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Sinosphere Blog: Confucian, Stubborn and Macho: China’s Leader is ‘Xi Bigbig’

published about 3 hours ago
Sinosphere Blog: Confucian, Stubborn and Macho: China’s Leader is ‘Xi Bigbig’
Xi Jinping, China’s head of state, the Communist Party and the military, is acquiring nicknames and descriptions among the Chinese people as his rule progresses. Some are affectionate, others are not.

Canada security under criticism after gunman's attack

published about 3 hours ago
Security in Canada's capital has come under criticism after a gunman was able to run through the unlocked front door of the main parliament building.

White House in 'close contact' wth Canada following Ottawa attack

published about 3 hours ago
White House in 'close contact' wth Canada following Ottawa attack
JC FinleyWASHINGTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- The U.S. government is coordinating closely with Canadian counterparts to offer assistance following an attack in Ottawa that killed a Canadian soldier.

Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa

published about 3 hours ago
Amber Rose declares her love for Wiz Khalifa
Annie MartinLOS ANGELES, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Amber Rose told ex-husband Wiz Khalifa she will "still love [him] no matter what" on Wednesday.

Real too good for Liverpool at Anfield

published about 3 hours ago
Real Madrid have beaten Liverpool 3-0 in the Champions League while Arsenal left it late to score a 2-1 win over Anderlecht.


Steve Ballmer on his "hardcore" Clippers

The former Microsoft CEO and new Los Angeles Clippers owner talks with CBS News' Jeff Glor about the upcoming NBA season and his former competitor ... more

Dallas hospital had poor emergency room performance before Ebola case

Records show the emergency room at Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital Dallas failed to meet national patient safety and quality standards

Characters brawl on Hollywood Boulevard

A fight between several costumed characters broke out in front of the TCL Chinese Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard while hundreds of tourists were on the ... more

Spaniel belonging to Ebola-infected nurse tests negative

The pooch was moved from the home of Nina Pham to a decommissioned naval air base, where he's under monitoring

How This Dapper Dog Pulls In Up To $15,000 a Month?

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How This Dapper Dog Pulls In Up To $15,000 a Month?
Bodhi, the dapper Shiba Inu known online as Menswear Dog, pulls in up to $15,000 a month for posing in designer clothes.
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The NHS calls for an extra £8bn by 2020 in order to safeguard its services

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The NHS calls for an extra £8bn by 2020 in order to safeguard its services
Shakeup at heart of overhaul aiming to ease pressure on hospitals and GP practices and give patients better careThe NHS is asking for an additional ... more

Lost episodes of At Last the 1948 Show rediscovered

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Lost episodes of At Last the 1948 Show rediscovered
BFI announces two almost complete episodes of TV programme featuring John Cleese, Graham Chapman, Marty Feldman and Tim Brooke-Taylor found in archive of David FrostIn ... more

NHS denying women fertility treatment to save money, watchdog warns

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NHS denying women fertility treatment to save money, watchdog warns
Fertility groups welcome strongest call yet from Nice to end healthcare inequalities caused by CCGs cutbacksWomen across Britain are being denied fertility treatment because NHS ... more

First Dog on the Moon on Isis cartoon

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First Dog on the Moon on Isis  cartoon
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Child fights for life following fatal house fire in Penistone near Barnsley

published about 2 hours ago
Child fights for life following fatal house fire in Penistone near Barnsley
Boy, 11, in hospital with life-threating injuries after blaze that left a nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man deadA nine-year-old boy and a 44-year-old man ... more
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NATO: Russian Aircraft Entered Estonian Airspace

published about 5 hours ago
A Russian intelligence aircraft briefly crossed into NATO airspace earlier this week, the Alliance said Wednesday, a minor incident that nonetheless highlights the current tension ... more

Swiss Company Apologizes for Hitler Coffee Cream Containers

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The company, Migros, said it was “unforgivable” that images of Hitler and Mussolini had appeared on containers that usually feature Alpine landscapes and animals.

U.S. Airdrop Aided Militants, Turkish President Says

published about 7 hours ago
President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the Islamic State had seized some weapons and supplies intended for Kurdish fighters in the Syrian town of Kobani.

New Commissioners Approved for E.U.’s Executive Branch

published about 10 hours ago
New Commissioners Approved for E.U.’s Executive Branch
The vote by lawmakers ended months of sometimes acrimonious debate over the administrative direction of the 28-nation bloc.

Total, French Oil Giant, Picks 2 Insiders to Lead Company After Chief’s Death

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Total, French Oil Giant, Picks 2 Insiders to Lead Company After Chief’s Death
The head of Total’s refining and chemicals business was chosen as chief executive and a previous chief will be chairman.

Op-Ed Contributor: Yan Lianke on Writing in China

published about 9 hours ago
Op-Ed Contributor: Yan Lianke on Writing in China
From the shadows I lift my pen to write. I search for love, goodness and a perpetually beating heart.

North Korea Says Kim Personally Ordered Release of Detained American Jeffrey Fowle

published about 9 hours ago
North Korea Says Kim Personally Ordered Release of Detained American Jeffrey Fowle
North Korea said its leader, Kim Jong-un, had ordered the release of Mr. Fowle, one of three Americans recently detained there, after requests from President ... more

Kenny G Stirs Controversy With Visit to Hong Kong Protest

published about 11 hours ago
The musician is hugely popular in China, and Beijing did not appreciate his getting involved in the pro-democracy demonstrations.

Amid Clamor Over Democracy, Hong Kong’s Tycoons Keeping Quiet

published about 12 hours ago
Amid Clamor Over Democracy, Hong Kong’s Tycoons Keeping Quiet
As a fight over the city’s political fate unfolds, those who arguably have the most clout with Beijing and the most at stake have maintained ... more

Arrest of U.S. Marine in Killing of Filipino May Test Military Ties

published about 13 hours ago
Some Philippine senators cited the case in calling for a review of the accord setting the rules under which American military forces visit the country.

Gunfire Reported Inside Canada’s Parliament

published about 9 hours ago
Gunfire Reported Inside Canada’s Parliament
Police officers rushed to secure the building after the shots were fired, and at least one body, possibly that of a soldier, was seen slumped ... more

Suspected Leader of Mexican Drug Cartel Arrested in Texas

published about 20 hours ago
Juan Francisco Sáenz-Tamez, 23, was apprehended on Tuesday while shopping, officials said. An indictment against him was unsealed the same day.

World Briefing: Canada: Babies’ Bodies Found in Locker

published about 21 hours ago
The Winnipeg police said Tuesday that they had discovered four infants’ remains — a number they could not cite with certainty — in a storage ... more

Mexican Military Executed at Least 12, Federal Panel Says

published about 21 hours ago
Soldiers said a shootout with gang suspects had led to the deaths in June, but a commission on human rights disputed that account.

Canadian Soldier, Run Down in What Officials Call Act of Terror, Dies

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The service member, who was not identified, was struck by a car in Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, near Montreal. A second member of the military sustained less serious ... more

Former Blackwater Guards Convicted in Iraq Shooting

published about 7 hours ago
Four former Blackwater Worldwide security contractors were convicted Wednesday on charges stemming from a deadly 2007 shooting in Iraq.

2 Israeli Soldiers Wounded by Gun and Missile Fire From Egypt

published about 9 hours ago
The attack came from the rugged desert terrain of the Sinai Peninsula, where Islamic militants have been battling Egyptian forces.

U.S. Says It Stopped 3 Young Women Seeking to Join Islamic State

published about 20 hours ago
The teenagers, from the suburbs of Denver, were described in news reports as two sisters of Somali descent and a friend of Sudanese descent.

World Briefing: U.N. to Investigate Gaza Attacks

published about 21 hours ago
Ban Ki-moon, secretary general of the United Nations, announced that he was setting up an investigation into attacks on the world body’s facilities during Israel’s ... more

U.N. Cites ISIS Genocide Threat

published about 22 hours ago
A senior United Nations official said on Tuesday that the Islamic State had threatened to exterminate minority Yazidis in Iraq by killing them if they ... more

Obama: U.S. stands "side by side" with Canada after shootings

President Obama addresses the series of shootings in Ottawa, Canada's capital, that claimed a Canadian soldier's life on Wednesday.

Obama "cautiously more optimistic" about U.S. Ebola response

President Obama provides an update on the efforts to contain the Ebola virus at home and abroad, and he discusses the health of two U.S. ... more

Obama "cautiously more optimistic" on U.S. Ebola response

After a meeting with his new Ebola "czar," the president provided an update on efforts to contain the virus at home and abroad

Rep. Don Young offends Alaska students with talk about suicide, gays

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Longtime Alaskan congressman assigns blame for suicides and insults students during Tuesday appearance at Wasilla High School

AT&T revenue lower than expected as customers bring in their own phones

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - AT&T Inc said on Wednesday its quarterly revenue rose but by less than Wall Street anticipated as a wave of subscribers plugged ... more