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Russian attack helicopters destroyed in Syria; US officials say 'accident' to blame
The Russian military suffered a setback in Syria when fires destroyed four Mi-24 attack helicopters last …
Russian attack helic…
Human rights groups say Saudi Arabia misused U.S.-made cluster bombs
Human rights groups say Saudi-led coalition warplanes improperly used U.S.-made cluster bombs in …
Saudi Arabia
6 Barcelona police injured in clashes with squat protesters
BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Police say six officers were slightly injured in a second night of clashes with …
Barcelona
The Afghan Taliban confirmed the death of leader Mullah Akhtar Mansour in a U.S. airstrike and named the group's chief justice as his replacement early Wednesday. Haibatullah Akhundzada …
Afghan Taliban
Beijing (CNN)According to an op-ed in an official Chinese state-published newspaper, being an unmarried, childless woman makes Taiwan's newly inaugurated president unfit for her job. The …
Tsai Ing-wen
(CNN)Three of them died chasing a dream. The fourth fell to his death helping others chase theirs. Rescue efforts are still ongoing for two missing climbers on Mount Everest after a grim week …
Mount Everest
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide bomber targeted a minibus carrying court employees in Kabul during morning rush hour Wednesday, killing 11 people, Afghan and UN official said. The …
Taliban
Far-right Israeli lawmaker Avigdor Lieberman has agreed to join Prime Minister Netanyahu's cabinet as defense minister, Lieberman's spokesman announced Wednesday. The …
Defense Minister
Sarma Melngailis was the apple of New York's vegan eye. The stunning, Ivy League educated 43-year-old, ran a popular vegan restaurant, Pure Food and Wine, in the city, frequented by …
vegan poster girl
A retired doctor discovered a likely piece of Malaysia Airlines MH370 on a beach — but left it in the sand because it smelled so bad, local media reported. A photograph of the barnacle …
South Africa
French police and prosecutors raided Google's Paris offices on Tuesday, intensifying a tax-fraud investigation amid accusations across Europe that Google fails to pay its fair share. The …
tax fraud
Terrorism remains on the table as a possible cause of last week's Egyptian airliner crash — even though officials have yet to receive any claim of responsibility, said Egypt's foreign minister. In …
Foreign Minister
JERUSALEM (AP) — Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reached a deal to expand his coalition government by bringing in the ultranationalist Yisrael Beitenu party and appointing its …
CDT
Capt. Elyse Ping Medvigy, an active-duty field artillery officer currently assigned to the 4th Infantry Division at Fort Carson, Colorado, first to summit Mount Everest from Team USX. Ping Medvigy …
Mount Everest