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world Saudis say air campaign against Yemen rebels is over

Declaration of end to bombardment comes on heels of Saudi king mobilizing his elite troops for fight against Houthi rebels in Yemen

11 minutes ago // BBC

world BBC to air final Clarkson scenes

Unused footage of Jeremy Clarkson taken during his last days at the helm of Top Gear will be screened later this year, the head of BBC2 says.

12 minutes ago // Reuters

world Sudan won't give visas to US, British, French envoys: diplomats

UNITED NATIONS Reuters - Khartoum has so far declined to issue visas for senior U.S., British and French diplomats hoping to conduct a fact-finding mission in Sudan's conflict-torn Darfur region, U.N. diplomatic sources told Reuters on Tuesday.

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ghost of NAFTA haunts proposed Pacific Rim trade deal

As lawmakers gear up for a rancorous debate on a bill that would help President Obama secure a massive Pacific Rim trade deal, congressional Democrats and their allies are making the case that such an agreement would be disastrous for American jobs and wages.

16 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ken Downing, Zac Posen discuss the drama of design at the Wallis

For a few hours on Monday night, the Bram Goldsmith Theater at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts felt like a style-centric take on an old-school talk show, with Neiman Marcus Senior Vice President and fashion director Ken Downing taking on the role of affable and engaging host...

17 minutes ago // BBC

world Clegg in public servants' pay pledge

Millions of public sector workers would be spared further pay cuts under Liberal Democrat plans, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announces.

18 minutes ago // BBC

world Tories pledge new childcare places

The Conservatives' manifesto pledge on childcare means an extra 600,000 free places, Prime Minister David Cameron is to say.

18 minutes ago // BBC

world Warning of need for more Scots GPs

Scotland could be short of at least 500 doctors by 2020, according to figures compiled by the Royal College of General Practitioners.

19 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Two Double Rainbows? OMG! NY Woman Snaps Quad 'Bow

When Amanda Curtis looked up into the Long Island sky during her commute into New York City on Tuesday, she saw not one, not two, but four rainbows

20 minutes ago // CBS

world Queen Elizabeth gets royal gun salutes for birthday

Most birthday girls get cake, but Britain's queen gets feted with artillery blasts in London as she awaits her fifth great-grandchild

20 minutes ago // The Guardian

world 'It's God's gift.' Isis fills coffers with 'taxed' Iraqi government cash

Isis is growing rich by seizing government wages and taxing businesses in the parts of Iraq and Syria it controls, according to a BBC investigation Continue reading...

20 minutes ago // BBC

world Parties focus on health and women

Scottish parties will focus on women, the NHS and taxes as election campaigning continues.

21 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Yoga reflections

Gabe Mendez captured this photo in Hermosa Beach while at an "Instameet." The day was mostly clear and sunnybefore thick mist rolled in.

21 minutes ago // The Independent

world Postcard from... Hong Kong

Hong Kongs Filipina maids are to blame for the infidelities of their rich expat employers. Or at least that was one pro-Beijing politicians contribution to public discourse this week.

25 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Roseanne Barr is losing her vision to macular degeneration, glaucoma

Roseanne Barr is losing her sight to macular degeneration and glaucoma, she said in an interview published Monday.

28 minutes ago // CBS

world "Inside Amy Schumer" renewed for fourth season

The comedian broke the news on the "Late Show with David Letterman" ahead of her Comedy Central show's season 3 premiere

28 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world Arab journalist to light torch on Israel Independence Day. Debate has ignited.

JAFFA, Israel Having access to both Jews and Arabs is not easy for most journalists in Israel. Not so for Lucy Aharish, a Muslim Arab who grew up in a Jewish town in southern Israel.A TV anchor and news producer, Aharish says her challenge, instead, is to break stereotypes and be unafraid to sound clichd when she talks about the need to view people in this complicated society Jews, Muslims, Christians, Israelis or Palestinians as human beings.

31 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff will decide on Senate run by end of next month

Democratic Rep. Adam B. Schiff said Tuesday he would decide by the end of May whether to jump into the 2016 race for the open Senate seat from California, setting up a possible challenge to the front-runner, California Atty. Gen.Kamala Harris.

31 minutes ago // The Washington Post

world India wants its rich temples to part with their gold to help the economy

MUMBAI Workers for the centuries-old Shree Siddhivinayak Temple here spent hours unpacking gold coins, heavy wedding necklaces and lustrous pendants from a closely guarded strong room. By the time gold buyers began mingling with worshipers at the sweltering sanctuary on Tuesday, the jewelry auctioneers were ready.

33 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Obama: Democrats have their facts wrong on Trans-Pacific Partnership deal

President has blunt words for fellow Democrats, especially Senator Elizabeth Warren, over claims that trade initiatives would hurt US jobs Continue reading...

34 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world From 'Full House' to 'Fuller House': What has the cast been up to?

Children of the 1990s are rejoicing at the confirmation that Netflix is resurrecting the sitcom "Full House" for a new updating to be titled "Fuller House."

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kylie Jenner addresses pucker-punishing #KylieJennerChallenge

The so-called Kylie Jenner challenge, in which people are attempting to re-create the look of the reality star's puffy lips, has gotten so out of hand that Jenner herself has weighed in on the blood-vessel-popping beauty booster.

37 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world State Senate bill targets businesses that fail to pay employees

Workers in California are paid less than the legal minimum wage about 372,000 times every week, according to the U.S. Department of Labor.

39 minutes ago // VOA

world Indonesian Province Hosts Anti-Islamic State Workshop

Thousands of government officials from East Java in Indonesia have attended a workshop on the threats posed by the Islamic State and other radical groups. During the workshop in Surabaya on Tuesday, experts and religious leaders talked about the dangers radical groups pose to Indonesian society. The general chairman of the Islamic group Muhammadiyah, Din Syamsuddin, told the workshop that Islamic State is not a religious movement or organization of Islam. "ISIS is a radical political group

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Commentary: Ode to Tim Tebow before he fails again

It almost pains me to watch Tim Tebowtry another comeback.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Yasiel Puig returns to Dodgers lineup to face Giants

Yasiel Puig will start in right field for the Dodgers on Tuesday when they open a three-game series against the San Francisco Giants at AT

40 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Cheers as Solar Impulse lands in Nanjing

Solar Impulse has landed safely in Nanjing in the east of China, much to the delight of its mission control team.

41 minutes ago // Reuters

world Saudis end air campaign in Yemen, seek political solution

DUBAI Reuters - Saudi Arabia announced on Tuesday it was ending a month-long campaign of air strikes against the Houthi rebels who seized large areas of Yemen and said it would back a political solution to bring peace to its war-ravaged neighbor.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Taking on Islamic State, with or without Congress

When he greeted Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Abadi at the White House last week, President Obama said that the Iraqis and their allies, including the United States, had made "serious progress" in pushing Islamic State out of Iraqi territory. That's true, but the enemy is far from vanquished either...

42 minutes ago // USA Today

world Saudis halt bombing of Houthi rebels in Yemen

Coalition will now combine political, diplomatic and military measures against the Houthis.

43 minutes ago // CBS

world Megan Hilty on "Smash" revival, new TV pilot

Actress/singer Megan Hilty tells CBS News' Lauren Moraski about the renewed interest in "Smash," her upcoming pilot and life as a mom.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Aide to Tony Cardenas, congressman from L.A., is subpoenaed by grand jury

A top aide to Democratic U.S. Rep. Tony CardenasofLos Angeles wassubpoenaed to testify before a grand jury in Los Angeles, she reported to the House.

46 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world What's so hard about calling a genocide a genocide?

What two-word phrase is so fraught with history and undeniable truth that the leader of the most powerful nation on Earth dares not use it?

48 minutes ago // The Times of India

world US DEA chief to step down, Congress probes sex party leaks

The US Drug Enforcement Administration's chief will step down within weeks, the Obama administration said on Tuesday, as a congressional panel planned to examine whether DEA agents divulged secrets at sex parties that Colombian drug lords may have staged.

50 minutes ago // ABC

world Smuggler's Mistake Turned Rescue Into Tragedy

Smuggler's faulty maneuver turned would-be rescue into worst Mediterranean shipwreck in memory

51 minutes ago // BBC

world Late Samuels blast foils England

England are frustrated by a counter-attacking unbeaten 94 by Marlon Samuels on a scrappy first day of the second Test.