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Landing gear collapse as plane lands in Bolivia; none hurt

Photo: A Peruvian aircraft arriving from Cuzco blocks the runway after having problems landing as workers try to tow it away at the airport in El Alto, Bolivia, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Bolivia, Nov 23 : A Peruvian Airlines Boeing 737 suffered a collapsed landing gear when it arrived at an airport in Bolivia, forcing closure of the runway for ...

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Trump’s rails against court, migrants in call to troops

Photo: President Donald Trump meets and poses for a photo with members of the U.S. Coast Guard stationed at United States Coast Guard Station Lake Worth Inlet in Riviera Beach, Fla., on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018. Palm Beach, Nov 23 : President Donald Trump used a Thanksgiving Day call to troops deployed overseas to pat himself on the ...

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NY state Sen. Jose Peralta dies at 47; wife says he fell ill

State Sen. Jose Peralta. Photo: Courtesy New York, Nov 23 : State Sen. Jose Peralta, a New York lawmaker who was the first Dominican-American elected to the Senate, has died. The Democrat was 47 and nearing the end of nearly two decades in office after losing a primary this fall. Peralta died Wednesday night at Elmhurst Hospital, spokesman Chris Sosa ...

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Leaning Tower of Pisa continues long path towards vertical

Photo: A view of the Leaning Tower of Pisa (Torre di Pisa) in Piazza dei Miracoli Square, in Pisa, Italy, Sunday, Jan. 2, 2012. On Thursday, Nov. 22, 2018, after more than two decades of efforts to straighten it, engineers say the famed Tuscan bell tower has recovered four centimeters (1.57 inches) and is in better structural health than predicted. ...

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Taliban kill 4 Afghan troops; airstrike kills 10 people

Photo: An Afghan security officer stands guard outside a wedding hall in Kabul, Afghanistan, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018, a day after a suicide attack. Kabul, Nov 22 : Afghan officials say a Taliban assault on a military convoy in southwestern Badghis province left four Afghan soldiers dead. Mohammad Nasir Nazari, a member of the Badghis provincial council, says the ambush ...

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Head of Russian intelligence agency GRU dies at 62

Moscow, Nov 22 : The head of the Russian military intelligence agency GRU, which has been accused of meddling in U.S. elections, has died in Moscow. He was 62. The Defense Ministry said Thursday in a statement that Igor Korobov, who led the GRU since 2016, died Wednesday of “a lengthy and grave illness,” a usual Russian euphemism for cancer. ...

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6 killed in Haiti after police say govt car loses control

Photo : Residents walk amid road blocks placed by anti-government protesters along Boulevard Jean-Jacques Dessalines, a main commercial artery, during a strike against alleged government corruption in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2018. Port-Au-Prince, Nov 22 : A Haitian government car went out of control into a group of people on Wednesday, killing at least six and further inflaming unrest ...

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Trump, Roberts clash over judiciary independence

Photo: US Chief Justice John Roberts speaks during the Bicentennial of Mississippi’s Judiciary and Legal Profession Banquet in Jackson, Miss. on September 27, 2017. Washington, Nov 22 : President Donald Trump and Chief Justice John Roberts are clashing over the independence of America’s judiciary, with Roberts bluntly rebuking the president for denouncing a judge who rejected his migrant asylum policy ...

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Child bride auction in South Sudan goes viral, sparks anger

Photo: Facebook Juba, Nov 22 : Five hundred cows, two luxury cars, $10,000, two bikes, a boat and a few cell phones made up the final price in a heated bidding war for a child bride in South Sudan that went viral after the auction was pointed out on Facebook. It is the largest dowry ever paid in the civil ...

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Obama’s book sells 1.4 million copies in a week

Photo : In this Nov. 17, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks to the crowd as she presents her anticipated memoir “Becoming” during her book tour stop in Washington. New York, Nov 22 : Michelle Obama’s “Becoming” has become a massive hit. Crown Publishing told The Associated Press on Wednesday that the former first lady’s memoir has ...

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