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Three dead as Kiev accuses Ukraine rebels of shelling

Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as pro‑Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a ceasefire deal, the military...

Desertions, casualties cut Afghan forces sharply in 2014 - US

The number of Afghan security forces fell sharply during 2014, thanks partly to desertions and...

World's oldest person celebrates a day before turning 117

The world's oldest person says 117 years doesn't seem like such a long time.

Volcano in southern Chile erupts, thousands evacuated

One of South America's most active volcanoes erupted early Tuesday in southern Chile, spewing heavy smoke into the air as lava surged down its slopes,...



Australian court backs finding radio royal prank call broke law

Australia's High Court on Wednesday backed the broadcasting watchdog's finding that an...

Conrad Hilton agrees to plead to assault on flight

Federal prosecutors in Los Angeles say Paris Hilton's brother Conrad has agreed to plead guilty to assaulting flight attendants on a trip from London...

Reports of Maggie Smith's 'Downton' exit may be premature

Predictions of doom for the Dowager Countess of Grantham may be premature.

Sara Gilbert welcomes baby boy with wife Linda Perry

Sara Gilbert shared the news of her new baby on "The Talk." Co‑host Julie Chen announced on Monday's episode that Gilbert welcomed a son over...