US transportation safety investigators said they are
reviewing a request to reopen a probe into the 1959 airplane
crash that killed musicians Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, J.P.
Richardson, better known as "The Big Bopper," and their
The US Department of Justice has cleared Ferguson, Missouri,
police officer Darren Wilson of civil rights violations in
the August shooting of unarmed black teenager Michael Brown,
the department said in a report on Wednesday.
US authorities had tried to deport the homeless man shot dead
by police in Los Angeles this week but had to release him
after authorities in his native Cameroon failed to provide a
travel document, an immigration official said.
Three Ukrainian servicemen were killed and nine wounded as
pro-Russian rebels shelled government positions despite a
ceasefire deal, the military said, announcing Kiev's highest
casualty toll in several days.
Bill Gates stands atop Forbes magazine's annual list of the
world's richest people, as Facebook Inc's Mark Zuckerberg
joined the top 20 and basketball star Michael Jordan plowed
new air by making the list for the first time.