First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 47 mins ago - 43 reports

UN: More than half of Syrian civilians displaced by civil war

A new UN report states that more than half of civilians in Syria have either fled the country or been internally displaced by the civil war. Half of that number are children. National Geographic:The Syrian crisis "has become the biggest humanitarian ... [Published American Thinker - 10 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 81 reports

EU Leaders To Threaten Extra Russia Sanctions, Agree New Team

European Union leaders are likely to threaten Russia with new sanctions over Ukraine on Saturday but, fearful of a new Cold War and self-inflicted harm on their own economies, should give Moscow another chance to make peace.At a summit in Brussels that ... [Published Channels TV Nigeria - 14 mins ago]
First reported 7 hours ago - Updated 16 mins ago - 43 reports

A bad week for Africa: Lesotho PM flees to South Africa after coup, as Ebola spreads to Senegal

JUST when it seemed Africa’s image could take all the beating it could in a week,matters only got worse: Lesotho’s military seized control of policeheadquarters kingdom in the early hours of (today) Saturday, in what officialsdescribed as a “coup att ... [Published Mail & Guardian Online - 14 mins ago]
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 18 mins ago - 107 reports

Liberian Ebola survivor hails drug

A Liberian health worker who recovered from Ebola after receiving an experimental drug has urged the manufacturer to speed up its production and send it to Africa.Physician's assistant Kyndy Kobbah is expected to be released from hospital today after ... [Published BT.com - 18 mins ago]
Entities: Ebola, ZMapp, Drugs, Liberia
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 28 mins ago - 17 reports

Nicaragua Frees 22 Trapped Miners

(Newser)–Nicaraguan rescuers have saved 22 of at least 26 workers trapped in a mine collapse and were working to find the rest. First lady Rosario Murillo said 20 of the miners were freed late yesterday, in addition to two who made their way to safety ... [Published Newser - 14 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 31 mins ago - 16 reports

Novartis’ next blockbuster? New drug cuts heart failure death rate a stunning 20 percent

Novartis could have a new blockbuster headed its way.The Swiss pharma giant’s new heart failure drug could prove to replace the current standard of therapy – for a condition that impacts more than 26 million across the U.S. and Europe, the company announced ... [Published MedCity News - 31 mins ago]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 76 reports

Judge strikes down key part of Texas abortion law

A federal judge ruled Friday it is unconstitutional to close a number of abortion clinics in the state of Texas, effectively throwing out a key component of an anti-abortion state law that has been considered one of the most restrictive in the countr ... [Published DailyMe.Com - 2 hours ago]
Entities: Abortion, Anti-Abortion
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 2 hours ago - 35 reports

NIH Hopes Ebola Vaccine Will Help Protect Aid Workers

Audio for this story from Weekend Edition Saturday will be available at approximately 12:00 p.m. ET. Next week, the NIH begins its first clinical trial of a vaccine to prevent Ebola. NPR's Scott Simon talks to Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National ... [Published Austin American Statesman - 2 hours ago]
First reported 22 hours ago - Updated 36 mins ago - 40 reports

UPDATE 1-Alibaba aims to launch share sale in early September-source

* Alibaba still awaiting SEC approval to launch sale* Alibaba listing could raise more than $20 bln(Recasts with source confirmation)HONG KONG, Aug 30 (Reuters) - Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is planning to launch its New York ... [Published CNBC - 36 mins ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 16 reports

NerdWallet: Surviving Labor Day sales

Long lines and long receipts are joining cookouts and camping trips as hallmarks of Labor Day weekend. It's time for Labor Day sales—but before you set foot in a store, you'll need a game plan so you get the most bang for your buck. To help out, we've ... [Published USA Today - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 7 hours ago - 28 reports

Eurozone inflation drops to 0.3%

Inflation in the eurozone continued to decline in August while unemployment hovered near record-high levels, according to official data released Friday, reinforcing expectations that the European Central Bank would soon take more forceful action to prevent ... [Published North West Arkansas Times - 7 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 8 hours ago - 78 reports

Warning on profits and cut in dividend at Tesco

The trading crisis engulfing Tesco has deepened as the supermarket giant was forced to issue another profits warning.Shares in the retailer, which has been struggling in recent years to compete against discounters such as Aldi and Lidl, slumped as it ... [Published Tayside and Fife Courier - 8 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 19 reports

California passes 'yes-means-yes' campus sexual assault bill

California lawmakers pass a bill requiring universities to adopt 'affirmative consent' language in their definitions of consensual sex, part of a nationwide drive to curb sexual assault on campuses. Linda So reports.http://www.firstcoastnews.com/video/3758064227001/1/California-passes-yes-means-yes-campus-sexual-assault-bill ... [Published First Coast News - 20 mins ago]
Entities: Sexual Assault, Sex
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 20 mins ago - 22 reports

Fresh US sanctions have deepened mistrust: Iran

TEHRAN (AFP) - Iran's President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday said fresh US sanctions imposed on organisations linked to Tehran's nuclear programme have further deepened mistrust that exists between the long-time foes.This is not compatible with the atmosphere ... [Published Dunya News - 23 mins ago]
Entities: Mistrust, Iran, Sanctions
First reported 21 hours ago - Updated 24 mins ago - 33 reports

Poroshenko: the EU could provide Ukraine with an additional 1 billion euros

The European Union can provide Ukraine with another billion euros, said the head of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko after talks with European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso." We discussed the possibility of additional allocation (funds) from the EU, ... [Published RIN.ru - 24 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 30 mins ago - 16 reports

Saudi king: Islamic State will reach 'Europe in a month and America in another month'

Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has a stark warning to America: The Islamic State’s terror will visit American shores in one month if it is not confronted in Syria and Iraq.“If we ignore them, I am sure they will reach Europe in a month and America in ... [Published Washington Times - 30 mins ago]
First reported 3 hours ago - Updated 22 mins ago - 16 reports

New heart failure drug saves lives

A new study reports one of the biggest potential advances against heart failure in more than a decade.It's a first-of-a-kind, experimental drug that lowers the chances of death or hospitalization by about 20 per cent.Doctors say the unnamed Novartis drug ... [Published 1057 EZRrock - 51 mins ago]
First reported 20 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 23 reports

Myanmar census a surprise: 9 million people less than estimated

Myanmar has discovered it has only 51 million people – far less than the previously estimated 60 million, according to preliminary results of the latest census.The state-run television, which announced the initial findings of the country’s first census ... [Published Investvine - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 25 reports

Policing UK NATO Summit 'One of Largest Security Operations Ever'

By | IB Times  –Next week's Nato summit in Newport, Wales , could present the most challenging security operation ever undertaken on British soil. And though it officially starts on Thursday (4 September) the first protests will take place today .Stop ... [Published Yahoo! News UK and Ireland - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 46 reports

Militants attack Syria's UN peacekeeper

Dozens of Filipino peacekeepers in the Golan Heights have come under attack by foreign-backed terrorists fighting the Syrian government. Philippine Defense Minister Voltaire Gazmin said the militant assault had started early on Saturday.Gazmin also noted ... [Published Press tv - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 48 mins ago - 32 reports

India, Japan sign MoU to develop Varanasi into 'smart city'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Japan today began on a significant note with a pact being signed under which his constituency Varanasi will be developed as a 'smart city', with cooperation and experience of Kyoto, the Japanese 'smart city' which ... [Published Financial Express - 1 hour ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 1 hour ago - 37 reports

Philippines UN forces in firefight with Syria rebels

World Bulletin/News DeskSome 75 Filipino members of the United Nations Peacekeeping Forces were involved in a fierce firefight Saturday with Syrian rebels after a two-day stand off in the Golan Heights, according to the Philippines defense secretary.In ... [Published World Bulletin - 2 hours ago]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 3 hours ago - 66 reports

Iran Is Arming the Palestinians

Aug. 30, 2014As the conflict between Israel and Hamas continues, Iran has begun arming “Palestinian resistance groups” in West Bank – the area not controlled by Hamas. According to Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naqdi, the commander of Iran’s volunteer ... [Published The Patriot Post - 3 hours ago]
Entities: Iran, Palestinian, HAMAS
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated 4 hours ago - 67 reports

Iran slams US sanctions as oppression

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says sanctions must be confronted because they constitute oppression and violation of the rights of a nation. “Sanctions are oppression and infringement upon a nation’s rights and we must stand up to them and keep aggressors ... [Published Press tv - 4 hours ago]
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