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world Cissy Houston: Bobbi Kristina has "irreversible brain damage"

Shortly after Bobby Brown clarified his comments on his daughter, Cissy Houston released a statement about Bobbi Kristina's health

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces contempt hearing in Phoenix

Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio cut a wide swath even beyond his Arizona world where he was very big political fish. He became the voice for a type of tough justice that harkened back to the Wild West, when the lawmans word was absolute and few worried about the rights of prisoners or immigrants.

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Trent Reznor lists Beverly Crest area home with studio for sale

Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails has listed his Beverly Crest area home for sale at $4.495 million.

25 minutes ago // CNN

world South African troops to help police stem immigrant attacks

South Africa will deploy an undisclosed number of troops to areas where police are spread too thin trying to curb deadly attacks against immigrants, the country's defense minister said Tuesday.

26 minutes ago // UPI

world Coffee spill blamed for plunge of Serbian president's plane

Ed AdamczykBELGRADE, Serbia, April 21 UPI -- Spilled coffee in the plane carrying the president of Serbia was the cause of a sudden descent of the aircraft last week, an inquiry determined Tuesday.

27 minutes ago // New York Times

world Saudis Announce Halt to Yemen Bombing Campaign

The Defense Ministry said the objectives in its bombing of Yemens Iran-backed Houthi rebels, which began March 26, had been achieved.

27 minutes ago // NPR

world Young Adults With Autism More Likely To Be Unemployed, Isolated

More than half of young people with autism had neither a job nor educational plans in the first two years after high school, a study finds.

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world What makes Kansas City Bishop Robert Finn's resignation so significant

Kansas City Bishop Robert W. Finn, the first U.S. Catholic bishop to be convicted for his role in the churchs sex abuse scandals, resigned on Tuesday. Here are the basics on why his departure is so significant:

30 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Millions of Chickens to Be Killed After Bird Flu Outbreak

An Iowa farm that has more than 5 million chickens has been hit by H5N2 bird flu - a deadly virus that can wipe out flocks within days.

30 minutes ago // CNN

world Saudi Arabia to stop bombing Yemen

A Saudi-led coalition will end "Operation Decisive Storm" -- its nearly monthlong bombing campaign in Yemen-- by the end of Tuesday, and a new undertaking called "Operation Restoring Hope" will begin, Saudi state-run TV reported without immediately elaborating.

30 minutes ago // CBS

world Saudi king orders troops to join Yemen campaign

Monarch's move raises prospect of long-discussed ground operation against Iran-backed Houthi rebels amid escalating conflict

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world $650,000 settlement reached in beating by San Bernardino County deputies

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has agreed to pay $650,000 to a man who was punched and kicked by a group of deputies following a pursuit on horseback.

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Kenya suspends police over Garissa

Seven policemen are suspended over failures to act on intelligence about a possible attack on Garissa University College where 148 people were killed.

33 minutes ago // CBS

world Prince William begins paternity leave

Duke of Cambridge completed the first phase of air ambulance pilot training and is now awaiting the new arrival with pregnant wife Kate

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Saudi Arabia ends Yemen air campaign

A Saudi-led coalition ends its month-long bombing campaign against rebels in Yemen, saying its aims have been achieved, Saudi TV says.

33 minutes ago // NPR

world DEA Chief Expected To Step Down Amid Scandal

Earlier this month, lawmakers said they had no confidence in Michele Leonhart after a watchdog agency found DEA agents cavorted with prostitutes paid for by drug cartels.

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Saudi Says 'Decisive Storm' Campaign Against Yemen Rebels Over, New Phase Begins

Saudi says 'Decisive Storm' campaign against Yemen rebels over, new phase begins

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Saudi-led coalition ends military operation in Yemen

DUBAI Reuters - The Saudi-led coalition bombing Yemen announced on Tuesday the end to a military operation that pounded the Iran-allied Houthi rebels for more than three weeks, a statement read on Saudi-owned Arabiya TV said.

37 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bookkeeper of Auschwitz Oskar Grning admits moral guilt as trial opens

93-year-old former bank clerk has long admitted knowing from the beginning of his tenure that Auschwitz-Birkenau was an extermination campAs he entered the courtroom pushing a walking frame, Oskar Gröning cut the figure of a frail old man, a policeman helping him ease the wheels down the steps, his lawyer lowering him into his seat.A blast of camera flashes, reflected in the lenses of his gold-rimmed spectacles, added to his sense of vulnerability. But as he began to

37 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bookkeeper of Auschwitz Oskar Grning admits moral guilt as trial opens

93-year-old former bank clerk has long admitted knowing from the beginning of his tenure that Auschwitz-Birkenau was an extermination camp Continue reading...

37 minutes ago // BBC

world UK arrest over US 'flash crash'

A financial trader is arrested in the UK after US authorities allege he contributed to the 2010 Wall Street "flash crash" that wiped billons of dollars off the value of shares.

38 minutes ago // The Independent

world Migrant boat disaster: Smuggler known as 'The General' laughed about deaths on crossing from Libya to Italy

Italian investigators have overheard leading organisers of the people-trafficking that has ended with thousands of deaths in the Mediterranean mocking the dire predicament of the refugees whose exploitation has made them millionaires.

38 minutes ago // The Independent

world Charlie Hebdo editor's final book: 'Letter to the Islamophobia Frauds Who Play into the Hands of Racists'

On 5 January, Stphane Charbonnier, 47, editor of Charlie Hebdo, finished writing a short book: Lettre aux escrocs de l'islamophobie qui font le jeu des racistes Letter to the Islamophobia Frauds Who Play into the Hands of Racists.

38 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iranian flotilla a 'factor' in warship deployment off Yemen: Pentagon

WASHINGTON Reuters - The Pentagon said on Tuesday the presence of a large convoy of Iranian cargo ships in the Arabian Sea was one factor in the U.S. decision to deploy additional warships in the waters off war-torn Yemen but was not the primary reason for the move.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world Double-murder suspect sectioned

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside is detained under the Mental Health Act, police say.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world Man sectioned over women's murders

A man arrested on suspicion of murdering his mother and sister on Merseyside is detained under the Mental Health Act, police say.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world In 'Wide Awake,' Suzanne Lummis gathers the poets of Los Angeles

I got to know Los Angeles through its poetry. Even before I lived here, I experienced a different, human, side of the city through the works of Wanda Coleman , Michelle T. Clinton, Amy Gerstler, David Trinidad.

40 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Piers Morgan quizzed by police over tabloid phone hacking

LONDON Former CNN host Piers Morgan says he has been questioned by British police about tabloid phone hacking.Morgan, who edited Britain's Daily Mirror newspaper between 1995 and 2004, said he attended a voluntary interview with detectives on Tuesday.London's Metropolitan Police said "a 50-year-old man was interviewed under caution ... in connection with suspected conspiracy to intercept telephone voicemails.""Under caution" means Morgan was not arrested, but the int

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Man Beaten by California Deputies Settles for $650,000

A man beaten by sheriff's deputies after a horseback pursuit in the desert northeast of Los Angeles has settled with San Bernardino County.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Gwyneth Paltrow, Chris Martin reach split settlement, consciously divorce

Conscious uncoupling may just be another way of saying we're probably, definitely divorcing: Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin have reached a divorce settlement a year after announcing their widely panned split.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kern prison guard shot, wounded in yard by unknown gunman

A correctional guard at North Kern State Prison was struck once by gunfire Monday night while working outside in a yard, authorities said.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Indian cricket player dies after on-field collision with teammate

A 20-year-old Indian cricket player died Monday after he was knocked unconscious following a collision with a teammate during amatch on Friday.

46 minutes ago // ABC

world Court Sentences Ousted Egypt President to 20 Years in Prison

Egypt sentences ousted Morsi to 20 years in prison for "show of force" in protesters' deaths

47 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Predatory paedophiles abused boys'

Seven men were part of a "predatory" north Wales paedophile ring that abused boys in the 1970s and 80s, a court hears.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Graveyard clue to stegosaur plates

Stegosaurs may have had sported quite different shaped bony plates on their backs, depending on whether they were male or female.

47 minutes ago // Newsvine

world A politician the U.S. needs The Medicine of Austerity Is Not Working, We Need a New Treatment-Greece's Yanis Varoufakis

With the debt clock ticking, Greece is fast running out of money. The country has ordered all state bodies to place their cash reserves in the nation’s central bank, the Bank of Greece, as it struggles to stay afloat. Greece is supposed to receive the last installment of it …