23-year-old pilot killed in plane crash near Houston, Troopers say

Someone driving nearby saw the plane go down on Hawk Lane, according to Ken Barkley, deputy director of emergency services for the Matanuska-Susitna Borough.

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Tunisia National Dialogue Quartet wins Nobel

The Nobel Peace Prize Committee confounded expectations Friday -- bypassing figures such as Pope Francis and German Chancellor Angela Merkel -- and handed the award to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its "decisive contribution to the build...

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1st diagnosed with Ebola in UK readmitted

The first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United Kingdom is back in the hospital with a complication from the virus.

Pauline Cafferkey, who was initially discharged from hospital in January after recovering from the virus, is being treated in a hig...

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U.N. announces proposal for Libya unity government

The U.N. envoy for Libya announced a proposed list of Cabinet members for a national unity government after months of talks between opposing factions

The envoy announced an MP from Tripoli, Fayez Sarraj, as Prime Minister; and three deputies from Lib...

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France hits ISIS targets in Syria; Iranian leader killed

The war in Syria grew more complex as French warplanes hit ISIS targets in Raqqa and the terror group killed an Iranian commander outside Aleppo.

The French military carried out airstrikes overnight against ISIS targets in Raqqa, French Defense Minist...

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Former Chicago schools head to plead guilty to fraud

The former head of Chicago Public Schools intends to plead guilty to 20 charges that she used her power to channel to no-bid contracts worth more than $23 million to a prior employer, a federal prosecutor told reporters Thursday.

Barbara Byrd-Bennett,...

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N. Korea preps for massive military parade

North Korea's weekend celebration marking the 70th anniversary of its central political party could turn out to be one of the biggest military parades ever for the country, according to analysis of satellite images.

The anniversary, which in essence ...

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Tanzanian albino teen gets a reason to smile

Bibiana Mashamba loves to dance, run and jump -- all the attributes of a thriving teenager.

But at age 16, all that has taken a back seat as she struggles to walk following a merciless attack that nearly killed her.

"At 11 at night, some robbers came i...

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Christie blasts Obama comments on shootings

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday called President Barack Obama's comments after the Umpqua Community College shooting "obscene" and blasted the President's statement that the incident needed to be "politicized" in the wake of continued wide...

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Hispanic woman at rally: Latinos love Trump

Donald Trump's Las Vegas rally Thursday was interrupted when an adoring Hispanic fan was led to the stage and proclaimed that Latinos love the Republican businessman.

"Hello Mr. Trump!," said the woman, who Trump kissed as she clutched a copy of his P...

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Trump takes credit for McCarthy dropping out

Donald Trump suggested Thursday that he was partly responsible for House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy's decision to drop his bid to become speaker.

"They're giving me a lot of credit for that because I said you really need someone very, very, tough ...

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