'DISTRESSED REACTION'? Russia defends barrel roll over USAF spy plane

The Russian Defense Ministry Saturday defended a Su-27’s barrel roll over a U.S. spy plane in the Baltic Sea, saying the American jet had turned off its transponder and it wasn’t identifiable. A senior U.S. defense official told Fox News Friday that the Russian fighter jet flew within 100 feet of the U.S. RC-135 surveillance […]

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WH Correspondents' Dinner: Obama's last chance to zing Washington

President Obama will get one more chance on Saturday to poke fun at fellow politicians, the press and himself as he attends his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner. The dinner comes amid a fierce presidential campaign that should provide Obama and this year’s entertainer, Larry Wilmore, plenty of material. The Republican front-runner, Donald Trump, a […]

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Woman, 4 grandchildren killed in East Texas flooding

A 64-year-old woman and her four young great-grandchildren drowned early Saturday after a creek overflowed its banks, flooding an East Texas neighborhood as many residents slept, police said. Lenda Asberry and her great-grandkids, 6-year-old Jamonicka Johnson; 7-year-old Von Anthony Johnson Jr.; 8-year-old Devonte Asberry and 9-year-old Venetia Asberry died while attempting to flee the rising […]

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NOT 'IDENTIFIABLE'? Russia defends barrel roll over USAF spy plane

The Russian Defense Ministry Saturday defended a Su-27’s barrel roll over a U.S. spy plane in the Baltic Sea, saying the American jet had turned off its transponder and it wasn’t identifiable. A senior U.S. defense official told Fox News Friday that the Russian fighter jet flew within 100 feet of the U.S. RC-135 surveillance […]

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Historic ivory burn in Kenya fills sky in smoke and ash

A rainy Saturday afternoon brought together heads of state from several African nations and hundreds of onlookers to watch Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to over $172 million worth of illicit wildlife goods. A somber mood took over the crowd as the event began. They listened to the gust of wind feeding the flames, […]

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Protesters storm Iraq's Parliament

Images broadcast on state-run news channel Al-Iraqiya showed protesters carrying Iraqi flags walking freely in the Green Zone and gathering in the halls and meeting rooms in Parliament. They chanted, “The cowards ran away,” referring to the members of Parliament. No large-scale violence has been reported, although Hoshiar Abdullah, a Kurdish member of Parliament, told […]

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Dozens missing after Kenya building collapse

Another man followed him, carrying a toddler who had also been pulled from the debris. Both of the children were rushed to ambulances to get medical care. As the hours passed following Friday’s collapse of the secven-story building in Nairobi, rescuers continued to hear sounds of hope: Voices of some trapped survivors called out from […]

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White House to relive the bin Laden raid

Watch the special “‘We Got Him‘: President Obama, Bin Laden and the Future of the War on Terror” on “Anderson Cooper 360°” Monday at 8 p.m. E.T. CNN’s Peter Bergen was given unprecedented access to the White House to talk about this monumental mission and the war on terror with President Barack Obama on the […]

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Tailor hacked to death in Bangladesh

Police said Nikhil Joarder was inside his tailoring shop in the central Bangladeshi district of Tangail when at least two assailants drove up on motorbikes and attacked him with machetes. He died immediately, according to Tangail Police Superintendent Mohammed Tanvir. The superintendent said a complaint was filed against Joarder in 2012 for allegedly making derogatory […]

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Former Alabama Democratic Gov. Siegelman in solitary confinement again, son says

Former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman — in prison on corruption charges and who got major support earlier this month for a White House pardon — was put in solitary confinement Monday, his son says. Siegelman, the state’s last Democratic governor, was transferred to solitary confinement after The Washington Post published a story in which he […]

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