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July 30, 2018

American college student goes missing while swimming in Israel

Michael Goyberg / EyeEm / Getty Images(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- A University of Kentucky student spending the summer in Jordan has gone missing after she was swept out to sea while swimming at a beach in Israel just days before she was scheduled to return home. The university said TeNiya Elnora Jones, a 19-year-old sophomore, was swimming with two other students in Tel Aviv shortly after midnight on Sunday when they were "caught up in a strong current and were pulled out to sea." Two of the students..
July 30, 2018

New report says it’s still unknown why Flight MH370 disappeared

SOPA Images/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- A new report investigating the March 2014 disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 does not conclude why the aircraft vanished, the lead investigator said on Monday. The report confirmed that the plane diverted from its path, with lead investigator Kok Soo Chon saying at a presentation that MH370 turned back manually, not under autopilot, but they could not say why. “We cannot rule out unlawful interference by a third party,” he added. Kok said the te..
July 29, 2018

Death toll from fires in Greece climb to 91 as investigation points toward arson

Le Pictorium / Barcroft Images / Barcroft Media via Getty Images(ATHENS. Greece) -- The death toll from wildfires that swept through a seaside area of Greece last week rose to 91 on Sunday and officials said 25 people remained missing. The number of people killed climbed from 86 on Saturday as search-and-rescue crews continued to search the widespread rubble on the outskirts of Athens. Dive teams kept searching the sea off the shores of Mati, Rafina, Neos Voutzas and Kokkino Limanaki where many ..
July 29, 2018

Zimbabwe to hold 1st election since the end of nearly 4 decades of rule by Robert Mugabe

ABC News(PRETORIA, South Africa) -- Zimbabweans will go to the polls Monday to vote in the first election in nearly four decades without the name of former ruler Robert Mugabe on the ballot. The election comes after Zimbabwe's longtime leader gave in to demands in November to step down after days of protests led by the country's military. The country’s current leader, Emmerson Mnangagwa, has promised a peaceful and fair vote -- which would be in sharp contrast to elections during Mugab..