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Crimea attack: College shooting kills 19

An 18-year-old student was behind the shooting, investigators in the Russian-annexed region say.

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Chinese woman kills herself and children after husband 'fakes death'

The man is alleged to have faked his death for an insurance payout - but did not tell his wife.

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Student Gunman Kills 19 and Wounds Dozens at a College in Crimea

The lone attacker detonated an explosive device, then opened fire at his classmates, in the deadliest school assault in Russia since the Beslan ...

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U.S. Military Airstrike Kills 60 Shabab Fighters in Somalia

The military said the strike, which followed attacks on Somali security forces and their American advisers, was the deadliest against the extremist ...

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Boko Haram faction kills second aid worker in Nigeria

The fate of two other hostages, including a 15-year-old schoolgirl, is unknown.

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Trump Reiterates 'No Deal' with Turkey for Pastor's Release

U.S. President Donald Trump has reiterated the United States did not negotiate a deal with Turkey for the release of American pastor Andrew ...

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Indonesia flash flooding kills at least 21 on Sumatra island

Many victims are children hit by a torrent of mud while studying at a school on Sumatra island.

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Trump to Host US Pastor Freed by Turkish Court

U.S. President Donald Trump said he will meet at the White House Saturday with American pastor Andrew Brunson, who returned to the U.S. after being detained in Turkey for two years. "It will be wonderful to see and meet him," Trump wrote in a Saturday morning tweet. "He is a great Christian who has been through such a tough experience." Trump ...

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Uganda landslide near Mount Elgon kills more than 30

At least 30 people are killed by a landslide on Mount Elgon, with fears the death toll could rise.

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American Pastor on Trial in Turkey

The trial of an American pastor whose detention has sparked a diplomatic standoff between Ankara and Washington resumed Friday in ...

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Majorca flash flood kills at least 10 on Spanish island

Cars were washed away as a huge wave of muddy water engulfed a town in the east of the island.

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Kenya bus crash kills 50 on way to Kisumu

The vehicle's roof was ripped off in the accident in the west of the country.

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US Condemns Venezuela for Alleged Involvement in Opposition Activist's Death

The U.S. denounced Wednesday what it said was the Venezuelan government's participation in the death of opposition activist Fernando Alban. The White House said in a statement the U.S. would continue to pressure the government "until democracy is restored in Venezuela." The White House also called for "the immediate release of all Venezuelan ...

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Bus Crash in Kenya Kills at Least 50

The bus left the road, rolled down a slope and crashed, ripping off the roof. A police official said the bus was not licensed to operate at night.

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White tiger kills zookeeper in Japan but family urges mercy

The 40-year old man was found bleeding from the neck in the tiger's cage at Kagoshima zoo.

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Rare White Tiger Kills Zookeeper in Japan

The episode, in the southern city of Kagoshima, was not the first fatal tiger attack at a Japanese zoo.

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Another deadly earthquake in Haiti kills at least 12 people

The poorest country in the Western Hemisphere is still recovering from the 2010 earthquake that killed at least 220,000 people and 2016's Hurricane ...

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Bull kills French woman at Aigues-Mortes festival race

The animal leapt over a fence and threw the woman high into the air in Aigues-Mortes.

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How a Seafloor Blob Became Mexico’s ‘Black Gold’

A frenzy for sea cucumbers, driven by demand in Asia, has brought populations near collapse in the waters off the Yucatán Peninsula.

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Pentagon Vows of ‘Iron-Clad’ Support in Brussels Go Beyond NATO  

U.S. and Georgian defense ministers met in Brussels Wednesday to reaffirm the long-standing defense relationship between the countries. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis was in Brussels to reassure European allies of America’s “iron-clad” commitment to NATO, as the trans-Atlantic alliance prepares for its biggest military exercises since the Cold ...

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Tainted Bootleg Alcohol Kills Dozens and Poisons Hundreds in Iran

More than a dozen were blinded and hundreds hospitalized across the country, which has recently begun trying to combat drinking problems.

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Contaminated bootleg alcohol kills at least 42 in Iran

At least 460 people across the country, where alcohol is illegal, appear to have been poisoned.

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Pennsylvania car explosion kills one, prompting FBI investigation

"The fire was crazy," Resident Carlos Perodin said. "The car was pretty much split in half."

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Attack on Military Parade in Iran Kills at Least 25

Some officials blamed Arab separatists, while others blamed the United States and Persian Gulf states for the assault.

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Volcano Quiets, National Park Reopens After Months

A national park in Hawaii has reopened after being closed for more than four months because of Kilauea volcano’s latest eruption, which caused widespread damage to park infrastructure and dramatically changed its landscape. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park officials said there were no lines or waiting for visitors to catch a glimpse of the volcano ...

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Venezuela crisis: Chinese hospital ship docks for a week

Thousands of patients struggling with the collapse of the health system will receive free treatment.

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CCTV shows hillside collapse in Philippines landslide

A landslide in the Philippines has killed more than 20 people, reducing hillside homes to rubble.

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