November 25th @ 3:44 PM GMT
Yahoo! Beijing (AFP) - A powerful 6.5 magnitude quake rocked a mountainous area of far western China Friday night, the US Geological Survey reported, in a zone often plagued with seismic activity. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:41 PM GMT
Yahoo! At least 40 people were killed and 100 injured when one Iranian passenger train collided with another at a station about 150 miles (250 km) east of the capital Tehran, and the death toll is likely to rise, state television reported. President Hassan Rouhani ordered an acceleration of rescue efforts as well as an investigation into the cause of the deadly crash in the northern province of Semnan. A spokesman for Iran's Red Crescent, Mostafa Mortazavi, told the semi-official Fars news agency... (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:38 PM GMT
Yahoo! New York (AFP) - Shares of leading retailers rose early Friday, lifting US stocks as the holiday shopping season kicked off amid expectations of solid sales. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:34 PM GMT
CNN Nicole Kidman wants to keep adoption ''very much a part of our conversation,'' and her latest role in ''Lion'' is doing exactly that. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:26 PM GMT
CNN Thanks to his work as Kraglin in Marvel's ''Guardians of the Galaxy,'' Sean Gunn has had his fair share of exposure to a notoriously passionate group -- comic book fans. But even they, he said, aren't quite as fervent as fans of ''Gilmore Girls.'' (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:21 PM GMT
CNN Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial on multiple counts of murder, a federal judge ruled Friday. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:13 PM GMT
Yahoo! Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin discussed the conflict in Syria and attacks on Turkish troops there in a phone call on Friday, sources in Erdogan's office said. Three Turkish soldiers were killed and ten wounded near the Syrian city of al-Bab in an air strike thought to have been carried out by Syrian government forces on Thursday, the Turkish military said. Erdogan told Putin that Turkey respected Syria's territorial integrity and that an incur... (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:12 PM GMT
CNN An Arizona grandma sent a text message to the wrong number detailing her Thanksgiving plans. Once she realized the recipient wasn't her grandson, she insisted the stranger join her family for Thanksgiving dinner. (Top Stories)
November 25th @ 3:05 PM GMT
AP President-elect Donald Trump pressed forward Friday with two more administration picks, as failed Green Party candidate Jill Stein took new steps to force recounts across key Midwestern battlegrounds that could complicate Trump' (Top Stories)