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world Gunman kills New York police officers

A gunman has shot dead two police officers sitting inside a patrol car in New York before killing himself, officials say.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Journalist John Freeman dies at 99

The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.

20 minutes ago // New York Times

world China Invests in Region Rich in Oil, Coal and Also Strife

China is turning the Xinjiang region into a national hub for oil, gas and coal as Uighurs struggle, resenting the reaping of their homelands resources.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Sydney siege: families of Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson direct donations

Katrina Dawson Foundation established to help educate women, while Johnsons family have requested donations in his name go to beyondblueThe families of Sydney siege victims Katrina Dawson and Tori Johnson have requested funds raised in honour of the slain hostages be directed to specific charities.The Katrina Dawson Foundation has been established in the barristers memory to help educate women, while Johnsons family have asked that donations in his name to go to mental

26 minutes ago // Reuters

world North Korea denies hacking Sony, U.S. stands by its assertion

SEOUL/WASHINGTON Reuters - North Korea said on Saturday U.S. accusations that it was involved in a cyberattack on Sony Pictures were "groundless slander," and that it wanted a joint investigation into the incident with the United States.

26 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Presidential vacation in Hawaii begins with an Obama staple: golf

Far removed -- at least physically -- from the concerns of Washington, President Obama commenced the familiar rituals of his annual holiday getaway to his home state of Hawaii on Saturday, starting with a round of golf.

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Why the Dalai Lama says reincarnation might not be for him

Adherents of Tibetan Buddhism believe the Dalai Lama, the religions highest spiritual authority, has been reincarnated in an unbroken line for centuries. But the current Dalai Lama says he may be the last.

29 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world New York police officers killed in Brooklyn

Suspected shooter reportedly kills himself after shooting two US police officers inside their patrol car.

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo

European champions Real Madrid beat Copa Libertadores winners San Lorenzo to lift the Club World Cup.

37 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Ambush: Two NYPD Officers Dead After Brooklyn Shooting

A police officer has died and another is in critical condition after a man opened fire on a patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday, police said.

41 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Allahu Akbar' attacker shot in France

Police in central France shoot dead a man who injured three officers at a police station whilst reportedly shouting "God is great!" in Arabic.

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world White House: Sony Never Told Us About Pulling Movie

Sony's CEO claimed Friday that the White House was "aware of the situation" at the studio before it cancelled the release of "The Interview."

42 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Two NYPD officers shot dead in Brooklyn before gunman shoots himself

NYPD confirm two officers shot in patrol car are deadSuspect flees to subway station before shooting himselfTwo New York City police officers were shot and killed in their patrol car on Saturday afternoon, according to the New York Police Department NYPD.The two officers were parked in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of Brooklyn when a gunman ambushed them,

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world Young lives over: So much blood, sorrow - CNN.com

Would have something like this made a difference post Newtown?

48 minutes ago // The Independent

world Two uniformed police officers ambushed and killed in New York amid mood of growing public anger

Two police officers were shot and killed in New York on Saturday after a man with a gun ambushed their patrol car before killing himself. It comes at a time of widespread public anger directed at police in the US after the failure to prosecute officers for their alleged role in a flurry of deaths of black suspects.

50 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Two NY police officers shot in Brooklyn ambush

One officer confirmed dead other critically injured after being shot in the head

53 minutes ago // Reuters

world Tunisians vote in historic presidential run-off

TUNIS Reuters - Tunisians vote on Sunday in a presidential run-off election that completes the country's last steps to full democracy nearly fours years after the uprising that toppled autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.

55 minutes ago // BBC

world Journalist John Freeman dies at 99

The diplomat and journalist John Freeman, best known for his interviews for BBC television series Face to Face, dies at the age of 99.

59 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Two NYPD Officers Dead After Brooklyn Ambush

A police officer has died and another is in critical condition after a man opened fire on a patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday, police said.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Obama's new Cuba policy could transform Washingtons ties with Latin America

MEXICO CITY With shouts of Viva Fidel, Cuban President Raul Castro said Saturday that the easing of tensions with the United States did not mean he was abandoning the communist ideals that his brother brought to the island nation a half century ago.

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world Palestinians set deadline for Israeli occupation - Yahoo News

Israel suffered back-to-back diplomatic setbacks in Europe on Wednesday, while the Palestinians at the United Nations set a deadline for an Israeli withdrawal from lands captured nearly 50 years ago by the end of 2017. In Geneva, the international community delivered a stingin …

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Two New York police officers are shot dead in Brooklyn

Two New York police officers on patrol in Brooklyn were shot and killed Saturday afternoon, a New York city councilman said.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Strictly 2014 winner is crowned

Presenter Caroline Flack and her partner Pasha Kovalev are crowned the winners of Strictly Come Dancing 2014.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Two NYPD Officers Shot to Death in Brooklyn

A police officer has died and another is in critical condition after a man opened fire on a patrol car in Brooklyn Saturday, police said.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Fears build as CIAs ghost prisoners vanish into Afghan jails

Human rights groups believe there is a very real risk of torture for Tunisian captives handed over by US military after closure of Bagram airbaseA CIA prisoner whose treatment set the torture template in the agencys notorious Salt Pit jail outside Kabul, and another known as a ghost prisoner held in such secrecy that for years even his name was classified information have disappeared into Afghanistans prison system, where they are once more at risk of torture.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Cuba 'will stay on' communist path

Cuban President Raul Castro hails a recent move to normalise relations with the US but stresses that Havana will not change its political system.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Facebook blocks Russian page supporting Navalny, Putin's biggest critic

MOSCOW In a sign of new limits on Facebooks ability to serve as a platform for political opposition movements, Russian users appear to have been blocked from accessing a page calling for a protest in support of a prominent dissident.

1 hour ago // CBS

world New video shows Ray Rice, fiancee after punch

Newly released video shows what happened after former Baltimore Ravens running back hit then-fiancee in casino elevator

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Protesters Shut Down Part of Mall of America

Parts of the massive mall were closed after crowds protested racial profiling and police-related deaths one of the year's busiest shopping days.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world US seeks China help against North Korea cyberattacks after Sony hack report

Officials tell New York Times approach is part of proportional responseUS-China relations have been strained over cybersecurity issuesNorth Korea demands joint investigation into Sony Pictures hackOpinion: C

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Strolling Havanas quiet streets, I saw the first signs of a new age for Cuba

As Ral Castro and Barack Obama made their historic announcements, the streets were quiet, but the parties were being held at home Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Two New York police officers are shot in Brooklyn

Two New York police officers were shot Saturday afternoon in Brooklyn, a police spokesman said. One of the officers died, the Associated Press reported.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Marco Rubio: Rand Paul taking his cues from Obama on Cuba

Florida senator continues war of words with other possible presidential candidate over president's move to normalize U.S.-Cuba relations

1 hour ago // BBC

world Afghan Guantanamo inmates freed

Four Afghan detainees at the US prison in Guantanamo Bay in Cuba have been sent back to their home country, the Pentagon says.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Robert Oakley dies at 83; diplomat mediated in 'Black Hawk Down' turmoil

Ambassador and diplomat Robert Oakley had retired from the Foreign Service, twice, when he got an emergency phone call in 1993 while at a party. Could he come to the White House early the next morning?

1 hour ago // BBC

world Second arrest over off-duty PC death

A second man is arrested on suspicion of murdering off-duty police officer Neil Doyle, who died after being attacked in Liverpool on Friday.