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Gas explosions kill 20, injure 270 in Taiwan

A series of underground gas explosions killed 20 people and injured 270 others late Thursday in Taiwan's second‑largest city, authorities said.

US veterans agency employees falsified data to hide delays - media

Employees at more than 100 medical centers run by the U. S. Department of Veterans Affairs falsified...

Israel, Hamas agree to 72-hour ceasefire

Israel and Hamas have agreed to a 72-hour ceasefire in their conflict in the Gaza Strip that will begin on Friday, the U. N. spokesperson for the...

US border funding bill founders amid House opposition

US House Speaker John Boehner suffered a political setback on Thursday when he had to cancel a planned vote on legislation that would provide $659 million...

Palestinians 'facing a precipice', UN Council told

WARNING: VIDEO CONTAINS GRAPHIC IMAGES Palestinians are "facing a precipice" in Gaza, the top UN refugee official there told the Security Council...

Disgruntled executive shoots CEO, kills himself in Chicago

A senior executive upset about a job demotion gravely wounded the chief executive officer of his company in a downtown Chicago office building and then...

Rescuers battle rain in search for India landslide victims

Rescuers were desperately searching into the night Thursday for victims of a landslide in western India that buried dozens of homes, with fears the death...

US opera asks mediator to resolve labor gridlock

A federal mediator arrived Thursday to help make a deal between unions and Metropolitan Opera general manager Peter Gelb, whose vow of a lockout early...