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  • Islamic State of Iraq and the LevantAn Arabic Salafi jihadist militant group and unrecognised proto-state that follows a...
  • Iceland IcelandA Nordic island country in the North Atlantic Ocean.
  • Israel IsraelA country in the Middle East, on the southeastern shore of the Mediterranean Sea and the northern...

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  • NPR
    As Hurricane Irma Nears, Gasoline Is In Short Supply For Floridians
    NPR
    Irma is coming fast on the heels of Hurricane Harvey, which clobbered the Texas and Louisiana coasts and left a quarter of the nation's oil refining capacity off-line. But the problem in Florida isn't supply. It's demand. Gasoline companies usually ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 21:15:33 14 184

  • The Verge
    Our entire credit bureau system is broken
    The Verge
    The credit bureau system is broken, and it's been broken for a long time. The entire concept of a breach — hackers stealing corporate-held data for identity theft — is the result of a failed identity model that's long outlived its usefulness. It's ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 16:52:12 8 202

  • NPR
    Don Williams, Laid-Back Country Legend, Is Dead At 78
    NPR
    In a statement on the news, Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum CEO Kyle Young writes that in "giving voice to songs like 'Good Ole Boys Like Me,' 'Lord, I Hope This Day Is Good,' and 'Amanda,' Don Williams offered calm, beauty, and a sense of ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 21:30:13 25 281

  • Washington Post
    Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens
    New York Times
    Mexico is also facing the additional threat of Hurricane Katia, which is gathering strength in the Gulf of Mexico and expected to make landfall in Veracruz State early Saturday. “You can count on us,” President Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia said on ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 22:38:02 12 206

  • Bloomberg
    In Florida, Anyone With a Plane Is Flying Away From Irma
    Bloomberg
    “This is a very substantial evacuation,” said Vik Krishnan, a principal with consultant Oliver Wyman. “When you think about South Florida, there are four major airlines with very large operations.” Airlines typically cancel flights before major storms ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 17:18:38 3 27

  • USA TODAY
    Eric Bolling is latest Fox host to be ousted
    USA TODAY
    Eric Bolling, a Fox News host who threatened to sue a reporter who wrote about allegations he'd sent an explicit picture to some of his female colleagues, has parted ways with the network. Fox News is also canceling Bolling's show, The Fox News ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 22:02:29 3 342

  • NPR
    As Boy Peers Curiously Over Border Wall, His Artist Asks: 'What Is He Thinking?'
    NPR
    One morning, when JR awoke, an image lingered from his dreams: The wall along the U.S.-Mexico border, and above it a young kid peering curiously over. A child just 1 year old, who has "no idea that's a wall that divides people — he has no idea of the ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 20:17:00 4 40

  • New York Times
    Is Jake Paul a Social Media Genius or a Jerk?
    New York Times
    Mr. Paul, who is arguably the most polarizing personality on YouTube, remembers the moment back in Westlake, Ohio, when he told his parents, Greg Paul, a real estate agent, and Pam Stepnick, a nurse, that he planned to skip his senior year of high ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 20:19:03 9 88

  • NPR
    LGBT Advocates: Trump Administration's Stance In Cake Case Is Yet Another Letdown
    NPR
    On the campaign trail last year, after a tragic attack on an Orlando nightclub left 49 people dead, Donald Trump went out of his way to thank the LGBT community, vowing to protect them from violence and tweeting, "I will fight for you." Years earlier ...
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 17:13:09 0 14

  • Quartz
    The new CFO of Heinz Kraft is 29 years old
    Quartz
    You may have bottles of ketchup in your fridge older than new chief financial officer of Kraft Heinz. David Knopf, 29, will assume the role Oct. 1, the company said today (Sept. 8), making him the youngest CFO to lead one of the US's largest companies.
    Published on: Fri, 08 Sep 18:48:13 46 575

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