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Washington State gun attack suspect in custody

A suspect sought over a deadly gun attack in Washington state has been arrested and named as Arcan Cetin, 20, from Turkey.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 5:11 am

Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith at museum opening

Oprah Winfrey and Will Smith delivered a speech at the opening of the National Museum of African American History and Culture.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 4:36 am

Syria conflict: UN chief ‘appalled’ by Aleppo escalation

UN chief Ban Ki-moon is “appalled by the chilling military escalation” in the war-torn Syrian city of Aleppo, with the UN Security Council due to meet.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 4:31 am

Mexico: Thousands protest against same-sex marriage proposal

Thousands of people protest in Mexico City against a government proposal to legalise same sex-marriage, which they say undermines traditional families.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 1:40 am

Chateau boot camp

France is planning a string rehabilitation centres to combat extremism. But the first to open is already proving controversial.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 12:50 am

Police release bodycam footage of Keith Scott shooting

Police in Charlotte, North Carolina, release officer bodycam and dashcam footage of a controversial shooting of a black man last week.

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 12:46 am

Grand Canyon in blue

President Barack Obama has created the first underwater national monument off the US east coast, protecting a vast ecosystem of canyons and extinct volcanoes. It is home to thousands of rare species, but is also a source of controversy.

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 11:38 pm

Angry quilter

Nedra Bonds explains what motivated her to turn the family tradition of quilting into a platform for political protest.

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 11:28 pm

Prize catch

The BBC’s James Badcock examines how activists doggedly pursued their country’s former economy minister and IMF chief, Rodrigo Rato, over corruption claims.

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 11:20 pm

Foolish prince

Ethiopian prince Lij Iyasu was deposed after fears he had converted to Islam. But it also put an end to the threat of Ethiopia entering into World War One, writes Martin Plaut.

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 11:15 pm

World – Google News

Suspect in custody in Washington state mall killings, state police say – Washington Post


Washington Post

Suspect in custody in Washington state mall killings, state police say
Washington Post
BURLINGTON, Wash. — A 20-year-old man is in custody in the fatal shooting of five people at a mall in a rural town in western Washington, state police said late Saturday. Authorities identified the suspect as Arcan Cetin of Oak Harbor, Wash., a town
Cascade Mall Shooting: Suspect in custodyQ13 FOX
Arcan Cetin: Did Cascade Mall Suspect Support Hillary Clinton?Heavy.com

all 66 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 3:48 am

US, European Allies Say it is Up to Russia to Bring Truce in Syria – Voice of America


Voice of America

US, European Allies Say it is Up to Russia to Bring Truce in Syria
Voice of America
In this photo provided by the Syrian Civil Defense 'White Helmets,' rescue workers work the site of airstrikes in al-Mashhad neighborhood in the rebel-held part of eastern Aleppo, Sept. 21, 2016. Share. Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter · Share on …
'Why did they wait to kill us?': How the attack on the aid convoy near Aleppo unfoldedWashington Post
'From Paradise to Hell': How an Aid Convoy in Syria Was Blown ApartNew York Times
UN: Nearly 2 million without running water in AleppoFox News
Newsweek –Breitbart News –Local 10 –Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
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Posted on 25 September 2016 | 3:45 am

Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war – Reuters


Reuters

Philippines tells world not to interfere in Duterte drugs war
Reuters
Philippines' Foreign Minister Perfecto Yasay addresses the United Nations General Assembly in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., September 24, 2016. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz. 2/2. left. right. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte arrives at the …
Philippine FM says rights respected amid drug crackdownWashington Post
Philippines to Host U.S. War Games After Duterte Softens StanceBloomberg
#ThewRap: Things you need to know, September 25, 2016Rappler
Inquirer.net –Philippine Star –Japan Today –NPR
all 227 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 2:19 am

Hello, royals! Canada greets the Cambridges – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Hello, royals! Canada greets the Cambridges
USA TODAY
The royal Cambridges arrived to a royal welcome in western Canada Saturday afternoon, coming down a jet stairway with Princess Charlotte in Duchess Kate's arms and Prince George, dressed in shades of blue, holding his mother's and Prince William's …
Prince William and Kate Middleton Arrive in Canada With Princess Charlotte and Prince GeorgeE! Online
Kate Middleton, Prince William and their kids land in Canada for royal tourDaily Mail
Kids in tow, Prince William, Kate begin visit to CanadaReuters
Telegraph.co.uk –International Business Times –ABC News –Daily Beast
all 367 news articles »

Posted on 25 September 2016 | 1:25 am

Labour leadership: Corbyn appeals for unity after re-election – BBC News


The Independent

Labour leadership: Corbyn appeals for unity after re-election
BBC News
Jeremy Corbyn has been re-elected as Labour leader, comfortably defeating his challenger Owen Smith. He won 61.8% of the vote, a larger margin of victory than last year. He vowed to bring Labour back together, saying "we have much more in common …
Jeremy Corbyn reelected as leader of Britain's Labour PartyThe Boston Globe
Savior or disaster? Britain's Labor party is divided over Jeremy Corbyn's victoryLos Angeles Times
Britain's Jeremy Corbyn survives Labour Party leadership challengePittsburgh Post-Gazette
CNBC –Christian Science Monitor –Washington Examiner (blog) –The Atlantic
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Posted on 24 September 2016 | 8:42 pm

Eighteen killed in Islamic State attack north of Iraq’s Tikrit – Reuters


News18

Eighteen killed in Islamic State attack north of Iraq's Tikrit
Reuters
TIKRIT, Iraq Eighteen people, including two children, were killed on Saturday when militants shot at a checkpoint north of Tikrit and then set off two bombs at the entrance to the Iraqi city in attacks later claimed by Islamic State. It was the first
World Digest: Sept. 24, 2016Washington Post
Attack on Security Chiefs near Tikrit; 87 Killed in IraqAntiwar.com
Iraq: Triple suicide attack north of Baghdad kills 11 troopsmessenger-inquirer
New York Times –Los Angeles Times –The Guardian –The Hill (blog)
all 58 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:52 pm

The Latest: Vietnam urges restraint on South China Sea – SFGate


Livemint

The Latest: Vietnam urges restraint on South China Sea
SFGate
UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The latest on the high-level U.N. General Assembly meetings (all times local): 2:45 p.m.. Vietnam's Deputy Prime Minister Pham Binh Minh is calling on all parties involved with territorial ownership issues in the South China Sea
Towards an independent foreign policyRappler

all 38 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 7:20 pm

S. Korea: We’ll kill Kim Jong Un if we have to – USA TODAY


USA TODAY

S. Korea: We'll kill Kim Jong Un if we have to
USA TODAY
(NEWSER) – This should calm tensions on the Korean peninsula. Asked in parliament on Wednesday whether South Korea had a plan in place to take out North Korean leader Kim Jong Un should the need arise, the country's defense minister didn't beat …
North Korea shows no sign of wanting to talk about releasing two AmericansWashington Post
North Korean Defectors Who Became Chinese Brides End SilenceABC News
N. Korean Defectors Sold as Brides in China Want Kids BackNew York Times
Appeal-Democrat –fox6now.com –Chicago Tribune –The Japan Times
all 489 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 2:29 pm

Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp – BBC News


BBC News

Calais migrants: Hollande sets out plan to close Jungle camp
BBC News
French President Francois Hollande has said he intends to close the "Jungle" camp in Calais and move 9,000 migrants to reception centres across France. Setting out for the first time detailed plans to deal with the camp, Mr Hollande said migrants would
French leader vows to shut down 'unacceptable' Calais campWashington Post
France's Hollande Says Calais Migrants To Be Dispersed Through CountryHuffington Post
Panic sweeps Calais camp as refugees await the bulldozersThe Guardian
BT.com –Omaha World-Herald –The Indian Express –Daily Mail
all 127 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 2:10 pm

Aleppo Airstrikes: UN Says Two Million People Now Without Water – NBCNews.com


NBCNews.com

Aleppo Airstrikes: UN Says Two Million People Now Without Water
NBCNews.com
A wave of intense airstrikes has left nearly two million people in the Syrian city of Aleppo without water, UN officials said Saturday as activists said at least 25 more civilians had been killed. UN children's charity, UNICEF, said this week's renewed
Escalation in North Syria's Aleppo Adds to Humanitarian WoesAntiwar.com
Russian planes bomb Aleppo as Syrian army begins assaultUSA TODAY
Syrian troops advance in Aleppo amid war's heaviest bombingNewbritainherald
Irish Independent –Washington Post –Voice of America –Xinhua
all 264 news articles »

Posted on 24 September 2016 | 10:42 am