• Taiwan quake kills at least eight, fells apartment block
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 9:54 am

    Most of those killed were in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed. […]

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  • N. Korea says rocket launch could happen as early as Sunday
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 10:53 am

    North Korea's planned launch of a long-range rocket could happen within a matter of hours, after Pyongyang shortened and brought forward the start of the launch window to Sunday. An updated notification sent by Pyongyang to UN agencies on Saturday -- a copy of which was released by the South Korean government -- said the launch would now take place between February 7-14. The updated notice sent […]

  • 11 dead, hundreds rescued as strong quake rattles Taiwan
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 11:35 am

    Rescuers race to find additional survivors after a powerful earthquake struck southern Taiwan. […]

  • Astronaut Edgar Mitchell, 6th man on moon, dies in Florida
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 12:35 am

    MIAMI (AP) — Apollo 14 astronaut Edgar Mitchell, who became the sixth man on the moon when he and Alan Shepard helped NASA recover from Apollo 13's "successful failure" and later devoted his life to exploring physics, the mind, and unexplained phenomena such as psychics and aliens, has died in Florida. He was 85. […]

  • Death toll rises to 7 in Taiwan quake
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 11:00 am

    At least 230 people have been pulled out from rubble, and nearly 380 are injured. […]

  • Tampa police: 1 dead, 7 injured in shooting at club
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 10:38 am

    Tampa police say a shooting at a strip club has left one person dead and seven others injured. Lt. Ruth Cate said early Saturday that one person among those shot at Club Rayne was confirmed as being dead ... […]

  • Pope, Russian patriarch to talk about persecution of Christians
    Posted on February 5, 2016 at 12:01 pm

    The patriarch of Russia's Orthodox Church will take part in an historic first meeting with the Roman Catholic pontiff on Feb. 12 because of the need for a joint response to the persecution of Christians in the Middle East, the Orthodox Church said. Senior Orthodox cleric Metropolitan Hilarion said that long-standing differences between the two churches remain, most notably a row over the status […]

  • Strong quake hits Taiwan, killing 3; 221 rescued from rubble
    Posted on February 6, 2016 at 1:37 am

    A 6.4-magnitude earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, toppling at least one high-rise residential building and trapping people inside. Firefighters rushed to pull out survivors. […]

  • Assange sex case sinks in international quagmire
    Posted on February 5, 2016 at 7:20 pm

    LONDON (AP) — It started more than five years ago as what appeared to be a fairly simple sex crime case: two women in Sweden came forward to accuse Julian Assange of sexual misconduct. […]