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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 ...

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkish border

Feb 8, 2016

Russian firepower helps Syrian forces edge toward Turkish border

The Syrian army advanced toward the Turkish border Monday in a major offensive backed by Russia and Iran that rebels say now threatens the future of their nearly 5-year-old insurrection against President Bashar Assad. Iranian backed-militias played a key role on the ground as ...

Mogadishu pilot says blast fatal if higher altitude

Feb 8, 2016

Mogadishu pilot says blast fatal if higher altitude

The Serb pilot who landed a jetliner in Somalia with a gaping hole in its fuselage said Sunday he never doubted that it was caused by a bomb and described the security surrounding the airplane at Mogadishu Airport as “zero.” A suicide bomber is ...

Feb 8, 2016

Jackie Chan bus stunt explosion shakes up Londoners

The explosion of a red double decker bus in central London on Sunday alarmed witnesses unaware that it was actually a stunt for a Jackie Chan action film. The bus was traveling across Lambeth Bridge not far from Britain’s parliament when its top deck ...