Monthly Archives: August 2014

Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics?


Bionic pancreas: A new dawn for diabetics? http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-28810813

Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity


Why Orwell was a literary mediocrity http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28971276

Ukraine says Russian tanks flatten town; EU to threaten more sanctions


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0GS10C20140830?irpc=932

At least 5 current Ferguson officers apart from Brown shooter figure in lawsuits – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/at-least-6-ferguson-officers-apart-from-brown-shooter-have-been-named-in-lawsuits/2014/08/30/535f7142-2c96-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html

Ukraine’s soldiers defend city of Mariupol amid fears of pro-Russian rebels – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/ukraines-soldiers-defend-city-of-mariupol-amid-fears-of-russia-backed-rebels/2014/08/30/766696cf-0f22-472f-ab54-61a0dd909434_story.html

‘Slow progress’ in Iraq Amerli push


‘Slow progress’ in Iraq Amerli push http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29001357

At Ferguson March, Call for Labor Day Highway Protest – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/us/at-ferguson-march-call-for-labor-day-highway-protest.html?_r=0&referrer=

El Salvador gangs re-launch truce


El Salvador gangs re-launch truce http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-29000158

People rally at Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man – seattlepi.com


http://m.seattlepi.com/news/crime/article/Rally-planned-over-Ohio-Wal-Mart-police-shooting-5723276.php

ANC ‘concerned’ by Lesotho developments | News24


http://m.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/ANC-concerned-by-Lesotho-developments-20140830

Death of man restrained by NYPD: Homicide


http://www.cnn.com/2014/08/30/justice/new-york-police-death/?hpt=hp_t2

Russia Pushing Ukraine Conflict to ‘Point of No Return,’ E.U. Leader Says – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/31/world/europe/russia-pushing-ukraine-conflict-to-point-of-no-return-eu-leader-says.html?_r=0&referrer=

Historic Afghan minaret ‘threatened’


Historic Afghan minaret ‘threatened’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-28969385

Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut


Egypt Brotherhood death sentence cut http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28995681

Obama’s delay on immigration creates uncertainty as midterm elections approach | cleveland.com


http://www.cleveland.com/nation/index.ssf/2014/08/obamas_delay_on_immigration_cr.html

DHS considering new security measures to intercept ‘foreign fighters’ returning from Syria | Fox News


http://www.foxnews.com/politics/2014/08/30/dhs-considering-new-security-measures-to-intercept-foreign-fighters-returning/

Six Strategies Obama Could Use to Fight the Islamic State – POLITICO Magazine – POLITICO Magazine


http://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2014/08/six-strategies-obama-could-use-to-fight-the-islamic-state-110448.html

Poroshenko Says Hundreds of Foreign Tanks in Eastern Ukraine – Bloomberg


http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-29/eu-to-mull-russia-sanctions-as-ukraine-s-army-pushed-back.html

Philippine Syria troops ‘attacked’


Philippine Syria troops ‘attacked’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28994849

The makeover that’s divided a nation


The makeover that’s divided a nation http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28951171

Iran anger over new US sanctions


Iran anger over new US sanctions http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28997452

EU ‘must act on Russia aggression’


EU ‘must act on Russia aggression’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28993873

California to appeal teacher tenure ruling – seattlepi.com


http://m.seattlepi.com/news/us/article/California-schools-chief-to-appeal-tenure-ruling-5722247.php

Will Insult and Inaction on Immigration Cost Republicans the Senate?


http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/5738740?utm_hp_ref=latino-voices&ir=Latino+Voices

NYPD probed for 2nd restraint-related death


http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/08/30/nypd-restraint-death-singleton-garner/14844889/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-newstopstories

Making houses out of mushrooms


Making houses out of mushrooms http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-28712940

Sunni rebels ‘ready to turn on Islamic State’


Sunni rebels ‘ready to turn on Islamic State’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-28978941

EU mulls fresh response to Russia


EU mulls fresh response to Russia http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28993873

Smartphone App Introduced to Detect Neonatal Jaundice | Capital OTC


http://www.capitalotc.com/smartphone-app-introduced-to-detect-neonatal-jaundice/21298/

Praising Rebels, Putin Toughens Tone on Ukraine – NYTimes.com


http://mobile.nytimes.com/2014/08/30/world/europe/ukraine-conflict.html?_r=0&referrer=

Australian actor Bill Kerr dies


Australian actor Bill Kerr dies http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-28980254

10 things we didn’t know last week


10 things we didn’t know last week http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/blogs-magazine-monitor-28981029

Texas abortion provisions struck down


Texas abortion provisions struck down http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-28992448

Texas abortion provisions struck down


Texas abortion provisions struck down http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-28992448

One Drug. Two Prices. A Reporter Struggles to Find Out the Cost of His Son’s Prescription – ProPublica


One Drug. Two Prices. A Reporter Struggles to Find Out the Cost of His Son’s Prescription – ProPublica.

Hyperlapse, the latest app from Instagram, is great for fast-moving shots – The Washington Post


http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/hyperlapse-the-latest-app-from-instagram-is-great-for-fast-moving-shots/2014/08/28/e8d5e574-2c61-11e4-bb9b-997ae96fad33_story.html

German Envoy Sees More Russia Sanctions and Risk to Ties – Bloomberg


http://mobile.bloomberg.com/news/2014-08-29/german-envoy-sees-more-russia-sanctions-and-risk-to-ties.html

IMF approves $1.4 billion aid payment for Ukraine – Yahoo!7


https://au.news.yahoo.com/a/24853882/imf-approves-1-4-billion-in-new-funds-for-ukraine/

Police officer resigns, another is fired after Ferguson incidents


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0GT2FP20140829?irpc=932

Obama delays self-imposed immigration deadline | Politics Wires | Miami Herald


http://www.miamiherald.com/2014/08/29/4316595/obama-delays-self-imposed-immigration.html

Pentagon: Iraq Operations Cost $7.5 Million Daily


http://m.voanews.com/a/pentagon-us-operations-in-iraq-cost-seven-and-a-half-million-dollars-a-day/2432615.html

Vladimir Putin: Don’t mess with nuclear-armed Russia – Telegraph


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/vladimir-putin/11064209/Vladimir-Putin-Dont-mess-with-nuclear-armed-Russia.html

Britain facing ‘greatest terrorist threat’ in history – Telegraph


http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/terrorism-in-the-uk/11065167/Britain-facing-greatest-terrorist-threat-in-history.html

Legroom row diverts second US flight


Legroom row diverts second US flight http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/28990232

Brazil Amazon loggers arrested


Brazil Amazon loggers arrested http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-28977506

Argentina general strike ‘success’


Argentina general strike ‘success’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-28977916

Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’


Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28990428

Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’


Ukraine ‘slipping out of control’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28990428

Poland blocks Russian minister’s jet


Poland blocks Russian minister’s jet http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-28986764

MSN Messenger to end after 15 years


MSN Messenger to end after 15 years http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-28987797