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Mayor dies after wasp attack

The mayor of a community just outside Montreal died of anaphylactic shock Sunday after being attacked by wasps while on vacation.<p>Lucie Roussel, the mayor of La Prairie, was 51, according to a release issued by the city. Roussel had served as mayor since 2003. A lawyer by training, Roussel is …

Typhoon Matmo threatens mudslides in Taiwan

Typhoon Matmo has slammed in Taiwan, bringing heavy rain, strong winds and the threat of landslides on the mountainous island.<p>Winds traveling at up to 64 knots (33 meters per second) swept over the territory, downing trees, cutting electricity and sending water gushing over roads.<p>"The water is just …

President Obama's fundraising tour to hit Los Angeles, and commuters

President<p>Obama's scheduled arrival in Los Angeles Wednesday afternoon will mean two things: big bucks for his fundraising tour and traffic headaches for commuters as his motorcade hopscotches across the city.<p>Obama will be arriving in L.A. after first stopping in San Francisco. He kicked off his …

California

US pushes for truce as Gaza battle rages

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — The United States announced signs of progress in cease-fire talks Wednesday, but prospects for a quick end to the …

Probe Finds No Tampering With Malaysia Airlines Black Box

There is no evidence that anyone tampered with the cockpit voice recorder — one of the two "black boxes" — recovered from the wreckage of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, investigators said Wednesday. The Dutch Safety Board, which took over the probe from Ukraine, said an international team of experts …

Airplanes

Pro-Russia Rebels Shoot Down Ukrainian Fighter Jets Near Donetsk

Pro-Russian rebels shot down two Ukrainian fighter jets on Wednesday about 25 miles from where Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 was brought down, the country's defense ministry said. "Terrorists brought down two Ukrainian SU-25, the pilots [ejected]," the ministry wrote on its Facebook page. …

Russia

47 Killed in Taiwan Plane Crash

Bodies of Malaysia Airlines crash victims bound for Netherlands

The first of hundreds of simple wooden coffins bearing the bodies of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 passengers arrived in The Netherlands Wednesday, where investigators face the grim task of identifying those killed when the plane was shot down over Ukraine six days ago.<p>The bodies were taken by …