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Italy earthquake death toll rises to 267

Strong aftershocks were hampering rescue efforts inItaly on Friday as the death toll from the earthquake increased to 267.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:14:55 -0400
5 decades, 220,000 deaths later, Colombia says it has a deal

The longest-running armed conflict in the Western Hemisphere is coming to a close.

      
 
 

Thu, 25 Aug 2016 06:53:52 -0400
US fires warning shot on Iranian ship

In the most serious of a number of incidents in the same area this week, a U.S. defense official said on Thursday, a U.S. Navy ship fired warning shots after an Iranian fast-attack craft approached two U.S. ships in the northern Gulf.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:15:27 -0400
French court to rule on beach burkini bans

A French court was expected to rule Friday on whether to overturn a controversial,temporary ban on Muslim-friendly burkini swimsuits.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 07:50:27 -0400
Burkini sales soar after French ban

In certain towns in France, women are being fined and ordered to change for wearing Burkinis, but that hasn't slowed down sales of the swimwear.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:27:19 -0400
Drone footage captures Italy quake devastation

Drone footage showed buildings reduced to rubble in the central Italian town Pescara del Tronto. (Aug. 25)

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:13:22 -0400
Italian chefs comfort earthquake victims with food

Survivors of a deadly earthquake in central Italy get a hot meal thanks to a volunteer chefs association, and the Civil Protection Agency sets up tents for the night. Video provided by AFP

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 06:09:31 -0400
Report: Turkey car bombing kills at least 11 police

The attack is the latest in a series of bombings on police or military equipment in Turkey.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 05:24:31 -0400
Rescuers scramble as death toll rises to 267 in Italy quake

Hundreds of aftershocks jolt hard-hit regions of central Italy.

      
 
 

Fri, 26 Aug 2016 03:07:57 -0400
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