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Search for Flight MH370 called off after nearly 3 years

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 1 yr | Editor’s Note: Yemen’s Houthi rebels claim scud missile attack on Saudi Arabia

              BNO News is following reports from Yemen where Houthi rebels claim to have fired Scud and Grad missiles into neighboring Saudi Arabia, though the credibility of the claim is uncertain. The reports have not yet been confirmed by Saudi officials.   

  Saudi Arabia        21 UPDATES



 1 yr | Car bomb explodes near military hospital in Yemen’s capital Sana’a, at least 28 injured - reports

              At least 28 people have been injured after a car bomb targeted mourners behind a military hospital in the Yemeni capital Sana'a, residents and medics have told the Reuters news agency. The Associated Press, citing officials close to Houthi rebels, said the blast had caused "dozens of casualties." The Islamic State (ISIS) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement obtained by Reuters.   

  Sana'a, Yemen        21 UPDATES


 1 yr | Texas Gov. Abbott ‘confident’ that Supreme Court will ultimately uphold abortion law

              Texas Governor Greg Abbott, responding to a ruling from the Supreme Court that temporarily blocked a Texas abortion law from taking effect, says he is "confident" that the country's top court will ultimately uphold the law. "Texas will continue to fight for higher-quality healthcare standards for women while protecting our most vulnerable - the unborn," he said. [full statement attached]   



 1 yr | 3 injured in apparent drive-by attack in the West Bank - IDF spokesman

              Three people have been injured in an apparent drive-by attack near the Israeli settlement of Shvut Rachel in the West Bank, according to Israel Defense Forces (IDF) spokesman Peter Lerner. "IDF is searching the area, medical services are treating the wounded," he said.   



 1 yr | Dutch football coach Guus Hiddnk’s contract terminated - club

              Dutch football coach Guus Hiddink's contract has been terminated effective Wednesday, the Royal Dutch Football Association says in a statement. "I regret this development. Unfortunately, the results of Guus' work was not immediately visible for everyone," said Bert van Oostveen, president of professional football. [full statement attached]   



 1 yr | New York man charged with making numerous bomb threats at JFK Airport

              A 64-year-old man from Manhattan has been arrested and charged in connection with a series of false bomb threats at John F. Kennedy International Airport earlier this month, according to the Queens District Attorney's Office. Philip Ngom has been charged with 11 counts each of first-degree falsely reporting an incident and making a terroristic threat. If convicted, he could face up to 7 years in prison.   

  New York, NY     



 1 yr | Dow Jones Industrial Average closes down 350 points, biggest drop since June 2013

              The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 350.33 points (-1.95%) to 17,596.35 as worries over the Greek financial crisis worsened. The S&P 500 dropped 43.85 points, a decline of 2.09 percent, to 2,057.64.   

  New York, NY        12 UPDATES


 1 yr | Donald Trump slams NBC as ‘weak and trying to be politically correct,’ stands by comments

              Donald Trump, confirming that he is no longer affiliated with NBC, slammed the network in a statement, calling them "weak" and "trying to be politically correct" for ending their relationship over controversial comments he made. [full statement attached]   

  Chicago, IL        11 UPDATES


 1 yr | Obama calls British PM Cameron, expresses condolences over loss of British life in Tunisia

              U.S. President Barack Obama called British Prime Minister David Cameron today to express his condolences over the loss of British life in Tunisia and said that the U.S. stands "firmly" by the United Kingdom, a Downing Street spokesman says. The two leaders also discussed efforts to tackle Islamist extremist. [statement attached]   

  Tunisia        12 UPDATES



 1 yr | California lawmakers approve school vaccine bill considered among the strictest in the country - AP

  California        2 UPDATES



Georgia Amber Alert: 2 girls missing from Alpharetta     13 hrs  

Moderate earthquake strikes off Cuba, felt in Santiago     1 day  

Alejandra Villanueva, 18, killed in Mexico nightclub shooting     1 day  

Arizona Amber Alert: Terrianne Brooks abducted from Chandler     2 days  

California Amber Alert: Dartanian Brooks Jr. abducted from Oakland     4 days  

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Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 called off after nearly 3 years     1 day  

Turkish cargo plane crashes near Kyrgyz capital, killing at least 35     2 days  

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

Gunman opens fire inside Istanbul nightclub, killing at least 39     2 wks  


Power outage plunges Dutch capital of Amsterdam into darkness     1 day  

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Actress Debbie Reynolds dead at 84      3 wks  

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