Olude and Opeyemi Awoyemi
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Communities going into power business to cut cost, carbon footprint - 30 Minutes ago
Sonoma County, which enticed Americans to forsake factory-made food for artisan wines and farmers market produce, now wants consumers to reconsider another everyday commodity. New on the menu: locally
 
>>   Finance
Asian Stock Index Little Changed as Topix Rises, Utilities Drop - 74 Minutes ago
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Asia’s benchmark stock index was little changed as a weaker yen boosted Japanese shares while utilities declined. The MSCI Asia Pacific Index slid less than 0.1 percent to 148.09
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Euro Trades Near One-Year Low as Weak Economy Fuels Easing Bets - 69 Minutes ago
The euro traded 0.1 percent from the lowest in almost a year before data tomorrow forecast by economists to show weaker regional retail sales and services, boosting the case for additional monetary stimulus.

Japan Stocks Rise Amid Weaker Yen as Euro Holds Drop; Oil Slips - 60 Minutes ago
Sept. 2 (Bloomberg) -- Japanese stocks rose, with the Topix index gaining a second day as the yen held losses. The euro was near a one-year low versus the dollar with the central bank to review monetary
 
>>   Sports
Arsenal sign England forward Welbeck from Man United - 83 Minutes ago
1:19am BST LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal confirmed they had signed England forward Danny Welbeck from Premier League rivals Manchester United as the transfer window closed on Monday. "Everyone at Arsenal
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Manchester United confirm Falcao loan swoop - 55 Minutes ago
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Dizzy in Heat, Bouchard out of Upset-Heavy US Open - 69 Minutes ago
Bothered by the heat and stifling humidity, Eugenie Bouchard felt dizzy and her vision was blurry. She got her blood pressure checked. Plastic bags filled with ice were rubbed on her shoulders, arms
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>>   Industry
Fitch Ratings Maintains Ecopetrol S.A.'s International and Local Ratings - 5 Hours ago
BOGOTA, Colombia, Sept. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the risk agency Fitch Ratings has maintained Ecopetrol's international and local rating
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The neuro games: video games that could boost children's brains - 78 Minutes ago
A scapegoat for everything from encouraging violent behaviour to causing obesity, video games often get a bad wrap. But American neuroscientist Adam Gazzaley and his team of expert video game developers
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Hunt begins for hacker behind Jennifer Lawrence nude photo scandal - 4 Hours ago
The hunt is on to find the mysterious hacker responsible for leaking hundreds of explicit photographs of female celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence. And in the murky online
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>>   Internet
Windows XP: Your upgrade experiences - 103 Minutes ago
Due to the head office of the charity having a contract to run a particular piece of software based upon Microsoft Dynamics 4.0, we had no choice but to upgrade to Windows 7, which meant buying completely

Why we’re partnering NIMC on e-ID card –Wigwe, Access Bank GMD - 47 Minutes ago
Group Managing Director of Access Bank of Nigeria, Mr. Herbert Wigwe, at the weekend said the involvement of his organisation in the National e-ID Card was to facilitate cross-border business dealings

Innovationpay (8083) in talks to buy e-payment services firm - 31 Minutes ago
02/09/2014 08:47 [ET Net News Agency, 2 September 2014] China Innovationpay (08083) said it is in preliminary discussion with an independent third party regarding the potential acquisition of the equity
 
>>   Science
Man mixing cleaning chemicals overcome by fumes - 43 Minutes ago
GLENDALE, AZ (CBS5) - Eight apartments were evacuated at a Glendale complex late Monday afternoon after a man mixing cleaning chemicals was overcome by fumes, authorities said. Maricopa County sheriff's

Germany hair care market led by Henkel AG with a 31% value share in 2013 - 114 Minutes ago
(live-PR.com) - Individual styles, professional looks and a clean appearance continue to be important factors and trends among German consumers in 2013, also leaving their traces within hair care in Germany.

Researchers at work on using liquid nitrogen instead of water in fracturing - 62 Minutes ago
Minsu Cha, research professor, Department of Civil Engineering and Petroleum Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, works to set up an experiment to test the use of liquid nitrogen for hydraulic
 
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>>   Technology
Cisco climbs aboard containerisation cloudwagon, with security reservations - 106 Minutes ago
Next gen security for virtualised datacentres Cisco has climbed aboard the containerisation cloudwagon, hinting that it will make Docker and Linux containers a part of its emerging “Intercloud”.

Motorola smartwatch and data galore–five things to watch for in the week ahead - 5 Hours ago
Hello, friends and Fortune readers. Happy Labor Day! This weekend marks the end of the summer season, and as the kids head back to school, the corporate world will move into full drive as well. While

Nokia: Read these Maps, Samsung – we're HERE for the Gear - 14 Hours ago
Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops For Nokia, getting Samsung – the world’s biggest smartphone manufacturer – to use its HERE Maps is a huge win. Unfortunately it’s not Samsung
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>>   Health
9/2/2014: Ht World: SUGAR SUBSTANCE ‘KILLS’ GOOD HDL CHOLESTEROL - 46 Minutes ago
LONDON: A substance formed from glucose inthe body damages ‘good’ HDL cholesterol, potentially increasing the risk of heart disease, a new study has found. The substance, methylglyoxal - MG, destabilises

Calorie Counters - 31 Minutes ago
A cornerstone in prevention and treatment of lifestyle diseases, nutrition is gaining popularity as a fulfilling career, says Gauri Rane Love for food can open doors for quite a few career

Large Indiana hospital systems switch blood banks - 106 Minutes ago
Sep 1, 2014 - 15:10 GMT A major Indiana blood bank is losing its contracts with two large hospital systems in the state as they look for cheaper prices. The Indianapolis-based Indiana
 
>>   Culture
Intruders Star Mira Sorvino Waits Until Her Kids Are Asleep to Binge on Banshee - 72 Minutes ago
Specs Who Mira Sorvino Age 46 Accomplishments Oscar-winning actress, currently starring in The Intruders on BBC America (Saturdays at 10/9c); United Nations Goodwill Ambassador to Combat Human Trafficking
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Food, wine, women: 15 reasons why France is so popular - 105 Minutes ago
France was confirmed as the most visited country in the world this month – and by a huge margin. So why is this non-English speaking nation, with a reputation for insularity, so popular? Earlier in August,

Secret Saviours are looking for women to test their new pregnancy products - 54 Minutes ago
The exciting new product range features a support band, cream and gel Open from 01/09/2014 to 07/09/2014 Are you pregnant? Would you like to be part of an exclusive online community, trialling
 
>>   Top Stories
Tarnishing a Reputation as Storied Warriors - 70 Minutes ago
The Kurdish pesh merga collapse left tens of thousands of defenseless residents in ISIS’ path, further calling into question fundamental assumptions about Iraq’s security.

Iraq forces push against jihadists - 3 Hours ago
Iraqi Shia militias and Kurdish forces are continuing their advance against Islamic State (IS) militants, a day after breaking the siege of Amerli in northern Iraq. A BBC team entered the town on Monday,

Russia urges Ukraine ceasefire talks - 20 Hours ago
Russia's foreign minister says "immediate ceasefire" in Ukraine must be priority for talks taking place on Monday More to follow.
 
>>   Media & Advertising
Partners Real Estate Investment Trust Provides Holyrood Transaction Update and Property - 6 Hours ago
BARRIE, ONTARIO -- (Marketwired) -- 09/01/14 -- Partners Real Estate Investment Trust HOLYROOD TRANSACTION UPDATE Partners REIT has previously announced that it entered into a Rescission Agreement
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FormFactor, Inc. Raises Third Quarter Guidance Range - 4 Hours ago
LIVERMORE, CA -- (Marketwired) -- 09/01/14 -- FormFactor "As we move through Q3, we continue to see strong business momentum across all market segments," said Tom St. Dennis, CEO and Executive Chairman
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CGTrader.com Targets Design Visionaries to Create the Future Supercar - 43 Minutes ago
3D model marketplace CGTrader.com has recently launched an exciting computer graphics challenge to spur its 80,000+ strong 3D designer community into contemplating the means and methods of future travel.
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