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An international aid group says an estimated 130 children or more die every day in war-torn Yemen from extreme hunger and disease.Save the Children said late on Wednesday that a continuing blockade by the...

Teacher Jennifer Bauman threw herself against a classroom door that wouldn't lock right, terrified that the gunman shooting outside her small Northern California elementary school would barrel in and...

MOSCOW (AP):At least 14 people have been killed in a collision involving a bus and a logging truck in central Russia, the Russian Ministry for Emergency Situations said late yesterday.Traffic police...

RED BLUFF, California (AP):A gunman killed four people and wounded a number of others at random yesterday at multiple locations in rural Northern California, including an elementary school, before police shot him dead, authorities said.Two hospitals...

PARIS (AP):Is a 13-year-old old enough to agree to sex with an adult? That's a question France is asking as the government prepares to set a legal age for sexual consent for the first time.Twice...

HARARE, (AP):Zimbabwe was on edge yesterday as armored personnel carriers were seen outside the capital a day after the army commander threatened to "step in" to calm political...

SEATTLE (AP):Bill Gates says he's giving US$50 million to help fight Alzheimer's disease. The Microsoft co-founder said yesterday that the donation to the Dementia Discovery Fund is personal and...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP):Iran's semi-official Tasnim news agency is reporting that 445 people were killed and 7,370 injured in the Sunday earthquake along the Iran-Iraq border. Official reports had put death toll at 407.There was elaboration on the...

UNITED NATIONS (AP):North Korea warned yesterday that the unprecedented deployment of three United States aircraft carrier groups "taking up a strike posture" around the Korean peninsula is...
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