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world Australia's national security 'at risk' from spy agency funding cuts

Parliamentary committee warns continued cost-cutting could have catastrophic consequences for intelligence agencies Continue reading...

11 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world UCLA safety Randall Goforth lost for the season

UCLA safety Randall Goforth will have surgery on both shoulders and will be lost for the season.

12 minutes ago // The Guardian

world North Korea's unlikely tech startups

Despite strict limits on internet access and business development, a new breed of tech entrepreneurs is trying to find ways to market their research, writes Geoffrey K See Continue reading...

14 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Fiji's Frank Bainimarama confirmed as election winner with outright majority

Military rulers party endorsed by 59% of voters in first election since he took power in 2006 coup Continue reading...

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Jill Meagher remembered by her husband two years after her murder

Tom Meagher says his wife, who was killed in Melbourne in 2012, was a free spirit and recounts their final goodbye in a social media post Continue reading...

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Jill Meagher remembered by her husband two years after her murder

Tom Meagher says his wife, who was killed in Melbourne in 2012, was a free spirit and recounts their final goodbye in a social media post Tom Meagher writes about the perpetrators of violence Continue reading...

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Mexico agrees to investigate mass killing by army

Shortly after the Mexican army killed 22 people in what it described as a fierce gun battle with an armed gang, the governor of the state where the incident occurred praised the military for its actions.

32 minutes ago // Fox News

world Australia to legislate to prohibit secret service officers from torturing terror suspects

The Australian government has bent to public pressure by proposing a specific prohibition on secret service officers torturing suspected terrorists.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Looking forward, looking back at Sunset Strip Music Festival

Jane's Addiction feels cripplingly old fashioned at the Sunset Strip Music Festival. On the flip side, Cold War Kids and rapper Riff Raff offer themes alive to right now.Jane's Addiction feels cripplingly old fashioned at the Sunset Strip Music Festival. On the flip side, Cold War Kids and rapper Riff Raff offer themes alive to right now.

35 minutes ago // CBS

world Bus overturns in Delaware, killing 1

The accident did not involve other vehicles, authorities said, but the cause is unknown

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Turkey clamps down on Syria border

Turkey closes most of its border crossings with Syria after the entry of at least 70,000 Kurd refugees, as IS militants approach a key Syrian town.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world A group's opposition to a possible gas tax increase gets no traction

With gasoline prices dropping in California, a business coalition may have a tough time winning public support for a campaign to delay the next phase of a state program to combat climate change.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Blair: Don't rule out ground troops

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair says the West should not rule out sending ground troops to the Middle East to fight Islamic State militants.

44 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Stonehenge Mystery: Will Druid King Get a Parking Space for His Kawasaki?

At Stonehenge, the chief of the Loyal Arthurian Warband Druid order has prepared his warriors for battle. At stake: free parking.

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Fiji Election Results Confirm Big Win for Ruler

Fiji election results confirm big win to military ruler after first poll in 8 years

44 minutes ago // Fox News

world Fiji election results confirm big win to military ruler after first poll in 8 years

Official results Monday from a landmark Fiji election confirm a big win for the nation's military ruler.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Afghan Soldiers Missing From U.S. Base

Police and military officials were searching Sunday for three soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army who went missing during a training exercise at a U.S. military base on Cape Cod.

48 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Howard should be tried for conspiracy to commit mass murder, says Andrew Wilkie

Independent MP says former prime minister should be deeply ashamed that he lied over the 2003 invasion of Iraq Continue reading...

53 minutes ago // CBS

world Japan preparing to reopen nuclear power plants

More than three years after an earthquake and tsunami caused a disaster, two reactors are cleared to run at the Sendai plant. But that makes some uneasy

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Brown signs bill to urge more drivers into eco-friendly vehicles

Seeking to put more California drivers in electric cars, Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Sunday providing financial incentives and other perks to entice consumers to buy the environmentally friendly vehicles.

57 minutes ago // ABC

world Australia to Prohibit Secret Service Torture

Australia to legislate to prohibit secret service officers from torturing terror suspects

58 minutes ago // New York Times

world Promises of Greater Home Rule for Scots Turn Contentious

After voters rejected independence from the United Kingdom, politicians quickly began bickering over how to transfer more powers to Scotland.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Sharing Economy Faces Patchwork of Guidelines in European Countries

For technology start-ups like Airbnb and Uber, efforts to gain a stronger foothold in European countries have been complicated by varying regulations from different governments.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Man fatally shot at Koreatown bus stop identified

A man shot and killed at a bus stop in Koreatown early Sunday morning has been identified as Bryan Martinez Rubio, 28, authorities said.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Full Episode: World News 9/21: Fierce Wildfires Rage in the West

Ray Rice Plans to Appeal Ruling; The Secret Life of Cats

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Familys Video Appeals to Iran for Release of American

A video featuring the terminally ill father of Amir Hekmati, who has been incarcerated for three years, is released near the opening of the United Nations General Assembly.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Three Afghan Soldiers Visiting Cape Cod Are Missing

3 Soldiers from the Afghanistan National Army visiting Cape Cod, Massachusetts, for a military exercise have gone missing, according to the U.S. National Guard.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world New Afghan president, but vote totals kept secret

KABUL, Afghanistan Ending months of vote-related tension, Afghanistan's election commission named a new president Sunday only hours after the leading candidates signed a power-sharing deal that names one of them as the country's new chief executive.The commission named Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai as the winner and next president and noted that his one-time rival, Abdullah Abdullah, will fill the newly created position of chief executive, a post akin to prime minister. But it pointedly d

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Torture ruled out of counter-terrorism laws for Australian security agencies

People who are found to have been in no-go zones will have to prove their innocence in court, George Brandis says Continue reading...

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world Since We're Going to War, Here's What I Think

Playing for Change. War, We Don't Need No More Trouble War/No More Trouble

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world Yemen Government Signs Peace Deal With Shiites

Yemeni government signs peace deal with Shiite rebels who have seized several strategic sites

1 hour ago // CBS

world A victim of ISISs brutality cries out for her mother

The pain in Nadayas voice as she cries out for her mother speaks to the brutality she experienced at the hands of ISIS.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Blasts in China's Xinjiang province kill two

Attack comes as 17 regional officials and police are punished for an attack in July that led to almost 100 deaths

1 hour ago // CBS

world Denver-area veterans given free marijuana at unusual event

Organizers said the giveaway was intended to focus on alternative forms of treatment for veterans with various ailments

1 hour ago // ABC

world Fiji Election Results Confirm Big Win to Ruler

Fiji election official results confirm big win to military ruler after first poll in 8 years

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world International summit just a first step on climate change

As President Obama and more than 100 other heads of state gather Tuesday in New York to spotlight the severity of global warming and the need to act on it, the scene will be more pep rally than policy negotiation.