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17 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world 2 law officers killed in 'incredibly dangerous' shooting rampage

A gunman suspected of fatally shooting two Northern California law officers Friday and wounding two other people was arrested after a six-hour chase with search dogs, helicopters and armored vehicles.

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ducks beat Blue Jackets, 4-1, extending win streak to seven games

In constructing a winning streak that reached seven games Friday, the Ducks have established an identity of thinking defense first and letting their offensive leaders do their thing.

27 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Hong Kong protest leaders to hold street vote

Students will conduct a poll asking protesters what they think of a government proposal aimed at ending demonstrations.

28 minutes ago // Reuters

world South Koreans trying to launch anti-North leaflets clash with border residents

PAJU South Korea Reuters - A planned launch of balloons by South Korean activists to send leaflets to North Korea on Saturday with messages critical of its leader turned into a clash with residents of the border area who said the move will threaten peace between the Koreas.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Mayor Garcetti is becoming a regular in Washington

Many Californians may be happy never to set foot in Washington, with its humid weather and lack of fresh produce. But one of the state's most high-profile residents can't seem to stay away.

35 minutes ago // BBC

world NY axe attack 'was terrorist act'

Police in New York say an axe attack on two officers was a terrorist act carried out by a self-radicalised Muslim convert.

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world The LAUSD's possible classroom morale problem

The teachers in Los Angeles who write to The Times and I may be understating the intensity of their views here are no fans of John Deasy. So when the embattled former superintendent resigned from the Los Angeles Unified School District last week, one might have expected a...

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world How The Times' Top 25 Fared

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

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world For immigrants who stay, citizenship is an obligation

To the editor: Thank you for your series on what it means to be a U.S. citizen in the 21st century. I moved to the United States in 1992, not out of necessity but because I wanted to. I come from a wealthy political family in Mexico City, where my life was easy and comfortable. But I wanted...

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Oil rigs and fish don't mix

To the editor: According to Jonah Goldberg, defunct oil rigs are the savior fish have been waiting for. "The good news about offshore oil rigs," Op-Ed, Oct. 20

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world If the U.S. wants peace, it must prepare for nuclear war

To the editor: I strongly disagree with Joe Cirincione's belief that the U.S. ought not continue to modernize its formidable nuclear arsenal. "How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?," Op-Ed, Oct. 21

44 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane

Strategic hill, where supplies are believed to have been previously airdropped, retaken from ISIL.

52 minutes ago // CBS

world Students describe deadly shooting at Washington state high school

Freshman boy kills female student and shoots several others in the head before turning gun on himself in Seattle suburb

53 minutes ago // Reuters

world Brazil presidential campaign ends in slugfest over corruption

BRASILIA Reuters - Presidential candidates traded accusations over political corruption on Friday night in a last ditch attempt to sway undecided voters before Sunday's election runoff in Brazil's closest race in decades.

1 hour ago // BBC

world 'Edging toward the EU exit?'

Saturday's newspapers focus mainly on the row over the European Union's demand for an additional 1.7bn from the UK. There is also the tale of the woman who is allergic to Simon Cowell.

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Al Jazeera marks 300 days of staff jailing

Network marks grim milestone for its journalists jailed in Egypt by observing 300 seconds of silence on air.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Marysville school shooting vigil: 'Love one another. Weep together.'

The governor showed up, and so did the mayor of this grieving midsized city north of Seattle. The Friday night football game had been canceled -- Marysville-Pilchuck High School versus Oak Harbor -- and the Oak Harbor boys squeezed into the auditorium of the Grove Church to cry and pray along...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world San Francisco Giants open to bigger relationship with Barry Bonds

Willie Mays took the field one more time Friday. Mays joined the San Francisco Giants' four other living Hall of Famers Willie McCovey, Orlando Cepeda, Juan Marichal and Gaylord Perry in a ceremony before Game 3 of the World Series.

1 hour ago // ABC

world Expert: 8,000 More Rohingya Flee Myanmar

In sign of growing desperation, expert says 8,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar in less than 2 weeks

1 hour ago // Fox News

world In sign of growing desperation, expert says 8,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar in less than 2 weeks

An expert on Rohingya Muslims says a growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in less than two weeks.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Riverside Marine dies in Iraq, second to die in Islamic State mission

A 19 year-old Marine from Riverside has died in Iraq, becoming the second U.S. military member to die as the U.S. fights the advance of Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

1 hour ago // BBC

world US judge sentences Farc commander

A US judge has sentenced an ex-Colombian rebel to 27 years in prison for his role in the kidnapping of three American citizens in 2003.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world From the archive, 25 October 2003: Time machines final trip leaves an empty sky

End of an icon as the final Concorde comes in to land3 March 1969: Concorde takes to the air Continue reading...

1 hour ago // CBS

world Nurses who treated Ebola patient Thomas Eric Duncan tell their story

In their first interview, four Dallas nurses who treated Thomas Eric Duncan describe how they went to great lengths to try to keep him alive

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world 14 dead in Nepal bus crash

Bus packed with people including Israeli tourists and locals heading home for Diwali veers off mountain highway Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Frank Mankiewicz dies at 90; Democratic insider was RFK aide, led NPR

Frank Mankiewicz, the son of a Hollywood legend who made his mark in the grittier worlds of Democratic politics and broadcast media, serving as press secretary to Sen. Robert F. Kennedy, presidential campaign manager for Sen. George S. McGovern and chief of National Public Radio during its...

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Coal mine accident in far west China kills 16: Xinhua

SHANGHAI Reuters - Sixteen workers were killed after a coal mine collapsed in China's far western region of Xinjiang, the official Xinhua news agency reported on Saturday, highlighting the poor safety standards in the world's biggest coal producing country.

2 hours ago // BBC

world Two US Ebola nurses free of virus

Two nurses infected with Ebola while treating a patient in Dallas are declared free of the deadly virus, a day after the first infection in New York.

2 hours ago // ABC

world Brazil's Election: 'Ghosts' Versus 'Monsters'

Brazil's election pits 'ghosts of past' against 'monsters of present' as president leads polls

2 hours ago // BBC

world 'Many exposed' to Mali Ebola girl

The authorities in Mali confirm the death of the country's first Ebola patient, a two-year-old girl, and say many people were exposed to her.

2 hours ago // ABC

world Outgoing President's Party Leads Uruguay Contest

Uruguay president's party leads going into contest to replace him, but clear win not assured

2 hours ago // Fox News

world 16 killed in China coal mine collapse

A coal mine shaft collapsed in northwestern China, killing 16 miners, China's official news agency said Saturday.

2 hours ago // The Guardian

world The new generation running for parliament in Ukraine

Despite not being a party member and with an unusual route into politics, Alex Ryabchyn is in line to be one of the countrys newest MPs Continue reading...

2 hours ago // Fox News

world Uruguay president's party leads going into contest to replace him, but clear win not assured

The political party of outgoing President Jose Mujica, who gained international notice for social reforms such as legalization of marijuana and gay marriage, leads going into Sunday's election to replace him but victory is far from assured.

2 hours ago // Fox News

world Brazil's election pits 'ghosts of past' against 'monsters of present' as president leads polls

Brazilian voters electing a new president this weekend are being asked to decide what scares them least: the incumbent's warnings about the "ghosts of the past," or her challenger's charges about the "monsters of the present." The latest polls give left-leaning incumbent Dilma Rousseff a slight edge in Sunday's runoff vote to lead the world's fifth-largest nation.

2 hours ago // Los Angeles Times

world The dogs and horses are running in Del Mar, Calif.

I always think of summer as a sure bet in Del Mar: the beach, the shops, the track. Now fall is too. This year, for the first time, horse-racing fans can enjoy the sport of kings at Del Mar's where-the-surf-meets-the-turf racetrack during the inaugural Bing Crosby Season, Nov. 7-30. I visited...