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White House developing sanctions against China over cyberespionage...

Al-Jazeera trial: Egypt gives journalists three-year sentence

Dozens of migrants found dead in truck on Austria highway

Typhoon Goni damage
Typhoon Goni batters Okinawa, heads for Kyushu

Typhoon Goni, which battered Okinawa and was over the East China Sea on Monday, was poised to make a landfall on Kyushu on Tuesday morning, prompting the Meteorological Agency to warn of violent winds and high waves. The weather agency also alerted residents in …

CANADA

Pro-Israel Harper faces drubbing as Canada heads toward vote. Incumbent Conservative PM, who is maintaining embargo on Iran, slumps into third place in latest polls

Nunavut's food crisis is becoming an election issue

Powerful windstorm knocking out power across Lower Mainland - More than 12,000 BC Hydro customers are without power right now thanks to the storm. Outages across Langley, Surrey, Maple Ridge and Abbotsford are being reported as branches fall across power lines. Wind and rain warnings are still up for most of the South Coast.

MARKETS/BUSINESS

DOW Posts Worst August Decline in 17 Years

USD/JPY plummets off highs, S&P500 sell-off weighs

Western Banks In Turmoil As British Banking Giant HSBC Nears Total Collapse. Posted: 28 Aug 2015 11:53 AM PDT – The Ministry of Finance (MoF) is reporting today that British banking giant HSBC is nearing a total collapse after its having lost a staggering nearly $1 trillion due to the ongoing Great 2015 Global Market Crash and earlier today it completely ran out of cash to pay its obligations and depositors. According to this report, […}

SPORTS

Blue Jays ride offensive onslaught to sweep of Tigers

Toronto hand Detroit Tigers a 15-1 mauling

HEALTH

New Scientific Analysis Confirms Saturated Fats Have No Link to Heart Disease

Do You Really Know What's In Your Tea?

How To Find The Best Mascara That Actually Works

Compared to Sucrose, Previous Consumption of Fructose and Glucose Monosaccharides Reduces Survival and Fitness of Female Mice1,2,3

Nature’s Antibiotics

Know The Warning Signs of Ankylosing Spondylitis. It takes 7 years on average to diagnose ankylosing spondylitis, but knowing the signs can help shorten the wait and prevent irreversible damage to the spine.

NON–POLITICAL

Goldie Steinberg, reportedly the world’s oldest Jew, dies at 114. Survivor of 1903 Kishinev pogrom moved to New York in 1923, lived independently until she was 104.

SC/ENVIRO/PSYCH

Shades of a Canfield Ocean — Hydrogen Sulfide in Oregon’s Purple Waves?

Study of Holocaust survivors finds trauma passed on to children's genes

Smithsonian: Why do flamingoes stand on one leg?

Assessment of multi-decadal WRF-CMAQ simulations for understanding direct aerosol effects on radiation "brightening" in the United States

Journal of Science

Oddly Enough

Enough to make Mona Lisa smile: Taiwan boy falls through Italian masterpiece
Boy trips, punches hole in $1.54m masterpiece
TAIPEI (Reuters) - A T$50 million ($1.54 million) masterpiece by an 17th century Italian artist was back on display in the Taiwan capital on Tuesday after a 12-year-old boy tripped, fell and punched a hole in the canvass, the exhibit organizer said.
 

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U.S.

244 immigrants arrested in four-day sweep in Southern California

Mysterious streaks of light seen over Hawaii skies

#Hawaii faces double hurricane threat

AMERICAS

Tropical Storm Erika hits Hispaniola. At least 20 people are known to have died throughout the region and this toll is sure to rise as many others are still missing. Many communities have been cut off by mudslides and homes, roads and bridges have been destroyed.

Hungry Venezuela Eyes $40 Billion Offshore Discovery In Guyana

TRIBAL

Sun, 30 Aug 2015 15:19:16 EDT
A 25-year-old from Alberta’s Enoch Cree Nation has become the first First Nations woman — and the first Canadian — to win the Mrs. Universe pageant.

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M.E. | ASIA

Thousands stranded in Iraq's front-line town

Tens of thousands of Japanese protest against 'war law' - Posted: 30 Aug 2015 11:51 AM PDT --

Protesters rally outside parliament to oppose new laws that could see troops engage in combat for first time since WWI.

Philippines seeks US help to protect troops in disputed sea
Aug 26: Philippines Seeks US Help to Protect Troops in Disputed Sea

Admiral Harry Harris, Philippine counterpart meet in effort to expand defense ties as tensions worsen around China's disputed territorial claims More
 

AFRICA

Migrant crisis: Libya searches for more bodies

Photos: Dead whale washed ashore at Moree

UN says 4.5m Ethiopians will need aid after rains fail. UN says numbers who will require food aid by end of this year has surged by more than 1.5 million after failed rains
 

TECH

Venture capital cash surfers may see waves recede in market turmoil

How To Fix A Slow Computer

197 punished in 'crackdown on online rumors'...

OP–ED

West Point Professor Calls Anti-War Legal Scholars Fifth Column Threats. Lunatics in America aren’t just in Washington. London Guardian national security editor Spencer Ackerman explained West Point Law Professor William Bradford claims "legal" scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a "treasonous" fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants.

Lunatics in America aren’t just in Washington. London Guardian national security editor Spencer Ackerman explained West Point Law Professor William Bradford claims “legal scholars critical of the war on terrorism represent a "treasonous" fifth column that should be attacked as enemy combatants.

Conflict Over Water In Central Asia

Brookings Analysts Pan United Nations Report on Gaza War. ‘The commission all but admits that it lacked the information to draw the conclusions it drew’ – By Yair Rosenberg

HAWKING: Black holes are passage to another universe...

Royalty/Celebrity/Entertainment

Wes Craven dies at 76; horror maestro made 'Nightmare on Elm Street' and 'Scream' films

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TRAVEL

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