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world Dad claims he was kicked off jet after tweet

Minnesota man claims he wasn't allowed to reboard until he deleted a tweet complaining about poor customer service

19 minutes ago // ABC

world Venezuelan Network Telesur Expands Into English

Venezuelan TV network started by Hugo Chavez sets sights on English-language audiences

20 minutes ago // MSNBC

world What Went Wrong? Arizona Execution Took Nearly Two Hours

Lawyers say Joseph Wood gasped and snorted for more than an hour.

23 minutes ago // UPI

world Hamas calls FAA travel ban into Israel 'a great victory'

Danielle HaynesTEL AVIV, Israel, July 23 UPI -- Hamas says FAA ban on U.S. airlines travel to Tel Aviv is a victory and serves to isolate Israel from the rest of the world.

28 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Formula E electric-car race in Long Beach to have free admission

The inaugural Formula E race in Long Beach next year, featuring 20 electric-powered cars, will have free grandstand and general admission, organizers said Wednesday.

32 minutes ago // CBS

world Portia de Rossi joining season 4 of "Scandal"

The actress' wife, Ellen DeGeneres, announced the news via Twitter and said the role was "top secret"

33 minutes ago // BBC

world Arizona execution takes two hours

US death row inmate Joseph Wood dies after Arizona execution takes nearly two hours to kill him,

34 minutes ago // MSNBC

world What Happened? Arizona Execution Took Nearly Two Hours

Lawyers say Joseph Wood gasped and snorted for more than an hour.

36 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Ships and blue whales on a collision course off California coast

Blue whales cluster for long periods of time in the busy Pacific Ocean shipping lanes off the California coast, raising concern about collisions between vessels and the endangered marine mammals, a new study has found.

38 minutes ago // CBS

world Top Ebola doctor in Sierra Leone contracts virus

Sheik Umar Khan, a virologist who has treated over 100 people sickened with the deadly disease that has no cure, is now fighting for his life

38 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Testimony concludes in Sterling probate court trial

Testimony in the probate court trial between Donald and Shelly Sterling finished Wednesday with the contentious examination of Dr. Jeffrey Cummings.

39 minutes ago // The Independent

world MH17: Dutch mayor said Russian President Vladimir Putin's daughter should be deported

The mayor of a Dutch city called for the Russian Presidents daughter to be deported on Wednesday, following the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 f

39 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world Arizona inmate dies belatedly in apparently botched execution

Officials said an Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour until dying in an apparently botched execution Wednesday that is sure to reinvigorate the national debate over lethal injection in the United States.

40 minutes ago // Newsvine

world IRAQ: Obama Administration Trashes Baghdad for Ignoring Warnings About ISIS

Senior officials at the State Department and Pentagon offered detailed and withering criticisms of the Iraqi government on Wednesday for failing to stop the march of the radical militant group the Islamic State, also known as ISIS. Iraqi leaders repeatedly failed to heed U.S. …

41 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Dozens killed in Taiwan plane crash

More than 40 people reportedly killed after TransAsia Airlines flight crash-lands in typhoon-hit area of island.

43 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Indian Trip to Iraq Stirs Fears at Home

When four friends from outside Mumbai disappeared and then turned up in Iraq, it awakened fears of a new type of discontent among young Muslims in India.

44 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Arizona killer Joseph Wood dies almost two hours after execution began

Convicted killer 'gasped and snorted' as officials attempted to execute him, as lawyers filed an emergency motion to halt the process Continue reading...

47 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Hamas rejects Gaza truce unless blockade ends

Hamas leader Khaled Meshaal says there can be no ceasefire unless Israel ends its eight-year blockade of the Gaza Strip.

47 minutes ago // ABC

world Argentina President Says Country Will Not Default

Argentina president says country will not go into default because it has paid its debts

47 minutes ago // Fox News

world Argentina president says country will not go into default because it has paid its debts

Argentina's president says her country will not default because it has paid its debts to bondholders.

49 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Garth Brooks concert cancellation damages Irish economy, expert claims

But Galway international arts festival is boosting Ireland's tourism numbers with big shows such as Ballyturk Continue reading...

49 minutes ago // BBC

world VIDEO: Queen laughs off Glasgow baton hitch

Prince Imran of Malaysia, the Commonwealth Games Federation president, struggles to open the Commonwealth baton before the 2014 Glasgow Games are officially opened by The Queen.

51 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Arizona Inmate 'Alive' an Hour After Execution Started?

Lawyers say Joseph Wood has been gasping and snorting for more than an hour.

51 minutes ago // MSNBC

world All Eyes on Moscow: What's Next on Putin's Agenda?

As Putins approach in Ukraine appears to be paying off at home, reassessing his support of the separatists following the MH17 crash might not be on his agenda.

51 minutes ago // Los Angeles Times

world DirecTV customers likely to still miss some UCLA and USC football games

DirecTV customers can't watch their Dodgers, and they're looking at a second season in which they occasionally might not be able to watch their Bruins or Trojans, either.

52 minutes ago // MSNBC

world Teen Pilot on Around-World Flight Found Dead in Samoa

Haris Suleman, 17, was found unresponsive by the Samoa">American Samoa Marine Patrol, while his father, Babar Suleman, remained missing, officials said.

54 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Despite Obstacles, Petrobras Shares Are on Rise

Brazil's Petrobras has become the world's most indebted oil major, its petroleum production has stagnated, and it is facing several congressional and legal inquiries, but shares of the company are still popping.

55 minutes ago // NPR

world Democrats Make New Bid To Require Donor Transparency

The latest version of the DISCLOSE Act, which would force donor disclosure on outside organizations that engage in election politics, is facing now-familiar opposition from Republican lawmakers.

55 minutes ago // BBC

world Warning over NHS trust finances

Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers after auditors raised concerns about their financial health.

55 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Twin Nigeria blasts highlight frail security

Curfew imposed after at least 42 killed in explosions targeting opposition leader and convoy of Muslim cleric in Kaduna.

57 minutes ago // BBC

world Protests target Israel football club

Pro-Palestinian protesters disrupt a football match in Austria between the Israeli club, Maccabi Haifa, and French team, Lille.

57 minutes ago // The Telegraph

world Meet the amazing six-year-old champion limbo skater

It took six-year-old Gagan Satish just 29 seconds to roller skate under 39 cars in a row with his face just five inches from the ground

58 minutes ago // Wall Street Journal

world Skyscraper, a Symbol of Venezuela Decay, Cleared Out

The government began moving thousands of squatters from the capital's infamous "Tower of David," a half-finished skyscraper that is emblematic of the country's decay during 15 years of socialist party rule.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world 'Risk of debt peril' when rates rise

A "relatively benign" rise in interest rates still has the potential to double the number of households facing debt problems, a think tank has said.

59 minutes ago // The Independent

world Postcard from... Tucson

Its mid-afternoon at El Guero Canelo, a restaurant south-west of downtown Tucson.

59 minutes ago // BBC

world Killers seek to overturn voting ban

The UK Supreme Court is to be asked to overturn the ban on convicted prisoners being able to vote in the Scottish independence referendum.