Friday, 4th July 2014

World News

Fourth of July tradition: Nathans famous hot dog eating competition (CBS News)

Moving images from the First World War go on display to mark its centenary (Daily Mail)

Germany tops France to reach World Cup semifinals (CBS News)

Photos of the Day: July 4 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ramadan across the Muslim world (Daily Mail)

On July 4, the Words Heard Around World (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mother stabs teacher Fabienne Calmes to death in front of students in French school (Daily Mail)

Rent a World Cup friend (CNN)

Immigration protests mark July 4 (CNN)

Palestinian teenager buried amid violence (ALJAZEERA)

Brazil and Colombia Fans Show Off for the World Cup (NBC News)

Putin Wishes Obama Happy Fourth of July (Time Magazine)

Thiago Silva gives Brazil 1-0 halftime lead over Colombia in World Cup quarterfinals (Fox News)

Pupil's mother stabs teacher to death in front of horrified students in French school (Daily Mail)

Brazil World Cup match against Colombia puts nation into collective celebration (Fox News)

Janette Warburton jumps to her death from top storey of Blackpool car park (Daily Mail)

U.S. military chief eyes return to Iraq (CNN)

Texas cheerleader who shared images of exotic animals she had killed 'has received a death threat from Real Housewives' Joanna Krupa' (Daily Mail)

Thousands Mourn Slain Palestinian Teenager (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Brazil vs. Colombia latest score (CNN)

Brazil demands, not expects (CNN)

Chaotic end to Palestinian teen's funeral (ALJAZEERA)

This Beer Brand's Fourth of July Tweet Is Just Too Much (Time Magazine)

Grand D part set for Yorkshire - video (Channel4)

Guns, high kicks and crossbows. Posters for a new Hong Kong action flick? No, these are recruitment posters for Chinese police force (Daily Mail)

Weaker Hurricane Arthur heads north after grazing North Carolina (Reuters)

Palestinian fury at Israel boils in funeral for slain youth (Reuters)

Thousands at murdered Palestinian's funeral - video (Channel4)

Teacher Stabbed To Death 'By Mother Of Pupil' (Sky News)

Janette Warburton jumps to her death from top storey of car park (Daily Mail)

'It's not just a man's world anymore': Britain's Susie Wolff is the first woman to take part in Formula 1 in 22 YEARS - but exits race in tears after just 24 minutes (Daily Mail)

Murdered Palestinian teenager's funeral draws thousands of mourners (Guardian)

France 0-1 Germany: World Cup Talking Points (Huffington Post)

Hurricane Arthur leaves battered North Carolina and heads to New England (Guardian)

England fans forced to support Germany after Three Lions dismal display in Brazil (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur's Next Target Is New England Coast (NBC News)

Brazil bomb squad blows up suspicious bag left outside metro station near Rio soccer stadium (Fox News)

Ethiopian 'extradited' to death row (BBC)

On July 4, the Words Heard Around the World (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Why It's So Damaging To Tell Women They Can't Have It All (And Why I'm So Tired Of Hearing It) (Forbes)

Ramadan around the world - in pictures (Guardian)

Christian pastor gets 12 years in China prison (CBS News)

Funeral Held For Murdered Palestinian Teenager (Sky News)

As teenager is buried, Palestinians ask as one: Why are his killers still at large? (Independent)

Germany reach World Cup semi-finals (ALJAZEERA)

Germany reach World Cup semis (ALJAZEERA)

Placido Domingo to perform at World Cup (CBS News)

Here's a Video of a Guy Eating 61 Hot Dogs in 10 Minutes Because America (Time Magazine)

S Africa sacks police over migrant death (ALJAZEERA)

France's unwanted tenants: Fear is part of the Roma's world (Independent)

North Korean designs for the future (CNN)

Thousands attend funeral of slain Palestinian teenager (Los Angeles Times)

The Words Heard Around the World (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Saddam Birthplace Retaken, Iraq Army Says (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: Their identification tags were embedded in the putrid flesh' (Independent)

How cheap alcohol led to Magaluf video of girl performing sex act on 24 men (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur pounds North Carolina coast, heads out to sea (Reuters)

Obama urges immigration reform at Fourth of July naturalisation ceremony (Guardian)

Training call after restraint death (BBC)

Jerusalem on Edge as Palestinian Teenager Is Buried (New York Times - Paywall)

Hillary Clinton: NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has right to legal defence in US - video interview (Guardian)

Story of Britain's first black professional footballer Arthur Wharton (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur loses strength (BBC)

In pictures: 4 July celebrations in US (BBC)

BRAZIL BEAT: US coach Jurgen Klinsmann still thinks hosts the favorites in this World Cup (Fox News)

Independence Day: Why fireworks makes the Fourth of July a nightmare for war veterans (Independent)

Why Do Fewer Than One in Three People With Mental Illness Receive Treatment? (Huffington Post)

Father 'sexting teenage girl' while son baked to death in car (Daily Star)

Amnesty International Slams Lebanese Authorities Over Treatment of Palestinian Refugees (Huffington Post)

Israeli police clash with protesters as Palestinian teenager buried (Guardian)

Why, Oh Why Al Ain? (Huffington Post)

Clashes follow Palestinian teen's funeral (ALJAZEERA)

July 4: The man behind Lady Liberty (CNN)

New underwater footage from Costa Concordia wreck - video (Guardian)

Fireworks' Next Frontier: U.S. Dreams Big for July 4th Displays (NBC News)

Shocking video shows police officer 'punch woman in head' (Independent)

Hurricane Arthur Looks Stunning From Space (NBC News)

Drowsy driving an accelerating threat to July 4 commuters (CBS News)

Russian scientists raising funds to rebuild Tesla Tower, satisfy world energy hunger (Russia Today)

France vs. Germany at the World Cup (NBC News)

Follow Live: France vs. Germany at the World Cup (NBC News)

Putin's Fourth Of July Message To Obama (Sky News)

Magaluf girl video prompts fears over growth of mamading' sex parties that exploit women (Independent)

Video Shows Haunting View of Costa Concordia (NBC News)

Magaluf Girl Mamading Video Was Witnessed By Shocked Geordie Shore Star Jay Gardner (Huffington Post)

Funeral of Palestinian Mohamed Abu Khdeir - live updates (Guardian)

Ikea funds went to Romanian secret police in communist era (Guardian)

Dad Charged in Son's Hot-Car Death Asked About Life Insurance, Police Say (Time Magazine)

Hurricane Arthur whips through North Carolina's Outer Banks (Reuters)

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq freed (BBC)

Britain's Islamic leaders urge young Muslims not to fight in Iraq and Syria (Russia Today)

New infographic reveals Aussies spend most money on beer in the world (Daily Mail)

Rent a World Cup buddy (CNN)

Indian Nurses Being Freed in Iraq (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Follow Live: Brazil vs. Colombia at the World Cup (NBC News)

VIDEO: Racist train rant ends in police arrest (Daily Star)

French primary school teacher stabbed to death in front of pupils by mother with 'psychiatric problems' (Independent)

Israel ready to help Jordan fend off Iraq insurgents if asked (Reuters)

Man accused of owning dog that mauled baby girl to death flicks V-sign outside court (Daily Express)

VIDEO: Brazil flyover collapses on bus (BBC)

Pictures of the Week: June 27 July 4 (Time Magazine)

FIFA official implicated in $100mn World Cup ticket scam (Russia Today)

China detains Vietnamese fishermen (BBC)

VIDEO: LUCKY couple avoid BRUTAL death hit from explosion (Daily Star)

Hurricane Arthur Leaves Flooding in its Wake (NBC News)

Thousands gather at funeral of Palestinian boy killed in 'revenge attack' for murder of three Jewish teens (Daily Mail)

Dad in Hot-Car Death Asked How to Cash In On Insurance (NBC News)

Turtle vs. Dog Is the Best Soccer Match You'll See During the World Cup (Time Magazine)

WATCH: Couple cheat death as rock flying from demolition site narrowly misses their heads (Daily Express)

WorldViews: Dramatic new video footage shows Palestinian teen's abduction (Washington Post - Paywall)

Colombian Rodriguez Is Surprise Star of World Cup (NBC News)

Israel says Iran nuclear deal unlikely by July 20 deadline (Reuters)

Macedonian police clash with ethnic Albanians over murder trial (Reuters)

Belarus showcases military might at independence parade - video (Guardian)

Thousands Lose Power as Hurricane Arthur Makes Landfall (NBC News)

Brazil Overpass Collapse Kills Two (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Iraq air raids hit 'rebel positions in Baiji' (ALJAZEERA)

China attacks Japan for 'barbarous' past (ALJAZEERA)

Here's What You Shouldn't Do With Fireworks This Fourth of July (Time Magazine)

2014 World Cup: Neymar By The Numbers (Forbes)

VIDEO: Video shows Glasgow 'mini tornado' (BBC)

French police say mother stabs teacher to death in front of kindergarten class (Fox News)

Police and Albanians clash in Macedonia over murder trial (Reuters)

'Russia and US share special mission,' Putin tells Obama in July 4 greeting (Russia Today)

Week in pictures: 28 June - 4 July 2014 (BBC)

Why are so many whales gracing U.S. shores? (CBS News)

Air New Zealand's 'sexist' safety video featuring bikini-clad models dropped (Daily Mail)

Clashes in Jerusalem for Palestinian Funeral (Time Magazine)

GuardianWitness weekly highlights: Ramadan, Brazil and postcards from reality (Guardian)

Clashes in Jerusalem for Palestinian teen's funeral (Fox News)

Fifa official linked to £60m World Cup ticket sting by Brazilian police (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur Ruins July 4 For Thousands (Sky News)

Slain Palestinian Teen's Body Carried by Crowd (NBC News)

Hurricane Arthur weakens to Category 1 as it heads up U.S. east coast (Reuters)

Iraq army retakes Saddam's birthplace; Sistani laments political mess (Reuters)

Thousands attend Palestinian teen's funeral (ALJAZEERA)

Israel on alert as funeral for Palestinian teen Mohammed Abu Khder takes place (Daily Mail)

2 die when Brazil overpass collapses (CNN)

Beware Bugs at Your July 4th BBQ (Time Magazine)

Costa Concordia: Eerie New Video From Wreck (Sky News)

Pictures of the day: 4 July 2014 (Telegraph - Paywall)

Celebrities Born on the Fourth of July (NBC News)

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq to fly home, official says (Fox News)

Biggest boobs in Britain Woman's K Cup breasts hold five PINTS of silicone (Daily Star)

Teenage sex attacker Zach Jackson caught after police found his crime checklist (Daily Mail)

Merkel Heads to China to Keep Alive Golden Decade' of Deals (New York Times - Paywall)

How women are watching the Cup (CNN)

'Pupil's mother' stabs teacher to death in front of horrified students in French school (Daily Mail)

Californian businessman who's been hiding cash in cities around the world in elaborate treasure hunt will now hide three boxes of £1,000 'outside of London' next week (Daily Mail)

Palestinian fury at Israel boils at funeral for slain youth (Reuters)

French police 'can't rid Calais of UK-bound migrants' (Daily Mail)

Air New Zealand safety video featuring bikini-clad models dropped after thousands sign petition calling it sexist (Daily Mail)

Teenage sex attacker who assaulted woman in late-night attack was caught after police discovered his checklist of how to commit a crime (Daily Mail)

Why the world is wooing India? It's defense deals, stupid (Russia Today)

Bitcoin revolution wins over world (Russia Today)

Patten attacks China over Hong Kong (Financial Times - Paywall)

Palestinian fury before teen's funeral (CNN)

Independence Day USA: Best films to watch this Fourth of July (Independent)

Myanmar Buddhists threaten death to Muslims in Mandalay unrest (Reuters)

Indian nurses abducted in Iraq released, to fly home: India officials (Reuters)

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall in North Carolina (Channel4)

Hong Kong police charge pro-democracy march organisers (Reuters)

China jails 68 in online gambling bust (Reuters)

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall in North Carolina as residents evacuate (Guardian)

Hurricane Arthur weakens to category 1 after making landfall in North Carolina (Guardian)

Iraq launches air raids on rebel positions (ALJAZEERA)

Why is champagne traditional for smashing on ships? (BBC)

Father of Georgia hot car death toddler 'sexting' while baby left to die (Independent)

CCTV Captures The 'Moment Palestinian Teen Mohamed Abu Khdeir Was Kidnapped' (Huffington Post)

Will Neymar Be The Player Of The World Cup? (Sky News)

Hurricane whirls into North Carolina (CNN)

Bob Geldof: I still cry in the street over Peaches' death (Guardian)

Fury as top police officer gets £375,000 extra pension by getting a promotion TWO MONTHS before he was due to retire (Daily Mail)

China arrests Vietnamese fishermen for territorial breach (Reuters)

Sinosphere Blog: Police Make More Arrests in Huge Hong Kong Protest (New York Times - Paywall)

Flyover collapses in Brazilian city (BBC)

Day in pictures: 4 July 2014 (BBC)

Hurricane Arthur heads north after US east-coast landfall (Telegraph - Paywall)

U.S. military won't rule out more involvement in Iraq (CNN)

South Korea, China agree to direct trade in national currencies (Russia Today)

Police: Mother stabs teacher to death in front of French kindergarten class on last school day (Fox News)

CCTV 'Shows Palestinian Teen Being Abducted' (Sky News)

Israel on high alert for slain Palestinian teen funeral (Telegraph - Paywall)

Iraq army retakes Saddam Hussein's home village from Islamist rebels (Reuters)

Putin Delivers July 4 Message to U.S. (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Brazil gears up for Colombia (CNN)

Teacher stabbed to death in front of young pupils in France (Telegraph - Paywall)

French schoolteacher stabbed to death by pupil's mother (Guardian)

Malaysian police make new arrests of suspected Sri Lankan Tamil activists (Reuters)

Indian nurses trapped in Iraq 'free' (BBC)

Police investigate Derry Syria link (BBC)

Israel deploys heavy security ahead of Ramadan Friday prayers and Mohamed Abu Khdeir funeral - video (Guardian)

Video Of Horrifying Moment Flyover Collapses (Sky News)

AUDIO: Why young 'jihadist' left UK to fight (BBC)

Israel on high alert as Palestinian boy killed in 'revenge attack' for murder of three Jewish teens is buried today (Daily Mail)

Police video shows inside Concordia (BBC)

In pictures: World Architecture Festival 2014 shortlist (BBC)

Hong Kong police arrest pro-democracy rally leaders (Guardian)

Hurricane Arthur scythes through Outer Banks of North Carolina (Reuters)

Israel Braces for Funeral of Palestinian Teenager (New York Times - Paywall)

Tense Jerusalem Awaits Funeral of Slain Palestinian (New York Times - Paywall)

Tense calm in Jerusalem for Palestinian teen's funeral (Fox News)

Fifa linked to Brazil ticket gang (BBC)

Hurricane Arthur Heads Northeast, Brings July 4 Travel Chaos (Time Magazine)

Tense calm in Jerusalem before funeral of Palestinian teen killed, Gaza violence subsides (Fox News)

North Korea in pictures (Guardian)

BREAKING: Ex-News of the World editor Andy Coulson sentenced to 18 months in prison (Daily Express)

4th July Playlist: 22 Of The Best Independence Day Songs About The USA, From Miley Cyrus To Dolly Parton (Huffington Post)

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall over North Carolina (CBS News)

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall over N.C. (CBS News)

Hurricane Arthur moving away from land, off N.C, (CBS News)

Man arrested over tower block death (BBC)

Mamading: 'Magaluf Girl' Video Sparks Call From Spanish Mayor For Police Investigation (Huffington Post)

Director charged over crew death (BBC)

Bridge collapses in Brazil World Cup host city - video (Channel4)

Palestinian family to bury murdered teenager (ALJAZEERA)

Gaza calm as Israel braces for Palestinian youth's funeral (Reuters)

Israeli police on alert before Palestinian teenager's funeral (Guardian)

The racist video that's shocked Australia (BBC)

China starts posting Japan's war criminal 'confessions' online (Telegraph - Paywall)

Brazil Highway Overpass Collapses, Killing Two (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Chat apps hit by China disruption (BBC)

Kim Kardashian: 'Being A Mum To North West And Juggling My Career Is Challenging' (VIDEO) (Huffington Post)

Independence Day USA: Fourth of July celebrated with animated Google Doodle (Independent)

World Cup: Flyover Collapses In Host City (Sky News)

Japanese War Crime 'Confessions' Published by China (NBC News)

Brazil bridge collapse in World Cup city of Belo Horizonte: In pictures (Telegraph - Paywall)

China attacks Japan 'barbarous' war past (ALJAZEERA)

Two dead as flyover collapses in World Cup city (Daily Star)

Moment Brazil bridge collapses near World Cup stadium caught on camera (Telegraph - Paywall)

Police Say the Hot-Car Toddler Died While His Dad Was Sexting (Time Magazine)

North Korea designs (CNN)

Japan eases North Korea sanctions (CNN)

Iraq detains Sunnis in Baghdad to pre-empt activation of Islamic State 'sleeper cells' (Telegraph - Paywall)

Hurricane Arthur pummels North Carolina coast with 100MPH winds (Daily Mail)

Did Xi snub North Korea? (CNN)

China first for Tour de France (CNN)

Brazil bridge collapse: at least one killed, two miles from World Cup venue (Telegraph - Paywall)

Filmmakers charged in crew death (CNN)

Imams' plea to British Muslims: don't go to Syria or Iraq (Channel4)

Myanmar police arrest five as calm returns to Mandalay after riots (Reuters)

Fear of wildfires won't curb fourth of July fireworks in America's west (Telegraph - Paywall)

World Cup 2014: Belo Horizonte Overpass Collapses And Kills Two (Huffington Post)

Psychedelic designs from North Korea (CNN)

What will change under Japan's partial lifting of North Korea sanctions? (Fox News)

VIDEO: Brazil overpass collapses on bus (BBC)

World Cup police cooperation leads to arrest of fugitive from Argentina's 'dirty war' (Telegraph - Paywall)

Hunker Down: Thousands Flee as Hurricane Arthur Makes Landfall (NBC News)

Turkey turns inwards as war spreads from Syria to Iraq (Reuters)

Brazil bridge collapses on traffic (CNN)

Deaths as overpass collapses in Brazil city (ALJAZEERA)

British Zoe Woolmer plunged to her death at King's Canyon in Australia (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur makes landfall on North Carolina's Outer Banks (Reuters)

Why Hong Kong's switching off lights (CNN)

Japan confirms easing of North Korea sanctions, in hope of finding abductees (Guardian)

Brazil gears up for Colombia showdown (CNN)

Obama Will Host Naturalization Ceremony To Mark Fourth of July (Time Magazine)

Hurricane Arthur Makes Landfall On US Coast (Sky News)

Hurricane Arthur reaches N Carolina (BBC)

Three charged in movie set death (CNN)

Brazil star: We have to win (CNN)

Inside mind of North Korean architect (CNN)

World Briefing: Gunmen in Somalia Kill a Lawmaker (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Anniversary in Egypt Draws Protests (New York Times - Paywall)

World Briefing: Syria Aid Needed, Refugee Agency Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Hurricane Arthur expected to hit North Carolina coast on July Fourth (CBS News)

Hunker Down: Thousands Flee as Hurricane Arthur Circles Coast (NBC News)

News Analysis: Obama's No-War Plan for Fighting Terrorism Meets Reality in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

News Analysis: Obama's Blueprint for Fighting Terrorism Collides With Reality in Iraq (New York Times - Paywall)

July 4th reminder: Dont celebrate with gunfire (CBS News)

Hurricane Arthur picks up speed leaving tourists fleeing North Carolina coast (Daily Mail)

Brazilian overpass collapses onto busy road leaving at least two dead (Daily Mail)

Hurricane Arthur skirts N Carolina (BBC)

Mayor demands police investigation after British girl is filmed performing a sex act on 23 men in two minutes to win a 3euro bottle of Cava at Magaluf bar (Daily Mail)

Bridge collapses near World Cup stadium; one dead (CNN)

World War II POW stays "Unbroken" until the end (CBS News)

Imams Urge British Muslims Not To Travel To Syria And Iraq (Huffington Post)

Bridge collapses near World Cup stadium in Belo Horizonte, Brazil - video (Guardian)

Brazil Comes Around as the World Cup Plays On (New York Times - Paywall)

Live News Pictures Of The Day: Photos From Friday 4th July 2014 (Huffington Post)

Why did hacking case take so long to crack? (BBC)

Shocked Palestinian family waits to bury son (ALJAZEERA)

Open Source: Video Shows Abduction of Slain Palestinian Teenager, Family Says (New York Times - Paywall)

Overpass in World Cup host city collapses (CBS News)

NI police 'to uphold parade ruling' (BBC)

He said what?! Best quotes of World Cup (CNN)

Is China snubbing North Korea? (CNN)

Is China freezing out North Korea? (CNN)

Bugs at Your July 4th BBQ? Beware These Scary Viruses (NBC News)

Bugs at Your July 4th BBQ? Beware of Scary Viruses (NBC News)

Bridge collapse death in World Cup city (CNN)

Hurricane Arthur as Seen from Space (Time Magazine)

Hurricane lashes U.S coast (CNN)

Dad in Hot-Car Death Was 'Sexting' With Other Women, Police Say (NBC News)

Dad in Hot-Car Death Was 'Sexting,' Police Say (NBC News)

Today at the World Cup: Your at-a-glance guide (BBC)

Brazil 2014: Countries that banned players romping with WAGS have flopped in World Cup (Daily Star)

Party teenager burns to death in fatal garden fireplace fireball (Daily Star)

The greatest - and the worst - World Cup match ever? (Channel4)

Buckingham Palace guardsman quizzed over girlfriends death after garden fireball (Daily Express)

Its intolerable, but you get on with it Sir Bob Geldof opens up about Peaches death (Daily Express)

Met Police to send sniffer dogs to shop where man with Madeleine McCann lookalike was seen (Daily Express)

Private eye facing China trial attacks GSK (Financial Times - Paywall)

Majorca vows to clampdown after shocking internet video shows Brit girl performing sex act (Daily Express)

Teacher in France was stabbed to death by a pupils mother in front of a class of children (Daily Express)

Racially bullied police officer on bail for assault charge (Daily Express)

Two killed and at least 20 injured as Brazil flyover collapses on busy road (Daily Express)

Highway Overpass Collapses in Brazil, Killing Two (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Bridge collapse mars Brazilian World Cup (Financial Times - Paywall)

Deadly Brazilian bridge collapse mars Cup (Financial Times - Paywall)

Flyover collapses in Brazil city (BBC)

Kurdish Leader in Iraq Sets Path to Independence Vote (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

2 Dead, 19 Injured in World Cup Highway Collapse (Time Magazine)

With one eye on Washington, China plots its own Asia 'pivot' (Reuters)

Pentagon leaders: Iraq probably needs outside help to retake seized territory (Washington Post - Paywall)

Photos of the Day: July 3 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

In pictures: Brazil flyover collapse (BBC)

Annual Boston Pops concert moves to July 3 due to Hurricane Arthur (CBS News)

Indian nurses in Iraq stranded in area controlled by militants (CBS News)

Overpass collapses in World Cup host city in Brazil; at least 2 killed (Los Angeles Times)

Ukraine governor attacked by angry crowd in Khmelnytskyi - video (Guardian)

GSK China mass bribery 'credible' (BBC)

Scolari confident of World Cup glory (BBC)

Costa Concordia: Video footage shows inside of sunken ship (Independent)

Judge Refuses to Grant Bond for Georgia Dad Charged With Murder in Toddler Son's Hot Car Death (Time Magazine)

Report: Saudi troops deployed to Iraq border (ALJAZEERA)

Palestinian Teen's Funeral on Friday (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Why Some Migrants Want to Get Caught and Other Fascinating News on the Web (Time Magazine)

Why You Should Root for Colombia in The World Cup (NBC News)

The End Of The Beautiful Game: World Cup 2014 Is Killing Attacking Soccer (Forbes)

Punched Referee's Death Ruled Homicide: Autopsy (NBC News)

At least two dead as overpass collapses in Brazilian World Cup host city Belo Horizonte (Independent)

At least one dead as overpass collapses in Brazilian World Cup host city Belo Horizonte (Independent)

Palestinian teenager Mohamed Abu Khdeir's abduction caught on CCTV video (Guardian)

Palestinian teenager Mohamed Abu Khdeir's abduction 'caught on CCTV' video (Guardian)

Murdered Palestinian teenager's family says new footage shows his abduction (Guardian)

Hurricane Arthurs widest effects? Hazardous rip currents (CBS News)

'Terrible Noise': Overpass Collapses in World Cup City (NBC News)

New video shows Isis fighters in control of Syria's biggest oil field (Telegraph - Paywall)

Fatalities as bridge collapses in World Cup host city, crushes several vehicles (VIDEO) (Russia Today)

World Cup helps Brazil's Rousseff score higher in polls (Reuters)

What Happened to the Big Fourth of July Blockbuster? (Time Magazine)

Here's How World Cup Fans Represent Their Favorite Soccer Icons (Time Magazine)

Iraq Insurgents Having Trouble Advancing: Pentagon (NBC News)

Overpass in Brazil's World Cup host city collapses on to vehicles below (Guardian)

Japan lifts some North Korea sanctions amid report of surviving abductees (Reuters)

Mayor demands police investigation after British girl is filmed performing a sex act on 24 men in two minutes to win a 3euro bottle of Cava at Magaluf bar (Daily Mail)

Brazil overpass, a Cup infrastructure project, collapses onto vehicles; 1 reported dead (Fox News)

Hurricane Arthur takes aim at Carolina coast in pictures (Guardian)

Dad in Hot-Car Death Case 'Sexted' Other Women, Police Say (NBC News)

Grieving Massachusetts mother receives call from Vatican following death of her son (Daily Mail)

Dad in Hot-Car Death Case 'Sexted' Other Women: Cops (NBC News)

Underwater footage from inside the Costa Concordia - video (Channel4)

Stronger Hurricane Arthur Bears Down on North Carolina (NBC News)

Iraq crisis: Saudi troops mass at border after claims 2,500 Iraqi troops have abandoned their positions (Independent)

Iraq crisis: Saudi Arabian troops mass at border after claims 2,500 Iraqi troops have abandoned their positions (Independent)

Saudi Arabia bolsters border as Iraq breaks apart (CBS News)

Arthur reaches hurricane strength (BBC)

Kurds push for independence vote amid Iraq chaos (Guardian)

Violent clashes as Palestinian rage over murder of teenage boy spreads to Gaza Strip (Independent)

Violent clashes in East Jerusalem as Palestinian rage over murder of teenage boy spreads to Gaza Strip (Independent)

WorldViews: 4 reasons the situation in Israel and the Palestinian territories is so dangerous (Washington Post - Paywall)

Islamic militants release 32 Turkish drivers kidnapped in Iraq (Los Angeles Times)

VIDEO: Stories from Isis-controlled Iraq (BBC)

'Some radicalised UK nationals will target UK' - video (Channel4)

A History of the First World War in 100 Moments: When corpses fell from the Nottinghamshire sky (Independent)

Geordie Shore's Jay Gardner REFUSES sex act in Magaluf nightclub video (Daily Star)

Revealed: CCTV shows moment Palestinian boy is kidnapped before being killed (Telegraph - Paywall)

Hurricane Arthur strengthens as North Carolina residents urged to be safe (Guardian)

4 Basic Business Lessons From The U.S. World Cup Team (Forbes)

Sherlock Holmes sent to 'encourage change' in North Korea (Telegraph - Paywall)

#firstworldproblems: Nando's runs out of chicken world pretty much ends (Daily Star)

UK sent Sherlock to North Korea (BBC)

China snubs North Korea as it courts the South (Telegraph - Paywall)

Three Ukrainian traffic police officers shot dead by gunmen wearing camouflage (Daily Mail)

'Mother and grandmother' arrested on suspicion of neglect after death of 13 month old baby girl (Daily Mail)

Arthur coming: Lightning hits One World Trade Center in NY thunderstorm (Russia Today)

Arthur picking up strength (CNN)

East Jerusalem clashes - video (Channel4)

Nigerian atheist faces death threats after release from psychiatric ward (Guardian)

This Chart Shows Why The World Cup Quarterfinals Will Be A Goal Barrage (Forbes)

UK Foreign Office sent Sherlock to woo North Korea (Guardian)

Families Of Dead Israeli And Palestinian Teens Call To End Cycle Of Revenge Violence (Huffington Post)

Saudi Arabia 'Deploys Troops To Iraq Border' (Sky News)

Photos of fathers meeting their son born during World Pride 2014 go viral (Independent)

Sheffield mother with kidney disease become first in world to give birth to twins while on dialysis (Daily Mail)

World Cup Villain Luis Suarez Immortalised As Bitey Nipple Clamps By Sex Toy Firm (NSFW PICTURES) (Huffington Post)

Why does the sum 7x8 catch people out? (BBC)

Boleto hack may lose Brazil $3.75bn (BBC)

WorldViews: What's happening in Israel and the Palestinian territories today (Washington Post - Paywall)

China to try UK private investigator working for GSK 'in a closed trial' (Guardian)

Transatlantic flight paths of 2,524 planes on single day - video animation (Guardian)

Pictures of the day: 3 July 2014 (Telegraph - Paywall)

Iraq chases Baghdad sleeper cells as 'Zero Hour' looms over capital (Reuters)

Presidents of China and South Korea Reaffirm Push for North Korean Denuclearization (New York Times - Paywall)

Leaders Unite Against a Nuclear North Korea (New York Times - Paywall)

China and South Korea Affirm Antinuclear Goals (New York Times - Paywall)

11yo autistic boy kept in dog cage: CA police (Russia Today)

Cup in quotes (CNN)

Was teen's death a revenge killing? (CNN)

Tributes to chimenea death teen (BBC)

VIDEO: Political cartoons from World War One (BBC)

WorldViews: Why being Chechen is a badge of honor for Islamist militants (Washington Post - Paywall)

E-fit of hooded man police want to speak to over Nahid Almanea murder (Daily Mail)

Palestinian boy's funeral delayed (BBC)

Hurricane Arthur: State of emergency declared as storm threatens to hit North Carolina on Fourth of July (Independent)

State of emergency declared as Hurricane Arthur threatens to hit North Carolina on Fourth of July (Independent)

Lonely? Rent a World Cup friend (CNN)

Costa Concordia: New video of the inside of sunken cruise ship (Telegraph - Paywall)

Last Aboriginal police tracker to retire as 200-year-old tradition ends (Telegraph - Paywall)

Japan eases some sanctions on North Korea (Washington Post - Paywall)

Met Police Flying Squad numbers cut as thieves give up old-school bank robberies (Daily Mail)

Day in pictures: 3 July 2014 (BBC)

Algeria team donating money earned at Brazil World Cup to people of Gaza (Russia Today)

Top China aides ousted from Party (CNN)

World athlete who began her career at 77 (BBC)

Fabian Cousteau breaks underwater living record - video (Channel4)

Opinion: North Korea's Fear of Hollywood (New York Times - Paywall)

Baghdad bodyguard: US troops in Iraq to receive Apache helicopters, drones (Russia Today)

WorldViews: World Cup quarterfinals revive old border wars (Washington Post - Paywall)

Kenyan kids jump across the world (Los Angeles Times)

What is Ebola and why is it so deadly? (CNN)

China bans Ramadan fasting in Muslim province (ALJAZEERA)

Palestinians, Israelis and an eye for an eye: why it never stops (Channel4)

China Takes Step Toward Freeing Currency from State Control (New York Times - Paywall)

University of California launches effort to reduce world hunger (Los Angeles Times)

Lens Blog: An Alternative World Cup (New York Times - Paywall)

Why is China's leader visiting Seoul? (BBC)

North Korea Vows to Keep Testing Missiles (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

China Service Sector Grows (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Arab Boy's Death Escalates Clash Over Abductions (New York Times - Paywall)

Hairstyles of the World Cup (CBS News)

Jamaica selling 'paradise' to China (CNN)

World Briefing: The Vatican: Exorcists' Group Is Formally Recognized (New York Times - Paywall)

Metropolitan police destroyed evidence of racial and sexual discrimination (Russia Today)

French police admit that they cannot halt waves of UK-bound immigrants in Calais (Daily Express)

Hard-up police force sparks fury by handing out SECOND massive pension in a month (Daily Express)

Madeleine McCann suspects kept regular phone contact, police say (Daily Star)

Why hasnt Russia unleashed a cyber attack on Ukraine? (CBS News)

Photos of the Day: July 2 (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

How your coffee cup trashes the world (CNN)

Should the US be supporting moderate Syrian rebels? - video (Channel4)

Why Thousands Of Men Like JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon Are Getting Throat Cancer (Forbes)

Why has Google cast me into oblivion? (BBC)

WorldViews: China launches ill-advised crackdown on Ramadan (Washington Post - Paywall)

Hong Kong's bond with Mother China (CNN)

Israel on Gaza: 'we're responding to hostile fire' - video (Channel4)

This World Cup is a breakthrough moment for US 'soccer' (Channel4)

What is a caliphate - and why it will not work (Channel4)

Three pulled from India building collapse - video (Channel4)

Former French president Sarkozy quizzed by police (Channel4)

Why Public Speakers Need To Copy James Bond (Forbes)

Cameroon to probe World Cup match-fixing claims (Channel4)

Rolf Harris alleged victim: 'It was grotesque' - video (Channel4)

First Atlantic hurricane of season expected this week (Channel4)

Farage: 'Tory EU renegotiation claim shot to bits' - video (Channel4)

Iraq troops battle for Tikrit as Islamic state declared (Channel4)

Is an Islamic state in the Middle East a fantasy? - video (Channel4)

Soul legend Bobby Womack dies - video (Channel4)

'If I wasn't in Homeland I'd be a bus driver by now' - video (Channel4)

Deadly car bomb hits Syrian town of Douma - video (Channel4)

Why Yes To's Ido Leffler Is Jumping Into the Office Supply Business (Forbes)

The World Cup in Brazil: The half-time verdict (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Man rides horse to World Cup (CNN)

The forces in Iraq: Why Iraq's army crumbled (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Why pot is the new pizza: Dope to your door (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China not at World Cup but still crazy for it (CNN)

The Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria: Two Arab countries fall apart (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Brazil 2014: The ones to watch (CNN)

Linguistic imperialism: The world according to Putin (Economist Magazine - Paywall)