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world EU Leaders Urge Tough Response to Russia Moves

European Union leaders were set to request new options for stepping up sanctions on Russia, although some countries remained hesitant about further straining relations with the Kremlin over the Ukraine conflict.

11 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Iraq army battles to lift IS siege of Amerli

Government troops launch operation to take back Shia Turkmen majority town Amerli, besieged by fighters for two months.

11 minutes ago // Newsvine

world RUSSIA/ KAZAKHSTAN: A Shot Across the Bow: The Biggest Thing in Kazakh-Russian Relations in Years

The video from yesterday of Putin answering a question about Kazakh nationalism is a really big deal https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hl0HdcdA9Uk#t=69. I think this is the most important political development in Kazakh-Russian relations in the last five years. Q from Young Wo …

15 minutes ago // ABC

world Silva Surges Ahead of Brazil's Presidential Vote

Environmentalist Marina Silva sees support surge ahead of Brazil presidential vote

16 minutes ago // Reuters

world Philippine peacekeepers rescued from militants on Golan: U.N.

UNITED NATIONS/EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights Reuters - Thirty-two U.N. peacekeepers were rescued on Saturday from Islamist militants who fired at their post on the Syrian side of the Golan Heights and trapped them for two days, the United Nations said.

18 minutes ago // VOA

world Nicaragua Rescuers Save 20 Miners; Search Continues

Rescuers in Nicaragua have freed 20 workers from a collapsed gold mine as the search continues for five more. A wall of mud and rocks trapped the miners at the El Comal site in the town of Bonanza, 420 kilometers northeast of Managua, late Thursday. Julio Quintero, head of Nicaraguan mining firm Hemco, told Reuters news agency the company closed the El Comal mine about four years ago after it was deemed unsafe. The trapped miners allegedly were working at the site without permission. Gover

20 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Slow progress' in Iraq Amerli push

The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Scottsdale: a Tasmanian town in the throes of change

As Tasmanias first Liberal state budget in 16 years is handed down, nationwide questions of regional revival are brought into sharp focus for one small town Continue reading...

23 minutes ago // ABC

world AP PHOTOS: Fairy-Tale Night for Girls in Rio Slum

AP PHOTOS: Police unit treats girls from Brazilian slum to a fairy-tale evening

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ohio State rallies to 34-17 victory over Navy

Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy, 34-17, on Saturday for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ohio State rallies to 34-17 victory over Navy

Redshirt freshman J.T. Barrett threw for 226 yards and two touchdowns in his college debut, and No. 5 Ohio State beat Navy, 34-17, on Saturday in Baltimore for its 25th consecutive regular-season victory.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world Roma 2-0 Fiorentina

Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.

40 minutes ago // Newsvine

world RUSSIA / UKRAINE: Why investors will find Ukraine harder to ignore

U.S. stocks shrugged off the headlines Friday, with the S&P 500 SPX, +0.33% setting the latest in a string of record closes to cap its strongest August rise in 14 years. Even European stocks, which have faltered this year, rose in August, with the Stoxx 600 index SXXP …

41 minutes ago // BBC

world Pakistan protesters in police clash

Police in Islamabad fire tear gas at anti-government protesters marching on the official residence of Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif.

44 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Iraq army battles to lift IS siege of Amerli

Government troops launch operation to take back Shia Turkmen majority town Amerli, besieged by fighters for two months.

47 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Donald Tusk takes Poland to Europe's top table

Donald Tusk, 57, is a history graduate and avid soccer fan who has been prime minister since 2007.

48 minutes ago // BBC

world Missing Ashya King found in Spain

A boy with a brain tumour, whose parents took him from a Southampton hospital against medical advice, has been found, police say.

48 minutes ago // CBS

world Amid ISIS violence, Saudi king warns of threat to U.S.

King's statement appears aimed at drawing Washington, NATO forces into wider fight against terror group

54 minutes ago // NPR

world One Woman's Lessons From Living On The Street

It's hard enough being homeless, but for women there are extra dangers and challenges. One D.C. woman who has lived on the streets for decades shares some of what she's learned.

54 minutes ago // BBC

world Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, the BBC's David Sillito reports.

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Security Forces, Protesters Clash in Pakistan

Pakistan's government said late Saturday the prime minister wouldn't step down, after police and security forces beat back protesters who tried to march on his official residence.

59 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Missing Ashya and parents found in Spain

Spanish police are questioning parents, but no details yet released about five-year-old brain tumour sufferer's condition Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Reuters

world 22 miners rescued from Nicaragua gold mine after landslide

BONANZA Nicaragua Reuters - Rescue workers have freed 22 miners who were trapped in a gold mine after a landslide in northern Nicaragua, and the government on Saturday vowed to continue search efforts for several workers that remained stuck underground.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Missing five-year-old Ashya King - the boy with a brain tumour whose parents took him out of a Southampton hospital - has been found in Spain, Hampshire Police say.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

Rona Fairhead, the former head of the Financial Times Group, is to be the new chairwoman of the BBC Trust, the BBC's David Sillito reports.

1 hour ago // BBC

world First openly gay NFL player dropped

Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Kvitova beaten by qualifier Krunic

Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova becomes the latest shock exit at the US Open, losing to qualifier Aleksandra Krunic.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Michael Sam, First Openly Gay NFL Draft, Is Dropped By Rams

The former Missouri defensive end was edged out in a competition against undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks for a spot on St. Louis' roster.

1 hour ago // CBS

world In the spirit of Labor Day, Obama promotes boosting minimum wage

President channels Labor Day weekend in his weekly address to echo one of his most familiar refrains: "America deserves a raise"

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world ISIS selling Yazidi girls and women in Syria $1000 each

The nightmare of ISIS persecution continues for hundreds of Yazidi girls and women who were abducted by the Sunni Muslim extremist group and are being sold to its fighters in Syria, according to a human rights group. In the past few weeks, ISIS has distributed or sold about 300 …

1 hour ago // VOA

world Apple Announces September 9 Product Launch

The rumors continue to swirl about Apple's upcoming iPhone6. The world's third-largest mobile phone maker is hosting a product launch in Cupertino, California, September 9. Apple has teased the buying public in its event invitations by claiming, "Wish we could say more." Online technology websites are convinced that Apple may reveal a new generation iPhone with a bigger screen. Apple watchers say the existing 10-centimeter display will be widened to nearly 12 centimeters. The sites also ta

1 hour ago // BBC

world Missing Ashya King found in Spain

Missing five-year-old Ashya King and his family found in Spain - Spanish police are now questioning his parents

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Missing Boy With Brain Tumor May Be in Spain, Police Say

Ashya King, 5, was removed from a British hospital from his parents on Thursday, but needs professional medical care because of a brain tumor.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions

KIEV/BRUSSELS Reuters - Ukraine said Russian tanks had flattened a small border town and pro-Russian rebels had made fresh gains in its east, as EU leaders signaled on Saturday they would threaten more sanctions against Moscow over the crisis.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Heavy fighting in Libya's Benghazi city; airport hit

BENGHAZI Libya Reuters - Heavy clashes broke out between the forces of a renegade general and Islamist fighters in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi on Saturday, killing at least 10 people and showering the airport with rockets, medical and military sources said.