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world Tories and Labour in SNP election row

Ed Miliband accuses David Cameron of "demeaning" his office by "talking up the SNP" - as Sir John Major warns the nationalists could "blackmail" a Labour government.

9 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Isis leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi 'seriously wounded in air strike'

Baghdadi no longer in day-to-day control of terror group as he recovers from injuries sustained during attack in March near Syrian border, according to sources Continue reading...

10 minutes ago // BBC

world Wrestlers sought by sex crime police

A group of wrestlers is sought by police investigating a sexual assault at Sandy Bay Caravan park in Northumberland in 1994.

11 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Former Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi jailed for 20 years video

Egypt's former president Mohamed Morsi is sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison over the killing of demonstrators outside his palace in 2012. A judge reads out the verdict in a packed courtroom at a police academy on the outskirts of Cairo. Morsi, alongside other defendants in the case mostly Brotherhood leaders, were kept inside a soundproof glass cage throughout the brief hearing. Morsi is expected to appeal against the verdict

11 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Googling Nessie: the search for the Loch Ness monster continues

Google is not the first to take cameras into Loch Ness in search of the fabled monster. In 1972, the Loch Ness Investigation Bureau captured two frames that appeared to suggest the presence of two large, unidentified animals Continue reading...

12 minutes ago // BBC

world Killed woman's 999 call under review

The management of a 999 call made by a woman murdered by a man she met on a dating website is to be reviewed.

14 minutes ago // BBC

world Two held over 'Syria terror offences'

Two teenagers from Coventry are arrested on suspicion of Syria-related terrorism offences, police say

15 minutes ago // Reuters

world South Africa to deploy army in Johannesburg to fight anti-immigrant violence

JOHANNESBURG Reuters - South Africa will deploy the army to the township of Alexandra in the country's biggest commercial city of Johannesburg, the Defense Minister Nosiviwe Mapisa-Nqakula said on Tuesday.

17 minutes ago // ABC

world Greek Municipalities Outraged by State Move to Use Funds

Greek local authorities outraged by decree ordering state enterprise funds in loan basket

17 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world U.N. estimates up to 850 migrants perished in capsized boat off Libya

BERLIN The United Nations refugee agency estimated Tuesday that as many as 850 migrants had gone to their deaths in a boat capsizing earlier this week off the coast of Libya, even as the ships captain and a crew member were taken into custody on criminal charges.

17 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Three dead as wild weather lashes New South Wales in Australia

Three people died as the Australian state of New South Wales was lashed by a "once-in-a-decade" storm Tuesday with homes washed away, thousands hit by power cuts and sand drifts sweeping inland off Sydney's iconic Bondi beach.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Bali suitcase murder: US pair jailed

An Indonesian court sentences a US man to 18 years in jail for killing the mother of his girlfriend and hiding her body in a suitcase.

19 minutes ago // ABC

world Home Washed Away in Furious Storm

A fierce storm lashing Australia???s southeast washed homes away, left dozens stranded and may be responsible for at least three deaths, officials said.

25 minutes ago // USA Today

world U.S. warship heads to Yemeni waters to block Iranian arms shipments

U.S. Navy officials say the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt is steaming toward the waters off Yemen and will join other American ships prepared to intercept any Iranian vessels carrying weapons to the Houthi rebels fighting in Yemen. The U.

28 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Jacob's Journey: Life as a Transgender 5-Year-Old

In a rare and frank interview, Joe and Mimi Lemay share in their own words why they decided to let their 5-year-old transgender son Jacob transition.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world New Afghan cabinet after long delay

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani swears in 16 new ministers - nearly completing his cabinet after seven months of delay.

29 minutes ago // BBC

world Residents rally to catch arsonists

Residents from communities across south Wales are rallying together to try and catch arsonists who deliberately start grass fires.

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Prince Charles to visit Ireland

The Prince of Wales is to visit the Republic of Ireland next month for four days of engagements.

31 minutes ago // NPR

world What Can #NOLASCHOOLS Teach Us?

Michel Martin is hosting a conversation about education in New Orleans, ten years after Hurricane Katrina sparked a transformation of public schools there. Add your voice at #NOLASCHOOLS.

32 minutes ago // The Independent

world Dashcam footage shows Texas police save unconscious man from burning car in breath-taking rescue

This is the moment an unconscious driver in Texas was saved from being burned alive by police officers after they pulled him from his car moments before it became completely engulfed in flames.

32 minutes ago // VOA

world Iran Calls for Yemen Cease-Fire

Iran is calling for an immediate cease-fire in Yemen, where Houthi rebels have seized territory and drawn in a Saudi-led campaign of airstrikes backing President Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday the proposal for a halt in fighting, talks among the Yemeni parties and the formation of an inclusive government is the way to solve the country's crisis. The four-week-old bombing campaign continued Tuesday with more airstrikes on the capital, Sana'a, which the I

33 minutes ago // Reuters

world Old loyalties, religious cohesion may frustrate Islamic State in Libya

CAIRO Reuters - Islamic State's executions of Christians show the group is exploiting Libya's lawlessness but tribal and political loyalties and the absence of a sectarian divide mean it is unlikely to grow as rapidly there as in Iraq or Syria.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Toxic diet pills 'a one-way trip'

The mother of a student who died after taking toxic 'diet pills' has said she had "absolutely no idea" her daughter was using them.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Let's appreciate Kareem Abdul-Jabbar while he's still with us

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had quite a 68th birthday last Thursday. Celebrations were cut short by quadruple bypass surgery. Here's hoping he at least got to blow out the candles and make a wish.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Metrolink will extend 91 line to south Perris

In its first major expansion since 1994, the Metrolink commuter railroad that serves Southern California is converting 24 miles of an old freight route to passenger service between Riverside and Perris.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Peanuts' movie to bring back Charles M. Schulz's beloved characters

SANTA ROSA Charles M. Schulz's beloved cartoon "Peanuts," with its artfully minimalist design and simple, good-hearted characters, would seem out of step with the modern pop culture mantra of more is more.

34 minutes ago // USA Today

world White House says Iran spy charge on US reporter 'absurd'

The White House said Monday it had not received official confirmation that a Washington Post journalist jailed in Iran would be tried on spy charges, but that such charges would be "absurd." Video provided by AFP

36 minutes ago // The Independent

world Bali suitcase murder: US couple who killed mother in hotel and stuffed her body in a case are spared death penalty

A US teenager who recently gave birth in prison and her boyfriend have been spared the death penalty for killing the womans mother and hiding her body in a suitcase in Bali.

37 minutes ago // UPI

world Ousted Egyptian President Morsi sentenced to 20 years

Andrew V. PestanoCAIRO, April 21 UPI -- Former Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi has been sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for ordering the arrests and torture of protesters in 2012.

38 minutes ago // Reuters

world Arrival of more U.S. warships off Yemen tightens 'siege': Houthis

CAIRO Reuters - A senior official in the Iran-allied Houthi movement said the movement of more U.S. warships into waters off Yemen escalates Washington's role in a Saudi-led campaign against the group and aims at tightening a "siege" on the country.

39 minutes ago // ABC

world Car Bomb Explodes Outside Restaurant in Somali Capital

Police: Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in the Somali capital

39 minutes ago // Fox News

world Police: Car bomb explodes outside restaurant in the Somali capital

A Somali police officer says a car bomb has exploded outside a restaurant in the Somali capital near the presidential palace.

43 minutes ago // USA Today

world Newly discovered frog species looks just like Kermit

Costa Rican researchers discovered a new frog species whose bright green skin and big white eyes makes it appear just like the Muppets' fearless leader. Jen Markham jenmarkham explains.

44 minutes ago // Reuters

world At least 10 killed by car bomb at Mogadishu restaurant: police

MOGADISHU Reuters - At least 10 people were killed and about a dozen wounded when a car rammed into a busy restaurant and exploded in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Tuesday, police said.

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Nearly $100 Million in Heroin Believed Seized Off Indias West Coast

The cache weighed about 500 pounds, the Indian Coast Guard said, and eight Pakistanis aboard the boat were taken to port for further investigation.

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Auschwitz guard admits 'moral guilt'

A 93-year-old former Nazi SS guard, known as the "Bookkeeper of Auschwitz", admits he is "morally" guilty of aiding the killing of 300,000 Jews.