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Plane crash-lands on US beach, killing father

This Sunday, July 27, 2014, photo provided by the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office shows emergency personnel at the scene of a small plane crash in Caspersen Beach in Venice, Fla. AP

A small plane crash-landed on a beach in the US state of Florida Sunday, killing a father and critically injuring his young daughter, authorities said Sunday.

Posted: July 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

New York Times calls for marijuana legalization


The New York Times called for the legalization of marijuana on Saturday, comparing the federal ban on cannabis to Prohibition.

Posted: July 27th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US fighter jets escort plane back to Toronto


Two US F16 fighter jets escorted a Panama-City bound plane back to Toronto on Friday after a passenger threatened the aircraft.

Posted: July 26th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Lethal injections face scrutiny after two-hour US execution


The US Supreme Court is under increasing pressure to consider halting death sentences by lethal injection after a convicted Arizona killer took two hours to die.

Posted: July 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Airlines cancel Israel flights over Gaza rocket threat

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Major US, European and Canadian airlines canceled flights to and from Israel on Tuesday after a rocket fired from Gaza struck near its main international airport in Tel Aviv.

Posted: July 23rd, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Photos & Videos,World | Read More »