LONDON (AFP) - Four people are believed to have died in a helicopter crash in the eastern England county of Norfolk on Thursday, according to local police.
WASHINGTON (REUTERS) - A tire blew out on a US Airways plane with 154 passengers and crew on board as it was about to take off at Philadelphia International Airport on Thursday, prompting the pilot to abort the takeoff, an airline spokesman said.
NEW YORK (AFP) - Rescuers scouring the rubble of two Manhattan apartment buildings leveled in a gas explosion found the body of an eighth victim on Thursday, nearly 36 hours after the disaster.
SIMFEROPOL, Ukraine (AFP) - Tatar community leader Mustafa Dzhemilev on Thursday urged Nato to intervene in Crimea to avert a "massacre" and called on the Crimean Tatars to boycott the upcoming referendum to join Russia.
WARSAW (AFP) - Rare metal stamps used by the Nazis to tattoo prisoners at the infamous Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp have surfaced in Poland.