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SpaceX must meet high standard to get rocket certified : US officials

Senior U. S. Air Force officials on Tuesday said they favored competition for military rocket launches,...

Scottish support for independence at 48 percent, ICM poll shows

Support for independence in Scotland has risen three percentage points to 48 percent, an ICM poll for...

Daredevil to tightrope walk over Chicago River

Daredevil Nik Wallenda said Tuesday that his next tightrope walk will be more than 50 stories high from one high‑rise building to another over the...

Gaza mortar fired on Israel for first time since truce: army

Palestinians fired a mortar round into southern Israel Tuesday in the first attack since an August 26 ceasefire, without causing any casualties, the...

Northern California wildfire devastates town

Dan Linville and his son were sitting in their living room when they smelled smoke. When they looked outside, they saw a black cloud coming over the hills.

US general refuses to rule out larger ground role in Iraq

The most senior U. S. military officer raised the possibility on Tuesday that U. S. troops might need to take on a larger ground role as they fend off...

Ukraine ratifies EU deal, offers special status to rebels

Ukraine ratified a sweeping agreement with the European Union on Tuesday - an issue at the heart of the Russia‑West crisis over its future - and...

Arizona gets ready for second Pacific storm blast

In a sign of just how unusual this summer's weather has become, Phoenix residents lined up Tuesday to fill sandbags in anticipation of potential...