Monday, 25th August 2014

World News

Large great white shark spotted off Massachusetts beach (CBS News)

Great white shark spotted off beach in Massachusetts (CBS News)

James Foley honored in New Hampshire (CBS News)

Tensions rise in Ukraine as Russia accused of secretly sending tanks over border (Daily Mail)

Biohazard suit medic boarded BA jet over ebola passenger fears (Daily Mail)

David Cameron's back on surf board after criticism for leaving Number 10 while Isis rampage in Iraq (Daily Mail)

Israeli air strike wrecks Gaza tower, wounds 20 people (Reuters)

James Foleys parents release one of his last letters (CBS News)

Ebola 'has killed 120 health workers' (ALJAZEERA)

VIDEO: Kurds make gains against Islamic State (BBC)

White House: ISIS Not Planning To Attack U.S. Homeland Yet (Time Magazine)

U.S. prepares military options in Syria against Islamic State (Reuters)

US airstrike in Syria against Isis would be act of war, warns Assad regime (Independent)

Morning Mail: Parliament resumes, ethnic cleansing in Iraq, Ebola nurse flown to UK (Guardian)

Police probe 'hate speech' claims (BBC)

Ukraine president calls snap vote (BBC)

US mourns Ferguson teenager killed by police (ALJAZEERA)

Ukraine accuses Russia of opening new war front before leaders' meeting (Reuters)

The Ideal Earthquake Warning System and Other Fascinating News on the Web (Time Magazine)

Officials in Congo testing for Ebola after 2 deaths (Los Angeles Times)

Ukraine president dissolves parliament, sets Oct. 26 election (Los Angeles Times)

Former New York Judge Named to U.N. Panel on Gaza Conflict (New York Times - Paywall)

China calls Zimbabwe's Mugabe an 'old friend' (ALJAZEERA)

U.N. accuses Islamic State of mass killings (Reuters)

Ukraine dissolves parliament (CNN)

Amazon to Buy Video Game Live-Streaming Site Twitch for $970 Million (Time Magazine)

Syria warns against U.S. strikes on Islamic State on its soil (Washington Post - Paywall)

Ice Bucket Challenge Video Leads to Wanted Man's Arrest (NBC News)

U.S. journalist freed by militants (CNN)

ISIS -- A case of my enemy's enemy? (CNN)

Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine from the direction of Russia (Fox News)

Jamaica authorities find large haul of cocaine in shipping container destined for China (Fox News)

Chinese show off surveillance prowess of new satellite (Los Angeles Times)

WorldViews: The Ice Bucket Challenge has taken on a whole new life in Gaza (Washington Post - Paywall)

Rare blue lobster found off US coast (Independent)

Weapons convoy seen rolling into rebel-held Ukraine from Russia (Fox News)

Notting Hill Carnival revellers and 7,000 police are drenched by Bank Holiday storm (Daily Mail)

Weapons convoys seen rolling in eastern Ukraine from direction of Russia (Fox News)

Ukraine president Petro Poroshenko dissolves parliament, calls for early elections (Fox News)

Could James Foley have been murdered by ISIS a YEAR ago? (Daily Mail)

Ebola doctor dies despite experimental drug (CNN)

Reporter's Notebook: For a Gaza Athlete, There Is Nowhere to Run (New York Times - Paywall)

U.S. journalist released by al Qaeda-linked militant group (CBS News)

Gaza death toll increases as Israeli strikes continue (Guardian)

Ukraine accuses Russians of sending tanks, separatists across border (Los Angeles Times)

Hopes for a Ceasefire Rise as the Gaza War Drags On (Time Magazine)

Police officer assaulted at carnival (BBC)

Ebola patients lie to medics (CNN)

Family praise Ebola patient's care (BBC)

Ukraine parliament dissolved - President Poroshenko's Twitter (Russia Today)

Syria says would work with any state to fight Islamist militants (Reuters)

Liberia's Dr Abraham Borbor Ebola patient dies (Daily Mail)

'Guilty until proven innocent': Boris Johnson suspicious of any Briton traveling to Iraq, Syria (Russia Today)

New hotbed of Ebola found in Congo as serum-treated doctor dies (Russia Today)

Yemen Shiite rebel group hardens its demands, refusing to call off mass protests in capital (Fox News)

4 bodies found floating off Florida coast (CBS News)

Isis accused of ethnic cleansing as story of Shia prison massacre emerges (Guardian)

Nigeria: Boko Haram claims it is Islamic Caliphate (Fox News)

Haitian migrant's body found off Florida coast (Guardian)

Dramatic Pictures Show Israeli Bomb Striking Gaza (Huffington Post)

Iraq crisis: Islamic State savagery exposes limits to Kurdish authority (Guardian)

Robert Mugabe hopes President Xi of China can help lift Zimbabwe's economy (Independent)

Gaza militants fire over 115 rockets at Israel as conflict drags on (Los Angeles Times)

South Sudan war monitor dies of natural causes while being held by rebel fighters (Fox News)

VIDEO: Man treated for Ebola in the UK (BBC)

Ukraine troops battled Russian armoured column, claims Kiev (Guardian)

Norwegian Muslims hold demonstration against radical Islamic militants (Fox News)

Family of British Ebola victim William Pooley express their gratitude for his quick removal and treatment, saying he is receiving 'excellent care' (Daily Mail)

Teenager, 16, dies two days after being struck by a hit and run driver as police launch hunt for killer in 'blue car' (Daily Mail)

This Video of a Tiny Hamster in a Tiny Mansion Is Hugely Adorable (Time Magazine)

Russian humanitarian aid distribution begins in E. Ukraine (Russia Today)

Family releases letter James Foley wrote in captivity (Los Angeles Times)

Syria 'Ready To Work With West In IS Battle' (Sky News)

Ukraine 'battles column from Russia' (BBC)

100 African migrants drown off Libyan coast (Fox News)

WorldViews: The strange role of rappers in the Islamic State's jihad (Washington Post - Paywall)

100 African migrants trying to reach Europe drown off Libyan coast; bodies later recovered (Fox News)

Ukraine crisis: Rebels using Russian tanks' cross border into south-eastern Ukraine (Independent)

Ukraine crisis: Rebels in Russian tanks' cross border into south-eastern Ukraine (Independent)

Rubble Bucket Challenge launched in solidarity with people in Gaza whose homes have been destroyed during Israel conflict (Independent)

Former CIA chief: ISIS attack against the West coming 'probably sooner rather than later' (Daily Mail)

Top General Cautions Against a Syria Strike (NBC News)

Insight - Diffuse Hamas structure complicates Gaza peace efforts (Reuters)

The ISIS leaders in the sights of British and American special forces (Daily Mail)

Ukraine says Russian forces cross border in tanks, armored vehicles (Washington Post - Paywall)

Myths making Ebola worse? (CNN)

British Ebola Patient Treated in U.K. (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Should we worry if ISIS has drones? (CNN)

Syria's pariah Assad regime offers to help US and Britain fight ISIS in move designed to embarrass west (Daily Mail)

Family of British Ebola victim praise care after hes rushed back to UK (Daily Express)

Children with albinism are segregated in Tanzania, often cut off from families (Fox News)

Leaders set to face off in last TV debate ahead of Scottish independence vote (Fox News)

Syria to U.S.: We Could Have Helped You Rescue Foley (NBC News)

Hackers hit PlayStation and Xbox networks for hours and launch bomb scare against Sony boss - then claim they are linked to ISIS (Daily Mail)

Two Ebola Outbreaks Put Health Workers Most at Risk (NBC News)

Syria welcomes U.S. strikes against ISIS there, with conditions (CBS News)

Marriage proposal written in candles seen by police heat camera in Gladstone Park, London (Daily Mail)

California shaken by aftershocks while earthquake recovery ongoing (Russia Today)

POV video shows stunts at Cameron air show in Missouri, US (Daily Mail)

Hero of revolution wages war on Libyan government (Financial Times - Paywall)

Fleeing ISIS leaves Iraqi Christian town wired to explode (Fox News)

China's Silent War on Terror (Time Magazine)

Alarm grows as Ebola outbreak spurs more flight cancellations, border closures (Washington Post - Paywall)

Teenager Arrested in Imam's Slaying in Western China (New York Times - Paywall)

California earthquake losses could reach $1bn (Russia Today)

Watch Charli XCX Get Rebellious in Break the Rules' Video (Time Magazine)

11-year-old Noah Fort dubbed 'mini Bruce Lee' after shows off martial arts moves in YouTube video (Daily Mail)

Rubble Bucket challenge: Palestine reporter adapts craze for Gaza peace (Russia Today)

Dempsey: We Will Act If Islamic Group Threatens U.S. (Time Magazine)

Boko Haram leader says ruling Nigerian town by Islamic law (Reuters)

Mods show off their scooters at Sixties weekend event in Brighton (Daily Mail)

Ukraine moves step closer to default - Fitch (Russia Today)

iPhone 6: China Telecom 'leaks picture' of new iPhone (Independent)

Islamic State captures key Syrian air base (ALJAZEERA)

Former New York Supreme Court judge Mary McGowan Davis appointed to UN Gaza inquiry (Fox News)

Britain's first Ebola patient 'inspirational', says friend (Channel4)

Ebola virus: Liberian doctor receiving experimental new drug ZMapp dies (Independent)

Ebola outbreak: Japan offers experimental anti-flu drug to World Health Organisation for Ebola treatment (Independent)

Syria 'will help US fight terrorism' (BBC)

Why We Shouldn't Ban the Video of James Foley's Murder (Huffington Post)

Shipwreck off Malta yields 700 B.C. cargo; some of oldest finds of Phoenician times ever (Fox News)

Ebola outbreak: Congo becomes fifth country with confirmed cases (Guardian)

China may unveil homegrown OS rivals to Windows, Google and Apple (Russia Today)

Gen. Dempsey: Pentagon will move against ISIS if necessary (CBS News)

Presume Syria Britons guilty - mayor (BBC)

Ukraine accuses Russian forces of opening new front in separatist war (Reuters)

Has British expert worked out where James Foley was killed? Analysis of video pinpoints it was filmed south of Syrian city of Raqqa (Daily Mail)

Ebola kills treated Liberia doctor (BBC)

Islamic State Captures Air Base in Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Battling ISIS (CNN)

Islamic State jihadists could be plotting terror attack on Cardiff Nato summit, claims Dr Kim Howells (Daily Mail)

Liberian doctor who received rare Ebola drug ZMapp dies (Reuters)

Casual chic Karen Gillan shows off her slender legs in skinny jeans as she arrives at LAX (Daily Express)

Syria could work with West against 'terror' (ALJAZEERA)

Fair Russia suggest depriving corrupt officials of state pensions (Russia Today)

Zimbabwe's Mugabe visits China looking for aid; China's Xi calls him 'renowned leader' (Fox News)

Death of James Foley: A lot of questions, no answers (Russia Today)

James Foley's final letter: 'I pray for you to stay strong' (Guardian)

Men dramatically more likely to support RAF missile strikes against Isis extremist in Iraq (Independent)

Account used to post Foley execution video identified by investigators (Fox News)

This Is What Happens When You Sleep Through an Earthquake (Time Magazine)

Russia Says It Will Send Another Aid Convoy to Ukraine (New York Times - Paywall)

The elf 'n' safety jobsworths that are killing British summertime: Lucky dips banned because shredded paper is deemed a hazard and donkey rides kicked off beaches (Daily Mail)

Israel targets 2 Gaza mosques in latest airstrikes (CBS News)

The US terrorizing Middle East is the moral equivalent of ISIS (Russia Today)

Former Cellmate of Freed Syria Captive: 'Tears of Joy' (NBC News)

Zimbabwe: Mugabe Makes State Visit To China (Sky News)

This Is Everything We Know About Where In Syria IS Beheaded James Foley (Huffington Post)

'With no tangible economy it will be hard for Ukraine to pay off its debt' (Russia Today)

French leader Hollande kicks off commemorations for 70th anniversary of liberation of France (Fox News)

US journalist held hostage in Syria taken to Tel Aviv after release (Guardian)

89 Palestine families wiped out by Israel's Gaza campaign (Russia Today)

Vietnam envoy to visit China to seek thaw in testy ties (Reuters)

US journalist Peter Theo Curtis released from captivity in Syria (Guardian)

Briton begins UK treatment for Ebola (BBC)

American Writer Held Captive in Syria Freed After Two Years (NBC News)

UN rights chief says Islamic State fighters' abuses in Iraq amount to crimes against humanity (Fox News)

Thai 'baby factory' doctor to turn himself in - police (Reuters)

William Pooley Named As British Ebola Victim, Flown Back To UK For Treatment (Huffington Post)

Breezing through Gatwick, the five Britons boarding flight to join the Islamic State jihad in Syria (Daily Mail)

Damage from California Earthquake Could Top $1 Billion (Time Magazine)

Strife in Libya Could Presage Long Civil War (New York Times - Paywall)

Stars including Miley Cyrus and Taylor Swift descend on the MTV Video Music Awards red carpet (Daily Mail)

Russian tanks, armored vehicles enter southeast Ukraine (Fox News)

Gaza deaths as fresh fire traded (BBC)

The deadly spread of Ebola - clickable map (Channel4)

Russia announces new convoy on eve of delicate Ukraine talks (Reuters)

Gaza mosque turned to rubble in latest strike - video (Channel4)

Hillary Clinton is a war hawk - Sen. Rand Paul (Russia Today)

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande kick off MTV VMAs (Daily Mail)

Russia to send second convoy to Ukraine (Financial Times - Paywall)

Sinosphere Blog: China Touts Itself as Winner in High-Speed Rail Stakes (New York Times - Paywall)

Boris Johnson: Britons travelling to Iraq and Syria must be presumed guilty of terrorism (Daily Express)

Blood-splattered floors at Sierra Leone hospital where UK nurse William Pooley got Ebola (Daily Mail)

Sir Cliff Richard back for a party in Portugal after police quiz in the UK (Daily Mail)

U.S. Republicans urge Syria strikes (CNN)

Ukraine Troops Battle Rebel Armoured Convoy (Sky News)

Syrian FM warns US against striking Islamic militants inside Syria with Damascus' consent (Fox News)

Britons in Syria are 'guilty until proven innocent' (Channel4)

Police to fine 70-year-old for alleged racial abuse at Swans match (Guardian)

Russia to send second aid convoy to eastern Ukraine (Guardian)

James Foley Murder Video 'May Not Have Been How He Died,' Expert Says (Huffington Post)

Sponsored by West ISIS will become a nightmare for the entire world' (Russia Today)

Communists say Russia should throw off strangling noose' of WTO (Russia Today)

Michael Brown funeral: church prepares for 5000 people - video (Guardian)

All I want is peace': Father of slain Ferguson teen tells hundreds rallying against police violence (Russia Today)

Forget jetting off for a sunny break! Children reveal their perfect holiday includes a sandy beach, a theme park ... and is no more than a four-hour drive door-to-door (Daily Mail)

Russia says wants to send second aid convoy to east Ukraine (Reuters)

Russia says it will send second aid convoy to Ukraine (Fox News)

Was it real? James Foley execution video may have been faked by Islamic State (Daily Star)

U.S. Cites Series of Intercepts by China (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Russia plans to send a second aid convoy to rebel-held eastern Ukraine in the coming days (Fox News)

Incredible near miss for boy in China (CNN)

Civil War Hangs Heavy Over Ukraine During Its Independence Day Celebrations (Time Magazine)

London on standby as operation to bring Brit with ebola back from Sierra Leone begins (Daily Mail)

Netanyahu warns Gaza civilians after Israel destroys apartment block (Reuters)

Parents of James Foley release in full the heartbreaking and hopeful final letter he sent home (Daily Mail)

Strong earthquake strikes Peru (CNN)

Kurdish leaders: ISIS weakened (CNN)

ISIS siege leaves Iraqi town cut off (CNN)

Ebola quarantine sparks chaos (CNN)

How to treat an Ebola patient (CNN)

Iran state TV shows off purported Israeli drone allegedly downed by Revolutionary Guard (Fox News)

American journalist abducted in Turkey now freed (Daily Express)

Lavrov: Russia to send another humanitarian convoy to Ukraine (Russia Today)

Parents of murdered US journalist release final letter he sent from captivity (Daily Express)

James Foley wrote this letter to his family after Isis capture (Independent)

War planes bombard Libyan capital as Islamists seize control of Tripoli and airport (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

China Understands What The West Doesn't: Africa Is Our Next Superpower (Forbes)

James Foley beheading: 'Anyone returning from unauthorised trip to Syria or Iraq should be presumed guilty of terrorism,' Boris Johnson says (Independent)

James Foley beheading: Boris Johnson says anyone returning from Iraq and Syria should be arrested (Independent)

India Shows Off New Warship Amid Rivalry With China (NBC News)

British ebola victim's sealed ward will be his home for months as doctors treat him in head-to-toe protective suits (Daily Mail)

Boris Johnson Calls For 'Jihadi John', James Foley's Murderer, To Be Killed (Huffington Post)

Iran shows off 'Israeli drone' that it claims it shot down near nuclear site (Daily Mail)

China identifies teen as mastermind behind slaying of pro-government Muslim leader in Xinjiang (Fox News)

Islamic State militants capture key Syrian air base Tabqa (Daily Mail)

Kidnapped journalist freed in Syria (CNN)

Ukraine rebels parade captured soldiers (ALJAZEERA)

Expert: ISIS attack 'a matter of time' (CNN)

How An Earthquake Will Mess Up Your Sleep: A Jawbone Chart (Forbes)

6.0 earthquake shakes Northern California (Daily Mail)

Ukraine Showcases Military Might (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Kidnappers free American missing in Syria since 2012 (Reuters)

The cost of containing Ebola (CNN)

Vietnam sends envoy to China try and smooth tensions following rig spat (Fox News)

VIDEO: Is video gaming a spectator sport? (BBC)

Kidnapped US journalist freed in Syria (ALJAZEERA)

China mulls Hong Kong political fate (BBC)

Police in Chinese casino capital Macau arrest 5 over informal democracy referendum (Fox News)

First Briton With Ebola Virus Begins Treatment (Sky News)

Police official says temple stampede in central India kills 10 people (Fox News)

Kidnappers Release US Journalist In Syria (Sky News)

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj Just Dropped Their Bang Bang' Video (Time Magazine)

China executes attack 'masterminds' (CNN)

7.0 earthquake strikes central Peru (CBS News)

Earthquake rocks northern California (BBC)

'Live bravely, and with passion': Town remembers James Foley (Los Angeles Times)

#TangoDown: Anonymous takes on Israeli govt in massive attack for Gaza (Russia Today)

Japan could offer unapproved Ebola drug under certain criteria - government (Reuters)

Family credits Qatar for securing U.S. journalist's release in Syria (Los Angeles Times)

China's state media says teen masterminded killing of pro-Beijing imam in Xinjiang (Reuters)

Watch All the Performances From the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards (Time Magazine)

Coast Guard Finds Four Bodies Off Florida Coast (NBC News)

Mother of U.S. journalist Peter Theo Curtis opens up after he is FREED in Syria (Daily Mail)

Netanyahu Signals More Gaza Attacks (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Magnitude 6.9 earthquake strikes southern Peru -USGS (Reuters)

Earthquake Strikes Central Peru (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

U.S. Journalist Released After Being Held in Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Power supplies hit by earthquake (CNN)

See All the Winners From the 2014 Video Music Awards (Time Magazine)

ISIS Tightens Its Grip With Seizure of Air Base in Syria (New York Times - Paywall)

First Briton With Ebola Virus Lands In UK (Sky News)

The descent of 'Jihadi John': Shocking Facebook photos show transformation from a rapper on streets of Maida Vale to prime suspect in brutal beheading of journalist (Daily Mail)

DR Congo confirms Ebola outbreak (BBC)

Israel buries 4-year-old killed by mortar fire near Gaza (Los Angeles Times)

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake hits Peru (Fox News)

Whisper it in Washington but Putin may have been right about Syria all along (Independent)

VIDEO: Service held for journalist Foley (BBC)

US Geological survey reports large magnitude 7 earthquake in central Peru (Fox News)

VIDEO: Ukraine conflict: Opposing parades (BBC)

Magnitude 7.0 earthquake strikes southern Peru - USGS (Reuters)

Fine drunks who abuse A&E staff £50, says minister: He wants spot penalties to end 'hospital war zones' (Daily Mail)

More lives lost in Gaza conflict (CNN)

Epidemic fear as Brit Ebola victim lands down: Health chiefs blasted (Daily Star)

Israeli air strikes level 12-floor apartment block in Gaza after giving residents 10 minute warning (Daily Mail)

U.S. hostage Peter Theo Curtis is freed after nearly two years in Syria (Washington Post - Paywall)

American journalist released from captivity in Syria (CBS News)

Tributes to first soldiers to win VC in Great War (Daily Express)

Mother of murdered Lee Rigby horrified by journalist James Foleys beheading (Daily Express)

Couple ripped off by carer forced to live apart after 60 years of marriage (Daily Express)

US journalist freed in Syria after 2 years in captivity (Russia Today)

Scotland's independence battle becomes a very cold war as Alex Salmond joins Alistair Darling in taking the ice bucket challenge (Daily Mail)

VIDEO: California shaken by earthquake (BBC)

Lupine Travel still offer trips to IRAQ despite Islamic State militants' terror (Daily Mail)

Brighton police station sealed off after officers spill GBL drug (Daily Mail)

Ministers appoint security envoy to Kurdistan in fight against Isis (Independent)

British Ebola patient back in UK (BBC)

Ebola outbreak spreads to DR Congo, with 2 confirmed killed (CBS News)

IS fighters seize Syria airbase (BBC)

Britain Has Identified the Man They Believe Killed James Foley (NBC News)

Raw Video: Destruction caused by earthquake in Napa (CBS News)

American Writer Held Hostage in Syria Freed After Two Years (NBC News)

VIDEO: James Foley memorial 'packed' (BBC)

US Journalist Peter Theo Curtis, Held Captive In Syria, Is Released By Jabhat al-Nusra Militants (Huffington Post)

US journalist freed by al-Qaeda-linked group (Financial Times - Paywall)

Strong earthquake knocks Napa Valley (CBS News)

As Ukraine celebrates Independence Day, rebels march prisoners of war (Washington Post - Paywall)

US denies paying ransom as Qatar secures release of journalist in Syria (Guardian)

'William' is home: First Brit Ebola victim arrives back in UK after Africa evacuation (Daily Star)

US journalist released in Syria (BBC)

War planes attack Libyan capital again as airport terminal is destroyed (Reuters)

UK Close To Identifying James Foley's Killer (Sky News)

2 People Die of Ebola in Democratic Republic of the Congo (Time Magazine)

British nurse who contracted Ebola virus returns to UK (Daily Express)

ISIS Lays Siege to Iraqi Turkmen Village (Time Magazine)

Security services close to identifying jihadi killer of James Foley (Guardian)

Britain's First Ebola Victim Is Flown Home In Hi-Tech Quarantine For Treatment At Royal Free (Huffington Post)

Two Ebola deaths confirmed in Congo, health minister says (Los Angeles Times)

Earthquake crumbles downtown Napa buildings (CBS News)

Hundreds dead as Islamic State seizes Syrian air base - monitor (Reuters)

Israeli premier tries to link Hamas to extremist Islamic State group amid world outrage (Fox News)

Britain Said to Be Close' to Identifying ISIS Suspect in Journalist's Beheading (New York Times - Paywall)

Red Bull video shows how to 'shake it' this Bank Holiday (Daily Mail)

Obama orders review of militarised police (Financial Times - Paywall)

Michael Brown shooting: In aftermath of Ferguson riots, US to review militarisation of police (Independent)

Michael Brown shooting: US to review militarisation of police in aftermath of Ferguson riots (Independent)

US hostage Theo Curtis freed in Syria by Jabhat Al-Nusrah, says John Kerry (Independent)

American Journalist Held Hostage in Syria Freed After Two Years (NBC News)

Freed: American Held Hostage in Syria Released After Two Years (NBC News)

Three dead in LA shootings police say may be linked (Guardian)

Boko Haram release video that shows massacre of prisoners (Daily Mail)

#FreeAndrew goes global: Rallies demand Russian reporter missing in Ukraine freed (Russia Today)

Ambassador: Britain close to identifying James Foley's killer (Los Angeles Times)

New Outbreak? Two People Die of Ebola in Congo (NBC News)

ISIS captures major air base in Syria (CBS News)

Parading captured troops in Donetsk - video (Channel4)

Is Libya now a failed state? - video (Channel4)

New Hampshire Town Set to Honor Journalist Killed by ISIS (New York Times - Paywall)

Expand US air strikes on Isis militants, senior Republicans urge (Guardian)

Islamic State militants seize Syrian airbase (Guardian)

Iraq: on the frontline with the Shia fighters taking the war to Isis (Guardian)

Northern California Earthquake Leaves Area Devastated (Time Magazine)

British Ebola Victim Flown From Sierra Leone to England (NBC News)

Holocaust survivors pen open letter condemning Israel's Gaza war (Russia Today)

Who Is The Hip Hop Jihadi Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary, Linked With James Foley's Murder? Here's 9 Things We Know (Huffington Post)

First WHO worker stricken with Ebola (CNN)

California Rattled By Strong Earthquake (Sky News)

Suge Knight hurt in Hollywood nightclub shooting, LA police say (Guardian)

Methane vents bubble up off US coast (BBC)

In escalation, Israel continues to level large buildings in Gaza (CBS News)

Ukraine marks Independence Day with parade (Guardian)

Israeli airstrikes destroy two high rise buildings in Gaza (Guardian)

Darren Wilson's first job was with Missouri police department that was DISBANDED over racial tensions (Daily Mail)

Britain very close to identifying Islamic State executioner jihadi John (Daily Express)

Seventeen years after her death, shocking state of Diana memorials revealed (Daily Express)

UK Islamist suspected of slaying US journalist identified' (Russia Today)

Ferguson violence inspires tech-savvy teenagers to create app that tracks police brutality (Independent)

Jihadi Twitter pictures show boy 'executing' doll in scenes that mock James Foley's murder (Daily Mail)

Dozens injured after powerful earthquake shakes California (Daily Star)

Assad Policies Aided Rise of Islamic State (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

UK ambassador to US: Investigators close to identifying militant in James Foley killing video (Fox News)

Israeli airstrike levels 7-story building in Gaza (Fox News)

California's Bay Area rocked by 6.0 magnitude earthquake in pictures (Guardian)

Has ISIS killer given himself away? (CNN)

Complex investigation of video evidence (CNN)

Ukraine Leader, Set to Meet Putin for Talks, Warns of Long Struggle (New York Times - Paywall)

Large earthquake rattles San Francisco Bay Area (CBS News)

Opaque structure adds to Isis challenge (Financial Times - Paywall)

First British Ebola victim is flown to UK hospital for treatment (Daily Express)

Ebola Brit to be flown to UK (Daily Star)

200 feared drowned after migrant boat sinks off Libyan coast (Daily Mail)

U.K. Ebola Patient to Leave Sierra Leone (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Ukraine Rebels Show Off Captives In Parade (Sky News)

Ukraine plans $3 billion boost to defense spending (Fox News)

Earthquake shakes San Francisco (Financial Times - Paywall)

Sanctions: What's off Russian menus? (CNN)

Ukraine rebels parade seized troops (BBC)

China executes eight for 'terrorist' attacks in Xinjiang (Reuters)

Ukraine crisis: pro-Russian separatists mark Ukrainian independence day by marching captured fighters through streets (Independent)

More than 250 migrants may have died in shipwreck off Libya (Reuters)

War takes toll on Gaza children (CNN)

U.K. Minister Warns on Islamic State (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

China Denies Fighter Jet Buzzed U.S. Patrol Plane (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Hammond: James Foley murder an 'utter betrayal' of Britain (Channel4)

German hostage freed by Islamic State in Syria in June - die Welt am Sonntag paper (Reuters)

Police bid to trace Scots jihadists (BBC)

Dozens injured, state of emergency as California hit by largest quake in 25 years (Russia Today)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits San Francisco Bay Area in biggest quake since 1989 (Independent)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits San Francisco Bay Area in biggest earthquake since 1989 (Independent)

Magnitude 6.0 earthquake hits northern California (Independent)

Israeli military flattens Gaza tower block (Channel4)

Ebola Briton to fly to the UK (Channel4)

Thousands march against police chokehold death in New York (Independent)

China hosts largest ever military drill with Russia, other SCO nations (Russia Today)

Expert: ISIS able to attack U.S. (CNN)

UK national tests positive for Ebola (CNN)

China slams 'aggressive jet' claim (CNN)

China executes Tiananmen attackers (BBC)

Super-hero': Kim Dotcom's Internet Mana party campaign kicks off (Russia Today)

James Foley beheading was an 'utter betrayal of Britain', says Philip Hammond (Independent)

Killing of James Foley an 'utter betrayal of Britain', Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond says (Independent)

Killing of James Foley an 'utter betrayal of Britain' - Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond (Independent)

Israeli-Gaza conflict: Airstrike levels 7-story building in Gaza as conflict escalates (Independent)

8 People Executed in Xinjiang on Terrorism Charges, China Says (New York Times - Paywall)

China executes 8 people for terror crimes (Financial Times - Paywall)

Will U.S. hit ISIS in Syria? (CNN)

Video Shows Collapse Of 12-Storey Gaza Tower (Sky News)

Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower (CBS News)

35 Nigerian police missing after attack (CNN)

Deadly violence as forces struggle to contain ISIS (CBS News)

VIDEO: Israel launches fresh strikes on Gaza (BBC)

VIDEO: China shuts down Beijing Film Festival (BBC)

Obama questions police militarization, orders Ferguson-inspired probe report (Russia Today)

Thousands protest police violence in New York, call for justice in chokehold death (PHOTOS) (Russia Today)

China dismisses as 'groundless' U.S. protest over airborne encounter (Los Angeles Times)

Brutal charge: Swedish horse police trample anti-Nazi rally (GRAPHIC VIDEO) (Russia Today)

Bungled arrests cost tax payers £10MILLION in police compensation payouts (Daily Star)

Sir Cliff Richard quizzed by police (BBC)

Israeli Strike Destroys Apartment Tower in Gaza (New York Times - Paywall)

China Executes Eight People (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

U.S. strikes in Syria against Islamic State would be hindered by intelligence gaps (Washington Post - Paywall)

A Plan to Fight the Islamic State (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

China Denies Confrontation With U.S. Surveillance Plane (New York Times - Paywall)

Many Migrants Feared Dead After Boat Sinks Off Libya (New York Times - Paywall)

Germany Pledges Aid for Ukraine as Russia Hails a Returning Convoy (New York Times - Paywall)

Those Who Serve Ebola Victims Soldier On (New York Times - Paywall)

Migrant Boat Capsizes off Libya (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Aid convoy trucks cross back from Ukraine into Russia (Channel4)

U.S. Considers Attacks on ISIS in Syria (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

France Calls for Action on Islamic State's Cash (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

As ISIS rampages in Mideast, U.S. eyes potential for domestic threat (CBS News)

Obama administration considering targeting ISIS in Syria (CBS News)

Gaza militants execute 18 alleged collaborators (Washington Post - Paywall)

Brazilian Police Officers Acquitted of Murder Charges (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Mexico Unveils New Police Force (Wall Street Journal - Paywall)

Extorting ransoms has become a cash cow for ISIS (CBS News)

Russia escalates tensions with aid convoy, reported firing of artillery inside Ukraine (Washington Post - Paywall)

Alter egos: World War I re-enactors (CBS News)

Mexico launches new police force to guard commerce (Washington Post - Paywall)

How to counter extremist narrative of IS - video (Channel4)

How should the US tackle IS threat? - video (Channel4)

Gunmen kill dozens at Sunni mosque in Iraq, raising fears of sectarian war (Washington Post - Paywall)

WorldViews: How the Islamic State is turning the Middle East upside down (Washington Post - Paywall)

VIDEO: 'I survived Islamic State massacre' (BBC)

WorldViews: The foreigners who flocked to join the fight in Ukraine (Washington Post - Paywall)

Syria deaths at 191,000: 'It's not a number, it's people' (Channel4)

Pentagon's chilling ISIS warning (CNN)

Tests show Irish man did not die of Ebola virus (Channel4)

With thousands now dead, Ukraine refugees say aid is welcome but peace is better (Washington Post - Paywall)

How Iraq's 'black gold' funds ISIS (CNN)

IS has an 'apocalyptic, end of days vision' - video (Channel4)

Israeli airstrikes kill 3 top Hamas commanders in Gaza Strip (Washington Post - Paywall)

WorldViews: Islamic State video shows scores of Yazidis converting to Islam (Washington Post - Paywall)

Are the US and Syria now on the same side? - video (Channel4)

The Media Intifada: Bad Math, Ugly Truths About New York Times In Israel-Hamas War (Forbes)

The Ten Most Desirable Video Game Companies to Work For (Forbes)

'Today is a miraculous day' says Ebola surviving doctor (Channel4)

Islamic State in overdrive to keep propaganda network online (Channel4)

Ukraine and Russia: Battering on (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Rural schools: Down and out in rural China (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Israeli air strike kills three Hamas commanders in Gaza (Channel4)

Iraq, Syria and the Islamic State: A war that crosses national boundaries (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Is ISIS a threat to the U.S.? (CNN)

'It was a very deep shock': James Foley friend - video (Channel4)

Why COACH, Michael Kors, Apple, GM And New Balance Are Succeeding In China (Forbes)

Cameron: 'Likely' that Briton murdered James Foley - video (Channel4)

Islamic State video shows US journalist beheading (Channel4)

James Foley: the danger is this murder will not be the last (Channel4)

James Foley: war reporter 'drawn to the frontline naturally' (Channel4)

Why we shouldn't share - or view - the video of James Foley's murder (Channel4)

Pro-Islamic State Brit challenged on beheadings - video (Channel4)

Rapper Nelly in Ferguson: 'We have a choice!' - video (Channel4)

Police shoot dead second man in St Louis, Missouri (Channel4)

Two-year-old child and woman killed as Gaza ceasefire ends (Channel4)

On the road with Yazidis fleeing for their lives - video (Channel4)

Truck hangs off overpass after crash - video (Channel4)

Islamic State: how western policy is scrambling to catch up (Channel4)

Japan's defense plans rile China (CNN)

Israel, Gaza and the media: Propaganda war (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China has the U.S. playing catch-up in Africa (CBS News)

The Gaza war: Will the ceasefire hold? (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Gaza and the Arab world: A collective shrug (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

War crimes in Kosovo: A country awaits (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Colorado politics: Ground war (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Sexual mores in Iran: Throwing off the covers (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

Did couple steal state secrets? (CNN)

Gaza crisis brings 9/11 flashbacks (CNN)

Ebola in west Africa: Death and disbelievers (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

How the first world war reshaped Europe: Redrawing the map (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

20 China travel tips (CNN)

China and Japan's 'war of words' (CNN)

Why does China struggle with football? (CNN)

China and the Arctic: Polar bearings (Economist Magazine - Paywall)

China first for Tour de France (CNN)

Haiti condemns recent police violence (Miami Herald)

Police say caseworker lied before child died (Miami Herald)

Son, 19, stabbed South Miami-Dade woman in bed, police say (Miami Herald)

Bow down: Beyonce owns the MTV Video Music Awards (Miami Herald)

Four people found dead, floating in the waters off Hollywood beach (Miami Herald)