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world Pacquiao to Mayweather: Enough is enough, let's fight

Filipino boxing champ, fresh off his latest victory, calls out the undefeated "Money" machine to help stage richest fight in history

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Google case over web abuse to begin

The case of a businessman who wants to stop malicious web postings about him appearing in Google searches is set to begin at the High Court.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Jacobs Engineering chief executive is retiring

The chief executive of construction services firm Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. is retiring from the Pasadena company because of health issues, the company said.

22 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hudson Pacific Properties' perseverance yields return to profitability

Faith and patience have begun to pay off in a big way for Hudson Pacific Properties Inc., a company that is on pace for its best year ever.

23 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Black Friday highlights the contrast between rich and poor

In Northeast Los Angeles, 1,000 people huddled in the evening chill last Thanksgiving as they waited outside a Target store for the chance to snap up Black Friday deals.

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world High-end home sales are surging in Southern California

By most measures, the housing market these days is a bit sluggish. Prices are flat. Sales are drooping. A lot of people are priced out.

28 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Bonsoy milk class action settled for $25m

Almost 500 who became ill after drinking soy milk to share settlement in Australias biggest food safety class action Continue reading...

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Two men burned in blast at flat

Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham while rescue dogs search the remains of the property.

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Two men burned in blast at flat

Two men are seriously burned in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham.

34 minutes ago // New York Times

world Iran Grants Bail to Woman From Britain Held 5 Months

Ghoncheh Ghavami, 25, who has dual citizenship, is appealing a one-year sentence for a conviction that has been linked to activism.

40 minutes ago // UPI

world Al-Qaida's Yemen affiliate denounces Islamic State

Fred LambertSANAA, Yemen, Nov. 23 UPI -- The leader of Yemen's al-Qaida affiliate publicly denounced the Islamic State after the group's leader declared Yemen a part of an IS-dominated caliphate.

42 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Elliott and Associates : ruine de l'nergie renouvelable un ' irremplaable

Dans l'un des endroits plus chauds, plus secs au monde, des dunes de sable veloutés entourent des lits de lac asséché qui, avec peu de chance, le remplissent avec des pluies de printemps. Voies navigables cachés attirent une profusion d'animaux sauvage …

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world In college football politics, only selection committee's vote matters

The midterm, low-turnout, national elections of early November have given way to a season in which the political froth can't be contained in its own moonshine jug.

50 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world West and Iran to make 'last push' for deal

World powers and Tehran are discussing possible extension to Monday night deadline as wide gap remains in nuclear talks.

55 minutes ago // VOA

world Military Gets Key Posts in Burkina Faso's New Cabinet

Burkina Faso's military has held on to powerful posts in a new Cabinet unveiled Sunday, three weeks after the army took over in the wake of a popular revolt. Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida will remain prime minister and also take over as defense minister. The military likewise will have control of the interior ministry, territorial administration and sports ministries. Interim civilian President Michel Kafando also will function as foreign minister. Burkina Faso's former president Blaise

56 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Ruble Shorts Squeezed Out in Best Week Since 2012: Russia Credit

Russian central bank Governor Elvira Nabiullina is flushing out the ruble speculators, and the result is the best week for the currency in more than two years. For the second week running, hedge funds and other speculators pared bets the ruble will weaken versus the dollar, wi …

58 minutes ago // BBC

world MH17 wreckage leaves rebel Ukraine

Debris from the Malaysia's Flight MH17 arrives from rebel-held areas near the crash site in east Ukraine to the government-held city of Kharkiv.

59 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Israel's Jewish homeland proposal could further heighten tension

Israels Cabinet on Sunday gave its approval to legislation defining Israel as the national homeland of the Jewish people, a measure critics decried as racist and a threat to democracy.

59 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world West and Iran to make 'big push' for deal

World powers and Tehran are discussing possible extension to Monday night deadline as wide gap remains in nuclear talks.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Graft Hobbles Iraqs Military in Fighting ISIS

The Iraqi military and police forces had been so pillaged by their own leadership that they all but collapsed this spring in the face of the advancing Islamic State fighters.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Two men injured in blast at flat

Two men are seriously injured in an explosion at a flat in south Birmingham.

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Putin Looks to Pakistan as Cold War Friend India Buys U.S. Arms

Russian President Vladimir Putin is seeking to build military ties with Pakistan as India buys more weapons from the U.S., changing an approach toward the nuclear-powered neighbors that has endured since the Cold War. Sergei Shoigu, making the first visit by a Russian defense …

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. traffic the day before Thanksgiving will be the worst in U.S.

Angelenos will face the worst traffic in the country Wednesday, with trips in the region projected to take 36% longer than average, a new report finds.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. traffic the day before Thanksgiving will be the worst in U.S.

Angelenos will face the worst traffic in the countryWednesday, with trips in the region projected to take 36% longer than average, a new report finds.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Peru probes 500 sea lion deaths

Peru's environmental police launch an investigation into the deaths of some 500 sea lions found on a northern beach.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Jim Mora's Bruins need two more wins but one will do for now

UCLA football has not been in a position this good since the day the Bruins stepped on the airplane for Miami in 1998.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Burkina Faso appoints transitional government

Military gets key posts in 26-member cabinet chosen to lead the country until elections next year.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world After welterweight win, Manny Pacquiao ready for Floyd Mayweather Jr.

MACAO Manny Pacquiao found his knockdown power Sunday, and that fits right in with his campaign to land a long-awaited showdown against unbeaten Floyd Mayweather Jr.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Report: Ex-NBC employee says he helped Bill Cosby pay off women

Just two days after Bill Cosby lawyer Martin D. Singer called out news media for the "vilification" of his client over sexual assault accusations, another person has come forward with allegations about the comedian's past.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Migration targets "scrapped"

Two papers focus on the words of Home Secretary Theresa May. She tells the Daily Telegraph that migration targets will be scrapped, and the Mail highlights her fears that a militant attack in Britain is "inevitable".

1 hour ago // ABC

world Mexico Summons Uruguay's Ambassador Over Comment

Mexico summons Uruguay's ambassador over President Mujica's 'failed state' comment

1 hour ago // BBC

world RBS sorry for 'incorrect' evidence

Royal Bank of Scotland apologised for giving incorrect evidence to a parliamentary hearing, letters released by the Treasury Committee reveal.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Low voter turnout could erode Japan PM Abe's call for fresh mandate

TOKYO Reuters - Japanese voters, puzzled as to why Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is calling an election now and unimpressed by opposition alternatives, may shun a Dec. 14 election in record numbers.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Mom Charged With Attempted Murder of Baby Found in Drain

Sydney mother charged with attempted murder of newborn baby allegedly left in drain for 5 days

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world Finland feeling vulnerable amid Russian provocations

HELSINKI, Finland Wedged hard against Russias northwestern border, peaceable Finland has long gone out of its way to avoid prodding the nuclear-armed bear next door. But now the bear is provoking Finland, repeatedly guiding military planes into Finnish airspace and deploying submarines and helicopters to chase after Finnish research vessels in international waters.

1 hour ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: In interviews, Finlands leaders see peril in standoff between Russia and the West

Washington Post London Bureau Chief Griff Witte sat down for separate interviews with Finnish President Sauli Niinist and Finnish Foreign Minister Erkki Tuomioja in Helsinki. The following are excerpts from those interviews.