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Teddy bear flies over 200 miles to be reunited with 4-year-old girl

Loganair (ORKNEY, Scotland) -- One beloved teddy bear got left behind by his best friend and had to travel a great distance to be reunited with his owner.Donna, who ...

Mosque attackers unleashed a hail of gunfire on worshipers kneeling in prayer, witness says

iStock/Thinkstock (BIR AL-ABED, Egypt)-- Bodies lined the walls at a mosque in northern Sinai in Egypt after an attack killed hundreds during Friday prayers.An eyewitness described the perpetrators as ...

At least 235 killed in blast, shooting at Egypt mosque

iStock/Thinkstock (CAIRO) -- At least 235 people were killed and 130 more injured in an attack at a mosque during Friday prayers in northern Sinai in Egypt, according to Egyptian ...

95-year-old woman dubbed 'Indiana Joan' under fire for origins of artifacts

Andia/UIG via Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- A 95-year-old woman has come under fire after an Australian newspaper dubbed her a "real-life tomb raider" and "Indiana Joan" for her ...

Police responding to 'customer incident' at London subway station

Jack Taylor/Getty Images (London) -- Officers are responding reports of gunfire on Oxford Street and at the Oxford Circus Tube station in Central London, police said Friday. People were seen ...

North Korea digs trenches where defector crossed DMZ border

Wavebreak Media/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Images taken Wednesday appear to show North Korean soldiers refortifying and digging trenches where a defector escaped last week across the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) ...

Earthquake-ravaged Iranians receive aid with help from Facebook

(NEW YORK) -- Rendered numb from the news of a devastating earthquake in his home country, it took just an hour before Tohid Najafi, a Detroit-based Iranian medical professional, launched ...

US Navy calls off search for three missing sailors two days after crash

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- The U.S. Navy has called off search and rescue efforts for three missing sailors who were on board a C-2A “Greyhound” transport aircraft two days ...

Jailed British mother to face second charge of 'spreading propaganda' in Iranian court, says husband

Ingram Publishing/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Nazanin Zaghari Ratcliffe, the Iranian-British dual citizen who is in jail in Tehran, has been informed by Iranian authorities that she will have a ...

All aboard missing Argentine sub believed to be dead, family of missing sailor says

Argentina Navy/EPA (NEW YORK) --  Family members of the 44 sailors aboard a missing Argentine sub were told that their loved ones were believed to be dead, one of ...

Cheering crowds greet South Korean students taking make-or-break college entrance exams

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- Five hundred students stand in front of the school's main gate. With determined attitude, they take off their school uniform jackets, raise their fists in ...

Parasites, infections in North Korean soldier who defected reveal country's conditions

iStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL, South Korea) -- Hospital records from a young North Korean soldier who defected earlier this month offer telling details about health problems in the closed country.The soldier ...

North Korean soldier who defected to the South loves watching music videos and movies, doctor says

iStock/Thinkstock (SEOUL, South Korea) -- The North Korean soldier who was captured on video defecting to the South is enjoying watching South Korean music videos and the American movie ...

Tillerson declares violence in Myanmar is ethnic cleansing

Masfiqur Sohan/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of State Rex Tillerson described the violence against the Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar's Rakhine state as ethnic cleansing for the first ...

Eight rescued from US Navy aircraft that crashed into sea near Japan

iStock/Thinkstock (NEW YORK) -- A U.S. Navy aircraft with 11 passengers and crew crashed into the Philippine Sea on Wednesday on its return to the USS Ronald Reagan, according ...

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