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Giants Pound Royals 11-4 To Tie World Series

Posted on the October 26th, 2014 under General News by

San Francisco roared past Kansas City Saturday to even the series and force the deciding games back to Royals home town.

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Iraqi security forces and Kurds gain ground against Islamic State

Posted on the October 26th, 2014 under General News by

Shi'ite fighters and Iraqi army members ride in vehicles during a patrol in Jurf al-SakharBy Ahmed Rasheed and Isabel Coles BAGHDAD/ARBIL Iraq (Reuters) – Iraqi government forces and Shi'ite militias seized control of the strategic town of Jurf al-Sakhar near Baghdad from Islamic State on Saturday and Kurdish fighters made gains in the north after heavy coalition air strikes against the Sunni militants. Iraqi troops and their Shi'ite allies broke the grip of Islamic State in Jurf al-Sakhar after months of fighting against insurgents determined to march on the capital. …



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Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syrian fighting – The Times (subscription)

Posted on the October 26th, 2014 under General News by


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Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syrian fighting
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A fourth man from a group of young jihadists originally from Portsmouth has been killed while fighting for Isis in Syria. Mehdi Hassan, 19, was one of a group of six men dubbed the “Pompey lads” who travelled from the city to join fighters in October 2013.
Isis threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to come homeThe Guardian
Teenage jihadist Mehdi Hassan is fourth Portsmouth man killed fighting for Isis in The Independent
ISIS threatens to kill British jihadis who want to return homeDaily Mail
Telegraph.co.uk -BBC News -The Sunday Times
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Israel’s Solar-Powered ‘Trees’: For Smartphones And Community

Posted on the October 26th, 2014 under General News by

The man-made trees are designed to create a public space where people can gather and re-charge a battery — their own and their smartphone’s.

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Inmate planned escape with hostage

Posted on the October 26th, 2014 under General News by

Detailed plans to kidnap a prison officer in a bid to escape from prison on the Isle of Wight were found the cell of a Muslim inmate, the BBC can reveal.
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ISIS threatens to kill British jihadis who want to return home – Daily Mail

Posted on the October 25th, 2014 under General News by


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ISIS threatens to kill British jihadis who want to return home
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British jihadi fighters who want to come home from Syria and Iraq are being given death threats by senior ISIS members, it has emerged. A source with extensive contacts among Syrian rebel groups said that he knew of more than 30 Britons who had become …
Isis threatens to kill British jihadis wanting to come homeThe Guardian
Portsmouth private school jihadi killed in SyriaTelegraph.co.uk
Fourth Portsmouth man Mehdi Hassan killed in SyriaBBC News
The Sunday Times -The Independent -Belfast Telegraph
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‘Ole Miss’ Debates Campus Traditions With Confederate Roots

Posted on the October 25th, 2014 under General News by

The University of Mississippi has been engaged in trying to remove potentially divisive and racially charged symbols to try and make the campus more welcoming, but not everybody welcomes the changes.

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