Police in Des Moines, Iowa, say 2 officers killed in ambush-style attacks were sitting in their patrol cars when shot

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DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Police in Des Moines, Iowa, say 2 officers killed in ambush-style attacks were sitting in their patrol cars when shot.
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India has stepped up security along its largely porous eastern border with Bangladesh and is using "chili and stun grenades" to block the entry of Rohingya Muslims fleeing from violence in their homel
London's transport regulator Friday stripped Uber of its license to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blow to the taxi app.
Uber loses licence to operate in London: authorities
A Chinese foreign ministry spokesman has said U.
Police suspect man helped terrorists acquire massive amounts of explosives  
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her beleaguered rival Martin Schulz embark on a final push for votes Friday ahead of a weekend election, both seeking to beat back a challenge from the emboldened h
Nepal will measure Mount Everest afresh to settle a controversy over height of the world's tallest peak, especially after some estimates suggested it became a little shorter in the wake of an earthqua
Angry French farmers are blocking Paris' famed Champs-Elysees in a protest against the government's agricultural policy
The usual treatments are failing 60% of the time in some regions of Cambodia, scientists say.
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Police found dagga plants, LSD liquid and hashish (hydroponic) with the street value of approximately R260 000.
Company’s Twitter account repeatedly sent concerned consumers to fake website critical of its handling of data breach
The Institute for Security Studies has warned that the number of poaching incidents in Southern Africa has tripled since 2010.
Rising tensions between the United States and North Korea is spiralling as much from nuclear tests and corresponding sanctions as from the brazen name calling between its two leaders.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday questioned Facebook Inc's decision to overhaul how it handles paid political advertisements amid investigations into alleged Russian inter
MILLVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Officials say they believe a 25-year-old New Jersey woman found dead in her home died from whey they think were gunshot wounds. The Cumberland County Prosecutor’s Offic
ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Health authorities in Greece have issued a public appeal to participate in vaccination and booster shot programs following a spike in measles cases in the country amid an outb
"We are living in hell.” This is according to a Unisa student living in one of Durban’s “bad buildings” that was raided by a special task team.
London's transport regulator on Friday stripped Uber of its licence to operate from the end of the month, affecting over 40,000 drivers in a huge blo
MOSCOW (Reuters) - A Russian submarine fired cruise missiles at jihadi targets in Syria's Idlib province on Friday, the Russian Defence Ministry said, saying it had targeted Islamist militants who had
Turkey's state-run news agency says a vessel carrying migrants has sunk in the Black Sea, killing four people on board.
LAKE FOREST, Calif. - Some television viewers in southern California were startled when an apocalyptic emergency alert flashed on their screens. The Orange County Register reports (http://bit.ly/2wE4
TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese court has ruled that a utility, not the government, should pay compensation to dozens of former residents of Fukushima for losses to their livelihood caused by meltdowns at
HARTSVILLE, S.C. (AP) — Two people have been arrested in the death of a man whose body was found in a burned home in South Carolina. Darlington County Sheriff’s investigators say 22-year-old
Israeli jets have reportedly bombed close to the international airport in Damascus in the third attack by the Israeli military on targets associated with the Lebanese group Hezbollah in as many week
SUMMERVILLE, S.C. (AP) — The death of a South Carolina man during a police chase earlier this year has been ruled a homicide. News outlets report Dorchester County Coroner Paul Brouthers announced
BERLIN (AP) — A German court has sent a man who randomly attacked passengers with an ax at Duesseldorf’s main train station in March to a psychiatric hospital indefinitely. The defendant, a 3
Fate of the nuclear deal remains one of the top stories in world’s mass media. The possible “certify” or “decertify” decision
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OPEC officials have said exports have become a key metric tracked by the market
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa county faces a lawsuit after five of its sheriff’s officers were accused of confiscating and destroying property while executing a search warrant at a wrong ad
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