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  1. A Short History of Results of US Aid to Islamists
  2. Missouri 'Right to pray' amendment passes easily

Friday - August 31, 2012:

  1. Analysis: The NAM meeting's chilling message
  2. Instead Of Savoring Diplomatic Triumph, Iran Invites Pushback
  3. Syria walks out during Morsy's speech in Tehran
  4. IAEA report: Iran doubled its underground nuclear capacity
  5. Iran expanded nuclear capacity by 30 percent since May, diplomats say
  6. Russia is disengaging from Syria: Arms shipments stopped, warships exit Tartus
  7. UN: Syria buffer zone plans raises questions
  8. Alarming levels of drug-resistant TB found worldwide

Monday - August 27, 2012:

  1. Syria's 'Bloody Saturday' Death Toll Hits 440
  2. Death of Syrian Air Force Intelligence chief denied
  3. Conflicting accounts on death of Haqqani chief by US drone
  4. World leaders head for non-aligned summit in Tehran
  5. Series of moderate earthquakes rattles Southern California

Sunday - August 26, 2012:

  1. 'Iran covering building IAEA wants to inspect'
  2. Iran: We all have a responsibility to support Syria
  3. Is West inching toward military intervention
  4. Activists allege Syrian troops killed at least 200 in Damascus suburb of Daraya
  5. Assad-loyal forces kill 21 in airstrikes in east Syrian city
  6. At least 25 killed in Syrian air attacks in Azaz
  7. 19 people shot in overnight shootings across Chicago
  8. A shrinking Mississippi River is now sinking business

Saturday - August 25, 2012:

  1. Signs Suggest Iran Is Speeding Up Work on Nuclear Program
  2. 'Iran expands nuclear capacity underground'
  3. Defiant Iran seeks elusive IAEA deal
  4. IAEA forms special team to probe Iran's nuclear program, say diplomatic sources
  5. Gruesome killings mark escalation of violence in Syrian capital
  6. 'Syria army shells Damascus suburb, kills 21'
  7. Fierce fighting in Syria swells refugee exodus
  8. Russia: We have guarantees Assad won't move or use Syria's chemical weapons
  9. Former Syrian MP Flees to Jordan
  10. GOP platform opposes U.N. global tax plans
  11. Drought worsens in Plains, despite cooler temps

Friday - August 24, 2012:

  1. US, UK, French elite units on standby for seizing Syrian chemical weapons
  2. Iran warns secret U.S. bases will be hit
  3. U.S. sends aircraft carrier back to Gulf to face Iran, Syria
  4. Iran ships up to 2 million barrels of fuel oil bound for Singapore
  5. Syrian army tanks enter Damascus
  6. 'Assad forces pound Damascus suburbs, 15 dead'
  7. Military hits town near Damascus; 100 killed nationwide
  8. As the Syrian crisis spreads to Lebanon, violence in Tripoli claims 13 lives
  9. One dead in Lebanon clashes
  10. PAKISTAN: Faisalabad, brutal murder of 14 year old Christian boy, his body dismembered and face disfigured
  11. West Nile outbreak largest ever in U.S.
  12. Rain arrives too late for ailing Black Sea crops; yields fall
  13. Kenya steps up measures to contain deadly maize disease
  14. Rains lash desert state, kill at least 14
  15. Greece: Nasa satellite captures intense smoke from Chios wildfires
  16. California emergency as wildfire rages
  17. 50 buildings destroyed in Northern Calif. fire
  18. Costs of big wildfire season hurting some states

Thursday - August 23, 2012:

  1. IAEA seeks entry to alleged nuclear research site
  2. Iran shows off missile upgrade in 'veiled threat'
  3. Upping the ante? Iran unveils 6 weapons upgrades
  4. Report: Iran's supreme leader orders to intensify attacks against West
  5. Iranian leaders in Israel’s sights after calling for its destruction
  6. Army batters parts of Damascus, 40 killed
  7. Syria moves 30 Sukhoi bomber jets closer to embattled cities – opposition
  8. Syrian forces abandon compounds on Iraq border
  9. Helicopters evacuate casualties from a Turkish military convoy explosion
  10. Obama Red line in Syria conflict is WMD
  11. Obama warns Assad chemical weapons are red line for US
  12. Russia, China warn West against Syria intervention
  13. Would US military intervention in Syria stop Israeli strike on Iran?
  14. SYRIA: Damascus ready to discuss Assad's resignation
  15. Syrian Dep. PM never offered to negotiate Assad’s exit
  16. The Russian navy would evacuate Tartus if attacked
  17. Syria-linked Lebanon clashes wound 23
  18. US seizes $150 m. from 'laundering' Lebanese bank
  19. Taiwan on alert as typhoons approach
  20. New floods strike southern Russia, four killed
  21. INDONESIA: Earthquake in Sulawesi, six dead, dozens injured and hundreds of homes damaged

Tuesday - August 21, 2012:

  1. Syrian army steps up attacks as UN ends mission
  2. Syria rebels doggedly resist in Aleppo
  3. Syrian rockets hit Jordan, wound child
  4. Growing violence could leave Syria ungovernable
  5. 'Only UN should decide on force against Syria'
  6. Russia harvest forecasts cut as drought hits crop in east
  7. In Syria, group suspected of al-Qaeda links gaining prominence in war to topple Assad
  8. Breakthrough Electronic circuits that are integrated with your skin
  9. Are biometric ID tools evil?
  10. Northern California fire forces thousands to evacuate

Monday - August 20, 2012:

  1. US congresswoman calls on EU to ban Hezbollah
  2. Report: Iraq helping Iran skirt sanctions against nuclear program
  3. Magnitude 6.6 quake strikes Indonesia
  4. Magnitude 5.6 quake hits off coast of Washington state USGS
  5. U.S.: 35 Wildfires burn in 10 states

Sunday - August 19, 2012:

  1. Iran closing in on its goal Nuclear weaponization
  2. UN chief condemns Iran leaders' anti-Israel remarks
  3. Report: Syrian Vice President Farouk Shara defects from Assad's administration
  4. Syrian state TV denies vice president defection
  5. Lebanese military seeks emergency order
  6. Romney: US must stop Iran's genocidal regime
  7. Firefighters hold back flames threatening towns in Idaho, California

Saturday - August 18, 2012:

  1. Syria’s neighbors braced for chemical threat. Assad warns Turkey on Stingers
  2. U.S. officials: Securing Syria's chemical weapons could take thousands of troops
  3. UN calls off peace mission to Syria
  4. Social Security Administration Explains Plan to Buy 174,000 Hollow-Point Bullets
  5. Exclusive: White House studying potential oil reserve release

Friday - August 17, 2012:

  1. Russian attack submarine sailed in Gulf of Mexico undetected for weeks
  2. Pentagon Denies Reports of Russian Sub near U.S.
  3. Syria crisis: Many dead in Azaz airstrike
  4. UN condemns army and rebels for war crimes against the Syrian people
  5. UN panel finds Assad regime, militia guilty of crimes
  6. Lebanon kidnappings spark fears of Syria spillover
  7. Gunmen attack Pakistani air force base suspected of housing nuclear weapons parts
  8. Social Security Administration To Purchase 174 Thousand Rounds Of Hollow Point Bullets

Thursday - August 16, 2012:

  1. Iran proposes military alliance of Muslim countries
  2. Neither US nor Israel can destroy Iran’s nuclear capabilities, only cause delay
  3. Bomb blast near UN hotel in Damascus wounds 3
  4. Rebels Claim Bomb Leveled Assad’s Army Headquarters
  5. Syria’s crisis helps warm relations between Riyadh and Tehran
  6. Super-Fast Plane May Be Clincher in Missile War
  7. Despite Incitement of Hate, 'Al Quds' Rally Set for Queen's Park
  8. Washington fire blackens 26,500 acres

Wednesday - August 15, 2012:

  1. Ahmadinejad heads to Saudi summit, urges Muslim countries to show greater unity
  2. Syrian rebels armed with first T-62 tanks
  3. As Syrian rebels advance, intervention holds promise
  4. Libyan fighters join Syrian revolt against Assad
  5. Islamic body agrees to suspend Syria - OIC source
  6. Jordan squeezed as Syrian conflict rages next door
  7. Report: Assad's brother 'fighting for his life,' month after Damascus bomb attack
  8. Report: Al Qaeda Kidnaps Children, Teaches Them to Fight West
  9. Struggling to cope with deadly quake, Iran says now welcomes foreign aid
  10. World powers may call emergency food meeting
  11. Firefighter killed as wildfires rage across West
  12. Deep earthquake jolts eastern Russia

Tuesday - August 14, 2012:

  1. Iran can build an N-bomb by Oct. 1. Cairo coup hampers Israeli action
  2. Oil prices rise to nearly $94 amid concerns over Israel-Iran conflict
  3. IRAN: Overcrowded hospitals and chaotic relief efforts in Iranian quake disaster
  4. Russian Warships Head to Mediterranean
  5. Syrian rebels call for no-fly zone
  6. Clinton Chemical warfare is planned for. Rebels get first anti-air Stingers
  7. US sets up teams with Israel, Jordan, Turkey against chemical attack
  8. Prominent Shiite Lebanese authorities come out in support of Syrian Revolution
  9. Report: Al Qaeda Training for Terrorist Attack Using Model Plane
  10. Two earthquakes in Iran kill 300 and injure 5000
  11. India drought spells disaster for rural farmers
  12. Drought incites Arkansas prayer meetings

Sunday - August 12, 2012:

  1. White House: We Have Eyes Inside Iran's Nuclear Facilities
  2. U.S. Imposes Penalties on Syrian Firm and on Hizbullah
  3. US: Hezbollah may strike in Europe at any time
  4. Clinton: US, Turkey 'preparing for fall of Assad'
  5. Clinton in Istanbul: We have planned for contingency of chemical weapons use in Syria
  6. Defection and attrition weapons of opposition
  7. Syrian rebels plan push to regain Aleppo ground
  8. Clashes Break Out Between Jordanian and Syrian Troops
  9. USDA revises corn, soybean crop estimates dramatically lower
  10. Drought crop damage worsens, ethanol waiver urged

Saturday - August 11, 2012:

  1. Iran's nuclear program designed to 'finish off' Israel, Hezbollah MP says
  2. Iran official: West's bid to topple Assad is 'revenge' for Syria's anti-Israel stance
  3. Assad's termobarics – courtesy of Russia
  4. A dozen killed, 20 wounded as Aleppo bakery queue is attacked
  5. Syrian refugees near 150,000 as outflow grows
  6. Morsi's anti-terror ploy to root out pro-US influence in Cairo, cut Israel from Sinai
  7. Lebanese politician acted on Syrian orders
  8. Georgia to EU: Putin is more 'dangerous' than you think
  9. Powerful earthquakes strike Iran, killing at least 180, destroying villages
  10. US drought sparks fears of new food crisis
  11. 60 dead from monsoon rains in Philippines
  12. El Nino emerges, likely to last until winter

Friday - August 10, 2012:

  1. Barak: A nuclear Iran is taking shape before us. Time for decisions is short
  2. Russia to attend Iranian conference on Syria crisis
  3. Iran: Abrupt Assad fall would be 'catastrophic'
  4. Aleppo battleground sees huge assault from Assad troops
  5. Syrian rebels withdraw fighters from Aleppo stronghold
  6. New PM appointed amid Syria's rebel withdrawal
  7. Syria opposition: Assad regime fears imminent defection of VP Farouk Shara
  8. Thousands of fish die as Midwest streams heat up
  9. Little relief after hottest July ever
  10. Drought tightens grip on top US farm states climatologists
  11. Drought, dry summer mean more encounters with hungry bears
  12. Potential grows for food crisis as prices surge
  13. World over-using underground water reserves for agriculture
  14. Louisiana sinkhole roils local natural gas network
  15. Report: Obama amnesty plan doubles in size

Thursday - August 9, 2012:

  1. PM If Iran goes nuclear, it may actually use bomb
  2. Syrian forces begin Aleppo offensive
  3. Fighting spreads in Aleppo as Syrian rebels try to expand on strongholds
  4. Syrian army retakes Aleppo frontline district of Salaheddine
  5. Syrian rebels feel abandoned, betrayed by U.S.
  6. Turkey's nightmares coming true in Syria
  7. Morsi axes military, intelligence chiefs over Sinai security breakdown
  8. Egyptian air strike on Sinai. At least 20 dead
  9. Egyptian helicopters hit Sinai terrorists with missiles, killing at least twenty
  10. Cairo will look after its interests in international accords
  11. Thousands of fish die as Midwest streams heat up
  12. Philippines rushes aid to 850,000 people affected by floods
  13. PHILIPPINES: Manila, 16 dead and over 700 thousand displaced by floods
  14. Obama orders $30M more in farm drought aid
  15. Nearly 2 million evacuated as typhoon hits China

Wednesday - August 8, 2012:

  1. Iranian state goes offline to dodge cyber-attacks
  2. Iran sending thousands of fighters to Syria, says rebel leader
  3. High Iranian official in Beirut for urgent talks with Hizballah on Syria, Israel
  4. Abducted Iranians were helping Syria crush the uprising, rebels say
  5. U-turn as Iran admits its military are among Syria 'pilgrim' hostages
  6. Iran reaffirms 'unbreakable' alliance with Syria
  7. Jalili in Damascus underscores Iran’s commitment to Assad
  8. Assad gets Iran backing as forces squeeze Aleppo rebels
  9. Syrian PM Riad Hijab flees to Jordan
  10. New Zealand volcano erupts
  11. Space weather and the coming storm
  12. High price of corn, soybeans forcing some farmers to sell livestock
  13. Drought seen slashing U.S. corn crop to five-year low
  14. US drought could pinch world's poor - think tank IFPRI
  15. Florida police arrest mystery man
  16. Testers fear reality of genetically modified Olympians
  17. Fire blazes at California refinery

Monday - August 6, 2012:

  1. Report: America’s Plan for Attack on Iran
  2. An Attack on Iran 'Within Weeks or Months'
  3. Iran: New version of 'Conqueror' missile tested
  4. Iran prepares for 60 percent uranium enrichment
  5. Iran Under a Threat from a 'Soft War', Says IRGC Chief
  6. Assad Transfers Missiles to Lebanese Border
  7. Russian warships head for Syria
  8. 'Russia sends navy vessels, marines to Syria base'
  9. Russia Denies Report of Docking Warships in Syria
  10. Heavy explosions rock Syrian capital
  11. Report: Syria rebels control 60% of Aleppo in wake of fierce clashes
  12. Assad shells Aleppo, Damascus in bid to vanquish rebels
  13. Syrian fighter jets strike Aleppo, Assad rides crest of disintegrating country
  14. UN Chief: Aleppo Brutality May be Crimes Against Humanity
  15. UN Condemns Syrian Government, Demands Political Transition
  16. Typhoons Saola and Damrey hit China, two dead and 800 thousand displaced
  17. How this summer's drought will affect your wallet for the next year
  18. Solar superstorm could kill millions, cost trillions

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