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world Missing Nigerian schoolgirls 'married off'

Boko Haram chief denies ceasefire claim and says kidnapped schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married.

18 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Japan Takes Massive Stimulus Actions

Japans central bank and its main government pension fund said they would pump trillions more yen into the countrys sputtering economy in a risky new stimulus tack.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers FYI: What might have been with Chris Paul?

It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kings are boxed in again in 5-2 loss to Red Wings

Hook, hold, go to the penalty box and watch the other team score.

26 minutes ago // CBS

world U.S. Marine released after eight months in Mexican jail

Retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who suffers from PTSD, was arrested for crossing into Mexico with loaded guns

31 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Three teen girls killed by car while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana

Three 13-year-old girls, two of whom were twins, were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said.

43 minutes ago // The Guardian

world How North Korea is tackling Ebola

A series of photographs released by state media shows that the regime is taking the threat of disease very seriously indeed Continue reading...

1 hour ago // ABC

world Burkina Faso: 2nd Soldier Says He's President

After protests push president from power, 2nd Burkina Faso soldier declares he's head of state

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Game updates: Blake Griffin leads Clippers to 118-111 win over Lakers

Welp, that's now two consecutive games in which Blake Griffin has made two critical free throws with the game on the line to give his team the win.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Funeral of murdered SA footballer

Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.An army general quickly announced he was stepping into the vacuum left by departing President Blaise Compaore, but hours later, a colonel made the same declaration.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world China manufacturing growth falls in October

BEIJING China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand, according to surveys released Saturday.The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said its purchasing managers' index dropped by 0.3 percent from September to 50.8 percent. The index is a 100 point scale on which any number above 50 indicates an expansion of manufacturing.The same figure was reported by the government's National Bureau of Statistics,

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world No Offense: The New Threats to Free Speech

The Saturday Essay: The U.S. and Britain have long considered themselves the standard-bearers for freedom of expression. Can this proud tradition survive the idea that hurtful speech deserves no protection?

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Canadian Mountie killer jailed for five life sentences

Justin Bourque, 24, who shot dead three RCMP officers, will serve terms consecutively with no parole for 75 years Continue reading...

1 hour ago // CBS

world U.N. expresses "deep outrage" at ISIS

Security Council says actions by Islamic militants "may constitute war crimes and crimes against humanity"

1 hour ago // VOA

world Girl Dies After School Shooting in Washington State

A teenage girl, shot last week at her high school near Seattle in the northwestern U.S. state of Washington, has died from her wounds. Fourteen-year-old Shaylee Chuckulnaskit died Friday. Two other students died in the rampage at the school on October 24 at the Marysville-Pilchuck High School, about 55 kilometers north of Seattle. Two students remain hospitalized. Both are cousins of the shooter. A 15-year-old student at the school has been identified as the gunman. Jaylen Fryberg walked

1 hour ago // ABC

world New US General Seeks China Air Safety Dialogue

New US Pacific Air Force commander seeks air safety dialogue with China following incidents

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world US school shooting: 3rd teen girl dies in hospital

A 14-year-old US girl has died after being critically injured when a fellow high school student went on a shooting rampage last week, hospital officials said on Friday.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Burkina Faso: 2nd Soldier Says He's President

After president resigns, 2nd Burkina Faso military officer declares himself head of state

1 hour ago // BBC

world Man dies after woman stabbed to death

A woman is stabbed to death in east London before a man, who police say knew her, dies after being found lying in the street.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Boko Haram Denies Peace Deal With Nigerian Government

Boko Haram has denied negotiating a cease-fire deal announced by the Nigerian government October 17. The statement was made in a new video from the terrorist group obtained Friday by the French news agency AFP. In the video the Islamist groups leader, Abubakar Shekau, denied he even knows Danladi Ahmadua, the man said to be the Boko Haram envoy at the supposed talks. Shekau calls the Nigerian government's claims of a truce nothing but "lies." Shekau also said the 219 schoolgirls kidn

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Immigrant politicians fight for votes in the heart of Orange County

Walking door to door in suburban Los Alamitos, Janet Nguyen lets her 3-year-old son soften up the voters.

2 hours ago // Newsvine

world Cardinal says church under Pope Francis is a 'rudderless ship' -

“I would like to be a master of the faith, with all my weaknesses, telling a truth that many currently perceive.” “They are feeling a bit seasick because they feel the church’s ship has lost its way,” he added.

2 hours ago // ABC

world China Manufacturing Growth Falls in October

Chinese manufacturing growth falls in October along with weakening economy

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

world China manufacturing growth falls in October

BEIJING Surveys show China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand.The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said Saturday that its purchasing managers' index dropped by 0.3 percent from September to 50.8 percent. The index is a 100 point scale on which any number above 50 indicates an expansion of manufacturing.The same figure was reported by the government's National Bureau of Statistics, which surveys

2 hours ago // Fox News

world Chinese manufacturing growth falls in October along with weakening economy

Surveys show China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand.

2 hours ago // Boston Herald

world China manufacturing growth falls in October

BEIJING Surveys show China's manufacturing growth declined further in October amid a slowing economy and languishing global demand.The China Federation of Logistics and Purchasing said Saturday that its purchasing managers' index dropped by 0.3 percent from September to 50.8 percent. The index is a 100 point scale on which any number above 50 indicates an expansion of manufacturing.The same figure was reported by the government's National Bureau of Statistics, which surveys

2 hours ago // The Telegraph

world US states refuse to take incinerated Ebola waste

Fear - not science - blamed for leaving ashes in limbo a month after items belonging to Thomas Duncan were burned

2 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

world Assembly candidates' divergent pasts provide fodder for mudslinging

Their platforms are similar and their party the same, but the candidates' profiles could hardly be more different.

2 hours ago // ABC

world Mexico Police Questioned in Killing of 3 Americans

Mexico police questioned in kidnap, killing of 3 US citizens, Mexican friend near the border

2 hours ago // The Telegraph

world Third victim of US high school shooting dies

Family describes Shaylee Chuckulnaskit as a "loving daughter, a caring sister, a devoted friend and a wonderful part of our community"

2 hours ago // MSNBC

world Ancient Stone Circles in Mideast Baffle Archaeologists

Huge stone circles in the Middle East have been imaged from above, revealing details of structures that have been shrouded in mystery for decades.

2 hours ago // CBS

world GOP likely to retake Senate in midterms, analysts say

Congressional elections are now just four days away and most analysts agree that Republicans have a better than 50-50 shot of retaking control of the Senate. Nancy Cordes spoke with Sen. Mitch McConnell, who insists Republicans want to end congressional gridlock and work with the president.

2 hours ago // VOA

world Mexican Court Frees Ex-US Marine Jailed on Gun Charges

A Mexican court has ordered a former U.S. Marine jailed for bringing guns into the country freed from prison. Sergeant Andrew Tahmooressi has been behind bars since March. A doctor who examined him determined he needs treatment in the U.S. for post traumatic stress syndrome, which he developed after serving in Afghanistan. Mexican border agents arrested him in March after finding three guns in his truck after he crossed the border from San Diego, California into Tijuana. Tahmooressi said

2 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ian Fraser dies; Emmy-winning conductor, arranger and composer

Emmy-winning music conductor, arranger and composer Ian Fraser, who worked extensively with Julie Andrews and oversaw a famed Bing Crosby/David Bowie holiday duet, died at home in Los Angeles on Friday. He was 81.