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November 4, 2018 10:13 PM Aid group flies supplies to typhoon-struck Pacific islands

GREENSBORO, N.C. – A North Carolina-based relief organization is flying tons of emergency supplies to a U.S. island territory in the Pacific Ocean struggling to recover from a massive typhoon late last month. Samaritan's Purse says a DC-8 jet left Greensboro on Sunday for the Northern Marianas island of Saipan, almost 8,000 miles (about 12,800 kilometers) 72

November 3, 2018 9:50 AM Luis Suarez goal completes late comeback, puts Barcelona four points clear

Late goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez earned La Liga champions Barcelona a 3-2 win at struggling Rayo Vallecano on Saturday to keep them clear at the top of the standings. Suarez slotted in a cross from Jordi Alba from close range to give Barca a deserved lead in the 11th minute after they had made a flying start at a ground where they had eased 75

November 1, 2018 8:10 PM Ex-California student admits to aiding Syrian terror group

CHICAGO – A former California college student has pleaded guilty to charges of aiding a terrorist organization after earlier arguing he was entitled to immunity because he hooked up with the kind of Syrian rebels the U.S. has backed. Twenty-five-year-old Aws Mohammed Younis Al-Jayab admitted in a plea agreement Wednesday to flying from Chicago to Turkey 74

November 1, 2018 3:29 PM Turkey starts joint patrols with U.S. forces in Syria's Manbij

ISTANBUL/MANBIJ, Syria (Reuters) - Turkish and U.S. forces began joint patrols on Thursday in the Manbij region of northern Syria, which has been a source of friction between Ankara and Washington in recent years. Turkey’s Defence Minister Hulusi Akar confirmed the start of the patrols in Manbij, about 30 km (19 miles) from the Turkish border. The two NATO allies 100

November 1, 2018 1:16 AM Willie McCovey, Hall of Famer and Giants legend, dies at age 80

Willie McCovey, the Hall of Fame first baseman who played 19 of his 22 seasons with the San Francisco Giants and slugged 521 career home runs, died Wednesday at age 80. The Giants said McCovey died "peacefully" after battling "ongoing health issues." "San Francisco and the entire baseball community lost a true gentleman and legend, and our collective 101

October 31, 2018 9:47 AM U.S.'s Josh Sargent moving closer to Werder Bremen start

United States international Josh Sargent is moving closer to a senior debut for Werder Bremen, with coach Florian Kohfeldt confirming that the 18-year-old is "competing for a squad place." Sargent, who joined Bremen earlier this year, has been playing for the under-23s since the summer, scoring six goals in 10 appearances. The 18-year-old forward, who has played 80

October 29, 2018 4:25 AM Indonesia's Lion Air says crashed plane was airworthy

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A plane with 189 aboard that crashed on Monday north of Indonesia’s island of Java was airworthy, and had only been operated by Lion Air Group since August, the company said. The flight is believed to have sunk after crashing in the Java Sea shortly after takeoff from the capital, Jakarta, on its way to Indonesia’s tin-mining hub. Its pilot 62

October 29, 2018 3:13 AM Indonesia's Lion Air Says It Lost Contact With a Passenger Airplane

(JAKARTA) — Indonesia’s Lion Air said Monday it has lost contact with a passenger jet flying from Jakarta to an island off Sumatra. A search and rescue effort has been launched for the Boeing 737-800 plane which departed Jakarta about 6.20 a.m. for Pangkal Pinang. “We can confirm that one of our flights has lost contact,” said Lion Air spokesman Danang 109

October 28, 2018 4:11 PM Czech leader tells Mattis quitting nuclear deal would be bad

PRAGUE – The Czech Republic's prime minister has told U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis that a possible U.S. withdrawal from a landmark nuclear weapons treaty would be wrong. Andrej Babis told reporters in Prague on Sunday that relations (with Russia) "aren't ideal and we're returning to Cold War times." President Donald Trump said that Russia has violated 68

October 28, 2018 12:07 PM Coast Guard search for downed airplane off South Carolina continues; 5 missing

A Coast Guard rescue helicopter takes off from the deck of the Cutter Hamilton to continue searching for a missing civilian aircraft Oct. 27, 2018, 110 miles east of Charleston, South Carolina. (U.S. Coast Guard) Five people are missing as the U.S. Coast Guard continues to search for a downed civilian aircraft that was headed to the Bahamas from South 136