Saturday, September 20, 2014

20-Sep-2014 05:43

10 things we didn't know about lighthouses :: In honor of National Lighthouse Day, we invited you to share your best lighthouse photos with CNN iReport. As dozens of images started pouring in, we were reminded of a near-universal fact: People love lighthouses. The beacons of light are popular travel destinations across the world.

The brightest supermoon :: The second installment of this summer's season of supermoons is happening Sunday.

VIDEO: House of Commons :: Tory MP John Baron asks an urgent question on the government's response to Islamic State.

Dow, S&P 500 at records as Fed-driven rally continues :: url:

Islamic State shows captive British journalist in new video :: url:

VIDEO: What you miss living in the wilderness :: We all dream from time to time of escaping it all and heading for the hills, but is it all it's cracked up to be? BBC Pop Up speaks to residents of two remote villages in the Rocky Mountains

UPDATE 2-Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 mln cards :: url:

Home Depot breach bigger than Target at 56 million cards :: url:

Alibaba IPO prices at top of range, raising $21.8 billion :: url:

U.S. Senate approves bill to arm moderate Syrian rebels :: url:

Two adults, six children dead in Florida shooting: report :: url:

'Artificial eye' to detect particles :: The human eye has inspired physicists to create a processor that can analyse particle collisions 400 times faster than currently possible.

U.S. Congress approves arming Syrian rebels, funding government :: url:

15 children die in vaccine mixup :: At least 15 children -- all under the age of two -- died and 50 others were sickened after receiving measles vaccinations through a U.N. sponsored program in a rebel-held part of northern Syria.

VIDEO: Serbian towns hit by flooding :: More than 400 people have been evacuated from Serbian towns because of flooding following heavy rainfall in the east of the country.

Worst Ebola outbreak on record tests global response :: url:

Police: NFL player headbutted wife :: Arizona Cardinals backup running back Jonathan Dwyer has been released on bond after his arrest in connection with domestic abuse allegations, authorities said Thursday.

Oracle's Ellison steps aside, co-CEOs Catz and Hurd take over :: url:

Mugger tries to rob man with GoPro :: Mugging at gunpoint captured by victim's head cam. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports the only thing shot was the robber's image.

UPDATE 2-Australian PM cites "chatter" of attacks on government, parliament :: url:

Who has world's sexiest accent? :: A foreign language can be the best aphrodisiac, so we went in search of the hottest accents.

UPDATE 2-Apple's iPhone 6 Plus includes chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks - iFixit :: url:

Apple's iPhone 6 Plus includes chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks: iFixit :: url:

Nepal clears GMR plan for $1.4 billion hydroelectric plant :: url:

In pictures: Scotland decides :: Images from the Scottish independence referendum

Hester, Falcons run wild in rout of Buccaneers :: url:

'Locksmith' Dutt hones bag of tricks for Asiad gold :: url:

Air strikes alone won't beat ISIS :: President Obama's strategy for destroying ISIS seems to depend on a volley of air strikes. That won't be enough, says Haider Mullick.

UPDATE 5-Scots spurn independence but impatient for new powers :: url:

Scots vote No :: Scotland will remain part of the United Kingdom -- along with England, Wales and Northern Ireland -- following a historic referendum vote.

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