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Cameron and Clegg to hold terror talks over IS extremists

BBC News - ‎34 minutes ago‎
David Cameron and Nick Clegg are to meet over the weekend for intense talks on new measures to tackle the threat posed by Islamist extremists.
Islamic State Terror Threats Put U.K., Australia on Alert
UK terror threat raised from substantial to severe
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Earlier Friday, British Prime Minister David Cameron warned that the threat posed by ISIS was "deeper and greater threat to our security than we have known before."
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Putin, defiant toward West, likens Ukraine conflict to WWII

Los Angeles Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
Russian President Vladimir Putin during a visit Friday to the youth educational forum at Lake Seliger, in the Tver region northwest of Moscow.
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Euro MP and Ukip Thurrock candidate Tim Aker said no Tory seats were now ...

Southend Standard - ‎1 hour ago‎
TORY MPs in south Essex have been warned “none of your seats are safe” after a Conservative swapped sides for Ukip. Douglas Carswell, Conservative MP for Clacton, announced he was resigning from the House of Commons on Thursday, to stand as a ...
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No problems for Federer

Daily Mail - ‎27 minutes ago‎
Roger Federer nullified the big serving of Australian Sam Groth to move into the third round of the US Open. Groth's big claim to fame is having hit a serve of 163mph at a tournament in Korea in 2012, unofficially the fastest serve ever recorded.
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Alarm in City as Tesco issues profit warning

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
TESCO has alarmed investors by warning that its slump in profits will be worse than expected, slashing its dividend payment by 75 per cent and bringing in its new chief executive a month early to try and turn the supermarket giant around.
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Fernando Torres: AC Milan agree loan deal for Chelsea striker

BBC Sport - ‎29 minutes ago‎
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is to join AC Milan on a two-year loan deal. The Spaniard's move is subject to him agreeing personal terms and passing a medical on Saturday.
Football - Torres set for Milan medical
Torres to Join AC Milan
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+ Chelsea Football Club  striker Fernando Torres is to join + AC Milan  on a two-year loan deal. The Spaniard's move is subject to him agreeing personal terms and passing a medical on Saturday. Read more here: Can Torres' stint at Stamford Bridge be considered a success or disappointment? Let us know your thoughts by commenting below.
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Syrian exodus reaches 3 million - UN

euronews - ‎1 hour ago‎
The United Nations says reports of “increasingly horrifying conditions” inside Syria are to blame for a worsening refugee crisis that has now seen 3 million people flee its borders.

Ukraine Seeks to Join Nato; Putin Compares Kiev to Nazis

Fox Business - ‎9 hours ago‎
Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help, after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have driven back its forces on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels.
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Ukraine seeks to join NATO; defiant Putin compares Kiev to Nazis Ukraine called on Friday for full membership in NATO, its strongest plea yet for Western military help after accusing Russia of sending in armored columns that have routed its troops on behalf of pro-Moscow rebels.
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George Galloway assaulted in London - ‎10 minutes ago‎
British politician George Galloway was taken to hospital on Saturday for treatment to a broken jaw after he was attacked in London, The Telegraph quoted his spokesman as saying.
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Loom charms taken off sale after scare

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
ONE of the country's leading toy stores has taken loom band charms off its shelves after they were found to contain potentially harmful chemicals.
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Rotherham: Police 'would not investigate child abuse for fear of breaching ... - ‎9 minutes ago‎
A mother who found 125 names of potential sex abusers on her daughter's mobile phone has claimed she was told by police in Rotherham it would be a breach of the girl's human rights if they investigated.
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Millions of PPI cases to reopen

Herald Scotland - ‎4 hours ago‎
More than two-and-a-half million complaints about payment protection insurance (PPI) are to be re-opened amid concerns that firms may have unfairly brushed them aside, the City regulator has announced.
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Bonuses ploy saves bankers £50m in tax: Payments deferred until after 50p top ...

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
Bankers and finance workers sidestepped about £50million in tax by deferring their bumper bonuses until after the 50p tax rate had been axed, new figures suggest.
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Apple Reinforces Privacy Rules For Health Apps

VPN Creative - ‎4 hours ago‎
Ahead of its September 9 event, which is expected to include the official launch of iPhone 6, the HealthKit platform and the iOS 8 Health app, Apple has updated its privacy policy pertaining to health and fitness apps.
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Google Drones Lift Industry Hopes

Wall Street Journal - ‎6 hours ago‎
Google's advanced-research lab said it is developing a system of drones to deliver goods with its Project Wing prototype. Photo: Google.
Google Joins the Crowd in Commercial Drone Testing
Google's new drone delivers chocolate bars and dog treats to Australian outback ...
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Google building fleet of package-delivering drones      This undated image provided by Google shows a Project Wing drone vehicle during delivery. Google's secretive research laboratory is trying to build a fleet of drones designed to bypass earthbound traffic so packages can be delivered to people more quickly. The ambitious program announced Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, escalates Google's technological arms race with rival Inc., ...
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Obvious Child - movie review: 'A film full of fantastic turns by offbeat actresses'

Evening Standard - ‎13 hours ago‎
This is probably the first movie to open with a joke about vaginal discharge, though I haven't actually been keeping tabs (please let me know if I'm wrong).
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She's Funny That Way: Bogdanovich's screwball dud of a comeback

The Times (subscription) - ‎12 hours ago‎
How hard is it to screw up a screwball comedy? Surprisingly easy when you are veteran director Peter Bogdanovich, despite a cast that includes Owen Wilson, Imogen Poots, Rhys Ifans and Jennifer Aniston - plus cameos from Quentin Tarantino and Joanna ...
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Alex Hales Eager to Forge Opening Partnership With Alastair Cook

IBNLive - ‎1 hour ago‎
Nottingham: Alex Hales said on Friday he was looking forward to establish a one-day international opening partnership with Alastair Cook despite all the calls for the England captain to quit limited overs cricket.
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Who is Tottenham Hotspur's new French signing Benjamin Stambouli?

Metro - ‎9 minutes ago‎
Tottenham Hotspur have agreed a deal to sign Montpellier midfielder Benjamin Stambouli, according to the Ligue 1 club. The 24-year-old is jetting into England to undergo a medical and finalise his contract before being confirmed as Mauricio Pochettino's ...
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Why are all our wagtails vanishing? Scientists baffled by long-term decline of ...

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The wagtail is no longer a regular visitor to Britain's gardens as its populations is in long-term decline, warns a new report.
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Whisky blasted into space three years ago is set to make its return to Earth

Daily Mail - ‎10 hours ago‎
The Ardbeg Distillery on the Scottish island of Islay, sent compounds of unmatured malt to the International Space Station (ISS) in an unmanned cargo spacecraft in October 2011, along with particles of charred oak.
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Footptint that gave legs to story of yeti

The Times (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
Photographs taken by a Himalayan explorer of a footprint supposedly left by a yeti are expected to fetch up to £5,000 when they are sold by Christie's next month.
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Mothers let down by too few midwives

Yorkshire Post - ‎6 hours ago‎
More than a third of new mums are told to leave their ward too early, the RCM said. by Ben Barnett. Published on the 30 August 2014 00:32.
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Experimental Drug Would Help Fight Ebola if Supply Increases, Study Finds

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
A new study provides strong evidence that the experimental drug given to two American aid workers stricken with Ebola in Africa really works and could make a difference in the current outbreak - if more of it could be produced.
Monkey tests increase hopes for ebola drug
Ebola: Experimental drug ZMapp is '100% effective' in animal trials
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The scientist, who co-discovered Ebola, has told CCTV that the ZMapp drug has led to the recovery of 18 infected monkeys. Peter Piot Director of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, is calling for the compassionate use of experimental drugs. CCTV’s James Chau spoke in London with Professor Piot. Watch the Video here
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Missing Ashya: Global Hunt For British Boy

Sky News - ‎1 hour ago‎
Interpol sends out a missing persons alert in 190 countries after five-year-old Ashya King is taken from hospital by his parents. 5:32am UK, Saturday 30 August 2014.
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Skin cancer rates rising fastest in older men

Daily Mail - ‎6 hours ago‎
Older men are at the fastest growing risk of the most deadly form of skin cancer, claim doctors. Cases of melanoma have increased by 12 per cent every year in men aged 60 and over during the last two decades, according to official figures.
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Porn film production likely to stop after performer tests positive for HIV

The Independent - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Californian group representing the adult film industry has called for professionals to temporarily stop filming in Los Angeles County, after an actor tested positive for HIV.
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