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Ski Lanka floods: 71 killed as rocks, mudslides bury villages

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:27
At least 71 people have died following days of torrential rains and mudslides in Sri Lanka, officials said.

ISIS calls for more attacks on West during Ramadan

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:27
A recording released online, purportedly from ISIS spokesman Abu Mohammed al-Adnani, has called for further attacks against the West.

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Volcano erupts in Indonesia, killing 7

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:26
At least seven people have died and two more are critically injured after Indonesia's Mount Sinabung erupted on Saturday, the country's National Disaster Management Agency reported.

Is FA Cup final triumph van Gaal's Man Utd farewell?

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:26
Louis van Gaal may have guided Manchester United to its first trophy in three years but his future at Old Trafford is in considerable doubt.

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Man kills self, 2 others at concert in Austria

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:25
A man killed two people during an argument at a concert in western Austria early Sunday, then turned the gun on himself, authorities said.

Images of wreckage released

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:18
Egypt's military on Saturday displayed wreckage and personal belongings as searchers scoured the Mediterranean Sea for EgyptAir Flight 804's flight data and cockpit voice recorders.

What we know about the 66 people on board

World - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 16:18
There were 66 on board. Middle Easterners, Europeans and Canadians. Adults and children.

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Solar Impulse aeroplane reaches Ohio

Science & Nature - Sun, 05/22/2016 - 03:46
The zero-fuel aeroplane, Solar Impulse, has landed in Dayton, Ohio, after flying from Oklahoma on the latest leg of its round-the-world journey.

A Roman treasure trove in shipwreck

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:59

Meteor captured on police dashcam

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:58

Space Station orbits the Earth for 100,000th time

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:58
It was 1998 when a Russian Proton rocket flew the Zarya module up to orbit, the first piece of what would become the International Space Station (ISS).

World's most beloved landmark is ...

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:57

Our bodies in space: Will we turn to mush?

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:55
After more than 50 years of human spaceflight, NASA is an expert in what happens to the human body when it's in zero gravity.

Clinton, Sanders should watch 'All the Way'

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:53
The release of HBO's "All The Way," a remake of Robert Schenkkan's brilliant Tony-award winning play about President Lyndon Johnson, is a welcome break in this anti-political campaign season. (HBO is owned by CNN's corporate parent Time Warner.)

EgyptAir downing: What we don't know is vital

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:52
EgyptAir Flight 804's downing is a tragedy. But we still don't know what kind of tragedy. While Donald Trump's certainty that it was a terrorist act may assure some, and could even be accurate, this isn't how investigations like this work. Theories serve only as a way to guide this investigation, but it is facts that will tell us what actually happened. And that matters not simply for the future safety of the global aviation network, but for the stresses on America's own aviation apparatus.

Exaggerator wins Preakness

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:30
Exaggerator, ridden by Kent Desormeaux, won the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, denying Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist a chance to win horse racing's Triple Crown.

First audio of EgyptAir pilot released

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:26
The first audio transmission from EgyptAir flight 804 has been released. This is not the final transmission from the plane.

EgyptAir Flight 804: What we know

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:25
EgyptAir Flight 804 vanished from radar Thursday morning on its way from Paris to Cairo. Questions abound, including the location of the vital, so-called black boxes.

Stingy male spiders end up dead

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:22
For some spider species, a gift to their spider lady love can mean life or death.

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Nile crocodiles identified in Florida, scientists say

World - Sat, 05/21/2016 - 23:19
There may be a deadly new invasive species lurking in Florida's swamps.
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