Grokzone | Fresh News Headlines - Friday 26th August 2016
Fed's Janet Yellen says case for rate rise has strengthened
Fed's Janet Yellen says case for rate rise has strengthened
- 58 mins ago 26 Aug 16, 11:58am -
US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge
US swimmer Lochte 'won't respond' to Brazil false claim charge
- 4 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:48am -
Toronto man charged over crossbow triple murder
Toronto man charged over crossbow triple murder
- 4 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:32am -
Sarah Palin warns Donald Trump on deportation U-turn
Sarah Palin warns Donald Trump on deportation U-turn
- 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:01am -
Ex-PM Stephen Harper quits Canada politics
Ex-PM Stephen Harper quits Canada politics
- 6 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 6:54am -
Texas sex toy protest over gun law
Texas sex toy protest over gun law
- 9 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 4:23am -
Stanford sexual assault: Judge to stop hearing criminal cases
Stanford sexual assault: Judge to stop hearing criminal cases
- 10 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 2:58am -
US authorities investigate cyber-attack against Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones
US authorities investigate cyber-attack against Ghostbusters actress Leslie Jones
- 15 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 10:23pm -
McDonald's fitness bands recalled after skin-burn complaints
McDonald's fitness bands recalled after skin-burn complaints
- 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 10:22am -
Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast
Storm threats to Florida and Gulf Coast
- 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 9:40am -
Starbucks cafe destroyed as tornadoes strike Indiana
Starbucks cafe destroyed as tornadoes strike Indiana
- 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 8:50am -
Drug firm stung by EpiPen price outrage
Drug firm stung by EpiPen price outrage
- 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 8:32am -
  • newUltra marathon runner's reunion with stray dog

    Ultra marathon runner's reunion with stray dog

    Their story had already captured hearts across the world - the marathon runner and the stray dog that stuck by his side through a gruelling desert race in China.
    - 4 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:26am -
  • newSarah Palin warns Donald Trump on deportation U-turn

    Sarah Palin warns Donald Trump on deportation U-turn

    Former Alaska governor Sarah Palin warns Republican Donald Trump of "massive disappointment" if he backs down on his plan to deport undocumented immigrants.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:01am -
  • new'Utterly wrong'

    'Utterly wrong'

    Disabled athletes and models have told Newsbeat how disappointed they are in Vogue Brasil after they posted pictures of their new Paralympic Campaign.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:53am -
  • newSir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash

    Sir Richard Branson 'thought he would die' in bike crash

    Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson says he thought he was "going to die" after crashing his bike on the Caribbean island of Virgin Gorda.
    - 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:45am -
  • newIndonesian man arrested as 650 pangolins found dead in freezers

    Indonesian man arrested as 650 pangolins found dead in freezers

    Indonesian authorities seize the frozen bodies of more than 650 critically endangered pangolins and arrest a man.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:12am -
  • newChildren among Italy quake victims

    Children among Italy quake victims

    As hopes fade of finding more survivors of the devastating 6.2-magnitude earthquake that hit central Italy, details emerge of the dead.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:08am -
  • newSyria Darayya: Evacuation of siege town begins

    Syria Darayya: Evacuation of siege town begins

    The evacuation of the Damascus suburb of Darayya begins after a deal between the Syrian government and rebel fighters to end four years of siege.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:04am -
  • new'Nowhere in Amatrice safe to live in' after Italy quake

    'Nowhere in Amatrice safe to live in' after Italy quake

    More than 260 people are known to have died in the earthquake that devastated villages in Italy's central region on Wednesday night.
    - 6 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 6:51am -
  • newFlushing out IS fighters in Libya's Sirte

    Flushing out IS fighters in Libya's Sirte

    The Libyan forces are preparing for what they hope to be the last attack against Islamic State group in the city of Sirte.
    - 7 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 5:56am -
  • newEuropa League draw: Man Utd face reunion with Robin van Persie

    Europa League draw: Man Utd face reunion with Robin van Persie

    Manchester United will face Fenerbahce, Feyenoord and Zorya Luhansk in the group stage of the Europa League.
    - 7 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 5:36am -
  • newBelgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton given 30-place grid penalty

    Belgian Grand Prix: Lewis Hamilton given 30-place grid penalty

    Mercedes driver Lewis Hamilton says he will try to limit the damage to his title hopes in Sunday's Belgian Grand Prix.
    - 7 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 5:31am -
  • newInside a Philippines prison drugs raid

    Inside a Philippines prison drugs raid

    The BBC witnesses a prison raid in one of Manila's biggest jails - the latest offensive in Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's war on drugs.
    - 8 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 5:02am -
  • Norway man rescued after climbing into public toilet

    Norway man rescued after climbing into public toilet

    Firefighters are called out to rescue a 20-year-old man after he climbs into public toilet to retrieve a friend's phone.
    - 8 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 4:55am -
  • Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

    Nazi prank taints Argentina German school

    Boys from an Argentine German school are being made to visit a Holocaust museum after a brawl with Jewish students over Nazi symbols.
    - 9 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 4:18am -
  • Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

    Italy quake: Emergency declared as hopes for more survivors fade

    Italy declares a state of emergency in the regions worst hit by Wednesday's earthquake, in which at least 268 people died, as hopes fade of finding survivors.
    - 11 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 1:46am -
  • Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016

    Africa's top shots: 19-25 August 2016

    A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week.
    - 11 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 1:33am -
  • Amber Heard and Johnny Depp row over divorce donations

    Amber Heard and Johnny Depp row over divorce donations

    Amber Heard demands that Johnny Depp double the amount that is paid to charity following their divorce settlement.
    - 12 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 1:13am -
  • Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal after partner's death in NZ

    Czech hiker describes 'harrowing' 30-day ordeal after partner's death in NZ

    A Czech hiker who went missing a month ago in the snowy mountains of New Zealand describes the "harrowing" 30-day ordeal in which her partner died.
    - 12 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 1:07am -
  • Endurance test

    Endurance test

    The BBC looks at the future of Ethiopian silver medallist Feyisa Lilesa after his daring anti-government protest at the Rio 2016 Olympics.
    - 13 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 12:06am -
  • Inside Manila's drug war: Female assassin's story

    Inside Manila's drug war: Female assassin's story

    A violent crackdown on illegal drugs in the Philippines has left more than 1,900 people dead. The BBC spoke to two people in the middle of the drug war.
    - 19 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 6:08pm -
  • Mehrnoush Pourziaiee: When child rescuers die too

    Mehrnoush Pourziaiee: When child rescuers die too

    The White Helmets save Syrians from death. What happens when they die, too?
    - 20 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:41pm -
  • How is Nepal investigating civil war crimes?

    How is Nepal investigating civil war crimes?

    The two commissions set up to investigate crimes committed during Nepal's civil war have received nearly 57,000 submissions but many victims are sceptical about getting justice.
    - 20 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:37pm -
  • Race row

    Race row

    Hungarian personalities have been handing back their state honours in protest at the award of a medal to a controversial journalist.
    - 20 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:26pm -
  • C-section blues

    C-section blues

    New mother's vivid Facebook post on the shaming culture involved with Caesarean births goes viral.
    - 21 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:23pm -
  • Chat choices

    Chat choices

    As chat apps achieve colossal valuations and more keep coming onto the market, are we reaching chat saturation point?
    - 21 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:23pm -
  • Trump’s shock troops

    Trump’s shock troops

    A disparate group of provocateurs and internet pranksters is challenging conservative orthodoxy in America. Who are they and what do they believe?
    - 21 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:20pm -
  • 7 days quiz

    7 days quiz

    The Magazine's weekly quiz of the news, 7 days 7 questions.
    - 21 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:17pm -
  • One last hit

    One last hit

    The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the Philippines' dark underbelly of police raids, dealers and assassins through the story of one woman trapped in a chilling predicament.
    - 21 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 4:12pm -
  • Syria chemical attack: Family recounts 2013 horrors

    Syria chemical attack: Family recounts 2013 horrors

    The BBC's Quentin Sommerville speaks to the surviving members of a family caught up in Ghouta's 2013 chemical attack which left hundreds of Syrians dead.
    - 22 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 2:42pm -
  • Italy earthquake

    Italy earthquake

    Images from before and after an earthquake struck central Italy show the huge scale of the disaster.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 11:16am -
  • Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries

    Calais people-smugglers use tree to board lorries

    Footage has been recorded by the BBC showing the extreme lengths a group of armed people-smugglers were prepared to go to to get migrants in Calais across the Channel to Kent.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 9:46am -
  • Tiny tribute

    Tiny tribute

    A tiny marsupial lion, extinct for at least 18 million years, is named after Sir David Attenborough after fossilised remains are found in remote Australia.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 9:40am -
  • Aiming for the skies

    Aiming for the skies

    Amateur rocket enthusiasts have gathered in Scotland to mark 30 years of aiming for the skies.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 3:58am -
  • In pictures

    In pictures

    Scores of historic sites in Bagan - some there since the 10th Century - were badly damaged by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 3:20am -
  • Myanmar earthquake

    Myanmar earthquake

    Scores of historic sites in Bagan - some there since the 10th Century - were badly damaged by the 6.8-magnitude earthquake that struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
    - 1 day ago 25 Aug 16, 3:20am -
  • Quake-hit Italy from air

    Quake-hit Italy from air

    Aerial shots reveal the devastation in Amatrice following Wednesday's earthquake which killed at least 247 people in central Italy.
    - 2 days ago 24 Aug 16, 11:56pm -
  • Crying game

    Crying game

    Japanese companies are paying for employees to attend "crying workshops".
    - 2 days ago 24 Aug 16, 4:52pm -
  • Ghost town

    Ghost town

    The largest town that Boko Haram ever controlled still lies in ruins, frozen in time nearly 18 months after Nigeria's military recaptured it, writes the BBC's Martin Patience.
    - 2 days ago 24 Aug 16, 4:34pm -
  • Austrian tragedy

    Austrian tragedy

    A year after 71 people suffocated in the back of an airless lorry on its way to Austria, Bethany Bell and Nick Thorpe retrace the journey and ask what went wrong.
    - 2 days ago 24 Aug 16, 4:32pm -
  • Six ways to close the gender pay gap

    Six ways to close the gender pay gap

    What are some of the steps that could be taken to narrow the pay gap between men and women?
    - 3 days ago 23 Aug 16, 5:20am -
WATCH: 9 Injured in Mall Stampede Over Popping Balloons at Joey Fatone-Owned Eatery
The sound of popping balloons set off a panic at an Orlando mall, creating a stampede that injured at least nine people.
- 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 8:21am -
WATCH: Never-Before-Seen Video of ISIS Hostage Kayla Mueller
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- 5 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 7:44am -
WATCH: Man Strips Down to Boxers, Scales Airport Fence, Rams Pickup Truck Into Plane
A man being chased by police after breaching a security gate at Omaha's Eppley Airfield airport Thursday night, proceeded to strip down to his boxer shorts, steal a truck on the runway and ram it into the nose of a Southwest Airlines aircraft, author…
- 7 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 6:00am -
WATCH: Tropical System Headed for South Florida
ABC News chief meteorologist Ginger Zee reports the latest weather across the country.
- 7 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 5:39am -
WATCH: Manhunt Underway After 2 Catholic Nuns Found Dead
Sister Margaret Held and Sister Paula Merrill were found murdered inside their home in Mississippi, where they had worked for more than 30 years.
- 8 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 4:50am -
WATCH: Burkini Bans Cause Controversy Across France
ABC News spoke to French Muslims who expressed frustration over the ban on burkinis, full-body swimsuits worn by Muslim women for religious reasons. Fifteen French towns have already placed bans on burkinis.
- 18 hours ago 25 Aug 16, 6:41pm -

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  • newClinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll

    Clinton leads Trump by 5 points in Reuters/Ipsos poll

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leads her Republican rival Donald Trump by 5 percentage points among likely voters, down from a peak this month of 12 points, according to the Reuters/Ipsos daily tracking po…
    - 36 mins ago 26 Aug 16, 12:20pm -
  • newFed's Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened

    Fed's Yellen says case for interest rate hike has strengthened

    JACKSON HOLE, Wyo. (Reuters) - The case for a U.S. interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday in a speech that left the door open for such a move as early as next month.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 11:15am -
  • newTurkey signals no quick end to Syria incursion as truck bomb kills police

    Turkey signals no quick end to Syria incursion as truck bomb kills police

    ISTANBUL/KARKAMIS, Turkey (Reuters) - Turkish forces will remain in Syria for as long as it takes to cleanse the border of Islamic State and other militants, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said on Friday, after a truck bombing by Kurdish insurgents k…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 11:15am -
  • newItaly quake death toll hits 278, state funeral planned

    Italy quake death toll hits 278, state funeral planned

    PESCARA DEL TRONTO, Italy (Reuters) - Hopes of finding more survivors from Italy's powerful earthquake faded on Friday, with the death toll rising to 278 and the rescue operation in some of the stricken areas called off.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 11:13am -
  • newU.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

    U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessel

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots toward an Iranian fast-attack craft that approached two U.S. ships, a Pentagon spokesman said on Thursday, in the most serious of a number of incidents in the Gulf area this week.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 11:02am -
  • newObama's judges leave liberal imprint on U.S. law

    Obama's judges leave liberal imprint on U.S. law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When President Barack Obama entered the White House in 2009, the federal appeals court based in Virginia was known as one of the most conservative benches in the country.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 11:01am -
  • newAckman approached to buy Herbalife shares owned by Icahn

    Ackman approached to buy Herbalife shares owned by Icahn

    (Reuters) - Herbalife Ltd's biggest critic, hedge fund manager Bill Ackman, said he had been approached to buy shares in the nutritional supplements maker from billionaire investor Carl Icahn.
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 10:46am -
  • newBrazil impeachment trial suspended amid senators' row

    Brazil impeachment trial suspended amid senators' row

    BRASILIA (Reuters) - The Senate impeachment trial of suspended Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff descended into a shouting match between her political supporters and opponents during its second day on Friday, forcing a two-hour halt in the proceedin…
    - 2 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 10:32am -
  • newClinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

    Clinton attacks Trump's outreach to black voters in new ad

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrat Hillary Clinton called on Friday for voters to reject what she called the "bigotry" of Donald Trump's White House campaign, releasing a television ad criticizing his efforts to appeal to black voters and saying she was…
    - 3 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 10:11am -
  • newOops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

    Oops! Britney Spears does it again in latest pop culture comeback

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Britney Spears is hitting up pop culture one more time, releasing a new album, singing retro karaoke hits and about to take the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA) stage for the first time since 2007.
    - 3 hours ago 26 Aug 16, 9:47am -