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Japan’s Mount Ontake Erupts, Dozens Missing or Hurt

Posted On September 27, 2014

(Tokyo) -- The Japanese military is joining in the search for hikers trapped on Mount Ontake after the volcano suddenly erupted on Saturday. Hundreds of people, including children, were stranded on the peak after ash, rocks and steam shot out of the mountain for nine hours. Most of the people on the mountain have reached…

British Fighter Jets Fly Combat Missions In Iraq

Posted On September 27, 2014

(Undated) -- British fighter jets are now flying combat missions in Iraq after parliament approved bombing missions against Islamic militants. Two Royal Air Force Tornado jets flew over northern Iraq today but did not carry out any air strikes. A British defense official says although they were not ordered to attack any ISIS targets, the…

Europe Gains Ryder Cup Control

Posted On September 27, 2014

(Gleneagles, Scotland) -- Team Europe leads 10-6 heading into the final day of the Ryder Cup from Gleneagles in Scotland. The United States pulled to within a point after Saturday's morning Fourball session, but Europe earned three-and-a-half of a possible four points in the afternoon Foursomes to seize control. The deficit for the U.S. is…

American Soldier Shot By German Police At Oktoberfest

Posted On September 27, 2014

(Mainz, Germany) -- The U.S. Army is investigating an incident in which an American soldier was shot by German police following an Oktoberfest celebration. A police spokesman said the soldier was transported to a hospital after sustaining a head injury at Munich's world-famous beer-drinking celebration Thursday. When he got to the emergency room, the American…

North Korean Leader In Poor Health

Posted On September 26, 2014

(Seoul) -- North Korean state media is reporting leader Kim Jong Un is having health problems. In its first acknowledgement of ill health, state media says Kim is suffering from "discomfort." He's been out of the public eye since early September, but had been seen earlier walking with a limp and has gained weight since…