A Call for a Low-Carb DietPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-02 at 02:47:57
In a finding that upends long-held notions about a healthy diet, a major study shows that avoiding carbohydrates and eating more fat contributes to weight loss and fewer cardiovascular risks.
5115 shares and 7137 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 2 reshares
124 shares on LinkedIn
76 views on StumbleUpon
Sinosphere Blog: With Land Scarce, Chinese School Builds Rooftop TrackPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-02 at 14:38:47
The running track atop the school building provides enough play and exercise space for 1,600 students at a time, the schoolâs principal told Chinese radio.
101 twitter shares, 5418 retweets and 49 favorites
29 shares and 1 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
5 shares on LinkedIn
‘Russian tank battalion’ helps rebels make gains in east Ukraine, Kiev claimsPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-02 at 00:03:25
Ukraine says Moscow is providing direct military support to rebels as army and volunteer battalions report heavy casualties Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 4275 retweets and 29 favorites
51 shares and 3 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
2 shares on LinkedIn
Huge new Israeli settlement in West Bank condemned by US and UKPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-01 at 21:00:01
British foreign secretary urges Israel to reverse decision to seize 990 acres of Palestinian land near Gvaot to create new city Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 1389 retweets and 73 favorites
1234 shares and 1287 likes on Facebook
9 Google+ Shares
6 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
France bans Muslim worker from nuclear sitesPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-02 at 15:27:37
French court upholds ban citing "religious radicalisation" but his lawyer calls it a case of Islamophobia.
101 twitter shares, 2570 retweets and 16 favorites
210 shares and 325 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
Iraq retakes more towns from Islamic StatePublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-01 at 17:49:31
Kurdish forces and Shia armed volunteers kill at least two senior Islamic State fighters as they make military gains.
102 twitter shares, 1079 retweets and 14 favorites
327 shares and 1572 likes on Facebook
16 Google+ Shares, 74 plus ones and 8 reshares
12 shares on LinkedIn
Russia to Revise Military Doctrine in Response to NATOPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-02 at 15:45:48
With NATO expected to endorse a force of 4,000 troops for Eastern Europe this week, a senior Russian military official said that Moscow would revise its strategy to account for âchanging military dangers and military threats.â
102 twitter shares, 2831 retweets and 41 favorites
118 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
14 shares on LinkedIn
Iran leader urges clerics to accept InternetPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-02 at 02:12:54
President Hassan Rouhani urges clerics to be more tolerant and lift restrictions on new technologies and the Internet.
102 twitter shares, 1057 retweets and 22 favorites
287 shares and 1389 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
1 shares on LinkedIn
Greece’s migrant fruit pickers: ‘They kept firing. There was blood everywhere’Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-02 at 01:25:00
Last year, Greek farm guards shot at&nbsp;illegal migrant strawberry pickers, wounding 35. When a court acquitted them this summer, there was outrage. At the camp, where they continue to live like slaves, the workers share their stories Continue readi…
102 twitter shares, 520 retweets and 9 favorites
933 shares and 1051 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 17 plus ones and 7 reshares
13 shares on LinkedIn
U.S. and Iran Unlikely Allies in Iraq BattlePublished by The New York times on 2014-09-02 at 07:14:15
The fight for Amerli appeared to mark the first time American warplanes and militias backed by Iran were working with a common purpose on the battlefield against militants from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria.
921 shares and 1183 likes on Facebook
19 Google+ Shares, 116 plus ones and 9 reshares
26 shares on LinkedIn
US forces target al-Shabab in SomaliaPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-02 at 16:54:41
US military forces conduct operation against armed group that is seeking to topple Somali government.
101 twitter shares, 1719 retweets and 32 favorites
113 shares and 216 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares
11 shares on LinkedIn
United Nations predicts climate hell in 2050 with imagined weather forecastsPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-01 at 23:48:40
‘Reports from the future’ warn of floods, storms and searing heat in campaign for climate change summit Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 583 retweets and 32 favorites
476 shares and 836 likes on Facebook
13 Google+ Shares, 69 plus ones and 15 reshares
34 shares on LinkedIn
Nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence and others posted online by alleged hackerPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-01 at 09:03:37
Website user publishes list of 100 mostly female actors, singers and celebrities of whom they claim to have explicit images Continue reading…
100 twitter shares, 24 retweets and 15 favorites
440 shares and 1475 likes on Facebook
7 Google+ Shares and 58 plus ones
8 shares on LinkedIn
Bill Shorten and Adam Bandt on Australia’s military involvement in Iraq videoPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-02 at 07:57:00
Opposition leader Bill Shorten reiterates his support for the supply of ‘light arms’ to Kurdish forces after Iraq’s ambassador to Australia made a call for weapons. Meanwhile, the Greens’ Adam Bandt questions the legality of any such mission without Iraq…
17 twitter shares
5 shares on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares, 1564 plus ones and 305 reshares
Nato to create high-readiness force to counter Russian threatPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-01 at 22:49:00
Spearhead force will be made up of around 4,000 troops with capacity to ‘travel light but strike hard’, according to Nato Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 214 retweets and 13 favorites
666 shares and 391 likes on Facebook
9 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
50 shares on LinkedIn
40 views on StumbleUpon
Decaying Guantánamo Defies Closing PlansPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-02 at 05:44:02
More than 12 years after the Bush administration first sent detainees to the prison in Cuba, tensions are mounting over whether President Obama can close it before leaving office.
606 shares and 631 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 121 plus ones and 19 reshares
29 shares on LinkedIn
British ‘jihadist’ mum threatens to behead Christians: reportsPublished by Yahoo News on 2014-09-02 at 18:55:35
A middle-aged British mother-of-two and former rock band member has joined jihadists in Syria and wants to behead Christians with a "blunt knife", British media reported. The reports identified the woman as Sally Jones, 45, from Kent in southeas…
82 twitter shares, 84 retweets and 10 favorites
798 shares and 390 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
2 shares on LinkedIn
Deadly knife attack at China schoolPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-02 at 11:12:17
Man stabs three children and teacher to death in school that reportedly denied his daughter admission.
100 twitter shares, 1192 retweets and 4 favorites
54 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
1 shares on LinkedIn
U.S. forces carry out operation against al-Shabaab in SomaliaPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-02 at 10:16:58
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. military forces carried out an operation on Monday against al Shabaab militants in Somalia, a U.S. Department of Defense spokesman said.
102 twitter shares, 869 retweets and 45 favorites
250 shares and 70 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares and 4 plus ones
16 shares on LinkedIn
Mining tax repealed as legislation passes Senate after Palmer United dealPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-02 at 09:10:40
Mining tax scrapped after agreement with Palmer United party to delay abolition of schoolkids bonus and other savings Continue reading…
63 twitter shares, 166 retweets and 11 favorites
411 shares and 678 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
7 shares on LinkedIn
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