1. Why India’s Mars mission is so cheap – and thrilling
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 19:14:22

    Why Indian mission costs less than a Hollywood movie

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    103 twitter shares, 17031 retweets and 194 favorites
    1684 shares and 2521 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 49 plus ones and 7 reshares
    72 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  2. India’s Mars satellite successfully enters orbit, bringing country into space elite
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 09:52:40

    Prime minister Narendra Modi exultant as Indias landmark achievement puts China in the shade Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 369 retweets and 28 favorites
    1802 shares and 9294 likes on Facebook
    18 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
    112 shares on LinkedIn

  3. Police Chief Acknowledges ‘Provocative’ Measures At Ferguson Protests
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-25 at 07:51:25

    St. Louis County Police Chief Jon Belmar on Wednesday defended the use of tear gas and sniper rifles during protests that followed the police killing of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, last month.

    According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Belmar told t…

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    102 twitter shares, 9319 retweets and 83 favorites
    11 shares and 1 likes on Facebook

  4. Islamist fighters advance in Syria despite U.S. strikes
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-25 at 05:18:27

    DAMASCUS/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) – U.S. planes pounded Islamic State positions in Syria for a second day on Wednesday, but the strikes did not halt the fighters’ advance in a Kurdish area where fleeing refugees told of villages burnt and captives beh…

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    103 twitter shares, 7222 retweets and 165 favorites
    162 shares and 39 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares
    23 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Qatar, a partner in U.S. airstrikes, says Syrian regime main problem
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-25 at 04:28:41

    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – Qatar, which provided support for U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria this week, urged the international community to confront the Syrian regime, highlighting pressure by some of Washington’s Gulf Arab allies to widen its cam…

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    102 twitter shares, 5717 retweets and 41 favorites
    26 shares and 5 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones

  6. Fox ‘The Five’ Co-Hosts Greg Gutfeld And Eric Bolling Crack Sexist Jokes About Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-25 at 09:37:12

    Maj. Mariam Al Mansouri flew through the glass ceiling when she became the first female pilot in the United Arab Emirates’ Air Force. On Monday night, she was reportedly a team leader in the airstrikes against ISIS in Syria. But a segment celebrating her …

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    174 shares and 4947 likes on Facebook

  7. U.S. says still assessing fate of Khorasan figure after air strike
    Published by Reuters on 2014-09-25 at 02:18:48

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The United States is still assessing whether or not Mohsin al-Fadhli, a senior figure of the al Qaeda-linked Khorasan group, was killed in a U.S. air strike in Syria, government officials said on Wednesday.

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    103 twitter shares, 4893 retweets and 72 favorites
    37 shares and 10 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  8. India triumphs with first mission to Mars
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-24 at 16:05:37

    Prime minister hails historic feat as Mangalyaan satellite enters Mars orbit in country’s maiden mission to planet.

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    866 shares and 3977 likes on Facebook
    5 Google+ Shares
    14 shares on LinkedIn
    175 views on StumbleUpon

  9. G.O.P. Error Reveals Donors and the Price of Access
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-24 at 22:28:20

    An unintended disclosure of documents from the Republican Governors Association opens a window onto corporate donors and the size of their checks.

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    2170 shares and 1640 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 34 plus ones and 9 reshares
    21 shares on LinkedIn
    6 views on StumbleUpon

  10. Walmart video shows moments before officer killed man on cellphone
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 05:26:14

    Footage emerges after grand jury declines to indict police officer who shot John Crawford III, and differs from account of 911 call Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 2498 retweets and 36 favorites
    285 shares and 231 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Deborah Cavendish, Last Mitford Sister And Savior of Grand Estate, Dies at 94
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-25 at 00:22:10

    The dowager duchess of Devonshire was an author and businesswoman who helped turned her husband’s ancestral estate into one of England’s successful grand country houses.

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    969 shares and 2159 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    11 shares on LinkedIn

  12. Hundreds of Colorado students stage protest over history curriculum
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 17:24:33

    Conservative school board proposes history education should be to promote patriotism and respect for authority Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 1127 retweets and 41 favorites
    343 shares and 960 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 12 plus ones and 4 reshares

  13. Venezuela beauty queen killers jailed
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 14:49:31

    Three Venezuelan men are sentenced to more than 20 years in jail for the murder of beauty queen Monica Spear and her British partner in January.

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    103 twitter shares, 2031 retweets and 166 favorites
    59 shares and 26 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Jihadists behead Frenchman seized in Algeria
    Published by Yahoo News on 2014-09-25 at 07:50:20

    Algiers (AFP) – Jihadists linked to the Islamic State group beheaded a Frenchman abducted in Algeria in a video posted online Wednesday, but President Francois Hollande vowed France would not give in to blackmail.

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    72 twitter shares, 1980 retweets and 16 favorites
    17 shares and 6 likes on Facebook

  15. Conductor Christopher Hogwood dies
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-24 at 21:46:11

    British conductor Christopher Hogwood dies aged 73 following an illness.

    2081 Shares
    101 twitter shares, 216 retweets and 32 favorites
    771 shares and 957 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  16. Japanese childrens cartoon Crayon Shin-chan branded pornography
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 17:24:26

    Indonesian broadcasting commission tells television network to cut indecent parts of the programme or show it at a later time Continue reading…

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    100 twitter shares, 1747 retweets and 17 favorites
    111 shares and 74 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  17. Eight ways Tony Abbott is trying to trade freedom for security
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-25 at 04:05:40

    A series of law enforcement and intelligence gathering bills to be considered by parliament will affect the rights of all Australians Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 543 retweets and 46 favorites
    619 shares and 709 likes on Facebook
    2 Google+ Shares and 3 plus ones
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  18. In U.N. Speech, Obama Vows to Fight ISIS ‘Network of Death’
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-25 at 06:29:58

    President Obama on Wednesday charted a muscular new course for the United States in a turbulent world that includes threats by the Islamic State.

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    671 shares and 1111 likes on Facebook
    8 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    28 shares on LinkedIn

  19. Eight men put on trial in Cairo over Egypts first gay marriage
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 21:00:36

    Prosecutors allege the men participated in a gay wedding that sparked media backlash after footage of the ceremony emerged Continue reading…

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    99 twitter shares, 1590 retweets and 31 favorites
    46 shares and 42 likes on Facebook

  20. F-22 Raptor: luxury vehicle of the US air force makes combat debut in Syria
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-24 at 03:40:43

    The most sophisticated and expensive warplane in the US arsenal joins assault against foe with minimal anti-air capacity Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 596 retweets and 30 favorites
    346 shares and 641 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    20 shares on LinkedIn

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