U.S. Fed Chair Janet Yellen (foreground, L) looks on as Australia's Treasurer Joe Hockey (on screen) speaks during the start of the G20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Meeting in the northern Australian city of Cairns, in this handout picture supplied by G20 Australia on September 20, 2014. REUTERS/G20 Australia/Handout via Reuters

G20 committed to growth, differ on how to get there

CAIRNS Australia - Financial leaders of the Group of 20 top economies remain committed to chasing higher global growth, but were divided on how to achieve it as Germany pushed back at calls from the U.S. for more immediate stimulus.  Full Article 

Pope names moderate as Chicago archbishop, key role in U.S. Church 12:01pm EDT

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis, in his first major appointment in the hierarchy of the Catholic Church in the United States, on Saturday named Bishop Blase Cupich as the new archbishop of Chicago.

A Turkish soldier stands guard as Syrian Kurds cross the border fence into Turkey near the southeastern town of Suruc in Sanliurfa province, September 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Stringer

60,000 Syrian Kurds flee ISIS militants to Turkey

SURUC Turkey - About 60,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours fleeing an advance by Islamic State militants who have seized dozens of villages close to the border and are advancing on a Syrian town.  Full Article | Video 

Two French Rafale fighter jets fly in formation in this handout photograph provided on September 19, 2014 by ECPAD, during a strike mission against a logistics depot in Iraq, from the Al-Dhafra airbase.  REUTERS/ECPAD - Armee del'Air/J.Brunet/Handout via Reuters

French jets strike in Iraq against Islamic State

BAGHDAD/PARIS - French jets struck a suspected Islamic State target in Iraq, expanding a U.S.-led military campaign against Islamic State militants who have seized a third of the country.   Full Article | Video 

National Football League (NFL) Commissioner Roger Goodell speaks at a news conference to address domestic violence issues and the NFL's Personal Conduct Policy, in New York, September 19, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Goodell signals major shift in NFL policy

NEW YORK - NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said that rules governing personal conduct will change, signaling a major shift in policy.  Full Article 

Smoke rises in the sky after shelling on the outskirts of Donetsk, eastern Ukraine, September 20, 2014. REUTERS/Marko Djurica

Factory hit in Donetsk, buffer zone to be set up

DONETSK Ukraine - The city of Donetsk was rocked by blasts even as government forces and pro-Russian separatists prepared to create a buffer zone to separate the warring sides.  Full Article 

Michele Mattana of Sardinia, Italy, poses with an iPhone 6 Plus and an iPhone 6 on the first day of sales at the Fifth Avenue store in Manhattan, New York September 19, 2014.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Apple's iPhone 6 rings up record orders

Fans around the world are lining up for the iPhone 6 - and after revealing its Apple Watch, its first truly new product in four years, the company is hoping to maintain stellar growth.  Video | Full Article 

File photo of the American flag, June 16, 2014.  REUTERS/Pilar Olivares

A quarter of Americans are open to secession

The failed Scottish vote to pull out from the UK stirred secessionist hopes for some in the U.S., where almost a quarter of people are open to their states leaving the union.  Opinion | Related Article 

Singer Miley Cyrus performs on NBC's 'Today' show in New York, October 7, 2013. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

You’re not really famous until you’ve quit Twitter

Celebrities love to quit Twitter - almost as much as they love to tweet. And as much as they love to quit Twitter, they love to return to the social networking service.  Commentary 

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Saudi Arabia introduces Ebola screening ahead of Haj

Saudi Arabia introduces a new Ebola screening program ahead of the annual Haj, expected to receive up to three million pilgrims. Vanessa Johnston reports.