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Teen Girl Arrested Trying to Fly to Syria to Join Islamist Rebels

4 hours agoNews : Mediaite

A sixteen-year-old girl was arrested in France this past weekend for attempting to fly to Syria in order to join Islamist militants in their goal of jihad. Yep. A sixteen-year-old girl.

Naked Photos Online: Are Your iCloud Pics Safe From Hackers?

Naked photos of Kate Upton, Jennifer Lawrence, Ariana Grande, Mary Winstead and many other celebrities were leaked online on Sunday, reportedly via an iCloud hack. Hundreds of nude images were posted on the 4Chan website on Sunday after...Show More Summary

More Clashes In Pakistan As Pressure On Government Grows

5 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Anti-government protesters in Pakistan briefly forced state TV off the air amid continuing clashes with police and renewed calls for Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation.

The CDU's 'AfD problem': too big to ignore, too controversial to team up with

Yesterday’s regional elections in Saxony saw Germany's anti-euro Alternative für Deutschland (AfD) score an impressive 9.7% netting the party its first ever seats in one of Germany’s regional parliaments. The lead candidate of the Green...Show More Summary

33 Annoying Things I Learned Planning My Own Wedding

5 hours agoNews : CitizenSugar

I got married earlier this Summer on a beautiful, emotional, love-filled day - one which I planned myself, eschewing a wedding planner. I nixed the idea early on, thinking it wasn't something I wanted to spend money on, and I also thought I'd enjoy doing all the planning myself. Show More Summary

Aid Flows Into Iraq Shiite Town After Siege Broken

BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s outgoing prime minister travelled to a small northern Shiite town Monday, praising its residents for fending off attacks by Sunni militants who had besieged them for more than two months until security forces backed by Iran-allied Shiite militias and U.S. airstrikes broke the siege a day earlier. MoreBrits on Alert: Police…

Satellite Mapping Shows Ice Caps’ Faster Melt Rate

5 hours agoNews : Truthdig

By Tim Radford, Climate News Network Scientists have been able to measure more accurately than ever the thickness of the world’s major ice caps—revealing that melting is causing the loss of 500 cubic kilometers of ice annually.

Obama promoting economic gains as elections near

President Barack Obama, seen here in Minneapolis in June, will make a Labor Day speech in Milwaukee today. Photo by Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images WASHINGTON — Boosted by recent economic gains, President Barack Obama is sounding more bullish...Show More Summary

Pregnant NY Woman Slain: 31-Year-Old Woman And Her Unborn Child Killed In Shooting

A pregnant NY woman was slain in Long Island on Saturday evening. According to Travelers Today, Milagro G. Canjura, 31, was found inside a 2011 Toyota Camry just before 9 p.m. Police have not identified any suspects in the case. It is...Show More Summary

I see five bears

Phil Weiss considers himself outdoorsy but it upset him that lots of his friends had seen bears in the wild and he'd only seen one on the streets of Mumbai with a rope through its nose. All that changed yesterday, in the Poconos, when he saw five bears in the woods.

Families of LAF, ISF hostages block several roads across Lebanon

Families  of the   hostages of  the Lebanese armed Forces and  Internal Security Forces blocked roads across Lebanon in a bid to press the government to expedite the  release  of their relatives held by jidadists  from Syria. According...Show More Summary

PBS Defends Airing Documentary on Late-Term Abortions

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Tonight, PBS will be airing the abortion documentary After Tiller––which centers around late-term abortion doctors––and some conservatives are none too pleased. In fact, one pro-life site actually reached out to PBS for comment, and the network defended its decision to air the documentary.

Cops: "AK-47 Bandit" robs bank in Nebraska

5 hours agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

Officials believe the bandit - who carries an assault rifle and allegedly shot a police officer in 2012 - robbed a bank in Nebraska City on Aug. 22

A. Barton Hinkle on How Handouts Corrupt All Governors

5 hours agoNews : Reason

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell is under fire for doing special favors on behalf of Jonnie Williams and his nutritional-supplement company Star Scientific. McDonnell’s defense essentially boils down to this: “So what? He did the same for lots of other companies, too.” But as A. Show More Summary

Modi goes to Japan, takes an indirect swipe at China

5 hours agoNews : BlogPost

NEW DELHI — Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi loves all things Japanese. The bonhomie between Modi and his “old friend” Shinzo Abe, the Japanese prime minister, was evident during his five-day visit that began Saturday. The two inked business deals and pledged to upgrade defense cooperation. Show More Summary

Brain Tumor Victim Allegedly Subject Of Hospital Cruelty

A brain tumor victim is allegedly being treated with cruelty by the hospital and the U.K. and Spanish governments. Five year old Ashya King’s grandmother is accusing the hospital of not giving the boy the treatment that may save his life. Show More Summary

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