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Looter trying to steal police car shot in Florida town devastated by Hurricane Michael

Law enforcement officials in Panama City, Florida have reportedly shot and killed a man who tried to steal one of their vehicles. Looting is a major concern in areas destroyed by Hurricane Michael. Handmade signs warning off potential looters have sprouted up in the devastated communities in the wake of the storm, one of the most powerful to make landfall ...

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‘Body parts & crazy fire’: Deadly car explosion shakes Pennsylvania town

At least one person died after a car explosion struck a neighborhood in Allentown, Pennsylvania. Witnesses of the harrowing scene say the fire was “crazy” and that “streaks of blood” were seen around the explosion. Debris from the car, which reportedly was split in half after the blast, was reportedly strewn around the whole block on Sunday. The explosion was ...

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Serial killer fears after second woman stabbed to death in provincial Russian town in 24 hrs

The northern Russian town of Petrozavodsk has been plunged into panic with rumors of a serial killer, after two young women were found dead less than a day apart. Police have arrested a potential suspect. WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT 20-year-old fourth-year medicine student Lyudmila Serebryakova stepped outside her halls of residence in a well-lit part of town on Wednesday night. The attack ...

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Thousands of spiders descend on Greek town & cover it with 300-meter-long web (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Published time: 20 Sep, 2018 04:44 Those suffering from Arachnophobia or who are just not fond of the eight-legged creatures should, for a while, stay clear of visiting Western Greece, where a 300-meter-long cobweb covered the coastal area in the town of Aitoliko. The breathtaking scenery of clear blue Mediterranean Sea waters in Aitoliko has been spoiled by a massive ...

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Several shot at judge’s office in Pennsylvania town — reports

Published time: 19 Sep, 2018 19:24 Edited time: 19 Sep, 2018 19:55 Several people have been shot at a magistrate’s court near Pittsburgh, including one police officer, local media reports. The suspect has been apprehended. The shooting occurred at the offices of Magisterial District Judge Daniel Shimshock, local outlet the Herald-Standard reports. The office was holding preliminary hearings this afternoon, ...

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X-Files DVD & empty houses: VIDEOs from ‘Ghost town’ Solar Observatory in New Mexico

While authorities and operators of a New Mexico Solar Observatory remain tight-lipped why the facility was shut down abruptly 11 days ago, enthusiasts have crossed police lines to film the area that turned into a Ghost town. The Sunspot Solar Observatory at Sacramento, New Mexico which promises to “unlock the mysteries of the Sun and its effects on Earth” has ...

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US jets strike Syrian town with banned white phosphorus bombs – Russian Defense Ministry

Two US jets have bombed a town in the Syrian Deir Ez-Zor province with white phosphorus munitions, causing massive fires, Russian military has said. Two F-15 jets on Saturday bombed the town of Hajin with white phosphorus incendiary munitions, banned under the Geneva Convention, according to the Russian Center for Reconciliation in Syria. Read more “Following the strikes, large fires ...

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LinkedIn to relaunch Groups in the flagship app as it looks to reverse ‘ghost town’ image

LinkedIn, the Microsoft-owned social networking platform for the working world with over 500 million users, is making a significant change as it continues to look for ways to make its platform more useful (and used). The company is relaunching Groups by rolling it into its main app by the end of the month after quietly pulling the standalone app earlier ...

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French town now ‘too rich’ to tax residents

A French village may stop charging its residents taxes after state auditors found that the local council already has too much money in its accounts. Le Perthus, a Pyrenees town on the French-Spanish border, earns close to €800,000 ($ 936,000) per year from parking facilities used by visitors who cross to Spain to buy cheaper goods. The income, and the ...

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Rain check: Residents of Russian town taxed for rain

Local residents in a Russian town were appalled to discover that they are being taxed for rain. The information was exposed after a resident in Russia’s Perm region noticed an additional fee on her monthly utility bill, local newspaper Iskra reports. Read more The payment was “for sewage,” according to the bill. Tenants of the same apartment building turned to ...

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