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US airlines to halt Northeast flights for storm

Two flights to Boston are listed as canceled at Philadelphia International Airport, Friday, Feb. 8, 2013, in Philadelphia. Airlines have already canceled more than 2,700 Friday flights as they get ready for a storm that threatens to dump up to 3 feet of snow from New York City to Boston. Flight-tracking website FlightAware shows 728 cancellations at the three big airports in the New York area. Another 191 flights to or from Boston have been scrubbed, and 137 in Toronto. AP Photo/Matt Rourke

Most airlines were giving up on flying in and out of New York, Boston and other airports in the U.S. Northeast on Friday as a massive storm threatened to dump up to a meter of snow in some parts.

Posted: February 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Powerful earthquake off Mexico, Guatemala

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A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck off Mexico’s Pacific coast close to the Guatemalan border on Sunday, but there were no immediate reports of damage or casualties.

Posted: July 30th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Seven dead in Mexico mine accident

Muzquiz, Coahuila, Mexico

Seven miners were killed early Wednesday in an explosion at a coal mine in northern Mexico, police said. “We confirm the recovery of the bodies of the seven trapped miners,” local police official Francisco Martinez said in a statement to Milenio television.

Posted: July 26th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Canada police hunt porn star in mailed body parts case

This undated photo provided by City of Montreal Police Service media relations shows Luka Rocco Magnotta, 29, who is wanted for homicide. Montreal police said on Wednesday, May 30, 2012, they have identified Magnotta as a suspect in the gruesome case of severed body parts discovered in packages mailed to Ottawa, Ontario, and in a garbage heap in Montreal. AP/City of Montreal Police Service

Police launched a hunt Wednesday for a male porn star after a human hand was found in the mail at an Ottawa post office, and a decomposing foot was sent to Canada’s ruling Conservative Party.

Posted: May 31st, 2012 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Mexico unrattled one day after major quake

The major earthquake that struck southern Mexico killed at least two people and led to power outages in some areas, but wrought surprisingly little structural damage, relieved authorities here said Sunday.

Posted: December 12th, 2011 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »