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world Brian Shaw fired by Denver Nuggets

Brian Shaw's coaching tenure with the Denver Nuggets is over.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Galaxy gets a new radio partner in KFWB-AM

The Galaxy has a new radio partner, announcing Tuesday that "The Beast" -- KFWB-AM 980 -- will broadcast a minimum of 20 games this season, beginning with Friday's scheduled season-opener with the Chicago Fire at the StubHub Center.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boston Marathon bombing jury is chosen, allowing trial to begin

Tenwomen and eight men, all of them Boston-area residents, were selected Tuesday afternoon as jurors and alternates to hear the case of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev -- the trial at last getting underway after two months of jury selection and repeated attempts to...

21 minutes ago // BBC

world Corporation tax cut pledge dropped

The Scottish government reveals it is no longer committed to a "blanket" three point drop in corporation tax as part of its economic plan.

22 minutes ago // BBC

world Kenya leader sets fire to tusks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory as part of the East African nation's efforts to curb poaching.

22 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal: 'Were better off without it' live

Netanyahu says Isis and Iran engaged in deadly game of thrones Prime minister shuns Democrats but meets with RepublicansIsraeli PMs speech to Congress snubbed by prominent Democrats 1.21pm ET Guardian diplomatic editor Julian Borger

22 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Netanyahu warns against striking a 'bad' nuclear deal with Iran

Standing at the rostrum of the House of Representatives, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu directly challenged the Obama administrations top foreign policy goal Tuesday, saying negotiations with Iran were headed for a very bad deal; were better off without...

24 minutes ago // The Independent

world Iraqi army and militias surround Isis in major offensive in the battle for Tikrit

The Iraqi Army, backed by Shia militia, sought to surround Isis fighters in Tikrit and its surrounding towns yesterday as the battle for control of Saddam Husseins birthplace entered a second, and potentially decisive, day.

24 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Mines, bombs slow Iraqi advance on Islamic State-held Tikrit

BAGHDAD Iraqi troops and Shiite militias battled the Islamic State group on Tuesday on the outskirts of militant-held Tikrit, unable to advance further on Saddam Hussein's hometown as roadside mines and suicide attacks slowed their progress.Soldiers found some 100 mines and bombs scattered along an 8-kilometer 5-mile stretch of road on the way to this strategic city on the Tigris River, Salahuddin deputy governor Ammar Hikmat said.

27 minutes ago // BBC

world Cuts 'mean no money for key repairs'

The Department for Regional Development does not have enough money to fund basic services like traffic light repairs, its minister warns.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iran calls Obama's 10-year nuclear demand 'unacceptable'

MONTREUX, Switzerland Reuters - Iran on Tuesday rejected as "unacceptable" U.S. President Barack Obama's demand that it freeze sensitive nuclear activities for at least 10 years but said it would continue talks on a deal, Iran's semi-official Fars news agency reported.

28 minutes ago // The Independent

world Cheesemakers hold protest over grating issue of Parmigiano Reggiano 'imposters'

Producers of Italy's famed Parmigiano Reggiano are to take to the streets in protest against the crop of third-rate imposters that are cashing in on its illustrious name.

29 minutes ago // The Independent

world Everest risks contamination by a growing mountain of human waste

The climbers who each year attempt to follow in Tenzing and Hillarys footsteps to the summit of Mount Everest are threatening to bring environmental disaster to the roof of the world by their toilet habits.

29 minutes ago // Reuters

world Activist writer's trial tests freedom of expression in Italy

ROME Reuters - When he lent his support to a fight against a high-speed train line through the mountains between France and Italy, Erri De Luca never expected to face jail.

29 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Paris court fines UK journalist for flying drones over city

British reporter Tristan Redman said he was compiling TV package for al-Jazeera, as he was fined and had his equipment confiscated Continue reading...

29 minutes ago // The Independent

world Boris Nemtsov's funeral: Thousands of mourners gather in Moscow to view Putin critic's body

Thousands of mourners lined the streets of Moscow today to pay their respects to murdered Krelim critic Boris Nemtsov, in a gesture of strength and solidarity from Russia's beleaguered opposition movement.

29 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Feds raid alleged Chinese 'maternity tourism' operations in California

Federal agents raided about 20 locations in three Southern California counties early Tuesday as part of an investigation targeting birth tourism schemes in which pregnant Chinese women travel to the United States on fraudulent visas so that their children will be born U.S....

31 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: Indian police seek to block film airing New Delhi rapists remarks against women

Police in New Delhi filed a complaint Tuesday to block the showing ofan hour-long documentary film that includes controversial remarks by one of the assailants of the young woman who was fatally gang-raped in a moving bus in December 2012. The rapist, who was interviewed in the prison by a British film maker, blamed the victim for going out late at night.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world New connected car will let you order pizza from the center dash

We're now in an age when cars can park themselves, you can 3-D print a bar of chocolate and you can text your fridge to ask if it's time to buy more beerLG Home Chat. So it was only a matter of time before someone developed a way to order pizza in traffic, with the touch of a...

32 minutes ago // NPR

world Praise, Criticism For Netanyahu's Speech

The reaction to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's speech on Iran to a joint meeting of Congress are so far along partisan lines.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Vatican names new bishop for San Diego diocese

An auxiliary bishop in the Roman Catholic archdiocese in San Francisco will become the bishop of the San Diego diocese, the Vatican announced Tuesday.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Teenager in court over stabbing

A teenager has appeared in court charged with attacking a schoolboy with a knife.

35 minutes ago // NPR

world From War To Plow: Why USDA Wants Veterans To Take Up Farming

Sara Creech's nursing career fell apart after she returned from Iraq with PTSD. She found purpose - and a new path - on the farm. Now, the USDA is giving veterans like her more financial support.

37 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Benjamin Netanyahu: 'Iran has proven time and again that it cannot be trusted'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told Congress on Tuesday that negotiations underway between Iran and the United States would "all but guarantee" that Tehran would get nuclear weapons

39 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Nepal official says human waste on Everest a major problem

KATHMANDU, Nepal Human waste left by climbers on Mount Everest has become a problem that is causing pollution and threatening to spread disease on the world's highest peak, the chief of Nepal's mountaineering association said Tuesday.

40 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Netanyahu on Iran nuclear deal: 'Were better off without it' live

Netanyahu says Isis and Iran engaged in deadly game of thrones Prime minister shuns Democrats but meets with RepublicansIsraeli PMs speech to Congress snubbed by prominent Democrats 1.03pm ET Netanyahu adopted a stylised

40 minutes ago // ABC

world Thousands Gather for Boris Nemtsov's Funeral

Thousands of mourners lined up in Moscow on Tuesday to honor the slain Russian opposition leader, Boris Nemtsov.

41 minutes ago // Reuters

world Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

KIEV/DONETSK, Ukraine Reuters - Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military said on Tuesday, announcing Kiev's highest casualty toll in several days.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boys' wrestling: State championships are Friday and Saturday in Bakersfield

The CIF state wrestling championships are set for Friday and Saturday at Rabobank Arena in Bakersfield.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Marchers protest deadly police shooting on L.A's skid row

Chanting They cant kill Africa! groups of protesters were set to march from the site of a deadly police shooting on skid row to an LAPD meeting in downtown Los Angeles on Tuesday morning.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Takeaways from the Clippers' 110-105 victory over Timberwolves

The Clippers dressed hurriedly in their locker room late Monday night inside TargetCenter, trying to beat an approaching snowstorm so they could head home to Southern California. They had already weathered a tougher challenge by coming back to defeat the Minnesota Timberwolves, 110-105,...

43 minutes ago // Reuters

world Iraqi forces try to seal off Islamic State around Tikrit

BAGHDAD Reuters - Thousands of Iraqi soldiers and Shi'ite militiamen sought to seal off Islamic State fighters in Tikrit and nearby towns on Tuesday, the second day of Iraq's biggest offensive yet against a stronghold of the Sunni militants.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Netanyahu tells Congress: nuclear deal 'paves Irans path to the bomb'

Despite boycott by prominent Democrats, Israeli prime minister received loud applause when pleading for block to any lifting of economic sanctions on Iran Continue reading...

45 minutes ago // BBC

world Stalin wiped from Soviet Gulag museum

A Soviet prison camp from the Stalin era - the only one fully preserved - no longer exists as a museum dedicated to political prisoners, its director says.

45 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Clip of gun-toting 'baby rappers' in Paris suburb sparks outrage and inquiry

Video of schoolchildren, some under 10, waving guns and cash in rap video shot in Sarcelles, north of Paris, has been viewed almost 140,000 times on YouTube

47 minutes ago // The Independent

world Has the legendary 'City of the Monkey God' been found in Honduras?

An expedition to locate the legendary 'City of the Monkey God' has announced the discovery of a mysterious culture's ancient city, according to National Geographic.