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Pilot seriously injured after military jet crash off Hawaii

December 13, 2018 12:47 PM

HONOLULU, Dec 13: A Hawaii Air National Guard civilian contractor was in serious condition Wednesday after his plane crashed off the coast of Honolulu during a military exercise, authorities said.

2018 Breakthrough Entertainer: Country singer Kane Brown

December 13, 2018 11:30 AM

NEW YORK, Dec 13: Kane Brown wasn’t sure he was going to make it. But there was one thing he was certain about: He was never going to give up.

Official IDs Canadian missing in China

December 13, 2018 10:00 AM

TORONTO, Dec 13: The latest on the frictions between Canada and China over the arrest of a top Chinese tech executive.

Pakistan hits back at U.S. after downgrade on religious freedoms watch list

December 12, 2018 16:00 PM

ISLAMABAD, Dec 12: Pakistan on Wednesday condemned a U.S. decision to add it to a list of nations that infringe on religious freedom, calling the move “unilateral and politically motivated.”

As May faces leadership vote, a look at what happens next

December 12, 2018 15:11 PM

LONDON, Dec 12 : British Prime Minister Theresa May is facing a no-confidence vote from Conservative lawmakers angry about the divorce deal she has struck with the European Union.

Britain’s May to face no-confidence vote by lawmakers

December 12, 2018 13:55 PM

LONDON, Dec 12: A British Conservative Party official says Prime Minister Theresa May will face a no-confidence vote from party lawmakers.

Countries set to agree UN migration accord, despite walkouts

December 10, 2018 13:50 PM

MARRAKECH, Morocco, Dec 10 : Top U.N. officials and government leaders from about 150 countries are uniting around an agreement on migration, while finding themselves on the defensive about the non-binding deal amid criticism and a walkout from the United States and some other countries.

China summons US envoy to protest detention of Huawei exec

December 10, 2018 11:00 AM

BEIJING, Dec 10: China summoned the U.S. ambassador to Beijing on Sunday to protest Canada's detention of a senior executive of Chinese electronics giant Huawei at Washington's behest and demand the U.S. cancel an order for her arrest.

Malaysia Muslims rally to keep privileges

December 9, 2018 15:00 PM

KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 9: Tens of thousands of Malaysian Muslims rallied Saturday in Kuala Lumpur against any attempt to strip the ethnic Malay majority of its privileges, in the first massive street gathering since Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad’s alliance won a historic vote in May.

Concert stampede in Italy leaves 6 dead, over 50 hurt

December 9, 2018 10:30 AM

CORINALDO, Dec 9: Teenagers panicked before a rap concert at a jammed Italian disco, setting off a stampede that killed five of them and a mother who had brought her daughter to the event, authorities and survivors said. Fifty-three people were reported injured, including 13 in very serious condition.

6 dead, 35 injured in nightclub stampede on Italy’s coast

December 8, 2018 11:57 AM

ROME, Dec 8: Six people, all but one of them minors, were killed and about 35 others injured in a stampede of panicked concertgoers early Saturday at a disco in a small town on Italy’s central Adriatic coast, authorities said.

US appeals court won't immediately allow Trump asylum ban

December 8, 2018 11:00 AM

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 8: A divided U.S. appeals court late Friday refused to immediately allow the Trump administration to enforce a ban on asylum for any immigrants who illegally cross the U.S.-Mexico border.

China prepares mission to land spacecraft on moon’s far side

December 7, 2018 12:32 PM

BEIJING, Dec 7: China was preparing to launch a ground-breaking mission early Saturday to soft-land a spacecraft on the largely unexplored far side of the moon, demonstrating its growing ambitions as a space power to rival Russia, the European Union and U.S.

After a year full of tears, Ariana Grande comes out on top

December 7, 2018 12:30 PM

NEW YORK, Dec 7: Ariana Grande capped off a successful year as a pop star — but a trying one as a maturing young woman — at the 13th annual Billboard Women in Music event, where she was named Woman of the Year.

Julia Roberts, more movie stars snare Golden Globe TV nods

December 7, 2018 11:45 AM

LOS ANGELES, Dec 7: Even the sometimes-offbeat Golden Globe Awards are unable to resist the allure of movie stars who dabble in television work.

Thousands salute Bush funeral train 4141 on final Texas ride

December 7, 2018 11:00 AM

COLLEGE STATION, Dec 7: Thousands waved and cheered along the route as funeral train No. 4141 — for the 41st president — carried George H.W. Bush’s remains to their final resting place on Thursday, his last journey as a week of national remembrance took on a decidedly personal feel in an emotional home state farewell.

81 migrant children separated from parents since June

December 6, 2018 17:45 PM

WASHINGTON, Dec 6: The Trump administration separated 81 migrant children from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border since the June executive order that stopped the general practice amid a crackdown on illegal crossings.

China demands Canada release Huawei executive

December 6, 2018 15:00 PM

BEIJING, Dec 6: China on Thursday demanded Canada release a Huawei Technologies executive who was arrested in a case that adds to technology tensions with Washington and threatens to complicate trade talks.

Cardi B ‘no longer together’ with Offset

December 6, 2018 11:00 AM

LOS ANGELES, Dec 6: Cardi B is no longer feeling the love after little more than a year of marriage to fellow rapper Offset.

Border agent indicted for capital murder in 4 Texas deaths

December 6, 2018 10:30 AM

DALLAS, Dec 6: A U.S. Border Patrol agent who confessed to killing four sex workers told investigators he wanted to “clean up the streets” of his Texas border hometown, a prosecutor said Wednesday while announcing that a grand jury had indicted the man for capital murder.