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8 minutes ago // BBC

world FC Midtjylland 1-0 Southampton agg 2-1

Southampton lose 1-0 to Midtyjlland in their Europa League play-off second leg and miss out on the group stage.

11 minutes ago // BBC

world Migrant boats capsize off Libya

Hundreds of people are feared dead after two boats carrying up to 500 migrants capsize off the Libyan city of Zuwara.

14 minutes ago // Reuters

world Japan student group injects new exuberance into anti-war protests

TOKYO Reuters - Wearing shorts and a baggy T-shirt and clutching a microphone, Aki Okuda stands before a crowd, the pyramid-shaped roof of Japan's parliament lit up against the night sky behind him.

16 minutes ago // MSNBC

world CDC Sometimes Struggles to See Who's Not Vaccinated

Almost all U.S. kids get at least one vaccine by the time they start school, federal officials reported Thursday. But while a lot of media coverage ha

16 minutes ago // BBC

world Victim's father urges US gun reform

The father of Alison Parker, one of two journalists killed live on air, appeals to US President Barack Obama to push through tougher gun laws.

17 minutes ago // NPR

world Nation's Only All-Women MBA Program To Close

Simmons College in Boston has announced it will transition its brick-and-mortar program to an online-only degree.

17 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Trump: 'mental instability' to blame for WDBJ7 shooting, not guns video

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump weighs in on gun control debate after Wednesdays shooting of two journalists in Virginia. Trump says the debate should be more focused around mental health than gun control. WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker, 24, and cameraman Adam Ward, 27, were shot and killed on live television on Wednesday by a disgruntled former employee of the station

20 minutes ago // NPR

world Froggy Went A-Courtin', But Lady Frogs Chose Second-Best Guy Instead

Given two choices of attractive mates, female frogs pick the top vocalist. But add a third, inferior male to the mix, and females go for No. 2. The "decoy effect" shapes some human choices, too.

24 minutes ago // ABC

world Usain Bolt Taken Out by Segway After Winning Race

Usain Bolt was taken down by a cameraman who lost control of the segway he was riding as Bolt was celebrating his 200m win at the IAAF World Champsionships in Beijing.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world De Bruyne offered 'astonishing' wage

Manchester City make an "astonishing" wage offer to winger Kevin de Bruyne, Wolfsburg's director of sport says.

25 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Vassiliki Thanou sworn in as first female Greek prime minister video

Top Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou is sworn in as caretaker prime minister for Greece in Athens on Thursday. The 65-year old is Greeces first female prime minister and a vocal anti-austerity advocate. After a religious ceremony at the presidential palace, Thanou went to the prime ministers office where Alexis Tsipras handed his duties to her Continue rea

25 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Vassiliki Thanou sworn in as first female Greek prime minister video

Top Supreme Court judge Vassiliki Thanou is sworn in as caretaker prime minister for Greece in Athens on Thursday. The 65-year old is Greeces first female prime minister and a vocal anti-austerity advocate. After a religious ceremony at the presidential palace, Thanou went to the prime ministers office where Alexis Tsipras handed his duties to her

26 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Obama marks Hurricane Katrina anniversary

US President Barack Obama is speaking at an event to mark the tenth anniversary of Hurricane Katrina

28 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Obama Speaks in New Orleans 10 Years After Katrina

Years after candidate Barack Obama declared "America failed the people of New Orleans and the Gulf Coast" he returns to the city to hail the recovery.

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world WDBJ7 manager: Virgina shooter was urged 'to get outside help' - video

The general manager of Virginia TV station WDBJ7 gives more details on concerns staff had over gunman Vester Flanagans performance issues when he worked for the broadcaster. Jeff Marks says he recommended that Flanagan seek help from counsellors at the Employee Assistance Program, but never specifically identified mental health issues. Flanagan fatally shot two journalists on live TV on Wednesday, before taking his own life

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world WDBJ7 station manager on performance issues of Virginia gunman - video

The general manager of Virginia TV station WDBJ7 gives more details on concerns staff had over gunman Vester Flanagans performance issues when he worked for the broadcaster. Jeff Marks says he recommended that Flanagan seek help from counsellors at the Employee Assistance Program, but never specifically identified mental health issues. Flanagan fatally shot two journalists on live TV on Wednesday, before taking his own life

35 minutes ago // BBC

world England lose to Germany in semi

England men lose to Germany in the semi-final of the EuroHockey Championships following a penalty shootout.

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world TV Killer Vowed Two Years Ago to Make 'Headlines'

The WDBJ station manager on Thursday spelled out the details of Flanagan's troubled year at the station.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: 'Mr President, you need to do this'

The father of slain journalist Alison Parker tells the BBC about the need for gun control in the US to prevent tragedies like Wednesday's shooting.

40 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Virginia shooting: WDBJ station manager gives update on gunman live

Station manager Jeff Marks discusses employment history of gunmanFather of Alison Parker vows to fight for stricter gun control lawsTributes paid on air to two TV journalists killed on air on Wednesday 9.41pm BST Were going to close out our live coverage of the aftermath of the Moneta, Virginia shooting with a summary of the day

41 minutes ago // USA Today

world As Iran deal looms, Obama sends invite to Saudi King

President Obama will host Saudi King Salman at the White House next week.

42 minutes ago // Time

world See the Best Photos From an Astronauts Fifth Month in Space

Astronaut Scott Kelly just passed the five-month mark in his yearlong stay aboard the Space Station. Here is a collection of the best photos he's snapped so far

45 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Venezuela-Colombia border crisis

The crisis was set off last week after Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro closed the border between Tachira and the Colombian city of Cucuta in response to an attack by unknown assailants on an anti-smuggling military patrol. A civilian and three soldier …

50 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Small percentage of unvaccinated kids in US could lead to disease outbreaks

Vast majority of US children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threatThe vast majority of US kindergarten-age children are vaccinated against preventable diseases but sizable pockets of unprotected children still exist, posing a public health threat, according to a government study. Only 1.7% of US parents of kindergartners sought exemptions in 2014 from laws requiring children be vac

51 minutes ago // CBS

world Watch Miley Cyrus go in disguise to report on herself

This year's VMAs host finds out just how people really feel about Miley Cyrus during a "Jimmy Kimmel Live" segment

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Darryl Dawkins, The NBA's 'Chocolate Thunder,' Has Died

Dawkins played 13 seasons in the NBA after being drafted out of high school by the Philadelphia 76ers. At 6 feet, 11 inches and more than 250 pounds, he broke two glass backboards in one month.

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Darryl Dawkins, The NBA's Chocolate Thunder, Has Died

Dawkins played 13 seasons in the NBA after being drafted out of high school by the Philadelphia 76ers. At 6 feet, 11 inches and more than 250 pounds, he broke two glass backboards in one month.

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Darryl Dawkins, The NBA's Chocolate Thunder, Has Died

Dawkins played 13 seasons in the NBA after being drafted out of high school by the Philadelphia 76ers. At 6'11 and more than 250 pounds, he broke two glass backboards in one month.

53 minutes ago // MSNBC

world TV Killer Vowed Two Years Ago to Make Headlines

The WDBJ station manager on Thursday spelled out the details of Flanagan's troubled year at the station.

54 minutes ago // The Independent

world Virginia shooting: Gunman Vester Flanagan handed a wooden cross to news editor and said 'you'll need this'

The man who shot dead two journalists during a live broadcast handed a wooden cross to the television stations news director when he was fired two years ago and told him you will need it.

54 minutes ago // BBC

world US growth revision boosts markets

Shares rise and oil prices jump 10% after revised figures show the US economy grew by far more than previously thought between April and June.

55 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Four Killed as Tropical Storm Erika Hits Dominica

Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island of Dominica, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.

57 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world 4 killed in Dominica as Tropical Storm Erika hits island

ROSEAU, Dominica Streets across Dominica turned into fast-flowing rivers that swept up cars as Tropical Storm Erika pummeled the eastern Caribbean island, unleashing landslides and killing at least four people.The storm, which forecasters said could reach Florida as a hurricane on Monday, knocked out power and water supplies on Dominica as it dumped 15 inches 38 centimeters of rain on the small island and headed west into the Caribbean Sea.

58 minutes ago // NPR

world National Portrait Gallery Says It Won't Remove Bust Of Planned Parenthood Founder

Conservative groups want the gallery to take down the bust of Margaret Sanger, who they say was racist because of her support for eugenics.

58 minutes ago // ABC

world Dead Migrants Found in Abandoned Truck Near Austrian Capital

Group of migrants found dead in abandoned truck as leaders meet in Austria on refugee crisis

58 minutes ago // NPR

world National Portrait Gallery Won't Remove Bust Of Planned Parenthood Founder

Conservative groups want the gallery to take down the bust of Margaret Sanger, who they say was racist because of her support for eugenics.