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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:23:07 GMT


At least 73 dead as quake rocks central Italy
ROME — At least 73 people were reported killed and dozens more were missing or feared dead Wednesday after a magnitude-6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck several towns in central Italy, toppling scores of buildings, according to Italy's ...
After Earthquake in Italy, 'Half the Town No Longer Exists'New York Times
Earthquake in central Italy leaves dozens deadBBC News
Why Italy is so Prone to EarthquakesTIME
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:24:43 GMT

Fox News

American University of Afghanistan under attack
Fox News
DEVELOPING: Explosions and gunfire rang out at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul on Wednesday in what a police commander described as "a complex attack." Photo attributed to the attack on American University of Afghanistan in Kabul ...
Gunmen storm American University in Kabul, Afghanistan, witnesses sayLos Angeles Times
Police Respond to Reports of Gunfire, Blast at American University of
American University of Afghanistan in Kabul under attackCBS News
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:49:51 GMT

New York Times

Turkish Military Begins Major Offensive Into Syria in Fight Against ISIS
New York Times
Turkey launched its largest military push into the Syrian conflict and against the Islamic State on Wednesday, sending tanks, warplanes and special operations ground forces over the border. By REUTERS on Publish Date August 24, 2016. Photo by Bulent ...
Syrian rebels backed by Turkish tanks capture key border stronghold from ISISWashington Post
Turkey Launches Airstrikes, Artillery Fire In Cross-Border Incursion Into SyriaNPR
Turkey sends tanks into Syria to battle ISISCNN
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:45:00 GMT

Christian Science Monitor

Tesla unveils a powerful new battery. Will more zoom make a difference?
Christian Science Monitor
With a new battery upgrade, Tesla's Model S will be fastest accelerating mass-produced car – only rivaled by limited-run, luxury models from Porsche and Ferrari. By Joseph Dussault, Staff August 24, 2016. Save for later Saved. close. A Tesla Model S ...
Reactions to Tesla 100D versions less than ecstatic: here's whyGreen Car Reports
Tesla just hiked up the price of AutopilotBusiness Insider
Model S is faster than ever, a new autonomous tech team, and moreNew York Daily News
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:25:00 GMT


Defense industry bucks tradition with donations to Clinton
The nation's top defense contractors have long been a bastion of support for Republican candidates for office. But this time, they're with Hillary Clinton. The Democratic presidential nominee is leading Republican rival Donald Trump by a ratio of 2-to ...
The Clintons are going to Clinton.New Republic
Trump, GOP see gold in Clinton Foundation attacksThe Hill
The Donald Trump double standardWashington Times
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 14:40:00 GMT

Los Angeles Times

Ancient Buddhist pagodas damaged in Myanmar's 6.8-magnitude earthquake
Los Angeles Times
A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake shook central Myanmar on Wednesday, damaging scores of ancient Buddhist pagodas in the former capital of Bagan, a major tourist attraction, officials said. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake, which hit around ...
Earthquake Rattles Myanmar And Neighboring CountriesNPR
Myanmar Earthquake Live Updates: Burma Rocked By Magnitude 6.8 TemblorInternational Business Times
Myanmar Quake Damages Nearly 100 Bagan PagodasWall Street Journal
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:50:53 GMT

Citigroup's Morse Talks Oil Prices and Supply on Bloomberg TV
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Oil prices are declining on Wednesday morning after the Energy Information Administration released its weekly inventory data, which showed an unexpected increase in U.S. crude stockpiles for the week ended August 19.
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:37:53 GMT

Business Insider

LABOUR LEADERSHIP BETTING: Jeremy Corbyn is unstoppable
Business Insider
Jeremy Corbyn is the overwhelming favourite to win the Labour leadership contest, despite the embarrassment of the 'traingate' fiasco which has recently distracted his campaign. The current Labour leader is the hot favourite to retain his position with ...
UK Jewish Leaders Slam Corbyn's Support For 'Targeted Boycotts'Breitbart News
Jones 'extremely angry' over Welsh Labour staff briefingBBC News
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