Skip navigation

10 minutes ago // Reuters

world Anti-Muslim bullying on rise after Canada attacks, group says

OTTAWA Reuters - Reports of anti-Muslim harassment have risen in Canada after attacks last week in which two soldiers were killed by people authorities say were inspired by militant group Islamic State.

12 minutes ago // Reuters

world Kerry says reported U.S. slur of Israel's Netanyahu 'damaging'

WASHINGTON Reuters - The description of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu as a "chickenshit" by an anonymous U.S. official as quoted in a U.S. magazine this week was disgraceful and damaging, Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday.

12 minutes ago // CNN

world Lost $150 million da Vinci masterpiece or fake?

It could be the find of the century, or something much more suspicious. "La Bella Principessa" -- a 13 inch tall pen-and-ink portrait of a Florentine woman with a Mona Lisa-esque smile -- sat in a drawer for decades, before being "rediscovered" and attributed as a lost $150 million masterpiece by Leonardo da Vinci.

12 minutes ago // CBS

world One age group much more likely to die from Ebola

Latest study reveals who's most at risk from the devastating disease; age makes a dramatic difference

13 minutes ago // Reuters

world UK's opposition Labour faces collapse in support in Scotland: poll

LONDON/EDINBURGH Reuters - Britain's opposition Labour party could be almost wiped out in Scotland at a UK-wide election next year, a poll showed on Thursday, raising questions about its ability to defeat Prime Minister David Cameron's Conservatives.

14 minutes ago // BBC

world Two dead in Kansas airport crash

At least two people are dead and four are injured as a small plane crashes into an airport building in Wichita, Kansas, officials say.

14 minutes ago // MSNBC

world What Quarantine? Nurse Defies Authorities With Bike Ride

Hickox left the house in Fort Kent where she has been holed up and went out for the ride with her boyfriend, Ted Wilbur.

14 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Two Dead, Five Missing: Plane Crashes Into Kansas Airport Building

A small airplane plowed into a building at an airport in Kansas after losing engine power on takeoff Thursday.

17 minutes ago // ABC

world The Threat Posed by Mosque Closing in Jerusalem

The closing of al Aqsa Mosque in Jerusalem has diplomats holding their breath because the site has been a flashpoint for violence in the past and was the trigger for a five-year long spasm of bloodshed known as the Second Intifada.

18 minutes ago // BBC

world AUDIO: Punk poet's praise for Michael Gove

John Cooper Clarke says Michael Gove was "right" to support the learning of poetry by rote.

18 minutes ago // BBC

world NI budget deal agreed by two parties

The Northern Ireland Executive agrees next year's draft budget but of the five parties, only the DUP and Sinn Fin voted to support the deal.

19 minutes ago // UPI

world Renewed violence in South Sudan jeopardizes peace talks

JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 30 UPI -- Renewed unrest in South Sudan after weeks of calm is now threatening peace talks between the government and rebel leaders.

22 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Pimco rehires 2 former executives, shoring up management after turmoil

Pacific Investment Management Co. rehired two former executives who had left amid management turmoil earlier this year, a move that bolsters the bond giant's investment bench after the abrupt departure last month of high-profile bond manager Bill Gross.

23 minutes ago // NPR

world GDP Posts Strong 3.5 Percent Growth Rate In 3rd Quarter

The economy performed better-than-expected in the July-September period, after making a 4.6 percent jump in the second quarter of the year.

23 minutes ago // USA Today

world 'Black cloud' leaves Egyptians short of breath

A concentrated layer of pollution descends on Cairo every fall.

24 minutes ago // Reuters

world East Ukraine separatists hold vote to gain legitimacy, promise normalcy

DONETSK Ukraine Reuters - On a campaign trip, the leader of the self-proclaimed Donetsk People's Republic lit candles at a Russian Orthodox Church and kissed icons of Jesus and the Virgin Mary before dashing off to meet about 100 voters in a local factory.

24 minutes ago // Newsvine

world Kurdish women a force to be reckoned with for ISIS -

Don't be fooled by the pretty songs they sing in their downtime -- these women are among ISIS' most deadly enemies. Brandishing Kalashnikov assault rifles and wearing military fatigues, the women perform military parade drills at a memorial ceremony for slain fighters in a dus …

27 minutes ago // UPI

world Samantha Power shows 'Ebola handshake' on Liberia trip

Gabrielle LevyMONROVIA, Liberia, Oct. 30 UPI -- U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power praised efforts to improve the fight against Ebola in Liberia, the hardest hit of the countries affected by the disease.

27 minutes ago // ABC

world Bodies of 5 Men Found Inside Car in Brazil Slum

Brazil police find 5 bodies inside car in Rio de Janeiro slum , 1 was headless

28 minutes ago // CBS

world Video captures bear fight in New Jersey suburb

A brawl between two black bears was recorded on a residential street in New Jersey. The scuffle lasted more than six minutes before they wandered off. Norah O'Donnell reports.

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Murray seals World Tour Finals place

Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic victory over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

31 minutes ago // BBC

world Murray seals World Tour Finals place

Andy Murray books his place at the World Tour Finals with an emphatic 6-3 6-3 win over Grigor Dimitrov at the Paris Masters.

32 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Irvine man convicted of killing father to visit Internet girlfriend

A jury on Wednesday convicted an Irvine man of killing his father so he could meet up with his Internet girlfriend in Ohio.

33 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Kobe Bryant haunt for sale in Pacific Palisades

A tennis court estate that was home to Kobe Bryant during his early years with the Los Angeles Lakers is on the market in Pacific Palisades.

33 minutes ago // NPR

world Apps Aim To Guide You On 'Sustainable Food' Whatever That Means

Consumers who care about how their food is produced have a growing number of apps they can turn to at the supermarket. The problem? Nailing down just what sustainability means when it comes to food.

34 minutes ago // The Independent

world Mass grave containing 150 anti-Isis Sunni tribal fighters discovered by Iraqi officials

The bodies of 150 Sunni tribesmen who fought against Isis have allegedly been discovered in a mass grave outside Ramadi in central Iraq, just under 70 miles from the capital Baghdad.

34 minutes ago // CBS

world Suge Knight, Katt Williams charged with robbery

They were arrested and charged with robbery Wednesday after a celebrity photographer reported the men stole her camera last month

35 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Global smartphone shipments rise 25% in third quarter

Global smartphone shipments topped 300 million units for the second quarter in a row, propelled by new phones and emerging markets.

37 minutes ago // Reuters

world Boko Haram seize northeast Nigerian town, dozens killed: witnesses

MAIDUGURI/YOLA Nigeria Reuters - Boko Haram militants have seized control of the northeast Nigerian town of Mubi, killing dozens of people and forcing thousands to flee, witnesses said.

38 minutes ago // Fox News

world Brazil police find 5 bodies inside car in Rio de Janeiro slum , 1 was headless

Brazilian police have found the bodies of five men inside a car abandoned in one of the slums of Rio de Janeiro.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world William Gibson coaxes the future out of the present

"I wanted buzzwords," William Gibson says of his early writing ambitions. "I wanted buzz-neologisms, really." He scored with "cyberspace," the term he coined in a short story and popularized in his 1984 novel "Neuromancer," to describe, well never mind, you know what cyberspace is.

39 minutes ago // Reuters

world Russia may limit Belarus, Ukraine food shipments: RIA

MOSCOW/ASTANA Reuters - Moscow may limit food shipments from Belarus and Ukraine to Kazakhstan across Russian territory because of attempts to sell banned imports in Russia, the head of Russia's veterinary and phytosanitary service VPSS was quoted as saying on Thursday.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Small plane crashes into building in Wichita after reported engine problems

A small plane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kan., federal aviation officials said.

40 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Small plane crashes into building in Wichita after reported engine problems

A small plane crashed into a building at Mid-Continent Airport in Wichita, Kansas, federal aviation officials said.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Watch: T-Pain goes without signature Auto-Tune for NPR concert

In one way, this is totally great. In another, it's a real bummer.

43 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Football: Royal freshman team forfeits game amid bullying allegations

The Simi Valley Royal freshman football team forfeited a scheduled game against Newbury Park on Wednesday after an alleged bullying incident resulted in multiple Royal players being suspended for the game, Principal Keith Derrick said Thursday.