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world L.A. offers $50,000 reward in fatal Highland Park hit-and-run

Karina Valenzuela's mother used to tell her: "Hija, always forgive. Don't hold hatred in your heart."

15 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Australia's Ebola response a shambles, medical association president says

AMA head Brian Owler says apparently 16 Australian health care workers have been trained to go to west Africa, but he has no idea who they are Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // BBC

world Iran hangs woman despite campaign

Iran defies an international campaign to hang a woman who killed a man she said was trying to sexually abuse her.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clippers end preseason with a loss to Portland Trail Blazers, 99-89

It was not a feel-good few weeks for the Clippers.

42 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Royals getting harder to deal with, beat Giants and lead World Series

SAN FRANCISCO Zack Greinke asked out of Kansas City four years ago. He was in the prime of his career. He would not sign a new contract with the Royals because he wanted to win and, as he told anyone who asked, he did not believe the Royals could win.

47 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Garfield surges past South Gate

Plenty was at stake Friday night in the Eastern League football game between South Gate and Garfield at South Gate High. First place was on the line, as well as positioning in the Los Angeles City Section playoff race.

50 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Lakers stay upbeat in spite of loss in final preseason game

Mitch Kupchak rolled his luggage into the arena, cognizant the Lakers would fly out of here shortly after their last exhibition game.

54 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Backups step up to lead Gardena Serra to 38-21 victory over Alemany

Injuries are piling up in the physically demanding Mission League, requiring backups to step in and coaches to come up with new strategies and revised lineups to survive the physical play.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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 radicalised Muslim convert.

1 hour 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.

1 hour 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...

1 hour 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:

1 hour 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...

1 hour 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

1 hour 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

1 hour ago // Al Jazeera

world Kurdish fighters regain ground in Kobane

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

1 hour 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

1 hour 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.

2 hours 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.

2 hours 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...

2 hours 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.

2 hours 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

2 hours ago // Fox News

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

A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with at least 8,000 members of the long-persecuted minority fleeing by boat in the last two weeks, according to residents and a leading expert.

2 hours 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.

2 hours 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.

2 hours 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.

2 hours 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...

2 hours 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

2 hours 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...

2 hours 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...