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16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How racism underlies voter ID laws: the academics weigh in

Are voting laws requiring photo IDs inherently racially discriminatory, as Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg maintained in her blistering dissent Saturday morning?

16 minutes ago // BBC

world West Bromwich Albion 2-2 Manchester United

Daley Blind's first goal for Manchester United earns a point at West Bromwich Albion as United twice come from behind.

17 minutes ago // NPR

world Toyota Becomes Latest Automaker To Issue Recalls Over Faulty Airbags

Since 2008, almost 16 million vehicles have been recalled over worries that airbags might explode if exposed to high humidity for long periods of time.

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Catholics, Africans, gays and the race card

The Roman Catholic Synod of Bishops that ended over the weekend was a remarkable exercise in transparency, with liberal and conservative prelates openly sparring over whether the church should adopt a more welcoming approach to gays and to Catholics who divorced and remarried.

18 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Europe Swings Away From Austerity

Summary: From 2000 - 2008 - here's how it went. Germany had a population that received low end wages and low public services at home which attracted capital to Germany and she exported a lot of items to the rest of Europe who bought those items on credit.Those countries who boug …

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world No charges against Carl DeMaio in sex accusations, San Diego D.A. says

No criminal charges will be filed regarding sexual misconduct allegations made against Republican congressional candidate Carl DeMaio, the San Diego district attorney announced Monday.

23 minutes ago // UPI

world Suicide bomber kills 67 in Yemen

Juliegrace BrufkeRADAA, Yemen, Oct. 20 UPI -- A suicide car bombing at a Houthi gathering led to dozens of deaths Monday after conflict was reignited between Sunni tribes and Houthi rebels in Yemen.

25 minutes ago // NPR

world Tunisia's Emerging Tech Sector Hampered By Old Policies

When Tunisia's young people protested in 2011, they had one key demand: jobs. Now, despite new political leadership, that demand remains unmet even in tech, the sector that offers the most promise.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Apple earnings beat on strong sales

Apple reports third-quarter earnings of $8.47bn 5.24bn, beating analysts' expectations, helped by sales of its new iPhone

26 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Free of Ebola but still feeling stigmatized, mother says of her family

Confusion erupted here Monday after four children who completed a 21-day monitoring period for Ebola returned to school a day earlier than officials had expected.

26 minutes ago // BBC

world Flights axed due to weather warning

British Airways axes some short-haul and domestic flights from its Tuesday schedule amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds for parts of the UK.

27 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Jay Leno ribbed by fellow comics at Mark Twain Prize ceremony

It was Jay Leno's turn to be the butt of jokes at Sunday's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor ceremony in Washington.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world 6-Magnitude Quake Felt on Ecuador-Colombia Border

6-magnitude quake shakes Ecuador's border with Colombia, no injuries or damage reported

31 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Another U.S. Ebola Patient Recovers at Emory

An American doctor infected with Ebola last month has gone quietly home after spending six weeks at Emory Universitys special biocontainment unit.

33 minutes ago // The Independent

world Isis in Kobani: US loses patience with Turkey and resupplies Kurdish fighters by plane - then Ankara allows reinforcements through

Turkey is to allow Iraqi Kurdish fighters to reinforce the besieged Syrian Kurdish town of Kobani and US aircraft have dropped military supplies to its defenders to prevent its capture by the Islamic State.

34 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Italian Minister Urges Patience on Economic Measures

Italys Economy Minister Pier Carlo Padoan rebuffed criticism that the country is moving too slowly in liberalizing its economy, stressing that a mix of economic overhauls and budget measures recently unveiled by Rome could help boost growth by 2015.

34 minutes ago // The Guardian

world 'Burqa ban' headache for parliament after terrorist threat overreaction

The segregation of those wearing face coverings is rescinded as questions are asked over how it came about in the first place Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'We're a Family': Nurses at Ebola Hospital Break Silence

Three nurses from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and where two nurses contracted the virus spoke to reporters Monday.

37 minutes ago // UPI

world Pair of Japanese ministers resign amid accusations of financial impropriety

Matt BradwellTOKYO, Oct. 20 UPI -- Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is dealing with political fallout, as two top ministers were forced to resign in succession amid accusations of impropriety.

39 minutes ago // Fox News

world 6-magnitude quake shakes Ecuador's border with Colombia, no injuries or damage reported

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 6-magnitude quake has struck Ecuador's border with Colombia.

40 minutes ago // CBS

world Jason Momoa's intense "Game of Thrones" audition

The actor showed he had the chops to play Khal Drogo in this newly-resurfaced, must-see clip

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Football: St. Francis-Cathedral game produced glittering offensive stats

St. Francis and Cathedral offensive players had the time of their lives last week during St. Francis' 52-41 win in an Angelus League victory.

41 minutes ago // MSNBC

world 'We're a Family': Nurses at Texas Ebola Hospital Break Silence

Three nurses from the Dallas hospital where an Ebola patient died and where two nurses contracted the virus spoke to reporters Monday.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hollywood Film Festival awards for '#ChicagoGirl,' 'Before I Disappear'

In its 18th year and its first outing as a showcase of social-impact filmmaking, the revamped Hollywood Film Festival has honored movies about an American teenager who helped coordinate the Syrian revolution from the suburbs of Chicago, a depressed man looking after his 11-year-old niece and...

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hollywood film fest awards for '#ChicagoGirl,' 'Before I Disappear'

In its 18th year and its first outing as a showcase of social-impact filmmaking, the revamped Hollywood Film Festival has honored movies about an American teenager who helped coordinate the Syrian revolution from the suburbs of Chicago, a depressed man looking after his 11-year-old niece and...

44 minutes ago // ABC

world Driver Shot After He Hits 2 Canadian Soldiers

Driver shot after striking 2 members of Canadian military in Quebec parking lot

45 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Three things must change for a healthier democracy

There are three drivers in Australian politics - the parties, the voting system and the media - that are all connected and self-supporting. And all are conspiring to hollow out our democracy, writes Tim Dunlop. To listen in on any halfway serious discussion of politics these d …

46 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Report oil found in Paraguay; gov't cautious

ASUNCION, Paraguay A British energy company said on Monday that it made its first major oil discovery in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government said it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable.Shares of London-based President Energy doubled after the oil explorer announced the discovery of light oil in the Lapacho well some 280 miles 450 kilometers north of the capital, Asuncion. The company said the find is "expected to be commercial."

46 minutes ago // VOA

world Network Sharing Improves Internet, Cell Phone Connections

During major emergencies, like the Boston Marathon bombing in 2010, cell phone and Wi-Fi networks quickly get overloaded. A group of scientists at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey, have designed and successfully tested a system that automatically uses all available networks, switching seamlessly from one to another, thus reducing the burden on all of them. VOAs George Putic reports

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Bethenny Frankel returning to 'Real Housewives of New York'

Finally, some good news for fans of Bravo's "Real Housewives" franchise. Bethenny Frankel is making a comeback.

48 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Quarterback Cody Kessler selected Pac-12 offensive player of the week

USC quarterback Cody Kessler, who passed for a school record seven touchowns against Colorado, was selected as the Pac-12 Conference offensive player of the week.

52 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Key and Peele's first film together will be kitty caper 'Keanu'

The cat is out of the bag. Comic duo Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele, best known for their Comedy Central series "Key & Peele," have settled on their first film together and it's about a stolen kitty.

52 minutes ago // NPR

world Parkinson's Drugs Can Be A Gateway To Sin

Researchers call for stronger safety warnings on drugs called dopamine agonists because they can trigger self-destructive, obsessional behavior in some people.

52 minutes ago // Reuters

world Kenyan military kill five militants, seize TNT explosives

MOMBASA Reuters - Kenyan soldiers have killed five suspected al Shabaab militants near the border with Ethiopia and recovered a vehicle packed with explosives, preventing a potentially huge attack, a defense spokesman said on Monday.

53 minutes ago // UPI

world Benghazi suspect pleads 'not guilty' in Washington, D.C. courtroom

JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 20 UPI -- Ahmed Abu Khatallah pleaded "not guilty" Monday for his role in the 2012 attacks on U.S. facilities in Benghazi, Libya.

54 minutes ago // Fox News

world Driver shot after striking 2 members of Canadian military in Quebec parking lot

Quebec provincial police say they shot a man after two members of the Canadian military were struck by the motorist in a parking lot near Montreal.