Daily Archives: September 15, 2014

Iran supreme leader spurns U.S. overture to fight Islamic State


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California state Senator Wright to resign following fraud conviction


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0HA2FI20140916?irpc=932

Iraq ‘regrets’ IS talks ban on Iran


Iraq ‘regrets’ IS talks ban on Iran http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29214785

this tweet embeded : Repicture point of view. Introducing Getty Images Prestige, a curated selection of the world’s most powerful imagery — Getty Images (@GettyImages) September 10, 2014


this pressed: Home | The Roosevelts | PBS


Home | The Roosevelts | PBS.

Day in pictures: 15 September


Day in pictures: 15 September http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/in-pictures-29204063

Top US honour for Vietnam soldiers


Top US honour for Vietnam soldiers http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-us-canada-29209790

Death count rises due to faulty GM ignition switches


http://www.usatoday.com/story/money/cars/2014/09/15/gm-ignition-swtiches-death-count/15667463/

After Saying Women On Medicaid Should Be Sterilized, Russell Pearce Resigns From Arizona GOP | NewsOK.com


http://m.newsok.com/after-saying-women-on-medicaid-should-be-sterilized-russell-pearce-resigns-from-arizona-gop/article/5342185

U.S. to Launch City Programs to Deter Americans’ Enlistment in Terror Groups – WSJ


http://m.us.wsj.com/articles/u-s-to-launch-city-programs-to-deter-americans-enlistment-in-terror-groups-1410793317?mobile=y

http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/gm-recall/gm-pay-compensation-19-faulty-ignition-switch-deaths-n203631


http://www.nbcnews.com/storyline/gm-recall/gm-pay-compensation-19-faulty-ignition-switch-deaths-n203631

‘Django’ actress defends not giving cop ID


http://www.cnn.com/2014/09/15/showbiz/django-unchained-actress-detained/

Liberians with Ebola find themselves on their own | Columbia Daily Herald


http://m.columbiadailyherald.com/news/world/liberians-ebola-find-themselves-their-own

Wealth gap putting the squeeze on state revenue


http://mobile.philly.com/news/politics/?wss=/philly/news/politics&id=275076861&

Holder announces plan to combat American militants


http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/09/15/holder-american/15655069/?utm_source=feedblitz&utm_medium=FeedBlitzRss&utm_campaign=usatoday-newstopstories

Snowden alleges New Zealand spying plan to tap undersea telecom cable – The Globe and Mail


http://m.theglobeandmail.com/news/world/snowden-alleges-new-zealand-planned-mass-domestic-spying-pm-denies-claim/article20598010/?service=mobile

Islamic State crisis: World leaders pledge Iraq support – BBC News


http://m.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-29201317

Amy Winehouse statue unveiled


Amy Winehouse statue unveiled http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-london-29190616

German anti-euro party wins seats


German anti-euro party wins seats http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29203423

Thai tuna firm nets Norwegian rival


Thai tuna firm nets Norwegian rival http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29206256

OECD sees global economy held back


OECD sees global economy held back http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29202677

Samsung accuses LG of damaging goods


Samsung accuses LG of damaging goods http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-29198728

Canon printer hacked to run Doom


Canon printer hacked to run Doom http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29203776

First Android One smartphones launch


First Android One smartphones launch http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-29203249

Nato troops begin Ukraine drill


Nato troops begin Ukraine drill http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29204505

word: instigate


instigate 

Definition: (verb) Provoke or stir up.
Synonyms: incite
Usage: The violence was instigated by ex-members of the secret police. Discuss.

Gioacchino Rossini


Gioacchino Rossini

Rossini was an Italian composer who wrote more than 30 operas as well as sacred music and piano pieces. The son of musicians, he began composing at age 12 and entered Bologna’s conservatory just two years later. Into the genteel atmosphere of lingering 18th-century operatic manners, Rossini brought genuine originality marked by rude wit and humor and a willingness to sacrifice all “rules” of musical and operatic decorum. For what two masterpiece operas is he best known? More… Discuss

Germany puts ‘IS fighter’ on trial


Germany puts ‘IS fighter’ on trial http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29203159

Ancient China fish ‘nearly extinct’


Ancient China fish ‘nearly extinct’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-china-29201926

Traitors in Putin’s Russia


Traitors in Putin’s Russia http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-29202789

Scores of migrants ‘drown off Libya’


Scores of migrants ‘drown off Libya’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-29203312

Hollande warns of global IS threat


Hollande warns of global IS threat http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-29201317

British boy gets 1st proton treatment in Prague – Washington Times


http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/sep/15/british-boy-gets-1st-proton-treatment-in-prague/

France opens Iraq conference urging ‘global’ fight on jihadists


http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN0HA0F920140915?irpc=932