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9 minutes ago // Reuters

world Indonesia's energy minister named suspect in graft case

JAKARTA Reuters - Indonesia's powerful anti-corruption agency on Wednesday named the energy and mineral resources minister as a suspect in a graft case involving the extortion of state funds.

11 minutes ago // CBS

world Cee Lo Green apologizes for "idiotic" tweets about rape

Singer doesn't actually acknowledge he posted the now-deleted comments, which came after he pleaded no contest to slipping drug in woman's drink

11 minutes ago // CBS

world Cee Lo Green apologizes for "idiotic" tweets

Singer doesn't actually acknowledge he posted the now-deleted comments, which came after he pleaded no contest to slipping drug in woman's drink

13 minutes ago // Reuters

world Hong Kong activists say China 'brutally strangled' democracy

HONG KONG Reuters - Hong Kong activists threatening to blockade the financial district in protest against China's curbs on democracy said Beijing had "brutally strangled" their hopes but that they would persevere with the struggle.

14 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world US men found innocent after 30 years in jail

DNA evidence shows brothers, who are severely disabled and were teenagers when arrested in 1983, were wrongly convicted.

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Steven Sotloff: Isis video claims to show beheading of US journalist

US intelligence officials working to establish authenticity of video of Sotloff being killed, reportedly by the same fighter who murdered James FoleySteven Sotloffs mother begs Isis for kidnapped sons returnCameron: Isis beheading disgusting and despicable

19 minutes ago // Time

world Japanese Prime Minister Selects 5 Women in New Cabinet

PM Shinzo Abe has set a goal of having women in 30% of leadership positions by 2020

22 minutes ago // ABC

world Full Episode: WN 9/2: ISIS Terrorist Speaks in Video Directly to President Obama

Journalist Steven Sotloff apparently killed by ISIS; dangerous weather threatens the country.

27 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Obama arrives in Estonia for defence talks

US president's trip comes one day ahead of a NATO summit in Wales, where military alliance will discuss Ukraine crisis.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

world Israel lobbies U.S. anew as another Iran nuclear deadline looms

JERUSALEM Reuters - Israel is lobbying world powers anew against any Iranian nuclear deal that would let Tehran retain potential bomb-making technologies, a senior Israeli official said on Wednesday as another deadline for the international diplomacy loomed.

29 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Britain bans American Apparel ads for sexualizing schoolgirls

Britain's advertising watchdog on Wednesday banned two adverts by clothing brand American Apparel for being offensive and normalising sexually predatory behaviour.

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Isis threantens to kill British hostage next live updates

US journalist Steven Sotloff murdered on new videoMilitants vow to murder a British hostageDavid Cameron to chair emergency committee Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Isis threatens to kill British hostage next live updates

US journalist Steven Sotloff murdered on new videoMilitants vow to murder a British hostage nextDavid Cameron to chair emergency committee Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // Fox News

world British researchers unlocking secrets of North Korea volcano, site of huge ancient eruption

More than a thousand years ago, a huge volcano straddling the border between North Korea and China was the site of one of the biggest eruptions in human history, blanketing eastern Asia in its ash.

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Prices Spur Hopes for ECB Action

Wholesale prices in the eurozone fell in July, while the region's inflation rate is lagging far behind other big economies, supporting hopes the European Central Bank will signal fresh stimulus measures Thursday.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Japan PM boosts women in cabinet

PM Shinzo Abe brings five women into the cabinet - matching Japan's highest ever number - as he reshuffles his top line-up.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world PM to discuss hostage death threat

David Cameron will chair a Cobra meeting after a threat by Islamic militants to kill a UK man in a video purporting to show the beheading of a second US journalist.

38 minutes ago // ABC

world Russian Photojournalist Killed in Eastern Ukraine

Russia's RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine

38 minutes ago // ABC

world Asian Stock Markets Rise as Dollar Gains

Asian stocks higher as dollar gains, stimulus hopes in Europe

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Russia's RIA Novosti news agency says remains of its photojournalist found in eastern Ukraine

Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.

38 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Russian photojournalist killed in eastern Ukraine

MOSCOW Russia's state-owned RIA Novosti news agency says one of its photojournalists has died in eastern Ukraine.Andrei Stenin went missing in early August, his whereabouts unknown.The agency's director-general, Dmitry Kiselyov, said in a statement on Wednesday that the remains in a charred car found outside the rebel stronghold of Donetsk have been identified as Stenin's. Kiselyov said the car apparently burst into flames after coming under fire from Ukrainian forces.

38 minutes ago // Sky News

world IS Beheading: British Hostage Will Be Next

A masked Islamic State fighter, believed to be the man who killed James Foley, makes the warning after killing Steven Sotloff.

39 minutes ago // ABC

world Obama Aims to Show Solidarity With Baltics

Obama in Estonia to show solidarity with Baltics ahead of NATO talks on Russia's aggression

41 minutes ago // ABC

world At NATO, Goal Is to Curb Russia but Not Provoke It

For NATO leaders meeting at this week's summit, goal is to curb Russia without provoking it

42 minutes ago // Fox News

world For NATO leaders meeting at this week's summit, goal is to curb Russia without provoking it

The heady "we won the Cold War" days are over.

44 minutes ago // Fox News

world President Xi leads commemoration of Chinese victory day to mark Japanese surrender in 1945

President Xi Jinping tended to huge bouquets and gunners fired salutes Wednesday as China commemorated Japan's World War II surrender in a campaign to remind the world of Tokyo's historical aggression amid tense ties between the countries.

44 minutes ago // VOA

world China Holds National Day to Mark WW2 Defeat of Japan

China's top leaders on Wednesday commemorated 69 years since the surrender of Japan, Beijing's former colonial occupier, in World War II. All seven members of China's powerful Politburo Standing Committee, including President Xi Jinping, attended a ceremony in Beijing to mark the occasion. China's legislature earlier this year designated September 3 as a national day to remember the defeat of Japan by China, with the help of Allied forces. Japan invaded China in 1931, though full-scale hos

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Joc Pederson just might be what the Dodgers need for final push

The Dodgers' future swaggered into the starting lineup at Chavez Ravine on Tuesday night, just in time to push aside ... the Dodgers' future?

46 minutes ago // CBS

world Teen sues South Carolina DMV over license photo

16-year-old says he was "humiliated" when officials made him remove his makeup for license photo

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clayton Kershaw does it again in victory over Nationals

Sandy Koufax made a rare visit to Dodger Stadium on Tuesday and you couldn't blame him if he felt as if he was looking into a mirror. Because there on the mound was Koufax's real-life doppelganger, Clayton Kershaw.

49 minutes ago // BBC

world A55 section shut after van crash

One person is airlifted to hospital after a crash which has closed the A55 westbound between in Conwy county.

49 minutes ago // BBC

world A55 section shut after van crash

One person is airlifted to hospital after a crash which has closed the A55 westbound in Conwy county.

50 minutes ago // VOA

world Thai Rice Shipments to West Africa Curtailed By Ebola Outbreak

The Ebola outbreak in Africa is beginning to have an impact on agriculture and shipping as far away as Asia, with Thailands rice industry among the first to experience a serious impact. Africa is a major market for Thailands rice, but the industry is finding it difficult to meet demand. Exporters in Bangkok say Africa consumes nine million tons of rice annually and two-thirds of it is imported. But they are currently unable to ship much of their crop to West African ports. Operators

53 minutes ago // USA Today

world Tropical Storm Dolly moves ashore off Mexico Gulf

The storm was expected to bring 5 to 10 inches of rain to Tamaulipas and Veracruz.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Obama set to fly in for Nato summit

Barack Obama will become the first serving US president to visit Wales when he arrives in Newport for the Nato summit later.

1 hour ago // Sky News

world Apple Denies System Breach Over Nude Photos

Apple says celebrity accounts were deliberately targeted and hacked and denies a general breach involving its systems.