Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:33:45 GMT

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Pentagon plans major shift in effort to counter Islamic State in Syria
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LONDON — The Obama administration backed away Friday from a failed effort to stand up a rebel force in Syria, as the Pentagon announced plans to instead aid existing rebel units that officials believe have better odds of weakening the Islamic State.
Pentagon Ends Program to Train Syrian Rebels, Starts Revamped
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:45:25 GMT


All eyes on Ryan amid search for House speaker
WASHINGTON House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Paul Ryan is deciding whether to seek the U.S. House of Representatives' speaker job, fellow Republican lawmakers said on Friday after they met behind closed doors to try to settle their ...
Wooing Chairman Ryan: Paul Ryan remains on sidelines as House GOP looks to regroupWashington Post
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Beltway media beclowns itself again: Kevin McCarthy, GOP extremism & the ...Salon
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:49:34 GMT

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Deadly shooting shakes NAU campus, but students are still expected in class
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A deadly shooting has shaken the student body on Northern Arizona University's campus in Flagstaff. According to police, a student produced a handgun during a late-night altercation near an all-Greek dormitory and shot four others — one of them fatally.
Northern Arizona University shooting leaves 1 dead, 3 wounded: 'Our hearts are ...Chicago Tribune
The Latest: University releases names of victims in
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:51:07 GMT

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Tunisian group wins Nobel Peace Prize
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BERLIN — The Norwegian Nobel Committee on Friday bestowed the Nobel Peace Prize on an alliance of four Tunisian civil society groups for their efforts to foster democracy in the nation that gave birth to the Arab Spring. The quartet of groups ...
Nobel Peace Prize Is Awarded to National Dialogue Quartet in TunisiaNew York Times
A Nobel for TunisiaPolitico
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 14:26:58 GMT

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Hussein Hamedani, Iranian general, killed by Islamic State in Syria
Washington Times
In this Dec. 9, 2009, photo, released by Iranian Tasnim News Agency, Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Hossein Hamedani sits in a meeting in Tehran, Iran. Hamedani, a senior commander in Iran's powerful Revolutionary Guard, was killed by Islamic State ...

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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:14:17 GMT

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Ben Carson: The biggest fan of Nazi metaphors in politics
Washington Post
Ben Carson likes to talk about Adolf Hitler and the Nazis. A lot. Nazi comparisons, of course, are a staple of politics. Often, the metaphor-maker will quickly back off said metaphor. Carson, though, in both his volume of Nazi comparisons and his ...
Ben Carson Defends Hitler Gun Control Statements, Calls ADL Reaction 'Total ...ABC News
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:53:00 GMT

Five Killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian Violence Worsens
JERUSALEM — Israeli forces clashed with Palestinian demonstrators along the Gaza border Friday, killing five of them, as a rash of stabbing attacks in Israel and the Palestinian territories, including the first apparent revenge attack by an Israeli ...
Five killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widensReuters
At least 4 dead, hundreds injured as violence spikes in Israel, West BankFox News
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Google buys alphabet domain:

October 9th 2015 2:26PM
... News reported that a former Google employee, Sanmay Ved, managed to buy for $12, using the firm's own domain name sale service.

ABC Announces Freeform; Acquires

October 9th 2015 1:18PM
Obviously, owning the exact match domain name is important. Assuming ... the article. My guess is the sale price is confidential though.

Sanjay Kapoors's departure from Micromax far from amicable

October 9th 2015 12:56PM
The 25 per cent stake sale to Alibaba, had it happened, would have valued Micromax at $3.5 billion. On 7 August, Micromax revoked the stock options ...