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Russian vets seek to bring the Kremlin's mercenaries in from the cold

5 hours 5 min ago
A forum representing Russian military veterans took an unusual step Sunday by voting to ask the International Criminal Court to probe the Russian government's use of private military contractors in deployments abroad.

Lion Air crash: Freak accident or lack of training?

5 hours 22 min ago
The passengers on the Lion Air 610 flight were on board one of Boeing's newest, most advanced planes.

Houthis ready for ceasefire if Saudi-led coalition 'really want peace'

6 hours 10 min ago
Mohammed Ali al-Houthi, a leader of the Houthi movement, announced on Sunday that he is ready to institute a ceasefire, so long as the Saudi-led coalition battling his militia in Yemen is prepared to do the same.

Wins for Toyota in China and Willett in Dubai

7 hours 38 min ago
Toyota wins back to back in WEC, while Willet claims DP World Tour Championship in Dubai

APEC summit wraps with no joint statement amid US-China discord

14 hours 36 min ago
For the first time in its 25-year history, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit ended Sunday with its leaders failing to agree on a formal joint statement.

Teen driver fractures her spine in horrific Formula 3 crash

14 hours 37 min ago
A teenage German driver has fractured her spine after suffering a horrifying airborne crash at Macau Grand Prix's Formula Three final on Sunday.

US Navy sailor on board Norwegian frigate that sank after collision

15 hours 21 min ago
A US Navy sailor was serving as an exchange officer onboard the Norwegian naval frigate that was struck by a freighter and has now almost entirely sunk, according to the U.S. Navy and the Norwegian Ministry of Defense.

Bannon-Banks emails show Brexit campaigners sought US funding

18 hours 18 min ago
Arron Banks, the backer of the biggest campaign behind Brexit, asked Cambridge Analytica to draw up plans for raising funds from the United States, according to a trove of leaked emails.

Congo health workers face violence as Ebola virus spreads

22 hours 57 min ago
The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo continues to rise as violence hampers health workers' efforts to battle the virus.

Argentine submarine found a year after it vanished with 44 aboard

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 20:19
A missing Argentine naval submarine has been found, a year and a day after it vanished in the South Atlantic with 44 crew members on board, authorities said Saturday.

Norway sinks its own warship by accident

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 16:21
A maritime blunder then a ruinous rescue attempt has left a multi-million dollar warship under NATO command almost entirely submerged in a Norwegian fjord.

Creator of Brazil's distinctive yellow jersey dies

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 16:08
If the likes of Garrincha, Pele, Socrates, Zico, Romario, Ronaldo, Rivaldo, Ronaldinho and Neymar have come to define the distinctive style of Brazil's international football side over the years so too did Aldyr Schlee, the man who created the team's distinctive yellow shirt and who has died at the age of 83.

Climate protests shut down five London bridges

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 15:56
Bridges in London were forced to close Saturday because of protests against climate change organized by a group called Extinction Rebellion, city transport agency Transport for London (TfL) said on Twitter.

Homeless man hailed as hero in Melbourne attack appears in court

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 15:13
A homeless man who was hailed as a hero after intervening in a terror attack in the Australian city of Melbourne just over a week ago has appeared in court charged with theft, Australia's ABC News reported.

A 3D printer with a recycling device is headed to the International Space Station

Sat, 11/17/2018 - 14:00
The International Space Station's first 3D printer with its own recycling machine is en route to the orbital laboratory aboard a Northrop Grumman spacecraft.

North Korea tests 'high-tech' weapon

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 18:22
North Korea has tested a "newly developed ultramodern" weapon in an event supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, state media said Friday, amid faltering nuclear disarmament negotiations with the United States.

Japan Airlines pilots 'failed 19 breathalyzer tests'

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:49
Figures show that you're safer traveling by plane than by car, but presumably your chances of a safe flight are reduced if your pilot is drunk.

Volkswagen to spend $50 billion on electric car 'offensive'

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:23
Volkswagen has committed to spending tens of billions of dollars as part of a dramatic shift to electric and autonomous vehicles.

Snowstorm slams eastern US: 8 dead, power knocked out

Fri, 11/16/2018 - 16:22
A strong winter storm moving over the eastern half of the country has claimed at least eight lives and knocked out power for tens of thousands of people.