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Ex-Muslim Brotherhood leader Mahdi Akef dies at 89

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 3:42pm
Born in 1928, months after the founding of the Muslim Brotherhood, Akef was one of the group's most prominent members.

Refugees drown as boat capsizes in Black Sea

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 3:38pm
At least 21 dead and several others missing after Romania-bound boat sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast.

Miss Turkey stripped of her crown over coup tweet

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 3:38pm
The beauty pageant's organisers say they discovered the "unacceptable" tweet after the ceremony.

Valentino Rossi completes practice sessions at Aragon GP after double leg fracture

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 3:30pm
Nine-time MotoGP champion Valentino Rossi completes two practice sessions for the Aragon Grand Prix, three weeks after a double leg fracture.

Berkeley: Protests planned against 'Free Speech Week'

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 2:24pm
Rallies planned as far-right events slated to host ex-Trump adviser Steve Bannon and anti-Muslim figure Pamela Geller.

Canada Letter: Health Care Comparisons and an NYT Offer

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 2:19pm
Our weekly look for and about Canadians, Canada Letter, explores medical wait times, visits the Yukon and remembers a political mastermind.

Is President Trump to blame for a rise in hate crimes?

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 2:06pm
The Southern Poverty Law Center says there has been a spike in hate crimes in the US since last year's election.

Hurricane Maria kills 32 as it lashes Caribbean islands

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 1:51pm
Trump says Puerto Rico has been 'totally obliterated' as Maria unlikely to hit the continental United States.

London: Police charge teen over Parsons Green attack

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 12:22pm
Ahmed Hassan, 18, appears in court after being charged with attempted murder following attack that injured 30.

'Trump looking to loosen Obama limits on drone strikes'

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 12:11pm
Rights group outraged as reports say president considering policy changes to expand CIA authority on strikes and raids.

How to Help Victims of Hurricane Maria

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:41am
A look at the groups providing aid to victims of the storm, and the type of research you should do before donating.

Syrians vote in Kurdish-held northern region

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:39am
Elections begin three-phase process to set up new governing institutions that aim to secure regional autonomy.

Kim’s Rejoinder to Trump’s Rocket Man: ‘Mentally Deranged U.S. Dotard’

World News (NY Times) - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:35am
After President Trump threatened to “totally destroy” his country, Kim Jong-un vowed countermeasures and called the American leader a “frightened dog” and a “dotard.”

Saudi textbook features image of Yoda with King Faisal

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:28am
A picture of the Star Wars character sitting beside the late King Faisal is mistakenly included.

SOHR: Israeli warplanes hit near Damascus airport

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:12am
The air strikes reportedly struck sites controlled by the Lebanese armed group Hezbollah, says UK-based activist group.

Yorkshire pudding wrap: Reinventing the humble delicacy

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:06am
First made in the 1700s, this Yorkshire dish is enjoying a surge in popularity.

Seven things people will miss if Uber loses its taxi licence in London

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 11:05am
TfL says it won't be renewing Uber's licence in London, which is stressing people out.

Toby Roland-Jones: England seamer a doubt for 2017-18 Ashes

BBC News - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 10:48am
England bowler Toby Roland-Jones will miss Middlesex's final game of the season with injury and is a major doubt for the Ashes.

Hurricanes: Act now, save later

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 10:22am
Every dollar invested in disaster preparedness saves seven dollars in recovery.

NewsGrid - Al Jazeera's interactive news hour

Al Jazeera - Fri, 22 Sep 2017 - 9:52am
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