TODAY'S WORLD HEADLINES

Protesters stay out on Hong Kong streets, defying Beijing 30-Sep-14, 5:58 AM | James Pomfret and Charlie Zhu, Reuters

At least 36 feared dead on Japanese volcano, search called off 29-Sep-14, 10:26 PM | Elaine Lies, Reuters

Obama admits US underestimated IS, as air strikes intensify 29-Sep-14, 1:09 PM | Agence France-Presse

'Canadian Psycho' admits killing Chinese student, but mental health at issue 30-Sep-14, 12:29 AM | Jacques Lemieux, Agence France-Presse

Olympic US swimming champion Phelps arrested for drunken driving 2:05 am | Steve Ginsburg, Reuters Olympic swimming champion Michael Phelps was arrested for drunken driving early on Tuesday after speeding and then crossing the double-lane lines inside the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, Maryland Transportation Authority Police said.

Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq Britain carries out first air strikes against IS in Iraq 1:36 am | Agence France-Presse British fighter jets on Tuesday bombed an artillery post and an armed truck used by…

US lawmakers scold Secret Service chief over White House breach US lawmakers scold Secret Service chief over White House breach 1:15 am | David Lawder, Reuters US lawmakers scolded the head of the US Secret Service on Tuesday over a security…

Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance Hong Kong protesters stockpile supplies, fear fresh police advance 11:29 pm | Donny Kwok and Yimou Lee, Reuters Tens of thousands of pro-democracy protesters extended a blockade of Hong Kong streets on Tuesday,…

Afghan, U.S. officials sign long-awaited security deal Afghan, U.S. officials sign long-awaited security deal 8:28 pm | Reuters Under the terms of agreement, 12,000 foreign military personnel are expected to stay after 2014,…

Britain proposes anti-extremism curbs on civil liberties 8:01 pm | Agence France-Presse Britain proposes anti-extremism curbs on civil libertiesWhile not all extremism leads to violence and not all extremists are violent, the damage caused by extremism to society is reason enough to act, says Interior Minister Theresa May.

GREY AND GRACE | 2-B older persons in world by 2050, and UN's Ban seeks end to bias, neglect 6:33 pm | PNA/IRNA GREY AND GRACE | 2-B older persons in world by 2050, and UN\The number of older persons is expected to more than double, globally, from 841 million people in 2013 to more than 2 billion in 2050, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said Monday (Sept. 30) in his message on the International Day of Older Persons.

Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging app 4:19 pm | Agence France-Presse Hong Kong democracy protesters flock to new messaging appA social messaging app that allows users to contact each other even if a mobile phone network is overloaded or switched off has become a hit among tens of thousands of Hong Kong protesters.

BAWAL SA ASIAD | 16 suspected militants, including 5 Pinoys, on South Korean travel blacklist 1:40 pm | Agence France-Presse BAWAL SA ASIAD | 16 suspected militants, including 5 Pinoys, on South Korean travel blacklistSixteen people from four Asian countries were barred from traveling to South Korea for the Asian Games over suspected links with Islamic militant groups, police said Tuesday.

#MISSINGMIGRANTS | What are the most dangerous destinations for irregular migrants? IOM lists 2 12:12 pm | InterAksyon.com #MISSINGMIGRANTS | What are the most dangerous destinations for irregular migrants? IOM lists 2What are the most dangerous destinations and routes for irregular migrants? The International Organization on Migration released "Fatal Journeys: Tracking Lives Lost During Migration" and tallied 40,000 victims since 2000.

Hong Kong leader demands protests end 'immediately' 12:08 pm | Agence France-Presse Hong Kong leader demands protests end \Hong Kong's chief executive Leung Chun-ying Tuesday called on protest leaders to 'immediately' withdraw their followers from the streets in his first public comments since demonstrators were tear gassed by police.

As IS nears border, Turkey mulls joining coalition 11:53 am | Agence France-Presse As IS nears border, Turkey mulls joining coalitionIslamic State fighters have closed to within a few kilometers of a key Kurdish town on Syria's border with Turkey, as Ankara mulls joining the US-led anti-jihadist coalition.

Do you read the terms and conditions? Britons sign away first-born children for free wifi 11:45 am | Agence France-Presse Do you read the terms and conditions? Britons sign away first-born children for free wifiSeveral Britons agreed to give up their eldest child in return for the use of free wifi, in an experiment to highlight the dangers of public Internet, published on Monday.

White House fence-jumper ran through much of main floor 11:13 am | David Lawder, Reuters White House fence-jumper ran through much of main floorThe man who breached security at the White House this month raced through several rooms on the main floor, penetrating farther into the building than previously disclosed, a Republican congressman said on Monday.

Deadly rebel attacks threaten Ukraine truce 11:03 am | Maria Antonova, Agence France-Presse Deadly rebel attacks threaten Ukraine truceUkraine's truce and troops withdrawal deal lay in tatters Tuesday after the deadliest wave of attacks by pro-Russian insurgents in more than a month left nine soldiers and four civilians dead.

All 109 onboard South Korea ferry saved as vessel runs aground near site of April tragedy 10:46 am | Agence France-Presse All 109 onboard South Korea ferry saved as vessel runs aground near site of April tragedySouth Korea's coastguard rescued all 109 passengers and crew from a ferry that ran aground Tuesday, not far from the site of April's Sewol ferry tragedy that claimed more than 300 lives.

Obesity risk rises if antibiotics given before age two - study 10:38 am | Kerry Sheridan, Agence France-Prresse Obesity risk rises if antibiotics given before age two - studyKids who get treated with broad-spectrum antibiotics before age two face a higher risk of childhood obesity, said a US study on Monday.