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Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

Sakurajima volcano erupts spectacularly in southern Japan

A volcano has erupted spectacularly in southern Japan
Updated: 10 minutes ago
UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

A U.N. human rights panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been 'arbitrarily detained' by Britain and Sweden since December 2010
Updated: 11 minutes ago
UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

UN panel: Assange detained arbitrarily, should be freed

A U.N. human rights panel says WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been 'arbitrarily detained' by Britain and Sweden since December 2010
Updated: 11 minutes ago
10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today

10 Things to Know for Today
Updated: 18 minutes ago

China probe identifies stored chemical behind Tianjin blasts

Chinese investigators have ruled that the deadly warehouse blasts that killed 165 people in the port city of Tianjin in August were triggered when the stored chemical nitrocellulose became too dry and caught fire
Updated: 18 minutes ago
The Latest: Assange lawyer says Sweden must act on UN ruling

The Latest: Assange lawyer says Sweden must act on UN ruling

One of Julian Assange's lawyers in Sweden says the country 'has no other option but to submit itself to' the opinion of a U.N. human rights panel.
Updated: 20 minutes ago
The Latest:  Syria troops take northern village in offensive

The Latest: Syria troops take northern village in offensive

Syria's state news agency SANA and an opposition monitoring group say pro-government troops have taken another northern community as part of a weeklong offensive aimed at encircling the country's largest city, Aleppo
Updated: 21 minutes ago

Conn. governor critical of town considering arming teachers

Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is critical of Connecticut town considering a program that would train teachers on using guns to thwart an active shooter at Kent Center School
Updated: 24 minutes ago

Local residents open main blocked India-Nepal border point

Vehicles passed through the main border point between Nepal and India after local residents removed barriers set up by ethnic protesters who for months have been demanding changes in the new constitution
Updated: 1 hour ago
NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation

NATO chief meets EU defense ministers to discuss cooperation

NATO's chief is meeting European Union defense ministers to discuss boosting cooperation between the military alliance and the 28-nation bloc to tackle looming threats to the region
Updated: 1 hour ago