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Right-wing group starts 7-day vigil against possible withdrawal from West Bank – Jerusalem Post

Jerusalem Post‘Women in Green’ gather in front of Netanyahu’s residence to implore him to maintain total sovereignty over disputed territories. Prof. Arieh Eldad speaking to Women in Green Photo: Courtesy. Incensed that portions of the West Bank may be transferred to …Israeli leaders cry foul over Kerry’s boycott warningWashington PostIsraeli Leaders Criticize Kerry’s Boycott WarningVoice […]

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Amanda Knox found guilty of murder again by Italian court – CNN International

CNN InternationalFlorence, Italy (CNN) — An Italian appeals court convicted former exchange student Amanda Knox and her ex-boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on murder charges Thursday night. Prosecutors said the couple had killed Meredith Kercher in November 2007.Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito guilty of Kercher Italy murderBBC NewsKnox and Sollecito convicted again of Briton’s 2007 murderReutersAmanda Knox […]

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Police warn Sochi hotels of terror suspect as Olympics near – CNN

CNN(CNN) — New details fueled debate Monday over security at the upcoming Winter Olympic Games in Sochi: Wanted posters of a terrorism suspect on the loose, warships at the ready and a video threat from beyond the grave. Russian President Vladimir Putin …US military says readying plans for Olympic security assistanceReutersOlympics terror dragnet: Russia hunts […]

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Last-minute Iran invitation throws Syria talks into doubt – Reuters

ReutersUNITED NATIONS/ANKARA (Reuters) – An unexpected last-minute U.N. invitation for Iran to a peace conference on Syria threw the talks into doubt on Monday, with Washington demanding Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon withdraw his offer and the Syrian …Syria crisis: Iran cannot go to Geneva peace talks – USBBC NewsUN Chief Dismayed Over Iran Invitation FalloutABC NewsSyrian […]

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Iran Nuclear Freeze Verified by UN Setting Up Sanctions Reprieve – Businessweek

BusinessweekUnited Nations atomic inspectors verified that Iran froze its most sensitive nuclear work, complying with demands made by world powers in a deal that will lift some of the sanctions hobbling the Persian Gulf nation. International Atomic Energy Agency …Iran Agrees to Scale Back Uranium EnrichmentTIMEImplementation of interim Iran nuclear deal beginsFox NewsWorld powers, Iran […]

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Massive cyberattack linked to at least one refrigerator – Science Recorder

Science RecorderProofpoint, an internet security firm, has uncovered what may be the first Internet of Things-based cyberattack involving “smart” appliances, including at least one refrigerator. The cyberattack involved more than 750,000 spam emails originating from more than …Hackers used over 100000 devices to send the spam emailsDailyTechInternet of Things, Refrigerator Hacked: the More We Connect, […]

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Hackers used over 100000 devices to send the spam emails – DailyTech

DailyTechHackers have launched what is being called the first attack from the Internet of Things, which included a refrigerator. According to BBC News, security researchers at Proofpoint discovered that hackers used over 100,000 devices to send spam emails, …Internet of Things, Refrigerator Hacked: the More We Connect, the More We …Latin PostSpam Comes from Your […]

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Up to 15, mostly foreigners, killed in Kabul suicide attack – Reuters

ReutersKABUL (Reuters) – Up to 15 people, mostly foreigners, were killed on Friday when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a popular Lebanese restaurant in the Afghanistan capital of Kabul, police said. Islamist Taliban insurgents claimed responsibility for …Suicide bomb attack on Kabul restaurant ‘kills 14’BBC NewsTaliban Attack Restaurant Favored by WesternersNew York TimesKabul […]

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More than 200000 Syrians live in besieged areas, UN official says – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesBEIRUT – More than 200,000 Syrians are living in areas besieged by pro-government or rebel forces and lacking regular supplies of food and other essentials, the United Nations’ humanitarian chief said Wednesday at an aid conference in Kuwait. “Siege has …Western, Arab donors pledge 2.4 bln USD to SyriaXinhuaWorld nations promise $2.4 billion […]

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Beirut Bomb Targets Hezbollah Stronghold – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalFlames rise from burning cars at the site of a car bomb that targeted Beirut’s southern suburb of Haret Hreik on Thursday. Agence France-Presse/Getty Images. BEIRUT—A bomb ripped through a dense, commercial district of southern Beirut, a stronghold of …Blast kills at least five in Hizbullah’s Beirut strongholdIrish TimesBeirut blast kills at least […]

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2014 CES: Ford To Show Unique Solar Panel Concept That Moves with the Sun – Auto World News

Auto World NewsSimilar to a sunflower, this vehicle moves on its own to stay in prime sunlight. (Photo : Ford Motor Company via SFGate). Ford is introducing a unique green car concept with a solar panel roof at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show. The Dearborn, Mich.Ford To Debut Solar Car At Consumer Electronics ShowFox17Daily business […]

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South Sudan delegates arrive in Ethiopia for talks – Financial Times

Financial TimesDelegates representing South Sudan’s government and rebels arrived in Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian capital, on Wednesday for talks to try to end nearly three weeks of fighting in the country. But despite both sides agreeing to the negotiations – after pressure …South Sudan’s president declares state of emergencyCNN InternationalSouth Sudan Government, Rebels to Hold […]

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US base on Japan’s Okinawa will be allowed to move after 17-year deadlock – CNN

CNNTokyo (CNN) — A Japanese governor has approved a measure to allow for the relocation of a controversial U.S. military base on Okinawa, breaking 17 years of stagnation on the base’s transfer plan, the government of Okinawa said Friday. The Okinawa …Deal to Move Okinawa Base Wins ApprovalNew York TimesJapan gets Okinawa approval for US […]

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UN Presses for Urgent Peacekeeping Reinforcements in S. Sudan – Voice of America

Voice of AmericaThe United Nations says it hopes to put peacekeeping reinforcements in South Sudan within 48 hours, as government forces battled rebels Thursday for control of the Upper Nile town of Malakal. U.N. envoy Hilde Johnson, speaking in the capital, Juba, …UPDATE 1-South Sudan rebels seize oil wells, mediators urge talksReutersSouth Sudan: UN reinforcements […]

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China marks muted 120th anniversary of Mao Zedong – CNN

CNN(Beijing, China) (CNN) — The mood at the 120th anniversary of Chairman Mao Zedong’s birthday is relatively muted, by Chinese standards. No spectacular fireworks, no big parades, as would have been expected during Mao’s three-decade rule. But the …The man who photographs Mao statuesBBC NewsSymposium commemorates Mao’s 120th anniversaryXinhuaChina celebrates Mao’s birthday, but events scaled […]

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Egypt Declares Muslim Brotherhood a Terrorist Group – New York Times

New York TimesCAIRO — Egypt’s military-backed leaders designated the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization on Wednesday, outlawing the country’s most successful political movement and vowing to treat anyone who belongs to it — or even takes part in its activities …Analysis: As Egypt hardliners gain, scope for conflict growsReutersMuslim Brotherhood named ‘terrorist’ groupSydney Morning HeraldEgypt […]

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Happy Festivus! Did you air your grievances yet? – Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles TimesIt’s Festivus, “the holiday for the rest of us” popularized by “Seinfeld.” Observers of the fake holiday celebrate with an aluminum pole instead of a tree; instead of sending good cheer, they partake in feats of strength (wrestling) and the airing of grievances.The best ‘SNL’ bit so far this year; and Happy Festivus!: […]

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Lockerbie bombing 25 years on: Victims honored on both sides of the Atlantic – CNN

CNN(CNN) — One by one, surviving family members and friends stepped up to a podium in Arlington National Cemetery. Before them were short lists of names, which included their loved ones — fathers, sisters, sons and more. Slowly, they read the names, each …Services in Britain, U.S., mark 25th anniversary of Lockerbie bombingNew York Daily […]

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Movie review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ goes from sugary to genuinely sweet – Salt Lake Tribune

Salt Lake TribuneA half-century after the author P.L. Travers worried that her best-known character, Mary Poppins, would receive the Disney treatment, Travers herself is getting her rough edges sanded down in the Disney-approved biopic “Saving Mr. Banks.” Charmingly …‘Mr. Banks’ an emotional journey and a partial history lessonDeseret News‘Saving Mr. Banks’ cast on Walt Disney […]