Robin Williams, Oscar-Winning Actor, Dies at 63 in Suspected SuicidePublished by The New York times on 2014-08-12 at 08:21:10
Mr. Williams imbued a lifetime of performances with a wild inventiveness and energy. The Marin County sheriffâs office said it suspected the death was âa suicide due to asphyxia.â
10853 shares and 46825 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 38 plus ones and 4 reshares
312 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
US actor Robin Williams found deadPublished by BBC on 2014-08-12 at 15:32:58
Actor and comedian Robin Williams, star of Dead Poets Society and Good Will Hunting, dies at home in California in an apparent suicide.
102 twitter shares, 731 retweets and 53 favorites
9277 shares and 19329 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 30 plus ones and 1 reshares
38 shares on LinkedIn
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Russia sending aid convoy to Ukraine despite Western warnings of ‘invasion pretext’Published by Reuters on 2014-08-12 at 04:18:33
BRUSSELS/DONETSK (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said on Monday Russia is sending an aid convoy to eastern Ukraine despite urgent Western warnings against using humanitarian help as a pretext for an invasion.
103 twitter shares, 14076 retweets and 207 favorites
922 shares and 666 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 14 plus ones and 2 reshares
48 shares on LinkedIn
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Israelis, Palestinians begin new talks to end Gaza warPublished by Reuters on 2014-08-12 at 05:08:43
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli and Palestinian negotiators resumed indirect talks mediated by Egypt on Monday to end a month-old Gaza war, Egypt’s state news agency said, after a new 72-hour truce held for a day.
102 twitter shares, 11972 retweets and 86 favorites
114 shares and 24 likes on Facebook
10 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
15 shares on LinkedIn
33 views on StumbleUpon
Gaza’s children: ‘Israel is creating a new generation of enemies’Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-11 at 23:10:00
Najia Warshagha, age nine, is a veteran of three conflicts in Gaza. She cannot sleep properly and is always terrified Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 1656 retweets and 54 favorites
2292 shares and 4279 likes on Facebook
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ArtsBeat: Remembering Robin WilliamsPublished by The New York times on 2014-08-12 at 09:15:42
Past coverage, video excerpts, social media tributes and more on the groundbreaking stand-up comedian and Oscar-winning actor, who died on Monday.
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9 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 2 reshares
12 shares on LinkedIn
Power struggle on Baghdad streets as Maliki replaced but refuses to goPublished by Reuters on 2014-08-12 at 05:12:03
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraq’s president named a new prime minister to end Nuri al-Maliki’s eight-year rule on Monday, but the veteran leader refused to go after deploying militias and special forces on the streets, creating a dangerous political showdown in …
103 twitter shares, 5831 retweets and 130 favorites
326 shares and 89 likes on Facebook
18 Google+ Shares and 22 plus ones
28 shares on LinkedIn
Ebola death toll hits 1,000 markPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-12 at 15:23:00
West African nations of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone worst affected, with 1,848 already infected by deadly virus.
101 twitter shares, 5947 retweets
35 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
UN names Gaza war crimes probe panelPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-12 at 10:06:09
Israel dismisses the investigation into possible human rights violations during Gaza war as a ‘kangaroo court’.
103 twitter shares, 2076 retweets and 63 favorites
989 shares and 2724 likes on Facebook
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Gaza homes ‘uninhabitable’ as tens of thousands come back to rubblePublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-11 at 23:57:06
United Nations says the level of destruction is ‘unprecedented’ as 30,000 people in Beit Hanoun alone need rehousing Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 606 retweets and 33 favorites
557 shares and 280 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 3108 plus ones and 549 reshares
12 shares on LinkedIn
Photo highlights of the dayPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-11 at 18:21:56
The Guardians picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including the elections in Turkey, a festival in Kathmandu, and a wedding in Kosovo. Continue reading…
102 twitter shares, 3648 retweets and 44 favorites
73 shares and 224 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares, 138 plus ones and 56 reshares
1 shares on LinkedIn
‘Tractor beam’ created in waterPublished by BBC on 2014-08-11 at 19:40:43
Australian physicists have discovered how to control the movement of a floating object using wave patterns.
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20 Google+ Shares, 13 plus ones and 3 reshares
6 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
Amal Alamuddin refuses UN offer to investigate possible war crimes in GazaPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-12 at 03:22:44
Through agent of her fiance, George Clooney, the British-Lebanese human rights lawyer denies reports that she will serve on inquiry commission Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 2637 retweets and 26 favorites
441 shares and 416 likes on Facebook
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Can’t afford to fly in a luxury jet? How empty-legs deals make it possiblePublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-11 at 21:04:24
After flying their super-rich customers off to exclusive haunts, private charter firms have found a way to earn extra money on the otherwise empty return journeys Continue reading…
100 twitter shares, 184 retweets and 10 favorites
1025 shares and 2075 likes on Facebook
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F.B.I. Steps In Amid Unrest After Police Kill Missouri YouthPublished by The New York times on 2014-08-12 at 09:18:49
The agency opened a civil rights inquiry into the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager as protests went into their third day in a St. Louis suburb.
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18 shares on LinkedIn
World’s first surviving panda triplets born in Chinese zooPublished by The Guardian on 2014-08-12 at 16:11:59
Newborn pandas are being looked after by a team of feeders but face ‘extremely high’ mortality rates Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 2762 retweets and 49 favorites
26 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
Gaza residents return to destroyed homesPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-08-12 at 12:49:14
Palestinians in enclave hit by Israeli attacks pick up the pieces as delegations continue indirect talks in Cairo.
101 twitter shares, 1912 retweets and 11 favorites
185 shares and 451 likes on Facebook
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Sydney man in Syria ‘posts picture of son holding severed head’Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-11 at 03:07:52
Alleged Islamic State fighter Khaled Sharrouf also posts images of his three young sons holding guns Continue reading…
100 twitter shares, 272 retweets and 20 favorites
765 shares and 1206 likes on Facebook
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