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Iraq: Dozens of civilians killed in Mosul air strikes
Mosul, Mar 25: Air strikes carried out in recent days have killed dozens of civilians in west Mosul, where Iraqi forces are battling jihadists, officials said on Saturday. Bashar al-Kiki, the head of the Nineveh provincial council, said that ......
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Shots Fired During Burglary At Bellagio In Las Vegas
Las Vegas police say they are investigating a burglary at a high-end retail store inside...
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A survivor’s tale: Man on boat without food or water alive after 56 days at sea
A Filipino fisherman cast adrift in the high seas by a storm survived for nearly two months by drinking rainwater as he helplessly watched his uncle die beside him, the survivor’s mother said Saturday. The PNG Post Courier newspaper, quoting local police, said a fishing vessel found Rolando...
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A Schoolboy In The UK Pointed Out An Error To NASA On The ISS
A schoolboy in the UK has helped NASA identify a problem with a radiation sensor on the International Space Station (ISS), as part of a citizen science project. Speaking to BBC World at One (starts around the 16-minute mark), 17-year-old Miles Solomon said he and his classmates had been given data...
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Water Becoming Unaffordable For Many Americans, Study Finds
Water may soon become a luxury item for millions of American families, CBS News reports. Although it’s a resource that most consumers take for granted, water is already unaffordable for one of 10 U.S. households, a share that’s forecast to triple to more than 30 percent of within five years,...
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Pizzagate Conspiracy Theorist Pleads Guilty To Pizzeria Shooting
Edgar Maddison Welch pleaded guilty on Friday after firing an AR-15 rifle into a door at the Comet Ping Pong restaurant over the Pizzagate conspiracy theory, according to National Public Radio. Welch told police that he came from his home in Salisbury, North Carolina to investigate the conspiracy...
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Blast outside Bangladesh airport kills bomber
Dhaka: A bomber was killed in a blast outside the Bangladeshi capital's main international airport Friday, police said, the third in a series of suspected attacks since last week. The bomb, carried by a man on foot, exploded near a police checkpoint monitoring vehicles heading to Hazrat...
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AAP Sena protests with rose, slippers against Gaikwad
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sena on Friday held a protest in a unique way against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad? The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sena on Friday held a protest in a unique way against Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad? for assaulting Air India staffer Sukumar with slipper. ?We will hit him...
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Swiss authorities extradite war crimes suspect to Bosnia
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) -- Prosecutors in Bosnia say a woman wanted for war crimes she allegedly committed...
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UN Boosts Investigation Into Alleged Widespread North Korean Crimes Against Humanity
The top United Nations human rights body agreed Friday to enlarge its investigation into documenting widespread alleged North Korean crimes against humanity for future prosecution, Reuters reported. The Geneva forum, consisting of 47 member states, adopted the resolution brought by Japan and the...
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