1. A Garden Filled With Art
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-14 at 04:23:03

    Turning the corner in a Dutch collector’s 50 acres, you may encounter more than greenery. Like a giant set of feet.

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    205449 shares and 96438 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 11 plus ones and 4 reshares
    50 shares on LinkedIn
    285321 views on StumbleUpon

  2. First female winner for maths medal
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-13 at 03:05:33

    Iranian mathematician Prof Maryam Mirzakhani becomes the first woman to win a Fields Medal at a ceremony in Seoul, South Korea.

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    103 twitter shares, 1418 retweets and 148 favorites
    4514 shares and 14634 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 38 plus ones and 7 reshares
    360 shares on LinkedIn
    3 views on StumbleUpon

  3. My wife thinks I will come home in a box and three days later Gaza bomb disposal expert was dead
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-13 at 19:19:39

    Rahed Taysir al-Hom headed northern Gazas only bomb disposal unit. He spoke to the Guardian just days before he was killed by a 500kg explosive Continue reading…

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    102 twitter shares, 2845 retweets and 80 favorites
    3843 shares and 7221 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Giant panda triplets born in China video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-13 at 05:16:00

    A Chinese zoo has announced the rare birth of panda triplets, adding that all three are in good health. The mother of the cubs, a 12-year-old named Ju Xiao, gave birth on 29 July in Guangzhou, in the country’s south. The director of China’s conservation a…

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    100 twitter shares, 242 retweets and 12 favorites
    2143 shares and 10695 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Ferguson police fire teargas and rubber bullets at Michael Brown protesters
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 12:04:42

    Two reporters arrested as crackdown on demonstrations in St Louis following killing of unarmed black 18-year-old continues Ferguson police arrest reporters at protest ‘This is a war and we are on the frontline’ Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 7520 retweets and 114 favorites
    571 shares and 197 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 130 plus ones and 17 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Poor spend most on petrol, figures show, as anger grows at Joe Hockey
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 07:39:37

    Poorest 20% spend more than three times as much of their income on petrol, Australia Institute analysis reveals Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 2484 retweets and 75 favorites
    939 shares and 3629 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Saudis give UN $100m ‘to fight terrorism’
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-08-14 at 16:22:24

    Saudia Arabia’s ambassador to the US said the donation was to combat what he called "an evil that affects all of us."

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    1854 shares and 5261 likes on Facebook
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    16 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Scott Morrison to appear before inquiry into children in immigration detention
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 14:07:57

    Immigration minister will face Australian Human Rights Commission inquiry on 22 August and give evidence under oath Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1728 retweets and 45 favorites
    645 shares and 3412 likes on Facebook

  9. An Ode To Halle Berry’s Pixie
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-08-14 at 16:30:33

    We’re just going to come right out and say it: Halle Berry’s pixie cut is THE best in Hollywood.

    Even though the Oscar-winning actress has experimented with different hairstyles and hair lengths over the years, she always looks amazing with her signature…

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    9 twitter shares
    149 shares and 4304 likes on Facebook
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  10. Australia says Iraqi minorities can apply for visas, as it tries to send Syrians back
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 10:10:10

    Scott Morrisons office says Iraqs Christians and Yazidis can try for visas, but asylum seekers have been urged to return to Syria Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 3433 retweets and 60 favorites
    85 shares and 175 likes on Facebook

  11. Ferguson police arrest reporters amid rage over Michael Brown shooting
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 08:06:35

    Washington Post and Huffington Post journalists detained amid continuing fraught situation on streetsTeargas and rubber bullets fired at protestersThis is a war and we are on the frontline Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1274 retweets and 114 favorites
    1233 shares and 1002 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  12. US actress Lauren Bacall dies at 89
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-13 at 23:01:50

    Lauren Bacall, one of Hollywood’s biggest post-war stars, has died at home in New York after a career spanning seven decades.

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    100 twitter shares, 78 retweets and 13 favorites
    1511 shares and 1834 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 65 plus ones and 10 reshares
    15 shares on LinkedIn
    38 views on StumbleUpon

  13. US troops land on Iraq’s Mt Sinjar to plan for Yazidi evacuation
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 02:53:18

    US marines and special forces to assess options for rescue of refugees stranded on mountain by militant group IsisThe power struggle in Baghdad and Nouri al-Malikis fight for control Continue reading…

    3632 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 596 retweets and 37 favorites
    1056 shares and 1119 likes on Facebook
    17 Google+ Shares, 623 plus ones and 71 reshares
    9 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  14. Hamas shows off M-75 rockets as truce winds down – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 01:37:00

    Hamas TV broadcasts footage of M-75 rockets under production at an unknown location as the deadline for a three-day ceasefire draws near. Israeli forces are also seen gathering near the Gaza border. The 78-hour truce is due to expire at midnight on Wednes…

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    41 twitter shares, 6 retweets and 3 favorites
    14 shares on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 2829 plus ones and 572 reshares

  15. St. Louis Politician Arrested Amidst Ferguson Protests
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-08-14 at 10:22:19

    WASHINGTON — A St. Louis official who has been a prominent presence at the protests in Ferguson, Missouri was arrested Wednesday night, according to his wife.

    Antonio French is an alderman in St. Louis, who has been tweeting non-stop about what has been…

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    100 twitter shares, 360 retweets and 12 favorites
    994 shares and 1750 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 3 plus ones and 1 reshares

  16. Militants’ Siege on Mountain in Iraq Is Over, Pentagon Says
    Published by The New York times on 2014-08-14 at 07:43:56

    Defense officials said that American airstrikes and Kurdish fighters had broken the Islamic militants’ siege of Mount Sinjar, allowing thousands of the Yazidis trapped there to escape.

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    1020 shares and 1824 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 58 plus ones and 13 reshares
    24 shares on LinkedIn
    10 views on StumbleUpon

  17. Gaza conflict: Israel and Hamas agree to extend ceasefire by five days
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 04:18:00

    Announcement of further period of talks followed by rocket fire targeting southern Israel and Israeli air strikes in retaliation Continue reading…

    2956 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1390 retweets and 47 favorites
    136 shares and 183 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 921 plus ones and 167 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos killed in plane crash
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-13 at 22:20:16

    Seven confirmed dead on private jet crashing in bad weather in Santos, south of São Paulo, leaving October election in disarray Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 1565 retweets and 18 favorites
    395 shares and 467 likes on Facebook
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Tony Abbott gets discounted legal advice in Frances Abbott scholarship dispute
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-08-14 at 12:28:04

    Prime minister says he is paying reduced fees over a complaint brought by an academic at the Whitehouse Institute of design Continue reading…

    2199 Shares
    80 twitter shares, 856 retweets and 26 favorites
    515 shares and 720 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Crash kills Brazil candidate Campos
    Published by BBC on 2014-08-14 at 03:31:42

    Brazilian presidential candidate Eduardo Campos has died in a plane crash in the city of Santos, officials say.

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    101 twitter shares, 459 retweets and 31 favorites
    839 shares and 548 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    56 shares on LinkedIn
    55 views on StumbleUpon

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