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Channel 4 News

Britain to Investigate Police Handling of Abuse Claim Against Ex-Premier ...
New York Times
LONDON — Britain's independent police watchdog agency said on Monday that it would investigate an allegation that the police in Wiltshire had dropped a criminal investigation in the 1990s when the subject threatened to go public with accusations that ...
Former British PM Edward Heath investigated over child sex claims amid claims ...Sydney Morning Herald
Former UK PM probed over child abuse claimSky News Australia
Heath abuse claims: Police appeal for any victims or witnessesBBC News
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:56 pm

Reuters

Obama says no challenge greater threat to US future than climate change
Reuters
WASHINGTON President Barack Obama on Monday formally unveiled his administration's ramped-up plan to cut carbon emissions from power plants and declared climate change the greatest threat facing the world. Speaking to a friendly crowd at the White ...
Obama climate change plan affects 2016 raceUSA TODAY
Obama Announces Rule to Cut Carbon Emissions From Power PlantsWall Street Journal
Obama unveils major climate change proposalCNN
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:46 pm

Wall Street Journal

French to Lead Initial Probe of Suspected MH370 Debris
Wall Street Journal
PARIS—A French judge on Monday laid out the procedures for a new phase of the investigation into the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 for authorities from four nations, a judicial official said. Meeting behind closed doors at the a ...
Debris continues to wash up on Reunion Island. Photo: ReutersSydney Morning Herald
MH370: Amid wait for plane part analysis, islanders search for more debrisCNN
MH370 Search: Storm Could Wash More Debris Onto Reunion BeachesNBCNews.com
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:33 pm

Newsweek

Creators of Destroyed Hitchhiking Robot Mull Rebuild
ABC News
The Canadian talking and tweeting hitchhiking robot that met its untimely end in the United States over the weekend might be given another chance at life. HitchBOT's co-creators Frauke Zeller and David Smith said Monday that they've been overwhelmed ...
See hitchBot's hitchhiking adventuresWashington Post
Beloved Canadian Hitchhiking Robot Destroyed in PhiladelphiaNewsweek
Hitchhiking robot that made it across Canada maimed on US road tripLos Angeles Times
Christian Science Monitor -CNN -USA TODAY
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:26 pm

The Guardian

Hundreds of civilians killed in US-led air strikes on Isis targets – report
The Guardian
A US-led air strike in October in Kobani, Syria, during fighting between Syrian Kurds and Islamic State. Chris Woods, of Airwars, said: 'You can't have an air war of this intensity without civilians getting killed or injured.' Photograph: Gokhan Sahin ...
Coalition airstrikes in Syria and Iraq have killed at least 459 civilians: reportNational Post
US, allies stage 29 air strikes against Islamic StateYnetnews
Islamic State's newest concern: Internet securityLos Angeles Times
The Economist -Al-Arabiya
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:23 pm

BBC News

Syria crisis: US "support fire" targets non-IS fighters
BBC News
US air power has been used in Syria for the first time to attack forces other than Islamic State (IS), a Pentagon spokesman has confirmed. Capt Jeff Davis said "defensive support fire" was provided last Friday. This was during clashes between the Free ...
Russia says US support for Syrian rebels portends wider Mideast chaosLos Angeles Times
The Pentagon says US not at war with Syria, only ISILAl Jazeera America
US jets to begin striking Syrian forces if they target pro-US rebelsJerusalem Post Israel News
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 6:01 pm

ABC News

2nd US Doctor Accused of Illegally Killing Lion in Zimbabwe
ABC News
A second U.S. doctor is accused by Zimbabwe officials of illegally killing a lion. Zimbabwe's National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority accused Jan Casimir Seski of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, of shooting the lion with a bow and arrow in April ...
Zimbabwe names another US man in connection with alleged illegal huntingCNN
Cecil the Lion and Robert MugabeThe New Yorker
Cecil the lion: Brother Jericho is 'alive and well' despite reports, says ...Irish Independent
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 5:39 pm

Jerusalem Post Israel News

US committed to maintaining Israel's 'military edge' in light of Iran deal
Jerusalem Post Israel News
A senior US defense official said that America's commitment to Israel's security is something US defense officials “live on a daily basis.” Defense Minister Moshe Ya'alon is briefed by IDF officers on the Golan Heights. (photo credit:DEFENSE MINISTRY).
The danger of (mis)perceptions after the Iran dealWashington Post (blog)
Israel objected to arms sale to Gulf states following Iran deal, senior US ...Haaretz
ISNA: Iranian censors act against critics of nuclear dealYnetnews
Tehran Times -U.S. News & World Report
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 5:22 pm

BBC News

Yemen conflict: President Hadi loyalists storm key air base
BBC News
Pro-government forces in Yemen have launched a major offensive to oust Houthi rebels from an air base north of the port of Aden, military sources say. They say a number of rebels were killed as troops loyal to President Mansour Abdrabbuh Hadi and ...
Pro-Hadi fighters, Houthis recapture Yemen's largest military baseReuters
Houthi militia chief 'ready for political settlement'Al-Arabiya
Pro-Hadi forces recapture Yemen's Al-Anad military basegulfnews.com
Voice of America -New Vision
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 4:05 pm

Times of India

Syrian Air Raids, Warplane Crash Kill at Least 27 People
New York Times
BEIRUT — Government air raids in a northwestern town in Syria and a subsequent crash by a Syrian warplane that slammed into a residential area there killed at least 27 people on Monday, activists said. The raids on the town of Ariha came amid intense ...
At least 30 dead after Syrian warplane crashes into townTelegraph.co.uk
At least 31 people dead, dozens injured after a Syrian fighter jet crashes ...ABC Online
Syrian army fighter jet crashes into market, at least 27 deadToronto Sun
Miami Herald -Irish Independent
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Posted: August 3, 2015, 1:41 pm