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6 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Ebola Sickens a Third American Missionary

A third American missionary has been infected with Ebola and is being treated in the Liberian hospital where he works, putting into sharp focus the risks and ethical dilemmas confronting missionaries.

8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Texas A&M makes big jump to No. 9 in Associated Press Top 25 poll

Texas A&M made a big jump in the Associated Press Top 25 after the most impressive performance of the opening weekend of college football, while Florida State and Alabama lost some support in the first poll of the regular season after close victories against heavy underdogs.

9 minutes ago // New York Times

world Berlin Journal: Monument Seeks to End Silence on Killings of the Disabled by the Nazis

In Germany, adding some 300,000 people to the list of those to be remembered as victims of the Holocaust.

14 minutes ago // Sky News

world Reports: IS Beheads Second American Journalist

A masked Islamic State fighter, believed to be the same man who killed James Foley, threatens that a British hostage will be next.

15 minutes ago // BBC

world Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks

US President Barack Obama flies to Estonia for talks with regional leaders amid growing concern over Russia's intervention in Ukraine.

15 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Money's there at the U.S. Open, but where's the fire?

A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day.

17 minutes ago // New York Times

world Brazils Politicians Often Play the Clown in Ads

Before the Oct. 5 elections in Brazil, candidates are creating jaw-dropping campaign advertisements to grab hold of voters attention and to stand out.

18 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Pop star Justin Bieber charged with dangerous driving,assault, Ontario police say

TORONTO - Canadian police say pop star Justin Bieber has been charged with dangerous driving and assault after a collision between a minivan and an ATV led to a physical altercation in southwestern Ontario.

22 minutes ago // CBS

world Serial killer convicted of 3 murders in L.A.

Prosecutors say Samuel Little, found guilty of strangling three women in the 1980s, probably killed more than 40 people

24 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Syria: ISIS Rebels, Assisted by Israel, Jordan and the U.S., Detain UN Peacekeepers in Israeli-Occupied Golan Heights

The United Nations says 43 of its peacekeepers have been detained by “armed elements” fighting in the Golan Heights, the Associated Press reports. DEBKAfile, an Israeli intelligence asset, reports the ISIS and al-Nusra effort to wrest control of the border a …

24 minutes ago // BBC

world UK in 3.5bn armoured vehicle deal

The Ministry of Defence is set to sign a 3.5bn deal for nearly 600 new armoured vehicles ahead of the Nato summit in Wales, which starts on Thursday.

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world HK activists say Beijing 'brutally strangled' democracy, vow action

HONG KONG Reuters - A pro-democracy movement that has threatened to blockade Hong Kong's financial district has said Beijing "brutally strangled" its fight for full democracy and vowed to take action.

37 minutes ago // Sky News

world Comedian Joan Rivers Remains On Life Support

The comedian's daughter thanks the public for their support as her mother's condition fails to improve.

38 minutes ago // CBS

world Asian camel crickets invade eastern U.S.

The scary-looking insects are increasingly common in the areas of yards closest to people's homes

38 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Obama and Cameron to tell Nato allies to increase defence spending

Barack Obama and David Cameron will tell their Nato allies to increase defence spending in a showdown at this week’s summit in Wales. The US president and the Prime Minister will call on European leaders to do more to defend the continent from its growing threats b …

39 minutes ago // New York Times

world U.S. and Europe Are Struggling With Response to a Bold Russia

Officials hope that any new measures will have more impact than the economic sanctions imposed on Moscow so far.

40 minutes ago // Newsvine

world BBC News - Nigeria's Boko Haram 'seize' Bama town in Borno

After having a scuffle with Nigerian government forces, the Boko Haram Islamic group now occupies and controls the town of Bama.

44 minutes ago // VOA

world NATO to Prepare For Russias Next Move

NATO is preparing for what many are calling one of the alliances most important summits in many years. When member leaders meet later this week in Wales, they are expected to take strong actions to form a new force that can act swiftly to handle what many see as Russian aggression. The charred remains of a Ukrainian military convoy - all thats left after an ambush by Russian-backed separatists. Its scenes like this that have NATO officials pushing for a new rapid reaction force -

44 minutes ago // VOA

world NATO to Prepare for Russias Next Move

NATO is preparing for what many are calling one of the alliances most important summits in many years. When member leaders meet later this week in Wales, they are expected to take strong actions to form a new force that can act swiftly to handle what many see as Russian aggression. The charred remains of a Ukrainian military convoy - all thats left after an ambush by Russian-backed separatists. Its scenes like this that have NATO officials pushing for a new rapid reaction force -

44 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Price Data Lift Hopes for ECB Action

Wholesale prices in the eurozone fell in July, while the region's inflation rate is lagging far behind other big economies, supporting hopes the European Central Bank will signal fresh stimulus measures Thursday.

47 minutes ago // Newsvine

world World War II: The timeline to war

What were the events that led up to the outbreak of the Second World War? September 3, 2014, is the 75th anniversary of Britain and France declaring war on Germany following its invasion of Poland. See gallery

48 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Narrowing Scottish Poll Hits Sterling

A surge of support for the campaign backing Scottish independence from the U.K. in the coming referendum is starting to pressure sterling's robust run.

50 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Meet 'Dot' Finerty, almost 100, and whose Dodgers links predate Scully

Let me introduce you to Dorothy "Dot" Finerty. The crafty right-hander turns 100 this month, and will celebrate by throwing out the first pitch at Wednesday's noon game against the Nationals.

51 minutes ago // VOA

world NATO to Prepare For Russias Next Move

NATO is preparing for what many are calling one of the alliances most important summits in many years. When member leaders meet later this week in Wales, they are expected to take strong actions to form a new force that can act swiftly to handle what many see as Russian aggression. VOA's Jeff Seldin has more.

52 minutes ago // VOA

world Obama Orders More US Forces to Protect Embassy in Baghdad

President Barack Obama is ordering another 350 U.S. military personnel to Iraq to protect American diplomats and facilities in Baghdad. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf says the additional forces will not take on a combat role, but because diplomatic officials made the request for more security. The United States has been targeting Islamic State militants in Iraq with airstrikes. Obama has said U.S. forces will continue such action to protect American interests in Iraq from the milita

56 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Obama Sending 350 More Troops to Iraq

President Obama has authorized another 350 U.S. military personnel to be sent to Iraq, the White House announced on Tuesday evening.

57 minutes ago // Reuters

world Fukushima workers sue Tepco over unpaid wages, reliance on contractors

IWAKI Japan Reuters - A group of Fukushima workers on Wednesday sued Tokyo Electric for unpaid wages in a potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to the utility and its reliance on contractors to shut down a nuclear plant destroyed by the industry's worst accident since Chernobyl.

58 minutes ago // BBC

world 1 in 5 'does not need heart bypass'

A fifth of heart attack victims who have a bypass or a stent fitted do not need it, research carried out in Glasgow shows.

58 minutes ago // Newsvine

world World 'losing battle' to contain Ebola

International medical agency Medecins sans Frontieres said Tuesday the world was "losing the battle" to contain Ebola as the United Nations warned of severe food shortages in the hardest-hit countries.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world Islamic State 'beheads US hostage'

An Islamic State video purporting to show the beheading of Steven Sotloff, a US journalist abducted by the group, is released.

59 minutes ago // ABC

world Uruguay Pres Denies US Pressured on Prisoners

President Mujica denies US has pressured Uruguay to take 6 Guantanamo prisoners

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Video Claims to Show Beheading of U.S. Reporter Steven Sotloff by ISIS

Relatives of Steven J. Sotloff, a freelance journalist who was captured in Syria a year ago, said they believed he had been killed, despite a plea from his mother.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Ailing UK boy's parents freed from custody in Spain

Britain drops charges and extradition request for couple who took 5-year-old with brain tumor out of hospital against doctors' advice and fled country

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Walter Tull, the first black officer in the British army, to feature on 5 coin

Tull, also one of Britains first black footballers, was killed in France in March 1918 after heroic war service Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Fukushima workers sue Tepco over unpaid wages, reliance on contractors

IWAKI Japan Reuters - A group of Fukushima workers have sued Tokyo Electric for unpaid wages in a potentially precedent-setting legal challenge to the utility and its reliance on contractors to shut down a nuclear plant destroyed by the industry's worst accident since Chernobyl.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Moderator calls for 'Yes-No' respect

The Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland has urged both sides in the referendum debate to show respect.