1. Paying Till It Hurts: After Surgery, Surprise $117,000 Medical Bill From Doctor He Didn’t Know
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-21 at 01:48:34

    In a growing practice, medical assistants, consultants and other hospital staffers, often called in without patients’ knowledge, are charging hefty fees.

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    9704 shares and 11725 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 63 plus ones and 27 reshares
    459 shares on LinkedIn
    556 views on StumbleUpon

  2. Taking a Call for Climate Change to the Streets
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-22 at 06:26:53

    The People’s Climate March in Manhattan was a spectacle even for a city known for doing things big, and it was joined, in solidarity, by demonstrations on Sunday across the globe, from Paris to Papua New Guinea.

    19540 Shares
    5825 shares and 13466 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 105 plus ones and 17 reshares
    107 shares on LinkedIn

  3. IS fighters close in on Syria border town as thousands flee
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-09-22 at 04:13:15

    MURSITPINAR (Turkey) (AFP) – Islamic State militants closed in on Syria's third-largest Kurdish town on Sunday as tens of thousands of people fled in terror across the border into Turkey.

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    102 twitter shares, 11102 retweets and 65 favorites
    65 shares and 14 likes on Facebook

  4. Paris Falls Out of Love With the Padlocks on Its Bridges
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-21 at 08:16:54

    Thick glass, with nothing to hitch a lock to, has begun replacing the panels where thousands have symbolized everlasting devotion by fastening hardware.

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    3171 shares and 6733 likes on Facebook
    28 shares on LinkedIn
    22 views on StumbleUpon

  5. Kerry compares climate change to fight against Ebola and Isis as thousands march around world
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 06:02:24

    Worldwide day of protests comes on the eve of the first UN leaders summit on climate change in five yearsUS will not commit to climate change aid for poor nation at UN summitRecord CO2 emissions committing world to dangerous climate changePeoples Climate …

    8602 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 3267 retweets and 315 favorites
    1151 shares and 3754 likes on Facebook
    12 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Russian oligarch’s arrest a warning from Putin, says hedge fund boss
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-21 at 22:13:08

    Kremlin move against Vladimir Yevtushenkov is warning against a palace coup to protect any tycoons’ shrinking wealth, says Bill Browder Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 6396 retweets and 36 favorites
    55 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    17 shares on LinkedIn

  7. Chinese Tourists Find a Movable Feast Best Left Behind
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-21 at 18:52:04

    The French capital is the No. 1 destination in Europe for Chinese tourists, but many have unrealistic expectations of the city.

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    1763 shares and 3621 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    38 shares on LinkedIn
    338 views on StumbleUpon

  8. Pope says religion can’t justify violence
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-09-22 at 05:30:37

    Tirana (AFP) – Pope Francis warned during a visit to Albania on Sunday that religion can never be used to justify violence, making apparent reference to the bloodshed wreaked by Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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    102 twitter shares, 3966 retweets and 32 favorites
    241 shares and 639 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 99 plus ones and 11 reshares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Global rallies urge action on climate change
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-22 at 05:30:30

    An estimated 500,000 rally around the globe ahead of UN summit to demand urgent action on climate change.

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    101 twitter shares, 3458 retweets and 26 favorites
    108 shares and 429 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  10. Global protests over climate change
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 04:12:33

    Street protests demanding urgent action on climate change attract hundreds of thousands of marchers across more than 2,000 locations worldwide.

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    103 twitter shares, 507 retweets and 37 favorites
    1497 shares and 1573 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares and 12 plus ones
    27 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  11. Deal to end Yemen crisis signed
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-22 at 01:30:06

    The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

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    102 twitter shares, 2921 retweets and 21 favorites
    129 shares and 106 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Kurds volunteering to fight Isis turned away at Turkish border – video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-21 at 18:03:00

    Turkish security forces disperse Kurds who had gathered at the Turkish border with Syria on Sunday, to cross into Syria and fight with Kurdish militants against Islamic State (Isis). In recent days, Isis have seized ground close to the town of Kobani, hom…

    2854 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 2098 retweets and 39 favorites
    187 shares and 401 likes on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 13 plus ones and 4 reshares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  13. UN warns Israel against relocating Bedouins
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-22 at 01:39:02

    UNRWA says plans to rehouse Palestinian Bedouins may be seen as forcible transfer, and could lead to more settlements.

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    100 twitter shares, 2258 retweets and 7 favorites
    80 shares and 23 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones

  14. Rockefellers, Heirs to an Oil Fortune, Will Divest Charity From Fossil Fuels
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-22 at 06:15:17

    The family whose legendary wealth flowed from Standard Oil is planning to rid its $860 million Rockefeller Brothers Fund of investments in companies trading in nonrenewable energy.

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    1205 shares and 1207 likes on Facebook
    43 shares on LinkedIn
    8 views on StumbleUpon

  15. Man with knife breaks into White House
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-21 at 08:43:26

    US secret service reviews procedures after intruder manages to enter mansion in one of biggest security lapses in years.

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    101 twitter shares, 1120 retweets and 7 favorites
    337 shares and 826 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Ebola burial team attacked in Sierra Leone
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-21 at 08:46:43

    Health workers burying Ebola victims come under attack on second day of national curfew to stop spread of disease.

    2337 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1322 retweets and 8 favorites
    385 shares and 512 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn

  17. John Key wants 2015 referendum on ridding New Zealand’s flag of union jack
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-22 at 05:45:35

    Re-elected prime minister says its time to get on with the debate, in which he favours a move to the silver fern Continue reading…

    2331 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 1611 retweets and 58 favorites
    110 shares and 444 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Yemen rivals sign peace agreement
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-22 at 09:51:51

    Houthi leaders and Yemen president agree UN-brokered deal as rebels take over government buildings in Sanaa.

    1971 Shares
    103 twitter shares, 913 retweets and 25 favorites
    389 shares and 508 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    12 shares on LinkedIn
    15 views on StumbleUpon

  19. Turkey Obtains Release of Hostages Held in Iraq
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-21 at 05:37:25

    Forty-nine hostages held by Islamic State militants were returned to Turkey on Saturday after what Turkey said was a covert operation led by its intelligence agency.

    1937 Shares
    657 shares and 1239 likes on Facebook
    15 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    21 shares on LinkedIn

  20. Pope decries ‘perverted’ extremists
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-21 at 22:32:55

    Tens of thousands of people attend a Mass by Pope Francis, as the pontiff hits out at extremists "perverting" religion to justify violence.

    1932 Shares
    102 twitter shares, 218 retweets and 39 favorites
    466 shares and 1095 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

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