1. Chelsea Clinton Gives Birth To A Girl
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-27 at 10:31:40

    Chelsea Clinton is a mom!

    The daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton tweeted early Saturday morning that she had given birth to a baby girl named Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky:

    Marc and I are full of love, …

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    100 twitter shares, 219 retweets and 33 favorites
    1906 shares and 26262 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Hungary suspends gas supplies to Ukraine under pressure from Moscow
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-26 at 22:19:36

    Hungarian prime minister Viktor Orban announces move after Russia threatens to cut off countries re-exporting its gas to Kiev Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 13653 retweets and 125 favorites
    117 shares and 39 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Chelsea Clinton gives birth to girl
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-27 at 12:01:21

    Chelsea Clinton, daughter of former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gives birth to a baby girl.

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    101 twitter shares, 11033 retweets and 173 favorites
    121 shares and 30 likes on Facebook

  4. U.S.-led strikes pressure al Qaeda’s Syria group to join with Islamic State
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-27 at 00:18:50

    BEIRUT (Reuters) – Al Qaeda’s affiliate in Syria, the Nusra Front, is facing mounting pressure from its own members to reconcile with its rival Islamic State and confront a common enemy after U.S.-led air strikes hit both groups this week.

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    102 twitter shares, 8396 retweets and 96 favorites
    133 shares and 13 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    30 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Palestinian president urges ‘firm timetable’ to end occupation
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-27 at 00:23:49

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – There is no value in peace talks with Israel unless the goal is ending its 47-year occupation of the Palestinian territories within a "firm timetable", Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas told the United Nations Genera…

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    101 twitter shares, 8509 retweets and 81 favorites
    24 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  6. The acid test: Australian journalists must ask what agenda they serve
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-26 at 15:06:08

    At the end of a week of much media hysteria about terrorism, the Senate passed arguably the most significant restraints on press freedom in this country outside of wartime Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 1987 retweets and 75 favorites
    2002 shares and 4311 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 3 reshares
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  7. ‘It was a crank call’: family seeks action against 911 caller in Walmart shooting
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-27 at 01:32:24

    Family of John Crawford, man shot dead by police while holding an unloaded BB rifle, say call was a bunch of lies Continue reading…

    8341 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 7765 retweets and 96 favorites
    212 shares and 147 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 3 reshares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  8. Should Australia’s refugees be sent to Cambodia?
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-26 at 17:15:34

    Anger as Australia sends Cambodian refugees home

    8120 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 7458 retweets and 72 favorites
    136 shares and 351 likes on Facebook

  9. Ai Weiwei creates Blenheim art show
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-26 at 21:52:32

    The UK’s biggest exhibition of works by Chinese artist and dissident Ai Weiwei has been put together at Blenheim Palace with the help of 3D technology.

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    100 twitter shares, 7920 retweets and 4 favorites
    66 shares and 16 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares

  10. Get your Africa facts right: websites seek to stem flow of misinformation
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-27 at 09:30:41

    A lack of transparency, accountability and media resources can make sorting truth from fiction especially difficult across the continent. Now, fact-checkers are seeking to change that Continue reading…

    7805 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 5881 retweets and 56 favorites
    89 shares and 25 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 1327 plus ones and 313 reshares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Islamic State tightens siege of Syria town, more Europeans join alliance
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-27 at 04:01:58

    KARACA Turkey/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Islamic State fighters tightened their siege of a town on Syria’s border with Turkey on Friday despite U.S.-led air strikes aimed at defeating the militants in both Syria and Iraq, in a coalition which has now drawn wides…

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    101 twitter shares, 7470 retweets and 39 favorites
    61 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Where does Isis get its money? – video explainer
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-26 at 22:11:00

    Islamic State (Isis) is now the wealthiest militant group in the world, with a reported net worth of $2bn (£1.2bn). Where is all the cash coming from? The group has built up a fortune through a combination of oil resources and wheat productio…

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    101 twitter shares, 4095 retweets and 96 favorites
    100 shares and 33 likes on Facebook
    16 Google+ Shares, 1728 plus ones and 345 reshares

  13. Iran and six powers make little progress in nuclear talks
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-27 at 04:31:59

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Iran and six world powers made little progress in overcoming significant disagreements in the most recent round of nuclear talks, including on uranium enrichment, Iranian and Western diplomats close to the negotiations said on F…

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    103 twitter shares, 4834 retweets and 51 favorites
    39 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Lawsuit makes for awkward start to Modi’s big U.S. visit
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-27 at 05:18:39

    NEW YORK/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi kicked off his maiden visit to the United States as India’s leader on Friday, facing an unwelcome reminder of his once-strained relations with his host nation: a lawsuit alleging he fai…

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    102 twitter shares, 4302 retweets and 56 favorites
    44 shares and 17 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    6 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Gaza war may be over but Jerusalem is still simmering
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-26 at 17:08:07

    Outbreaks of violence in the city have intensified since murder of Mohammed Abu Khdeir, fuelling talk of a third intifada Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 2183 retweets and 44 favorites
    225 shares and 149 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares, 821 plus ones and 166 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Bombing against Isis to start in hours as MPs back new Iraq war
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-27 at 00:32:56

    Conflict meets little Commons resistance, as prime minister David Cameron claims this will not be shock and awe Continue reading…

    2974 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 979 retweets and 32 favorites
    702 shares and 1125 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
    23 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Scott Morrison champagne toast in Phnom Penh ‘crass, sickening’: Greens
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-27 at 09:41:31

    Immigration minister and Cambodian interior minister raise their glasses to celebrate refugee deal Continue reading…

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    34 twitter shares, 16 retweets and 2 favorites
    297 shares and 2470 likes on Facebook

  18. Strikes ‘target IS on Syria border’
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-27 at 15:56:23

    Islamic State fighters near the Syrian town of Kobane, on the Turkey border, have been targeted by air strikes, a BBC correspondent reports.

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    102 twitter shares, 2416 retweets and 34 favorites
    188 shares and 45 likes on Facebook
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Catalonia leader decrees referendum
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-27 at 14:13:45

    The president of the Spanish region of Catalonia signs a decree calling for a referendum on independence, in a move opposed by central government.

    2775 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2126 retweets and 30 favorites
    294 shares and 216 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  20. ‘The internet poses one of the greatest threats to our existence’, says Australian senator Glenn Lazarus – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-26 at 09:22:00

    The internet is a serious threat because it can be used to orchestrate and undertake criminal behaviour across the world, Australia’s Palmer United party senator Glenn Lazarus said during a debate on national security laws giving sweeping new powers to Au…

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    30 twitter shares, 16 retweets and 1 favorites
    607 shares and 1122 likes on Facebook
    17 Google+ Shares, 604 plus ones and 136 reshares

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