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3 dead including suspect in shooting at Texas church

Two victims were killed and three others were injured when a gunman opened fire inside a crowded Texas church on Sunday morning before he was shot to death by two armed parishioners, including a security guard, officials told ABC News. The shooting occurred at 10:57 a.m. at the West Freeway Church of Christ in the Fort Worth suburb of White ...

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At least 11 killed in highway accident in SE Mexico

At least 11 people were killed and seven more injured on Sunday after a car collided with a bus in the southeastern Mexican state of Chiapas, local authorities said. According to the Chiapas state Attorney General’s Office, the accident occurred on Sunday morning when the car crossed into the oncoming lane and crashed into the bus at the Ocozocoautla-Arriaga Highway. ...

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Putin thanks Trump for intelligence that helped foil attacks: Kremlin

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin on Sunday thanked US counterpart Donald Trump for intelligence that helped to foil attacks on Russian soil, the Kremlin said. Putin thanked Trump “for the transfer, through special services, of information allowing the prevention of terrorist acts in Russia,” the president’s office said in a statement. Russia’s FSB, a successor to the KGB, quoted by Russian ...

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Five dead as plane crashes behind Walmart store in Louisiana

Five people have been killed after a plane crashed next to a Walmart supermarket in Lafayette, Louisiana, reports BBC. One person from onboard the plane survived, reports BBC. The plane hit a car as it crashed, injuring the driver. Two more people on the ground were also hurt.The plane was taking off from the airport when it crashed just after ...

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6 dead, 5 wounded after shootout in central Mexico

Six people were killed and five others wounded on Saturday morning during a shootout in the city of Uriangato in Guanajuato state, Mexico, local authorities reported. According to local media, around 3:15 a.m. local time (0915 GMT), armed men fired on a group of people at a gas station near the Burladero bar in central Uriangato. The Uriangato mayor’s office ...

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Truck bomb in Somali capital kills at least 79 at rush hour

Photo: A soldier stands guard near wreckage of vehicles in Mogadishu after a car bomb in Mogadishu, Somalia, Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019. A truck bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia’s capital Saturday morning, killing at least 79 people including many students, authorities said. It was the worst attack in Mogadishu since the devastating 2017 bombing that killed ...

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Massive car bomb kills at least 76 in Mogadishu

A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday, leaving at least 76 people dead and scores injured, an ambulance official said. The blast occurred in a busy area of the city where traffic is heavy because of a security checkpoint and a tax office. The wounded were carried on stretchers from the ...

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Iran-backed groups accuse Iraqi president of caving to US

Iran-supported groups on Friday blasted Iraq’s president for not naming their preferred prime minister candidate, saying his decision was at the behest of the United States, and warned him not to designate anyone who could be “an agent of the Americans.” In refusing to appoint Fatah-backed candidate Asaad al-Eidani on Thursday, President Barham Salih said he was responding to broad ...

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Hundreds gather at Delhi’s Jama Masjid to protest

Hundreds of people have gathered outside the Jama Masjid in the old quarter of Delhi to protest against citizenship law. Delhi Police has made elaborate arrangements to check and deal with any untoward situation in the national capital and large gatherings have been banned in several sensitive areas of the city. Flag marches were conducted in some areas of northeast ...

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Internet restrictions ahead of fresh India protests

Mobile internet was cut on Friday in parts of India’s most populous state and thousands of riot police were deployed as authorities readied for fresh protests over a citizenship law seen as anti-Muslim. Twenty-seven people have died in two weeks of at times violent demonstrations after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government made it easier for non-Muslims from three countries to ...

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