Wednesday, 03 September 2014  
HK activists say Beijing 'brutally strangled' democracy, vow action

HONG KONG (Reuters) - A pro-democracy movement that has threatened to blockade Hong Kong's financial district has said Beijing "brutally strangled" its fight for full democracy and vowed to take action.

Peña Nieto pushes on with change

Leader promises a Mexico ‘on the move’ but admits poverty levels have been largely unchanged for 30 years and growth rates were too low


US and EU urge Israel to return West Bank land

Fears that seizure of 1,000 acres will hurt prospects for peace talks and State department concerned construction in Givat Hamatos area could be announced


European Commission: The runners and riders
Swedish PM in final push for third term
West considers football penalty against Putin
Isis claims killing of US journalist
Western states debate arming Ukraine
UN urged to intervene against Ebola
US forces attack al-Shabaab in Somalia
Patten accuses UK over Hong Kong reforms
IMF warns Ukraine on cost of crisis
Family: Man shot while handcuffed did not commit suicide

The family of a man who police say shot himself while handcuffed wants the Department of Justice to investigate


Detroit's bankruptcy trial begins

The confirmation trial for the largest municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history began Tuesday. The federal proceeding will determine whether bankrupt Detroit's restructuring plan will be approved.


CNN reporter's video of her layoff goes viral
Dogs banned from lobby of a NYC apartment building
Cats who escaped Yonkers massacre up for adoption
Wednesday's forecast: Big storms and intense heat
Doctors fear they're losing battle against Ebola
Parents of Cincinnati students file racism suit
Migrants' 2,500-mile trek leads to Ariz. schools
Ad watch: Crossroads hits Landrieu on D.C. residency
Police: Georgia couple knew their kidnappers
Governors' Races Turn Map Upside Down

Emily Schultheis, National Jrnl
Democrats are bullish about their opportunity to win the governor's mansion in Kansas and Republicans have sent staffers out to Hawaii for what they view as a promising opportunity to turn the state red.Those statements may seem surprising given both states' political leanings—but they're a testament to the fact that the 2014 gubernatorial map has shifted considerably in recent months, a new reality that may cause both parties to move resources to places they never expected at the beginning of the year.


The 2014 Midterms: An Election Without a Cause
The New World Disorder
Obama's Messy Words
Stupidity of the Latest Attack on Mary Landrieu
The Clinton Machine Is Alive
Daily Tech Briefing: Sept. 2, 2014

T-Mobile fined $819K by FCC for cell phone issues with hearing aids; Mozilla improving security processes after exposing developer data; Intel to talk IoT, wearables, server chips at IDF; and more.


Microsoft Switches On Office 365 Theme Support
AMD Unveils New FX Chips for High-End Desktops
10 Most Popular New Top-Level Domains
Firefox 32 Debuts With Improved SSL Security
China's Antitrust Regulators Press Microsoft for Answers

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