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Mother arrested in stabbing deaths of 8 children in northeast Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- The mother of seven of eight young children who were found stabbed to death at a house in northeastern Australia has been arrested on suspicion of murder, authorities said on Saturday, but the motive for the [...]

Obama invited to deliver State of the Union address on Jan. 20

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Friday formally invited President Barack Obama to deliver the annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on the evening of January 20, about two weeks after [...]

Obama invited to deliver State of the Union address on Jan. 20

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- U.S. House Speaker John Boehner on Friday formally invited President Barack Obama to deliver the annual State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on the evening of January 20, about two weeks after [...]

Huge blaze in Los Angeles was caused by arson, investigators say

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A massive fire earlier this month that destroyed a downtown apartment building under construction in downtown Los Angeles was caused by an act of arson, investigators have determined, but no arrests have [...]

8 children found stabbed to death in northeast Australia

BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA (BNO NEWS) -- Eight children have been found stabbed to death at a house in the northeast Australian city of Cairns, officials said on Friday, but it was not immediately known who was responsible, though the mother of most [...]

At least 4 historical sites in Syria devastated by looting, conflict

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least four major archaeological sites in Syria have been heavily looted and damaged, according to an analysis of high-resolution images that document the extent of the destruction after nearly four years of conflict, [...]

At least 4 historical sites in Syria devastated by looting, conflict

DAMASCUS, SYRIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least four major archaeological sites in Syria have been heavily looted and damaged, according to an analysis of high-resolution images that document the extent of the destruction after nearly four years of conflict, [...]

UN suspends Iraq’s obligation to compensate Kuwait invasion damages

GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The Iraqi government will not be required to pay the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation until at least January 2016 to reimburse the state-owned company for losses suffered from Iraq's invasion of Kuwait in 1990, [...]

Dutch far-right politician Wilders to be tried over anti-Moroccan chant

THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Dutch far-right politician Geert Wilders will be prosecuted on charges of discrimination and inciting hatred over his anti-Moroccan chant at an election rally earlier this year, prosecutors said on Thursday, [...]

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 [...]