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Five persons killed in a small plane crash in Australia

A small plane, twin-engine Beechcraft Super King Air, crashed into the Direct Factory Outlet mall shortly after takeoff in the Australian city of Melbourne, Tuesday. The accident occurred about 45 minutes before the shopping center was supposed to open.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: International

Bill Gates warned the world: we need to prepare for deadly epidemics

Speaking at the Munich Security Conference, Bill Gates warned about a possible future global epidemic deadly illness based on a fast-moving airborne pathogen “originate on the computer screen of a terrorist intent on using genetic engineering to create a synthetic version of the smallpox virus” which could kill more than 30 million people in less than a year.

  • Written by Robert Woodward
  • Category: International

Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations died Monday

Vitaly Churkin, 64, Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations since 2006, died Monday of an apparent heart attack in New York. Tuesday was his birthday. Police found the diplomat in cardiac arrest at the Russian consulate on E. 67th St. Russian President Vladimir Putin was "deeply upset" by the news and had greatly valued Churkin's professionalism and diplomatic talent.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: International

A luxury Cadillac previously owned by Donald Trump is for sale in Gloucester

Someone could buy a car previously owned by Donald Trump but for at least £50k. “This is a unique vehicle that offers a rare opportunity for collectors and enthusiasts to buy a car that will always attract interest,” said Sean Tanner, Commercial Director at Severnvale Cars.“ It’s a rare, limited edition Cadillac limousine custom built for Donald Trump in 1988.

  • Written by James Prewitt
  • Category: International

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