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Friday, March 6, 2015
Harrison Ford crash lands vintage plane on golf course
Harrison Ford crash-landed his World War II-era airplane after losing engine power, suffering serious but not life-threatening injuries as he used his years of piloting prowess to bring down the plane on a golf course and avoid nearby homes in what one expert called a beautifully executed maneuver.
IS 'bulldozed' ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud, Iraq says
The Islamic State group has begun bulldozing the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq, the government said, in the jihadists' latest attack on the country's historical heritage.
The U.S. ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was recovering from surgery Thursday after having his face and arm slashed by a knife-wielding activist in an attack applauded by North Korean state media.
Lippert recovering as N. Korea praises attack
Mexican authorities captured Zetas drug cartel leader Omar Trevino on Wednesday, dealing a blow to the feared gang and giving the embattled government a second major arrest in a week.
An Argentine prosecutor on Wednesday appealed a judge's decision to throw out an investigation that accused President Cristina Fernandez of a cover-up deal with Iran, the latest twist in a case that has rocked the South American country in an election year.
Dubai launches region's first 3D pavement art festival
The Middle East's first three-dimensional pavement art festival, starring works by international artists that appear to rise from the ground, kicked off this week in Dubai, its organizers said.
A Pakistani man faces life in prison after being convicted in New York of involvement in an al-Qaida plot to carry out terror attacks in Britain, the United States and Denmark, U.S. authorities said Wednesday.
One of Thomas Edison's little-known ambitions was to build a device to hear the voices of the dead, according to a nearly lost chapter of the inventor's memoirs which is being republished in France this week.
A sculpture of a strutting horse skeleton was unveiled in London's main Trafalgar Square on Thursday — wearing a London Stock Exchange prices ticker in an allusion to the City's financial power.
Skeleton statue unveiled in London's Trafalgar
Policeman cleared in US town that 'targeted blacks'
The U.S. Justice Department said Wednesday it will not prosecute the white policeman who shot dead unarmed black teenager Michael Brown in Ferguson, but in a damning report found the local force systematically targeted African Americans.
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