The agency said in a statement on Wednesday several tourists hoping to document the eruption had declined to leave and hidden from rescue workers.
The 17-year-old pleaded guilty to producing and uploading online a photograph and two videos that were deliberately intended to insult Muslims.
President Barack Obama depart for Israel Thursday and return after the ceremony on Friday.
NASA has signed an agreement with the Chinese Aeronautical Establishment (CAE) to cooperate on research that will help China's airports improve their management of air traffic, the U.S. space agency said late on Wednesday.
Rescuers have pulled 15 people alive from a landslide that slammed into a village in China's eastern Zhejiang province after a typhoon but 26 people are still missing, state media said on Thursday.
South Korean prosecutors are considering submitting a second request for an arrest warrant for Lotte Group chairman Shin Dong-bin, after their first request was rejected by a Seoul court, wire service Yonhap reported on Thursday.
Power was restored to the state of South Australia on Wednesday after storms a day earlier caused an unprecedented statewide blackout which disrupted operations at mining majors like BHP Billiton, closed ports and halted public transport.
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Thursday it expects to have recovered more than 80 percent of recalled Galaxy Note 7 smartphones sold in South Korea by Oct. 1, when the firm plans to resume sales of the device in its home market.
The Premier League's only remaining unbeaten records are on the line on Sunday when Tottenham Hotspur will hope to follow Celtic and inflict another dent in Manchester City's superb start to the campaign.
President Barack Obama said that he would be proud if his daughters decided to enlist in the U.S. military - but admitted he would worry about them, too.