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world Sweden Gives Recognition to Palestinians

Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman of Israel said the decision by Stockholm was unfortunate and would strengthen radical elements and Palestinian recalcitrance.

16 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Aung San Suu Kyi meets with Burma's president in milestone talks

Former military commander Thein Sein greets political rival as Barack Obama, soon to visit, calls for fair election in 2015 Continue reading...

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world Japan Central Bank Expands Asset Purchases

Japan central bank unexpectedly expands asset purchases to shore up shaky recovery

25 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Will North Korea ever use its nuclear weapons?

The US has claimed that Pyongyang is now able to shrink a nuclear weapon to fit on a ballistic missile. NK News asked an expert panel how worried we should be Continue reading...

27 minutes ago // Time

world Ukraine, Moscow Clinch Deal on Russian Gas Supply

"There is now no reason for people in Europe to stay cold this winter"

31 minutes ago // ABC

world Japan's Central Bank Steps up Asset Purchases, Expanding Monetary Easing to Shore up Growth

Japan's central bank steps up asset purchases, expanding monetary easing to shore up growth

31 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world WorldViews: North Koreas reaction to Ebola makes fears of a zombie apocalypse look rational

Turns out North Korea wasnt kidding about protecting itself from Ebola. Kim Jong Uns regime is not taking any chances when it comes to keeping out the virus despite the fact that its happening half a world away and that North Korea is the most closed state in the world. Read full arti

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Charity decries US Ebola quarantine

Charity Doctors Without Borders warns some mandatory US state Ebola quarantine measures are having a "chilling effect" on its work.

34 minutes ago // ABC

world Mexico Police Questioned in Killing of 3 Americans

Mexico police questioned in kidnap, killing of 3 US citizens near the border

37 minutes ago // ABC

world AP PHOTOS: Program Gives Disabled Venezuelans Hope

AP PHOTOS: Disabled Venezuelans find hope in workshop for repairing musical instruments

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world New Orleans earns first road win of season, 28-10 over Carolina

Drew Brees and the Saints proved they know how to win big games on the road.

40 minutes ago // Fox News

world Mexico police questioned in kidnap, killing of 3 US citizens near the border

Authorities are investigating a possible police connection to the killing of three U.S. citizens visiting their father in Mexico who were found shot to death along with a Mexican friend more than two weeks after going missing.

52 minutes ago // BBC

world Obama urges 'credible' Myanmar vote

US president calls for a "credible" process when Myanmar hold elections in 2015, as major players held rare high-level talks.

55 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world L.A. County's Prop. P would levy tax for parks, conservation work

Along with casting their votes for a new supervisor, sheriff and assessor Nov. 4, Los Angeles County voters will decide whether to tax themselves to pay for park and conservation projects across the region.

59 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Little Progress in Japan, North Korea Talks

Japans main government spokesman said talks with North Korea over its past abductions of Japanese citizens yielded no new details about the whereabouts of those missing.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Hong Kong Activists Mull Beijing Visit During APEC

Hong Kong student protest leaders consider visiting Beijing during APEC summit

1 hour ago // VOA

world American Pleads Guilty to Terror Charge After Failed Bid to Join IS

An American man who tried but failed to join the Islamic State militant group faces 15 years in prison after pleading guilty in the United States on Thursday for attempting to support a terrorist group. The case against 44-year-old Donald Ray Morgan escalated in early August, when he was arrested at an airport near New York City on an unrelated federal gun charge. According to court documents, investigators uncovered an online trail of Morgan's photos and comments on social media beginning l

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world Accused Cop Killer Eric Frein Could Face Death Penalty

Pennsylvania leaders say capturing Eric Frein was important. They also believe Frein acted alone and had no help in evading police.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Albany, the harbour town at the centre of Anzac centenary commemorations video

Albany in Western Australia is soon to host a $2.7m reenactment of the departure of Anzac troops from its harbour bound for Egypt and ultimately, Gallipoli and the western front. Malcolm Trail from the Western Australian Museum in Albany details why commemorating the event is important to many who call the town home, and why Albany is at the centre of commemorations this November

1 hour ago // VOA

world US Nurse Violates State-Imposed Ebola Quarantine

A U.S. nurse who cared for Ebola patients in West Africa has defied authorities in Maine by leaving her home before completing a three-week quarantine the state imposed on her. Meanwhile, the U.S. Defense Department says U.S. soldiers serving in the Ebola-affected region will be quarantined after returning home. Zlatica Hoke has more.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Hong Kong student protest leaders consider visiting Beijing during APEC summit

Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms.

1 hour ago // VOA

world Women Voters Anxious Ahead of US Elections

With US elections just days away, public opinion polls show American voters are deeply dissatisfied with their government and anxious about threats from abroad. This is especially true for a key voting group both Republicans and Democrats are trying hard to win over: women. Analysts say if women are focused on national security, it could be bad news for Democrats, with majority control of the Senate at stake. As Nicholas and Ibrahim run around in a playground in northern Virginia, their mother

1 hour ago // ABC

world Beijing Hosts Regional Conference on Afghanistan

International conference on Afghanistan in Beijing highlights China's growing role in region

1 hour ago // VOA

world Obama Calls for 'Inclusive and Credible' Elections in Myanmar

President Barack Obama has called on Myanmar to hold an "inclusive and credible process" for conducting parliamentary elections in 2015. President Obama's comment was made during separate phone calls Thursday with Myanmar President Thein Sein and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi. The Myanmar leaders on Friday are taking part in what is seen as a crucial meeting of the country's top military, political and ethnic minority leaders. Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, is facing several c

1 hour ago // VOA

world Women Voters Anxious Ahead of US Elections

Public opinion polls show American voters are deeply dissatisfied with their government and anxious about threats from abroad. This is especially true for a key voting group both Republicans and Democrats are trying hard to win over: women. Analysts say if women are focused on national security, it could be bad news for Democrats, with majority control of the Senate at stake. VOAs Cindy Saine looks at the crucial role women voters will play in deciding the elections.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Malaysia Airlines Sued by 2 Boys Over Flight 370

2 Malaysian boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of father in missing Flight 370

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kings pay the price for taking penalties in 3-0 loss to the Penguins

PITTSBURGH They talked about keeping disciplined, staying out of the penalty box against the high-octane team possessing the league's best power play.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world International conference on Afghanistan in Beijing highlights China's growing role in region

China is hosting an international conference on Afghanistan's security and reconstruction that highlights its growing role in the country as U.S. and NATO forces depart.

1 hour ago // Fox News

world 2 Malaysian boys sue Malaysia Airlines, government over loss of father in missing Flight 370

Two Malaysian teenage boys are suing Malaysia Airlines and the government over the loss of their father eight months after Flight 370 that was carrying him mysteriously disappeared.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Eric Frein captured, will face murder charge in killing of Pa. trooper

A seven-week dragnet in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania came to an end with the capture of survivalist Eric Frein, whose wrists were bound with the handcuffs of the trooper he is accused of killing, officials said late Thursday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Eric Frein captured, will face death penalty in killing of Pa. trooper

A seven-week dragnet in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania came to an abrupt end with the capture of survivalist Eric Frein, whose wrists were bound with the handcuffs of the trooper he is accused of killing, officials said late Thursday night.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Eric Frein caught, will face murder charge in killing of Pennsylvania trooper

A seven-week dragnet in the woods of northeastern Pennsylvania came to an end with the capture of survivalist Eric Frein, whose wrists were bound with the handcuffs of the trooper he is accused of killing, officials said late Thursday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Rain could complicate USC's plan against Washington State

The last time USC played on wet turf it did not end well for the Trojans.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Tony Abbott and Denis Napthine announce police taskforce into alleged union corruption in Victoria video

The prime minister, Tony Abbott, and the Victorian premier, Denis Napthine, announce a new Australian federal police-Victoria police taskforce to investigate alleged corruption involving union officials. Abbott says the 'grave claim' must be tackled Continue reading...

1 hour ago // ABC

world Myanmar's President, Army Chief Meet Suu Kyi

Myanmar's president, army chief hold rare talks with opposition leader Suu Kyi

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Myanmar's president, army chief hold rare talks with opposition leader Suu Kyi

Myanmar's president is holding a rare meeting with opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi that also includes the country's political and military heavyweights.