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 15 hrs | Strong earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra, at least 25 dead

              A strong earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 has struck the northern end of the Indonesian island of Sumatra, causing a number of buildings to collapse and killing at least 25 people, local authorities say. (more)   


  Indonesia     

 

 1 day | Peter Vaughan, of ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Porridge’, dead at 93

              British actor Peter Vaughan, who is best remembered for roles in the hit series "Game of Thrones" and the 1970s sitcom "Porridge", died on Tuesday morning. He was 93 years old. (more)   


  England     

 


 1 day | Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany, says refugee crisis cannot be repeated

              German Chancellor Angela Merkel, who recently announced that she will run for a fourth term in next year's election, has called for a burqa ban wherever possible and says last year's refugee crisis cannot be repeated. (more)   


  Essen, Germany        1 UPDATES

 

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 2 days | Suspect in D.C. restaurant shooting came to ‘self-investigate’ Pizzagate

              Edgar Welch, a 28-year-old North Carolina man who opened fire inside a popular pizza restaurant in Washington, D.C., has told investigators that he went there to "self-investigate" a Clinton-linked conspiracy theory known as Pizzagate.   


  Washington, D.C.     

 

 3 days | Top ISIS commander killed in clashes in Russia’s Caucasus region

              Rustam Asildarov, the Islamic State's top leader for its branch in southwest Russia, was among five militants who were killed in clashes with security forces, Russian officials say. Weapons and explosives were found at the scene. (more)   


  Makhachkala, Russia        100 UPDATES

 

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 3 days | Dozens feared dead after fire at warehouse party in Oakland

              Dozens of people are feared to have been killed after a fire broke out during a party at a converted warehouse in Oakland, California. Recovery efforts are ongoing to determine the exact number of casualties. (more)   


  Oakland, CA        1 UPDATES

 

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 4 days | Trump speaks with Taiwan’s leader, risking diplomatic dispute with China

              U.S. President-elect Donald Trump has spoken by telephone with Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, transition officials say, breaking decades of diplomatic protocol in a move that is likely to infuriate China. (more)   


  United States        1 UPDATES

 

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 4 days | 7 people taken hostage at Paris travel agency

              At least seven people have been taken hostage at a travel agency on Boulevard Massena in the 13th arrondissement of Paris, French officials say. Few details are available but it is thought to be the result of a failed robbery. (more)   


  Paris, France     

 

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 5 days | 2 police officers injured in shooting in Tucson, Arizona

              Two police officers have been shot in the city of Tucson in Arizona, local authorities say, but only few details have been released so far. One of the officers is seriously injured and is undergoing surgery. (more)   


  Tucson, AZ     

 

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 1 wk | Plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia

              A chartered plane carrying Brazilian football team Chapecoense has crashed in northwest Colombia, killing at least 75 people, local officials say. Only six people, including three football players, are believed to have survived. (more)   


  Colombia     

 

 
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Strong earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra, at least 25 dead     15 hrs  

Strong earthquake strikes off Venezuela and Trinidad-Tobago      16 hrs  

Explosion at DAK Americas plant in Gaston, at least 1 dead     18 hrs  

Peter Vaughan, of ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Porridge’, dead at 93     1 day  

Arizona Amber Alert: Savinya Kimball abducted from Safford     1 day  


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BREAKING

Suspect in D.C. restaurant shooting came to ‘self-investigate’ Pizzagate     2 days  

Dozens feared dead after fire at warehouse party in Oakland     3 days  

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s leader, risking diplomatic dispute with China     4 days  

Plane carrying Brazilian football team crashes in Colombia     1 wk  

Florence Henderson of ‘The Brady Bunch’ dead at 82     1 wk  



Urgent

Strong earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra, at least 25 dead     15 hrs  

7 people taken hostage at Paris travel agency     4 days  

2 police officers injured in shooting in Tucson, Arizona     5 days  

Car bomb kills 2 outside governor’s office in southern Turkey      2 wks  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership     2 wks  



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WATCH: President Obama delivers statement on election      4 wks  

VIDEO: Donald Trump delivers victory speech     4 wks  

VIDEO: Clinton and Trump face off in final presidential debate     1 mon  

VIDEO: Clinton and Trump face off in 2nd presidential debate      2 months  

REPLAY: Watch a replay of Tuesday night’s Vice-Presidential Debate     2 months  


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U.S. News

Suspect in D.C. restaurant shooting came to ‘self-investigate’ Pizzagate     2 days  

Dozens feared dead after fire at warehouse party in Oakland     3 days  


World

Strong earthquake strikes Indonesia’s Sumatra, at least 25 dead     15 hrs  

Peter Vaughan, of ‘Game of Thrones’ and ‘Porridge’, dead at 93     1 day  


Business

Verr├╝ckt water slide to close permanently after fatal accident     2 wks  

Trump says U.S. will withdraw from Trans-Pacific Partnership     2 wks  


Politics

Merkel calls for burqa ban in Germany, says refugee crisis cannot be repeated     1 day  

Trump speaks with Taiwan’s leader, risking diplomatic dispute with China     4 days  


Legal

Suspect in D.C. restaurant shooting came to ‘self-investigate’ Pizzagate     2 days  

2 police officers injured in shooting in Tucson, Arizona     5 days  


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