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3 injured in Manhattan shooting near Empire State Building

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 22:43 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 22:58 Three people have been injured in midtown Manhattan following a shooting, police say. None of the injuries are life-threatening. The shooting happened at 4:40pm local time on West 31st Street near Penn Station. Police said three men were injured and rushed to Bellevue Hospital with none life-threatening injuries. ...

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Missiles hit Turkish town near Syrian border, casualties reported

Published time: 21 Jan, 2018 13:49 Edited time: 21 Jan, 2018 13:59 The Turkish border town of Reyhanli has been hit by missiles launched from Syria, Deputy Prime Minister Bekir Bozdag said. The town’s mayor claimed there were dozens of people injured and at least one killed. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! (Why?) RT World News

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6.5 quake strikes Gulf of California near Mexico

Published time: 19 Jan, 2018 16:31 Edited time: 19 Jan, 2018 16:50 A 6.5 magnitude earthquake has struck the east coast of the Mexican state of Baja California, the United States Geological Survey has reported. The quake picked up by the USGS was 69 kilometers north-east of the seaside town of Loreto, known for its colonial-era architecture. According to the ...

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Magnitude 7.3 earthquake hits near coast of Peru, triggering tsunami threat

Published time: 14 Jan, 2018 09:39 Edited time: 14 Jan, 2018 09:59 An earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 has hit off the coast of Peru, according to the US Geological Survey (USGS). The quake triggered a tsunami threat to parts of the Pacific close to the epicenter, according to the National Weather Service. DETAILS TO FOLLOW Let’s block ads! ...

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Space rocket booster drops from sky & explodes near Chinese town (VIDEOS)

A rocket booster fell from the sky and exploded near a small town in southwest China following the launch of the country’s Long March 3B rocket. The strap-on booster was one of four making up the first stage of the rocket that launched two satellites into orbit on Friday. People living in the town of Xiangdu, located near China’s Guangxi ...

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3-way gun battle near Mexican resort leaves 11 dead

Published time: 8 Jan, 2018 00:46 At least 11 people have died near the Mexican resort town of Acapulco following a series of gunfights between local residents, the self-appointed community militia and federal government forces. The showdown in the La Concepcion farming community erupted Sunday morning after a group of armed men fired shots into the air during local celebrations. ...

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500,000yo hunter-gatherer ‘paradise’ discovered near Israeli highway

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 15:40 A prehistoric “paradise” was unearthed near a busy Israeli highway, archaeologists have announced. Hundreds of artifacts were found at the site, which once boasted a stream and an abundance of animals for hunters. Read more The rare discovery was made at Jaljulia, northeast of Tel Aviv, just next to a major Israeli roadway. In ...

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Man dies after object he picked up near Stockholm metro explodes

Published time: 7 Jan, 2018 11:36 Edited time: 7 Jan, 2018 13:57 A man died in the hospital after sustaining serious injuries caused by an exploding object he picked up from the ground near Varby gard metro station in Stockholm, Sweden. Police first reported the incident in the Huddinge district of the Swedish capital at 11:07am local time (10:07am GMT) ...

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Russian MoD takes drama out of US Air Force’s video report on ‘intercepts’ near Baltics

Published time: 6 Jan, 2018 11:56 A Top Gun-evoking video showing US pilots scrambling to intercept Russian fighter jets near the Baltics may be a tad bit over-dramatic. The Russian MoD says the Su-30 jets were on an agreed-upon mission in international airspace. In a statement released on Saturday, the Russian Ministry of Defense acknowledged that NATO F-15 jets had ...

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