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Bin Laden’s sister and stepmother die in UK plane crash

The sister and stepmother of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden were killed Friday when a Saudi business jet crashed at Blackbushe Airport in southern England, reports said. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. local time when the [...]

Bin Laden’s sister and stepmother die in UK plane crash

The sister and stepmother of the late al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden were killed Friday when a Saudi business jet crashed at Blackbushe Airport in southern England, reports said. The accident happened just after 3 p.m. local time when the [...]

U.S. wrestling legend Roddy Piper dies unexpectedly

Wrestling legend 'Rowdy' Roddy Piper has unexpectedly died in California, his family has confirmed. He was just 61 years old. "Our family is saddened by the sudden passing of our father and beloved husband, Roderick Toombs aka Rowdy Roddy Piper," [...]

‘Rose Garden’ singer Lynn Anderson dead at 67

Grammy-award winning country singer Lynn Anderson, who is best remembered for her 1970 hit "Rose Garden," died in Tennessee on Thursday after a heart attack, her family confirmed on Friday. She was 67. Anderson's strong, husky voice took her [...]

Initial results show Ebola vaccine ‘highly effective’ – WHO

Initial results from an Ebola vaccine trial in Guinea show that the experimental vaccine is "highly effective" against Ebola, the World Health Organization announced on Friday, saying that the world is "on the verge" of an effective vaccine [...]

Beijing chosen to host 2022 Winter Olympics

The Chinese capital of Beijing has been chosen to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, beating the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan and making Beijing the first city to host both a summer and winter edition of the Olympic Games. Beijing aims to use the [...]

Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

A powerful earthquake has struck the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea, according to the country's seismological agency BMKG. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake, which struck at 6:41 a.m. local time on Tuesday, was centered on land about [...]

Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia

A powerful earthquake has struck the Indonesian part of the island of New Guinea, according to the country's seismological agency BMKG. The 7.2-magnitude earthquake, which struck at 6:41 a.m. local time on Tuesday, was centered on land about [...]

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam dead at 83

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, who is widely regarded as the father of the country's missile program, has unexpectedly died in northeastern India at the age of 83. "India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President [...]

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam dead at 83

Former Indian President APJ Abdul Kalam, who is widely regarded as the father of the country's missile program, has unexpectedly died in northeastern India at the age of 83. "India mourns the loss of a great scientist, a wonderful President [...]