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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Two firefighters who saved two residents from a burning apartment building in Kansas City were killed when the structure collapsed around them just minutes later, authorities said.
Japanese rugby players received a hero's welcome on their return home Tuesday after their stunning England 2015 campaign boosted the popularity of a sport still unfamiliar to many locals. Although they failed to make it through the qualifiers, Japan came away with three victories -- including an astonishing win over South Africa in their opening game. After the team flew back to cheers from fans gathered at Haneda airport, coach Eddie Jones hailed the Brave Blossoms as "new sporting heroes".
Gilze-Rijen (Netherlands) (AFP) - A BUK missile brought down Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 last year over eastern Ukraine killing all 298 people on board, the official inquiry into the air disaster concluded Tuesday.