12182014Headline:

Chinese tourist dies in Turkey hot air balloon crash

ANKARA, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- A Chinese woman was killed Wednesday and eleven other tourists were injured when two hot air balloons crash-landed in central Turkey, local authorities said, just over a year after three Brazilian tourists died in [...]

14 injured as severe turbulence hits Seoul-Dallas flight

TOKYO, JAPAN (BNO NEWS) -- Fourteen people were injured Tuesday when severe turbulence hit an American Airlines passenger plane during a flight from Seoul to Dallas, forcing it to divert to Tokyo where five of those injured were hospitalized, [...]

4 Russian children die in fire while mom is out drinking

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A 28-year-old mother in Siberia has been arrested after her four young children died in a house fire while she was out drinking alcohol with a friend, authorities said on Wednesday. An electrical fault or careless [...]

World’s oldest known crocodile turns 114 in South Africa

SCOTTBURGH, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A Nile crocodile which was captured in the early 20th century and condemned to a life of captivity for eating several children has turned 114 at a conservation center in South Africa, making him the world's [...]

UPDATE1 — Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says ‘actively exploring’ White House bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has decided to "actively explore the possibility" of running for the White House in 2016, he announced on Tuesday, adding that he will establish a political action committee to [...]

UPDATE1 — Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush says ‘actively exploring’ White House bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has decided to "actively explore the possibility" of running for the White House in 2016, he announced on Tuesday, adding that he will establish a political action committee to [...]

Bill Cosby’s wife defends husband, criticizes media coverage

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The wife of legendary comedian Bill Cosby, Camille, has come out in support of her husband amid a series of sex abuse allegations, describing him as a "kind man" and criticizing the media for publishing the stories [...]

URGENT — Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says ‘actively exploring’ White House bid

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has decided to "actively explore the possibility" of running for the White House in 2016, he said in a statement on Tuesday, adding that he plans to establish a political action [...]

URGENT — 3 dead, including gunman, after Sydney siege ends

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two hostages have died and several others have been injured after heavily-armed commandos stormed a Sydney cafe where a man was holding a number of hostages for more than sixteen hours, police said on Tuesday. [...]

TRANSCRIPT — Australian Prime Minister Abbott addresses hostage crisis

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott addressed the media Monday on the hostage crisis in Sydney, saying the motivation of the perpetrator was not yet clear but could be politically-motivated. A full transcript [...]