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Britain bashed by surf, blow as Storm Imogen hits

Feb 9, 2016

Britain bashed by surf, blow as Storm Imogen hits

A winter storm with hurricane-force winds and huge waves battered Britain’s coastline Monday, cutting power to thousands and disrupting travel across the country. More than 15,000 homes were without power as Storm Imogen hit Ireland, Wales and southern England. Coastal towns were soaked by ...

Iraq massing forces to retake Islamic State-held Mosul hub

Feb 9, 2016

Iraq massing forces to retake Islamic State-held Mosul hub

The Iraqi army is deploying thousands of soldiers to a northern base in preparation for operations to retake the Islamic State group’s hub of Mosul, officials said on Monday. Islamic State seized Mosul in June 2014 and except for airstrikes has held Iraq’s second ...

South India bus driver may be world's first 'meteorite' fatality

Feb 9, 2016

South India bus driver may be world's first 'meteorite' fatality

Indian authorities say a falling object that killed a bus driver and injured three others was a meteorite. If proven, it would be the first such death in recorded history. Experts said other explanations were possible for the incident Saturday in the southern state ...