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Brother of aid worker killed by IS warns of 'threat of evil'

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE brother of aid worker David Haines - the latest victim of the Islamic State (IS) terror group - has said the extremists pose a threat to "every nation, every religion and every person".
Paris conference to plan fight against Islamic State
David Haines beheading video: UK PM vows to hunt down killers as IS names ...
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Prime Minister David Cameron vowed Sunday to "hunt down those responsible" for the beheading of British aid worker David Haines and "bring them to justice no matter how long it takes." "They claim to do this in the name of Islam. That is nonsense," Cameron said. "Islam is a religion of peace. They are not Muslims; they are monsters." Read more:
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Django Unchained actress says 'racist' police mistook her for a prostitute

The Times (subscription) - ‎1 hour ago‎
An African-American actress who played a slave in the Quentin Tarantino film Django Unchained has accused police of racism after she was held by officers who allegedly mistook her for a prostitute.
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Manchester United 4 Queens Park Rangers 0: Van Gaal targets title after getting ...

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
Louis van Gaal earned his first competitive win after 60 days in his job as manager of Manchester United and immediately set his sights on winning the Barclays Premier League.
Louis van Gaal reflects on his first Man United win
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Redknapp praises Di Maria DNA
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Angelic Stuff - Angel Di Maria praised aside Queens Park Rangers defence to give Louis van Gaals Manchester United their first win in the 2014/15 Premiership season.The Argentine speedster Di Maria, debutant Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata all got their names on the white sheet as the Old Trafford faithful washed aside Harry Redknapps side by 4-0.The 59.7 million pound Argentine forward who ...
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Taking public transport instead of driving to work makes people happier, study ...

The Independent - ‎2 hours ago‎
Taking public transport instead of driving to work appears to make people happier and helps them to sleep better, according to a new study.
Walking, Cycling to Work May Improve Wellbeing
Walking or cycling to work 'improves wellbeing'
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Walking, cycling, or taking public transport to work improves wellbeing Walking or cycling to work is better for people's mental health than driving to work, according to new research... These benefits come on top of the physical health benefits of walking and cycling that are already widely documented. Experts also found that travelling on public transport is better for people's psychological wellbeing than driving.
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Billy Horschel Captures FedEx Cup

ESPN - ‎1 hour ago‎
Billy Horschel beat out Rory McIlroy and Jim Furyk for a 3-shot victory in the Tour Championship and an $11.4 million payday. Tags: Billy Horschel, Golf, Jim Furyk, Rory McIlroy · Billy Horschel Captures FedEx Cup ...
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Scores feared dead as migrants' boat sinks off Libya

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Libya's maritime area has seen many boatloads of illegal migrants capsize in recent months, including this vessel that was destroyed in August.
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Sweden set for minority-left government as far right makes gains

The Guardian - ‎2 hours ago‎
Stefan Lofven, leader of Sweden's Social Democrats, casts his vote at a polling station in Stockholm. Photograph: Jonas Ekstromer/EPA.
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There are clear and achievable objectives in Iraq, says Tony Abbott

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Abbott declares war on the Islamic State 'death cult' · Analysis: Slowly does it, but battle-ready Australia will be at war · Comment: Australian forces could face heavy burden in Iraq.
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Despite Cease-Fire, Fighting Escalates in Eastern Ukraine City

New York Times - ‎23 minutes ago‎
The body of an unidentified woman rests on the sidewalk after a shelling near the Donetsk international airport on Sunday. Credit Mauricio Lima for The New York Times.
Fighting puts Ukraine truce under threat
Kerry to Meet With Lavrov in Wake of Airport Shelling
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#ukraine   #russia . Donetsk, Ukraine (CNN) More artillery fire and shelling. More deaths. More disputes surrounding Russian convoys, filled with aid, according to Moscow, though they were never checked by Ukrainian or International Red Cross officials -- that jetted in and out of eastern Ukraine.
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Manchester 'should lead devolution', ResPublica report argues

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
Manchester should be given income-tax raising powers and complete control of spending within five years, a centre-right think tank has said.
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Ellie Gouldling Calls Kate Middleton And Prince William "Incredible Parents ... - ‎1 hour ago‎
The British singer is "very happy" for the the Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William. As Ellie Goulding is preparing to perform at the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games, which takes place on Sept 14th, she publically speaks on Prince William and Kate ...
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Phones 4u collapses after key partner EE hangs up

CITY A.M. - ‎53 minutes ago‎
HIGH street mobile retailer Phones 4u has collapsed into administration after being dropped by its last remaining network partner EE.
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SABMiller Offer for Heineken Shows CEO Ready for Deals

Bloomberg - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Any doubt about Alan Clark's appetite for deals as the chief executive officer of SABMiller were erased with his bid for Heineken.
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Home ownership becoming exclusive members' club, says housing group

The Guardian - ‎4 hours ago‎
People buying their first home now have to put down an average £30,000 deposit. Photograph: Chris Ison/PA. Home ownership is becoming an "exclusive members' club", with today's typical first-time buyer needing a deposit almost 10 times as big as that ...
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Bookmakers take action to promote sensible gambling

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
FOUR of the country's big-gest bookmakers have joined forces in a bid to protect thousands of vulnerable gamblers. FOUR of the country's big-gest bookmakers have joined forces in a bid to protect thousands of vulnerable gamblers.
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'Amberfield land' housing proposal

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
A NEW land classification should be introduced to boost housing supply and development opportunities, says a new report.The creation of "amberfield" sites is vital to the UK's economic growth, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has claimed.
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Larger Apple iPhones shipments delayed amid record orders

The Star Online - ‎1 hour ago‎
Customers may have to wait three to four weeks to get their hands on Apple Inc's iPhone 6 Plus, after a record number of orders for the company's latest smartphones strained available supply.
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TAG Heuer plans to build luxury smartwatch: Report

Tech2 - ‎28 minutes ago‎
French luxury group LVMH's watch brand TAG Heuer has plans to launch its own smartwatch, the head of its watch business told a Swiss newspaper.
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Winehouse statue unveiled at Camden market

Irish Examiner - ‎3 hours ago‎
Fans and relatives gathered on what would have been the star's 31st birthday as the bronze figure was unveiled in Camden, where the star lived before her death in July 2011 after a public struggle with addiction.
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Kanye West's Sydney concert 'wheelchair rant': Here's what really happened - ‎2 hours ago‎
KANYE West attracted negative headlines worldwide over the weekend, with reports that he angrily demanded disabled fans get up and dance at the Friday night Sydney show of his current Yeezus tour.
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Real out to break holders' jinx in 60th European Cup

Reuters UK - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - It was Alex Ferguson who once noted famously that watching the World Cup was as excruciating as visiting the dentist while offering the counterpoint that the Champions League was much more fun, quite the best competition in football.
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David Beckham adds support to No camp

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
FOOTBALLER David Beckham has added his voice to the campaign against Scottish independence, urging voters north of the Border not to throw away a bond that is "the envy of the world".
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Amazing pictures capture stunning display of Northern Lights

Daily Times - ‎7 hours ago‎
These stunning photos capture the spectacular scenes in Scotland on Friday night - where the Northern Lights illuminated the sky with colour, Daily Mail reports.
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Small tortoiseshell butterfly numbers rise

Herald Scotland - ‎1 hour ago‎
THE small tortoiseshell butterfly has continued to fight back against long-term declines this year, an annual survey has revealed.
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Liberia president sacks 10 officials told to return to fight Ebola

Zee News - ‎35 minutes ago‎
Monrovia: Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked 10 senior officials because they failed to heed a warning to return from overseas travel to help the government`s fight against an Ebola epidemic that has killed at least 1,100 Liberians.
A virus hunter faces the big one: Ebola
Ebola: Liberia's absentee officials axed
CCTV Africa
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Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has sacked 10 senior officials for failing to heed a warning to return from overseas travel. They had been asked to return to help the government's fight against the Ebola epidemic. They include six assistant ministers, two deputy ministers and two commissioners. They were dismissed with immediate effect for being out of the country without an excuse according to the presidency. In a statement, th...
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Costly eye drug and far cheaper alternative have similar side effects -study

Reuters - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON (Reuters) - Injecting Roche's cancer drug Avastin as a cheap eye treatment does not appear to increase deaths or serious side effects, according to an independent study that is likely to fuel a row over the medicine's unapproved use.
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