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Meteorite leaves 39 foot crater
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:37am
A meteorite crashed down in Managua, Nicaragua, late Saturday night, causing a loud explosion and leaving a crater 39 feet (12 meters) across, government officials said, according to The Associated Press. No damage or injuries were reported.
Flooding death toll jumps as India offers help to Pakistan
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:16am
At least 355 people have been killed in flooding caused by intense monsoon-season rains across northern India and Pakistan over the past few days.
Sierra Leone plans Ebola lockdown
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 10:15am
Sierra Leone plans a three-day nationwide lockdown in an effort to halt an Ebola outbreak that has killed hundreds, a move that a leading medical charity said Saturday will not help.
Chinese city kills 5,000 dogs
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:50am
Authorities have killed almost 5,000 dogs in one Chinese city after rabies was blamed for the death of five people, China's official Xinhua news agency reported on Sunday.
Cruise breaks new ice in Arctic
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 9:11am
Arctic ambition: The race to sail Northwest Passage hots up.
Tension grows between Palestinian Authority and Hamas
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:35am
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas slammed Hamas over the weekend, raising questions about the future of the Palestinian rivals' unity government.
U.S. airstrikes target ISIS near Iraqi dam
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:18am
The U.S. military launched airstrikes targeting members of the terror group ISIS around Haditha Dam in western Iraq on Sunday, the Pentagon said.
Iran's supreme leader has prostate surgery
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 8:01am
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has undergone prostate surgery, Iranian news media reported Monday.
Brutal anti-ISIS video
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:50am
The State Department has created its own video in order to dissuade possible recruits from joining extremist groups.
10 great towns for architecture
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 7:23am
Cities and skyscrapers may be the poster children for eye-catching architecture, but beautiful doesn't have to be big, as these smaller communities prove.
Rare outbreak in Japan
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:26am
In the past week, at least 55 people in Japan have become ill with dengue fever.
Watch this man get a lion-hug
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:25am
The founder of the Modisa Wildlife Project in Botswana got hug from a huge lion in a video that has gone viral.
Fashion designer shoots for stars
Mon, 09/08/2014 - 6:21am
Meet Kemi Kalikawe, the owner of Naledi Lifestyle Store which specializes in fashion and household items in Dar es Salaam.
Ceasefire? Shelling, gunfire in Ukraine
Sun, 09/07/2014 - 7:01am
Sporadic shelling and machine gunfire rang out early Sunday on the outskirts of a key Ukrainian city, straining a fragile ceasefire between the government and pro-Russian separatists.
Newly found asteroid to pass close to Earth on Sunday
Sun, 09/07/2014 - 4:08am
A newly discovered asteroid will pass "very close" to Earth on Sunday, NASA says.
Rescuers search for couple after plane crashes off Jamaica
Sun, 09/07/2014 - 12:34am
Rescuers scoured Caribbean waters Saturday for signs of a New York couple who were aboard an unresponsive plane that crashed north of Jamaica.
Say what? Boy, 9, goes joy riding in city bus, police say
Sat, 09/06/2014 - 6:29pm
A Saskatoon driver who stole a city bus and bumped into two other vehicles won't lose his license, police in the Canadian city said.
Death toll from floods in Pakistan reaches 110
Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:50am
Flash floods in Pakistan have killed 110 people and wounded nearly 150 others in recent days, authorities said Saturday.
U.S. makes graphic anti-ISIS video
Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:38am
The State Department made a mock ISIS recruiting video, with shootings, crucifixions, bodies and more brutality.
Malaysia to send teams to retrieve MH17 victims' remains
Sat, 09/06/2014 - 5:33am
Sending investigators to the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 in Ukraine to retrieve body parts still scattered across fields is a top priority, officials said Saturday.
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