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world Free EU movement for workers only - May

Free movement within the EU should be to move to a job, not to seek work or claim benefits, Home Secretary Theresa May says.

27 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Border force announcement went to Peter Dutton's office first, official says

Press release announcing random visa checks in Melbourne sent to immigration ministers office and allegedly cleared at high level within border forceThe very, very badly worded Australian Border Force press release that appeared to threaten random visa checks on the streets of Melbourne was sent to the office of the immigration minister, Peter

41 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Teenage migrant killed in shootout between Greek police and smugglers

Officials still dont know the nationality of the youth as the marine minister expressed sadness over the teens death Related: Migrants, refugees and asylum seekers: what's the difference? A 17-year-old migrant was killed during a shootout at sea between Greek port police and human smugglers, the government said late on Saturday.

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world 'Devastated' Peter Greste calls on Egypt's president to pardon trio

It is now up to President Sisi to do what he said he would do and that is pardon us if we were ever convicted, journalist says in SydneyThe Australian journalist Peter Greste has called on Egypts President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to pardon him and his imprisoned colleagues after a shock court ruling on Saturday found them guilty of terrorism charges and

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Christie Proposes Tracking Immigrants the Way FedEx Tracks Packages

Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey said if he became president he would combat illegal immigration by creating a way to track foreign visitors and ask the chief executive of FedEx to devise the system.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Egypt Sentences 3 Al-Jazeera Reporters to 3 Years in Prison

Egyptian court sentences 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists to 3 years in prison

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Egypt sentences 3 Al-Jazeera reporters to 3 years in prison

CAIRO An Egyptian court sentenced three Al-Jazeera English journalists to three years in prison on Saturday for broadcasting "false news," sparking an international outcry and underlining how authorities are trampling over free speech just over a year into general-turned-politician Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi's presidency.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Syrian refugees stuck in limbo at Budapest train station

Station overrun with migrants from Middle East unable to travel on to Germany or other countries -- and unwilling to return home

1 hour ago // ABC

world The Latest: Greste Calls on El-Sissi to 'Undo Injustice'

The Latest: 1 of 3 condemned reporters calls on el-Sissi to 'undo injustice'

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Treading Line Between War and Peace, U.S. Special Forces Groom Afghan Troops

Special-operations units are trying to get their local counterparts ready for combat before American troops leave Afghanistan.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Life in photos: Gaza a year after the ceasefire - Business Insider

The devastating 50-day conflict that followed came to a halt a year ago today. The conflict had catastrophic consequences. Tens of thousands of homes were destroyed, leaving 100,000 people homeless.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Bill Clinton hails Katrina recovery as New Orleans recalls disaster

Former president urges people of New Orleans to celebrate their achievements over the past decade

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Chris Christie: I would track immigrants like FedEx packages

Republican presidential contender revives lagging campaign by telling New Hampshire crowd he would ask FedEx to devise an immigrant tracking systemNew Jerseys governor, Chris Christie, said on Saturday he would combat illegal immigration by tracking foreign visitors like FedEx packages. Christie, who is well back in the pack seeking the Republican nomination for president

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Sayonara: Japanese whiskies getting scarce

At Union Square Wines & Spirits, one of the best stocked shops in New York, wine director Jesse Salazar has a problem: his customers want Japanese whisky and he can't get his hands on new bottles right now.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world China: Coming to a theatre near you

Alibaba Pictures and Wanda Pictures are making a splash in the opening credits of films like 'Mission Impossible' and 'Southpaw'.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Ten million presidents... and other trends of the week

What were the unusual and noteworthy things that trended online this week?

1 hour ago // NPR

world Broadway's First Black Jean ValJean Dies At 21

When he debuted earlier this summer, Kyle Jean-Baptiste was also the youngest person ever to play the lead character in Les Miserables on Broadway. He died in an accident Saturday.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Iran nuclear deal will 'fuel terrorism': Netanyahu

The deal to curb Iran's nuclear programme will bolster Tehran's ability to fund global terrorism by providing the Islamic state with "billions of dollars" in sanctions relief, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has declared.

2 hours ago // The Times of India

world 'Brooks may rejoin Murdoch empire'

Media mogul Rupert Murdoch's News Corp is believed to be in talks with former 'News of the World' editor Rebekah Brooks for her return as chief of its UK division four years after she had quit amid the phone-hacking scandal, a newspaper reported.

2 hours ago // The Times of India

world 'Weekend of protests' in Malaysia to seek PM ouster

Thousands of protesters gathered in Kuala Lumpur on Saturday for a two-day rally to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Najib Razak, bringing to the streets a political crisis over a multi-million-dollar payment made to an account under his name.

2 hours ago // The Guardian

world US national arrested on Sierra Leone 'blood diamond' charges

Victims association says Spanish authorities have arrested Michel Desaedeleer, who is suspected of forcing civilians to mine diamonds in 1999-2001Spanish authorities have arrested a American man on charges of enslavement and diamond pillaging during Sierra Leones civil war, a victims association said on Saturday. Michel Desaedeleer, who has US and Belgian citizenship, is suspected of forcing enslaved civilians to mine for diamonds in Sierra Leones eastern district of

2 hours ago // The Times of India

world Policeman shot dead in 'execution-style killing' in US

A uniformed sheriff's deputy was shot in a "cold blooded" and "execution-style killing" while refuelling at a petrol station in the US.

2 hours ago // BBC

world Malaysia protest enters second day

Tens of thousands of Malaysians are expected to protest for a second day in Kuala Lumpur, calling for PM Najib Razak to quit over a financial scandal.

2 hours ago // ABC

world Huge Malaysia Rally for Najib's Resignation Enters 2nd Day

Rally by tens of thousands of Malaysians demanding Najib resign enters 2nd day

2 hours ago // VOA

world New Orleans Works to Rebuild Music Scene After Katrina

New Orleans is known for its music. But 10 years ago, the music was drowned out by the howling winds and rising water brought by Hurricane Katrina. Musicians joined other residents fleeing the city. Part of the effort to bring New Orleans back to life focused on bringing back the musicians and creating a place where they could live and work, and make music. "Losing that heritage would have taken away the beating heart of New Orleans and damaged it forever," said Jim Pate, executive director

2 hours ago // The Washington Post

world How farmers from rural China bet on the stock market and lost

NANLIU, China Nobody has seen the village chief.Just months ago, his courtyard home at the edge of the orchard was a makeshift trading floor where local farmers gathered to share tips and track the Shanghai Composite. Now, the gates are closed, a security camera stands watch, and nobody wants to talk about the stock-trading local party secretary.

2 hours ago // The Guardian

world Three people shot dead in Portugal after 'row between neighbours'

Two policeman and a young man killed in town just south of Lisbon after man opens fire, reportedly over an argument with neighboursThree people, including two police officers, have been killed in a shootout in Portugal on Saturday following a row in a town near Lisbon, police have said.Another person was seriously injured when a man opened fire in Quinta do Conde, about 30km 18 miles south of the capital, following

2 hours ago // MSNBC

world Legionnaires' Disease Confirmed at California Prison

San Quentin Prison officials on Friday confirmed at least one case of Legionnaires' disease on prison premises.

2 hours ago // VOA

world Rebuilding New Orleans' Music Scene

Ten years after Hurricane Katrina inundated New Orleans, threatening to wash away its vibrant musical heritage along with its neighborhoods, the beat goes on. A project called Musicians' Village is helping to preserve the city's unique sound. VOA's Bronwyn Benito reports.

2 hours ago // CBS

world Suspect arrested in killing of Texas sheriff's deputy

Authorities annnounce arrest in "cold-blooded assassination" of uniformed sheriff's deputy at gas station

2 hours ago // BBC

world Les Mis Broadway star dies in fall

The first African-American and youngest person ever to play the lead role in Les Miserables on Broadway, Kyle Jean-Baptiste, dies in a fall.

2 hours ago // Reuters

world Bid to lift Guatemala president's immunity advances in Congress

GUATEMALA CITY Reuters - A Guatemalan congressional committee on Saturday recommended that President Otto Perez be stripped of immunity from prosecution over his suspected involvement in a customs racket, paving the way for a full vote in Congress in the coming days.

2 hours ago // Reuters

world Beijing battens down, cranks up propaganda ahead of war parade

BEIJING Reuters - Beijing is battening down the hatches and cranking up the propaganda ahead of a massive military parade this week to mark the end of World War Two, shooing cars from streets and shutting factories for the Communist Party's biggest event of the year.

2 hours ago // MSNBC

world First Black Broadway Actor to Play Valjean in 'Les Mis' Dies

Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who became the youngest and first black actor to play the role of Valjean in "Les Misrables," died in a fire-escape fall.

2 hours ago // ABC

world Police Arrest Foreigner, Find Passports in Bangkok Bomb Case

Police arrest foreigner, seize bomb materials and passports in Bangkok shrine bombing case

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

world Police arrest foreigner, find passports in Bangkok bomb case

BANGKOK Thai authorities arrested a foreign man they said had been holed up in a suburban apartment with bomb-making equipment and stacks of passports, the first possible breakthrough in the deadly bombing at a Bangkok shrine nearly two weeks ago.Police and soldiers on Saturday raided the apartment in a non-descript concrete building on the outskirts of eastern Bangkok and found bomb-making materials that matched those used in the Aug. 17 blast at the Erawan Shrine in central Bang