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Two columns of Russian tanks enter Ukraine as border guards retreat

Fox News - ‎31 minutes ago‎
Two columns of Russian tanks have entered Ukraine, a security spokesman says, forcing border guards to retreat amid fears that rebels are seeking to create a land link between Russia and Crimea.
Ukraine: Russian tanks, troops have invaded
Russian troops have crossed border, Ukraine president says
Jack Stepanyan
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Ukraine accuses Russia of invasion Surprisingly the EU and USA aren't doing anything to prevent this. Russia is a country of terror , there is an absolute dictatorship and the dictator is Putin . But when the aggressor sends troops to neighboring country it should bother everyone. History knows of similar cases , the Soviet Army fought against it, now Russia  is an example of fascism and the aggressor. #ukraine   #russia  
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Nato satellite images of Russian military build-up

Financial Times - ‎5 minutes ago‎
Image 1 shows Russian military units moving in a convoy formation with self-propelled artillery in the area of Krasnodon, Ukraine.
Cardiff streets resemble a prison as security increases ahead of Nato conference
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Following NATO’s aggressive military posturing in Eastern Europe, Russian envoy to the alliance warned that the “configuration and activity” of its forces will impact how Russia proceeds with its own security planning and considerations.
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Ebola outbreak: New vaccine trials to be fast-tracked in UK, USA and Africa

The Independent
1 hour ago
Written by
Charlie Cooper
A new Ebola vaccine aimed at preventing the disease that has claimed the lives of more than 1,200 people in West Africa is to be tested in fast-tracked safety trials in the United Kingdom, Africa and the United States.
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Congrats to Mr and Mrs Pitt! We celebrate the marriage with their sweetest ... - ‎48 minutes ago‎
They managed to get married in secret almost a WEEK ago but we're thrilled that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie have finally tied the knot.
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WHO warns 20000 at risk from Ebola

Financial Times
29 minutes ago
Written by
Clive Cookson
More than 20,000 people in west Africa are at risk from the Ebola epidemic according to a new assessment contained in a plan to expand efforts to combat the disease launched by the World Health Organisation on Thursday.
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Cease-fire in Gaza, now the defense budget battle begins

48 minutes ago
Written by
Amos Harel
IDF coming in for growing criticism over its performance, mostly from unnamed cabinet ministers, as it seeks $5.6 billion in additional funding.
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Erdogan sworn in as Turkey's first popularly elected president

CTV News - ‎1 hour ago‎
ANKARA, Turkey -- Recep Tayyip Erdogan was sworn in as Turkey's first popularly elected president on Thursday, a position that will keep him in the nation's driving seat for at least another five years.
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Ex-Minister Fires Back After Ouster in France

New York Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
“We shouldn't focus solely on the deficit,” said Arnaud Montebourg, who was recently replaced as France's economy minister.
Hollande: Assad cannot be ally against Islamic State
New French economy minister Emmanuel Macron takes aim at 35-hour week
CCTV Africa
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French President, Francois Hollande called on the United Nations Thursday to organize what he called, "exceptional" support for Libya. Hollande said Libyan authorities needed help to restore order and avoid the country slipping into chaos as rival militias continue to battle for supremacy. Hollande said it was vital that an inclusive government is formed, capable of launching the national reconciliation process and the disarmament of mi...
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Syria conflict: UN peacekeepers held in Golan Heights

BBC News - ‎4 minutes ago‎
Forty-three UN peacekeepers are being held by an "armed group" in the Syrian Golan Heights, a UN spokesperson says. The UN Disengagement Observer Force (Undof) personnel were detained near Quneitra, during fighting between Syrian rebels and ...
UN says 43 Golan Heights peacekeepers seized by militants
Militants detain 43 UN peacekeepers in Syria
Tourej Ansari
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Syria attacks militants near Golan Heights border crossing Syrian government warplanes targeted rebels near the country's frontier with Israel in the Golan Heights on Thursday, a day after opposition fighters captured a border crossing point in the region. The Syrian airstrikes hit several areas near the border in Quneitra province, including the village of Jaba, said the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Local Coordina...
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Sure, Give a 9-Year-Old an Uzi: Four Blunt Points

Businessweek - ‎49 minutes ago‎
A 9-year-old girl in Arizona being taught to fire an Uzi machine gun lost control of the weapon and killed her shooting instructor.
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Net Migration into the UK Increases

The Economic Voice - ‎1 hour ago‎
The latest migration statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that net long term immigration into the UK has increased to 243,000 for the year to March 2014, a 'statistically significant' increase from the 175,000 seen in the previous 12 ...
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UPDATE 2-British funding scheme fails to boost business lending

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
... * Net lending to all business down 3.9 bln stg. * Net lending to small businesses down 0.4 bln stg. * Biggest overall declines at state-backed Lloyds and RBS.
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FBI investigates alleged Russian cyber attack on Wall Street - ‎1 hour ago‎
The FBI is investigating whether Russian hackers staged a cyber-attack on major Wall Street businesses this month in retaliation for US sanctions imposed over Ukraine, Bloomberg News reported last night.
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UK retailers report strong sales in August: CBI

MarketWatch - ‎36 minutes ago‎
LONDON--Retailers in the U.K. saw sales for August grow strongly and expect them to accelerate next month, the Confederation of British Industry said Thursday, after official figures for July failed to meet expectations.
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IMF says its board not yet briefed on Lagarde investigation

Reuters UK - ‎22 minutes ago‎
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The IMF's board has not yet been briefed about the latest development in the political fraud affair in France that has ensnared the Fund's chief Christine Lagarde, an IMF spokesman said on Thursday.

US Economy Grew at Brisk 4.2 Pct. Rate in Q2

ABC News - ‎13 minutes ago‎
After a bleak start to the year, the U.S. economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 percent in the April-June quarter, the government said Thursday, slightly faster than it had first estimated.
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Twitter Shows How Many People Saw Your Tweets

Orange UK News - ‎2 hours ago‎
It was once the preserve of Twitter's blue-ticked celebrity users and big-spending advertisers. Now everyone can see how many times each of their tweets have been seen, and how other users have interacted with them, thanks to Twitter's analytics system.
Do You Write Good Tweets? Twitter Opens Its Analytics Dashboard For All
Twitter Analytics: Find Out How Many People Read Your Tweets
Martin Holmes
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Twitter is improving and has now released its Twitter Analytics Dashboard to all users, and it's completely awesome What is the Tweet activity dashboard?   The Tweet activity dashboard is a tool you can use to learn more about your Tweets. For instance: See how people engage with your Tweets in real time Compare your Tweet activity month over month and see how your Tweets trend over time Click on any Tweet to get a detailed v...
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Aniston, Cox and Kudrow stage 'Friends' reunion

New York Daily News - ‎17 minutes ago‎
No one told Jimmy Kimmel's viewers that life was going to be this way. Actresses Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox and Lisa Kudrow staged a surprise “Friends” reunion on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!
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GBBO's Iain Watters storms out crying foul as TV rival 'sabotages' ice cream ...

Daily Mail - ‎24 minutes ago‎
Great British Bake Off pariah Diana Beard broke down in tears today and said she is the victim of a 'stitch-up' by the BBC over claims she plotted to melt a rival's Baked Alaska.
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Judge rules that Bryan Singer's original accuser can drop lawsuit

Entertainment Weekly - ‎35 minutes ago‎
A federal judged in Hawaii ruled on Wednesday, Aug. 28 that Michael Egan III can drop his lawsuit against director Bryan Singer. In the ruling, the judge also stated that Egan's case would be dismissed without prejudice, allowing Egan to refile in the future.
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Folkestone Triennial 2014 review: nothing but gold bars and end-of-the-pier gags

The Guardian - ‎46 minutes ago‎
In 2009, German artist Michael Sailstorfer was invited to make an outdoor sculpture in Pulheim, near Cologne. He converted his budget for the project into gold bars and coins, which he buried in a grassy patch of land, then announced what he had done at a ...
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Diego Costa injured in Chelsea training - sources

Reuters UK - ‎17 minutes ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea striker Diego Costa has suffered a minor muscular injury in training but has not yet been ruled out of Saturday's league visit to Everton, sources at the Premier League club said on Thursday.
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Champions League draw: Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City find ...

Daily Mail - ‎25 minutes ago‎
Follow Sportsmail's coverage of the Champions League draw as Liverpool, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City find out their group stage fate.
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Wayne Rooney: England name Man Utd striker as new captain

BBC Sport - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has been named the new England captain by manager Roy Hodgson. The 28-year-old takes over from Liverpool's Steven Gerrard, who retired after England's World Cup elimination.
Football - Lineker backs Rooney appointment
Wayne Rooney named England football captain
Manchester United
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Rooney named England captain United striker Wayne Rooney has been confirmed as the new captain of England by manager Roy Hodgson. Rooney was recently named Reds skipper and will now also take up the role for his country following the international retirement of Steven Gerrard. "I have given it a lot of thought and I think Wayne is an obvious choice," Hodgson told reporters "He deserves it." Rooney joins club-mates Phil Jo...
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Fish out of water can quickly find their feet

The Australian - ‎32 minutes ago‎
THE emergence of fish on to land was a pivotal transition in evolution. Now scientists have attempted to re-create it in a remarkable experiment, in which 100 fish were reared from birth on land.
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Seabirds Facing Threats, says National Trust

Maine News Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Seabirds around the UK coastline are being affected by a triple whammy of extreme weather, predators, like foxes, rats and non-native mink, and disturbance by human walkers and their dogs, said the National Trust.
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Spending boost for Cancer Drugs Fund
2 hours ago
Written by
Peter Russell
28th August 2014 - The Cancer Drugs Fund is to receive an £80 million a year boost to help more cancer patients in England get life extending medication.
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Tomatoes Effective in Lowering Prostate Cancer Risk in Men, Study

University Herald - ‎1 hour ago‎
Men who consume over 10 portions of tomatoes per week have an 18 per cent lower risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a University of Bristol study.
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