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Lion Air crash: Sonar and drones used in Indonesian search

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:14am
Lion Air flight JT 610, carrying 189 people, plunged into the Java Sea shortly after taking off.

German ex-nurse Niels Hoegel on trial over 100 deaths

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 12:11am
Niels Hoegel administered fatal doses of medication at two northern hospitals, prosecutors say.

Jair Bolsonaro: Anti-corruption judge could be justice minister

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 9:57pm
Brazil's right-wing president elect signals a government post for anti-corruption judge Sergio Moro.

Surgery students 'losing dexterity to stitch patients'

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:34pm
A surgery professor expresses fears over the consequences of a generation more adept at using screens.

Pregnancy gap should be at least a year - researchers

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:33pm
A study says 12-to-18 months is the ideal interval between giving birth and becoming pregnant again.

Cerebral palsy superhero creator: I decided representation matters

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:26pm
Farida Bedwei wanted a comic book character that represented people like her - so she created one.

Brazil economy: Can Bolsonaro ride the 'Bullsonaro wave'?

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:22pm
Businesses and markets are embracing Jair Bolsonaro; but his policies are vague and untested.

'I never knew men could get breast cancer'

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:15pm
Moses Musonga, a 67-year-old Kenyan, got a shock when he was diagnosed with the disease.

Linda Liukas, Hello Ruby and the magic of coding

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 8:08pm
Linda Liukas wants to show children that writing code for computers can be magical.

Bulgaria smashes 'fake passport scam'

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 7:39pm
Officials allegedly sold thousands of people fraudulent documents - and the right to work in the EU.

Deep South woman vying to make history

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 7:25pm
Georgia’s battle for the governor’s mansion reflects changing US demographics - and the women behind it.

A mother reacts to reuniting with her missing son

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 7:21pm
Lyneth Mann-Lewis was been reunited with her son, 31 years after he was abducted.

Mexico president-elect halts partly built airport

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 6:36pm
The partially-built new airport for Mexico City was fiercely opposed by Andres Manuel López Obrador.

Japan’s Princess Ayako surrenders her royal title

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 6:35pm
Female members of Japan's royal family have to surrender their title if they marry a commoner.

US sending 5,200 troops to border with Mexico

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 5:29pm
The president has called the migrant caravan approaching the US an "invasion".

Pittsburgh shooting: White House denies Trump rhetoric to blame

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 4:26pm
The press secretary's voice cracks with emotion as she says the president "adores" Jewish Americans.

Real Madrid sack Julen Lopetegui as manager

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 4:06pm
Real Madrid dismiss Julen Lopetegui as manager after four and a half months and following Sunday's 5-1 thrashing by Barcelona.

Canadian mother reunited with kidnapped son after 31 years

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 3:40pm
Jermaine Allan Mann was allegedly abducted by his father as a toddler and was found living in the US.

Jamal Khashoggi's fiancee on writer's death in Saudi consulate

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 3:21pm
Hatice Cengiz was set to marry the Saudi writer before he was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul.

American held for 13 months over suspected IS links released

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 2:46pm
The dual US-Saudi citizen was seized by Kurdish forces in Syria in 2017 and then transferred to Iraq.

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