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Doctors Without Borders leaves bombarded hospital

Medical charity blames U.S. airstrike in Afghanistan for destroying its hospital and killing 19 people; humanitarian crisis started by Taliban's city takeover worsens

Flash flooding kills at least 16 on French Riviera

Torrents of muddy water trap people in cars, a campsite and a retirement home in southern France; three still missing

U.S. airstrike apparently hits hospital in Afghanistan

A hospital in Afghanistan operated by the humanitarian group Doctors Without Borders was apparently hit by a U.S. airstrike

?Coast Guard locates life ring from ship lost off Bahamas

Life ring spotted about 70 miles northeast of the last known position of the El Faro before it lost contact during Hurricane Joaquin

American wingsuit flyer dies in crash in Switzerland

Johnny Strange, 23, scaled tallest peaks on every continent before he was 18

Vatican fires priest after he announces he's gay

Monsignor comes out on eve of meeting of world's Catholic bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees, more traditional families

Tensions increase as Russia targets ISIS in Syria

President Obama is calling Russia's entry into the Syrian war "a recipe for disaster," especially since U.S. warplanes are also in the skies over the war zone

U.S. warplanes may have hit Afghan medical clinic

U.S. airstrikes may have killed nine local staffers at a medical clinic run by Doctors Without Borders during a bombing raid in the provincial city of Kunduz in northern Afghanistan

U.S.: Strike may have caused Afghan "collateral damage"

Doctors Without Borders staff killed after explosion near Afghanistan hospital that may have been caused by U.S. airstrike

?Teen's slaying of Sydney police worker may have terror links

17-year veteran of the police force's finance department shot from behind by teenager in Sydney suburb, police say

Obama: Russia will get bogged down in Syria

At a White House press conference Friday, President Obama called out Vladimir Putin for bombing rebels and civilians in Syria to prop up the Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad

Nine dead in Guatemala mudslide, dozens missing

150 families live where the rain-sodden hillside collapsed onto houses just before midnight, burying them up to 50 feet deep

Airstrikes "useless" unless coordinated, Syrian FM says

Assad gov't official also tells UN that Russia's decision to start bombing targets is effective because it supports Syria's efforts to combat terrorism

Cargo ship goes missing as Joaquin batters Bahamas

U.S. Coast Guard searching for cargo ship traveling from Florida that went missing during Category 4 storm

Australia deports American anti-abortion activist

Country's highest court ruled that he posed a threat to public order amid concerns he could incite violence against women

French nab flush mystery man in routine customs check

He says he's a businessman from Hungary, but after officials found $2.1M in his trunk, he has some explaining to do

Who's fighting in the complex Syrian war?

Breakdown of the countries and groups fighting in the air and on the ground in the war that has claimed more than 250K lives

Mexico: Speeded extraditions not due to embarrassment

Official insists streamlined extradition process for drug traffickers not prompted by brazen escape of "El Chapo" from high-security lockup

U.S. military plane crash kills 11 in Afghanistan

A C-130 transport plane went down just after takeoff at Jalalabad air base

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