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January 14, 2019 10:19 AM Military cargo plane crashes in Iran, 15 killed

DUBAI (Reuters) - A Boeing 707 military cargo plane crashed in bad weather on Monday west of the Iranian capital, killing 15 out of the 16 people on board, the Iranian army said. A flight engineer survived and was taken to hospital, the army said in a statement carried by the semi-official Fars news agency. The plane went down near Fath airport, near Karaj 132

January 8, 2019 8:34 PM Incredible images show bat drinking nectar from a flower

A photographer in Costa Rica managed to capture amazing photos using his Canon 5D Mark IV of a bat drinking nectar. A British retiree managed to capture a stunning image of a Long Tongue bat licking nectar from a flower while he was on vacation in Costa Rica. John Hudson, 72, was touring a natural reserve while on vacation and came across the bats by chance 149

January 6, 2019 7:16 AM Iran plans naval drills with Russia in Caspian Sea

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran and Russia are preparing to hold joint naval exercises in the Caspian Sea, including rescue and anti-piracy drills, the commander of the Iranian navy was quoted on Sunday as saying. “Tactical, rescue and anti-piracy war games between Iranian and Russian naval forces are being planned and will be implemented in the near future 123

January 4, 2019 8:39 PM Tennis: Djokovic beaten by Bautista Agut in Doha semi-final

(Reuters) - Novak Djokovic suffered his first defeat of the new season in the Qatar Open semi-finals on Friday, losing in three sets to Spain’s Roberto Bautista Agut. World number one Djokovic, who was pushed to the limit in his last two matches in Doha by Marton Fucsovics and Nikoloz Basilashvili, failed to find a way past a determined Bautista Agut who won 3-6 7-6(6) 6-4 in two hours 102

January 1, 2019 6:09 AM Thai king to be crowned in coronation ceremonies May 4-6: palace

BANGKOK (Reuters) - Thailand’s king is to be officially crowned in coronation ceremonies held May 4-6, the royal palace said in a statement on Tuesday. King Maha Vajiralongkorn, 66, has been serving as monarch since shortly after his father died in 2016 after a 70-year reign. “His Majesty deems it fit to hold the coronation ceremony per royal traditions 93

December 30, 2018 12:56 PM Eagle lands on Notre Dame fans before start of Cotton Bowl

A bald eagle's planned flyover as "The Star-Spangled Banner" played before the start of the Cotton Bowl on Saturday ended up going off-track when the majestic bird landed on some fans instead. The eagle, named Clark, was supposed to fly in circles around AT&T Stadium ahead of the semi-final playoff football game between Clemson and Notre Dame in Arlington 132

December 30, 2018 1:25 AM Clemson defeats Notre Dame, 30-3, in NCAA Cotton Bowl

Clemson celebrates their 30-3 win against Notre Dame in the NCAA Cotton Bowl semi-final playoff football game, Saturday, Dec. 29, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter) When Clemson's Dabo Swinney entrusted a team with championship aspirations to freshman quarterback Trevor Lawrence in September, this is what the Tigers' coach had in mind. Lawrence 101

December 28, 2018 1:22 PM Unidentified gunmen kill 10 gendarmes in Burkina Faso

OUAGADOUGOU (Reuters) - Gunmen killed 10 Burkinabe gendarmes in a village near the Malian border this week, Burkina Faso’s security ministry said, in a further sign of deteriorating security in a country once seen as one of the region’s more stable. The assailants attacked and set fire to a school on Wednesday night in Loroni, a village about 250 km (155 miles) 99

December 24, 2018 3:23 PM Iran says ready to respond, but U.S. aircraft carrier no threat

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran is ready to respond to any hostile U.S. action, but it does not consider the arrival of a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Gulf last week a significant threat, an Iranian navy commander said on Monday. The USS John C. Stennis entered the Gulf on Friday, ending a long absence of U.S. aircraft carriers in the region as tensions rise between 78

December 20, 2018 2:29 AM Video captures train slamming into semi-truck trapped on tracks in Texas

Video captured the moment when a train slammed into a semi-truck that was trapped on the tracks in Texas on Tuesday. The crash in Midland, Texas occurred after the vehicle became stuck while trying to navigate over the train tracks, KWES reported, citing authorities. The approaching locomotive could be heard on the recording honking its horn as it neared 94