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  • newGOP adopts new rhetoric on anti-abortion push
    Led by Sen. Joni Ernst and with a focus on "compassion," Republicans are trying to avoid past mistakes in a new push to defund Planned Parenthood.
    - 30 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:47pm -
  • new'Benghazi' coming to a theater near you
    Action movie mogul Michael Bay's latest bid for critical respectability may come at Hillary Clinton's expense.
    - 39 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:38pm -
  • newWednesday's Mini-Report, 7.29.15
    Today's edition of quick hits.
    - 47 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:30pm -
  • newClinton picks fights with GOPers on Cuba
    Hillary Clinton will head to the backyard of Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio to call for lifting the Cuba embargo Friday.
    - 52 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:25pm -
  • newGOP gets its 17th candidate
    The Republican presidential contest has grown to 17 candidates with Wednesday's entry of Jim Gilmore.
    - 57 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:20pm -
  • newWatch: Bodycam footage of Dubose shooting
    WARNING: This video contains graphic content. Watch the full bodycam footage of the shooting incident that resulted in the death of Samuel Dubose on July 19th.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
  • newWhy Neil Young's latest cause is a sham
    Young joined the anti-GMO fight with a new album and a short film. But the result is a sad case of good science parting ways with bad art.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:06pm -
  • newClinton deflects Keystone, TPP
    15 weeks into her presidential campaign, Hillary Clinton still refuses to take a stand on two major issues. Bernie Sanders joins Ed Schultz to discuss his stand on the TPP trade deal and the Keystone XL Pipeline.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • newLIVE: Sanders holds house parties across US
    Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders appears at a house party in Washington, D.C. in one of what is reported to be over 3,000 simultaneous parties thrown across the United States as grassroots organizing events for the Vermont senator.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:53pm -
  • newThe Senate EMP Caucus takes shape
    Far-right senators are deeply worried about a conservative fantasy involving Iran and electromagnetic pulses. You, however, shouldn't be worried at all.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:36pm -


  • newRussia vetoes bid to set up tribunal for downed flight MH17
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Russia vetoed a United Nations Security Council draft resolution on Wednesday that would have set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing a Malaysia Airlines passenger airliner last year in east…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:48pm -
  • newIslamic State claims car bomb in Yemen capital, four dead
    DUBAI (Reuters) - A car bomb exploded outside an Ismaili mosque in Yemen's war-damaged capital Sanaa on Wednesday, killing four people and wounding six, health authorities and a security source said.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:41pm -
  • newSyrian jets bombard plain after rebel attack: monitor
    BEIRUT (Reuters) - The Syrian air force bombarded a plain in the northwest of the country, a group monitoring the war said on Wednesday, after insurgents launched an offensive to advance deeper into government-held areas vital to President Bashar al-…
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:27pm -
  • newFabius, visiting Tehran, invites Rouhani to France
    DUBAI (Reuters) - On the first visit to Iran for 12 years by a French foreign minister, Laurent Fabius conveyed an invitation from President Francois Hollande to Iran's President Hassan Rouhani to visit France in November.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • newToo early to say if debris in Reunion is from MH370 flight: police
    PARIS (Reuters) - Debris that is probably from a plane has washed up on Reunion island off the east coast of Africa, but it is premature to suggest that it might be from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, believed to have crashed in the Indi…
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:15pm -
  • newAfghanistan says Taliban leader dead, urges peace talks
    KABUL (Reuters) - Afghanistan said on Wednesday that Mullah Omar, the elusive leader of the Taliban movement fighting to topple the government, died more than two years ago.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:53pm -
  • newU.N. mediator proposes Syria working groups on roadmap to peace
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations mediator in Syria's conflict on Wednesday proposed inviting warring parties to take part in four U.N.-led working groups on how to implement a roadmap to peace, since the groups were not ready to hold for…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:33pm -
  • newU.S., allies target Islamic State in Syria, Iraq with 14 air strikes: U.S. Military
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies conducted 11 air strikes in Iraq on Tuesday against the Islamic State and also targeted the militant group with three strikes in Syria, the U.S. military said.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:26pm -
  • newPressed by left, Greece's Tsipras vows 'thus far and no further'
    ATHENS (Reuters) - Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, struggling to contain a revolt in his left-wing Syriza party, said on Wednesday that his government would not implement reform measures beyond those agreed with lenders at a euro zone summit thi…
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:06pm -
  • newPeru forces raid coca region rebel slave camp, rescue 39 women, children
    BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Peruvian special forces rescued 26 children and 13 women, some of whom had been raped and held captive for three decades, when they raided a southeastern jungle camp of the left-wing Shining Path rebel group.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 5:55pm -

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  • newCorbyn backed by two largest unions
    Left wing MP Jeremy Corbyn has the backing of the UK's two largest trade unions as Unison follows Unite in endorsing him to be Labour's next leader.
    - 55 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 9:22pm -
  • newAlarm over Cambodia 'timber grab'
    A new report says that highly valuable forests are being lost at an "unprecedented" rate from protected lands in Cambodia.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:16pm -
  • newBendy tech promise for graphene
    Scientists apply the paper art of kirigami to slice graphene, the world's thinnest material.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:13pm -
  • newFrance boosts Calais tunnel security
    France says it is sending 120 extra police officers to Calais, as migrants attempting to reach Britain say they will continue to try to enter the Channel Tunnel.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:12pm -
  • newFacebook hails 'strong quarter'
    Facebook hails "strong quarter" as the company reports its monthly users grew 13% to 1.49 billion.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 9:09pm -
  • newUS lion killer 'sorry for disruption'
    Dentist Walter Palmer apologises to his patients for the disruption caused by the backlash against him over the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe.
    - 1 hour ago 29 Jul 15, 8:58pm -
  • newRussia vetoes MH17 tribunal at UN
    Russia vetoes a United Nations draft resolution seeking to establish an international criminal tribunal into last year's MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:46pm -
  • newCeltic 1-0 Qarabag
    Dedryck Boyata keeps Celtic's Champions League hopes on track with a late winner against Qarabag.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:37pm -
  • newEngland on top after Anderson burst
    England close day one of the third Ashes Test at Edgbaston on 133-3 after Australia are bowled out for 136.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:31pm -
  • newNigel Farage fears holidaymaker deaths
    Nigel Farage says that "unless something radical is done" in Calais it is only a matter of time before a British holidaymaker or lorry driver dies.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:25pm -

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  • newMullah Omar: An Islamist who fought against two world powers
    Mullah Omar, the Taliban leader who fought a protracted war against both Soviet Union and NATO in Afghanistan, has died due to illness. With his death the militant group has lost its most charismatic and unifying figure.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:57pm -
  • newOpinion: end of an era
    With Mullah Omar's death, the Taliban have lost a unifying figure. The possibility of another Taliban regime in Afghanistan might be over, but that also puts the ongoing peace talks at risk, says DW's Florian Weigand.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:57pm -
  • newRussia vetoes proposal for UN to set up MH17 tribunal
    Russia has vetoed a UN Security Council resolution which had aimed to set up an international tribunal to prosecute those suspected of downing MH17. The passenger plane crashed in eastern Ukraine just over a year ago.
    - 2 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:53pm -
  • newUS boy gets new hands in milestone operation
    An 8-year old from Baltimore has become the world's youngest recipient of double-hand transplant. The boy is expected to make a full recovery.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:30pm -
  • newBelgian architects address displacement with Maggie
    With the number of refugees worldwide at an all-time high, the search for shelter is a priority. A Belgian architecture firm has developed a long-lasting, energy-efficient solution. Martin Kuebler reports from Brussels.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 7:01pm -
  • newFed leaves door open for September rate hike
    Following a two-day policy meeting, the Federal Reserve kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at near zero percent. The central bank also said that the US economy and jobs market are continuing to strengthen.
    - 3 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:59pm -
  • newOpinion: KMW-Nexter merger creates European arms giant
    The German tank manufacturer Krauss-Maffei Wegmann has merged with its French competitor Nexter. DW’s Sven Pöhle fears that the alliance could weaken German guidelines on arms exports.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:34pm -
  • newGermany eases access to job market for refugees
    German government has removed a legal obstacle for certain groups of young refugees who want to work as interns. German companies, opposition parties and local officials are pushing for even more reform of the system.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:15pm -
  • newAccused lion hunter released on bail in Zimbabwe
    The suspect is charged with failure to prevent the killing of Cecil, Zimbabwe's most famous lion who lived in a national park. It is not known whether the American hunter who shot the lion will also be charged.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 6:12pm -
  • newInterns shortchanged by prestigious Brussels training programs
    Many young people come to Brussels intent on landing a coveted international internship - but the positions don't always turn out as expected. As Martin Kuebler reports, some groups are trying to change that.
    - 4 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 5:57pm -

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  • newEight great commuter flats to rent in Madrid
    A British politician has said it is cheaper to commute to London from Madrid than pay for a flat in the UK capital. So for all those thinking of doing just that, here are ten great commuter flats in Madrid.
    - 5 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 4:59pm -
  • newBest place to commute to London? It's Madrid
    Labour’s candidate for mayor of London, Tessa Jowell has suggested that Londoners might be better off commuting to the city from Madrid rather than living in the UK capital itself.
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 4:44pm -
  • newSpanish airport operator profits jump 80 percent
    One-off tax deductions, a rise in passenger numbers and consolidaton of Luton airport have played their part in boosting profit of Spain's Aena, the world's biggest airport operator.
    - 7 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 3:32pm -
  • newSpanish bid to develop the world's first 'robokid'
    Spanish scientists have launched a bid to develop the first bionic exoskeleton that will allow wheelchair-bound children to take their first steps - and they are using crowdfunding to do it.
    - 8 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 2:37pm -
  • new10 facts you didn't know about Spanish wine
    It was the Romans' favourite drink, a muse to Picasso and fell victim to the fascist regime of dicator Francisco Franco. Wine blogger Timmer Brown lifts the lid on everything you (probably) didn't know about Spanish vino.
    - 11 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 11:11am -
  • newFirst gag law fine for 'lazy police' social media post
    Welcome to life under Spain's new gag law, where one of the first offenders has been fined €600 for calling police 'slackers' on social media.
    - 12 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 10:45am -
  • newBrit, Belgian were targets in Barcelona shooting
    A masked shooter fired at the British man and Belgian outside a hotel in the tourist centre of the Catalan Capital in what police believe may have been a settling of scores.
    - 12 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 10:45am -
  • newUrban allotments thrive in crisis-hit Spain
    Building plots left abandoned after the bottom fell out of Spain's construction market have been reborn as urban vegetable as crisis-hit Spaniards rediscover the joy of the allotment.
    - 14 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 8:29am -
  • Venezuela leader brands Spanish PM a 'hitman'
    Spain lashed out Tuesday at Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro for what it called "insulting and unacceptable" comments in which he branded conservative Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoya "hitman".
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 15, 6:09pm -
  • Two injured in Barcelona hotel shooting
    UPDATED: Two people were injured in a shooting just off one of the busiest tourist streets in the Catalan capital on Tuesday afternoon.
    - 1 day ago 28 Jul 15, 4:17pm -

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Hurriyet Daily News

  • newBirds in İzmir cooling off thanks to irrigation efforts
    Hundreds of bird species that call the İzmir Bird Sanctuary home are in better shape thanks to intense local efforts to irrigate their habitat amid the hot summer temperatures
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newAKP talking with CHP, but acting with MHP
    The talks between Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu’s Justice and Development Party (AK Parti) and Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu’s Republican People’s Party (CHP) have been going on for weeks in search of a coalition government.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newRe-elections can turn into a referendum for peace process
    “I like democracy when democracy likes me,” a veteran Turkish journalist used to say mockingly, criticizing Turkish political figures for twisting democratic concepts as it suits them.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newYou should have made him all-powerful president
    The length of the video recording of Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş’s speech on March 17 at his party’s parliamentary group meeting is 2 minutes 10 seconds
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newNo Kurdish votes for AKP, no peace bid for you!
    One of the most famous and funniest episodes of the cult U.S. sitcom “Seinfeld” is “The Soup Nazi,” first aired in 1995 in the United States.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newBig data or SMS marketing?
    Recently in Turkey electronic means of marketing have been regulated harshly. However, the demand for sending texts by companies is not broken.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newWhere is the respect for elections?
    Tens of thousands of young people volunteered to become election observers on Election Day. With a maturity that the entire world marveled, the turnout was 90 percent.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newJohnny Depp, Ralph Fiennes top Venice film fest line-up
    Hollywood stars Johnny Depp and Ralph Fiennes top a powerful line-up at this year’s Venice film festival, with U.S. and Italian films dominating the competition for the Golden Lion, from war dramas to rock-star thrillers.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newTurkey’s recurring nightmare
    Turkey is moving backwards again with regards to its Kurdish problem. President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan is twanging nationalist chords and saying it is not possible to go on with the Kurdish peace process.
    - 16 mins ago 29 Jul 15, 10:01pm -
  • newAKP, MHP reject inquiry about ISIL, PKK terror
    The Turkish Parliament debated recent terror attacks that killed dozens of civilians and security officers in a heated session on July 29, as the Turkish army continues its aerial strikes in northern Iraq and Syria
    - 6 hours ago 29 Jul 15, 4:14pm -