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8 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Spirit Airlines goes yellow, raises bag fees for holiday travel

Ultra low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines is changing its colors but not its stripes.

10 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Global protests 'sound the climate alarm'

Thousands march through the streets of New York City to call for carbon-free future ahead of UN summit.

19 minutes ago // ABC

world Couple Confesses in Socialite's Murder, Bali Police Say

Indonesian authorities say Chicago native Tommy Schaefer admitted that he killed his girlfriend's mother while the family vacationed last month at the upscale St. Regis resort in Bali.

19 minutes ago // ABC

world Ship Saves 55 Migrants off Libya; Several Die

Italian Coast Guard: 55 migrants saved in Libyan waters but several others die in capsizing

20 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Hannah Graham Searchers Comb Again for Clues

University of Virginia student Hannah Graham, 18, went missing in the early morning hours of Sept. 13 after leaving an off-campus party.

21 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Yemen rivals sign peace agreement

Houthi rebels and government agree to UN-brokered deal to end crisis, after rebels make gains in capital city.

21 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Yemen rivals sign peace agreement

Houthi leaders and Yemen president agree to UN-brokered deal to end crisis, after rebels make gains in capital city.

21 minutes ago // New York Times

world Sri Lankas Governing Party Claims Victory in Provincial Election

In the election in Uva Province, which was seen as a test of President Mahinda Rajapaksas re-election prospects, the governing party secured a majority of seats, but its margin of victory was smaller than in 2009.

21 minutes ago // BBC

world Deal to end Yemen crisis signed

The Yemeni government and Shia Houthi rebels sign an agreement aimed at ending the political crisis which has gripped the country for weeks.

22 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Lancaster bombers fly over dam

The last two airworthy Lancaster bombers in the world fly over where the famous Dambusters raid was practised.

22 minutes ago // NPR

world For Oktoberfest-Goers In Munich, A Parade And A Party

Munich kicked off this year's Oktoberfest Saturday, beginning festivities in which the city expects to host 6 million visitors. For the first time, beer prices are above 10 euros per liter.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world China overtakes EU on 'per head' CO2

New research shows China's rising emissions per head of population have overtaken the EU while the global total reaches a new high.

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 1 inmate at large after Madera County jail escape; 4 others captured

Four inmates were recaptured and one remains on the loose after their Friday night escape from Madera County jail, officials said.

29 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Yemen rivals sign peace agreement

Houthi rebels and government agree to UN-brokered deal to end fighting, after rebels make gains in capital city.

30 minutes ago // Reuters

world Bomb kills three policemen, including witness against Mursi

CAIRO Reuters - A bomb blast beside Egypt's foreign ministry killed three policemen on Sunday, including a key witness in a trial of deposed Islamist President Mohamed Mursi.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Alice suspect 'could be in Latvia'

Latvian police say a convicted murderer wanted over the disappearance of Alice Gross from London could be in the eastern European country - but has not arrived by plane.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Pennsylvania man in 9/11 hoax should be released, judge recommends

Anthony Falco Jr accused of creating hoax that closed down Kansas City airport terminal in 2011 could go free without trial Continue reading...

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Police probe Balotelli racist abuse

Police are investigating after Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is subjected to racist abuse on Twitter.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Universal's Halloween Horror Nights gets better as crowds grow bigger

Just when you think Halloween Horror Nights can't possibly get any better, the annual Universal Studios Hollywood event finds new and more impressive ways to terrorize you.

45 minutes ago // Reuters

world Turkey says no ransom paid for release of hostages held by Islamic State

ISTANBUL Reuters - President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday no ransom had been paid for the release of Turkish hostages held by Islamic State but he declined to be drawn on whether their release freed Turkey's hand to take a more active stance against the insurgents.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Maze Runner' easily takes No. 1 at box-office, grossing $32.5-million

Adaptations of young-adult books proved their might again at the box office this weekend as The Maze Runner sped past other new movie releases.

48 minutes ago // CBS

world Calif. woman gives birth to 11-pound baby on side of busy freeway

Sandra Vilchez, 29, her husband, and their three kids had to pull over for the arrival of their latest family member

49 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Pope in Albania urges Muslims to condemn extremism

TIRANA, Albania Pope Francis called Sunday for Muslims and all religious leaders to condemn Islamic extremists who "pervert" religion to justify violence, as he visited Albania and held up the Balkan nation as a model for interfaith harmony for the rest of the world."To kill in the name of God is a grave sacrilege. To discriminate in the name of God is inhuman," Francis told representatives of Albania's Muslim, Orthodox and Catholic communities during a half-day visit to Tirana in

50 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world WWE's Roman Reigns has emergency surgery, out of 'Night of Champions'

WWE star Roman Reigns, who was scheduled to take part in Sunday's "Night of Champions" pay-per-view event, had to be taken in for emergency surgery Saturday for an incarcerated hernia.

52 minutes ago // New York Times

world China and Iran to Conduct Joint Naval Exercises in the Persian Gulf

Two Chinese warships have docked at Irans principal naval port for the first time in history, Iranian admirals said, as they prepared for exercises focusing on rescues and anti-piracy operations.

52 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world China, US, India push world carbon emissions up

WASHINGTON Spurred chiefly by China, the United States and India, the world spewed far more carbon pollution into the air last year than ever before, scientists announced Sunday as world leaders gather to discuss how to reduce heat-trapping gases.The world pumped an estimated 39.8 billion tons 36.1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide into the air last year by burning coal, oil and gas. That is 778 million tons 706 metric tons or 2.3 percent more than the previous year.

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Russias ban on EU fresh produce: continents farmers count the cost

From Poland to Spain, fruit and vegetables are being stockpiled and prices are plummeting, with EU farmers losing almost a third of their market Continue reading...

56 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Global Goal: Thousands March for Climate Change

Demonstrators are making their way through the streets of cities around the world of a series of global marches over climate change.

57 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Modi says al Qaeda will fail to recruit India's Muslims

Al Qaeda announced plans this month to launch a new branch in the Indian subcontinent, in a video message featuring al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri. Al-Zawahiri said that his group would seek support in the Indian states of Assam and Gujarat, and in Kashmir, the disput …

57 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Star Wars secrets revealed: why trilogy was an anti-war protest and how R2D2 got his name

A new book lifts the lid on the world of Star Wars, claiming that George Lucas intended his film as an anti-war protest

58 minutes ago // ABC

world Yemen State Media: Prime Minister Resigns

Yemen state media says prime minister resigns as rebels seize control of strategic sites

59 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq

ZAGREB, Croatia The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the extremists from several directions simultaneously, and its success depends on getting more Arab help, the top American military officer said Sunday."We want them to wake up every day realizing that they are being squeezed from multiple directions," Army Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told reporters, referring to the Islam

1 hour ago // BBC

world Three men quizzed over canal death

Three men have been arrested by police investigating the death of a man whose body was found in a canal.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Ghani named Afghan president-elect after deal to end election dispute

KABUL Reuters - Former finance minister Ashraf Ghani was named Afghanistan's president-elect on Sunday after he signed a deal to share power with his opponent, ending months of turmoil over a disputed election that destabilized the nation as most foreign troops prepare to leave.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Secret Service steps up White House security following second incident in two days

Intruder who climbed fence and made it to presidential residence was carrying a knife, police disclose

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Scientists Report Global Rise in Greenhouse Gas Emissions

The report on the emissions growth, 2.3 percent last year, showed that the world remains far off track in efforts to control global warming and came on the eve of a United Nations summit meeting on tackling climate change.