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Tropical storm kills 142


GUATEMALA CITY - Flooding and landslides from the season's first tropical storm have killed at least 142 people and left thousands homeless in Central America, officials said yesterday. Dozens of people are still missing...

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45 die in bus crash


YAOUNDE - An official says at least 45 people have died after a bus overturned in the West African nation of Cameroon during an overnight journey. District official Mamadou Balla says the driver was apparently dozing while ...

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BA strike continues


LONDON - British Airways cabin crew walked out for the 14th day yesterday in an on-and-off strike over pay, benefits and working conditions, and a union leader said disruptions could continue into the summer. Striking cab...

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No end in sight for BA strike


LONDON – British Airways cabin crew launched a new five-day strike yesterday as a bitter dispute with management over pay and working conditions dragged on with no sign of any breakthrough.Many flights to and from London’s ...

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BP still struggling to fix leak


ROBERT – BP PLC is hurriedly devising yet another mix of risky undersea robot manoeuvres and containment devices to fight the worst oil spill in United States history, after the most ambitious bid yet to stop the Gulf of Me...

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Volcano blasts rock 2 regions


GUATEMALA CITY – Explosive eruptions shook two huge volcanos in Central and South America yesterday, forcing thousands  of people to flee their homes  and disrupting air traffic as ash drifted over wide regions.Guatemala’s ...

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Obama visits Gulf


GRAND ISLE, Louisiana – Intent on showing firm command of a deepening Gulf Coast crisis, President Barack Obama inspected a fouled beach, took in what he called “heartbreaking stories” of the catastrophe and declared “we’re...

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N. Korea says South faked warship sinking


SEOUL, South Korea – North Korea’s most powerful state organ said yesterday that South Korea faked the sinking of one of its own warships and warned that the Korean peninsula was edging ever closer to war.Pyongyang has made...

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Cops crash ‘wedding’


PESHAWAR, Pakistan - Police in northwestern Pakistan broke up an apparent wedding between a businessman and his transgender bride, saying yesterday they could face seven years in prison for violating laws against same-sex m...

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Black box found


MANGALORE – As crash investigators pulled the black box from the charred, twisted wreckage of an Air India plane yesterday, Koolikkunnu Krishnan marvelled that he escaped the crash alive. Of the 166 passengers and crew aboa...