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world Rival officers claim power in Burkina Faso

Colonel declares he is in charge hours after nation's top general, an ally of the ousted president, did the same.

22 minutes ago // CBS

world 2 people arrested for trespassing as Hawaii lava moves closer to homes

"It's unfortunate. We would hope we wouldn't have to take steps to enforce the rules," official says, pointing to public safety

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 13-year-old twins among 3 dead in Santa Ana Halloween hit-and-run

Three 13-year-old girls, two of whom were twins, were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers are game, but Clippers own the game, and the city, at the end

Byron Scott's confidence in the Lakers almost carried over to Friday's game. Almost.

48 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Burkina Faso: 2nd soldier says he's president

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso The president of Burkina Faso stepped down Friday after protesters stormed parliament and set the building ablaze, ending his 27-year reign and sparking a struggle in the military for control of the West African country.An army general quickly announced he was filling the vacuum left by departing President Blaise Compaore, but hours later, a colonel made the same declaration.Col. Yacouba Zida said that he would lead the transition back to democracy

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Don't read much into Clippers' narrow early-season win over Lakers

The Clippers spent part of last weekend giving out food and supplies at a community center in Los Angeles.

57 minutes ago // CBS

world Kentucky man charged with killing parents, sister and acquaintance

Ryan Champion claimed to have survived the deadly shooting and blamed one of the victims, but police now say he puled the trigger

1 hour ago // BBC

world Space project continues - Branson

Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world How The Times' top 25 high school football teams fared

How the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland fared:

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Hong Kong protests promise political game change

Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders. He helped build a sprawling protest camp on one of the city's busiest thoroughfares.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Hong Kong Protests Promise Political Game Change

Hong Kong protests promise to change city's politics, usher in new generation of leaders

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Two people found dead in Mission Viejo residence

The Orange County Sheriffs Department late Friday was investigating the deaths of two people, a male and a female, whose bodies were found in a residence in the 2600 block of La Alameda in Mission Viejo.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Iraqi peshmerga fighters cross into Kobane

Ten vehicles carrying Kurdish peshmerga fighters, armed with heavy weapons, push into the ISIL-besieged border town.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Hong Kong protests promise to change city's politics, usher in new generation of leaders

Like thousands of young people from all over Hong Kong, secondary school teacher Li Hiu Fung had come out to the streets of this anxious city every night to demand that his government give him a real voice in choosing his leaders.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world St. John Bosco clinches league title with 49-26 win over Servite

It's time to recognize how dominant Bellflower St. John Bosco 8-1, 4-0 has become as a football program.

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world Amid Ebola Scare, Canada Restricts Visas

Canada halts visas to residents of West African countries with widespread Ebola

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Amid Ebola scare, Canada restricts visas

TORONTO Canada's Conservative government said it is suspending visa applications for residents and nationals of countries with "widespread and persistent-intense transmission" of the Ebola virus.With Friday's decision, Canada joined Australia in suspending entry visas for people from Ebola-stricken countries in West Africa in an attempt to keep the deadly disease away.Canada has not yet had a case of Ebola. Canadians, including health-care workers, in West Africa will be pe

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Army officer takes charge in Burkina Faso, ousting general

OUAGADOUGOU Reuters - An officer in Burkina Faso's presidential guard seized power on Saturday promising to lead the West African country to elections after the resignation of longtime President Blaise Compaore, in an apparent putsch against the military chief of staff.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Former state Sen. Wright's jail term ends quickly

Former Democratic state Sen. Roderick D. Wright showed up late Friday to begin serving a 90-day jail sentence but was released almost immediately due to jail crowding, a Los Angeles County Sheriffs Department spokeswoman said.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world 3 Girls Killed in Hit-and-Run While Trick-or-Treating

Three teenage girls trick-or-treating in Halloween costumes were killed by a hit-and-run driver at a Southern California intersection Friday night.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Peshmerga fighters enter Kobane

Ten vehicles carry Kurdish peshmerga fighters and their weapons enter border town, activists say.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world China says not begun legal process for disgraced security chief

BEIJING Reuters - China has not started legal proceedings against former domestic security chief Zhou Yongkang, the highest-profile figure to be caught in a government crackdown on corruption, a senior court official said on Saturday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world UCLA is sloppy in 80-53 exhibition victory over Azusa Pacific

There is a brand new floor at Pauley Pavilion, but perhaps the water damage from a July flood left some rust. In its first exhibition game, against a Division II opponent, the UCLA men's basketball team looked like a work in progress.

1 hour ago // CBS

world Fourth victim of Washington state high school shooting dies

Police release new recordings of emergency calls during shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School that left four dead, including gunman

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Nate Thompson finds the sweet spot in Ducks' 2-1 overtime win

As Nate Thompson jumped off the bench in overtime Friday and saw Corey Perry take a pass from an onrushing Cam Fowler, Thompson didn't have to think about what to do.

1 hour ago // The Times of India

world Lt colonel assumes power in Burkina Faso after president flees

The second in command of Burkina Faso's presidential guard, Lieutenant Colonel Isaac Zida, said on Saturday he had taken power after deposed President Blaise Compaore reportedly fled the capital.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Power struggle in Burkina Faso after Blaise Compaor resigns as president

Two rival military leaders declare themselves to be in charge as popular uprising topples president after 27 years Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Missing Nigerian schoolgirls 'married off'

Boko Haram chief denies ceasefire claim and says kidnapped schoolgirls have converted to Islam and married.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Japan Takes Massive Stimulus Actions

Japans central bank and its main government pension fund said they would pump trillions more yen into the countrys sputtering economy in a risky new stimulus tack.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers FYI: What might have been with Chris Paul?

It's always a problem for the Lakers, this whole Chris Paul thing.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kings are boxed in again in 5-2 loss to Red Wings

Hook, hold, go to the penalty box and watch the other team score.

2 hours ago // CBS

world U.S. Marine released after eight months in Mexican jail

Retired Marine Sgt. Andrew Tahmooressi, who suffers from PTSD, was arrested for crossing into Mexico with loaded guns

2 hours ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Ebola carers 'face discrimination'

An increasing number of health workers worry that they may face discrimination when they return home.

2 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

world Three teen girls killed by car while trick-or-treating in Santa Ana

Three 13-year-old girls, two of whom were twins, were killed by a hit-and-run driver Friday evening while they were trick-or-treating in Santa Ana, police said.

2 hours ago // The Guardian

world How North Korea is tackling Ebola

A series of photographs released by state media shows that the regime is taking the threat of disease very seriously indeed Continue reading...

2 hours ago // ABC

world Burkina Faso: 2nd Soldier Says He's President

After protests push president from power, 2nd Burkina Faso soldier declares he's head of state