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    • 12:25 AM, Jul. 23, 2014

    Flight bans show skittishness over trouble spots

    In a sign of increased caution about flying near combat zones, several U.S. and European airlines halted flights to Israel today after a rocket landed near Tel Aviv's Ben Gurion Airport.

    • 12:18 AM, Jul. 23, 2014

    Parts of Chinese city sealed for bubonic plague

    Beijing Parts of a northern Chinese city have been quarantined after state media said a man there died of bubonic plague.

    • 3:45 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Plane crash bodies removed from Ukraine war zone

    A train bearing the dead from the downed Malaysian airliner reached Ukrainian government-held territory at long last Tuesday, but the pro-Russian separatists in control of the crash site showed little willingness to allow the full-scale investigation demanded by world leaders.

    • 12:33 AM, Jul. 23, 2014

    Thieves got into 1K StubHub accounts, officials say

    New York Cyber thieves got into more than 1,000 StubHub customers' accounts and fraudulently bought tickets for events through the online ticket reseller, a law enforcement official and the company said Tuesday.

    • 12:29 AM, Jul. 23, 2014

    Military suicides up a bit, but more seeking help

    Washington Suicides among active-duty military have increased a bit this year compared with the same period last year, but Pentagon officials say they are encouraged that more service members are seeking help through hotlines and other aid programs.

    • 3:31 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Gaza rocket lands near Israel's main airport

    Jerusalem A rocket fired from the Gaza Strip landed near Israel's main airport Tuesday, wounding one Israeli and prompting all U.S.

    • 3:43 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Racehorse owned by Britain's queen fails dope test

    A racehorse owned by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine.

    • 1:53 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Last body found in Washington mudslide

    The Snohomish County sheriff's office in Washington state says search and rescue personnel believe they have found the last body from the March 22 mudslide that killed 43 people at Oso, Washington.

    • 5:10 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    U.S.: No evidence of direct Russian link to Ukraine plane crash

    Washington Senior U.S. intelligence officials say they have no evidence of direct Russian government involvement in the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17.

    • 7:06 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Protesters in Malaysia seek justice from Russia for plane crash victims

    Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Protesters marched on the Russian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur on Tuesday, waving placards and demanding justice for victims of the Malaysia Airlines flight that was shot down over Ukraine last week.

    • 3:37 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Police probing Brooklyn Bridge flag switch

    New York Two large American flags atop the Brooklyn Bridge one of New York City's most heavily secured landmarks were replaced sometime during the night with white banners that were spotted Tuesday morning fluttering in the wind.

    • 3:33 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

    Los Angeles A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles.

    • 10:57 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Maryland parents accused of locking up autistic twin sons

    Rockville, Md. A Maryland couple is accused of keeping their autistic, 22-year-old twin sons locked in a basement room at night with no furniture and only a tiny window for light.

    • 12:16 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Purple Heart sent to girl stabbed 19 times by classmates in Wisconsin

    Waukesha, Wis. The Wisconsin girl stabbed 19 times, allegedly by classmates trying to please a fictional online character, has received a military Purple Heart from an anonymous donor.

    • 6:33 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    11 parents of Nigeria's abducted girls die

    Lagos, Nigeria About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again.

    • 12:22 PM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

    Oklahoma City An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected ...

    • 11:19 AM, Jul. 22, 2014
    • 10:46 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    JetBlue pilot among 6 arrested in Boston drug bust

    Boston A JetBlue pilot from Florida is among six people arrested by Boston police over the weekend in an investigation of drug dealing incidents near the ...

    • 10:08 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Typhoon deaths rise to 151 as China reports more

    Beijing The death toll from the strongest typhoon to hit China's south in decades was raised to 46 on Tuesday, increasing the overall toll to 151 people dead ...

    • 10:03 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Man guilty of pushing wife off cliff in Maine faces August sentencing

    Rockland, Maine Prosecutors and a defense attorney for a man convicted of bashing his wife's head with a rock and pushing her off a cliff say the man's ...

    • 9:36 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Wright brothers' mechanic honored at Ohio museum

    Dayton, Ohio The man who built the engine for Orville and Wilbur Wright's first powered aircraft has finally gotten his due.

    • 8:21 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Driver stops to help ducklings, gets $100 ticket in New Hampshire

    Newfields, N.H. A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $100 ticket.

    • 7:59 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    T-shirt typo turns heads at Mandela bicycle ride

    Johannesburg Nelson Mandela had a way with words, but not quite like this.

    • 7:37 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    1 killed, 65 hurt in Turkish tanker truck blast

    Ankara, Turkey Turkey's state-run news agency says a tanker truck carrying liquefied petroleum gas, or LPG, has overturned and exploded on a highway in ...

    • 7:36 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Body of missing South Korean shipping tycoon, blamed for ferry disaster, found

    Seoul, South Korea South Korean police said Tuesday that a badly decomposed body found surrounded by liquor bottles in a field last month was that of a ...

    • 6:47 AM, Jul. 22, 2014

    Big milestone for Britain's little prince

    London The palace is releasing special pictures, the Royal Mint is striking a commemorative coin and newspapers are publishing glowing tributes.

    • 10:58 PM, Jul. 21, 2014

    Final journey begins in Ukraine for jet crash victims

    Hrabove, Ukraine Bowing to international pressure Monday, pro-Moscow separatists released a train packed with bodies and the black boxes from the Malaysia Airlines plane, four ...

  1. Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

    Worley, Idaho A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino.

    • 6:52 PM, Jul. 21, 2014

    Peace doubt rises as Mideast conflict grows

    Gaza City, Gaza Strip The top Hamas leader in the Gaza Strip signaled Monday that the Islamic militant group will not agree to an unconditional cease-fire with Israel, while ...

    • 11:28 PM, Jul. 21, 2014

    Foxx urges Congress to tackle long-term highway bill

    Washington Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx blasted the failure of Congress to again pass a long-term highway bill, saying the latest short-term bill was putting the ...

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George Harrison memorial tree killed by beetles

Visitors walk past a plaque marking the George Harrison Tree, in Griffith Park on Tuesday. The pine grew to more than 12 feet tall before succumbing to a bark beetle infestation and removed last month. APLos Angeles A tree planted in Los Angeles to honor former Beatle George Harrison has been killed by beetles. -- Read More

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