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Rain-triggered landslide buries homes in remote Indian village, killing at least 17

NEW DELHI - Torrential rains triggered a massive landslide that buried a remote village in western India on Wednesday, killing at least 17 people as it swept away scores of houses and possibly trapping many more people under debris,...

posted: July 30,2014

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Israeli tank shells slam into UN school in Gaza, kill 15; elsewhere, 40 die as war rages

Israeli tank shells slammed into a crowded U.N. school sheltering Gazans displaced by fighting on Wednesday, killing 15 and wounding 90 after tearing through the walls of two classrooms, a spokesman for a U.N. aid agency and a health...

Ukraine official: Rebels lay mines near jet crash site, observers again fail to reach area

DONETSK, Ukraine - International observers turned back Wednesday after making another attempt to reach the site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 went down in eastern Ukraine, and a government official said the area near the zone had been...

Progress reported on 2 California wildfires that prompted evacuations

SHINGLE SPRINGS, Calif. - Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters...

Officials: Pakistani troops foil militant attack on Afghan border post, kill 6 militants

ISLAMABAD - Pakistani security forces in a troubled northwestern tribal region foiled an overnight cross-border attack from Afghanistan, killing six militants, two military officials said Wednesday....

UK gov't holds crisis meeting on Ebola virus and warns of threat; no cases in Britain

LONDON - British officials have held a crisis meeting and warned of a potentially serious threat if the deadly Ebola virus spreads further....

Hospital officials say 33 dead after stampede at rap concert on beach in Guinea's capital

CONAKRY, Guinea - Hundreds of people leaving a late-night rap concert on a beach in Guinea rushed to leave through a single exit, creating a stampede that killed at least 33 people, officials said Wednesday....

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