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Chinese man sentenced to death for bus blaze

BEIJING (Reuters) - A court in northern China on Sunday sentenced a man to death for starting a bus fire in January that killed 18 people, the government said.<p>Firefighters are seen working inside a burnt bus after a fire on a street in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, China, January 5, …

U.S. completes complex test of layered missile defense system

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military on Sunday hailed the success of a complex $230 million test of the U.S. missile defense system that it said showed the ability of the Aegis and THAAD weapons systems to identify and destroy ballistic and cruise missiles at once.<p>A Terminal High Altitude Area …

1 dead, 1 hurt in Winston-Salem State University shooting

Authorities were searching for a suspected gunman, but police and university spokesman Aaron Singleton would provide no identifying details. The historically black school urged visitors to the campus to stay away, but said student services were operating normally and that classes will be held on …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Russian plane crashes in Sinai, killing all 224 people on board

<b>Cairo (CNN) —</b> A Russian passenger plane crashed early Saturday in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, killing all 224 people aboard, officials said.<p>Russian state media reported that many of the 217 passengers on Kogalymavia Flight 9268 were Russians returning from vacation. The passenger manifest included 17 …