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  • Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; at least 2 killed

    Hurricane Ophelia's remnants batter UK, Ireland; at least 2 killed

    Monday, October 16 2017 11:06 AM EDT2017-10-16 15:06:36 GMT
    The roof of Cork City's soccer stadium has partially collapsed as Ophelia's winds batter Ireland. (Twitter)The roof of Cork City's soccer stadium has partially collapsed as Ophelia's winds batter Ireland. (Twitter)
    LONDON (AP) - The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland on Monday, killing at least two people and causing widespread power outages as the storm headed for Britain.    The first known victim was a woman who was driving near the Irish village of Aglish when a tree fell on her car, authorities said.    Gusts of up to 80 mph were reported 30 years to the day after a weather event dubbed the "Great Storm of 1987" battered southern England and kille...
    LONDON (AP) - The remnants of Hurricane Ophelia battered Ireland on Monday, killing at least two people and causing widespread power outages as the storm headed for Britain.    The first known victim was a woman who was driving near the Irish village of Aglish when a tree fell on her car, authorities said.    Gusts of up to 80 mph were reported 30 years to the day after a weather event dubbed the "Great Storm of 1987" battered southern England and kille...
  • Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

    Scientists witness huge cosmic crash, find origins of gold

    Monday, October 16 2017 10:31 AM EDT2017-10-16 14:31:22 GMT
    The collision happened in the galaxy NGC 4993, about 130 million light-years from Earth. Although this is far from Earth, the galaxy is a neighbor "just around the corner" from our own, the Milky Way, according to astronomers. Hide Caption 5 of 8 The mergThe collision happened in the galaxy NGC 4993, about 130 million light-years from Earth. Although this is far from Earth, the galaxy is a neighbor "just around the corner" from our own, the Milky Way, according to astronomers. Hide Caption 5 of 8 The merg

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A violent collision of two super-dense neutron stars in a distant galaxy has helped astronomers uncover cosmic secrets, including where gold comes from.    Scientists revealed Monday that detectors in space and on earth picked up the crash's faint signals in mid-August. Telescopes on every continent were able to see and measure light and energy emerging from the crash.    The collision generated a fierce burst of gamma rays and a gravitational w...

    WASHINGTON (AP) - A violent collision of two super-dense neutron stars in a distant galaxy has helped astronomers uncover cosmic secrets, including where gold comes from.    Scientists revealed Monday that detectors in space and on earth picked up the crash's faint signals in mid-August. Telescopes on every continent were able to see and measure light and energy emerging from the crash.    The collision generated a fierce burst of gamma rays and a gravitational w...

  • Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

    Somalia truck bombing toll over 300 as funerals begin

    Monday, October 16 2017 4:44 AM EDT2017-10-16 08:44:52 GMT
    Photo: SAID YUSUF WARSAME / EPAPhoto: SAID YUSUF WARSAME / EPA
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced.    Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance service said more people had died of their wounds in the past few hours.    Funerals began, and the death toll was expected to rise again.    Saturday's truck bombing targeted a...
    MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) - The death toll from Saturday's truck bombing in Somalia's capital is now over 300, the director of an ambulance service said Monday, as the country reeled from the deadliest single attack it's ever experienced.    Dr. Abdulkadir Adam of Aamin Ambulance service said more people had died of their wounds in the past few hours.    Funerals began, and the death toll was expected to rise again.    Saturday's truck bombing targeted a...
  • Car hits pedestrians outside London museum; some injured

    Car hits pedestrians outside London museum; some injured

    Saturday, October 7 2017 7:30 PM EDT2017-10-07 23:30:15 GMT

    LONDON (AP) - London police say emergency services are outside the Natural History Museum in London after a car struck pedestrians. Police say a number of people have been injured and one person has been detained at the scene.

    LONDON (AP) - London police say emergency services are outside the Natural History Museum in London after a car struck pedestrians. Police say a number of people have been injured and one person has been detained at the scene.

  • Six dead, 15 missing in Colombian ferry sinking

    Six dead, 15 missing in Colombian ferry sinking

    Monday, June 26 2017 7:59 AM EDT2017-06-26 11:59:47 GMT

    A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing, officials said.

    A tourist boat packed with about 160 passengers for the holiday weekend capsized Sunday on a reservoir near the Colombian city of Medellin, leaving at least six people dead and 15 missing, officials said.

  • Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

    Ariana Grande returns to Manchester stage for benefit show

    Sunday, June 4 2017 4:04 PM EDT2017-06-04 20:04:57 GMT
    Photo: Ariana Grande / YouTubePhoto: Ariana Grande / YouTube
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ariana Grande returned to the Manchester stage two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 victims at her concert in the city, singing upbeat and motivational pop anthems as the audience cheered loudly for the singer. Grande emerged onstage for the One Love Manchester concert Sunday, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground. She appeared teary-eyed and emotional as she performed "Be Alright" and "Break Free." Before her performance...
    MANCHESTER, England (AP) - Ariana Grande returned to the Manchester stage two weeks after a suicide bombing killed 22 victims at her concert in the city, singing upbeat and motivational pop anthems as the audience cheered loudly for the singer. Grande emerged onstage for the One Love Manchester concert Sunday, held at the city's Old Trafford cricket ground. She appeared teary-eyed and emotional as she performed "Be Alright" and "Break Free." Before her performance...
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