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world Migrants Unstoppable Once Inside Europe, German Official Says

Germanys finance minister said Berlin had little choice but to let in thousands of refugees every day, as a backlash against the countrys open-door policy intensifies.

14 minutes ago // NPR

world Bipartisan Effort Revises Health Rule For Small Businesses

A legal change that eases some of the health insurance requirements for small employers may actually help bolster coverage for their workers.

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Largest Syrian al-Qaida group calls for terror attacks in Russia

Leader of Jabhat al-Nusra makes demand in response to Moscows intervention on behalf of Assad regime, also calling for increased strikes on Alawite villagesThe Syrian wars largest al-Qaida group, Jabhat al-Nusra, has called for terror attacks in Russia, while also urging strikes on Alawite villages and placing bounties on the heads of Bashar al-Assad and the Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah.The threats from the groups leader, Abu Mohammed al-Jolani, were made on

22 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Ireland plans tax cuts, spending hikes as economy rebounds

DUBLIN Ireland announced Tuesday it will inject a further 1.5 billion euros $1.7 billion in tax cuts and spending hikes into its already fast-growing economy as the country accelerates its rebound from an international bailout and banking crisis.

23 minutes ago // NPR

world Planned Parenthood Will No Longer Accept Reimbursement For Fetal Tissue

President Cecile Richards said accusations that the women's health group illegally profits from tissue provided to researchers has "nothing to do with our fetal tissue donation compliance process."

24 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Jamaica denies signing UK deal to repatriate hundreds of prisoners

Diplomatic dispute adds to controversy surrounding David Camerons visit to island, during which he was pressed to apologise for UK role in slaveryJamaica has accused David Cameron of inaccurately claiming to have signed a deal to repatriate about 300 of its citizens serving prison sentences in the UK, just weeks after he announced the supposed agreement on a trip to the Caribbean island.The prime minister hailed the important step

24 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Tracking wolves in the French Alps

Claire Marshall attempts to track wolves in the French Alps with expert tracker Troy Bennett.

25 minutes ago // Reuters

world Syrian rebels fortify frontline with anti-tank missiles

BEIRUT Reuters - Syrian insurgents are deploying extensive supplies of anti-tank missiles provided by their foreign backers to counter ground attacks by the Syrian army and its allies, backed by heavy Russian air strikes, rebel commanders said on Tuesday.

26 minutes ago // USA Today

world Iran's parliament approves nuclear deal

Formal adoption of the deal with six world powers is expected next Monday.

26 minutes ago // CBS

world Bobby Brown to publish a "raw and unvarnished" memoir

The singer called the memoir a journey through his "crazy, exciting, fascinating world"

28 minutes ago // ABC

world The Latest: Russian Official: Dutch MH-17 Report Is 'Biased'

The Latest: Russian official says Dutch report into MH-17 downing draws a 'biased' conclusion

29 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world The Latest: Russian official: Dutch MH-17 report is 'biased'

THE HAGUE, Netherlands The latest news on the report into the crash of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in eastern Ukraine last year. All times local.5:55 p.m.A top Russian official says the Dutch Safety Board report into the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 is flawed.

30 minutes ago // CBS

world Playboy drops nude photos because they are "pass"

The adult magazine known around the world will soon receive a makeover

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Pork or nothing: how school dinners are dividing France

The battle over national identity is being played out on childrens lunch plates. Is scrapping a pork-free option a victory for secularism or just an example of religious intolerance?When Aïcha Tabbakhe, a French nurse, went to fill out the forms for her childrens school dinners in her small town outside Paris, she was puzzled. The box she would usually tick to say that her Muslim children didnt eat pork wasnt there. Confused, I called the town hall and I was blu

33 minutes ago // ABC

world EU Applauds Calm in Guinea Vote, Calls for Transparency

EU observers applaud calm in Guinea presidential vote, call for transparency of results

33 minutes ago // Fox News

world EU observers applaud calm in Guinea presidential vote, call for transparency of results

The European Union's observer mission in Guinea commended voters for their enthusiasm and peaceful conduct during presidential elections and called for transparency as the electoral commission finalizes the results of the first round.

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Whistleblower: I Was Fired For Blowing Whistle on Whistleblower Agency

A whistleblower investigator who put his career on the line to expose what he calls bureaucratic dysfunction has been fired, NBC Bay Area has learned.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world UK pulls out of 5.9m Saudi jail deal

The UK government withdraws from a controversial 5.9m deal to provide expertise to Saudi Arabia's prison service.

37 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Amnesty opens Nigeria office to investigate abuse charges

Amnesty International opened an office Tuesday in Nigeria, promising to investigate allegations of abuses from oil pollution and forced evictions to charges of military killings of civilians in the fight against Boko Haram Islamic extremists.

37 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Myanmar says election to be held as planned despite flooding

Myanmars general election will go ahead as planned on Nov. 8 despite a proposed delay because of recent landslides and flooding, the election commission said Tuesday.

37 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Russia says thwarted Moscow terror attack planned by 12

Russian security officials released new details Tuesday about a group suspected of planning a terror attack in Moscow with support from the Islamic State group, saying it was comprised of 12 Russian citizens, including at least one who had been trained in Syria.

37 minutes ago // NPR

world Physical Therapy May Help For Back Pain, But Time Works Best

Most people don't need scans or surgery, but they do want relief from lower-back pain. Physical therapy isn't a cure, a study finds, but it did help some people regain mobility more quickly.

38 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Great white sharks devour seal near Alcatraz video

Tourists at Alcatraz filmed two great white sharks eating a seal while visiting the attraction in San Francisco Continue reading...

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Britain and China to hail 'golden' ties during Xi visit

LONDON Reuters - When British finance minister George Osborne told Chinese students his daughter studied Mandarin during a visit to Beijing in 2013, it was a clear personal bid to heal strained ties.

40 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Israel-Palestine unrest: three Israelis killed in Jerusalem attacks live updates

Netanyahu calls emergency meeting of security cabinet after attacks on bus and at bus station 5.01pm BST Thousands of Arab Israelis, many draped in Palestinian flags, are taking part in a huge demonstration in the northern town of Sakhnin, as part of a general strike taking place on Tuesday.

41 minutes ago // CNN

world Guatemala landslide death toll rises

The death toll from a massive landslide that covered much of a small village in Guatemala has reached 271, the country's public ministry said Saturday.

42 minutes ago // Reuters

world Italy's Senate votes to diminish power in boost for Renzi

ROME Reuters - The Italian Senate voted on Tuesday to curtail its powers in a victory for Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, who has overcome determined opposition to push through the reform that he says will make the country more governable.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Home Affairs committee summons Watson

Labour's deputy leader Tom Watson is asked to appear before MPs over his pursuit of sex abuse allegations against the late Lord Brittan.

45 minutes ago // Fox News

world UN witness suddenly goes public in Central African peacekeeper sex scandal

A self-described United Nations whistle-blower has appeared -- very briefly -- with new revelations in the scandal over sexual abuse of children by non-U.N. peacekeepers in the Central African Republic.

48 minutes ago // CNN

world No charges filed over Chile mine collapse

Who's to blame for the mine collapse that trapped 33 workers underground for months in Chile?

48 minutes ago // CNN

world How faith helped them survive

When Chile's San Jose mine collapsed on August 5, 2010, people around the world were fixated on the fate of the 33 miners trapped 2,300 feet underground.

48 minutes ago // UPI

world Ugandan troops to withdraw from South Sudan

Fred LambertJUBA, South Sudan, Oct. 13 UPI -- The Ugandan army says it will exit South Sudan per the requirement of a peace deal signed by rebel and government officials in August.

48 minutes ago // BBC

world NHS agency staff cap 'to save 1bn'

Ministers have set out details of how they aim to save 1bn on agency staff costs to the NHS over the next three years.

50 minutes ago // CNN

world Al Qaeda sites in Afghanistan destroyed, U.S. military says

Afghan and U.S. forces have dismantled al Qaeda training sites in southern Afghanistan in a joint air and ground operation, leaving "numerous militants dead," according to a statement Tuesday by U.S. forces in Afghanistan.

51 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Anti-Muslim hate crimes to be recorded separately: Cameron

For the first time, police in England and Wales will record anti-Muslim hate crimes as a separate category, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Tuesday.

51 minutes ago // CNN

world Gay Russians living in the shadows

When photographer Tatiana Vinogradova set out to document the intolerance toward homosexuality in Russia, her first challenge was finding people willing to be captured on camera. "Reality has driven the gay community underground," she said. "In Russia, only 1% of the gay population dares to live openly."