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Five killed in Alaska mid-air collision

The Super Cub was flown by Montana resident Zach Justin Babat, 44, and carried Haines passenger Jeff Thomas Burruss, 40. Hannah Nadesta Brown, the niece of pi...


Obama: Four Houston drug offenders among 111 to be released early

He was sentenced to life imprisonment in September of 1993 and had his sentence commuted to a term of 360 months of imprisonment. Most of the others reduce the ...


Hawaii declares emergency as it prepares for first hurricane hit since 1949

The Big Island and Maui County will receive some of the heaviest rains on Saturday, but other islands may also be affected later Saturday and Sunday. Interest...


Odisha becomes 16th state to ratify GST Bill

With the Odisha assembly approving the Constitutional Amendment Bill for GST on Thursday, the requirement of 50 per cent of states and UTs ratifying it has been...


US, India strengthen defence ties with logistics pact

China need not fear from stronger India-US ties after the two countries inked a key logistics defence pact, the Obama Administration has said. USwants India t...


South Korea says no plans to introduce nuclear submarines

If you would like to discuss another topic, look for a relevant article. SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - South Korea's Defense Ministry said Monday it has no plans ...


Warner criticises Sri Lanka pitches after series win

He scored an eye-catching 90 which consisted 11 fours and a six. Pathirana chipped in with a crucial 24-run cameo to help Sri Lanka pass the 200-run mark fr...


Israel Retaliates Against Hamas After Gaza Rocket Explodes Near Homes in Sderot

Israeli police said that the rockets landed "between two buildings on a road" in Sderot, which is less than four kilometres from Gaza, causing no casualties. "T...


South Korea's Hanjin Shipping seeks court-led restructuring

Hyundai Merchant Marine, which ranks second locally and 14th globally, is in the same trouble as Hanjin and other global players, with its problems stemming fro...


Brazil's Dilma Rousseff appears at impeachment trial

A woman dances with an umbrella that has text written in Portuguese the reads "Temer out" at a camp in support of Brazil's suspended President Dilma Rousseff, i...


France's Hollande: EU-US trade deal won't happen this year

But any chances of a deal now appear impossible. The cheerleading campaigns came as skepticism rose from those opposed to the deal that another step towards glo...


Barrel bomb attack in Aleppo kills at least 15

At the same time, he doesn't deny that his fighters have battled US-backed Kurdish militias, which, Turkey insists, must withdraw east of the Euphrates River. O...


How social media stoked the false shooter panic at LAX

Operations are returning to normal at Los Angeles International Airport after false reports of a gunman caused panicked evacuations, but flights have seen major...


Northern Japan Braced for Arrival of Typhoon Lionrock

Typhoon Lionrock has brought strong winds and heavy rain to northern and north-eastern Japan, inundating wide areas. The storm came onshore at about 6pm (loca...


Clinton defends Foundation: 'There's a lot of smoke and there's no fire'

GOP vice presidential nominee Mike Pence countered that because foreign donors can't contribute to a presidential campaign, it's possible they were seeking poli...


Labour leadership: Corbyn and Smith to stage Glasgow debate

Earlier during the contest, during which moderator Lindsay McIntosh of The Times and Mr Smith made multiple appeals for calm, Labour was accused of going "backw...


India offers support to Myanmar peace effort

A joint statement said both sides reiterated their commitment to "respect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the other and to continue practising the ...


European ships rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast

A migrant is seen after being rescued during a MOAS operation off the coast of Libya August 18, 2016 in this handout picture courtesy of the Italian Red Cross r...


United States criticizes Turkey as it extends offensive to Kurds in Iraq

The United States has criticized as "unacceptable" the fighting between forces backed North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally Turkey and US -backed pro-Kurdish ...


Bomber kills at least 60 at Yemen recruitment center

The attack on Monday was a auto bomb, The Associated Press reports, which killed pro-government troops preparing to travel to Saudi Arabia. Medical sources in...


Paris restaurant owner refuses to serve Muslim women

Muslims must be "committed to a total defense of the Republic in the face of terrorism, in the face of Salafism", Cazeneuve told the paper, adding French valu...


Kerry meets Bangladesh prime minister after extremist attacks

Bangladesh is struggling to deal with the rash of attacks, the most recent of which killed 20 people, including 17 foreigners, at a popular restaurant last mont...


Explosion at criminology institute

She said it was not yet clear how they started the fire. Accruing to state broadcaster RTBF , no one has been injured but damage at the site is significant, ...


US to meet target of admitting 10000 Syrian refugees: White House

National Security Advisor Susan Rice in announcing that the 10,000th refugee would arrive in the U.S. Monday. The resettlement program has emerged as an issue...


Flood volunteer bus hits firetruck; 2 dead, dozens hurt

Rodriguez, who is from Honduras, was in the USA illegally, the network reported, citing Matey. Investigators said a charter bus headed to Baton Rouge was west...