Friday, 31 July 2015

Firefighter Killed, Hundreds Flee as California Blazes Burn

NBCNews.comFirefighter Killed, Hundreds Flee as California Blazes BurnABC NewsBlazes raging in forests and woodlands across California have taken the life of a firefighter and forced hundreds of people to flee their homes as an army of firefighters continue to battle them from the air and the ground. Twenty-three large fires ...Firefighter dies after battling 1 of several California wildfires, agency saysFox NewsSeveral Wildfires Blacken Dry California's Golden HillsNew York TimesFirefighter killed battling blaze in Calif. forestUSA TODAYNBCNews.com -CBS Localall 1,304 news articles »

Firefighter Killed Battling Blaze in California Forest

NBCNews.comFirefighter Killed Battling Blaze in California ForestABC NewsA U.S. Forest Service firefighter from South Dakota has been killed battling one of more than a dozen wildfires raging across California, Forest Service officials said Friday night. David Ruhl, an engine captain from South Dakota's Black Hills National ...Firefighter dies after battling 1 of several California wildfires, agency saysFox NewsFirefighter Dies Battling Wildfire in CaliforniaNBCNews.comUS Forest Service reports a firefighter has been killed battling 1 of ...Washington PostUSA TODAY -Sacramento Beeall 59 news articles »

Wrestling legend Roddy Piper dead at 61

Fox NewsWrestling legend Roddy Piper dead at 61Fox NewsWWE wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has died at his California home at the age of 61, the athlete's agent told Variety Friday. "Rod passed peacefully in his sleep last night," Jay Schacter told the publication in an e-mail. Piper suffered a heart ...Wrestling Legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper Dies at 61NBCNews.com'Rowdy' Roddy Piper dies at age 61ESPNPro wrestler Rowdy Roddy Piper dead at 61New York Daily NewsEntertainment Weekly (blog) -Chron.com -seattlepi.comall 215 news articles »

Rivals of ISIS Attack US

New York TimesRivals of ISIS Attack US-Backed Syrian Rebel GroupNew York TimesBAGHDAD — A Syrian insurgent group at the heart of the Pentagon's effort to marshal local foot soldiers against Islamic State militants came under intense attack on Friday from a different hard-line Islamist faction, the Qaeda-linked Nusra Front. The ...Al Nusra claims attack on US-trained rebels in SyriaCNN InternationalAl-Qaeda affiliate claims kidnapping of members of US-backed rebel groupWashington PostUS Launches Airstrikes to Aid American-Trained Syrian RebelsNBCNews.comMiami Herald -BBC News -Telegraph.co.ukall 481 news articles »

Republicans compete to register toughest Planned Parenthood attack

Los Angeles TimesRepublicans compete to register toughest Planned Parenthood attackWashington PostTINLEY PARK, Ill. -- Some of them closed their eyes as Mike Huckabee talked. Some of them winced; some clasped their hands to their chests. They were anti-abortion activists, gathered for a daylong conference on "Why All Lives Matter," listening to the ...Senate maneuvering spares Planned Parenthood -- for nowLos Angeles TimesPlanned Parenthood vote squeezes Dem moderatesPoliticoWhite House Not Aware of Plans for Obama to Ever See Planned Parenthood VideosTheBlaze.comWashington Times -DesMoinesRegister.comall 2,522 news articles »

Erdogan Signals Possible Turkey Snap Election

Voice of AmericaErdogan Signals Possible Turkey Snap ElectionVoice of AmericaTurkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdo─čan has signaled the possibility of an early parliamentary election. His comments come as talks about forming a coalition government drag on in Ankara. His supporters, meanwhile, are calling for the main pro-Kurdish ...Why Turks, Kurds may want to keep wounded peace process alive (+video)Christian Science MonitorTurkish warplanes hit Kurdish PKK militant targets in northern Iraq: mediaReutersThese 5 Stats Explain Turkey's War on ISIS—and the KurdsTIMEThe Guardian -BBC News -Huffington Postall 988 news articles »

UPDATE 2

ABC NewsUPDATE 2-Hillary Clinton given clean bill of health by her doctorReuters(Adds background on blood clots). By Steve Holland. WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is healthy and "fit to serve" with no lingering effects from a 2012 concussion that caused a health scare when she was ...Hillary Clinton's Doctor Says She's Fit to Serve As PresidentWall Street JournalClean bill of health: Hillary Clinton's doctor says 2012 health scare resolvedCNNThe Insiders: Democrats can't pretend foreverWashington Post (blog)TIME -Fox News -ABC Newsall 461 news articles »

Deeper Mideast Aspirations Seen in Nuclear Deal With Iran

New York TimesDeeper Mideast Aspirations Seen in Nuclear Deal With IranNew York TimesWASHINGTON — As he struggles to sell his nuclear deal with Iran to resistant Republicans and Democrats in Congress, President Obama describes it in the narrowest possible terms, as a limited transaction in which Tehran gives up the bomb and gets ...Obama seeks support for Iran deal by reminding allies of Iraq warLos Angeles TimesIran Deal Backers Urged to Lobby CongressVoice of AmericaWhy the Iran deal is so huge for Obama's legacyWashington Postall 917 news articles »

The most eye

PoliticoThe most eye-popping numbers from today's super PAC filingsWashington PostToday marks the Federal Election Commission filing deadline for super PACs, which are able to raise unlimited sums of money for candidates and have become crucial to the major presidential campaigns' fundraising operations. Here is a list of the most ...What to Watch in Super PACs' DisclosuresWall Street Journal (blog)First Draft | Two 'Super PACs' Backing Hillary Clinton Join Fund-Raising ForcesNew York TimesNews Guide: Super PAC Backing Cruz Gets $10 Million DonationABC NewsPolitico -Bloombergall 141 news articles »

Clinton, Sanders and O'Malley just invoked Black Lives Matter. Bush and Carson ...

Breitbart NewsClinton, Sanders and O'Malley just invoked Black Lives Matter. Bush and Carson ...Washington PostFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Hillary Rodham Clinton and her two top rivals for the Democratic presidential nomination each invoked "Black Lives Matter" in speeches here before a mostly African American crowd on Friday, showing solidarity to a movement ...How Black Lives Matter forced campaigns to toss their strategies on black votersLos Angeles TimesBlack Lives Matter conference looks to strengthen legal response to racismAl Jazeera AmericaBlack Lives Matter Conference Teaches Alinsky TacticsBreitbart NewsNBCNews.com -Washington Examiner -NPRall 47 news articles »

Coast Guard will suspend the search for Fla. teens who went missing on fishing ...

Fox NewsCoast Guard will suspend the search for Fla. teens who went missing on fishing ...Washington PostThe Coast Guard said Friday that it is suspending the search for two 14-year old boys who went missing last week off the coast of Florida during a fishing trip. The search will end at sunset, seven days after Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen were ...Coast Guard Plans to Suspend Search for Florida Teens at SunsetNew York TimesCoast Guard to Suspend Search for Missing Florida Boaters at Sunset FridayNBCNews.comCoast Guard plans to suspend search for Florida teensUSA TODAYABC News -New York Daily Newsall 3,496 news articles »

US Capitol Police: Car Hits Barricade, Driver Charged

USA TODAYUS Capitol Police: Car Hits Barricade, Driver ChargedABC NewsPolice say they've charged the driver of a car that crashed into a barricade at the U.S. Capitol grounds entrance. U.S. Capitol Police spokeswoman Lt. Kimberly Schneider said in an email Friday that 50-year-old Antonio Pierorazio has been charged with ...Man arrested after his vehicle hits barricade at US Capitol, police sayWashington PostVehicle crashes into south barricade of US Capitol buildingCNNUS Capitol Police: Vehicle hits barricade, driver in custodyFox NewsUSA TODAY -Washington Timesall 157 news articles »

Obama seeks support for Iran deal by reminding allies of Iraq war

Los Angeles TimesObama seeks support for Iran deal by reminding allies of Iraq warLos Angeles TimesFacing a well-financed opposition and a history of late-summer woes, President Obama and liberal supporters are trying to enlist activists and everyday voters alike in a major campaign behind his landmark nuclear accord with Iran, framing it as the ...Why the Iran deal is so huge for Obama's legacyWashington PostKerry needs to hear the French in their opposition to Iran deal: Bloomberg ViewOregonLive.comGambling on Iran: The Nuclear Deal and the Legacy of John KerryNewsweekall 970 news articles »

Dylann Roof pleads not guilty

USA TODAYDylann Roof pleads not guilty -- but wants to plead guilty -- in Charleston caseUSA TODAYCHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The white man accused of gunning down nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston wants to plead guilty to 33 federal charges, but his lawyer said in court Friday that he wouldn't do so until prosecutors say whether they ...'Temporary' not guilty plea entered for Charleston suspectReutersAccused South Carolina Church Shooter Dylann Roof Wants to Plead Guilty ...NBCNews.comDylann Roof pleads not guilty to federal charges in Charleston church attackCNNWashington Post -Newsweek -BBC Newsall 340 news articles »

Coast Guard plans to suspend search for Florida teens

USA TODAYCoast Guard plans to suspend search for Florida teensUSA TODAYThe U.S. Coast Guard will end its search Friday at sunset for a pair of 14-year-old boys missing for a week off the coast of Florida. “We have made a decision that we will suspend at sunset tonight,” said Coast Guard Capt. Mark Fedor, chief of response ...and more »

How we rank the 10 men most likely to win the Republican nomination — now ...

Washington PostHow we rank the 10 men most likely to win the Republican nomination — now ...Washington PostThe obvious problem when sitting down (or standing up) and trying to rank the 10 people most likely to wind up as the Republican presidential nominee next year can be summed up in two words: Donald Trump. On one hand, Trump is way ahead in most ...Donald Trump's Achilles HeelCNNDonald Trump promises Mexico will pay for wallCNN InternationalMorning Must Reads: July 31TIMEMSNBC -Financial Times -CTV Newsall 3,317 news articles »

Ebola vaccine is 'potential game

BBC NewsEbola vaccine is 'potential game-changer'BBC NewsA vaccine against the deadly Ebola virus has led to 100% protection and could transform the way Ebola is tackled, preliminary results suggest. There were no proven drugs or vaccines against the virus at the start of the largest outbreak of Ebola in ...WHO: Trials show new Ebola vaccine is 'highly effective'CNNExperimental Ebola Vaccine Could Stop VirusNBCNews.comVaccine success holds hope for end to deadly scourge of EbolaReutersWall Street Journalall 111 news articles »

Walker super PAC reportedly secures $5M donation from TD Ameritrade founder ...

Fox NewsWalker super PAC reportedly secures $5M donation from TD Ameritrade founder ...Fox NewsA super PAC backing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker's presidential campaign reportedly has received a $5 million donation from TD Ameritrade founder Joe Ricketts and his wife. According to The Washington Post, the donation from Joe and Marlene Ricketts to ...Ricketts family gives more than $5 million to Walker super PACWashington PostScott Walker super PAC wins Ricketts family lotteryColumbus Sun TimesReport: Family that owns Chicago Cubs gave $5 million to Scott Walker super PACMilwaukee Journal Sentinel (blog)all 5 news articles »

Clinton, Bush to address Urban League

USA TODAYClinton, Bush to address Urban LeagueUSA TODAYFORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — Another Clinton-Bush confrontation, this time in front of the National Urban League. Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush, members of presidential families who are seeking the presidency on their own in 2016, are scheduled to address ...First Draft | Today in Politics: Hillary Clinton and Jeb Bush to Work a Shared ...New York TimesHillary Clinton, Jeb Bush to share stage at National Urban LeagueCNNMorning Must ReadsTIMEPolitico -Bloomberg -seattlepi.comall 82 news articles »

Clinton to ask Congress to lift trade embargo against Cuba

CBC.caClinton to ask Congress to lift trade embargo against CubaWashington PostMIAMI — Hillary Rodham Clinton will ask Congress on Friday to seize what she calls a "decisive moment" and lift the five-decade-old trade embargo against Cuba. The Democratic front runner was speaking Friday in South Florida, home to many ...Hillary Clintons Cuban ghostsPoliticoIn Miami, Clinton set to call for lifting Cuba embargoNew Zealand HeraldHillary Clinton set to call for lifting of Cuba embargoCBC.caFox Businessall 68 news articles »

Dogs and fencing for Calais to help with migrant crisis

BBC NewsDogs and fencing for Calais to help with migrant crisisBBC NewsExtra sniffer dogs and fencing will be sent to Calais to help deal with the migrant crisis, the prime minister has announced. Speaking after chairing a meeting of the Cobra emergency committee, Mr Cameron said the situation was "not acceptable". It ...UK Leader Pledges to Send Help to France to Control MigrantsNew York TimesCalais migrants: David Cameron pledges extra sniffer dogs and fencing for ...Telegraph.co.ukBritain's Cameron calls emergency meeting over Calais migrant crisisReutersThe Guardian -Irish Examinerall 344 news articles »

Beijing Selected as Host of 2022 Winter Olympics

New York TimesBeijing Selected as Host of 2022 Winter OlympicsNew York TimesBeijing was awarded the hosting rights to the 2022 Winter Olympics on Friday, setting up the Chinese capital to become the first city to stage both the Summer and Winter Games. Members of the International Olympic Committee, which is holding its annual ...It's Beijing! The Winner Out of Two Insipid Choices to Host the 2022 Winter ...TIMEVenue for 2022 Winter Olympics announcedCBS NewsBeijing wins election to host 2022 Winter OlympicsUSA TODAYWall Street Journal -Washington Post -Los Angeles Timesall 515 news articles »

Greek PM defends controversial 'Plan B' for euro zone exit

ReutersGreek PM defends controversial 'Plan B' for euro zone exitReutersATHENS Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Friday acknowledged his government had made covert contingency plans in case Greece was forced out of the euro, but rejected accusations he had plotted to take the country back to the drachma. Tsipras was ...Greek Bailout Talks Shift Into Higher GearNew York TimesGreece's Tsipras Called for Grexit Contingency PlanWall Street JournalGreece news live: Tsipras confirms he ordered Varoufakis 'Plan B' after IMF ...Telegraph.co.ukMarketWatch -Moneycontrol.com -The Guardian (blog)all 1,037 news articles »

Confederate Flags Placed at Martin Luther King's Church

USA TODAYConfederate Flags Placed at Martin Luther King's ChurchABC NewsSurveillance cameras caught images of two white males laying Confederate battle flags on the ground near the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s church, but it wasn't clear whether they had committed a crime. Atlanta police Chief George Turner said Thursday ...Confederate battle flags found scattered outside Martin Luther King's Atlanta ...Washington PostConfederate Battle Flags Found on Grounds of Ebenezer Baptist Church Near MLKDispatch TimesConfederate flags left near Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s churchThe Spokesman ReviewSentinel Republicall 588 news articles »

Thursday, 30 July 2015

Arctic

Chron.comArctic-bound ship leaves Portland after oil drilling protestChron.com87° Houston. Profile · visit|Home|navigation-www|1Home · Contact Chronvisit|Home-Contact Chron|navigation-www|1 · About Houston Chroniclevisit|Home-About Houston Chronicle|navigation-www|2 · Advertise with Usvisit|Home-Advertise with ...Q&A: A Look at Shell Oil and Arctic Offshore DrillingABC NewsShell Oil icebreaker moves past protesters to ArcticUSA TODAYOil Ship Leaves Portland After Police Force Greenpeace Protesters Off BridgeTIMELos Angeles Timesall 907 news articles »