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world U.S. Ambassador Attacked in South Korea

U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was injured in a knife attack early Thursday morning in Seoul, but is in a stable condition, the U.S. embassy said.

16 minutes ago // USA Today

world Americans increasingly favor ground troops to fight ISIS

As the conflict with ISIS drags on, more Americans favor sending U.S. ground troops to fight militants in Syria and Iraq. Video provided by Newsy

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Immigrants in U.S. get help preserving land rights in Mexico

It's been 25 years since Maria Gonzales left her family's four-acre farm in Mexico to make a life in the United States.

17 minutes ago // BBC

world African synchrotron bid gathers pace

The effort to build a synchrotron - a large accelerator that generates X-rays for research - in Africa is gaining momentum, a US conference hears.

23 minutes ago // The Guardian

world China lowers growth target to 7% as it fights 'deep-seated' economic problems

Premier Li Keqiang says downward pressure is intensifying and energy intensity will fall 3.1% as battle against smog continues Continue reading...

29 minutes ago // Reuters

world China premier says confident of peaceful growth in Taiwan ties

BEIJING Reuters - Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Thursday that he was confident of the peaceful growth in relations with self-ruled Taiwan, an island China claims as its own, saying it was a historic trend that could not be reversed.

31 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Police wrestle man after US ambassador to South Korea slashed with razor - video

Police wrestle a man to the ground after he reportedly slashed the US ambassador to South Korea across the face. Mark Lippert had been a breakfast forum when police allege a man attacked with a razor blade while screaming that the two Koreas should be united as one Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // VOA

world American Expedition Finds Sunken Japanese Warship

American explorer Paul Allen said his research team has found the sunken hull of the Japanese Imperial Navy's massive battleship Musashi, sitting where it was sunk more than 70 years ago by U.S. forces in a key Pacific battle of World War II. Allen, the billionaire co-founder of Microsoft, said the warship -- the heaviest and most lethal battleship ever constructed -- was found Sunday at a depth of about 800 meters off the coast of the Philippines. A spokesman for Allen's team said further d

32 minutes ago // Reuters

world U.S. says North Korea nuclear and missile work 'of great concern'

WASHINGTON/VIENNA Reuters - The United States said on Wednesday that North Korea's nuclear program and the increased range and precision of its missiles were of great concern, a day after the isolated Asian country said it had the power to deter a U.S. nuclear threat with a pre-emptive strike if necessary.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world John Mockler dies at 73; architect of California school funding law

John Mockler, a leading education advisor for four decades who was a principal author of Proposition 98, the law that guarantees California's public schools a sizable share of the state budget, died Tuesday in Sacramento. He was 73.

36 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world U.S. ambassador in South Korea recovering after bloody attack

Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after being attacked in Seoul by an assailant carrying a blade, officials said.

41 minutes ago // USA Today

world U.S. ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul

U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was reportedly attacked by a man shouting anti-war slogans while he visited South Korea's capital city. Video provided by Newsy

41 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Indian government blocks film about 2012 New Delhi rape case

NEW DELHI A magistrates court in New Delhi upheld a police complaint Wednesday blocking the showing of an hour-long documentary film in India about a fatal gang rape in 2012.Indias Daughter was set to air on the BBC, other international channels and the Indian cable news channel NDTV on Sunday, International Womens Day. But because of the intense interest in the film, and the Indian governments moves to quash it, the BBC moved up the premiere to Wednesday evening in Britain

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Dr. Ben Carson Apologizes For Saying Being Gay Is a Choice

Carson noted, "unlike politicians, when I make an error I will take full responsibility."

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Argentine President May Face More Scrutiny

A prosecutor on Wednesday appealed the dismissal of a criminal complaint accusing President Cristina Fernndez de Kirchner of conspiring to protect Iranians suspected in the 1994 bombing of a Jewish community center.

46 minutes ago // Reuters

world Vancouver container fire shuts down port, some rail service

VANCOUVER Reuters - A large portion of Canada's biggest port was shut down on Wednesday after a chemical fire broke out amid numerous shipping containers piled up in a yard east of Vancouver's downtown core.

46 minutes ago // CBS

world Luke Evans to play Gaston in "Beauty and the Beast"

Actor will star as the narcissistic villain in Disney's live-action retelling, opposite Emma Watson as Belle

46 minutes ago // BBC

world China premier unveils economic goals

China's Premier Li Keqiang unveils a lower growth target and vows tighter environmental controls as he opens parliament's annual session.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Maduro Rejects Speculation He'll Suspend Venezuela Elections

Venezuela's president rejects speculation he is considering calling off legislative elections

50 minutes ago // New York Times

world Zetas Leader Is Arrested in Mexico

Omar Trevio Morales, a drug kingpin known as Z-42, became the latest cartel leader captured in an aggressive campaign by the Mexican authorities.

53 minutes ago // BBC

world US museum group bans selfie stick

The Smithsonian museum group in Washington DC has banned the fashionable photography aid, the selfie stick, to "protect visitors" in crowded conditions.

54 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Boston Marathon Survivor: Seeing Suspect Is a 'Step Forward'

Rebekah Gregory said her palms were sweaty before she entered the Boston courtroom Wednesday and noted she cried while testifying.

54 minutes ago // CBS

world Drug-resistant superbug infects patients at another Los Angeles hospital

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center says four patients were infected with the same type of medical scope blamed for other outbreaks

55 minutes ago // CBS

world Dallas 6th grader records teacher's profanity-laced lecture

"If you don't give a fk, then I don't give a fk": Teacher repeatedly swears and talks about his genitalia in secret recording

57 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Basketball: City Section games to be televised by Time Warner Cable

Saturday's City Section Open Division boys' basketball championship game between Fairfax and Westchester at Cal State Dominguez Hills will be televised live at 8 p.m. by Time Warner Cable's SportsNet, the Lakers channel.

57 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world India Court Blocks Rape Documentary

An Indian court blocked the broadcast of a documentary about a 2012 gang rape and murder, saying an interview in the film with one of the perpetrators could cause huge public outcry.

58 minutes ago // CBS

world Netanhayu's party gets a bounce in polling after speech to Congress

After his address to Congress Tuesday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Likud party sees a slight bump in the polls

1 hour ago // ABC

world US Envoy to SKorea in Stable Condition After Knife Attack

US ambassador to SKorea in stable condition after being slashed on face and wrist by attacker

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world US envoy to SKorea in stable condition after knife attack

SEOUL, South Korea U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after being slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a 10-inch knife and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police and U.S. officials said Thursday.Media images showed a stunned-looking Lippert staring at his blood-covered left hand and holding his right hand over a cut on the right side of his face, his pink tie splattered with blood.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Karrueche Tran responds to Chris Brown baby report

Chris Brown's on-again, off-again girlfriend took to Twitter to express her feelings on the matter

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dodgers drop spring training opener to White Sox, 6-4

AT THE PLATE: Joc Pederson's bid to become the Dodgers' starting center fielder had a promising start, as the 22-year-old rookie was two for two with a double and a run. Pederson was the designated hitter Wednesday, but will start in center field Thursday. The Dodgers' 1-2 hitters, Jimmy...

1 hour ago // BBC

world US envoy to S Korea in knife attack

US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, is injured when a man slashes him with a knife in the capital, Seoul.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Track: Matt Katnik gets career-best mark of 68-9 in shot put

Two meeets and two career-bests for Matt Katnik, the senior shot putter at Bellflower St. John Bosco who is rapidly approaching the 70-foot mark.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Italy: More Than 1,000 Migrants Saved

Rescue ships saved more than 1,000 migrants and refugees north of Libya in the past two days, but 10 migrants died in the southern Mediterranean, Italian officials said Wednesday.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iran Flexes New Clout Beyond Its Borders

Iran now claims an arc of influence across the Mideast. But the clout comes with commitments that strain its domestic economy, and risks fueling a sectarian divide.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Japan: Swift Fly the Years, 117 So Far

Misao Okawa, the worlds oldest person, said Wednesday that 117 years did not seem like such a long time. Ms. Okawa, born in Osaka on March 5, 1898, was recognized as the worlds oldest person by Guinness World Records in 2013.