West Indies wins Women’s World Twenty20


643xNx97fc15bad3f35ca99c496b58aaebf2ef-Women.jpg.pagespeed.ic.O-1ebC1CYYSet 149 to win, the Windies cruised to victory with eight wickets in hand thanks to a 120-run opening stand between captain Stafanie Taylor (59 off 57) and 18-year-old Hayley Matthews (66 off 45).

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NYC under travel ban from deadly East Coast snowstorm


635891506184252734-AFP-548160048New York City and Long Island were under a travel ban Saturday, including all transit from New Jersey bridges and tunnels into and out of the city as a deadly blizzard left major cities, roadways and airports along the East Coast largely immobilized.

First local case of virus linked to birth defects confirmed


A female Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can spread the Zika virus, acquires a blood meal from a human host at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

A female Aedes aegypti mosquito, which can spread the Zika virus, acquires a blood meal from a human host at the Centers for Disease Control in Atlanta.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have confirmed Houston’s first case of travel-acquired Zika virus, a mosquito-borne illness that has been linked to neurological diseases and birth defects.

Commuter train and passenger bus collides – 18 dead


Indonesia Deadly CollisionJAKARTA, Indonesia — A commuter train slammed into a passenger minibus Sunday at a railroad crossing in Indonesia’s capital, killing at least 18 people and seriously injuring six others.

Bodies of 7 dead babies found in German flat


MUNICH – German police said Friday they had found the bodies of “probably seven” babies in an apartment in the southern state of Bavaria after being alerted by a local resident.

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Magnitude-7 earthquake strikes off southwest Japan


TOKYO (AP) — A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Saturday off the coast of southwest Japan, triggering a small tsunami. There were no immediate reports of damage or injuries.

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Multiple Paris Terror Attacks Leave as Many as 120 Dead


The death toll in attacks across six sites in Paris could exceed 120, Paris Prosecutor Francois Molins said on French television early Saturday. He said at least five assailants have been neutralized.