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US military chopper window falls on Japan school

US military chopper window falls on Japan school

A window from a US military helicopter fell onto a school sports ground in southern Japan Wednesday, the marines said, apologising for a "regrettable" incident likely to fuel opposition to their presence.

Police slap terror charges on NY subway bombing suspect

Police slap terror charges on NY subway bombing suspect

Police on Tuesday filed terror-related charges against a 27-year-old Bangladeshi driver accused of detonating a homemade pipe bomb strapped to his body in a crowded passage of the New York subway.

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple to buy song recognition app Shazam

Apple said Monday that it would buy leading song recognition app Shazam in a fresh bid to secure an edge in the intensifying battle of streaming services.

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

As winds relent, scorched California hopes for fire relief

Brutal winds that fueled southern California's firestorm finally began to ease Saturday, giving residents and firefighters hope for respite as the destructive toll of multiple blazes came into focus.

Nobel peace laureate group tells US, N Korea to negotiate

Nobel peace laureate group tells US, N Korea to negotiate

A survivor of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and the leader of the group that won this year's Nobel Peace Prize on Saturday urged the United States and North Korea to tone down ...

Trump's war on CNN takes on new significance in merger debate

Trump's war on CNN takes on new significance in merger debate

The war between Donald Trump and CNN has taken a new turn with the government's challenge to a tie-up between AT&T and the cable news channel's parent firm Time Warner.

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' in case of war

US warns North Korean leadership will be 'utterly destroyed' in case of war

The United States warned North Korea's leadership it would be ‘utterly destroyed’ if war were to break out after Pyongyang test fired its most advanced missile, putting the US mainland within range ...

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

Hackers could get even nastier in 2018: researchers

After a year marked by devastating cyber attacks and breaches, online attackers are expected to become even more destructive in 2018, security researchers said Wednesday.

India takes no chances for Ivanka Trump visit

India takes no chances for Ivanka Trump visit

Indian authorities have cleared beggars off the streets and brought in 10,000 extra security forces for Ivanka Trump's biggest foreign mission since her father became president.

Turkey support key as US seeks to hold on in Syria

Turkey support key as US seeks to hold on in Syria

The Islamic State group may be on the run from its last bastion in Syria but the United States is gearing up for a longer stay in the country.

Trump to speak with Turkey's Erdogan on peace efforts in region

Trump to speak with Turkey's Erdogan on peace efforts in region

US President Donald Trump said he will speak with President Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey later on Friday to discuss peace efforts in the Middle East, as the region grapples with multiple conflicts.

Indonesian policeman shot dead near US-owned mine

Indonesian policeman shot dead near US-owned mine

An Indonesian policeman was shot dead and another was seriously wounded near a giant US-owned copper and gold mine Wednesday, authorities said, the latest in a string of shootings in restive Papua province.