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Small planes collide in New York State killing two

Pilot and young passenger of one plane killed in accident at 'Young Eagles' event designed to introduce children to aviation<p>Two people, including a child, were killed when two small planes collided in western New York on Saturday at an event to introduce children to aviation, officials said.<p>The …

Serbia Gay Pride march returns after four years

<b>Serbia's first Gay Pride march for four years has been held in the capital Belgrade, amid huge security, including special forces and armoured vehicles.</b><p>Waving rainbow flags, hundreds took the short march through empty streets.<p>Authorities had cancelled the event every year since marchers were …

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American doctor exposed to Ebola to be treated at National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) is preparing to care for an American doctor who was exposed to the Ebola virus while volunteering in Sierra Leone.<p>Out of what the agency called “an abundance of caution”, the physician is expected to be admitted to the special isolation unit at the NIH’s …

China's “Supercave” Takes Title as World's Most Enormous Cavern

China's immense Miao Room cavern is announced as the world's largest cave chamber.<p>China's immense Miao Room cavern, hidden beneath rolling hills and reachable only by an underground stream, is the world's biggest cave chamber, an international mapping team reported on Sunday. (Related: "China's …

Pope Benedict Joints Pope Francis at Vatican Event Focusing on the Elderly

VATICAN CITY — Elderly people, including former Pope Benedict, attended a gathering of the wise and wrinkled at the Vatican on Sunday, where Pope Francis denounced the neglect and abandonment of the old as "hidden euthanasia." During the festive event in St. Peter's Square, Francis addressed some …

Obama: Ferguson Exposed 'Gulf of Mistrust' Between Cops and Communities

President Barack Obama said Saturday that the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Mo. last month exposed the “gulf of mistrust” that …

Going after Islamic State's sources of financing

Shaky video posted to YouTube last week pans across foot-high bundles of $100 bills topped by two shining gold ingots. A man's voice calls for Islamic blessings and says the rich trove — "maybe even millions of dollars" — belongs to Usama Nujaifi, a deputy president of Iraq.<p>Not anymore.<p>Islamic …

led air strikes reportedly hit Islamic State refineries in Syria

Air strikes believed to have been carried out by U.S.-led forces hit three makeshift oil refineries in Syria's Raqqa province early Sunday as part of an assault to weaken Islamic State militants, a monitoring group said.<p>The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the attacks occurred …

California earthquake swarm continues, but slows

The earthquake swarm in Mammoth Lakes continued into Saturday, but it showed signs of slowing.<p>More than 700 small quakes have been recorded in the Mammoth area since Thursday, but the last one of 3.0 magnitude or greater occurred Friday afternoon. And the frequency of the quakes has declined …