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MSF hospital strike was 'human error': US general

A deadly air strike on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital was "caused primarily by human error", the US commander in Afghanistan said Wednesday, promising disciplinary action as he detailed…

19 people in 7 states ill in E. coli outbreak tied to Costco

SEATTLE (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention says 19 people in seven states have contracted E. coli in an outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad.


FTSE falls as travel stocks continue slide

By Kit Rees LONDON (Reuters) – UK shares retreated on Tuesday, with the British travel sector down again as weakness following attacks in France & Mali continued to weigh on…


US-China Space Hotline Set Up To Avoid Conflict

A space hotline has been set up between Washington & Beijing to avoid conflict here on Earth. US & China created the direct link so that they can easily share…


Cameron to push for war with case for joining Syria air strikes

By Kylie MacLellan LONDON (Reuters) – Prime Minister David Cameron will this week set out the case for joining air strikes against Islamic State militants in Syria, his finance minister…


NASA calls on SpaceX to send astronauts to ISS

SpaceX received orders Friday from the US space agency to send astronauts to the International Space Station in the coming years, helping restore US access to space, NASA said. The…


Former U.S. drone operators say strikes feed Islamist militancy

By Laila Kearney NEW YORK (Reuters) – Lethal U.S. drone strikes in the Middle East are fuelling hatred towards the West & spurring the expansion of Islamist militant groups such…


IS group says it has killed Norwegian, Chinese captives

CAIRO (AP) — The Islamic State group said Wednesday that it has killed Norwegian & Chinese captives after earlier demanding ransoms for the two men. The extremist group published two…


England beats Pakistan by 6 wickets to lead ODI series 2-1

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — England prevailed over Pakistan by a convincing six wickets on Tuesday to take a 2-1 lead in the one-day international series it can clinch…


Don't forget public health at Paris Climate talks: WHO

The upcoming climate summit in Paris could produce the most significant agreement of the century for public health matters, the UN said Tuesday. The World Health Organization estimates that climate…