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Israel-Gaza conflict: Heaviest night of strikes hits sole power plant, Hamas ...

The Independent
15 minutes ago
Written by
Heather Saul
The conflict between Israel and Gaza has escalated with the heaviest night of strikes during three weeks of fighting, after the Israeli Prime Minister warned of a "prolonged" military campaign that will continue until it is confident Hamas' network of tunnels have ...
Gaza's Power Plant Knocked Out By Missile Strike
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Israeli jets destroy house of Hamas leader Haneya - Haneya's son wrote on his Facebook page there was no body at the house of the former Hamas Gaza prime minister.
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Immigration enforcement officers launch early morning raid - ‎10 minutes ago‎
A nationwide blitz of immigration enforcement raids were closely followed by the Prime Minister's announcement that European migrants will only be able to claim benefits for three months unless they have serious job prospects.
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Fuel Tank Fires Rage as Libya Struggles With Violence

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
A fire continued to rage out of control Tuesday at an oil depot that supplies Libya's airport in the capital Tripoli, officials said.
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EU finalises Russian sanctions as BP warns of impact on its business

Financial Times - ‎26 minutes ago‎
As the EU prepared to impose far-reaching sanctions on Russia on Tuesday, BP became the first big multinational to warn of the potential scale of the damage to its business in the country.
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Dating Site OKCupid 'Experimented On Users'

Sky News - ‎2 hours ago‎
OKCupid's founder admits the site drastically altered the results of its compatibility match algorithm for some users. 9:26am UK, Tuesday 29 July 2014.
OKCupid: We Experiment On You, Deal With It - by Mario Aguilar
Treating people like lab rats is not OK, OKCupid? - by Richi Jennings
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OkCupid admits it conducted matchmaking experiments, the Senate is expected to announce a NSA reform bill, Facebook pushes mobile users to Messenger, Zillow is officially buying Trulia, Apple to buy Swell, and will there be two apps named Bolt?
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Scotland's Yes campaign gaining among undecided voters

Financial Times - ‎45 minutes ago‎
Undecided voters in Scotland are shifting towards backing independence, but not in enough numbers to secure victory on September 18, according to British Election Study data that tracks individual voting intentions.
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US and Europe Set to Toughen Russia Sanctions

New York Times - ‎36 minutes ago‎
Why Europe had been so hesitant to act but is now set to dramatically escalate sanctions against Russia. Video Credit By Carrie Halperin on Publish Date July 28, 2014.
Ukraine crisis: EU to impose toughest sanctions yet on Russian banks and ...
'Putin is a thug and a liar': British diplomat tears into Russian President as EU ...
Joe Martinez
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Russia's Vladimir Putin Could Be Sued By MH17 Victims' Relatives #Ukraine   #MalaysiaAir   #MH17   And with good reason... Vladimir Putin could be personally sued by the families of the victims of the downed MH17 plane, because of Russia's alleged endorsement and tactical support of pro-Kremlin separatists in eastern Ukraine.
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Hamid Karzai's cousin killed in suicide attack in Kandahar

Hindustan Times - ‎56 minutes ago‎
A suicide attacker killed a cousin of outgoing Afghan President Hamid Karzai near the volatile southern city of Kandahar on Tuesday, officials said, raising tensions during a struggle over the contested election result.
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MH17 Crash Investigators Stopped By Fighting

Sky News - ‎33 minutes ago‎
Experts sent to collect victims' remains and belongings are unable to get to the crash site in Ukraine for the third day in a row.
MH17: Abbott and police frustrated over lack of access to plane crash site
MH17: Investigators in Ukraine unable to reach site of downed plane for third ...
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Hello G+, here are your headlines: - Israeli launches night time air strikes on Gaza | euronews, world news - MH17: Crash investigation thwarted by heavy fighting in Ukraine’s restive east | euronews, world news - Spread of Ebola virus sees parts of West Africa placed under quarantine | euronews, world news
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US-Israel relations tested by Kerry shuttle diplomacy

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Before US Secretary of State John Kerry set off for the Middle East, he did a round of interviews on the US Sunday shows. That was not an unusual move during such a time of heightened global instability, except for one incident.
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Doomed South Korean ferry boss's driver turns himself in

The Globe and Mail - ‎2 hours ago‎
The driver of a South Korean businessman wanted over the sinking of a ferry that killed 304 people turned himself in on Tuesday, potentially unlocking the mystery of the businessman's final days after the country's worst maritime disaster in 44 years.
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So what happened to summer? Floods, huge hailstones and travel chaos as ...

Daily Mail - ‎20 hours ago‎
Flash floods devastated large areas of Britain today as torrential rain damaged houses, overwhelmed rail stations and stranded residents in their homes.
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Aldi And Lidl 'Victors In Supermarket War'

Sky News - ‎36 minutes ago‎
The bitter supermarket war continues to harm Britain's four big chains, as nimble discounters continue to attract more customers.
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Gherkin skyscraper put up for sale

BBC News - ‎4 minutes ago‎
gherkin The Gherkin is expected to fetch offers in the region of £650m, estate agency Savills said. Continue reading the main story.
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UK mortgage approvals rise for first time in six months

Financial Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
UK mortgage approvals increased in June for the first time since January, signalling the disruption caused to the market by new affordability rules may be dissipating.

Centrica To Pay New Boss Less Than Predecessor

Sky News - ‎37 minutes ago‎
British Gas' owner is to pay its new boss less than his predecessor amid an ongoing row about energy companies, Sky News learns.
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Apple updates Macbook Pro with Retina display line with more memory, faster ...

57 minutes ago
Written by
Carly Page
HARDWARE DESIGNER Apple has just updated its Macbook Pro with Retina display line, adding faster processors and more memory. At the Apple Store, there are three new 13in Macbook Pro with Retina display models, and two additions to its 15in models.
Apple refreshes MacBook Pro with Retina display lineup, drops prices - by Adrian Kingsley-Hughes
Upgraded Macbook Pro this week?
Artem Russakovskii
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So the rumors were true, and the updated MacBook Pros just went live. I've been a Windows desktop guy all my life since Windows 95 but I have to say, after looking for the perfect laptop for years and not finding one and after growing increasingly frustrated with Windows, I'm tempted to get the MacBook Pro and give OSX a chance. Worst case scenario, I'd put Windows on this thing. I'm afraid of not having enough time or patienc...
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Police replace ads with warning messages on pirate sites
22 minutes ago
Written by
Sophie Curtis
The City of London Police has begun replacing adverts on pirate websites with official police banners, warning the user that the site is currently under criminal investigation.
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Jaguar XE to be most economical in class - ‎40 minutes ago‎
Jaguar has revealed further details of its forthcoming XE saloon this morning, chief among which are projected fuel economy and carbon dioxide emissions figures which best all of its main rivals.
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Microsoft targeted in apparent Chinese anti-trust probe

Reuters - ‎29 minutes ago‎
BEIJING (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp appears to be the latest U.S. company targeted by China for anti-trust investigation after government officials paid sudden visits to the software firm's Chinese offices on Monday.
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Freddie Prinze Jnr 'Hated Every Moment' Of Working With Keifer Sutherland On 24

Entertainmentwise - ‎56 minutes ago‎
There is some serious beef between Freddie Prinze Jnr and Keifer Sutherland right now, after the actor said he "hated every moment" of working on 24 with Sutherland and claimed the experience, almost made him quit acting for good.
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Tulisa Opens Up About Drug Case, Prison & Depression During TV Doc

MTV UK - ‎2 hours ago‎
Tulisa: The Price Of Fame aired on BBC Three last night, with the star finally telling her side of the story when it comes to her entrapment by The Sun on Sunday reporter Mazher Mahmood... 09:26, Tuesday, 29 July 2014 by Joanne Dorken. Tulisa's tell-all ...
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When will Usain Bolt race in Commonwealth Games 4x100m relay?

Stoke Sentinel - ‎18 minutes ago‎
THE fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt, will make his much-anticipated entrance to the Commonwealth Games this week. The Jamaican runner has won six Olympic gold medals, but is set to make his debut in the Commonwealth Games at Glasgow's ...
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England's Moeen Ali warned over pro-Gaza Test wristbands

BBC Sport - ‎3 minutes ago‎
England batsman Moeen Ali has been warned not to wear wristbands showing support for Gaza during the third Test with India any more.
England vs India third Test: Moeen Ali banned from wearing 'Save Gaza' and ...
ICC bans Moeen Ali from wearing 'Save Gaza' wristbands
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FarhaN ZaiN
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SUPPORT TO GAZA PUTS CRICKETER IN TROUBLE: A wristband allegedly bearing the slogan ‘Save Palestine’ is visible as Englandi’s Moeen Ali fields during play on the second day of the third cricket Test match against India at The Ageas Bowl cricket ground in Southampton on Monday. Ali risked disciplinary action after the International Cricket Council (ICC) said they were ‘investigating’ his decision to wear wristbands. (AFP)..May Allah Bless Him...:...
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Glasgow 2014: Defending hurdles champion Turner crashes out

BBC Sport - ‎7 minutes ago‎
England's defending 110m hurdles champion Andy Turner has gone out of the competition after hitting his first hurdle in his heat.
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Register - ‎32 minutes ago‎
It seems that the dinosaurs may well have easily have survived the giant asteroid that smashed into Earth and wiped them out, had it not been for the rather poor (from their point of view) timing with which it arrived.
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Government correct in maintaining fourth carbon budget due to climate threat ...

Resource Efficient Business - ‎1 hour ago‎
MPs on the Energy and Climate Change Committee have said that the decision by the Government to continue to support the fourth carbon budget is vital due to the threat from climate change.
Delay Action on Climate Change by 10 Years and Costs Rocket 40%: Report
MPs bicker over IPCC report on causes of climate change
Pamela Zuppo
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GET REAL OBAMA AND CONGRESS! Greenpeace Report: Obama Administration Exporting Climate Change by Exporting Coal Greenpeace USA has released a major new report on an under-discussed part of President Barack Obama's Climate Action Plan and his U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) carbon rule: it serves as a major endorsement of continued coal production and export to overseas markets. “Leasing Coal, Fueling Climate Change: How the f...
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Nigeria isolates hospital in Lagos as Obama briefed on Ebola outbreak

Reuters - ‎47 minutes ago‎
LAGOS (Reuters) - The Nigerian city of Lagos shut and quarantined a hospital on Monday where a Liberian man died of the Ebola virus, the first recorded case of the highly-infectious disease in Africa's most populous country.
Fears of Ebola spread in West Africa as 2nd American infected
West African countries announce new measures to stop Ebola spread
Tessa Schlesinger
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#Ebola   QUOTE: "The likelihood of this outbreak spreading beyond West Africa is very low," admittedd Stephan Monroe, deputy director of the CDC's National Center for Emerging and Zoonotic Infectious Diseases. But, he added, it is a "rapidly changing situation" and the CDC must be "prepared for the very remote possibility" that a sick traveler could bring the disease into the United States. QUOTE The CDC issued a lev...
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