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world AP: NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell told to testify in Ray Rice appeal

At issue: What Rice told Goodell in June about the former Pro Bowl running back hitting his then-fiancee in an elevator

13 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Canada will not be intimidated by Ottawa shooting, declares prime minister

Stephen Harper says killing of soldier at war memorial and gunfire inside parliament do not weaken resolve to fight terrorism Continue reading...

18 minutes ago // ABC

world India Picks up Pace on Economic Overhaul

India picks up pace on economic overhaul with a slew of big announcements

19 minutes ago // Reuters

world China says wants closer military ties with Iran

BEIJING Reuters - China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported, reaffirming Beijing's diplomatic links with Tehran despite controversy over its nuclear plans.

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Abbott says Australia stands 'shoulder to shoulder' with Canada - video

Tony Abbott expresses solidarity with Canada after a gunman attacked the parliament in Ottawa on Thursday, killing one soldier before being shot dead. "Today, more than ever, Australians and Canadians are family. We feel Canada's shock, pain and anger." Abbott told parliament. Canada's High Commissioner Michael Small was in the House of Representatives in Canberra to hear Abbott's comments Continue readi

21 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Can King Khan top Diwali box office?

Farah Khan's much-anticipated new film, Happy New Year, is released for Diwali.

23 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Royals lean on power surge in 7-2 win over Giants in Game 2

The manager walked to the mound to remove the pitcher. An umpire escorted the pitcher back to the dugout.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Tesco sales and profits fall again

Tesco reports a 4.4% fall in like-for-like sales in the first half of its financial year, profits plunge more than 90% to 112m.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Can technology plug NHS funding gap?

The NHS is under pressure to close a huge projected funding gap - Dominic Hughes reports on how the NHS has addressed this in West Yorkshire.

30 minutes ago // VOA

world Following Chinese Outcry, Kenny G Distances Self from Hong Kong Protesters

U.S. jazz musician Kenny G is playing down his visit to Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests, saying he did not intend to show support for the demonstrators. The saxophonist on Wednesday stopped by the protest site in the semiautonomous Chinese territory, posing for pictures and flashing a "V" peace symbol while standing next to pro-democracy signs. Many interpreted the move as a show of support, including China's foreign ministry, which responded by warning foreigners not to get involved with

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Corey Perry's hat trick lifts Ducks over Sabres, 4-1

The vision the Ducks and their renewed television partner have about hockey in Southern California is grand, but Corey Perry is exceeding anything discussed in the script.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clippers' Doc Rivers: 'I trust Blake' Griffin regarding alleged assault

Clippers Coach Doc Rivers hates distractions, but his team now has one after the team learned that forward Blake Griffin is being investigated by Las Vegas police for allegedly assaulting a man at a nightclub in Las Vegas in the early-morning hours Sunday.

33 minutes ago // CBS

world Cameraman cleared of Ebola leaves hospital

"I'm walking out of the hospital on my own power, free from Ebola," said Ashoka Mukpo as he left the Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit

34 minutes ago // BBC

world India's Modi visits Siachen glacier

Indian PM Narendra Modi makes a brief visit to the Siachen glacier on his way to Indian-administered Kashmir to spend the Diwali festival looking at the damage caused by last month's floods.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Sunrise vigil to open Poppy Appeal

A sunrise vigil at the Cenotaph that will last until sunset marks the start of the 2014 Poppy Appeal.

35 minutes ago // Reuters

world Japan prosecutors set to rule on possible Fukushima indictments

TOKYO Reuters - Japanese prosecutors must decide this month whether to charge Tokyo Electric Power Co former executives for their handling of the 2011 Fukushima disaster, in a process that could drag the wrecked nuclear plant's operator into criminal court.

36 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Number of Ebola cases nears 10,000

The number of people with Ebola is set to hit 10,000 in West Africa, the World Health Organization said, as the scramble to find a cure gathered pace.

37 minutes ago // BBC

world 'No quick fix' for ambulance targets

Missed target times for ambulance emergency calls can be turned around but there is "no imminent fix", warns the new head of the service in Wales.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Cal State awarded $60 million in federal grants to help diversify biomedical research

Three California State University campuses Wednesday were awarded more than $60 million in federal grants to help train low-income and minority students for biomedical research careers.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Canada's PM says shooting rampage at Parliament was terrorism; gunman and soldier are killed

Two deadly attacks in three days against members of the military stunned Canadians and raised fears their country was being targeted for reprisals for joining the U.S.-led air campaign against an extremist Islamic group in Iraq and Syria.

43 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world PM vows to 'fight terror' after Ottawa attack

Stephen Harper says killing of soldiers in Ottawa and Quebec are "grim reminders" Canada is not immune to terrorism.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers' Julius Randle puts on a show in win over Trail Blazers

A fan kept yelling the same thing, over and over, almost mournfully.

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Baby killed and eight wounded in suspected terror attack in Jerusalem

Driver shot and arrested while trying to flee after vehicle ploughed through people standing on light railway platform Continue reading...

51 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Bilawal throws down gauntlet to Nawaz Sharif

"Like any politician, like the head of any political party we are looking to expand our vote bank, make gains, gain more seats," Bilawal Bhutto said.

54 minutes ago // Fox News

world Police: Gunmen kill 8 minority Shiite Muslims in southwest Pakistan

A police official says gunmen have killed eight Shiite Muslims in southwestern Pakistan.

55 minutes ago // VOA

world White House Fence-Jumper Prompts Lockdown, Again

A 23-year-old man is in police custody Thursday after he climbed over a White House fence, prompting a lockdown at the U.S. presidential compound in the second such security breach since September. A Secret Service spokesman said Dominic Adesanya, a Maryland resident, was apprehended after security staff and dogs caught him around 7 p.m. local time. The intruder reportedly kicked at the dogs; two were taken to a veterinarian to be treated for injuries sustained during the incident, according

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Girl, 9, dies of injuries in Anaheim shooting

A 9-year-old girl who was shot outside an apartment building Wednesday evening has died, Anaheim authorities said.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Russian prosecutors detain four more suspects in Total CEO plane crash

MOSCOW Reuters - Russian prosecutors have detained four more Moscow airport workers over a plane crash which killed the CEO of French oil company Total, Christophe de Margerie, the country's Investigative Committee said on Thursday.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world China's Guangdong to ban officials with overseas kin from top jobs

BEIJING Reuters - The wealthy southern Chinese province of Guangdong plans to ban officials from senior or sensitive government positions if they have spouses or children living overseas as part of a corruption crackdown, a state-run newspaper said on Thursday.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Big rise in number of NI new homes

New figures show a big increase in the number of new homes being built in Northern Ireland.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Pakistan Pledges Renewed Focus on Polio as Infections Rise

Pakistan is the only country where poliovirus is still spreading fast. This year, 208 cases of paralysis were recorded, accounting for 85 percent of worldwide victims. The country is coming under extreme pressure to contain its infections and boost vaccinations, or face isolation. The number of children paralyzed by polioin Pakistan this year is the highest since 2000, when authorities recorded 199 cases. Ayesha Farooq, who heads the prime ministers special polio-eradication cell, said

1 hour ago // BBC

world Police 'worked to stop Batty killer'

Police were "working hard" to arrest an "aggressive" and "smart" abusive father who later beat his young son to death, an inquiry hears.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Australian pilots forced to land by Indonesian Air Force video

Two Australian pilots are being detained in Indonesia for allegedly violating the country's air space. Graeme Jackline and Richard MacLean were forced to land by the country's air force in Manado, North Sulawesi. They were flying from Darwin to Cebu in the Philippines Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world White House locks down over latest fence jump

Man apprehended after scaling perimeter of presidential residence, a month after previous intruder entered complex.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world White House locks down over latest fence jump

Man apprehended after jumping fence of presidential residence, a month after previous intruder entered the White House.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Baby bear filmed in US store

A black bear cub found in the aisles of an Oregon drugstore will be raised with the goal of releasing him into the wild next year.