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world China and Taiwan hold highest level talks in six years

Elizabeth ShimBEIJING, May 4 UPI -- A Taiwanese party leader met with Chinese President Xi Jinping to discuss economic cooperation in the highest-level talks between the two countries in six years.

12 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kerry visits Kenya after more than two years of cool relations

Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Monday sought to rebuild Americas frayed relationship with Kenya, which went into decline after the 2013 election of a president who had been charged with crimes against humanity in the International Criminal Court.

13 minutes ago // ABC

world Turkey Says It Stopped Over 200 Migrants Heading to Greece

Turkey says it has stopped over 200 migrants from heading to EU-member Greece in small boats

14 minutes ago // ABC

world British Comedian, Activist Russell Brand Backs Labour Party

UK comedian Russell Brand drops 'don't vote' stance; urges voters to back Labour's Ed Miliband

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Search continues for two children last seen boarding bus in Venice

The search continued Monday for two middle school-aged children last seen boarding a bus Saturday to go to Venice Beach.

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world In Egypt, Militants Attack Security Forces' Base in Sinai

Egypt officials: Militants attack security forces' base in Sinai, no word on casualties

17 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Another early opening for Tioga Road, Yosemite's major east-west route

Tioga Road, the east-west roadway in Yosemite National Park that allows visitors to cross the Sierra, opens for the season Monday. It's among the earliest opening dates for the road that closes in winter because of snow and ice -- two things in short supply this year.

19 minutes ago // UPI

world Royal baby named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Germaine BensonLONDON, May 4 UPI -- The Royal baby's name has been revealed: Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.

20 minutes ago // CBS

world New princess to meet Her Majesty, Great-Grandma

With world wondering what she'll be called, Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's 2nd little bundle to meet the Queen

20 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Factory growth rebounds as new orders rise for first time since July

Factories heated up in March as new orders rose for the first time since July in a sign economic growth should improve after a weak winter.

23 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Tony Fernandes tells QPR fans not to despair about clubs future

Chairman calls for positivity as QPR heads for relegation He denies reports that club have severe financial concerns Continue reading...

28 minutes ago // New York Times

world New British Princess Named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain's new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

world New British princess named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON Reuters - Britain's new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday, a choice of names that honors the baby's late grandmother Princess Diana and her great-grandmother Queen Elizabeth.

29 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana.The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge, royal officials said Monday.Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, appears to be a nod to the newborn's grandfather, Prince Charles. The middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant's 89-year-old great-grandmother, and the

30 minutes ago // Mercury News

world Royal baby's name: Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world USC Now morning report: NFL draft recap

Fact of the day: Four USC players signed undrafted free-agent contracts, USC Athletics reported: Receiver George Farmer signed with the Dallas Cowboys, linebacker J.R. Tavai with the Tennessee Titans, safety Gerald Bowman with the Baltimore Ravens and offensive lineman Aundrey Walker with the Miami...

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lessons in money management for a semester-abroad student

Question: Our son has been accepted into a university language program and is planning a semester abroad in Paris, leaving in August and returning probably in late December. His advisor told him not to set up a personal bank account there. For his current studies in the States, we transfer money...

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Crime fiction writer Ruth Rendell has died

Bestselling crime novelist Ruth Rendell died Saturday in London, her publisher Penguin Random House announced. She was 85 and had suffered a serious stroke in January.

33 minutes ago // ABC

world US Military: No Indication Civilians Killed in Syria Strike

US military denies reports of high civilian casualties in coalition airstrike in Syria

34 minutes ago // Reuters

world Togo's Gnassingbe sworn in as dynasty extends its lengthy rule

LOME Reuters - Togo's constitutional court swore in incumbent President Faure Gnassingbe for a third term in office on Monday, prolonging for another five years his family's nearly half-century rule over the West African nation.

34 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, royal officials said Monday.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Royal princess named Charlotte

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace says.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Man dies after he is held by police

A man who died after he was detained by police in Kirkcaldy is named as Sheku Ahmed Tejan Bayoh.

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bill Clinton says foundation has 'never done anything knowingly inappropriate'

Statement comes amid questions of impropriety about donations during Hillary Clintons time as secretary of state from Russian entities and other foreign donors Continue reading...

38 minutes ago // Mercury News

world Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.

38 minutes ago // USA Today

world Rural Nepal devastated by earthquake still awaits aid

Many villages are largely inaccessible, creating huge challenges for aid workers.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Jamie Foxx sings national anthem, social media not impressed

Actor Jamie Foxx went a little off script while singing the national anthem before Saturday's welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Manny Pacquiao at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas.

40 minutes ago // Reuters

world New British princess named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON Reuters - Britain's new princess has been named as Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, Kensington Palace said on its Twitter account on Monday.

41 minutes ago // Fox News

world 30 people arrested in 2nd night of soccer violence in Poland triggered by fan death

Thirty people were arrested and five police vans damaged during a second night of violence in Knurow, southern Poland, following the death of a soccer fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by police.

42 minutes ago // BBC

world Light aircraft crash victims named

The two men who died when a light aircraft crashed near Abernyte in Perthshire on Sunday have been named.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world The Lennon Sisters bring their hits to Las Vegas in June

Known as AmericasSweethearts of Song, The Lennon Sisters will perform their timeless hits at the Suncoast Showroom June 6-7.

43 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Britain's new princess named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana

LONDON Britain's newborn princess has been named Charlotte Elizabeth Diana, royal officials said Monday.The princess is the second child of Prince William and his wife Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge. The baby will be known as Her Royal Highness Princess Charlotte of Cambridge.Charlotte, the feminine form of Charles, is a nod to the newborn's grandfather, Prince Charles. The middle names honor Queen Elizabeth II, the infant's great-grandmother, and the late Princess Diana, W

43 minutes ago // Reuters

world Merkel defends German intelligence cooperation with NSA

BERLIN Reuters - Chancellor Angela Merkel defended Germany's BND intelligence agency on Monday against accusations it illegally helped the United States spy on officials and firms in Europe.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Comcast now has more Internet customers than cable TV subscribers

Comcast Corp. again demonstrated that the future is indeed the Internet.

43 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Lakhvi is 'innocent': Hafiz Saeed

Claiming that Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi is innocent, chief of banned Jamaat-ud-Dawa Hafiz Saeed today said India is trying to put pressure on Pakistan through the UN and the US to punish him for the 2008 Mumbai attack.

44 minutes ago // BBC

world Le Pen rejects FN bid to silence him

French ex-National Front leader Jean-Marie Le Pen refuses to appear before a party board deciding his fate over a series of inflammatory remarks.