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48 min ago | Evening Sun
This photo provided by Nate D. Sanders Auctions shows a slice of Prince Charles and Princess Diana's wedding cake and the original box from July 29, 1981.The 33-year-old slice of cake has sold at auction for $1,375.
4 hrs ago | Iol.co.za
She has expensive tastes, owns a lot of land in Zimbabwe and is now entering politics, a move that is roiling this southern African nation that has known only one leader since independence: President Robert Mugabe, who is 90 years old.
11 hrs ago | Las Cruces Sun-News
Police official Josef Knoflach has confirmed a media report that a SWAT team that used a battering ram to bust into an apartment at daybreak and surround its sleeping tenant with guns drawn was actually meaning to target the neighboring dwelling.
13 hrs ago | The Daily Democrat
A Taiwanese actor arrested on drug charges along with the son of Hong Kong film star Jackie Chan was released Friday after two weeks in detention, amid a broad anti-drug crackdown in China's capital that has ensnared several celebrities.
16 hrs ago | Surreycomet.co.uk
Malaysia Airlines is to axe 6,000 jobs - around a third of the workforce - as it struggles to overcome the twin disasters that have hit it this year.
16 hrs ago | Cybercast News Service
Malaysia Airlines will cut 6,000 workers as part of a $1.9 billion overhaul announced Friday to revive its damaged brand after being hit by double passenger jet disasters.
President Barack Obama is tapping a veteran diplomat with experience in Kabul to be the next U.S. ambassador to Afghanistan.
The U.S. ambassador to the United Nations on Thursday accused Moscow of having "outright lied" about its role in Ukraine, as alarmed members of the Security Council demanded that Russia remove its fighters from a new front in the unfolding crisis and threatened sanctions.
The death of a British soldier killed along with two Canadian troops when a helicopter crashed on take-off in Afghanistan was an accident, a coroner has ruled.
NATO officials estimate there are now well over a thousand Russian troops operating inside Ukraine.
In this photo by Kin Cheung, panda triplets are examined at their 1-month medical checkup at the Chimelong Safari Park in Guangzhou, China.
The Rev Alan Morris, 64, committed the offences while handing out punishments as a teacher at an all-boys Catholic grammar school in Manchester from 1973 to 1990.
David Cameron will tell business leaders that the UK is 'one of the oldest and most successful single markets in the world' The Prime Minister will hail the UK as one of the world's ''oldest and most successful single markets'' as he campaigns to keep the country together.
Six people died and 21 remained missing Thursday after a landslide hit a village in southwestern China, according to Chinese state media.
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.
A mother's plea to the terrorists holding her son hostage: No individual should be punished for events he cannot control.
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.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 05:25 pm
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