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world Family reports Ohio State football player missing

The college football player's sister says he has a history of concussions and they fear he may have become disoriented

24 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Yarmouk youth wins 2014 UNRWA/EU photography competition UNRWA

A timeless photograph capturing the anguish of children affected by the ongoing conflict in Syria has won first prize in the European Union-supported 2014 UNRWA youth photography competition. The theme for the 2014 competition, ‘I Am Not a Statistic’, called on par …

27 minutes ago // MSNBC

world U.N. Criticizes America on Torture, Human Rights

A report released Friday chastised the U.S. for responses to police brutality, immigration practices and past and present counter-terrorism methods.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Baseball: Sherman Oaks Notre Dame shows off lots of talent

Hold off on those predictions that Alemany is the clear favorite to win the Mission League in baseball this spring. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame might have something to say about that.

35 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Pope Francis pleads for dialogue to end extremism

Pope Francis on Friday called for dialogue between faiths to end the Islamist extremism plaguing the Middle East as he visited Turkey on his first trip to the overwhelmingly Muslim but officially secular state.

36 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Fight fundamentalism by tackling poverty, urges Pope Francis

Pontiff calls for greater tolerance on visit to Turkeys President Erdoan, who has been criticised for authoritarian policies Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // BBC

world DR Congo 'coup plotters' acquitted

A group of 15 men accused of plotting to assassinate the president of the Democratic Republic of Congo, Joseph Kabila, have been acquitted by a South African court.

38 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Here Comes $60 Oil as OPEC Tests U.S. Shale: Chart of the Day -

“At $60 you start to price out a lot of critical mass production around the world,” said Marina Petroleka, an analyst at Business Monitor International, a unit of Fitch Group. “U.S. shale, deep water in the Gulf of Mexico is affected. It doesn’t price ou …

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Mickey Rourke wins boxing match

Hollywood actor Mickey Rourke wins an exhibition boxing match in Moscow after returning to the ring for the first time in 20 years.

39 minutes ago // New York Times

world Clashes in Hong Kong as Protesters Return to Cleared Camp

The police used pepper spray against pro-democracy demonstrators challenging a cordon at their dismantled protest site in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong.

40 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world India's Economic Growth Slows

Indias economic growth decelerated in the third quarter, feeding doubts about how quickly the countrys new government can transform the worlds second-most-populous nation into a manufacturing powerhouse.

41 minutes ago // BBC

world No charge in Melanie Hall murder

A suspect in the investigation into the 1996 murder of Melanie Hall will not be charged, the Crown Prosecution Service says.

44 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Afghanistan on edge as Taliban steps up attacks

KABUL, Afghanistan Taliban insurgents struck targets across Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding scores more, extending a string of attacks in recent weeks that have placed Afghans on edge two months into the term of the new US-backed government.

44 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world 6 killed as insurgent attacks continue in Afghanistan

KABUL, Afghanistan Taliban insurgents struck targets across Afghanistan on Friday, killing at least six people and wounding scores more, extending a string of attacks in recent weeks that have placed Afghans on edge two months into the term of the new US-backed government.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Year of the llama: Bolivia calls for 2016 to be dedicated to camelids

South American nation wants UN to raise awareness of the animal family, which includes alpacas and dromedary camels Continue reading...

45 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Burger King Owner Finds $100,000 in Backpack

The owner of the San Jose restaurant said he lives by the expression "if you don't sweat, it's not yours."

45 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bolivian Llamas in pictures

As Bolivia is trying to give the llamas some international recognition and is lobbying the UN to make 2016 the international year of camelids we take a look at the animals that have lugged heavy loads through the country for centuries Continue reading...

45 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bolivian llamas in pictures

As Bolivia is trying to give the llamas some international recognition and is lobbying the UN to make 2016 the international year of camelids we take a look at the animals that have lugged heavy loads through the country for centuries Continue reading...

47 minutes ago // NPR

world For Northern Ireland, Wounds From 'The Troubles' Are Still Raw

Sixteen years after the much-heralded Good Friday Agreement between Protestant and Catholic forces in Northern Ireland, walls separating neighborhoods are a sign of how profoundly divided it remains.

49 minutes ago // UPI

world Two die in Cairo's 'Muslim Youth Uprising'

Ed AdamczykCAIRO, Nov. 28 UPI -- Protests in Cairo, after a conservative faction called for a "Muslim Youth Uprising," led to the deaths of two demonstrators Friday.

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Europes biggest shopping mall opens in Moscow amid rouble crisis

Aviapark tries to ignore fears of major slowdown, but Russias weak currency is forcing middle classes to buy fewer imports Continue reading...

50 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Watch: The worlds largest Christmas lights display

Australia is definitely beamingwith holiday spirit. The country's capital, Canberra, has a tradition of stringing Christmas lights at a shopping center, but this year, the city managed to set a world record with a display of about1.2 mill

51 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Black Friday demonstrations hit Walmart

Hundreds protest before US outlets of retail giant on day Americans start their holiday shopping.

54 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Hey, Mom, wanna peer-review my research paper?'

One of the supposed strengths of academic publishing is its reliance on a peer-review process. Someone writes a paper or collates research and others in the field assess the work for validity, accuracy and intellectual rigor before a journal publishes it.

57 minutes ago // BBC

world Man stabbed outside primary school

A man is stabbed in the chest as people are collecting their children from a Greater Manchester Primary School.

1 hour ago // CBS

world One of world's largest volcanoes erupts in Japan

Mount Aso, a volcano in southern Japan, erupted Friday, sending ash more than 3,000 feet into the air

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Austin gunman dies after shooting at least 100 rounds at buildings

A gunman in Austin, Texas, unleashed at least 100 rounds at government buildings including a federal building and the Mexican consulate before he was apparently shot and killed by police early Friday morning outside the department headquarters.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Suspected Austin gunman dies after shooting at least 100 rounds at buildings

A gunman in Austin, Texas, unleashed at least 100 rounds at government buildings including a federal building and the Mexican consulate before he was apparently shot and killed by police early Friday morning outside the department headquarters.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' trailer teases new faces and nostalgia

"There has been an awakening. Have you felt it?" So asks the first teaser trailer, appropriately enough, for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens," director J.J. Abrams' highly anticipated update of the classic space-opera franchise.

1 hour ago // VOA

world November 28, 2014

A look at the best news photos from around the world.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Cox is letting pirates steal music online, publishers' lawsuit claims

Music piracy online continues to run rampant, and on Wednesday two music publishers filed a lawsuit against a cable company they claim is aiding and abetting the pirates.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Shoppers scooping up deals on Black Friday after Thanksgiving bargain hunt

At a Toys R Us in Ontario, veteran Black Friday shopper Carmen Hernandez had lined up before 7 a.m. to grab bargains on playthings for the 25 kids in her extended family.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ohio State football player missing; family fears he is disoriented

Ohio State defensive tackle Kosta Karageorge has been missing since Wednesday morning, and his mother has filed a missing persons report, the player's sister told the Columbus Dispatch on Thursday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ferguson protesters march, chant at St. Louis mall on Black Friday

After several days of calm in this region, a crowd of at least 100 demonstrators gathered at the Galleria Mall in St. Louis on Friday, restarting protests over a grand jury's decision not to indict a Ferguson police officer in the shooting death of Michael Brown.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Yemen's Shiite, Sunni Rivals Hold Rare Meeting

Leaders of Yemen's Shiite rebels, rival Sunni party hold rare talks