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2nd 'black box' found from Air Algerie crash in Mali, U.N. official says

France has declared a three-day mourning period to commemorate the victims of the Air Algerie Flight 5017, French President Holland declared on Saturday.

Canadian airline passenger arrested by SWAT 'mentally ill,' his father says

The 25-year-old airline passenger whose dramatic arrest by a SWAT team was captured by a cell phone was due in court Saturday.

Israel agrees to extend ceasefire

Israeli government officials told CNN that the United Nations has asked for a 24-hour humanitarian ceasefire extension.

3-year-old critically wounded in Chicago shooting

The flare-up in gun violence igniting the streets of Chicago caught a 3-year-old boy in the cross fire early Saturday morning, local police said. The child is in critical condition.

Police release more details in FSU law professor's slaying

For the past week, the mystery surrounding the killing of a nationally renowned law professor has baffled family and friends from Florida to Canada.

MH17 crash: Investigators must have full access to Ukraine site, Malaysian PM says

 More than a week after Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 came down in eastern Ukraine, Malaysian investigators have not yet been able to access the entire crash site, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak said Saturday.

2 U.S. soldiers killed in Afghanistan

Two U.S. Army soldiers were killed Thursday in Afghanistan, the Department of Defense said.

Carjackers run over, kill 3 kids in Philadelphia

Three children helping their mother operate a fruit stand were killed Friday when a stolen SUV plowed into a small crowd on a street corner.

U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuates personnel

The U.S. Embassy in Libya evacuated its personnel on Saturday because of heavy militia violence raging in the capital, Tripoli, the State Department said.