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13 minutes ago // UPI

world At least six killed in Afghanistan car bombing

Ed AdamczykKABUL , Afghanistan, Nov. 27 UPI -- A British Embassy vehicle in Kabul, Afghanistan, was struck by a suicide bomber Thursday, leaving at least six dead and 30 injured.

13 minutes ago // BBC

world Craig Whyte held at Heathrow Airport

Former Rangers owner Craig Whyte is arrested after arriving in the UK from Mexico where he had been detained.

14 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Financial Criminality: Wall Street Manipulates Energy Prices, Gold and Every Other Market

Giant Banks Take Over Real Economy As Well As Financial System … Enabling Manipulation On a Vast Scale Top economists, financial experts and bankers say that the big banks are too large … and their very size is threatening the economy. They say we need to b …

15 minutes ago // BBC

world Opec leaves oil output unchanged

Crude oil prices slump after the Opec oil producers' cartel decides not to cut output.

15 minutes ago // Time

world Oil Prices in Freefall as OPEC Fails to Agree Output Cut

Oil futures fall nearly 8% to their lowest in five years as Saudi Arabia tries to squeeze U.S. shale industry

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Camp Pendleton ceremony recognizes bravery in Afghanistan battle

On a bright, sunny morning this week, Marines and sailors at Camp Pendleton gathered to remember a day three years ago in Afghanistan filled with violence and death -- and bravery.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world Mitchell 'probably called PCs plebs'

A judge says he is satisfied the MP called police officers "plebs" as he rules against Andrew Mitchell in a High Court libel action.

20 minutes ago // NPR

world Foreign Guesthouse Reportedly Attacked In Kabul's Diplomatic Area

A blast and gunfire was heard just hours after a suicide bomber targeted a British embassy vehicle, killing a British national.

23 minutes ago // Reuters

world London financier Hohn ordered to pay wife $530 million in divorce case

LONDON Reuters - Billionaire hedge fund manager Chris Hohn has been ordered to pay his estranged wife Jamie Cooper-Hohn 337 million pounds $530 million in one of the largest divorce settlements in British legal history, the BBC reported on Thursday.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world Wigan chairman Whelan charged by FA

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan is charged by the Football Association over comments he made about Jewish and Chinese people.

26 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Two American Soldiers Killed in Kabul Are Identified

Sgt. Maj. Wardell Turner, 48, and Spc. Joseph Riley, 27, were the two Americans killed when a suicide bomber attacked their vehicle Monday in Kabul.

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Pope Francis to visit Turkey in most challenging mission of papacy so far

Pontiff to try to tackle relations with Islam, Christian persecution in the Muslim world and the Catholic-Orthodox schism Continue reading...

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Five takeaways from Lakers' loss to Memphis Grizzlies

The Lakers gave Memphis almost all they could handle, but ultimately the now 13-2 Grizzlies finished off the now 3-12 Lakers. Here are five takeaways from the 99-93 defeat Wednesday at Staples Center.

27 minutes ago // BBC

world Peter Kay brings back Phoenix Nights

Peter Kay is bringing back his hit TV show Phoenix Nights for two live shows in aid of Comic Relief.

30 minutes ago // New York Times

world Bobby Storey, Veteran of Irish Republican Army, Detained in 1972 Murder

Mr. Storey, a prominent figure in the Sinn Fein political party, was questioned in Antrim about the abduction and killing of Jean McConville, a widowed mother of 10.

30 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Roadblock: Uber Halts Service in Nevada After Ruling

The ridesharing company suspended its service late Wednesday after a state court issued a preliminary injunction preventing the company from statewide operations.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world Body parts killer guilty of murder

A man who stabbed his father to death and put his dismembered body into storage boxes, which he used as a TV stand, is convicted of murder.

33 minutes ago // The Independent

world Pele 'in intensive care' after contracting infection

Brazilian football legend Pele is thought to be fighting off a severe infection in intensive care.

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Toy Story,' 'One Child,' Bing Crosby, Neil Armstrong and Handel

"Toy Story That Time Forgot" ABC, Tuesday. The hardy franchise, a year shy of its 20th anniversary, is fielding its second holiday-themed special, and the characters are so familiar by now that the Brigadoon frequency of their reappearance seems no more than a week's vacation. What's nice...

34 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world 'Collective punishment' targets Palestinians

Israel revokes residency rights of family of dead gunmen behind synagogue attack, and orders demolition of their homes.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world India troops in Kashmir gun battle

At least 10 people are killed in a gun battle between Indian troops and suspected Pakistani militants in the disputed territory of Kashmir.

35 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world India Probe: Girls Found Hanged in Mango Tree in Suicide Pact, Not Raped

Two girls found hanged in a mango tree this year in rural India werent raped and murdered, a government probe has concludedbut killed themselves in a suicide pact.

35 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Suicide attack hits Kabul diplomatic area

Taliban claims attack on Afghan capital diplomatic quarters after earlier blast hits British embassy vehicle.

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Stranded Kenyan workers demand evacuation after Islamist attack

MANDERA, Kenya Reuters - Scores of teachers and civil servants were stranded at a remote Kenyan airstrip on Thursday, demanding evacuation and protection five days after Islamist gunmen killed 28 non-Muslim bus passengers in the surrounding border region near Somalia.

37 minutes ago // Fox News

world Original 'Alice in Wonderland' manuscript to travel to US museums

Lewis Carroll's original handwritten, illustrated manuscript for "Alice in Wonderland" will travel to the U.S. to mark its 150th anniversary.

38 minutes ago // The Independent

world Drone pilots keep nearly crashing into real pilots

Pilots of consumer are flying dangerously close to passenger aeroplanes, according to new information, and have been within feet or seconds of bringing down planes in New York and Washington.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boys' basketball: Top 10 teams begin action next week

Several of the Times' top 10 basketball teams began action this week, but most teams start their season next week.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world SoCal: 5 best holiday light shows to see over Thanksgiving

The season of light has begun. Here are five of the best ways to light up your holidays.

43 minutes ago // NPR

world Wacky Wrestlers Of Yesteryear

In America, there's a fine line between gimmicky wrestling and performance art.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Engineering firm plans 140 job cuts

The US engineering firm Caterpillar is planning to cut 140 jobs across its Northern Ireland operations, according to a trade union.

44 minutes ago // CBS

world The Imitation Game stars hit the red carpet

A real-life British war hero gets his due in the new Oscar contender, The Imitation Game. Suzanne Marques has today's Eye on Entertainment report.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world 10 Dead in Kashmir Gunbattle Between Rebels, Army

Gunbattle between rebels, army in Indian-held Kashmir leaves 10 dead, including 4 civilians

48 minutes ago // New York Times

world Court Orders Hong Kong Protest Leader to Stay Away From Cleared Camp

Joshua Wong, a student who is the best-known face of the pro-democracy protest movement, was arrested when the police cleared away a street camp.

50 minutes ago // Reuters

world Explosion, gunfire heard in diplomatic quarter of Afghan capital

KABUL Reuters - An explosion shook houses in the diplomatic quarter of the Afghan capital on Thursday evening and was followed by heavy gunfire that could still be heard an hour later, according to Reuters witnesses and security officials.

50 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world OPEC Leaves Output Target Unchanged

OPEC members agreed to stick to the oil-producer groups existing output targeta move that would require modest cuts in production but which stops well short of the stronger action some members had called for to bolster prices.

50 minutes ago // BBC

world Rocky Horror sequel set for London

Shock Treatment, the sequel to cult hit Rocky Horror Picture Show, is to be adapted for the stage in London.