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 2 wks | U.S. Navy ship fires warning shots at Iranian vessels

              A U.S. Navy ship has fired several warning shots after four Iranian vessels closed in at a high rate of speed in the Strait of Hormuz and failed to respond to radio communications, U.S. officials say, just months after a similar incident.   


  Strait of Hormuz        2 UPDATES

 

 2 wks | San Ysidro Port of Entry closed due to ongoing protest

              The San Ysidro Port of Entry, the busy border crossing connecting San Diego to the Mexican city of Tijuana, has been closed after Mexican protesters blocked the road, officials say. It is unclear how long the closure will last. (more)   


  San Diego, CA     

 


 2 wks | Gunman shoots U.S. Consulate official in western Mexico

              An unidentified gunman has shot and injured a U.S. consular official in Mexico's western city of Guadalajara, officials say. The shooter remains at large and a motive for the attack was not immediately known. (more)   


  Guadalajara, Mexico     

 

 2 wks | Killer whale Tilikum, subject of ‘Blackfish’, dies at age 36

              Tilikum, the orca which made headlines when it killed its trainer during a show at SeaWorld Orlando and subsequently was the subject of the 2013 documentary "Blackfish", has died after a lengthy illness, the park says. (more)   


  Orlando, FL        4 UPDATES

 

 2 wks | Nigerian army finds Chibok schoolgirl kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014

              One of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls who were abducted by the Islamist group Boko Haram nearly three years ago has been found alive, along with a six-month-old baby who was born during the mother's captivity.   


  Nigeria        14 UPDATES

 

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 2 wks | Train crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn injures 103

              A passenger train has crashed into a bumper at the Atlantic Terminal in New York City, injuring at least 103 people, emergency officials say. None of the victims are believed to have suffered life-threatening injuries. (more)   


  New York, NY     

 


  3 wks | Cult killer Charles Manson ‘seriously ill’, taken to hospital

              Convicted murderer and cult leader Charles Manson, who is serving a life sentence for the murders of nine people, is "seriously ill" and has been taken from his California prison and transferred to a hospital in the region. (more)   


  Bakersfield, CA        1 UPDATES

 

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  3 wks | Strong earthquake strikes off Fiji, briefly prompts tsunami warning

              A strong earthquake measuring 6.9 has struck the South Pacific Ocean off Fiji, briefly prompting a tsunami warning for the islands, seismologists say. There were no immediate reports of damage or casualties. (more)   


  Fiji     

 


  3 wks | Megyn Kelly to leave Fox News to join NBC

              Fox News host Megyn Kelly, who is one of the most popular news anchors in the United States, has decided to leave the network to join NBC News, where she will host both a daytime show and a Sunday night news program.   


  United States        1 UPDATES

 

 3 wks | Drive-by shooting near Miami leaves 7 people injured

              Seven people have been injured after someone opened fire on a group of people outside a residence near Miami, police in Florida say. One of the victims, a teenager, was rushed to hospital in a critical condition. (more)   


    

 

 
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Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands     2 days  

Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3     4 days  

Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash     4 days  

West African forces launch invasion to oust Gambia’s leader     4 days  

Ex-President Bush Sr. admitted to ICU, former first lady also in hospital     5 days  



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Power outage plunges Dutch capital of Amsterdam into darkness     1 wk  

Train crash at Atlantic Terminal in Brooklyn injures 103     2 wks  

Actress Debbie Reynolds dead at 84     3 wks  

Afghan MP injured in assassination attempt, bodyguard killed      4 wks  

Large explosion hits fireworks factory in Tangshan, China     1 mon  



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VIDEO: President Obama holds final press conference     5 days  

VIDEO: President Obama’s Farewell Address to the nation      2 wks  

WATCH: Hong Kong welcomes 2017 with epic show     3 wks  

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U.S. News

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses during State of the State     11 hrs  

Computer problem grounds many United Airlines flights in the U.S.     1 day  


World

Powerful 7.9-magnitude earthquake strikes the Solomon Islands     2 days  

Car runs over pedestrians in central Melbourne, killing at least 3     4 days  


Business

Computer problem grounds many United Airlines flights in the U.S.     1 day  

Ringling Bros. Circus to close in May after 146-year run     1 wk  


Politics

Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton collapses during State of the State     11 hrs  

VIDEO: The Inauguration of Donald Trump     3 days  


Legal

Brazil’s Supreme Court Justice Teori Zavascki killed in plane crash     4 days  

Police arrest artist who changed Hollywood sign to ‘Hollyweed’     2 wks  


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