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Sunday, August 24, 2014
While most people are inviting friends to complete the Ice Bucket Challenge, Kathy Griffin has another proposal for Nicki Minaj: a booty challenge.
Saturday, August 23, 2014
Kiev, West slam Russian aid convoy to east Ukraine
The West rebuked Russia for sending scores of trucks from a controversial aid convoy to east Ukraine's rebel-held Lugansk in a move Kiev decried as an "invasion."
U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said Friday that the Great Recession complicated the Fed's ability to assess the U.S. job market and made it harder to determine when to adjust interest rates.
Hamas gunmen executed 18 Palestinians accused of collaborating with Israel in the heart of Gaza City on Friday, as the deadly war between the Islamist movement and Israel reached day 46.
Ukraine accuses Russia of 'invasion' as aid trucks move in
Ukraine accused Moscow of invading after Russia unilaterally sent the first part of its mammoth aid convoy into eastern Ukraine on Friday, warning against any attacks on the trucks.
In her last address to the Security Council, the U.N. human rights chief sharply criticized the body for its ineffectiveness on Syria and other intractable conflicts, saying its members have often put national interests ahead of stopping mass atrocities.
The United States said Thursday that the Islamic State was “beyond anything” it has seen, as U.S. warplanes pressed on with airstrikes against it despite death threats against an American hostage.
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has announced plans to introduce fingerprint scanners at supermarkets in a bid to stop food smugglers he blames for the crippling shortages gripping the country.
Troops exit, orderly protests unfold in US town
Protests unfolded peacefully Thursday in a Missouri town, and National Guard troops withdrew, 12 days after the fatal police shooting of a black teenager that led to racially-charged unrest.
The Islamic militant in a video showing the death of American journalist James Foley took great care to disguise his identity, dressing head-to-toe in black, with a mask leaving only his eyes visible.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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