Powerful quake strikes the Atlantic Ocean off Africa, no tsunami alert

CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful and shallow earthquake struck the Atlantic Ocean far south of Africa on early Tuesday morning, but no tsunami was generated and the tremor was centered too far from land to have caused any damage, [...]

Russian aircraft buzzes U.S. Navy ship in Black Sea in “provocative” act

By Tashauna Thompson WASHINGTON, DC (BNO NEWS) -- A Russian attack aircraft repeatedly flew near a U.S. Navy ship in international waters in the Black Sea over the weekend, the Pentagon said on Monday, describing it as an act that was both [...]

Michael Phelps coming out of retirement, to compete in Arena Grand Prix

By Tashauna Thompson PHOENIX, ARIZONA (BNO NEWS) -- Olympic gold medalist and world record holder Michael Phelps will be coming out of retirement this month and will compete in the upcoming Arena Grand Prix, event organizers announced Monday. USA [...]

Dutch police arrest teen over threatening tweet to American Airlines

ROTTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS (BNO NEWS) -- A Dutch teenager was arrested in Rotterdam on Monday afternoon after she tweeted a terrorist threat at American Airlines that quickly went viral online, police officials said. It was not immediately known [...]

Pakistani cannibal re-arrested after baby’s head found at home

ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Pakistani man has been arrested on suspicion of cannibalism after the head of a newborn baby was found at his home, police said on Monday, years after he and his brother admitted to eating at least five corpses [...]

Gunman kills 3 at Jewish locations in Kansas on eve of Passover

OVERLAND PARK, KANSAS (BNO NEWS) -- Three people were killed Sunday when a gunman opened fire at a Jewish community center and a nearby Jewish retirement center in Kansas, U.S. authorities said. A suspect - said to have shouted anti-Semitic [...]

Utah woman arrested after 7 babies found dead in garage

PLEASANT GROVE, UTAH (BNO NEWS) -- A U.S. woman has been arrested on six counts of murder after police discovered the bodies of seven infants at her home in northern Utah, authorities said on Sunday. It is believed the infants, including one [...]

10 dead, dozens injured in California bus crash

By Tashauna Thompson SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A truck collided head-on with a charter bus transporting high school students in northern California on late Thursday afternoon, killing 10 people and injuring at least 30 others, authorities [...]

Kenyan airliner goes off runway in Tanzania, injuring 7 passengers

DAR ES SALAAM, TANZANIA (BNO NEWS) -- A Kenya Airways passenger plane carrying 55 people skidded off the runway Friday as it landed in the Tanzanian city of Dar es Salaam during heavy rains, the airline said, adding that seven passengers were [...]

U.S. prosecutor’s father rescued days after kidnapping in North Carolina

By Heidi Pullyard CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) -- A North Carolina man whose daughter has prosecuted gang members and drug cases was rescued in Atlanta on late Wednesday, days after he was kidnapped from his home in an "elaborate kidnapping [...]