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Amateur Adam Duffy pulls off one of the biggest upsets in UK Championship history with a 6-2 win over Ding Junhui. »more

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News video: Adele's New '25' Album Receiving Mixed Reviews
Adele's New '25' Album Receiving Mixed Reviews 00:55

News video: Why Is Australia So Anti-Immigrant?
Why Is Australia So Anti-Immigrant? 03:07

News video: Bangladesh executes two opposition leaders for 1971 war crimes
Bangladesh executes two opposition leaders for 1971 war crimes 01:01

News video: China To Open First Military Base In Africa
China To Open First Military Base In Africa 00:54

News video: Security at Pete's Bar this Thanksgiving
Security at Pete's Bar this Thanksgiving

News video: Warriors' Winning Streak Doesn't Guarantee a Title
Warriors' Winning Streak Doesn't Guarantee a Title 01:46


Security Fears and ‘Other’ Issues for NSW Power Chinese Bidder

Security Fears and ‘Other’ Issues for NSW Power Chinese Bidder
With one of the largest state-owned enterprises from communist China in the running to lease TransGrid from the New South Wales government for 99 years, there are serious concerns that the $10 billion electricity transmission and telecommunications network would become …
Epoch Times 14 hours ago


Bangladesh detains 2 political activists for Islamic State propaganda

DHAKA (Reuters) - Police have detained two members of Bangladesh's biggest religion-based party on suspicion they were involved in Islamic State propaganda, including one who called himself "Jihadi John", a police commissioner said on Wednesday.
Reuters India 8 hours ago


Xi to attend Paris climate conference, pay state visits to Zimbabwe, South Africa, attend FOCAC in Johannesburg

Chinese President Xi Jinping will attend an opening ceremony of a climate conference in Paris from Nov. 29 to 30 at the invitation of French President Francois Hollande and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, who will preside over the conference, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson announced on..
CNTV 16 hours ago


Adele performs classroom-instrument version of 'Hello' with Jimmy Fallon and the Roots

Adele is having quite the week. 

The English songstress scored the fastest-selling album in 15 years; shared a girls' night out with the only two celebrities in the world who rival her in sheer likability; surprised some of her fans in the nicest prank in history; and even had the..
L.A. Times 3 hours ago

Islamic State Says It Carried Out Tunis Attack
Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the fatal attack on a bus carrying members of the Tunisian presidential guard.
Wall Street Journal 2 hours ago

How giving the Sunnis a country could defeat Islamic State
To the editor: When Max Boot offers a diplomatic policy instead of a militaristic one, it warrants consideration. Yes, attracting Sunnis away from Islamic State could split the caliphate as well as create its replacement. ("Islamic State's Achilles' heel: Its Sunni identity," Op-Ed, Nov...
L.A. Times 5 hours ago

Lakers are routed as Warriors set record with 16th win in a row to start a season
History was created Tuesday with the Lakers on the court.

It wasn't the type their franchise was built upon, continuing an unsettling downward spiral that has chewed them into tiny pieces since they acquired Dwight Howard and Steve Nash in the seemingly perfect summer of..
L.A. Times 11 hours ago

Abe calls for minimum wage rises in Japan
PM targets annual increase of 3% in ploy to boost consumer spending
FT.com 8 hours ago

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