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Heavy rains triggered the partial collapse of a huge mound of garbage in Mozambique's capital yesterday, killing as many as 17 people who were buried by debris.Authorities believe more bodies could be buried at the Hulene garbage dump on the...

LONDON (AP):Fast-food chain KFC has been forced to close most of its 900 outlets in Britain and Ireland because of a shortage of chicken.The company is blaming "teething problems" with its new delivery partner, DHL.KFC says those branches that are...

LONDON (AP):A British judge sentenced a prolific paedophile to 32 years in prison yesterday in what the UK's national law enforcement agency described as a watershed moment for coming to grips with technology's ability to support and spread...

MOSCOW (AP):Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant.The shooting took place...

TALLAHASSEE, Fla (AP):Stunned by a horrific shooting at a Florida high school that left 17 people dead last week, the state Legislature is grappling with what to do in the aftermath.Lawmakers have just three weeks left in their annual 60-day session...

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian media are reporting that a gunman opened fire with a hunting rifle on churchgoers leaving a service in the Dagestan region, killing five people and wounding four others. Police then killed the assailant. The shooting...

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — An Iranian commercial airplane brought back into service only months ago after being grounded for seven years crashed Sunday in a foggy, mountainous region of southern Iran, and officials said they feared all 65 people on...

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — West Africa’s extremist threat has moved into a new part of the vast Sahel region, with a previously calm area of Burkina Faso facing the kinds of assaults that have forced thousands elsewhere to flee...

COLUMBUS, Ga (AP):A private school in east Georgia intends to start drug-testing its oldest students.The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer reports that Brookstone School in Columbus recently announced that the drug-testing of students in grades 8-12 will be...

MEXICO CITY (AP):Mexico appeared yester-day to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake rattled the country, but it rekindled fears in a population that still sees daily reminders of deadly earthquakes that struck five months...
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