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Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner comes out as transgender woman

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Former Olympic gold medalist and reality television star Bruce Jenner on Friday came out as a transgender woman, telling ABC's Diane Sawyer in an exclusive interview that he had struggled with gender identity [...]

MH370 search team to continue Indian Ocean search, rejects Maldives as possible crash site

SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 will continue to focus on the southern Indian Ocean, even if the current operation ends without any trace of the plane, the Australian government said on Wednesday, [...]

Pit bull kills 2-month-old baby in bouncing seat at Dallas home

DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) -- A 2-month-old Texas boy was killed Sunday after the family's pit bull turned on him when his father briefly stepped outside to turn on a sprinkler system, a police spokeswoman said. The child's mother arrived home [...]

Strong quake strikes off Taiwan’s east coast, tsunami advisory issued for Japan

TAIPEI, TAIWAN (BNO NEWS) -- A strong earthquake struck off Taiwan's eastern coast on early Monday morning, seismologist said, prompting an advisory for the possibility of non-damaging tsunami waves in southwestern Japan. There were no immediate [...]

China’s economy grows by 7 percent in first quarter, slowest in 6 years

BEIJING, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- China's economy expanded by 7 percent in the first quarter of 2015, marking the slowest growth in six years though close to what economists had been expecting, the country's National Bureau of Statistics reported [...]

Rapper Nelly arrested in Tennessee on felony drug charges

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE (BNO NEWS) -- American rapper Nelly was arrested Saturday and charged with felony possession of drugs after the bus he was traveling on was pulled over in Tennessee, the highway patrol said. A convicted felon carrying a [...]

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev found guilty, could face death penalty

BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS (BNO NEWS) -- One of two Chechen brothers accused of carrying out the Boston Marathon bombings in 2013 has been found guilty on all counts and now waits to hear whether he will face the death penalty. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, [...]

South Carolina cop charged with murder in shooting of unarmed man

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A South Carolina police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder after a shocking video surfaced that showed him repeatedly shooting an unarmed man in the back as he tried to flee. Michael Thomas Slager, [...]

South Carolina cop charged with murder in shooting of unarmed man

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A South Carolina police officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with murder after a shocking video surfaced that showed him repeatedly shooting an unarmed man in the back as he tried to flee. Michael Thomas Slager, [...]

ISU coach among 7 dead in Illinois plane crash after NCAA tournament final

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A private plane returning from the NCAA tournament final in Indianapolis crashed in a field in central Illinois on early Tuesday, killing all seven people on board, including two members of Illinois State University's [...]