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Aug 29, 2014

New Cabinet, Full of Erdogan Holdovers, Is Announced in Turkey

The continued presence of Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s appointees at the head of key ministries left little doubt that the president would retain strong influence over the government... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey

Aug 29, 2014

Darpa's ElectRx Project: Self-Healing Bodies Through Targeted Stimulation Of The Nerves

Among the many actions to improve the health of veterans, and their families, announced last Tuesday by President Obama, there was something seemingly taken out of Stargate SG-1: ElectRx, a $78.9 million research program to develop minimally-invasive... #Recep Tayyip Erdogan #Turkey

Aug 28, 2014

Listening Post: Asking Congress to Back ISIS Strikes in Syria Is Tricky for Obama

A broad authorization of airstrikes against Sunni militants in Syria would carry echoes of the Bush era, outrage President Obama’s liberal base and raise the specter of an open-ended conflict... #Syria #Barack Obama #Iraq

Aug 28, 2014

Michel Platini won't run against Sepp Blatter

Michel Platini opts out of election fight against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidenc... #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #Michel Platini

Aug 30, 2014

Roger Federer Succeeded by Eric Butorac as ATP Player Council President

Eric Butorac, a 33-year-old doubles specialist, was elected last week as the president of the ATP Player Council and will replace a much more well-known figure in Roger Federer... #Roger Federer #Eric Butorac

Aug 29, 2014

President Obama's tan suit lights up Twitter

President Obama was making serious comments about the Islamic State's threat, but the Twitterverse was obsessed with his tan suit... #Roger Federer #Eric Butorac

Aug 26, 2014

Mexico President Peña Nieto's popularity falls at home: survey

In contrast to the glowing reviews he often receives abroad, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto’s ratings at home have declined, a new survey finds... #Roger Federer #Eric Butorac

Aug 29, 2014

Team Penske president Cindric sizes up Power vs. Castroneves title fight

Cindric has the unique ability to assess the two Team Penske drivers that are battling it out for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series championship... #Roger Federer #Eric Butorac

Aug 28, 2014

Michel Platini battle Sepp Blatter for FIFA presidency

Michel Platini won’t fight Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency, though he still hopes somebody will... #FIFA #Sepp Blatter #Michel Platini

Aug 29, 2014

Obama rules out military response to Russian moves in Ukraine

President Obama rebuffed pressure for quick U.S. action in two foreign crises Thursday, declining to label Russia's military moves into Ukraine an invasion and saying that he was not ready to expand an air campaign against Islamist militants to Syria... #Syria #Barack Obama