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(Undated) -- Dutch officials say the first of almost 300 victims from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 has been identified. The government is not giving the identity of the victim but says it was a Dutch citizen. The victim's family has been notified. Over half of the 298 people on...
(Sacramento, CA) -- More residents are being threatened by a wildfire in Northern California. Cal Fire officials said today that another 200 homes are being evacuated in Amador County. Already, some 750 people have had to leave their homes because of the Sand Fire that's charred...
(Juneau, AK) -- Some Alaskans are feeling even more cut off from the world following Friday morning's earthquake. Officials say some people have no phone or Internet service. A spokesperson for Alaska Communications says the magnitude five-point-nine earthquake damaged an...
(Undated) -- Israel is extending a humanitarian ceasefire for another 24 hours. An Israeli government official says the truce was requested by the United Nations and approved by Israel's security cabinet. The IDF says it will act against any breach of the ceasefire. Hamas says...
(Philadelphia, PA) -- Two carjackers are still on the run after a crash in Philadelphia that killed three children and hospitalized three women. The kids were helping their mother sell fruit to raise funds for their church yesterday when the stolen SUV crashed into their fruit...
(Undated) -- There are reports of renewed fighting in Gaza after Hamas rejected Israel's proposal to extend a humanitarian truce. A Hamas official sent a text message to reporters Saturday, saying the group had not agreed to the plan. An IDF spokesman said rockets are being...
(Tripoli) -- The U.S. embassy in Tripoli is empty, but is not closed. Secretary of State John Kerry made that distinction today after about 150 Americans personnel were evacuated from Libya to Tunisia because of fighting between militia groups. The Pentagon ordered F-16s to fly...
(Undated) -- Russia is denying U.S. claims that it is gathering thousands of troops on the Ukrainian border. The U.S also believes Russia is preparing to give a high-tech missile fighting system to separatist rebels in the region. Russia's foreign ministry called yesterday's...
(Undated) -- Scientists at NASA are learning more about how much danger solar flares can pose to our planet. A new report reveals that two years ago in June, the Sun unleashed one of the most powerful solar storms ever recorded. If it had happened nine days earlier, Earth would...