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Small plane with unresponsive pilot circling over Gulf

The U.S. Coast Guard and Air Force jets are monitoring a small plane with an unresponsive pilot over the Gulf of Mexico, the services reported Thursday.

CNN Poll: Iran a bigger threat to U.S. than North Korea

CNN — Americans see Iran as a bigger threat to the United States than North Korea, according to a new poll.

International headlines

A few international headlines for your Wednesday morning:  

Tsunami warning in place after strong oceanic earthquakes

A tsunami warning remains in place this morning for Indonesia after two strong quakes struck off the country's coast. So far, there have been no reports of a tsunami generated by the 8.7 and 8.2 quakes.

Tsunami warning in place after strong oceanic earthquakes

Tense moments in indonesia as an eight-point-seven magnitude earthquake strikes the area. Now officials are issuing a tsunami watch for countries across the indian ocean.

President Obama: Osama bin Laden dead

In an address to the nation late last night, President Obama confirmed a Navy SEAL team has taken out one of the world's biggest terrorists, Osama bin Laden.


Wikileaks has dropped the other shoe with a huge release of secret cables from and to the US state department. Well, they used to be secret.

NKorea warns region is on brink of war

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea – North Korea warned Friday that U.S.-South Korean plans for military maneuvers put the peninsula on the brink of war, and appeared to launch its own artillery drills within sight of an island it showered wi

World stocks mostly higher, euro steadies

LONDON – World stocks mostly rose Thursday following an upbeat finish on Wall Street before the Thanksgiving break in the U.S., but the euro failed to get much of a boost amid concerns that Europe's debt crisis could soon embroil Port

SKorea's defense chief resigns over NKorea attack

YEONPYEONG ISLAND, South Korea – South Korea's defense minister resigned Thursday amid intense criticism two days after a North Korean artillery attack killed four people on a small island near the Koreas' disputed frontier.