Indonesia: Crashed AirAsia flown by co-pilot

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Indonesian investigators said the co-pilot of the crashed AirAsia jet was in control when he struggled to recover the aircraft…

Balloon crew surpasses duration record

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The pilots of a helium-filled balloon flying across the Pacific Ocean surpassed a duration record Friday…

Jordan to prioritize release of IS captured pilot

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Jordan will give top priority to the release of Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State…

Malaysia says MH370 crash an accident to clear compensation

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Malaysia’s government formally declared still-missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 an accident on Thursday…

Gas blast at Mexico children’s hospital, at least 2 dead

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A powerful gas tank truck explosion shattered a maternity and children’s hospital in Mexico City on Thursday…

Jordan seeks proof captive pilot alive before any IS trade

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Jordan on Thursday demanded proof from IS militants that a Jordanian pilot they are holding is still alive…

Hezbollah fires missile salvo, killing 2 Israeli soldiers

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The Lebanese militant Hezbollah group fired a salvo of missiles at an Israeli military convoy in a disputed border area…

Gunmen storm luxury Libyan hotel, killing 10 including 1 American

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Gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in the Libyan capital of Tripoli on Tuesday, ten killed…

Jordan ready to swap inmate with Islamic State

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Jordan is willing to swap an Iraqi woman prisoner for a Jordanian pilot captured by the Islamic State group…

Canada finds case of H7N9 bird flu in traveler

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A British Columbia woman who recently returned from China is diagnosed a case of bird flu…

Purported IS message threatens Japan, Jordan hostages

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An online message purportedly from IS warned a Japanese hostage and Jordanian pilot the extremists hold have less than 24 hours left to live…

Obama attends India Republic Day parade

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President Barack Obama made history as the first u-s leader to be the chief guest at India’s annual republic day parade Monday…

Tsipras sworn in as new Greek prime minister

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Radical left leader Alexis Tsipras was sworn in as Greece’s new prime minister Monday…

Japan working to gain IS hostage’s release

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Japan was coordinate efforts with Jordan and other countries to save a hostage held by the Islamic State group…

Huge asteroid to whip past Earth on Monday

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An asteroid up to 1,800 feet (550 meters) across is headed Earth’s way…

NASA spacecraft almost to Pluto: Smile for the camera!

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NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has traveled 3 billion miles and is nearing the end of its nine-year journey to Pluto…

South Korea teen joins ISIS?

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A South Korean teen who went missing in Turkey is believed to have joined the ranks of ISIS in Syria…

Yemen’s US-backed president quits; country could split apart

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Yemen’s U.S.-backed president quit Thursday under pressure from rebels holding him captive in his home…

Mom’s appeal to save Japanese hostage

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“Time is running out. Please, Japanese government, save my son’s life,” said Junko Ishido…

Saudi state TV reports: King Abdullah has died at 90

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Saudi Arabia’s King Abdullah has died, according to Saudi state TV. He was 90…

Indonesia rejects clemency for Australian sentenced to death

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Indonesia’s president has rejected a final appeal for clemency from an Australian sentenced to death on drug smuggling charges…

Shiite rebels, Yemen’s president reach deal to end standoff

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Shiite rebels holding Yemen’s president captive in his home reached a deal with the U.S.-backed leader Wednesday…

Japan’s Abe ‘fighting against time’ seeking to free hostages

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Japan is doing all it can to free two hostages the Islamic State group is threatening to kill unless it receives $200 million…

Rebels hold Yemen’s president ‘captive’ at his house

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Shiite rebels in control of Yemen’s capital now hold the country’s president “captive” at his home, his aides said Wednesday…

IS threatens to kill Japan hostages within 72 hours

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An online video purported to show the Islamic State group threatening to kill two Japanese hostages…

Missing lander Beagle-2 finally located on Mars

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The European Space Agency’s Beagle-2 lander, which had been lost on Mars since 2003, has been found, the agency said Friday…

The heat is on with US having warmest year on record in 2014

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For the third time in a decade, the globe sizzled to the hottest year on record, federal scientists announced Friday…

Yemen’s al-Qaida claims Paris attack, vows more violence

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Yemen’s al-Qaida branch confirmed it carried out last week’s deadly assault on a French satirical newspaper…

Defiant Charlie Hebdo puts weeping Muhammad on cover

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Charlie Hebdo has released a new edition of its irreverent and often offensive newspaper…

Divers retrieve 2nd black box from AirAsia crash

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Divers retrieved the crashed AirAsia plane’s second black box from the bottom of the Java Sea on Tuesday…