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Brazil's Rousseff slips in poll ahead of October election

Sep 17, 2014

Brazil's Rousseff slips in poll ahead of October election

BRASILIA (Reuters) - President Dilma Rousseff has lost ground to her main challenger, Marina Silva, less than three weeks before Brazil's presidential election, which will likely be decided in a close second-round runoff, a poll showed on Tuesday. The survey by the Ibope polling firm said support for Silva, a renowned environmentalist, has remained unchanged at 43 percent, but Rousseff has slipped two percentage points to 40 percent since the previous poll last week. #Yahoo! #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered
Saudi court sentences two to death, jails 13 over attack

Sep 17, 2014

Saudi court sentences two to death, jails 13 over attack

DOHA (Reuters) - A court in Saudi Arabia sentenced two men to death and 13 others to long prison terms after they were accused of killing a policeman and three civilians and forming an al Qaeda cell in prison, the kingdom's state news agency (SPA) said on Tuesday. Saudi Arabia has arrested thousands of suspected militants since al Qaeda supporters waged a wave of attacks on residential compounds for foreign workers and on Saudi government facilities starting in 2003, killing dozens. In 2006 and 2008 security forces foiled planned strikes against oil installations in its Eastern Province #Yahoo! #content #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #rco #rch #cnt
Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

Sep 17, 2014

Citing security threat, Obama expands U.S. role fighting Ebola

MONROVIA/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama on Tuesday called West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak a looming threat to global security and announced a major expansion of the U.S. role in trying to halt its spread, including deployment of 3,000 troops to the region. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #cookie #values #aut #rch #typeof-registered
Death toll from Lagos church collapse rises to 62

Sep 17, 2014

Death toll from Lagos church collapse rises to 62

LAGOS (Reuters) - The collapse of a guest house under construction at the compound of a popular Lagos Pentecostal church last week killed 62 people, emergency services said on Tuesday. #Yahoo! #content #wcnts #wcntn #typeof-social #undefined #values #rco #aut #rch #typeof-registered #cnt
U.N. Security Council eyes action to heighten Ebola response

Sep 17, 2014

U.N. Security Council eyes action to heighten Ebola response

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations Security Council could adopt a resolution later this week to expand the global response to the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa by calling on countries to lift travel restrictions and provide urgent assistance, including field hospitals and staff. The draft U.N. #Yahoo! #wcnts #wcntn #undefined #cookie #values #typeof-registered #cnt

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U.N. Security Council eyes action to heighten Ebola response

Sep 04, 2014

Washington's Olympic bid moves forward with extent of Maryland role undefined

O'Malley and governor candidates pledge early support to attract 2024 Games O'Malley and governor candidates pledge early support to attract 2024 Games...
U.N. Security Council eyes action to heighten Ebola response

Sep 02, 2014

30Q: Who will be the Kings starting power forward?

The Kings have an embarrassment of power forwards on the roster, so figuring out who might be the starter amongst them is a difficult question.  The question also remains relatively undefined.  When are we answering this question?  Given the Kings' h... #Jason Thompson #Omri Casspi
U.N. Security Council eyes action to heighten Ebola response

Sep 04, 2014

Washington's Olympic bid advances with Maryland's role undefined

O'Malley and governor candidates pledge early support to attract 2024 Games Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank is on the board and Gov. Martin O'Malley offered his preliminary backing, but Maryland's role in a bid to bring the 2024 Summer Olympics to the W... #Maryland #Martin O'Malley #Under Armour, Inc. #Kevin Plank