New Yorker charged for supporting Islamic State, recruiting jihadists

Windsor Genova – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor New York, NY, United States (4E) – Federal authorities revealed Tuesday charges against a New York food store owner arrested in May for allegedly funding the Islamic State (IS), recruiting members for the jihadist...
Posted On 17 Sep 2014
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‘Revenge’ Season 4 Turns the Tables on Emily Thorne

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – The new trailer for the fourth season of the ABC drama Revenge is up, and it shows the subject of Emily Thorne’s revenge plot turning the tables on the mastermind. The...
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Lupita Nyong’o Visits Sesame Street, talks to Elmo about loving oneself

Katherine De Guzman – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – Lupita Nyong’o and Elmo talk about loving one’s ownskin in an episode of Sesame Street. Lupita talked about the many colors of skins of people but noted that...
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Break up Du Pont: Trian Fund

Jose Castro – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Wilmington, DE, United States (4E) – In a letter sent to DuPont’s Board of Directors, Trian Fund Management LP urged that DuPont be split up in order to be more competitive. The hedge fund established by...
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U.S. consumer price index up 0.2 percent in August

Nathan Andrada – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Washington, DC, United States (4E) – A closely watched indicator for consumer prices in the U.S. dropped in August, which supports the view that the Federal Reserve will try to move slowly in raising its near-zero...
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Life after death in Iraq as many flee homes

Washington, DC, United States (IRIN) – Nearly 1.8 million Iraqis are estimated to have fled their homes since January 2014, with most fleeing the rapid advance of the Islamic State (IS, formerly known as ISIS) as it swept through much of western and northern Iraq in June,...
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In Onscreen Dramas, Health Experts Inject A Dose Of Reality

Hollywood, CA, United States (KaiserHealth) – The questions from producers run the gamut: Could a body be stolen from a hospital? What do infectious disease specialists wear during an outbreak? Do surgeons really say “Stat!”? In a bright office building in...
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Rise Of Catholic Insurance Plans Raises Questions About Contraceptive Coverage

Washington, DC, United States (KaiserHealth) – Catholic and other religious hospitals and universities have been arguing in federal court for much of the past two years that they shouldn’t have to offer or facilitate birth control as part of their employee health...
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"It Seems Like Another Lifestime," James Van Der Beek On His Most Famous Role

June Javelosa – Fourth Estate Cooperative Contributor Hollywood, CA, United States (4E) – It’s been over 10 years since the world was introduced to the cast from the Creek, but it seems the eponymous role which James Van Der Beek played back in the 90s will...
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iPhone 6/ 6 Plus NFC chip is only limited to Apple Pay application for now

Cesar Ian S. Fuentes – Fourth Estate Cooperative Tech Contributor Cupertino, CA, United States (4E) – The Near Field Communications (NFC) feature is a heavily-lauded capability of the current iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch. The chip is manufactured by NFC and...
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