1. Neo-Nazi photos pose headache for Shinzo Abe
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 09:48:29

    Two newly promoted political allies of Japanese PM shown smiling alongside far-right figure Kazunari Yamada Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 20178 retweets and 235 favorites
    392 shares and 606 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  2. Meet the two women who were finally able to marry after 72 years together
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 23:25:33

    Alice Nonie Dubes and Vivian Boyack, who married in Iowa on Saturday after 72 years together, tell the Guardian how the best part of it is all the love weve receivedNinety-year-old gay couple marry in Iowa after 72 years Continue reading…

    1328 shares and 8460 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Isis jihadis using captured arms and troop carriers from US and Saudis
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 00:39:43

    Obama considers focusing on Isis bases in Syria as study finds jihadis have anti-tank rockets seized from rival rebels there Continue reading…

    101 twitter shares, 8863 retweets and 45 favorites
    315 shares and 186 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares
    14 shares on LinkedIn

  4. Ukraine death toll edges up despite ceasefire, more POWs freed
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-10 at 02:50:02

    KIEV/MARIUPOL Ukraine (Reuters) – Five Ukrainian servicemen have been killed in the past four days, the military said on Tuesday, underscoring the strains in a ceasefire between government forces and pro-Russian separatists that officials insist is still …

    101 twitter shares, 7757 retweets and 29 favorites
    71 shares and 7 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Blast kills leader of Syrian Islamist group, other top figures
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-10 at 05:19:02

    BEIRUT (Reuters) – An explosion killed the leader of one of Syria’s most powerful Islamist insurgent groups Ahrar al-Sham on Tuesday, the group said, and an organization that monitors violence in the civil war said at least 28 of its commanders had died.

    101 twitter shares, 7502 retweets and 38 favorites
    99 shares and 8 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    7 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Essex woman finds eggs of world’s most venomous spider in her shopping
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 15:42:43

    Abby Woodgate was told to burn anything that had come into contact with Brazilian wandering spider eggs found on bananas Continue reading…

    100 twitter shares, 82 retweets and 24 favorites
    3036 shares and 2891 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares, 6 plus ones and 2 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Fabled Franklin Arctic ship found
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-09 at 23:46:29

    One of two British explorer ships that vanished in the Arctic more than 160 years ago has been found, Canada’s prime minister says.

    103 twitter shares, 263 retweets and 47 favorites
    2281 shares and 3095 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 260 plus ones and 42 reshares
    22 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  8. Egypt to host Gaza reconstruction conference on October 12
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-10 at 00:56:38

    CAIRO (Reuters) – Egypt will host a donors conference on the reconstruction of the Gaza Strip on October 12 in Cairo following the recent conflict between Israel and the Palestinian militant movement Hamas, the Egyptian foreign minister said on Tuesday.

    88 twitter shares, 4972 retweets and 38 favorites
    19 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  9. ‘Scotland’s what?’ US caught napping as Scots prepare to vote on independence
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 17:01:48

    From nuclear to Nato, an independent Scotland would have several policy ramifications, but the official US reaction seems to be: no response at all Continue reading…

    103 twitter shares, 782 retweets and 64 favorites
    1196 shares and 2304 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    34 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Nauru detention centres running out of water, emails reveal
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-10 at 08:46:14

    Problems with the immigration departments water treatment equipment has apparently led to dwindling stocks Continue reading…

    93 twitter shares, 3893 retweets and 13 favorites
    19 shares and 10 likes on Facebook

  11. Apple Goes Big With iPhone 6, and Small With a Smartwatch
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-10 at 06:03:17

    The company introduced two new smartphones with larger screens, following recent Samsung successes, and the highly anticipated Apple Watch, entering a crowded field that has yet to capture popular enthusiasm.

    1143 shares and 1777 likes on Facebook
    251 shares on LinkedIn
    10 views on StumbleUpon

  12. Iraq’s Shi’ite militia, Kurds use U.S. air strikes to further own agendas
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-10 at 02:38:41

    SULEIMAN BEG Iraq (Reuters) – A small group of people pick through putrefying human remains laid out on plastic sheets by the side of a road in northern Iraq, searching for any trace of missing friends and relatives.

    103 twitter shares, 2240 retweets and 92 favorites
    280 shares and 154 likes on Facebook
    7 Google+ Shares, 4 plus ones and 1 reshares
    32 shares on LinkedIn

  13. The Abbott government one year on: The Roast video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 13:38:38

    It has been a year since the Abbott government was elected, and The Roast team have a few nice words for pretty much no one. Lambasting "a government of surprises held to account by an invisible opposition", if it’s not Tony Abbott copping a roa…

    33 twitter shares, 2 retweets and 1 favorites
    890 shares and 1903 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares

  14. Schumacher leaves hospital for home
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-09 at 20:18:28

    Former F1 champion Michael Schumacher leaves a Swiss hospital to continue his recovery at home, his manager says.

    103 twitter shares, 236 retweets and 21 favorites
    765 shares and 1646 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  15. Israel ‘coercing African migrants to leave’
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-09 at 13:45:04

    HRW report alleges that Israel has used an "unlawful coercion policy" to deport nearly 7,000 African asylum seekers.

    1178 shares and 1424 likes on Facebook
    14 Google+ Shares, 47 plus ones and 13 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn
    5 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Fiji retracts claim UN peacekeepers’ release imminent
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-09-10 at 07:14:20

    Fiji on Wednesday retracted a claim that 45 UN peacekeepers being held hostage in the Golan Heights by Syrian Al-Nusra Front rebels were about to be released, blaming a communications mix-up. "I don't think so… someone has misinterpret…

    103 twitter shares, 2174 retweets and 29 favorites
    37 shares and 21 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  17. Bits: Apple Introduces iPhone 6, a Smartwatch and More During Keynote
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-10 at 01:05:00

    The company announced a wearable device, two new versions of its smartphones and an integrated payments system.

    581 shares and 1457 likes on Facebook
    14 Google+ Shares
    161 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Icac emails shed light on escalating political funding arms race
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-09 at 05:03:08

    Correspondence made public by the NSW corruption watchdog reveals a broader malaise within the Australian political system brought on by the scramble for election funding Continue reading…

    101 twitter shares, 1065 retweets and 48 favorites
    180 shares and 538 likes on Facebook
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  19. MH17 hit by ‘numerous objects’
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-09 at 23:07:32

    Dutch experts say Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crashed in east Ukraine after being hit by objects that "pierced the plane at high velocity".

    99 twitter shares, 119 retweets and 12 favorites
    846 shares and 657 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 53 plus ones and 14 reshares
    19 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  20. Syria rebel leader killed in bomb attack
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-10 at 02:17:37

    Hassan Abboud, the leader of Ahrar al-Sham group, among top commanders killed in bombing at meeting in Idlib.

    103 twitter shares, 784 retweets and 22 favorites
    339 shares and 499 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    12 shares on LinkedIn

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