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U.S. military may move Niger drone base to Sahara desert city

Sep 03, 2014

U.S. military may move Niger drone base to Sahara desert city

WASHINGTON/NIAMEY (Reuters) - The United States is preparing a possible redeployment of its drones in Niger to set up a forward base in the Sahara closer to Islamist militants blamed for attacks across the region, U.S. military and Defense Department officials said #Japan #Brazil #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #opinion
Child abuse revelations divide "most shameful town in Britain"

Sep 03, 2014

Child abuse revelations divide "most shameful town in Britain"

ROTHERHAM England (Reuters) - Swapping cigarettes and chewing gum, the teenage girls outside Rotherham's Centenary Indoor Market are not engrossed in the conversations students should be having on the first day of term. Instead of timetables and summer gossip, theirs is a new school year dominated by revelations that as many as 1,400 children in this northern English town were sexually abused by gangs of predominantly Asian men over a 16-year period. #facebook #United States #Business #Japan #Arabic #Argentina #Latin America #Mexico #british #opinion
Canada, China quietly hold top-level meeting on strained ties

Sep 03, 2014

Canada, China quietly hold top-level meeting on strained ties

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Senior officials from Canada and China met quietly in Ottawa last week to discuss relations that have deteriorated so badly that they could threaten Prime Minister Stephen Harper's planned visit to China in November. Canada sees China as an important trading partner and in early 2012 Harper went to Beijing to pitch the idea of Canada as a potential oil supplier. The closeness of the ties are in question after two high-profile incidents #facebook #United States #China #Business #Technology #France #Middle East #Latin America #chinese #opinion
London police put their Scotland Yard HQ up for sale

Sep 03, 2014

London police put their Scotland Yard HQ up for sale

LONDON (Reuters) - London's cash-strapped police force put its New Scotland Yard headquarters up for sale on Tuesday with a 250 million pound ($415 million) guide price, as part of plans to re-invest in front-line policing and cut costs. The 1960s-era complex, home to the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) since 1967, is known for its revolving triangular name sign which has served as a backdrop to thousands of TV crime reports over the years. #United States #China #Technology #France #Arabic #Russia #Italy #Latin America #opinion
Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

Sep 03, 2014

Islamic State issues video of beheading of U.S. hostage

DUBAI (Reuters) - The Islamic State released a video purporting to show the beheading of American hostage Steven Sotloff, a monitoring service said on Tuesday, raised the stakes in its confrontation with Washington over U.S. #facebook #Economy #India #France #Middle East #Russia #Argentina #Mexico #opinion

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Mixing religion and politics Will Mumbai cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

Sep 03, 2014

Mixing religion and politics Will Mumbai cops crack down on misuse of Ganpati fest?

The Thane police have issued notices to Ganpati mandals saying mandals are religious places and should not be used for politicking. #InMyOpinion #Mumbai #Maharashtra #Ganesha #Ganpati #Lokmanya Tilak #Maharashtra Assembly Elections 2014 #Ganpati mandals
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 29, 2014

Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

This is not a country that produces self taught leaders or intellectuals with the mental toughness and self confidence to say they are self educated. #InMyOpinion #Education #Yale University #Smriti Irani #Ministry of Human Resource Development #Credentials

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Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 28, 2014

Building Brand Miley: The 2014 VMA Moment Seven Years In The Making

Miley Cyrus stole the show without leaving her seat at the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards this Sunday.  That's the opinion of Brooks Barnes, writing for The New York Times. When “Wrecking Ball” won Video of the Year she sent Jessie Helt - who’d accompan... #Jimmy Fallon #Miley Cyrus #New York Times Company #Facebook
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Sep 02, 2014

In Palestinian poll, Hamas emerges as winner of Gaza war

A large majority of Palestinians believe that the Islamist movement Hamas, which controls the Gaza Strip, won its 50-day war with Israel, a new Palestinian public opinion poll said Tuesday... #Israel #Hamas #Gaza Strip
Dear Irani, say you are self-taught and move on

Aug 30, 2014

Dana White: Tyron Woodley wants no part of fighting Hector Lombard

Dana White latest media scrum revealed details on Tyron Woodley turning down a fight with Hector Lombard, Matt Brown nearly taking the bout with only one good hand to use, as well as his opinion on Wanderlei Silva, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Jo... #Dana White #Wanderlei Silva #Hector Lombard #Alexander Gustafsson #Tyron Woodley