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Air Algerie jet crashes in rainstorm; 116 people on board, including 5 Canadians

OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso - An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people including five Canadians crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighbouring Burkina Faso. It was the...

posted: July 24,2014

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NewsAlert: Algeria news agency says passenger plane disappears from radar

ALGIERS, Algeria - The Algeria news agency is reporting that a passenger plane has disappeared from radar. The plane was on a flight from Burkina Faso....

During 2 hours inmate was dying, lawyers and judges debated whether he was in pain

FLORENCE, Ariz. - The nearly two-hour execution of a convicted murderer prompted a series of phone calls involving the governor's office, the prison director, lawyers and judges as the inmate gasped for more than 90 minutes....

2 planes carrying remains from Malaysian Airlines disaster arrive in the Netherlands

KHARKIV, Ukraine - Two more military aircraft carrying remains of victims from the Malaysian plane disaster arrived in the Netherlands on Thursday, while Australian and Dutch diplomats joined to promote a plan for a U.N. team to secure the ...

Australian Al-Jazeera journalist imprisoned for 7 years in Egypt to appeal conviction

CANBERRA, Australia - An Australian Al-Jazeera journalist will appeal his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his brother said Friday....

Popular vintage Alaska tourist train to resume operation after derailment injures 23 people

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A vintage rail company that transports hundreds of thousands of tourists a year along the route of the historic Klondike Gold Rush intends to resume operations Friday, two days after a derailment left 23 people with...

UN school sheltering Palestinians in Gaza caught in cross-fire; 15 killed

GAZA, Palestine - A U.N. school in Gaza crowded with hundreds of Palestinians seeking refuge from fierce fighting came under fire Thursday, killing at least 15 civilians and leaving a sad tableau of blood-spattered pillows, blankets and...

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