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Family of deadly Vegas shooting victim sues gun makers

July 4, 2019 2:10:23 pm

A wrongful death lawsuit filed Tuesday targets Colt and seven other gun manufacturers, along with gun shops in Nevada and Utah, arguing their weapons are designed to be easily modified to fire like automatic weapons.

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‘Godspeed, John Glenn’: How the world reacted to the passing away of US space legend

December 9, 2016 9:10:37 am

"On behalf of a grateful nation, Godspeed, John Glenn." : President Barack Obama

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Dakota pipeline protest, activists gird for fight ahead

December 6, 2016 5:46:15 am

President-elect Donald Trump's transition team said on Monday it supports the project and would review it after he takes office.

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Britain to add 100 UN peacekeeping troops in South Sudan

September 8, 2016 11:11:38 pm

A UN peacekeeping meeting was held in London where Michael Falon, Britain's defense secretary, announced adding of peacekeepers to its mission in South Sudan to help build a hospital.

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Hillary Clinton says US presidential election an ‘alternative reality’

August 23, 2016 9:49:56 am

Hillary Clinton said, "I have to step into the alternative reality, answer questions about am I alive, " responding to rumours about her health problems.

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German vice chancellor says Trump poses threat to peace and prosperity

March 6, 2016 11:57:42 am

Gabriel said that Trump and France's Le Pen were promising voters "a way back into a fairytale world" in which economic activity only happened within national borders but that history has shown such isolated economies have no chance to develop.

No nation immune to climate change: Obama

December 1, 2015 3:23:45 am

Obama said the US recognises role in the problem, embraces responsibility to do something about it.

Tracing Origins Of New Portuguese PM António Costa

November 27, 2015 1:14:04 am

A Portuguese socialist leader, Costa became the prime minister after President Anibal Cavaco Silva give the nod to the Socialist, Left Bloc and Green-led coalition to form the government.

Bomb attack on Tunisia presidential guard bus kills 11

November 24, 2015 11:27:50 pm

Security and presidential sources said the explosion was an attack, adding it was not immediately clear whether it was a bomb or an explosive fired at the bus as it travelled along Mohamed V Avenue.

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Russian plane crash due to external impact, not technical fault: Officials

November 2, 2015 4:24:01 pm

Alexander Smirnov, the deputy general director of Metrojet, said the cause of the crash "could only have been an external impact on the plane'' in the air.

VIDEO: Surveillance footage of Texas restaurant shootout made public

December 25, 2015 10:25:25 pm

The shootout between two biker gangs, which authorities say arose from an apparent confrontation between the Bandidos and the Cossacks motorcycle clubs, had resulted in the killing of nine people while over 20 were left injured.


17 killed as fire breaks out in Indonesian karaoke bar

October 25, 2015 3:24:13 pm

Seventeen people were killed in a fire that raced through a packed karaoke bar early today on Indonesia's Sulawesi island, and 71 others were hospitalized for smoke inhalation.

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US troop extension hands Afghanistan a lifeline – for now

October 18, 2015 9:33:23 pm

The United States' decision to extend its military presence in Afghanistan beyond 2016 has thrown the war-ravaged country's government a much needed lifeline even as its dysfunctionality, blamed for the Taliban's revival, shows no signs of abating.

Turkey downs drone as Syria launches Aleppo offensive

October 16, 2015 9:56:55 pm

Turkey shot down a drone on Friday in an incident highlighting the dangers of multiple air combat operations over Syria, where government troops and their allies backed by Russian jets have launched an offensive against rebels near Aleppo.

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Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

October 12, 2015 1:03:45 am

Two powerful bombs exploded at a peace rally near the main train station in Ankara, killing at least 95 people and wounding 246 others.

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Volkswagen CEO says recall to start in January, be completed end-2016

October 7, 2015 8:32:42 am

Mueller said VW would have to become smaller and less centralised, adding that every model and brand would be scrutinised for its contribution to the company and singling out Bugatti.

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Former UN General Assembly president John Ashe charged in bribery scheme

October 7, 2015 8:25:53 am

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara repeatedly noted that it was early in the investigation and told reporters that as it proceeds: "We will be asking: Is bribery business as usual at the U.N.?"

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Conflict watch: From Syria to Afghanistan, all you need to know about the week that was

October 5, 2015 2:44:27 am

Nine people were killed and 33 wounded last Sunday in a bomb attack at a football match in Paktika province. The government responded a day later with airstrikes that killed 85 IS men.

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Several Volkswagen engineers admit to installing cheat device: report

October 4, 2015 4:36:14 pm

Several engineers at scandal-hit German automaker Volkswagen have admitted to installing the device in the company's cars aimed at cheating pollution tests, a newspaper reported today.

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Hurricane Joaquin hits Bahamas, US landfall not certain

October 1, 2015 11:15:31 pm

Joaquin, the third hurricane of the 2015 Atlantic season, intensified into a major Category 3 storm on a scale of 1 to 5, with maximum sustained winds of 125 miles per hour (205 kph), the National Hurricane Center said.

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Obama at UNGA: Terrorist groups beheading innocents is an insult to humanity

December 25, 2015 11:31:38 pm

Obama said, "No matter how powerful our military, how strong our economy, the United States cannot solve the world’s problems alone."

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Seven killed, 180 marooned as landslide hits Lanka

September 26, 2015 2:00:03 pm

Over 180 people displaced by the earth slip have been accommodated temporarily, National Disaster Management Centre officials said.

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Volkswagen taps head of Porsche Matthias Mueller to be new CEO amid emissions scandal

September 26, 2015 12:59:02 pm

Volkswagen has admitted to cheating on diesel car emissions test in the US by using a software on 482,000 cars.

Extra Security: A parked car is safe in Sweden, even from nuke strikes

September 23, 2015 1:09:58 am

The Catherine Rock Shelter, which was made in 1957, can house 20,000 people. Its three floors, with a surface area of 15,900 sq metres, now act as a public parking.

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Israeli forces shoot Palestinian teen after attempt to stab soldier

September 22, 2015 3:31:33 pm

The military said forces opened fire and "identified a hit" following the incident in the West Bank city of Hebron.