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7/25/2014

First Louisiana West Nile death of the year

First Louisiana West Nile death of the year

Posted 8:26 AM 7/25/2014 by Hunter Robinson

SHREVEPORT - Louisiana health officials say a person in Shreveport has died from the West Nile virus. The individual who died was between 60 and 74 years old. The gender of the victim has not been released at this time. Martha Whyte, public health chief in northwest Louisiana, tells (More)

7/24/2014

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

Air Algerie plane disappears from radar

Posted 6:09 AM 7/24/2014 by Hunter Robinson

ALGIERS, Algeria - Officials say heavy rain has been reported in the area where a plane carrying 116 people disappeared from radar today over the African country of Mali. The Air Algerie flight was on its way from neighboring Burkina Faso to Algeria. France's transport minister says (More)

7/23/2014

Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

Ukrainian military fighter jets shot down

Posted 5:38 AM 7/23/2014 by Hunter Robinson

KIEV, Ukraine - Two Ukrainian military fighter jets have been shot down in the east, according to the country's Defense Ministry.

The Sukhoi-25 fighters were shot down 1:30 p.m. local time Wednesday over an area called Savur Mogila.

Defense Ministry spokesman Oleksiy Dmitrashkovsky says the planes may have been carrying up to two crew members each.

We'll have more information for you as soon as it becomes available.

 

7/22/2014

Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

Elderly man booked in woman's stabbing death

Posted 5:09 AM 7/22/2014 by Hunter Robinson

NEW ORLEANS - New Orleans police have arrested a 75-year-old man in the weekend fatal stabbing of a woman. Police arrested Seabon "Tom" Gibson early Monday on a charge of second-degree murder. It was not immediately known if Gibson had an attorney. Police say Gibson (More)

7/21/2014

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

Dutch anger swells at treatment of Ukraine bodies

Posted 4:59 AM 7/21/2014 by Mike Corder

THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Relatives of Dutch victims killed in the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 are meeting with their king, queen and prime minister amid growing anger at the treatment of their loved ones' bodies by pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine. Before the meeting Monday (More)

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