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world Getty grandson found dead in LA home

Andrew Getty, the grandson of J Paul Getty and heir to the family fortune, has been found dead at home, his parents have confirmed.

23 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world J. Paul Getty's grandson found dead; foul play still unclear

Los Angeles police investigating the death of Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune, are still trying to determine whether foul play was involved.

26 minutes ago // VOA

world Nigerians Welcome Buhari's Return to Power

Crowds of jubilant Nigerians nationwide have celebrated the return to power of former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari. The retired army general won this year's presidential election with more than 2 million votes more than incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. Buhari's supporters hope he can strengthen the country's economy and security once he takes office in late May. Zlatica Hoke has this story.

27 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Andrew Getty, grandson of Getty Oil founder, found dead

Cause of death for 48-year-old an heir to industrialist J Paul Getty not immediately clear but woman co-operatin with investigation, say police Continue reading...

30 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Singer Joni Mitchell rushed to L.A.-area hospital

Singer-songwriter Joni Mitchell was hospitalized Tuesday, her official website confirmed.

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Connecticut staff to boycott Final Four in Indiana because of new law

Add Connecticut Coach Kevin Ollie and his staff to the list of people not making trips to Indiana this week because of the state's new Religious Freedom Restoration Act.

40 minutes ago // The Times of India

world World's oldest person dies at 117 in Japan

The world's oldest person, Misao Okawa, died in Japan on Wednesday, a month after celebrating her 117th birthday.

41 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Boston Marathon defense team rests; verdict is likely next week

Lawyers for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev rested their case Tuesday after calling just four witnesses, setting the stage for a possible verdict as early as next week.

42 minutes ago // ABC

world Leftist Colombian Jurist Gaviria Dies at 77

Leftist jurist Carlos Gaviria dies in Colombia, leaving legacy of progressive rulings

42 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Thousands strike at major shoe factory in Vietnam

Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory are on strike for the sixth straight day to protest a social insurance law.

43 minutes ago // Fox News

world Leftist jurist Carlos Gaviria dies in Colombia, leaving legacy of progressive rulings

A former Colombian presidential candidate who became an icon of the countrys democratic left while presiding over its progressive constitutional court has died.

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Clippers' Dahntay Jones views Warriors as foes aiming for common goal

Dahntay Jones admits there's little love lost between the Clippers and the Golden State Warriors. And he'd love to see that blossom into a rivalry.

51 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Joni Mitchell rushed to hospital after being found unconscious at home

Singer being treated in intensive care after after being found unconscious at her home on Tuesday

51 minutes ago // BBC

world Body found at Getty home in LA

A body has been found at the home of Andrew Getty, the grandson of John Paul Getty and heir to the family fortune.

54 minutes ago // The Times of India

world Video 'shows cabin chaos' in seconds before Alps crash: Reports

A video purportedly showing the final seconds inside the cabin of the ill-fated Germanwings airliner minutes before it crashed emerged Tuesday, two European media said, although French police denied the claims to CNN.

55 minutes ago // Reuters

world Indonesian court to decide on Bali Nine execution appeal on April 6

JAKARTA Reuters - An Indonesian court hearing the appeals of two Australian death row convicts will announce a verdict on April 6, one of the judges determining the case said on Wednesday.

59 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Taiwan to Apply to Join China-Led Development Bank

Taiwan will apply to join China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, the presidential office said, another U.S. ally to join the institution despite concerns from Washington about the banks governance.

59 minutes ago // Fox News

world Thousands of workers strike for 6th day at major shoe factory in southern Vietnam

Thousands of Vietnamese workers at a major footwear factory are on strike for the sixth straight day to protest a social insurance law.

1 hour ago // BBC

world China factory activity expands again

Activity in China's vast manufactory sector picked up unexpectedly in March, according to the official government survey.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world J. Paul Getty's grandson found dead; family requests privacy in 'extremely difficult time'

Los Angeles police are investigating the death of Andrew Getty, an heir to the Getty oil fortune who was found dead at his Hollywood Hills home, his parents confirmed late Tuesday.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Joni Mitchell, 71, taken to hospital in Los Angeles reports

Paramedics called to American folk singer-songwriters home in Los Angeles, according to websites Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Seattle's Bullitt Center is flush with green features, including toilets

Most building tours do not highlight the sewage system. They don't encourage visitors to flush the toilets. There is no bragging about the path traveled by what are delicately known as biosolids.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world OCMA lays off five staffers including chief curator Dan Cameron

Five staffers including chief curator Dan Cameron have been laid off from the Orange County Museum of Art in a restructuring under the museum's new director and CEO Todd DeShields Smith.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world OCMA lays off five staffers including chief curator Dan Cameron

Five staffers including chief curator Dan Cameron have been laid off from the Orange County Museum of Artin a restructuring under the museum's new director and CEO Todd DeShields Smith.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Dave Chappelle gets hit with banana peel during show; man arrested

Comedian Dave Chappelle knows whats funny, and its definitely not getting hit by a banana peel while on stage.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Iran Calls for Talks on Yemen

The countrys deputy foreign minister said intervention in Yemen wouldnt solve the countrys problems and that Saudi Arabia and its Gulf allies were putting themselves in a very difficult position by launching airstrikes.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world World's Oldest Known Person Dies at 117

Misao Okawa, 117, died early Wednesday at a nursing home in Osaka. She was born on March 5, 1898.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world Prosecutors push again to investigate Argentine leader in bombing case

BUENOS AIRES Reuters - Argentine prosecutors pushed for a conspiracy investigation against President Cristina Fernandez on Tuesday in the second appeal of a court decision that cleared her of trying to block the inquiry into a deadly 1994 bombing.

1 hour ago // MSNBC

world Oil Heir Andrew Getty Dead at California Home

Andrew Getty, grandson of the oil tycoon J. Paul Getty, was found at his Hollywood Hills home, his family said Tuesday night.

1 hour ago // BBC

world China building 'great wall of sand'

The scale of China's land reclamation in the South China Sea is leading to "serious questions" on its intentions, a top US official says.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Wednesday's TV Highlights: 'The Middle' on ABC

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1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Exhibit Seeks to Show Ivan Wasn't So Terrible

A medieval-history exhibition in Russia contends negative portrayals of Ivan the Terrible were the first information war of Europes press, echoing current newsreels and raising the question if Russias often-bloody history is being whitewashed to fuel the Kremlins nationalist campaign.

1 hour ago // Wall Street Journal

world Brazil Posts Deficit in February

Brazil took a step back in February on efforts to boost government savings, a cornerstone of Finance Minister Joaquim Levys plan to bring Latin Americas largest economy back to balance.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Mexico: Death Toll Rises in Explosion of Crashed Gas Tanker

The toll in the explosion of a gasoline tanker truck in southeastern Mexico rose to 14 on Tuesday.

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Baseball: Edison is 14-1 after 10-inning victory

Huntington Beach Edison players must have ice water in their veins and certainly love to play extra innings.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world World Briefing: Morocco: Journalist Gets Prison Term in Adultery Case

A Moroccan court has convicted an investigative journalist of adultery and starting a brothel, sentencing him to 10 months in jail.