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Salmond hails people power of pro-indy campaign

Herald Scotland - ‎44 minutes ago‎
Alex Salmond has hailed the "people power" of the pro-independence movement as the "greatest campaign in Scottish history".

Iran's Rouhani Blasts ISIS and 'Ridiculous' US-Led Coalition

NBCNews.com - ‎15 minutes ago‎
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, in an exclusive interview with NBC News' Ann Curry, denounced ISIS for its savagery but also branded the U.S.

Latest On Kano Bomb Blast: President Jonathan Finally Reacts, Releases ...

Osun Defender - ‎29 minutes ago‎
President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on Wednesday commiserated with residents of Kano State who were affected by the attack by suspected terrorists on the Federal College of Education, Kano.

Apple's iOS 8 is here: Time to clear out the digital attic

MarketWatch (blog) - ‎37 minutes ago‎
Well, if you have an iPhone 4S, 5, 5C or 5S, on Wednesday you probably got a notice about a software update for Apple's new iOS 8. (The operating system is also designed for the iPad 2 models and above and the fifth-generation iPod touch.

Artificial sweeteners could lead to diabetes development: study

Toronto Star - ‎33 minutes ago‎
NEW YORK, N.Y.—Using artificial sweeteners may set the stage for diabetes in some people by hampering the way their bodies handle sugar, suggests a preliminary study done mostly in mice.

Clashes rock Bangladesh after court commutes top preacher's death sentence

Times of Oman - ‎1 hour ago‎
Dhaka: Bangladesh's highest court on Wednesday commuted the death sentence on a top Islamic preacher, triggering angry protests by both his extremist supporters and secular opponents and clashes with police.

GERD's latest fitting visitors

Walta Information Center - ‎5 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa, 17 September 2014 (WIC) - "The construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam (GERD) has confirmed to us that the blood of our gallant patriots that was spilled to protect and shield our country from foreign invasion was not all in vain", ...

EFF keeps undermining parliament: ANC

Times LIVE - ‎39 minutes ago‎
"EFF is committed to undermine Parliament through a chaotic conduct which fails to appreciate that all members of Parliament represent constituencies bigger than their mere membership," Kodwa said.

Announcing Nigeria building collapse deaths was not delayed

Citizen - ‎1 hour ago‎
There's catastrophe playing out in the Northern Cape that has the potential to destroy the future of thousands of children, which, bizarrely, has not sparked a huge public outcry.

New light on death of Richard III - the king who spoke like a Brummie

Birmingham Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
King Richard III's Brummie accent was silenced forever in the thick of battle after he lost his helmet and died beneath a hail of blows, new research has revealed.

New York Man Charged With Aiding ISIS

ValueWalk - ‎1 hour ago‎
A 30 year-old naturalized citizen was charged by federal prosecutors yesterday for attempting to aid ISIS. While ISIS has declared itself to simply be the Islamic State, the majority of people still call the group ISIS.

World Rankings Show What Really Matters To Universities - And It Isn't Students

Forbes - ‎3 hours ago‎
It's that time of year again, when universities find out where they stand in annual global rankings. But as provosts and vice-chancellors pore over the tables, the rankings show what really matters to universities - and it isn't the students.

VOA Q&A With Uighur Scholar Ilham Tohti

Voice of America - ‎2 hours ago‎
BEIJING—. China began the trial this week of ethnic Uighur scholar and economist Ilham Tohti who is facing separatism charges. The following is an interview with VOA from October 30, 2013, just days after an attack on Tiananmen Square.

15 children die in Syria after receiving measles vaccine

New Zealand Herald - ‎16 minutes ago‎
Photo from anti-Bashar Assad activist group Edlib News Network (ENN) showing children being treated after they received the measles vaccine.

Ethiopian Wins Passengers Award as Best in Africa

EthioSports - ‎3 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce that it has won the Passenger Choice Awards for “Best Airline in Africa” for the second time in a row at the APEX 2014 EXPO held between 15 and 18 September ...

Poli Lotus International Center, Ethiopia's first urban complex

EthioSports - ‎32 minutes ago‎
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Poli Lotus International Center, the first urban complex project in Ethiopia developed by Chinese investment, was opened on Monday in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa.

Apple Close To Unveiling Complete Visual Overhaul Of Its Computer Operating ...

Huffington Post - ‎1 hour ago‎
LONDON, ENGLAND - AUGUST 06: An Apple logo is seen on the back on a smartphone on August 6, 2014 in London, England. Smartphone and tablet manufacturers Samsung and Apple have agreed to end all legal cases over patent infringements outside ...

With Apple's iPhone 6 Plus, Phablets Get Serious

New York Times - ‎2 hours ago‎
The iPhone 6 Plus and iPhone 6 rival the competition in sheer size. But when it comes to taking advantage of those bigger screens, Molly Wood says, Apple's new phones don't always measure up.

FTC: Yelp and TinyCo Improperly Collected Kids' Data

Wall Street Journal (blog) - ‎14 minutes ago‎
Online review site Yelp and TinyCo, a popular developer of kids' apps, settled charges that the companies had collected personal information from children without parental permission, the Federal Trade Commission said Wednesday.

With Boeing, SpaceX, American spaceflight downshifts

The Seattle Times (blog) - ‎53 minutes ago‎
It's one small step for a space program that has taken so many giant leaps backward. By awarding Boeing a $4.2 billion contract and SpaceX a $2.6 billion deal, the United States government will at least get domestic “taxis” to ferry American astronauts to the ...

Chimps have near 'psychopathic tendency' towards violence

Irish Examiner - ‎1 hour ago‎
Chimpanzees aren't quite the soft cuddly distant cousins of humans that we thought - because they have a key trait in common with us.

Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes Cried After She Gave Birth to Their Baby Girl ...

Life & Style Weekly - ‎2 hours ago‎
Picture this: Ryan Gosling becomes a father, holds his little girl in his arm and is brought to tears. After you stop swooning over that imagery, we're here to tell you that reportedly happened when Eva Mendes gave birth to their daughter last Friday, Sept.

Gucci takes dressing for real life as its Milan fashion week theme

The Guardian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Models wear creations for Gucci women's spring-summer 2015 collection, part of the Milan fashion week. Photograph: Luca Bruno/AP.

Egyptian band Cairokee nominated for MTV European Music Awards

Ahram Online - ‎6 hours ago‎
Egyptian well-known independent band Cairokee has been nominated for the MTV European Music Awards (MTV EMA) in the Best Middle East Act category, the group announced on their fan page on 16 September.

Paralympics head won't promote Pistorius' return

MiamiHerald.com - ‎6 minutes ago‎
LONDON -- As Oscar Pistorius awaits sentencing for the culpable homicide of Reeva Steenkamp, it's uncertain if the fallen sports icon will ever race again.

English FA in bid to reduce imports

Independent Online - ‎2 hours ago‎
iol spt sep17 Ba-Liverpool Reuters The English FA has announced proposals aimed at reducing by 50 percent the number of players from outside the European Union who enter English football.

Martino 'open to Tevez Argentina return'

Eurosport.com ASIA - ‎28 minutes ago‎
Tevez was frozen out of international duty by previous boss Alejandro Sabella, who did not even call him up for friendlies. “I have already said that the door is open for everyone,” new tactician Martino told La Nacion.

+++Live: Bayern, Schalke in Champions League+++

Deutsche Welle - ‎1 hour ago‎
Bayern Munich and Schalke are in Champions League action this evening, paired with their respective English opponents. Follow all of the action on our Live Ticker or join us on Twitter.

Liberian President Hopes U.S. Ebola Pledge Will Spur Others to Help

Voice of America - ‎19 minutes ago‎
Monrovia - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf called a U.S. decision to deploy 3,000 troops to West Africa a "significant moment" in the battle against the worst Ebola outbreak on record and said she hoped it would spur other nations into action.

US scientist: Ebola unlikely to become airborne

U.S. News & World Report - ‎23 minutes ago‎
Dr. Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies before the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International Organizations hearing on the Ebola virus on ...

Urine test for HPV may be as effective as Pap smears

CBS News - ‎26 minutes ago‎
A simple urine test can routinely spot human papillomavirus (HPV), which is linked to the risk of cervical cancer, a new analysis found.
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