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  • newThe women of the Sun Brigade take on ISIS
    "Our hearts were broken, we were separated, and now we live with no hope," the lyrics ring out plaintively as singer Xate Shingali performs against a backdrop of rolling hills.
    - 1 hour ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:59pm -
  • newRussian navy fires 26 missiles into Syria

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  • newU.S. aircraft dodges Russian fighter
    The U.S. military has had to divert an aircraft over Syria to ensure it could maintain a safe flying distance from a Russian fighter aircraft in the same area, according to Captain Jeff Davis, Pentagon spokesman.
    - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:28pm -
  • newFBI helped thwart nuclear smuggling plot in Moldova
    The FBI helped Moldovan authorities in a series of cases aiming to thwart potential smuggling of radioactive and nuclear material, a U.S. law enforcement official familiar with the investigation said.
    - 6 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 2:43pm -
  • newHundreds of new species found

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  • newNobel Prize for chemistry awarded to 3 for DNA repair studies
    The 2015 Nobel Prize for chemistry has been jointly awarded to three scientists for their "mechanistic studies of DNA repair," the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announced Wednesday.
    - 7 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 2:31pm -
  • newDriven to death by phone scammers
    Jamaican lottery scams target nearly 300,000 Americans a year, enticing them to part with an estimated $300 million annually. The scams have led to 200 deaths a year in Jamaica -- and to suicides among some of their most vulnerable victims in the U.S…
    - 7 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 2:23pm -



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Guardian UK

  • newShocking events in Florida’s ‘lightning alley’
    Step potential is an electrical term for the difference in voltage between your feet. Normally there is no difference at all, but when lightning strikes it creates a potential difference over an area many metres across as the electricity seeks to go…
    - 33 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:30pm -
  • newMuslim leaders voice concerns about Tory crackdown on madrasas
    PM asked to back up claims that pupils at Islamic supplementary schools are fed conspiracy theories, beaten and told not to mix with children of other faithsDavid Cameron’s announcement that there is to be a crackdown on Britain’s madrasas has pr…
    - 36 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:27pm -
  • newInternational investigation called for after hospital bombing – video
    Executive director of Médecins Sans Frontières – also known as Doctors Without Borders – calls for the international humanitarian fact-finding commission to be activated for the first time to lead an investigation into the bombing of its hospit…
    - 46 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:17pm -
  • newHillary Clinton opposes Pacific Rim trade deal backed by Obama
    The Democratic presidential candidate has said in an interview that there are too many ‘unanswered questions’ about the Trans-Pacific PartnershipHillary Clinton has said she opposes the Pacific Rim trade accord backed by Barack Obama. The Democr…
    - 47 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:16pm -
  • newSearch to end for 33 missing crew members on cargo ship that sank
    Coast Guard officials announce plans to end search for the crew of the El Faro, which sank Thursday off the Bahamas during hurricane JoaquinThe Coast Guard plans to end its search at sunset for 33 missing crew members from a US cargo ship that sank l…
    - 1 hour ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:40pm -
  • newAnti-drone 'death ray' can blast vehicles out of the sky from a mile away
    People could use it to disable hobbyists’ drones but Liteye’s Anti-UAV Defense System has practical applications for law enforcement and government tooA team of British technology firms has developed a “death ray” for drones that can knock an…
    - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:29pm -
  • newCalifornia governor signs bill aiming to double energy efficiency
    Jerry Brown signs ambitious climate change measure – also intended to increase renewable electricity use to 50% – after political loss against oil interestsCalifornia’s governor on Wednesday signed an ambitious bill to combat climate change by…
    - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:19pm -

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    • newUN concerned by DR Congo tensions in run-up to vote
      The United Nations' envoy to the Democratic Republic of Congo warned Wednesday that Kinshasa was clamping down on the opposition ahead of next year's elections and urged authorities to hold credible polls. "The political space is shrinking for oppone…
      - 37 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:26pm -
    • newTrio wins Nobel Chemistry Prize for DNA repair work
      Sweden's Tomas Lindahl, Paul Modrich of the United States and Aziz Sancar, a Turkish-American, won the 2015 Nobel Chemistry Prize on Wednesday for work on how cells repair damaged DNA. DNA -- deoxyribonucleic acid -- is the chemical code for making a…
      - 37 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:26pm -
    • newFour and a half years of conflict in Syria
      Syria has been wracked by a devastating civil war for four and a half years. Peaceful pro-reform protests against the regime of President Bashar al-Assad, which began on March 15, 2011, were met with repression, prompting an armed uprising that later…
      - 38 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:25pm -
    • newAt least 17 dead as flooding threat persists in South Carolina
      Flooding from historic rainfall in South Carolina claimed two more lives on Wednesday, and the threat of further inundation from swollen rivers and vulnerable dams put already ravaged communities on edge. Emergency responders in Richland County, a ha…
      - 41 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:22pm -
    • newGunfire after police seal Saudi Shiite town: resident
      Gunfire erupted in a Shiite town in Saudi Arabia Wednesday after police sealed it off with armoured vehicles, a resident said. Awamiya, near Dammam on the Gulf coast, has been the scene of repeated incidents since protests by the minority Shiite comm…
      - 42 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:21pm -
    • newVolkswagen plays down hopes of quick answers over emissions cheating
      Volkswagen said on Wednesday it would take time to get to the bottom of its rigging of diesel emissions tests, hours before the carmaker is due to give updates on its findings to German regulators and U.S. lawmakers. More than two weeks after it admi…
      - 46 mins ago, 7 Oct 15, 8:17pm -
    • newMore than 90% of Russian strikes in Syria not targeting IS or Al-Qaeda: US
      A large majority of Russia's military strikes in Syria have not been aimed at the Islamic State group or jihadists tied to Al-Qaeda, and have instead targeted the moderate Syrian opposition, the State Department said Wednesday. "Greater than 90 perce…
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    • newJulio Iglesias Won't Sing In ‘A**hole’ Donald Trump’s Casinos
      Spanish singer Julio Iglesias is cutting ties with GOP presidential hopeful Donald Trump.Iglesias told Barcelona daily La Vanguardia that he no longer wanted to work with the billionaire politician because of his hostile views toward Mexican immigr…
      - 1 hour ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:48pm -
    • newThe World's Most Polluted City To Ban Commercial Cars For A Day
      New Delhi was named the world's most polluted city in 2014 -- and it may finally be taking action. The city's government announced on Tuesday it would prohibit commercial cars on main roads for one day every month, starting on Oct. 22.Delhi Trans…
      - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:25pm -
    • newSenate Sends President Defense Bill He Opposes
      WASHINGTON -- Time to bring out the veto pen, Mr. President.The Senate on Wednesday passed the annual National Defense Authorization Act, sending it on to President Barack Obama in spite of the White House's repeated threats to veto the m…
      - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 7:10pm -
    • newThat Awkward Moment When One Nobel Peace Prize Winner Bombs Another
      US/NATO planes bombed a hospital operated by Doctors Without Borders in Afghanistan on Saturday. The attack lasted an hour, and continued even after medics “frantically phoned NATO and Washington” to tell them what they were bombing.It was no u…
      - 2 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 6:58pm -
    • newThese Miraculous Photos Of Water Are Just One More Reason Why Conservation Matters
      A chocolatey stream curls through layers of earth, stacked high, pink and cake-like. From above, it’s hard to tell the scale: is it a tiny, moldy rivulet cutting through a crack in the ground, or a massive body of water? That’s the wonderful th…
      - 3 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 5:41pm -
    • newBaby Choked To Death After Mom Died While Feeding Him, Police Say
      A 2-year-old boy had to fend for himself for days after his mother and baby brother died inside their Hollywood apartment, according to police.The Los Angeles Police Department was called to the home of a 43-year-old woman on Monday, after…
      - 4 hours ago, 7 Oct 15, 4:57pm -
    • newAmid The Ruins, Gaza's Children Are Back At School And Ready To Learn
      Hollow buildings still scar the landscape of Gaza City's Shujaiyeh neighborhood, the site of some of the heaviest bombardments and fiercest clashes during last year's war between Israel and Hamas militants.But even amid the ruins of Shujaiyeh,…
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