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Doubts over India'€™s ability to handle nuclear power expansion

With an agreement to allow the sale of Australian uranium to India expected this week, Indian scientists are questioning India's ability to manage a rapid expansion of its nuclear power industry.

Amid ISIS violence, Saudi king warns of threat to U.S.

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King's statement appears aimed at drawing Washington, NATO forces into wider fight against terror group

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

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HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on Saturday.

Missing Ashya and parents found in Spain

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Missing Ashya and parents found in Spain
Spanish police are questioning parents, but no details yet released about five-year-old brain tumour sufferer's condition Continue reading...

Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted in NFL, cut by Rams

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Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted in NFL, cut by Rams
Danielle HaynesST. LOUIS, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- St. Louis Rams cut defensive end Michael Sam along with three others to get to 53-man limit.


KKK recruitment fliers shock New York's Hamptons

Residents of Hampton Bays, New York, are shocked and angry after finding recruitment pamphlets for the Ku Klux Klan at their homes. WCBS-TV's Jennifer McLogan ... more

Rams cut Michael Sam, first openly gay player drafted

SEC co-defensive player of the year was a seventh-round draft pick

WWII soldier missing since 1945 finally comes home

Friends, family of Tennessee soldier who went missing in France were able to say goodbye after nearly 70 years

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

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HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on ... more

Rescuers try to dig girl out of Oregon sand cave

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In this video from The News Guard of Lincoln City, Oregon, rescuers attempt to dig a girl out of a collapsed sand cave. Authorities say ... more
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Pay gap widens with one in three young UK workers on low pay

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Pay gap widens with one in three young UK workers on low pay
Analysis from the Resolution Foundation shows generational wage gap has widened significantly since 2002 The proportion of workers aged 21 to 30 who are now ... more

Warblers and turtle doves join RSPB list of birds at risk of dying out

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Warblers and turtle doves join RSPB list of birds at risk of dying out
Bad weather and loss of habitat blamed as more breeding native species are at risk of extinctionAny true love who wants to give their significant ... more

Sir Paul McCartney joins celebrity calls against Scottish independence

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Sir Paul McCartney joins celebrity calls against Scottish independence
Former Beatle makes declaration supporting the Let's Stay Together campaign, following several hundred public figuresSir Paul McCartney has become the latest celebrity to call for ... more

Rickets returns as poor families find healthy diets unaffordable

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Rickets returns as poor families  find healthy diets unaffordable
The UK Faculty of Public Health will call for national food policy including sugar tax as concerns rise over vitamin deficienciesPoverty is forcing people to ... more

Britain's best defence to the terror threat is international action

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Britain's best defence to the terror threat is international action
Government talk of returning jihadis and 'western values' won't keep us safe. We need a coordinated international strategy to defeat those who threaten usIt is ... more
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In Nod to Eastern Europe, E.U. Names Poland Premier to Key Post

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The selection is the latest sign that Poland is emerging as a larger player in European affairs, particularly on issues involving the bloc’s eastern front.

George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack

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George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack
A spokesman for George Galloway, known for his vocal criticism of Israel, said the attack on Friday was related to his declaration that a city ... more

Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says

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Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says
As evidence of Russia’s direct intervention in Ukraine mounted, the president of the European Commission said European leaders meeting in Brussels were likely to endorse ... more

EU Expected to Agree to Tougher Sanctions

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European Union leaders will agree to new sanctions on Russia, European Commission President José Manuel Barroso and French President François Hollande said.

New Novartis Drug Shows Striking Efficacy in Treating Heart Failure

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The experimental drug developed by the Swiss company Novartis reduced the risk of dying from cardiovascular causes and could replace what has been the bedrock ... more

Deadlock in Pakistan as Talks Stall Between Premier and His Foes

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Deadlock in Pakistan as Talks Stall Between Premier and His Foes
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said Saturday that he would not resign and called the demands to do so by his opponents “unacceptable” and “unconstitutional.”

Attack Kills 12 at Afghan Compound

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A dozen people were killed when insurgents attacked the headquarters of the Afghan intelligence service in this eastern city Saturday.

World Briefing: Afghanistan: 6 Killed in Assault on Intelligence Office in Jalalabad

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Insurgents attacked the headquarters of the Afghan intelligence service in Jalalabad, in the country’s east, setting off a huge bomb that killed at least six ... more

Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession

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Why Doctors Are Sick of Their Profession
The Saturday Essay: American physicians are increasingly sick of their once-vaunted profession, and that malaise is bad for their patients. But physicians can still save ... more

As Russian Threat Grows, NATO Faces Thorny Spending Questions

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Ukraine's showdown with Moscow deepened as Putin lashed out and sidestepped allegations that Russian troops are in Ukraine's territory. The crisis underlines a key issue ... more

John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66

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John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66
Mr. Mroz was a co-founder and chief executive of the EastWest Institute, a New York-based group specializing in international conflict resolution.

22 Trapped Miners Freed in Nicaragua as Rescue Efforts Continue

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Rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 miners trapped after a gold and silver mine collapsed on Thursday.

World Briefing: Central America Hit by Severe Drought

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A severe drought has ravaged crops in Central America, and as many as 2.8 million people are struggling to feed themselves, the United Nations World ... more

World Briefing: Nicaragua: Landslide Traps Miners

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Rescuers on Friday located 20 of at least 24 gold miners trapped by a landslide in northern Nicaragua but were not immediately able to extract ... more

The Dawn of the Post-Clinic Abortion

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The Dawn of the Post-Clinic Abortion
Some activists like Rebecca Gomperts are now imagining the unthinkable: a future where most abortions happen at home.

John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66

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John Edwin Mroz, Who Held Secret Talks With Arafat for the Reagan Administration, Dies at 66
Mr. Mroz was a co-founder and chief executive of the EastWest Institute, a New York-based group specializing in international conflict resolution.

ISIS Militants Behead Lebanese Soldier and Hold 18 More

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ISIS Militants Behead Lebanese Soldier and Hold 18 More
A video posted on social media sites on Saturday showed members of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria beheading a soldier captured when militants ... more

George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack

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George Galloway, British Lawmaker, Is Released From Hospital After Attack
A spokesman for George Galloway, known for his vocal criticism of Israel, said the attack on Friday was related to his declaration that a city ... more

Palestinian May Push for Deadline to End Occupation

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Palestinian May Push for Deadline to End Occupation
The president of the Palestinian Authority may use the annual United Nations General Assembly to publicly demand an end date for Israel’s occupation.

Syrian Rebels Trade Fire With U.N. Peacekeepers

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Gunfire broke out on Saturday between United Nations peacekeepers in southern Syria and the Islamist rebels who had been surrounding their base near the Israeli-occupied ... more

Obama attending wedding of longtime personal chef to MSNBC host

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The president and his family will be among guests as White House chef Sam Kass ties the knot with MSNBC host Alex Wagner

New EU president Tusk 'can't imagine' Britain leaving

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New EU president Tusk 'can't imagine' Britain leaving
Polish Prime Minister Donald Tusk, named Saturday as the next European Union president, said he could not imagine the bloc without Britain and pledged to ... more

US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon

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US launches air strikes on IS rebels near Mosul dam: Pentagon
The US military launched fresh attacks on Islamic State forces in Iraq, using fighter aircraft and drones to carry out strikes near the Mosul dam, ... more

Car tied to suspected threat against Obama found in Connecticut

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HAMDEN Conn. (Reuters) - A car sought in connection with a suspected threat against President Barack Obama has been located in Connecticut, authorities said on ... more

Rep. Larry Bucshon: “More than 40 good jobs bills” sitting stagnant in Senate

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With Labor Day as an appropriate pivot point, Rep. Larry Bucshon, R-Ind., said in the weekly Republican address, three things will guide Congress's discussion in ... more