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Sydney seaplane crash: Sharp turn 'inexplicable', operator says

 A seaplane was not following an authorised route when it plunged into a river north of Sydney, killing six people, the flight operator says.

Bad weather brought down Myanmar army plane, say investigators

 Investigators have concluded that a Myanmar military plane that crashed last month with 122 soldiers, family members and crew on board stalled and nosedived into the Andaman Sea due to bad weather, 

Hackers hit Russian bank customers, planned international cyber raids

 Russian cyber criminals used malware planted on Android mobile devices to steal from domestic bank customers and were planning to target European lenders before their arrest, investigators ...

South Korea investigators mull arrest warrant for Samsung leader: Yonhap

 South Korean special prosecutor's office is considering whether to seek an arrest warrant for Samsung Group leader Jay Y. Lee amid a probe into an influence-peddling scandal involving President Park Geun-hye,

Germany frees suspect in market attack, says perpetrator maybe still at large

 German authorities on Tuesday released a Pakistani asylum-seeker suspected of driving a truck into a Berlin Christmas market and killing 12 people due to a lack of evidence

Clinton and Trump chase last-minute support on U.S. election eve

 The U.S. presidential campaign neared its end on Monday in the same angry tone it began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Democrat Hillary Clinton a "phony" and Clinton accusing him of splitting the country,

Legal proceeding launched against fatal shooting in Yen Bai

 VietNamNet Bridge – Police of Yen Bai Province late on August 18 commenced legal proceeding against an extremely serious shooting that killed two senior officials of the northern mountainous locality.

Ex-U.S. Marine kills three policemen in racially tense Baton Rouge

 A decorated former U.S. Marine sergeant opened fire on police in Baton Rouge on Sunday, killing three officers, nearly two weeks after the fatal police shooting of a black man there sparked nationwide protests,

Humans probably caused Fort McMurray wildfire: Canadian police

 The Fort McMurray wildfire in northern Alberta that forced the evacuation of 90,000 residents and shut in more than a million barrels per day of oil output was most likely caused by human activity,

Sinai crash: Russia plane flight recorders to be examined

Investigators are turning their attention to the flight recorders retrieved from the wreckage of a Russian plane that crashed in Egypt. 

Mexican government releases files on missing students

 The Mexican attorney general has made public the file on last year's disappearance of 43 student teachers who clashed with the police.

Bangkok bomb: Foreign role in attack unlikely, says government

 Monday's bombing in Thailand was "unlikely" to have been the work of an international terror group, the Thai government has said.

Low-fat diets 'better than cutting carbs' for weight loss

 Cutting fat from your diet leads to more fat loss than reducing carbohydrates, a US health study shows.

AirAsia QZ8501: Tail of crashed plane found

 The tail of crashed AirAsia flight QZ8501 has been found in the Java Sea, Indonesian searchers say.

AirAsia QZ8501: 'Massive search' for victims and recorders

 Recovery teams are launching a "massive search" in the Java Sea for victims of the AirAsia flight QZ8501 crash, as investigators look for the plane's crucial data recorders.

Media should report corruption cases in a responsible manner

 VietNamNet Bridge –The press should ensure that the information they reveal in corruption cases is objective and accurate,

Ebola vaccine 'promising' say scientists after human trial

 The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus.

Minister admits agencies have too many deputy heads

VietNamNet Bridge – Minister of Home Affairs Nguyen Thai Binh said at a Q&A session before the National Assembly that each ministry has an average of 5.4 deputy ministers while the regulations limit the number at four.

Embezzlers of China Airlines case sentenced

VietNamNet Bridge – The HCMC People’s Court on Monday handed down prison and probation terms on former employees of China Airlines’ HCMC branch for embezzling a total of more than VND17 billion

French ex-President Sarkozy held over influence claims

French ex-President Nicolas Sarkozy has been detained for questioning over alleged influence peddling.