Wednesday, September 7, 2011

07-Sep-2011 23:39

AWOL Navy medic linked to bomb threat surrenders :: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- Authorities say a Navy medic who went AWOL and left a note saying he had planted bombs at a San Clemente high school has turned himself in....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_BOMB_THREAT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Scientist pleads guilty to attempted espionage :: WASHINGTON (AP) -- An accomplished former government space scientist admitted in court Wednesday to trying to sell classified information to Israel, but federal agents say they believe they stopped him from actually passing any secrets. Not that they can know for sure....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ESPIONAGE_CHARGE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Nadal & Murray worried by safety :: Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray voice their disapproval after they are sent out to play in damp conditions at the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

US economy 'sluggish', says Fed :: The US Federal Reserve says the economy has failed to gain any ground in recent weeks, with many areas remaining weak.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14831724

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday after a lengthy investigation into charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- A Tripoli military official said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

GOP debate features first appearance for Perry :: SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Squaring off for the first time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney were facing each other Wednesday night along with struggling contender Michele Bachmann and other presidential hopefuls at a GOP campaign debate....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_REPUBLICAN_DEBATE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Donovan on his Strictly 'journey' :: The actor Jason Donovan, who first shot to fame in the UK alongside Kylie Minogue in Australian soap Neighbours, explains why he is competing on Strictly Come Dancing this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14831501

US charges 91 over health fraud :: Ninety-one people, including doctors and nurses, are charged with making fraudulent US Medicare claims totalling $295m (£185m), officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14831292

Ince questions England attitude :: Paul Ince launches a stinging attack on the England team, claiming players no longer consider it a privilege to play for their country.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/football/14829210.stm

Manning won't play vs Texans, streak ends :: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning's streak is over....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_MANNING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Kids with Bush on 9/11 saw change sweep over him :: SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The 16 children who shared modern America's darkest moment with President George W. Bush are high school seniors now - football players, ROTC members, track athletes, wrestlers and singers....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SEPT_11_BUSH_CLASSROOM?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Row over PM's NHS bill 'support' claim :: The health and social care bill is passed by the Commons as a row breaks out after David Cameron claimed doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Italy and Spain pass budget plans :: Italy and Spain pass new measures as they battle to control their debts while Greece steps up its austerity plans.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14827742

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Ten dead as Syria's Homs under fire :: Syria cancels a visit by the head of the Arab League, who was to deliver proposals for ending the government's crackdown on protesters calling for reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/syria.unrest/index.html?eref=edition

VIDEO: Is UK safer now than before 9/11? :: Britain has seen the London underground atrocities and a huge shake-up of counter-terrorist policing, intelligence and community relations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-14827990

VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill' :: In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827991

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players and officials in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

07-Sep-2011 23:09

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday after a lengthy investigation into charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial :: PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- American student Amanda Knox won another battle in her quest to overturn a conviction for murdering her British roommate in Italy when an appeals court rejected a prosecutor's request Wednesday for more DNA testing....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_KNOX?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- A Tripoli military official said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

GOP debate features first appearance for Perry :: SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Squaring off for the first time, Texas Gov. Rick Perry and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney were facing each other Wednesday night along with struggling contender Michele Bachmann and other presidential hopefuls at a GOP campaign debate....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_REPUBLICAN_DEBATE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Donovan on his Strictly 'journey' :: The actor Jason Donovan, who first shot to fame in the UK alongside Kylie Minogue in Australian soap Neighbours, explains why he is competing on Strictly Come Dancing this year.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14831501

US charges 91 over health fraud :: Ninety-one people, including doctors and nurses, are charged with making fraudulent US Medicare claims totalling $295m (£185m), officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14831292

Wisconsin mother, son leave fallen relative to die :: MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Wisconsin woman and her son abandoned their 70-year-old relative after she fell to the floor, going out for pizza rather than administering aid, prosecutors alleged this week. The relative died two days later....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ELDERLY_WOMAN_ABANDONED?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Ince questions England attitude :: Paul Ince launches a stinging attack on the England team, claiming players no longer consider it a privilege to play for their country.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/football/14829210.stm

Manning won't play vs Texans, streak ends :: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning's streak is over....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_MANNING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Kids with Bush on 9/11 saw change sweep over him :: SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The 16 children who shared modern America's darkest moment with President George W. Bush are high school seniors now - football players, ROTC members, track athletes, wrestlers and singers....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SEPT_11_BUSH_CLASSROOM?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

AWOL Navy medic tied to Calif. school bomb threat :: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- A Navy medic who went AWOL at Camp Pendleton Marine Corp base Wednesday left a note in his quarters claiming he planted bombs at a nearby high school, forcing the evacuation of thousands of students and staff on the first day of school, authorities said....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_BOMB_THREAT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Nadal & Murray worried by safety :: Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray voice their disapproval after they are sent out to play in damp conditions at the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

Row over PM's NHS bill 'support' claim :: The health and social care bill is passed by the Commons as a row breaks out after David Cameron claimed doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Italy and Spain pass budget plans :: Italy and Spain pass new measures as they battle to control their debts while Greece steps up its austerity plans.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14827742

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Ten dead as Syria's Homs under fire :: Syria cancels a visit by the head of the Arab League, who was to deliver proposals for ending the government's crackdown on protesters calling for reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/syria.unrest/index.html?eref=edition

VIDEO: Is UK safer now than before 9/11? :: Britain has seen the London underground atrocities and a huge shake-up of counter-terrorist policing, intelligence and community relations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-14827990

VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill' :: In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827991

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players and officials in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

07-Sep-2011 22:39

Manning won't play vs Texans, streak ends :: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning's streak is over....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_MANNING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Kids with Bush on 9/11 saw change sweep over him :: SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The 16 children who shared modern America's darkest moment with President George W. Bush are high school seniors now - football players, ROTC members, track athletes, wrestlers and singers....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SEPT_11_BUSH_CLASSROOM?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

AWOL Navy medic tied to Calif. school bomb threat :: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- A Navy medic who went AWOL at Camp Pendleton Marine Corp base Wednesday left a note in his quarters claiming he planted bombs at a nearby high school, forcing the evacuation of thousands of students and staff on the first day of school, authorities said....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_BOMB_THREAT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

US charges 91 over health fraud :: Ninety-one people, including doctors and nurses, are charged with making fraudulent US Medicare claims totalling $295m (£185m), officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14831292

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial :: PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- American student Amanda Knox won another battle in her quest to overturn a conviction for murdering her British roommate in Italy when an appeals court rejected a prosecutor's request Wednesday for more DNA testing....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_KNOX?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

GOP debate features first appearance for Perry :: SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Rick Perry is looking to make a strong first impression on the national stage. Mitt Romney is hoping for another flawless debate performance. And Michele Bachmann, perhaps, is shooting for relevance in what increasingly appears to be a two-man GOP presidential race....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_REPUBLICAN_DEBATE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Nadal & Murray worried by safety :: Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray voice their disapproval after they are sent out to play in damp conditions at the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed :: The health and social care bill is passed by the Commons as a row breaks out after David Cameron claimed doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv Yaroslavl crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Italy and Spain pass budget plans :: Italy and Spain pass new measures as they battle to control their debts while Greece steps up its austerity plans.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14827742

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

Ten dead as Syria's Homs under fire :: Syria cancels a visit by the head of the Arab League, who was to deliver proposals for ending the government's crackdown on protesters calling for reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/syria.unrest/index.html?eref=edition

VIDEO: Is UK safer now than before 9/11? :: Britain has seen the London underground atrocities and a huge shake-up of counter-terrorist policing, intelligence and community relations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-14827990

VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill' :: In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827991

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players and officials in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

VIDEO: Strictly enters ratings battle :: The latest battle in the long running war for Saturday night TV audiences has begun, with the launch of the BBC's ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14829050

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

PM backs eviction of travellers :: Prime Minister David Cameron backs the eviction of travellers living illegally at Dale Farm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-essex-14828148

07-Sep-2011 22:09

Nadal & Murray worried by safety :: Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray voice their disapproval after they are sent out to play in damp conditions at the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

US charges 91 over health fraud :: Ninety-one people, including doctors and nurses, are charged with making fraudulent US Medicare claims totalling $295m (£185m), officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14831292

PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed :: A row has broken out after David Cameron told MPs that doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Kids with Bush on 9/11 saw change sweep over him :: SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) -- The 16 children who shared modern America's darkest moment with President George W. Bush are high school seniors now - football players, ROTC members, track athletes, wrestlers and singers....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SEPT_11_BUSH_CLASSROOM?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Italy and Spain pass budget plans :: Italy and Spain pass new measures as they battle to control their debts while Greece steps up its austerity plans.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14827742

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

Authorities ID Navy medic that caused evacuation :: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- Orange County authorities have identified the Navy medic who left a note claiming he planted explosives at San Clemente High School as 22-year-old Daniel Morgan....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_BOMB_THREAT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

GOP debate features first appearance for Perry :: SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Rick Perry is looking to make a strong first impression on the national stage. Mitt Romney is hoping for another flawless debate performance. And Michele Bachmann, perhaps, is shooting for relevance in what increasingly appears to be a two-man GOP presidential race....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_REPUBLICAN_DEBATE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Is UK safer now than before 9/11? :: Britain has seen the London underground atrocities and a huge shake-up of counter-terrorist policing, intelligence and community relations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-14827990

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial :: PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- American student Amanda Knox won another battle in her quest to overturn a conviction for murdering her British roommate in Italy when an appeals court rejected a prosecutor's request Wednesday for more DNA testing....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_KNOX?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill' :: In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827991

Manning won't play vs Texans, streak ends :: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning's streak is over....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_MANNING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Wisconsin mother, son leave fallen relative to die :: MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Madison woman and her son abandoned their 70-year-old relative after she fell to the floor, going out for pizza rather than administering aid, prosecutors alleged this week. The relative died two days later....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ELDERLY_WOMAN_ABANDONED?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players and officials in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

VIDEO: Strictly enters ratings battle :: The latest battle in the long running war for Saturday night TV audiences has begun, with the launch of the BBC's ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14829050

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

PM backs eviction of travellers :: Prime Minister David Cameron backs the eviction of travellers living illegally at Dale Farm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-essex-14828148

UVF case key witness an alcoholic :: A key witness in a major paramilitary trial in Belfast admits being an alcoholic and drug user who fled Northern Ireland with money stolen from his parents.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-northern-ireland-14816656

07-Sep-2011 21:39

Authorities ID Navy medic that caused evacuation :: SAN CLEMENTE, Calif. (AP) -- Orange County authorities have identified the Navy medic who left a note claiming he planted explosives at San Clemente High School as 22-year-old Daniel Morgan....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_BOMB_THREAT?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Nasa 'will need more astronauts' :: Nasa does not have enough astronauts, even though the space shuttle programme has ended, a report says.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14828603

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

GOP debate features first appearance for Perry :: SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) -- Rick Perry is looking to make a strong first impression on the national stage. Mitt Romney is hoping for another flawless debate performance. And Michele Bachmann, perhaps, is shooting for relevance in what increasingly appears to be a two-man GOP presidential race....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_REPUBLICAN_DEBATE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Is UK safer now than before 9/11? :: Britain has seen the London underground atrocities and a huge shake-up of counter-terrorist policing, intelligence and community relations.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-14827990

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Court rejects new DNA test request in Knox trial :: PERUGIA, Italy (AP) -- American student Amanda Knox won another battle in her quest to overturn a conviction for murdering her British roommate in Italy when an appeals court rejected a prosecutor's request Wednesday for more DNA testing....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_ITALY_KNOX?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Guardsmen killed in NV served in Iraq, Afghanistan :: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Dozens of 911 calls made from in and around a Nevada IHOP detail a frantic scene as witnesses describe the shooter and dispatchers tried figure out if more than one person was involved in the rampage that killed four and wounded seven....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IHOP_SHOOTING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Gaddafi loyalists 'forced to kill' :: In Libya the hunt for Colonel Gaddafi goes on and more harrowing stories are emerging about his regime's last days in Tripoli.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827991

Manning won't play vs Texans, streak ends :: INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Peyton Manning's streak is over....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/F/FBN_COLTS_MANNING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Wisconsin mother, son leave fallen relative to die :: MADISON, Wis. (AP) -- A Madison woman and her son abandoned their 70-year-old relative after she fell to the floor, going out for pizza rather than administering aid, prosecutors alleged this week. The relative died two days later....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ELDERLY_WOMAN_ABANDONED?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

VIDEO: Strictly enters ratings battle :: The latest battle in the long running war for Saturday night TV audiences has begun, with the launch of the BBC's ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14829050

PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed :: A row has broken out after David Cameron told MPs that doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

PM backs eviction of travellers :: Prime Minister David Cameron backs the eviction of travellers living illegally at Dale Farm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-essex-14828148

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

UVF case key witness an alcoholic :: A key witness in a major paramilitary trial in Belfast admits being an alcoholic and drug user who fled Northern Ireland with money stolen from his parents.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-northern-ireland-14816656

Syrian city crackdown intensifies :: Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14829835

Texas wildfires claim at least two lives :: An elite search team joined local officials Wednesday in Bastrop County, Texas, to help search for people who may be trapped in a huge wildfire that has destroyed hundreds of homes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/09/07/texas.fires/index.html?eref=edition

Riot police surround Mubarak trial :: An Egyptian judge is set to hear more testimony Wednesday in the trial of Hosni Mubarak, two days after clashes outside the courtroom led to dozens of injuries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/egypt.mubarak.trial/index.html?eref=edition

Audit Office to inspect council :: The Wales Audit Office writes to Pembrokeshire council to say it is to stage a "special investigation" into its affairs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-14830554

07-Sep-2011 21:09

Ice hockey stars killed in crash :: The deaths of 36 ice hockey players in a plane crash in Russia is described as an "irreparable loss" for the sport.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/ice_hockey/14827752.stm

Police arrest Calif. principal in molestation case :: CITRUS HEIGHTS, Calif. (AP) -- The principal of a suburban Sacramento, Calif., private elementary school was arrested Wednesday on charges that he fondled seven young girls over the past 15 years, often taking them onto his lap when they visited his office....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_SCHOOL_MOLESTATION_INVESTIGATION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Labour probe into 'no contact' MP :: The Labour Party is looking into allegations that members of the public cannot contact one of its MPs, after a newspaper claimed it unsuccessfully tried to get hold of him 100 times.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829256

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Hockey in shock after Russian jet crash kills 43 :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Marc Anthony, J. Lo launch fashion lines at Kohl's :: JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) -- Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony may be ending their personal relationship, but their professional one lives on. Anthony and Lopez launched their fashion lines - the Marc Anthony Collection and the Jennifer Lopez Collection - on Wednesday....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_PEOPLE_MARC_ANTHONY?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

VIDEO: Strictly enters ratings battle :: The latest battle in the long running war for Saturday night TV audiences has begun, with the launch of the BBC's ever popular Strictly Come Dancing.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/entertainment-arts-14829050

2 Pakistan Airlines flights get bomb threats :: KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Two flights operated by Pakistan's state-owned airline received bombs threats on Wednesday, and both landed safely, one in Turkey, the other in Malaysia, officials said. No bombs were found....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_PAKISTAN_AIRLINE_THREATS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed :: A row has broken out after David Cameron told MPs that doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS in England.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

Day in pictures :: Phots from around the world on 7 September
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-14820291

Italian Senate backs austerity plan :: The Italian Senate will vote Wednesday night on a controversial austerity package designed to bring down the country's soaring budget deficit, Senate President Renato Schifani announced, a day after national strikes against the measure.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/BUSINESS/09/07/italy.austerity/index.html?eref=edition

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threats divert Pakistan planes :: Two flights from Lahore, Pakistan, received anonymous e-mails saying bombs were aboard the planes on Wednesday, officials said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Guardsmen killed in NV served in Iraq, Afghanistan :: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Dozens of 911 calls made from in and around a Nevada IHOP detail a frantic scene as witnesses describe the shooter and dispatchers tried figure out if more than one person was involved in the rampage that killed four and wounded seven....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IHOP_SHOOTING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

PM backs eviction of travellers :: Prime Minister David Cameron backs the eviction of travellers living illegally at Dale Farm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-essex-14828148

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Lee's remnants bring fresh flood worries to East :: WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) -- Northeastern residents still weary from the flooding wrought by Hurricane Irene braced Wednesday for the leftovers of Tropical Storm Lee, which brought welcome moisture to farmers in parched parts of the South on its slog northward....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LEE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

UVF case key witness an alcoholic :: A key witness in a major paramilitary trial in Belfast admits being an alcoholic and drug user who fled Northern Ireland with money stolen from his parents.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-northern-ireland-14816656

Syrian city crackdown intensifies :: Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14829835

Texas wildfires claim at least two lives :: An elite search team joined local officials Wednesday in Bastrop County, Texas, to help search for people who may be trapped in a huge wildfire that has destroyed hundreds of homes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/09/07/texas.fires/index.html?eref=edition

Riot police surround Mubarak trial :: An Egyptian judge is set to hear more testimony Wednesday in the trial of Hosni Mubarak, two days after clashes outside the courtroom led to dozens of injuries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/egypt.mubarak.trial/index.html?eref=edition

Audit Office to inspect council :: The Wales Audit Office writes to Pembrokeshire council to say it is to stage a "special investigation" into its affairs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-14830554

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Ten dead as Syria's Homs under fire :: Syria cancels a visit by the head of the Arab League, who was to deliver proposals for ending the government's crackdown on protesters calling for reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/syria.unrest/index.html?eref=edition

Activists on hunger strike in Bahrain :: At least 101 detained activists have gone on a hunger strike in Bahrain, a panel appointed by King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa said Wednesday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/bahrain.violence/index.html?eref=edition

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Murray delayed after three games :: Andy Murray and Donald Young manage just three games of their fourth-round tie before rain returns to disrupt the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

07-Sep-2011 20:39

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Guardsmen killed in NV served in Iraq, Afghanistan :: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- Dozens of 911 calls made from in and around a Nevada IHOP detail a frantic scene as witnesses describe the shooter and dispatchers tried figure out if more than one person was involved in the rampage that killed four and wounded seven....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IHOP_SHOOTING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

PM backs eviction of travellers :: Prime Minister David Cameron backs the eviction of travellers living illegally at Dale Farm.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-essex-14828148

Gaddafi 'must not be sheltered' :: Any country that has signed up to the International Criminal Court should not offer refuge to Col Muammar Gaddafi, the foreign secretary has said.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829331

Lee's remnants bring fresh flood worries to East :: WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) -- Northeastern residents still weary from the flooding wrought by Hurricane Irene braced Wednesday for the leftovers of Tropical Storm Lee, which brought welcome moisture to farmers in parched parts of the South on its slog northward....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LEE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

PM's NHS 'support' claim disputed :: A row has broken out after David Cameron told MPs that doctors and nurses were now "supporting" government plans to overhaul the NHS.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14829485

UVF case key witness an alcoholic :: A key witness in a major paramilitary trial in Belfast admits being an alcoholic and drug user who fled Northern Ireland with money stolen from his parents.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-northern-ireland-14816656

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Syrian city crackdown intensifies :: Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14829835

Texas wildfires claim at least two lives :: An elite search team joined local officials Wednesday in Bastrop County, Texas, to help search for people who may be trapped in a huge wildfire that has destroyed hundreds of homes.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/09/07/texas.fires/index.html?eref=edition

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Shocker: Power demand from US homes is falling :: NEW YORK (AP) -- American homes are more cluttered than ever with devices, and they all need power: Cellphones and iPads that have to be charged, DVRs that run all hours, TVs that light up in high definition....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_POWER_DEMAND?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Riot police surround Mubarak trial :: An Egyptian judge is set to hear more testimony Wednesday in the trial of Hosni Mubarak, two days after clashes outside the courtroom led to dozens of injuries.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/egypt.mubarak.trial/index.html?eref=edition

Audit Office to inspect council :: The Wales Audit Office writes to Pembrokeshire council to say it is to stage a "special investigation" into its affairs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-14830554

Russian jet crash kills 43, many top hockey stars :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Obama prepares $300 billion jobs deal :: President Barack Obama is preparing to roll out a roughly $300 billion plan to strengthen the shaky economy and stimulate new job growth, according to multiple Democratic sources.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/POLITICS/09/07/obama.jobs.plan/index.html?eref=edition

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic jewels coming to auction :: NEW YORK (AP) -- Elizabeth Taylor dazzled the world with her luminous beauty, lavish lifestyle - and an unquenchable passion for diamonds and jewels that was fueled by the great loves of her life....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ELIZABETH_TAYLOR_AUCTION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Para family to fight payout cut :: The family of a soldier who suffered devastating injuries in Afghanistan pledge to fight a reduction in his compensation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-14823817

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Ten dead as Syria's Homs under fire :: Syria cancels a visit by the head of the Arab League, who was to deliver proposals for ending the government's crackdown on protesters calling for reform.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/syria.unrest/index.html?eref=edition

Play starts, then stops again, at rainy US Open :: NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray began their fourth-round matches at the U.S. Open on Wednesday after getting an extra day of rest because of rain. Then, about 15 minutes into the action, they stopped again....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN_US_OPEN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Activists on hunger strike in Bahrain :: At least 101 detained activists have gone on a hunger strike in Bahrain, a panel appointed by King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa said Wednesday.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/meast/09/07/bahrain.violence/index.html?eref=edition

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Murray delayed after three games :: Andy Murray and Donald Young manage just three games of their fourth-round tie before rain returns to disrupt the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

No 10 quiz night for PM's cat Larry :: Staff at 10 Downing Street are holding a quiz night to raise cash for the upkeep of the prime minister's cat Larry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14825557

Missiles looted from Tripoli warehouse :: A potent stash of Russian-made surface-to-air missiles is missing from a huge Tripoli weapons warehouse amid reports of weapons looting across war-torn Libya.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/africa/09/07/libya.missing.arms/index.html?eref=edition

Pension saving continues to drop :: he number of people actively saving in company pension schemes in the private sector almost halves since 1991.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14829104

Mafia police to contact Balotelli :: Anti-mafia investigators in Italy want to interview Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli over a visit he made to a known mafia hot spot in Naples - though he is not a suspect.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14828585

07-Sep-2011 20:09

Syrian city crackdown intensifies :: Syrian troops and tanks intensify a crackdown on the restive central city of Homs, killing at least 14 people, activists say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14829835

Confusion in Libya over Gadhafi's whereabouts :: TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) -- Tripoli's military commander said Wednesday that Moammar Gadhafi is cornered and the days before he is captured or killed are numbered, but another senior defense official contended that Libya's new rulers have no idea where the fugitive former leader is....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/M/ML_LIBYA?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Shocker: Power demand from US homes is falling :: NEW YORK (AP) -- American homes are more cluttered than ever with devices, and they all need power: Cellphones and iPads that have to be charged, DVRs that run all hours, TVs that light up in high definition....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_POWER_DEMAND?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Audit Office to inspect council :: The Wales Audit Office writes to Pembrokeshire council to say it is to stage a "special investigation" into its affairs.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-wales-south-west-wales-14830554

Russian jet crash kills 43, many top hockey stars :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A private Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Elizabeth Taylor's iconic jewels coming to auction :: NEW YORK (AP) -- Elizabeth Taylor dazzled the world with her luminous beauty, lavish lifestyle - and an unquenchable passion for diamonds and jewels that was fueled by the great loves of her life....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_ELIZABETH_TAYLOR_AUCTION?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighters began Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that had raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Para family to fight payout cut :: The family of a soldier who suffered devastating injuries in Afghanistan pledge to fight a reduction in his compensation.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-14823817

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Guardsmen killed in NV served in Iraq, Afghanistan :: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Residents of a Nevada's capital city say they woke up Wednesday to a small town that's lost its innocence after a mass shooting in an IHOP restaurant that left four people and the shooter dead and injured seven others....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IHOP_SHOOTING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

2 Pakistan Airlines flights get bomb threats :: KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Two flights operated by Pakistan's state-owned airline received bombs threats on Wednesday, and both landed safely, one in Turkey, the other in Malaysia, officials said....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_PAKISTAN_AIRLINE_THREATS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Play starts, then stops again, at rainy US Open :: NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray began their fourth-round matches at the U.S. Open on Wednesday after getting an extra day of rest because of rain. Then, about 15 minutes into the action, they stopped again....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN_US_OPEN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Murray delayed after three games :: Andy Murray and Donald Young manage just three games of their fourth-round tie before rain returns to disrupt the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

No 10 quiz night for PM's cat Larry :: Staff at 10 Downing Street are holding a quiz night to raise cash for the upkeep of the prime minister's cat Larry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14825557

Lee's remnants bring fresh flood worries to East :: WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) -- Northeastern residents still weary from the flooding wrought by Hurricane Irene braced Wednesday for the leftovers of Tropical Storm Lee, which brought welcome moisture to farmers in parched parts of the South on its slog northward....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LEE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

US scientist admits spying charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

Pension saving continues to drop :: he number of people actively saving in company pension schemes in the private sector almost halves since 1991.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14829104

Mafia police to contact Balotelli :: Anti-mafia investigators in Italy want to interview Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli over a visit he made to a known mafia hot spot in Naples - though he is not a suspect.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14828585

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

VIDEO: Texas homes destroyed by wildfires :: Wildfires have destroyed more than 1,000 homes as firefighters work to prevent further losses
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14819367

Egypt's military ruler to testify :: The judge in the trial of Hosni Mubarak summons Egypt's military ruler to testify on the ousted leader's role in putting down protests against his rule.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14816324

Tory MPs seek Labour EU dialogue :: Eurosceptic Tory backbenchers want a cross-party dialogue with like-minded Labour MPs about reshaping the UK's relationship with Europe.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14819548

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threat diverts plane to Istanbul :: A plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan to Manchester, England was diverted to Istanbul on Wednesday after the airline received a bomb threat, an airline spokesman said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

Lib Dems behind police poll move :: The Lib Dems urged a delay to elections for police commissioners partly to help the election prospects of their local councillors next year, the BBC is told.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14819550

Texas wildfire crews gain ground :: Texas firefighters say they have contained 30% of the state's most destructive wildfire in more than a decade, helped by a second day of milder winds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825814

Amanda Knox judge: No new DNA :: A judge rejects the prosecution's request for new DNA testing as the American fights her conviction for killing Meredith Kercher -- a major victory for Knox's defense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/italy.knox.appeal/index.html?eref=edition

Rendition: 'secrecy cult' scorned :: A Council of Europe report on rendition warns of a "cult of secrecy" within Western governments and defends "whistleblowers" like Bradley Manning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14820145

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

07-Sep-2011 19:39

Russian hockey team in air crash :: A chartered jet carrying Russian ice hockey team Lokomotiv crashes on take-off near the central city of Yaroslavl, killing 43 people.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14822582

Russian jet crash kills 43, many top hockey stars :: TUNOSHNA, Russia (AP) -- A Russian jet carrying a top ice hockey team slammed into a riverbank moments after takeoff Wednesday, killing at least 43 people in one of the worst plane crashes ever involving a sports team. Two other people on board were critically injured....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/E/EU_RUSSIA_CRASH?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Guardsmen killed in NV served in Iraq, Afghanistan :: CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) -- CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) - Residents of a Nevada's capital city say they woke up Wednesday to a small town that's lost its innocence after a mass shooting in an IHOP restaurant that left four people and the shooter dead and injured seven others....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_IHOP_SHOOTING?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

2 Pakistan Airlines flights get bomb threats :: KARACHI, Pakistan (AP) -- Two flights operated by Pakistan's state-owned airline received bombs threats on Wednesday, and both landed safely, one in Turkey, the other in Malaysia, officials said....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/A/AS_PAKISTAN_AIRLINE_THREATS?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Shocker: Power demand from US homes is falling :: NEW YORK (AP) -- American homes are more cluttered than ever with devices, and they all need power: Cellphones and iPads that have to be charged, DVRs that run all hours, TVs that light up in high definition....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_POWER_DEMAND?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Play starts, then stops again, at rainy US Open :: NEW YORK (AP) -- Rafael Nadal, Andy Roddick and Andy Murray began their fourth-round matches at the U.S. Open on Wednesday after getting an extra day of rest because of rain. Then, about 15 minutes into the action, they stopped again....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/T/TEN_US_OPEN?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Niger 'cannot close' Libya border :: Niger's foreign minister says his country's border with Libya cannot be closed to prevent fugitive Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi fleeing south.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14825541

Murray delayed after three games :: Andy Murray and Donald Young manage just three games of their fourth-round tie before rain returns to disrupt the US Open.
url: http://news.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/sport1/hi/tennis/14822299.stm

No 10 quiz night for PM's cat Larry :: Staff at 10 Downing Street are holding a quiz night to raise cash for the upkeep of the prime minister's cat Larry.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14825557

Lee's remnants bring fresh flood worries to East :: WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) -- Northeastern residents still weary from the flooding wrought by Hurricane Irene braced Wednesday for the leftovers of Tropical Storm Lee, which brought welcome moisture to farmers in parched parts of the South on its slog northward....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_LEE?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

US man admits Israel spy charge :: A former space scientist who attempted to sell secrets to an undercover FBI agent posing as a Mossad officer admits attempted espionage.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825820

Pension saving continues to drop :: he number of people actively saving in company pension schemes in the private sector almost halves since 1991.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14829104

Mafia police to contact Balotelli :: Anti-mafia investigators in Italy want to interview Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli over a visit he made to a known mafia hot spot in Naples - though he is not a suspect.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14828585

Bomb threats target Pakistan jets :: Two Pakistan International Airlines jets, bound for the UK and Malaysia, are forced to make emergency landings due to bomb threats, officials say.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14825761

VIDEO: Texas homes destroyed by wildfires :: Wildfires have destroyed more than 1,000 homes as firefighters work to prevent further losses
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14819367

Egypt's military ruler to testify :: The judge in the trial of Hosni Mubarak summons Egypt's military ruler to testify on the ousted leader's role in putting down protests against his rule.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-middle-east-14816324

Central Texas wildfire destroys nearly 800 homes :: BASTROP, Texas (AP) -- Firefighting crews started Wednesday to gain control of a wind-stoked blaze that has raged unchecked across parched Central Texas for days, leaving hundreds of charred properties in its wake and causing thousands of people to flee....
url: http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/U/US_TEXAS_WILDFIRES?SITE=CODUR&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

Tory MPs seek Labour EU dialogue :: Eurosceptic Tory backbenchers want a cross-party dialogue with like-minded Labour MPs about reshaping the UK's relationship with Europe.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14819548

Dozens dead as ice hockey team plane crashes in Russia :: A plane carrying Russian, German and Swedish ice hockey players crashed as it took off from Russia's Yaroslavl airport Wednesday, killing at least 43 people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/russia.plane.crash/index.html?eref=edition

Bomb threat diverts plane to Istanbul :: A plane flying from Lahore, Pakistan to Manchester, England was diverted to Istanbul on Wednesday after the airline received a bomb threat, an airline spokesman said.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/turkey.plane/index.html?eref=edition

Lib Dems behind police poll move :: The Lib Dems urged a delay to elections for police commissioners partly to help the election prospects of their local councillors next year, the BBC is told.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-politics-14819550

Texas wildfire crews gain ground :: Texas firefighters say they have contained 30% of the state's most destructive wildfire in more than a decade, helped by a second day of milder winds.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-us-canada-14825814

Amanda Knox judge: No new DNA :: A judge rejects the prosecution's request for new DNA testing as the American fights her conviction for killing Meredith Kercher -- a major victory for Knox's defense.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/europe/09/07/italy.knox.appeal/index.html?eref=edition

Rendition: 'secrecy cult' scorned :: A Council of Europe report on rendition warns of a "cult of secrecy" within Western governments and defends "whistleblowers" like Bradley Manning.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14820145

Top tax rate 'harms UK economy' :: Twenty high-profile economists urge the government to drop the top 50p tax rate, which they say is doing "lasting damage" to the UK economy.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/business-14810323

Salmond wants single police force :: Legislation to create a single police force and single fire service in Scotland is among 15 new bills to be introduced at Holyrood.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/uk-scotland-14804184

India court blast kills 11, injures 61 :: At least nine people are dead and 61 are injured after a bomb inside a suitcase exploded outside the Delhi High Court in India, the city's police spokesman told CNN.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/WORLD/asiapcf/09/07/india.court.blast/index.html?eref=edition

VIDEO: 'Secret rooms' at Tripoli university :: A fully equipped gynaecological operating theatre, bedroom and jacuzzi have been discovered underneath the Green Theatre lecture hall at Tripoli's Fateh University.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-africa-14827986

Texas wildfires claim at least two lives :: An elite search team was set to arrive Wednesday in Bastrop County, Texas, where firefighters were battling a huge blaze that has killed at least two people.
url: http://edition.cnn.com/2011/US/09/07/texas.fires/index.html?eref=edition

Knox judge rejects DNA test call :: A judge in the Amanda Knox appeal trial has rejected prosecutors' requests for new tests on DNA evidence used to convict her of murdering her roommate in Italy in 2007.
url: http://www.bbc.co.uk/go/rss/int/news/-/news/world-europe-14818791