1. Armoured Russian vehicle seen inside Ukraine
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-12 at 20:57:45

    Personnel carrier bearing blue circle and yellow writing of peacekeepers was seen after Ukrainian convoy was destroyed Continue reading…

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    151 shares and 115 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 17 plus ones and 3 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Kerry plays down hopes of imminent anti-Islamic State coalition
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-13 at 02:03:29

    ANKARA (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Friday played down chances of an imminent broad coalition against Islamic State militants, illustrating the difficulty Washington faces winning commitment for a military campaign in the heart of the…

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    101 twitter shares, 19264 retweets and 120 favorites
    113 shares and 37 likes on Facebook
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  3. Israeli intelligence veterans refuse to serve in Palestinian territories
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-12 at 15:14:00

    Innocent people under military rule exposed to surveillance by Israel, say 43 ex-members of Unit 8200, including reservists Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 909 retweets and 37 favorites
    6119 shares and 11466 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 165 plus ones and 55 reshares
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  4. Israeli intelligence veterans’ letter to Netanyahu and military chiefs – in full
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-12 at 14:31:00

    Read the letter from 34 reserve soldiers who have served in Unit 8200 explaining why they refuse to serve in Palestinian territories Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1876 retweets and 55 favorites
    3917 shares and 5718 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 44 plus ones and 12 reshares
    24 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Iran’s president has not delivered on pledges of more freedom: U.N.
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-13 at 01:30:38

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani’s promises of greater freedoms for the Islamic Republic have not resulted in any major improvements regarding human rights and freedom of expression, the U.N. chief said in a new report on Iran.

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    101 twitter shares, 9496 retweets and 8 favorites
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  6. Men involved in Malala Yousafzai shooting arrested in Pakistan
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-12 at 17:35:00

    Ten men accused of trying to kill teenage education campaigner detained in operation by army, police and intelligence agencies Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 5741 retweets and 158 favorites
    370 shares and 1776 likes on Facebook
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    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Toronto mayor Rob Ford withdraws from race, brother steps in
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-13 at 05:24:29

    TORONTO (Reuters) – Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, who gained global notoriety for admitting he smoked crack cocaine, dropped his re-election bid on Friday, citing a health crisis, but his older brother took his place in the race to run Canada’s largest city.

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    101 twitter shares, 7788 retweets and 33 favorites
    29 shares and 50 likes on Facebook
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  8. Palins Said to Be Involved in Brawl at Party in Alaska
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 02:42:02

    The police in Anchorage are investigating reports of a “verbal and physical altercation” at the party last weekend.

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  9. Yahoo $250,000 daily fine over NSA data refusal was set to double ‘every week’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-13 at 03:03:59

    Company releases 1,500 documents from failed suit against NSA over user data requests and cooperation with Prism compliance Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 3391 retweets and 68 favorites
    959 shares and 597 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 15 plus ones and 5 reshares
    47 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Bard to be translated into Mandarin
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-12 at 21:05:20

    The UK government is donating £1.5m for the first translation of all William Shakespeare’s works into Mandarin for audiences in China.

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    420 shares and 4118 likes on Facebook
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  11. U.S., EU hit Russia with more sanctions despite Ukraine ceasefire
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-13 at 02:35:09

    KIEV/DUSHANBE (Reuters) – The United States and European Union imposed new sanctions against Russia on Friday, tightening financial measures against Moscow over its intervention in Ukraine despite a week-old ceasefire which has brought calm to the embattl…

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    100 twitter shares, 3899 retweets and 42 favorites
    118 shares and 65 likes on Facebook
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  12. Israeli reservists refuse to serve
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-13 at 16:12:04

    Dozens of reserve soldiers from Israeli intelligence unit publicly declare their refusal to operate in Palestine.

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    101 twitter shares, 174 retweets and 19 favorites
    1206 shares and 2338 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 2 reshares
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  13. Race to protect Australia’s rock art: ‘I dont know if we need to do an ice bucket challenge or what’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-13 at 05:38:31

    Half the countrys rock paintings some dating back 30,000 years could disappear within 50 years, experts warn. Oliver Milman meets the Indigenous rangers and researchers working to protect delicate sandstone from the triple threat of mining, graffiti and…

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    103 twitter shares, 2333 retweets and 45 favorites
    419 shares and 861 likes on Facebook
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  14. Tanya Plibersek slams budget’s effect on low income women video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-12 at 07:15:30

    Deputy opposition leader Tanya Plibersek has slammed the effect of the budget on low income women and called for wage increases for people such as social workers employed in the community sector. Plibersek said the Abbott government is also attacking the …

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    432 shares and 3187 likes on Facebook
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  15. Palin family in Alaska brawl: ‘Alcohol was believed to be a factor’
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-13 at 02:23:07

    Police confirm verbal and physical altercation took place outside house party in Anchorage, where former governor Sarah Palin was reported to have shouted: Do you know who I am? Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 79 retweets and 20 favorites
    1137 shares and 2171 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 53 plus ones and 5 reshares
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  16. Malala attack suspects held in Pakistan
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-13 at 09:11:06

    Pakistan army says it has arrested 10 Taliban fighters suspected of shooting rights activist Malala Yousafzai.

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    102 twitter shares, 1231 retweets and 23 favorites
    343 shares and 1858 likes on Facebook
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  17. N.F.L. Rocked Again as Adrian Peterson Faces a Child Abuse Charge
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 06:40:39

    Peterson, a star running back for the Minnesota Vikings, has been charged in a child abuse inquiry in Montgomery County, Tex., involving his son.

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    1451 shares and 1427 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 2 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  18. Oscar Pistorius Guilty of Culpable Homicide
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 03:46:51

    Oscar Pistorius was found guilty of a charge equivalent to manslaughter in the shooting of Reeva Steenkamp, but he was granted bail and will remain free until sentencing procedures on Oct. 13.

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    1164 shares and 1568 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 59 plus ones and 7 reshares
    31 shares on LinkedIn
    23 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Brain Trauma to Affect One in Three Players, N.F.L. Agrees
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-13 at 03:34:40

    The statements are the league’s most unvarnished admission yet that the sport’s professional participants sustain severe brain injuries at far higher rates than the general population.

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    1333 shares and 1213 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares
    34 shares on LinkedIn
    14 views on StumbleUpon

  20. ISIS Strikes Deal With Moderate Syrian Rebels: Reports
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-13 at 07:19:03

    As the United States begins to deepen ties with moderate Syrian rebels to combat the extremist group ISIS, also known as the Islamic State, a key component of its coalition appears to have struck a non-aggression pact with the group.

    According to Agence…

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    101 twitter shares, 850 retweets and 15 favorites
    686 shares and 926 likes on Facebook
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