Tropical Storm Dolly forms in the Gulf of Mexico, heads for Mexico

MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A broad area of low pressure over the southern Gulf of Mexico has become better organized and strengthened into a tropical storm early on Tuesday, prompting a tropical storm warning for a portion of Mexico's northeastern [...]

Large U.S. helicopter crashes in the Gulf of Aden, all survive

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A large U.S. Marine Corps helicopter crashed in the Gulf of Aden off Djibouti on Monday while attempting to land on board a U.S. Navy ship, but all 25 service members were rescued without serious injuries, military [...]

Cyber criminals post nude photos of Jennifer Lawrence, Kate Upton, others

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- American authorities were investigating Monday after cyber criminals released scores of nude photographs of several celebrities, including Oscar-winning actress Jennifer Lawrence, 'Sports Illustrated' model [...]

Small plane crash near Denver kills 5

ERIE, COLORADO (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying five people crashed north of Denver in the U.S. state of Colorado on Sunday, killing everyone on board, local authorities said Monday. A dog was also killed in the crash. The accident happened [...]

146 migrants die in latest boat tragedies on the Mediterranean Sea

TRIPOLI, LIBYA (BNO NEWS) -- At least 146 migrants who were attempting to travel by boat from North Africa to Europe are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean Sea in two separate boat tragedies off the coasts of Libya and Tunisia, officials [...]

Cargo plane crashes in southern Algeria, killing 7

TAMANRASSET, ALGERIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Ukrainian cargo plane flying from Scotland to Equatorial Guinea crashed Saturday in a mountainous area of southern Algeria, killing all seven crew members on board, Algerian and Ukrainian officials said. [...]

Parents who planned to join Islamic State arrested in the Netherlands

HUIZEN, NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Two couples in the Netherlands were arrested Friday after they made preparations to travel to Syria to join the Islamic State with their children, officials announced on Saturday. The arrests came just hours [...]

U.S. comedian Joan Rivers remains in ‘serious condition’

NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- American comedian Joan Rivers, who is best known for 'The Joan Rivers Show' in the early 1990s and more recently the E! celebrity fashion show 'Fashion Police,' remained in a serious condition Friday after going into [...]

Forensic experts identify another 10 victims of MH17 crash

HILVERSUM, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- Forensic experts in the Netherlands have this week identified another 10 victims of downed Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17, pushing the total number of victims identified so far to 183, the Dutch government [...]

Volcano erupts in Papua New Guinea, prompting evacuations

PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA (BNO NEWS) -- Mount Tavurvur in Papua New Guinea erupted on early Friday, spewing rocks and ash high into the air and forcing the evacuation of nearby communities, authorities in the South Pacific nation said. [...]