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Rescue workers spot wreckage of small plane on Indonesian mountain


October 5th, 2012 - 4:20 am ICT by BNO News
JAYAPURA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Indonesian rescue workers on Thursday morning spotted the wreckage of a small plane on a mountain in eastern Indonesia, police and local media said, but severe weather ... Read more...

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Four UN peacekeepers killed in West Darfur ambush


October 5th, 2012 - 4:16 am ICT by BNO News
NYALA, SUDAN (BNO NEWS) -- Four Nigerian peacekeepers were killed Tuesday and several others were injured when gunmen ambushed a United Nations (UN) patrol in Sudan's troubled Darfur region, the African Union-United ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Powerful earthquake hits southwestern Colombia, no casualties


October 1st, 2012 - 12:20 am ICT by BNO News
BOGOTA, COLOMBIA (BNO NEWS) -- A powerful 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck southwestern Colombia near the border with Ecuador on late Sunday morning, seismologists and witnesses said, but there were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gunman kills 4 at Minnesota workplace before shooting self


September 29th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by BNO News
MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (BNO NEWS) -- A gunman opened fire in the state of Minnesota killing four people, before fatally shooting himself, local authorities said Friday.The incident occurred on Thursday afternoon at around ... Read more...

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American singer Andy Williams dies at age 84


September 27th, 2012 - 5:01 pm ICT by BNO News
BRANSON, MISSOURI (BNO NEWS) -- American singer and TV host, Andy Williams, on Tuesday died due to cancer. He was 84.Born in Wall Lake, Iowa in 1927, Williams, born Howard Andrew Williams, ... Read more...

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California Gov. Brown signs bill to allow self-driving cars on public streets


September 27th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by BNO News
MOUNTAIN VIEW, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown on Tuesday drove in a self-driving Toyota Prius before signing a bill which will allow internet search giant Google and other companies ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

British girl, 15, thought to have run away to France with teacher


September 25th, 2012 - 2:22 am ICT by BNO News
EASTBOURNE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- A 15-year-old British girl is believed to have run away to France with her 30-year-old math teacher, police said on Monday as her parents made an emotional ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Anti-Islam film protests in Pakistan turn violent, at least 19 killed


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- At least nineteen people were killed and scores injured across Pakistan as widespread protests against the anti-Islam film turned violent, local media reported Friday.In the southern port ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

EU approves Universal’s takeover of EMI


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
BRUSSELS (BNO NEWS) -- The European Union (EU) on Friday announced that the Commission approved the proposed acquisition of EMI's recorded music business by Universal Music Group for $1.9 billion.The Commission initially ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Roadside bomb kills 5 family members in southern Afghanistan


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
TARINKOT, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A roadside bomb attack killed at least five members of a family in southern Afghanistan, local authorities said Friday.The family was traveling in their vehicle and on ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Death toll reaches 30 in Mexico gas facility plant explosion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- The death toll reached 30 after Tuesday's gas facility explosion in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.Initial reports indicated that at least 26 people had been killed ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Somalia: At least 14 killed in twin bomb attacks in Mogadishu


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MOGADISHU, SOMALIA (BNO NEWS) -- At least fourteen people were killed in a twin suicide bomb attack in the Somali capital, local authorities said Thursday.The attack occurred at the popular Village Restaurant ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Michigan man stabs Chrysler Group co-worker to death before killing self


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by BNO News
DETROIT, MICHIGAN (BNO NEWS) -- A Michigan man killed a Chrysler factory co-worker in the before reportedly killing himself, local authorities said Thursday.The incident occurred at shortly before 8 a.m. local time ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Canada’s Nexen oil company shareholders approve Chinese takeover for $15.1 billion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CALGARY, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian oil and gas company, Nexen Inc., on Thursday announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed takeover by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC).The Plan of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Israeli airstrike kills 2 Hamas officers in southern Gaza Strip


September 20th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
GAZA CITY, GAZA (BNO NEWS) -- Israeli forces carried out an airstrike in the southern Gaza Strip on late Wednesday evening, killing two Hamas security officers and injuring a third, Hamas officials ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Blast at Mexican gas facility kills 26, seven still missing


September 20th, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
REYNOSA, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least 26 people were killed Tuesday and seven others remain missing after a huge blaze erupted at a Petróleos Mexicanos (Pemex) natural gas facility in northern ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Kurdish militants attack Turkish convoy, kill 7 soldiers


September 19th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by BNO News
BİNGÖL, TURKEY (BNO NEWS) -- At least ten Turkish soldiers were killed on Tuesday and more than 70 others were injured when suspected Kurdish rebels launched an attack against a military convoy ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Fugitive kills two unarmed police officers in northwest England


September 19th, 2012 - 7:41 pm ICT by BNO News
TAMESIDE, ENGLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Two unarmed police officers were shot and killed by a murder suspect when they responded to a report of a burglary in the Manchester area of northwest ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

iPhone 5 pre-orders top record 2 million in first 24 hours


September 18th, 2012 - 11:28 pm ICT by BNO News
CUPERTINO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- Apple received more than two million orders for its new iPhone 5 during the first 24 hours of pre-orders, exceeding the initial supply and more than double ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

California Gov. Brown signs bill banning protests near funerals


September 18th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- California Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday which makes it a crime to protest a funeral unless the protesters are at least 300 feet (91 meters) away, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Irish newspaper suspends editor over topless Kate photos


September 18th, 2012 - 6:25 pm ICT by BNO News
DUBLIN, IRELAND (BNO NEWS) -- The editor of the Irish newspaper Daily Star was suspended on late Monday over his decision to re-publish topless photographs of Prince William's wife Kate, the Duchess ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

3 killed, 50 injured when trains collide near Karachi


September 17th, 2012 - 10:04 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Two passenger trains collided near Pakistan's largest city of Karachi on early Monday morning, killing two railway employees and a passenger and injuring more than 50 others, ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Blast at illegal fireworks workshop in northern China kills 5


September 17th, 2012 - 8:41 pm ICT by BNO News
JIANZHUANGZI, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion ripped through an illegal fireworks workshop in northern China on late Monday morning, killing five members of a family who were working there, state-run media ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

At least 16 bodies found in northern Mexico


September 17th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by BNO News
NUEVO LAREDO, MEXICO (BNO NEWS) -- At least sixteen bodies were found, including one hanging from a bridge, in northern Mexico, local authorities said Friday.At around 8 a.m. local time, authorities received ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

UN’s Ban calls for restraint amid Middle East protests and violence


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- United Nations (UN) Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Friday called for calm and restraint after the recent wave of hostilities in the Middle East.The fresh violence captured worldwide ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Afghanistan: At least 53 killed after bus crashes head-on with tanker in Ghazni


September 17th, 2012 - 8:05 pm ICT by BNO News
GHAZNI CITY, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Over 50 people were killed after a passenger bus crashed with an oil tanker in southern Afghanistan on Friday, local authorities said Saturday.The passenger bus operated ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Afghanistan: Taliban commander behind NATO helicopter crash captured


September 17th, 2012 - 6:48 pm ICT by BNO News
KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- Afghan and coalition forces on Sunday arrested a Taliban commander who allegedly coordinated an attack against a coalition helicopter in eastern Afghanistan, killing two American soldiers, the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Gunmen execute 10 road workers in southwest Pakistan


September 15th, 2012 - 3:54 am ICT by BNO News
QUETTA, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) -- A group of gunmen attacked workers along a road in southwestern Pakistan on Thursday before executing ten of them, police said on Friday. A previously unknown militant ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Meteorologists declare Libya’s world temperature record invalid


September 14th, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by BNO News
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND (BNO NEWS) -- Death Valley in California was on Thursday recognized as having posted the world's hottest temperature after an international team of experts ruled the previous record set in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Philippines implementing reforms to improve air safety rating


September 14th, 2012 - 3:52 am ICT by BNO News
MANILA, PHILIPPINES (BNO NEWS) -- The government of the Philippines is implementing further aviation reforms in the hopes of restoring the country's air safety rating in the United States, officials said on ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

UN Security Council strongly condemns wave of attacks in Iraq


September 13th, 2012 - 3:09 am ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK (BNO NEWS) -- The 15 members of the United Nations (UN) Security Council (UNSC) on late Tuesday strongly condemned a wave of terrorist attacks across Iraq over the weekend that ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Passenger plane crashes in Russia’s Far East, killing 10


September 13th, 2012 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
PALANA, RUSSIA (BNO NEWS) -- A small regional airliner crashed as it was preparing to land at an airport in northeastern Russia on early Wednesday afternoon, killing ten people and injuring four ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Apple device IDs were stolen from Florida-based digital publishing firm


September 12th, 2012 - 4:15 am ICT by BNO News
ORLANDO, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Identification numbers for more than one million Apple products that were posted online by hackers last week had been stolen from a Florida-based digital publishing firm, not ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

U.S. jobless rate drops to 8.1% as people give up searching for work


September 8th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- With employers in the United States adding just 96,000 jobs last month, the national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 percent as nearly four times as many people ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bermuda on alert as Hurricane Leslie approaches


September 7th, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Leslie continued moving in a northward direction on early Friday morning, slowly approaching the British overseas territory of Bermuda where residents have stocked up on supplies ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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