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Otto Pérez Molina, Guatemalan President, Resigns Amid Scandal

New York Times - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
MEXICO CITY - President Otto Pérez Molina of Guatemala resigned on Thursday to face charges in a customs fraud scandal that has generated a sweeping protest movement of citizens enraged by government corruption.

Father of Drowned Syrian Toddler, Aylan Kurdi, Describes Perilous Trek - ‎17 minutes ago‎
The father of the toddler who drowned with his brother and mother as the Syrian family tried to reach Greece said the boat they were on was overloaded by a smuggler, who assured him that the trip would be safe.

Syria: More Antiquities Destroyed by ISIS in Ancient City of Palmyra

New York Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The Islamic State has blown up three ancient funeral towers in the city of Palmyra, Syria's antiquities chief, Maamoun Abdulkarim, said Friday, continuing the destruction of a World Heritage site that Unesco has condemned as a war crime.

Putin says Syria's president is ready for elections, compromise with rebels

Washington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
BEIRUT - Russian President Vladimir Putin said Friday that embattled Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is ready to hold parliamentary elections and share power with a “healthy opposition” to end the country's devastating civil war.

United Arab Emirates loses 45 soldiers in Yemen fighting - ‎2 hours ago‎
Forty-five troops from the United Arab Emirates were killed in Yemen while taking part in Saudi-led operations against Shiite rebels, the Gulf nation said Friday, in the deadliest day for its military in its 44-year history.

Pope Francis Tells Americans 'Be Courageous' During ABC News Virtual Audience

ABC News - ‎8 minutes ago‎
Pope Francis had a piece of advice for the Americans he spoke to during a virtual audience hosted by ABC News: “Be courageous.” During the event, which was moderated by ABC News' "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir on Monday, the pontiff spoke ...

Obubinja bw'okulonda: Lukwago ayanukudde Nyakairima, “tandika ne Kakooza Mutale”

NTV Uganda - ‎6 hours ago‎
Lukwago asabye minisita w'ensonga z'omunda Gen. Aronda Nyakayirima aggalewo enkambi Maj. Kakooza Mutale mwatendekera 'abanaayisaawo omulaalo' esangibwa e Nakaseke.

Uganda at 'crossroads', opposition leader warns

News24 - ‎12 hours ago‎
Kampala - Flanked by motorbike riders honking horns, Uganda's key opposition leader is hailed as a hero by supporters, but three-time presidential challenger Kizza Besigye insists he never wanted to go into politics.

Busia women arrested for posing as pastors and defrauding people

NTV Uganda - ‎13 hours ago‎
The suspects are being held at Busia police station after they were arrested in Nangwe, Busia town where they operated the church.

The scourge of corruption in South Africa

The News Hub - ‎Sep 2, 2015‎
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100 days: Afenifere, Ohanaeze, others differ on Buhari's performance

The Punch - ‎25 minutes ago‎
As today marks President Muhammadu Buhari's 100 days in office, various interest groups across the country have assessed the performance of the President so far and given him diverse score cards.

30 killed, 143 injured in Cameroon attacks

Arab News - ‎2 hours ago‎
ENEMIES WITHIN: Two bomb attacks targeted far north region of Cameroon, where army is fighting Boko Haram militants. AGENCIES. Published - Saturday 5 September 2015.

Buhari's 100 days: PDP's posers versus APC's defences

The Punch - ‎1 hour ago‎
The idea of using the first 100 days in office to judge the direction a government is heading for in terms of setting agenda for the economic advancement and socio-political stability of the country has become a phenomenon among the people, especially ...

Putin calls for global group to fight extremism

The Straits Times - ‎3 hours ago‎
VLADIVOSTOK • Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for the establishment of an international coalition to fight extremism, saying he had spoken to United States President Barack Obama about the initiative.

Video - Mbabazi Talks Consultations, Ice Cream and Love for Arsenal - ‎13 hours ago‎
Former prime minister and presidential hopeful Amama Mbabazi has revealed his light side of life talking about his best dish, ice cream flavor and his 'undying' love for premier league side Arsenal.

Police to acquire choppers for Papal visit

New Vision - ‎11 hours ago‎
Pope Francis waves as arrives in Saint Peters square for his weekly audience at the Vatican on September 2, 2015. AFP PHOTO / VINCENZO PINTO.

Google Brings Its Music Streaming Service to Japan's Unique Digital Music Market

Billboard - ‎4 hours ago‎
The service joins Apple Music and two other pay-only services in the CD-loving country. Google Play Music All Access launched in Japan on Friday, giving the world's second-largest music market -- but a late adopter of music streaming -- subscription ...

UPDATE 11-Oil falls with Wall Street but US crude posts another weekly gain

Reuters - ‎3 hours ago‎
... * Traders little swayed by drop in U.S. rigs drilling for oil. * Brent down nearly 1 pct on week, U.S. crude up 2 pct (Adds post-settlement low in U.S.

US jobless rate drops sharply

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
The US jobless rate dropped sharply in August, confirming the continued resilience of the economy and setting up the US Federal Reserve for a pivotal interest rate decision this month.

China policy rethink dampens shares in Hong Kong

South China Morning Post (subscription) - ‎8 hours ago‎
Hong Kong stocks fell for a third consecutive session on Friday, with investors remaining risk-averse before a key monthly jobs report from the United States.

WhatsApp now has 900 million users, CEO Jan Koum says

Mashable - ‎1 hour ago‎
WhatsApp, the popular messaging service Facebook purchased last year, now has more than 900 million users - eclipsing services such as WeChat, Facebook Messenger and Line.

IFA kicks off with first China brand show in Berlin

Xinhua - ‎55 minutes ago‎
BERLIN, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- As the 55th IFA consumer electronics fair, Europe's largest consumer electronics and home appliances fair, kicked off on Friday in Berlin, China Brand Show also held its first opening ceremony at IFA.

Facebook's next step: Help advertisers do their jobs better

CNET - ‎Sep 3, 2015‎
The world's largest social network is expanding the tools it offers to help advertisers understand how well their ads work, so users are less frustrated by them.

Mozilla says hackers stole information from Bugzilla

Reuters - ‎5 hours ago‎
Sept 4 Mozilla, creator of the popular Firefox web browser, said hackers had stolen security-sensitive information from Bugzilla, its bug tracker, and used it to "attack" Firefox users.

Movie review: 'Man From UNCLE' a decent action thriller

Paso Robles Daily News - ‎10 hours ago‎
... - Late summer is a tricky time for releases. Audiences are suffering fatigue from the summer, but they're not yet ready to take anything too seriously.

DStv can't rule out 2nd price hike over weakening rand

Channel 24 - ‎9 hours ago‎
Cape Town - MultiChoice can't rule out a second price hike for DStv subscribers in South Africa in 2015 due to the weakening rand.

On Beyoncé's Birthday, a 'Bey Day' Celebration Fit for a Queen

New York Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
For most Americans, it's merely the Friday before Labor Day weekend, a dull smattering of hours that stands between them and a hard-won three days off.

SADR participates in XI African Games

Sahara Press Service - ‎3 hours ago‎
Brazzaville (Congo), 04/09/15 (SPS) - The Sahrawi Arab Democratic Republic participates, with a delegation led by Minister of Sports and Youth Mr. Mohamed Moloud Mohamed Fadel, in the XI edition of the African Games, kicked off Friday in the Congolese ...

Tottenham outcast Emmanuel Adebayor goes AWOL after failing to turn up for ... - ‎3 hours ago‎
Emmanuel Adebayor has failed to show up for international duty after being left in limbo at Spurs. The Togo striker, left out of both Tottenham's Premier League and Europa League squads, was called up by his country to face Djibouti.

The day Accra stood still for Rwanda

GhanaWeb - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Rwanda handed Ghana a 1-0 painful defeat in the 2004 Africa Cup of Nations qualifying game played in Kigali on 6th July, 2003 to stage one of the biggest upsets in the competition's history.

Bournemouth's transfers rated

Sport24 - ‎Sep 2, 2015‎
Cape Town - Bournemouth have a real chance of staying up after some fine transfer work by manager Eddie Howe. Bournemouth's transfers rated: 8/10.

'Snail's pace' row over progress at UN climate talks

BBC News - ‎4 hours ago‎
UN officials have reacted sharply to criticism from their Secretary General that climate talks are going at a "snail's pace".

Why did 60000 Antelopes die in 4 days?

Christian Science Monitor - ‎7 hours ago‎
Researchers have clues that might explain why thousands of saiga, an endangered antelope, died suddenly. By Tia Ghose, Livescience.

Soyuz Arrives at Space Station with Astronauts from 3 Countries

Voice of America - ‎5 hours ago‎
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft arrived Friday at the International Space Station with a three-man international crew. It carried Denmark's first astronaut, Andreas Mogensen of the European Space Agency; Russia's Sergei Volkov of Roscosmos; and Kazakhstan's ...

BEELION-dollar lasso snaps, NASA mapper blind in one eye

The Register - ‎6 hours ago‎
The active radar portion of the “spinning lasso” antenna attached to NASA's SMAP satellite, launched in January, has stopped functioning and can't be recovered.

Farm dust protects kids against asthma, allergies

The Sun Daily - ‎5 hours ago‎
RESEARCHERS have long known that growing up on a farm seems to protect children against allergies and now they know the secret lies in the dust, Belgian experts said Thursday.

Researchers Report Long-term Remissions in First Personalized Cell Therapy Trial

Bioscience Technology - ‎9 hours ago‎
Eight of 14 patients in the first trial of the University of Pennsylvania's personalized cellular therapy for chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL) responded to the therapy, with some complete remissions continuing past four and a half years.

London sex clinic reveals HIV status of nearly 800 patients

Irish Times - ‎Sep 2, 2015‎
An investigation has been launched after an NHS clinic mistakenly revealed the identity of almost 800 patients who had attended HIV services.

San Jose: More mosquito fogging after West Nile virus detected

San Jose Mercury News - ‎1 hour ago‎
SAN JOSE -- More fogging will take place in San Jose next week after more mosquitoes tested positive for the West Nile virus, the Santa Clara County Vector Control District announced Friday.