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world Small earthquake shakes Northern California area

A 3.5 temblor struck about 120 miles west of Sacramento, but no damage was reported

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clayton Kershaw aces key test as Dodgers top the Giants, 4-2

SAN FRANCISCO Adrian Gonzalez said last month that he thought Clayton Kershaw deserved to be the National League's most valuable player. Now Gonzalez is certain of it.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Royal Adelaide Show death puts operators under scrutiny

Two rides closed down after horror movie accident kills eight-year-old girl, prompting Safework SA to check standards Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // The Guardian

world WikiLeaks: NSW police have used hi-tech spyware to monitor Australians

New cache of documents reveals NSW police have spent more than $2m on powerful spy programs Continue reading...

35 minutes ago // ABC

world AP Appoints Dharapak as Asia-Pacific Photo Editor

AP appoints Charles Dharapak as Asia-Pacific photo editor, based in Bangkok

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world No answers yet in fatal ambush of Pennsylvania state trooper

A investigation continued in northeast Pennsylvania on Sunday after a state trooper was killed and another was critically wounded in an apparent shooting ambush over the weekend.

46 minutes ago // MSNBC

world There She Is: Miss New York Chosen as Miss America

Miss New York Kira Kazantsev Kah-ZANT'-sev has been named the new Miss America

48 minutes ago // ABC

world Powerful Hurricane Odile Bears in on Mexico's Baja

Powerful Hurricane Odile closes in on southern end of Mexico's Baja California peninsula

48 minutes ago // CBS

world Actress says she was held by police for public display of affection

Daniele Watts says she was only showing affection to her companion when police accosted her

48 minutes ago // CBS

world "Django Unchained" actress says police held her over public affection

Daniele Watts says she was only showing affection to her companion when police accosted her

53 minutes ago // NPR

world Q&A: Why Teaching Music Matters

From homeless parent to Ph.D., Margaret Martin has always believed in the power of music. She founded Harmony Project, which puts instruments into the hands of kids from L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods.

54 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Opposition to Bougainville's Panguna mine 'higher than media suggest'

Survey, to be launched in Australian parliament, finds near universal opposition to reopening of Panguna mine Continue reading...

56 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world From imperial to accessible, Hillary Clinton works the rope line

When Hillary Rodham Clinton finished third in Iowa during the 2008 presidential race, voters' post-game analysis couldnt have been clearer. She didnt spend enough time in the Hawkeye State. She didnt bond with Iowans. She was the imperial candidate.

59 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Maryland mother says her missing children are safe but won't say where

The mother of two missing Maryland children says they are safe but refuses to say where they are, police said.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Angels' wins silence the usual rumors about Mike Scioscia's future

The rumors resurfaced annually, as the Angels' most recent postseason appearance in 2009 became an increasingly distant memory.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Monday's TV Highlights: 'MasterChef' on Fox

Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Post-war counseling awaits Gaza children going back to school

GAZA Reuters - Some 500,000 children returned on Sunday to school in the Gaza Strip, where many will be given psychological counseling before regular studies begin after a devastating 50-day war between Palestinian militants and Israel.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world NFL Week 2: It's like old times as Chargers stun Seahawks

Unfazed by the challenge of knocking off the defending Super Bowl champions, the San Diego Chargers leaned on a nostalgic combination to beat the Seattle Seahawks, 30-21, before a raucous, sun-splashed crowd at Qualcomm Stadium.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world 'Devastating': Hurricane Odile Looking to Batter Baja

Hurricane Odile, a powerful Category 3 hurricane in the Eastern Pacific, threatened Baja California Sunday night.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dodgers' Kenley Jansen earns 42nd save in 4-2 win over Giants

KEY MOMENT: With the Dodgers ahead by a only a run, Matt Kemp provided them with valuable insurance runs by blasting a two-run home run against starter Yusmeiro Petit. The home run, which increased the Dodgers' lead to 4-1, was the 20th for Kemp. The home run was also the 177th of Kemp's...

1 hour ago // ABC

world Japan: More and More, a Land of Centenarians

Living to 100 and beyond becoming more common in Japan and globally

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Seaweed Fans Flock to Expo in South Korea

At the international seaweed expo in the small fishing town of Wando, there was plenty of the slimy stuff to eat, spread on one's body or even use as a fuel for cars.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Tony Abbott says Australian forces' aim is to 'dislodge' Isis from Iraq

Australia pledges troops to work with the Iraqi government and Kurds, but George Brandis denies country is at war Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Obama to detail plans on Ebola offensive on Tuesday: WSJ

Reuters - U.S. President Barack Obama is expected to detail on Tuesday a plan to boost his country's involvement in mitigating the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the Wall Street Journal reported on Sunday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dodgers have a date, possibly with destiny — it's Sept. 24

You can circle the date now Sept. 24, a week from Wednesday.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Arab allies offer military support against ISIS militants

Some are willing to commit ground troops, but it's too early to name specific nations

1 hour ago // ABC

world Full Episode: GMA 9/14: Young Boy Survives Gator Attack

David Cameron Addresses New ISIS Video; Respiratory Virus Cases Reported in More States

1 hour ago // New York Times

world 41 Dead in Building Collapse at Church Compound in Nigeria

About 130 people have been pulled out alive since Friday, said a spokesman for state rescuers, whom church members initially kept from the site.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Peru Names New Finance Minister

Economist Alonso Segura became Peru's finance minister, following the resignation of Luis Miguel Castilla.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Mayweather whets appetites for Pacquiao match

The first words out of Floyd Mayweather Jr.'s mouth following his picking apart of Marcos Maidana were, "The saga continues ."

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hector Santiago exits early in Angels' 6-1 loss to Astros

KEY MOMENT: Angels starter Hector Santiago had gotten lucky with a pickoff, but still, he had two runners on with two outs in the second inning. He had plodded through the first five outs, and already, his pitch count was high. Facing Houston's Gregorio Petit, Santiago made what he thought...

2 hours ago // New York Times

world At Tower Israel Leveled, Lost Homes and Dreams

Israels destruction of a high-rise, felled in a battle against Hamas, killed no one, but 500 people lost not only their homes, but also a sense of their future.

2 hours ago // New York Times

world Lost Homes and Dreams At Tower Israel Leveled

Israels destruction of a high-rise, felled in a battle against Hamas, killed no one, but 500 people lost not only their homes, but also a sense of their future.

2 hours ago // BBC

world Coalition set for IS talks in Paris

US Secretary of State John Kerry is due to meet foreign ministers from around the world in Paris to discuss how to defeat Islamic State militants.

2 hours ago // The Washington Post

world In a land of death, Iraqs morgue workers seek answers

BAGHDAD The middle-aged man was killed at night, walking to his car in the Iraqi capital. No one seemed to know who did it or why. The mans bloated corpse lay on the metal examining table. His family waited outside. The only solid information about his death was in a vial that Dr. Aysa, a forensic pathologist, was holding in the air.

2 hours ago // VOA

world Russian Americans Offer Mixed Views of Ukraine Conflict

While polls within Russia indicate overwhelming popular support for President Vladimir Putin's policies and actions in eastern Ukraine, the hundreds of thousands of Russian immigrants living in New York seem divided in their reactions to recent developments. Lev Borschevskiy, a veteran journalist and active member of the Russian American Community Coalition based in New York, calls Putins Ukraine policies morally indefensible. Yet he recognizes that there is passionate disagreem