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world Amy Adams, Pharrell Williams among stars at Milan Fashion Week

Amy Adams sat in the front row at Max Mara's runway show at Milan Fashion Week on Thursday. She fronts the label's ad campaigns, after all. WWD

8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Easy dinner recipes: 17 great summer slaws that come together in minutes

When you want a bright and refreshing dish for summer, it doesn't get much better than slaw. Crisp and cool, it's the dish to turn to as the weather turns hot. Made with just a few ingredients, slaws are straightforward and simple. And they're fast and easy to assemble -- no cooking required.

9 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world A guide to Amazon's new Fire tablets, Kindle e-readers

Amazon updated its lineup of tablets and e-readers on Wednesday night, announcing two new devices and refreshing several others. The online retailer has been pushing an increasing amount of hardware, packing each of the devices with features that tout the benefits of purchasing from...

10 minutes ago // UPI

world Teenagers could decide the fate of Scotland

Matt BradwellEDINBURGH, Scotland, Sept. 18 UPI -- Scotland's freedom referendum has implications for the world economy, global security and the future of Europe's monarchies -- and it may be decided by teens.

11 minutes ago // BBC

world Archbishop admits 'doubts about God'

Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby says he sometimes has doubts in his belief in God, he tells the BBC.

12 minutes ago // ABC

world French President Agrees to Iraqi Request for Air Support Against Islamic State Group

French president agrees to Iraqi request for air support against Islamic State group

13 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boys' basketball: Fall league set for Saturday

A fall basketball league on Saturdays has begun at five schools. The schedule:

14 minutes ago // Sky News

world New IS Video Shows Another British Hostage

The captive says he will "show you the truth" as the western media "tries to drag the public back... to another war" with IS.

15 minutes ago // Reuters

world China separatism trial of Muslim scholar ends, verdict next week: lawyer

BEIJING Reuters - China's trial of a Uighur scholar on separatism charges completed its two days of evidence on Thursday, and his lawyer said a verdict in a case that has drawn international criticism might come next week.

16 minutes ago // ABC

world US: Syrian Rebel Training May Start in 3 Months

Dempsey says it will take at least 3 months to begin training of moderate Syrian rebels

17 minutes ago // Fox News

world Dempsey says it will take at least 3 months to begin training of moderate Syrian rebels

The top U.S. military officer says it will take at least three months to begin to train and arm moderate Syrian rebel forces.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Truvada hailed as HIV wonder drug: why do you or don't you take it?

If youre using HIV prevention pill Truvada, considering it, or decidedly not interested, we want to hear from you Continue reading...

17 minutes ago // Fox News

world Video posted online by supporters of ISIS purportedly shows British hostage

A new video posted online Thursday by supporters of the Islamic State militant purportedly shows a British journalist who was captured nearly two years ago in Syria.

17 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Scotland Casts Votes on Independence

Voters in Scotland were making the pivotal decision of whether to break up the U.K. after 307 years, in a historic referendum that pits a vision of independence against possible economic risk.

18 minutes ago // ABC

world Kerry, Afghan Candidate Discuss Vote Impasse

US secretary of state pushes Afghan presidential rivals to compromise on power-sharing deal

18 minutes ago // UPI

world Syria continues air attacks in Damascus suburbs

Ed AdamczykDAMASCUS, Syria, Sept. 18 UPI -- Syrian warplanes continued their week-long attack on rebel positions near the capital of Damascus, concentrating on the rebel-held city of Douma.

22 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Scots Arrive at Polls for Independence Vote

ABC News' Terry Moran is outside one polling station in Scotland as the vote to separate from the UK is underway.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Italy in Recession This Year, Says IMF

The International Monetary Fund says Italy's economy will contract this year, highlighting the challenges its new Premier Matteo Renzi faces as he tries to push the country out of its third recession since 2008.

25 minutes ago // VOA

world British Journalist John Cantlie Purportedly Shown in IS Video

A man identified as British journalist John Cantlie has purportedly appeared as a captive of Islamic State militants in a video posted by the organization's supporters online. The Islamic State group, which controls territory in Syria and Iraq, has already beheaded two American journalists and one British aid worker in recent weeks in what it said was reprisal for U.S. air strikes against it in Iraq. But in the new roughly three-minute video, the man identified as Cantlie appears in good he

25 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Freddie Mac: 30-year mortgage rate jumps to 4.23% from 4.12% last week

Mortgage rates rose this week at the fastest pace of the year, with Freddie Mac's survey showing lenders were offering 30-year fixed-rate loans at an average of 4.23%, up from 4.12% last week.

25 minutes ago // New York Times

world Poland Wants United Nations to Limit Russias Influence

President Bronislaw Komorowski said he would ask the United Nations to change the rules so that Moscow cannot veto Security Council actions in the region.

26 minutes ago // Time

world Its Time to End the Drug War

A major new report makes the case for decriminalizing illicit drugsall of them

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Knott's completes a Halloween Haunt revival with two new mazes

Two new haunted mazes coming to Knotts Scary Farm will complete a five-year reboot of the granddaddy of all Halloween events that had grown tired and creaky as it crept into middle age.

28 minutes ago // Time

world Cutting the Red Tape

New Indian leader Narendra Modi has pledged to get the country back on the path of growth by launching economic reformsbut he faces entrenched opposition. Will Modi succeed?

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Thai PM apologises for bikini warning after Britons' murder

General Prayuth Chan-ocha says sorry for comments made two days after David Miller and Hannah Witheridge were found dead Continue reading...

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Isis video shows UK hostage delivering propaganda message

John Cantlie, who has been held by Islamic State for almost two years, says: 'I've been abandoned by my government' Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // USA Today

world Earth has hottest summer on record

The planet just had its hottest summer on record, according to data released Thursday by NOAA.  

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Truvada: use of 'miracle' HIV pill rare amid persistent controversy

It has been approved by the FDA and endorsed by the World Health Organization as safe and effective in preventing HIV, so why is there so much pushback to this so-called miracle drug? Continue reading...

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Truvada has been called the 'miracle' HIV pill so why is uptake so slow?

It has been approved by the FDA and endorsed by the World Health Organization as safe and effective in preventing HIV, so why is there so much pushback to this so-called miracle drug?Tell us: why do you or dont you take Truvada? Continue reading...

33 minutes ago // Time

world War to Peace

An American veteran returns to Vietnam to help make it safer for his former enemy

34 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Australia police raids foil 'beheading plot'

Counter-terrorism operation to stop "demonstration killings" in public by ISIL supporters ends in 15 detentions.

35 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iran 'Happy' singers get suspended jail, lashes -website

DUBAI Reuters - Six Iranians arrested for appearing in a video singing along to the American pop song "Happy" were given suspended sentences of 91 lashes and six months in prison for obscene behavior, a news website on Thursday quoted their lawyer as saying.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world California wildfire threatening 2,000 homes shows 'explosive growth'

The fire east of Sacramento burned through 111 square miles, forcing additional evacuations, officials saidCalifornia wildfire leaves destruction in its wake in pictures Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // Sky News

world Poland Sets Up Military Unit With Ukraine

Poland has said it is establishing a joint military unit with Ukraine and Lithuania to be based in the east of the country.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ketchum, Idaho, festival celebrates bringing in the sheep for winter

A wall of wool will baa its way through Ketchum, Idaho, next month as a decades-old tradition--the moving of sheep to their winter lambing and grazing grounds--returns.