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Novak Djokovic still favourite for US Open, says John McEnroe

Aug 22, 2014

Novak Djokovic still favourite for US Open, says John McEnroe

Roger Federer is the form player going into next week's U.S. Open but Novak Djokovic is favourite to win the title for a second time, according to former champion John McEnroe. #Sports #Tennis #John McEnroe #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #US Open 2014
US Open Federer, Djokovic favoured to wage another title showdown

Aug 22, 2014

US Open Federer, Djokovic favoured to wage another title showdown

Top seed Novak Djokovic and number two Roger Federer are favoured to wage another title showdown in the last grand slam of 2014, although some emerging young guns have other ideas for the U.S. Open. #Sports #Tennis #Roger Federer #Novak Djokovic #Andy Murray #Arthur Ashe Stadium #US Open 2014
All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

Aug 22, 2014

All you need to know about the terror group behind James Foley's killing

ISIL emerged in Iraq in 2006, three years after the US-led invasion, spurred by global terror network Al-Qaeda. Initially known as the Islamic State in Iraq. #Terrorism #Syria #ListsEtc #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Aug 22, 2014

Amid US air strikes against ISIL, Iraq struggles to build own air force

Iraq had only a fledgling air force when the United States withdrew in 2011. Washington has agreed to bolster Iraqi air power by selling Baghdad 36 sophisticated F-16 multi-role jet fighters and 24 Apache helicopters. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Peaceful protests in Ferguson after National Guard withdraws

Aug 22, 2014

Peaceful protests in Ferguson after National Guard withdraws

On the residential street when white Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson fatally shot Brown at least six times in broad daylight on August 9, hundreds of red roses were carefully arranged in a row. #Obama #US #NewsTracker #Shooting #Police #Missouri #Ferguson #national-guard #Michael Brown #Jay Nixon
Perils of conflict journalism back in focus after Foley's execution

Aug 22, 2014

Perils of conflict journalism back in focus after Foley's execution

Since 1992 more than 1,000 journalists have been killed covering various conflicts, according to CPJ. But despite that jarring statistic and the Foley execution, news organizations including GlobalPost, Vice and BuzzFeed, are still sending reporters into warzones and other dangerous areas. #Terrorism #Syria #ConnectTheDots #USA #Iraq #journalists #Kurds #President Barack Obama #Jihadists #islamic-state #Militancy in Iraq #ISIL #ISIS #Caliphate #Yazidis #James Foley #Steven Sotloff #2014 US airstrikes in Iraq
Monkey selfie on Wikipedia Ape doesn't own it, says US regulator

Aug 22, 2014

Monkey selfie on Wikipedia Ape doesn't own it, says US regulator

The US Copyright Office has confirmed that a monkey - or any other animal - that takes a selfie does not own the copyright of the photo. #NewsTracker #Wikipedia #monkey #US Copyright office #Wikipedia monkey #Copyright of photo