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Chanting 'no to stolen gas,' Jordanians rally against deal with Israelis

In a kingdom with no oil of its own, protesters reject $10 billion agreement.

- Washington Post - US

Shimon Peres' funeral makes history

World leaders, including Israeli and Palestinian politicians, gathered for the funeral of the former President of Israel.

- CNN Top Stories - US

Rosetta scientists feel joy, sadness as probe completes its suicide dive

The European Space Agency's Rosetta probe has sent its final message. The mission lasted more than a decade and has left ESA scientists feeling a ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Investigators question engineer in fatal New Jersey train crash

Federal investigators trying to figure out the cause of the deadly rail crash at the Hoboken station questioned the engineer Friday and hoped to lift ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Hackers Are Using Smart Devices To Launch Devastating Cyberattacks At A Terrifying New Scale

Internet-connected devices, including CCTV cameras, are being used by hackers to create botnets capable of taking down critical infrastructure.

- VICE News - US

Germany: Baby girl found in suitcase beside infant skeleton

A woman, 22, is under investigation for manslaughter after police found a suitcase with a newborn inside.         

- USA TODAY - US

Pakistan ‘completely rejects’ Indian claim of cross-border strikes

Pakistan on Friday "completely rejected" India's claim to have sent troops across its disputed border in Kashmir to kill suspected militants, as India ...

- GMA News - PH

After American sisters die at luxury Seychelles resort, family seeks answers

Annie and Robin Korkki were experienced travellers, their brother, Chris, says.

- Stuff - NZ

Record-setting Leipzig up to third after beating Augsburg

RB Leipzig continued their impressive start with a deserved 2-1 win at home to Augsburg that lifted them to third place. They became the first ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

News24.com | Anglican Church votes against blessings for same-sex couples

The Anglican Church of Southern Africa has rejected a proposal to allow "prayers of blessing" to be offered for people in same-sex civil unions under ...

- News24.com - ZA

Canada Legalized Assisted Suicide, But There Aren't Enough Doctors To Keep Up With Demand

In the western province of Alberta, provincial officials are trying to find more doctors willing to offer assisted dying.

- VICE News - US

SAARC summit 'postponed indefinitely'

Sri Lanka joins others in opposing the summit under the 'prevailing environment'

- The Hindu - IN

A Deutsche Bank settlement overshadows U.S. equities

NEW YORK - Deutsche Bank will likely cast a pall over equity markets next week as the largest German lender navigates a possible multi-billion dollar ...

- Reuters - US

U.S. official: Hackers targeted voter registration systems of 20 states

Hackers have targeted the voter registration systems of more than 20 states in recent months, a Homeland Security Department official said Friday.The ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

Drop in U.S. consumer spending clouds Fed rate hike outlook

WASHINGTON - U.S. consumer spending fell in August for the first time in seven months while inflation showed signs of accelerating, mixed signals that ...

- Reuters - US

Pope calls for ‘coexistence’ at start of Caucasus tour

Pope Francis called Friday for respect of national sovereignty and "coexistence" as he arrived in Georgia, but seemed to dodge potential Russian ire ...

- GMA News - PH

How do I join the Conservative Party?

Here's how you become a card-carrying Conservative Party member. If you're feeling fired up by the Conservative Party conference and want to join the ...

- New Statesman - UK

Italian Police Recover Stolen Van Gogh Paintings

Anti-mafia police in Naples, Italy, recovered two priceless Van Gogh paintings stolen from a museum in Amsterdam in 2002. The museum reported the find ...

- NPR - US

Hurricane Matthew aims at Jamaica, Cuba

Tropical Storm Matthew became a major hurricane Friday and threatens Jamaica, Cuba, Haiti and the Bahamas as it begins its slow romp across the ...

- CNN Top Stories - US

Virginia school files larceny charges against black student for taking his free lunch program milk

“There is always more misery among the lower classes than there is humanity in the higher.' ― Victor Hugo, Les Misérables In a story that ...

- The Raw Story - US

Watch: Netanyahu, Rivlin shake hands with PA chairman

Israeli Prime Minister and President both shake hands with PA chairman at the funeral of former President Shimon Peres.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

VIVA LA DIFFERENCE

If you look at the beginning of Nitzavim, you find a strong echo of the Tochacha that we might have thought we were leaving behind us

- Arutz Sheva - IL

A year of Alphabet: Great for Google, less so for moonshots

SAN FRANCISCO " Reorganizing itself under the umbrella company Alphabet has done wonders for Google " but less so for a grab bag of eclectic projects ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Ban orders inquiry into bombing of aid convoy

UN Secretary-General announces a board of inquiry will investigate the bombing of an aid convoy in Syria.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

U.K. Economy Gets Bounce Amid Brexit Questions

The U.K. economy performed better than thought in the period around its vote to leave the European Union, according to new economic data Friday, ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Yuan finds place behind dollar and euro

China's yuan is becoming part of the International Monetary Fund's currency basket, joining a club of the world's most important currencies. DW ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

Hunger-striking ex-Gitmo detainee asks Uruguay for answers

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay " A hunger-striking former Guantanamo prisoner is threatening to stop drinking liquids to press Uruguay's government into allowing ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Amber Rose accuses show of body shaming

Amber Rose says she got more than a 25 out of 40 score for week three of "Dancing With the Stars."

- CNN Top Stories - US

Shimon Peres's secret

In 2014, former President Shimon Peres revealed a secret to two journalists. What was it?

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Hillary Clinton: why I'm with her

Donald Trump's beauty queen shaming reminds me why I'm supporting the former secretary of state. For a man who lies like a rabid dog drools poison, ...

- New Statesman - UK

News24.com | More than just positive vibes for DJ's mom after Facebook appeal

A Cape Town DJ has received more than the prayers and positive vibes he requested on Facebook after social media users offered cash donations to help ...

- News24.com - ZA

European Union pushes Paris climate change deal to the brink of reality

European Union countries on Friday agreed to fast-track joint ratification of the Paris accord to combat climate change, pushing the landmark global ...

- Stuff - NZ

US builds new drone base in Niger

Drones flying out of a new base in central Niger are expected to focus on giving reconnaissance support to existing counterterrorism operations, ...

- Deutsche Welle - DE

At Shimon Peres's funeral, world leaders gather for a final farewell

Eulogies praised Peres's efforts with the Palestinians and urged restarting the peace talks.

- Washington Post - US

China to give $5.5 billion for Pakistan's main rail link

As part of the investment under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor

- The Hindu - IN

Neo-Nazi Trump supporter arrested for blasting taped hate messages at Oregon anti-violence rally

Jimmy Marr, the Trump supporter who drives a truck emblazoned “Trump: Do the White Thing” messages, was arrested for disorderly ...

- The Raw Story - US

Terrorist attempts to stab senior officer near Hevron

Armed terrorist tried to stab brigade commander near Hevron.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

14-year-old South Carolina boy charged as juvenile with murder, attempted murder in killing of father, school shooting

ANDERSON, S.C. " 14-year-old South Carolina boy charged as juvenile with murder, attempted murder in killing of father, school shooting.

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

'Machado Meltdown': The internet has a field day with Trump's 'sex tape' freakout

After a relative month of calm, Donald Trump has gone back to his old ways this week after he lost Monday night's big debate with Hillary Clinton. On ...

- The Raw Story - US

Teen who went back to get milk in school cafeteria to face trial

All Ryan Turk wanted was his carton of milk.

- Stuff - NZ

Shimon Peres funeral: Obama, Abbas in attendance

Police shut roads in central Jerusalem as former Israeli president, who died at 93, was laid to rest.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Democrats Rake In Money, Thanks to Suit by Republicans

Hillary Clinton and the Democrats, helped by a 2014 Supreme Court decision, are extending their advantage over Republicans in campaign donations.

- International NY Times - US

14-year-old charged with father's death, shooting 3 at South Carolina grade school

Andrew V. Pestano and Doug G. WareGREENVILLE, S.C., Sept. 30 -- A teenage suspect accused of opening fire at an elementary school in South Carolina, ...

- UPI - US

Stabbing attack near Jerusalem

24-year-old suffers moderate-to-serious injuries in a terrorist stabbing attack at the Qalandiya checkpoint.

- Arutz Sheva - IL

Roy Moore, Alabama Chief Justice, Suspended Over Gay Marriage Order

Chief Justice Moore was suspended for the remainder of his term for ordering Alabama’s probate judges to defy federal court orders on same-sex ...

- International NY Times - US

Calif. governor signs sex crime bills tied to Brock Turner case

California Gov. Jerry Brown has approved two bills that emerged after a former Stanford University swimmer was sentenced to six months in jail for ...

- Baltimoresun.com - US

India's Army on Alert at Border in Wake of Kashmir Strikes

India's army guarding its de facto border with Pakistan was on alert amid concerns of military escalation after India carried out strikes against ...

- Wall Street Journal - US

Matthew strengthens to major hurricane in Caribbean, still a U.S. threat

Jamaica, Haiti, Cuba are all in the hurricane's potential path.         

- USA TODAY - US

World leaders gather to farewell Peres

Shimon Peres was laid to rest yesterday in a ceremony attended by thousands of admirers and dozens of international dignitaries - in a final tribute ...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

World Leaders Gather to Mourn Shimon Peres, and Possibly His Dream

President Obama and others paid homage to Mr. Peres’s tenacious search for reconciliation, yet the service made clear how elusive that idea has ...

- International NY Times - US