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world Granddad 'did not have baby grudge'

Amelia Jones's mother says she was shocked when her accused father said he did not 'hold grudges against a baby'.

11 minutes ago // Time

world Challenger Edges Ahead in Tense Nigerian Elections

Partial results so far give former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari a considerable lead over the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan

12 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Bieber Skewered at Roast Featuring N-Word, 9/11 Gag

Troubled pop act Justin Bieber suffered barbs from entertainers comics as they skewered his looks, music and public antics during a celebrity roast.

14 minutes ago // BBC

world Turkey hit by massive power cut

A huge power cut hits several cities in Turkey, including Istanbul's public transport network.

18 minutes ago // The Guardian

world US set to propose emissions cuts of up to 28% ahead of global climate treaty

US will join Europe, China, the EU, Mexico and Norway in confirming its planned greenhouse gas emissions cuts, that will go towards forming a global climate change agreement at talks in Paris in December Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Equality groups ready for counterattack against wave of anti-gay bills across US

Republican-controlled legislatures have introduced more than 85 anti-gay billsLGBT and civil rights groups launching concerted effort to block the bills and litigation will be considered where new laws have been enacted Continue reading...

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Snapchat is set to nearly double its office space in Venice

Snapchat first set up in Los Angeles in a funky old bungalow on Venice Beach, a little start-up with only 14 employees. Two years later, the messaging app is rich, famous and expanding fast.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard steps through the fire

Ben Gibbard never thought he'd find himself where he did at the end of 2012.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Tribe fights Coachella Valley water agencies for aquifer rights

In drought-ravaged California, the vast freshwater aquifer beneath the Coachella Valley is a rare bright spot.

19 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Prospective White House candidates tussle over Indiana religious law

The controversy over Indianas religious freedom law has opened a new and predictable -- divide in the 2016 presidential race, as Republicans rise to its defense and Democrats condemn the legislation as discriminatory against gays and lesbians.

20 minutes ago // The Independent

world Eloi Vasquez: UC Berkeley student found dead on freeway after going missing at fraternity party

A 19-year-old university student who went missing after leaving a fraternity party has been killed after he was hit by a car in Los Angeles, police have said.

20 minutes ago // UPI

world India evacuating nationals in Yemen, asks for Saudi assistance

Andrew V. PestanoSANAA, Yemen, March 31 UPI -- India has deployed five ships, four planes and asked Saudi Arabia's help to evacuate 4,000 Indian nationals, half of them nurses, who are stranded in Yemen.

22 minutes ago // USA Today

world OSCE inspect missile aftermath in eastern Ukraine

On a deserted road at the edge of the Sea of Azov in eastern Ukraine, OSCE representatives inspect the remains of two cars hit by an anti-tank missile, under the watchful gaze of separatists who accuse the army of violating the truce.

22 minutes ago // USA Today

world Was China behind the GitHub cyberattack?

The cyberattack that has plagued GitHub for days might be the work of Chinese officials trying to shut down services that circumvent Chinese censors. Video provided by Newsy

24 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Turkey Gripped by Power Outage

Turkeys government was scrambling to tackle the countrys largest power outage for more than a decade as blackouts hit dozens of cities impacting key transport infrastructure.

26 minutes ago // Time

world Iran Nuke Talks To Continue in New Phase To Reach Deal by July

The deadline for the talks has already been extended twice

26 minutes ago // Reuters

world Peru's Prime Minister fails vote of confidence, to resign

LIMA Reuters - Peru's prime minister was ousted by Congress in a vote of no confidence late on Monday following allegations of spying on her opponents, delivering a blow to President Ollanta Humala who will now have to form a new government.

28 minutes ago // The Independent

world Germanwings crash: British air passenger writes emotional letter to pilots who flew her home

In the wake of the Germanwings disaster that killed 150 people, an air passenger has written an emotional letter to the pilots who got her home safely.

29 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Rebels push offensive in Aden, killing dozens with artillery fire

SANAA, Yemen Artillery fire in the southern Yemeni city of Aden, the last stronghold of the embattled Yemeni government, killed 26 people overnight Tuesday, news reports said. Iran-allied Houthi rebels along with allied army units are pressing in on the outskirts of the city despite six days of Saudi-led airstrikes meant to halt their advance. A Health Ministry official said 26 people were killed in that push, the Reuters news agency reported.

29 minutes ago // USA Today

world Raw: Airstrikes target Yemen weapons facility

A weapons storage facility in the Yemeni capital Sanaa was targeted by Saudi-led coalition airstrikes on Monday evening. March 30

31 minutes ago // Fox News

world Nigerians await final tally in bitter presidential vote that could oust sitting president

The second day of vote counting in a bitterly contested presidential vote started late on Tuesday and electoral officials hope to announce later in the day who will be governing Africa's richest and biggest nation.

32 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iran Supreme Leader Holds Key to Deal

U.S. and Europe said nuclear negotiations were imperiled by deep uncertainty over whether Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei would sign off on the necessary concessions for a deal.

32 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Several Turkish cities hit by power outage

Dozens of Turkish cities and provinces on Tuesday were hit by a massive power outage that brought transportation to a standstill and disrupted services and businesses which had no backup power.

32 minutes ago // BBC

world 'More teachers leave in first year'

Rising numbers of new teachers are leaving the profession within a year of qualifying, says a teachers' union leader.

32 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Armed US prisoner on the run after escaping from Virginia hospital

The prisoner had been in the custody of a private security guard at Inova Fairfax hospital in Falls Church, where shots were fired as he escaped Continue reading...

35 minutes ago // BBC

world Jail for man who punched doctor

Dundalk man has been sentenced to six months in prison after two separate assaults on medical staff

35 minutes ago // The Guardian

world UN official decries toxic backdrop as EU debates new migration policies

UN special representative Peter Sutherland says Europe must unite in its response to one of the greatest issues of our time Continue reading...

36 minutes ago // ABC

world Spain: Police Arrest Family, Say Sons Were to Join Jihad

Spain: Police arrested family including twin boys allegedly intending to join Syrian jihad

36 minutes ago // Reuters

world Eight Bulgarians charged in swoop against Islamic State supporters

SOFIA Reuters - Eight Bulgarians have been charged with propagating an extremist religious ideology and incitement to war, prosecutors said on Tuesday, as investigations continued into suspected sympathizers of the Islamic State group.

36 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Good chance' of Iran nuclear deal

Russia's foreign minister says prospects of a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear programme are "very good" on the final day of intense talks.

37 minutes ago // BBC

world 25 new jobs at Narberth bottle plant

Twenty-five new jobs are being created at a Narberth water bottling plant after the company announced an investment of 5.5m.

38 minutes ago // BBC

world Trident 'a red line' for SNP deal

The leader of the SNP says another referendum would not form part of a post-election deal with Labour, but the renewal of Trident remains a "red line".

38 minutes ago // USA Today

world Report: Parties prepare to issue Iran nuke talks statement

The talks between the U.S., Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany and Iran in Lausanne, Switzerland, are focused on curbing Iran's nuclear program to prevent it from obtaining nuclear weapons.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Iraqi officials: Suicide blast targets bus with Iranian pilgrims north of Baghdad, killing 6

Iraqi officials say a suicide bomber has targeted a bus with Iranian Shiite pilgrims north of Baghdad, killing six people, including four Iranians.

39 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Slave contract' teacher struck off

A teacher who admitted having sex with a teenage girl and asked her to sign a "slave contract" with him, is banned from the classroom.

40 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Iran nuclear talks reportedly close to statement on partial agreement

Unclear whether statement would qualify as political framework, the goal that ministers from seven states set themselves to reach by Tuesday at midnight Foreign ministers in Lausanne are reported to be close to a joint statement on a partial agreement on Irans nuclear programme which will leave some difficult areas to be negotiated in the coming months.According to the Associated Press, a va