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  • Air Algerie jet with 116 on board crashes in Mali

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    OUAGADOUGO, Burkina Faso (AP) — An Air Algerie jetliner carrying 116 people crashed Thursday in a rainstorm over restive Mali, and its wreckage was found near the border of neighboring Burkina Faso — the third major international aviation disaster in a week. The plane, owned by...

  • Sri Lankan asylum seekers to be taken to Australia

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's immigration minister says Sri Lankan asylum seekers who have been languishing on board an Australian customs vessel for weeks will temporarily be brought to the mainland. Immigration Minister Scott Morrison's announcement Friday comes amid a court challenge...

  • Black boxes from Taiwan air crash investigated

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    XIXI, Taiwan (AP) — Investigators on Friday were examining wreckage and flight data recorders for clues into a plane crash on a Taiwanese island that killed 48 people. Stormy weather and low visibility are thought to have been factors in Wednesday's crash of the twin propeller...

  • France says Air Algeria plane wreckage found

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    PARIS (AP) — French officials say that the wreckage of an Air Algeria plane which crashed with 116 people aboard has been found in Mali. A message posted Friday on the website of President Francois Hollande said the wreckage had been clearly identified despite the disintegration of...

  • W.Va. clinic operator faces disciplinary hearing

    Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — A board will conduct a disciplinary hearing for the operator of a West Virginia pain management clinic where an investigation found syringes were being reused. West Virginia Board of Osteopathic Medicine Executive Director Diana Shepard says the board will...

  • Chicken off McDonald's HK menu after food scandal

    Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

    HONG KONG (AP) — McDonald's restaurants in Hong Kong have taken chicken nuggets and chicken filet burgers off the menu after a mainland Chinese supplier was accused of selling expired meat. The fast food chain said late Thursday that it "suspended relevant food ingredients" at Hong...

  • S.Korea lab fails to find out how ferry owner died

    Updated: 7 min ago

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korea's state-run forensic lab said Friday it has failed to determine the cause of death for a fugitive billionaire blamed for April's ferry disaster, amid mounting public criticism that authorities didn't identify his body for a long time and still...

  • Navy secretary: Cost for newest ship will decline

    Updated: 7 min ago

    ABOARD USS INDEPENDENCE (AP) — Operating costs for the U.S. Navy's newest ships will decline and "become more normal" over time, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Thursday. The Navy designed littoral combat ships to have smaller crews and lower costs than other vessels, but a Government...

  • Tornado slams Virginia campground; 2 dead

    Updated: 8 min ago

    CAPE CHARLES, Va. (AP) — Albert Thorn awoke in his rental cottage Thursday to the sound of heavy rain and wind. Then, there was screaming. Within minutes, the sky turned dark, cellphones pinged with emergency messages and a tornado tore through a popular campground, ripping awnings...

  • Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

    Updated: 23 min ago

    BEIJING (AP) — Chinese regulators have concluded Qualcomm Inc., one of the biggest makers of chips used in mobile devices, has a monopoly, a government newspaper reported Friday. Regulators have completed an investigation of Qualcomm, the China Daily newspaper said, citing Xu...

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