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Five killed in Australian plane crash

Five killed in Australian plane crash

An Australian pilot and four American tourists on a golfing vacation were killed when a light plane crashed in flames into a shopping mall on Tuesday shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, officials said. The five were on a twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air that crashed about 45 minutes before the Direct Factory Outlet mall in suburban […]

Iraqi forces take key village in Mosul

Iraqi forces take key village in Mosul

MOSUL – US-backed Iraqi forces have cleared ISIS fighters from a key village overlooking Mosul’s airport, the Iraqi army said Monday. The seizure came less…

South Sudan declares famine

South Sudan declares famine

KHARTOUM – The government and the United Nations report that some 100,000 people are facing starvation, with a million more on the brink of famine.…

SOUTH CHINA SEA: US carrier group begins ‘routine’ patrols

SOUTH CHINA SEA: US carrier group begins ‘routine’ patrols

US aircraft carrier the USS Carl Vinson has started what it calls “routine operations” in the South China Sea, with a fleet of supporting warships.…

CANADA – $100,000 cash found in old TV set

CANADA – $100,000 cash found in old TV set

ONTARIO – Wires and tubes and lots of glass and plastic, that’s what TV recyclers usually find inside old sets. But for one worker in…





PAKISTAN – IS attack Sufi shrine: over 60 dead, 250 injured

PAKISTAN – IS attack Sufi shrine: over 60 dead, 250 injured

ISLAMABAD – At least 60 people were killed in a suicide attack Thursday at Pakistan’s packed Lal Shahbaz…

SPAIN – 64-year-old gives birth to twins

SPAIN – 64-year-old gives birth to twins

MADRID – A 64-year-old woman has successfully given birth to healthy twins – a boy and a girl…

Pope appears to back native tribes in Dakota Pipeline conflict

Pope appears to back native tribes in Dakota Pipeline conflict

VATICAN CITY – Pope Francis appeared on Wednesday to back Native Americans seeking to halt part of the…

UNITED KINGDOM – Toshiba chairman quits over $3.4bn loss

UNITED KINGDOM – Toshiba chairman quits over $3.4bn loss

LONDON – Toshiba chairman Shigenori Shiga has resigned, hours after the Japanese conglomerate revealed details of a multi-billion…

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