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Jan 03 2020

Taiwan military chief among eight dead as helicopter makes forced landing

The defense ministry confirmed that Shen and a number of others were killed in a helicopter crash in a mountainous area in New Taipei City early Thursday morning. Her D...

Jan 03 2020

USA bans 'unauthorized' sweet flavored vaping cartridges

The prohibition would have applied to both pod-based systems popularised by Juul Labs and others and open-tank systems commonly sold in vape shops. Nate Wellington wi...

Jan 02 2020

'No survivors': Dozens of animals killed in massive blaze at German zoo

Firefighters observe a burned monkey house in the zoo of Krefeld, Germany , January 1, 2020. They are in a stable condition, according Mr Dressen. "At the moment, acti...

Jan 02 2020

20 amusing one-liners about kicking off the New Year

But if you have a slip, don't beat yourself up. Monitor what you do and learn from it. I invite you to take a few moments today and tomorrow to sit with your heart ...

Jan 02 2020

Lives were saved: Trump praises Texas gun laws after Church shooting

Wilson, a former reserve deputy for the Hood County Sheriff's Office, said he felt an instinct the moment the stranger walked in with his long coat, wig and a fake beard....

Jan 02 2020

Don't really care about impeachment trial

Gabbard added that beating President Trump isn't the only goal for Democrats in 2020. "The chief justice presdies over the impeachment and then at that point you look...

Jan 01 2020

U.S. drone attacks in Iraq leave 25 fighters killed, 51 injured

K1 military base, which houses U.S. troops in Kirkuk province in northern Baghdad , was attacked by several katyusha rockets on Friday, according to the Iraqi mili...

Jan 01 2020

Australia: Thousands flee to beaches to escape 'terrifying' bushfires

Authorities have confirmed 43 properties - including homes and a primary school - have been destroyed by bushfire in Gippsland, where more than 400,000 hectares have be...

Jan 01 2020

Alex Jones ordered to pay $100K in Sandy Hook shooting defamation case

Jones operates Infowars in Texas. Similar lawsuits against Jones have been filed by other Sandy Hook families in CT courts. Twenty school children and six adults lost the...

Dec 31 2019

Federal prosecutors charge man accused in Hanukkah stabbing

The suspect in a string of stabbings during a Hanukkah celebration at a rabbi's Monsey, New York , home was found with "blood all over him", a law enforcement source wit...

Dec 31 2019

Uddhav expands M'rashtra Cabinet; Ajit Pawar back as Deputy CM

Balasaheb Thorat and Nitin Raut of the Congress, Eknath Shinde and Subhash Desai of the Shiv Sena and Jayant Patil and Chhagan Bhujbal of the NCP took oath along with T...

Dec 31 2019

Newsday, Thousands told to evacuate as Australia fires continue to spread

A severe heatwave is spreading across the country, with temperatures forecast to reach 41°C today in Lakes Entrance - a coastal town with pristine beaches and a large sys...

Dec 31 2019

Mexico to Bring Complaint Against Bolivia's Interim Government to ICJ

Karen Longaric said Mexico's appeal to the International Court of Justice to safeguard its diplomatic facilities in Bolivia was a "mistake" and a "legal fallacy", and...

Dec 30 2019

‘Bipartisan acquittal for President Donald Trump in impeachment trial’

But in recent weeks, Senate Majority Leader McConnell has been downright boasting about not just voting against impeachment, but rigging the entire trial. "Congressiona...

Dec 30 2019

Somalia: At least 90 killed, 100 injured in bomb attack in Mogadishu

No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack. The al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab often carries out such attacks. The group is seeking to oust the UN-back Somali gove...

Dec 30 2019

Ukraine, pro-Russia separatists carry out landmark prisoner exchange

The notion of an "all-for-all" prisoner exchange gained momentum during peace talks in Paris on December 9 among the so-called Normandy Four - Ukraine, Russia , France...

Dec 29 2019

5 dead in small plane crash in Louisiana

Her husband, Steven Ensminger Jr., confirmed the death to The Associated Press on Saturday. One of victims in a deadly Louisiana plane crash was a sports reporter...

Dec 29 2019

Tortoise rescued from house fire started by knocking over its heat lamp

After investigating the source of the fire, officials now believe that the turtle accidentally (or perhaps deliberately, we will never really know) has knocked over a hea...

Dec 29 2019

Local businesses face new reality of higher legal age to buy tobacco

Lawmakers have changed the smoking age to match the drinking age. The legislation amends the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, which gives the FDA the authority to...

Dec 29 2019

Miracle as dozens survive plane crash after take-off — KAZAKHSTAN PLANE CRASH

Some were trapped by concrete debris from the building. Another 66 have been hospitalised, some in a grave condition, the Almaty mayor's office said. The Bek Air plane ...