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ISIS Says It Killed Steven Sotloff After U.S. Strikes in Northern Iraq

New York Times - Found 2 hours ago
The group released a video showing the beheading of a second American, blaming the killing on President Obama and raising the pressure on him to order military strikes on the group in its sanctuary in Syria.
3 Islamic State claims to have beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff - Washington Post
Video shows apparent beheading of US journalist - USA Today
ISIS video claims beheading of American journalist Steven Sotloff - CNN
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Ebola outbreak 'spiralling out of control'

CNN - Found 18 minutes ago
(CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak is much worse than official figures show and is "spiraling out of control," a leading U.S. official said Tuesday -- due in part, he said, to some countries that inadvertently have made it harder to corral the deadly disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
In fight to contain Ebola, ‘the world is losing the battle’ - Washington Post
Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins - CNN
Global health officials warn that window for bringing Ebola under control is closing fast - Washington Post
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Behind the mask: Who is apparent killer?

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- The similarities are striking. An American journalist kneels in the desert, dressed in an orange prison-style jumpsuit. A masked "executioner" lords over him, wielding a knife. The journalist speaks; the executioner speaks. And then the horrific happens: the victim is beheaded. "It is ...
Friends laud Sotloff's talent, heart - CNN
Analyzing the ISIS beheading videos - CNN
The Short List: Journalist executed; NFL owner suspended; Apple denies iCloud breach - USA Today
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At Bailey’s elementary, Fairfax County students head to class in office building

Washington Post - Found 4 hours ago
By and Michael Alison Chandler , At Fairfax County’s newest school, the first buses rolled into the parking lot Tuesday at 8:23 a.m. The giggling, jittery students poured out and looked up. The new Bailey’s Upper Elementary School for the Arts and Sciences is a five-story brick structure that ...
In Fairfax, some students head to class in an office building - Washington Post
Expelled black students' parents sue Ohio district - FOXNews.com
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Behind the mask: Who is apparent killer?

CNN - Found 1 hour ago
(CNN) -- The similarities are striking. An American journalist kneels in the desert, dressed in an orange prison-style jumpsuit. A masked "executioner" lords over him, wielding a knife. The journalist speaks; the executioner speaks. And then the horrific happens: the victim is beheaded. "It is ...
Friends laud Sotloff's talent, heart - CNN
Analyzing the ISIS beheading videos - CNN
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International Business Times

7 teen escapees from Tenn. detention center still on lam

USA Today - Found 34 minutes ago
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Changes are coming to the state's juvenile detention centers after 32 teenagers busted out of the Woodland Hills Youth Development Center in Nashville, triggering a massive police manhunt and criticism from the community. Seven of the teens remained at large late Tuesday, with ...
How did 32 teens break out of Tenn. detention facility? - USA Today
7 teens who escaped Tennessee center remain at large - CNN
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ISIS Says It Killed Steven Sotloff After U.S. Strikes in Northern Iraq

New York Times - Found 2 hours ago
The group released a video showing the beheading of a second American, blaming the killing on President Obama and raising the pressure on him to order military strikes on the group in its sanctuary in Syria.
3 Islamic State claims to have beheaded American journalist Steven Sotloff - Washington Post
Video shows apparent beheading of US journalist - USA Today
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Putin Tells European Official That He Could ‘Take Kiev in Two Weeks’

New York Times - Found 1 hour ago
The statement by the Russian president added a new dimension to the tensions building in Ukraine as Russian forces become more involved in the fighting there.
Obama in Europe for Ukraine talks - BBC
Why Nato-Russia relations soured - BBC
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Airstrike in Somalia by U.S. Forces Targets Shabab Leader

New York Times - Found 3 hours ago
Somali and American officials said Tuesday that the leader of the Shabab, the Somali militant group that has allied itself with Al Qaeda, may have been killed.
U.S. official: Attack targets Al-Shabaab leader, but his fate is unknown - CNN
How did Somali terror threat grow? - CNN
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Video: Obama heads to NATO summit amid ISIS crisis

NBCNews.com - Found 16 hours ago
TODAY   |   September 02, 2014 Pressure mounts on President Obama to take stronger military action against ISIS, as the president gets set to travel overseas. NBC national correspondent Peter Alexander reports.
Obama heads to NATO summit amid ISIS crisis - NBCNews.com
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ISIS beheads second U.S. hostage

CNN - Found 53 minutes ago
(CNN) -- A video that shows the beheading of American Steven Sotloff was delivered as a "second message to America" to halt airstrikes in Iraq, following through on a threat to kill the journalist. In the video posted Tuesday online, Sotloff says -- in a message surely scripted by his captors -- ...
ISIS beheads Sotloff; threatens British captive - CNN
Lawmakers: 'We must go after ISIS' after new purported beheading video - FOXNews.com
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Business Insider

Dangerous to cheer Vladimir Putin: Your Say

USA Today - Found 3 hours ago
I can't fathom why opposing view writer Paul Goncharoff has become such an eager cheerleader for Russian President Vladimir Putin ("Russia requires a secure buffer"). I suppose living in Moscow would make one susceptible to the sway of irrational Russian chauvinism and Putin's expansionary desires. ...
Editorial: Ukraine deserves support from NATO countries even if it’s not part of the alliance - Washington Post
Don’t cede Ukraine - Washington Post
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Joan Rivers on Life Support, Daughter Says

NBCNews.com - Found 3 hours ago
Legendary comedienne Joan Rivers "remains on life support," her daughter said on Tuesday. "On behalf of my mother and our family, we are extremely grateful for all the love and support we've received. At this time she does remain on life support," the statement from Melissa Rivers read. "I know my ...
Comedian Joan Rivers Is on Life Support, Daughter Melissa Says - NBCNews.com
Joan Rivers Remains on Life Support, Says Daughter Melissa: "We Are Extremely Grateful for All the Love" - EOnline.com
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Angelina’s Crazy Brilliant Wedding Dress

Daily Beast - Found 3 hours ago
While fashion snobs may balk at a Versace gown covered in drawings by Jolie’s children, her wedding dress says all the best things about love and family. It has been, as contestants on TV talent shows are wont to say, a “journey.” Until today, Angelina Jolie’s most memorable article of ...
All About the Judge Who Married Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt - People
Angelina Jolie's Wedding Dress Drawings Decoded: Flowers, Family Portraits and...Buttock Fattock?! - EOnline.com
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Daily Beast

Famous Lawyer Jumps Into Justin Bieber Crash Case

NBCNews.com - Found 3 hours ago
High-powered attorney Gloria Allred is representing two people who were involved in an all-terrain vehicle wreck and subsequent fight that led to pop star Justin Bieber’s arrest. Bieber, 20, was arrested and charged with dangerous driving and assault after the singer allegedly crashed his ATV into ...
Justin Bieber Arrested for ATV Accident with Photogs (UPDATE) - TMZ
Justin Bieber Arrested While Spending Day With Selena Gomez: Are They Back On? - ABC News
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Apple shifts blame after nude celebrity hacking furore

ITWire - Found 1 hour ago
Tech giant Apple has been embarrassed in a big way this week after compromising photos of several celebrities surfaced online, but it maintains its iCloud systems haven't been breached. The company came out with the statement after the FBI became involved. The FBI said it would investigate the leak, ...
In Nude Celebrity Photos, Privacy Collides With the Wild Web - New York Times
Apple: Celebrity Photo Hack Was 'Very Targeted' - NBCNews.com
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New York Magazine

Google Reboots Its Business Software Operation as ‘Google for Work’

Wired News - Found 9 hours ago
Google is best known for the online services and software it offers to everyday consumers—things like Google Search, Gmail, and the Android mobile operating system that runs so many smartphones and tablets—but for more than a decade, the tech giant has also offered services, software, and even ...
Google gets down to serious business with ‘Google for Work’ - ZDNet
Android Wear updates will let you leave your phone at home - Engadget
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Bits Blog: German Court Bans Uber Service Nationwide

New York Times - Found 3 hours ago
The order will stand until the court holds a hearing this year. Uber said it would continue to operate in Germany despite the threat of criminal charges and fines.
Uber Now Blocked All Over Germany - Slashdot
Bits Blog: Uber Service Banned Across Germany by Frankfurt Court - New York Times
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Red Orbit

Broncos have planned for Welker's absence

ESPN.com - Found 26 minutes ago
ENGLEWOOD, Colo. -- Though the revelation of Wes Welker's suspension closed out a headline-filled day in the NFL -- Indianapolis Colts owner Jim Irsay was suspended by commissioner Roger Goodell, Michael Sam planned a visit with the Dallas Cowboys and J.J. Watt discussed a $100 million contract --- ...
Broncos' Wes Welker suspended four games for taking amphetamine - USA Today
Wes Welker officially suspended first four games of season - NBC Sports
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Tom Watson closes gap, but Europe still the favorite

USA Today - Found 2 hours ago
At the PGA Championship nearly a month ago, Tom Watson was putting up a brave face when asked about the health of the U.S. Ryder Cup team he will captain Sept. 26-28 in Scotland. "There is concern. We're dropping like flies," Watson said, referring to Matt Kuchar's back spasms, Jason Dufner's neck ...
Tom Watson picks Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan, Webb Simpson for U.S Ryder Cup team - USA Today
Keegan Bradley, Hunter Mahan and Webb Simpson added to U.S. Ryder Cup team - Washington Post
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Raleigh News & Observer

Wozniacki Wallops Errani to Reach U.S. Open Semi-Finals

New York Times - Found 40 minutes ago
Caroline Wozniacki used her aggressive groundstroke game to near perfection on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open with a 6-0 6-1 victory over Italy's Sara Errani.The 10th-seeded Dane beat 13th-seeded Errani at her own strategy, engaging in long baseline rallies but using superior ...
Unseeded Peng reaches US Open semifinals - ESPN.com
Caroline Wozniacki, Peng Shuai move into U.S. Open semifinals - FOXSports.com
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Ebola outbreak 'spiralling out of control'

CNN - Found 18 minutes ago
(CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak is much worse than official figures show and is "spiraling out of control," a leading U.S. official said Tuesday -- due in part, he said, to some countries that inadvertently have made it harder to corral the deadly disease. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ...
In fight to contain Ebola, ‘the world is losing the battle’ - Washington Post
Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins - CNN
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Dr. Nancy: Program rewires brain to crave healthy foods

NBCNews.com - Found 7 hours ago
TODAY   |   September 02, 2014 NBC News’ chief medical editor discusses a new study exploring the possibility of rewiring the brain to crave better foods, as well as new research on the low-carb versus low-fat diet debate.
Low-carb diets: Studies differ on whether they are best - USA Today
A Call for a Low-Carb Diet That Embraces Fat - New York Times
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Obama Addresses West Africans on Facts About Ebola

ABC News - Found 9 hours ago
President Barack Obama is telling the people of West Africa that stopping the spread of Ebola won't be easy, but "we know how to do it." In a video message the White House has released, Obama says the first step is to know the facts. He goes on to say that Ebola is not spread through the air, like ...
Obama, in New Video, Speaks to Africans About Ebola Outbreak - ABC News
Obama addresses West Africans on facts about Ebola - ONE News
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DealBook: Dollar General Raises Bid for Family Dollar as Buyout Fight Heats Up

New York Times - Found 3 hours ago
Dollar General offered on Tuesday to increase its bid for Family Dollar to $9.1 billion in a renewed effort to win over Family Dollar from a rival merger with Dollar Tree.
Business digest: Average work week is 46.7 hours, Gallup says - Washington Post
Stocks End Mostly Lower; ISM Data Eyed - Morningstar.com
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BusinessWeek

Pay for Eric Cantor's Wall Street Post: $3.4 Million

Wall Street Journal - Found 6 hours ago
Eric Cantor plans to join boutique investment bank Moelis & Co., as the recently defeated House majority leader embarks on a new career on Wall Street. Here are the terms of his compensation, as disclosed by Moelis in an SEC filing. Including all elements of his pay package for this first year, Mr. ...
Eric Cantor cashes in with new Wall Street job - Yahoo! Finance
Eric Cantor’s Huge Pay Day - Time
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Christie’s Atlantic City dream erodes as nearly new Revel Casino closes

Washington Post - Found 4 hours ago
ATLANTIC CITY – Revel Casino Hotel, labeled a “game changer” by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) when it opened in April 2012, closed early Tuesday morning as part of an economic implosion in this historic city’s gambling industry. Originally expected to be the crown jewel of casino ...
Why Posh Revel Failed in Atlantic City - BusinessWeek
Revel Closes: Why the Chips Are Down for Atlantic City - Bloomberg
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