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2 killed when small plane crashes into Atlanta-area townhome

2 killed when small plane crashes into Atlanta-area townhome

ATLANTA — A small plane crashed into a townhome Wednesday morning in a leafy Atlanta-area neighbourhood near a major interstate, killing two people and tearing off the home's brick exterior, authorities said.

Subtropical Storm Rebekah forms in north Atlantic

MIAMI — Forecasters say Subtropical Storm Rebekah has formed in the north Atlantic but currently poses no threats to land. The U.S.
US filmmaker Oliver Stone praises Putin for role in Syria

US filmmaker Oliver Stone praises Putin for role in Syria

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — American filmmaker Oliver Stone on Wednesday praised Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "stabilizing force" in the Middle East, particularly in Syria as Moscow fills a void left by U.S.
Charges against Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker dropped

Charges against Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker dropped

UNIONTOWN, Pa. — Misdemeanour charges have been dropped against a Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker who had been accused of injuring his girlfriend during a fight in their western Pennsylvania hotel room this month.
Buster Douglas to promote long odds against Tyson to inspire

Buster Douglas to promote long odds against Tyson to inspire

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Buster Douglas will mark the 30th anniversary of his upset boxing victory over Mike Tyson with a campaign aimed at inspiring others who face long odds.

AT&T says HBO Max streaming service to launch in May for $15

AT&T said Tuesday that its HBO Max streaming service will launch in May for $15 a month, joining a crowded field of options in the United States.
HBO orders 10 episodes of 'Game of Thrones' prequel

HBO orders 10 episodes of 'Game of Thrones' prequel

LOS ANGELES — HBO is green-lighting a new "Game of Thrones" prequel after reportedly cancelling another that starred Naomi Watts.
Denmark allows Russia-Germany gas pipeline

Denmark allows Russia-Germany gas pipeline

COPENHAGEN — Denmark said Wednesday that it is giving permission for a joint German-Russian underwater gas pipeline to be laid to through its territory, in a blow to the United States, which had fiercely opposed the project.
Nielsen says World Series is a snooze for most TV viewers

Nielsen says World Series is a snooze for most TV viewers

NEW YORK — Fans in Washington and Houston may be excited, but the rest of the country is reacting to the World Series with a collective yawn. Through the first five games, the World Series has been averaging 11.
'Tarzan' actor's son unarmed when fatally shot by deputies

'Tarzan' actor's son unarmed when fatally shot by deputies

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Authorities say the son of actor Ron Ely was unarmed when he was fatally shot earlier this month at the "Tarzan" star's home.