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​HitchBOT's final moments in Philly - CBS News

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CBS News

​HitchBOT's final moments in Philly
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HitchBOT had high hopes. The chatty hitchhiking robot had made its way across Canada, Germany and the Netherlands and was looking forward to going to Disney World, seeing the geysers in Yellowstone National Park and hitting up the Las Vegas strip.
Dear Robots, I apologize on behalf of AmericaWashington Post (blog)
Creators of Destroyed Hitchhiking Robot Mull RebuildABC News
Beloved Canadian Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in PhiladelphiaNewsweek
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Syria crisis: US "support fire" targets non-IS fighters - BBC News

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BBC News

Syria crisis: US "support fire" targets non-IS fighters
BBC News
US air power has been used in Syria for the first time to attack forces other than Islamic State (IS), a Pentagon spokesman has confirmed. Capt Jeff Davis said "defensive support fire" was provided last Friday. This was during clashes between the Free ...
First US-trained Syria rebel believed killed in fighting: sourcesReuters
Russia says US support for Syrian rebels portends wider Mideast chaosLos Angeles Times
The Pentagon says US not at war with Syria, only ISILAl Jazeera America
Jerusalem Post Israel News -Financial Times
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2nd US Doctor Accused of Illegally Killing Lion in Zimbabwe - ABC News

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ABC News

2nd US Doctor Accused of Illegally Killing Lion in Zimbabwe
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A second U.S. doctor is accused by Zimbabwe officials of illegally killing a lion. Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority accused Jan Casimir Seski of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, of shooting the lion with a bow and arrow in April ...
The lesson of Cecil: Big-game trophy hunting should be outlawedLos Angeles Times
Zimbabwe names another US man in connection with alleged illegal huntingCNN
Cecil the Lion and Robert MugabeThe New Yorker
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Greek stocks plunge, banks hammered, after five-week crisis shut down - Reuters

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Reuters

Greek stocks plunge, banks hammered, after five-week crisis shut down
Reuters
ATHENS Greece's stock market closed with heavy losses on Monday after a five-week shutdown brought on by fears that the country was about to be dumped from the euro zone. Bank shares plummeted 30 percent before loss limits kicked in to stop investors ...
Greek Stock Market: How Shares Plunged Once It Re-OpenedABC News
Greek stocks plunge after five-week closureCBC.ca
Greek Stock Market Closes 16 Percent Lower After Finally ReopeningNBCNews.com
ABC Online -Wall Street Journal -Voice of America
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Sir Edward Heath child abuse claims probed by IPCC - BBC News

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Sir Edward Heath child abuse claims probed by IPCC
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The police watchdog is to investigate claims a child sex abuse case was dropped because of threats to expose former Prime Minister Sir Edward Heath. The Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) said the inquiry concerns Wiltshire Police's ...
UK police watchdog to probe abuse claim against ex-PM HeathWashington Post
Police investigated over handling of Ted Heath abuse claimsIrish Times
Edward Heath, Former British Prime Minister, Was Accused of Sex Abuse: WatchdogNBCNews.com
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Report: US-Led Strikes in Iraq, Syria Killed Many Civilians - New York Times

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Report: US-Led Strikes in Iraq, Syria Killed Many Civilians
New York Times
BAGHDAD — U.S.-led airstrikes targeting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria likely have killed hundreds of civilians, a report by an independent monitoring group said Monday. The coalition had no immediate comment. The report by Airwars, a ...
Hundreds of civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Isis targets – reportThe Guardian
Hundreds of civilians killed by coalition air strikes against Isil in Syria ...Telegraph.co.uk
One year after ISIL bloodshed Iraq's Yazidis still sufferingeuronews
Irish Independent -The Guardian
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After Three Grim Accidents in a Week, Is It Even Safe to Ride on a Chinese ... - TIME

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TIME

After Three Grim Accidents in a Week, Is It Even Safe to Ride on a Chinese ...
TIME
A 35-year-old employee of a shopping mall in Shanghai had to have his left leg amputated on Saturday after a part of the escalator he was cleaning collapsed underneath him, according to state-linked newspaper Global Times. It was the third such mishap ...
Leg amputated after escalator horrorNew Zealand Herald
Worker Loses Foot in China's Third Escalator Accident in a WeekNBCNews.com
Escalator accident in China third in one weekeuronews
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Burundi Tense Amid Gunfire After Killing of a General - New York Times

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Burundi Tense Amid Gunfire After Killing of a General
New York Times
BUJUMBURA, Burundi — Gunfire rang out in Burundi's capital Sunday night following the killing of a feared military general who was a close ally of President Pierre Nkurunziza. Nkurunziza, who was re-elected last month, said in a televised address that ...
Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza warns against vengeanceBBC News
African Union, U.S. Urge Calm in Burundi After AssassinationBloomberg
Official: Burundi general killed in capitalgulfnews.com

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Syrian government warplane crashes in Idlib province - BBC News

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BBC News

Syrian government warplane crashes in Idlib province
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A Syrian government warplane has crashed in a built-up area of the north-western town of Ariha, killing 12 people, activists say. The UK-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) activist group said the crash occurred amid bombing raids.
Syrian jet crashes into market, 12 killedReuters
Dozens killed in Syrian war plane crashIrish Independent
At least 12 dead after war plane crashes into Syrian marketIrish Times
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Afghan Government Says It Won't Separately Deal With Taliban - New York Times

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Afghan Government Says It Won't Separately Deal With Taliban
New York Times
KABUL, Afghanistan — The Afghan government addressed the growing leadership crisis in the Taliban for the first time Monday, saying it will not deal with the militant group separately from other "armed opposition" in the country. The statement from ...

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Local Chinese bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot over online ... - Fox News

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Omaha World-Herald

Local Chinese bureau probing controversial Shaolin Temple abbot over online ...
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BEIJING – The controversial abbot of China's famed Shaolin Temple is under investigation over online allegations of misbehavior. The religious affairs bureau under the Denfeng city government says it was asked by the national body to look into claims ...
Mystery deepens over China's scandal-hit 'CEO monk' Shi YongxinFinancial Times
Monks promote Buddhist cultural exchange in ThailandBusiness Standard

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Protests In Hong Kong Over a Woman's Conviction For Assaulting a Cop With Her ... - TIME

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 22:47

TIME

Protests In Hong Kong Over a Woman's Conviction For Assaulting a Cop With Her ...
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HONG KONG-CHINA-POLITICS-COURTS-PROTEST PHILIPPE LOPEZ—AFP/Getty Images Protesters wear bras during a demonstration outside the police headquarters in Hong Kong on August 2, 2015.
Hong Kong protest over 'breast as weapon' convictionBBC News
Hong Kongers protest 'breast assault' rulingWPTZ The Champlain Valley
Hong Kong bra protest after woman jailed for 'breast assault'ABS CBN News
Echonetdaily -Times of India
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Climate change: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan - BBC News

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 22:46

BBC News

Climate change: Obama to unveil Clean Power Plan
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US President Barack Obama is due to unveil what he called "the biggest, most important step we have ever taken" in tackling climate change. The aim of the revised Clean Power Plan is to cut greenhouse gas emissions from US power stations by nearly a ...
Obama to unveil tougher climate change planReuters
Obama's Clean Power Plan written with fight in mindDallas Morning News
Obama's New Climate-Change Regulations to Alter, Challenge IndustryWall Street Journal
New York Times -CNN -Washington Post
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Mullah Omar: Kabul locals divided on dead Taliban leader's influence - ABC Online

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 22:39

The Express Tribune

Mullah Omar: Kabul locals divided on dead Taliban leader's influence
ABC Online
In a crowded beauty parlour in downtown Kabul on Friday afternoon, 32-year-old housewife Mehneh readied herself for a wedding with a heavy-handed application of blue eye shadow and an elaborate up-do. She and the other women laughed as they ...
Leadership challenged in Afghan Taliban after Mullah OmarFinancial Express
Death of a mullah: The US should focus on leaving AfghanistanPittsburgh Post-Gazette
The Taliban after OmarWashington Post
Firstpost -Martins Ferry Times Leader
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Israeli Justice Is Seen to Be Often Uneven Among Palestinian Cases - New York Times

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 19:37

New York Times

Israeli Justice Is Seen to Be Often Uneven Among Palestinian Cases
New York Times
JERUSALEM — The how-to manual in Hebrew reads like a chilling premonition. Among its recommendations, how to set fire to a Palestinian house: “Stock up with a petrol bomb, preferably of a liter and a half; a lighter; gloves; a mask; a crowbar/hammer; ...
Israel's Far Right Puts New Pressure on NetanyahuWall Street Journal
Benjamin Netanyahu pledges 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremistsToronto Star
Israeli premier vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremistsSalt Lake Tribune
Xinhua
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Canada's Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament, Kicking Off Election Campaign - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:29

Wall Street Journal

Canada's Prime Minister Dissolves Parliament, Kicking Off Election Campaign
Wall Street Journal
OTTAWA—Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper ordered the country's Parliament to be dissolved, kicking off an extended election campaign in which the Conservative leader will vie for a fourth term amid a deteriorating economy. The move, announced ...
Canada's prime minister calls parliamentary election for OctoberWashington Post
Canada PM Triggers Election With Vote in OctoberABC News
Canada PM calls Oct 19 election, focus on sluggish economyTimes of India
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Iran's President Says Nuclear Deal Will Help Revive Domestic Economy - Wall Street Journal

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:24

Wall Street Journal

Iran's President Says Nuclear Deal Will Help Revive Domestic Economy
Wall Street Journal
TEHRAN—Iran's landmark nuclear deal will revive a domestic economy that has struggled under a decade of sanctions and help ease political tensions in a volatile region, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a nationally televised speech Sunday.
Why Iran won't give up SyriaWashington Post
Iran deal can speed solutions in Syria, Yemen: RouhaniThe Express Tribune
A tale of two dealsThe Hindu
Bloomberg -Economic Times
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Israeli leaders propose harsh new measures to fight 'Jewish terrorism' - Washington Post

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 16:18

Jerusalem Post Israel News

Israeli leaders propose harsh new measures to fight 'Jewish terrorism'
Washington Post
JERUSALEM — Israeli leaders proposed harsh new measures Sunday to curb “Jewish terrorism,” following a wave of extremist violence that left Israeli and Palestinian children dead in knife and arson attacks. An Israeli teenager, described by her parents ...
It takes courage to deal with Jewish terroristsYnetnews
Israeli premier vows 'zero tolerance' for Jewish extremistsMiami Herald
Israelis rally after Gay Pride stabbingBrisbane Times
The Daily Star
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Second American doctor accused of illegally killing African lion - Washington Post

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 15:36

Times LIVE

Second American doctor accused of illegally killing African lion
Washington Post
So you thought there was only one American health-care worker paying big bucks to slaughter majestic African wildlife, right? Turns out, there's another. Walter Palmer, meet, Jon Casmir Seski — doctor, Pennsylvania resident, hunter and, more recently, ...
Second American accused of poaching African lionUSA TODAY
Zimbabwe Says Another American Took Part in Illegal HuntingNew York Times
Second American Sought for Hunting, Killing a Lion in Protected Zimbabwe ParkVICE News
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Advocacy group says journalist slain in Mexico City had signs of torture - Fox News

Sun, 08/02/2015 - 14:09

Fox News

Advocacy group says journalist slain in Mexico City had signs of torture
Fox News
In this June 26, 2015 photo, Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa speaks during an interview in Mexico City. Espinosa had recently gone into self-exile from the Gulf coast state of Veracruz, where he felt under threat, according to Proceso magazine.
Mexican photojournalist Ruben Espinosa found deadBBC News
Photographer among five found slain in Mexico City, newspaper saysFox News Latino

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