1. India’s Mars satellite successfully enters orbit, bringing country into space elite
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 09:52:40

    Prime minister Narendra Modi exultant as Indias landmark achievement puts China in the shade Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 316 retweets and 28 favorites
    1856 shares and 9837 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
    118 shares on LinkedIn

  2. ‘The Cosby Show’ Cast Photos Prove They’ll Always Be TV’s Best-Dressed Family
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-25 at 16:30:15

    Not only did "The Cosby Show" introduce TV viewers to a fictional black family made up of professional, loving parents and their intelligent, witty children (sayonara stereotypes!), but it showcased the most memorable fashion trends from the ’80…

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    4 twitter shares
    174 shares and 4948 likes on Facebook

  3. How To Wear Flannel Without Looking Sloppy
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-25 at 16:30:15

    It’s time to break out our flannel shirts for maximum fall wear. But this year we’re retiring the leggings and button-down pair — okay, maybe not entirely — and amping up our beloved plaid shirt.

    Instead of always feeling AND looki…

    5125 Shares
    3 twitter shares
    174 shares and 4948 likes on Facebook

  4. Foetuses can miscarry because they understand they might not survive, says Australian senator video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 08:48:17

    A Liberal senator, Chris Back, has told the Senate that some foetuses miscarry because they understand they may not survive in post-foetal life. While debating a bill to remove Medicare funding for abortions carried out purely on the basis of gender selec…

    4791 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 170 retweets and 13 favorites
    1433 shares and 3068 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  5. Hillary Clinton unveils $600m global female education plan
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 13:04:27

    Former US secretary of state announces initiative to help girls worldwide attend schools Continue reading…

    3256 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 2751 retweets and 35 favorites
    53 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares, 226 plus ones and 78 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Walmart video shows moments before officer killed man on cellphone
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 05:26:14

    Footage emerges after grand jury declines to indict police officer who shot John Crawford III, and differs from account of 911 call Continue reading…

    3078 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 1859 retweets and 37 favorites
    526 shares and 542 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Eight ways Tony Abbott is trying to trade freedom for security
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 04:05:40

    A series of law enforcement and intelligence gathering bills to be considered by parliament will affect the rights of all Australians Continue reading…

    3006 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 688 retweets and 35 favorites
    932 shares and 1241 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  8. French tourist beheaded in Algeria by jihadis linked to Islamic State
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 13:57:53

    Group calling itself Jund al-Khilafah releases video showing the beheading of 55-year-old mountain guide Hervé Gourdel Continue reading…

    2451 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1418 retweets and 24 favorites
    459 shares and 422 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 1 reshares
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Hundreds of Colorado students stage protest over history curriculum
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 17:24:33

    Conservative school board proposes history education should be to promote patriotism and respect for authority Continue reading…

    2449 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 799 retweets and 46 favorites
    412 shares and 1062 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 4 reshares
    3 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Eight men put on trial in Cairo over Egypts first gay marriage
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 21:00:36

    Prosecutors allege the men participated in a gay wedding that sparked media backlash after footage of the ceremony emerged Continue reading…

    2195 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1934 retweets and 38 favorites
    60 shares and 61 likes on Facebook
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  11. In U.N. Speech, Obama Vows to Fight ISIS ‘Network of Death’
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-25 at 06:29:58

    President Obama on Wednesday charted a muscular new course for the United States in a turbulent world that includes threats by the Islamic State.

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    839 shares and 1272 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    36 shares on LinkedIn

  12. UN general assembly’s greatest hits – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 12:07:00

    As world leaders arrive in New York for the United Nations general assembly, the Guardian’s diplomatic editor Julian Borger looks back at some of the most memorable moments from the lectern. They include Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev signalling an end t…

    1936 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 23 retweets and 27 favorites
    474 shares and 755 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 437 plus ones and 92 reshares
    21 shares on LinkedIn

  13. F-22 Raptor: luxury vehicle of the US air force makes combat debut in Syria
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 03:40:43

    The most sophisticated and expensive warplane in the US arsenal joins assault against foe with minimal anti-air capacity Continue reading…

    1920 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 739 retweets and 35 favorites
    355 shares and 661 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    21 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Team idiot: Bill Shorten accuses George Christensen and Cory Bernardi
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 11:19:44

    Opposition leader responds to Christensens eco-terrorists comments and Bernardis co-sponsoring of bill to amend 18C Continue reading…

    1761 Shares
    47 twitter shares, 324 retweets and 16 favorites
    241 shares and 1128 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Driven Into Debt: Miss a Payment? Good Luck Moving That Car
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-25 at 07:25:03

    Subprime lenders are increasingly relying on technology that allows them to track and disable delinquent borrowers’ vehicles with just a tap of a cellphone app.

    1650 Shares
    1085 shares and 321 likes on Facebook
    19 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 4 reshares
    212 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Ukraine to shut Russia border, seek EU membership
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-09-25 at 16:05:43

    Kiev (AFP) – President Petro Poroshenko on Thursday ordered a temporary closure of Ukraine's porous border with Russia and voiced plans to apply for EU membership in 2020 as part of his ex-Soviet country's Westward shift.

    1648 Shares
    93 twitter shares, 1513 retweets and 23 favorites
    18 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  17. Spain urged to swap bull run for ball run
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 14:40:16

    Animal rights group Peta wants villages to follow example set by Mataelpino by using 100kg ball instead of bulls Continue reading…

    1513 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 1303 retweets and 34 favorites
    57 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares

  18. Seattle to fine for wasted food
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 05:00:37

    The Seattle city council votes to fine businesses and residents that waste too much food, in an effort to boost composting and recycling.

    1374 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 75 retweets and 24 favorites
    499 shares and 634 likes on Facebook
    17 Google+ Shares, 16 plus ones and 3 reshares
    5 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Scott Morrison seeks legal changes to block asylum seeker appeals
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 13:59:21

    Immigration ministers new bill will introduce two new classes of temporary protection visas and amend laws to head off upcoming legal challeges Continue reading…

    1275 Shares
    83 twitter shares, 910 retweets and 21 favorites
    76 shares and 185 likes on Facebook

  20. Julia Gillard’s memoir is insightful, unflinching and revealing
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 05:02:28

    Former prime minister concludes the carbon tax promise was a mistake, however she had no choice but to topple Kevin Rudd Continue reading…

    1249 Shares
    52 twitter shares, 309 retweets and 17 favorites
    123 shares and 741 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

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