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Teens targeted as dozens killed in Kabul suicide attack

At least 34 people were killed in a suicide attack targeting an education center in Kabul Wednesday, according to a government official. Among the victims were thought to be dozens of teenagers studying English. /
Tyrese Gibson says ex-wife’s domestic abuse claims hurt job prospects

Fast & Furious actor Tyrese Gibson is blaming his financial woes on his former wife, charging that her accusations of domestic abuse has left him ...

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Oral Sex, Then Holy Water: Report Documents Abuse by Priests

A priest raped a 7-year-old girl while he was visiting her in the hospital after she’d had her tonsils removed. Another priest forced a 9-year-old ...

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Arms depot blast in Syria's Idlib province kills 39 - monitor

Dozens of people are still missing after the blast in rebel-held Idlib, reports say.

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Children pulled from rubble after deadly Syria blast

Video believed to be of the flattened building in Idlib province shows children being rescued.

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Mother accused of killing her daughter says the victim ‘pure’ and now with her grandmother

Shakayla Denson, who was charged with killing her autistic daughter after throwing the child into shoulder deep river water, “spontaneously stated (that) now the victim was ‘pure’ and was with her grandmother,” according to a new motion filed on ...

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US Shooter Convicted of Hate Crime is Given Life in Prison Without Parole

A U.S. federal court has sentenced Adam Purinton of the U.S. state of Kansas to life in prison without parole for the racially motivated killing of an Indian national at a bar in February 2017. In a statement released Tuesday by the U.S. Department of Justice, Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the shootings "detestable" and said, "Such ...

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Trump's Twitter Attacks Threaten to Overshadow Economic Message

Buoyed by a strong economy, President Donald Trump has vowed to campaign extensively on behalf of Republican congressional candidates in advance of the November midterm elections. But if recent days are any indication, it seems the president is also intent to blast away on Twitter on any number of other issues, potentially a major distraction ...

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34 People Shot in Chicago in Just 24 Hours

Chicago police say they will not be defeated after an unusually violent weekend that saw at least 34 people shot in the city in just 24 ...

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Syrian conflict: Government scientist killed in blast

Aziz Asber was in charge of a centre linked by Western intelligence agencies to chemical weapons.

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Venezuela President Maduro vows 'maximum punishment' after blast

The Venezuelan president's reaction to an apparent assassination bid prompts fears of a new crackdown.

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Senegal star 'racially abused' in China

Senegal striker Demba Ba is the victim of alleged racial abuse in a Chinese Super League game, according to his Shanghai Shenhua manager Wu Jingui.

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Suicide Attack Kills 3 NATO Soldiers in Afghanistan

NATO’s Resolute Support mission in Afghanistan announced Sunday three of its soldiers were killed when a suicide bomber attacked a combined, dismounted patrol with local forces. An American service member and two Afghan National Army soldiers were also injured in the blast, the mission said. “My thoughts and prayers, along with those of all of ...

Remains of suspected serial killer's 8th victim ID'd

The remains of eight men allegedly slain by suspected serial killer Bruce McArthur in Toronto have been identified, police said Friday.

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