Bobbing along: the Float Baby Spa in picturesPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-05 at 11:30:33
This baby spa in Houston, Texas provides floatation devices for children from 2 weeks to 6 months, allowing them to bob around a pool freely during each 20-minute hydrotherapy session. The tots are then treated to a gentle full body massage Continue readi…
100 twitter shares, 47 retweets and 28 favorites
4258 shares and 10933 likes on Facebook
10 Google+ Shares and 8 plus ones
4 shares on LinkedIn
Key allies ready to join U.S. military action in Iraq: ObamaPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-05 at 22:25:19
NEWPORT Wales (Reuters) – Key NATO allies stand ready to join the United States in military action to defeat Islamic State militants in Iraq, U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday.
101 twitter shares, 12388 retweets and 57 favorites
67 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
Barack Obama strolls among the sarsens at Stonehenge in picturesPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-06 at 14:33:28
The US president broke off from discussing world affairs at the Nato summit in Newport, Wales, to visit the stone age monument Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 796 retweets and 141 favorites
1438 shares and 6685 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares
8 shares on LinkedIn
A Legal Battle Over Vivian Maier’s WorkPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-06 at 04:24:58
A legal battle over the work of the photographer Vivian Maier could hide it away for years.
2687 shares and 6064 likes on Facebook
11 Google+ Shares and 12 plus ones
15 shares on LinkedIn
U.S. confirms death of al Shabaab leader Godane in Somalia strikePublished by Reuters on 2014-09-06 at 05:27:32
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that Ahmed Abdi Godane, a leader of the al Shabaab Islamist group, was killed in a U.S. airstrike in Somalia this week, calling it a "major symbolic and operational loss" for the al Qaeda-a…
101 twitter shares, 6923 retweets and 65 favorites
225 shares and 244 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
11 shares on LinkedIn
Hamid Kehazaei dies after family give permission to switch off life supportPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-06 at 10:19:25
Immigration minister says chief medical officer will conduct an in-depth clinical review of asylum seekers medical treatment while on Manus Island Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 2407 retweets and 17 favorites
306 shares and 2195 likes on Facebook
The Kurdish women fighting ISPublished by BBC on 2014-09-05 at 23:05:34
The Kurdish women taking on militants of Islamic State
103 twitter shares, 3889 retweets and 73 favorites
309 shares and 533 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
U.N. to set up Ebola crisis center, aims to stop spread in six to nine monthsPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-06 at 00:06:23
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – The United Nations plans to set up an Ebola crisis center to coordinate the response to the deadly virus and to strive to halt its spread in West African countries in six to nine months, U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announ…
92 twitter shares, 3889 retweets and 3 favorites
60 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
4 shares on LinkedIn
Ukraine, pro-Russian rebels reach ceasefire dealPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-06 at 04:10:36
MINSK (Reuters) – Ukraine and pro-Russian rebels reached a ceasefire agreement on Friday, the first step toward ending fighting in eastern Ukraine that has caused the worst standoff between Moscow and the West since the Cold War ended.
103 twitter shares, 2524 retweets and 73 favorites
286 shares and 249 likes on Facebook
13 Google+ Shares, 5 plus ones and 1 reshares
13 shares on LinkedIn
New Book Says C.I.A. Official in Benghazi Held Up RescuePublished by The New York times on 2014-09-05 at 22:29:49
Five C.I.A. commandos write that a C.I.A. base chief stopped them from interceding in time to save the life of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens during the attack on the diplomatic mission in 2012.
987 shares and 1751 likes on Facebook
10 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
59 shares on LinkedIn
81 views on StumbleUpon
Obama Enlists 9 Allies to Help in the Battle Against ISISPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-06 at 07:23:38
President Obama escalated the U.S. response to the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria on Friday, recruiting at least nine allies to help crush the organization and offering the outlines of a strategy that echoes the war on terror.
1029 shares and 1274 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares, 9 plus ones and 1 reshares
40 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdownPublished by BBC on 2014-09-06 at 11:18:37
Sierra Leone – one of the countries worst hit by Ebola – is to confine people to their homes for three days in an effort to contain the deadly virus.
102 twitter shares, 1711 retweets and 19 favorites
404 shares and 77 likes on Facebook
11 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
US confirms al-Shabab leader killedPublished by BBC on 2014-09-05 at 23:57:58
The leader of the Somali Islamist group al-Shabab, Ahmed Abdi Godane, was killed following a US attack earlier this week, the Pentagon says.
99 twitter shares, 136 retweets and 11 favorites
747 shares and 1021 likes on Facebook
13 Google+ Shares and 55 plus ones
47 shares on LinkedIn
Plane carrying Americans leaves for Dubai after being diverted to IranPublished by Reuters on 2014-09-06 at 05:26:11
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A chartered aircraft carrying about 100 Americans from the U.S. airbase at Bagram, Afghanistan, has left for Dubai after it was diverted to Iran because of issues with its flight plan, a U.S. official and the Fly Dubai airline said …
101 twitter shares, 1434 retweets and 24 favorites
241 shares and 117 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares
10 shares on LinkedIn
VIDEO: One-minute World NewsPublished by BBC on 2014-09-06 at 13:31:37
Watch the latest news summary from BBC World News. International news updated 24 hours a day.
465 shares and 1375 likes on Facebook
20 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones
42 shares on LinkedIn
Will the Fashion World Accept Andreja Pejic As a Woman?Published by The New York times on 2014-09-06 at 05:02:38
Andreja Pejicâs claim to fame as a male model was a certain androgyny. Now that sheâs a woman, will fashionâs doors still be open for her?
158 shares and 1660 likes on Facebook
6 shares on LinkedIn
NATO Plans a Special Force to Reassure Eastern Europe and Deter RussiaPublished by The New York times on 2014-09-06 at 06:31:46
The decision to form the force was meant to send a message to Russia that NATOâs principle of collective security is sacrosanct.
720 shares and 1000 likes on Facebook
13 Google+ Shares, 10 plus ones and 1 reshares
35 shares on LinkedIn
42 views on StumbleUpon
Man jailed for phoning and texting ex-girlfriend 21,807 timesPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-05 at 12:58:46
French man who harassed woman demanding compensation for work on apartment admits behaviour was ‘stupid’ Continue reading…
101 twitter shares, 1019 retweets and 44 favorites
262 shares and 260 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares, 11 plus ones and 1 reshares
Legal basis for Iraq troop deployment called into question as days wear onPublished by The Guardian on 2014-09-05 at 22:52:17
Critics argue Obama is relying on unpersuasive theory used in Libya but administration says deployment is not covered by 1973 resolution Continue reading…
103 twitter shares, 1205 retweets and 35 favorites
43 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
2 shares on LinkedIn
Ukraine ceasefire with rebels takes holdPublished by AlJazeera on 2014-09-06 at 12:19:27
Ceasefire between pro-Russian separatists and government forces in eastern Ukraine went into effect on Friday evening.
100 twitter shares, 259 retweets and 7 favorites
168 shares and 644 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
9 shares on LinkedIn
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