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Two children lucky to survive river rapids tragedy at Australia park, police say

Two children are fortunate to be alive, police said Wednesday, after they were thrown clear and survived an accident that killed their mothers and two other people on a river rapids ride at a popular theme park in Australia. Two men and two women died in the accident on Tuesday at the Dreamworld ... · 3 hours ago

ISIS plotting new attacks against West from Syria, US military says - Iraqi forces evacuate 1,000 civilians near Mosul - ...

ISIS is planning additional "significant" external operations against the West from its de-facto capital in Raqqa, Syria, the top U.S. commander in Iraq told reporters Wednesday. “I will say that we actually aren't sure how pressing it is, and that's what's worrying us,” Lt. Gen. Stephen ... · 30 minutes ago

Explosion at Turkish resort injures at least 10

ANKARA, Turkey – Mayor Menderes Turel said the cause of the explosion at the Antalya Trade and Industry Chamber was not immediately known. He added it may not have been the result of a terror attack. TURKEY-IRAQ RELATIONS REMAIN TENSE ON MOSUL About 10 or 12 people were hurt by flying glass but ... · 25 hours ago

'Fires are still burning in the camp'

French officials in charge of clearing the migrant camp at Calais known as the Jungle say they have accomplished their mission. Sophie Long reports.

BBC · 2 hours ago

Philippine leader Duterte now wants U.S. troops out ‘in the next two years’

BEIJING — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday he wanted U.S. troops out of his country, perhaps in the next two years, underlining his intention to press ahead with a major realignment of his country’s foreign and security policies. It is not the first time Duterte has made this ...

Washington Post · 55 minutes ago

Russia ships will not refuel in Spain

Russia has withdrawn a request for three warships to dock at the Spanish port of Ceuta for refuelling, following concern among Nato allies. The Spanish foreign ministry says the stopovers have now been cancelled. Spain had been coming under pressure from Nato allies not to allow the refuelling of ...

BBC · 2 hours ago

Pakistan Militants Worked With Islamic State to Attack Police College

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — A faction of Pakistani Sunni militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi (LeJ) cooperated with Islamic State this week in an attack on a police college that killed 59 people, the group's spokesman told Reuters on Wednesday. The confirmation of a link between the two Sunni ...

New York Times · 9 hours ago

VIDEO: Powerful earthquake hits Italy

Live Powerful earthquake hits Italy Oct. 26, 2016 - 2:13 - Second earthquake to hit central Italy · 21 minutes ago

Iconic National Geographic 'Afghan Girl' arrested

National Geographic's iconic, green-eyed Afghan Girl  was arrested Wednesday at her home in Peshawar, Pakistan, on charges she possessed a forged national identification card, authorities said. Shahid Ilyas, an official of the Federal Investigation Agency's National Database Registration ...

USA Today · 1 hour ago

Cricket-New Zealand beat India by 19 runs to square series

New Zealand beat India by 19 runs in the fourth one-day international to level the five-match series at 2-2 as the hosts suffered a mid-innings collapse at Ranchi on Wednesday. Chasing 261 for a series clinching win, India were all out for 241 with eight balls to spare. Opener Ajinkya Rahane's ...

Reuters UK · 3 hours ago