- The nation's weather
Weather Underground Forecast for Monday, September 01, 2014
Miami Herald. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:41 EDT.
- Revel starts shutdown Monday after just 2 years
The most spectacular and costly failure in Atlantic City's 36-year history of casino gambling begins to play out Monday when the $2.4 billion Revel Casino Hotel empties its hotel.
Miami Herald. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 03:01 EDT.
- Shot TV host was to face grand jury
A British talk show host who was shot dead in the United States was due to appear before a grand jury on the day he was killed, it is revealed.
BBC News. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:33:16 GMT.
- Sinosphere Blog: Ukraine Conflict Has Been a Lift for China, Scholars Say
As the United States and the European Union have imposed sanctions on Russia over the unrest in eastern Ukraine, China has been able to stand apart and gain concrete advantages, experts on foreign policy say.
By Jane Perlez. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 07:18:32 GMT.
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- US Air Strikes Help Iraqi Forces Break IS Siege of Amerli
Iraqi forces, backed by U.S. air strikes, on Sunday broke a two-month siege by Islamic State (IS) militants of the northern town of Amerli, near the Iranian border, populated mostly by Shi’ite Turkmen. Two U.S. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:37:40 -0400.
- Analysis: Counterintuitive Adjustment Helps Caroline Wozniacki Upset Maria Sharapova at U.S. Open
After being overpowered by Sharapova in the second set, Wozniacki made the right moves to reach the quarterfinals.
By Craig O’shannessy. International Herald Tribune. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 04:30:30 GMT.
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- Though Pricer Than Some EVs, Volkswagen e-Golf Looks To Be A Decent Value
The 2015 e-Golf, Volkswagen’s first electric vehicle to be sold in the United States, is far from the most affordable electric vehicle on the market, but as is often the case, you get what you pay for. ...
By Matthew De Paula. Forbes. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 03:52:00 GMT.
- New sanctions will force Russia to 'protect our economy,' Lavrov says
Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Monday any new sanctions from the European Union or the U.S. would force Russia to protect its economy, citizens and businesses.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Mon, 1 Sep 2014 02:55:18 EDT.
- US Celebrates Labor Day
Americans are celebrating Labor Day, a national holiday honoring the contributions of workers. The holiday has also come to mark the unofficial end of summer in the United States. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 01 Sep 2014 01:02:53 -0400.
- U.S. Senators Call For Washington To Arm Ukraine
Two top U.S. lawmakers have called for the United States to arm Ukraine in its battle against pro-Russian separatists and Russian forces in eastern Ukraine.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 31 Aug 2014 19:12:13 +0000.
- The odd objects looted from Washington DC in 1814
The odd objects looted by the British from Washington in 1814
BBC News. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:35:06 GMT.