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Kidnapped California family, including baby, found dead

Kidnapped California family, including baby, found dead

San Francisco Oct 5, 2022 / 9:03 pm

The sheriff of Merced County in California says a baby girl and three other family members who were kidnapped at gunpoint have been found dead. Sheriff Vern...

At least 15 dead as 2 migrant boats sink in Greek waters

At least 15 dead as 2 migrant boats sink in Greek waters

Greece Oct 5, 2022 / 5:55 pm

At least 15 people have died as two boats carrying migrants sank in Greek waters late Wednesday, and rescuers were looking for dozens still missing, authorities...

Texas executes inmate who fought prayer, touch rules

Texas executes inmate who fought prayer, touch rules

Texas Oct 5, 2022 / 5:55 pm

A Texas death row inmate whose case redefined the role of spiritual advisers in death chambers nationwide was executed Wednesday, despite the efforts of a...

Russia finding new ways to spread propaganda videos

Russia finding new ways to spread propaganda videos

Social media Oct 5, 2022 / 6:32 am

Russia has devised yet another way to spread disinformation about its invasion of Ukraine, using digital tricks that allow its war propaganda videos to evade...

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

Putin signs annexation of Ukrainian regions as losses mount

Ukraine Oct 5, 2022 / 6:30 am

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed laws that claimed four regions of Ukraine as Russia's territory while his country's military struggled Wednesday...

Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

Nobel Prize for 3 chemists who made molecules 'click'

Stockholm Oct 5, 2022 / 6:27 am

Three scientists were jointly awarded this year's Nobel Prize in chemistry on Wednesday for developing a way of “snapping molecules together”...

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago dispute

Trump asks Supreme Court to intervene in Mar-a-Lago dispute

United States Oct 5, 2022 / 6:01 am

Lawyers for former President Donald Trump asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to step into the legal fight over the classified documents seized during an...

Judge tosses charges against 7 people in Flint water crisis

Judge tosses charges against 7 people in Flint water crisis

Michigan Oct 4, 2022 / 3:41 pm

A Michigan judge dismissed charges Tuesday against seven people in the Flint water scandal, including two former state health officials blamed for deaths from...

Herschel Walker paid for girlfriend's abortion, report says

Herschel Walker paid for girlfriend's abortion, report says

United States Oct 4, 2022 / 12:19 pm

Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, paid for an abortion for his girlfriend in...

Smacked asteroid's debris trail more than 6,000 miles long

Smacked asteroid's debris trail more than 6,000 miles long

Space Oct 4, 2022 / 11:39 am

The asteroid that got smacked by a NASA spacecraft is now being trailed by thousands of miles of debris from the impact. Astronomers captured the scene millions...

Musk's plan to end Russian war infuriates Ukraine on Twitter

Musk's plan to end Russian war infuriates Ukraine on Twitter

Ukraine Oct 4, 2022 / 7:11 am

Elon Musk has gotten into a Twitter tussle with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy after the tech billionaire floated a divisive proposal to end...

3 physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum science

3 physicists share Nobel Prize for work on quantum science

Stockholm Oct 4, 2022 / 7:04 am

Three scientists jointly won this year's Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for their work on quantum information science that has significant applications,...

Russian losses evident in key liberated Ukrainian city

Russian losses evident in key liberated Ukrainian city

Ukraine Oct 4, 2022 / 6:57 am

The bodies of Russian soldiers were lying in the streets of a key eastern Ukrainian city on Tuesday, evidence of a hasty retreat that marked a new military...

Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

Indonesia soccer group: Some gates locked in deadly crush

Indonesia Oct 4, 2022 / 6:52 am

MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — Delays in unlocking the gates at an Indonesian soccer stadium after violence broke out at the end of a match contributed to a...

Man stands trial for rape in Australian Parliament House

Man stands trial for rape in Australian Parliament House

Australia Oct 4, 2022 / 6:40 am

A government staffer described herself “as drunk as she’d ever been in her life” on the night she alleges she was raped inside the Australian...

Trump rallies drift to fringe ahead of potential 2024 bid

Trump rallies drift to fringe ahead of potential 2024 bid

United States Oct 4, 2022 / 6:26 am

Paige Cole is one of the “Anons.” The mother of three from Eastpointe, Michigan, says Joe Biden is a sham president and believes Donald Trump will...

N. Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

N. Korea sends missile soaring over Japan in escalation

Japan Oct 3, 2022 / 6:06 pm

North Korea on Tuesday fired an intermediate-range ballistic missile over Japan, its neighbors said, escalating tests of weapons designed to strike key targets...

Oath Keepers trial: 'Armed rebellion' plan, prosecutor says

Oath Keepers trial: 'Armed rebellion' plan, prosecutor says

Washington, DC Oct 3, 2022 / 9:15 am

The founder of the Oath Keepers extremist group and four associates planned for an “armed rebellion” to stop the transfer of presidential power on...

Sweden sends special diving vessel to area of Baltic pipeline leaks

Sweden sends special diving vessel to area of Baltic pipeline leaks

Baltic Sea Oct 3, 2022 / 9:07 am

Sweden has sent a vessel capable of “advanced diving missions” to the Baltic Sea area where ruptured undersea pipelines had leaked natural gas for...

Hurricane Orlene hits Mexico's Pacific coast near Mazatlan

Hurricane Orlene hits Mexico's Pacific coast near Mazatlan

Mexico Oct 3, 2022 / 8:40 am

Hurricane Orlene made landfall on Mexico’s Pacific coast near the tourist town of Mazatlan on Monday. Orlene lost some strength after roaring over the...

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