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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 [...]

URGENT — Britain raises terror threat level to severe

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The United Kingdom on Friday raised its international terrorism threat level from substantial to severe due to the crisis in Iraq and Syria, saying a terrorist attack is "highly likely" though there is no intelligence [...]

URGENT — Britain raises terror threat level to severe

LONDON, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- The United Kingdom on Friday raised its international terrorism threat level from substantial to severe due to the crisis in Iraq and Syria, saying a terrorist attack is "highly likely" though there is no intelligence [...]

Putin’s electoral rating reaches record 71 percent despite crisis

MOSCOW, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A record 71 percent of Russians would vote for incumbent President Vladimir Putin if elections were held this week, despite the escalating crisis in eastern Ukraine and the effect of Western sanctions on Russia's [...]

Ebola outbreak ‘continues to accelerate’ as death toll tops 1,550

MONROVIA, LIBERIA (BNO NEWS) -- The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to accelerate with nearly 40 percent of all cases occurring this month alone, pushing the overall death toll from the four affected countries to 1,552, though the World [...]