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May 19, 2015 9:32 am gmt |
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Nine bikers have been killed and 18 hospitalized in a shoot-out between rival gangs at a recruitment event in a suburban Texas restaurant. What started as a physical fight in the bathroom spilled out into the bar and rapidly escalated to involve chains, clubs, knives and gunfire across Twin Peaks Bar...
In Asia
May 19, 2015 5:35 am gmt |
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At least 16 garment workers were killed and two dozen injured today (Tuesday) when the van driving them to their factory in eastern Cambodia was hit by a speeding bus. No one was injured on the bus, which was carrying tourists from Vietnam and other passengers, said Chieng Am, a provincial governor. ...
In Asia
May 19, 2015 5:11 am gmt |
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Former Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra has pleaded not guilty in a brief hearing at the start of her trial on charges of negligence. She faces up to 10 years in prison if found guilty of dereliction of duty over her role in a controversial rice subsidy scheme. She told crowds outside the cour...
In Asia
May 18, 2015 10:33 am gmt |
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A lion in a Chinese zoo was shot dead after it killed one of its keepers and escaped its enclosure. The incident took place yesterday (Sunday) in the eastern province of Shandong, at the Taian Tiger Mountain Park. Authorities said the 65-year-old keeper was cleaning the enclosure when the lion bit hi...
In America
May 18, 2015 10:13 am gmt |
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Dean Potter, one of America’s best known extreme athletes, has been killed during a stunt in California. The 43-year-old died while attempting a wingsuit flight from the 7,500 ft (2,286m) Taft Point promontory in Yosemite National Park, a park spokesman said. Dean Potter was the first to climb ...
In Asia
May 18, 2015 5:50 am gmt |
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Migrants rescued from a sinking boat off Indonesia have told that about 100 people died after a fight broke out over the last remaining food. Survivors told of horrific conditions. Three men separately said people were stabbed, hanged or thrown overboard. The 700 rescued migrants from Myanmar and Ban...
In World
May 18, 2015 5:04 am gmt |
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Several thousand Guatemalans turned out on Saturday (May 16) to protest against the government of President Otto Perez following a corruption scandal that led to the vice president resigning. Sunday’s protest came after Roxana Baldetti resigned her post last week to face an investigation by aut...
In World
May 17, 2015 10:54 am gmt |
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A suicide bomb attack near the entrance of the international airport in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul has killed at least three people, officials say.  The attack took place close to the area used by military vehicles and targeted a European police training mission vehicle. A person inside the ve...
In World
May 17, 2015 7:39 am gmt |
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U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing on Sunday (May 17). Kerry is on a two-day visit to China officially to advance U.S. priorities ahead of the Strategic and Economic dialogue in Washington later in the year and President Xi’s visit to Washington ...
In World
May 17, 2015 7:02 am gmt |
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The former leader has already been sentenced to 20 years in jail for ordering the arrest and torture of protesters during his time in power. Morsi was deposed by the military in July 2013 following mass street protests against his rule. Since then, the authorities have banned his Muslim Brotherhood m...
In America
May 17, 2015 5:46 am gmt |
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The American House approved a bill banning abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy in a party-line vote. The legislation, informed that consent forms and mandatory counseling for victims of rape and sexual assault should be provided before abortions. The election on the bill was passed in the house in ...
In World
May 16, 2015 10:26 am gmt |
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A US jury has sentenced Boston bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to death by lethal injection. Three people were killed and 260 were injured when Tsarnaev, now 21, and his brother placed bombs at the finishing line of the Boston Marathon in 2013. Tsarnaev is likely to be moved to a federal prison in Terre Hau...
In World
May 16, 2015 7:40 am gmt |
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U.S. President Barack Obama said on Friday (May 15) Washington would help Gulf allies face conventional military aggression but also get them to work more in their own defense against any unconventional menace, such as destabilizing Iranian actions in the region. Speaking to Saudi-owned Al Arabiya te...
In World
May 16, 2015 7:23 am gmt |
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Hillary and Bill Clinton earned over $25 million (USD) for delivering more than 100 speeches since 2014, according to financial disclosure forms released by the Clinton campaign. Hillary Clinton, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016, also earned $5 million in royalties ...
In Asia
May 15, 2015 10:29 am gmt |
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A boat carrying about 300 Rohingya Muslims that was stranded off the coast of Thailand for a week has been moved away by Thai officials. Those on board contacted families to say armed uniformed men had boarded overnight. This is a part of an exodus in which thousands of people have taken to the sea i...