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Washington governor bans state-funded travel to Indiana over controversial law

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Monday that he will impose an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana over a controversial religious rights bill there that opponents say could give businesses [...]

Washington governor bans state-funded travel to Indiana over controversial law

OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON (BNO NEWS) -- Washington Governor Jay Inslee said Monday that he will impose an administration-wide ban on state-funded travel to Indiana over a controversial religious rights bill there that opponents say could give businesses [...]

Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew dead at 91

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- Former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, died early Monday after a battle with severe pneumonia, [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew ‘weakens further’ – gov’t

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has weakened further, the prime minister's [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew ‘weakens further’ – gov’t

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has weakened further, the prime minister's [...]

Condition of Singapore’s founding father Lee Kuan Yew worsens

SINGAPORE (BNO NEWS) -- The condition of former Singapore prime minister Lee Kuan Yew, who is widely recognized as the founding father of modern Singapore and who led the country for more than three decades, has deteriorated further, the prime [...]

[UPDATE] Magnitude-6.6 earthquake strikes eastern Indonesia, no tsunami threat – seismologists

A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck the Molucca Sea off the island of Sulawesi in eastern Indonesia on early Wednesday morning, seismologists said, but no tsunami alerts were issued. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. The [...]

[OFFICIAL] 2 service members killed in Dutch helicopter crash in northern Mali – defense chief

Two Dutch service members were killed Tuesday when a helicopter belonging to the UN force MINUSMA crashed in northern Mali, Dutch defense chief General Tom Middendorp said at a press conference. He said the helicopter crash happened during a [...]

[OFFICIAL] Death toll rises to 10 in Russian mall fire, up to 21 still missing – ministry

The death toll from Wednesday's fire and a subsequent collapse at a shopping mall in the Russian city of Kazan has risen to at least 10 after four more bodies were recovered overnight, local authorities said on Friday, but as many as 21 others [...]

[OFFICIAL] Death toll rises to 10 in Russian mall fire, up to 21 still missing – ministry

The death toll from Wednesday's fire and a subsequent collapse at a shopping mall in the Russian city of Kazan has risen to at least 10 after four more bodies were recovered overnight, local authorities said on Friday, but as many as 21 others [...]