1. Violence against women a national emergency, say Our Watch campaigners
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-17 at 13:17:32

    National initiative outlines its goals: to reject, recognise and eliminate violence against women and children Continue reading…

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    1202 shares and 3224 likes on Facebook
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  2. Ukrainian MP thrown in bin by angry mob outside parliament video
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-16 at 20:16:47

    An angry mob outside the Ukrainian parliament in Kiev throws MP Vitaly Zhuravsky into a rubbish bin on Tuesday. A group of men grabbed Zhuravsky, once a member of former President Viktor Yanukovich’s party, while he was walking past the crowds outside par…

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    100 twitter shares, 1165 retweets and 20 favorites
    535 shares and 960 likes on Facebook
    18 Google+ Shares, 1102 plus ones and 235 reshares
    7 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  3. US man faces new charges of trying to help Islamic State militants
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-17 at 12:49:22

    Mufid Elfgeeh, who is accused of plot to kill members of US military, is also alleged to have helped individuals travel to Syria Continue reading…

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    19 shares on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares, 2944 plus ones and 802 reshares

  4. EU officials, already vexed by ‘British question’ must consider Scotland too
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-17 at 10:30:04

    Yes vote to independence will take EU into uncharted waters, and could see Scotland clamouring to join while England leaves Continue reading…

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    71 twitter shares, 263 retweets and 23 favorites
    22 shares on Facebook
    6 Google+ Shares, 3134 plus ones and 284 reshares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

  5. Pentagon: US ground troops may join Iraqis in combat against Isis
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-17 at 00:20:37

    Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel and General Martin Dempsey refuse to rule out greater role for US advisers if airstrikes Live blog: Congress hears Pentagon testimony on Isis Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 510 retweets and 24 favorites
    817 shares and 1176 likes on Facebook
    20 Google+ Shares, 65 plus ones and 25 reshares
    27 shares on LinkedIn

  6. Putin’s ‘girlfriend’ Alina Kabayeva to head pro-Kremlin media group
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-16 at 18:36:50

    Former Olympic gymnastics champion to quit as MP in Russian president’s party to take control of National Media Group Continue reading…

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    102 twitter shares, 2309 retweets and 54 favorites
    163 shares and 127 likes on Facebook
    4 Google+ Shares
    5 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  7. U.S. General Open to Ground Forces in Fight Against ISIS in Iraq
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 06:30:44

    Remarks by Gen. Martin E. Dempsey, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, open the door to a riskier, more expansive American combat role than the president has publicly outlined.

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    1380 shares and 1172 likes on Facebook
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    36 shares on LinkedIn

  8. Many Questions Arise From Scottish Independence Vote
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 05:41:03

    The referendum itself contains only one question, but it gives rise to many others: What is at stake? What would become of the Union Jack? What would a disunited kingdom be called?

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    653 shares and 1650 likes on Facebook
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  9. Obama unveils $500m plan to beat Ebola
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-17 at 16:02:09

    US president to send 3,000 military personnel to West Africa for mission that will include training of health workers.

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    101 twitter shares, 943 retweets and 16 favorites
    349 shares and 794 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 24 plus ones and 7 reshares
    8 shares on LinkedIn

  10. MacArthur Awards Go to 21 Diverse Fellows
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 09:31:17

    Stipends will be awarded to a psychologist studying racial perceptions in crimes, the maker of the film “The Act of Killing” and a law professor seeking to help American Indian women, among others.

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    634 shares and 1100 likes on Facebook
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    20 shares on LinkedIn

  11. Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Watch 6th Circuit For SCOTUS’ Next Move On Gay Marriage
    Published by Huffington Post on 2014-09-17 at 06:44:06

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — People seeking clues about how soon the Supreme Court might weigh in on states’ gay marriage bans should pay close attention to the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg told a Minnesota audience Tuesday.

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    72 twitter shares, 4 retweets and 5 favorites
    286 shares and 1172 likes on Facebook
    11 Google+ Shares, 8 plus ones and 8 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  12. Chelsea Manning breaks silence to criticise Obama’s Isis strategy
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-16 at 20:30:08

    Intelligence analyst arrested for passing cache of documents to WikiLeaks writes personal view on how best to defeat IsisChelsea Manning: how to make Isis fall on its own sword Continue reading…

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    101 twitter shares, 1029 retweets and 46 favorites
    116 shares and 143 likes on Facebook
    10 Google+ Shares, 37 plus ones and 10 reshares
    1 shares on LinkedIn

  13. Machine Learning: Review and Video: With New iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, It’s What’s Inside That Counts
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 06:32:23

    The slim new iPhones aren’t a slam dunk, but they work well, as users have come to expect from Apple products.

    1251 Shares
    565 shares and 501 likes on Facebook
    17 Google+ Shares and 9 plus ones
    159 shares on LinkedIn

  14. Chechnya is full of phantoms photographs of transformation
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-16 at 22:09:15

    From a teenage girl in a wedding dress, to battalions training for an anti-terrorist operation, Davide Monteleones new exhibition showcases compelling portraits of a reconstructed republic Spasibo: An exhibition of photographs by Davide Monteleone runs at…

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    100 twitter shares, 45 retweets and 13 favorites
    301 shares and 786 likes on Facebook
    1 Google+ Shares
    3 shares on LinkedIn

  15. 2 Companies Will Take Americans to Space Station
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 06:31:05

    The companies won the competition to begin flights as early as 2017.

    1121 Shares
    281 shares and 748 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares, 45 plus ones and 3 reshares
    30 shares on LinkedIn
    5 views on StumbleUpon

  16. Ebola global security threat – Obama
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-17 at 16:14:48

    US President Barack Obama calls the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to security worldwide while announcing a larger US role, including 3,000 troops, to help fight the virus.

    989 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 46 retweets and 15 favorites
    617 shares and 180 likes on Facebook
    15 Google+ Shares and 11 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn
    1 views on StumbleUpon

  17. At least 34 Syrian children die from contaminated measles vaccine
    Published by The Guardian on 2014-09-17 at 05:13:01

    Death toll expected to rise, says rebel government, as it warns saboteurs linked to Assad regime may be responsible Continue reading…

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    103 twitter shares, 504 retweets and 17 favorites
    219 shares and 103 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares and 5 plus ones
    4 shares on LinkedIn

  18. Referendum campaigns make final push
    Published by BBC on 2014-09-17 at 15:25:35

    Both sides in the Scottish referendum campaign make their final pitches to voters as the latest polls suggest the result remains too close to call.

    842 Shares
    95 twitter shares, 41 retweets and 14 favorites
    429 shares and 240 likes on Facebook
    12 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
    7 shares on LinkedIn
    2 views on StumbleUpon

  19. CD-Loving Japan Resists Move to Online Music
    Published by The New York times on 2014-09-17 at 06:01:21

    Japan may be a perennial early adopter of technologies, but its attachment to the CD puts it sharply at odds with the rest of the global music industry.

    810 Shares
    300 shares and 300 likes on Facebook
    9 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
    200 shares on LinkedIn

  20. US could deploy ground forces in ISIL fight
    Published by AlJazeera on 2014-09-17 at 16:57:25

    Most senior military officer says he might recommend having US forces accompany Iraqis during complicated offensives.

    782 Shares
    100 twitter shares, 611 retweets and 5 favorites
    57 shares and 4 likes on Facebook
    3 Google+ Shares
    2 shares on LinkedIn

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