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  1. Qld woman, 30, missing for two weeksRead the original story

    31 min ago | Yahoo!

    Family and friends of a woman who has been missing for more than a fortnight in far north Queensland hold concerns for her welfare. Stacie Dutaillis, 30, has not been seen since August 17 at Mt Isa, when she told family she was going to travel to Cairns.


  2. Questions abound in Lebanon over protestersa end gameRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Columbian

    Lebanese security forces and protesters engaged in a drawn-out standoff outside a ministry that was briefly taken over by activists Tuesday, reflecting both reluctance by authorities to decisively crack down and a lack of focus by protesters - who are determined but lacking a clear path to success. The unexpected takeover of the ministry by a number of activists demanding the resignation of the environment minister over the country's trash crisis left some Lebanese bewildered, wondering whether it was the right path to take.


  3. You think the stock market is crazy? Look at oil pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The Daily Republic

    Commodity markets are renowned for their booms and busts but the last four days in the crude oil market have even experienced traders wide-eyed. The price of oil plunged 8 percent on Tuesday, following a three-day ascent of 27 percent, the biggest such jump in 25 years.


  4. Sands China recruits Alan Dershowitz for lawsuit appealRead the original story w/Photo

    32 min ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Lawyers for Sands China Ltd. are relying on well-known attorney Alan Dershowitz in arguing for the dismissal of a wrongful termination lawsuit being pursued against the company in a southern Nevada courtroom because it's registered in the Cayman Islands and does business in China, not Las Vegas. Dershowitz and Sands China lawyer Steve Morris appealed to the Nevada Supreme Court on Tuesday to overrule a district court's decision that the case proceed against the company in Nevada.


  5. Hungary bars migrants from trains; smugglers wait in wingsRead the original story

    32 min ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    Hungary stunned migrants and European partners Tuesday by blocking asylum-seekers from its westbound trains, a move that raised new challenges for the EU's passport-free travel zone and could drive many into the reckless hands of cross-border smugglers. Hungary's right-wing nationalist government defended its U-turn - just days after it started permitting migrants on the trains without any coherent immigration controls at all - as necessary to send a get-tough signal.


  6. USOC endorses Los Angeles for 2024 Olympics bidRead the original story

    33 min ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    The U.S. Olympic Committee on Tuesday named Los Angeles as its candidate for the 2024 Games, replacing Boston's soured bid and marking a comeback for LA's dream of becoming a three-time Olympic host. The announcement by USOC CEO Scott Blackmun came under a summer sun at Santa Monica Beach, where the city's plan calls for staging beach volleyball on the site where the sport was founded.


  7. Highlights: Canada falls to Argentina, Scola in FIBA Americas 2015 openerRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Columbian

    The Portland Trail Blazers don't have any players in the remaining FIBA Olympic qualifiers but assistant coach Jay Triano is trying to help his native Canada reach the Olympics for the first time since 2000. Fellow Blazers assistant David Vanterpool is an assistant on the Canada staff.


  8. Hoops frustrated in attempts to land deadline day strikerRead the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | Evening Times

    Celtic were last night frustrated in their attempts to bring in another striker before the closure of the transfer window. As expected, the Parkhead side were successful in finalising a A 5.5m deal for the Croatian under-21 internationalist Jozo Simunovic as well as a move for Ryan Christie, while Virgil van Dijk's A 11.5m switch to Southampton was also realised.


  9. Duck derby winner sets sights on GalapagosRead the original story

    35 min ago |

    Barb Kloehn spent 10 bucks on a racing rubber duck she named Si-Cash and her small investment paid off big-time: with a dinner for two-anywhere in the world. Mass Audubon's Allen Pond Wildlife Sanctuary awards this extravagant, adventurous dining experience to the winner of its annual Duck Derby fundraiser, which this year took place Aug.15 and 16 at the well-known sanctuary in Dartmouth in Westport.


  10. Beijing 2015 Fallout: Okagbare succumbed to pressure not injury, coach claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Vanguard

    By Ben Efe Nigeria's failure to win a medal at the just concluded IAAF World Championships in Beijing, China remains the talk of the moment for athletics enthusiasts. Yesterday renowned athletics coach, Toni Urhobo declared that Athletics Federation of Nigeria's claim of injury to Blessing Okagbare was diversionary.


  11. UN: Gaza could be 'uninhabitable' by 2020 if trends continueRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    A new United Nations report says Gaza could be "uninhabitable" in less than five years if current economic trends continue. The report released Tuesday by the U.N. Conference on Trade and Development points to the eight years of economic blockade of Gaza as well as the three wars between Israel and the Palestinians there over the past six years.


  12. 100 days: Buhari didn't make specific promises - PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | Vanguard

    Presidency yesterday stated that President Mohammdu Buhari during his campaign never made specific promises of what to achieve within his first 100 days in office. It also denied circulating documents which contained such promises, saying that two booklets titled "One Hundred Things Buhari Will Do in 100 Days" and "My Covenant With Nigerians" which allegedly made rounds were not products of the Media Department of the All Progressives Congress, APC.


  13. Frustrations mount during final public consultations on police cardingRead the original story w/Photo

    36 min ago | The Globe and Mail

    As protesters hung their own signs behind speakers at a public meeting hosting consultations on the practice of police street checks, one of the most outspoken attendees of the night was sitting at the same table as Toronto police chief Mark Saunders. Cecil Peter stood up to interrupt the opening speech by Ontario minister of community safety and correctional services Yasir Naqvi.


  14. from the Park Bench: Activites Center goes to the catsRead the original story

    37 min ago | The Aiken Standard

    There are a variety of uses of the Activities Center. Many events return on an annual basis, and the first one of the fall season will be The International Cat Association Cat Show sponsored by the local Cattyshack Cat Club.


  15. Black market fishing targeted in Hawke's Bay sting operationRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Dominion Post

    Compliance officers from the Ministry of Primary Industries carried out raids against black market fishing as part of 'Operation River' on Wednesday. A large raid on black market fishing was launched in Hawke's Bay this morning following an 18-month undercover investigation into the alleged illegal sale of paua and crayfish.


  16. Walking for the murdered and missingRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | The Williams Lake Tribune

    A warm welcome was in place on Thursday for a group of First Nations walkers who made their way from Norway House and Winnipeg, Man., across Saskatchewan and Alberta to Williams Lake en route to Prince Rupert. The group of six walkers and two patrol vehicles stopped at the Chief Will-Yum gas station and were greeted with food, drumming and singing and a chance to share their stories.


  17. Awaiting US Avalanche, Cubans Hit The BeachRead the original story

    39 min ago | Airwise

    Cubans are flocking to the beach in record numbers before a possible end to the US travel ban that would open the gates to American tourists and bump up prices. Until 2008, the Communist government banned Cubans from tourist hotels.


  18. Scotland 'should take around 1,000 migrants to help ease humanitarian crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Sunday Herald

    According to the United Nations around 330,000 people have tried to cross the Mediterranean in the last eight months, and at least 2,600 of them have died. Ms Cooper's call followed angry scenes in Hungary.


  19. Toronto councillors concerned by Olympic costsRead the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Chilliwack Times

    If Toronto Mayor John Tory plans to bid for the 2024 Summer Olympics, he'll have to quell concerns in his own council about the financial risks involved. The head of the city's budget committee said Tuesday that now that the excitement over the Pan Am Games has faded, he is feeling more uncertain about supporting a possible Olympic bid.


  20. Could this Quran fragment really be older than Muhammad?Read the original story w/Photo

    41 min ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Radio carbon dating of fragments of the world's oldest Quran, found in Birmingham, England, in July, suggest the document could be older than the prophet Muhammad. Some Islamic scholars challenge the claim.