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world Witness: Michael Phelps was gambling, drinking before arrest

CBS Baltimore reports that a witness saw former Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps at a local casino before he was arrested on DUI charges

18 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Protesting in Hong Kong with Oil on Canvas

How one artist is using oil paintings to send a message that will last hundreds of years.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Angels say playoff experience matters little in postseason

Before David Freese had one of the best postseasons in baseball history, Albert Pujols came forward to offer advice. This was Freese's first time in the playoffs, and Pujols wanted to impart some wisdom.

21 minutes ago // CBS

world Questions surround Ebola patient's first hospital visit

First patient diagnosed with deadly disease in U.S. wasn't admitted on first visit to the hospital

23 minutes ago // Newsvine

world NEW Video Shows Officer Darren Wilson STANDING Over Michael Brown's LIFELESS BODY!! - YouTube

Miss Crenshaw was very detailed in her description of the incident but she never stated that she saw Officer Wilson at any point make an attempt to try to save Brown nor does her video show the officer make an attempt. Is there any video or anyone who witnessed any attempts by Of …

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kobe Bryant says he's fine after full-court scrimmage

It was day two of training camp and Kobe Bryant was already tired.

26 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Drug cartel leader Hector Beltran Leyva arrested in Mexico

Hector Beltran Leyva, remaining kingpin of a once-powerful and increasingly troublesome family-run drug cartel, was captured Wednesday in central Mexico, authorities announced.

26 minutes ago // New York Times

world U.S. to Increase Production of Experimental Drug, but May Not Meet Demand

Despite the new efforts, supplies of the drug, ZMapp, are expected to be limited to hundreds or thousands of treatment courses by early next year, which would not be nearly enough if the epidemic continues to spiral out of control.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Developer of new Bunker Hill apartment high-rise woos older residents

Enough with the yuppies this new Bunker Hill apartment building is for grown-ups.

33 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Texas Ebola Patient Had Contact With Kids, Perry Says

Texas Gov. Rick Perry held a news conference Wednesday at the hospital treating the man with the first case of Ebola diagnosed in the U.S.

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Top Bahrain rights activist arrested

Leading Bahraini human rights activist Nabeel Rajab is arrested over Twitter remarks deemed "denigrating" to government institutions.

36 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world US sharply criticises Israeli settlement plan

White House spokesman says Washington is "deeply concerned" about construction of 2,600 settler homes in East Jerusalem.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world Ebola: 'Five S Leone cases per hour'

Save the Children says healthcare demands are far outstripping supply in Sierra Leone and warns that the Ebola outbreak there is getting worse.

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Foreign doctors, military guards: Bespoke care for North Korea's Kims

SEOUL Reuters - In 1993, French neurosurgeon Francois-Xavier Roux received a phone call in Paris from an unidentified North Korean official. The then leader-in-waiting, Kim Jong Il, had suffered a head injury from a horse-riding accident and they wanted his advice.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Reports: Mila Kunis, Ashton Kutcher welcome first child, a baby girl

That '70s baby is here! Mila Kunis and Ashton Kutcher are now parents to a baby girl, according to reports out Wednesday.

40 minutes ago // New York Times

world Ebola Suspected in U.N. Staffers Death

The victim was Liberian who had worked for the United Nations peacekeeping mission in her country.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Angels may have turned back the clock

It first struck Tim Salmon in early July, when the Angels steamrollered the Texas Rangers in a four-game sweep. It became more apparent July 18, when the Angels traded for proven closer Huston Street, turning a much-improved bullpen into a dominant one.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Embattled Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns

The beleaguered director of the Secret Service resigned Wednesday after President Obama lost confidence in her ability to lead the troubled agency amid a string of high-profile security lapses.

44 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world These Dodgers have enjoyed baseball's best moment

Juan Uribe couldn't wait for the moment to come. Brian Wilson couldn't wait for it to be over. As for Josh Beckett, he didn't understand the magnitude of what he was about to accomplish.

44 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. council candidate received, then swore off developer donations

At a forum Tuesday night in Hollywood,nearly a dozencandidates vying to replace termed-out Los Angeles City Councilman Tom LaBonge were asked a question: Will you accept campaign contributions from developers?

44 minutes ago // New York Times

world Man in U.S. With Ebola Had Been Screened to Fly, but System is Spotty

Since the Ebola virus began spreading through West Africa, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been pushing the worst-hit countries to implement screening for air passengers.

46 minutes ago // BBC

world Young people 'lack workplace skills'

Young people lack workplace skills such as communication and team working, a study among employers suggests.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Mexico arrests drug syndicate leader

The Mexican authorities say they have captured the head of a notorious drug crime syndicate, Hector Beltran Leyva.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world Turkey vows to fight Islamic State, coalition strikes near border

MURSITPINAR Turkey/BEIRUT Reuters - Turkey signalled it may send troops into Syria or Iraq and let allies use Turkish bases to fight Islamic State, as coalition jets launched air strikes on Wednesday on insurgents besieging a town on its southern border with Syria.

51 minutes ago // Reuters

world Greenland votes to hold parliamentary election in November

Reuters - Greenland's parliament voted on Wednesday to hold an election on Nov. 28 after Prime Minister Aleqa Hammond took a temporary leave of absence over a spending scandal and the opposition lured enough of her supporters to gain a majority.

51 minutes ago // ABC

world Mexico: Alleged Drug Boss Beltran Leyva Captured

Mexico says alleged cartel capo Hector Beltran Leyva captured while dining at restaurant

54 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Wife of slain Bell Gardens mayor acted reasonably, attorney says

An attorney for the wife of slain Bell Gardens Mayor Daniel Crespo said Wednesday that his client acted reasonably and likely will not be criminally charged.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers' Wesley Johnson returns to his natural position of small forward

Often last season, the slight Wesley Johnson was stuck playing out of position at power forward for the Lakers.

55 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Guide Recounts Volcano Climb Interrupted by Deadly Cloud

Mountain guide Shigeki Tamura was among the hundreds of climbers on Mount Ontake the day it erupted, causing the deaths of at least 47 people in Japan's worst volcano-related disaster since 1926.

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world For most chronic pain, neurologists declare opioids a bad choice

Patients taking opioid painkillers for chronic pain not associated with cancer -- conditions such as headaches, fibromyalgia and low-back pain -- are more likely to risk overdose, addiction and a range of debilitating side effects than they are to improve their ability to function, a leading...

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dodgers' Hyun-Jin Ryu pitches in simulated game

Hyun-Jin Ryu threw 45 pitches over three simulated innings in a closed-door workout Wednesday, the Dodgers said.

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Yikes! This cloud on Saturn's moon Titan is made of icy poison

A strange cloud that NASA's Cassini spacecraft spotted on Saturns moon Titan two years ago appears to be made of icy hydrogen cyanide, a poison that on Earth has been used to kill everything from rats to whales.

58 minutes ago // BBC

world Ebola fight hit by aid cuts, MPs warn

Cuts in the amount of health aid the UK provides to Liberia and Sierra Leone have "compromised the fight" to stop the spread of the Ebola virus, MPs warn.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Florida man convicted in loud music case

A Florida man faces life in prison after being convicted of first degree murder at his retrial for the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager during an argument over loud music in 2012.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Mexico captures top drug lord Beltran-Leyva

Hector Beltran-Leyva heads the Beltran-Leyva family crime syndicate that waged a bloody conflict with a former ally.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Cal State campuses begin accepting fall 2015 applications

California State University campuses on Wednesday began accepting applications for the fall 2015 term and officials expect the numbers to exceed last year's record.