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world Bryan Cranston helps "Breaking Bad" co-star's campaign

Cranston is asking residents to vote for Steven Michael Quezada in the Bernalillo County commissioner's race

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world Israel Fills UN Hall for Anti-BDS Conference

Over 1,500 students fill the United Nations General Assembly for a conference on how best to combat a movement on many U.S. campuses calling for a boycott, divestment and sanctions campaign against Israel

21 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world More Than 1,000 Migrants Feared Dead at Sea in Past Week

The treacherous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed the lives of over 1,030 migrants in the last week, mostly as barely seaworthy smuggling boats foundered and sank.

25 minutes ago // Reuters

world Brexit camp eye Australian-style immigration system if UK leaves EU

LONDON Reuters - Britain would introduce an Australian-style points-based immigration system if it voted to leave the European Union, the Out campaign said on Wednesday, ratcheting up the pressure on a key issue ahead of the June 23 referendum.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: TV sitcom writer Carla Lane dies

Television writer Carla Lane, who created shows including 1980s Liverpool sitcom Bread, has died aged 87.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Britain's tricky history with Europe

Ahead of the UK's referendum, the BBC's Rob Watson explores Britain's very tricky history with our European neighbours.

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Vote Leave draws up immigration plan

Vote Leave says the UK could have a "fairer, more humane" points-based immigration system if it left the EU, but Remain campaigners say it would "wreck" the economy.

33 minutes ago // BBC

world English 92 football clubs generate 4bn

The 92 Premier League and Football League clubs generated more than 4bn in revenues for the first time ever in 2014-15, according to Deloitte.

35 minutes ago // Mercury News

world Air China pulls out of launching service from San Jose

Two weeks before Air China would start whisking Bay Area travelers from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Shanghai, the airline unexpectedly pulled its plans to launch new service here.

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Small quake shakes Nicaraguan capital Managua, no damage

MANAGUA Reuters - A 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook Nicaragua's capital Managua on Tuesday, the U.S. Geological Survey USGS said, but the Nicaraguan government said there were no immediate reports of damage.

43 minutes ago // Reuters

world Death toll from Russian air strikes in Idlib climbs to 23: monitor

BEIRUT/AMMAN Reuters - At least 23 people were killed in Russian air strikes overnight in the rebel-held Syrian city of Idlib, the heaviest bombardment there since a cessation of hostilities was agreed in February, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

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world Israel's settlement drive is becoming irreversible, diplomats fear

MITZPE YERICHO, West Bank Reuters - In the hills east of Jerusalem, overlooking the Palestinian city of Jericho and the Jordan Valley, stands a religious Jewish settlement whose red-tile roofs, neat gardens and brightly colored playgrounds give the sense of permanence.

54 minutes ago // CBS

world Verdict reached in Michael Jace trial

The jury's verdict came after a weeklong trial in Los Angeles

57 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Watch a Jurassic-Sized Gator Stalk a Florida Golf Course

Video posted to Facebook last week shows the massive creature estimated at about 14 to 15 feet long meandering in a Florida course.

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world Canada's Assisted Suicide Bill Approved by House of Commons

Canada's House of Commons has passed a proposed assisted suicide law

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world Jena Malone welcomes baby boy

The actress announced her pregnancy through a poem in January

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world OAS Chief Calls for Meeting to Discuss Maduro's Venezuela

The head of the Organization of American States has called for a meeting to discuss whether Venezuela has violated democratic principles, a move that could result in suspension from the regional group.

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world Haiti Council Starts Deliberating Possible Election Redo

Haiti's electoral authorities begin deliberating whether they should annul results of the disputed presidential election's first round, as recommended by a special commission that reported finding significant fraud and professional misconduct

1 hour ago // New York Times

world O.A.S. Issues Rebuke to Venezuela, Citing Threats to Democracy

The Organization of American States invoked its Democratic Charter, a move that could lead to Venezuela being suspended.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Blind Man Sues McDonald's for Barring Him From Drive-Thru

McDonald's has until June 17 to respond to the suit, which says it refuses to serve blind customers late at night when only the drive-thru is open.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Oil Change: Affluent Saudi Arabia Goes to Work

The deputy crown princes urgent plan to wean the kingdom from petroleum will mean deep changes in a conservative society long accustomed to handouts.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Fear for civilians as Islamic State halts Iraqi army at gates of Falluja

CAMP TARIQ, Iraq Reuters - Islamic State fighters halted an Iraqi army assault on the city of Falluja with a counter-attack at its southern gates on Tuesday, while the United Nations warned of peril for civilians trapped in the city and used by militants as human shields.

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world 2nd Man Arrested in Kidnapping of Mexican Soccer Player

Authorities in northern Mexico say police arrested a second suspect in the kidnapping of Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido, after wounding the man in a gunbattle

1 hour ago // CBS

world Judge who refused to toss Cosby case stays on

Judge Steven T. O'Neill rejected efforts to toss the case over a supposed 2005 non-prosecution agreement

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Earthquake shakes Nicaraguan capital of Managua

MANAGUA Reuters - An earthquake shook Nicaragua's capital city of Managua on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world In Brussels, Art Museum Brings Hope to Muslim Neighborhood of Molenbeek

The Millennium Iconoclast Museum of Art has opened in a district where homegrown extremists have been linked to some of Europes deadliest terror attacks.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Lane 'was a classic 70s sitcom writer'

Nick Conway, who played Billy Boswell in the sitcom Bread, said Carla Lane was a classic sitcom writer of the 1970s.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Lane 'was a classic 70s writer'

Nick Conway, who played Billy Boswell in the sitcom Bread, said Carla Lane was a classic sitcom writer of the 1970s.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Saudi, Pakistani Men Advised on How to Beat their Wives

Saudi Arabian national television has aired a video showing a family therapist teaching men how to beat their wives "correctly." In the tutorial, Khaled Al-Shaqby says he is "aware that this issue is a thorny one, which contains many hazards." But he adds: "Allah willing, we will cross this bridge safely." The video aired in Saudi Arabia earlier this year, then was translated and released in the U.S. by the Washington-based Middle East Media Research Institute. Al-Shaqby points out that me

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world Republic select Keane but Arter out

Robbie Keane is selected in the Republic of Ireland squad for Euro 2016 but midfielder Harry Arter misses out through injury.

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world Testimony From Families of 9/11 Victims Sought at Guantanamo

Prosecutors at the war crimes tribunal at Guantanamo Bay want 10 people who lost relatives in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack to testify before the long-stalled case gets to trial

1 hour ago // VOA

world Egypt Orders Trial for Journalists Charged With Harboring Reporters

Egyptian prosecutors have ordered the head of the country's journalists union and two other senior union officials to stand trial for allegedly spreading false news and harboring fugitive colleagues. The order, issued Monday, targets union chief Yehia Qalash, Khaled al-Balshy and Gamal Abdel Rahim. It calls them to trial on June 4 in Cairo. The controversial case stems from a May 1 police raid on the Cairo offices of the Egyptian Journalists Syndicate, where police aimed to arrest two opposi

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world UAE frees Canadian man acquitted of militancy, set to leave on Wednesday

OTTAWA Reuters - The United Arab Emirates on Tuesday freed a Libyan-Canadian man acquitted of aiding militants and he is set to leave the country on Wednesday, campaigners on his behalf said in a statement.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Gunman Slain in Houston Shooting Spree Was Army Vet

Dionisio Garza, 25, 'was in a mental health crisis' his family and officials said Tuesday.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Gunman Slain in Houston Shooting Rampage Was Army Vet

Dionisio Garza, 25, 'was in a mental health crisis' his family and officials said Tuesday.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Mediterranean Sea Disasters Leave More Than 1,000 Dead

The International Organization for Migration says survivors' accounts now indicate the dangerous Mediterranean Sea crossing from Libya to Italy has claimed over 1,030 lives in the last week, mostly due to overcrowded smuggling boats sinking