The bodies of four missing miners have been found in West Virginia, taking the death toll to 29 and making it US coal mining's worst accident in 40 years. Difficult conditions had hampered rescuers in their search for survivors after Monday's underground explosion at the Upper Big Branch Upper mine.
A man has been detained after he tried to set fire to his shoes on a US flight, reports say. The man was subdued on United flight 663 from Washington Reagan airport to Denver, ABC news reported.
The investigative organization WikiLeaks released military video of what it describes as three incidents of an "indiscriminate slaying" by U.S. forces near Baghdad on July 12, 2007..VIDEO
The United States is reportedly planning to discontinue its policy of nationality based security checks of America bound travellers and would now select passengers for special scrutiny at airports on possible matches to intelligence information, including physical descriptions or a particular travel pattern.
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