Saturday, 20 September 2014  
Brown says London must keep promise to Scotland as political truce ends

EDINBURGH/LONDON (Reuters) - Former prime minister Gordon Brown urged British leaders on Saturday to keep their promise to grant further powers to Scotland after it voted to remain in the United Kingdom, as a consensus between London's main parties evaporated.

Californian town runs out of water

The residents of East Porterville are having to take drastic measures every day in the face of the state’s crippling three-year drought


Russia releases Yevtushenkov

Criminal inquiry into business dealings continues but release of billionaire from house arrest signals rift in governing elite over his fate


Salmond quits as vote shifts status quo
Bahrain reforms receive lukewarm response
BoJ buys one-year debt at negative yields
Syrian Kurds flee to Turkey
Yemeni Houthi militants clash with army
Poroshenko urges US to arm Ukraine
Salmond to resign as first minister in November
Sarkozy announces a return to politics
Isis fighters surround Syria Kurdish town
Ruling Class Is Fooling Itself About ISIS

Angelo Codevilla, The Federalist
The American people’s reaction to Muslim thugs of the "Islamic State" ritually knifing off the heads of people who look like you and me boils down to "let’s destroy these bastards"—which is common sense. But our ruling class, from President Obama on the Left to The Wall Street Journal on the Right, take the public’s pressure to do this as another occasion for further indulging their longtime preferences, prejudices, and proclivities for half-measures in foreign affairs—the very things that have invited people from all over the planet to...


The Long Game in Eastern Europe
The Return of King Dollar
Multiculturalism Is a Failure
Bill Clinton Assesses the State of the World
Is It OK to Hunt While Pregnant?
Oculus Announces New 'Crescent Bay' VR Headset

Virtual reality company Oculus VR announced a new prototype version of its flagship Rift VR headset on Saturday, inching the Facebook-owned company closer to releasing a consumer-ready VR headset to stores.


Billionaire Couple's Soho China Opens Newest Zaha Hadid Building In Beijing
Beyond The IPO Buzz: Alibaba's Advantages
What Is The Responsibility Of The Super Rich In An Age Of Inequality?
A Nuclear Primer -- It's All About Uranium
3 Types Of Headache-Inducing Customers And How To Handle Them

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