Two hundred and fifty seven people, including Western Sahara refugees, were killed when a military plane crashed near Algeria's capital on Wednesday, state media said, with witnesses saying they saw a wing catch fire shortly after the plane took off.
As many as 257 people were killed when a military plane carrying soldiers and their families crashed soon after takeoff in a farm field in northern Algeria on Wednesday, Algeria's defense ministry said.
Under fire for the worst privacy debacle in his company's history, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg batted away often-aggressive questioning from lawmakers who accused him of failing to protect the personal information of millions of Americans from Russians intent on upsetting the US election.
The FBI agents who raided the office of President Trump's personal lawyer on Monday were looking for records about payments to two women who claim they had affairs with Trump, and information related to the publisher of The National Enquirer's role in silencing one of the women, several people briefed on the investigation said.
President Trump cancelled a trip to South America that was to have begun on Friday, the White House announced on Tuesday, citing the crisis in Syria as Trump fumed publicly about FBI raids targeting his personal lawyer.
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A Swedish newspaper says the husband of a member of the academy awarding the Nobel Literature Prize violated century-old Nobel rules by repeatedly leaking the names of winners of the prestigious award - including 2016 recipient Bob Dylan.
Chinese President Xi Jinping promised on Tuesday to open the country's economy further and lower import tariffs on products including cars, in a speech seen as an attempt to defuse an escalating trade dispute with the US.
President Donald Trump, his predecessor Barack Obama and British Prime Minister Theresa May have not been invited to the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle on May 19, royal and British government sources said on Tuesday.