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North Korea announces successful launch of satellite

North Korea has announced that a long-range rocket has successfully put an Earth observation satellite into orbit, just a month after the reclusive country carried out its fourth nuclear test. The launch is certain to heighten tensions on the [...]

132 people remain trapped under rubble of Taiwan apartment complex

An estimated 132 people remain trapped under the rubble of a collapsed apartment complex in southern Taiwan, more than 24 hours after the region was rocked by a strong earthquake, local officials say. William Lai, the mayor of Tainan City, [...]

Reports: Twitter to introduce opt-in algorithmic timeline

Social networking website Twitter plans to introduce an algorithmic timeline as early as next week, but the feature is said to be optional and a chronological timeline will remain, according to reports. The new algorithmic timeline would display [...]

19 people die in hotel fire in Iraq’s Kurdistan region

At least 19 people have been killed, most of them foreigners, after a fire broke out at a hotel in the city of Erbil, which is the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdistan region. Nearly a dozen more have been injured. The fire broke out at about [...]

Playboy model Katie May dead at 34

Playboy model Katie May, who was dubbed the "Queen of Snapchat" and was also popular on Instagram, has died in Los Angeles, county officials say. She was 34 years old. May had been in a critical condition at a Los Angeles hospital after reportedly [...]

Playboy model Katie May dead at 34

Playboy model Katie May, who was dubbed the "Queen of Snapchat" and was also popular on Instagram, has died in Los Angeles, county officials say. She was 34 years old. May had been in a critical condition at a Los Angeles hospital after reportedly [...]

Donald Trump’s plane makes emergency landing in Nashville

A plane carrying businessman Donald Trump, who is the front-runner in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, has made an emergency landing at the Nashville International Airport, officials say. Trump was flying from Iowa to Arkansas [...]

Florida governor declares public health emergency due to Zika virus cases

Florida Governor Rick Scott has declared a public health emergency in four counties due to a series of Zika cases that originated outside the country. The public health emergency is in effect for Miami-Dade, Hillsborough, Lee and Santa Rosa [...]

Texas woman kills son’s wife, brother before killing self

Three people in Texas are dead after a woman allegedly shot her younger son as well as her older son's wife before turning the gun on herself, police say. Two children who were also present were found unharmed. The incident was first reported [...]

U.S. Senator Rand Paul ends Republican bid for president

U.S. Senator Rand Paul, who received only four percent of the vote during Monday's Republican caucuses in Iowa, says he is ending his campaign for president. "It's been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House. Today, [...]