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Three Children Pulled From Earthquake Rubble

Three Children Pulled From Earthquake Rubble

The director of the island's hospital said two women were killed and about 40 injured. The hardest-hit area was Casamicciola, on the northern part of the island. The natural disaster that hit the island killed one and injured 25 others, officials said. And as well as the two deaths, 42 people were injured, one seriously. Read More

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AIADMK Merger Talks Hit a Bump, OPS Says 'Positive Response Soon'

AIADMK Merger Talks Hit a Bump, OPS Says 'Positive Response Soon'

December 6: O Pannerselvam was elected as the leader of the AIADMK Legislature Party and was sworn-in as new Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu by Governor Vidyasagar Rao at Raj Bhawan. Panneerselvam will be the convener and Palaniswami the co-convener of the AIADMK. Dec 29: Sasikala is appointed the general secretary of AIADMK after the party's general council unanimously passes a resolution. Read More

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Utkal Express Derailment: Toll Rises to 21, 97 Injured

Utkal Express Derailment: Toll Rises to 21, 97 Injured

Four division level engineers have been suspended by railways. In recent times the worst accident was the November 20, 2016 derailment of the Indore-Patna Express near Kanpur which resulted in 150 deaths and over 150 injuries. A deadline has also been set by the end of the day to lead the investigation and identify the cause on the basis of prima facie evidence. More than 14 coaches of the train derailed. Read More

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Lebanese Soldiers Killed During Offensive Against IS

Lebanese Soldiers Killed During Offensive Against IS

Any joint operation between the Lebanese army on the one hand and Hezbollah and the Syrian army on the other would be politically sensitive in Lebanon and could jeopardize the sizeable USA military aid the country receives. United States military personnel have trained 32,030 Lebanese troops, almost half of the strength of the army, it said. At the same time, Syrian forces are advancing on the city of Deir al-Zor, 350 km.to the east, which could lead to Syria re-taking the Euphrates Valley ... Read More

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Thomas Jefferson's kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

Thomas Jefferson's kin: Confederate statues belong elsewhere

Whether to remove Confederate monuments is being debated nationwide in the wake of a white nationalist protest against the removal of a statue of Lee in Charlottesville , Va., last weekend that turned deadly. People don't usually put up statues of Washington to celebrate his keeping of human chattel, but statues of Lee have typically been erected to celebrate his role in attempting to preserve slavery. Read More

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What if it's not working out with your shelter pet?

What if it's not working out with your shelter pet?

Saturday morning. Their efforts result in many pets finding new loving homes, but unfortunately some pets are left behind and live in shelters for months or even years until they are adopted. In fact, this year was her fourth annual dog show in South Windsor, so her neighbors were quick to join in with eight dogs. Almost 700 shelters across the country are set to participate on this day. Read More

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Powerball Tops $535 Million Entering Weekend

Powerball Tops $535 Million Entering Weekend

A victor who took the cash option would snag $324.2 million, though that would be subject to state and federal taxes. The cash option is worth $340.1 million, but that total is likely to climb by the time the drawing takes place. Wednesday's numbers were 9-15-43-60-64. The odds of winning the jackpot are one in 292.2 million. Each Powerball play is $2. Wednesday night, IL players won more than 88,500 prizes ranging from $4 to $150,000, even though there was no jackpot victor. Read More

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Man Dies After Falling From Crane Following Pursuit, Hours-Long Standoff

Man Dies After Falling From Crane Following Pursuit, Hours-Long Standoff

From his vantage point, the suspect is also getting a good view of the ocean. "It had a tracking device alerting authorities to it's whereabouts". "At the direction of Port of Los Angeles Executive Director Gene Seroka, Los Angeles Port Police, in conjunction with the Los Angeles Police Department, have launched a full investigation into all circumstances regarding Wednesday evening's incident, including the security breach at the container terminal", the Port of Los Angeles said in a ... Read More

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Tropical Storm Harvey heads toward eastern Caribbean

Tropical Storm Harvey heads toward eastern Caribbean

St Lucia, Barbados, Martinque and St Vincent and the Grenadines have all put warnings in place as they brace themselves for the storm, which is now around 450 miles east of the Leeward Antilles. No coastal watches or warnings are in effect. Should the system shift further north than now projected, a tropical storm watch or warning may be required for some of the Leewards and the BVI in the next 24-48 hours. Read More

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Chinese State Newspaper Says Trump Trade Probe Will 'Poison' Relations A

Chinese State Newspaper Says Trump Trade Probe Will 'Poison' Relations A

The softened language in Monday's order is the second time in as many weeks that Trump has agreed to changes to ease the potential backlash from China. Trump has escalated his harsh criticism of North Korea for days, tweeting Friday that the US had military options " locked and loaded ". China has appointed a new special envoy for the North Korean standoff, the foreign ministry said on Monday, a relatively low-profile diplomat now in charge of Asian affairs, amid renewed worldwide concern ... Read More

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Tropical depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Gert today

Tropical depression forecast to become Tropical Storm Gert today

Gert has sustained winds of 40mph and gusts up to 50mph. "A turn toward the north is forecast to occur tonight, followed by a turn toward the north-northeast by Monday night", NHC said in a public advisory Sunday afternoon. The hurricane center expected it to gradually strengthen over the next few days. Movement was north-northwest at 13 miles per hour. At the moment, it appears this alleyway will set up far enough east that the US would avoid any direct impacts, but increased surf along ... Read More

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