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world World's Newest Lava Lake Appears in Africa

Heralded by fiery lava fountains and plumes of poisonous gas, a new lava lake has appeared atop one of Africa's most active volcanoes for the first time in 75 years. The lava lake at Nyamuragira volcano in the Democratic Republic of the Congo DR Congo simmers deep within the …

15 minutes ago // CBS

world Frantic rescue saves boys trapped in snow mound

Dramatic video captured Thursday showed police officers and neighbors digging to save cousins who had been trapped for hours

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Uber suspends operations in Nevada following legal setback

Uber suspended its operations in Nevada on Wednesday night after a Washoe County District Court issued a preliminary injunction preventing the ride-hailing company from operating in the state.

19 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Volcano in south Japan erupts, disrupting flights

A volcano in southern Japan is blasting out chunks of magma in the first such eruption in 22 years, causing flight cancellations and prompting warnings to stay away from its crater. Read more at: #jCp &nbsp …

23 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Shoppers continue hunting for bargains on Black Friday morning

At a Toys R Us in Ontario, veteran Black Friday shopper Carmen Hernandez had lined up before 7 a.m. to grab bargains on playthings for the 25 kids in her extended family.

24 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Four dead in Egypt anti-government protest

Thousands rally in Cairo heeding to call by Salafist Front, as three military officers are killed by unknown gunmen.

26 minutes ago // NPR

world Attack On Mosque In Nigeria Kills Dozens

Authorities believe the attack in the northern city of Kano was the work of Boko Haram militants, although the group did not immediately claim responsibility.

29 minutes ago // BBC

world 10 things we didn't know last week

Beer is less likely to slosh than coffee, and more nuggets.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Trojans debate: USC's identity, offensive line and rivals

USCfootball provides plenty of subjects to discuss and more than enough to debate.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'American Grotesque' resurrects William Mortensen's photos

It's hard to imagine two 20th century American photographers more diametrically opposed than the macabre visionary William Mortensen and Ansel Adams, poster boy for so-called straight photography. Google Ansel Adams and you get a Sierra Club Calendar-ready black-and-white photo of the Grand...

30 minutes ago // ABC

world AP PHOTOS: Brazil Housing Shortage a Daily Drama

AP PHOTOS: Chronic housing shortage causes daily drama for many people in Brazil

34 minutes ago // UPI

world Russia veers toward recession as oil prices fall

Ed AdamczykNEW YORK, Nov. 28 UPI -- With the price of crude oil falling, analysts say Russia could soon sink into a recession.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Abuse doctor 'had 170,000 images'

A paedophile doctor who abused young cancer patients had more than 170,000 images of patients on a spy pen, a court hears.

36 minutes ago // New York Times

world Italian and Palestinian Protesters Wounded by Israeli Forces

The two protesters were shot during a weekly protest in the West Bank village of Kufr Qadoum, according to local activists and Palestinian medical officials.

37 minutes ago // CBS

world Netflix: What's staying, what's going in December

As November comes to a close, the streaming service will put some movie titles to bed while introducing a new round of additions

37 minutes ago // CBS

world Netflix: What's staying and what's going in December

As November comes to a close, the streaming service will put some movie titles to bed while introducing a new round of additions

38 minutes ago // ABC

world US-Style Black Friday Storms the UK With ???Predictable??? Chaos

U.S.-style Black Friday has hit British shores with an unprecedented force, even resulting today in a few arrests and a shopper???s broken wrist.

42 minutes ago // Newsvine

world In India, Guys Are Getting "Bobbitised" Left and Right

Lorena and John Bobbitt are alive and well in India, where their last name has become a popular catchphrase for newspapers covering the exploding trend of revenge castrations

51 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Spains Real Madrid drops cross from logo to appease Gulf sponsors

Spanish soccer heavyweight Real Madrid dropped the Christian cross affixed at the top of itsofficial crest after signing a lucrative sponsorship deal with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. At an unveiling ceremony in the Gulf emirate earlier this week, the club's president, Florentino Perez, revealed a new credit card sponsored by the bank, which doubles as Real Ma

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Flag football championship game to be played Sunday at the Coliseum

The Foundation for Interscholastic Youth Athletics will hold its flag football championship game on Sunday at 12:30 p.m. at the Coliseum. Admission is $10.

52 minutes ago // The Independent

world Thailand's former PM facing impeachment

Thailands military-appointed legislature started impeachment proceedings against ousted former Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra yesterday over a loss-making rice subsidy programme, seen as a further step to try to end the political influence of her powerful family.

52 minutes ago // VOA

world Mayhem in Shops as Britain Adopts 'Black Friday' Shopping

Police were called to stores across Britain as Black Friday came to the nation, leaving many shops unable to cope with the influx of shoppers. ASDA, a Britain-based subsidiary of the major U.S.retailer Walmart, was one of a number of British stores that this year introduced Black Friday sales. Before Fridays sale began, ASDA executive Ayaz Alam said it is good news that the store is adopting a tradition that generates huge sales for its sister company in the United States. Blac

53 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.N. panel criticizes U.S. policy on police shootings, tortures

A United Nations panel on Friday sharply criticized how the United States handles a variety of criminal justice-related issues, such as the police shooting of unarmed African Americans, the imprisonment of terror detainees at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba and the application of the death penalty.

55 minutes ago // The Independent

world Ukraine's 'Martin Bell' saddened by fellow MPs

As Ukraine continues to muddle through conflict and reform, the countrys new parliament began work this week.

56 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.S. military action isn't always the answer

To the editor: Max Boot's prescription for salvaging U.S. foreign policy fails to recognize the need for a nuanced analysis of the possible consequences of unilateral military intervention. "Chuck Hagel's firing won't help U.S. foreign policy," Op-Ed, Nov. 24

56 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Why block traffic in L.A. to protest what happened in Ferguson?

To the editor: Who are these people who stop freeway traffic as a way to protest the non-indictment of Ferguson, Mo., Officer Darren Wilson for the death of Michael Brown? These people who sat in the middle of intersections and threw bottles did an incredibly unsafe thing. This behavior just...

56 minutes ago // The Guardian

world British tourists who died after snorting white heroin named

Shaun Brotherston and Bradley Price, who were found dead in a hotel on Tuesday, believed to have thought powder was cocaine Continue reading...

56 minutes ago // The Guardian

world British tourists died after snorting white heroin in Amsterdam

Shaun Brotherston and Bradley Price, who were found dead in a hotel on Tuesday, believed to have thought powder was cocaine Continue reading...

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world History classes don't need to be 'gamified'

To the editor: The article describing some students at Venice High School playing games to access world history saddens those who believe history need not be "gamified," put online to download and reduced in scope to stimulate thought and engagement in classrooms. "L.A. Unified adopts free...

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Don't delay, deal with Iran

To the editor: Iran has had more than a year to make concessions on its nuclear program, and yet Sven-Eric Fikenscher approves of the extension of talks. In the meantime, Iran has refused to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency in disclosing some "highly suspicious activities...

57 minutes ago // The Independent

world Thousands of hospital staff to be sacked in Russian healthcare reforms

Dr Semyon Galperin spent a decade in medical research in Russia and as much time in the United States, working at top hospitals and research companies.

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Warm thoughts of Rabbi Beerman

To the editor: The article on Rabbi Leonard Beerman brought back wonderful memories of growing up at Leo Baeck Temple in the 1960s and '70s. It bears noting that Rabbi Beerman's political activism was coupled with pastoral dedication. "At 93, Rabbi Leonard Beerman still stirs passions with...

58 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Why no mention of Roybal as a presidential honoree?

To the editor: Much to my dismay, the article omitted mention of Edward Roybal as one of the 18 people awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Obama on Monday. "Medal of Freedom awarded to Meryl Streep, Stevie Wonder, others," Nov. 24

59 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Laying blame for California's affirmative consent law

To the editor: Ah, spring, when a young man's fancy turns to thoughts of affirmative consent, role-playing exercises and modeling strategies as precursors to intimacy. Let's thank party girls short on common sense, the Neanderthal creeps who take advantage and the bureaucrats who...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ben Affleck gets the manipulated man's every twist and turn right

Ben Affleck has played virtually every style of loser lug on-screen, each lug better than the last.

1 hour ago // The Independent

world Students' deaths force Mexican leader to face up to police corruption

Two months after the disappearance of 43 students which shocked the nation and sparked a major protest movement, Mexicos under-fire President, Enrique Pea Nieto, has announced broad security reforms aimed at preventing the infiltration of local governments and police forces by organised crime.