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world Russia Warns Ukraine Troops To Pull Back

Ukraine says it "is fighting Russia" as it searches for two seamen lost after pro-Moscow separatists sink a navy vessel.

16 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Germany Eurosceptics win state seats in Saxony

Alternative fr Deutschland beats two mainstream rivals, as leader declares party has 'arrived on political landscape' Continue reading...

20 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world UK to propose controversial anti-terror laws

LONDON Britain's prime minister is expected to expand powers to combat terrorism in hopes of preventing attacks by Islamist militants returning for terror training in the Middle East.David Cameron is unveiling a new package of legislation in the House of Commons on Monday. Talks with the Liberal Democrats, his partners in the governing coalition, stretched into late morning in hopes of finalizing a deal.

23 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Lewis takes over as boss of Tesco

Dave Lewis is taking over as chief executive of Tesco a month earlier than planned. Retail analyst Steve Dresser considers what he needs to do for the company.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world BOJ May Be Reluctant to Affirm Positive Economic Cycle

When the Bank of Japan governor speaks later this week, he may feel wary about trumpeting his mantra that a positive economic cycle is firmly in place, economists say.

25 minutes ago // New York Times

world Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Boris Johnsons Blond Ambition

What sort of prime minister would the mayor of London be?

29 minutes ago // New York Times

world As Ukraine Talks Resume, Putin and Poroshenko Trade Barbs

Mediators resumed talks on the Ukrainian conflict on Monday, even as President Vladimir V. Putin accused Kiev of seeking to avoid autonomy for southeastern Ukraine.

30 minutes ago // The Independent

world Homeless man kills two New Zealand welfare workers after describing his benefit struggles in local paper

A homeless man in New Zealand who allegedly shot dead two welfare police officers, critically injuring a third, has been detained after a seven-hour manhunt.

35 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world UN diplomats examine Islamic State alleged crimes

GENEVA Iraq's government asked the U.N.'s top human rights body Monday to investigate alleged crimes against civilians committed by the Islamic State group in its rampage across northeastern Syria and northern and western Iraq.Diplomats were weighing the request at a daylong special session of the 47-nation Human Rights Council on Iraq and the extremist group. A draft resolution put forward by Iraq would set up a U.N. fact-finding mission to investigate alleged abuses by the group

36 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Hong Kong voters 'would be confused by too many candidates'

Pro-democracy activists escorted from speech by Beijing official, as civil disobedience campaign is launched in city Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Modi visit draws pledges of support from Japan

TOKYO Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi courted Japan's government and business leaders Monday, winning pledges of help for his effort to revitalize the lagging Indian economy.Modi brought a delegation of more than a dozen Indian tycoons on his five-day visit, hoping to take the still relatively low-key business relations between the countries to a "new level."He and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe also aim to strengthen security ties, with an eye toward an increasing

37 minutes ago // New York Times

world Op-Ed Contributors: To Beat ISIS, Focus on Syria

To win this war, the West must promote power sharing in Damascus. Even Iran and Saudi Arabia seem willing to help.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Shot TV host was to face grand jury

A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.

39 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Labor Days: Where Did the 40-Hour Workweek Come From?

Today's familiar 40-hour workweek took a culmination of events, including deadly accidents and sit-in strikes, to become standard practice in the U.S.

41 minutes ago // New York Times

world Pakistani Protesters Briefly Take Over State TV Station

After ransacking the Pakistan Television building and cutting transmission cables in the newsrooms, antigovernment demonstrators yielded to the military.

43 minutes ago // NPR

world Why Did Crowd Flee Shanghai Subway After Foreigner Fainted?

A widely-watched video shows a foreigner fainting on a subway car and everyone around him fleeing. No one helps. It's sparked a national debate about trust, fear and the Chinese national character.

45 minutes ago // BBC

world Germany arms Iraqi Kurds against IS

Germany will send enough weapons to equip 4,000 Kurdish fighters defending areas of northern Iraq against Islamist militants.

45 minutes ago // Fox News

world United Nations says death from Iraq violence ebbs slightly in August, some 1,420 Iraqis killed

The United Nations says the number of Iraqis reported killed in violence has ebbed slightly in August compared to the previous month, with some 1,420 killed.

45 minutes ago // Sky News

world China Knife Attack: Dad Kills Three At School

Eight pupils and a teacher are stabbed on the first day of term after the school refused to let the attacker's daughter enrol.

48 minutes ago // BBC

world Samsung phones to get Nokia maps

Samsung has signed a deal with Nokia to use its Here mapping service on its smartphones and the Gear S smartwatch.

51 minutes ago // CNN

world Cockroaches treat ailments in China

A Chinese roach farmer says business is booming. Bugs are sold to pharmaceutical companies for serious cash.

55 minutes ago // VOA

world Obama Faces a Chaotic World and the Limits of Power

Two months before midterm congressional elections that will have a huge impact on the last two years of his tenure, President Barack Obama faces dueling foreign policy crises that pose a leadership test both at home and abroad. The growing threat from Islamic State militants in the Middle East and Russias latest military move into Ukraine have brought into clear focus the challenges for the United States in an age where Washington policy makers are acutely mindful of the U.S. publics wan

56 minutes ago // BBC

world Man Utd agree to sign Falcao on loan

Manchester United agree to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao on loan, as clubs scramble to attract new players before tonight's transfer deadline.

59 minutes ago // Reuters

world Ukraine accuses Russia of 'open aggression' as rebels advance

KIEV/MOSCOW Reuters - Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko accused Russia on Monday of "direct and open aggression" which he said had radically changed the battlefield balance as Kiev's forces suffer major reverses in the war with pro-Moscow separatists.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Moscow urges Ukraine talks to back cease-fire

MOSCOW Russia's foreign minister urged those holding a new round of talks Monday on easing Ukraine's crisis to push for a cease-fire between Ukrainian government troops and pro-Russian separatists.Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov also said Russia would not intervene militarily in Ukraine, defying reports by the Ukrainian government, NATO and Western nations that Russia has already sent troops, artillery and tanks across Ukraine's southeast border to reinforce the separatists.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Russia Signals Hard Line on Ukraine Talks

Russia called on Kiev to agree to an immediate and unconditional cease-fire as President Vladimir Putin accused Ukraine's leaders of escalating the violence by refusing to negotiate in good faith.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Greece on Course For Growth

While economic performance in the second quarter was slightly worse than expected, the country is on course to see real growth this year for the first time since 2008

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Fighting erupts between Syrian army, rebels on Golan Heights

EIN ZIVAN Golan Heights Reuters - Heavy fighting between the Syrian army and Islamist rebels erupted on Monday on the Golan Heights, where the militants have wrested control of a key frontier crossing which had been operated by the United Nations.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Why Oktoberfest Fans May Not Be So Thirsty This Year

Beer tents at the world-famous Munich Oktoberfest may face a pretzel shortage this year after local bakers threatened to go on strike.

1 hour ago // BBC

world 130 child migrants sent to Australia

One hundred and thirty children from Northern Ireland, some as young as five, were sent to Australia as child migrants between 1922 and 1995, an inquiry hears.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Pakistan protesters storm state TV station, push toward prime minister's house

Pakistani anti-government protesters stormed the state TV building on Monday, forcing the channel briefly off the air as they clashed with police and pushed further into a sprawling government complex in the capital, Islamabad, in an effort to reach the prime minister's residence.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Ukraine troops abandon key airport

Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of key negotiations on the crisis.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Ukraine troops abandon key airport

Ukrainian troops abandon the airport of Luhansk after clashes with pro-Russian rebels, ahead of negotiations on the crisis.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Gallacher 'should be Ryder Cup pick'

Former European captain Bernard Gallacher says his nephew Stephen should be named as a Ryder Cup wild card in this month's event.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Poland's Tusk Wins Top EU Job

Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk and Italian Foreign Minister Federica Mogherini secured the top European Union jobs.

1 hour ago // Sky News

world Car Sensor Will Alert You If You Get Distracted

Seeing Machines has teamed up with US car giant General Motors to supply tracking devices for 500,000 vehicles.