A patient flying from Liberia to the U.S.
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The European Commission publishes a letter sent to Apple accusing it of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
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The new details of the breach were first reported by the Washington Post on Monday on the eve of a hearing by the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. They differ starkly from the Secret Service’s statement the day after the incident
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Is Osborne right that a smaller state means a richer UK?
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The EU is expected to accuse Apple of benefiting from illegal state aid through its tax arrangements in Ireland.
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On ‘60 Minutes,’ the president faulted his spies for failing to predict the rise of ISIS. There’s one problem with that statement: The intelligence analysts did warn about the group.
Continue reading Obama Can’t Say He Wasn’t Warned on ISIS
A Dreamliner plane travelling from the United States to Poland makes an emergency landing at Glasgow Airport.
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The daughter of David Haines, who was killed by Islamist militants, says the Islamic State (IS) group should be “eradicated”.
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The most decorated man in music history is producer of the superb documentary ‘Keep On Keepin’ On.’ He discusses his epic journey and the state of music.
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The prospect of Britain joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Iraq makes front pages, as does Dave Lee Travis’s indecent assault conviction.
Continue reading UK ‘at war’ and Hairy Cornflake’s ‘porridge’ – papers
The Texas State Board of Education is studying how textbook publishers responded to the state’s ideologically driven guidelines for teaching history. The results, say historians, are dire.
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This isn’t a juicy reimagining of Hillary Clinton’s life as secretary of state. Instead it asks pop culture’s most tired question: Can a working woman have it all?
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Erik Prince says his old private army could have dealt with the Islamic State militants on their own—and that Republicans need to start fighting ‘like we pay them to.’
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The Sunshine State’s best novelist’s new book contains no sex or swearing, so you know it’s a YA novel. But really, this great Hiaasen tale is fit for any audience.
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China fines pharmaceuticals firm GSK $490m for bribery and jails executives, state media report
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Citizens of the Golden State love complaining about undocumented immigrants, but the state would collapse without them.
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An estate agent is sacked after being caught on camera stealing a bar of chocolate while showing a client around a flat.
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In 2007, when the Charles Koch Foundation considered giving millions of dollars to Florida State University’s economics department, the offer came with strings attached. First, the curriculum it funded must align with the libertarian, deregulatory economic philosophy of billionaire industrialist Charles Koch. Second, the Charles Koch Foundation would at least partially control which faculty members Florida State University hired.
President Barack Obama escalated the drone war he has conducted for the past five and a half years by declaring his intention to “degrade and ultimately destroy” the Islamic State, also known as ISIS, or ISIL. Since August 8, Obama has mounted at least 154 airstrikes in Iraq. He will send 475 additional US troops, increasing the total number in Iraq to about 1,600. Obama announced he would conduct “a systematic campaign of airstrikes” in Iraq, and possibly in Syria. But, not limiting himself to those countries, Obama declared the whole world his battlefield.
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