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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:09:00 GMT


Russian Aggression Complicates Obama's Options in Syria
Even before Russia began intervening in Syria's civil war, President Obama was under increasing pressure to change his approach to the conflict. Now things have become more urgent. Russia this week added cruise missiles to its growing military campaign ...
A Syria plan that shares the burden — and gives the US leverageWashington Post
Confused About Russia's Intentions in Syria? Putin Wants You to Be.Huffington Post (blog)
Russia says kills 300 militants in Syria in most intense raids yetReuters
Bloomberg -CNN
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 16:48:59 GMT


1 dead, freshman arrested in N. Arizona University shooting
A male freshman at Northern Arizona University opened fire on a group of fellow students at the Flagstaff campus early Friday during a confrontation in a dormitory parking lot, killing one student and injuring three more, the campus police chief said.
Suspect identified in fatal shooting at Northern Arizona UniversityLos Angeles Times
In Arizona shooting, 'confrontation' among students escalated to gunfireNOLA.com
Deadly shooting shakes NAU campus, but students are still expected in classWashington Post
Reuters -New York Daily News -Sacramento Bee
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:50:10 GMT

New York Times

Top Republicans Appeal to Ryan to Seek Speaker's Job and Unify Party
New York Times
WASHINGTON — House Republicans, struggling to regroup and reunify their conference in the face of a leadership crisis, achieved no new clarity on Friday about who might step forward to claim the speaker's gavel as attention remained focused on ...
Wooing Chairman Ryan: Paul Ryan remains on sidelines as House GOP looks to regroupWashington Post
Paul Ryan considering running for House speakerCNN
All eyes on Ryan amid search for House speakerReuters
USA TODAY -ABC News -Bloomberg
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 17:07:00 GMT


Six killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian violence widens
GAZA/JERUSALEM Israeli troops shot dead six Palestinians in protests in Gaza and a knife-wielding Jewish man wounded four Arabs in southern Israel on Friday in a wave of violence that has fueled talk of a new uprising against Israel. The soldiers shot ...
The Latest: Footage Shows Arab Woman Shot After 'Threat'New York Times
Mideast unrest spreads to Gaza as stabbing attacks continueUSA TODAY
Five Killed in Gaza as Israeli-Palestinian Violence WorsensNBCNews.com
Haaretz -The Guardian
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 13:51:07 GMT

Washington Post

Tunisian group wins Nobel Peace Prize
Washington Post
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
Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet Wins 2015 Nobel Peace PrizeHuffington Post
A Nobel for TunisiaPolitico
New York Daily News -NBCNews.com -USA TODAY
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Fri, 09 Oct 2015 15:45:00 GMT

Washington Post

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 suggests Holocaust could have been "diminished" with gunsCBS News
Ben Carson's Busy Week of Provocative RemarksNew York Times
Ben Carson 'Surprised' at Early Success of 2016 RunNBCNews.com
ABC News -Breitbart News -The San Diego Union-Tribune
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Google buys alphabet domain: Abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz.com

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

ABC Announces Freeform; Acquires Freeform.com

October 9th 2015 1:18PM
Obviously, owning the exact match Freeform.com 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 ...

What Donald Trump Doesn't Understand About Kelo and Eminent Domain

October 9th 2015 12:22PM
Donald Trump's view of eminent domain is not just immoral and un-American, ... When the empty lots across the street went up for sale, to protect the ...

Blackstone Group agrees to acquire BioMed Realty Trust for $4.8 bn

October 9th 2015 11:48AM
... the day before Bloomberg reported that the San Diego-based real estate investment trust was working with Morgan Stanley to explore a sale.

UDRP panel makes finding of reverse domain name hijacking, even if respondent did not request it

October 9th 2015 11:15AM
UDRP panel makes finding of reverse domain name hijacking, even if ... to third-party websites and also offering the disputed domain name for sale.