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Blog Post Archive

Italy's Renzi says four more dead recovered from ferry

2 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said on Monday that four more bodies had been recovered from the car ferry that caught fire off the coast of Greece, bringing the death toll to five. Renzi said during an end-yearShow More Summary

Hundreds still awaiting airlift on stricken Italian ferry

8 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Renee Maltezou and Gavin Jones ATHENS/ROME (Reuters) - Italian and Greek helicopter crews worked into the night to airlift passengers off a burning ferry adrift in the Adriatic Sea, battling darkness and bad weather that hampered rescue efforts by other ships throughout Sunday. Show More Summary

Tensions with New York City police go beyond racial issues: commissioner

10 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Frank McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tensions between New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police are rooted in issues that go beyond racial relations, the police commissioner said on Sunday, a day after the funeral of one of the two officers slain a week ago in their patrol car. Show More Summary

Official: Missing AirAsia jet believed to be at bottom of sea

11 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

Ongoing search and rescue operations with military assets deployed from Indonesia.

Search resumes for missing AirAsia jet

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

The plane carrying 162 people disappeared over stormy waters en route to Singapore.

NYPD chief says rift between police and mayor 'will go on for a while'

13 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton says the rift between the NYPD and Mayor Bill de Blasio will continue for the foreseeable future.

Tensions with New York City police go beyond racial issues: commissioner

17 hours agoNews : The Newsroom

By Frank McGurty NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tensions between New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and the police are rooted in issues that go beyond racial relations, the police commissioner said on Sunday, a day after the funeral of one of two officers slain a week ago as they sat in their patrol car. Show More Summary

Hundreds trapped as ferry burns in heavy seas off Greece

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

By Renee Maltezou ATHENS (Reuters) - Hundreds of passengers were trapped on a burning car ferry off Greece on Sunday, pleading to be rescued by a flotilla of nearby ships that battled storm conditions in open water to try to reach them. Show More Summary

Photo: AirAsia Flight QZ8501 disappears

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

An airport official checks a map of Indonesia at the crisis center set up by local authority for the missing AirAsia flight QZ8501, at Juanda International Airport in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Sunday, Dec. 28, 2014. The AirAsia...Show More Summary

Teen charged with arson in Missouri protest

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(Reuters) - A teen was charged Saturday with arson after police say he confessed to setting a convenience store on fire during anti-police violence protests in a St. Louis suburb last week, according to officials and media reports. Joshua Williams, 19, was in the St. Show More Summary

Michael Sam: Coming out was right thing to do

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Sam dismissed the thought that his sexuality has cost him a spot in the NFL.

Plane carrying 162 people goes missing between Indonesia and Singapore

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Indonesia air traffic control lost contact with Air Asia flight QZ8501 bound for Singapore from the the Indonesian city of Surabaya was lost on Sunday morning.

Syria 'ready to participate' in Moscow peace talks

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

DAMASCUS (AP) — Syrian state-run TV said Saturday that the government is prepared to take part in peace talks hosted by Russia next month, but the unnamed foreign ministry official it cited suggested the scope of the negotiations would be limited to "preliminary" talks meant to pave the way for a conference in Syria itself.

Two snowmobilers die, one rescued after plunging into Montana lake

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(Reuters) - Two men died and a third was rescued from a Montana lake when their snowmobiles plunged into the ice-covered body of water as they attempted to cross to the other side, local officials said Saturday. A group of five maleShow More Summary

Death penalty states unmoved by botched execution

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

Oklahoma's last execution went so badly that the state tried to cancel it before it was over. With the inmate writhing while the lethal drugs seeped into his body, his executioners drew the viewing gallery curtains, concealing what the warden later described as "a bloody mess."

AP-Times Square poll: Most feeling good about 2015

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans are closing out 2014 on an optimistic note, according to a new Associated Press-Times Square Alliance poll. Nearly half predict that 2015 will be a better year for them than 2014 was, while only 1 in 10 think it will be worse. There's room for improvement: Americans give the year gone by a resounding 'meh.'

N. Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages, insults Obama

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The Interview."

Oregon mother calls daughter's East Timor release 'Christmas present'

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Alex Dobuzinskis (Reuters) - The mother of an Oregon woman newly freed from two months of imprisonment in East Timor said on Friday that news of her daughter's release was a "fantastic Christmas present," but it remained uncertain how soon she could return to the United States. Show More Summary

Will 'The Interview' change how Hollywood does business?

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Interview" was never supposed to be a paradigm-shifting film. But unusual doesn't even begin to describe the series of events that transpired over the past few weeks, culminating in the truly unprecedented move by a major studio to release a film in theaters and on digital platforms simultaneously.

Former 'Saved by the Bell' actor Dustin Diamond arrested in Wisconsin

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

(Reuters) - Former "Saved by the Bell" actor Dustin Diamond, who played the nerdy "Screech" on the high school sitcom, has been arrested for stabbing a man with a switchblade at a bar north of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, police said on Friday. Show More Summary

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