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GoPro: Descent Into the Lava of Marum video GoPro: Descent Into the Lava of Marum

The first of the HERO4: The Adventure of Life in 4K…

Raw: Hawaii Lava Approaching Village Road video Raw: Hawaii Lava Approaching Village Road

The lava flow on the Big Island of Hawaii was 225…

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A setback for space tourism
A setback for space tourism

A winged spaceship designed to take tourists on excursions beyond Earth's atmosphere exploded during a test flight Friday…

China experimental moon orbiter returns
China experimental moon orbiter returns

China has successfully recovered an experimental spacecraft that flew around the moon and back in a test run for the country's…

London skatepark wins heritage listing
video London skatepark wins heritage listing

A skatepark in east London became the first in Europe to be listed as a heritage site on Wednesday, after the government…

Virgin galactic rocket explodes, one dead
video Virgin galactic rocket explodes, one dead

A Virgin Galactic space tourism rocket exploded Friday after taking off on a test flight, killing one person aboard and…

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UN panel scrambling to finish climate report

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) After an all-night session, the U.N.'s expert panel on climate science is scrambling to finish…

8 convicted for alleged same-sex wedding in Egypt

CAIRO (AP) An Egyptian court has convicted eight men for "inciting debauchery" following their appearance in an alleged…

Russia's top radio station slapped by government

MOSCOW (AP) The Russian government's communications watchdog has issued a warning to a top independent radio station over…

Bikers cancel party after police recover bar

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) No bar, no party. Danish police say members of a biker gang have called off a planned party after…

Cruise ship stuck off Norway, no damage

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) Norwegian rescue officials say a Bahamas-registered cruise liner with more than a thousand people…

Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province

BAGHDAD (AP) Iraqi officials say Islamic State group lines up, kills 50 tribesmen, women in Anbar province.

Iraqi officials: IS extremists line up, kill 50

BAGHDAD (AP) Islamic State group extremists lined up and shot dead at least 50 tribesmen and women in Iraq's Anbar province…

2nd soldier claims presidency in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) A largely unknown military colonel emerged early Saturday to say he had taken the helm of…

Afghan president: Corruption, security top issues

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) Afghan President Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai has vowed that his crackdown on official corruption will…

UK warns travelers they could be terror targets

LONDON (AP) Britain has taken the unusual step of issuing a general terror warning to all U.K. travelers overseas because…

Yemen Shiite rebels kill 4 Islamist party guards

SANAA, Yemen (AP) Yemen Shiite rebels attacked an Islamist party headquarters in a central province killing four guards…

Iran says 93 percent of executions drug-related

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) Responding to a United Nations report criticizing death sentences in Iran, a senior official in the Islamic…

Boat capsizes while crossing India dam; 6 dead

PATNA, India (AP) An overcrowded rowboat capsized while crossing a dam's waters in the eastern Indian state of Bihar on…

South Africa arrests 2 Vietnamese for poaching

JOHANNESBURG (AP) South African police have arrested two Vietnamese and confiscated a large number of rhinoceros horns…

Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepare for Syria battle

MURSITPINAR, Turkey (AP) Iraqi peshmerga fighters prepared Saturday to battle Islamic State group militants in the Syrian…

Body of Zambian president arrives home

LUSAKA, Zambia (AP) A chartered plane carrying the body of Zambian President Michael Sata arrived on Saturday in Zambia…

Ukraine rebels to hold election, despite criticism

DONETSK, Ukraine (AP) Rebel-held territories in eastern Ukraine prepared Saturday to elect legislators and executives in…

Australia wildfires kill firefighter, raze 2 homes

SYDNEY (AP) A firefighter has been killed and at least two homes have been destroyed by Australian spring wildfires, officials…

Filipinos remember typhoon dead on All Saints' Day

MANILA, Philippines (AP) Filipinos paid their respects to departed loved ones Saturday in All Saints' Day rituals in cemeteries…

Australia batsmen reeling in 2nd test vs. Pakistan

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) Australia was left staring at a second consecutive defeat after slumping to 239-8…

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Nasa rocket explodes on lift-off
Nasa rocket explodes on lift-off

Rocket taking cargo to ISS as part of US$1.9bn project exploded after lift-off – and the whole frightening scene was captured…

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Paper: Isis offered to pay teen $32,000
Paper: Isis offered to pay teen $32,000

A 14-year-old boy suspected of planning a series of bombings in Vienna was reported yesterday to have been offered US$25,000…

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