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world VIDEO: Mugging victim and fundraiser meet

Alan Barnes, the victim of a mugging outside his home, has met the woman who set up a fundraising page for him.

13 minutes ago // NPR

world The Icebergs Are Talking. We Just Have To Listen.

Glaciers moan and groan. They crackle, fizz and rumble. Researchers say the noises they make might help us understand how fast they're melting.

14 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Australian journalist Peter Greste freed in Egypt, according to reports

After spending 400 days behind bars in an Egyptian prison, Australian journalist Peter Greste has been freed, according to news reports.BREAKING: Egyptian official: Australian journalist Peter Greste freed, on his way to airport.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Vettel sets testing pace in Jerez

Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel sets the pace on the first day of testing as Mercedes impress but McLaren-Honda struggle.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Major landslip blocks railway line

A major landslip blocks a railway line causing disruption to services between Banbury and Leamington Spa.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Maude to stand down at election

Cabinet Office minister Francis Maude announces he is to stand down at the next election, 32 years after entering parliament.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Prison 'book ban' rule relaxed

A rule that stopped inmates receiving books in prison is relaxed - with books now allowed via four "approved retailers".

29 minutes ago // NPR

world Egypt Frees One Al Jazeera Journalist From Prison

Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste will be deported to Australia. He is one of three Al Jazeera journalists who were arrested in December 2013. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Leila Fadel in Cairo.

31 minutes ago // The Independent

world Texas creates 'Chris Kyle Day' to honour the American sniper

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared Monday 2 February will henceforth be Chris Kyle Day in the state, in honour of the Navy SEAL whose story is dramatised in Clint Eastwoods Oscar-nominated box office hit, American Sniper.

33 minutes ago // UPI

world Jailed Al-Jazeera reporter Peter Greste freed and deported from Egypt

Andrew V. PestanoCAIRO, Feb. 1 UPI -- Al-Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from jail in Egypt and deported to Cyprus.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Web Buzz: RideGuru offers good answers to fare questions

Uber, Lyft or a good old-fashioned taxi? How do you determine which one offers the best fare? Here's a tool that can help you sort by price.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hotel rates reach new record; more guest fees to come

If hotel rates seemed a bit more expensive last year, it wasnt your imagination.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Anderson Silva's next move after UFC 183 win depends on family

Anderson Silva was minutes removed from a convincing triumph in his comeback fight at UFC 183 when he spoke to his 17-year-old son in the dressing room.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world New York mayor dogged by police anger, and a fumbled groundhog

If Mayor Bill de Blasio decides to go to this year's Groundhog Day event on Monday an appearance that has come to be expected of every New York mayor he will have a chance at a do-over. Last year, Chuck, a groundhog from the Staten Island Zoo, slipped out of the mayor's arms,...

39 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Balloonists complete record flight across Pacific Ocean - video

A gas-filled balloon co-piloted by an American and a Russian finishes its record-breaking flight across the Pacific Ocean. Troy Bradley and Leonid Tiukhtyaev landed near La Poza Grande in the Mexican State of Baja California Sur, after six days, 16 hours and 37 minutes in the air. The men have unofficially beaten the previous distance record for gas balloons of 8,383 km set in 1981

41 minutes ago // BBC

world Whitney daughter's condition unknown

Bobbi Kristina Brown, daughter of late US singer Whitney Houston, is in hospital in an unknown condition after being found unresponsive in a bath.

46 minutes ago // Reuters

world Blast targeting bus near Shi'ite shrine in Damascus kills six

DAMASCUS Reuters - A bomb tore apart a bus thought to be carrying Lebanese Shi'ite Muslim pilgrims in Damascus on Sunday, killing at least six people and wounding 19 in a rare attack at the center of the Syrian capital, a Reuters witness and local media said.

48 minutes ago // BBC

world Arsenal 5-0 Aston Villa

Arsenal move up to fifth in the Premier League courtesy of an emphatic victory over struggling Aston Villa.

48 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Data Renew Push for Stimulus

Chinas economy got off to a weak start in 2015 with disappointing manufacturing- and service-sector readings, renewing calls for the government to introduce more measures to spur growth in the months ahead.

49 minutes ago // New York Times

world Egypt Releases and Deports Al Jazeera Journalist Peter Greste From Australia

Peter Greste was jailed for more than a year in a case that had been criticized by human rights groups. Two other journalists in the same case remain in prison.

49 minutes ago // ABC

world Egypt Deports Australian Al-Jazeera Reporter

Egypt: Australian Al-Jazeera reporter Greste leaves the country after release from prison

53 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Germany creates laws for driverless cars

Competition from Google has created a strong will in the German government and car industry to get there first Continue reading...

58 minutes ago // Reuters

world Jailed Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste leaves Egypt for Australia

CAIRO Reuters - Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste was released from a Cairo jail on Sunday and left Egypt for his native Australia after 400 days in prison on charges that included aiding a terrorist group, security officials said.

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers at New York Knicks preview

The Lakers 13-34 start a four-game road trip on Sunday, visiting the New York Knicks 9-38 at Madison Square Garden.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Death toll mounts in Ukraine fighting after peace talks fail

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine Reuters - Thirteen government soldiers and at least as many civilians have been killed in the past 24 hours in eastern Ukraine's separatist conflict after the collapse of peace talks, Kiev authorities said.

1 hour ago // The Independent

world Who is Peter Greste? Al-Jazeera journalist released after 400 days in Egyptian jail to return to Australia

Peter Greste worked with some of the worlds most respected news organisations before he joined al-Jazeeras English news channel.

1 hour ago // ABC

world A Look at Egypt's Al-Jazeera English Trial

A look at the trial of 3 Al-Jazeera English journalists imprisoned in Egypt for over a year

1 hour ago // BBC

world Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt

Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and is reportedly flying to Cyprus.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Junior Seau is 12th former USC player in Pro Football Hall of Fame

The late Junior Seau, who starred at linebacker for USC before becoming a 12-time Pro Bowl player in the NFL, was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Al-Jazeera Welcomes Egypt's Release of Reporter

Al-Jazeera welcomes Egypt's release of reporter Peter Greste, presses for colleagues' freedom.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world US soldier's death a tale of war, terrorism hatched from afar

WASHINGTON — The suicide bomber who killed Bryan E. Hall died alongside him. But now, nearly six years after Hall was killed in Iraq, a Canadian resident charged with murder and conspiracy in the deaths of American soldiers, including Hall, is at the center of an unusual p …

1 hour ago // BBC

world Man, 72, critical after boat fall

A 72-year-old man is in a critical condition in hospital after falling from a boat off Penarth in the Vale of Glamorgan.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Australian al-Jazeera Reporter Freed, Deported from Egypt

Peter Greste has been held in prison for more than 400 days.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Celtic 2-0 Rangers

Celtic ease to victory over Rangers at Hampden to set up a Scottish League Cup final with Dundee United.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Arsenal 5-0 Aston Villa

Arsenal move up to fifth in the Premier League table courtesy of an emphatic victory over struggling Aston Villa.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world US-led task force launches 34 air strikes against Isis in Iraq and Syria

US and allies continue attacks on Isis targets and claim mission is working as Kurdish forces in Syria have driven out militants Continue reading...