• Melbourne stabbing attacker inspired by ISIS

    Melbourne stabbing attacker inspired by ISIS

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    The counter-terrorism command has taken a lead role in the investigation, but police at first said there was no known link to terrorism and were investigating. Police said they knew the identify of the suspect but declined to name him due to "operational reasons". Shortly after speaking with 7 News , reporter Robert Ovadia says a police officer came over to shake the man's hand and said thank you.
  • Somalia blasts leave dozens dead in Mogadishu

    Somalia blasts leave dozens dead in Mogadishu

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    The UN Assistance Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) reported that vehicle bombs went off near the capital's Sahafi Hotel on Friday afternoon. The armed group Al-Shabab is responsible for frequently attacking the Somali capital in an attempt to topple the country's internationally recognised government.
  • Pac Fleet to Ring Bells in Honor of Centennial

    Pac Fleet to Ring Bells in Honor of Centennial

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    As a tribute to all Canadians that served in this horrific struggle, the Legion sought to create an event that allows Canadian-if only for a moment-to stop and feel the joy of peace after so much death and destruction. Tell us your church or organization, the address and any details if there is more to your celebration than simply ringing the bell. More than 4.3 million American troops were mobilized during the war.
  • More than 20 dead in California wildfire

    More than 20 dead in California wildfire

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    An official report of affected structures and areas is not immediately available, as authorities struggle with the fast-moving, vast wildfire. The two bodies were found severely burned inside a auto on a long residential driveway in Malibu, Los Angeles County sheriff's Chief John Benedict said .
  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

    Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg out of hospital after fall

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    Indeed, word today is that she's "up and working" in her hospital room, "because what else would she be doing, and cracking jokes", according to her nephew, who spoke to reporters at the premiere of the RBG biopic On the Basis of Sex last night.
  • Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

    Australian surgeons separate conjoined twins from Bhutan

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    Head of paediatric surgery Dr Joe Crameri, who led the operation, said there had been no surprises, despite fears the girls' bowel may have been shared. She will spend Friday praying and meditating. Dr Crameri said if there were any unexpected problems during the operation, the hospital had all the resources and experts on hand that it would need.
  • Florida Secretary of State orders recounts in key races

    Florida Secretary of State orders recounts in key races

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    In speaking with News4Jax, he questioned the board's decision to rule out some of those ballots. Scott said Thursday night that Democrats are continuing to find votes until they get the results they want. "For example, today we raised the issue of late registration because a number of provisional ballots were rejected because the board decided the registrations were late".
  • Trump says Macron’s call for European Army ‘very insulting’

    Trump says Macron’s call for European Army ‘very insulting’

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    ASSOCIATED PRESS The US flag flutters at half mast prior to a ceremony at the Aisne-Marne American cemetery and memorial in Belleau, eastern France . "Very insulting, but perhaps Europe should first pay its fair share of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation which the US subsidizes greatly!" The US president is said to be going to another US cemetery in a Paris suburb on Sunday.
  • 5 dead in California wildfires, Malibu evacuated

    5 dead in California wildfires, Malibu evacuated

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    The Woolsey Fire broke out about 2:25 p.m. Thursday, pushed by strong Santa Ana winds which prevented fire commanders from ordering aerial assaults in the early morning hours. The Hill Fire caused an evacuation of Cal State University-Channel Islands and about 1,000 homes. Celebrities including Kim Kardashian, Mark Hammil and Lady Gaga posted in social media posts they had been forced to flee their homes.
  • Trudeau apologized to the Jewish refugees who were not in Canada

    Trudeau apologized to the Jewish refugees who were not in Canada

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    Louis ocean liner wave as they arrive in Antwerp, Belgium, after being denied refuge in North America. These refugees were barred from disembarking at the ship's first destination in Cuba and then denied entry into the United States and finally Canada due to the Canadian government's discriminatory "none is too many " immigration policy towards Jewish people, the Prime Minister's Office said in a summary of the episode.
  • Malibu Fire ‘Out of Control,’ Dozens of Homes Destroyed Including Caitlyn Jenner’s

    Malibu Fire ‘Out of Control,’ Dozens of Homes Destroyed Including Caitlyn Jenner’s

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    The lull Saturday would give firefighters a chance to control the edges of the blaze and to swap fire crews, replacing firefighters who had worked for two days without rest, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said. Spokesman for CAL Fire Scott Maclean opened up on the devastation of Paradise City. There were no signs of life Friday on the road to Paradise except for the occasional bird chirp.
  • Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

    Sri Lanka president dissolves Parliament, calls for election

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    Sri Lanka will hold a snap election in January, the country's president announced late November 9, hours after dissolving parliament when it became clear his prime minister nominee did not have a majority. This is despite several legislators saying they were offered millions of dollars to switch allegiance. Under pressure from the local as well as worldwide organizations including the United Nations, European Union and Western governments, the President chose to reconvene the parliament on ...