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Mystery shrouds US couple’s crash off Jamaica

September 7, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Jamaican Defence Force members return to Port Antonio Marina in Portland, Jamaica, Saturday, Sept. 6, 2014, after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean a day earlier. Rescue crews searching off Jamaica’s coast on Saturday said they could no longer see debris spotted earlier, stymieing efforts to solve the mystery surrounding...

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Plane with unresponsive pilot crashes off Jamaica

September 6, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Jamaican Marine Police return to the Port Antonio Marina after a fruitless search for a plane that crashed into the ocean near Port Antonio, Jamaica, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. A small plane flew down the Atlantic Coast and beyond Friday before finally crashing...

Ukraine cease-fire begins, but US still skeptical

September 6, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Soldiers of special battalion “Azov” sit in an APC at a checkpoint in the port city of Mariupol, southeastern Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014. The Ukrainian president declared a cease-fire Friday to end nearly five months of fighting in the...

US to provide $75M to expand Ebola care centers

September 5, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Health worker’s spray each other with disinfectant chemicals as they worked with a suspected Ebola virus death in Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014. As West Africa struggles to contain the biggest ever outbreak of Ebola, some experts say an...

Video purports to show beheading of US journalist

September 3, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Pinecrest, Fla., police officer stands outside the home of the family of journalist Steven Sotloff, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014 in Pinecrest, Fla. An Internet video posted online Tuesday purported to show the beheading by the Islamic State group of Sotloff, who...

Americans detained in North Korea call for US help

September 2, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Kenneth Bae, a American tour guide and missionary serving a 15-year sentence, detained in North Korea, speaks to the Associated Press, Monday, Sept. 1, 2014 in Pyongyang, North Korea. North Korea has given foreign media access to three detained Americans who...

Islamist militia now guards US Embassy in Libya

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo taken during a tour offered to onlookers and journalists by the Dawn of Libya militia on Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, damage is seen in the front yard of a building at the U.S. Embassy compound in Tripoli, Libya, after weeks of violence between rival...

Philippine troops pull ‘greatest escape’ in Golan

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

In this photo released by the Armed Forces of the Philippines Public Affairs Office, Philippine Military Chief Gen. Gregorio Catapang, center, reacts after learning about the safe repositioning of Filipino peacekeepers in Golan Heights as they monitor the...

Ukraine: rebels fire on border guard vessel

September 1, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

Ukrainian troops sitting in a truck outside the village of Starobesheve, on Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, after fleeing from the town of Ilovaisk, which was encircled by Russian-backed rebels over a number of days. Ukrainian government forces have succumbed to a...

Pakistan protesters march on PM’s residence

August 31, 2014 • World NewsComments Off

A Pakistan army soldier stands alert near the prime minister’s home in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Aug. 30, 3014. Protesters aledge fraud in 2013 elections and demand Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif steps down from office. Pakistani police fired tear gas...