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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:02:55 GMT


Italy earthquake leaves 6 dead, town in ruins
Did you or someone you know witness the earthquake and its aftermath? Share your story on Facebook and Twitter but stay safe — #CNNiReport. (CNN) A strong earthquake struck central Italy early Wednesday, leaving people trapped beneath the rubble ...
At least 8 dead after 6.2 earthquake in central Italy, reports sayUSA TODAY
'Town isn't here anymore' after 6.2 quake rocks ItalyNew York Daily News
Strong Overnight Earthquake Rocks Central ItalyNBCNews.com
Chicago Tribune -Business Insider -ABC News -TwinCities.com-Pioneer Press
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 02:34:33 GMT

The Hill (blog)

Sessions: Trump 'wrestling' with immigration issue
The Hill (blog)
"Well, he didn't soften his position on ending the illegality and creating a lawful system that protects the interests of our national security from terrorists and also doesn't flood the labor market with more workers than we've got jobs for," Sessions ...

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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:38:31 GMT


Tesla punches up battery life, range and speed for new Model S, Model X
Tesla's new battery pack is all about going the distance, and going faster than any mass-produced car has ever gone. Tesla announced new versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover Tuesday, with substantially faster acceleration and longer ...
Tesla touts speed and driving range with new upgraded batteryReuters
The Quickest Car You Can Buy Is Now a 4-Door Electric Family SedanSlate Magazine (blog)
Tesla just gave its vehicles a huge upgrade, but it may not be enough to save electric carsBusiness Insider
BBC News -Fortune -WCSH6.com -MarketWatch
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:44:53 GMT

New York Times

Brain Scans of Brazilian Babies Show Array of Zika Effects
New York Times
Images show the damage inflicted on the heads of twin girls born with the Zika virus. Credit Radiology. The images tell a heartbreaking story: Zika's calamitous attack on the brains of babies — as seen from the inside. A study of brain scans and ...
Zika Images Show 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'NPR
Expect More US Zika Virus Cases, Experts SayNBCNews.com
Worried About Zika? Call Your Member of CongressDaily Beast
The Denver Post -Washington Post -Tampabay.com -ABC News
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 03:09:11 GMT


North Korea test fires ballistic missile from submarine
Seoul (CNN) North Korea test fired a submarine-based ballistic missile from its east coast on Wednesday, South Korean authorities said. The launch took place at 5:30 a.m. local time, according to a statement from the South Korean Foreign Ministry.
Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missileWashington Post
North Korea submarine fires ballistic missileBBC News
Seoul says North Korea fired submarine-launched missile more than 300 milesLos Angeles Times
Salt Lake Tribune -Wall Street Journal -Newsweek -Voice of America
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:33:51 GMT

Wall Street Journal

US Joins Turkish Forces to Launch Push Against Islamic State in Syria
Wall Street Journal
ISTANBUL—Turkish and American military forces launched a major offensive in northwestern Syria against Islamic State fighters early Wednesday as they try to sever the extremist group's vital supply routes, the Turkish government announced. Turkish ...
Syria Jarablus: Turkey pounds IS positions ahead of ground operationBBC News
Turkish military, US-led coalition launch operation to sweep Islamic Sta...Reuters
Operation launched to uproot ISIS militants along the Turkey-Syria borderBusiness Insider
Voice of America -Bloomberg -Daily Mail -Anadolu Agency
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Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:41:34 GMT

New York Times

Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union
New York Times
Punctuating a string of Obama-era moves to shore up labor rights and expand protections for workers, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that students who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities have a federally ...
Are they students? Or are they employees? NLRB rules that graduate students are employees.Washington Post
Graduate Students Can Unionize at Private Colleges, US Labor Panel RulesWall Street Journal
Some graduate students have the right to unionize, Labor Board saysNOLA.com
NPR -Inside Higher Ed -Los Angeles Times -News & Observer
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Wed, 24 Aug 2016 05:21:00 GMT

Hindustan Times

Frenchman shouts "Allahu Akbar" as he stabs UK woman to death in Australia...
SYDNEY A 29-year-old Frenchman shouted "Allahu Akbar" (God is Greatest) as he stabbed a British woman to death and wounded two people at a backpackers' hotel in northern Queensland, police said on Wednesday. The man was in Australia on a valid ...
British woman stabbed to death by 'allahu akbar' attacker at australian hostelDaily Mail
British woman dead, two injured in backpacker hostel stabbingThe Australian
Queensland stabbing: French man allegedly shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in fatal attack on British womanThe Guardian
Courier Mail -BBC News -Brisbane Times -The Australian Financial Review
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