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A massive water main break on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the UCLA campus

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A massive water main break on Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Boulevard has caused flooding at the UCLA campus, local officials say.The main burst on...

President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia over Ukrainian crisis

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President Barack Obama has announced new economic sanctions against Russia over Ukrainian crisis, saying they will make Russia's "weak economy even weaker". Barack Obama said...

ASKY has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus

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West African airline ASKY has stopped flying to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus. ASKY Airlines...

A 6.3- magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Mexico, with no immediate reports of damage or injury

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A 6.3- magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Mexico, with no immediate reports of damage or injury.A 6.3- magnitude earthquake has hit eastern Mexico,...

Mehdi Nemmouche, who is of Franco-Algerian origin, is said to have spent a year fighting with Islamists in Syria

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France has extradited Mehdi Nemmouche, the man suspected of shooting dead four people at Brussels’ Jewish Museum, to Belgium.A spokeswoman for the Belgian police...

China’s ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected serious disciplinary violation

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China’s ex-security chief Zhou Yongkang is being investigated for suspected "serious disciplinary violation", state media say. The news confirms rumors about the hugely powerful former...

Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of a prolonged military campaign in Gaza

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Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu has warned of a "prolonged" military campaign in Gaza, as it saw one of its heaviest nights of shelling since...

The US government accuses Russia of violating the 1987 arms control treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile

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The US government accuses Russia of violating the 1987 arms control treaty by testing a nuclear cruise missile. Russia tested a ground-launched cruise missile, breaking...

The UN Security Council has blacklisted the operator of the North Korean ship seized in July 2013

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The operator of a North Korean ship seized in July 2013 near the Panama Canal with Cuban weapons on board has been blacklisted by...

The downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by shrapnel from a missile

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The downed Malaysia Airlines plane in eastern Ukraine suffered an explosive loss of pressure after it was punctured by shrapnel from a missile, security...

France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has revealed that the pilots of Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali on July 24 had asked to turn back

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France’s Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius has revealed that the pilots of Air Algerie plane that crashed in Mali on July 24 had asked to...

An upsurge in violence has been seen in Gaza and southern Israel despite a plea by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a cessation of hostilities

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An upsurge in violence has been seen in Gaza and southern Israel despite a plea by UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon for a cessation...

The trial of crew members of the sunken Sewol ferry in South Korea

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South Korean students who survived the Sewol ferry disaster have described escaping from flooded cabins as the ship sank. The students had obeyed the crew's...

The downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine may be considered a war crime

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According to the UN's human rights chief, Navi Pillay, the downing of the Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine may be a "war crime".Pro-Russia Ukrainian...

Lightning struck on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, killing one man and injuring several people

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Lightning struck on crowded Venice Beach in Los Angeles, California, killing one man and injuring several people. The lightning struck amid a rare summer thunderstorm,...

The UN Security Council has called for an immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire in Gaza

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The United Nations Security Council has called for an "immediate and unconditional humanitarian ceasefire" in Gaza Strip. An emergency session backed a statement calling for...

The average US price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted nine cents a gallon over the past two weeks

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The average US price of regular-grade gasoline has plummeted 9 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $3.58, the largest drop this...

The Sarah Palin Channel bills itself as a direct connection between the former Alaska governor and her supporters

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Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has started her own subscription-based online network.The Sarah Palin Channel, which went live on Sunday, bills itself as a...

Dutch PM Mark Rutte says sending out an international military force to secure the site of the downed Malaysian Airlines jet in eastern Ukraine is unrealistic

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According to Dutch PM Mark Rutte, sending out an international military force to secure the site of the downed Malaysian Airlines jet in eastern...

Two fast-moving wildfires in California are threatening homes and could result in the evacuation of hundreds of people

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Two wildfires that hit California threatens homes and could result in the evacuation of hundreds of people, US officials say. In the Sacramento region, a...

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Over 3 million people are currently incarcerated within the United States’ justice system, and while billions in taxpayer dollars go toward their confinement, rehabilitation...

Dr. Kent Brantly has been working with Samaritan's Purse in Liberia since October 2013

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US doctor Kent Brantly, who has been working with Ebola patients in Liberia, has tested positive for the deadly virus, an aid organization said...

Israel has accepted a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza

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Israel has accepted a UN request for a 24-hour ceasefire in Gaza. However, Israel has warned the army will act if the pause is breached...

Since February, more than 660 people have died of Ebola in West Africa

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Saudatu Koroma, a Sierra Leone woman who fled hospital after testing positive for the Ebola virus, has died after turning herself in. Her family had...

Costa Concordia is about to arrive in the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation

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Costa Concordia is about to arrive in the port of Genoa for scrapping after a two-year salvage operation. The wrecked cruise ship’s removal was one...

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