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'You won't hear them coming' Maine skiers warned of attack from above

Officials at a Maine outdoor center have warned skiers about an “aggressive dive-bombing owl” which silently attacks people who enter its territory. Pineland Farms took to Facebook to alert “winter outdoor enthusiasts” of an owl (most likely a Barred or Great Horned owl) that attacked a man and cut his head while skiing in the campus loop area. These owls ...

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Drone attack on Russian bases in Syria came from Turkish-backed rebels – MoD

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 10:51 The recent drone attack on Russian bases in Syria was launched from an area near Idlib, which is controlled by Turkish-backed rebel forces, the Russian military said. Moscow reportedly complained to Ankara about the attack. The assault last Saturday involved 13 primitive unmanned aircraft and was thwarted by the defenses of the two bases, ...

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Trump’s new nuke ‘posture’: Draft allows nuclear response to conventional attack and new warheads

Published time: 10 Jan, 2018 10:03 The Trump administration is expected to reveal a new, hawkish nuclear doctrine, which reportedly incorporates more cases in which it would use nuclear weapons, and also mandates the development of smaller-yield, simpler warheads. The new Nuclear Posture Review (NPR) is expected to be revealed sometime after President Donald Trump’s state-of-the-union address in late January ...

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Forced confession expert called to court after gunman's wife said she knew of Pulse attack plan

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 02:33 The wife of the Pulse nightclub shooter, on trial for aiding and abetting a terrorist, says she knew the attack was going to happen but failed to warn authorities beforehand, according to newly released statements. “I knew when he left the house he was going to Orlando to attack the Pulse Night Club,” Noor ...

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1 dead, 2 injured in Ireland stabbing attack – police

Published time: 3 Jan, 2018 14:37 Edited time: 3 Jan, 2018 15:00 One man was killed and two others injured in what Irish police are describing as a random street attack. An 18-year-old man, reportedly from Egypt, has been arrested. The incident happened shortly before 9am on Wednesday in Dundalk, Co Louth, 80km north of the capital, Dublin. The dead ...

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‘Attack on civilians’: At least 1 killed, 13 disfigured in Afghan-US airstrike against ISIS

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 20:48 At least one civilian was killed and 13 others wounded in joint Afghan-US airstrikes against Islamic State in the Nangarhar province on Janruary 1. Witnesses say the death toll is higher. The Afghan military conducted their operation against Islamic State (IS, formerly ISIS/ISIL) in Nangarhar and Jawzjan province backed by Afghan and US-led air ...

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Macron vows to catch mob who launched frenzied NYE attack on police

Published time: 2 Jan, 2018 17:36 Edited time: 2 Jan, 2018 17:42 France’s top politicians have vowed to bring to justice those involved in the vicious beating of two police officers in the Parisian suburb of Champigny-sur-Marne on New Years’ Eve. President Emmanuel Macron condemned the attack via Twitter after footage emerged online purportedly showing a female officer being savagely ...

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9 dead in gun attack at Coptic Christian church in Cairo (GRAPHIC VIDEO)

Published time: 29 Dec, 2017 10:06 Edited time: 29 Dec, 2017 12:00 At least nine people have been killed in a gun attack on a Coptic Christian church south of the Egyptian capital, Cairo, according to reports. The incident took place when at least one gunman opened fire at a Coptic church in the Helwan district, reported Al-Ahram. The death ...

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Melbourne’s new attack warning system fails to alarm shoppers (VIDEO)

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 16:28 The first ear-splitting wail of Melbourne’s new emergency warning system failed to raise much interest amongst shoppers in the southern Australian city Wednesday. Pedestrians on Lonsdale Street in the city center showed little regard for the alarm as officials conducted their first test of the system, which is designed to emit a warning message ...

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Putin: Wednesday’s blast in St. Petersburg store a terrorist attack

Published time: 28 Dec, 2017 07:35 Edited time: 28 Dec, 2017 07:53 Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday’s blast in a St. Petersburg store was a terrorist attack. Thirteen people were injured when an improvised explosive device went off in the busy supermarket. The condition of five of the eight victims remaining in hospital is of intermediate severity, the rest ...

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