1. Sun and Wind Alter Global Energy Outlook
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-15 at 11:32:43

    Germany’s renewable-energy push has had an impact far beyond its shores, driving down costs faster than almost anyone thought possible just a few years ago.

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    6303 shares and 9721 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 2 reshares
    612 shares on LinkedIn
    405 views on StumbleUpon

  2. N Korea jails US man for six years
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-14 at 17:53:31

    An American man in North Korea is sentenced to six years of hard labour for "hostile" acts against Pyongyang, state media say.

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    101 twitter shares, 7461 retweets and 46 favorites
    234 shares and 65 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones

  3. Isis video claims to show beheading of British hostage David Haines
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 13:17:16

    Haines, 44, an aid worker, was captured in Syria in 2013David Cameron denounces the murder as act of pure evilDavid Haines: a fantastic man and father Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 3054 retweets and 73 favorites
    1841 shares and 2013 likes on Facebook
    13 Google+ Shares, 37 plus ones and 5 reshares
    15 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Australia joining the fight against Isis can be justified but where will it end?
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 12:30:04

    Tony Abbott has pushed hard for Australian intervention but it brings the risk of more retaliation and becoming embroiled in what he calls the witches brew Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 1164 retweets and 28 favorites
    52 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 4393 plus ones and 953 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Imitation Game wins Toronto top prize
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-15 at 04:05:53

    Alan Turing biopic The Imitation Game, starring Benedict Cumberbatch as the British code breaker, wins the People’s Choice award at Toronto Film Festival.

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    96 twitter shares, 4832 retweets and 184 favorites
    49 shares and 73 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares

  6. Funniest Parenting Tweets: What Moms And Dads Said On Twitter This Week
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-15 at 09:48:36

    Kids may say the darndest things, but parents tweet about them in the funniest ways. So each week, we round up the most hilarious 140-character quips from moms and dads to spread the joy. Scroll down to read the latest batch and follow @HuffPostParents on…

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    34 twitter shares, 8 retweets and 2 favorites
    618 shares and 3086 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  7. End of a war, start of a school year in Gaza – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 21:16:00

    More than 500,000 school children in Gaza begin a new school year on Sunday after 51 days of war. The opening had been delayed for two weeks because of damage to schools and the use of UN school buildings as temporary centres to house displaced people. Ch…

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    29 twitter shares, 3 retweets and 1 favorites
    63 shares and 32 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 2738 plus ones and 632 reshares
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Iraq’s Falluja hospital ‘shelled’
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-14 at 19:34:25

    A hospital in the Iraqi city of Falluja, which is under the control of Islamic State fighters, has been hit by government shelling, reports say.

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    102 twitter shares, 2919 retweets and 26 favorites
    48 shares and 12 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  9. Arab Nations Offer to Fight ISIS From Air
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-15 at 06:25:13

    American officials have made it clear they do not want the airstrikes to get ahead of the ground action against ISIS, which they said would take time to mass.

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    1483 shares and 1293 likes on Facebook
    63 shares on LinkedIn
    12 views on StumbleUpon

  10. New Zealand PM deceiving public over spying claims, says Glenn Greenwald
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 17:45:38

    Journalist says he will produce documents by Edward Snowden that prove John Key approved mass surveillance of citizens Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 745 retweets and 35 favorites
    522 shares and 1034 likes on Facebook
    13 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 3 reshares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Isis talks: leaders and diplomats gather in Paris to plan action
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-15 at 11:27:11

    US secretary of state John Kerry heads representatives of 26 countries in the French capital for talks on how to defeat Isis Continue reading…

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    100 twitter shares, 19 retweets and 5 favorites
    14 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 1795 plus ones and 409 reshares

  12. Daniele Watts: Django Unchained actor alleges racial bias after being held by LA police
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-15 at 12:04:00

    Daniele Watts claims police assumed she was a prostitute Actor says she was humiliated in incident with partner Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 911 retweets and 36 favorites
    510 shares and 708 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Free-market era in Sweden swept away as feminists and greens plot new path
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-14 at 04:46:00

    Stefan Löfvan’s Social Democrats likely to top the poll despite leader’s TV gaffe Continue reading…

    2285 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1054 retweets and 12 favorites
    582 shares and 511 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares and 9 plus ones
    9 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  14. Hundreds feared dead as boat sinks off Libya
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-15 at 14:38:38

    Libyan navy officials say only 26 people have been rescued so far on vessel carrying up to 250 migrants.

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    102 twitter shares, 1328 retweets and 9 favorites
    253 shares and 339 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Swedish left-wing bloc wins election
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-15 at 16:05:04

    Social Democrats to lead new coalition – but far-right party scores large gains to become third-largest in country.

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    103 twitter shares, 902 retweets and 19 favorites
    278 shares and 587 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    16 shares on LinkedIn

  16. John Howard questions Coalition’s two royal commissions
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-15 at 11:23:22

    Former Coalition PM says process shouldnt be used for narrow targeted political purposes Continue reading…

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    58 twitter shares, 197 retweets and 10 favorites
    365 shares and 1001 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares

  17. Syrian Leaders See Opportunities and Risks in U.S. Striking ISIS on Their Soil
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-15 at 08:03:12

    Analysts say Syrian officials are unsure who would benefit militarily if the United States launches strikes against ISIS in Syria — government forces, or Syrian insurgents and separatist Kurds.

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    103 twitter shares, 1260 retweets and 84 favorites
    99 shares and 79 likes on Facebook
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Isis: leaders gather in Paris as UK edges towards military action
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-15 at 15:42:00

    John Kerry joins Iraqi, Arab and western ministers to discuss ways to support Baghdad in battle against Islamic State jihadis Live blog: Monday’s developments on Isis Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 196 retweets and 13 favorites
    122 shares and 28 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 706 plus ones and 187 reshares

  19. Stop this menace: UK steps closer to taking military action against Isis
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-15 at 01:45:22

    David Cameron leads outrage over killing of aid worker David Haines, as Isis threatens murder of second Briton, Alan Henning Continue reading…

    1350 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1024 retweets and 44 favorites
    138 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  20. The photographer who rejected racism
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-15 at 05:01:12

    The photographer who rejected racism in the American south

    1240 Shares
    92 twitter shares, 127 retweets and 31 favorites
    414 shares and 554 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

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