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world Stocks plunge as corporate profits disappoint

Nine of the 10 sectors in the S&P 500 declined, with technology stocks dropping the most

11 minutes ago // UPI

world Ebola handshake going strong as Ebola cases decrease

Amy R. ConnollyMONROVIA, Liberia, Jan. 27 UPI -- Even with the number of Ebola cases decreasing, the Ebola handshake has become the newest form of salutation in Liberia, one of the hardest hit by the epidemic.

11 minutes ago // CBS

world Tom DeLonge: Is he in or out of Blink-182?

Bandmates say that DeLonge left Blink-182, but singer-guitarist says he's staying put

13 minutes ago // CBS

world "Selma" director, star to reunite for new film

Ava DuVernay will write, produce and direct the untitled project about a love story and murder mystery during Hurricane Katrina

13 minutes ago // CBS

world Asteroid that whizzed by Earth has its own moon

As it made its closest approach to Earth Monday, NASA scientists realized the asteroid wasn't traveling alone

14 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world UC doctors stage one-day strike at student-health clinics

About 125 doctors and dentists staged a one-day strike Tuesday at student health clinics at 10 UC campuses as part of a contract dispute between the union and the university system.

14 minutes ago // NPR

world A Holocaust Survivor, Spared From Auschwitz At The Last Second

The line on the left went to the gas chambers, but an SS guard shoved Jack Mandelbaum to the right. Thus began a three-year nightmare in seven camps for a Jewish teenager who refused to give up hope.

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Cable aide quits over fracking vote

Lib Dem MP Tessa Munt resigns as a parliamentary aide to Business Secretary Vince Cable after voting against the government on fracking,

17 minutes ago // Time

world Fidel Castro Sends Word That Hes Aliveand Cautiously Optimistic About Talks with the U.S.

The former Cuban leader and lifelong revolutionary makes it clear that he won't stand in the way of diplomacy with Washington

22 minutes ago // Reuters

world Sharia police arrest 12 men accused of planning to wed in Nigeria's Kano

KANO, Nigeria Reuters - Sharia police arrested 12men accusing them of attempting gay marriage in Nigeria's second city of Kano, though 10 were later released, a spokesman for the board overseeing Islamic rules in the area said on Tuesday.

25 minutes ago // BBC

world H is for Hawk wins Costa book prize

The winner of the Costa Book Award 2014 is announced at a ceremony in London.

26 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Auschwitz 70 years on: a different place, yet memories of its horror endure

Survivors stories show they were members of infinitely varied human race the stubborn fact Nazi death camp sought to deny Continue reading...

27 minutes ago // ABC

world Somali Prime Minister Appoints New Cabinet

Somali prime minister appoints new Cabinet after withdrawing first list of appointees

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Developers are bullish on new construction, survey says

California real estate developers are feeling bullish and plan to build more office buildings, apartments and warehouses in the months ahead, a survey has found.

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How to make your own bacon-wrapped hot dog cart

Bacon-wrapped hot dogs. They're the unofficial street food of Los Angeles. Its all but impossible to escape their seductive aroma after a sporting event, concert or night on the town.Piled high with caramelized onions, peppers and festive squiggles of colorful condiments, the...

29 minutes ago // BBC

world Earthquake felt in mid-Hampshire

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.9 is recorded in Hampshire, the British Geological Survey confirms.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Pentagon Denies Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Reports

Rear Adm. John Kirby: No decision has been made on possible desertion charges.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world British Born Israeli Journalist David Landau Dead at 67

British born Israeli journalist and author David Landau dies in Jerusalem at age 67

30 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Razer: how Triple J de-listicled Buzzfeed over #Tay4Hottest100

Yesterday, global internet company Buzzfeed was handed its own viral arse on a plate prepared by local top-down media. Now, if you’re a grown-up, you might not care that the publisher of omg wtf failed in its attempts to influence a radio music poll. But, if, like me, you …

35 minutes ago // Reuters

world Brazil's Rousseff urges cabinet to back belt-tightening

BRASILIA Reuters - Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff urged her cabinet on Tuesday to embrace fiscal belt-tightening and other measures aimed at restoring business confidence and growth in her second term.

35 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Mormon Leaders Seek Balance of Gay, Religious Rights

The Church of Latter-day Saints says it supports anti-discrimination legislation as long as religious freedom is also protected.

37 minutes ago // CBS

world Blizzard 2015: Boston slammed, NYC largely spared

Predictions of catastrophic snowfall fall short in Philly-New York corridor, but 70 mph winds reported on New England coast

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Baseball: City Section season moves up two weeks

The high school baseball season usually begins at the end of February, but that's not the case with the City Section this season.

37 minutes ago // ABC

world Colombia Calls on Venezuela to Release Jailed Opponent

Colombia takes tougher tone with Venezuela in calling for opposition leader's release

38 minutes ago // ABC

world A US Green-Energy Blueprint, Meant to Help Liberia, Fails

US-backed Liberia project fails: Insider connections, questionable scrutiny, environment harm

38 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Navigating the Storm: Blizzard '15 Live Transport Updates

Live updates with the latest travel delays caused by the historic winter storm closing in on the east coast.

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.N. suspends aid to help rebuild Gaza, citing lack of funding

A United Nations agency said Tuesday that conditions in the Gaza Strip are growing more desperate following its decision to suspend aid to repair homes damaged in last summers conflict between Israel and Hamas.

39 minutes ago // ABC

world Holocaust Survivors Return to Auschwitz, 70 Years Later

About 300 people returned to Auschwitz for the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the death camp where more than 1 million were slaughtered during World War II.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Package sent to California tax agency is filled with dog feces

Someone wanted to send a message to the California Franchise Tax Board, and it stinks.

40 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Chinese Firm Looks to California

A Chinese real-estate firm known for its big investments at home is casting its net much farther afield, becoming one of the most aggressive property buyers in California.

41 minutes ago // CBS

world Obama administration to propose new Atlantic coast oil drilling, report says

New plan would endorse drilling off the coasts of Virginia, South Carolina and North Carolina, WSJ reports

41 minutes ago // The Independent

world Tripoli hotel attack: At least eight dead after two gunmen stormed Libya's luxury Corinthia Hotel

Two heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favoured by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least eight people including four foreigners before blowing themselves up, authorities said.

46 minutes ago // CBS

world Celebrities react to the 2015 blizzard on Twitter

From Justin Bieber to Snooki, here are the funniest Tweets staying indoors for the last 24 hours has brought us

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Egypt's Police Criticized Over Death of Female Protester

Egypt police criticized over death of female protester, blamed for ignoring pleas to help her

47 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Indonesian Navy Halts AirAsia Recovery

The Indonesian navy has announced that it would end its role in AirAsia Flight 8501 recovery operations, a decision that could mean the aircrafts fuselage and other wreckage would remain on the ocean floor.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Los Angeles County D.A. Lacey backs Kamala Harris for Senate

As Antonio Villaraigosa ponders whether to run for U.S. Senate, state Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris is continuing to pick off potential supporters of the former Los Angeles mayor.