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Ferry capsizes in Iraq's Tigris river killing 71

4 hours 10 min ago
At least 71 people died, including 12 children, when an overcrowded ferry capsized in Iraq's Tigris river in Mosul during Nowruz and Mother's Day celebrations.

Why this spring break will be different

7 hours 24 min ago
Ah, spring break -- the time of the year when tens of thousands of college kids head to the beach for fun, sun and shenanigans. But increasingly, these warm-weather locales are giving young partyers a chilly reception.

Student praised for calling police as driver torches school bus

9 hours 48 min ago
Italian police say a quick-thinking student hid himself and called authorities when a school bus carrying 51 children was hijacked and set on fire by its driver.

British politicians advised to take taxis home amid fears of Brexit violence

9 hours 59 min ago
British Members of Parliament have been advised to take taxis home, over fears that they could be attacked by members of the public over the handling of Brexit.

Glacier melt on Everest exposes bodies of dead climbers

10 hours 26 min ago
Mount Everest expedition operators are finding increasing numbers of climbers' dead bodies on the world's highest peak as high temperatures melt glaciers and snow.

Birmingham mosque attacks probed by counter-terrorism officers

10 hours 47 min ago
Counter-terrorism police have launched an investigation after five mosques in the British city of Birmingham were attacked on Thursday.

Etihad is still bleeding money. Is it time to merge with Emirates?

11 hours 13 min ago
Etihad Airways has often come to the rescue of struggling airlines. Now it has serious problems of its own and may have to consider merging with its bigger neighbor to cut its losses.

The ski racer working on a construction site to fulfill his dream

12 hours 3 min ago
When the snow melts, when fields of white turn luscious green leaving no remnants of winter behind, Harry Laidlaw will leave Europe and return to Australia.

Check out Apple's new AirPods 2

12 hours 9 min ago
The Apple product surprises keep rolling out this week.

Suspect in Utrecht shooting 'had terrorist intent'

12 hours 28 min ago
Dutch prosecutors believe that the suspect in the Utrecht tram shooting that killed three people on Monday had a terrorist motive, but authorities are probing if this was combined with any "personal problems," according to a statement released on Thursday.

How do you insure a driverless car?

16 hours 20 min ago
Technology giants and automakers are investing billions of dollars to develop driverless cars that promise to make roads safer. But who will pay when a crash does happen?

Assault rifles to be banned in New Zealand in aftermath of massacre, Prime Minister announces

17 hours 8 min ago
All military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in New Zealand following the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday.

Indian billionaire arrested in London over alleged $2B fraud

20 hours 56 min ago
UK police have arrested India's billionaire diamond dealer Nirav Modi in London over his alleged involvement in a bank fraud that could be worth $2 billion.

US deploys B-52s in message to Russia

21 hours 16 min ago
The US Air Force recently deployed six nuclear-capable B-52 bombers to Europe for "theater integration and flying training" exercises with regional allies and NATO partners -- a move viewed as sending a strong message to Russia, which is celebrating the five-year anniversary of its military annexation of Crimea.

Trump says China tariffs may stay for 'a substantial period of time'

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 04:10
President Donald Trump has warned that US tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese exports are unlikely to go away anytime soon — even if the two countries reach a deal to end their trade war.

Australia braces for twin cyclones as state of emergency declared in Northern Territory

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 03:49
Parts of Northern Australia are being evacuated as the region braces for two cyclones to make landfall in the coming days -- one of which has the potential to be the region's most powerful storm in years.

More than 300 million people will celebrate Nowruz

Thu, 03/21/2019 - 00:51
For millions of people across the globe, Nowruz is no small celebration. Think Christmas, New Year's and Fourth of July combined -- and add to it fire festivities, delicious meats, rice and spices, family gatherings, street dances and loud banging on pots.