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9h ago

Girl killed in shark attack on Australia’s west coast

Police believe the victim was with friends and jumped off a jet ski to swim with a pod of dolphins in the river when the shark attack occurred.
Great White Shark
Great White Shark
11h ago

Pervez Musharraf, Pakistan's ex-President and U.S. ally in ‘war on terror,’ dies at 71

Musharraf, a former military chief who became president after a bloodless coup in 1999, saw his time in office dominated by the emergence of the Pakistani Taliban.
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Image: FILES-PAKISTAN-POLITICS-MUSHARRAF

22 dead, hundreds injured in Chile wildfires that continue to spread

As of Saturday morning, there were 251 wildfires raging throughout Chile, 151 of which were under control, according to Chile’s Senapred disaster agency.
Volunteers carry supplies for firefighters near trees burning in Puren, Chile, on Feb. 4, 2023.
Volunteers carry supplies for firefighters near trees burning in Puren, Chile, on Feb. 4, 2023.

Wife pays tribute to 'selfless' marine veteran who died treating people in Ukraine

“I can’t imagine our lives without him. I loved him so much, and he loved me so well,” Alex Potter said of her husband Pete Reed.
Pete Reed.
Pete Reed.
1d ago

Palestinians wounded as Israeli army hunts fugitives in West Bank refugee camp

The Israeli army said it was searching for suspects involved in a shooting attack.
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2d ago

Republicans blast Biden, saying suspected Chinese spy balloon proves U.S. isn't deterring Xi

Many prominent Republicans said the U.S. should have shot down the balloon.
President Biden Meets House Speaker McCarthy At White House
President Biden Meets House Speaker McCarthy At White House
2d ago

The U.S. could knock the Chinese balloon out the sky, but it's risky

Still, says Tom Karako of the Center for Strategic & International Studies, "it's a very bad precedent to let this go."
A high altitude balloon floats over Billings, Mont., on Feb. 1, 2023.
A high altitude balloon floats over Billings, Mont., on Feb. 1, 2023.
2d ago

Pope's message of peace and reconciliation inspires people in Congo

“I hope that perhaps the visit of the pope will positively influence our government,” Pamela-Baketana, 27, told NBC News.
Francis is in Congo and South Sudan for a six-day trip, hoping to bring comfort and encouragement to two countries that have been riven by poverty, conflicts and what he calls a "colonialist mentality" that has exploited Africa for centuries. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)
Francis is in Congo and South Sudan for a six-day trip, hoping to bring comfort and encouragement to two countries that have been riven by poverty, conflicts and what he calls a "colonialist mentality" that has exploited Africa for centuries. (AP Photo/Moses Sawasawa)

Former pop star Gary Glitter released from U.K. prison halfway through sentence for sexual abuse

The 79-year-old singer, whose real name is Paul Gadd, was freed from a prison in Dorset, in southwest England.
Gary Glitter arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London
Gary Glitter arrives at Southwark Crown Court in London
2d ago

Indian gay couples begin legal battle for same-sex marriage

If legalized, India would become the second economy in Asia after Taiwan to recognize same-sex marriage.
Utkarsh Saxena, left, and Ananya Kotia walk through a public park in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 18, 2023.
Utkarsh Saxena, left, and Ananya Kotia walk through a public park in New Delhi, India, on Jan. 18, 2023.
2d ago

Surveillance or weather research? Balloon blows U.S.-China diplomacy off course

Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Friday postponed a high-stakes trip to Beijing after a suspected Chinese spy balloon was spotted over U.S. airspace.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks in Washington, D.C.
Secretary of State Antony Blinken speaks in Washington, D.C.