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Kurdish leaders studying western delegation plan to delay referendum - Reuters

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:21

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Kurdish leaders studying western delegation plan to delay referendum
Reuters
ERBIL, Sept 14 (Reuters) - Kurdish leaders will study a western delegation's plan to delay the autonomous region's planned referendum on independence, according to a statement from the Kurdish presidency. A delegation from the U.S., UN and UK, met with ...
Turkey hints at sanctions on Iraqi Kurds if independence referendum goes aheadHurriyet Daily News
US Special Envoy: Kurdish Referendum Could Undermine Fight Against ISsmallwarsjournal (blog)
Iraq Kurd Leaders Asked to Shelve Independence Vote by Western Powers, Offered Alternative PlanThe Wire

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Just 5 percent of Mexicans express confidence in Trump, poll says - Washington Post

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 11:02

Washington Post

Just 5 percent of Mexicans express confidence in Trump, poll says
Washington Post
MEXICO CITY — Maybe it should come as no surprise, after months of President Trump's talk about walling off Mexico, crumpling up the NAFTA trade deal and evicting immigrants, that Mexicans aren't looking too kindly on the United States or its leader ...
Mexico's view of the US has hit a record lowCNN
65 Percent of Mexicans View US Negatively, Survey FindsNew York Times
The end of DACA would be 'a big win for Mexico,' foreign secretary saysLos Angeles Times
New York Daily News -RollingStone.com -Newsweek -Reuters
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Coordinated attack in southern Iraq kills at least 50 - Washington Post

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:33

Washington Post

Coordinated attack in southern Iraq kills at least 50
Washington Post
IRBIL, Iraq — A coordinated attack on a restaurant and a security checkpoint in southern Iraq killed at least 50 people Thursday, police and health officials said, in a rare spasm of violence targeting a route used by Shiite pilgrims visiting their ...
Iraq: At least 50 die in twin attacks near NasiriyaBBC News
The Latest: At least 45 dead in attack on Iraq checkpointSFGate
At least 50 killed in suicide attacks in southern Iraq: officialsReuters
Telegraph.co.uk -The Independent -CBC.ca -Independent.ie
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Hurricane Max forecast to hit southern Mexico, near Acapulco - ABC News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 08:48

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Hurricane Max forecast to hit southern Mexico, near Acapulco
ABC News
Tropical Storm Max strengthened into a Category 1 hurricane off Mexico's southern Pacific coast and was forecast to make landfall later Thursday along the coast of Guerrero state, a region that includes the resort city of Acapulco. The U.S. National ...
Where Is Hurricane Max Going And When Will It Hit?International Business Times
The Latest: Tropical Storm Norma forms in Pacific off MexicoMinneapolis Star Tribune
Max becomes a hurricane off Mexico's Pacific coast, aims at AcapulcoAOL
Phys.Org -Daily Star -The Epoch Times -Heavy.com
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Carbon dating reveals earliest origins of zero symbol - BBC News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:18

BBC News

Carbon dating reveals earliest origins of zero symbol
BBC News
Carbon dating shows an ancient Indian manuscript has the earliest recorded origin of the zero symbol. The Bakhshali manuscript is now believed to date from the 3rd or 4th Century, making it hundreds of years older than previously thought. It means the ...
New Dates Push Back Use of ZeroArchaeology

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Trump Follows Through On Campaign Promise About Visas, Deportees - Newsy

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 07:08

Newsy

Trump Follows Through On Campaign Promise About Visas, Deportees
Newsy
The four countries — Eritrea, Guinea, Sierra Leone and Cambodia — face slightly different visa sanctions, ranging from a ban on all citizens to restrictions on certain officials only. Continue Reading. The U.S. eventually has to release undocumented ...

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London fire probe chief: Survivors feel 'anger and betrayal' - Washington Post

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 05:32

BBC News

London fire probe chief: Survivors feel 'anger and betrayal'
Washington Post
LONDON — The head of a government-ordered inquiry into the London tower block fire that killed at least 80 people has acknowledged that survivors feel a “great sense of anger and betrayal.” Opening the inquiry Thursday, retired judge Martin Moore-Bick ...
Grenfell Tower inquiry 'can and will' provide answersMetro
Grenfell Tower fire inquiry opens – liveThe Guardian
Grenfell inquiry chair promises 'answers' over disasterFinancial Times
Press TV -Mirror.co.uk -RT -The Sun
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China mourns death of oldest panda - New York Daily News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 05:06

New York Daily News

China mourns death of oldest panda
New York Daily News
FILE - In this Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015, file photo, Basi the giant panda eats plants during ceremonies to mark her 35th birthday at the Fuzhou Giant Panda Research Center in Fuzhou in southeastern China's Fujian province. Basi passed away Wednesday, ...
World's oldest captive panda Basi dies in ChinaBBC News
World's oldest captive panda dies at ripe old age of 100 (in panda years)Telegraph.co.uk
The giant panda is on a bit of a rollThe Economist
Colorado Springs Gazette -The Independent -Xinhua -International Business Times UK
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Syria war: Stranded IS convoy reaches Deir al-Zour - BBC News

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 04:46

BBC News

Syria war: Stranded IS convoy reaches Deir al-Zour
BBC News
Buses carrying evacuated Islamic State militants and members of their families have reportedly reached IS-held territory in eastern Syria. Syria's government allowed the convoy to travel across the country as part of a deal that saw the militants leave ...
US Coalition Allows ISIS Convoy Free Passage To Eastern SyriaNewsweek
Evacuated IS Militants Reach Extremist Stronghold in SyriaU.S. News & World Report
ISIS Convoy Reaches Militant-Held Syria After Coalition Stops Strikes, Activists SayWall Street Journal (subscription)
The Hindu -ANSAmed -RT -Energy Voice
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Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost - Reuters

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 01:55

Reuters

Turkey warns Iraqi Kurdish referendum move will have a cost
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: A Kurdish man decorates a car with a poster bearing the image of Iraq's Kurdistan region's President Massoud Barzani, urging people to vote in the September 25th independence referendum, in Erbil, Iraq September 5, 2017. REUTERS/Azad ...
AP News in Brief at 6:04 am EDTWashington Post
Netanyahu Finally Supports a Two State Solution — In IraqForeign Policy (blog)
Iraqi PM Abadi Asks Parliament to Remove Kirkuk GovernorU.S. News & World Report
ABC News -Press TV -gulfnews.com -Haaretz
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North Korea threatens to "sink" Japan, reduce US to "ashes and darkness" - Reuters

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 23:59

Reuters

North Korea threatens to "sink" Japan, reduce US to "ashes and darkness"
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un participates in a meeting with the Presidium of the Political Bureau of the Central Committee of the WorkersÕ Party of Korea in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency ...
North Korea Threatens to Use Nuclear Weapon to 'Sink' JapanBloomberg
North Korea Threatens to 'Sink' Japan With Nuclear WeaponsDaily Beast
N. Korean group demands US be turned to 'ashes and darkness'Daily Mail
Nikkei Asian Review -Daily Star -Manila Bulletin -South China Morning Post
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North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness' - Reuters

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 23:58

Reuters

North Korea threatens to 'sink' Japan, reduce US to 'ashes and darkness'
Reuters
FILE PHOTO: North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reacts during a celebration for nuclear scientists and engineers who contributed to a hydrogen bomb test, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang on ...
North Korea Threatens to Use Nuclear Weapon to 'Sink' JapanBloomberg
North Korea's latest nuclear test was so powerful it reshaped the mountain above itWashington Post
North Korea threatens to sink Japan and turn US to 'ashes and darkness'The Guardian
New York Times -Daily Beast -Financial Times -HuffPost
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In Angela Merkel, German Women Find Symbol, but Not Savior - New York Times

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 22:45

New York Times

In Angela Merkel, German Women Find Symbol, but Not Savior
New York Times
While a generation of young Germans has grown up with a woman in the highest office, Chancellor Angela Merkel, in the campaign poster at rear, has shunned the word “feminist.” Credit Gordon Welters for The New York Times. OSNABRÜCK, Germany ...
Merkel's Radio DJ Rival Sees Her Voting District Ripe for UpsetBloomberg
German right-wing party on course to enter parliamentWashington Post
You Snooze, She WinsSlate Magazine
Reuters -The Straits Times -Independent.ie -Science Magazine
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Kuala Lumpur school fire kills students and teachers - BBC News

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 20:52

BBC News

Kuala Lumpur school fire kills students and teachers
BBC News
At least 25 students and teachers have been killed in a fire at a religious school in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur, officials say. The fire at the Tahfiz Darul Quran Ittifaqiyah broke out in the early hours of the morning. "The number of ...
Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in Malaysian capitalReuters
Fire at Islamic school in Malaysia kills 25, mostly teensABC News
Fire kills at least 25 at religious school in MalaysiaAljazeera.com
SBS -Daily Star -Inquirer.net -South China Morning Post
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US Will Deny Visas to 4 Countries Under Deportation Crackdown - teleSUR English

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 19:13

teleSUR English

US Will Deny Visas to 4 Countries Under Deportation Crackdown
teleSUR English
Other countrisaid to be recalcitrant by Washington include China, Cuba, Vietnam, Laos, Iran, Burma, Morocco and South Sudan. | Photo: Reuters. Previous; Next. Published 13 September 2017. 0. Comments. Increases text size - Decreases text size ...

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Indian man accused of raping 10-year-old is not her baby's father, tests show - Fox News

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:38

Fox News

Indian man accused of raping 10-year-old is not her baby's father, tests show
Fox News
Indians hold a candlelight vigil in New Delhi to mourn the death of a gang rape victim in December 2012. (AP/Saurabh Das, File). A DNA test revealed on Wednesday the man accused of raping a 10-year-old Indian girl, whose campaign for an abortion made ...
Unforeseen twist in case of 10-year-old rape victim who gave birthkfor.com
India rape case: DNA of 10-year-old child's baby does not match uncle who 'repeatedly raped her'The Independent
DNA Of 10-Year-Old's Baby Doesn't Match With Rapist. Cops Reboot ProbeNDTV
BBC News -The Indian Express -thejournal.ie -The Hindu
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'I Said Goodbye to Everything.' What It Was Like to Live Through Hurricane Irma - TIME

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:24

TIME

'I Said Goodbye to Everything.' What It Was Like to Live Through Hurricane Irma
TIME
It's just after dawn on Saturday and Miami Beach is empty. There are no tourists picking their way to the surf, no cheery hotel lights, no thumping music from car radios. The air is gauzy. Everything is a ghostly metallic gray. It's 14 hours before ...

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Steve Mnuchin won't dismiss cutting off trade with China over North Korea - Washington Examiner

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 18:20

Washington Examiner

Steve Mnuchin won't dismiss cutting off trade with China over North Korea
Washington Examiner
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin won't dismiss ending trade with China should President Trump decide to penalize any country that insists on doing trade with North Korea while it continues to develop its nuclear and missiles program. Pyongyang ...
Mnuchin on Ending Trade with China: "Nobody Would Be Off the Table"The Weekly Standard
Trump likely to visit China during November Asia trip - US officialReuters
Donald Trump And The Art Of Foreign-Policy BluffingHuffPost
The Straits Times
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US Virgin Islands Undergo Recovery Efforts After Irma's Destruction - NPR

Wed, 09/13/2017 - 17:24

US Virgin Islands Undergo Recovery Efforts After Irma's Destruction
NPR
Irma tore through the U.S. Virgin Islands, leaving thousands displaced and billions of dollars of property destroyed. Gov. Kenneth Mapp of the U.S. Virgin Islands talks about the recovery efforts. Facebook; Twitter. Google+. Email ...

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