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BA flight makes emergency landing in Vancouver with ill crew

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:22am

A plane traveling from San Francisco to London diverted to Vancouver after members of the crew reported feeling ill, British Airways said Tuesday.

German city tells residents: stay indoors after ammonia leak

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

Authorities in the southwest German city of Ludwigshafen are telling residents to stay indoors after an ammonia leak.

Maduro's opponents flame Venezuela birther debate

Joshua Goodman and Jorge Rueda, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

A birther debate in Venezuela is heating up as President Nicolas Maduro's opponents seek to push the embattled socialist leader from office at any cost.

Israeli army: Man killed by gunfire from Egypt

Tia Goldenberg, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:21am

An Israeli man reportedly working on a border fence between Israel and Egypt was shot and killed on Tuesday when gunmen in Egypt opened fire at him, officials from both countries said.

Moldova: 28 police officers detained on bribe suspicions

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

Moldovan prosecutors have detained 28 police officers on suspicion that they took bribes instead of handing out traffic fines.

Ontario nurse charged in deaths of 8 nursing home residents

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

Police say a nurse has been charged with the murders of eight elderly people at nursing homes in southwestern Ontario over seven years.

UN Envoy to Yemen hands peace plan outline to rival parties

Ahmed Al-Haj, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:11am

The United Nations envoy to Yemen has handed an outline for a peace plan to Houthi rebels in control of the capital which includes depriving their rival, President Abed-Rabbo Mansour Hadi, of his authorities and the withdrawal of militias from major cities, a Houthi-affiliated politician says.

Crews start dismantling French camp while migrants remain

Elaine Ganley and Thomas Adamson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 9:01am

Crews in hard hats and orange jumpsuits on Tuesday started dismantling a makeshift camp in France that has become a symbol of Europe's migrant crisis while thousands of people remained there waiting to be relocated.

Hungary summons Russian envoy over 1956 uprising criticism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:51am

Hungary's Foreign Ministry has summoned the Russian ambassador over reportedly disparaging remarks on Russian state media about Hungary's 1956 anti-Soviet uprising.

Brazil probe past gang rape attack of same woman

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:12am

Brazilian authorities said Tuesday they are investigating whether the victim of a gang rape was previously attacked by members of the same drug-dealing group.

Rights group: torture reports after failed coup in Turkey

Zeynep Bilginsoy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 8:03am

A human rights group said Tuesday that Turkish police have tortured or abused detainees following the failed coup attempt in July, a claim that Turkish officials deny.

Iraqi forces battle IS in western town, far from Mosul

Sinan Salaheddin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:50am

Iraqi forces backed by U.S.-led coalition airstrikes battled Islamic State militants for a third day on Tuesday in a remote western town, hundreds of kilometers (miles) to the south of the operation to retake the northern city of Mosul, U.S. and Iraqi officials said.

Theme park accident: 4 dead in Queensland ride malfunction

Euan McKirdy, Rebecca Wright and James Masters, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:45am

Four people were killed at Australia's largest theme park Tuesday when a ride malfunctioned, police said.

Russia: Humanitarian corridors in Syria's Aleppo still open

Philip Issa, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:41am

Russia's Defense Ministry said on Tuesday it was keeping humanitarian corridors out of Syria's Aleppo open following accusations by the U.N. humanitarian chief that warring parties were obstructing medical evacuations from the eastern, rebel-held districts of the city.

Crews have started dismantling the squalid migrant camp in France known as "the jungle"

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:40am

Crews have started dismantling the squalid migrant camp in France known as "the jungle"

Major militant attacks in Pakistan over the past 3 years

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:40am

Militant attacks in Pakistan have killed hundreds of people over the past three years, including many schoolchildren. On Tuesday, authorities were investigating a brazen attack overnight in the Baluchistan provincial capital of Quetta where gunmen stormed a police academy, killing 61 people, mostly police cadets and recruits.

Somali extremists kill 12 non-Muslims in northern Kenya

Tom Odula, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:30am

Islamic extremist gunmen from neighboring Somalia killed 12 people in an attack on non-Muslims in Kenya's northern Mandera County, an official said Tuesday.

Russia: West hypocritical on Aleppo, doing similar in Mosul

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:30am

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says Western outrage over a Russian bombing campaign in the Syrian city of Aleppo is hypocritical because Western governments are carrying out a similar operation in the Iraqi city of Mosul.

Will he chew gum? Japan wary of Philippine leader's visit

Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 25th - 7:30am

The outspoken Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte worries his Japanese hosts. Not just his policy toward the U.S. but also his informal style: Will he chew gum in front of the emperor?