• food Aug 2, 2019

    Newlywed Dies in River Near Bus Seen in ‘Into the Wild'

    A newlywed said he frantically tried but failed to save his wife as she struggled to cross a raging river near a bus in the Alaska wilderness made famous by the movie “Into the Wild.” Piotr Markielau told the Fairbanks Daily News-Miner in an email Tuesday that he and 24-year-old Veranika Nikonova had spent two nights at the bus, which...

  • Alaska Jul 27, 2019

    Woman Dies in Alaska Trying to Reach Famed Bus From ‘Into the Wild'

    A newlywed woman from Belarus who was swept away by a river in Alaska was trying to reach an abandoned bus made famous by the book and film “Into the Wild.” Veramika Maikamava, 24, and her husband, Piotr Markielau, also 24, on Thursday were heading for the bus where hiker Christopher McCandless met his death in 1992, The Fairbanks Daily...

  • Russia Mar 19, 2018

    UN Unanimously Demands a 30-Day Cease-Fire Across Syria

    The U.N. Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Saturday demanding a 30-day cease-fire across Syria “without delay” to deliver humanitarian aid to millions and evacuate the critically ill and wounded. U.N. humanitarian chief Mark Lowcock welcomed the vote saying: “Words must now quickly become action – any cessation of hostilities must be real. Attacks must stop.”

  • Donald Trump Jan 2, 2018

    Iran's Top Leader Blames Protests on Meddling by ‘Enemies'; Trump Says ‘US Is Watching'

    Breaking his silence over nationwide protests that included calls for his ouster, Iran’s supreme leader on Tuesday blamed the demonstrations on “enemies of Iran,” saying they were meddling in its internal affairs. The remarks by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the demonstrations — the largest seen in Iran since its disputed 2009 presidential election — came after a bloody night that...

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