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world VIDEO: Contactless payment 'security flaw'

Researchers claim they have found a security flaw with Visa contactless payment cards.

11 minutes ago // BBC

world Fireworks blaze search resumes

Searches resume at a blaze-damaged fireworks warehouse in Stafford where two bodies were discovered.

20 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Rescued! Waist-Deep Mud Sweeps Through Home

One person was rescued and an evacuation was ordered after a mudslide in Camarillo Springs, California, early Saturday.

29 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Stadium packed for footballer funeral

Tens of thousands of mourners are expected to attend the funeral of South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa in Durban on Saturday.

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Prominent GOP Fundraiser Arrested Over Child Porn

Michael Centanni, 48, is a well-known fundraiser for conservative political candidates. He is accused of receiving and possessing child pornography.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world 18% drop in Halloween incidents

The Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service reports an 18% decrease in Halloween incidents compared to last year.

37 minutes ago // ABC

world South Africa Arrests 2 Vietnamese for Poaching

2 Vietnamese arrested with rhino horns in South Africa anti-poaching operation

41 minutes ago // ABC

world Iran Says 93 Percent of Executions Drug-Related

Responding to UN report, Iranian official says 93 percent of executions involve drug smuggling

42 minutes ago // The Independent

world Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga 'enter Kobani' to join battle against Isis militants

Iraqi Kurdish Peshmerga forces have crossed the border in Turkey and began entering Syria to support fighters defending the town of Kobani from

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Suicide Car Bomber Kills 9 Afghan Police, Soldiers

Suicide car bomber kills 9 members of Afghanistan's security forces, wounds 20 civilians

45 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ventura County rainstorm causes mudslide, evacuations

The first rainstorm in months moved into Southern California, causing mudslides in Camarillo that damaged some homes.

48 minutes ago // Fox News

world Suicide car bomber kills 9 members of Afghanistan's security forces, wounds 20 civilians

An Afghan official says at least nine members of the country's security forces have been killed in suicide attack in eastern Logar province.

49 minutes ago // NPR

world Election Night Eating: A Tasting Menu For What's At Stake

NPR's politics team is hosting an election night party Tuesday. But you can't have a party without good grub. So we've put together a menu inspired by the politics in play.

52 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Eluding Ebola: Why Skills May Matter More Than Gear

The WHOs updated guidelines on protective gear suggest only highly trained professionals should care for Ebola patients, leading U.S. doctors say.

52 minutes ago // Fox News

world Responding to UN report, Iranian official says 93 percent of executions involve drug smuggling

Responding to a United Nations report criticizing death sentences in Iran, a senior official in the Islamic Republic is saying that 93 percent of executions in the country involve drug smuggling.

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 'Tough day' for space travel as Virgin Galactic's spaceship crashes

Aviation pioneer Richard Branson's dream for space tourism was dealt a serious blow Friday as Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo plummeted into a desolate stretch of the Mojave Desert during a test flight. One pilot was killed, and his co-pilot seriously injured.

56 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Israel Reopens Holy Site Amid Unrest

Israel reopened Jerusalems Temple Mount complex for Friday Muslim prayer services, but unrest spread in Palestinian parts of Jerusalem, as youths threw rocks, blocked roadways and shot fireworks at police.

58 minutes ago // BBC

world Abuse inquiry 'must start soon'

The government is urged to get an inquiry into historical child sex abuse moving quickly after Fiona Woolf stood down as its chairwoman.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world Funeral of murdered SA footballer

Tens of thousands of mourners are attending the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa.

1 hour ago // ABC

world 2 Vietnamese Arrested in South Africa on Poaching

2 Vietnamese arrested with rhino horns in South Africa anti-poaching operation

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world China sends spacecraft around moon and back

Orbiter becomes the first in almost four decades to return to Earth after travelling around the moon.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world 2 Vietnamese arrested with rhino horns in South Africa anti-poaching operation

South African police have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation, authorities said Saturday.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world 2 Vietnamese arrested with rhino horns in South Africa anti-poaching operation

South African police say they have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns as part of an anti-poaching operation.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Bangladesh hit by major blackouts

Bangladesh is hit by major power blackouts after a power line connecting the country to India's electricity grid failed, reports say.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Body of Zambian President Arrives Home

Body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrives home ahead of Nov. 11 burial

1 hour ago // ABC

world Iraqi Peshmerga Fighters Prepare for Syria Battle

Iraqi peshmerga fighter prepare to battle against Islamic State group in Syrian town of Kobani

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Nigeria's purported Boko Haram 'leader' says has 'married off' girls: AFP

LAGOS Reuters - A man claiming to Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau said that more than 200 girls kidnapped by the group six months ago from northeast Nigeria had been "married off" to its fighters, contradicting government claims they would soon be freed, AFP reported on Saturday.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Inside Settler Community at Heart of Jerusalem's Unrest

NBC News gets a rare glimpse inside Silwan, the Jewish settler community at the heart of recent Jerusalem unrest and ongoing Mideast tensions.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Iraqi peshmerga fighter prepare to battle against Islamic State group in Syrian town of Kobani

An official for the main Syrian Kurdish force says Iraqi peshmerga fighters are getting ready for the battle against Islamic State group extremists in the border town of Kobani.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrives home ahead of Nov. 11 burial

A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata has arrived in Zambia from London, where he died in a hospital after a long illness.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Tech Week: Tim Cook's Reveal, Net Neutrality And Big Data Dishes

Tim Cook publicly acknowledged that he's gay, the head of the Federal Communications Commission may have another net neutrality plan and IBM's supercomputer is helping chefs create new dishes.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Gaza rocket hits southern Israel causing no damage or injuries: army

JERUSALEM Reuters - A mortar fired from the Gaza Strip hit southern Israel, the Israeli military said on Saturday, the second such incident since a seven-week war in the Palestinian enclave ended in August.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Ebola Design Challenge Says Yes To The Wedding Dress Designer

There were engineers. And virologists. And one wedding dress designer. Together, they're trying to devise a better design for protective gear worn by health workers in the Ebola ward.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Ukraine Rebels to Hold Election, Despite Criticism

Ukraine's separatist rebels to hold election in face of broad international criticism

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world British tourists warned about revenge terrorist attacks

The Foreign Office on Saturday warned of a serious terror threat to tourists across the world due to the British military intervention against ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Five Reasons Why Your Financial Outlook Just Got Better

Even if a big raise is not imminent for you, five factors are helping stretch today's paycheck: cheap gasoline; a strong dollar; low interest rates; fierce retail competition and a huge corn harvest.