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world One killed in US school shooting

One person was shot dead and four students wounded in a school by a student who then took his own life, police in the US state of Washington say.

8 minutes ago // BBC

world Card firms 'fail' on rights advice

Many financial providers are failing to properly explain the protection shoppers have when something goes wrong with a credit card purchase, consumer group Which? suggests.

10 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Trojans will strive to stay on top of Pac 12 South by beating Utah

USC is atop the Pac-12 Conference South Division, but the Trojans will be tested against a Utah team that has lost only one game and is going for a sweep of the Los Angeles schools. Gary Klein examines the game's matchups and story lines:

14 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Income support wins Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff fans in Bahia ahead of vote

The men loading fresh lobster onto a pickup in this far northeastern coastal town joked as they talked politics, but one central issue in the countrys upcoming presidential runoff clearly divided them the federal Family Allowance income support that has been paid to millions of poor Brazilians since the governing Workers Party took over in 2003.

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Spending hits the millions in hottest races for Congress in state

Candidates in the hottest House races in the state are spending millions on their campaigns. But in some cases, groups outside the campaigns are laying out even more, campaign finance reports show.

21 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Follow Live: Royals vs. Giants in World Series Game 3

Keep track of all the action during a pivotal Game 3 of the World Series, with both teams tied 1-1.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Thierry Leyne, Strauss-Kahn's Business Partner, Dies at 49

The business partner of former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn has died in Tel Aviv. He was 49.

26 minutes ago // CBS

world Watch One Direction's "Steal My Girl" music video

The track is off the band's fourth album, appropriately titled "Four," which is out Nov. 17

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ebola scare on LAX shuttle briefly closes Union Station bus plaza

Los Angeles Union Station's bus plaza was shut down for an hour and a half Friday afternoon after a man who had recently traveled to Nigeria said he felt feverish and nauseous, but officials cautioned that he did not have Ebola.

29 minutes ago // New York Times

world 31 Egyptian Soldiers Are Killed as Militants Attack in Sinai

President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi convened an emergency meeting of Egypts top generals and declared a state of emergency in parts of the Sinai, including a curfew.

29 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Will elections fix Ukraine's problems?

After months of conflict and instability, Ukrainians are set to vote for a new parliament.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Sheila Kuehl backers launch TV ad criticizing rival Bobby Shriver

After weeks of upbeat advertising,backers of former state lawmaker Sheila Kuehl have taken a confrontational turn, with a new TV ad criticizing her rival, former Santa Monica council member Bobby Shriver, for missing meetings and votes.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Girls' volleyball: Windward's Christina Cornelius commits to Harvard

All-CIF middle blocker Christina Cornelius of L.A. Windward has committed to Harvard.

31 minutes ago // VOA

world Kerry: US Open to Denuclearization Talks With North Korea

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the United States is willing to hold denuclearization talks with North Korea, but not just for the sake of talks. He also said it is premature to talk about reducing U.S. forces in the Korean Peninsula. Kerry's announcement came after his meetings Friday in Washington with South Koreas Foreign Minister Yun Byung-se. Kerry said that before there could be any talks, the U.S. needs to be certain that North Korea is prepared to live up to its obligatio

32 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Pakistan: Court Acquits a Suspect Charged in the Murder of Daniel Pearl

A Pakistani court on Friday acquitted one of the main suspects in the 2002 murder of the American journalist Daniel Pearl.

34 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Turkey: MERS Virus Case Is Reported

The potentially fatal MERS virus that originated in Saudi Arabia two years ago has spread to Turkey for the first time, the World Health Organization said Friday.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kathleen Henderson's drawings are as searing and tough as ever

Treacherous life, irrepressible life. Absurd, confounding life. The drawings of Kathleen Henderson take on nothing less. She chronicles banal, everyday debacles on up to shameful cultural crimes. Her recent work, at Rosamund Felsen, is tough as ever, searing and satirical, propelled by a...

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world New York Ebola patient's movements raise concern

He rode the crowded subways. He strolled through a popular park. He stopped for coffee, ate a meal in a restaurant, went jogging, bowled with friends and spent time with his fiancee in their Manhattan apartment.

40 minutes ago // CBS

world 2 dead, including gunman, in Wash. school shooting

Police confirmed the gunman was a student in shooting at high school north of Seattle

41 minutes ago // Newsvine

world UK told to pay 1.7bn extra to European Union budget

The UK has been told it must pay an extra £1.7bn 2.1bn euros towards the European Union's budget because the economy has performed better than expected in recent years. The payment follows new calculations by the EU that determine how much each member state should cont …

44 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world UCLA players say they have benefited from winning close games

In his comments after the Bruins slipped out of Berkeley with a 36-34 win over California last week, UCLA Coach Jim Mora said, "There will be those that say we only beat them by two points, but to overcome the disappointment of the last two weeks, that was self-inflicted, and to come into...

45 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Second Deputy Shot in California Dies, Suspect in Custody

A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy and a deputy in Placer County died after they were shot during a crime spree that spanned two counties Friday.

47 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Dominican Republic: Inmates Riot at Model Prison and Try a Mass Escape

At least four inmates were killed and several wounded after an attempted mass escape at a prison in San Cristobal, officials said Friday.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Letters: Steve Nash, they hardly knew you

A few weeks ago I was asked what I thought would be a bigger number this season for the Lakers: games won or games played by Steve Nash. I said I thought it was too close to call. In light of Nash missing the entire season and playing zero games in 2014-15, I stand by my original answer: Too...

47 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Ottawa shooting: Stephen Harper oversees resumption of guard duties

Hundreds of Ottawa residents gather to honor fallen soldier Nathan Cirillo as his colleagues retake their positions Continue reading...

49 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing Middle East: Libya: Army Advances in Benghazi

The Libyan Army and its allies among local militias have taken control of one of the largest camps of Islamist forces in the eastern city of Benghazi, military officials said Friday.

50 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world New York Officials Urge Calm Amid Ebola Diagnosis

New York Gov. Cuomo said he planned to ride all of the subway lines used by a 33-year-old physician who has been diagnosed with Ebola after returning from Guinea.

51 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Ebola Vaccine Trials Due December

Plans for the first efficacy trials of Ebola vaccines in West Africa have been moved up one month to December, a World Health Organization official said.

51 minutes ago // ABC

world Malaysian Officer Back to Face New Zealand Charges

Malaysian officer back in New Zealand to face sexual assault charges in diplomatic case

52 minutes ago // Fox News

world Malaysian officer back in New Zealand to face sexual assault charges in diplomatic case

A Malaysian military officer was back in a New Zealand court to face sexual assault charges five months after he left the country under the protection of diplomatic immunity.

53 minutes ago // VOA

world Americans Anxious Over Ebola

A recent survey shows more than four in 10 Americans are worried they or a relative might catch the Ebola virus, even though so far there has only been three confirmed Ebola cases in the United States. VOA's Carolyn Presutti reports.

54 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Day In Pictures 10.24.14

School Shooting In Washington State, 1st Ebola Case In NYC, Spider-Man Joins Hong Kong Protest.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 2 Northern California deputies die after shootings, suspect in custody

Authorities said a man believed to have fatally shot two Northern California deputies Friday was in custody after a massive manhunt.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Two NorCal deputies dead after shootings, suspect in custody

Authorities said a man believed to have fatally shot two Northern California deputies Friday was in custody after a massive manhunt.

56 minutes ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Austria: Monument Honors Deserters From the Third Reichs Army

Austria unveiled a new monument on Friday dedicated to thousands of Austrians who deserted from the German Army during World War II.

56 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Anti-Semitism: Another cost of bigotry The Economist

New research finds a link between persecution of Jews and distrust in finance THE assertion that Jews “control” finance is commonplace among anti-Semites. A new academic study finds that people who live in areas of Germany where persecution of Jews was most i …