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world Jeffrey Fowle, American detained in North Korea, released

Two other Americans who have been tried and convicted of crimes in North Korea are still being held

14 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Watch: Ukrainian girl escapes death as Donetsk stadium debris crashes down

The video above is of CCTV footage taken on Mondayoutsidethe Dobass Arena in the eastern Ukrainian city of Donetsk, which, despite attempts to broker a ceasefire, continues to be the site of clashes between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists.

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 - their biggest Champions League win.

18 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ed Davis has hit nearly all of his shots for Lakers in preseason

The Lakers brought in 6-foot-10 forward/center Ed Davis this offseason on a two-year minimum contract worth $2.1 million with a player option on the second season.

19 minutes ago // BBC

world US probes 'stray Syria air drop'

The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.

21 minutes ago // CBS

world Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice suspended over role in porn scandal

Justice Seamus McCaffery apologizes for sending sexually explicit emails but blasts chief justice for trying to destroy his career

22 minutes ago // ABC

world IAPA: Press Freedom Deteriorating in the Americas

Watchdog says press freedom deteriorating in the Americas because of censorship, attacks

24 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Exam finds man accused of jumping White House fence 'not competent'

The man accused of running into the White House last month after scaling the fence and evading Secret Service officers has been found presently not competent to stand trial, according to a preliminary competency evaluation.

25 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Wife of man killed in Bali arrested over his murder

Body found in rice field with throat slashed identified as British citizen Robert Ellis, who had lived in Australia for many years Continue reading...

26 minutes ago // ABC

world Israelis Question Care of Hamas Leader's Daughter

Medical treatment of Hamas leader's daughter sparks debate in Israel

27 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: Day In Pictures 10.21.14

Pistorius sentenced to 5 years, Jodi Arias returns to court, Hurricane Gonzalo blows into Britain, Hospital staff get schooled on Ebola

27 minutes ago // ABC

world Watch: American Released From North Korea Flies Home on US Jet

Jeffrey Fowle, 56, was being held on charges of leaving a Bible at a nightclub.

29 minutes ago // ABC

world Australian Runaway Teenager Reportedly in IS Video

Australian teenage runaway reportedly appears in Islamic State video warning world leaders

29 minutes ago // CBS

world "Breaking Bad" action figures cook controversy

The Walter White action figure comes equipped with a duffel of cash and a bag of meth, but do they belong at Toys R Us?

30 minutes ago // CBS

world Murder of Tasmanian devil raises fears at N.M. zoo

Jasper, a 4-year-old rare Tasmanian devil, was killed by a piece of concrete tossed at its head; Albuquerque offers reward in helping solve crime

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Study: Medical costs up to 20% higher with hospital-owned physician groups

Raising fresh questions about healthcare consolidation, a new study shows hospital ownership of physician groups in California led to 10% to 20% higher costs overall.

33 minutes ago // ABC

world Cuba Sends 91 More Doctors to Fight Ebola

Cuba sends 91 more doctors to fight Ebola as part of unique program of medical diplomacy

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Missouri creates Ferguson Commission to look at root causes of unrest

As unrest in and around Ferguson, Mo., continues more than two months after the death of Michael Brown, Missouris governor announced Tuesday that a commission will be formed to examine the deeper issues at the heart of the tension.

35 minutes ago // NPR

world My Son Is Doctors Without Borders' Thousandth Ebola Survivor

Liberian health worker Alexander Kollie lost his wife, daughters and brother to Ebola. Then his son tested positive for the disease. He survived, and now father and son are building a new life.

35 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Photos of the Day: Oct. 21

In photos selected Tuesday by Wall Street Journal editors, Filipino medical workers assist a colleague during an Ebola-preparedness demonstration, a surfer catches a wave in Portugal, and more.

35 minutes ago // UPI

world Kiev rejects reports that Ukraine's military used cluster munitions in Donetsk

JC FinleyKIEV, Ukraine, Oct. 21 UPI -- The Ukrainian government rejected claims that its military used cluster munitions during an operation in eastern Ukraine.

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Assad Pursues Withering Campaign Against Rebels

Syria's Assad exploits US war against IS to pursue a withering campaign against rebels

36 minutes ago // NPR

world For Healthy Liberians, Life Continues With Some Adjustments

The million-plus healthy residents of Liberia's capital, Monrovia, are doing their best to maintain their lives in a city where Ebola has killed more than 1,300.

37 minutes ago // CBS

world Commencement speech by convicted cop killer prompts new law

Mumia Abu-Jamal's address to Goddard College graduates earlier this month spurred outcry

38 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Storm leaves one dead and four hurt

A woman dies after being hit by a falling tree in high winds in London, while three people are injured in a separate incident in West Sussex.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Activist investor Dan Loeb sells stake in Sony Corp.

More than a year after questioning Sony Corp.'s management approach and sharply criticizing its film and television studio for a handful of box-office flops, activist investor Dan Loeb has sold his shares in the Tokyo-based company.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Rival Libyan PM meets Turkish envoy in first known meeting with foreign visitor

CAIRO Reuters - Libya's self-declared prime minister, who runs a rival government not recognized by the international community, met a Turkish envoy on Tuesday, in the first publicly known diplomatic meeting with a foreign representative.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Hollywood explores the virtues and evils of social media

Film festival news conferences are generally friendly affairs, giving a movie's stars and director the chance to take a public victory lap. But when the cast of Jason Reitman's drama "Men, Women & Children" gathered at the recent Toronto International Film Festival, the promotional event took...

43 minutes ago // CBS

world California mayor resigns after crashing car into cheerleaders

Accused of drunk driving, Murrieta mayor said he wanted to avoid "even one hint of impropriety" during legal process

45 minutes ago // New York Times

world Submarine Search Near Stockholm Reminiscent of a Cold War Thriller

Sweden launched a search team of 200 personnel aboard ships, helicopters and minesweepers to scour the Baltic Sea in search of an unidentified foreign vessel.

45 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Global Growth Woes Threaten to Beset U.S. Economy

Another bout of weakening global growth is buffeting a U.S. economy that has faced five years of uneven growth, raising a crucial question: Can the U.S. pull the rest of the world through a slow patch or will sluggish global growth hobble the recovery?

47 minutes ago // New York Times

world Letter From Europe: In Britain, Child Sex Abuse Defies Easy Stereotypes

High-profile revelations of child sexual abuse have shown the risks of ascribing blame according to class or race.

49 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world In 'Moana,' Disney sets sail with another female protagonist

Walt Disney Animation Studios has officially shoved off on "Moana," offering a first look at the CG-animated adventure set in the South Pacific and slotting a late-2016 release date for the film.

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Football: New proposal for bowl games to be discussed at Council meeting

The Southern Section Council is set to meet on Thursday, and among the issues to be discussed is the first reading of a state proposal to revamp the regional and state championship football bowl games.

52 minutes ago // BBC

world Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as the Blues secure a dominant 6-0 win against Maribor.

56 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Despite victory, USC's College Football Playoff odds remain same

USC routed Colorado, but the victory did not change the Trojans' odds of winning the College Football Playoff.