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Isis video claims to show beheading of US journalist Steven Sotloff

a shared story    9 hours 16 minutes ago
US intelligence officials working to establish authenticity of video of Sotloff being killed, reportedly by the same fighter who murdered James FoleySteven Sotloffs mother begs Isis for kidnapped sons returnCameron: Isis beheading disgusting and despicable latest Continue reading... 



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Steven Sotloff killing: US working to verify Isis video latest updates

a shared story    9 hours 16 minutes ago
Cameron: killing of Sotloff disgusting and despicableIsis video purports to show beheading of second US journalistRelease falls two weeks after killing of US journalist James FoleyA few Americans still held by group, state department saysRead the latest blog summary Continue reading... 



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Senegal ex-leader's son calls corruption prosecution a conspiracy

a shared story    10 hours 15 minutes ago
The son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade told an anti-corruption court on Tuesday his prosecution was a conspiracy masterminded by the current leader to stop him running for election. Karim Wade, 45, is alleged to have illegally acquired companies and real estate worth almost $240...(more) 



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Mali bomb blast kills four UN peacekeepers

a shared story    10 hours 15 minutes ago
Four United Nations peacekeepers from Chad were killed Tuesday when their truck was blown up in Mali, casting a shadow over the restart of peace talks between the west African state and rebel militias. The incident comes a day after negotiations began between the government and...(more) 




Apple admits security breach in leaked naked photos of Jennifer Lawrence

a shared story    10 hours 16 minutes ago
iSense a security breach. Apple is investigating a violation of celebrities’ privacy that resulted in leaked naked photos of actress Jennifer Lawrence and soccer star Hope Solo, according to Gizmodo.  



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Inquiry sparks new child abuse claims in UK town

a shared story    10 hours 16 minutes ago
Twelve new alleged victims of child sexual abuse have come forward following a report last week detailing horrific crimes against at least 1,400 young people in a northern English town, police said Tuesday. Chief Constable David Crompton of the South Yorkshire police, whose force covers the...(more) 



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Silva poll charge forces Brazil poll rivals' rethink

a shared story    10 hours 16 minutes ago
BrasĂ­lia (AFP) - Brazil's presidential race is rapidly shifting gears, with a surge in support for environmentalist Marina Silva sending a threatened Dilma Rousseff, the incumbent, into attack mode with the elections a month away. The ground has abruptly shifted under Rousseff, who had been the...(more) 



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U.S. trying to verify video said to show Steven Sotloff's beheading

a shared story    11 hours 15 minutes ago
A video purporting to show the killing of American journalist Steven J. Sotloff by the militant group Islamic State was posted on the Internet on Tuesday, two weeks after the beheading of another U.S. journalist. 




SEE IT: Photographer makes video of week in Paris

a shared story    11 hours 15 minutes ago
Photographer Hal Bergman created a time lapse video titled "Paris When it Drizzles," using pictures of several sites he snapped during his trip in January for his 30th birthday.  



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Japan's Abe to co-opt rival, draft more women in cabinet reshuffle

a shared story    11 hours 16 minutes ago
By Linda Sieg TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is expected to co-opt a rival and draft more women to spruce up his image while keeping key ministers when he reshuffles his cabinet on Wednesday, a rejig dictated more by political dynamics than policy...(more) 



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British police apologise to singer Cliff Richard over leak

a shared story    11 hours 16 minutes ago
The police denied they had sought to generate publicity for their investigation, saying they believed the broadcaster had been leaked detailed information and would publish it unless they cooperated, impeding their investigation. "We had a job to do but I do apologise to Sir Cliff if...(more) 



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Three killed, nine injured when Libyan war plane crashes in eastern city: medics

a shared story    11 hours 16 minutes ago
BENGHAZI Libya (Reuters) - Three people were killed and nine injured when a Libyan war plane crashed on Tuesday in a residential part of the eastern city of Tobruk, residents and medics said. The plane went down around one km (0.6 miles) from the seat of...(more) 



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