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United Airlines

United Airlines Flight Turns Back After Unruly Passenger Screamed "Jihad"

A United Airlines flight took a u-turn in mid-air Monday, after a rowdy passenger stormed the cockpit screaming "jihad, jihad!".


Uber's Chief Financial Officer Quits

Uber's Chief Financial Officer Brent Callinicos is stepping down.

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Pakistan Hangs 12 Convicts In Biggest Single-Day Executions

Pakistan has hanged 12 convicts in several jails across the country Tuesday, in what was the country's largest number of executions in one day since the ban on death penalty was lifted.

Car Thief Spray-Paints Self To Avoid Arrest; Camouflage Failed - Police

A suspected car thief spray-painted himself black, thinking he could get away from cops. He was wrong.

Giant Panda

Chinese Man Earns $80,000 Payout In Wild Panda Attack

A Chinese man won $80,000 in compensation after getting attacked by a wild panda in the northwestern province of Gansu, China.

Lahore Church bombings

Pope Condemns Christian Persecution, Grieves Over Pakistan Church Bombings

Pope Francis has called for an end to violence against Christians as he grieves over two terror attacks against churches in Pakistan on Sunday.

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China State TV Targets Foreign Carmakers In Annual Consumer Rights Show

Foreign automakers have come under fire in China, after a show on Sunday by state TV accused them of selling defective products and overcharging customers.

MIchelle Knight

Michelle Knight Talks About Overcoming Fears After A Decade of Abduction

Michelle Knight, a woman from Ohio who was held captive for a decade, has come to terms with her past and is now on her journey to regain her life.

Xu Caihou

Retired General Xu Caihou Dies, China To Drop Corruption Charges Against Him

Retired General Xu Caihou, China's most senior military leader to fall under President Xi Jinping's anti-corruption campaign, has died Sunday due to cancer of the bladder. He was 71.

Ferguson Riot

Man Charged Over Shooting Of Two Ferguson Police Officers

Police have arrested and charged a man in St. Louis, Missouri in connection with the shooting of two Ferguson police officers during last week's protests.

Istanbul airport

British Teens Sent Back To UK, Arrested Over Attempt To Join ISIS

Three male teenagers were detained in Turkey and quickly sent back to the United Kingdom after they were stopped from traveling to Syria to join the ISIS.

pakistan bombing

Pakistan's Twin Suicide Bombings Kill 14, Injure Nearly 80

At least 14 people were killed after suicide bombers attacked a Christian community in eastern Pakistan on Sunday.

42 Dead As Bus Plunges Off A Ravine In Brazil

At least 42 people were killed after a bus plunged off a mountain ridge in Southern Brazil late Saturday.

Boko Haram

Boko Haram Bomb Factory Uncovered

Nigerian security forces have uncovered a Boko Haram bomb factory this week, after regaining control over a town seized by the extremist group.

Mohamed Nasheed

Maldives Ex-President Sentenced To 13 Years In Jail Over Terrorism Charges

Former Maldives president Mohamed Nasheed was sentenced to 13 years in prison after being convicted of a terrorism charge on Friday.

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