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Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media.
5 hrs ago | Lake Country Sun
Dennis Stinchcombe, of Broad Plain Boys' Club in Bristol, by a Banksy artwork, titled 'Mobile Lovers', where the sale and handover have been completed at the Bristol Museum Art Gallery, where it was on display to the public.
9 hrs ago | Channel3000
A mother's plea to the terrorists holding her son hostage: No individual should be punished for events he cannot control.
13 hrs ago | South End Standard
An eight-year-old boy would have had more chance of surviving a fatal asthma attack but for an error by an ambulance call-handler, a coroner has ruled.
14 hrs ago | Stourbridgenews.co.uk
A half-smoked cigar belonging to celebrated engineer Isambard Kingdom Brunel is to go on public display for the first time.
17 hrs ago | The Republic
Separatist rebels shelled a town in southeastern Ukraine on Wednesday, raising fears they are launching a counter-offensive on government-held parts of the region, one day after the leaders of Ukraine and Russia met to discuss the escalating crisis.
That's how many trophies the cast and crew of "Breaking Bad" have hauled home after five seasons of groundbreaking TV, with six of those honors being earned at Monday's 66th Primetime Emmy Awards.
Alistair Darling will be reunited with former prime minister Gordon Brown today as the two men join forces to campaign to keep Scotland in the United Kingdom.
Former prime minister Tony Blair has welcomed the announcement of an open-ended ceasefire in Gaza but expressed regret at the "tragic" loss of so many innocent lives.
Kate Bush fan and ticket-holder John O'Connor, who has travelled from Cork, Ireland, arriving early at the Hammersmith Apollo, London, for the singer's Before the Dawn concert.
An agreement is in place for a long-term ceasefire between Israel and Palestinian militants.
Neo-Nazis rallying in the Swedish city of Norrkoping have been greeted by the theme song from "Schindler's List" ringing from the bells of city hall.
Egypt and the United Arab Emirates secretly carried out airstrikes against Islamist militias inside Libya, U.S. officials said Tuesday, decrying the intervention as an escalation of the North African country's already debilitating turmoil.
Afghan election commission workers sort ballots for an audit of the presidential run-off votes at an election commission office in Kabul, Afghanistan, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
Authorities are handing more slots to documentaries, giving even independent filmmakers a chance to be shown on state television.
Vice President Joe Biden is calling top Iraqi leaders to call for the formation of a new government and encourage their opposition to the Islamic State group.
An Egyptian lawyer charged in the 1998 embassy bombings in Africa is trying to distance himself from other acts of terrorism even as British investigators reportedly look at his son in the killing of an American journalist.
Updated: Wed Aug 27, 2014 07:48 pm
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