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Army identifies 2 soldiers killed by falling tree in Georgia

FORT BENNING, Ga. (AP) — The Army identified two soldiers killed during training in the north Georgia mountains as a special forces medical sergeant and a recent West Point graduate. ...

Man falls to his death from 20th floor of Taipei's Marriott Hotel

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A young man fell to his death from the top floor of a five-star hotel in Taipei on Tuesday (March 29), and an investigation is currently underway into the cause of the inc...

Liverpool taxi bombing suspect named as police release 4 men

LONDON (AP) — A suspected bomber who died when his homemade device exploded in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital was an asylum-seeker from the Middle East who had converted from Islam to Christianit...

UK says Liverpool taxi blast was a bomb, raises threat level

LONDON (AP) — British authorities raised the country's threat level to its second-highest rung on Monday, after police said a blast in a taxi outside a Liverpool hospital was caused by a homemade bomb...

Sweden: 2 dead after man falls 7 floors at concert hall

Two people died and one was injured on Tuesday as a man fell seven floors at a concert hall in Sweden's Uppsala city, some 60 kilometers (32.4 miles) north of Stockholm, police said. The Uppsala ...

Finnish judges acquit Danish man of 1987 Baltic ferry murder

A Danish man accused of bludgeoning a German backpacker to death on a Baltic Sea cruise more than three decades ago was set free by judges in Finland on Wednesday. Prosecutors accused the 52-year-old...

Woman fatally struck by train in northeast Taiwan, rail traffic halted

Update: 05/10 11:30 a.m. The pedestrian who perished when she was struck by a train has been identified as an 86-year-old surnamed Chen (陳), reported Liberty Times. Her son said she had told him sh...

Iran police probe death of Swiss Embassy staffer in Tehran

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iranian police on Tuesday started investigating the death of a Swiss diplomat who died after reportedly falling from a high rise in the capital of Tehran. The Sw...

Indonesia Sriwijaya Air crash: Cockpit voice recorder found

The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a crashed Indonesian Sriwijaya Air passenger plane has been found, the country's transport ministry said on Wednesday. The recorder could provide vital addit...

Rebar falls on street during Taipei Dome construction

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A bundle of steel rebar fell on a street in the capital early Sunday morning (March 7) during the construction of the Taipei Dome, forcing the city government to suspend t...

Bulgarian alpinist dies in Himalayas expedition

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — A Bulgarian mountain climber has been found dead during his attempt to reach the peak of the world’s second-tallest mountain, K2, in the Himalayas. The death ...

A look at Trump's executive order on police procedures

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday aimed at curbing police brutality by directing federal dollars to those police departments that meet certain credentialing st...

Military helicopter crash-lands in Russia, kills 4 on board

MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian military helicopter crash-landed on an airfield Tuesday in the far eastern region of Chukotka, killing four people, the military said. The crash involving a M...

Taiwan's military reportedly riled over flight recorder leak in Black Hawk crash investigation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s military is reportedly upset about the leak of flight recorder data from the UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter that crashed on Jan. 2, killing eight military off...

Deputy killed, second wounded in Northern California

RANCHO CORDOVA, Calif. (AP) — A Sacramento County sheriff's deputy was killed and another wounded in a shootout that started with an argument at a Pep Boys store, authorities said. T...