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world Ferguson: officer relieved of duty after video of racist remarks surfaces

Dan Page, among the police working at Ferguson protests, is relieved after video emerges of him saying Im into diversity, I kill everybody Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Russian convoy leaves Ukraine

Lorries from an unauthorised Russian aid convoy cross back from rebel-held east Ukraine as German Chancellor Angela Merkel holds talks in Kiev.

20 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world SAG-AFTRA members approve new contract

Members of SAG-AFTRA voted overwhelmingly Friday to approve a new film and TV contract.

24 minutes ago // Reuters

world Boat with 170 Africans on board sinks off Libyan coast

TRIPOLI Reuters - A wooden boat with around 170 African migrants on board trying to reach Europe has sunk in rough seas off the Libyan coast, a spokesman for the Libyan navy said on Saturday.

25 minutes ago // NPR

world Another Peaceful Night In Ferguson

The protests were largely peaceful in the St. Louis suburb for a third consecutive night.

28 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Abbas urges resumption of talks with Israel

Palestinian president backs Cairo-mediated talks to avoid more "casualties and sacrifices" amid new air strikes on Gaza.

28 minutes ago // ABC

world Iraq Suicide Bomber Kills at Least 11 in Baghdad

Suicide car bomber hits Iraqi Interior Ministry office, kills at least 11 people

29 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

BAGHDAD A suicide bomber hit an interior ministry building in central Baghdad and killed at least 11 people on Saturday, officials said, as an investigation was underway into a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque that has heightened sectarian tension as the country undergoes a fragile political transition.The suicide bomber drove an explosives-laden car into the gate of the intelligence headquarters in Karrada district in the early afternoon, killing six civilians and five security pe

29 minutes ago // BBC

world John Kearns scoops comedy prize

A comedian who was named best newcomer at last year's Edinburgh Fringe scoops the award for best show at this year's festival.

31 minutes ago // Reuters

world Britain plans tougher laws to tackle UK jihadists

LONDON Reuters - Britain said on Saturday it planned tougher laws to deal with British Islamist militants after Islamic State IS fighters in the Middle East released a video showing a suspected Briton beheading U.S. journalist James Foley.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Interpol investigates 'baby factory' as man fathers 16 children

Lawyer for Mitsutoki Shigeta, 24, says the businessman simply wants a large family and has the means to support it Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // Time

world Truck Convoy Returns Swiftly to Russia from Ukraine

A large Russian truck convoy that raised alarms in the West for driving into war-torn eastern Ukraine despite opposition in Kiev returned to Russia Saturday

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Body found in Loch Lomond search

Rescue teams have been searching for a man thought to have fallen overboard from a boat on Loch Lomond on Friday night.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Body found in Loch Lomond search

A body is recovered by rescue teams after a man fell from a boat on Loch Lomond.

32 minutes ago // Fox News

world Europe's Galileo sat-nav program goes off course as 2 satellites launched into wrong orbits

European space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Men remanded after container death

Two lorry drivers from Northern Ireland are remanded in custody following the death of an Afghan migrant found in a container at Tilbury docks in Essex.

37 minutes ago // Sky News

world Rapper Tumbles Off Stage During Hit Song

Australian chart topper Iggy Azalea is lifted back on stage by security guards after falling during a performance in Los Angeles.

41 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Sweden's Strictly star adds charisma to feminist push for parliament

Gudrun Schyman, Feminist Initiative leader, friend of Abba and TV celebrity, is putting gender at the heart of Sweden's election Continue reading...

44 minutes ago // Newsvine

world In Chicago Jews Say NO! to Israeli War Criminals At Jewish United Fund

ISRAELI WAR CRIMINALS EXPOSED: "Jewish Voice for Peace-Chicago members interrupt former Israeli Ambassador Michael Oren to say “shame on you” at Jewish United Fund celebration of Israeli war crimes" CHICAGO—ENEWSPF—August 22, 2014. On Thursday, August 2 …

45 minutes ago // USA Today

world Aid convoy trucks leave Ukraine, return to Russia

The entire convoy of trucks was expected to return Saturday to Russia.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Brownlee brothers complete one-two

Britain's Jonathan Brownlee edges out older brother Alistair to win the Stockholm stage of ITU World Series.

48 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Egypt calls for open-ended Gaza cease-fire

CAIRO Egypt on Saturday called for an open-ended cease-fire in the Gaza Strip, urging the Palestinians and Israel to return to indirect talks.The call from the foreign ministry came shortly after Western-backed Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas met with Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in Cairo. Israeli government spokesman Mark Regev had no immediate comment on the Egyptian call.

49 minutes ago // Sky News

world Russia Aid Trucks 'Took Ukraine Military Goods'

Angela Merkel jets into Kiev for crisis talks amid accusations Russia used aid trucks to take Ukrainian military equipment.

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Blame poverty, not race, say Ferguson's white minority

Ex-mayor claims segregation isn't bad it's just human nature Continue reading...

56 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 cases

Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Russian trucks begin leaving Ukraine as Merkel arrives

KIEV A Ukrainian military official alleged Saturday that Russians loaded sophisticated aircraft tracking and other equipment onto the controversial humanitarian aid trucks that ratcheted tensions between the two countries before the trucks returned to Russia Saturday. Read full art

1 hour ago // BBC

world 'Dozens killed' in CAR mine collapse

At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an interior ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Iraq suicide bomber kills at least 11 in Baghdad

Iraqi officials say a suicide bombing against an Interior Ministry building in central Baghdad has killed at least 11 people.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Russian Convoy Leaves Ukraine After Reportedly Delivering Aid

Kiev and Moscow confirm that the convoy, which crossed the border into rebel-held territory on Friday without permission, is exiting Ukrainian territory.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Militia: Airstrikes in Libya's Capital Kill 15

Islamist-allied militia in Libya's capital says airstrikes by unknown party kill 15

1 hour ago // The Independent

world John Lennon's killer denied parole for eighth time

John Lennons killer has been told he will have to serve at least two more years in jail after being denied parole for the eighth time.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Iraq launches investigation into Shia attack on Sunni mosque

Strike that killed scores threatens efforts to form new government amid Isis advance, as US describes James Foley murder as terrorist attack Continue reading...

1 hour ago // VOA

world Convoy Destined for Ukraine Returns to Russia

Around 200 trucks in a disputed Russian aid convoy destined for rebel-held eastern Ukraine have returned to Russia. It remained unclear Saturday what material the Russian convoy was carrying. Associated Press journalists who followed the convoy to Luhansk on Friday said rattling sounds from some trailers suggested they were not fully loaded. On Friday, White House officials said Russia's unauthorized movement of the humanitarian truck convoy into Ukraine is a flagrant violation of Uk

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world Extreme sportsman says he painted a Ukraine flag on Moscow skyscraper

A renowned Ukrainian extreme sportsman said he scaled a landmark Moscow skyscraper and painted a star at the top of the building in the blue-and-yellow colours of the Ukrainian national flag in a burst of patriotic feeling. . . . The sportsman said he decided to go public beca …

1 hour ago // The Independent

world Boat carrying 170 African migrants sinks off Libyan coast while travelling 'towards Europe'

A boat with 170 African migrants that had been trying to reach Europe has sunk off the coast of Libya, an official has said.