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Missing Ashya King found in Spain

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:22
A five-year-old boy with a brain tumour whose parents removed him from hospital against medical advice has been found, police confirm.
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EU sets Russia sanctions ultimatum

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
The EU gives Russia one week to reduce its military involvement in Ukraine or face new sanctions, as Ukraine's leader talks of the "point of no return".
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The jihadi issue and a Clacton electoral "bloodbath" - the papers

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:10
Many papers discuss the UK's response to the threat posed by returning jihadi fighters, and there is a prediction of a good night for UKIP in the Clacton by-election.
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France's economics ills worsen but all remedies appear unpalatable - The Guardian

Google News France - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:05

The Guardian

France's economics ills worsen but all remedies appear unpalatable
The Guardian
Laurent Berger, head of France's largest trade union, the CFDT, made it clear that organised labour would not tolerate the scrapping of the 35-hour week. Macron, he said, had "made a mistake" and, as far as the unions were concerned, "the subject is ...
Paul Krugman / The fall of France under HollandePittsburgh Post-Gazette
France's Hollande makes a big gamble on economyPrague Post
How France compares to Europe: UnemploymentThe Local.fr

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Job prospects make London the destination du jour for French workers - The Guardian

Google News French - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:05

The Guardian

Job prospects make London the destination du jour for French workers
The Guardian
It is the work of a German artist, but the joke among bloggers on the Twitter feed of Axelle Lemaire, recently elected France's first member of parliament for northern Europe, is that le coq was put there by a French patriot – a symbol of the ...

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Pakistan protesters in police clash

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:57
More than 250 are injured as police in Islamabad fire tear gas at protesters marching on the residence of Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif.
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As Scots Weigh Independence, Wales Takes Note

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:24
Welsh nationalists have made the Scottish independence bid their own in the hope that it will stir passions at home — if not for full independence, at least for more self-government.






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Fairhead to be BBC Trust chairwoman

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:24
Rona Fairhead, former head of the Financial Times Group, is to become the first woman to chair the BBC Trust, replacing Lord Patten in the role.
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Murray into US Open fourth round

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 15:19
Andy Murray sees off Russia's Andrey Kuznetsov in four sets to reach the last 16 of the US Open in New York.
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'Slow progress' in Iraq Amerli push

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:52
The Iraqi army, Shia militias and Kurdish fighters are reported to be making slow progress in breaking the siege of the Amerli town in the north.
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Costa must learn respect - Martinez

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:45
Everton boss Roberto Martinez says Chelsea's Diego Costa must learn the "ethics and culture" of British football after his side's 6-3 win.
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Roma 2-0 Fiorentina

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:36
Ashley Cole makes his Roma debut as they begin the new Serie A season with a hard-fought win against Fiorentina.
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First openly gay NFL player dropped

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 14:03
Michael Sam, the first openly gay player drafted into the National Football League, fails to make the final roster for the St Louis Rams.
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Ukraine President Says Europe’s Security Depends on Stopping Russia

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2014-08-30 13:22
As evidence of Russia’s direct intervention in Ukraine mounted, the president of the European Commission said European leaders meeting in Brussels were likely to endorse new, tougher sanctions.






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In Nod to Eastern Europe, E.U. Names Poland Premier to Key Post

International Herald Tribune - Europe - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:58
The selection is the latest sign that Poland is emerging as a larger player in European affairs, particularly on issues involving the bloc’s eastern front.






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El Salvador gangs re-launch truce

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:45
Leaders of five of El Salvador's powerful gangs say they will stop attacking police and military in a bid to re-launch a gang truce agreed two years ago.
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France vs Brazil: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014 - Bleacher Report

Google News France - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:15

Bleacher Report

France vs Brazil: Live Score and Highlights for FIBA World Cup 2014
Bleacher Report
In the teams' first game of the 2014 FIBA World Cup, Brazil defeated France 65-63 in the group phase. It was a closely contested bout, but once the Brazilians pulled in front just before halftime, they were in control through most of the way. For ...
World Cup roundup: Brazil bests France, Australia drops opener to SloveniamySanAntonio.com (blog)
FIBA World Cup: Nicolas Batum, France fall to Brazil 63-65Rip City Project
Nicolas Batum scores 13 points during France's 65-63 loss to Brazil in 2014 ...The Oregonian - OregonLive.com
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US TV host found murdered at home

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:14
A US television host and former Suffolk dance school teacher was shot dead by his son-in-law at his home in Louisiana, local police say.
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Review: 'The Secret Place,' by Tana French - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Google News French - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:04

Minneapolis Star Tribune

Review: 'The Secret Place,' by Tana French
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Detective Stephen Moran receives a visit from Holly Mackey, daughter of detective Frank Mackey (protagonist of an earlier French novel, “Faithful Place”). Holly was only 9 when she testified as a witness in a case Moran worked years ago. Moran is ...

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Cook defends England's ODI approach

BBC News - Sat, 2014-08-30 12:01
England captain Alastair Cook defends his team's tactics after a second successive heavy defeat in the one-day series with India.
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