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8 killed including gunman

A gunman killed 7 people at a home in a Dallas suburb evening before being shot dead by police called to the scene. The shooting took place in Plano, a suburb north of Dallas.

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Railway bridge collapse kill 1

A railway bridge under construction collapsed in India’s eastern Odisha state, killing one person and injuring four others.

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Justice Remains Elusive On 9/11 Anniversary

New York City – Time moves slowly for the five men accused of the 9/11 attacks. Sixteen years after the World Trade Center was toppled, the case against the alleged mastermind and his co-plotters looks set to drag on for ...

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China Looks At Plans To Ban Petrol And Diesel Cars

China, the world’s biggest car market, plans to ban the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country’s vice minister of industry said it had started “relevant research” but that it had not yet decided when ...

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Irma: Florida sheriff urges people not to shoot at hurricane, saying ‘you won’t turn it around’

A Florida sheriff has pleaded with citizens not to shoot at Hurricane Irma, saying they “won’t turn it around”. The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office warned that shooting weapons at the most dangerous Atlantic hurricane to hit the US since records ...

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New astronaut photo shows Hurricane Irma’s true scale from space

It must be a strange kind of feeling to be up in space and looking down at a hurricane swirling far below. It must be a strange kind of feeling to be up in space and looking down at a ...

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Mexico’s strongest earthquake in a century leaves dozens dead

(CNN)At least 29 people have died after the most powerful earthquake to hit Mexico in a century struck off the country’s southern coast. The magnitude-8.1 quake, which was felt as far as Mexico City and Guatemala City, was registered off ...

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Lowe’s ran out of generators, and a complete stranger gave his generator to a woman whose father is living on oxygen. People helping people. I love my state.

Pam Brekke had spent days waiting for empty shelves to be restocked and searching for a generator. She said today that she’d traveled more than 30 miles to Orlando to a Lowe’s Home Improvement store that had received a surprise ...

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Qatar Donates $30m To Help Harvey Victims In Texas

Qatar is donating $30m to help people in Texas recover from Hurricane Harvey, its ambassador said, apparently the largest contribution from a foreign government to assist the devastated stretches of the Texas coast. The Gulf nation pledged the funds through ...

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UK Declares emergency in storm-hit Virgin Islands, sends aid…

LONDON: Britain is sending two military transport planes to the Caribbean on Friday to aid victims of Hurricane Irma as the British Virgin Islands declared a state of emergency. Two planes loaded with “personnel, supplies and recovery equipment” were to ...

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