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Almost 60,000 Syrians flee to Turkey

SURUC Turkey (Reuters) - About 60,000 Syrian Kurds have crossed into Turkey in the past 24 hours, a deputy prime minister said on Saturday, fleeing an...

Five inmates escape from California jail

Authorities in Central California are on the hunt for five inmates who have escaped a correctional facility.

Ukraine ceasefire is 'in name only': NATO

VILNIUS (Reuters) - Fighting in Ukraine is continuing and the truce there is a ceasefire "in name only", NATO's top military commander said...

Estimated 7,000 fans trade in Ray Rice jerseys

More than 7,000 fans showed up to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for those of other Ravens players during a two‑day event at Baltimore's...

Sierra Leone Ebola burial team attacked despite lockdown

FREETOWN (Reuters) - A team burying Ebola victims was attacked in Sierra Leone's capital on Saturday, a member of parliament said, as some residents...

Ex-Utah teacher to trial on student sex charges

A 35-year‑old former Utah high school teacher accused of having sexual relationships with two of her former students has been ordered to stand trial...

'Keg is tapped': Oktoberfest opens to toast millions

Germany's world‑famous Oktoberfest kicked off Saturday with the traditional tapping of the first barrel of beer, as millions of revellers are...