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From Society 11:01 am

Shocking Ice Bucket Challenge Video: Man Drenches 10-Month-Old Granddaughter, Video Garnered Angry And Appalled Comments From Viewers

A man shared a video of his “ALS Ice Bucket Challenge” but instead of receiving online praises, angry and appalled comments blasted him. In the video, the man identified as Reggie Stewart dumped a bucket of ice cold water over his head and his 10-month-old granddaughter.

From Society 8:59 pm

Family of Accidentally Killed Arizona Shooting Range Instructor Charles Vacca Feels Sorry For 9-Year-Old Uzi Girl

The accidental death of Charles Vacca, an Arizona shooting range instructor, had several people expressing anger and criticizing the 9-year-old Uzi girl as well as her parents on social media. However, the victim’s family had a different reaction and admitted that they do not have ill feelings toward the little girl and her parents.

Fighters of the Islamic State stand guard at a checkpoint in the Northern Iraq City of Mosul

From Society Aug 30

ISIS Video of Slain Syrian Soldiers Raises Doubts; Syrian Gov't Demands Release of Captured Troops

At least 150 Syrian soldiers were slain by ISIS forces in a mass execution. A gruesome video has been posted in Youtube where images of Syrian soldiers can be seen marching in their underwear and being herded like sheep.

From Society Aug 30

Viral Video Pregnancy News: Young Boy Reacts To Mom's 'Exasperating' Pregnancy News, Asks Mom To Buy Him Ear Plugs

A young boy has caught the attention of numerous viewers on the Internet for his reaction to his mom’s pregnancy news. In the viral video, mom Shanee Gibson Hart shared the news to her son, Tré, who did not handle the announcement very well.

Housing

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

Canada Housing Affordability Improves: Toronto, Vancouver Properties Most Pricey

Positive sentiments in the housing sector will benefit the incumbent party as Canada goes to polls next year

New Zealand's Prime Minister John Key

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

New Zealand PM John Key Dismisses 'Dirty Politics' Issue in TV Debate, Outshines David Cunliffe

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key and opposition leader David Cunliffe faced-off in a televised debate. Mr Key brushed off allegations of dirty politics employed by National.

U.S. President Obama speaks about job numbers and the economy during a visit to 1776, a tech startup hub, in Washington

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

US And Australia Share Visa And Immigration Information

US and Australia entered an agreement to share visa and immigration information

A woman writes a message on a dedication board for the victims of the downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 airliner and the missing Flight MH370, in Subang Jaya outside Kuala Lumpur July 23, 2014.

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

Malaysia And Australia Agree To Split MH 370 Search Costs

Malaysia and Australia signed a Memorandum of Understanding, an example of good international co-operation.

Ukrainian army tanks move past a checkpoint as they patrol the area near eastern Ukrainian town of Debaltseve

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

West Looks Divided in Tackling Russian Invasion In Ukraine

The process of adopting Ukraine into the EU fold is becoming a looming problem for the West

Government health workers administer blood tests to check for the Ebola virus

From Politics & Policy Aug 29

Ebola: IMF Raises Concern Over Economies of West African Nations

International Institutions need a factor in healthcare support as one of the factors to sustain economic growth.