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14 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Galaxy, Sounders know each other very well

The most unnecessary part of Sunday's Major League Soccer playoff game at StubHub Center is likely to be the pregame handshake. Because given their recent history, the Galaxy and Seattle Sounders really need no introductions.

15 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Polls close in boycotted Bahrain elections

Opposition group boycotts first election and warns of violence but government says it will not tolerate any "chaos".

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Republicans want to oppose Obama on immigration, but how?

Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more.

20 minutes ago // ABC

world Strong Quake in West China Kills 2; 54 Hurt

Strong quake in western China's Sichuan province kills at least 2 people, hurts 54

25 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clippers to face a physical Grizzlies team

The Florida sun and fun is over for the Clippers after two easy victories to start a seven-game trip.

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Somalia's Al-Shabab Kills 28 Non-Muslims in Kenya

Somalia's al-Shabab Islamic extremist rebels kill 28 non-Muslims on bus in Kenya

26 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Somalia's al-Shabab kills 28 non-Muslims in Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya One gunman shot from the right, one from the left, each killing the non-Muslims lying in a line on the ground, growing closer and closer to Douglas Ochwodho, who was in the middle.And then the shooting stopped. Apparently each gunman thought the other shot Ochwodho. He lay perfectly still until the 20 Islamic extremists left, and he appears to be the only survivor of those who had been selected for death.

30 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Mali Confirms New Case of Ebola

This country has confirmed a new case of Ebola and identified two new suspected cases, raising concern about further spread of the disease, which has killed at least five people in Mali.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Washington 4-year-old accidentally shoots 3-year-old neighbor

A 3-year-old boy is in serious condition in Washington after he was shot in the mouth by a 4-year-old neighbor who was playing with a gun, police said.

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Strong Earthquake Hits Central Japan

A strong earthquake struck central Japan on Saturday night, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and no tsunami warning was issued.

34 minutes ago // Reuters

world Tunisians go to polls for presidential election

TUNIS Reuters - Tunisians go to the polls on Sunday to vote for a new president in just the third free election since the 2011 revolution that ended the regime of autocrat Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali.

36 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Bighorn Sheep Killed by Car After L.A. Zoo Escape

The animal was running loose in the city's Los Feliz neighborhood Saturday when it was hit and killed by a car, authorities said.

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Magnitude 6.8 Quake Hits Central Japan

The earthquake was felt across much of northern Japan and in Tokyo, about 125 miles southeast of Hakuba.

46 minutes ago // VOA

world 6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Central Japan

A powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring more than 20 and causing several homes to collapse. The quake was centered near Nagano and was felt as far away as Tokyo. No tsunami warnings were issued. Rescuers pulled 21 people out of the debris of their wrecked homes. The quake also temporarily halted high-speed train service, caused several major roads to collapse and shut down others because of landslides. No damage has been reported at the Kashiwa

52 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'We Need This': Cops, Community in Ferguson Have Dialogue

An initial confrontation between a community group and police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, turned into a chance to find common ground Saturday.

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Stanford eligible for a bowl game after beating California, 38-17

Remound Wright ran for four touchdowns and Stanford used a smothering defensive effort to rout rival California, 38-17, on Saturday and clinch bowl eligibility.

52 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iraqi Forces, Islamic State Battle in Ramadi

Iraqi soldiers backed by Sunni fighters launched a major operation Saturday to retake a section of the city of Ramadi seized by Islamic State group militants, an official and residents said.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Bulls' Derrick Rose back in Portland a year after tearing his meniscus there

Somehow, the NBA schedule makers placed Derrick Rose in the Moda Center on Friday night, 364 days after he tore his right meniscus here, changing the direction of the Bulls' season but not the trajectory of Rose's downward trend.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world USC vs. UCLA: live game updates

UCLA sophomore receiver Sam Handler was on the field apparently trying to prevent the USC drum major from stabbing the field. Security escorted Handler off.

55 minutes ago // Reuters

world Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi: officials

BAGHDAD Reuters - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.

57 minutes ago // Reuters

world Somali Islamists execute 28 non-Muslims on Kenyan bus

NAIROBI Reuters - The Somali Islamist militant group al Shabaab said it had staged an attack in Kenya on Saturday in which gunmen ordered non-Muslims off a bus and shot 28 dead, while sparing Muslim passengers.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Bellew takes revenge on Cleverly

Tony Bellew beats Nathan Cleverly on points to gain revenge in front of his home crowd in Liverpool.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Flood warnings for US snowmelt

Snowfall in the north-eastern US subsides, but there are now warnings of serious flooding from melting snow as temperatures rise.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world U.S. and Turkey discuss transition away from Assad in Syria

ISTANBUL Reuters - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden said he and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan he had discussed a transition of power in Syria away from President Bashar al-Assad during a four-hour meeting in Istanbul on Saturday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Bighorn sheep that escaped zoo and was hit by car dies

A bighorn sheep that escaped from the Los Angeles Zoo on Saturday and was struck by a hit-and-run driver has died, officials said.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Irish PMs party suffers dip in popularity after water charge protests

Opinion poll shows only 22% would vote for Enda Kennys centre-right Fine Gael party Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Strong earthquake shakes Japan's Nagano area

A strong earthquake shook central Japan on Saturday night, injuring several people as their homes collapsed in a village west of Nagano, an official said. Reports of the intensity of the quake, centered in the Nagano area at 10:08 p.m., differed. The Japan Meteorological Agenc …

1 hour ago // ABC

world Japan Earthquake Collapses Homes, Causes Injuries

Strong earthquake strikes central Japan, destroying homes and injuring at least 30 people

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Japan earthquake collapses homes, causes injuries

TOKYO A strong earthquake in the mountainous area of central Japan that hosted the 1998 Winter Olympics destroyed more than half a dozen homes in a ski resort town and injured at least 30 people, officials said.The magnitude-6.8 earthquake struck Saturday near Nagano city shortly after 10 p.m. 1300 GMT at a depth of 10 kilometers 6 miles, the Japan Meteorological Agency said. The U.S. Geological Survey measured the quake's magnitude at 6.2. Since the quake occurred inland, the

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi

BAGHDAD Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world USC vs. UCLA: live game updates

Orange Lutheran defensive end Keisean Lucier-South announced his commitment to UCLA on twitter minutes ago.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Nearly 800 migrants rescued in Mediterranean

Italian and Libyan authorities say at least 796 people rescued from boats in distress while attempting perilous journey.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Poland's Ruling Party Wins Most Seats in Regional Assemblies

Polands national election committee said Saturday night that the ruling party won the most seats in regional assemblies even though it came second in the popular vote last weekend.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Soyuz prepped for flight with three bound for station

CBS News talks to U.S., Russian and European Space Agency astronauts about science, medical experiments to be conducted over next several months

1 hour ago // BBC

world Mental health nursing cuts warning

Staff cuts and bed shortages are leaving mental health services "under unprecedented strain", says the nurses' union.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Football: Keisean Lucier-South of Orange Lutheran picks UCLA

Keisean Lucier-South, the standout senior linebacker from Orange Lutheran, announced Saturday via Twitter that he has committed to UCLA.