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Analyst: Outcome of probe into Zhou Yongkang 'already decided'
Deutsche Welle - 4 Hours ago
The investigation will be conducted by the party's anti-graft watchdog, the Central Commission for Discipline Inspection of the Communist Party of China (CPC), state-run news agency Xinhua reported on
Zhou Yongkang, China's former security chief, faces corruption probe CBC
China's Going After Zhou Yongkang For Corruption -- Here's Everyone In His Inner Business Insider Australia
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Israel intensifies Gaza assault; truce plan revised
Chicago Tribune - 3 Hours ago
_ Israel knocked out Gaza's only power plant and pounded dozens of other high-profile targets on Tuesday, while Egyptian mediators prepared a revised proposal for halting its war with Islamist militants
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Scientists quantify how we look at faces to develop first impressions
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
Three Six Zero Group, the artist management company behind some of the world's biggest DJs, has teamed with Warner Music Group to launch a new label and publishing arm. Sarah Palin wants the Internet
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China delays report of Uighur deaths in troubled Xinjiang province
Chicago Tribune - 4 Hours ago
_ Chinese authorities acknowledged that police shot and killed “several dozen” people in northwestern Xinjiang province during clashes on the eve of an important Muslim holiday. Reporting of the incident
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Mexican mother sues U.S. Border Patrol over son's shooting death
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
Three Six Zero Group, the artist management company behind some of the world's biggest DJs, has teamed with Warner Music Group to launch a new label and publishing arm. Sarah Palin wants the Internet
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In Mexico, Gov. Brown has plenty to say about immigration crisis
Los Angeles Times - 3 Hours ago
“This is tricky,” he said. A few minutes later, he pulled off the lid and gulped down the coffee in an attempt to prevent further damage. Later on Tuesday, Brown will attempt to navigate the most controversial
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Islamic State video wages psychological war on Iraqi soldiers
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
Iraq's army unravelled when the Sunni insurgents staged a lightning advance through northern towns and cities, building on territory their comrades captured earlier in the west of the country, a major
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Future of L.A. County's main juvenile hall is uncertain
Los Angeles Times - 17 Hours ago
But absent from the public discussions has been any long-term plan to improve or replace the 22-acre Central Juvenile Hall in Boyle Heights, which the county's watchdog grand jury recently criticized
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Zillow deal to buy Trulia creates real estate digital ad juggernaut
Los Angeles Times - 19 Hours ago
The $3.5-billion deal announced Monday for Zillow to buy Trulia creates a digital advertising juggernaut that could control more than 70% of online real estate searches. And it could further open up information
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Virginia gay marriage ban is unconstitutional, federal court rules
Los Angeles Times - 20 Hours ago
Virginia is expected to seek a stay pending an appeal. It could ask for a review from the full appellate court or go directly to the Supreme Court. The 4th Circuit ruling also affects cases in the Carolinas
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San Bruno alleges misconduct by regulator in PG&E explosion case
Los Angeles Times - 21 Hours ago
The crisis in Gaza has provided a ratings boost for Al Jazeera America. In a deal that enables Rupert Murdoch to amass a bigger war chest, 21st Century Fox Inc. is selling its stakes in two European
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Migrant benefits to be tightened
BBC - 22 Hours ago
The time during which EU migrants can claim a range of UK benefits if they do not have realistic job prospects is to be halved to three months. Writing in the Daily Telegraph, David Cameron said controlling
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NBA pleased with ruling Shelly Sterling can sell Clippers
Los Angeles Times - 23 Hours ago
CBS' "Big Brother" earned the No. 1 spot in Sunday's ratings, while ABC's competition show "Wipeout" took a plunge. The state of Florida has filed a lawsuit against the former officers of Digital Domain
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Ebola medical 'hero' dies in Sierra Leone
Deutsche Welle - 3 Hours ago
Sierra Leonean authorities said on Tuesday than Khan had died from the virus while being treated at a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) clinic in the far north of the country. Three nurses who also worked
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'Not playing for each other'
Sydney Morning Herald - 4 Hours ago
"Change is courage", said the T-shirts of the Sri Lankan pair who played Australia in the first round of the Commonwealth Games squash doubles tournament. Change, for the Australians Ryan Cuskelly and
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Graphic: Ebola spreads across West Africa
France24 - 4 Hours ago
Africa © Text by FRANCE 24 Follow france24_en on twitter Latest update : 2014-07-29 The Ebola outbreak that emerged in March has killed more than 670 people in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone,
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Taliban 'gaining ground' as Afghan audit drags on
Deutsche Welle - 5 Hours ago
The election audit comes at a critical time for Afghanistan as the international community winds down its combat mission and foreign aid dwindles. The successful completion of the electoral process, which
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Israel destroys home of a top political leader of Hamas
Boston Globe - 5 Hours ago
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip — Israeli airstrikes flattened the four-story home of Hamas’ top political leader in the Gaza Strip and destroyed offices of the movement’s radio and television station early Tuesday,
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Clashes leave 'dozens' dead in China's western Xinjiang region
Deutsche Welle - 6 Hours ago
On Tuesday Chinese media reported fatal clashes between police and an armed mob. The incident had taken place the previous day with an attack on a police station in Elixku in Shache county. The violence,
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Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch to be made into film
Ein News - 5 Hours ago
Today - 13:00 GMT Donna Tartt's third novel, The Goldfinch, has already attracted critical plaudits, a string of award nominations and a Pulitzer Prize. Its success
Donna Tartt's 'Goldfinch' lands movie deal Seattle Times
Donna Tartt's The Goldfinch to be adapted into film after Warner Bros 'buys rights' Ein News
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Sydney's Crown apartment
Sydney Morning Herald - 9 Hours ago
A three-storey penthouse at the top of James Packer's proposed Crown Sydney hotel and casino resort at Barangaroo could be the first Australian property to break the $100 million price barrier, a leading
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Former Chinese security chief under scanner
Deutsche Welle - 9 Hours ago
The Communist Party’s Central Commission for Discipline Inspection said that it suspected Zhou of “serious disciplinary violations,” but without giving much detail about the charges. Zhou was one of
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Palestinians 'offer one-day truce' in Gaza
Al Jazeera - 10 Hours ago
A senior Palestinian Liberation Organisation official has said that all Palestinian factions, including Hamas and Islamic Jihad, have offered a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza and "looked favourably" on a two-day
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Video: How tourism is helping Rwanda’s gorillas, ex-poachers
France24 - 10 Hours ago
Africa © FRANCE 24 I Gorilla in Rwanda's National Volcano Park Text by Latest update : 2014-07-29 Rwanda’s National Volcano Park, home of the endangered mountain gorilla, has actively recruited
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Determined Lewandowski set for best ever season
Deutsche Welle - 10 Hours ago
This year's Bundesliga pre-season has started with ominous noises coming out of the Bayern Munich camp, none louder than those of new striker Robert Lewandowski. The Polish striker's move, proof that
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