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Officials: Abducted Nigerian schoolgirls likely split up, taken across border

Nigeria's embattled leader vowed Boko Haram's abduction of hundreds of schoolgirls would be the terror group's undoing, even as authorities admitted Thursday the girls likely have been separated and taken out of the country.<p>President Goodluck Jonathan's statements come amid mounting international …

Flood threats remain, but storm begins to fade, finally

It's almost over.<p>The slow-moving storm system that brought deadly tornadoes to the Plains and the Deep South, and flooding from the Gulf Coast to the Northeast could pop off a few more storms before sliding out to sea, forecasters said Thursday.<p>But, thankfully, the system doesn't appear to have …

Recovery Of Bodies From Sunken Ferry Growing More Difficult

The news Friday from the site of South Korea's ferry disaster includes word that:<p>-- "At least 185 passengers had been confirmed dead, with 117 others still missing." (Yonhap News)<p>-- Prosecutors have "officially attributed the sinking ... to an improper stowage of cargo and a loss of stability …

South Korea's response to ferry sinking assailed; captain apologizes

SEOUL – Angry relatives of passengers aboard a sunken South Korean ferry criticized the government's response Thursday as the ship's captain made an emotional apology for fleeing the vessel before hundreds of others had a chance to get out.<p>As of Thursday afternoon, 287 people remained missing, most …

As nuclear talks begin, US must ask Iran to free 3 Americans being held

As the Obama administration prepares for its next negotiating session with Iranian representatives in picturesque Vienna over Tehran's illicit nuclear weapons program, three Americans are languishing in Iranian custody.<p>Sadly, the U.S. has made no assertive effort to secure the release of the …

Malaysian officials deny claims that missing flight MH370 flew on for hours

The international search operation for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 is to widen into the Indian Ocean, after authorities moved to debunk a string of reports and apparent leads about the fate of the airliner, six days after it vanished.<p>With US warships already deployed in the Strait of …

Ukraine resistance proves problem for Russia

<b>The mood is changing in Crimea.</b><p>On Friday the Russians took over, largely unopposed by their Ukrainian counterparts. Perhaps in the confused aftermath of events in Kiev, the Ukrainians were still wondering whose orders they were supposed to follow.<p>But today there are large groups of Ukrainian …

100,000 evacuated as Indonesia's Mount Kelud erupts

Airports closed and skies blackened as Mount Kelud in Indonesia erupts leading to calls for over 200,000 people to be evacuated from their homes<p>More than 100,000 people were evacuated from areas where volcanic dust and rocks lay up to eight inches thick after Mount Kelud on Java island …

Winter Olympics: Bomb threat forces plane from Ukraine to land in Turkey after hijack attempt

A flight from Ukraine has landed safely in Turkey after a 'severely intoxicated' passenger attempted to hijack the plane and force it to divert to Sochi<p>A jet carrying 110 passengers from <b>Ukraine</b> has landed in Istanbul after a reported hijacking attempt.<p>The plane landed safely at Istanbul's Sabiha …

Can Dogecoin send the Jamaican bobsled team to the winter Olympics?

Jamaica's cash-strapped bobsled team should be able to make it to the Olympics this year thanks to some unlikely donors. At the head of the pack is Reddit's community of Dogecoin enthusiasts, who have collected over $30,000 worth of their virtual currency and are currently in the process of …

Barack Obama, Oprah and Bono to visit South Africa to pay tribute to Mandela

Dozens of heads of state, retired politicians and other assorted luminaries are expected to arrive in South Africa to pay tribute to Nelson Mandela this week. The bulk are due to attend a memorial service on Tuesday morning at the huge FNB football stadium, also open to members of the public, with …

Thieves Who Stole Radioactive Truck Will 'Without a Doubt' Die from Exposure

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Although the dangerous radioactive cargo has been recovered, authorities say the two thieves who …

Typhoon Haiyan: US carrier boosts Philippines relief effort

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