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Irish Independent

At least 8 dead after 6.2 earthquake in central Italy, reports say
USA TODAY
Rome – At least eight people were killed Wednesday after a magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck central Italy, according to local news reports. Several people were reported dead after the earthquake struck near Norcia, roughly 105 miles from Rome, and a ...
Strong Overnight Earthquake Rocks Central ItalyNBCNews.com
'Town isn't here anymore' after 6.2 quake rocks ItalyNew York Daily News
2 bodies recovered from rubble after strong quake rattles central ItalyChicago Tribune
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 6:03 am

Reuters

North Korea fires submarine-launched ballistic missile towards Japan
Reuters
SEOUL A North Korean submarine fired a ballistic missile on Wednesday that flew about 500 km (311 miles) toward Japan, a show of improving technological capability for the isolated country that has conducted a series of launches in defiance of UN ...
North Korea test fires ballistic missile from submarineCNN
Seoul: North Korea fires submarine-launched missileWashington Post
North Korea Shows Progress With Fresh Missile TestWall Street Journal
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 5:01 am

Daily Mail

Queensland hostel stabbing leaves female British backpacker dead and man wounded
Daily Mail
Terror at Queensland hostel: Knife-wielding French tourist screaming 'Allahu Akbar!' kills female British backpacker, 21, and leaves man critically injured in rampage. Woman is dead and a man is fighting for his life after they were stabbed; The ...
British woman dead, two injured in backpacker hostel stabbingThe Australian
UK woman stabbed to death at Australian backpackers' hostelBBC News
French man allegedly shouted 'Allahu Akbar' in fatal stabbing of British woman at Australian hostelThe Guardian
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 4:59 am

NBCNews.com

Turkey Launches Operation to Free ISIS-Held Syrian Town
NBCNews.com
ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's military and the U.S.-backed coalition forces on Wednesday launched an operation to clear a Syrian border town from ISIS militants, Turkey's prime minister's office said. The state-run Anadolu Agency said the operation, which ...
US Joins Turkish Forces to Launch Push Against Islamic State in SyriaWall Street Journal
Turkish military, US-led coalition launch operation to sweep Islamic Sta...Reuters
Turkey begins anti-IS campaign in SyriaBBC News
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 4:36 am

The Hill (blog)

Sessions: Trump 'wrestling' with immigration issue
The Hill (blog)
"Well, he didn't soften his position on ending the illegality and creating a lawful system that protects the interests of our national security from terrorists and also doesn't flood the labor market with more workers than we've got jobs for," Sessions ...

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Posted: August 24, 2016, 2:34 am

The Boston Globe

Petitioners say judge should lose job over sex assaulter's probation
The Boston Globe
An online petition is calling for the removal of a District Court judge who last week sentenced a former three-sport athlete at East Longmeadow High School to probation and allowed him to attend college, after the athlete pleaded guilty to indecent ...
Accused rapist sentenced to no jail time so he can have a 'college experience'Miami Herald
Massachusetts judge under fire for sentence in sex assault caseBusiness Insider
Judge Lets a Student Charged With Rape Skip Jail Time So He Could Have a "College Experience"Cosmopolitan.com
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 12:48 am

New York Times

Brain Scans of Brazilian Babies Show Array of Zika Effects
New York Times
Images show the damage inflicted on the heads of twin girls born with the Zika virus. Credit Radiology. The images tell a heartbreaking story: Zika's calamitous attack on the brains of babies — as seen from the inside. A study of brain scans and ...
Zika Images Show 'Worst Brain Infections That Doctors Will Ever See'NPR
Expect More US Zika Virus Cases, Experts SayNBCNews.com
Zika babies may have a spectrum of brain damage beyond microcephalyThe Denver Post
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Posted: August 24, 2016, 12:44 am

CNBC

Tesla punches up battery life, range and speed for new Model S, Model X
CNBC
Tesla's new battery pack is all about going the distance, and going faster than any mass-produced car has ever gone. Tesla announced new versions of its Model S sedan and Model X crossover Tuesday, with substantially faster acceleration and longer ...
Tesla touts speed and driving range with new upgraded batteryReuters
The Quickest Car You Can Buy Is Now a 4-Door Electric Family SedanSlate Magazine (blog)
Tesla just gave its vehicles a huge upgrade, but it may not be enough to save electric carsBusiness Insider
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 9:38 pm

Politico

Clinton asks Romney's allies for cash to stop Trump
Politico
LOS ANGELES — Hillary Clinton's team is on the market for more millionaires. This time, Mitt Romney's millionaires. After successfully encouraging disaffected, high-profile Republicans to publicly disavow their party's nominee, Clinton's campaign in ...
Hillary Clinton plans to tie Donald Trump to the 'alt-right' and the worst of the WebWashington Post
Clinton Foundation To Drastically Shrink If Hillary Clinton Is ElectedNPR
now reading: Priebus: Shakeup Will Soon Push Trump Past ClintonRealClearPolitics
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 8:34 pm

New York Times

Graduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union
New York Times
Punctuating a string of Obama-era moves to shore up labor rights and expand protections for workers, the National Labor Relations Board ruled Tuesday that students who work as teaching and research assistants at private universities have a federally ...
Are they students? Or are they employees? NLRB rules that graduate students are employees.Washington Post
Graduate Students Can Unionize at Private Colleges, US Labor Panel RulesWall Street Journal
Some graduate students have the right to unionize, Labor Board saysNOLA.com
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Posted: August 23, 2016, 5:41 pm