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Oakland teachers’ strike ends with 11 percent raise and halt on charter schools

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Atlanta pushing back against airport state takeover plan

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Police officer charged with illegally making, selling guns

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US wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane

ISLAMABAD: The United States is “seeking information” on whether Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, the US Embassy in Islamabad said on Sunday (Mar 3), which may violate the F-16 sale agreements between Washington and Pakistan. READ: Pakistan returns Indian pilot shot down over Kashmir in ‘peace gesture’ Advertisement Pakistan says it did […]

WATCH: 8 injured in emergency at London’s Stansted Airport

Transcript for 8 injured in emergency at London’s Stansted Airport Now to a scare at a London airport forcing passengers to evacuate a plane using the emergency chute. ABC’s Jennifer Eccleston’s has more from our London bureau this morning. Reporter: Good morning. Indeed, frightening moments at London’s stanstead airport. Overnight here you can see emergency […]

WATCH: Search for Osama Bin Laden’s son intensifies

Transcript for Search for Osama Bin Laden’s son intensifies We want to head overseas for the intensifying manhunt for the son of Osama bin laden. The state department issuing a $1 million reward for information leading to his capture. This report from London. Reporter: Tonight, the hunt for hamza bin laden, the son of Osama […]

World Breaking News

US wants to know if Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down Indian warplane

ISLAMABAD: The United States is “seeking information” on whether Pakistan used US-built F-16 jets to down an Indian warplane, the US Embassy in Islamabad said on Sunday (Mar 3), which may violate the F-16 sale agreements between Washington and Pakistan. READ: Pakistan returns Indian pilot shot down over Kashmir in ‘peace gesture’ Advertisement Pakistan says it did […]



Asia Breaking News

Commentary: An Italian port dreams of being the Singapore of the Adriatic Sea, as it awakens to China’s siren call

SINGAPORE: Nestled in the embrace of the Adriatic Sea, near the border where Italy meets Croatia and Slovenia lies Trieste, a reawakened town of 200,000 people. A frontier city, Trieste has come under various administrations in its over 2,000 year history – and had been a small port under the Austrian-Hungary port at one point, […]

Commentary: Broken trust, when officials rush to close southern Philippines church bombing case

JAKARTA: The Philippine government’s premature declaration that Indonesians were the perpetrators of the Jolo cathedral bombing last month has set back the prospects for regional cooperation on terrorism and reinforced a perception among Indonesian counterparts of the Philippines as an unreliable and unprofessional partner. The eagerness of senior Philippine politicians to declare the case closed does […]

Bangladesh returns ‘lost’ Myanmar soldier

COX’S BAZAR: Bangladesh forces handed back on Sunday (Mar 3) a Myanmar soldier more than two months after he strayed across the border into a jungle in the Muslim-majority nation, a senior official said. Aung Bo Bo Thein, 30, was detained by Bangladeshi security forces on Jan 24 near the southern town of Naikhongchhari, Brigadier General Sajedur Rahman […]

Europe Breaking News

France anti-Semitism: Strasbourg Jewish memorial vandalised

Image copyright Strasbourg deputy mayorImage caption The stone was found knocked off its plinth on Saturday morning A memorial stone at the site of Strasbourg’s old synagogue has been vandalised, the deputy mayor of the eastern French city says. Alain Fontanel tweeted a picture of the marble slab after it was knocked off its plinth, […]

Real Madrid 0-1 Barcelona: Rakitic sends Barca 10 points clear in La Liga

Ivan Rakitic scored his first La Liga goal since 20 October Barcelona moved 10 points clear at the top of La Liga after a second El Clasico win in four days, Ivan Rakitic’s goal all but ending Real Madrid’s faint title hopes. Rakitic kept his composure to beat Thibaut Courtois after a one-two with Sergi […]

Estonia general election: Polls point to tight vote

Image copyright AFP/GettyImage caption Prime Minister Juri Ratas and his Centre party face a strong challenge from liberal rivals Reform and from Eurosceptic populists Estonians are voting in a general election, which pits the ruling Centre party against the liberal Reform party and a strong populist challenge. Prime Minister Juri Ratas of the Centre party […]

Africa Breaking News

Sudan’s President Hands Party Leadership to Deputy

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has stepped down from his position as chairman of the ruling party. The National Congress Party made the announcement late Thursday, following weeks of protests against Bashir’s rule. The president transferred his party leadership role to NCP deputy chairman Ahmed Harun, until the party’s next general convention. A NCP party statement […]

Scores of People Believed Dead After Nigeria Pipeline Explosion

—  Scores of people are believed dead after a pipeline explosion in southern Nigeria, according to local officials. The Associated Press reported on Saturday that more than 50 people were missing, a day after the early-morning explosion of the Nembe Creek pipeline in Bayelsa State. Aiteo, the company that owns the pipeline, has said no […]

Sudanese Opposition Party Leader Calls on Bashir to Step Down

CAIRO —  Sudan’s main opposition party leader Sadiq al-Mahdi on Saturday called on President Omar al-Bashir to step down and sit with the opposition to agree on details of a transitional process to end the nation’s crisis, a statement from his party said. “You can achieve a safe exit for the country which will be […]

Tech News

WATCH: SpaceX successfully launches rocket en route for the International Space Station

Transcript for SpaceX successfully launches rocket en route for the International Space Station Back here at home to the successful spacex liftoff. A major test though for flight scientists and it could reignite a new wave of Americans at the helm in space. Here’s ABC’s senior transportation correspondent, David Kerley. Ignition. Lift off. Reporter: America’s […]

New sensors monitor sick babies without wires blocking hugs

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YouTube to disable comments on virtually all videos with young children

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Middle East

Life inside the chaos left by the Islamic State group’s fall

Image caption Children like Hamza are among the group’s last evacuees US President Donald Trump says “100%” of the Islamic State group’s territory has now been taken over, even though local commanders with the US allies, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), maintain total victory will be declared within a week. As the battle draws to […]

Canada Breaking News

Saturday Super Social brings together newcomers and university students

On Monday university students across New Brunswick will begin spring break and while some catch up on old readings or head south in search of tropical beaches and drinks decorated with miniature umbrellas, others are taking advantage of an opportunity to give back.“The point of today is to get university students to do something different […]

Three arrested at logging site blockade in southeast B.C.: Police

Three protestors in southeast B.C. were arrested earlier this week for blockading a logging site, according to police in the village of Kaslo.Police said the arrests happened on Tuesday, Feb. 26, just before 7 a.m., when officers reportedly came across a lineup of vehicles on Deception Creek Forest Service Road near Meadow Creek, north of […]

Snow-filled February for Big White

It was a snow-filled February at Big White Resort near Kelowna.On Saturday, the ski resort reported that 170 centimetres of snow blanketed the mountain last month. When month’s end arrived on Thursday, Feb. 28, the resort’s alpine base was 247 cm.6cm of new snow overnight with more throughout the day and overnight. Conditions are beautiful […]

USA Breaking News

Oakland teachers’ strike ends with 11 percent raise and halt on charter schools

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UK Breaking News

Stansted flights grounded after aborted take-off

Image copyright Thomas Steer/PAImage caption Emergency slides were deployed from the plane on the runway Flights into and out of Stansted Airport were grounded after passengers reported hearing an “explosion” on a departing plane. The Laudamotion flight to Vienna aborted take-off at about 20:00 GMT, forcing the 169 people on board to evacuate via emergency […]

Man held as woman found stabbed to death in Hendon

Image copyright GoogleImage caption The woman was found stabbed at a home off the Great North Way in Hendon A man has been arrested on suspicion of a murdering a woman who was found stabbed to death at a London home. The 50-year-old woman was found at the home off the Great North Way, Hendon, […]

Inside Jack Shepherd’s Georgia prison cell

A request has been submitted to extradite the Briton, convicted of the manslaughter of Charlotte Brown. This video has been optimised for mobile viewing on the BBC News app. The BBC News app is available from the Apple App Store for iPhone and Google Play Store for Android. Related News:Sandy Kenyon reviews ‘Rocketman’: Pales in […]

Australia Breaking News

Fire threatens some Vic electricity supply

An out-of-control bushfire burning in Bunyip in Victoria’s east is dangerously close to two electricity transmission lines linking the Latrobe Valley and Melbourne. The Bunyip State Park fire has burnt more than 6000 hectares and is racing towards the Princes Highway, starting from multiple lightning strikes on Friday. “Firefighters are protecting these transmission lines, both […]

Australia to refuse visas for domestic violence offenders

Visitors to Australia can be refused entry or kicked out if they have been convicted of domestic violence, under a new federal government directive. Immigration Minister David Coleman’s decision came into force on Thursday, barring anyone who has committed violence against women or children from the country. “If you’ve been convicted of a violent crime […]

Second motorcyclist killed on SA roads

A motorcyclist who wasn’t wearing a helmet has died after he clipped a car and crashed into a road barrier south of Adelaide. The 30-year-old crashed with a Ford Ranger on the Southern Expressway at Reynella about 8pm on Saturday. The driver of the car was not injured. Related News:Grammy-winning drummer Lawrence Leathers killed in […]