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world Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State is believed to have been killed.

17 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Ebola Worker Tests Negative, Stays in Quarantine in N.J.

A healthcare worker who treated Ebola victims and was placed in isolation in New Jersey has tested negative for the virus but will remain quarantined.

22 minutes ago // BBC

world RAF pilot training moving to island

Basic pilot training for the RAF and Royal Navy will now take place in Anglesey, it is confirmed by the Ministry of Defence.

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Fourth jihadist from Portsmouth killed in Syria

Muhammad Mehdi Hassan, 19, is fourth member of group of six Pompey lads who travelled to fight for Isis Continue reading...

24 minutes ago // BBC

world Fourth Portsmouth man killed in Syria

A fourth man from Portsmouth who went to fight in Syria for Islamic State IS is believed to have been killed.

31 minutes ago // VOA

world South Koreans Scuffle Over Propaganda Launch

Scuffles broke out in a South Korean border town Saturday between activists planning to send propaganda leaflets into North Korea and town residents who wanted to stop them. The activists planned to release balloons carrying the leaflets critical of Pyongyang's government into North Korea, as they had done earlier this month. About 1,000 police officers had been dispatched to the border town. The North has warned that failure to halt the launches could scupper the planned resumption

35 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world 16 killed in northwest China coal mine collapse

BEIJING A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, an official said Saturday, highlighting the persistence of safety problems in the industry despite a leveling off of demand.Another 11 miners were injured in the disaster, which struck just before midnight Friday in Tiechanggou township outside the Xinjiang regional capital of Urumqi.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Earthquake: 3.1 quake strikes near Running Springs

A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Saturday morning six miles from Running Springs, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 4:07 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 7.5 miles.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Woman dies after two-car crash

A 49-year-old woman dies after her crash collided with another car on the A862 Dingwall to Ardullie road in the Highlands.

41 minutes ago // ABC

world Egypt Leader: Foreign Hands Behind Sinai Attack

Egypt's president: Foreign hands behind attack that killed 30 troops in Sinai

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Plan to clamp down on nuisance calls

Companies which cause "annoyance, inconvenience or anxiety" with marketing calls and text messages could be fined up to 500,000, ministers say.

45 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Iran hangs woman for killing alleged rapist

TEHRAN, Iran Iran hanged a woman on Saturday who was convicted of murdering a man she said was trying to rape her, the official IRNA news agency reported.Amnesty International and other human rights groups had called on Iran's judiciary to halt the execution. But IRNA said Reyhaneh Jabbari was hanged at dawn for premeditated murder. It quoted the court ruling as rejecting the claim of attempted rape and saying all evidence proved that Jabbari had plotted to kill Morteza Abdolali Sa

45 minutes ago // VOA

world Iran Hangs Woman Accused of Killing Rapist

Iran has hanged a woman who had been on death row for five years for killing her alleged rapist. The execution of Reyhaneh Jabbari was reported by the official IRNA news agency. She was convicted after what Amnesty International called "a deeply flawed investigation and trial." The man she killed - Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi - was a former intelligence officer, whom she said tried to rape her. Jabbari's mother was allowed to visit her for one hour on Friday - a custom that ten

47 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Barack Obama 'not at all concerned' about hugging cured Ebola patient - video

White House spokesman Josh Earnest responds to concerns about Barack Obama hugging a Dallas nurse who has been cured of Ebola. The US President invited Nina Pham to the White House on Friday and greeted her with a big hug. Earnest says Obama was 'not at all concerned' about the embrace, despite her recent illness Continue reading...

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iran hangs woman convicted of killing alleged rapist

DUBAI Reuters - A 26-year-old Iranian woman convicted of murdering a man she accused of trying to rape her as a teenager was hanged on Saturday, the official news agency IRNA said, despite international pleas for her life to be spared.

51 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Washington shooting: police investigate love triangle claims

Jaylen Fryberg may have shot female classmate in revenge for jilting him in favour of another boy Continue reading...

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world Egypt's president: Foreign hands behind attack that killed 30 troops in Sinai

Egypt's President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi says a deadly assault on an army checkpoint in the Sinai Peninsula that killed 30 troops was a "foreign-funded operation." Roaring in front of cameras on Saturday, el-Sissi said there are foreign powers that want to "break the back of Egypt," without elaborating.

52 minutes ago // Reuters

world Greece's anti-bailout party leads conservatives in latest poll

ATHENS Reuters - Greece's radical leftist Syriza party would beat Prime Minister Antonis Samaras's conservatives if an election were held now but its lead has slipped from last month, an opinion poll showed on Saturday.

53 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world US high school shooting: student describes shock after teenage gunman opens fire at classmates

The students of Marysville-Pilchuck High School near Seattle, Washington, are in shock after teenager Jaylen Fryberg went on a shooting spree in the campus cafeteria

57 minutes ago // NPR

world Ebola Toll Continues Its Climb, With 10,000-Plus Sickened

The U.N. health agency said Saturday that the number of confirmed, probable and suspected cases of Ebola has risen to 10,141. Of those, 4,922 people have died.

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world US axe-attack suspect 'self-radicalised'

New York police describe Zane Thompson's social media posts as "anti-government, anti-Western, anti-white."

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Protesters march against Renzi labor reforms in Rome

ROME Reuters - Demonstrators from across Italy filled the streets of Rome on Saturday to protest against labor market reforms which the government of Prime Minister Matteo Renzi has made a cornerstone of its policy.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Afghan President Visits Saudi Arabia

Afghanistan's new president, Ashraf Ghani, is making his first foreign trip since taking office, fulfilling a promise to undertake a religious pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. Ghani's office said in a statement Saturday that he will perform Umrah, a pilgrimage to Mecca that can be undertaken at any time of the year. The president will also meet with Saudi King Abdullah and other officials during his visit to Saudi Arabia. Ghani promised during his inauguration that his first presidential for

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Number of Ebola cases passes 10,000, says WHO

Death toll from Ebola epidemic rises to 4,922 out of 10,141 known cases in eight countries, the World Health Organisation says

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world US axe-attack suspect 'self-radicalised'

New York police describe Zane Thompson's social media posts as "anti-government, anti Western, anti-white."

1 hour ago // BBC

world Man killed in west Belfast shooting

A man dies in hospital after he was shot in a west Belfast alleyway following what is believed to have been a serious brawl.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Rangers agree to Ashley funding deal

Rangers are close to accepting a funding offer from Mike Ashley, ahead of proposals from Brian Kennedy and Dave King.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Drone strikes 'al-Qaeda stronghold' in Yemen

Deadly strike comes as Shia Houthi rebels make advances on Radaa city as they go after al-Qaeda territory.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Police give timeline of Washington state high school shooting - video

Police give a timeline of the Washington state high school shooting that left two students dead. Police were alerted on Friday morning to a shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck high school, but within minutes the shooter had taken his own life, says Marysville police commander Robb Lamoureux. A female student was killed and four other students were taken to hospital Conti

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world Rebel Love: Syrian Fighters Discuss Intimate Life in War

"I realize that we can???t get married. You???re Sunni and I???m Alawite. You???re with the opposition and I???m with the regime, but I promise you that I will never give you up, no matter what."

1 hour ago // The Independent

world Washington school shooting: Hundreds attend Marysville church service in tribute to victims

Dozens of mourners gathered at a church last night in tribute to a schoolgirl who was shot dead by a student before he shot himself in Marysville, Washington.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Full Episode: 2020 10/24: Worker's Compensation Fraudsters Caught Faking Injuries

Woman Discovers House Was Stolen in Real Estate Rip-Off; Police Search for Wedding Crasher Who Stole Gifts, Cash; Psychics Convince Clients to Hand Over Thousands of Dollars

1 hour ago // VOA

world Mali Reports First Ebola Death

Health officials in Mali say a two-year-old girl, recently returned from a trip to neighboring Guinea, has died from the Ebola virus. The toddler's death Friday is Mali's first confirmed Ebola casualty. The World Health Organization says the girl and her family had contact with a lot of people while traveling through the country by bus, and warned that many people could be in danger of contracting the disease. Diplomatic sources have expressed concern about the preparedness of Mali to co

1 hour ago // ABC

world Full Episode: WN 10/24: Deadly School Shooting Near Seattle

New quarantine protocol for high-risk fliers in NY and NJ; Jake Gyllenhaal on why he chooses roles

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world Number of Islamic Extremists Growing in Germany

German domestic intelligence chief says number of Islamic extremists growing rapidly

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world British woman, 24, dies during cosmetic surgery in Bangkok

Thai police arrest doctor and shut down clinic after British woman - named locally as Joy Williams, 24 - dies under anaesthetic in Bangkok