Gaza dead reach 78 as Israelis hint at invasionPublished by Reuters on 2014-07-11 at 05:03:25
GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – At least 78 Palestinians, most of them civilians, have been killed in Israel’s Gaza offensive, Palestinian officials said on Thursday as militants in the enclave kept up rocket attacks on Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and other cities.
115 twitter shares, 52195 retweets and 279 favorites
590 shares and 655 likes on Facebook
18 Google+ Shares and 7 plus ones
19 shares on LinkedIn
42 views on StumbleUpon
Take a tour through George W.’s ranchPublished by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 22:23:45
Central Texas, especially that sweet spot halfway between Dallas and Austin where small swaths of the legendary old prairies remain, is an earthly paradise. Blowsy live oaks spread their heavy limbs beneath cloud-spattered skies, while creeks and riversâ€…
2044 shares and 39913 likes on Facebook
2 Google+ Shares
Berlin tells CIA station chief to leave in spy scandalPublished by Reuters on 2014-07-11 at 02:32:55
BERLIN (Reuters) – Germany told the CIA station chief in Berlin to leave the country on Thursday in a dramatic display of anger from Chancellor Angela Merkel at the behaviour of a close ally after officials unearthed two suspected U.S. spies.
102 twitter shares, 23444 retweets and 149 favorites
30 positive votes on Reddit
208 shares and 106 likes on Facebook
14 Google+ Shares, 7 plus ones and 1 reshares
14 shares on LinkedIn
VIDEO: Lost mobile phone’s amazing journeyPublished by BBC on 2014-07-10 at 10:17:11
A US farmer who lost his mobile phone in a grain pit has it returned – nine months later from a different continent.
100 twitter shares, 18048 retweets
22 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
Gaza crisis: Obama says US willing to broker ceasefire as death toll mountsPublished by The Guardian on 2014-07-11 at 03:42:21
Obama tells Netanyahu that US willing to negotiate ceasefireDeath toll from Israeli assault on Gaza hits 90, ministry says22 children among dead, ministry saysUN security council meets, declines to issue statementRocket fire from Gaza continuesFirst repor…
115 twitter shares, 13013 retweets and 211 favorites
2 positive votes on Reddit
1129 shares and 1724 likes on Facebook
4 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
1 shares on LinkedIn
Polar Vortex in July: Record Cold Weather on the Way to U.S.Published by Mashable on 2014-07-11 at 03:10:13
The middle of July is typically one of the hottest weeks of the year in the Midwest and Central United States.
Well, not this year. Instead, the region that was locked in the deep freeze for the entire winter and much of the spring — Lake Superior’s…
108 twitter shares, 12070 retweets and 353 favorites
389 shares and 295 likes on Facebook
6 Google+ Shares
13 shares on LinkedIn
World cities, home to most people, to add 2.5 billion more by 2050: U.N.Published by Reuters on 2014-07-11 at 01:59:20
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – More than half of the world’s seven billion people live in urban areas, with the top “mega cities” – with more than 10 million inhabitants – being Tokyo, Delhi, Shanghai, Mexico City and Sao Paulo, according to a United Nations …
102 twitter shares, 9839 retweets and 78 favorites
26 shares and 9 likes on Facebook
3 shares on LinkedIn
Fleeing Gangs, Children Head to U.S. BorderPublished by The New York times on 2014-07-11 at 08:36:02
An increase in gang-related killings of children is a key factor driving the surge of migration of young Central Americans to the United States.
3521 shares and 5216 likes on Facebook
15 Google+ Shares and 9 plus ones
61 shares on LinkedIn
Insurgents enter military base northeast of Baghdad: officialsPublished by Reuters on 2014-07-10 at 23:53:44
BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Sunni insurgents battling forces loyal to Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki broke into a military base in Diyala province northeast of Baghdad on Thursday, a security source and a local official said.
101 twitter shares, 8500 retweets and 37 favorites
31 shares and 6 likes on Facebook
2 shares on LinkedIn
World’s strangest lakes Published by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 16:47:26
Imagine walking through a far-flung island of forest and stumbling across a bright, pink lake. Or quietly rowing your boat through a sea of floating lotus flowers that expand as far as the eye can see. Dreamy? Yes, but also completely possible if you cons…
2001 shares and 5298 likes on Facebook
7 Google+ Shares, 1 plus ones and 1 reshares
1 shares on LinkedIn
Palestinian death toll rises as Israel escalates aerial assault on GazaPublished by The Guardian on 2014-07-10 at 23:32:01
Hospital officials say 81 people have been killed in three days of airstrikes, with no Israeli casualties reported Continue reading…
102 twitter shares, 6092 retweets and 5 favorites
13 positive votes on Reddit
438 shares and 338 likes on Facebook
5 Google+ Shares
7 shares on LinkedIn
Obama turns down free marijuanaPublished by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 07:57:54
President Obama is offered pot on a night out in a state that recently legalized recreational marijuana.
2322 shares and 4374 likes on Facebook
1 Google+ Shares
San FerminPublished by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 17:52:40
1632 shares and 4803 likes on Facebook
8 Google+ Shares and 1 plus ones
Ukraine readies plan against rebels; Germany, France press PutinPublished by Reuters on 2014-07-11 at 05:17:46
KIEV/DONETSK Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukrainian forces regained more ground but sustained further casualties on Thursday in clashes with separatists, while two Western allies urged Russia’s Vladimir Putin to exert more pressure on the rebels to find a negotiat…
102 twitter shares, 5259 retweets and 54 favorites
65 shares and 75 likes on Facebook
3 Google+ Shares
5 shares on LinkedIn
Germany expels US spy row officialPublished by BBC on 2014-07-10 at 21:25:05
The German government has ordered that a CIA official be thrown out of the country in response to two cases of alleged spying by the US.
102 twitter shares, 158 retweets and 13 favorites
4016 positive votes on Reddit
613 shares and 178 likes on Facebook
19 Google+ Shares and 6 plus ones
11 shares on LinkedIn
1 views on StumbleUpon
Rousseff’s worst nightmarePublished by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 15:49:15
Never in her worst nightmares did Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff imagine such a crushing soccer defeat, she told CNN’s Christiane Amanpour in an exclusive interview on Wednesday.
102 twitter shares, 4166 retweets and 92 favorites
369 shares and 349 likes on Facebook
18 Google+ Shares and 20 plus ones
Is this the secret to aging slowly?Published by CNN on 2014-07-10 at 16:06:36
Researchers are trying to show that meditation could help counter the aging process.
1142 shares and 3019 likes on Facebook
13 Google+ Shares, 94 plus ones and 13 reshares
337 shares on LinkedIn
HIV re-emerges in ‘cured’ US girlPublished by BBC on 2014-07-11 at 02:14:55
A child born in the US with HIV and believed cured after very early treatment has now been found to still harbour the virus, doctors say.
101 twitter shares, 356 retweets and 11 favorites
3497 positive votes on Reddit
433 shares and 119 likes on Facebook
17 Google+ Shares and 2 plus ones
4 shares on LinkedIn
4 Tips For Success From Entrepreneurs Under 30Published by Mashable on 2014-07-11 at 06:24:58
Four young Australian entrepreneurs have given their top tips for making it big before the time you’re 30.
The business founders spoke at Macleay College entrepreneurship forum in Sydney.
The women included Expert 360 founder Bridget Loudon, The Best Day …
101 twitter shares, 3682 retweets and 142 favorites
102 shares and 27 likes on Facebook
8 Google+ Shares
45 shares on LinkedIn
Soot-Stained Documents Reveal Firing Squad Executions in UkrainePublished by Mashable on 2014-07-11 at 02:21:32
SLOVIANSK, Ukraine – At first glance, the carefully worded, soot-stained document adorned with an official stamp looks like a weathered decree from World War II.
But dust it off and take a closer look and it becomes clear that it’s an executio…
112 twitter shares, 3416 retweets and 115 favorites
22 positive votes on Reddit
170 shares and 40 likes on Facebook
13 shares on LinkedIn
16 views on StumbleUpon
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