Terminally ill woman delays death-date
Terminally ill woman delays death-date

A woman with terminal cancer whose video about planning to kill herself on Nov 1 went viral, says she will hold on a little…

Plane crashes into building, killing four
Plane crashes into building, killing four

A small plane lost power after takeoff and crashed into a building while trying to return to an airport in the heartland…

Quarantined Ebola nurse goes biking
Quarantined Ebola nurse goes biking

A nurse defied Maine's voluntary quarantine for health care workers who have treated Ebola patients, leaving her home for…

Truck driver jailed for 700 shootings
Truck driver jailed for 700 shootings

A German court jailed a truck driver for 10 and a half years for attempted murder for shooting more than 700 times at other…

World

Police: Man wanted in US police ambush is captured

DUNMORE, Pennsylvania (AP) Authorities say they have captured a man accused of killing one Pennsylvania State trooper and…

Argentina OKs law aimed at luring oil investment

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) Argentina's Congress has passed an energy law aimed at luring foreign investment into its…

Puerto Rico government looks to raise tax on oil

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) Puerto Rico government officials are looking to a 68 percent increase in an oil tax to help…

Review: 'Interstellar' a sublime cosmic knockout

Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar,"…

Review: 'Interstellar' a sublime cosmic knockout

Since his breakthrough with the backward-running "Memento," Christopher Nolan has made a plaything of time. In "Interstellar,"…

NYC chief: No credible threats against marathon

NEW YORK (AP) There are no credible threats against this weekend's New York City Marathon, Police Commissioner William…

Australia set to create $2.25 billion green fund

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) Australia's Senate on Friday passed legislation to create a 2.55 billion Australian dollar ($2.25…

Ukraine, Moscow clinch deal on Russian gas supply

BRUSSELS (AP) Moscow and Kiev on Thursday clinched a deal that will guarantee that Russian gas exports flows into Ukraine…

Allman dropped from Georgia lawsuit in train crash

SAVANNAH, Georgia (AP) Gregg Allman has been dropped from a lawsuit by the family of a film worker killed by a train during…

EU: Moscow, Kiev clinch a deal on gas shipments from Russia to Ukraine through the winter

BRUSSELS (AP) EU: Moscow, Kiev clinch a deal on gas shipments from Russia to Ukraine through the winter.

Strengthening US growth reflects help from Fed

WASHINGTON (AP) The U.S. economy powered its way to a solid annual growth rate of 3.5 percent from July through September…

Cali cartel boss' daughter charged with extortion

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) Authorities in Colombia have jailed the daughter of one of the world's most famous drug lords on…

Tiny Harris defends implants to change eye color

NEW YORK (AP) Reality TV star Tameka "Tiny" Harris, the wife of rapper T.I., has the attention of skeptical eye doctors…

LinkedIn reports 3Q loss but sales climb

NEW YORK (AP) LinkedIn Corp. posted a third-quarter loss on Thursday, but its results were better than expected as revenue…

French town bans clown disguises after assaults

PARIS (AP) A small town outside Montpellier in southern France has banned people from disguising themselves as clowns from…

Jorge Garcia makes the most of 'Hawaii Five-O'

LOS ANGELES (AP) Since playing the lucky-unlucky lottery winner Hurley on "Lost," Jorge Garcia's career has moved along…

Severed arm grabs spotlight at US Civil War museum

FREDERICK, Maryland (AP) A well-preserved human forearm purportedly found shortly after the U.S. Civil War's bloodiest…

20th named tropical storm of the Pacific season, Vance, forms well off the coast of Mexico

MIAMI (AP) 20th named tropical storm of the Pacific season, Vance, forms well off the coast of Mexico.

Costa Rica volcano spews ash, prompts evacuations

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) The Turrialba volcano's largest eruption in over a century rained ash over parts of central Costa…

Real-estate funds needn't be riled by rising rates

NEW YORK (AP) The threat of rising interest rates is raising real fears about real-estate mutual funds. Investors have…

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Space

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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Boy, 14, details terror plans to police
Boy, 14, details terror plans to police

A 14-year-old boy in Austria was remanded in custody after telling police he planned to plant a bomb in a public area and…

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