10262014Headline:

European countries to test preparedness for tsunami disasters

PARIS, FRANCE (BNO NEWS) -- More than a dozen European countries, along with several countries in Western Asia and Northern Africa, will participate in an international exercise next week to test the region's preparedness for a tsunami disaster, [...]

White House fence jumper faces K-9 assault charges

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A man from Maryland who jumped over a fence in front of the White House on Wednesday is facing felony charges for kicking two Secret Service dogs and making unspecified threats, federal authorities said on Thursday. [...]

UPDATE1 — North Korea closes borders to tourists due to Ebola fears

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korea will temporarily bar all foreign tourists from entering the country to prevent an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus, operators of tours to the reclusive country said Thursday. Delegations for [...]

URGENT — North Korea to close borders to tourists due to Ebola threat: tour group

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- North Korea will stop accepting international tourists from Friday to prevent an outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in the reclusive country, a Chinese tour group announced on Thursday. It is unknown how [...]

Man arrested after jumping White House fence

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- A man who jumped over a fence in front of the White House on Wednesday was quickly apprehended after kicking a Secret Service dog, federal authorities said, just over a month after another fence jumper made it [...]

N. Korea releases American tourist Jeffrey Fowle after 5 months

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- American tourist Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested earlier this year after leaving a Bible in a hotel where he had been staying, was released by North Korea on Tuesday and flown to Guam, U.S. officials said. [...]

N. Korea releases American tourist Jeffrey Fowle after 5 months

PYONGYANG, NORTH KOREA (BNO NEWS) -- American tourist Jeffrey Fowle, who was arrested earlier this year after leaving a Bible in a hotel where he had been staying, was released by North Korea on Tuesday and flown to Guam, U.S. officials said. [...]

Deadly 2013 plane crash at Ga. airport was caused by pilot error, fatigue

WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The crash of a business jet at a regional airport in eastern Georgia more than 1.5 year ago, which killed five passengers and injured the two surviving pilots, was caused by a combination of pilot error and fatigue, [...]

CEO of oil giant Total killed in Moscow plane crash

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- Chairman and CEO Christophe de Margerie of French oil giant Total was among at least four people killed when his business plane collided with a snowplow while attempting to take off from a Moscow airport, emergency [...]

22 injured as severe turbulence hits Mumbai-bound flight

MUMBAI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Nearly two dozen people have been injured after severe turbulence hit a Singapore Airlines passenger plane while it was landing in the Indian city of Mumbai, airline officials said on Sunday. Most of the victims were [...]