August 31, 2015
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iStock/Thinkstock(PALMYRA, Syria) -- ISIS destroys another historic site in Syria.According to Aljazeera, ISIS blew up part of the historic Temple of Bel in the ancient Syrian city of Palmyra on Sunday, detonating more than 30 tons of explosives.ISIS orig
iStock/Thinkstock(VANCOUVER, Canada) -- Vancouver braces for flooding after the city cleans up from the worst wind storm in nearly a decade.Toppling trees all over the Vancouver-area, a wind storm's record high winds left 400,000 homes without power, one
Marcio Silva/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- At least 200 people are injured and 11 are dead after a fire ripped through a residential complex in the eastern Saudi Arabian city of Khobar, according to the BBC.The complex is used to house those who work for
Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images(MOSCOW) -- The Kremlin wants the world to know Russian President Vladimir Putin pumps iron and grills meat before most of the world gets out of bed.New photos released by the Kremlin show Putin working out and barbecuing with
Jon Gorr/iStock/ThinkStock(NEW YORK) -- Four alleged human traffickers appeared in court in Hungary on Saturday accused of playing a role in the deaths of 71 migrants found packed into a delivery truck in Austria.Razor wire failed to hold back the tide of
iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- It's a bird, it's a plane, it's supermoon!Remember to stop and look at the sky Saturday night to witness one of the biggest and fullest moons of the year -- known as a "supermoon."A supermoon occurs when a full moon or new m
fotokon/iStock/Thinkstock(CAIRO) -- Three journalists were sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt on Saturday, in what their employer is calling "another deliberate attack on press freedom."Al Jazeera journalists Baher Mohamed and Mohamed Fahmy will
ERIKA SANTELICES/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Erika dissipated Saturday morning as it pushed over Hispaniola and Cuba.As the storm was moving towards Cuba, it dissipated due to higher terrain and unfavorable atmospheric conditions. The Nat
Underground galleries, part of Nazi Germany 'Riese' construction project are pictured under the Ksiaz castle in the area where the 'Nazi gold train' is supposedly hidden underground, on August 28, 2015 in Walbrzych, Poland JANEK SKARZYNSKI/AFP/Getty Imag

Tropical Storm Erika Hits Caribbean, 4 Dead

NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center(MIAMI) -- Another powerful storm is churning in the Caribbean.Tropical Storm Erika arrives in Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands Thursday night and it may threaten Florida's Atlantic coast as soon as Monday.So far, the s

Calgary's Air Quality Affected by Washington State Wildfires

iStock/Thinkstock(CALGARY, Canada) -- The air quality in one Canadian city may be similar to Shanghai's.Because of wildfires burning in Washington State, those living in Calgary can smell, see, and taste the smoky air.One resident, Nolan Hill, says he's e

Saudi Arabian King Salman Visiting Washington Next Week

Carolyn Kaster/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Saudi Arabia's king is making a trip to Washington soon.On Thursday, the White House announced Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud would be making his first trip to Washington D.C. since his ascensio
 
 
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