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world Former U.S. Envoy to Moscow Says Russians Are Still Spying on Him

Michael McFaul said that Russian agents were tapping his telephone as well as that of his wife.

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Some ethnic groups 'less cancer aware'

A study by Cancer Research UK reveals black and South Asian ethnic groups in England are less aware of cancer symptoms than people with white backgrounds.

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Japan Takes Massive Stimulus Actions

Japans central bank and its main government pension fund said they would pump trillions more yen into the countrys sputtering economy, taking a risky new stimulus tack that jolted global markets.

26 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Florida State is tough to root for, but Seminoles won't be stopped

The lesson in thinking Louisville could upset Florida State on Thursday night should be clear now: What you say, do or hope, simply does not matter.

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Third victim of Marysville-Pilchuck High School shooting dies

Another student critically wounded in a Washington state high school shooting has died, according to ProvidenceRegional Medical Center doctors.

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Uruguay registers cannabis growers

The Uruguayan government announces the start of registration for licensed cannabis growers as part of its plan to legalise the drug.

32 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Ghouls, Ghosts and Glinda: Halloween Across the Globe

Revelers celebrated Halloween night around the world on Friday, in parades, block parties and of course, with lots of tricks and treats.

32 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Politician wants Tim Cook barred from entering Russia

Hours after Apple CEO Tim Cook publicly addressed his sexuality for the first time, a St Petersburg politician has called for him to be banned from Russia.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world USC's fate against Washington State is very much up in the air

USC has faced a full palette of offenses this season, including several spread schemes, grind-it-out Stanford, read-option Boston College and pseudo-traditional Oregon State.

35 minutes ago // New York Times

world U.N. Says Iran Is Silent on Efforts for a Bomb

Remarks by the head of the International Atomic Energy Agency come as Secretary of State John Kerry prepares for further negotiations.

36 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Michael Jackson stored DNA to create clones?

Michael Jackson cloned his DNA before he died to create a troop of mini-Jacksons and perfect copies of himself, it has been revealed.

38 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Canada bans travelers from Ebola hot spots

Canada will stop processing visa applications from foreign nationals who have visited West African nations with large outbreaks of the Ebola virus, Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander said Friday. Applications will be returned to people from Ebola hot spots wh …

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Boko Haram denies ceasefire claim

Militant group Boko Haram denies claims by Nigeria's government that it has agreed to a ceasefire and will release 219 abducted girls.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Hello Kitty shrine in Singapore

The BBC's Lucas de Jong found one place in Singapore where interior designer Terry Goh has spent seven years making Hello Kitty the centre of attention.

43 minutes ago // New York Times

world News Analysis: In Nigeria, Fragile Hopes of Boko Haram Freeing Schoolgirls Are Dashed

After the Nigeria Army reported reaching a cease-fire with the militant Islamist group Boko Haram two weeks ago, its leader Friday denied any truce had been reached.

47 minutes ago // The Times of India

world EU, Russia, Ukraine sign gas supply deal

Ukraine, Russia and the European Union signed a deal on the resumption of Russian natural gas supplies to Ukraine for winter after several months of delay during the conflict in Ukraine.

48 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Plane That Hit Kansas Building Showed No Issues: NTSB

At least four people were killed and five were injured when a Beechcraft King Air twin-engine plane hit the top of a two-story Wichita building.

49 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world For Republicans, election victory won't end struggles

In the battle for control of the Senate, Republicans have built their campaigns on a promise to block President Obama's policies and ease Washington's gridlock.

51 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Judge Orders U.S. Marine's Release From Mexican Jail

A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars on gun charges.

52 minutes ago // BBC

world UK travellers warned of terror threat

The Foreign Office warns British travellers they could be targeted by terrorists seeking revenge for UK air strikes against Islamic State militants.

53 minutes ago // The Times of India

world ISIS lays rules for wives of jihad: Just cook, nurse

The Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq have circulated new guidelines on social media through video and tweets on how to be ultimate wives of jihad.

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Japan's Inflation, Job Creation Slowdown a Blow to Abenomics

Inflation falls to its lowest level in nearly a year and a measure of job creation worsens, highlighting the divergence between developments in the economy and policy makers optimistic projections.

58 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: On board Knox-Johnston's yacht

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston, the Briton who in the 1960s became the first person to sail round the world on his own without stopping, is about to return to ocean racing at the age of 75.

1 hour ago // UPI

world Mexican court orders release of U.S. Marine Sgt. Tahmooressi

Danielle HaynesTECATE, Mexico, Oct. 31 UPI -- Mexican judge orders immediate release of U.S. Marine accused of illegally taking weapons across the border.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world China Manufacturing Gauge Falls

A key gauge of Chinas manufacturing fell to a five-month low in October, official data showed Saturday, suggesting economic growth remains constrained.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Burkina Faso President Resigns, Military Takes Over

The 27-year rule of Burkina Fasos President Blaise Compaore ends after days of often violent protests triggered by his efforts to gain another term in office.

1 hour ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Serial: Cult podcast grips audiences

In the age of "binge-watching" programmes, a US podcast series is gripping audiences around the world who are hooked on its weekly instalments.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Stocks Rally Across Globe

Japans stimulus plans rippled across global markets, pushing the Dow Jones Industrial Average to a record, sending the dollar near a seven-year high against the Japanese yen and pulling U.S. government bond prices lower.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Czech, Please: Prague's Restaurant Revival

Fixated on foreign foods in the giddy post-Communist years, Pragues chefs are once again justly proud of their native cuisine.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world U.S. Ebola Survivors Tread Painful, Lonely Journeys

The varied experiences of people who have been treated trace the splintered path of Ebola in America.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dow flirts with record high as Japan gives stock markets a boost

Investors who have been waiting for good news on the global economy finally got some Friday.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Presidential Candidates Spy Allegations in Romania Conjure a Dystopian Past

A spying allegation tapped into a rich vein of Romanian political culture clogged with accusations and counter-accusations of undercover skulduggery.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Woman who traveled to West Africa being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms in Oregon

An unidentified woman who recently traveled to West Africa is being monitored for Ebola-like symptoms in Oregon, health officials said Friday.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Judge Orders U.S. Marine Tahmooressi's Release From Mexican Jail

A Mexican judge has ordered the immediate release of a jailed U.S. Marine veteran who spent eight months behind bars on gun charges.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world With Political Rift Still Deep, Russia-Ukraine Gas Deal Is Widely Seen as a Patch

The agreement was reached after both sides accepted the financial realities, in the face of an approaching winter.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Marine Tahmooressi is released from Mexican jail

A Mexican judge on Friday ordered the immediate release of a Marine held behind bars since April 1 on weapons charges.