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world Gaza: 'Israeli Airstrike' Hits Apartment Block

Israeli is said to have launched the attack after warning Hamas would pay a "heavy price" for the death of a four-year-old boy.

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world Shias in Iraq town under ISIS siege face risk of 'massacre,' UN says

The United Nations warned Saturday that a northeast Iraq town under siege by Islamic State militants since June faces risk of a "massacre," if urgent action is not taken to rescue residents. 

15 minutes ago // Sky News

world Blasts In Iraq As UN Warns Of Town 'Massacre'

Bombings in a number of cities leave dozens dead as concerns are raised for 17,000 residents cut off from aid by Islamic fighters.

19 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children, witnesses and Palestinian officials said.Israel has launched some 5,000 airstrikes against Gaza in nearly seven weeks of fighting with Hamas, but Saturday's strike marked the first time an entire high-rise was toppled. The explosion shook nearb

22 minutes ago // ABC

world Volcano Eruption Under Iceland Glacier Leads to Aviation Red Alert

An aviation red alert was issued by Iceland today after a volcano started to erupt with lava flowing under nearly 400 to 900 feet of ice.

27 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Scores feared dead after boat sinks off Libya

At least 20 bodies recovered and 170 missing after boat carrying migrants from Africa capsizes at sea off Tripoli.

30 minutes ago // The Guardian

world Rick Perry looks to turn felony indictment into campaign coup

Texas governor, a presumed 2016 GOP candidate for the presidential nomination, returned to state that unraveled 2012 bid Continue reading...

32 minutes ago // CBS

world Doctor Who co-stars discuss upcoming season

New twelfth doctor Peter Capaldi, co-star Jenna Coleman and head writer and executive producer Steven Moffat join CBS This Morning:Saturday to talk about the new season of televisions longest-running sci-fi show.

34 minutes ago // New York Times

world In Afghan Election, Signs of Systemic Fraud Cast Doubt on Many Votes

More than two million ballots in the June 14 presidential runoff have been called into question, foiling a swift democratic transition and plunging the country into crisis.

37 minutes ago // Sky News

world Gaza: 'Israeli Airstrike' Hits Apartment Block

Witnesses say a 12-storey apartment block in Gaza City has collapsed after being hit by an Israeli airstrike.

37 minutes ago // Al Jazeera

world Iran 'sent soldiers to fight in Iraq'

Hundreds of Iranian troops crossed border to join battle against Islamic State group, sources tell Al Jazeera.

42 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Airlines on alert as eruption begins in Iceland

REYKJAVIK, Iceland Iceland's Bardarbunga volcano began erupting Saturday under the ice of Europe's largest glacier, prompting the country to close the airspace over the volcano.Thousands of small earthquakes have rattled the volcano, located deep beneath the Vatnajokull glacier, in the last week. Seismic data indicated that magma from the volcano was melting ice beneath the glacier's Dyngjujokull icecap, Meteorological Office vulcanologist Melissa Pfeffer said.The remote ar

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world Online petition urges "Nuremberg for Israel" over "Genocide of Palestinians"

ISRAELI WAR CRIMES GENOCIDAL ACTS EXPOSED: " Hundreds of Italians have signed an online petition slamming Israel's actions in the Gaza Strip as a “slow genocide” of the Palestinians and demanding a “Nuremberg trial” for Israel over the “destruction& …

59 minutes ago // Boston Herald

world Sierra Leone makes hiding Ebola patients illegal

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone Sierra Leone has passed a new law imposing possible jail time for anyone caught hiding an Ebola patient a common practice that the World Health Organization believes has contributed to a major underestimation of the current outbreak.The new law, passed Friday, imposes prison terms of up to two years for violators, said lawmaker Ansumana Jaiah Kaikai. It now goes for presidential approval.

1 hour ago // NPR

world Veteran Space Shuttle Astronaut Steven Nagel Dies At 67

The Air Force colonel was among the first group selected by NASA to train for the space shuttle program. He went on to fly four missions, two as commander.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Kurds protest in Paris against Islamic State group

PARIS Hundreds of ethnic Kurds are marching in Paris to demand more international support for civilians in Iraq facing assaults by Islamic State militants.Waving flags, chanting and marching behind a banner, the demonstrators pressed for more humanitarian and military aid for thousands of Yazidi refugees in the Sinjar mountains. Yekbun Eksen, a member of the Federation of Kurdish Associations of France, said the international aid was not yet enough to protect civilians.

1 hour ago // Time

world Israeli Airstrike Collapses Gaza Apartment Tower

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children, witnesses and Palestinian officials said. Israel has launched some 5,000 airstrikes against Gaza in nearly…

1 hour ago // Sky News

world Ebola: Briton Tests Positive In Sierra Leone

The patient is receiving treatment for the virus, which has killed more than 1,427 people since the start of this year's outbreak.

1 hour ago // New York Times

world Whisked Away by the Vatican

It is the first time that a top Vatican ambassador, or nuncio who serves as a personal envoy of the pope has been accused of sexual abuse of minors

1 hour ago // Newsvine

world Explosions hit Donbass Arena, home of Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk -

Early on Saturday morning, two explosions rattled the Donbass Arena, home of Ukrainian Premier League side Shakhtar Donetsk. The club have confirmed numerous damages to the stadium, including damages to the facade, but there were no casualties amongst stadium staff.

1 hour ago // The Guardian

world Chinese fighter jet 'buzzed' US patrol aircraft over Pacific, Pentagon says

US officials say Chinese plane carried out 'unsafe and unprofessional' manoeuvre but China rejects criticism Continue reading...

1 hour ago // Time

world Watch Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Compete in China

Chinese mixed martial arts fighters are beating their way out of poverty, the AFP reported

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a 12-story apartment tower in downtown Gaza City on Saturday, collapsing the building, sending a huge fireball into the sky and wounding at least 22 people, including 11 children, witnesses and Palestinian officials said.Israel has launched some 5,000 airstrikes against Gaza in nearly seven weeks of fighting with Hamas, but Saturday's strike marked the first time an entire high-rise was toppled.The explosion shook

1 hour ago // Fox News

world Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition.

1 hour ago // BBC

world Gas reconnections start after leak

A utility company begins reconnecting some of the 750 homes in Blaenau Gwent which have had their gas supply hit by a water leak.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Bombings kill 30 in Iraq after Sunni mosque attack

BAGHDAD Bombings in Baghdad and the northern city of Kirkuk killed at least 30 people in Iraq on Saturday as the government investigated a deadly attack on a Sunni mosque the day before that has heightened sectarian tensions amid a fragile political transition.In oil-rich Kirkuk, long disputed by Baghdad and the Kurdish regional government, three bombs went off in a crowded commercial district, killing 19 people and wounding another 112, Kirkuk deputy police chief Tarhan Abdel-Rah

1 hour ago // ABC

world Russian Aid Trucks Leave; Highlight Dire Needs

Aid trucks return to Russia as humanitarian disaster looms large in eastern Ukraine

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Russian aid trucks leave; highlight dire needs

DONETSK, Russia Hundreds of Russian aid trucks returned home from rebel-held eastern Ukraine on Saturday, highlighting a dire need for long-term assistance to the region where homes and livelihoods have been destroyed by months of fighting.Ahead of a much-anticipated meeting on Tuesday between the presidents of Russia and Ukraine, German Chancellor Angela Merkel held talks in Kiev with Ukrainian officials and expressed hope for a peaceful solution to the conflict that has claimed

1 hour ago // New York Times

world If They Survive in Ebola Ward, They Work on

At the government hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, the deputy nurse matron is one of perhaps three women on the original Ebola nursing staff who have neither gotten sick nor fled.

1 hour ago // Reuters

world China rejects U.S. criticism over jet encounter

BEIJING Reuters - China on Saturday called US criticism ofan approach by one of its jets to a US Navy patrol plane off the Chinese coast earlier this week "completely groundless" and said its pilot had maintained a safe distance from the US aircraft.

1 hour ago // The Telegraph

world Bombs explodes in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk

Firefighters battle to quell flames engulfing buildings after three blasts detonated near Kurdish military stations in Kirkuk killing more than 10 people

1 hour ago // ABC

world Kurds Protest in Paris Against Islamic State Group

At Paris march, hundreds of Kurds decry Islamic State assaults against civilians in Iraq

1 hour ago // Fox News

world At Paris march, hundreds of Kurds decry Islamic State assaults against civilians in Iraq

Hundreds of ethnic Kurds are marching in Paris to demand more international support for civilians in Iraq facing assaults by Islamic State militants.

1 hour ago // Boston Herald

world Israeli airstrike collapses Gaza apartment tower

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip Witnesses say an Israeli airstrike has collapsed a 12-story apartment tower in central Gaza City.Gaza police say Israeli aircraft fired a warning missile at the roof of the tower at dusk Saturday, followed five minutes later by two missiles with explosives.The blast sent a huge ball of fire and a black cloud of smoke into the air. The explosions shook neighboring buildings.Gaza health official Ashraf al-Kidra says at least 10 people, including f

1 hour ago // Los Angeles Times

world Peaceful protest urged at Eric Garner march on Staten Island

Thousands of people were marching on Staten Island on Saturday to protest the death of Eric Garner, who died more than a month ago after being held in a chokehold by a New York City police officer.

1 hour ago // Sky News

world Ebola: Briton Tests Positive In Sierra Leone

The patient is receiving treatment for the virus, which has killed over 1,427 people since the start of this year's outbreak.