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Body found in area of Southern California charred by wildfire

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – A body has been found in an area of the California seaside town of Malibu left blackened by a massive wildfire in November, and investigators were trying to determine if the victim was slain or died in the flames, a Los Angeles County Sheriff’s spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Residents evacuate as Read More

Supersonic strike bomber Tu-22M crash-lands in Russia’s northwest

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Published time: 22 Jan, 2019 11:49 Edited time: 22 Jan, 2019 11:59 A Tu-22 supersonic strategic bomber has crash-landed in Russia’s north-west after being damaged by a snowstorm. Two crew members died in the incident while two others were injured. The bomber got into trouble while conducting a training exercise, the Russian defense ministry reported. Read More

Street fighter injures 3 cops in insane Dutch daylight brawl

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After being caught on video in a bizarre ‘charging up’ stance, a 30-year-old Polish man injured three police officers during a violent clash in a Dutch town. The brawl took place in Waalwijk, near Rotterdam in the Netherlands on Monday afternoon. The majority of the violence was captured on camera by a random passerby who Read More

Pemex's pipeline blast caused by rampant fuel theft, AMLO increases security, again

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By Amy Stillman on 1/21/2019 MEXICO CITY (Bloomberg) — Mexico President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador is doubling down on a controversial strategy to end fuel theft at Petroleos Mexicanos after a pipeline explosion caused by an illegal tap left at least 89 people dead and many injured. He joins a long line of presidents who Read More

Ten UN peacekeepers shot dead in Mali attack

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Ten United Nations (UN) peacekeepers have been killed and at least 25 more are injured after gunmen attacked a village in Mali. The UN has confirmed that all of those killed were on a diplomatic mission to Aguelhok from Chad, which is separated from Mali by Niger to the west. Assailants arrived in several armed Read More

Iran ready to ‘eliminate Israel from Earth,’ air force commander warns

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The head of Iran’s air force has warned that Tehran is ready to “confront” and “eliminate” Israel. His fighting words come after Israel launched air raids on alleged Iranian targets inside Syria, killing 4 Syrian soldiers. Brigadier General Aziz Nasirzadeh, the commander of the Islamic Republic of Iran Air Force (IRIAF), issued the provocative statement Read More

Israeli airstrikes killed 4 Syrian servicemen, left 6 wounded – Russian MoD

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Israeli attacks killed four Syrian soldiers and wounded six others, and “partially damaged the infrastructure of the Damascus international airport,” the Russian Defense Ministry has said. Israel says that its attacks are targeting Iranian forces stationed in Syria, and has warned Damascus not to retaliate. Syrian state media has claimed that two waves of attacks Read More

8 peacekeepers killed in militant attack on UN base in Mali

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At least eight UN peacekeepers have been killed and many injured in a “major” assault on one of their bases in the northeastern Mali, where various Al-Qaeda and Islamic State-linked groups have been active. The incident occurred early on Sunday in the northeastern Kidal province near the village of Aguelhok. A group of militants attacked Read More

Fire kills two in ski resort popular with Brits

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Two people have been killed after a large fire broke out in the upmarket French ski resort of Courchevel. Firefighters found two bodies in a burnt-out area of the building. Another 22 people were injured in the blaze, four of them seriously. It started at 4.30am local time in a building housing seasonal workers in Read More

Saudi-led airstrikes rock Sanaa, Yemen casting shadow over 2nd round of peace talks

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Sanaa, Yemen was hit by massive Saudi-led coalition airstrikes, hitting civilian as well as military targets. The raid, described as “violent” by locals, comes before a second round of UN-sponsored peace talks later this month. Coalition warplanes struck several targets across the Houthi-held city in raids on Saturday evening, including training camps, drone storage facility, Read More