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world Sustainable development goals will be hard sell for United Nations

Progress on the UNs millennium development goals has been mixed, but have succeeded in capturing global attention can Septembers SDGs do even that?Fifteen years after world leaders gathered in New York to agree an unprecedented global assault on poverty, disease and inequality, the final report is in on the eight mil

22 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Legal highs' linked to prison deaths

The use of so-called legal highs has been a factor in at least 19 prisoner deaths, the Prisons Ombudsman says.

25 minutes ago // USA Today

world Calderon and Stern: An ace for both environment and economy

Taking decisive action against climate change could bring a multitrillion dollar boost.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world Ageing rates vary widely, says study

A study of people born in the same year has uncovered a huge difference in the speed at which their bodies age.

26 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Syria Regime Hits Back at Rebels

As rebels make gains in the four-year civil war, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad, including Lebanons Hezbollah, fight to control his strongholds.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Greece fallout and Sunday trading

The fallout from the Greek eurozone referendum and plans to relax the rules on Sunday trading are prominent on the front pages.

32 minutes ago // New York Times

world As Israelis Are Tried in a Palestinians Murder, Agonizing Intimacy in Court

Muhammad Abu Khdeir was 16 when he was snatched off a street near his East Jerusalem home, driven to a forest, beaten unconscious and burned to death on July 2, 2014.

32 minutes ago // Fox News

world Samsung Electronics forecasts 4 percent drop in 2Q profit

Samsung Electronics Co. forecasts its second-quarter profit has dropped 4 percent from a year earlier.

33 minutes ago // NPR

world Producer Jerry Weintraub Dies At 77

The legendary producer behind such hits as The Karate Kid and Ocean's Eleven died in Santa Barbara, Calif. The cause was cardiac arrest.

41 minutes ago // CBS

world Kelly Rutherford has "emotional" reunion with children

Former "Gossip Girl" actress gets to spend quality time with her children in the U.S. amid bitter custody dispute

44 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: 7/7 attacks: 'It has been a hellish journey'

Michael Henning was only metres away when a bomb exploded on a Circle line train in the 7 July attacks in 2005.

45 minutes ago // USA Today

world Hundreds of thousands gather for pope Mass in Ecuador

The pope returned to South America for the first time as pontiff Sunday.

47 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Video Shows FSU Quarterback Punching Woman: Prosecutor

A video allegedly showing an FSU freshman quarterback punching a woman at a nightclub was released Monday by the State's Attorney's office in Tallahassee.

50 minutes ago // BBC

world Twin Nigeria blasts kill scores

Two bomb attacks - on a restaurant and a mosque - in the central Nigerian city of Jos have left at least 44 people dead, the authorities say.

54 minutes ago // Reuters

world Air strikes kill nearly 100 in Yemen, cast shadow on truce talks

DUBAI/ADEN Reuters - Nearly 100 people were killed on Monday in air strikes across Yemen, the Houthi-run state news agency reported, as a Saudi-led coalition stepped up attacks that are likely to weigh on efforts to broker a humanitarian truce.

58 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Nick Krygios asks journalist if he wants to try and return Richard Gasquets serve video

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Krygios has given a heated press conference amid accusations he was 'tanking' during his loss to Richard Gasquet. Journalists repeatedly ask Krygios about charges he refused to return Gasquet's serves. 'You looked like you weren't trying,' one says. 'I'll give you the racquet,' Krygios replies, 'and we'll see how many times you can return his serve' Source: Wimbledon.com

58 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Nick Krygios asks journalist if he wants to try and return Richard Gasquets serve video

Rising Australian tennis star Nick Krygios has given a heated press conference amid accusations he was 'tanking' during his loss to Richard Gasquet. Journalists repeatedly ask Krygios about charges he refused to return Gasquet's serves. 'You looked like you weren't trying,' one says. 'I'll give you the racquet,' Krygios replies, 'and we'll see how many times you can return his serve.' Source: Wimbledon.com

1 hour ago // BBC

world 7/7 anniversary marked with services

A St Paul's Cathedral service and a wreath laying ceremony will take place later to mark the 10th anniversary of the attacks that killed 52 people on London's transport network.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Balkan route a road of beatings for migrants, refugees: Amnesty

NEW YORK Thomson Reuters Foundation - Police in some Balkan nations are abusing thousands of refugees, asylum seekers and migrants, many of them children, as they travel across the region to reach the European Union EU, Amnesty International said in a report.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Fifty attacks foiled since 7/7

The UK's most senior counter-terrorism police officer says up to 50 deadly terror attacks have been foiled since the 7 July bombings a decade ago.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Patriotic or Patronizing?: English Soccer Tweet Offends Some

The Women's World Cup sparked inspiring scenes of celebration around the world and highlighted the uneven playing field women still play on.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Is English Soccer's Tweet Patriotic or Patronizing?

The Women's World Cup sparked inspiring scenes of celebration around the world and highlighted the uneven playing field women still play on.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Obama Says 'Progress Made' in Fight Against Islamic State

President Barack Obama was briefed at the Pentagon and then went before the media to defend his strategy in battling Islamic State while acknowledging it would take years to defeat the militants.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Teenager blows herself up near mosque in Nigeria's second city

KANO, Nigeria Reuters - A teenager blew herself up near a mosque on Monday night in an apparent suicide attack attempt in Kano, Nigeria's second-largest city, police said.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Rabbi: Temple Mount Thugs Boss Police Around - Defense/Security - News - Arutz Sheva

“The Hamas thugs – ostensibly members of the Waqf – are the bosses of the Israel police,”

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Britain remembers 7/7 victims 10 years after London bombings

LONDON Reuters - Britain will fall silent on Tuesday to commemorate the 10th anniversary of attacks targeting London public transport which killed 56 people, the first suicide bombings by Islamist militants in western Europe.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world In Syria, the weakness of Islamic State and U.S. strategy on display

AKCAKALE, Turkey The unexpected rout of Islamic State forces across a wide arc of territory in their northeastern Syria heartland has exposed vulnerabilities in the ranks of the militants and also the limits of the U.S.-led strategy devised to confront them.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world On 10th anniversary of London attacks, UK's Cameron says terrorist threat is real and deadly

Britons marked the 10th anniversary of suicide bomb attacks on London's transit system Tuesday, as Prime Minister David Cameron said the recent slaying of 30 British tourists in Tunisia was a reminder that terror threats remain real and deadly.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Germany, France press Greece to make fast, credible proposals

PARIS/ATHENS Reuters - France and Germany told Greece on Monday to come up with serious proposals in order to restart financial aid talks, a day after Greeks voted overwhelmingly to reject more austerity.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Billions in gas projects stranded by climate change action, says thinktank

Carbon Tracker report reveals keeping to emissions targets would render obsolete more than $280bn worth of global liquefied natural gas projectsMore than $280bn £180bn of liquefied natural gas LNG projects being planned over the next decade risk becoming stranded if global action is taken to limit climate change to 2C, according to a report by the thinktank Carbon Tracker.LNG projects allow gas to be

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Victims Face Down 'Smug' Cancer Doc in Court

Dr. Farid Fata could get as much as 175 years in prison when he is sentenced for misdiagnosing and over-treating patients.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Pope Francis appeals for more inclusive Catholic church during Ecuador visit

The pontiff shared message of family as he addressed 800,000 people on the first leg of his homecoming tour of South AmericaPope Francis has used his first mass in Ecuador to ask for support in his efforts to reach out to Catholics who feel shunned by the Church when the worlds bishops gather at the Vatican in October. Speaking to 800,000 people on the first leg of his homecoming tour of South America, the 78-year-old pope weaved his homily around the theme of the

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Alabama Man Hunts Mystery Couple in Wedding Album

Randy Robinson bought an electronic photo frame and found it was already loaded with someone's wedding album.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Ben Affleck returns alone after Bahamas trip

Last week, Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner announced they were splitting up after 10 years of marriage

1 hour ago // CBS

world In Greek drama, banks take center stage

As money runs out, the fate of the country's banking system is largely in the European Central Bank's hands

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Obama says U.S. to increase support for Syria opposition

WASHINGTON Reuters - President Barack Obama pledged to increase U.S. support for the moderate opposition in Syria's civil war on Monday and said the United States needed to do more at home to prevent attacks and combat Islamic State efforts to recruit followers.