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world BBC's Yentob 'violated' by hacking

BBC creative director Alan Yentob says he felt "violated on a truly massive scale" by journalists who hacked his phone, the High Court hears.

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world This is definitely not your mother's puppet show

Its hard to believe its takenPuppetry of the Penis nearly 17 years to find a home in Las Vegas. The Australian private parts performance art show arrives April 14 most appropriately at Harry Mohneys Erotic Heritage Museum, a 24,000-square-foot ode to all...

22 minutes ago // ABC

world Dutch Investigating Old Soap for Traces of Holocaust Victims

Dutch police order tests on soap possibly made with remains of Holocaust victims during WWII

23 minutes ago // CBS

world "You have a lot of time to think about the worst"

Oregon's Stacey Addison, detained 6 months in East Timor after sharing taxi with stranger carrying illegal drugs, is home now, sharing her story

25 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Edward Snowden says he would like to return to Geneva

Edward Snowden has made a public appeal for Switzerland to grant him asylum, saying he would like to return to live in Geneva, where he once worked undercover for the Central Intelligence Agency.

25 minutes ago // The Independent

world Video: Hundreds of skiers rescued from cable cars after high winds bring tree down on wire

Hundreds of skiers had to be rescued from their cable gondolas in northern Italy after strong winds brought a tree crashing into the connecting wire.

27 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Wisconsin right-to-work law heads to Scott Walker's desk despite union fight

State labor leaders rail against legislation over concerns it will cause a drop in membership state legislature votes to pass bill 62-35 Continue reading...

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world The 2015 Irish pub of the year ... is in Georgia?

The pub poobahs have spoken, and just in time for St. Patrick's Day. TheOlde Blind Dog, with two Atlanta-area locations, recently won the Irish Pub of the Year award for being "the best in its class, from design to customer service."

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world FDA approves first 'biosimilar' to compete with Amgen chemotherapy drug

The Food and Drug Administration approved the first copycat version of a biologic drug in the United States, allowing a Swiss company to sell a knockoff of Amgen Inc.s chemotherapy recovery drug Neupogen.

28 minutes ago // BBC

world Palestinian driver attacks Israelis

A Palestinian man drives into a group of pedestrians in Jerusalem, injuring six Israeli policewomen in what police say was a "terrorist attack"

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Home of the Day: Pretty as a picture in Monrovia

The picturesque Eastman House, designed by original owner and business executive Hal P. Eastman, was built amid orange groves in 1925 and is today a Monrovia Historic Landmark. Beyond the white columns and red door of the restored Colonial Revival homes entry are an elegant foyer, a...

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.S. trade deficit in January falls 8.3%

The U.S. trade deficit in January dropped sharply as both exports and imports fell.

34 minutes ago // BBC

world Boy, 13, admits party row murder

A 13-year-old boy admits murdering a man after an argument about a party in north London.

34 minutes ago // ABC

world Silence in Egypt Over Police Abuses Amid "War on Terror"

3 deaths in 1 day: Silence in Egypt over abuses by police amid fight against militants

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world NASA's Dawn spacecraft is first to arrive at dwarf planet

The signal arrived at 5:36 a.m. PST on Friday: NASA's Dawn spacecraft had successfully entered into orbit around Ceres, becoming the first NASA mission to visit a dwarf planet, and the first mission to visit two distinct bodies in the solar system.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hello Ceres! NASA spacecraft arrives at dwarf planet

NASA's Dawn spacecraft slidgently into orbit around Ceres on Friday, making it the first space mission to officially visit a dwarf planet.

37 minutes ago // ABC

world Full Episode: Nightline 03/06/15: Harrison Ford Injured in California Small Plane Crash

Signing Up for Mission to Mars With No Plan to Return; How Vine Magician Pulls Off Epic Stunts

38 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world U.S. Sanctions Hit Two Russia Banks Hardest

Banks controlled by three billionaire friends of President Vladimir Putin have seen about $640 million of assets frozen in the U.S. as retaliation for the Kremlins actions in Ukraine, according to Treasury documents.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Pressure to arm Kiev could increase despite risks: top U.S. diplomat

BERLIN Reuters - The second-highest ranking U.S. diplomat warned on Friday that pressure to arm Ukraine would increase if aggression from pro-Russian separatists persisted, even though Moscow would easily be able to send more weapons into the country than the West.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A.'s disclosure 'loophole' that lets campaign donors to temporarily hide

On Tuesday, shortly before the polls closed, the campaign committee supporting Charter Amendments 1 and 2 filed a report showing that a handful of controversial donors contributed $115,000 to the cause of changing Los Angeles' election dates.

40 minutes ago // CBS

world LaGuardia close call raises winter safety questions

Delta Flight 1086 skidded off runway that had just been plowed during heavy snow

40 minutes ago // ABC

world 'Eurabia' Fears Rise After Terror Strikes: Myth or Reality?

Fears of age of 'Eurabia' rise following Paris terror attacks: Is the idea myth or reality?

41 minutes ago // BBC

world Apple to replace AT&T on Dow Jones

Apple, the biggest US company by market value, will be included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average from 19 March.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world New red-light cameras would be banned under California bill

State Assemblyman Matthew Harper R-Huntington Beach has introduced a bill to prohibit the installation of red-light cameras, a move that he says would improve safety and traffic flow on California streets.

43 minutes ago // BBC

world Murray wins GB opener against USA

Great Britain win the first rubber of their Davis Cup World Group tie against the United States in Glasgow.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How the Jodi Arias case inflamed passions, yet stymied two juries

This much is clear: Jodi Arias killed her former boyfriend, Travis Alexander, in 2008. She admitted it after two years of obfuscation, claiming self-defense. Prosecutors convinced jurors in 2013 that the slaying was premeditated, and Arias was convicted of first-degree murder.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Airfare: Round trip from LAX to Hong Kong for $683 on Cathay Pacific

Heres a special fare from LAX to Hong Kong on Cathay Pacific, but it comes with some restrictions.

44 minutes ago // CBS

world Israeli police: 5 hurt in Jerusalem "terror attack"

Palestinian man allegedly rammed car into crowd near police station before being shot and wounded

46 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Oil train bursts into flames after derailing in Illinois video

A freight train carrying crude oil burned into the night, after eight of its 105 cars derailed near the town of Galena, in northern Illinois. No injuries were reported. But at least six homes were evacuated, after residents within one mile of the site were encouraged to leave. Officials say the incident occurred on a major rail line along the Mississippi River. It handles as many as 50 oil-trains a week. It's the third derailment in three weeks involving trains hauling crude oil

47 minutes ago // BBC

world Boy, 13, admits builder murder

A 13-year-old boy admits murdering a man in an altercation in north London.

50 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Stocks down at open as dollar strengthens

News of a burst of hiring last month sent bond prices lower and the dollar higher in early trading in the U.S., while the stock market opened lower.

50 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Forced Santa' wins Dow Jones fight

A middle-aged Dow Jones accountant who said he was forced to dress up as Father Christmas and branded an "old buffer" wins his unfair dismissal case.

51 minutes ago // Reuters

world South Korea police investigate U.S. ambassador attacker's visits to North

SEOUL Reuters - South Korean police said on Friday they were investigating possible links between a knife attack on the U.S. ambassador to Seoul and the assailant's multiple visits to North Korea, as they also sought to charge him with attempted murder.

51 minutes ago // NPR

world The School Where Everyone Fills Out The FAFSA

At a Chicago high school, 100 percent completion isn't the goal. It's expected.

51 minutes ago // BBC

world King seizes control at Rangers EGM

Dave King, Paul Murray and John Gilligan succeed in seizing control of Rangers with about 85% of shareholder votes.

51 minutes ago // USA Today

world Cardinal Edward Egan, former New York archbishop, dies

Cardinal Edward Egan, former New York archbishop, died of cardiac arrest Thursday. He was 82 years old. Video provided by Newsy