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 1 day | Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands

              A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 7.9 has struck the northern region of the Solomon Islands, seismologists and residents say. A tsunami alert that was issued for parts of the Pacific Ocean has since been canceled. (more)   


    

 

 3 days | Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3

              A car has deliberately run over pedestrians on a busy street in the Australian city of Melbourne, killing at least 3 people and injuring 20 others, officials say. The driver - who is also believed to be linked to a stabbing - was taken into custody. (more)   


  Melbourne, Australia     

 

 3 days | Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash

              Brazilian Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki, who was overseeing a massive corruption investigation known as "Operation Car Wash", has been killed in a plane crash off the coast of southeast Brazil, officials say. Several others were also killed. (more)   


  Brazil     

 

 3 days | West African forces launch invasion to oust Gambia’s leader

              West African forces have launched a military intervention to oust Gambia's longtime leader Yahya Jammeh, who is refusing to step down after his surprise defeat in last month's presidential election, officials say. (more)   


  Gambia        3 UPDATES

 


 4 days | Ex-President Bush Sr. admitted to ICU, former first lady also in hospital

              Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, who is being treated at a Texas hospital, has been admitted to the intensive care unit after he suffered an acute respiratory problem, officials say. His wife, Barbara Bush, has also been hospitalized. (more)   


  Houston, TX        5 UPDATES

 

 6 days | Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 called off after nearly 3 years

              The underwater search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370, which disappeared nearly three years ago during a flight from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, has been called off after countless searches failed to find the wreckage. (more)   


  Indian Ocean        14 UPDATES

 

 1 wk | Turkish cargo plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital, killing at least 35

              A Turkish cargo plane operated by ACT Airlines has crashed into a residential area near the Kyrgyzstan capital of Bishkek, killing at least 35 people and injuring others, local authorities say. Rescue work is still underway. (more)   


  Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan     

 

 2 wks | Strong earthquake strikes off Fiji, briefly prompts tsunami warning

              A strong earthquake measuring 6.9 has struck the South Pacific Ocean off Fiji, briefly prompting a tsunami warning for the islands, seismologists say. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. (more)   


  Fiji     

 

 3 wks | Gunman opens fire inside Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39

              At least 39 people have been killed and nearly 70 others have been injured after a gunman opened fire during New Year's celebrations at a popular nightclub in Istanbul, local officials say. The attacker is still at large. (more)   


  Istanbul, Turkey     

 


 3 wks | ‘Star Wars’ actress Carrie Fisher dead at 60

              Actress Carrie Fisher, who is best known for her role as Princess Leia on "Star Wars", has died, her spokesman says, just days after she suffered a massive heart attack on an LA-bound flight. She was 60 years old. (more)   


  Los Angeles, CA     

 




 
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World

Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands     1 day  

Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3     3 days  


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