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Led Zeppelin unveil unheard recordings

news.yahoo.com — Rock giants Led Zeppelin on Wednesday unveiled two previously unheard recordings ahead of the re-issue of the band's first three albums in June.

U.S. Western Sahara draft urges respecting human rights, no UN monitors

uk.news.yahoo.com — By Louis Charbonneau UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - A U.S.-drafted resolution that would renew the U.N. peacekeeping mission in disputed Western Sahara urges all sides to respect human rights but does not ask the United Nations to monitor abuses, according to a text obtained by Reuters on Wednesday. U.N.
RT @lou_reuters: U.S. draft #WesternSahara resolution for UNSC, obtained by @reuters, urges respecting human rights, no UN monitors uk.news.yahoo.com/u-western-saha…
U.S. draft #WesternSahara resolution for UNSC, obtained by @reuters, urges respecting human rights, no UN monitors uk.news.yahoo.com/u-western-saha…

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S. Sudan slaughter

news.yahoo.com — NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) - The U.N.'s top humanitarian official in South Sudan says he saw "piles and piles" of bodies after rebels belonging to one ethnic group slaughtered members of other groups in a remote town. Toby Lanzer told The Associated Press in a phone interview Tuesday that the killings are "quite possibly a game-changer" for a conflict that has been raging since mid-December.

Mourners flock to funeral of Myanmar pro-democracy hero

news.yahoo.com — Thousands of mourners Wednesday attended the funeral of Win Tin, a giant of Myanmar's pro-democracy movement, in an outpouring of grief for one of the country's best loved champions of freedom. Activists, political figures and ordinary citizens crowded a cemetery on the outskirts of Yangon, filing past the coffin for a last glimpse of the co-founder of Myanmar's opposition party.

'Bridgegate' scandal threatens next World Trade Center tower

news.yahoo.com — By Hilary Russ NEW YORK (Reuters) - The "Bridgegate" scandal that rocked New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's administration earlier this year is threatening a deal that would allow developer Larry Silverstein to finish building the next World Trade Center skyscraper.

Russia will respond if interests attacked in Ukraine: Lavrov

news.yahoo.com — Russia will respond if its interests are attacked in Ukraine, as they were in South Ossetia in 2008 which led to war with Georgia, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday. "If our interests, our legitimate interests, the interests of Russians have been attacked directly, like they were in South Ossetia for example, I do not see any other way but to respond in accordance with international law."
Lavrov openly citing ’08 invasion of South Ossetia in reference to future Russian action in Ukraine news.yahoo.com/russia-respond… Yikes
RT @AFP: Russia will respond if interests attacked in Ukraine: Lavrov u.afp.com/MsS

Why Obama reassures allies

news.yahoo.com — In recent weeks, Washington's top security officials - from President Obama on down - have begun a sort of "reassurance tour," telling allies and others that the United States still has their backs. Mr. Obama is in Japan, the vice president was in Ukraine, the Defense secretary went to Europe, and the secretary of State has been traveling almost everywhere.
RT @YahooNews: President Obama's "reassurance tour" intended to keep non-nuclear countries from going nuclear as tensions rise yhoo.it/1ia6Vkx

Boogeymen and shady deals define spin for Senate

news.yahoo.com — WASHINGTON (AP) - To hear party operatives describe the fight for the Senate, it's the boogeyman billionaires against the shifty septuagenarian. For months, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has been pushing an unrelenting string of criticism against Charles and David Koch, the wealthy industrialists who have backed some of the nation's most effective conservative groups.
US Senate spin: boogeymen billionaires vs. shifty septuagenarian via AP's @Philip_Elliott. yhoo.it/1tDKFE8

Hate preacher had jihad 'manual,' US court told

news.yahoo.com — The New York trial of British hate preacher Abu Hamza heard chilling extracts Wednesday from a 10-volume encyclopedia of jihad found in his London home with pictures of Osama bin Laden. A British police officer told the Manhattan court that the Arabic-language manual was sitting in the living room of Abu Hamza -- a father of nine -- when he was arrested in May 2004.
British cleric kept 10-volume encyclopedia of jihad in his London sitting room, trial hears u.afp.com/Mh6 @AFP

Self-described 'cowboys & Indians' fight Keystone XL pipeline

ca.news.yahoo.com — Watch the video Self-described 'cowboys & Indians' fight Keystone XL pipeline on Yahoo Yahoo. Ranchers, farmers and aboriginal groups are protesting the Keystone XL pipeline together in Washington this week. The Obama administration has delayed a decision on the Alberta-Texas pipeline, possibly until next year.

South Africa's defence minister admits military meltdown

news.yahoo.com — South Africa's military is in urgent need of investment to ensure it can meet its international commitments after two decades of budget cuts have left it under-equipped, the defence minister said Wednesday. In 1998, it was assumed South Africa would only deploy a single battalion to foreign missions, but by 2006 the country had committed to four to missions across Africa, overstretching its resources.
RT @mojobaghdad: South Africa defence minister says decline of SA military 'potentially disastrous' goo.gl/FGhJzE @AFPAfrica

Bomb kills police general in Cairo

news.yahoo.com — Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian police brigadier general was killed Wednesday by a bomb placed under a police car in Cairo, security officials said. The killing of Ahmed Zaki in a western suburb was the latest in a spate of attacks by militants targeting the security forces since the ouster of Islamist president Mohamed Morsi in July.
Senior police officer killed the latest in a spate of attacks by militants targeting the security forces u.afp.com/MmG #Egypt¨#AFP
Bomb kills police general in west Cairo: news.yahoo.com/bomb-kills-pol… device was placed under his car, according to security officials.
A bomb placed under a police car killed Brigadier General Ahmed Zaki in 6th of October City this morning yhoo.it/1f2sl3v

Study in Europe eclipses notion home in the sun equals happiness

news.yahoo.com — Sun seekers who leave northern Europe for warmer climes are marginally less happy than those left behind, a study found. A sample of more than 300 migrants from Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, the Netherlands, France and Britain who resettled in Mediterranean countries found that they were slightly less satisfied with life than a much larger sample of 56,000 people living in northern countries.
Same for New York-Miami connection? RT Study in Europe eclipses notion home in the sun = happiness news.yahoo.com/study-europe-e… via @YahooNews

West should work with Russia against radical Islam: Blair

news.yahoo.com — Western leaders should set aside their differences with Russia over Ukraine to focus on the growing threat of Islamic extremism, former British prime minister Tony Blair said on Wednesday. In a speech in London, the Middle East envoy said the spread of extremist ideology in that region as well as in Pakistan, Afghanistan and North Africa "represents the biggest threat to global security of the 21st century".
To gas them in a theatre or put them in Guantanamo? Blair says West should work with Russia against radical Islam - yhoo.it/1ho82If
Tony Blair says the West should work with Russia against radical Islam yhoo.it/1ho82If

Michigan man among 1st in US to get 'bionic eye'

news.yahoo.com — ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) - A degenerative eye disease slowly robbed Roger Pontz of his vision. Diagnosed with retinitis pigmentosa as a teenager, Pontz has been almost completely blind for years. Now, thanks to a high-tech procedure that involved the surgical implantation of a "bionic eye," he's regained enough of his eyesight to catch small glimpses of his wife, grandson and cat.
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