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Monday, 25-Aug-2014 07:18 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Katie Ledecky Sets Another Wr; Michael Phelps Lands Gold - The D

I wanted to finish on a good note. I didn't want to walk away from the meet with a 'That was OK' feeling I dug in deep for the last 50. Put it all in there." Michael Phelps of the U.S. swims butterfly during his men's 200m individual medley at the Pan Pacific swimming championships in Gold Coast, Australia, Sunday, Aug. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft) (Rick Rycroft/AP) Phelps started his night with a narrow loss in the 200 medley, finishing two-hundredths of reference a second behind Kosuke Hagino's winning time of 1:56.02, but finished it off by swimming the butterfly leg of the medley relay and helping the U.S. continue its domination of the event. The 29-year-old Phelps, the most decorated Olympian in history, finished the meet with three gold Max Workouts medals the 100 butterfly, 4x200 and more.. medley relays and silvers in the 200 IM and the 4x100 relay. He said it was a good haul considering he only returned to competitive swimming in April after 1 years in retirement. <br>More:

Sunday, 24-Aug-2014 22:43 Email | Share | | Bookmark
Germany Gives Nod To Rwe Unit Sale To Russian Investor: Sources

As part of the deal, Fridman, Russia's second-richest man, and his co-investors get stakes in about 190 oil and gas licenses or concessions in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa. The German government could theoretically have used a clause in its foreign trade law that allows it to block takeover deals that threaten "public safety and order", but it would have been an unprecedented move. RWE has previously said it expects the deal, which has already got antitrust approval from the European Union, to be finalised this year. The transaction came under criticism from senior German politicians in March as relations between Russia and the West deteriorated over Ukraine. Germany currently receives more than a third of its gas and [source] oil from Russia. RWE, like other German utilities, is struggling to adjust to a power sector shake-up as Germany moves away from nuclear energy and encourages a shift to more renewables, while Europe's energy demand is weak. <br>More:

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Germany: No Iraq Combat Troops Or Weapons To Pkk - Abc News

Germany said last week it is prepared to arm the regional Kurdish government forces battling Islamic militants in northern Iraq. It's still determining what to send them. Sunday's Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung newspaper reported some German government lawmakers also are considering arming the PKK, which the EU classifies a terrorist organization. Merkel, however, said the group "does not come into question as a recipient" of German arms. Merkel said in an interview with ARD television Sunday that Berlin "will not under any circumstances send combat troops to Iraq" and has no "concrete plans" to send troops in any other function, such as training. Join the Discussion You are using an outdated version of Internet Explorer. Please click here to upgrade your browser in order to comment. <br>More:

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Bruce Sundlun Featured In Wwii Documentary - News, Weather And C

Sundlun died three years ago at the age of 91 but he left behind his amazing stories from the war. In interviews done before his death and through stories he's told to family members and friends over the years, he's stories were amazing. "When redirected you hear twitter stories like this they seem so unbelievable," But through a new documentary, Above and Beyond, it becomes quite clear, his amazing stories were, indeed, true. It started when his B-17 plane was shot down over Nazi-occupied Belgium. "So I gave the order to bail out." "Being the pilot of the plane, he was going to go down with the plane. He jumped out and his parachute web directories caught at tree top height. <br>More:

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Indonesia Boat With Foreigners Sinks; 15 Missing - Yahoo News

Ten people, including at least six of the foreigners, were rescued, said Budiawan, who like many webblog Indonesians uses a single name. Among those rescued were two people each from New Zealand and Spain, and one each from Britain and France. It was not immediately clear who the other four rescued people were. However,, a news other website for Indonesia's leading magazine, Tempo, reported that all 10 of those who were rescued were foreigners, including three New Zealanders, two people each from Germany, the Netherlands and Spain, and a French national. see page Budiawan said a search for the missing was underway, involving at least four ships. The wooden boat sank off Sangeang Api, a volcanic island in Bima district off the eastern coast of Sumbawa island. The cause of the sinking was not immediately clear, but the weather conditions were poor at the time, according to Budiawan. quoted Abdul Wahab, coordinator for the search and rescue agency in Bima, as saying the boat was believed to be leaking when it sank. Sutriyanto, another search official in Bima, said the number of people aboard the boat might have been higher than 25, given the absence of a manifest, according to <br>More:

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