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Indian Court Orders Retesting of Nestlé's Maggi Noodles – Wall Street Journal

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Wall Street JournalIndian Court Orders Retesting of Nestlé’s Maggi NoodlesWall Street JournalMUMBAI—An Indian court Thursday ordered food-safety regulators to retest samples of Nestlé SA NSRGY 0.34 % ‘s instant noodles after a scare over the safety of the product forced a nationwide recall and said the company could resume sales if they were …Maggi is back: Bombay HC quashes ban, but Nestle not out of the woods just yetFirstpostIndia court overturns Nestlé Maggi noodles banFinancial Times2-minute Maggi noodles makes a comeback as Bombay HC quashes ban, orders fresh …Financial ExpressThe Indian Express -Times of India -Hindustan Timesall 314 news articles »

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Migrants Crisis: Refugees Attempt to Reach Greek Island of Lesbos – NBCNews.com

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

NBCNews.comMigrants Crisis: Refugees Attempt to Reach Greek Island of LesbosNBCNews.comLESBOS, Greece — Over the hum of the motor, shouts of “Allahu Akbar” — or “God is Great” — are heard. The boat is getting closer — and the three dozen Syrian refugees packed on board are excitedly eyeing the shoreline. Their inflatable vessel rides …Greek police on Kos race to ease number of stuck refugeesWashington PostGreece to house migrants on a shipPhilly.comall 474 news articles »

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Truck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad's Sadr City – Reuters

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

ReutersTruck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad’s Sadr CityReutersBAGHDAD At least 60 people were killed and 200 wounded in a blast on Thursday at a market in Baghdad’s Sadr City district, police and medical sources said, one of the largest attacks on the capital since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi took office a …Truck Bomb Kills at Least 60 at Market in Baghdad’s Sadr CityNBCNews.comHuge truck bomb in Baghdad market kills 60USA TODAYTruck bomb rips through Iraq food market, 54 killedFirstpostIBNLive -The Indian Expressall 324 news articles »

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Three people hospitalized when Minneapolis nightclub ceiling collapses – Fox News

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Minneapolis Star TribuneThree people hospitalized when Minneapolis nightclub ceiling collapsesFox NewsThree people were hospitalized Wednesday night when the ceiling of a Minneapolis nightclub partially collapsed. The Minneapolis Fire Department told the Star-Tribune that a 30-by-30 foot section of the First Avenue venue gave way at around 10 p.m …Ceiling collapse at Minneapolis’s legendary First Avenue injures up to 4Washington PostOfficials: 3 hurt in Minneapolis concert ceiling collapseseattlepi.comSEE IT: Ceiling collapses at packed Minneapolis concert venue, at least 3 …New York Daily NewsNBCNews.comall 122 news articles »

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California Ban on the Word 'Alien' Hailed on Univision – NewsBusters (blog)

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

NewsBusters (blog)California Ban on the Word ‘Alien’ Hailed on UnivisionNewsBusters (blog)California is hitting one home run after another on behalf of its teeming population of unauthorized immigrants. Or at least that’s the way it’s seen on the nation’s top Spanish-language television network, Univision. Univision anchor Jorge Ramos …and more »

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Market truck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad's Sadr City: sources – Reuters

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Times of IndiaMarket truck bomb kills at least 60 in Baghdad’s Sadr City: sourcesReutersBAGHDAD At least 60 people were killed and 200 wounded in a bomb attack on Thursday at a market in Baghdad’s Sadr City district, police and medical sources said, in one of the largest attacks on the capital since Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi took …Iraq Officials: Huge Truck Bomb in Baghdad Market Kills 54ABC NewsIraq truck bomb ‘kills dozens’ in Baghdad marketBBC NewsTruck bomb kills at least 33 in Baghdad marketTimes of IndiaRTE.ie -Sky Newsall 43 news articles »

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Police Seize Control of Ruling Party Headquarters in Myanmar – ABC News

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

New York TimesPolice Seize Control of Ruling Party Headquarters in MyanmarABC NewsSecurity forces have seized control of the headquarters of Myanmar’s ruling party as rifts between party members intensified ahead of upcoming general elections, witnesses said Thursday. Tensions have been building for months between President Thein …Myanmar security forces surround ruling party HQ: sourcesReutersMyanmar security forces surround ruling party headquarters: leader’s sonABC OnlineBurmese forces surround ruling party headquarters and confine MPs – reportThe GuardianThe Daily Star -Myanmar Timesall 93 news articles »

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Texas executes man convicted of killing veteran police officer – Reuters

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

USA TODAYTexas executes man convicted of killing veteran police officerReutersAUSTIN, Texas Texas executed on Wednesday a 27-year-old man who was convicted of killing a veteran police officer in 2009 and had waived his rights to appeal his death sentence. Daniel Lopez was pronounced dead at 6:31 p.m. after receiving a lethal …Man Is Executed for Killing OfficerNew York Timesall 403 news articles »

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Figure in 1971 San Quentin Escape Bid Is Killed – New York Times

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

Wall Street JournalFigure in 1971 San Quentin Escape Bid Is KilledNew York TimesSACRAMENTO — An inmate involved in a 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday. The slaying of the inmate, Hugo Pinell, 71, fueled a riot Wednesday involving about 70 …Member of infamous ‘San Quentin 6’ killed in Folsom prison riotUSA TODAYInmate killed in California prison riotCNN InternationalInmate who participated in ‘San Quentin Six’ 1971 escape attempt killed in …ReutersFox News -OCRegister -CBS Newsall 146 news articles »

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Lawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinement – USA TODAY

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

USA TODAYLawyer: Chelsea Manning faces possible solitary confinementUSA TODAYWICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Convicted national security leaker Chelsea Manning could be placed in solitary confinement indefinitely for allegedly violating prison rules by having a copy of Vanity Fair with Caitlyn Jenner on the cover and an expired tube of …Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning faces solitary after prison finds Caitlyn …New York Daily NewsLawyer: Chelsea Manning could get solitary confinement for having Caitlyn …The Week MagazineChelsea Manning Could Face Solitary Confinement at Military PrisonNDTVGawker -New York Magazineall 97 news articles »

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Ohio sets November vote on legalizing marijuana – Reuters

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ReutersOhio sets November vote on legalizing marijuanaReutersCLEVELAND Ohio voters will decide in November whether to legalize marijuana use for treating illnesses and for getting high. Secretary of State Jon Husted said on Wednesday he had certified the group ResponsibleOhio had gathered enough valid …Voters to decide whether Ohio will become first Midwest state to legalize potLos Angeles TimesResponsible Ohio | Biggest obstacle to legalized pot on Ohio ballot may be Issue 2newsnet5.comPot Legalization Issue Cleared for Ohio Ballot This FallFox 28OregonLive.com -The Cannabistall 105 news articles »

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Crews Search For Woman Who Reportedly Fell Or Jumped From Bay Bridge – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Los Angeles TimesCrews Search For Woman Who Reportedly Fell Or Jumped From Bay BridgeLos Angeles TimesEmergency crews Wednesday morning are a searching for woman who reportedly fell or jumped off the Bay Bridge following a traffic crash. Emergency crews Wednesday morning are a searching for woman who reportedly fell or jumped off the Bay Bridge …and more »

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Rioting at New Folsom Prison leaves one dead, five hospitalized – UPI.com

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

UPI.comRioting at New Folsom Prison leaves one dead, five hospitalizedUPI.comSACRAMENTO, Aug. 12 (UPI) — Rioting at California State Prison-Sacramento — commonly known as New Folsom Prison — left one prisoner dead and at least five others injured Wednesday, law enforcement officials said. The Department of Corrections and …and more »

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Obama to host South Korea president Oct. 16 – USA TODAY

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

USA TODAYObama to host South Korea president Oct. 16USA TODAYPresident Obama will meet at the White House with South Korean counterpart Park Geun-hye on Oct. 16, the White House announced Wednesday. “President Park’s visit, her second to Washington since taking office, will underscore the strength and breadth …Obama to Welcome South Korean President in OctoberABC NewsSouth Korean president set for rescheduled October summit with ObamaReutersall 83 news articles »

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One Inmate Dead And Five Injured After Prison Riot – Capital Public Radio News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Capital Public Radio NewsOne Inmate Dead And Five Injured After Prison RiotCapital Public Radio NewsCorrections officials say one inmate is dead and five others have been taken to an outside hospital to be treated for stab wounds after a riot this afternoon at California State Prison, Sacramento. Officials say the inmate died during an altercation in …and more »

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US diplomats in Havana ponder how to make the most of their new status – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

PoliticoUS diplomats in Havana ponder how to make the most of their new statusWashington PostHAVANA — When Secretary of State John F. Kerry arrives here Friday for a ceremony to raise the Stars and Stripes once more at the U.S. Embassy in Cuba, he’ll be the highest-ranking American official to set foot on the island in 70 years. His demeanor …Cuban dissidents not invited to flag-raising ceremony at US EmbassyUSA TODAYUS Flag Will Rise Over Embassy in CubaVoice of AmericaProtocol keeps dissidents from Havana flag-raising, John Kerry saysPoliticoABC News -Fox News -Huffington Postall 341 news articles »

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Uggie, scene-stealing dog from 'The Artist,' dies – CNN International

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

CNN InternationalUggie, scene-stealing dog from ‘The Artist,’ diesCNN International(CNN) Uggie, the scene-stealing Jack Russell terrier who charmed audiences in the Oscar-winning 2011 film “The Artist,” has died. His Los Angeles-based owner and trainer, Omar Von Mueller, announced Uggie’s death early Wednesday in a post on his …The Artist’s canine star Uggie put downThe AustralianUggie dies: ‘The Artist’ dog had that intangible star qualityLos Angeles TimesUggie, the Dog from The Artist, Has Died. Here’s What Reviewers Said About Him.Slate Magazine (blog)Reuters -New Zealand Herald -Toronto Starall 459 news articles »

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Seattle's Hisashi Iwakuma throws no-hitter – USA TODAY

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

USA TODAYSeattle’s Hisashi Iwakuma throws no-hitterUSA TODAYSEATTLE (AP) — Mariners’ right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma tossed a no-hitter against the Baltimore Orioles. Iwakuma has struck out seven, and he issued a three walks. Iwakuma escaped that jam with a two-out strikeout of Jimmy Paredes. Iwakuma also got …Hisashi Iwakuma throws fifth no-hitter in Mariners historyThe Seattle TimesNelson Cruz out of lineup for Mariners with neck spasmsESPNall 666 news articles »

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EPA Contractor Involved in Colorado Spill Identified as Environmental Restoration – Wall Street Journal

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Wall Street JournalEPA Contractor Involved in Colorado Spill Identified as Environmental RestorationWall Street JournalMissouri-based Environmental Restoration LLC was the contractor whose work caused a mine spill in Colorado that released an estimated 3 million gallons of toxic sludge into a major river system, according to a person familiar with the matter and …EPA chief: ‘We will be fully accountable’ for toxic spillUSA TODAYNavajo Nation Says It Will Sue EPA Over Toxic SpillTIMETicking Time Bombs? Abandoned US Mines Posing Toxic Spill DangersNBCNews.comDaily Caller -TheBlaze.com -Newswise (press release)all 231 news articles »

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Global movement votes to adopt policy to protect human rights of sex workers – Times of India

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Global movement votes to adopt policy to protect human rights of sex workersTimes of IndiaMANGALURU: A crucial vote to protect the human rights of sex workers was passed on Wednesday in Dublin at Amnesty International’s decision-making forum, the International Council Meeting (ICM). Delegates from around the world adopted a resolution …and more »

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Black-balled: LA tries spherical scheme to block evaporation amid drought – Fox News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Fox NewsBlack-balled: LA tries spherical scheme to block evaporation amid droughtFox NewsIs a bevy of black balls – 96 million to be exact – a crucial solution in helping California manage its calamitous drought? On Monday, Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti deployed the final 20,000 of the 96 million “shade balls” onto the surface of the …In California, Millions of ‘Shade Balls’ Combat a Nagging DroughtNew York TimesThe 36-cent ‘shade ball’ that could save $250 million and keep LA water cleanLos Angeles Times96 million ‘shade balls’ rolled into Los Angeles Reservoir as water protectionCBC.caABC News -Wired -USA TODAYall 190 news articles »

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Former president Jimmy Carter, 90, announces that he has cancer – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Washington PostFormer president Jimmy Carter, 90, announces that he has cancerWashington PostFormer president Jimmy Carter announced Wednesday that he has cancer and will be undergoing treatment at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta. Carter, 90, said the disease was discovered during recent liver surgery to remove “a small mass” and that the cancer …Former president Jimmy Carter has cancerUSA TODAYJimmy Carter Says That He Has CancerABC NewsJimmy Carter Says He Has CancerNew York TimesReuters -NBCNews.com -Miami Heraldall 141 news articles »

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A few asterisks on that 'Bernie Sanders leads in New Hampshire' poll – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Washington PostA few asterisks on that ‘Bernie Sanders leads in New Hampshire’ pollWashington PostIf you tweet “Bernie Sanders will not be the Democratic nominee” on Twitter, I would estimate that it will take roughly 2.3 seconds for someone to reply to you with a link to the new Boston Herald-Franklin Pierce University poll showing Sanders with a …FeeltheBern: A Look at Bernie Sanders and His Sizable CrowdsABC NewsHillary elites are freaking out. This memo tells them to STOP.VoxWhy Bernie Sanders shouldn’t celebrate that poll showing him ahead of Hillary …Los Angeles TimesHuffington Post -Christian Science Monitor -People Magazineall 397 news articles »

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China blasts: Shipment explodes in Tianjin port – BBC News

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

BBC NewsChina blasts: Shipment explodes in Tianjin portBBC NewsMassive explosions have hit China’s northern port city of Tianjin, reportedly injuring many people. According to Chinese state media, the blasts occurred when a shipment of explosives blew up at about 23:30 (16:30 GMT). Pictures and video shared on …Explosion rocks Chinese city of Tianjin; dozens reported injuredCNNBlast Rocks Chinese City of Tianjin, Dozens Reported InjuredNBCNews.comMassive explosion rocks Chinese city, at least 300 reportedly hospitalizedFox NewsUSA TODAY -ABC News -New York Timesall 229 news articles »

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Top general: US should consider boots on ground in Iraq – CNN International

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

CNN InternationalTop general: US should consider boots on ground in IraqCNN InternationalWashington (CNN) The top Army general said Wednesday that the U.S should consider embedding soldiers in Iraq if the battle against ISIS doesn’t improve. “If we find in the next several months that we aren’t making progress, we should absolutely …Top US general: Russia is most dangerous threatThe HillDeparting US army chief says Iraq may have to be partitionedZee NewsOdierno Stepping Down With Barrage of Warnings on Troop CutsMilitary.comAlexandria Town Talk -Defense Oneall 21 news articles »

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How Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley want to address racial injustice – Vox

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

How Bernie Sanders and Martin O’Malley want to address racial injusticeVoxMembers of the Black Lives Matter movement have told Democratic presidential candidates exactly what they want. In July, at the progressive conference Netroots Nation, activists took the stage at a town hall with Democratic presidential candidates …and more »

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Bernie Sanders's big challenge, explained in 2 charts – Washington Post

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Washington PostBernie Sanders’s big challenge, explained in 2 chartsWashington PostOne of the most prominent differences in the bases of support for Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is in racial composition. In Fox News’s most recent poll, Clinton led Sanders by 29 points among all voters — and by 50 points among non-white voters.Why Bernie Sanders shouldn’t celebrate that poll showing him ahead of Hillary …Los Angeles TimesPoll: Bernie Sanders leapfrogs Hillary Clinton in New HampshireCBS NewsNew poll shows Clinton trails Sanders in New Hampshire. Should she panic?Christian Science MonitorNew York Times -Boston Herald -Huffington Postall 324 news articles »

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Judge orders Rutherford to return kids to Monaco – USA TODAY

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

USA TODAYJudge orders Rutherford to return kids to MonacoUSA TODAYA Manhattan Supreme Court judge ordered actress Kelly Rutherford to return her two children to their father in Monaco, according to multiple media reports. Rutherford, 46, has been in a protracted custody battle with her ex-husband, Daniel Giersch …Kelly Rutherford Slams Judge Who Ordered Her Children Back to Monaco: “I …E! OnlineKelly Rutherford’s children return to MonacoCNNKelly Rutherford Slams Judge for “Shocking, Illegal, and Abusive” Order to …Us MagazinePeople Magazine -TMZ.com -6abc.comall 68 news articles »

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Assange should leave his Knightsbridge bedsit – Financial Times

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

Financial TimesAssange should leave his Knightsbridge bedsitFinancial TimesFor the past three years, Julian Assange, the founder of WikiLeaks, has been holed up in the Ecuadorean embassy in London’s Knightsbridge district. There he continues to defy Britain’s best efforts to extradite him to Sweden to answer allegations of …Expiration Dates Looming For Sex Allegations Against Julian AssangeNPRSweden, Ecuador discuss WikiLeaks founder sex allegationsCTV NewsAssange to be cleared as sex claims expireThe Times (subscription)all 220 news articles »

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Player survey: Majority think Patriots deflated footballs but aren't 'cheaters' – ESPN

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

ESPNPlayer survey: Majority think Patriots deflated footballs but aren’t ‘cheaters’ESPNThe NFL’s Deflategate investigation can lead to a dichotomy of truths. A reasonable person could conclude that someone, somewhere, somehow connected to the New England Patriots did something to reduce the air pressure in footballs used during the AFC …Brady, NFL commissioner go to court over “Deflategate”CBS NewsJudge briefed on Brady’s ‘Deflategate’ suspension settlement talksReutersFederal judge tells Brady-Goodell legal teams that he has not yet decided who …Boston.comNew York Daily News -ABC News -Bloombergall 1,089 news articles »

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