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world Fresh migrant protests in Budapest

Stranded migrants protest for a second day in Budapest, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers.

18 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Obama Gets 34 Senate Democrats' Support for Iran Nuclear Deal

President Barack Obama locked in enough support in Congress to ensure he can overcome bipartisan opposition and implement a landmark nuclear accord with Iran.

21 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Lagarde Cites Threats to Global Financial Stability

IMF Managing Director Christine Lagarde argued for stronger policies for global financial stability, pointing to new global economic conditions and a coming rise in U.S. interest rates that could increase volatility world-wide.

22 minutes ago // BBC

world Acer unveils 'building block' PC

Acer's new Revo computer is made up of "building blocks" that add on extra functionality.

23 minutes ago // The Guardian

world The all-disabled party shaking up politics in Crdoba, Argentina

In what is likely a world first, 14 disability campaigners are jointly running for mayor of Crdoba in a bid to make Argentinas second city more accessibleGabriel Juncos is rolling down a sidewalk in Córdoba in his wheelchair, explaining his mayoral campaign plans, when one of the wheels gets stuck in a hole in the pavement. Two pedestrians pass him in a huff. Undeterred, Juncos manoeuvres the chair out of the rut and keeps talking. Hes clearly seen much worse.Two

27 minutes ago // New York Times

world Austrian Police Find 24 Afghan Migrants Locked in Van

The migrants, who narrowly escaped suffocation, were crammed into a space about 6 feet wide and 9 feet long. One suspect has been arrested.

28 minutes ago // VOA

world Car Bomb in Assad Stronghold Kills at Least 10

At least ten people were killed and scores wounded when a car bomb exploded in the Syrian city of Latakia on Wednesday, state television said, in a rare attack in a coastal stronghold of President Bashar al-Assad. The explosion was in a main square, state television said. Latakia has so far been largely spared the violence that has ravaged Syria during more than four years of civil war, killing around a quarter of a million people. Video footage on state and social media showed burning ve

29 minutes ago // The Independent

world Refugee crisis: 5 practical ways you can help

A new report from the United Nations refugee agency the UNHCR says that more than 2,500 migrants and refugees have died or gone missing this year while crossing the Mediterranean Sea.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Eurostar Passengers Stranded After Migrant Action in Calais

Eurostar trains turned back after migrants trespass on rail tracks around Calais

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Norwegian Convicts Get New Home in Dutch Prison

Cell swap: Faced with prison space shortage, Norway get keys to Dutch penitentiary

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Putin helps Russian MP evade EU sanctions to get medical visa for Italy

Iosif Kobzon, known as Russias Sinatra, who has sung in rebel-held Ukraine, accused of hypocrisy for seeking treatment abroad despite anti-western rhetoricItaly has confirmed it has given a visa to the sanctioned Russian singer and MP Iosif Kobzon after the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, reportedly intervened to help him go to the European Union for cancer treatment.The EU

29 minutes ago // Fox News

world Cell swap: Faced with prison space shortage, Norway get keys to Dutch penitentiary

A group of Norwegian convicts is getting a new home — in the Netherlands.

30 minutes ago // Reuters

world Chilean President Bachelet's disapproval rating hits new high-poll

SANTIAGO Reuters - The proportion of Chileans who disapprove of President Michelle Bachelet rose to a new high as a sluggish economy complicates key reforms and a campaign financing scandal stokes resentment toward the political class, a poll showed on Wednesday.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Sam Apter obituary

My friend Sam Apter, who has died aged 98, spent a lifetime campaigning and learning. Self-taught, he took a first degree in his 70s after retiring from his work as a clothing manufacturer. At the time of his death he was working on a doctoral thesis as one of the London School of Economicss oldest PhD students.He was also a canvasser for the Labour party and was active in supporting, mobilising and organising people in the community of Highbury Quadrant, north London, where he

34 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world 18 Turkish construction workers kidnapped in the Iraqi capital Baghdad

They were working on the construction of a stadium in Baghdad and include 14 workers, 3 engineers and an accountant

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Does Stephen Colbert Hold the Key to Biden 2016 Run?

First Read is a morning briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.

35 minutes ago // VOA

world China's Economy Seen as Key Topic at G20 Meetings

Officials in the United States and Japan have urged global financial leaders and central bankers to make the Chinese economy a keyfocus of talks of the Group of Twenty major economies when they meet on Friday and Saturday in Turkey. Just how much will be accomplished during the talks, however, is uncertain, analysts said. Chinas market turmoil and devaluation of its currency last month sent shockwaves through global stock and commodity markets in recent weeks. Stocks in China plunged nea

39 minutes ago // The Independent

world Washington State University says banning term 'illegal immigrants' infringes on 'students right to freedom of expression'

The president of an American university has been forced to wade into a national row after professors threatened to fail students who used inappropriate terms such as illegal a

40 minutes ago // UPI

world Obama to visit Kotzebue, remote Alaskan town

Ed AdamczykANCHORAGE, Alaska, Sept. 2 UPI -- President Barack Obama will visit the remote Alaskan town of Kotzebue Wednesday to pledge help for Arctic areas affected by climate change.

42 minutes ago // BBC

world Brooks to return as Murdoch's UK boss

Rebekah Brooks will return as chief executive of Rupert Murdoch's UK newspaper operations on Monday, News Corp has announced.

42 minutes ago // ABC

world Iconic War Poppies Get New Display

"Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red" honors soldiers killed during WWI.

43 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Barack Obama takes 'selfie' with Bear Grylls... and gets his finger in shot

TV adventurer says he spent "special moments" with president in Alaska wilderness and calls his commitment to tackling climate change "inspiring"

43 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Canning byelection poll: renewable energy trumps national security

Voters in the West Australian seat say they would support a 50% renewable energy target, in a poll conducted for conservation groups and Solar CitizensRenewable energy is of greater concern to voters in Canning than national security and two-thirds of voters would support a 50% renewable energy target, according to a poll released on Thursday.The ReachTel poll, conducted on Monday night for a coalition of the Wilderness Society, the Conservation Council of WA, and Solar Citizens

44 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Manhunt Continues for 3 Men Sought in Cop Slaying

Hundreds of officers are involved in the search for three people wanted in connection with the killing of a veteran police officer in Fox Lake.

47 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Thai police: Suspect acknowledges being near bomb scene

BANGKOK Thai police said Wednesday a prime suspect in Bangkok's deadly bombing has admitted to being near the shrine where the attack took place but denied placing the bomb, as other clues increasingly linked the blast to Thailand's forced repatriation of members of a minority ethnic group to China.Thai authorities said the suspect's fingerprints also matched those on a bottle of bomb-making material found in an apartment that was raided this past weekend.

48 minutes ago // Reuters

world Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback kill at least 24 in northern Nigeria

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria Reuters - Suspected Boko Haram gunmen on horseback killed at least 24 people in two separate attacks on villages in northeast Nigeria, military and vigilante sources said on Wednesday.

49 minutes ago // UPI

world Feds encouraged to work from home during pope's D.C. visit

Tomas MonzonWASHINGTON, Sept. 2 UPI -- Federal employees were encouraged to work from home later this month when Pope Francis makes his first visit to the capital.

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world David Cameron: taking more refugees will not solve migrant crisis video

David Cameron says the UK is working to stabilise and improve migrants home countries while also taking action with France to resolve the situation at Calais. The prime minister says the UK has taken refugees from Syria, but says taking increasing numbers will not solve the problems in Syria, which requires peace and stability Continue reading...

53 minutes ago // USA Today

world Thousands of migrants stranded in Hungary for second day

Tens of thousands of migrants from Africa, the Middle East and Asia have risked life and limb this year to reach the EU.

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Partner of pianist Natalia Strelchenko appears in court charged with her murder

John Martin is remanded in custody after appearing at Manchester magistrates court accused of killing Russian-born musicianThe partner of a world-renowned concert pianist has made his first appearance in court accused of her murder.Natalia Strelchenko, 38, was found with head and neck injuries at her home in Newton Heath, Manchester, on Sunday and died a short time later in hospital.

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Partner of pianist Natalia Strelchenko appears in court charged with murder

John Martin, 48, is remanded in custody after appearing at Manchester magistrates court accused of killing Russian-born musicianThe partner of a world-renowned concert pianist has made his first appearance in court accused of her murder.Natalia Strelchenko, 38, was found with head and neck injuries at her home in Newton Heath, Manchester, on Sunday and died a short time later in hospital.

57 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Santorum is First 2016 Hopeful to Visit All 99 Iowa Counties

The feat is named "the Full Grassley" after the Republican Iowa senator who makes such trips annually.

57 minutes ago // UPI

world Pakistan drug crisis grows, with little funding for treatment

Izhar UllahPESHAWAR, Pakistan, Sept. 2 News Lens Pakistan -- Pakistan faces a growing crisis of serious drug addiction but allocates only a fraction of the money needed to combat the problem, federal officials say.

59 minutes ago // The Guardian

world US health watchdog to take legal action against e-cigarette makers

Center for Environmental Health says tests concluded majority of popular brands contained cancer-causing chemicals formaldehyde and acetaldehydeA health watchdog is to take legal action in California against the manufacturers of some of the best-known brands of e-cigarettes, following tests to establish the levels of toxic chemicals they contain.The Center for Environmental Health CEH says its tests

59 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Man convicted of plotting knife and acid attacks on ex-girlfriend

Anthony Riley, from Lowestoft, Suffolk, planned assaults that left Adele Bellis losing an ear, partially bald and scarredA man has been found guilty of plotting to horrifically disfigure his ex-girlfriend by having her stabbed in the face then doused in acid. Adele Bellis, 23, lost an ear, was left partially bald and has life-changing permanent scarring following the sulphuric acid attack at a bus stop in her home town of Lowestoft, Suffolk.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world Clinic leaks patients' HIV status

A sexual health clinic in London mistakenly leaked the HIV status of nearly 800 patients, bosses admit.