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US military Osprey crash-lands off Okinawa, no fatalities

Many Okinawans oppose deployment of Ospreys on the island because of safety concerns following a string of crashes outside Japan, including one in Hawaii a year ago. "After the aircraft was unhooking, it was shaking violently", Nicholson said of the Osprey from Marine Aircraft Group 36, 1st Marine Aircraft Wing.



Gambia: UN chief dismayed at security seizure of electoral offices

The UN official said Jammeh's departure would enable opposition leader Adama Barrow to take office following his presidential election win. Gambia Army Chief Ousmane Badj arrivse for a meeting with Ecowas delegation in Banjul. "No one has informed me that I can go back", elections commission chairman Alieu Momarr Njai said on Wednesday. The streets of Gambia's capital Banjul lay deserted on Wednesday due to a boycott stemming out of fear of outgoing President Yahya Jammeh's decision to ...


Another around of snow, plus bitter cold, for upstate NY

Another around of snow, plus bitter cold, for upstate NY

Overnight temperatures will dip below zero in some areas this week. In addition to the snow, windy conditions are also expected, with wind speeds reaching 20 to 30 miles per hour and some gusts has high as 40 miles per hour. A lake effect snow advisory related to those bands extends through 1 a.m. Thursday . Between 2-4 inches could fall Wednesday night, while another 1-3 inches may materialize Thursday , forecasters said.


Gov't to require cars be able to talk to each other

Gov't to require cars be able to talk to each other

V2V devices would transmit data, such as location, direction and speed, to nearby vehicles up to 10 times per second, the release explained. Using that information, V2V-equipped vehicles could identify safety risks and provide warnings to drivers to avoid imminent crashes.


Philippines' Duterte says he personally killed suspected criminals

Philippines' Duterte says he personally killed suspected criminals

Although figures vary, as many as 6,000 people are said to have been killed by security forces since he launched his war on drugs. Rodrigo Duterte says he "doesn't give a s** a href="http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/asia/rodrigo-duterte-partnership-with-china-is-only-hope-for-philippines-a7371141.html" *declared the Phillipines" "separation" from the United States and said economic parternship with China was the country's "only hope" as his relations with the USA cooled.


BSF foils infiltration bid, apprehends ex-Pak Army man

BSF foils infiltration bid, apprehends ex-Pak Army man

He said after some time, movement of one suspected person was again spotted by the alert jawans close to the worldwide boundary at about 50 metres ahead of fence, moving suspiciously inside Indian territory. Last time on September 23, Border Security Force (BSF) arrested a top Lashkar-e-Taiba commander when he was trying to infiltrate into the Indian side of IB at Pragwal sector of Akhnoor area in Jammu division.