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News Reports: Chattanooga Attacker Wrote Of Martyrdom

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:18

Investigators are examining writings believed to be by Mohammod Yousuf Abdulazeez. His attack on two military centers in Chattanooga, Tenn., killed five service members.

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The beautiful creatures with a deadly streak

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:14
The beautiful creatures with a deadly streak

IBM reports another sales slide

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:10
IBM, the world's largest technology services company, has reported a drop in sales for the 13th consecutive quarter.

African players 'trafficked' to Asia

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:05
African footballers as young as 14 are being trafficked to Laos and forced to sign contracts, a BBC investigation finds.

VIDEO: The town where everything is Obama

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:01
Milton Nkosi visits "Obama land" in Kenya, where children, schools and even some shop goods, bear the famous name.

Does Sanders surge threaten Hillary?

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 15:00
Unrest at the progressive Netroots Nation conference in Arizona could indicate trouble ahead for the Democratic front-runner.

Open weathers storm for magical end

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:59
From inauspicious beginnings, the 144th Open Championship demonstrated that golf's absurdity can also be its strength, says Ben Dirs.

U.S. Will Lose 'All Credibility' If Congress Rejects Nuclear Deal, Kerry Says

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:36

Secretary of State John Kerry tells NPR that Iran would use the deal's failure as an excuse to enrich uranium. He also says efforts to thwart warming diplomatic relations with Cuba would hurt the U.S.

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'Sextortion' and degree costs

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:35
The theft of customer data from Ashley Madison - the dating website for married people who want to cheat on their spouse - makes a splash in some of the tabloids.

VIDEO: Child soldiers fighting the Taliban

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:32
Afghan forces are struggling to cope in Helmand as poppy growing is increasing and the Taliban is gaining ground.

US clerk defends gay marriage stance

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:27
A clerk tells a court in Kentucky that her refusal to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples is due to her religious beliefs.

EU falls short of migrant target

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:20
EU ministers fall short of a target to agree the redistribution of 40,000 migrants who have arrived in Italy and Greece.

With Ad Blocking Use On The Rise, What Happens To Online Publishers?

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:14

A new Apple update could challenge the current online business model. Some say less ad revenue means more sites will charge for access to content. There's also a move to block the ad blockers.

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Burundi prepares for tense election

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:13
Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza is standing for a third consecutive term in elections that are denounced by his opponents as unconstitutional.

Legend Pele comes out of hospital

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:09
Brazil legend Pele is released from hospital after successfully undergoing surgery to relieve pain in his back.

Turkey to strengthen Syria border

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 14:08
The Turkish PM plans to increase security along the Syrian border after an apparent suicide attack killed 30 in Suruc.

Man held after train hits crossing

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 13:57
A man is arrested after a train with 40 people on board ploughed into a car on a level crossing in Staffordshire.

Spending review plans due in November

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 13:57
The government's spending review to set out £20bn worth of departmental budget cuts over the next five years will take place on 25 November.

Failed Strut Likely Caused SpaceX Rocket To Explode, Elon Musk Says

NPR News - Mon, 2015-07-20 13:44

The Falcon 9 rocket was carrying supplies to the International Space Station when it exploded June 28. Musk, the SpaceX CEO, said that going forward, the company would individually test each strut.

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VIDEO: Rubik's champion wins in 5.695 seconds

BBC - Mon, 2015-07-20 13:36
Australian Feliks Zemdegs has taken the Rubik´s Cube world title for the second year at the 2015 World Championship in Sao Paulo.