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Super typhoon threatens China

After wreaking damage on the Philippines over Tuesday and Wednesday, a newly intensified Typhoon Rammasun is bearing down on Hainan and Guangzhou provinces in southern China.

Whizz kid helps fight cancer

Medical student, Joshua Meier has been celebrated for his research into how aging cells could help in the fight against cancer.

Obama imposes new sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Russia has failed to take steps to end the Ukraine conflict, President Barack Obama said Wednesday in announcing expanded sanctions targeting two banks, two energy companies, Ukraine separatists and defense companies.

Mortars fired into Israel despite ceasefire

At least three mortars were fired from Gaza into southern Israel some two hours after a temporary lull in hostilities went into effect to allow humanitarian supplies into the area.

2 held over Moscow metro crash

Two people have been arrested in connection with a metro train derailment in Moscow which left more than 20 people dead and injured scores more, Russia's Investigative Committee said Wednesday.

Imagine finding Earth 2.0

A NASA panel discusses how close it is to finding signs of life in the universe.

Ferry search helicopter crash kills 5 in South Korea

A helicopter carrying emergency workers involved in the Sewol ferry disaster operations crashed Thursday in a South Korean city, fire officials said, leaving five dead and one injured.

Israel-Palestinian unrest felt around world

As missiles and rockets fly in the Middle East, tensions are boiling over around the world between activists at demonstrations on both sides of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Many protests have been peaceful, but not all of them.

Assange detention order remains in place

A detention order against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on sexual assault allegations should remain in place, a Swedish judge ruled Wednesday.

China and Japan's 'war of words'

Chinese state media frequently treats Japan's atrocities of the past like breaking news of today. But lately, the steady flow of war history-related news has become a flood.